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Take Two buys Zynga for $12.7 BILLION, God of War PC & Steam Deck On Track | News Roundup
It's 16th January 2022, so let's get into the news. Take-Two to buy Zynga for staggering $12.7bn https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2022-01-10-gta-publisher-take-two-to-buy-zynga-in-deal-worth-usd12-7bn God of War hits a concurrent peak of almost 60,000 players on Steam in just 24 hours https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2022-01-15-god-of-war-hits-a-concurrent-peak-of-almost-60-000-players-on-steam-in-just-24-hours Valve says Steam Deck still on track for a February release https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2022-01-14-valve-says-steam-deck-still-on-track-for-a-february-release Final Fantasy XIV Services Are Coming Back Soon https://www.gameinformer.com/2022/01/14/final-fantasy-xiv-services-are-coming-back-soon RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://this-week-in-video-games-store.creator-spring.com/ Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames
09:35
January 16, 2022
93. 2022 Predictions, Final Fantasy XIV and The Forgotten City
This week I've been playing Final Fantasy XIV having finally taken the jump into the huge MMO over the holiday season. I've also been catching up on my backlog of games with The Forgotten City. Today I'm going to be looking ahead to 2022, looking at my most anticipated games of the year, plus some predictions for the year ahead. 00:00 Intro 03:40 Most Anticipated Games of 2022 19:44 PSVR2  23:42 Final Fantasy XIV  30:54 Charts 31:50 Xbox Game Pass News  33:18 The Forgotten City review  38:22 CrossfireX - One to watch 42:57 2022 Gaming predictions  RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://this-week-in-video-games-store.creator-spring.com/ Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames Music by Christian Hounslow and Jaya McQuaid.
51:47
January 10, 2022
Square Enix President Wants NFTs, FREE Games and Great Winter Deals | News Roundup
It's 3rd January 2022, so let's get into the news. Square Enix president knows people who 'play to have fun' dislike NFTs, but he wants them anyway https://www.pcgamer.com/square-enix-president-knows-people-who-play-to-have-fun-dislike-nfts-but-he-wants-them-anyway/ The Tomb Raider Trilogy Is Free On The Epic Games Store https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/12/30/the-tomb-raider-trilogy-is-free-on-the-epic-games-store Valorant Game Director 'Giving Up The Mantle' To Work On New Project At Riot https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/12/31/valorant-game-director-giving-up-the-mantle-to-work-on-new-project-at-riot The Steam Winter Sale https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-12-23-the-steam-winter-sale-is-now-live Witcher season 2 created another big spike in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt players https://www.pcgamer.com/uk/witcher-season-2-created-another-big-spike-in-the-witcher-3-wild-hunt-players/ RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://this-week-in-video-games-store.creator-spring.com/ Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames
08:58
January 03, 2022
92. Game of the Year 2021, Solar Ash, Indie World and The Matrix Awakens
This week I've been playing Solar Ash, the follow up to Hyper Light Drifter from Heart Machine. I've also been checking out the Matrix Awakens, the new Unreal Engine 5 playable demo. The main event today though is The Game of the Year 2021, and I'll be running down my top ten games of the year. 00:00 Introduction 02:25 Solar Ash review  08:50 The Matrix Awakens (Unreal Engine 5) 14:18 All platform charts  15:17 Nintendo Indie World Showcase December 2021  19:36 Game of the Year 2021 RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://this-week-in-video-games-store.creator-spring.com/ Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames Music by Christian Hounslow and Jaya McQuaid.
