S04E46: Death Stranding & Control

Quality over quantity this week, Mike remembered he played Man of Medan, Ben dove deep into Control, and Jake dove even deeper into Death Stranding.

News is extremely light with Black Ops 4 revamping their loot boxes, and in our Bonus Round we take a quick peek at all the announcements out of X019!

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S04E45: Overwatch 2?

Jake is napping in preparation for Death Stranding, so more time for Mike and Ben! Mike dove into the archives and came out with Apex Legends, Everybody’s Golf, and Skyrim. Ben still hasn’t started Control, but is playing more of Final Fantasy XIV as well as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.

Blizzcon happened and with it the formal announcements of Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2, Monster Hunter World released their Resident Evil 2 collaboration, Modern Warfare revealed upcoming maps and game modes, and we have a release date as well as console announcements for Phoenix Point!

Bonus Round is chatting about the Death Stranding reviews and making our predictions for Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order reviews!

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S04E44: Stranding Warfare

Happy Halloween!!! Mike finished Control and played some Call of Duty: Modern Warfare with Ben, who also played Final Fantasy XIV with Jake, who also finished Vampyr.

November’s PS+ games are announced, along with a release date for Nioh 2; Sony is shutting down Playstation Vue in 2020, Death Standing is being ported to PC, Ghost Recon: Breakpoint is scheduling major changes for the near future, and NBA Live 20 has been canceled.

Bonus Round this week is our review predictions for Death Stranding!

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S04E43: Delays and Disappointments

Modern Warfare is here, but that’s for us to talk about next week! For now, Mike played more Destiny 2 and started up Control, both Ben and Jake kept on with Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood, and Jake is playing more Vampyr.

Rough news this week with the delays of all upcoming Ubisoft titles, along with The Last of Us 2; Fallout 76 announced a subscription service to a very rough response; and MLB The Show 20 has been revealed.

Bonus Round this week is Ben trying to sell Jake on Modern Warfare!

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S04E42: Future Riot

Mike has returned with big news, he started playing Destiny 2 again? Along with some Monster Hunter World, and finishing What the Golf?. Jake continues on with Vampyr and getting near the end of FFXIV: Stormblood. Ben also spent time with both Destiny 2 and Fortnite, stayed the course with FFXIV, and he got a cat too!!

Fortnite took over the world again in news this week, Riot announced a handful of upcoming projects along with bringing League of Legends to both consoles and mobile, Fallout 76’s upcoming Wastelanders expansion has been delayed, Google Stadia has an official release date, and Activision promises zero loot boxes in the upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.

Bonus Round is our “Desert Island” meal!

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S04E41: Playstation 5

Mike is out this week, leaving Ben and Jake with all the megaton news of the week but first, games! Ben is playing more MLB The Show 19 and Final Fantasy XIV, Jake completed The Surge 2, started Vampyr, and of course more Final Fantasy XIV.

Huge news this week with the delay of Doom Eternal until March 2020, Red Dead Redemption 2 coming to PC, a Monster Hunter World / Resident Evil crossover event, a new licensed Sony headset, the PS4’s 7.0 system software update has arrived, and a sneak peek at the officially titled Playstation 5!

Bonus Round is a deep dive into Ben’s and Jake’s experiences with Final Fantasy XIV!

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S04E40: The Future of Sony

Ben is taking the week off, so more games for Mike and Jake! Mike dove deep into Apple Arcade while playing more Monster Hunter World. Jake played through almost all of The Surge 2 and of course more Final Fantasy XIV.

Lots of Sony news this week with a price drop of PS Now, more games coming to the Playstation Hits list, cross-play officially available on all titles, and the departure of Shawn Layden, Auto Chess is coming to consoles in 2020, House of the Dead 1 and 2 are being remade, and Rocket League announced their replacement for the crate system.

Bonus Round this week is a discussion about loot boxes and microtransactions!

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