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Byte Me Podcast

Every week the Byte Me Podcast dips into the games you should be playing! Featuring news and reviews for PC, console and mobile games, along with fun discussions about games from the classics to new releases. Perfect for casual gamers or for casual gamers that want to be a little more hardcore, join Byte Me and find your next favorite game!

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What We're Playing Colby:  Kingdom Two Crowns Cliff: Far Cry 6, Kingdom Two Crowns Dylan: GTA: San Andreas News Halo Infinite Has a Cheating Problem Epic Games Now Has Over 1000 Games You Can Stream Epic Buys Harmonix Cyberpunk 2077 Might Actually Be Good Now The Xbox One S Might Be the Perfect Console This Christmas There Are Some Secret Game Pass Games You Can Play on PC Want to Bury Your Booty? Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): What game announcement do you hope to see from The Game Awards. Or what game will win GOTY from their list. Princess_Megan: What did you enjoy most about your Thanksgiving? *monotone screaming*: Do you enjoy playing difficult games like Getting Over It? And if so, what’s it like being a psychopath? Primefan: What Star Wars games would make great remakes Mansocks: What is your favorite waffle topping? Cheap/Free Games Epic Games Dead by Daylight While True: Learn() Humble Bundle https://www.humblebundle.com/games/best-sandbox-bundle https://www.humblebundle.com/games/akupara-5-year-anniversary-bundle Game Pass Lawn Mowing Simulator – December 2 Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector – December 2 Halo Infinite (Console, PC) - December 8 Among Us (Console) Dec. 14 Aliens: Fireteam Elite (Xbox and PC) - December 14 The Gunk (Xbox and PC) -  December 16 Total War: Warhammer 3 (PC) February 17, 2022 Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

2 de dez.

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Fights In Tight Spaces (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC) – December 2 Solar Ash (PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, PC) – December 2 Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker (PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, PC, Mac) – December 7 Halo Infinite (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC) – December 8 Loop Hero (Switch) – December 9 Monster Rancher 1 & 2 DX (Switch, PC, iOS) – December 9 Wytchwood (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) – December 9 Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon (PlayStation 4, Switch, PC) – December 13 Among Us (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One) – December The Gunk (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC) – December 16 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

1 de dez.

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Console Locked DLC Sure Is(n't) Worth It episode 259_mixdown.mp3 What We're Playing Colby:  Doom 3, Exo One, Kingdom Two Crowns, Stories Untold Cliff: Death’s Door, Golf Club: Wasteland Dylan: GTA Vice City, GTA San Andreas, Halo: Infinite Multiplayer (for 10 minutes) Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ News New Spiderman DLC is Only Multiplayer Blizzard is Spiraling The Original Versions of the GTA Trilogy are Back...At Least on Rockstar Have a New LG TV? You Can Stream GeForce Now What Do You Think Sonic Smells Like? Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): What're your thoughts on the free to play multiplayer for games like Halo? A lot of people love the ease of access of getting people in, a lot of others say they wish it was $60 like it used to be so they wouldn't have to deal with all the new microtransactions that come along with a free to play game. What do you think? Squid: Yo. What’s a small detail in a game that blew your mind. Primefan: Now that battlefield 2042 is out are you planning on buying the game Misshappychildhood: What are your 3 top choices for best Nintendo Switch games with the most fun and play value? *monotone screaming*: What is your favorite type of customization in video games? Do you like the Diablo style of putting a skin on something that looks like something you’ve unlocked, or do you like leveling up and getting skins? Or some other type of customization Tr1pletrouble88: Favorite thing to draw :) Joe Coleslaw: You are in charge of the Multi-Verse Thanksgiving meal! You have to choose up to 12 video game characters from all franchises for the invite to the big FEAST of Thanksgiving! What is your BEST list for a successful gathering? What would be your Murphy's law list, (everything that could go wrong can and will wrong) Cheap/Free Games Epic Games Antstream - Epic Welcome Pack theHunter: Call of the Wild Prime Gaming Frostpunk Journey to the Savage Planet Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse Tales of Monkey Island Complete Pack Football Manager 2021 Morkredd Spellcaster University Youtubers Life PS Plus (Rumored) Godfall Challenger Edition (PS5 / PS4) Mortal Shell (PS4) Lego DC Super-Villains (PS4) Games with Gold Orcs Must Die! The Escapists 2 Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet Tropico 5 – Penultimate Edition Game Pass Deeeer Simulator (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – November 23 Mortal Shell (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – November 23 Evil Genius 2 (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – November 30 Halo Infinite (Console, PC) - December 8 Among Us (Console) Dec. 14 The Gunk (Xbox and PC) -  December 16 Total War: Warhammer 3 (PC) February 17, 2022 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

25 de nov.

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What We're Playing Colby:  Zookeeper World, Call of Juarez: Gunslinger, Nexomon: Extinction Cliff: Forza 5, Psychonauts 2 Dylan: GTA 3, GTA Vice City News Blizzard is Literally a Dumpster Fire at This Point and Bobby Kotick Has Got to Go The 2021 Game Awards Have Been Announced Don’t Worry About MS, Game Pass is Doing Just Fine Go Hang Out at WDW in MineCraft Xbox Adds a Ton of Backward Compatible Games in “Last Update” We Did It! Twitch is on the Switch Now! This is Gross Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): What is your favorite Xbox Memory as we are celebrating 20 years of Xbox today? *monotone screaming*: Did you ever camp outside of a game store waiting for a launch? Squid: Question for me! Have you ever played/beat a game and then gone to play it a second time and have no recollection of it? Because it sure just happened to me now. Primefan: How much did you mod your Xbox 1 or computer? Princess_Megan: Did you do anything special for your birthday? If not, will it be celebrated at Disney this weekend? JoeColeslaw: To a guy taking the 4k jump, what are games to go back to on Xbox series s to give my TV a run for its money? (Games i have cued so far : Tetris effect, horizon 5, halo, sea of thieves [duh], Lawn Mowing Simulator [double duh]) Cheap/Free Games Epic Games Guild of Dungeoneering KID A MNESIA EXHIBITION Never Alone Humble Bundle https://www.humblebundle.com/games/leisure-suit-larry-collection-bundle Game Pass Halo Infinite Multiplayer Beta – Available now Dead Space (Cloud) EA Play - Today Dragon Age: Origins (Cloud) EA Play - Today Next Space Rebels (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – November 17 Exo One (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – November 18 Fae Tactics (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – November 18 My Friend Pedro (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – November 18 Undungeon (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – November 18 MS Flight Sim: Game of the Year Edition - November 18 Deeeer Simulator (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – November 23 Mortal Shell (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – November 23 Evil Genius 2 (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – November 30 Halo Infinite (Console, PC) - December 8 Among Us (Console) Dec. 14 The Gunk (Xbox and PC) -  December 16 Total War: Warhammer 3 (PC) February 17, 2022 Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ $34 away from $4k! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

18 de nov.

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What We're Playing Colby:  RDR2, Flynn: Son of Crimson, Unpacking, Backbone, Paint the Town Red, Back4Blood, Zookeeper World Cliff: Back 4 Blood, Psychonauts 2, Stardew Valley Hans: Minecraft, Fall Guys, Apex Legends, Overwatch, Back 4 Blood, Cycle:Frontier, and Mandalorian Pinball Extra Life Total: $3,865 You can still donate at: https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ Huge Shoutout to: Hans Carter Colby Megan Phillips Alan Schulte Ryan Hillberry Rich Deacon News Ubisoft Shockingly Hasn’t Changed Anything (petition) Forza Horizon 5 is Adding ASL Support The Switch is Going to Be Around for a While Is This Better Or Worse Than Super Mario Bros? Minecraft Gets Way Easier Twitch Just Got Infinitely Better Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): Since we're getting closer to the end of the year, what game came out this year that is your personal GOTY and what's a game that you played that may not have come out that is your GOTY this year? Primefan: What are your thoughts on forza horizon 5 vs horizon 4 and how do you think they improved? Mansocks: What was your favorite part of Extra Life? TheBigDog: With GTA remasters coming soon. How much of an Impact did that series make in the video game industry? turndwn4wut: Last minute question. You are a super villain that specializes in minor inconveniences. What’s the first thing you do? Cheap/Free Games Epic Games Rogue Company Season Four Epic Pack Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep: A Wonderlands One-shot Adventure Humble Bundle https://www.humblebundle.com/games/adrenaline-rush-bundle https://www.humblebundle.com/games/sonic-30th-anniversary-bundle https://www.humblebundle.com/games/fighting-juggernauts-bundle https://www.humblebundle.com/games/aspyr-25th-anniversary Game Pass Football Manager 2022 (PC) – November 9 Football Manager 2022: Xbox Edition (Cloud, Console, and PC) – November 9 Forza Horizon 5 (Cloud, Console, and PC) – November 9 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas – The Definitive Edition (Console) – November 11 One Step from Eden (Console and PC) ID@Xbox – November 11 One Step from Eden combines deck-building and real-time action with rogue-like MS Flight Sim: Game of the Year Edition - November 18 Halo Infinite (Console, PC) - December 8 Among Us (Console) Dec. 14 Total War: Warhammer 3 (PC) February 17, 2022 Small Bites Netflix Gaming Is Live...If You Have an Android (and now iOS!) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

11 de nov.