40:46
December 27, 2021
Final Fantasy XIV Sales Stopped (It's TOO POPULAR), Bungie's Head of HR Steps Down, Plus New Genesis Games for NSO
It's 19th December 2021, so let's get into the news. Final Fantasy 14 is so popular it's been pulled from sale https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-12-16-final-fantasy-14-is-so-popular-its-been-pulled-from-sale Bungie Head Of HR Steps Down Following Report Of Toxic Workplace Culture At The Studio https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/12/16/bungie-head-of-hr-steps-down-following-report-of-toxic-workplace-culture-at-the-studio Five New Sega Genesis Games Added To Nintendo Switch Online, Including Altered Beast, ToeJam & Earl, And More https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/12/17/five-new-sega-genesis-games-added-to-nintendo-switch-online-including-altered-beast Tencent acquires Back 4 Blood developer Turtle Rock Studios https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-12-17-tencent-acquires-back-4-blood-developer-turtle-rock-studios George R.R. Martin Comments On His Elden Ring Collaboration https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/12/19/george-rr-martin-comments-on-his-elden-ring-collaboration RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://this-week-in-video-games-store.creator-spring.com/ Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames
10:36
December 19, 2021
91. Halo Infinite, Cyberpunk 2077, The Game Awards 2021 and Sifu
This week I've been playing Halo Infinite's Campaign, plus checking out Cyberpunk 2077 one year on from it's release. I'll also be rounding up the Game Awards 2021 in terms of the big winners, plus looking ahead to Sifu and looking back at some of the games you may have missed in 2021. 00:00 Introduction 03:34 Halo Infinite Campaign  12:36 The Game Awards 2021 Roundup 16:25 Charts  17:32 Cyberpunk 2077 review (One Year Later) 27:57 Ten games you may have missed in 2021 37:06 Sifu  43:08 Bungie's 30th Anniversary in Destiny 2 48:55 Coming soon RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://this-week-in-video-games-store.creator-spring.com/ Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames Music by Christian Hounslow and Jaya McQuaid.
51:25
December 12, 2021
Sony Are Making Their Own 'GamePass' Service, Battlefield's New Boss & Halo Playlists | News Roundup
It's 5th December 2021, so let's get into the news. PlayStation Plans New Service to Take On Xbox Game Pass https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-12-03/playstation-plans-new-service-to-take-on-xbox-game-pass Respawn’s Vince Zampella Becomes Head of Battlefield Amidst Wider Franchise Changes That Include Creation Of Battlefield Universe https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/12/02/respawns-vince-zampella-becomes-head-of-battlefield-amidst-wider-franchise-changes-that Halo Infinite: 343 Industries Is Working To Add Fiesta, SWAT, And Free-For-All Playlists Before End Of Year https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/12/03/halo-infinite-343-industries-is-working-to-add-fiesta-swat-and-free-for-all-playlists Josef Fares' It Takes Two hit by Take-Two claim https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-12-03-josef-fares-it-takes-two-hit-by-take-two-trademark-claim RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://this-week-in-video-games-store.creator-spring.com/ Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames
09:28
December 05, 2021
90. Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, It Takes Two and Inscryption
This week I've been playing Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, plus I've been getting stuck into the Halo Infinite Multiplayer that was released just after I recorded the last podcast. I've also been catching up on some of my backlog items and playing through It Takes Two, plus checking out the creepy card game called Inscryption. 00:00 Introduction 03:44 Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl review  09:08 Looking forward to... Pokemon Legends: Arceus  15:34 All platform charts  16:59 It Takes Two review  23:15 Inscryption review  28:47 Halo Infinite Multiplayer impressions  37:32 Games coming up soon  RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://this-week-in-video-games-store.creator-spring.com/ Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames Music by Christian Hounslow and Jaya McQuaid.
41:24
November 28, 2021
Halo Infinite MP Success, Plus Rockstar Sorry, Game Awards & Riot's Project L | News Roundup
It's 21st November 2021, so let's get into the news. Halo Infinite Amasses Record-Breaking 270,000 Concurrent Players On Steam https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/11/16/halo-infinite-amasses-record-breaking-270000-concurrent-players-on-steam Halo Infinite's Battle Pass progression will be fixed, 343 promises https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-11-18-halo-infinites-battle-pass-progression-will-be-fixed-343-promises Rockstar apologises for GTA: Trilogy - Definitive Edition's "unexpected" issues, re-lists classic versions for PC https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-11-19-rockstar-apologises-for-gta-trilogy-definitive-editions-unexpected-issues-re-lists-classic-versions-for-pc Here Are The Nominees For The Game Awards 2021 https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/11/16/here-are-the-nominees-for-the-game-awards-2021 Riot shares new footage of upcoming 2D fighter, Project L https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-11-21-riot-shares-new-footage-of-upcoming-2d-fighter-project-l RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://this-week-in-video-games-store.creator-spring.com/ Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames
10:20
November 21, 2021
89. Forza Horizon 5, Lost Ark Beta, Age of Empires IV and Early Halo Infinite?
This week I've been playing Forza Horizon 5, the big new release from Playground Games and Microsoft Game Studios. I've also been checking out the Lost Ark closed beta, a new action MMO coming from Korea. I've been playing Ages of Empires 4, plus a load of games on Nintendo Switch Online, plus an indie gem too in Unpacking, a very cathartic game about getting stuff out of boxes. 00:00 Introduction 05:34 Forza Horizon 5 review 12:38 Lost Ark Beta First Impressions 19:52 All platform charts  21:15 Age of Empires 4 review  27:00 Nintendo Switch Online Expansion Pack review  38:53 Unpacking review  43:03 Games coming soon RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://this-week-in-video-games-store.creator-spring.com/ Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames Music by Christian Hounslow and Jaya McQuaid.
