The Gaming Outsider

Video Games

The Gaming Outsider Podcast is a show dedicated to video gaming of all kinds with a focus on the community. Here at The GO, we don't subscribe to just one platform, and we realize that we don't have the ability to play every game that's out there. Our goal is to discuss ours and our listener's perspectives on current and former games that we have played while keeping a positive environment.

Location:

Rockford, IL

Description:

The Gaming Outsider Podcast is a show dedicated to video gaming of all kinds with a focus on the community. Here at The GO, we don't subscribe to just one platform, and we realize that we don't have the ability to play every game that's out there. Our goal is to discuss ours and our listener's perspectives on current and former games that we have played while keeping a positive environment.

Twitter:

@TheGOcast

Language:

English


Episodes

Dead Space, Spongebob Squarepants: Cosmic Shake & The Sci-Fi Genre

2/1/2023
On this episode of The Gaming Outsider, Scott, Zack & CB attempt to define sci-fi, explain why we love it so much, and share some of their favorite titles. Before that they discuss the week in industry news. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (24:36) News (52:38) Dead Space (Xbox/PS5) (1:26:34) Spongebob Squarepants: Cosmic Shake (PS4) (1:33:43) “From the Outside In” Topic: The Sci-Fi Genre Grab the episode now on iTunes, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Play Music and more. If...

Duration:02:23:59

A Space for the Unbound, Startup Company & Mid-Tier Games

1/26/2023
On this episode of The Gaming Outsider, Scott, Zack & Alyssa discuss what makes a “mid-tier” game and share favorites from the community. Before that they discuss the week in industry news. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (16:46) News (1:02:14) A Space for the Unbound (Xbox) (1:07:26) Vengeful Guardian: Moonrider (Switch) (1:15:53) Fire Emblem: Engage (Switch) (1:27:55) Startup Company (Switch) (1:36:05) “From the Outside In” Topic: Mid-Tier Games Grab the episode now...

Duration:02:24:48

Lucy Dreaming, Dungeon Munchies & Cartridges or Discs?

1/19/2023
On this episode of The Gaming Outsider, Scott & Zack debate which is better: cartridge-based games or disc-based games. Before that they discuss the week in industry news. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (12:56) News (41:26) Lucy Dreaming (Switch) (52:59) Dungeon Munchies (Switch) (1:06:14) “From the Outside In” Topic: Community Questions Grab the episode now on iTunes, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Play Music and more. If you love this episode and want other gaming...

Duration:02:04:14

NEScape! & Community Questions

1/12/2023
On this episode of The Gaming Outsider, Scott, Zack & Alyssa answer video game-related questions from the community. Before that they discuss the week in industry news. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (26:11) News (1:00:25) NEScape! (Xbox) (1:11:59) “From the Outside In” Topic: Community Questions Grab the episode now on iTunes, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Play Music and more. If you love this episode and want other gaming content you can't get anywhere else, please...

Duration:02:04:35

2022 Games of the Year

1/5/2023
On this episode of The Gaming Outsider, Scott, CB & Alyssa welcome Grant Henry for their annual Game of the Year episode, this time for 2022. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (17:10) 2022 Recap & 2023 Predictions (1:05:16) 2022 GO Award Categories (1:56:32) 2022 Personal Favorite & Most Anticipated for 2023 Grab the episode now on iTunes, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Play Music and more. If you love this episode and want other gaming content you can't get anywhere else,...

Duration:02:29:01

Bayonetta 3 & 2023 Gaming Resolutions

12/29/2022
On this episode of The Gaming Outsider, Scott, CB & Alyssa share their gaming New Year’s Resolutions for 2023. Before that they discuss the week in industry news. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (23:18) News (42:10) Bayonetta 3 (Switch) (50:02) “From the Outside In” Topic: 2023 Gaming Resolutions Click this link to let us know your Personal Favorite Video Games of 2022! Grab the episode now on iTunes, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Play Music and more. If you love this...

