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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

Ep 192 | God of War & Game Companions

4/24/2018
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On this week's episode, Scott, Zack, Chris O. welcome Bob Villareal from the GO crew for his debut episode, and they discuss non-playable characters in games, including their favorites and least favorites. Scott and Zack gush about "God of War", and other new games discussed include "Assault Gunners HD" and "LightSlinger Heroes". On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (7:04) News (Valve purchases Campo Santos, Xbox Live Games with Gold for May, New mobile game from Platinum...

Duration:01:25:28

Ep 191 | Midwest Gaming Classic 2018 & Iconoclasts

4/16/2018
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On this week's episode, Scott, Zack, Chris O. discuss games missing from their collections that have eluded them due to price or availability. You'll also hear Scott and both Chris' share their experience from the Midwest Gaming Classic in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. New games this week include "Iconoclasts" and "Metropolis: Lux Obscura". On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (3:02) News (New "Bioshock" game rumor, Sega's "Mega Drive Mini", Shenmue I & II Collection) (23:46) Midwest...

Duration:01:33:19

Ep 190 | Moss, Bombslinger, and Emotional Games

4/11/2018
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On this week's episode, Scott, Zack, Chris O, and Chris B. discuss games that effected them emotionally. New games we played include "Moss", "Bombslinger", "Adventure Pals", and "Ash of Gods", and more "Far Cry 5". On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (5:37) News ("Spyro the Dragon" remaster collection, "Shaq-Fu: The Legend Reborn", "Radical Heights" from Bosskey Studios) (25:27) From the Outside In Topic: "Games That Made Us Emotional" Games We've Been Playing (48:15) "Moss"...

Duration:01:23:30

Ep 189 | Far Cry 5 & MLB The Show 18

4/4/2018
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On this week's episode, Scott, Zack, Chris O, and Chad determine what defines a game as an RPG. New games we played include "Far Cry 5", "MLB The Show 18", "Batman: The Enemy Within", and "Kingdom Come Deliverance". On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (4:19) News (April's Games with Gold and Playstation Plus games, "Telltale's Walking Dead" Final Season, "No Man's Sky" coming to Xbox One) Games We've Been Playing (20:56) "Far Cry 5" [Xbox One] (29:51) "MLB The Show 18"...

Duration:01:16:19

Ep 188 | Sea of Thieves & A Way Out

3/27/2018
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On this week's episode, Scott, Zack, and Chris O. share our feelings about games that are released either unfinished or unprepared for gamers on Day One. Please check out Tyler On This Episode (0:00 – 2:52) Welcome/Introduction (2:53 – 22:04) News ("Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice" on Xbox One, open world Star Wars game from EA, Borderlands 3 rumors) Games We've Been Playing (22:05 – 35:33) "Sea of Thieves" [Xbox One] (35:34 – 43:34) "A Way Out" [Xbox One/PS4] (43:35 – 49:08)...

Duration:01:28:02

Ep 187 | Kirby Star Allies & Forgotten Gems

3/20/2018
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On this week's episode, Scott, Zack, and Chris O. discuss under-appreciated or forgotten games that are hidden gems. There's also an interview with Thiago Girello from Among Giants, the developer behind "Distortions". You can follow Among Giants at their web site: https://www.amonggiantsgames.com/ On This Episode (0:00 – 7:09) Welcome/Introduction (7:10 – 25:06) News (The "Netflix of Video Games", Atari VCS, "Shadow of the Tomb Raider" release date) Games We've Been Playing (25:16 –...

Duration:01:39:26

EP 186 | Meet the New Crew...& Jon St. John

3/13/2018
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The Gaming Outsider is BACK! Scott introduces the new team to the GO listeners/community for our topic this week. But that's not the biggest news. Scott and Chris B. sit down with legendary voice actor Jon St. John, the voice behind Duke Nukem! It's a hilarious conversation that you won't want to miss. PS As you might expect, the interview with John St. John contains language not suitable for children. You can follow Jon at his facebook page. For more info on his awesome voice...

Duration:00:48:55

Changes on the horizon

3/5/2018
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Hey GO Fans! There are a lot of changes coming your way. I'm really excited for where the future of the podcast is going. Check out this mini-episode and stay tuned for more great things to come!

Duration:00:01:57

Episode 185 | Metroid VS Castlevania

3/2/2018
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This week, the GO cast debates which franchise is superior: Metroid or Castlevania. Discussed on this episode of The Gaming Outsider Podcast: (0:00 – 12:08) Welcome/Introduction (12:09 – 38:13) News (38:14 – 50:27) What has JOSH been playing? ("Bayonetta" [Switch], "Dark Souls III") (50:28 – 53:52) What has ROBBY been playing? ("Fortnite", "The Order: 1886", "Disc Jam") (53:53 – 1:01:43) What has ZACH been playing? ("Fe", "Assassin's Creed: Origins") (1:01:44 – 1:09:08) What has...

Duration:01:40:51

Fe, Bayonetta Switch & Console Regrets | Episode 184

2/22/2018
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In episode 184 of The Gaming Outsider podcast, the gang discusses a slew of gaming news, titles we've been playing this week and our weekly community topic. News is slow this week but we had fun discussing a few items that dropped recently. Sea of Thieves developer Rare promises no loot boxes for the upcoming pirate title, but will include microtransactions. Should we praise Rare for this? Fortnite drops a new update adding a lot of new goodies to the game, so Robby gives us the details...