46:42
November 14, 2021
Elden Ring Gameplay Overview, How the Halo Infinite battle pass works and FF14 Delay | News Roundup
It's 7th November 2021, so let's get into the news. Elden Ring: 15 Minutes Of Gameplay Showcases Open World Traversal, Boss Fights, And More https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/11/04/elden-ring-15-minutes-of-gameplay-showcases-open-world-traversal-boss-fights-and-more Elden Ring has a 4k "graphic mode" and 60fps "performance mode" on PS5 and Xbox Series X and S https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-11-06-elden-ring-has-a-4k-graphic-mode-and-60fps-performance-mode-on-ps5-and-xbox-series-x-and-s 343 Industries Details Halo Infinite Battle Pass System, Including How Switching Between Them Will Work https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/11/05/343-industries-details-halo-infinite-battle-pass-system-including-how-switching-between Final Fantasy 14 director blames "my own selfishness" for Endwalker expansion's two-week delay https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-11-06-final-fantasy-14-director-blames-my-own-selfishness-for-endwalker-expansions-two-week-delay RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://this-week-in-video-games-store.creator-spring.com/ Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames
10:49
November 07, 2021
88. Back 4 Blood, Wildermyth, Growbot & State of Play Roundup
This week I've been playing Back 4 Blood, the spiritual successor to Left 4 Dead. I've also been checking out the much hyped Wildermyth, a D&D style RPG. I've also been checking out a couple of indie gems in Growbot and Nuclear Blaze, plus I'll recap all the announcements at the recent State of Play from Sony. 00:00 Introduction 00:53 Review and What I've been playing this week 04:38 Back 4 Blood review 10:55 Sony State of Play Roundup 15:58 All Platform Charts  17:04 Wildermyth review 25:24 Growbot review  30:05 Nuclear Blaze review  35:05 Coming soon RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://this-week-in-video-games-store.creator-spring.com/ Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames Music by Christian Hounslow and Jaya McQuaid.
38:55
October 31, 2021
Animal Crossing New Horizons 2.0, Elden Ring Delayed and God Of War coming to PC! News Roundup
It's 24th October 2021, so let's get into the news. Animal Crossing: New Horizons Happy Home Paradise Paid DLC Announced, Launching Next Month https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/10/15/animal-crossing-new-horizons-happy-home-paradise-paid-dlc-announced-launching-next-month Nintendo Switch Online's premium tier service launches this month, costs £35 a year https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-10-15-nintendo-switch-online-launching-later-this-month-costs-gbp35-a-year Elden Ring Delayed To February, Closed Network Test Announced For November https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/10/18/elden-ring-delayed-to-february-closed-network-test-announced-for-november God of War coming to PC https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-10-20-god-of-war-coming-to-pc RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://this-week-in-video-games-store.creator-spring.com/ Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames
09:09
October 24, 2021
87. Metroid Dread, Castlevania Advanced Collection and Death's Gambit Afterlife
This week I've been playing Metroid Dread, the new 2D Metroid from Nintendo and Mercury Steam. I've also been checking out Castlevania Advanced Collection, and I thought there's no better time to have a Metroidvania special considering these two releases. I'll also be checking out Death's Gambit, plus Guacamelee 2 (which is available on Xbox Game Pass) for those looking for an alternative Metroidvania experience. 00:00 Introduction 03:50 Metroid Dread review 13:29 Nintendo Switch OLED review 18:59 All platform charts 20:12 Castlevania Advanced Collection review 26:47 Death's Gambit Afterlife review 32:52 Guacamelee 2! review 37:25 Coming up soon RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://this-week-in-video-games-store.creator-spring.com/ Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames Music by Christian Hounslow and Jaya McQuaid.
