058: 2020 Games of the Year

Our favorites of 2020! But first… Dennis, Brian, and Kyle need to talk about Cyberpunk 2077. Michael and Kyle have been playing a lot of Call of Duty with their friends. Brian drags his girlfriend into playing CCGs with KeyForge. Michael plays Demon’s Souls with an ‘s’. Kyle pillages here and there in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. Dennis can’t stop playing Immortals Fenyx Rising. Michael says Shadowlands is the best WoW expansion. Spoiler: Wasteland 3 is the game that appears most on our favorites of 2020.

2020 Games of the Year

Dennis
  • Children of Morta (GotY)
  • Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Immortals Fenyx Rising
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • Honorable Mention: Wasteland 3
Michael
  1. Wasteland 3
  2. Call of Duty: Warzone
  3. Demon’s Souls
  4. Last of Us Part II
  5. Rimworld
Brian
  1. Hades
  2. Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  3. Among Us
  4. Monster Train
  5. Dominion
Kyle
  1. Last of Us Part II
  2. Final Fantasy 7 Remake
  3. Wasteland 3
  4. Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1+2
  5. Hades

Jan Games

  • HITMAN 3 – Jan 20 (XB/PS/PC/Stadia)

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We hope you have a safe and prosperous 2021.

057: Love for the Squat

New console season! Dennis shares his first impressions of his new Xbox Series X. Brian squats his way to victory in Ring Fit Adventure. Dennis hacks his way through London in Watch Dogs Legion. Dennis plays the Immortals Fenyx Rising demo on Stadia. Brian gets the chills in Subnautica: Below Zero. Dennis fights his way through Novastraia in Torchlight III.

Nov/Dec Games

  • Chronos: Before the Ashes – Dec 01 (XB/PS/PC/NS/Stadia)
  • Immortals Fenyx Rising – Dec 03 (XB/PS/PC/NS/Stadia)
  • Cyberpunk 2077 – Dec 10 (XB/PS/PC/Stadia)

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Our Games of the Year next month!

056: So Zeus

Fresh off his appearance on the latest Side Quest episode, Kyle Martin joins the podcast. Dennis and Kyle tame (the) Wasteland 3. Brian and Kyle are burning their way through Hades with the power of the gods. Dennis solves a mystery in Peril on Gorgon. Brian loves Among Us…or is he lying? (Did he just stab me?!) Kyle gets back in Destiny 2 just to talk to his friends. Dennis kills zombies with face-melting, head-banging, metal licks in Double Kick Heroes. Brian says Baldur’s Gate 3 Early Access is everything he wanted it to be.

Oct/Nov Games

  • Torchlight 3 – Oct 13 (XB/PS4/PC)
  • Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit – Oct 16 (NS)
  • Ghostrunner – Oct 27 (XB/PS4/PC)
  • Watch Dogs: Legion – Oct 29 (XB/PS/PC/Stadia)
  • DIRT 5 – Nov 06 (XB/PS/PC/Stadia)
  • Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla – Nov 10 (XB/PS/PC/Stadia)
  • FUSER – Nov 10 (XB/PS/PC/NS)
  • Destiny 2: Beyond Light – Nov 10 (XB/PS/PC)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales – Nov 12 (PS)
  • Sackboy: A Big Adventure – Nov 12 (PS)
  • Bugsnax – Nov 12 (PS/PC)
  • The Pathless – Nov 12 (PS/PC/iOS)
  • Yakuza: Like a Dragon – Nov 13 (XB/PS/PC)
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War – Nov 13 (XB/PS/PC)
  • Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory – Nov 13 (XB/PS/NS)
  • Cyberpunk 2077 – Nov 19 (XB/PS/PC)

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055: Age Appropriate Skaters

Quality games, not quantity. Michael and Dennis specialize in Wasteland 3. Brian gets totally rad in Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1+2. Dennis is wooed by The Last Campfire. Brian gets his ornithology on with Wingspan. Michael and Dennis trip all over themselves in Fall Guys. Dennis becomes the Completionist of Tsushima.

Sept/Oct Games

  • Spelunky 2 – Sep 15 (PS4)
  • Wingspan – Sep 17 (PC/NS)
  • Super Mario 3D All-Stars – Sep 18 (NS)
  • Super Mario Bros. 35 – Oct 1 (NS)
  • Star Wars: Squadrons – Oct 2 (XB1/PS4/PC)
  • FIFA 21 – Oct 9 (All)
  • Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit – Oct 16 (NS)

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054: Riot Goin’ On

Platform exclusives and Riot games dominated the last couple months. Brian is all aboard on the Monster Train. Dennis follows birds in Ghost of Tsushima. Michael doesn’t want to spoil anything, but he brutally murders things in Last of Us II. Shawn finished Black Mesa and went back for more. Brian finds himself enjoying Valorant. Shawn and Brian geek out on Civ 6. Brian finishes his Riot Renaissance with Legends of Runeterra. Dennis moves up the Williams Pinball leaderboards. Dennis stealth kills cowboys in Desperados III.

Aug/Sept Games

  • Rogue Legacy 2 – Aug 18 (PC)
  • Battletoads – Aug 20 (XB1/PC) (Game Pass)
  • Remnant: From the Ashes – Subject 2923 – Aug 20 (XB1/PS4/PC) (Game Pass)
  • PGA Tour 2K21 – Aug 21 (XB1/PS4/PC/NS)
  • Madden NFL 21 – Aug 28 (XB1/PS4/PC)
  • Wasteland 3 – Aug 28 (XB1/PS4/PC) (Game Pass)
  • Project CARS 3 – Aug 28 (XB1/PS4/PC)
  • WRC 9 – Sep 03 (XB1/PS4/PC)
  • NBA 2K21 – Sep 04 (XB1/PS4/PC/NS)
  • Marvel’s Avengers – Sep 04 (XB1/PS4/PC)
  • Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 – Sep 04 (XB1/PS4/PC)
  • The Outer Worlds: Peril on Gorgon – Sep 09 (XB1/PS4/PC/NS) (Game Pass)

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