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What We're Playing Colby: Red Dead Redemption 2, Flynn Son of Crimson Cliff: Psychonauts 2, Moonglow Bay Dylan: Back 4 Blood Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ News I’m Sure This WIll Fix Things Luigi is Getting His Own Lego Set If You Own a PC You May Never Have to Buy a Playstation Again Stadia is Testing Time-Limited Demos You Can Play Geforce Now On Xbox Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): Is there any game franchise that you wish had a Games as a Service? For Example, a God of War in a Destiny 2 kind of game. Misshappychildhood: Is it dumb to buy a Nintendo Switch for my family at this point in time? ShadoughX (Josh): What makes a good video game-based show or movie? *monotone screaming*: What are some of your favorite early 2000’s shooters? Primefan: Is there any Xbox exclusive game that you think is your favorite? Also, what are your thoughts on Battlefield 2042 ? Ryan: Do you have a favorite character from some smaller indie games? Tr1pletrouble88: Favorite carnival or pier game? Mansocks: C64: what was your favorite game soundtrack.. and why was it Commando.. and how HARD did that game go on music Cheap/Free Games Epic Games Aven Colony Games with Gold Moving Out ($24.99 ERP): Available November 1 to 30 Kingdom Two Crowns ($19.99 ERP): Available November 16 to December 15 Rocket Knight ($14.99 ERP): Available November 1 to 15 Lego Batman 2 DC Super Heroes ($19.99 ERP): Available November 16 to 30 Game Pass Minecraft: Java and Bedrock Editions (PC) – November 2 Unpacking (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – November 2 It Takes Two (Cloud, Console, PC) EA Play – November 4 Kill It with Fire (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – November 4 Football Manager 2022 (PC) – November 9 Football Manager 2022: Xbox Edition (Cloud, Console, and PC) – November 9 Forza Horizon 5 (Cloud, Console, and PC) – November 9 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas – The Definitive Edition (Console) – November 11 One Step from Eden (Console and PC) ID@Xbox – November 11 One Step from Eden combines deck-building and real-time action with rogue-like MS Flight Sim: Game of the Year Edition - November 18 Halo Infinite (Console, PC) - December 8 Among Us (Console) Dec. 14 Playstation Plus Knockout City | PS5 & PS4 First Class Trouble** | PS5 &PS4 Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning | PS4 The Persistence | PS VR*** The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners – Standard Edition | PS VR*** Until You Fall | PS VR*** Prime Gaming Control Ultimate Edition Rise of the Tomb Raider Dragon Age: Inquisition on Origin Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos Liberated BAFL - Brakes Are For Losers Demon Hunter 2: New Chapter Secret Files: Sam Peters Puzzle Agent 2 Troll Corner God I Hate This Ubisoft is investing in crypto apparently Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

4 de nov.

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World War Z [Switch] – November 2 - $40 Bloodshore [PC, PS5, XSX, PS4, XBO, Switch] – November 3 - $15 Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Happy Home Paradise DLC [Switch] – November 5 - $25 Call of Duty: Vanguard [PC, PS5, XSX, PS4, XBO] – November 5 - $60 Disney Classic Games Collection [PC, PS4, XBO, Switch] – November 9 - $30 Football Manager 2022 [PC, Xbox] – November 9 - $55/GamePass Forza Horizon 5 [PC, XSX, XBO] – November 9 - $60/GamePass Jurassic World Evolution 2 [PC, PS5, XSX, PS4, XBO] – November 9 - $60 Skyrim Anniversary Edition [PC, PS5, XSX, PS4, XBO] – November 11 - Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic [Switch] – November 11 - $15 Battlefield 2042 [PC, PS5, XSX, PS4, XBO] – November 19 - $60x Pokemon Brilliant Diamond / Shining Pearl [Switch] – November 19 - $60 Final Fantasy 14 Endwalker expansion [PC, PS5, PS4] – November 23 - $40 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

3 de nov.

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What We're Playing Colby:  Red Dead Redemption 2, Flynn: Son of Crimson Cliff: Riders Republic, Psychonauts 2 Dylan: Back 4 Blood Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ News God of War is Coming to PC CD Project Red Buys Molasses Flood You Can Now Get a Razor RGB Facemask Can’t Find a 3080? Why Not Stream One? This is the First Good Idea Stadia Has Had Xbox is Making an MMO You Can Play Anywhere You Can Have an Old School LAN Party with Halo Infinite Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): What is the next game that hasn't come out yet that you're really looking forward to? What makes you so excited and will you get it day one? *monotone screaming*: What are your thoughts on the newer consoles? Primefan: If you played any racing games which one is your favorite game for pure fun *monotone screaming*: Are you excited about any upcoming games? Rdeacon: Is Bowser a Kaiju? Princess_Megan: What are your plans for the weekend? Primefan: What are your thoughts on the game enlisted would you play it? https://youtu.be/hbNMAU_ECLI (I have one if you need another - Colby) Cheap/Free Games Epic Games DARQ tells the story of Lloyd, a boy who finds himself in the middle of a lucid nightmare. Unable to wake up, Lloyd has to face his fears and decipher the meaning of the dream. Game Pass Moonglow Bay – October 26 (Console, PC, Cloud) Age Of Empires IV – October 28 (PC, Cloud) Alan Wake’s American Nightmare (Console and PC) – October 28 Backbone (Console) ID@Xbox – October 28 Nongunz: Doppelganger Edition (Cloud, Console, and PC) – October 28 The Forgotten City (Cloud, Console, and PC) – October 28 Bassmaster Fishing 2022 – October 28 (Console, PC, Cloud) Minecraft (Java & Bedrock) - November 2 - (PC) Football Manager 2022 (Console, PC) - November 9th Forza Horizon 5  (Console, PC) - November 9th GTA: San Andreas - November 11 MS Flight Sim: Game of the Year Edition - November 18 Halo Infinite (Console, PC) - December 8 Among Us (Console) Dec. 14 Troll Corner Sony Has the Worst Idea Ever --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

28 de out.

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News Nintendo Releases Pricing for the Nintendo Online Expansion Still Looking for a PS5? This Install Size is Insane This Game Studio Sounds Amazing I Failed to Pre-Order a Fridge Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): What's a game or game(s) that you've always been interested in playing but for some reason or another you keep putting off and have still yet to play it? Do you think you honestly will play said game at some point? *monotone screaming*: Do you prefer 1st person or 3rd person for different genres? (Shooter, puzzle, exploration, etc.) Mazelnut: Are there any movies that feel like they couldn’t be made into video games but you wish they would? *monotone screaming*: If you’ve played any of the superhero games like Batman or Spider Man, which one is your favorite? Rdeacon: Do you have a preferred type of headphone, can be brand and or type (over ear or earbud) for gaming? Princess_Megan: How are your backlogs coming? Have you completed anything off of them, or plan to soon? Cheap/Free Games Epic Games Among the Sleep - Enhanced Edition In the game you play as a small child trapped in a weird nightmare where you go looking for your mom. Game Pass Outriders - October 19 - (PC) Into the Pit - October 19 (Console/PC) Echo Generation – October 21 (Console, PC, Cloud) Everspace 2 (PC) - October 21 Dragon Ball FighterZ (Cloud and Console) – October 21 Moonglow Bay – October 26 (Console, PC, Cloud) Age Of Empires IV – October 28 (PC, Cloud) Alan Wake’s American Nightmare (Console and PC) – October 28 Backbone (Console) ID@Xbox – October 28 Nongunz: Doppelganger Edition (Cloud, Console, and PC) – October 28 The Forgotten City (Cloud, Console, and PC) – October 28 Bassmaster Fishing 2022 – October 28 (Console, PC, Cloud) Minecraft (Java & Bedrock) - November 2 - (PC) Humble Bundle https://www.humblebundle.com/games/thehunter-call-wild-complete-bundle Troll Corner This is So Dumb https://www.ign.com/articles/metroid-dread-mercurysteam-not-crediting-all-developers Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

21 de out.

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Microsoft is softening its stance on your right to repair your own Xbox, which might save you a lot of shipping and downtime in the future, plus keep a lot of systems out of landfills. Other Video Game News Xbox is Making Some Pretty Cool Shoes I Hate Bitcoin Miners So Much Why Does Anyone Care if a Non-PVP Game is Pay to Win? Man, Blizzard Stepped in it Again Deus Ex Mod Adds a Female Protagonist 21 Years Ago Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): Do you guys have any excitement for the Steam Deck? As primarily a PC GamerI personally feel it will be the best handheld on the market, even without the lack of "exclusives" like the Switch has (although the PC exclusive is the tons and tons of indie games you get before anyone else). Happyfunball: What kind of monies are developers seeing for inclusion on Game Pass and do they feel it’s worthwhile? Primefan: What game would be a good simulation and how would you think that it would be accomplished?? Princess_Megan: If money was no object, which piece of game memorabilia would you purchase? Tr1pletrouble88: potatoes? yes or no Cheap/Free Games Epic Games Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse Be the Zombie. Kick A** and Take Brains. It’s 1959 and the city of Punchbowl, PA, is a beacon of progress and ideal living. Show the living that law and order are no match for a dead man on a mission! Game Pass Back 4 Blood – October 12 (Console, PC, Cloud) Destiny 2: Beyond Light (PC) – October 12 The Riftbreaker – October 14 (Console, PC) Ring of Pain (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – October 14 The Good Life – October 15 (Console) Into the Pit - October 19 (Console/PC) Echo Generation – October 21 (Console, PC, Cloud) Moonglow Bay – October 26 (Console, PC, Cloud) Age Of Empires IV – October 28 (PC, Cloud) Bassmaster Fishing 2022 – October 28 (Console, PC, Cloud) Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

14 de out.

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Or maybe you will? I dunno, I don't know all of you. Other Video Game News Epic Games is Getting Achievements There is a New Layers of Fear Game in the Works Netflix Bought the Studio That Make Oxenfree New Database Helps Find the Right Accessible Game for You It’s Like Colby Can Tell the Damn Future What We're Playing Colby: Superliminal, The Artful Escape, Mighty Goose, Unsighted, The Hunter Call of the Wild Cliff: Stardew Valley Dylan: Star Trek (Apple Arcade) Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): With Halloween coming up soon, what are a few of your favorite horror games!? Also for fun, some of your favorite horror movies and tv shows. *monotone screaming*: What is a game you would recommend to someone just starting to play video games? Not genre related, just any game Tr1pletrouble88: What game is your Firewatch? I mean other than Firewatch i guess? JoeColeslaw: So, I don't have any long question lined up... so what is your thoughts on Avengers Getting a Second Wind on Gamepass? What other live service game could get a shot in the arm with Gamepass? (Previous games include: fallout 76, PUBG, Elder Scrolls Online, sea of thieves) Cheap/Free Games PlayStation Now The Last of Us Part II (through Jan. 3) Fallout 76 Final Fantasy VIII Remastered Desperados III Amnesia: Collection Yet Another Zombie Defense Victor Vran: Overkill Edition Amazon Prime Gaming Star Wars: Squadrons Alien: Isolation Ghostrunner Song of Horror: Complete Edition Red Wings: Aces of the Sky Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures Secret Files https://gaming.amazon.com/home Epic Games PC Building Simulator Game Pass Phoenix Point – October 1 (Console) The Procession to Calvary (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – October 7 Visage (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – October 7 Back 4 Blood – October 12 (Console, PC, Cloud) Destiny 2: Beyond Light (PC) – October 12 The Riftbreaker – October 14 (Console, PC) Ring of Pain (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – October 14 The Good Life – October 15 (Console) Echo Generation – October 21 (Console, PC, Cloud) Moonglow Bay – October 26 (Console, PC, Cloud) Age Of Empires IV – October 28 (PC, Cloud) Bassmaster Fishing 2022 – October 28 (Console, PC, Cloud) Troll Corner Damnit, This is Just One More Reason to Be Pissed Off at Blizzard Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life Nov 6th! https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

7 de out.

