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There's no bad games, just games that aren't for you. The Gaming Outsider is a community driven video game podcast that aims to discuss gaming in a positive light. Going in with the philosophy that “there are no bad games, only games that aren’t for you”, hosts Scott Clark from The Hollywood Outsider podcast, TooBusyGaming.com’s Josh Faulkner, and veteran gamer dad Zach Anderson set out to engage in discussions that avoid trashing developers and publishers while also avoiding the politics and controversies surrounding the industry. Our focus is strictly on the games and the team realizes that not every gamer has the same opinions on each game released and hope to represent a wide variety of tastes.

There's no bad games, just games that aren't for you. The Gaming Outsider is a community driven video game podcast that aims to discuss gaming in a positive light. Going in with the philosophy that “there are no bad games, only games that aren’t for you”, hosts Scott Clark from The Hollywood Outsider podcast, TooBusyGaming.com’s Josh Faulkner, and veteran gamer dad Zach Anderson set out to engage in discussions that avoid trashing developers and publishers while also avoiding the politics and controversies surrounding the industry. Our focus is strictly on the games and the team realizes that not every gamer has the same opinions on each game released and hope to represent a wide variety of tastes.
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There's no bad games, just games that aren't for you. The Gaming Outsider is a community driven video game podcast that aims to discuss gaming in a positive light. Going in with the philosophy that “there are no bad games, only games that aren’t for you”, hosts Scott Clark from The Hollywood Outsider podcast, TooBusyGaming.com’s Josh Faulkner, and veteran gamer dad Zach Anderson set out to engage in discussions that avoid trashing developers and publishers while also avoiding the politics and controversies surrounding the industry. Our focus is strictly on the games and the team realizes that not every gamer has the same opinions on each game released and hope to represent a wide variety of tastes.

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Episodes

Interview with Jurgis Strods (Soaphog) & Alessandro Biollo (Stonebot)

12/11/2018
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On this bonus episode of The Gaming Outsider, some of the crew interviews two different international developers of tower defense games. Scott interviews Jurgis Strods from Soaphog, developer of Seacurity Breach, and then Chris B. joins when we invite Alessandro Biollo from Stonebot Studio, the makers of the upcoming game The Last Friend. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (0:58) Interview with Jurgis Strods of Soaphog (Seacurity Breach) (16:42) Interview with Alessandro Biollo...

Duration:00:55:20

Ep 223 | Darksiders III, Roger Craig Smith & The Best Nintendo Console

12/5/2018
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On this week's episode, Scott, Zack, and Chris welcome legendary voice actor Roger Craig Smith to the episode to debate which Nintendo console has the best games library. New games discussed include Darksiders III, LEGO DC SuperVillains, Arca's Path VR, NAIRI: Tower of Shirin, and Bendy and the Ink Machine. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (3:30) Interview with Roger Craig Smith (42:32) News (Bethesda's canvas bag mess, December's Game's with Gold and PlayStation+ freebies,...

Duration:02:20:07

Ep 222 | Battlefield V, Tsioque & The Best Microsoft Console

11/28/2018
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On this week's episode, Scott, Zack, and Chris debate which Microsoft console has the best games library. New games discussed include Battlefield V, Trouserheart, and Tsioque. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (13:50) News (CBS Gamer's Choice Awards, Rumor of an Alien game, 2018 NPD Numbers) (35:32) From the Outside In Topic: "The Best Microsoft Console" Games We've Been Playing (54:06) Assassin's Creed: Rebellion (iPhone) (01:06:40) Battlefield V (PS4) (01:16:08)...

Duration:01:54:47

Interview with Samuel Gordon, Developer of "Sentenced"

11/26/2018
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Scott sits down with indie developer Samuel Gordon to discuss his virtual reality game Sentenced, which is a fascinating social experiment in video game form. Listen how he literally moved to another country to pursue his dream and also hear about his transition from Hollywood artist to video game creator. For more information on Samuel's game, check out his web site at https://sentencedvr.com/. Grab the episode now on iTunes, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Play Music and more. Also, don't...

Duration:00:36:36

Ep 221 | Fallout 76, Pokemon Let's GO! & The Best Sega Console

11/22/2018
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On this week's episode, Chris O. and Zack welcome Chris B. and Chad to decide which console from Sega offers the best games library. New games discussed include Fallout 76, Pokemon Let's Go, Spyro Reignited Trilogy, and the DLC from Shadow of the Tomb Raider, "The Forge". On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (06:27) News (Sony's absence at E3, Devil May Cry television series, Game Awards nominations) (36:30) From the Outside In Topic: "The Best PlayStation Console" Games We've...