41:14
October 17, 2021
Sora comes to Smash, Pokemon Arceus is like Monster Hunter and Amazon U-turns on New World promise | News Roundup
It's 10th October 2021, let's get into the news  Sora From Kingdom Hearts Is The Final Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighter Joining The Roster https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/10/05/sora-from-kingdom-hearts-is-the-final-smash-bros-ultimate-fighter-joining-the-roster Doom Slayer Makes Smash Bros Ultimate Debut As Mii Fighter DLC https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/10/05/doom-slayer-makes-smash-bros-ultimate-debut-as-mii-fighter-dlc Pokémon Company confirms Monster Hunter-style structure of Pokémon Legends: Arceus https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-10-09-pokemon-company-confirms-monster-hunter-style-structure-of-pokemon-legends-arceus Amazon faces backlash after New World region transfer U-turn https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-10-09-amazon-faces-backlash-after-new-world-region-transfer-u-turn  Get 20% OFF Manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code TWIVG at https://www.manscaped.com RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://this-week-in-video-games-store.creator-spring.com/ Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames Music by Christian Hounslow and Jaya McQuaid.
11:19
October 10, 2021
86. Deathloop, New World, Halo Infinite Multiplayer and Kena Bridge of Spirits
This week I've been playing Deathloop, the new time loop action game from Arkane Lyon. I've also been checking out New World from Amazon Game Studios, which was finally released this week. I'll also be reviewing Kena Bridge of Spirits, plus rounding up all the info from the latest Nintendo Direct and bringing you my impressions of the Halo Infinite Multiplayer Flight test. 00:00 Introduction 03:46 Deathloop review  17:51 Nintendo Direct Roundup 25:28 Charts 26:40 New World First Impressions  34:49 Halo Infinite Multiplayer Test  41:37 Kena Bridge of Spirits review  49:19 Coming up soon Get 20% OFF Manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code TWIVG at https://www.manscaped.com RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://this-week-in-video-games-store.creator-spring.com/ Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames Music by Christian Hounslow and Jaya McQuaid.
54:04
October 03, 2021
Apple Bans Fortnite for 5 years, Perfect Dark, Pokemon Unite Launches on Mobiles | News Roundup
It's 26th September 2021, so let's get into the news. Fornite kept off Apple devices for the immediate future https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-09-22-it-looks-like-apple-wont-be-letting-fortnite-back-on-its-devices-anytime-soon Chris Pratt voices Mario https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/09/23/chris-pratt-voices-mario-in-illuminations-movie-full-cast-revealed Perfect Dark co-developed by Crystal Dynamics https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-09-24-microsofts-perfect-dark-reboot-will-be-co-developed-by-crystal-dynamics Pokemon Unite on iOS and Android https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/09/21/pokemon-unite-launches-on-ios-and-android-tomorrow-with-cross-play-and-cross-progression Dark Souls 10th Anniversary https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/09/23/dark-souls-just-celebrated-its-tenth-anniversary Get 20% OFF Manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code TWIVG at https://www.manscaped.com RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://this-week-in-video-games-store.creator-spring.com/ Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames
11:19
September 26, 2021
85. Psychonauts 2, Song of Iron, Forspoken & PlayStation Showcase Roundup
This week I've been playing Psychonauts 2, the much-anticipated sequel to the 2005 original. I've also been playing Song of Iron, a new indie action platformer from a single indie dev, so look forward to that. I'll also be rounding up the PlayStation showcase plus looking closer at Forspoken. 00:00 Introduction 02:48 Psychonauts 2 review  10:10 Sony PlayStation Showcase Roundup 17:17 All platform charts  18:47 Forspoken -Everything we know...  22:43 Song of Iron review  28:23 Games coming soon  RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://this-week-in-video-games-store.creator-spring.com/ Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames Music by Christian Hounslow and Jaya McQuaid.
34:15
September 19, 2021
84. Axiom Verge 2, Ghost of Tsushima Directors Cut, Tales of Arise and Destiny 2
This week I've been playing Axiom Verge 2, a sequel to the very successful Metroidvania, Axiom Verge. I've also been checking out Ghost of Tsushima's Directors Cut and the Ike Island Expansion. Fans of the show will know I am a massive Destiny 2 fan, so I'll catch you up on the latest Witch Queen expansion news as well as first impressions of Season of the Lost and finally, I've been checking out Tales of Arise Demo on PS5. 00:00 Introduction 04:06 Axiom Verge 2  10:04 Ghost of Tsushima Directors Cut  14:49 All Platform Charts  16:24 Tales of Arise First Impressions  20:41 The Witch Queen DLC reveal 27:10 Destiny 2 Season of the Lost 36:19 Games coming soon RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://this-week-in-video-games-store.creator-spring.com/ Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames Music by Christian Hounslow and Jaya McQuaid.