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Somehow Chris Pratt is going to play Mario in a new animated feature and we're honestly not sure if that is good or bad (or both?) Other Video Game News Activision pays out a quick $18 million to settle one of their many lawsuits Nintendo Online is getting N64 and Sega Games Your PS4 will no longer brick if your battery dies Bitcoin and other crypto is now illegal in China Fall Guys is the most downloaded PS Plus game ever Disco Elysium is coming to Xbox and the Switch next month Bloodshore is an FMV Battle Royale and I hate the entire idea What We're Playing Colby:  Pokemon Sword, Night in the Woods, Superliminal Cliff: Sable Questions JoeColeslaw: Anyone want to lend me their steam link pad thing so I can play Gas Station Simulator? Or I can wait until next year for the console port. Sometimes, it's best to 'hit the reset button' in life like an overgrown lawn to just spend 2 days and get it back to a manageable level. Or a cluttered house, spend a week and get it deep cleaned so it's easier to maintain. Or, I don't know, MAYBE move across the country and unpack into your new house! The same could be true in video games, you get so lost, or just want a fresh start. When have you pressed reset on games you're playing and start from scratch? Princess_Megan: Who is your favorite video game designer, whether person or studio and what makes them so? DA VINSTER (Vinny) — What franchise would you like to see be adapted into a telltale type of video game and why? Alan S (zeroskill): Question: Are you ready for New World? *monotone screaming*: What was your favorite video game genre when you were a kid, and has it changed since then? Primefan: What sort of tabletop game would you like to see turn into a video game? Cheap/Free Games Epic Games Europa Universalis IV PlayStation Plus (Rumored) Hell Let Loose (PS5) Mortal Kombat X (base version, PS4) PGA Tour 2K21 (PS4) Games with Gold Aaero ($14.99 ERP): Available October 1 to 31 Hover ($24.99 ERP): Available October 16 to November 15 Castlevania: Harmony of Despair ($14.99 ERP): Available October 1 to 15 Resident Evil Code: Veronica X ($19.99 ERP): Available October 16 to 31 Game Pass Lemnis Gate (September 28) Marvel’s Avengers (September 30) Unsighted (September 30) Phoenix Point (October 1) Back 4 Blood (October 12) The Riftbreaker (October 14) Into the Pit (October 19) Age of Empires 4 (October 28) Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

30 de set.

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It's good news when your legal counsel quits without notice and you're being newly investigated by the SEC and the EEOC, right? Right? More Video Game News Activision Blizzard Is Now Under Federal Investigation! The New PS5 Firmware Might Increase Your FPS Quantic Dreams Might Be Making a Star Wars Game Warhammer Online Just Got New Cities...8 Years After It Went Offline Candy Crush is Now an Esport Toe Jam and Earl Originally Had a Way Better Final Boss What We're Playing Colby:  Night in the Woods Cliff: Torchlight 3 Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): I'm jumping the gun a little bit, but let's do it anyway! Halloween is a little over a month away. What would be your dream, unlimited budget, Video Game Costume and any other dream costume not video game-related you'd wanna be. *monotone screaming*: What were some of your favorite games from the older consoles, like SNES and Atari? Squid: Do silent protagonists still work Kim Cruz: Would you rather fight a 1 duck size of a horse or 100 horse size of a duck Hans Addleman: How many times during an average podcast recording does each host fart? Kent R. Johnson: What is your opinion of Fallout 76? Hallie Kinder: What video game have you beaten the most times and why? Wez: what’s one feature you’d like to see in a future gaming console? Cheap/Free Games Epic Game The Escapists Humble https://www.humblebundle.com/games/be-bad-guy Game Pass Lost Words: Beyond the Page (Cloud, Console, and PC) – September 23 Sable (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – September 23 Subnautica: Below Zero (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – September 23 Tainted Grail: Conquest (PC) ID@Xbox – September 23 Lemnis Gate (Console and PC) – September 28 Astria Ascending (Cloud, Console, and PC) – September 30 Unsighted (Console and PC) ID@Xbox – September 30 Phoenix Point (Console) ID@Xbox – October 1 Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

23 de set.

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Video Game News I Can Finally Use Bluetooth Headphones with My Switch Don’t Look for a Price Drop on Switch’s in the US Switch Online Might Be Getting More Interesting Soon Get Either PS5, You'll be Fine C’mon Marty I Guess Things Haven’t Gotten Better at Blizzard Since Our Last Episode Stream Xbox Games to Your PC! What We're Playing Colby:  Pokemon Go, Dead Space 2, Grounded, Omno, Kitaria Fables, Dead Space 3, Cris Tales, Homefront: The Revolution, Nuclear Throne, Golf Club Wasteland Cliff: Ummmmm, Tetris? Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): What game do you think would benefit most from coming to a service like Xbox Game Pass or PS Now? Rdeacon: What do you think is the best way for gamers to give developers feedback about their games?  I just heard a podcast where the developer from Escape from Tarkov creator wants the feedback but said it's a tedious process to weed through all the trolls to get to valuable insights. Primefan: Which character that isn’t in the mortal kombat universe be best the doom slayer or kratos JoeColeslaw: How stoked are you for Psychonauts 2...Short point... you MAY want to play 1 first, but NOT required... just freshen up on controls. They do a good job to recap Princess_Megan: Which real world animal or fictional creature would you like to see better utilized in video games and how would you like to see this accomplished? Cheap/Free Games Epic Games The Escapists PS Plus Overcooked: All You Can Eat! Hitman 2 Predator: Hunting Grounds PS Now Tekken 7 Killing Floor 2 Final Fantasy VII Windbound Pathfinder: Kingmaker – Definitive Edition Ghost of a Tale Moonlighter Xbox Games with Gold Warhammer: Chaosbane ($39.99 ERP): Available September 1 to 30 Mulaka ($19.99 ERP): Available September 16 to October 15 Zone of the Enders HD Collection ($29.99 ERP): Available September 1 to 15 Samurai Shodown II ($9.99 ERP): Available September 16 to 30 Game Pass Craftopia (Game Preview) (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – September 2 Final Fantasy XIII (Console and PC) – September 2 Signs of the Sojourner (Cloud, Console, and PC) – September 2 Surgeon Simulator 2 (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – September 2 Crown Trick (Console and PC) ID@Xbox – September 7 Breathedge (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – September 9 Nuclear Throne (Console and PC) ID@Xbox – September 9 The Artful Escape (Console and PC) ID@Xbox – September 9 Flynn: Son of Crimson (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – September 15 I Am Fish (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – September 16 SkateBird (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – September 16 Superliminal (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – September 16 Aragami 2 (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – September 17 Lost Words: Beyond the Page (Cloud, Console, and PC) – September 23 Sable (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – September 23 Subnautica: Below Zero (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – September 23 Tainted Grail: Conquest (PC) ID@Xbox – September 23 Lemnis Gate (Console and PC) – September 28 Astria Ascending (Cloud, Console, and PC) – September 30 Unsighted (Console and PC) ID@Xbox – September 30 Phoenix Point (Console) ID@Xbox – October 1 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

18 de set.

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Lake (PC, Xbox) – 1st September - ??? Surgeon Simulator 2: Access All Areas (Steam, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S) - September 2 - $25 The Medium (PS5) – 3rd September - $50 Life Is Strange: True Colors (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox) – 10th September - $60 WarioWare: Get It Together! (Switch) – 10th September - $50 Deathloop (PC, PS5) – 14th September - $60 Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Extraction (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox) – 16th September - ??? Skatebird (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch, Luna) - September 16 - $20/GP Aragami 2 (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox) – 17th September - $40/GP Kena: Bridge of Spirits (PC, PS4, PS5) – 21st September - $40 Blood Bowl 3 - Early Access (PC) - September 21 - ??? Diablo II: Resurrected (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox, Switch) – 23rd September - $40 Sable (PC, Xbox Series X) – 23rd September - ???/GP Death Stranding Director’s Cut (PS5) – 24th September - $50 Ghostrunner (PS5, Xbox Series X) – 28th September - $30 Lemnis Gate (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox) – 28th September - $20/GP Outer Wilds: Echoes of the Eye (PC, PS4, Xbox) – 28th September - $15 Doctor Who: The Edge of Reality (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox Switch) – 30th September - $25 Astria Ascending (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox Switch) – 30th September - $40 Life Is Strange: Remastered Collection (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox, Switch) – 30th September - $40 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

1 de set.

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Today's episode was kinda messy, Colby and I couldn't hear each other for most of the recording, which makes it really hard to have a conversation. We posted what we had, but parts of it are definitely a little disjointed. We'll answer all the questions from this episode on Episode 249, which will probably come out on September 8th or 15th, depending on how my migration to Florida goes. What We're Playing Colby:  The Ascent, Twelve Minutes, Stranger Things 3, Dead Space 2, Grounded Cliff: The Ascent, Stardew News xCloud is Coming to the Xbox Halo is Launching Without Co-op Campaign or Forge Good Guy EA? Stardew Valley is an Esport Now Destiny 2 is Going to Give You Infinite Ammo Intel's New CPU Could Be Very Cool Bethesda Says It Will Stop Releasing New Versions of Skyrim When We Stop Buying It Curt Schilling's 38 Studios Is Making Payroll 10 Years Too Late Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): What game do you think would benefit most from coming to a service like Xbox Game Pass or PS Now? Rdeacon: What do you think is the best way for gamers to give developers feedback about their games?  I just heard a podcast where the developer from Escape from Tarkov creator wants the feed back but said its a tedious process to weed through all the trolls to get to valuable insights. Primefan: Which character that isn’t in the mortal kombat universe be best the doom slayer or kratos JoeColeslaw: How stoked are you for Psychonauts 2...Short point... you MAY want to play 1 first, but NOT required... just freshen up on controls. They do a good job to recap Princess_Megan: Which real world animal or fictional creature would you like to see better utilized in video games and how would you like to see this accomplished? Cheap/Free Games Epic Games Welcome to Automachef, a resource management puzzler where you design kitchens, program machinery and watch your genius come to life! It’s time to engineer tomorrow’s kitchen, today! Game Pass Psychonauts 2 (Cloud, Console, and PC) – August 25 Myst (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – August 26 Surgeon Simulator 2: Access All Areas - September 2nd The Artful Escape – September 9 (Console, PC, Cloud) Skatebird - September 16 Aragami 2 - September 17th Sable - September 23 Lemnis Gate - September 28th Astria Ascending – September 30 (Console, PC) Humble Bundle https://www.humblebundle.com/games/seven-deadly-sims https://www.humblebundle.com/games/big-brain LSL https://www.pcgamer.com/return-to-a-time-when-horny-videogames-made-you-type-leisure-suit-larry-is-now-free/ Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

26 de ago.