Duration:01:47:54

Crisis Core - Final Fantasy Reunion, High on Life & Decorating for Christmas

12/22/2022
On this episode of The Gaming Outsider, Scott & Alyssa talk about decorating for Christmas, specifically with some video game flair. Before that they discuss the week in industry news. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (21:33) News (43:50) Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion (Xbox) (50:02) High on Life (Xbox) (1:01:26) Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration (Xbox) (1:10:53) VGM Essentials: SARE (Video Game Music Album) (1:13:20) Conquer Humanity (Steam) (1:27:07) “From...

Duration:01:52:41

Need for Speed Unbound, Chained Echoes & Video Games Skills in Real Life

12/15/2022
On this episode of The Gaming Outsider, Scott, Zack & Alyssa discuss whether or not skills from video games can transfer to real life. Before that they discuss the week in industry news. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (31:05) News (1:33:43) Need for Speed Unbound (Xbox) (1:38:26:) Chained Echoes (Xbox) (1:46:01) “From the Outside In” Topic: Video Games Skills in Real Life Grab the episode now on iTunes, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Play Music and more. If you love...

Duration:02:27:55

Callisto Protocol, EPOS GSX 2nd Edition External Sound Card & Games We Wish We Could Play

12/8/2022
On this episode of The Gaming Outsider, Scott, CB and Kevin share games they wish they could play, but can’t because they’re not available to them. Before that they discuss the week in industry news. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (13:27) News (35:13) Callisto Protocol (Xbox) (1:05:32) Pokemon Scarlet (Switch) (1:12:15) EPOS GSX 1000 2nd Edition External Sound Card (PC Hardware) (1:24:35) “From the Outside In” Topic: Games We Wish We Could Play Grab the episode now on...

Duration:02:11:17

Evil West & In-Game Hints

12/1/2022
On this episode of The Gaming Outsider, Scott, Zack and Alyssa discuss in-game hints and whether or not we get annoyed by it. Before that they discuss the week in industry news. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (19:13) News (43:55) Evil West (Xbox) (56:51) “From the Outside In” Topic: In-Game Hints Grab the episode now on iTunes, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Play Music and more. If you love this episode and want other gaming content you can't get anywhere else, please...

Duration:01:28:34

A Little to the Left & Celebrating the Wii U

11/27/2022
On this episode of The Gaming Outsider, Scott, Zack and Alyssa celebrate the ten year anniversary of the Wii U by reminiscing about the Nintendo console. Before that they discuss the week in industry news. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (39:30) News (58:55) A Little To The Left (PC) (1:04:55) “From the Outside In” Topic: Celebrating the Wii U Grab the episode now on iTunes, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Play Music and more. If you love this episode and want other...

Duration:01:49:03

God of War: Ragnarok, Sonic Frontiers & Mythology Games

11/17/2022
On this episode of The Gaming Outsider, Scott, CB and Alyssa chat about games based on mythology, both their favorites and the ones they’d like to see happen. Before that they discuss the week in industry news. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (4:13) News (37:50) God of War: Ragnarok (PS5) (1:01:51) Sonic Frontiers (Xbox) (1:19:19) Beasts of Maravilla (PS5) (1:24:30) The Entropy Centre (PS5) (1:35:09) Interview with Ron Kerbs, CEO of Kidas (2:08:54) “From the Outside In”...

Duration:02:50:56

Modern Warfare II, EPOS GTW 270 Earbuds & Games for Our Former Selves

11/10/2022
On Episode 422 Scott, Zack and Alyssa discuss which aspects of modern gaming would have blown their childhood minds. Before that they discuss the week in industry news. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (30:42) News (1:00:29) Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II (PS5) (1:09:54) EPOS GTW 270 Earbuds (Hardware) (1:18:24) “From the Outside In” Topic: Games for Our Former Selves Grab the episode now on iTunes, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Play Music and more. If you love Episode...