40:10
September 05, 2021
New Starfield Info, New Metroid Dread Trailer, Plus Halo Infinite XP update | News Roundup
It's 30th August 2021, so let's get into the news. Nintendo Console Designer Leaves Company After Nearly 39 Years https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/08/26/nintendo-console-designer-leaves-company-after-nearly-39-years Metroid Dread trailer reveals an iconic boss https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-08-27-metroid-dread-trailer-reveals-an-iconic-boss Three New Starfield Videos Show Off More Locations For Bethesda's Space RPG https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/08/27/three-new-starfield-videos-show-off-more-locations-for-bethesdas-space-rpg Halo Infinite battle pass progression tied to challenges - not per-match XP https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-08-28-halo-infinite-battle-pass-progression-tied-to-challenges-not-per-match-xp RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://this-week-in-video-games-store.creator-spring.com/ Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames
08:06
August 30, 2021
83. War For Wakanda, Splitgate, Back 4 Blood Beta and Tribes of Midgard
This week I've been playing Marvel's Avengers War for Wakanda expansion, plus I've been checking out the new first-person shooting taking the world by storm called Splitgate. I managed to check out some of the Back 4 Blood Beta, plus I've been getting into Tribes of Midgard too, plus I have a rare game I didn't like... and that's The Ascent.  00:00 Introduction 04:17 Marvel's Avengers War for Wakanda Expansion 10:31 Splitgate first impressions  17:48 All platform charts  19:04 Tribes of Midgard review  25:30 Back 4 Blood Beta impressions  29:58 The Ascent review  35:26 Games coming soon RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://this-week-in-video-games-store.creator-spring.com/ Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames Music by Christian Hounslow and Jaya McQuaid.
39:12
August 22, 2021
Kojima & Abandoned Plus GTA Remakes, Tales Of Arise Demo & Pokemon Presents | News Roundup
It's 15th August 2021, so let's get into the news. Kojima kicks up Abandoned rumours once again https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/08/12/hideo-kojimas-post-on-pts-anniversary-kicks-up-ps5-game-abandoned-rumors-once-more GTA 3, Vice City and San Andreas Remasters in the works https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-08-12-gta-3-vice-city-and-san-andreas-remasters-reportedly-in-the-works-for-release-this-year Tales of Arise demo next week https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/08/10/new-tales-of-arise-demo-drops-next-week Pokemon Presents coming next week https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-08-13-pokemon-presents-set-for-next-week Valve releases Introducing Steam Deck video https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-08-14-valve-releases-introducing-steam-deck-video-remembers-its-youtube-channel-exists RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://this-week-in-video-games-store.creator-spring.com/ Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames
11:00
August 15, 2021
82: Death's Door, Grime, Halo Infinite and Pokemon Unite
This week I've been playing Death's Door, a new isometric action/adventure indie that's had a terrific launch, plus GRIME, a Metroidvania souls-like. Both are two great indie hits this summer, plus I've also been checking out Pokemon Unite, a new MOBA from The Pokemon Company & Tencent. 00:00 Introduction 03:30 Death's Door 11:30 Pokemon Unite  21:24 Charts 22:32 Halo Infinite  28:25 Grime 35:08 Coming soon RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://this-week-in-video-games-store.creator-spring.com/ Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames Music by Christian Hounslow and Jaya McQuaid.
38:51
August 08, 2021
Horizon Forbidden West And Kena Bridge Of Spirits Delayed Plus Halo Spoilers and Outer Wilds DLC! | News Roundup
It's 1st August 2021, so let's get into the news. Horizon Forbiddenm Weest Delayed https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-07-30-horizon-forbidden-west-reportedly-delayed-into-q1-2022 Kena Bridge of spirits delayed https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/07/28/kena-bridge-of-spirits-release-date-slips-into-september Halo infinite Spoliers https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-07-31-343-issues-halo-infinite-spoiler-warning-after-unintentionally-including-campaign-files-in-the-preview-build Outer Wilds DLC https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/07/29/outer-wilds-dlc-revealed-with-new-echoes-of-the-eye-trailer Solar Ash release date https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/07/29/solar-ash-release-date-revealed-in-annapurna-showcase RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://teespring.com/stores/this-week-in-video-games Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames
08:14
August 01, 2021
81: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, New World & Chicory: A Colorful Tale
This week I've been playing Skyward Sword HD, the remaster with improved controls on Nintendo Switch. I've also been checking out Chicory, one of the most delightful indies titles of 2021 so far. I've also been losing myself in the Closed Beta for New World, the new MMO from Amazon Game Studios. I'll be rounding up EA Play, plus looking at the Steam Deck VS Nintendo Switch's OLED Model.  00:00 Introduction 03:19 Skyward Sword HD review  14:06 EA Play Live July 2021 Roundup 16:46 Chicory: A Colorful Tale review  23:04 All platform charts  24:20 New World Beta first impressions  32:13 Switch OLED vs Steam Deck  38:54 Coming soon RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://teespring.com/stores/this-week-in-video-games Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames Music by Christian Hounslow and Jaya McQuaid.
