About Dropped Frames
Dropped Frames is a weekly podcast featuring hosts itmeJP, Ezekiel_III and CohhCarnage where they discuss the on goings of being a full-time streamer and of course video games!
We go over every TGA nominations which helps us to remember how such an amazing year of video games is almost over. Then we finalize our personal categories for our upcoming GOTY show before ending on brief thoughts for Persona 5 Tactica, Like a Dragon Gaiden & The Talos Principle 2! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
We invite Lore Master Jesse Cox this week to spoil Alan Wake 2 and the wider Remedyverse! After that ( you can skip to 1:36:00 ) we chat about Grand Theft Auto 6 and the culture impact that will have when it's revealed soon. The Golden Joysticks also happened bringing in huge wins for Baldur's Gate 3, A Legend of Zelda film in the works, EGS not profitable and World of Warcraft Hardcore! 0:00 - Steroids 5:00 - Alan Wake 2 spoilercast starts 5:30 - Jesse Cox's thoughts on Alan Wake 2 & Remedy 11:00 - Spoilers properly start 11:30 - Deer 16:20 - Quantum Break 21:00 - Remedyverse 52:00 - Best moments 1:29:50 - Mr. Door 1:36:00 - Spoilers over! 1:38:30 - GTA6 announced soon 1:50:50 - The Golden Joystick awards 2:01:50 - Jesse and the bear story 2:19:00 - The Dark Urge 2:23:10 - A Zelda film 2:29:00 - XBOX partners with AI company 2:36:20 - Epic Game Store still not profitable 2:38:50 - Steam Deck OLED & Steam Deck 2 2:40:00 - World of Warcraft - Post BlizzCon 2:44:20 - Cohh in WoW Hardcore 2:52:10 - Shoutouts See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Another month another game dev laying off a large percentage of their workforce; this time Bungie steps up to the plate. After that we go over the rocky keynotes of BlizzCon 2023 where things seem to be a transitional phase to whatever comes next. The boys have been dabbling in simulcasting on YouTube (Not Cohh) and discuss the pros and cons. Then we get into the games! 0:00 - Horror Month 10:00 - Being sick 16:20 - Massive Bungie layoffs 27:00 - Blizzcon 2023 31:50 - World of Warcraft: The War Within 44:00 - Modern Warfare 3 horrible 54:00 - Simulcasting 1:22:20 - Alan Wake 2 1:52:00 - Marvel's Spider-Man 2 2:01:50 - RoboCop 2:11:00 - Stray Souls 2:20:50 - Skull Island: Rise of Kong 2:40:55 - For The King 2 2:47:00 - The Police Mystery 2:54:00 - FFXIV x Fall Guys 2:56:30 - Shoutouts See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Zeke is out this week as the ConVID as taken him and many others this week after a brief jaunt through Vegas for TwitchCon! Taking up the mantle for the week is GassyMexican to chat about all the new info coming out of TwitchCon! Then we get into possibly another Game of the Year contender: Alan Wake 2! 0:00 - Ghost Cohh 2:20 - What happens in Vegas 5:40 - TwitchCon 41:30 - Twitch CEO 53:00 - Stories 57:00 - Stream Together 1:10:00 - Twitch Alerts 1:11:30 - Chat warnings 1:15:00 - Twitch embeds 1:21:25 - Simulcasting 1:30:20 - Pete Hinds retiring 1:32:40 - Star Citizen: Squadron 42... Looks good? 1:37:00 - Capcom thriving 1:39:30 - Skull & Bones... Delayed again? 1:41:00 - XBOX Partner Showcase 1:44:00 - Alan Wake 2 1:59:40 - City Skylines 2 2:03:50 - Paradox parts ways with Hairbrained Schemes 2:04:20 - Lords of the Fallen 2:08:00 - Marvel's Spider-Man 2 2:12:10 - Lord of the Rings: Return to Moria 2:29:20 - Endless Dungeon 2:33:30 - Cohh producing a game 2:43:30 - Shoutouts See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
We return after a week off to chat about the deluge of good and bad news and try to stay positive about the industry we all love. More mass layoffs, is the PS5 slim a scam and in some good news John Riccitiello leaves Unity & Bobby Kotick leaves Activision after the merger goes through with Microsoft, yay? We swoon over Lies of P, lament over Lords of the Fallen & chat about all the Steam Next Fest games we've played! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Rami Ismail returns! And you know what that means - More news of devs getting decimated by an increasingly unsustainable games industry! Also Jim Ryan retiring from Playstation, Kamiya leaving Platinum Games, SAG-AFTRA targets AAA game publishers. Games talked about: Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty, Lies of P, Cocoon & many more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Tokyo Games Show happened this weekend and with it came a ton of new info on Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth, Dragon's Dogma 2, Like a Dragon 8 & surprisingly tons more! But first updates on Unity v Games Industry as well as a massive ton of XBOX leaks this week! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