Duration:01:37:06

Interview with Cissy Jones, Voice Actor for Fury in "Darksiders III"

11/20/2018
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Scott and Zack had an opportunity to chat with BAFTA award-winning voice actor Cissy Jones. She discusses her work, both past and present, and talks about her desire to be the trailer narrator for a massive comic book movie coming in the near future. She even shares a story about getting closer to Stan Lee than most. Be sure to check out her latest work in the upcoming Darksiders III from Gunfire Games and THQ Nordic on November 27th.

Duration:00:38:48

Ep 220 | Tetris Effect, ASTRO BOT Rescue Mission & The Best PlayStation Console

11/14/2018
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Scott, Zack, and Chris welcome Chris Behrensmeyer from the crew to determine which PlayStation console had the best games library. They also discuss new video games including Tetris Effect, ASTRO BOT Rescue Mission, and The Long Journey Home. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (13:16) News (Microsoft's XO18 Event, New Destiny 2 microtransactions, Cancelled Final Fantasy XV DLC) (42:28) From the Outside In Topic: "The Best PlayStation Console" Games We've Been...

Duration:01:59:11

Ep 219 | The Quiet Man, Leisure Suit Larry & Community Questions

11/6/2018
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Scott, Zack, and Chris answer community questions and discuss new video games including The Quiet Man and Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Don't Dry. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (12:18) News (BlizzCon, Nintendo's November Direct, Spyro delayed, Red Dead Redemption 2 sales numbers) (38:14) From the Outside In Topic: "Community Questions" Games We've Been Playing (1:38:39) The Quiet Man (PS4) (1:49:25) Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Don't Dry (PC) (2:00:16) Apparition...

Duration:02:18:13

Ep 218 | Fallout 76 Beta, Red Dead Redemption 2 & Other Westerns

10/30/2018
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Scott, Zack, and Chad discuss our fascination with western settings in video games and discuss seven new video games they've been playing. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (03:50) News (Nier Automata's 2B in Soul Calibur VI, Game Pass coming to PC, PlayStation Classic games announced) (21:04) From the Outside In Topic: "Why We Love Westerns" Games We've Been Playing (59:10) Skyhill (PS4) (01:05:33) NBA Playgrounds 2 (Xbox One) (01:10:48) Jackbox Party Pack 5 (XBOX...

Duration:02:28:44

Ep 217 | To Leave, The Return of Obra Dinn & Open World Games

10/24/2018
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Scott, Zack, Chris O., and Kristi discuss open worlds and whether or not they're getting too big. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (06:38) News ("Days Gone" release delayed, shortage of Red Dead Redemption 2 physical copies, XBOX One's Game Pass games for Halloween) (24:59) From the Outside In Topic: "Are open world games too big?" Games We've Been Playing (53:13) To Leave (Steam) (1:00:32) The Return of the Obra Dinn (Steam) (1:15:17) Graveyard Keeper (XBOX...

Duration:01:35:06

Ep 216 | Marble It Up!, More Assassin's Creed & Video Game TV

10/17/2018
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Scott, Zack, and Chris O. discuss video games as a televised medium and whether or not there's a future in today's world of constant streaming media. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (10:59) News (Ninja Theory's scholarship for mental health, PSN Username changes, RIP Paul Allen, Overworked Rockstar employees) (34:25) From the Outside In Topic: "Video Game Television" Games We've Been Playing (1:04:09) Marble It Up! (Switch) (1:12:33) Pinball FX 3 new tables (Xbox...

Duration:01:37:11

Ep 215 | Assassin's Creed: Odyssey, Mega Man 11 & Platform Cross-Play

10/10/2018
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Scott, Zack, and Chris O. welcome Chris Behrensmeyer to discuss cross-play gaming and which games from the past, present and future we would like to play with other console owners. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (06:39) News (Microsoft xCloud Service, TellTale Partnership with Skybound, new Switch hardware in 2019) (31:50) From the Outside In Topic: "Platform Cross-Play" Games We've Been Playing (01:03:23) Assassin's Creed: Odyssey (PS4) (01:29:27) Mega Man 11 (Xbox...