42:27
July 25, 2021
Steam Deck (including Pre-Orders Date Slip) & Nintendo Responds To Press Regarding Switch Pro | News Roundup
It's 19th July 2021, so let's get into the news. Valve Announce Steam Deck https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-07-15-valve-announces-steam-deck-a-gbp349-handheld-pc Steam Deck availability now later than release date https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-07-17-steam-deck-expected-order-availability-now-q1-2022-64gb-or-q2-2022-256gb-512gb No Skate at EA Play 2021, but something coming https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/07/19/no-skate-at-ea-play-2021-but-studio-teases-a-little-something-instead Nintendo says 'No new Nintendo Switch models at this time' https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-07-19-nintendo-no-plans-to-launch-any-other-model-than-switch-oled Sackboy developer Sumo bought by Tencent https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-07-19-sackboy-developer-sumo-set-to-be-bought-by-tencent RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://teespring.com/stores/this-week-in-video-games Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames Music by Christian Hounslow and Jaya McQuaid.
11:44
July 19, 2021
80: Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin, Metroid Dread and the Best Games of 2021 so far...
This week I've been playing Monster Hunter Stories 2, a new JRPG that combines Monster Hunter and similar mechanics to Pokemon. I've also been getting reacquainted with Metroid through Super Metroid in a Classic Replay, plus I'm looking ahead to Metroid Dread. We're also halfway through the year, so I've been checking out some of my top games of 2021. Timestamps 00:00 Introduction 04:59 Monster Hunter Stories 2 first impressions 10:54 Best games of 2021 so far...  25:47 Charts 26:50 Metroid Dread 34:26 Super Metroid - Classic Replay 38:30 Coming soon RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://this-week-in-video-games-store.creator-spring.com Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames Music by Christian Hounslow and Jaya McQuaid.
41:36
July 12, 2021
Kojima in talks with Xbox, Zelda Skyward Sword QOL & Ghost Of Tsushima Directors Cut | News Roundup
It's 4th July 2021, so let's get into the news. Xbox and Kojima in talks https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-07-02-xbox-and-hideo-kojima-reportedly-in-talks-for-publishing-deal New Skyward Sword Trailer shows off QOL updates https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/07/02/new-legend-of-zelda-skyward-hd-trailer-shows-off-skippable-cutscenes-autosave-and-new Ghost of Tsushima Directors Cut revealed https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/07/01/ghost-of-tsushima-directors-cut-for-ps5-revealed-with-new-story-content-photo-mode Monster Hunter Stories 2 post-launch plans revealed https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-07-02-capcom-details-monster-hunter-stories-2s-post-launch-content-roadmap RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://teespring.com/stores/this-week-in-video-games Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames Music by Christian Hounslow and Jaya McQuaid.
10:02
July 04, 2021
79: Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, Pathway and Breath of the Wild 2 Theories
This week I've been playing Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, probably the best PS5 game out there right now. I've also been checking out a tactics RPG on Nintendo Switch called Pathway, which will be right up your street if you're into Indiana Jones. We're all still getting over E3 and the news dump that was E3 2021, so I'll be going over my top ten moments plus digging more into some Breath of the Wild 2 theories. 00:00 Introduction 03:52 Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart review 12:06 Top E3 2021 moments 21:13 Charts 22:24 Breath of the Wild 2 trailer analysis and theories 31:25 Pathway review 37:16 Games Coming Soon RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://teespring.com/stores/this-week-in-video-games Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames Music by Christian Hounslow and Jaya McQuaid.  