Duration:01:47:52

Celeste, Kingdom Come: Deliverance & Net Neutrality Concerns | Episode 183

2/15/2018
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It's Valentines Day, so come spend your evening by candle light with your loved one with a brand new episode of The Gaming Outsider podcast! This week we welcome back Stojan Jovic from the EXP Podcast to discuss the latest in gaming. In news we discuss a new trailer for Kingdom Hearts III showing off some interesting new footage. Microsoft adds some new backwards compatibility games this week including Splinter Cell: Conviction. Also, Nintendo's hinting at what's to come with their new...

Duration:01:30:53

Shadow of the Colossus, Subnautica & Community Questions | Episode 182

2/8/2018
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This week on The Gaming Outsider podcast, we ran into some pretty nasty recording issues that we didn't catch until editing. The audio tracks were out of sync and strange audio feedback occurs from time to time. Originally, we were going to scrap the episode but since there's a lot of good discussion in here and we didn't want to leave our fans empty handed this week, we decided to work with it the best we could. We hope you enjoy the episode anyway and we apologize for the rough edges...

Duration:02:15:17

Episode 181 | Dragon Ball FighterZ, Monster Hunter World & 50 Cent Wishes

2/1/2018
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This week on The Gaming Outsider, we go to our community to discuss the recent news of 50 Cent's desire to make another video game. What would we love to see out of THAT game? Did any of us actually like any of the titles from 50 Cent's gaming endeavors? We have fun exploring the possibilities and give our community's thoughts as well. In new this week, we discuss Polygon starting a big rumor about Microsoft potentially purchasing EA Games and other major studios. Will we really see...

Duration:01:33:41

Doki Doki Literature Club Spoilercast | Bonus Episode

1/31/2018
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Join Scott and Zach who welcome two special guests, Kristina Flores and Jimmy Ninetoes, to discuss Doki Doki Literature Club. This strange, trojan horse of a horror game looks innocent at first glance, but becomes something much more sinister later into the game. The foursome explore the themes of the game, some of the surprises and the pros and cons of such a unique experience. This episode is full of spoilers so we recommend playing through the game first before listening. Thanks and we...

Duration:01:17:14

Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition, Xbox Game Pass & Justin Carter from Inside Out Games | Ep180

1/25/2018
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This week on the show, we welcome Justin Carter from Inside Out Games to discuss his experiences as an indie game dev and his latest project. We also welcome back Robby Steltenpohl to the show, who will return to fill the forth seat going forward once more. It's a jam packed episode and we have lots to talk about! In news this week, we discuss God of War's release date finally being announced along with a brand new story trailer. Microsoft drops a bomb with a big GamePass announcement....

Duration:02:18:12

Nintendo Labo, Doki Doki Literature Club & Backlog Blues | Episode 179

1/18/2018
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On this week's episode of The Gaming Outsider podcast, Scott and Zach welcome back Eric Sander from Relles Plays on YouTube to chat with us about everything going on in the gaming world. News this week includes the exciting reveal of Nintendo Labo. It may be pricey cardboard, but listen as the guys give their two cents on this new product for the Nintendo Switch. Speaking of Nintendo, a new Direct launched last week that revealed a lot of awesome news for the Switch. NBA Jam and Fable may...

Duration:01:49:28

Side Quests, The Witcher 3 & Xbox One X - Ep178

1/11/2018
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This week on The Gaming Outsider podcast, Scott and Josh welcome back John Mann from the Game Grinder podcast to discuss the latest news and happenings in the industry. News this week includes Hyperkin launching a classic Gameboy handheld in an attempt to one up Nintendo themselves. Xbox One is getting a slew of new features in an upcoming firmware update. Also, 343 Studios is teasing some goodies for 2018, and it's NOT Halo 6. Games we discuss this week are as follows: We wrap it all...

Duration:01:37:25

Blossom Tales, Okami HD and Open World Wows | Ep176

12/28/2017
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This week The Gaming Outsider crew welcomes Rebecca Stow from SquareXO to discuss some year end gaming as we wrap up 2017 and finalize our game of the year lists. News this week includes the latest freebies from Xbox Games with Gold and Playstation Plus announced. Star Trek: Bridge Crew gets a non-VR patch, and the first full-blown $60 iOS game hits the market with Civilization VI. Games we discuss this week are as follows: Finally, we top it all off with our community discussion for...

Duration:01:43:49

Christmas Wishes, DropMix & Halo Wars 2 | Ep.175

12/21/2017
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We're celebrating Christmas this week by discussing what gaming goodies we hope Santa drops under our tree this year. Will Zach get that Nintendo Switch he's hoping for? Will Josh get that Xbox One X that he's struggling to justify buying on his own? Will Santa bring Scott another Wii U for his collection that he'll never touch? We also reach out to our community to see what they're wish lists are as well. In gaming news this week, we discuss the success of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds...

Duration:01:15:31

Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Monster Hunter World & Star Wars Games | Ep 174

12/14/2017
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This we The Gaming Outsider welcomes Nick Kloster from the Comically Gaming Podcast for a special episode. We're celebrating the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi this week by dedicating our community topic to Star Wars video games. Which games set in a galaxy far far away really had an impact on us? Some of them may surprise you. Also, what's our ideal Star Wars game that we demand be made? We'll share some of our listeners' responses as well. News this week includes all of the...

Duration:01:52:12

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