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The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing says Riot Games isn't cooperating with their investigation and we are shocked. Shocked I tell you! Riot Games Isn’t Exactly Being Cooperative Have you Been Waiting for More Doom 2 Levels? Phil Spencer Has a Steam Deck There is So Much GTA Coming Out This Year Well This Might Be Interesting? Well Crap Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): I'm sure I've done this before, but What is a game that hasn't been remastered or remade that you would like to see come back? Princess_Megan: What is one video game you wish you had finished, but got distracted by a new, shiny game and never went back to? What is it about this game that makes you regret not completing it? Cpt Insano6: What do you think has led to the rise in video game popularity; i.e. the rise of social media, etc? Or maybe a better way would be: why does it seem like video games have never been more popular and when do you think that trend started? *monotone screaming*: If you played video games as a kid, what direction did you think the video game industry would go from where it was back then? Did you think games would progress as fast as they did? Primefan: What would be the perfect video game to create for pc JoeColeslaw: If you could have one hobby or activity MAGICALLY transformed into an RPG, what would it be? How would the battles play out? What would be your main quest? How would you level up? Cheap/Free Games Epic Games Void Bastards Yooka-Laylee Game Pass Microsoft Solitaire Collection: Premium Edition (PC) – August 17 Humankind (PC) – August 17 Need for Speed Heat (Cloud) EA Play – August 17 Star Wars Battlefront II (Cloud) EA Play – August 17 Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (Cloud) EA Play  – August 17 Recompile (Cloud, Console [Xbox Series X|S Only], and PC) ID@Xbox – August 19 Train Sim World 2 (Cloud, Console, and PC) – August 19 Twelve Minutes (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – August 19 Psychonauts 2 (Cloud, Console, and PC) – August 25 Myst (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – August 26 Jackbox Humble Bundle What We're Playing Colby: Pokemons, The Ascent Cliff: Stardew Valley, Hades Dylan: Back 4 Blood Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

19 de ago.

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I have always thought that Steve Gaynor seemed like a pretty cool guy based on interviews and podcasts. Turns out I was wrong. Video Game News Turns Out Steve Gaynor is Kind of a Jerk Blizzard Thinks They Don’t Get Enough for Their Acquisitions Blizzard is Doing Some Housekeeping Embracer Group Buys Eight New Studios xCloud Streaming is Now Available In the Windows App Dr. Disrespect is Starting a New Video Game Studio Folks Are Unhappy About Rocket League's New Casual Mode Changes Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): What was a game you were highly anticipating that came out and fell flat on its face for you? If it's cyberpunk, I want another one lol. Mine recently was the new Mario Golf. One of the modes in the campaign sucked so bad (or I did) and I couldn't progress further so I just dropped the game. JoeColeslaw: So.... how is everyone doin today? *monotone screaming*: What video game would you design, if the costs and time of making one weren’t an issue? Rdeacon: Going to piggyback off @*monotone screaming* question... What game would you redesign? What game would you fix a fatal flaw in? (can be the same game) Primefan: What is your dream car or truck? Primefan: What would be the interior of your perfect gaming room? Cheap/Free Games Epic Games Rebel Galaxy Game Pass Art of Rally (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – August 12 Hades (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – August 13 Microsoft Solitaire Collection: Premium Edition (PC) – August 17 PlayStation Now Nier: Automata - available until November 1, 2021 Undertale Ghostrunner What We're Playing Colby:  Pokemon Snap, Death’s Door, Bloodroots Cliff: Prey, Stardew Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

12 de ago.

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You are probably not shocked to hear that the President of Blizzard suddenly decided to "spend more time with his family" today. But did you know that Activision hired a torture apologist? The President of Blizzard Just Quit...Weird Activisions Torture Apologist Is Really a Team Player Jeff Strain Ex-Blizzard Employee and Founder of ArenaNet and Undead Labs Says It’s Time for Unions Blizzard Was Once Billed a Misogyny Tax The Outer Wilds DLC is Confirmed Half Life 2 is Getting Remastered, But Not by Valve You Probably Don’t Want to Buy a Used GPU So That’s Why Game Cheats are “Illegal” Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): If you saw or paid attention to any of the Halo infinite multiplayer flight this weekend what do you think?  From what I saw, the game seems to be receiving overwhelming positive reviews over the weekend. Do you think it will come out this fall and be THE big heavy hitter next to Forza that people have been looking for from Xbox and what are your personal opinions. I know you all aren't the biggest of Halo or FPS fans but what are your thoughts coming out of this flight and are you personally interested or excited to try Halo Infinite this fall? JoeColeslaw: So, you already have answered your favorite kind of cheese, (shout out to munster, smoked guda, and PepperJack) so let's get Video Games involved... over the years and decades throughout your gaming history, what video games have you played that you would call, Cheezy? Either the voice acting is REALLY hamming it up, or the animations are over the top, or the story goes JUST the way that the tropes foretold. Unlike at my new job at a factory... THE GLOVES ARE COMING OFF! Any console, any year. Mazelnut: I never really ask questions but what do you think about the corrupt side of stardew valley. like how pierre is really the bad guy and not joja mart. or how mayor lewis is using the tax money from the town for personal use? Primefan: What are your favorite game characters and why? Rdeacon: I was poking at some old games recently and wondered why some are still so damn hard... looking at you Donkey Kong.  Why do you feel the games were hard?  Were they designed to be that way, for replayability, or when you have less you focus on the game play rather than graphics as they do in today's current games? Princess_Megan: What are your top three favorite elements of video games? Cheap/Free Games Epic Games A Plague Tale: Innocence Speed Brawl Game Pass August 13 Hades Console TBD August 19 Recompile  Xbox Series X|S August 19 Twelve Minutes Console, TBD August 25 Psychonauts 2 Console, TBD Aragami 2 (PC, Cloud, and Console) – September 17 Sable (PC, Cloud, and Console) – September 23 Twitch Prime Lost Horizon 2 Another Lost Phone: Laura's Story Planet Alpha A Normal Lost Phone Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis Metamorphosis Secret Files: Tunguska The Shorter Games With Worse Graphics Bundle Round 2 https://itch.io/b/988/the-shorter-games-with-worse-graphics-bundle-round-2 Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

5 de ago.

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What games are you looking forward to playing in August? It's looking like Game Pass is going to have an amazing month! My Time At Portia (iOS, Android) – August 4 - ??? The Falconeer (PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Switch) – August 5 - $30 Godfall (PlayStation 4) – August 10- ??? Lawn Mowing Simulator (Xbox Series X/S, PC) – August 10- $30 SkateBIRD (Xbox One, Switch, PC, Linux) – August 12 - $20/GamePass Hades (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One) – August 13 - $30/GP 12 Minutes (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC) – August 19 ???/GamePass Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut (PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4) – August 20 - $70 Madden NFL 22 (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia, PC) – August 20 - $70/$60 I Expect You To Die 2: The Spy and The Liar (PlayStation VR, Rift, Quest, Vive) – August 24 - ??? Psychonauts 2 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC) – August 25 - $60/GP KeyWe (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) – August 31 - $30 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

1 de ago.

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The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing is suing Activision Blizzard for being just terrible. Like, straight up across the board terrible. Other Video Game News A Dead Space Remake is Coming EA Wants to Make It’s Sports Games Into Something Else This Might Actually Be Dumber Than Bitcoin...Nah Amazon’s New World Might Be Bricking RTX 3090s Ubisoft Announces 6v6 FTP Multiplayer Shooter Where The Water Tastes Like Wine Has an Impossible Achievement Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): What is the one game we know is coming out that you can't wait to get your hands on and why? If I've asked it before recently you can yell at me. Princess_Megan: What is your favorite flavor of ice cream? Mine is strawberry! Primefan: What is the best and the worst game series Cheap/Free Games Epic Games MOTHERGUNSHIP Train Sim World 2 PS Plus (Leaked) Hunter's Arena: Legends (PS5 only) Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville (PS4) Tennis World Tour 2 (PS4) Game Pass Raji: An Ancient Epic (Cloud, Console, and PC) – July 22 Last Stop (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – July 22 Blinx: The Time Sweeper (Cloud and Console) – July 26 Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge (Cloud and Console) – July 26 Microsoft Flight Simulator (Xbox Series X|S) – July 27 Lethal League Blaze (Cloud, Console, and PC) – July 29 Omno (Cloud, Console, and PC) – July 29 Project Wingman (PC) – July 29 The Ascent (Cloud, Console, and PC) – July 29 Hades (Console, PC and Cloud) - August 13 12 minutes (Console, PC and Cloud) - August 19th Psychonauts 2 (PC, Cloud, and Console) – August 25 Aragami 2 (PC, Cloud, and Console) – September 17 Sable (PC, Cloud, and Console) – September 23 Games with Gold Darksiders 3 -- August 1-31 Yooka-Laylee -- August 16-September 15 Lost Planet 3 -- August 1-15 Garou: Mark of the Wolves -- August 16-31 Prime Gaming Portal Dogs - Aug 2 RAD - Aug 2 The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition - Aug 2 Automachef - Aug 2 Batman - The Enemy Within - Aug 2 The Wanderer: Frankenstein's Creature - Aug 2 Tales of the Neon Sea - Aug 2 Battlefield 1 on Origin - Aug 4 Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

29 de jul.

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Battlefield 2042 is getting crossplay and an AI mode that's going to let me play Battlefield 2042 with myself and 127 other bots. Other Video Game News Phil Spencer Hints About What Hardware You Might See From Xbox Next Undetectable Warzone Hack Taken Down Xbox Will Stop Your Kids from Spending All Your Money on Microtransactions Psychonauts 2 Wants Everyone to Enjoy It Maybe We Can Finally Start Buying GPUs Again...or Not Net Neutrality is Back Hunt Showdown Adds Shrek….’s House What We're Playing Colby: GTA 3/Vice City, Remnant From the Ashes, Pokemon Sword Cliff: Stardew, Prey Questions Vinny: What would be the best game pass games you'd recommend both to a 23-year-old and a 10-year-old!? squid: Normally we view games we loved through rose color glasses and even if we play them later on we still can look past their flaws. What’s a game that you played later on and thought “Oh. This was bad. Like bad, bad.” Cheap/Free Games Epic Games Obduction A sci-fi adventure from Cyan, the creators of Myst. Abducted far across the universe, you find yourself on a broken alien landscape with odd pieces of Earth. Explore, uncover, solve, and find a way to make it home. Offworld Trading Company Mars has been colonized, and Earth's corporate titans fight to dominate this new market. Competition is fierce in this fast-paced economic RTS from Civilization IV Lead Designer, Soren Johnson. Game Pass The Medium, July 15, Cloud Farming Simulator 19, July 15, Cloud, Console, and PC Bloodroots, July 15, Cloud, Console, and PC Cris Tales, July 20, Cloud, Console, and PC Last Stop, July 22, Console Microsoft Flight Simulator, July 27, Console The Forgotten City, July 28, Console The Ascent, July 29, Cloud, Console, and PC Omno, July 29, Console and PC Humble Bundle https://www.humblebundle.com/games/take-control What the Golf Grab the new update with 50 new levels and 1000 new holes Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

15 de jul.

