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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 253 | Hunt: Showdown, Dr. Mario World & What Makes a Perfect Game

7/16/2019
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Scott, Zack, and Chris B. discuss what makes a perfect video game after discussing the week's gaming news and before the games they've been playing. For more information on our R2V2 Game Convention, click here. Please nominate The GO for the People's Choice Podcast Awards. Click here for details. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (7:46) News (Nintendo Switch Lite, Microsoft's new patent for tablet controls, teaser trailer for Disintegration) (31:14) From the Outside In...

Duration:01:49:05

Ep 252 | Sea of Solitude, Stranger Things 3 & Games Based on Film & TV

7/9/2019
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Scott, Zack, and Chris B. discuss their favorite games based on film and television after discussing the week's gaming news and before the games they've been playing. For more information on our R2V2 Game Convention, click here. Please nominate The GO for the People's Choice Podcast Awards. Click here for details. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (6:08) News (Gears 5 tech test dates, Borderlands 3 update) (17:27) From the Outside In Topic ("Games Based on Movies &...

Duration:02:00:54

Ep 251 | Super Mario Maker 2, Spider-Man: Far From Home VR & Community Questions

7/2/2019
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Scott and Zack answer video-game related questions from the community. They also discuss the week's news and share their experiences with with Super Mario Marker 2 & Spider-Man: Far From Home VR. Please nominate The GO for the People's Choice Podcast Awards. Click here for details. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (8:14) News (Masters of Doom television series, Tetris Royale announced, Remedy reacquires the rights to Alan Wake) (26:12) From the Outside In Topic ("Community...

Duration:01:53:27

Ep 250 | Cadence of Hyrule, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night & Game Tutorials

6/25/2019
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Scott, Zack, and CB discuss game tutorials, how they like them, and what they'd like to see changed for the better. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (6:57) News (Apex Legends 2 Never Happening, EA Execs Sacrificing Cash Bonuses, Marvel's Avengers Not Requiring Online Play) (26:50) From the Outside In Topic ("Game Tutorials") Games We've Been Playing (55:42) Cadence of Hyrule (Switch) (1:03:49) Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night (PS4/Xbox One) (1:21:36) Hexalogic (Xbox...

Duration:01:39:33

Ep 249 | Swords of Gargantua, Neverout, and Games that Strain Friendships

6/20/2019
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This week Zack, Chris Owens & CB talk about games that strain friendships. They also talk about Swords of Gargantua, Neverout, NHL 19, and Worlds of Final Fantasy: Maxima. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (2:10) News (Fallout 76 canvas bags delivered, kids spend $531 on Fortnite V-Bucks) (22:45) From the Outside In Topic ("Games that Strain Friendships") Games We've Been Playing (42:14) Swords of Gargantua (Oculus Quest) (48:05) Neverout (Xbox One) (51:26) NHL 19 (Xbox...

Duration:01:00:30

E3 2019 | Day 3 Recap

6/14/2019
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Scott and Zack discuss nineteen games they saw on the show floor for the third day of E3 2019. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (2:23) Final Fantasy VII Remake (14:03) Psychonauts 2 (18:07) Freedom Finger (23:42) Desperados III (26:38) Tiny Metal: Full Metal Rumble (29:42) Borderlands 3 (35:93) Judgment (44:54) Sniper Elite VR (49:39) Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order (56:47) Burgertime Party! (1:00:38) Wolfenstein: Youngblood (1:06:09) Hero...

Duration:02:00:35

E3 2019 | Day 2 Recap

6/13/2019
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Scott and Zack discuss the twenty games they saw on the show floor for the second day of E3 2019. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (2:39) Evil Genius 2: World Domination (11:30) Cyberpunk 2077 (19:11) Creature in Well (28:58) Code Vein (34:00) Man of Medan (38:43) Gears 5 (49:52) The Outer Worlds (57:50) Forza: LEGO Champions Expansion (1:02:47) Marvel's Avengers (1:19:33) Lost Words: Beyond the Page (1:26:20) The Last Friend Please support The Last Friend's...

Duration:02:25:38

E3 2019 | Day 1 Recap & Nintendo Direct

6/12/2019
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Scott and Zack discuss the E3 2019 Nintendo Direct as well as everything they saw on the show floor. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (5:45) E3 2019 Nintendo Direct (31:32) Dying Light 2 (44:54) Natsume Games (Harvest Moon: Mad Dash, Cosmic Defenders, Reel Fishing: Road Trip Adventure) (55:30) LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga (1:02:28) VoltEdge Hardware (3D Gaming Audio Array, TX70) (1:11:48) Phantom Covert Ops (1:17:29) BioMutant (1:24:23) Killer Queen...

Duration:01:57:05

E3 2019 Press Conference Recaps: Ubisoft & Square Enix

6/11/2019
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Scott and Zack recap the press conferences from Sunday at 2019 E3, which include Ubisoft & Square Enix. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (2:40) Ubisoft 2019 E3 Press Conference (38:54) Square Enix 2019 E3 Press Conference Grab the episode now on iTunes, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Play Music and more. Also, don't forget to check out our Discord Server.

Duration:01:32:26

E3 2019 Press Conference Recaps: EA Play, Microsoft, Devolver Digital & Bethesda

6/10/2019
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Scott and Zack are in Los Angeles covering E3 2019. For their first episode of the week, they'll share what they saw from EA, Microsoft, Devolver Digital, and Bethesda. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (3:39) EA Play 2019 E3 Press Conference (22:00) Microsoft 2019 E3 Briefing (1:23:19) Devolver Digital 2019 E3 Direct (1:29:03) Bethesda 2019 E3 Press Conference Grab the episode now on iTunes, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Play Music and more. Also, don't forget to check...

