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Episode 49: Life is Strange, The Way, The Bungie Break-Up, and Division 2 on Epic Store

1/14/2019
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In this Episode, Jay starts off with his impressions on finishing Life is Strange Season 1. Then he continues with his initial impressions from starting Season 2. Jamie talks about finishing The Way Remastered, and getting back into Torment Tides of Numenera after recently finishing Planescape Torment. Jay and Jamie then have a discussion on the recent news of Bungie splitting off from Activision, and finally what the Division 2 moving from Steam to the Epic Store may mean about PC gaming.

Duration:01:12:46

Episode 48: New Years Gaming Resolutions, Downsides of Digital, and Celeste

1/7/2019
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In this episode, Jamie catches up by finishing The Last of Us Remastered as well as Planescape Torment. Jay goes into playing and finishing Celeste and why he wishes he had played it earlier in the year. Next they go over their "gaming resolutions" for 2019. Finally, they talk about the ramifications of the recent LEGO Hobbit and Lord of the Rings games being delisted with no warning.

Duration:01:27:19

Game of the Year 2018 Part 2

12/31/2018
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In this Episode, Jamie and Jay finish out the remaining award categories: Best Shooter, Best Indie, Best Strategy, and Best Remaster/Port. After that they discuss and deliberate over the nominations for overall Game of the Year for 2018.

Duration:01:57:53

Game of the Year 2018 Part 1

12/21/2018
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In this Episode Jay and Jamie go over the first five categories of their game of the year series: Best Platform Exclusive, Best Multiplayer, Best Role Playing Game, BestAction/Adventure, and Best Looking Game.

Duration:01:18:31

Episode 47: Below, Smash Bros Ultimate Online, and Most Anticipated 2019 Games

12/17/2018
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In this Episode, Jay talks more about Skyrim VR, and then joins Jamie in talking about the new release from Capybara, Below. Jamie then gives an update about his experience with the online matchmaking in Smash Bros Ultimate. Jay and Jamie then close out the year before the upcoming Game of the Year discussions with a look forward to all the games they are looking forward to the most for 2019.

Duration:01:32:03

Episode 46: Smash Bros. Ultimate, Ashen, Mutant Year, Zero, Oculus Rift, and Favorite Winter Games

12/10/2018
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In this Episode, Jamie talks about playing The Messenger and Into the Breach, then some new additions that launched on Gamepass with Ashen and Mutant Year Zero. Jay joins in as they talk about their impressions of Smash Bros Ultimate, then Jay talks about his experiences with his new Oculus Rift with Robo Recall and Skyrim VR. They finish off the episode with a discussion of their favorite winter and holiday themed games as well as holiday memories about games.

Duration:01:40:08

Episode 45: Pokemon Let's Go!, Fallout 76, Final Red Dead Thoughts and Meaning of Game of the Year

12/4/2018
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In this Episode, Jay talks about his experience in the controversial Fallout 76, then Jamie joins in talking about Pokemon Let's Go as well as their final thoughts on Red Dead Redemption 2 after the credits roll. Jay goes over his final thoughts on finishing Pillars of Eternity 2, and Jamie give an update on the progression system in Battlefield V. Finally they talk about the thought process that goes in to the upcoming Game of the Year discussions.

Duration:01:39:20

Episode 44: Battlefield V, XO18, Obsidian and InXile, Red Dead, and Detective Pikachu

11/13/2018
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In this episode, Jamie talks a bit about getting back into Mass Effect Andromeda before discussing more Red Dead Redemption 2 with Jay. Then Jamie goes into his first 10 hour impressions with Battlefield V on EA Access. Jay talks about trying to finish up Pillars of Eternity 2 as well as finishing Assassin's Creed Odyssey. Next they talk about the highlights from the XO18 event, and what the Xbox acquisitions of Obsidian and InXile mean to them. Finally Jay talks about the Detective Pikachu...

Duration:01:25:35

Episode 43: Red Dead Redemption, Fallout 76 BETA, and Call of Cthulhu

11/4/2018
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In this episode, Jay talks about the ups and downs of the Fallout 76 BETA. Jamie talks about his complete experience in Call of Cthulhu, and then they go in depth together on the massive experience of Red Dead Redemption 2. They talk about how it compares with other major open world titles this year, and they finish off with a discussion about how to voice your concerns with game developers in the wake of the Diablo Immortal incident.

Duration:01:52:22

Episode 42: Deep Odyssey, Dharma initiative, and Best Games for Halloween

10/22/2018
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In this episode, Jamie talks about getting back into Europa Universalis IV and its "Dharma" update and the current state of the Paradox Grand Strategy DLC model. Jamie and Jay talk a bit more about Forza Horizon 4 before going in depth into what to expect the further you get into Assassin's Creed: Odyssey. They finish off the episode with a discussion about their favorite games for Halloween time and what's makes a good horror game.

Duration:01:10:12

Episode 41: Drive Brittania in Forza, Sail on an Odyssey in Assassins Creed, and Party in Mario

10/8/2018
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In this episode, Jay starts out talking about the fun to be found in the newest Mario Party, as well as reaping with Jamie some of the new experiences in the Forsaken Shores update to Sea of Thieves. Then they both talk about what they have been finding in Forza Horizon 4 and Assassin's Creed Odyssey. Jamie gives his final verdicts after finishing SpiderMan and Tomb Raider. Finally they have an in-depth discussion on the future of open world games, an update on the fate of TellTale's Walking...

