Jeff and Christian welcome Shane Bailey from Game On Cancer back to the show this week to discuss the upcoming Wonder Woman game and live service games in general, next year's Call of Duty, and possible sequels for Borderlands and Tiny Tina's Wonderlands. The Playlist: Uncharted: Lost Legacy, Fable 2, Dome Keeper, Resident Evil 4: Separate Ways, Sea of Stars, Star Wars: Jedi Survivor, Downwell+ VR Talk: Assassin’s Creed Nexus VR Tabletop Time: Tsuro, Monopoly Deal, Detective Club
Jeff and Anthony Taormina welcome Adam Leonhardt from Megadads back to the show this week to discuss the Last of Us Part 2 Remaster announcement, the nominees for the 2023 Game Awards, Valve's Half-Life 25th anniversary update, and more! The Playlist: Resident Evil 4 remake, Super Mario RPG, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3, Playstation Portal, Steam Deck OLED, Lenovo Legion Go, Last Faith VR Talk: Assassins Creed Nexus Parting Gifts!
You can get episodes like this early, along with a lot of other great, exclusive content by supporting DLC at Patreon.com/DLCPod. It is our patrons support that keep this show running. Thanks for listening! In this DLC Bonus Content discussion, Christian Spicer chats with Bret Robbins, CEO of Ascendant Studios (Immortals of Aveum) about layoffs, building a new studio and new IP, developing with cutting-edge technology, and some updates for Immortals of Aveum.
Jeff and Christian welcome Brandon Jones, author of Whirly World, to the show this week to discuss the upcoming reveal of GTA 6, Nintendo's intent to make a live action Zelda movie, Valve's new Steam Deck, and more! The Playlist: Spider-Man 2, Sanabi Ebenezer and the Invisible World, The Talos Principle 2, EA Sports WRC, Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name, For the King 2 VR Talk: Powerwasher Simulator, Dungeons of Eternity Parting Gifts!
This special bonus content went out first to patrons. You can become a patron and support the show at Patreon.com/DLCPod. We partnered with NVIDIA for a conversation on their tech in Alan Wake 2, and to discuss all things path tracing, DLSS 3.5, Reflex and more! We asked Jacob you're questions and had a really fun conversation with him about all things GeForce. Also, Beefy Geepies!!!!
Jeff and Christian welcome Jan Ochoa from Giantbomb back to the show this week to discuss massive layoffs at Bungie, an acquisition for Atari, new life for Blizzcon, and more! The Playlist: Alan Wake 2, NBA 2K24 Apple Arcade; Ghostrunner 2, Jusant, Balatro demo Tabletop Time, Wingspan, Giant Jenga, Ice Cool, Stuffed Fables Parting Gifts!
Jeff and Christian welcome Wil Harris from Unbound back to the show this week to discuss the Xbox Partner Preview, leadership shuffling at Xbox, Elder Scrolls 6 not being mentioned until 6 months before release, and more! The Playlist: Super Mario Wonder, Spiderman 2, Cyberpunk 2077, Alan Wake 2, Deepest Chamber Resurrection VR Talk: 7th Guest, Pianovision, Phasmaphobia Parting Gifts!
Evan Pedersen from the Mega Dads joins Christian and Anthony Taormina this week to discuss Insomniac possibly considering a standalone Venom game, Cities: Skylines 2 devs commenting on the launch status of the game, Pete Hines leaving Bethesda, a rumored Far Cry multiplayer extraction game, and more! Playlist: Super Mario Bros. Wonder; RimWorld; Final Fantasy 16, Hellboy Web of Wyrd; Hot Wheels: Unleashed 2; Marvel's Spider-Man 2 Parting Gifts!
Jeff and Christian welcome Bruce Greene back to the show this week to discuss the Microsoft/ABK merger getting finalized, John Riccitiello out at Unity, the PlayStation 5 Slim, a player surveying every planet in Starfield, and more! The Playlist: Robocop: Rogue City, Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, Forza Motorsport; Lords of the Fallen VR Talk: Quest 3 Parting Gifts!
Jeff and Christian welcome twitch streamer Tim Trikslyr Frazier back to the show this week to discuss the state of video game reviews, a potential PS5 remaster for Last of Us Part 2, Redfall chances for redemption and more! The Playlist: Sea of Stars, Resident Evil 4 and Dead Space, Wow Classic hardcore, Assassin’s Creed Mirage, Chants of Sennaar, Knight vs Giant: The Broken Excalibur Parting Gifts!