Duration:01:46:55

Ep 248 | Blood + Truth, Outer Wilds, Void Bastards & E3 Predictions

6/3/2019
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Scott, Zack, & CB makes some predictions for E3 2019 and discuss what they'll be seeing at this year's conference. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (6:50) News (Call of Duty: Modern Warfare unveiled, Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remaster, Death Stranding reveal trailer) (35:21) From the Outside In Topic ("E3 Predictions") Games We've Been Playing (1:17:55) Blood + Truth (PSVR) (1:29:07) Outer Wilds (Xbox One) (1:33:05) Void Bastards (Xbox One) (1:40:53) The Gardens...

Duration:01:54:46

Ep 247 | Oculus Quest, Dragon's Layer Trilogy & The Future of Virtual Reality

5/27/2019
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This week, the GO crew records at the Underground Retrocade in West Dundee, IL. Scott, Chris B. & Chris O. discuss their experience with the Oculus Quest and also chat about the future of Virtual Reality. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (6:53) News (Tariff on Imported consoles from China, Call of Duty Modern Warfare's new title, Sonic the Hedgehog movie delays) (27:11) From the Outside In Topic ("The Future of VR") (49:18) Interview with Scott Lambert, owner of the...

Duration:01:26:22

Ep 246 | Rage 2, Plague Tale, Castlevania & Favorite Developers

5/21/2019
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Scott, Zack, and Chris O. discuss their favorite game developers along with the ones they miss and what makes a good developer outside of games themselves. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (6:09) News (Super Mario Maker 2 Nintendo Direct, Final Fantasy VII spoiler debate, Microsoft/Sony partnership, 10 more games for the Genesis mini annonced) (35:37) From the Outside In Topic: "Favorite Game Developers" Games We've Been Playing (1:04:29) Rage 2 (Xbox One) (1:15:25) A...

Duration:01:34:00

Bonus Episode: Tales of the Neon Sea, Silence & Eternity: The Last Unicorn

5/14/2019
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Unfortunately, The Gaming Outsider experienced some massive technical difficulties during the recording of our latest episode. We lost a nearly two-hour recording due to a glitch on Scott's end, and it was unsalvageable. We were still able to scrape together three pre-recorded reviews for you all. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope you'll tune in next week when we're back to full power. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction Games We've Been Playing (2:03) Tales of the...

Duration:00:21:53

Ep 245 | Hellmut: The Badass from Hell, Dig Dog & Community Questions

5/6/2019
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Scott, Zack, and Chris B. sit down to answer questions from the GO Community as well as discuss the news and the games they've been playing. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (7:49) News (Borderlands 3 gameplay reveal & voice actor controversy, new Earthworm Jim title announced, Sonic the Hedgehog movie getting reworked) (37:11) From the Outside In Topic: "Community Questions" Games We've Been Playing (1:24:40) Hellmut: The Badass from Hell (Switch) (1:31:38) Dig Dog (Xbox...

Duration:01:57:05

Ep 244 | Mortal Kombat 11, Days Gone & Superhero Games

4/29/2019
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Scott and Zack welcome Chris Owens back to the show to discuss superhero video games, including a few that are not our favorites. On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (06:35) News (Mario Maker 2 release date, is PC gaming dying?, and Xbox Games With Gold for May) (27:38) From the Outside In Topic: "Superhero Games" Games We've Been Playing (1:02:18) Mortal Kombat 11 (Xbox One) (1:13:52) Days Gone (PS4) (1:23:25) Venture Kid (1:28:40) Steamworld Quest: Hand of...

Duration:01:43:33

Ep 243 | World War Z, Truberbrook & Games We're Ashamed We Played

4/22/2019
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Scott, Zack and Chris B. talk about games they hope their spouses don't see them playing. New games discussed include World War Z & Truuberbrook. Don't miss our April GO Community giveaway! This month, we're giving a copy of Days Gone on PS4. If you'd like a chance to win, fill out the Google Form at this link. Good luck! On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (13:54) News (Ubisoft helps with Notre Dame cathedral restoration, rumors: Rocksteady's next game, release dates for The...

Duration:02:02:01

Ep 242 | Midwest Gaming Classic & Our Best Collectibles

4/14/2019
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Scott, Zack talk to Chris B. about his massive game collection and the steps he's taken to acquire such a collection. They also share their favorite pieces from their personal collections. Don't miss our April GO Community giveaway! This month, we're giving a copy of Days Gone on PS4. If you'd like a chance to win, fill out the Google Form at this link. Good luck! On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (29:14) News (Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order reveal, new games for Xbox...

Duration:01:45:01

Ep 241 | Yoshi's Crafted World, Elder Scrolls Blades & Release Dates

4/8/2019
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Scott and Zack welcome David Newman from the GO community to discuss game release dates. New games discussed include Elder Scrolls Blades and Yoshi's Crafted World. Zack also finally has his impressions of Shadows Die Twice. Don't miss our April GO Community giveaway! This month, we're giving a copy of Days Gone on PS4. If you'd like a chance to win, fill out the Google Form at this link. Good luck! On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (8:45) News (Xbox Live/GamePass combo,...

Duration:01:46:17

Ep 240 | Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, Operencia: The Stolen Sun & Unpopular Opinions

4/1/2019
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Scott and Zack share their and the community's unpopular opinions when it comes to video games. New games discussed include the latest DLC from Final Fantasy XV, Operencia: Shadows Die Twice, On This Episode (Start) Welcome/Introduction (6:00) News (PAX East, Borderlands 3, SEGA Genesis Mini, no Starlink or Elder Scrolls VI at E3 2019) (26:36) From the Outside In Topic: "Unpopular Opinions" Games We've Been Playing (1:21:51) Final Fantasy XV DLC "Episode Ardyn" (PS4) (1:31:33)...

Duration:02:12:23