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Nintendo finally announced the long-awaited new version of the Switch, which features a new OLED screen but not much else. Other Video Game News The Final Fantasy Remasters Are on Their Way Games are Still Going to Be Sale on the Vita and the PS3 Humble is Capping How Much Money Can Go to Charity What We're Playing Colby:  Subnautica: Below Zero, Dungeons & Dragons Dark Alliance, GTA3, Remnant From the Ashes, Pokemon Sword Cliff: Prey, Stardew Valley Dylan: Ratchet and Clank, Northgard, Civ 6, Old World, Mario Golf Questions Vinny: What has been your personal experience that has had the "No Man's Sky Effect"? A game that you either liked or didn't like at launch, but after a long period of time passed, you went back and were shocked and excited by how much they've added to the game. I recently hopped back into Sea of Thieves in a serious fashion and the game is so content rich now. Primefan: What is your favorite dlc of all time Rdeacon: How do you feel about games with extended Beta? Do you think its a let everyone else find our bugs for us, or a better way to achieve a better overall game by getting more feedback? JoeColeslaw: Can we talk about how it is bullshit the xbox only plays games that you own offline? Princess_Megan: What is your favorite food to cook/bake? Rdeacon: Slurpees or ICEEs? Cheap/Free Games Game Pass Dragon Quest Builders 2 (Cloud) – July 8 Tropico 6 (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – July 8 UFC 4 (Console) EA Play – July 8 Bloodroots (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – July 15 Farming Simulator 19 (Cloud, Console, and PC) – July 15 The Medium (Cloud) ID@Xbox – July 15 In Case You Missed It Going Under (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – Available now A satirical dungeon crawler about exploring the cursed ruins of failed tech startups. As an unpaid intern in the dystopian city of Neo-Cascadia, you’ll wield office junk as weaponry as you make your way through the offbeat procedural dungeons beneath your company campus. Epic Games Bridge Constructor: The Walking Dead Ironcast Ironcast is inspired by Victorian-era science fiction, set in an exciting alternative history; a time when refined men and women in top hats and bonnets commanded gigantic walking war machines, laying waste to the enemies of the British Empire. Playstation Plus Red Dead Redemption 2 God of War Nioh 2 Judgment Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Moving Out Nascar Heat 5 Red Dead Redemption 2 will stay on PlayStation Now until November 1, 2021, and it will only be available via a PS4/PS5 download. This means you will not be able to stream Red Dead Redemption 2 like you can with many other games on the service. Judgment will be available until October 4, 2021. Troll Corner Ubisoft Would Rather Deslist Might & Magic 10 Than Fix DRM Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

8 de jul.

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xCloud is finally available for everyone (as long as you have Game Pass Ultimate). Fire up your iOS devices or computers and play some Xbox games! Other Video Game News RIP Dogmeat Sony Goes on a Buying Spree Pirating Games Right Now is a Bad Idea So...Bethesda is Just Starting to Work on Elder Scrolls 6 GTA 3 and Vice City are Back Online Windows 11 Will Have Built in Game Pass, Auto HDR and DirectStorage Minecraft Archivist Just Found the Holy Grail Games Coming Out in July 2021 Sam & Max: This Time It's Virtual! (Quest) – July 8 Sniper Elite VR (Rift, Quest, PS VR, Steam VR) – July 8 Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin (PC, Switch) – July 9 - $60 The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Switch) – July 16 - $60 Cris Tales (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch, Stadia) – July 20 - $40 Monster Harvest (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) – July 20 - $20 Microsoft Flight Simulator (Xbox Series X/S) – July 27 - $60 The Forgotten City (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S) – July 28 - $40 Paint the Town Red (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch) – July 29 - $20 The Ascent (PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X) – July 29 - $30 Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): Why do you think it's more difficult for multiplayer games to be critically acclaimed compared to single player games? rdeacon: Is there any reason why you would play full price for a game? rdeacon: If you drink coffee.. and use a creamer and sugar.. and had to pick only one which would it be, and inversely if you drink it black and had to use cream or sugar which one would you choose? JoeColeslaw: So, last November I made the choice to purchase an Xbox One S. Then in June, made the jump to buy an Xbox SERIES S. I think my Ps4 is jealous or something. . . . So there are some games I had purchased on Playstation that I think, 'eh, why not?' And ALSO purchase on Xbox... as far as double dipping, I have bought Cod Black-ops... (not the cross gen bundle :rage:)  and House Flipper. Worth it... What are your games you had to buy for new console, despite already owning them elsewhere? Cheap/Free Games Epic Games: The Spectrum Retreat Games with Gold: Planet Alpha (July 1 through July 31) Rock of Ages 3: Make & Break (July 16 to August 15) Midway Arcade Origins (July 16 through July 31) Conker: Live & Reloaded Game Pass Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts (Cloud) – July 1 Bug Fables: The Everlasting Sapling (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – July 1 Gang Beasts (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – July 1 Immortal Realms: Vampire Wars (Cloud, Console, and PC) – July 1 Limbo (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – July 1 Cris Tales - July 20 MS Flight Simulator - July 20 The Ascent - July 29 Twitch Prime Games: Turok 2: Bad Seed Dark Devotion Kunai Grip: Combat Racing Dear Esther Melbits World Dream Daddy – ends today PictoQuest – ends July 10 Mad Tracks – ends July 17 Reus – ends July 24 Troll Corner There Is a Company That Wants to Put Commercials in Games Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

1 de jul.

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Microsoft is focusing on diversity in their games, studios and player base as a way to hit 3 billion gamers in their ecosystem. What We're Playing Colby: Subnautica Below Zero, ALL THE DEMOS Cliff: Paint the Town Red, Death Trash, Tunic, Sable, Stardew Other Video Game News Tencent Owns The Majority or Yager Now Epic is Making Developers Lives Easier Again Your Last Chance to Return Cyberpunk is Coming Xbox Certified Monitors Are Coming New Sea of Thieves Tall Tales are Instanced Tetris Effect is Coming to PlayStation Questions DA VINSTER: What was your favorite reveal from E3? Biggest Surprise? Aslan the Incompetent: Which video game villain do you actually agree with? JoeColeslaw: Just so ya know... Xbox series X/S has a demo out for the new game. LAWN MOWING SIMULATOR...  what would be a simulator you wouldn't even want to think about, wish it would NEVER exist? Rdeacon: Soft pretzels... cheese or mustard? Princess_Megan: What is your favorite non-American accent? Cheap/Free Games Epic Games Horizon Chase Turbo Horizon Chase Turbo is a racing game inspired by the great hits of the 80's and 90's. It recreates the classic arcade gameplay with unbound speed limits of fun. Full throttle on and enjoy! Sonic Mania The ultimate celebration of past and future. An all-new adventure full of unique bosses, rolling 2D landscapes, and fun classic gameplay. Sonic Mania brings retro fast-paced platforming into the future through pixel perfect 2D graphics running at 60FPS. Game Pass Dungeons and Dragons: Dark Alliance (Cloud, Console and PC) - June 22 Worms Rumble (cloud, console, and PC) — June 23 Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered (Console and PC) - June 24 Iron Harvest (Windows PC) — June 24 Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered (console and PC) — June 24 Prodeus (Game Preview via PC) — June 24 Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts (cloud) — July 1 Bug Fables: The Everlasting Sapling (cloud, console, and PC) — July 1 Gang Beasts (cloud, console, and Windows PC) — July 1 Immortal Realms: Vampire Wars (cloud, console, and PC) — July 1 Limbo (cloud, console, and Windows PC) — July 1 Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

24 de jun.

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E3 was this weekend and there is more news than you can possibly imagine. News Xbox is Bringing a Ton of Games to Game Pass Xbox is Bring xCloud to TVs and Streaming Sticks Xbox Bringing Z/S Games to Xbox One with xCloud Forza 5 Has an Interesting Approach to Weather Rocksmith+ Will Help You Play Guitar for Real Final Fantasy 1-6 Coming to Steam and Mobile Nintendo Switch Announcements FarCry 6 DLC Lets You Play as the Bad Guys Guardian’s of the Galaxy is a Coming, Switch will Get Cloud Version Disney is Open to Letting Indies Work with Their IP Rainbow Six Siege Getting Crossplay and Cross Progression Amped is a Major Inspiration for Shredders I am 100% Buying an Xbox Mini Fridge What We're Playing Colby: Observation, Abzu, Trover Saves the Universe, Narita Boy, Soma Cliff: Stardew Valley, Prey, A Short Hike Dylan: Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart, World War Z Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): What's the game(s) you're most excited for after the weekend? And why is it Halo? TheBigDog: Guess who's back? Back again. Eddie's back, tell your friends. Questions : Who  won E3? Who lost E3? Who was the most improved? Cpt Insano6: With God of War being delayed to 2022, would you rather a developer tell you a game is  delayed or go radio silent till the game is ready for release? Rdeacon: What do you feel was the worst console accessory?  Worst one you used? Examples: Power glove, Wii Sports pack, Sega x32, Sega CD, etc Cheap/Free Games Epic Games: Hell is other demons Overcooked! 2 Summer Games Fest https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2021/06/10/our-second-summer-game-fest-demo-event-coming-june-15-to-an-xbox-near-you/ Steam Next Fest https://www.pcgamer.com/steam-next-fest-gives-you-a-week-to-try-600-odd-demos/ Game Pass: Yakuza: Like a Dragon (Cloud, Console, and PC) Arx Fatalis (PC) Dishonored: Death of the Outsider (PC, Cloud, and Console) Doom (Cloud and Console) Fallout (PC) Fallout 2 (PC) Fallout 3 (PC, Cloud, and Console) Fallout: New Vegas (Newly added for PC, Cloud, and Console) Fallout: Tactics (PC) Rage (Cloud and Console) The Evil Within 2 (PC, Cloud, and Console) Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (PC, Cloud, and Console) Need For Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered (June 24th)June 24th Game Pass Coming This Year Microsoft Flight Simulator (Xbox Series X|S) – July 27 Hades (PC, Cloud, and Console) – August 13 Among Us (Cloud and Console) – 2021 Troll Corner Rockstart is shutting down GTA Online for Xbox 360 and PS4 owners Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

17 de jun.