Jeff and Christian welcome Victor Lucas from EPTV back to the show this week to discuss the massive layoff at Epic Games, Jim Ryan stepping down at Sony, Chris Metzen coming out of retirement for World of Warcract, and more! The Playlist: Dave The Diver, Under The Waves, RE4: Separate Ways, Alan Wake 2, Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty, Cocoon Parting Gifts!
Jeff and Christian welcome Giantbomb's Jeff Grubb back to the show this week to discuss the massive leak of internal Microsoft Xbox emails and info, Unity backpedaling their disastrous revenue policy, the UK's CMA signaling approal for the MS/Activision Blizzard deal, and more! The Playlist: F-Zero 99, Cyberpunk Phantom Liberty, Armored Core 6, Lies of P, These Doomed Isles Parting Gifts!
Jeff and Christian welcome Art Director at Bitreactor and friend of the show, Daanish Syed back this week for a huge show. They discuss Sony's latest State of Play, featuring Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth, Avatar Frontiers of Pandora, and more, Nitendo's Direct, featuring Princess Peach Showtime, Paper Mario the 1,000 Year Door, and more, and Unity upending their pricing structure and the entire industry. Plus, Starfield updates, more layoffs, and more The Playlist: Mortal Kombat 1, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Dune Spice Wars, Starfield, Shadow Gambit, Marvel's Spider-Man 2 hands-on, God of Weapons.
Jeff and Christian welcome Rachel Kaser from Gamesbeat to the show to discuss solid rumors of Nintendo's next version of the Switch, Megan Fox joining the cast of MK1, a delay for Alone in the Dark, and more! The Playlist: Starfield, Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened Remake, Samba de Amigo: Party-To-Go, ABRISS Parting Gifts!
Jeff and Christian welcome Brendon Bigley from Into the Aether back to the show to discuss Nintendo's latest Direct, focusing on Super Mario Wonder, a shocking price increase for Sony PS Plus subscription service, Embracer Group shutting down Volition, Lenovo announcing its own Steam Deck competitor, and more! The Playlist: Starfield. All Starfield, only Starfield. It's a deep dive, with no story spoilers. Parting Gifts!
Jeff and Christian welcome Chris Baker, author of X-Wings, Lightsabers, and Scorpion Vader to the show this week to discuss a remaster of the classic DOS game, Dark Forces, Playstation Portal, and all of the huge Gamescom 2023 trailers, including Crimson Desert, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3, and more! The Playlist: TMNT Splintered Fate, Marvel Snap, Jedi: Survivor, Immortals of Aveum, GeForce Now, Sea of Stars Parting Gifts!
Jeff and Christian welcome the director of Prey, Dan Trachtenberg, back to the show this week to discuss 7 years of No Man's Sky and how it may compare to Starfield, the wild October video game release schedule, Bungie's odd description of their upcoming game, and more! The Playlist: En Garde, Midnight Fight Express, Waven, Wayfinder, Baldur’s Gate 3, Hammerwatch 2 Parting Gifts!
Jeff and Christian welcome Mike Futter from the Virtual Economy podcast back to the show this week to discuss the strange case of Overwatch 2 becoming Steam's worst reviewed game, Rockstar acquiring the developers behind unofficial RP servers for GTA 5 and Red Dead Redemption 2, THQ's jam-packed showcase, and more! The Playlist: Destiny 2, Diablo 4, Forza Horizon 5 seasonal content, Quake II, Baldur’s Gate 3, Tales and Tactics Tabletop Time: Betrayal at Baldur’s Gate, Taco vs Burrito, Can’t Stop Parting Gifts!
Jeff and Christian welcome Richard Lovejoy from the Gamers With Jobs Conference Call podcast back to the show this week to discuss Wizards of the Coast discovering an artist using AI to create art for an upcoming D&D expansion, older Elder Scrolls games being remade, Metal Gear hitting a sales milestone and more! The Playlist: Baldur’s Gate 3, Neurocracy 2.049, The Expanse: A Telltale Series, Let’s Revolution! Tabletop Time: Thousand Year Old Vampire, Betrayal Legacy, Bloc by Bloc, report from GenCon Parting Gifts!
Jeff and Christian welcome Mario Rivera from Point in Progress back to the show this week to discuss Riot's reveal of true 2v2 multiplayer in their upcoming fighting game, Project L, Destiny 2 players jumping on the Glorbo bandwagon, Ubisoft killing the Immortals Fenix Rising sequel, and more! The Playlist: Dave The Diver, Final Fantasy 16, Oxenfree 2: Lost Signals, Disney Illusion Island, Ratchet and Clank PC, Doomsday Hunters Parting Gifts!