040: Forts of Horizon

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Dennis joins the war on drugs in episode two of Hitman 2. Michael and Brian go it alone in Slay the Spire. Brian sets out to kill a god guy in Pillars of Eternity: Deadfire. Dennis rips across England in Forza Horizon 4. Michael enforces child labor in Frostpunk. Brian says I could be Oliver Pike in Monster of the Week. We talk about our most anticipated games of 2019.

January/February Games
  • Slay the Spire (PC/NS Early 2019) – Jan 23
  • Life is Strange 2 Episode 2: Rules (PS4/XB1/PC) – Jan 24
  • Resident Evil 2 Remake (PS4/XB1/PC) – Jan 25
  • Kingdom Hearts 3 (PS4/XB1) – Jan 29
  • Ace Combat 7 (PC) – Feb 1
  • God Eater 3 (PS4/PC) – Feb 8
  • Trials Rising (PS4/XB1/NS/PC) – Feb 12
  • Civilization VI Gathering Storm DLC (PC) – Feb 14
  • Crackdown 3 (XB1/PC) – Feb 15
  • Far Cry: New Dawn (PS4/XB1/PC) – Feb 15
  • Anthem (PS4/XB1/PC) – Feb 22
  • Metro Exodus (PS4/XB1/PC) – Feb 22

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039: 2018 Games of the Year

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What a wonderful time of the year for video games. Lots of December game surprises. The sun sets on Dennis in Red Dead Redemption 2. Shawn gives us a heads up on Below. Michael meets Mr. Moneybags in Fallout 76. Brian and Michael claim they don’t mash buttons in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. People need killin’ and Dennis obliges in Hitman 2. Brian and Dennis give zero Dux in Mutant Year Zero. Shawn played Crest, so when someone asks him if he’s a god, he can say, “Yes!” Brian spits fire in Spyro Reignited Trilogy. 2018 was a rough year, we’ll recap the games that helped us get through it.

Games of the Year

Shawn

  1. X-Wing Second Edition
  2. No Man’s Sky
  3. King’s Guild
  4. D&D 5e
  5. Pandemic Legacy

Brian

  1. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  2. Return of the Obra Dinn
  3. Subnautica
  4. Magic: The Gathering Arena
  5. Civ 6

Michael

  1. Into the Breach
  2. Stardew Valley
  3. God of War
  4. X-Wing 2.0
  5. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  6. Magic: The Gathering
  7. Northgard

Dennis

  1. Dead Cells
  2. Divinity: Original Sin II
  3. Red Dead Redemption 2
  4. Hitman 2
  5. Spider-Man

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

038: Cowboys, Ninjas, and Mysteries

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Video games are getting serious now. Dennis hitches his wagon to Red Dead Redemption 2. Brian Returns to the Obra Dinn for the first time. Shawn makes mad bank in No Man’s Sky. Dennis tries for a perfect run in Mark of the Ninja. Brian says thing are all wrong with Battlerite Royale. Shawn begins to dive into Genesys Roleplaying System. Dennis almost quits video games after playing Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.

Upcoming November/December Games

  • Hitman 2 – Nov 13 (PC/PS4/XB1)
  • Spyro: Reignited Trilogy – Nov 13 (PS4/XB1)
  • Fallout 76 – Nov 14 (PC/PS4/XB1)
  • Battlefield V – Nov 20 (PC/PS4/XB1)
  • Farming Simulator 19 – Nov 20 (PC/PS4/XB1)
  • Darksiders 3 – Nov 27 (PC/PS4/XB1)
  • Artifact – Nov 28 (PC)
  • Just Cause 4 – Dec 4 (PC/PS4/XB1)
  • Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden – Dec 4 (PC/PS4/XB1)
  • Katamari Damacy Reroll – Dec 7 (PC/NS)
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Dec 7 (NS)

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037: Here’s a booster pack, shut up.

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It’s really been 6 weeks?! Sorry ’bout that. Dennis swings through all of Spider-Man. Michael gets back to WOW with Battle for Azeroth. Brian and Shawn have been enjoying the big-box game Gloomhaven. Brian and Michael confuse us with their Magic: The Gathering talk. Dennis tracks treasures with Captain Toad. Shawn needs to find a new planet in No Man’s Sky. Dennis escapes Fort Joy (again!) in Divinity: Original Sin.

Upcoming October Games:

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 – Oct 12 (PC/PS4/XB1)
  • Starlink: Battle for Atlas – Oct 16 (XB1/PS4/NS)
  • Dark Souls: Remastered – Oct 19 (NS)
  • SoulCalibur 6 – Oct 19 – (XB1/PS4/PC)
  • Gwent: The Witcher Card Game – Oct 23 (PC)
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 – Oct 26 (XB1/PS4)

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036: At The Goat

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We go on the road and record at The Gaming Goat in Woodbury, MN. Dennis re-visits the No Man’s Sky galaxy. Dennis gets more than 60 seconds to talk about Minit. Shawn and Dennis slash their way through Dead Cells. Shawn recaps his first GenCon experience. Andy and John join us for some X-Wing Second Edition conversation.

August/September Games

  • Donut County – Aug 28 (PC/PS4)
  • Fire Pro Wrestling World – Aug 28 (PS4)
  • Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate – Aug 28 (NS)
  • Divinity: Original Sin 2 – Definitive Edition – Aug 31 (XB1/PS4/PC update)
  • Destiny 2: Forsaken – Sep 4 (XB1/PS4/PC)
  • PUBG – Sep 4 (XB1)
  • Spider-Man – Sep 7 (PS4)
  • NHL 19 – Sep 14 (XB1/PS4/PC)
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider – Sep 14 (XB1/PS4/PC)

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Special thanks to Andy Sherrill of The Gaming Goat for hosting us and John McDermid for talking with us.