Duration:01:18:39

Episode 40: Shadow of the Tomb Raider, the Fall of TellTale, and PS1 Classic

9/24/2018
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In this episode, Jamie and Jay go deeper in their experiences with Shadow of the Tomb Raider. They cover how the game pace and mechanics hold up deep into the game. Then they have an in depth discussion on the collapse of TellTale studios, and if it shows deeper instability in the gaming market. Finally, they discuss what their top hopes are for games to be included in the PS1 classic, and whether or not Xbox needs an Xbox Classic.

Duration:00:56:51

Episode 39: Tomb Raider, Spider-Man, Mid-Tier Games, and the Battle Royale/MOBA Cycle

9/17/2018
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In this Episode, Jay and Jamie go more in depth on how Spider-Man holds up later in the game, then give their initial impressions on Shadow of the Tomb Raider and how it compares to previous entries and similar games like Uncharted. Jamie talks about his time in Aven Colony before they have some in-depth discussions about the place of mid-tier games in the current market, and whether the Battle Royal craze will follow the previous MOBA cycle.

Duration:01:44:43

Episode 38: Spider-Man, BF V Beta, PAX Roundup

9/9/2018
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In this episode, Jamie and Jay talk about their experiences in PUBG Full Release for Xbox, the Battlefield V Beta, and their initial impressions of Spider-Man PS4. They go over the dozen games they got hands on time at PAX West, including Devil May Cry 5, Metro: Exodus, Tunic, and more.

Duration:01:41:12

Episode 37: DeadCells, Ruiner, Valkryia Chronicles, Boardgames, and Fall Releases Buy/Skip/Wait

8/20/2018
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In this Episode, Jay gives his impressions on the new Indie hit, Deadcells. He also talks more about No Mans Sky, and the newest Sea of Thieves update. Jamie talks about playing some new Xbox Game Pass releases: Ruiner, and Doom. After talking about new updates to Battlefield 1, Jamie also talks about playing the new demo for Valkryia Chronicles 4. Jay highlights a "Meeple Who Play" section about some new board games he picked up, including Gloomhaven. Next they have a discussion on what the...

Duration:01:59:25

Episode 36: No Man's Sky revival, Bomber Crew, Shadow of War, Future Streaming Xbox Scarlett

7/29/2018
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In this episode, Jamie gives some updates on Octopath traveller, playing Dante's Inferno on backwards compatibility, and trying out the game Bomber Crew on Game Pass. Jay talks about more Pillars of Eternity II, and getting back into No Man's Sky. The light news week is mostly focused about credible rumors about one of the next generation Xbox consoles being a low cost streaming device.

Duration:01:16:42

Episode 35: Octopath Traveller, Vermintide 2, Pillars of Eternity, Uncharted, The Order 1886

7/15/2018
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In this Episode, Jay talks about upgrading his PC gaming setup and getting back in to Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. He joins Jamie in talking about the newest addition to GamePass: Warhammer Vermintide 2. Jamie talks about playing through all of the mainline Uncharted games, as well as the Order 1886. Jamie finishes with his initial impressions of Octopath Traveller on the Switch. They go into the latest news including the 15 year anniversary of one of their favorite games of all time:...

Duration:01:42:18

Episode 34: Ps4 Pro Impressions, God of War, Nier Automata, Jurassic World Evolution, Halo Showtime

7/1/2018
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In this episode, Jamie talks about getting the Ps4 Pro, his overall impressions playing through God of War, then Jamie and Jay talk about their initial impressions of Nier Automata: Become as Gods Edition. Jay follows up talking about Jurassic World: Evolution. They go into the latest news, including TellTale getting a new engine, NPD May sales results, more Sony blocking cross play, and details of the new Halo Showtime series slated to start production in 2019.

Duration:01:30:30

Episode 33: E3 Highlights and Reactions: Halo Infinite, TLOU II, Anthem, Smash Ultimate, and more!

6/25/2018
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In this Episode, Jamie and Jay give their highlights, reactions, and favorite moments from the major conferences at E3 2018. They go over the best parts of the EA, Microsoft, Bethesda, Ubisoft, Sony, and Nintendo announcements. Hear what they have to say about their favorite announcements, including Halo Infinite, three Gears of War games, Fallout 76, The Last of Us II, Smash Ultimate, and more.

Duration:01:29:02

Episode 32: State of Decay 2, Fallout 76, Pokemon Let's Go, and E3 Predictions

6/3/2018
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In this Episode, Jay and Jamie go in depth on what to expect in State of Decay 2, their impressions on the Hungering Deep Content for Sea of Thieves, and Jamie talks more about Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, as well as Planescape Torment Enhanced Edition. They cover some big news including the announcements of new Assassins Creed: Odyssey, as well as Fallout 76. They talk about what to expect in the new Pokemon Let's Go series announced for Switch. They go over the Days of Play sale for...

Duration:01:22:52