40:25
June 27, 2021
Cyberpunk 2077 Back in the PS Store (with a warning) plus Nintendo, EA Motive and Elden Ring | News Roundup
It's 21st June 2021, so let's get into the news. Cyberpunk 2077 returns to PlayStation store, still with a warning https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-06-21-cyberpunk-2077-finally-returns-to-playstation-store-still-with-warning-not-to-buy-for-base-ps4 Nintendo President comments on New Switch Hardware https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/06/18/nintendo-president-comments-on-new-switch-hardware EA Motive revival project https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-06-21-report-of-ea-motive-revival-project-sets-tongues-wagging George RR Martin work on Elden Ring ended in 2020 https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/06/18/george-r-r-martins-time-working-on-elden-ring-ended-years-ago RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://teespring.com/stores/this-week-in-video-games Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames
08:09
June 21, 2021
E3 2021 Part 2 - Xbox & Bethesda, Square Enix and Nintendo | News Roundup Extra
I'm back again this week given all the news to round up all the announcements from Xbox & Bethesda, Square Enix and Nintendo plus dive a little deeper into Metroid Dread and Breath of the Wild 2. 0:00 Introduction 0:33 Xbox & Bethesda  6:25 Square Enix 8:55 Nintendo 12:36 Metroid Dread 14:37 Breath of the Wild 2  RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://teespring.com/stores/this-week-in-video-games Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames
16:53
June 17, 2021
78: E3 2021! Elden Ring, Battlefield 2042, Summer Games Fest, Ubisoft Forward, Devolver Direct
This week we are right in the middle of E3 2021 and today I’m going to round up all the major announcements so far including Elden Ring, Battlefield 2042, plus recap the Summer Games Fest, Ubisoft Forward, Devolver Digital and also Day of the Devs too. I’ve also been playing a fantastic new game called Overboard from Inkle Studios, and I’ll get into that later on. Timestamps 00:00 Introduction 03:32 Elden Ring 09:41 Summer Games Fest  21:48 Ubisoft Forward  27:17 Battlefield 2042 32:43 Charts 33:51 Devolver Digital 38:24 Overboard! 42:46 Coming soon RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://teespring.com/stores/this-week-in-video-games Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames Music by Christian Hounslow and Jaya McQuaid.
45:59
June 13, 2021
God of War Delayed, Valorant Mobile, Battlefield 6 & 2K Games Leak Before E3 | News Roundup
It's 6th June 2021, so let's get into the news. God of War Delayed https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/06/02/new-god-of-war-release-date-window-delayed-confirmed-for-ps5-and-ps4 Riot announces Valorant Mobile https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-06-02-riot-announces-valorant-mobile Battlefield 6 reveal for June 9 https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/06/01/battlefield-6-reveal-set-for-next-week-ahead-of-e3-2021 2k Games Leak Ahead of E3 https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-06-04-upcoming-2k-games-leak-ahead-of-e3 Full E3 2021 Schedule https://www.gameinformer.com/e3-2021/2021/06/03/full-e3-2021-schedule-game-informer RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://teespring.com/stores/this-week-in-video-games Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames
08:56
June 06, 2021
77. E3 2021 Predictions, Horizon Forbidden West, Strangeland & Knockout City
This week I’ll be counting down the days to E3 2021 with some predictions of which games I think are going to dominate the headlines. I’ve also been playing Knockout City, a new online multiplayer dodgeball game, plus Strangeland, a new creepy point and click adventure. Finally today I’ll be rounding up everything we know about Horizon Forbidden West. TIMESTAMPS 00:00 Introduction 03:40 E3 2021 predictions 11:27 Horizon Forbidden West... everything we know  17:27 Strangeland review  24:04 Charts  25:13 Knockout City review  29:37 Coming soon RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://teespring.com/stores/this-week-in-video-games Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames Music by Christian Hounslow and Jaya McQuaid.
