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Multiform: An Xbox Podcast

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Xbox News, Rumors, Analysis and Game Discussion. Co-hosted by Tim Shelton, Spencer Rehn and Gus Hardin. New episodes Mondays at 10AM EST

Xbox News, Rumors, Analysis and Game Discussion. Co-hosted by Tim Shelton, Spencer Rehn and Gus Hardin. New episodes Mondays at 10AM EST


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Xbox News, Rumors, Analysis and Game Discussion. Co-hosted by Tim Shelton, Spencer Rehn and Gus Hardin. New episodes Mondays at 10AM EST




Halo Infinite Fractures Tenrai Event - Multiform Ep. 173

This week in the news we discuss the Halo Infinite Fractures: Tenrai event, a potential Mass Effect TV series at Amazon, the announcement of Hitman 3 Year 2, a rumor that EA declined a pitch for Star Wars Battlefront 3, Harmonix acquisition by Epic Games, December Games with Gold, a leak that Mass Effect Legendary Edition may be coming to EA Play and Game Pass soon, and the Xbox Museum celebrating the 20th anniversary. We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Halo Infinite, Forza...


Xbox 20th Anniversary - Multiform Ep. 172

This week in the news we discuss announcements from the Xbox 20th anniversary stream including an Xbox documentary, the final batch of backwards compatible games, a teaser trailer for the Paramount+ Halo series, and the surprise launch of Halo Infinite’s Multiplayer Beta. We also discuss Outriders New Horizon update, Rockstar’s statement and plan for the GTA Trilogy Definitive Edition issues, the November dashboard update, console cloud streaming launch, WB Games’ MultiVersus announcement,...


Call of Duty Vanguard Impressions - Multiform Ep. 171

This week we share our impressions of a handful of new releases including Skyrim Anniversary Edition, Forza Horizon 5, Call of Duty: Vanguard, Grand Theft Auto San Andreas the Definitive Edition, and Battlefield 2042. In the news we discuss rumored details on what Compulsion Games and a small team at Obsidian might be up to, persistent Halo Infinite multiplayer stealth release rumors, datamined Call of Duty Vanguard DLC, Rainbow 6: Extraction’s release date, surprising price drop, and other...


Forza Horizon 5 is Here - Multiform Ep. 170

This week in the news we discuss rumors related to Modern Warfare 2, Microsoft’s metaverse future, Sega strategic partnership with Microsoft Azure, Halo The Master Chief Collection Xbox 20th anniversary new cosmetic content, Skyrim Anniversary Edition pricing, Marvel’s Avengers removing XP boosters, Game Pass additions for early November, Halo Infinite early access and DLC leaks, delay of Diablo IV, Overwatch 2, Marvel’s Midnight Suns and EA Sports PGA Tour and the Xbox 360 themed Adidas 360...


Halo Infinite Campaign Overview - Multiform Ep. 169

This week in the news we discuss the latest Halo Infinite Campaign Overview trailer, more delays from Ubisoft announced in their Quarterly Financial call, a rumored Xbox 3rd party exclusive from the Banner Saga trilogy developer, Skydance New Media and Amy Hennig’s Marvel game announcement, Skyrim Anniversary Edition details, November Games with Gold, Activision launching a zero-tolerance policy, Microsoft acquiring a content moderation company, Xbox 360-era Halo titles’ servers shutting...


Guardians of the Galaxy Impressions - Multiform Ep. 168

This week we share our hands-on impressions of two new releases: Guardians of the Galaxy and Toy Soldiers HD. Plus in the news, we discuss the release date, pricing, and trailer for Grand Theft Auto The Trilogy Definitive Edition, Microsoft Flight Simulator Reno Air Race and GOTY Edition release dates and pricing, Elden Ring delay, CD Projekt Red delaying Series X enhanced versions of Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3, CD Projekt acquiring The Molasses Flood, a new Splinter Cell entering...


DC Fandome 2021 - Multiform Ep. 167

This week in the news we discuss new trailers for Gotham Knights and Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League from DC Fandome, FIFA may end exclusivity with EA, additional Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy Definitive Edition details, Xbox Mini Fridge release plan, Battlefield 2042 Hazard Zone mode, Ghost Recon Frontline closed test delay, potential upcoming Star Wars game announcement, Dragon Age 4 platforms, and a new original sci-fi game in development from Splash Damage. We also discuss games...


Ghost Recon Frontline Revealed - Multiform Ep. 166

This week in the news we discuss the Battlefield 2042 Open Beta, the release of Far Cry 6, announcements from the Ghost Recon 20th anniversary stream including Ghost Recon Frontline, official confirmation that Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy - The Definitive Edition is releasing in 2021, new Xbox 20th Anniversary Special Edition peripherals, Xbox partnerships with Adidas, Troli, and Rockstar energy, Avengers paid XP booster controversy, October Game Pass additions, Battlefield 2042 dual...


Konami Reviving Castlevania, Metal Gear and Silent Hill - Multiform Ep. 165

This week in the news we discuss potential new entries in several classic Konami franchises in Metal Gear, Castlevania and Silent Hill, newly announced Battlefield 2042 Beta details and timing, yet another leak for a remastered GTA trilogy – this time from South Korea’s Game Rating and Administration Committee entitled Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition, the latest Xbox platform feature updates available or in preview now, surprise Game Pass additions, Flight Simulator’s...


Crystal Dynamics Partnering With The Initiative On Perfect Dark - Multiform Ep. 164

This week in the news we discuss the second Halo Infinite Technical Test, an interesting announcement that Crystal Dynamics will be co-developing Perfect Dark with The Initiative, the leaked GeForce Now game list being back in the news, Quantic Dream’s rumored open-world Star Wars game, Xbox 360-era gamerpic options coming to modern Xbox consoles, a release date for Chorus, the Hyperkin Duke Controller Cortana Edition, and September Xbox Update details. We also discuss games we’ve been...