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According to Twitter, Insomniac was able to make the new Ratchet & Clank game almost crunch-free. Other game companies need to pay attention. Other Video Game News Xbox is Getting Fidelity FX Atari VCS is Actually Coming Out Don’t Expect Day and Date PC Launches for Sony Games It’s E3 Week! Summer Games Fest – Kick Off Live! – Thursday, June 10th at 11:00am PT Summer of Gaming – IGN Expo 2021 – Friday, June 11th at 1:00pm PT Guerrilla Collective Showcase – Saturday, June 12th at 8:00am PT Guerrilla Collective/Wholesome Direct – Saturday, June 12th at 10:00am PT Ubisoft Forward – Saturday, June 12th at 12:00pm PT Gearbox Entertainment presentation – Saturday, June 12th at 2:00pm PT GamesBeat Session – Saturday, June 12th at 2:45pm PT Xbox and Bethesda Showcase – Sunday, June 13rd at 10:00am PT Square Enix Presents – Sunday, June 13rd at 12:15pm PT Warner Bros. Games Back 4 Blood – Sunday, June 13rd at 2:30pm PT PC Gaming Show – Sunday, June 13rd at 2:30pm PT Future Games Show – Sunday, June 13rd at 4:00pm PT Take-Two Interactive Panel – Monday, June 14th at 10:15am PT Indie Showcase – Monday, June 14th at 12:00pm PT Capcom presentation – Monday, June 14th at 2:30pm PT Razer E3 Keynote – Monday, June 14th at 3:00pm PT Nintendo Direct – Tuesday, June 15 at 9:00am PT Nintendo Treehouse: Live – Tuesday, June 15 at 9:00am PT Bandai Namco presentation – Tuesday, June 15 at 2:25pm PT GameSpot Play For All Showcase – Tuesday, June 15 at 3:35pm PT Official E3 2021 Awards Show – Tuesday, June 15 at 4:45pm PT Capcom Might Have Whoopsied with Some Stock Photos Overwatch is Getting Crossplay What We're Playing Colby: Subnautica, Observation, Abzu Cliff: Stardew Valley, Prey Dylan: Biomutant Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): At the end of the summer, is the general gaming conversation going to have Xbox and PlayStation be more in parity than the mind share of people now saying "PS Better, XB is still needing games" Elfsawrath52: What is the best way to get started as a Twitch streamer? Rdeacon: Out of all the titles announced at E3 2021, what are the top 3 games you are most excited about? ShadoughX: What is the equivalent of 1HP of damage in real life? I'll go first: chewing gum and then biting your tongue! Princess_Megan: With E3 being less than a week away, based on past performances and future hopes, which company do you think will have the best/worst/most improved E3 presentation? Cheap/Free Games Epic Store Mystery Game Indie bundle for Palestinian Aid https://itch.io/b/902/indie-bundle-for-palestinian-aid Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

10 de jun.

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Borderlands 3 is ready for crossplay on all systems, but 2K isn't going to release it for the PlayStation, most likely because of Sony's insistence of payments to balance out microtransactions. Borderlands 3 is Getting Crossplay, But Not on PS5 Fortnite is Getting  Mistborn Crossover? Far Cry 6 is Actually Political Minecraft Has Been Shouting out 4chan for 10 Years? FidelityFX Super Resolution is Coming to A Lot of Places Sierra-Online (Or Something Like It) Might Be Making a Comeback Questions Rdeacon: What is your favorite Pixar, or if you have never watched Pixar movies animated movie character? Rdeacon: With the current subscription trend it seems just a matter of time where buying a physical game will stop and consoles will no longer add physical media drives to consoles.  Are you ok with not having the physical copy? Rdeacon: Since this is kinda topical.. Bosses/Managers what makes a good one and what makes a really bad one? Squid: What out of business store would you bring back. Also same question but restaurant. Princess_Megan: What are your favorite alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages? JoeColeslaw: Can we talk about the state of twitch? That may be a topic not for public forum. . . They've added a new channel, pools, hot tubs and beaches. To say Cringe, would be understated, but the chat can be quite vile, not to mention the nightbot automated message linking ALL socials (including onlyfans and other NSFW sites) all on twitch. Yes, they are marked 18+, yes you can mute the whole category, but what to you think of the topic? Cheap/Free Games Epic Games: Mystery Game! Tell Me Why Free for Pride Month: https://www.xbox.com/en-US/games/tell-me-why Game Pass: The Wild at Heart (Cloud) ID@Xbox – Available Today For Honor (Cloud and Console) – June 3 Backbone (PC) ID@Xbox – June 8 Darkest Dungeon (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – June 10 PlayStation Now The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Game of the Year Edition Sonic Mania Sonic Forces Team Sonic Racing Slay the Spire Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown Car Mechanic Simulator Twitch Prime Batman Newfound Courage Lost in Harmony BFF or Die Spitkiss Mugsters Troll Corner EA I Guess? Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

3 de jun.

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It looks like Valve is going to enter the handheld market with a Switch-like device that will play Steam games. We talk about whether or not that is something that folks actually want. Twitch Adds 350 New Twitch Tags Netflix Might Be Making Games AMD’s Version of DLSS Could Be Amazing 20-Year Xbox Easter Egg Revealed What We're Playing Colby: Tesla Vs Lovecraft, The Avengers, Subnautica Cliff: Stardew, The Wild at Heart Dylan: Baldur’s Gate 3, Knockout City, Biomutant Questions DA VINSTER: Do you think going forward, Bethesda games are going to be Xbox Ecosystem Exclusive? Specifically, is Starfield going to be exclusive, as it's the first Bethesda game being made without preexisting agreements? And of course, exclusives overall suck, but if they are exclusive, is it wise to do so, or do you think they should sell them all multi-platform? Rdeacon: With the expanding market that is e-sports do you see AAA game developers pushing games that lend themselves to that use? Princess_Megan: What is your favorite non-Disney animated movie? BIG CHAPPIE: What is your perfect Sunday? What is your perfect sundae? Mansocks: What is your favorite flavor of Ice Pop? Cheap/Free Games Epic Games: ??? Humble Bundle Deckbuild Bundle Bandai Namco Bundle Capcom Arcade 1943 PS Plus Free Games Star Wars: Squadrons (available until July 5) Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown (available until August 2) Operation Tango (available until July 5) Xbox Games with Gold Armello Dungeons 3 Lego Batman Tropico 4 Game Pass Conan Exiles (Cloud and Console) – May 27 Fuzion Frenzy (Cloud) – May 27 Joy Ride Turbo (Cloud) – May 27 MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries (Console) – May 27 Slime Rancher (PC) ID@Xbox – May 27 Solasta: Crown of the Magister (PC) – May 27 SpellForce 3: Soul Harvest (PC) – May 27 Games Releasing in June An Airport for Aliens Currently Run by Dogs The Elder Scrolls Online: Blackwood DLC [PC, Stadia] – June 1 Wreckfest (PS 5) – June 1 Super Animal Royale [XBO] – June 1 World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade Classic [PC] – June 1 The Elder Scrolls Online [PS5, XSX] – June 8 The Elder Scrolls Online: Blackwood DLC [PS5, XSX, PS4, XBO] – June 8 Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade [PS5] – June 10 Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart [PS5] – June 11 Legend of Mana [PC, PS4, Switch] – June 24 Mario Golf: Super Rush [Switch] – June 25 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2 [Switch] – June 25 Destroy All Humans! [Switch] – June 29 Zombies Ate My Neighbors & Ghoul Patrol [PC, PS4, XBO, Switch] – June 29 Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

27 de mai.

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GTA 5 is getting released...again. This time an "expanded and enhanced" version is coming to Xbox Series X/S and PS5. More Video Game News Rambo and John McClane Coming to Warzone All nVidia 30 Series Cards Coming with Crypto Limiters VR Games Are Getting DLSS Support Twitch Subs Are Going to Start Costing Less in Other Countries Sony Files Patent for Betting on eSports What We're Playing Colby: Zombie Army 4, Livelock, Tesla vs Lovecraft, The Avengers Cliff: Stardew Valley, Spiritfarer, Rain on My Parade, Dragon Quest Builders 2 Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): E3 is coming up sooner than we realize. Only about a month or so away. What're some of your most anticipated games coming out this year or next that you think we may see more of at E3? Elfsawrath52: Baby wipes or regular disinfectant wipes? Who played Batman the best? How many consoles is too many? JoeColeslaw: So if you are not able to do something in real life... play the video game... BESIDES GTA: what game would you play to be able to something you can't IRL? Gas shortage, Horizon? Cost of Ammo too high, hunter call of the wild? Cant fly, flight sim? Rdeacon: So question time.... What was the worst gaming product you bought? This can be a game, a controller, a system, etc JoeColeslaw: Hey, CLIFF!  Is there a way to message the show with voicemails?! Sometimes it sounds better when I say it. (https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast) Cheap/Free Games Epic Games Giant Mystery Game! Game Pass SnowRunner (Cloud, Console, and PC) – Available Now Peggle 2 (Cloud) EA Play – May 20 Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville (Cloud) EA Play – May 20 Secret Neighbor (PC) ID@Xbox – May 20 The Wild at Heart (Console and PC) ID@Xbox – May 20 The Catch: Carp & Coarse Fishing (Cloud, Console, and PC) – May 21 Knockout City (Console and PC) EA Play – May 21 Maneater (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – May 25 Conan Exiles (Cloud and Console) ID@Xbox – May 27 – Optimized for Series X|S on May 27 Fuzion Frenzy (Cloud) – May 27 Joy Ride Turbo (Cloud) – May 27 MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries (Console) ID@Xbox – May 27 Slime Rancher (PC) ID@Xbox – May 27 Solasta: Crown of the Magister (PC) ID@Xbox – May 27 SpellForce 3: Soul Harvest (PC) – May 27 Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

20 de mai.