We're joined by Rami Ismail this week to get to the bottom of the Unity changes that were announced last week and what that ultimately means for educators, hobbyists and developers big and small. We also check our hype levels for the upcoming changes and expansion to Cyberpunk 2077. We've also played the bonkers Mortal Kombat 1 & the soulslike Lies of P! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The crew is back together after braving the elements in the desert and space to have an in-depth conversation about the pros and cons of Starfield after a substantial amount of timing playing it! Also is the Switch 2 right around the corner? More Skull & Bones woes, E3 not happening again maybe, and a whole lot more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Cohh is traveling through space and Zeke is (hopefully!) doing alright out in Burning Man this week so JP brought in some ringers: DansGaming & Strippin to chat about our time with Starfield. Then we get into some news with Final Fantasy XVI announcing 2 new DLCs, DOTA 2 punishing smurf accounts, PS+ going up in price, Volition shutting down, SAG-AFTRA expanding their strike to the games industry and more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Zeke is out this week and filling in for him are DansGaming and Strippin! Who all coincidentally have finished Baldur's Gate 3 and we give our final thoughts on the game that making waves for the last month! Then we get into all the exciting info from GamesCom and the next Destiny 2 expansion. TennoCon also happened over the weekend and with it brought new info on Warframe and their new game: Soulframe. Then we give impressions on Skull & Bones, Armored Core 6 & Immortals of Aveum! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Most of us are still deep into trying to finish Baldur's Gate 3 before the next wave of big games graces our PC screens such as: Armored Core VI and Starfield. The latter of which has gone gold 3 weeks ahead of launch! Of course that comes with some hilarious drama as well. In news: Dark and Darker is back maybe? notoriously delayed Skull and Bones gets a closed beta test, Alan Wake 2 gets delayed a week and Geoff Keighley is back with Gamescom's Opening Night Live this Tuesday! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The boys are joined by fellow adventurer DansGaming this week to finally have a chat about Baldur's Gate 3! Is it too good? Should it be the base line for AAA games going forward? Is that fair to other developers? Is Starfield okay? We answer all these quests and more on this week's episode! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
It's a busy weekend with two fan conventions happening at the same time: Final Fantasy XIV's FanFest & Path of Exile's ExileCon! Announcing a new expansion for the critically acclaimed Final Fantasy XIV: Dawntrail as well as a ton of new info for the long-awaited Path of Exile 2. In other news Project L gives an update ahead of EVO 2023, Ubisoft cancels projects, there's weird drama with Armored Core VI! Games this week: The Expanse: A Telltale Game, Punc Club 2, Unholy & more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Swen Vincke the Founder/CEO of Larian Studios returns this week on the eve of their huge game: Baldur's Gate 3 launching! We have tons of questions and so does the community and we get to most of them! After the interview we get to some small tidbits of news: The Overwatch League on the precipes of ending, everyone raging at Diablo 4 & more. Games this week: Remnant 2, Viewfinder, Coreborn and... Everquest? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
We're joined by Twitch's Mike Minton and Tom Verilli to chat about where Twitch is going, upcoming features and whether Twitch is still a creator first platform. Then with the FTC court case against Microsoft buying ABK in the past; Sony strikes a deal to keep Call of Duty on the plaform. Bungie sets legal precedent after winning court case against a serial harrasser of one of their employees. We also get into some games with Exoprimal, Jagged Alliance 3 & Decarnation! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
This is a heavy news week with TwitchCon Paris 2023 bringing in a surprising amount of new features to the platform. Ubisoft Swatter gets off lightly in France. Co-Creator of Sonic the Hedgehog - Yuji Naka - Sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for insider trading. Overwatch 2 dropping PvE again? Or not? Diablo 4 unveils its season content. Street Fighter 6 sells over 2 million units and much more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
We reminisce about 8 years of Dropped Frames this week and we're prepared for another 8 years! Twitter is a mess (again) Will there be a TwitchCon Paris in the middle of protests and riots? Spanish streamer Ibai breaks all records with 3.44 concurrent viewers, Baldur's Gate 3 releasing a month early (whew!) Final Fantasy XVI sells 3 million in its first week! Plus our thoughts on Dave the Diver, the new Conan Exiles expansion: Art of War, Mars First Logistics and much more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
It's Cohh's birthday today and it's time to get HYPE with Twitch's new Supercha - Hype Chat features! Twitch also rolled out a new dashboard homepage that seems good but needs some more time to cook. Phil Spencer admits they bought Bethesda to keep Starfield off of Playstation. Meanwhile Starfield might not have a physical edition at all? The Nintendo Direct gives us Elephant Mario, Zeke has a ton of demos to tell us about and JP and Cohh have been loving Final Fantasy XVI! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
A lot has happened over the last couple of weeks in the streaming world and we couldn't wait until Sunday to talk about it! xQc's $100 million contract with Gambling/Crypto streaming site Kick, Amouranth's $30 million contract, what's actually going on? We break it down and wonder if Kick is a true competitor to Twitch or a drop in the bucket. Then we take a moment to gush over the Final Fantasy XVI demo, Lies of P and more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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