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Episode 53 - Gamescom 2019

8/31/2019
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All the big news from Gamescom 2019, including Sony's acquisition of Insomniac Games and Geoff Keighley's Opening Night Live show. Also covered are the major departures at BioWare and THQ Nordic's continuing conquest in the AA market. Follow us on Twitter @TTStage! For episode archives and written posts, visit us on Tumblr. https://thetrainingstage.tumblr.com/ Your hosts are Tyler (@KokiriKid3) and John (@K1NG_IC3). Music used, with permission, by Rukunetsu. TIMESTAMPS ROUND 1 (Major News)...

Duration:01:27:19

Episode 52 - EVO 2019

8/21/2019
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EVO 2019 brought the fighting game community a slew of exciting announcements and tournaments. In addition, the ESA has made a fatal error, exposing personal information for over 2000 industry members. These news stories and more covered on this packed episode! Follow us on Twitter @TTStage! For episode archives and written posts, visit us on Tumblr. https://thetrainingstage.tumblr.com/ Your hosts are Tyler (@KokiriKid3) and John (@K1NG_IC3). Music used, with permission, by Rukunetsu....

Duration:02:04:03

Episode 51 - The Big Overwatch Update

8/14/2019
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Blizzard has announced one of the biggest Overwatch updates since launch, rejuvenating the entire community, and we have all the juicy details. Nintendo is also in the news, with an update on Joy-Con drift, another new Switch model, and a release date for Luigi's Mansion 3. These stories and more covered on this packed episode! Follow us on Twitter @TTStage! For episode archives and written posts, visit us on Tumblr. https://thetrainingstage.tumblr.com/ Your hosts are Tyler (@KokiriKid3) and...

Duration:01:21:19

Episode 50 - Nintendo Switch Lite

7/24/2019
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Nintendo announces the Nintendo Switch Lite and new Pokemon information is shared by Game Freak. As a special topic, we discuss the best games of 2019, so far. Additionally, to mark our fiftieth episode, announcements are made regarding the future direction of the show. Follow us on Twitter @TTStage! For episode archives and written posts, visit us on Tumblr. https://thetrainingstage.tumblr.com/ Your hosts are Tyler (@KokiriKid3) and John (@K1NG_IC3). Music used, with permission, by...

Duration:01:36:43

Episode 49 - National Dex Controversy

7/14/2019
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Game Freak responds to the criticism surrounding the removal of the National Pokedex in future Pokemon games, Sony launches a new Twitter page for Ape Escape, Microsoft focuses on one device for next generation, and the future projects of CD Projekt Red. These news stories and more discussed on this episode! Follow us on Twitter @TTStage! For episode archives and written posts, visit us on Tumblr. https://thetrainingstage.tumblr.com/ Your hosts are Tyler (@KokiriKid3) and John (@K1NG_IC3)....

Duration:01:47:24

Episode 48 - E3 2019 Final Thoughts

7/7/2019
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Final thoughts on E3 2019, including the convention's biggest games and conferences. Also discussed is Game Freak's decision to remove the National Pokedex from future Pokemon titles, future projects from Blizzard, and Konami's TurboGrafx-16 Mini console.

Duration:01:28:52

The Video Games of 2019 and Beyond

7/5/2019
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Tyler, Rob, and Kory discuss their most anticipated video game releases of 2019, 2020, and beyond. We also discuss our impressions of E3 2019's big reveals and our plans for next-generation hardware.

Duration:01:42:54

The Future of Nintendo Switch - 2019, 2020, and Beyond

7/4/2019
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Rob and Kory join Tyler to casually discuss Nintendo's lineup of Switch games for 2019, 2020, and beyond. In addition, we explore the many studios that may have unannounced Nintendo Switch projects in development. Titles discussed include Super Mario Maker 2, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Pokemon Sword and Shield, Luigi's Mansion 3, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and much more.

Duration:01:31:54

E3 2019 - Nintendo Direct Discussion

6/11/2019
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John and Tyler discuss Nintendo's Direct presentation for E3 2019, including the announcements of Banjo-Kazooie and several Dragon Quest protagonists joining the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate roster, the next major Zelda title, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and much more!

Duration:00:44:47

E3 2019 - Square Enix Live Press Conference

6/10/2019
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Tyler, John, Rob, and Kory discuss Square Enix's E3 2019 press conference, including our thoughts on Final Fantasy VII Remake, Marvel's Avengers, Outriders, and much more!

Duration:00:43:33

E3 2019 - Ubisoft E3 Press Conference

6/10/2019
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Tyler and John discuss Ubisoft's E3 2019 press conference, including our thoughts on God and Monsters, Watch Dogs Legion, Rainbow Six Quarantine, and much more.

Duration:00:38:05

E3 2019 - Bethesda Press Conference and Devolver Digital Direct

6/9/2019
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Tyler, John, and Kory discuss all of the announcements from Bethesda's E3 press conference. Also, our thoughts on Devolver's "Direct" presentation.

Duration:00:42:13

E3 2019 - Xbox E3 Briefing

6/9/2019
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Tyler and John discuss the biggest announcements from Xbox's E3 2019 press conference, including Project Scarlett, Cyberpunk 2077, and Elden Ring!

Duration:00:44:19

E3 2019 - Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and EA Play 2019

6/8/2019
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Tyler and John discuss the first gameplay footage of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, EA Originals, and other news from EA Play 2019.

Duration:00:43:32

E3 2019 - Pokemon Sword and Shield Direct Discussion

6/7/2019
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Tyler and Rob discuss the latest Pokemon Sword and Shield information, including the newest Pokemon reveals, Dynamax, and the Wild Area!

Duration:00:41:28

Episode 47 - Tomorrow Is In Your Hands

6/5/2019
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Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding finally has a release date of November 8th, Pokemon Sleep has been revealed as The Pokemon Company's next mobile initiative, E3 2019 lineups for EA and Ubisoft, and a big rumor about FromSoftware's next title.

Duration:01:57:25

E3 2019 Predictions

6/4/2019
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Our predictions for E3 2019, including predictions about Xbox, Nintendo, EA, Ubisoft, Bethesda, Square Enix, and more!

Duration:01:08:00

Episode 46 - Super Mario Maker 2 Direct

5/23/2019
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New information about Super Mario Maker 2, including a story and online co-op modes, has been shared by Nintendo. Microsoft and Sony have partnered to explore solutions in cloud gaming. Also, Ubisoft has announced their plans for the upcoming fiscal year, including three unannounced AAA titles.

Duration:01:08:11

Episode 45 - The Return Draws Closer

5/13/2019
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Square Enix finally re-revealed Final Fantasy VII Remake during the latest PlayStation State of Play. Ubisoft reveals the latest entry in the Ghost Recon franchise, and Nintendo finalizes their plans for E3 2019.

Duration:01:10:28

Episode 44 - Persona 5's Royal Scramble

5/9/2019
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Atlus has officially reveal two new Persona 5 titles, The Royal and Scramble. Mortal Kombat 11 and Days Gone have launched to mixed reception, and Nintendo has released details for their upcoming fiscal year.

Duration:01:24:37