028: 2017 Games of the Year

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Hold on to your butts, it’s time for our 2017 Games of the Year extravaganza. As in the past, we live up to the title of the podcast and let you know what we thought were the best of the year. We also talk about Divinity: Original Sin 2, the term “souls-like”, why couldn’t Fallout 4 be a “game as a service”, and games we didn’t finish.

Dennis (in alphabetical order)

  • DOOM
  • Ghost Recon: Wildlands
  • Hob
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • SteamWorld Dig 2

Michael

  1. Divinity: Original Sin 2
  2. Dark Souls 3
  3. Bloodborne

Shawn

  1. Pandemic Legacy
  2. Fallout 4: Far Harbor
  3. Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition

Brian

  1. Persona 5
  2. Divinity: Original Sin 2
  3. Pyre
  4. Tooth and Tail
  5. Nier: Automata

We’d enjoy your feedback.
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all of us here at the We Played Some Games podcast.

027: New Pants Spot

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Shawn played lots of video games! I’m shocked too. Micheal couldn’t make it this week. I’m sad too. But Brian is back. I’m excited too. We pack 15 different games into this episode so you better get started.

  • December Games
    • Hand of Fate 2 (XB1) – Dec 1
    • Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (NS) – Dec 1
    • Hello Neighbor (XB1/PC) – Dec 8
    • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (XB1) – Dec 12
    • Tiny Metal (NS) – Dec 21

We’d enjoy your feedback.
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026: No. Stab.

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Brian George is back. Michael and Brian do a bit of restarting and stabbing in Divinity: Original Sin 2. Dennis moves the ground beneath him in Hob. Dennis says Golf Story is an easy chip-in. Brian enjoys making animals fight in Tooth & Tail. Dennis jumps around the beginning of Mario Odyssey. Shawn runs through the recent X-Wing Miniature rule changes and brags about how good he is at the game. Sorry this is a little late.

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025: Mario’s Nipples

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To be honest, we chose the title of this episode in an attempt to ride the wave of this controversial topic. This week our friend, Brian George, joins the conversation. Dennis and Brian spoil and are spoiled by Nier: Automata. Michael and Brian set up overwatch on the Chosen in XCOM 2. Shawn plays Spiel des Jahres nominated board game Imhotep. Michael is loving Divinity 2 and we chip in to buy Brian a copy. Dennis defends the frontier from a wave of new titans. Brian says Pyre is a slam dunk.

  • September/October Games
    • Hob – Sep 26 (PS4/PC)
    • Cuphead – Sep 29 (XB1/PC)
    • Forza Motorsport 7 – Oct 3 (XB1/PC)
    • Middle-Earth: Shadow of War – Oct 10 (PC/PS4/XB1)
    • The Evil Within 2 – Oct 10 (PC/PS4/XB1)
    • Gran Turismo Sport – Oct 17 (PS4)
    • South Park: The Fractured But Whole – Oct 17 (PC/PS4/XB1)
    • Assassin’s Creed Origins – Oct 27 (PC/PS4/XB1)
    • Super Mario Odyssey – Oct 27 (NS)
    • Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus – Oct 27 (PC/PS4/XB1)

We’d enjoy your feedback.
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Brian, you are awesome, but maybe you should see a doctor regarding what’s inside you.

024: Aaaand, We’re Back

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A show two months in the making. Finishing Zelda: BOTW consumes Dennis’s gaming time. The International inspires Michael to return to Dota 2. Michael and Dennis chat about Prey. Shawn can’t stop bragging about how good he is at X-Wing minis. Michael waits in line at SDCC. Shawn surprises up by playing Wolfenstein: New Order. Dennis starts NieR: Automata. We recount the epic tales of our first D&D session.

  • August/September Games
    • Agents of Mayhem – Aug 15 (XB1/PS4/PC)
    • Madden NFL 18 – Aug 22 (XB1/PS4/PC)
    • Everybody‚Äôs Golf – Aug 29 (PS4)
    • ARK: Survival Evolved – Aug 29 (XB1/PS4/PC)
    • Windjammers – Aug 29 (PS4)
    • Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition – Aug 29 (XB1/PS4)
    • Absolver – Aug 29 (PS4/PC)
    • Mario + Rabids: Kingdom Battle – Aug 29 (NS)
    • Destiny 2 – Sep 6 (XB1/PS4/PC)

We’d enjoy your feedback.
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Twitter: @playedsomegames

Thanks for listening to the We Played Some Games podcast.

Sorry this is late. :(