Duration:01:52:45

Ep 214 | Life Is Strange 2 & Community Questions

10/3/2018
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Scott, Zack, and Chris O. answer questions from the community and review Life Is Strange 2 Episode 1, Madden 19, and the Forza Horizon 4 demo. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (05:41) News (PS4 Cross-Play for Fortnite, Mouse & Keyboard Support for Xbox One, No PSX, new Microsoft Event called "XO18") (31:58) From the Outside In Topic: "Community Questions" Games We've Been Playing (01:39:41) Life Is Strange Episode 1: "Roads" (Xbox One) (01:50:46) Madden 19 (Xbox...

Duration:02:07:07

Ep 213 | Transference, Gardens Between & Music While Gaming

9/25/2018
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Scott, Zack, and Chris O. discuss listening to outside music while playing games. Scott and Zack also take part in a spoilercast for the recently-released Shadow of the Tomb Raider. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (05:51) News (Telltale Games' Closure, PlayStation Classic, Tokyo Game Show 2018) (54:25) From the Outside In Topic: "Listening to Outside Music While Gaming" Games We've Been Playing (01:18:02) Transference (Xbox One) (01:30:14) Gardens Between...

Duration:02:35:57

Ep 212 | Blackout Beta, SNK Heroines & Replaying Games

9/19/2018
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Scott, Zack, and Chad talk about whether or not they replay older games and (if they do) which ones they like to go back to on a consistent basis. Scott and Zack also take part in a spoilercast for the recently-released "Spider-Man". On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (08:33) News (Nintendo's September Direct, "Assassin's Creed: Odyssey" Season Pass offerings) (42:23) From the Outside In Topic: "Replaying Games" Games We've Been Playing (01:11:35) "Call of Duty: Black Ops 4"...

Duration:03:14:36

Ep 211 | Spider-Man, Shadow of the Tomb Raider & Female Protagonists

9/12/2018
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Scott, Zack, and Chris O. celebrate the upcoming release of "Shadow of the Tomb Raider" by discussing our favorite female protagonists in video games. We also share our experiences playing the game as well as "Spider-Man". On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (5:40) News (Nordic THQ acquired "Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning", Nintendo's September direct delayed, Microsoft's future charging for Windows updates) (27:37) From the Outside In Topic: "Female Protagonists" Games We've...

Duration:01:48:41

Ep 210 | The Messenger, The Video Kid & Community Questions

9/5/2018
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Chris Behrensmeyer joins the regular crew once again this week to go over the release schedule for the rest of the year as well as answer questions from our awesome community. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (04:50) News (Fall 2018 Release Schedule, "The Peterson Case" Trailer) (47:15) From the Outside In Topic: "Community Questions" Games We've Been Playing (01:41:52) "The Messenger" (Switch) (01:41:07) "The VideoKid: 80's Edition" (Xbox One) (01:55:33) "Death's Gambit"...

Duration:01:59:34

Ep 209 | Strange Brigade, Death's Gambit & Co-Op Games

8/29/2018
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Chris Behrensmeyer joins the regular crew this week to talk about our feelings surrounding co-op games. Shawn Fuller from The Horribly Awkward Podcast also joins briefly for a discussion about "Strange Brigade". On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (3:35) News (Shooting at "Madden 19" tournament in Jacksonville, Gamescom 2018, Xbox All Access) (35:07) From the Outside In Topic: "Co-Op Games" Games We've Been Playing (1:09:18) "Strange Brigade" (Xbox One) (1:24:36) "Death's...

Duration:02:07:39

Ep 208 | Dead Cells, We Happy Few & Childhood Memories

8/21/2018
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The GO Cast welcome David Geisler from Another Zelda Podcast to share in some of our favorite memories of playing video games as children. They also discuss new games "Dead Cells" and "We Happy Few". You can follow David and the other podcasts from his network, SixFive Media. "Another Zelda Podcast" also has a Twitter handle, which is @AnotherZeldaPod. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (11:13) News ("Diablo III" on Switch with Zelda items, THQ acquires "Timesplitters" and...

Duration:01:44:15

Ep 207 | Madden 19, Pizza Titan Ultra & Arcade Memories

8/16/2018
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Tomas Becks from the GO Community joins Chris Owens, Zack and Chris Behrensmeyer to share in their favorite memories of playing in arcades. New games discussed are "Madden 19" (Xbox One) and "Pizza Titan Ultra" (PC). On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (6:12) News ("DOOM Eternal"/"Fallout 76" Updates, "Red Dead Redemption 2" Gameplay Trailer, "Smash Bros. Ultimate" Info from Nintendo Direct) (31:38) From the Outside In Topic: "Arcade Memories" Games We've Been...

Duration:01:40:09