Duration:01:56:00

Marvel Snap, Atari Mania & Scariest Game Characters

11/3/2022
On Episode 421 Scott, CB and Alyssa determine which game character is the scariest. Before that they discuss the week in industry news. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (13:17) News (53:48) Atari Mania (Switch) (1:02:56) Paper Ghost Stories: 7PM (Xbox Series X) (1:10:20) Marvel Snap (iOS) (1:27:30) “From the Outside In” Topic: Scariest Game Character Grab the episode now on iTunes, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Play Music and more. If you love Episode 421 and want other...

Duration:02:15:04

Ep 420 | Gotham Knights, A Plague Tale Requiem & LEGO Games We Want

10/27/2022
On Episode 420 Alyssa, Zack and CB discuss which games they’d like to see done in the world of LEGO. Before that they discuss the week in industry news. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (5:37) News (36:25) Gotham Knights (PS5) (47:58) A Plague Tale: Requiem (Xbox) (57:15) Lego Brick Tales (Xbox) (1:03:20) Warhammer 40,000: Shootas, Blood & Teef (Switch) (1:15:24) “From the Outside In” Topic: LEGO Games We Want Grab the episode now on iTunes, Spotify, iHeartRadio, ...

Duration:02:03:42

Ep 419 | Scorn, Trifox & When Do We Game?

10/20/2022
On Episode 419 Scott, Zack, and Alyssa discuss their game time, and when they prefer to play. Before that they discuss the week in industry news. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (19:47) News (51:33) Scorn (Xbox) (1:00:42) Trifox (Switch) (1:12:48) “From the Outside In” Topic: When Do We Game? Grab the episode now on iTunes, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Play Music and more. If you love Episode 419 and want other gaming content you can't get anywhere else, please support...

Duration:01:59:49

Ep 418 | Soulstice, Caffeine: Victoria’s Legacy & Old Games vs. New

10/13/2022
On Episode 418 Scott, Zack, and Alyssa discuss whether modern games or classic games are generally better quality. Before that they discuss the week in industry news. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (7:51) News (42:53) Caffeine: Victoria’s Legacy (Switch) (48:32) Soulstice (PS5) (1:04:14) Bonerise Minions (Steam Deck) (1:11:17) “From the Outside In” Topic: Old Games vs. New Grab the episode now on iTunes, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Play Music and more. If you love...

Duration:02:16:56

Ep 417 | Undungeon, Dome Keeper & Community Questions

10/6/2022
On Episode 417 Scott, CB, and Alyssa answer questions from the community; most of them are video game related. Before that they discuss the week in industry news. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (18:55) News (43:46) Undungeon (David) (52:43) Dome Keeper (Relle) (1:02:05) “From the Outside In” Topic: Community Questions Grab the episode now on iTunes, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Play Music and more. If you love Episode 417 and want other gaming content you can't get...

Duration:01:53:29

Ep 416 | Shovel Knight Dig, Return to Monkey Island, & Hard Sells

9/29/2022
On Episode 416 Scott, CB, and Alyssa discuss games they love but admit they are difficult to convince others of their quality. Before that they discuss the week in industry news. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (9:14) News (52:58) Shovel Knight Dig (Steam Deck) (1:02:25) The Gallery (Xbox) (1:09:45) Return to Monkey Island (Switch) (1:18:22) “From the Outside In” Topic: Hard Sells Grab the episode now on iTunes, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Play Music and more. If you...

Duration:01:46:59

Ep 415 | TMNT: The Cowabunga Collection, Jetpack Joyride 2, & Sony/Nintendo Deep Dive

9/22/2022
On Episode 415 Scott, Zack, and CB take a deep dive into the week’s online streams from Nintendo and Sony. Before that they discuss the week in industry news. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (15:50) News (56:46) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection (Xbox) (1:06:00) Metal Hellsinger (Xbox) (1:13:14) You Suck at Parking (Xbox) (1:20:45) The Dark Prophecy (David) (1:30:18) “From the Outside In” Topic: Nintendo/Sony Deep Dive Grab the episode now on ...

Duration:02:26:53