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Microsoft is making it easier to get a Series X, Quick Resume is even getting even faster and they do these things even though each Xbox that gets sold costs them money. Other Video Game News Ubisoft Might Be Pivoting to More F2P Games Steam is Getting Sued. So is Sony! Roblox is Huge Good Guy Sonic What We're Playing Colby: Monster Sanctuary, Zombie Army 4, Rain on Your Parade, King of Seas, Livelock Cliff: Spiritfarer, Stardew Valley Dylan: New Pokémon Snap Questions Elfsawrath52: What's your favourite dnd class? Squid: Favorite tertiary Star Wars character? Aslan the Incompetent: Have you gotten my "What would be your fatality if you were a MK character?" from weeks ago? Rdeacon: So game development has always been a brutal process for developers.  Do you see the day where they will be treated more fairly, or do you feel that its just the way its always going to be.. they are just shovels...you break one you get another. Brooke: Who is your favorite Tik Tok personality? What is your favorite Tik Tok video? Cheap/Free Games Epic Games The Lion’s Song "The Lion’s Song" is a narrative adventure game. It is steeped in early 20th century history and focusses on a cast of Austrian artists and scientists with each episode taking a closer look at their intimate struggles with creativity and inspiration. Twitch Prime Iris and the Giant - May 14 Healer's Quest - Jun 1 Beholder - Jun 1 Edgar - Bokbok in Boulzac - May 28 The Blind Prophet - Jun 1 Yoku's Island Express - Jun 1 Figment - May 21 Faraway: Director's Cut - Jun 4 A Blind Legend - Jun 1 Humble Bundle https://www.humblebundle.com/humble-heal-covid-19-bundle Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

13 de mai.

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Fall Guys isn't going to make it to Xbox or Switch this summer, but the delay does mean we are getting cross-play when it does come out! Other Video Game News Valorant is Going to Start Recording Voice Chat to Find Racists Overwatch Gained 10 Million Players Last Year Cyberpunk 2077 Bosses Get Huge Bonuses 74 More Xbox Games are Getting FPS Boosts What We're Playing Colby: Monster Sanctuary, Dead Army 4 Cliff: Spiritfarer, Stardew, Second Extinction Dylan: New Pokémon Snap Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): In celebration of May the 4th (or revenge of the 5th) what's your dream Star Wars game? Is it an existing or new ip? What development team would be the right fit for it? Rdeacon: Since its Cinco De Mayo - what is your favorite Mexican Food? With the shortage of high end GPUs, do you feel game developers really need to push the visual elements of games, or said another way how crucial are graphics to a good game? I know that question can be skewed to the type of game... like Tarkov higher end makes it better... whereas like Fortnite it's not as crucial. Princess_Megan: What video game would you like to see recreated as a board game? What genre, how long would a game take, and the ideal number of players to play? Squid: Salt water taffy: yay or nay, and if nay why do you suck so much? Brooke: What would 10 year old you think about games today? Would they be excited about the graphics, or the gameplay? Would they ask “I’m going to spend how long building a farm?” Cheap/Free Games Game Pass Dragon Quest Builders 2 (Console and PC) – May 4 FIFA 21 (Console and PC) EA Play – May 6 Outlast 2 (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – May 6 Steep (Cloud and Console) – May 6 Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster (Console and PC) – May 13 Just Cause 4: Reloaded (Cloud, Console, and PC) – May 13 Psychonauts (Cloud, Console, and PC) – May 13 Red Dead Online (Cloud and Console) – May 13 Remnant: From the Ashes (PC) – May 13 Epic Game Store Pine An open-world action adventure game set in a simulated world in which humans never reached the top of the food chain. Fight with or against a variety of species as you make your way to a new home for your human tribe. PlayStation Now Nioh Streets Of Rage 4 - Available until November 1, 2021 Jump Force - Available until August 2, 2021 Small Bites Troll Corner So This is Why We Still Don’t Have Cross-Play Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

6 de mai.

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Sony has patented an AI that will learn to play just like you (or hopefully slightly better than you.) Great for bathroom breaks and tough bosses hopefully! Other Video Game News PlayStation Now is Streaming at 1080p Now More Games are Getting the Series X FPS Boost iOS Now Supports Your Fancy PS5 and Series X Controllers Save the World Still Isn’t Free You Can Own a Golden Wii Made for a Queen What We're Playing Colby: Lots of Monster Sanctuary Cliff: SpiritFarer, Stardew Valley Dylan: Bloons TD6 Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): What older game do you personally want a full remake of? Let's say 360/PS3 generation and further Operator Jack: Hey guys what was the first game you bought with your own money? Mine was GTA3 for pc for $100 back when it was first released Squid: Favorite fast food? Rdeacon: Do you think the ESRB ratings systems is fair?  Have you played a game that didn't deserve its rating ( to harsh or not harsh enough)? Tr1pletrouble88: Favorite video game quote? Cheap/Free Games Games with Gold Armello ($19.99 ERP): Available May 1 to 31 Dungeons 3 ($29.99 ERP): Available May 16 to June 15 Lego Batman ($19.99 ERP): Available May 1 to 15 Tropico 4 ($9.99 ERP): Available May 16 to 31 Game Pass Dragon Quest Builders 2 - May 4th The Wild at Heart - Console - May 20th Knockout City - May 21 FIFA 21 - May PlayStation Plus PlayStation 5 owners will be able to play Wreckfest: Drive Hard, Die Last. Battlefield V Stranded Deep Epic Games Idle Champions A licensed Dungeons & Dragons strategy management video game uniting iconic characters from novels, campaigns, and shows into one epic adventure. Troll Corner Cyberpunk is Woke...To Woke Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

29 de abr.

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xCloud is coming to iOS and I personally feel that I should have gotten an invite by now. What We're Playing Colby: Deiland Pocket Planet, Rain on Your Parade Cliff: Spiritfarer, What the Dub?! Other Gaming News Xbox Will No Longer Require Xbox Live to Play F2P Online Games Sony F***ed Around and Found Out Xbox Mini Fridges are Real and I Want One Sony Has Sold A LOT of PS5s Max Payne 3 and LA Noire’s DLC is Now Free on PC Xbox is Getting New Quick Resume Features Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): If you could cross any franchise gaming, movies, tv, etc. and make it into an open-world narrative game what would you want it to be? Elfsawrath52: What's your favourite bobs burgers episode Tr1pletrouble88: At the upcoming VR events what do you think they might announce? Anything exciting, I mean other than the obvious. Oculus said that they won’t be making a quest pro anytime soon, so will there’s be a game showcase? I think it might be, but I’ll be waiting. :) Rdeacon: Go for a easy.. yet hard one.. favorite pizza, deluxe, veggie, hawaiian, etc AND if you had to pick one topping what would it be? Princess_Megan: What is your favorite dessert? Also, building on @rdeacon's question, has anyone asked which style of pizza do you prefer yet? Cheap/Free Games Game Pass MLB The Show 21 (Cloud and Console) – Available Now Phogs! (PC) ID@Xbox – April 22 Second Extinction (Game Preview) (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – April 28 Destroy All Humans! (Cloud, Console, and PC) – April 29 Fable III (Cloud) – April 30 Fable Anniversary (Cloud) – April 30 Epic Games Hand of Fate 2 Alien: Isolation Troll Corner Days Gone Director says a bunch of stupid stuff Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

22 de abr.

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The PlayStation 5 can now use a USB drive for backing up huge games off your tiny hard drive, but still can't play them off of it. Other Video Game News Vermintide 2 Is Becoming a Roguelike for Free Ubisoft is Closing Down the Online Servers for Ten Games Is Your Hard Drive Space Disappearing? Hey Alexa, Download My GamePass Games Epic is Losing SO Much Money Giving Away Games What We're Playing Colby: Cozy Grove, Zombie Army 4, Iconoclasts, Genesis Noir, Solo: Islands of the Heart Cliff: Rounds, Zombie Army 4, Outlanders, Stardew Valley Dylan: Phalanx Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): What's been some of your favorite gaming memories since quarantine started? Squid: Favorite sandwich? Rdeacon: Have you gotten so into a game that you were like... wow I need to scale this back I am playing WAY too much? JoeColeslaw: Sometimes, you must start anew! If you're unhappy, take a few steps back, evaluate where you are, and look to both where you can be, and where you should be. With the events of the last year and some change... what all has changed for you: personally, professionally, and within gaming. What would you like to see in your future? Princess_Megan: If you could have video games downloaded into your brain, would you? How do you think it will affect your daily life, both positively and negatively? Cheap/Free Games Epic Game Store Deponia: The Complete JourneyJunk, junk and even more junk. Life on the trash-planet Deponia is anything but a walk in the park. No surprise that Rufus had enough of that and hatches one ludicrous plan after the other to escape this bleak place. The Pillars of the Earth12th century, England: In a time of poverty and war, a small town begins the construction of a cathedral to claim wealth and safety for its people. In their struggle to survive, lives and destinies intertwine. Based on Ken Follett's world-bestseller ‘The Pillars of the Earth’. The First TreeA beautiful, 3rd-person exploration game centered around two parallel stories: a fox trying to find her missing family, and a son reconnecting with his estranged father in Alaska. Uncover artifacts from the son's life as they journey towards The First Tree. Humble Bundlehttps://www.humblebundle.com/games/spring-into-vr-bundle Troll Corner Hope you didn't want to patch your PS3 games Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

15 de abr.

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E3 is going all digital this year, which honestly will probably not changes E3 at all for the majority of people that aren't journalists. Other Video Game News Mass Effect is Getting a Few Changes in It’s Re-Release Noise Cancellation for Everyone! Apparently, nVidia is Going to Make More 1650’s What We're Playing Colby: Moonlighter, Winding Worlds, SongPop Party, Cozy Grove, Cattails, Risk of Rain, Iconoclasts Cliff: Spiritfarer, Narita Boy Dylan: Clu Clu Land Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): What're your thoughts on E3 coming back in a digital format? What's the real purpose of big companies like Microsoft participating when they could go the Sony route and do their own event? Princess Megan: Being able to pet the dog, or any random creature in a game somehow makes it marginally better. What is your favorite game that allows this mechanic? Alan S (zeroskill): Controversial topic: Do you believe in the healing properties of crystals? Rdeacon: Black licorice: love or hate it? Cheap/Free Games PlayStation Plus: Marvel’s Avengers (until July 5th) Borderlands 3 (until Sept 29th) Long Dark (forever) Epic Games 3 out of 10 Season 2 Caffeinated super-powers, sentient AIs, and rival game studios all stand in the way of Shovelworks studios as they struggle to finally make a game that scores better than “3 out of 10”. Will this be the Season that they finally do it? Xbox Game Pass Grand Theft Auto V (Cloud and Console) – April 8 Zombie Army 4: Dead War (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – April 8 Disneyland Adventures (Cloud) – April 8 Rush: A Disney/Pixar Adventure (Cloud) – April 8 NHL 21 (Console) EA Play – April 12 Rain on Your Parade Pathway (PC) ID@Xbox – April 15 MLB The Show 21 (Cloud and Console) – April 20 Plus: Play Over 50 Cloud-Enabled Games with Xbox Touch Controls Small Bites Apple Arcade is Even a Better Deal Troll Corner Sony Didn’t Warn Some Devs Before Shutting Down the PSN Store Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

8 de abr.

