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SmashPad's flagship podcast, the Day 0 Update covers the latest news and events in the gaming industry, all backed by analysis and insight from a team of avid gamers and industry writers who combine for over 150 years of experience with the medium. The goal isn't simply to report the news, but to look beyond the headlines at the real stories that shape the gaming industry, and have a good deal of fun in the process.

SmashPad's flagship podcast, the Day 0 Update covers the latest news and events in the gaming industry, all backed by analysis and insight from a team of avid gamers and industry writers who combine for over 150 years of experience with the medium. The goal isn't simply to report the news, but to look beyond the headlines at the real stories that shape the gaming industry, and have a good deal of fun in the process.
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SmashPad's flagship podcast, the Day 0 Update covers the latest news and events in the gaming industry, all backed by analysis and insight from a team of avid gamers and industry writers who combine for over 150 years of experience with the medium. The goal isn't simply to report the news, but to look beyond the headlines at the real stories that shape the gaming industry, and have a good deal of fun in the process.

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English


Episodes

Day 0 Update #220 – February 2019 Nintendo Direct

2/17/2019
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On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: Activision lays off 800 employees. Sonic Mania’s team forms a studio. Plus, Nintendo Direct impressions!

Duration:01:16:32

Day 0 Update #219 – The Floodgates Are Open

2/10/2019
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On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: Lots of games are coming out this week. Microsoft Studios changes its name. Former Telltale employees form a new studio. Plus classic PC RPGs are coming to console!

Duration:00:51:20

Day 0 Update #218 – Still Up With One Blow

2/3/2019
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Kingdom Hearts III and Anthem demo impressions. Metro Exodus pulls the rug out from Steam users. Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers is shaping up to be a massive expansion. Plus the usual assortment of our picks, and sales of the week.

Duration:01:00:32

Day 0 Update #217 – Not The Anthem Show

1/27/2019
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We’re not playing the Anthem Beta. We’ll explain why. Gamestop cancels KHIII special edition PS pre-orders. Having a higher framerate is an advantage in Fortnite. Plus, more!

Duration:00:50:40

Day 0 Update #216 – Mortal Kombat: Spinal Tap Edition

1/20/2019
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On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: EA cancels its open-world Star Wars title. Trails of Cold Steel III is getting an experienced localization team. Game Freak have a new game coming. Plus we discuss the Mortal Kombat 11 reveal. That and much more, next.

Duration:00:55:03

Day 0 Update #215 – While We Were Out…

1/13/2019
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On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: Activision and Bungie split up. Ryan tells us about the cool retro gaming stuff from CES. The Epic Games store is building steam, but does it have longeavity? Our picks, and much more!

Duration:01:22:57

Day 0 Update #214 – Back to 2018

1/6/2019
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On this week’s show: We wrap up a story that began in late 2018. What we’ve been playing over the Holidays. A look at our Top 10 Games of 2018, and much more!

Duration:01:34:17

Day 0 Update #213 – All-Digital Future

12/16/2018
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Where has the year gone? It’s hard to believe, but 2018 is almost over. Leigh is embracing an all-digital future. Ironically his ISP has an outage in the middle of the show. StretFighter V gets in-game ads. We disagree on this a wee bit. Plus we go […]

Duration:01:15:50

Day 0 Update #212 – The Game Awards Aftermath

12/9/2018
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update we’re joined by Castlemania Ryan! Bethesda can’t catch a break with Fallout 76. The Game Awards recap. Plus we envision our ideal game reveal trailer!

Duration:01:11:05

Day 0 Update #211 – The Garbage Will Burn Itself Out

12/2/2018
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On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: Fallout 76’s launch is not going well. The PlayStation Classic gets worse the more we know about it. A Dreamcast Classic has us excited at the prospects. Some Breaking News, and more!

Duration:01:03:17

Day 0 Update #209 – Sony No-Shows E3 2019

11/18/2018
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On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: Sony says no to E3 2019. Reggie says no to an N64 Classic. Cliff Bleszinski says no to making games again. And we say yes to some Game Awards nominations. Plus our thoughts on the Top 3 Black Friday gaming deals. That and more, up next.

Duration:00:50:27

Day 0 Update #208 – No Fun Allowed

11/11/2018
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On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: The Quiet Man. Hajime Tabata leaves Square-Enix. A recap of XO18. Plus much more.

Duration:01:05:18

Day 0 Update #207 – The P!$$ Classic

11/4/2018
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Blizzcon happened this week. A new Diablo game has fans in a rage. The PlayStation Classic’s games were announced and it has fans disappointed. Plus Nintendo made the last of its Smash Bros. Ultimate announcements, leaving fans with lots to ponder. That and more, next.

Duration:00:49:00

Day 0 Update #206 – NOT The Red Dead Show

10/28/2018
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We won’t really be talking much about Red Dead Redemption 2 this week. It will get its own episode. In the meantime, we’ve got AtGames messing up again, a new guest character for Soulcalibur VI, Battlefield V’s Battle Royale gets delayed, plus much more.

Duration:00:59:02

Day 0 Update #205 – Twigs And Berries

10/21/2018
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On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: We’re excited for Red Dead Redemption 2. Rockstar’s 100 hour weeks spark controversy. Intel’s latest processor fiasco in brief. Soulcalibur VI fans show us why created fighters are dangerous. Plus a whole lot more!

Duration:01:25:02

Day 0 Update #204 – Save Your Money

10/14/2018
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On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: You’ll soon be able to change your PlayStation Network ID. Forza Horizon 4 is still irritating us. Are games too expensive? Plus, a malicious message can crash your PS4. That and more, up next.

Duration:03:27:34

Day 0 Update #203 – Barfed All Over The Map

10/7/2018
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Turn 10 extends Forza 7’s support, breaking the yearly cycle. The Walking Dead will end its final season thanks to Skybound. A new model of Switch may come in 2019. Plus the author of The Witcher novels wants more money.

Duration:03:16:31

Day 0 Update #202 – Driving In A Chicken Suit

9/30/2018
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: A brief correction on something we covered last week. More bad news for Telltale Games. Fortnite goes cross-network, finally. Plus, Sony decides not to have a PlayStation Experience this year.

Duration:03:59:16

Day 0 Update #201 – PlayStation Classic

9/23/2018
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Telltale Games closes its doors. Sega delays the Mega Drive mini. Plus Sony announces the PlayStation Classic. We discuss what games we think should be on it. That and much more, up next.

Duration:03:02:52

Day 0 Update #200 – No Strong Opinions

9/16/2018
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Castlemania Ryan joins us to help celebrate our 200th episode. We talk about parenting, fake firmware, and why is Nintendo so weird?

Duration:04:54:18