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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 #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

Day 0 Update #199 – What Have We Done?

9/9/2018
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On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: Nintendo’s cloud saves aren’t all they’re cracked up to be. Mega Man 11 get a demo. THQ Nordic gets Kindoms of Amalur. That and somewhat more, next!

Duration:02:45:01

Day 0 Update #198 – Labor Day Doldrums

9/2/2018
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Riot Games wants to change its ways. Soulcalibur VI leaks two characters. And Streets of Rage 4 has been announced. We have concerns. That and more, up next.

Duration:02:13:01

Day 0 Update #197 – Rantings Of A Madman

8/26/2018
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We’re not too enthused by Nvidia’s RTX announcement. A whole lot of games are coming out soon, but Bloodstained and Shenmue III aren’t. Plus The Grand Tour is getting a game!

Duration:03:51:17

Day 0 Update #196 – How’s The Brisket?

8/19/2018
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: It’s a bit of a weird show this week. The first half is business as usual. Then we’re joined by John and Michelle of the Video Game Outsiders podcast. It’s a battle of epic proportions! Blood was spilled, tears were shed… Okay, okay, it wasn’t anything that […]

Duration:05:09:44

Day 0 Update #195 – Back From Evo 2018

8/12/2018
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On this week’s show: Bethesda doesn’t want you to sell your sealed games. Ubisoft cancels Steep for Switch and doesn’t tell anyone. Plus DOOM Eternal is looking amazing! We’ve also got a slew of fighting game related announcements and Pat shares his impressions of the event.

Duration:01:01:04

Day 0 Update #194 – Not A Regular Show

8/5/2018
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Brandon takes over hosting duties while I’m away. Forza 7’s Prize Crates are going away. Valve pulls a Cryptominer disguised as a game from the Steam Store. Plus Nintendo is selling a bunch of Switches. That and more, up next. 8/5/2018 Show Notes Intro What are we […]

Duration:01:12:23

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 #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 #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