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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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United States

Description:

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.

Twitter:

@SmashPad

Language:

English


Episodes

Day 0 Update #304 - Skyrim on Steroids

10/26/2020
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: There's a wild lawsuit involving Bethesda, Xbox has some problems to deal with in Brazil, and AOC is looking kinda sus right now. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/day0update/message

Duration:01:39:02

Day 0 Update #303 - Super Arcade CD-ROM²

10/19/2020
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: The launches of the PS5 and Xbox Series X|S get even more clear while learn some unfortunate news of a sequel we've been anticipating and the cool thing Sega did. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/day0update/message

Duration:01:11:30

Day 0 Update #302 - Unlocked Framerates

10/12/2020
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We get more info on what the PS5 will have to offer for its launch, an old name from a legendary E3 returns, and we also find out what new hardware can run Crysis 3. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/day0update/message

Duration:00:40:43

Day 0 Update #301 - A Weird Hole in Brazil

10/5/2020
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We see that the launches of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S are solidifying quickly and we end on a bummer trio of news on Cyberpunk 2077, Hogwarts Legacy, and Ubisoft. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/day0update/message

Duration:00:38:10

Day 0 Update #300 Part 2 - Craig, We Have A Problem

9/28/2020
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We celebrate 300 episodes by recording way too long of a show for our recording software to work, so this special episode is split into two parts. We talk about the two big bits of Xbox news, our thoughts on this generation as the next is about to begin, and we bring a special guest back to help us celebrate 300 episodes. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/day0update/message

Duration:01:58:40

Day 0 Update #300 Part 1 - Too Legit To Quit

9/28/2020
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We celebrate 300 episodes by recording way too long of a show for our recording software to work, so this special episode is split into two parts. We talk about the two big bits of Xbox news, our thoughts on this generation as the next is about to begin, and we bring a special guest back to help us celebrate 300 episodes. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/day0update/message

Duration:01:41:46

Day 0 Update #299 - Chaotic Neutral PlayStation 5

9/21/2020
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We finally know the key launch info for the PlayStation 5, some of the upcoming Switch releases, and which current platform is ceasing production. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/day0update/message

Duration:01:38:00

Day 0 Update #298 - Xbox Series S & X

9/14/2020
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We finally know the key launch info for Xbox's two upcoming consoles, Ubisoft revealed their lineup for the next six months, and we know when Sony is likely to reveal their upcoming launch plans. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/day0update/message

Duration:00:52:15

Day 0 Update #297 - Expires March 31, 2021

9/7/2020
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We have a special Mario-themed Nintendo Direct Mini with a number of games in the works, the update to UFC 4 that angered all of its fans, and the new Shenmue announcement. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/day0update/message

Duration:01:08:22

Day 0 Update #296 - Fake Final Fantasies

8/31/2020
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We have a new Nintendo Direct Mini with a bunch of stuff to talk about, the disappointing Gamescom Opening Night Live, and another installment of Epic vs Apple. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/day0update/message

Duration:00:47:38

Day 0 Update #295 - Stuck in a Simulator

8/23/2020
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We have a Nintendo Indie World's worth of indie games to talk about, the two newest DC games coming out of WB Games, and the latest edition of the Apple & Epic Games beef. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/day0update/message

Duration:00:54:40

Day 0 Update #294 - The Monkey's Paw Strikes Again

8/17/2020
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about delays of two of the holidays' biggest games, Epic going toe to toe to toe with Apple and Google in a pissing match for mega corporations, and we feel the sting of The Monkey's Paw from last week. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/day0update/message

Duration:00:39:57

Day 0 Update #293 - Talkin' 'Bout Bugsnax Again

8/10/2020
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about Sony's State of Play, the long-awaited reveal of Rocksteady's new game, and the newest Square Enix game that has angered people. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/day0update/message

Duration:00:58:55

Day 0 Update #292 - L is Real

8/3/2020
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the Nintendo Gigaleak, a long-awaited update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and an interesting fighting game developer roundtable. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/day0update/message

Duration:01:00:21

Day 0 Update #291 - Microsoft's Turn

7/27/2020
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk about the Microsoft Games Showcase to see what Xbox has in store for next-gen along with Nintendo's Mini Direct and an upcoming Kickstarter spiritual successor of a beloved JRPG. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/day0update/message

Duration:01:12:57

Day 0 Update #290 - 36 Hours To Go

7/20/2020
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We talk a lot about Ghost of Tsushima, Paper Mario: The Origami King, Twitch blocking the US Army's shady recruiting tactics, and a lot of Microsoft news. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/day0update/message

Duration:00:53:35

Day 0 Update #289 - E3 in July

7/13/2020
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We had a bunch of events happen this past week from Limited Run Games, Devolver Digital, Nintendo, and Ubisoft to discuss along with a new Superhot game that's out this week. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/day0update/message

Duration:00:41:01

Day 0 Update #288 - EVO Online

7/6/2020
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Chris takes over as host of a very heavy episode where NBA 2K21 takes the first shot at raising next-gen prices, there's more The Last of Us Part II hate from the internet, and there's turmoil in the FGC over sexual abuse and harassment allegations. All this and more, up next! Full shot notes can be found here. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/day0update/message

Duration:01:33:18

Day 0 Update #287 - New Game +

6/29/2020
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: It is Fil's last episode and we packed it full with discussion of the New Game + Expo, a new game for Wii and Wii U, the shutdown of Mixer, and a tough conversation about the many allegations made about the abuse of women and men throughout the gaming industry. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/day0update/message

Duration:01:29:28

#286 - The Last Of Us Part II

6/21/2020
On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Fil plays MAME stuff. A deep-dive into The Last Of Us Part II. Cyberpunk 2077 gets delayed again. New Pokemon and Kingdom Hearts games. Plus, a recap of the EA Play Live event. All this and more, up next! Full show notes can be found here. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/day0update/message

Duration:01:01:30