THQ Nordic 10th Anniversary Showcase - Multiform Ep. 163

This week in the news we discuss all the games announced at the THQ Nordic 10th-anniversary showcase, delays for Battlefield 2042 and Dying Light 2, rumored upcoming 500GB Seagate Xbox Expansion Drive, September Xbox Game Pass additions, Xbox streaming to Windows 10 app, Tokyo Game Show plans, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Discovery Tour Viking Age, Bloodrayne 1 & 2 ReVamped announcement, Halo The Master Chief collection ending seasonal updates and leaked Castlevania Advanced Collection. We...


KOTOR Remake PlayStation Exclusivity - Multiform Ep. 162

This week in the news we discuss the newly announced Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic Remake being exclusively (for now) on PlayStation 5, a March 2022 release date for Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, Alan Wake Remastered being officially revealed, Grand Theft Auto V Series X/S version delayed to March, Mass Effect 5’s release timing, Marvel’s Avengers Q4 content roadmap, the latest Xbox One controller firmware update enabling Series X/S features, Halo Infinite Tech Test #2 start date, Razer...


Marvel’s Midnight Suns Gameplay Reveal - Multiform Ep. 161

This week in the news we discuss the gameplay reveal for Marvel’s Midnight Suns, leaked release date for Alan Wake Remastered, Dead Space Remaster dev stream details, THQ Nordic announcing 6 new games for their upcoming 10th-anniversary showcase, Halo Infinite updating its combat tracker to be closer to legacy games, Flight Simulator Top Gun content delayed alongside the movie, Cyberpunk 2077 and Witcher 3 next-generation versions timelines, 505 Games 15th anniversary, Crysis Remastered...


Halo Infinite Release Date & Gamescom 2021 - Multiform Ep. 160

This week we discuss all the news from Gamescom 2021 including Halo Infinite FINALLY getting a release date, Dying Light 2 reminding us it exists, a wave of seemingly free monthly Flight Simulator content beginning in September, Xbox Cloud Gaming on console, State of Decay 2 Homecoming, Crusader Kings III coming to consoles, Forza Horizon 5’s cover unveiling alongside a limited edition controller, a Saints Row reboot is coming in 2022, a new Marvel game from Firaxis called Marvel’s Midnight...


Call of Duty Vanguard & Quakecon 2021 - Multiform Ep. 159

This week we kick off with a lengthy (spoiler-free) discussion of our time with recent new releases including Madden NFL 22, Marvel’s Avengers: War for Wakanda, Hades, and Twelve Minutes. (54:04) In the news, we discuss the reveal of Call of Duty Vanguard, announcements and reveals from Quakecon 2021 including an updated Quake 1, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Anniversary Edition, and Doom Eternal’s 6.66 update, 343’s announcement that Halo Infinite’s Co-Op and Forge modes will be delayed,...


Grand Theft Auto Trilogy Remaster Rumored - Multiform Ep. 158

This week in the news we discuss a potential remaster of Grand Theft Auto 3, Vice City and San Andreas, Call of Duty Vanguard cover art revealed in Cold War update, Battlefield 2042 “Exodus” short film, Xbox Gamescom plans, Hellblade Series X/S upgrades, additional personnel out at Blizzard, Life is Strange Remastered Collection delay and Xbox Game Pass upcoming additions announced at the ID@Xbox Showcase. We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Hades, The Ascent, Flight...


Blizzard Leadership Changes - Multiform Ep. 157

This week in the news we discuss changes in leadership at Blizzard following the recent lawsuit filing, Embracer Group and Focus Home Interactive making new acquisitions, PUBG making a name change and potentially going Free to Play, potential Take-Two remasters, Xbox upcoming Night Mode that is currently in testing with Insiders, new Xbox Aqua Shift Special Edition controller, ID@Xbox Showcase announcement, and upcoming Game Pass additions and subtractions. We also discuss games we’ve been...


Halo Infinite Technical Test - Multiform Ep. 156

This week in the news we discuss the Halo Infinite Technical Test, new releases Microsoft Flight Simulator and The Forgotten City, Forza Motorsport 7 being delisted in September, Marvel’s Avengers War for Wakanda, Activision-Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick’s open letter to employees, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla The Siege of Paris getting an imminent release date, the Xbox Summer Spotlight and August Games with Gold. We also discuss games we’ve been playing including DOOM Eternal, Maneater, Saints...


Battlefield Portal & Tom Clancy’s xDefiant - Multiform Ep. 155

This week in the news we discuss announcements from EA Play Live, including Codemaster’s Grid Legends, Apex Legends Emergence, Knockout City Fight at the Movies, Battlefield Portal and the reveal of a Dead Space remake. Plus other news from the week: Ubisoft unveiled a new free-to-play shooter - Tom Clancy’s XDefiant, Sumo Digital was the latest entity acquired by Tencent, PES is rebranding as eFootball and moving to free-to-play, a disturbing workplace discrimination and harassment lawsuit...


Valve Steam Deck Announced - Multiform Ep. 154

This week in the news we discuss the recent reveal of the Switch OLED and Valve Steam Deck, which features from PlayStation DualSense Xbox should add to their own controller, major Forza Horizon 5 audio enhancements, potential limitations to Battlefield 2042 cross-play, an Apex Legends style Mark System in Halo Infinite, announced dates for Quakecon at Home, Minecraft Dungeons final Year-One DLC and Ultimate Edition, Rainbow 6 Extraction & Rider’s Republic delays, Resident Evil Re:Verse...