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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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Episodes

Day 0 Update #193 – Walking The Eight Paths

7/22/2018
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On this episode of the show: Octopath Traveller is out. We discuss the game’s characters, themes, and what it could mean for JRPGs as a whole. WARNING: Here there be spoilers!

Duration:02:38:23

Day 0 Update #192 – AMAZING! (featuring Castlemania Ryan)

7/15/2018
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We’re joined by Castlemania Ryan. We’ll talk Octopath Traveller, retro gaming, and preserving these old games and systems. It’s amzing! Yes, Fil says that a lot today.

Duration:03:16:33

Day 0 Update #191 – Don’t Be A Fil

7/8/2018
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On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: I say something stupid. Chris has grievances with the Microsoft Store. The sky cracs in Fortnite. Plus, Sony gets called out on their cross-play policies by Todd Howard. That and more, up next.

Duration:02:52:51

Day 0 Update #190 – Emotional Bribery

6/24/2018
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On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: September is looking to be a stacked month for game releases. Mechwarrior 5 slips to 2019. Opposing psychologists think guns should be looked at as part of the investigation into school shootings. Plus, is streaming the future of gaming?

Duration:02:26:09

Day 0 Update #188 – E3 Wrap-Up

6/17/2018
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Sony wants to ignore community concerns over Fortnite. Sky Skipper gets a release on the Nintendo Switch. Plus we wrap-up E3 with the games we saw that we cared about.

Duration:03:30:28

Day 0 Update #187 – E3 Day 2 And 3

6/12/2018
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We go over Ubisoft, Sony, and Nintendo’s press conferences. Plus we discuss the future of the Xbox and PlayStation brands.

Duration:02:04:06

Day 0 Update #186 – E3 Day 1 And A Bit

6/11/2018
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On today’s episode of the Day 0 Update we analyze and give our thoughts on the Microsoft, Bethesda, Devolver, and Square-Enix press conferences.

Duration:01:46:50

Day 0 Update #185 – E3 Day 0: Bumpin’ Javelins

6/10/2018
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On today’s episode of the Day 0 Update: Valve decides to not police the store for content unless it’s super illegal or super trolly. Some pre-E3 game announcements. Plus an analysis of the E3 conference.

Duration:01:40:11

Day 0 Update #184 – Barry Leitch

6/3/2018
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update we chat with long-time composer Barry Leitch. We find out why working on the original Top Gear soundtrack was a lot like dealing with a pimp. We get some insight on why the Top Gear Rally soundtrack wasn’t his favourite work. Plus, Horizon Chase Turbo was recently […]

Duration:00:32:27

Day 0 Update #183 – The Pre-Pre E3 Show

5/27/2018
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On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: Apple blocks Steam Link’s iOS app. EA drops the PGA license. Madden is coming out early this year. Plus some speculation about this year’s E3.

Duration:03:07:27

Day 0 Update #182 – The Least They Could Do

5/20/2018
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On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: There are new Battlefield and Call of Duty games coming. Nintendo gives some details on the Switch Online service. New Mini consoles on the horizon. Plus our picks of the week have some cool anime deals.

Duration:03:24:23

Day 0 Update #180 – The (Mostly) Nintendo Show

4/29/2018
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: There’s another Battle Royale contender on the block. Nintendo president steps down. Oh, and the Nintendo Switch was hacked.

Duration:02:20:25

Day 0 Update #179 – 5 Years In

4/22/2018
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: BattleTech is coming out this week and Fil’s excited. Valve buys Campo Santo. Night Trap comes to the Switch for some reason. Plus we get into a discussion on where we are in this console generation. How we got here, and where we’re going. That and more, […]

Duration:04:19:53

Day 0 Update #178 – SEGA’s Greatest Hits

4/15/2018
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: PUBG sues a competitor. Ransomware wants you to play PUBG Plus Sega is bringing out the hits this year.

Duration:01:17:49

Day 0 Update #177 – You’ll Be Broke In September

4/8/2018
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: You’ll be broke in September. We’ll tell you what you might want to spend your money on. Injustice 2 gets an overhauled tutorial. Plus Boss Key move on from Lawbreakers.

Duration:01:04:47

Day 0 Update #176 – The Not April Fools Show

4/1/2018
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There may have been many April Fools gags in the gaming world today, but we’re going to stick to the real news. Sea of Thieves players are upset about the first Pirate Legend. PSVR gets a price cut. Kevin Pereira admits to view-botting. Plus we talk about the upcoming launch of World Warriors. That and […]

Duration:01:09:58

Day 0 Update #175 – Nindies & GDC

3/25/2018
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On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: The Switch is a strong home for Indie Developers. The Atari VCS feels like a scam. Plus we say farewell to one of the oldest fightig game tournaments.

Duration:01:28:10

Day 0 Update #174 – SEEEEGAAAAAA

3/18/2018
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Nindies showcase is coming on Tuesday. An announcement of a new game from Oddworld Inhabitants. Plus a bunch of exciting Sega news that we’re all stoked for. That and much more, up next!

Duration:01:16:16

Day 0 Update #173 – Nintendo Direct March 2018

3/11/2018
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On ths episode of the Day 0 Update: Valve will be making games again. We’ll believe that when we see it. The White House shows off old games for their violence argument. Plus a run-down of this week’s Nintendo Direct.

Duration:01:41:32

Day 0 Update #172 – Stupidity & Speculation

3/4/2018
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: The game industry reps are due to meet President Trump this week. The ESRB does the minimum possible to address the loot box contraversy. Plus we speculate on what Sega and Microsoft are up to. That and more, up next.

Duration:01:13:17