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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 #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

Day 0 Update #167 – Street Fighter V: AE

1/21/2018
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On this week’s show: Nintendo announces Labo. Blizzard is serious about esports sportsmanship. Plus a breakdown of Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition.

Duration:00:57:10

Day 0 Update #166 – Nintendo Direct “mini”

1/14/2018
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Fighting game news, not all of it is good. Nintendo has a mini direct. Plus Retro-Bit is making good use of their Sega partnership.

Duration:01:08:16

Day 0 Update #165 – While We Were Out…

1/7/2018
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We catch up on a few news stories we missed. Plus a look ahead to 2018 in Gaming. Finally we close with our picks of the week!

Duration:01:51:29

Day 0 Update #164 – SmashPad’s 2017 In Review

12/31/2017
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On this episode of the show: Executive Editor Danreb Victorio takes over hosting duties to take us on a trip back through the year 2017. We cover our Game of the Year nominations, then go through the hot topics of the year. It’s a very involved show, so make some cocoa, sit back, and relax!

Duration:02:38:09

Day 0 Update #163 – Street Fighter Hype

12/17/2017
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On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: Capcom takes the wraps off of Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition. They also announce a Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection which has us all excited. It’s not all good news though, Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite is not looking good for a spot at next year’s Evo. […]

Duration:01:08:53

Day 0 Update #162 – Drink Responsibly

12/10/2017
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On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: Capcom has had a busy week. The Game Awards were a lot better than you’d probably have expected. Plus a discussion of the opening panel of PSX 2017.

Duration:01:23:05

Day 0 Update #159 – Star Wars Dumpster Fire 2

11/19/2017
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Some fun fighting game news. Noctis joins the cat of Tekken 7 for some reason. And of course, we discuss Star Wars Battlefront 2’s disastrous pre-launch.

Duration:01:41:48

Day 0 Update #158 – Xbox One X

11/12/2017
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: 2K Games think microtransactions are the way to go. EA acquires Respawn Entertainment. The Xbox One X launches. Plus our picks of the week!

Duration:01:02:34

Day 0 Update #157 – Loot Box To The Head

11/5/2017
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On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: Some very good looking games were shown at Paris Games Week. Loot Boxes are becoming a dirty term. Plus our picks of the week show you how to get paid for earning Trophies!

Duration:01:03:32

Day 0 Update #156 – Xbox 1 One X S

10/29/2017
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On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Original Xbox games launch on Xbox One. Making single-player games is complicated. Plus Nintendo outlines Animal Crossing Pocket Camp. That and more weirdness on this episode of the Day 0 Update.

Duration:01:05:48

Day 0 Update #155 – The Isle Of Man

10/22/2017
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On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: There’s some big releases this week, and some of us are pretty stoked for them. NeoGAF shuts down due to harassment allegations. Activision’s new patent is pretty sleezy. Plus Visceral Games is shut down by EA. That and a bit more, up next.

Duration:01:32:08

Day 0 Update #153 – Loot Cars

10/8/2017
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On this week’s show: Forza 7’s prize crates are kind of bumming me out. The never-ending stupidity of Shadow of War’s monetization continues. Plus Capcom announces Street Fighter V Arcade Edition. Pat has thoughts.

Duration:00:36:17

Day 0 Update #152 – S’ness

10/1/2017
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On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: Valve’s Steam Direct is broken. Ataribox details emerge. Plus the SNES Classic Edition is out in the wild.

Duration:01:16:55

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