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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 #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

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 #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