33:37
May 31, 2021
Overwatch 2, Zelda Amiibo, Netlfix Moves Into Gaming and Starfield Release Date? | News Roundup
It's 24th May 2021, so let's get into the news. Overwatch 2 Drops Standard PVP Count To 5V5 https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/05/20/overwatch-2-drops-standard-pvp-count-to-5v5 Overwatch 2 Unveils Monte Carlo Map, New Looks https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/05/20/overwatch-2-unveils-monte-carlo-map-new-looks Netflix Is Reportedly Going Big On Gaming Adaptations, More Immersive Experiences https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/05/24/netflix-is-reportedly-going-big-on-gaming-adaptations-more-immersive-experiences Zelda: Skyward Sword's Loftwing amiibo lets you skip a frustrating piece of game design https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-05-19-zelda-skyward-swords-loftwing-amiibo-lets-you-skip-a-frustrating-piece-of-game-design Starfield release date reportedly late 2022 https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-05-20-starfield-release-date-reportedly-late-2022 RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://teespring.com/stores/this-week-in-video-games Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames
09:09
May 24, 2021
76. Apex Legends Legacy, Titanfall 2 and Scavengers
This week is a shooter special, with a look at the new season of Apex Legends, I finally got to Titanfall 2 in my backlog and I've been checking out Scavengers in early access. We had a big release in the world of Destiny this week too, so I'll bring you my first impressions on Season of the Splicer! TIMESTAMPS 00:00 Introduction 04:22 Apex Legends Season 9 'Legacy' 13:19 Titanfall 2 19:15 Scavengers first impressions  24:19 All Platform Charts  25:38 Destiny 2 Season of the Splicer 36:36 Games coming soon RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://teespring.com/stores/this-week-in-video-games Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames Music by Christian Hounslow and Jaya McQuaid.
39:50
May 16, 2021
Epic VS Apple - The Story So Far... | News Roundup
It's 10th May 2021, so let's get into the news. Epic VS Apple - The story so far https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2021-05-07-epic-vs-apple-what-weve-learned-so-far RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://teespring.com/stores/this-week-in-video-games Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames
14:16
May 10, 2021
75. Returnal, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart and Before Your Eyes
This week I’ve been dying a lot in Returnal, a new bullet-hell, rogue-lite from Housemarque. I've also been checking out the game you control by blinking called Before Your Eyes and finding out it's more than just a gimmick. I'm also looking forward to Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart given the recent focus on Sony's State of Play. Timestamps 00:00 Introduction 03:20 Returnal review  14:26 Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart - Everything we know  19:25 Before Your Eyes review 23:05 Charts 24:13 Tetris Effect Connected review  28:45 Top 10 indie games on Xbox Game Pass  38:47 Games coming soon RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://teespring.com/stores/this-week-in-video-games Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames Music by Christian Hounslow and Jaya McQuaid.
41:60
May 03, 2021
Apex Legends' NEW Arenas Mode, State of Play THIS WEEK and Cyberpunk 2077 Refunds | News Roundup
It's 26th April 2021, so let's get into the news. Apex Legends new Arenas mode https://www.polygon.com/22400006/apex-legends-legacy-arenas-elimination-game-mode-preview New state of play Thursday focus on Rift Apart https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/04/26/new-playstation-state-of-play-happening-this-week-with-closer-look-at-ratchet-clank-rift Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan announces departure from Blizzard after 19 years https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-04-20-overwatch-director-jeff-kaplan-announces-departure-from-blizzard-after-19-years CD Projekt refunded 30K copies of Cyberpunk 2077 out of 13M https://www.polygon.com/2021/4/22/22398340/cd-projekt-red-april-2021-investors-call-refund-details-costs Discord ends acquisition talks with Microsoft https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-04-21-discord-ends-acquisition-talks-with-microsoft RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://teespring.com/stores/this-week-in-video-games Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames
10:27
April 26, 2021
74. Monster Hunter Rise, Oddworld: Soulstorm, Pac-Man 99 and Solar Ash
This week I’ve been hunting a lot of Monsters in Monster Hunter Rise, the latest in the franchise from Capcom out on Nintendo Switch. I've also been checking out Oddworld: Soulstorm, Pac-Man 99 and also looking forward to Solar Ash from developer Heart Machine. 00:00 Introduction 3:28 Monster Hunter Rise review  13:54 Nintendo's Indie World Roundup 18:27 Oddworld Soulstorm review  24:27 All Platform Charts  25:34 Solar Ash - Everything we know so far...  30:39 Pac-man 99 review 34:44 Games coming soon RELATED LINKS Support This Week In Video Games through Patreon by becoming a member https://www.patreon.com/thisweekinvideogames Check out the MERCH store https://teespring.com/stores/this-week-in-video-games Subscribe to This Week In Video Games YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyIiL5xk1ut5HY6pPnBUXlQ Rate & Review the podcast https://ratethispodcast.com/thisweekinvideogames More ways to listen https://anchor.fm/this-week-in-video-games https://gopod.me/thisweekinvideogames Music by Christian Hounslow and Jaya McQuaid.
38:23
April 18, 2021
Outriders Inventory Wipe, Last of Us Remake, Deathloop Delayed and Age Of Empires 4 | News Roundup
It's 11th April 2021, so let's get into the news. Outriders Inventory Bug https://w