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If your backlog isn't big enough already, Game Pass is getting a huge infusion of games this year from the ID@Xbox program. Amnesia: Rebirth is Just “Moody” Now I Honestly Had Forgotten That Cyberpunk 2077 Wasn’t on the Playstation Store Enlisted, A New 100 Player WW2 Game is Hitting Open Beta Next Month Bleep Looks Like the PlayStation Stores Are Shutting Down What We're Playing Colby: Monster Sanctuary, Moonlighter Cliff: Wreckfest, Feynx Rising Questions DA VINSTER: We're getting a mortal Kombat movie, last of us tv show, etc. What other video game would fit a good tv show/movie medium? Squid: What’s a game you’ve tried to replay the most but haven’t been able to get into it? Rdeacon: With all the free games, including things like Game Pass, do you really see the need to ever purchase a game?  And with the rise of Game Pass and PlayStation Now, do you see all future gaming companies going to a subscription model? ShadoughX (Josh): Fun question time: What/ who is an artist or band that you listen to that falls outside the realm of your normal/ favorite genres that others may judge you for =)? I’ll go first: Hilary Duff Cheap/Free Games Twitch Prime The Escapists Moving Out Move or Die: Couch Party Edition Aces of the Luftwaffe: Squadron Before I Forget. PS Plus Oddworld: Soulstor Days Gone Zombie Army 4: Dead War Games with Gold Vikings: Wolves of Midgard ($39.99 ERP): Available April 1 to 30 Truck Racing Championship($59.99 ERP): Available April 16 to May 15 Dark Void ($14.99 ERP): Available April 1 to 15 Hard Corps: Uprising ($14.99 ERP): Available April 16 to 30 Game Pass Narita Boy (Cloud, Console and PC) ID@Xbox – March 30 Outriders (Cloud and Console) – April 1 NHL 21 (Console) EA Play – Coming in April Epic Games Tales of the Neon Sea Small Bites Rocket League is coming to your phone Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

1 de abr.

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Outriders (PlayStation, Xbox, PC, Stadia) – April 1 - $60/GP Oddworld: Soulstorm (PlayStation, PC) – April 6 - $50 Star Wars Republic Commando (PS4, Switch) – April 6 - $15 Cozy Grove (PC, Xbox, PlayStation, iOS, Switch) - April 7 - $15 MLB The Show 21 (PlayStation, Xbox) – April 20 - $60 Nier Replicant ver. 1.22474487139 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC) – April 23 - $60 Judgment (PS5, Xbox Series X|S) – April 23 - $40 Remastered Yakusa game Total War: Rome Remastered (PC) – April 29 - $30 New Pokémon Snap (Switch) – April 30 - $60 Returnal (PlayStation 5) – April 30 - $70 R-Type Final 2 (Xbox, PS4, Nintendo Switch, PC - Steam) - April 30 - $50 Hoa (PC, Switch) - April - ??? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

1 de abr.

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There's a pretty solid-looking rumor going around that Sony is going to dump the PS4, Vita and PSP online stores, which we decided is...bad. Other Video Game News Rumor is Microsoft Might Be Buying Discord Rumor is The New Switch Might Support DLSS Steam’s Remote Play Together is Easier Than Ever A Flood of PS2 Prototypes Were Just Released Geforce Now Hits 10 Million Subs and Doubles Its Price Go Buy Disco Elysium PlayStation Owners If You Want Mario, You Don’t Have Much Time What We're Playing Colby: Monster Sanctuary, lots of Monster Sanctuary. Cliff: Immortal Fenyx Rising Dylan: Vermintide 2, Bloons TD 6 Questions DA VINSTER: What game didn't click for you at first, but upon second, third, fourth chance it did? Why do you think that's the case? Cliff: At what point do you think game developers will have to start taking things like xCloud into consideration when developing games. I’ve been playing “Fenyx Rising” a bit on my phone and the UI just doesn’t work as well on the small screen. Princess_Megan: Games have evolved to allow people to play anything from the mundane of Babysitter or Farmer to the more adventurous of choices such as Gangster or Demon Hunter. What is your favorite in game career and which game would you like to perform it in? Rdeacon: So if you had to pick an occupation ( not what you are currently doing ) ... what would it be? Cheap/Free Games Epic Games Creature in the WellAs the last remaining BOT-C unit, venture deep into a desert mountain to restore power to an ancient facility, haunted by a desperate Creature. Uncover and upgrade powerful gear in order to free the city of Mirage from a deadly sandstorm. Sony Play at Home: The first nine games will be available for free to own and download starting next week on March 25. Abzu The Witness Enter the Gungeon Subnautica Rez Infinite Moss Astro Bot: Rescue Mission Paper Beast Thumper Then, starting April 19: Horizon: Zero Dawn Complete Edition will be available to download for free. The first nine games will be available for free to download until April 22 and Horizon: Zero Dawn will be available until May 14. Troll Corner PlayStation Needs Smart Delivery...Bad Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

25 de mar.

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Apparently, when you get laid off from Activision Blizzard you get 90 days of severance, a year of insurance and... Other Video Game News EA Play is Coming to Game Pass...Finally! Good Guy Rockstar Bethesda Games Getting FPS Boost on Series X Google Play Store Reduces Dev Fees Rust Loses EU Data After Fire What We're Playing Colby: Monster Sanctuary Cliff: Fenyx Rising, Spiritfarer Questions DA VINSTER: With the recent finalization of the Bethesda deal with Xbox, seeing all the games coming to Game Pass and the gaming community playing these games, and now more and more people realizing how good Game Pass is, do we finally see a reaction to this from Sony? Do they acquire more studios, do they double down on PS Now, or do they keep doing what they've been doing? Rdeacon: As a gamer....If you had to lose a finger which one would it be? Princess_Megan: What is your favorite mobile game? Alan S (zeroskill): What would be your ultimate gaming basement setup, ignoring all costs. Expanding on that, what would you like in the future, and what would have been the coolest set up when you were say, 12 years old? Kim Cruz: When covid ends and everything open up without restrictions like before, what is the first thing you wanna do? Ben: Thoughts on Haven and exclusive PS5 IP? (Context: https://www.fanbyte.com/news/jade-raymond-forms-new-studio-haven-partners-with-sony-for-first-game/) Brooke: Real books or eBooks? What’s your favorite book? Cheap/Free Games Game Pass Undertale (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – Available today Empire of Sin (Cloud, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – March 18 Nier: Automata (PC) – March 18 Star Wars: Squadrons (Console) EA Play – March 18 Torchlight III (PC) – March 18 Genesis Noir (Console and PC) ID@Xbox – March 25 Octopath Traveler (Console and PC) – March 25 Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire – Ultimate Edition (PC) ID@Xbox – March 25 Supraland (PC) ID@Xbox – March 25 Yakuza 6: The Song of Life (Cloud, Console and PC) – March 25 Narita Boy (Cloud, Console and PC) ID@Xbox – March 30 Outriders (Cloud and Console) – April 1 PLUS: https://www.ign.com/articles/xbox-adds-20-bethesda-games-to-game-pass-tomorrow Game Pass DLC / Game Updates Minecraft x Uniqlo Skin Pack, Vol.2 Sea of Thieves Third Anniversary Event – March 18 to March 21 The Outer Worlds: Murder on Eridanos DLC – March 17 Epic Games The Fall Acclaimed story, engaging puzzles, tense action. You are ARID, the AI onboard a mark-7 combat suit. The human pilot encased within the suit is unconscious. You must find a way to follow protocol and save his life. Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

18 de mar.

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It looks like we'll be seeing a new Nintendo Switch this year, with a fancy 7" OLED screen and docked 4k output. Will you be making the upgrade? Other Video Game News Hogwarts Legacy Lead Designer is Leaving WB Hope You’ve Held On To Your Diablo 2 Saves Xbox is Getting a New Web Browser What We're Playing Colby: Spiritfarer, Far Cry Primal Cliff: Haven Dylan: A Boy and His Blob Questions SweatySpookz: Question for the show: In your guys’ opinion, what makes a good streamer & what do you enjoy about streams? Is it the game, the broadcaster, both? Elfsawrath52: Other than your monitor/keyboard/mouse. What's a really good thing to have on your desk Squid: What’s something you’ve bought recently and up until this point you’ve never realized you’ve needed but now realize it’s awesome? Brooke: If you could eliminate one chore from your life, what would it be? Princess_Megan: What is your favorite day of the week and why? DA VINSTER (Vinny): How do you think XCloud will compare to Stadia when XCloud is a fully released project? Cheap/Free Games Epic Games Surviving Mars PlayStation Now World War Z Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown InFamous Second Son Superhot Artifact is Now Free https://www.ign.com/articles/artifact-valve-stops-development-on-struggling-card-game Troll Corner Maybe Six Days in Fallujah is Political After All? Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

11 de mar.

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In a surprise announcement, Epic Games has purchased Fall Guys developers Mediatonic. Other Video Game News State of Decay Devs Agrees That It’s Always Ok to Punch Nazis xCloud Could Be Streaming in 1080 Soon What We're Playing Cliff: Desperados 3, Maneater Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): Mediatonic purchased by Epic Games. How do you see this going for Fall Guys? Pros and Cons? Do we see the same crossover potential that we have in Fortnite with Fall Guys. F3ar13: If gambling money is involved, what game can you confidently say you can beat the majority/all of the host/people on discord. Elfsawrath52: How does gaming improve hand-eye coordination? Tr1pletrouble88: Take your least favorite video game genre, what would you do to make it a game you enjoy? Rdeacon: What feature would like to see in a controller? Princess_Megan: Which upcoming game are you looking forward to playing the most? My inner child is looking forward to partying like it's 1999 again with the new Pokemon Snap. Also Rdeacon: What are your feelings about in-game advertisements, like product placements, billboards etc, and do you think this is going to be something that is more prevalent in future games? Brooke: Do you like cold pizza? Cheap/Free Games Epic Games Wargame Red Dragon The new reference in RTS at its best! The Wargame series returns to duty, larger, richer, and more spectacular than ever before. In Wargame Red Dragon, you are engaged in a large-scale conflict where Western forces clash against the Communist bloc. PlayStation Plus Final Fantasy 7 Remake Remnant: From the Ashes Maquette Farpoint Game Pass Ultimate Madden 21 Star Wars Squadrons Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

4 de mar.

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I can't say this enough, go watch the trailer for Balan Wonderworld. There aren't enough drugs in the world to have it make sense. Harvest Moon: One World (PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – March 2 - $50 Yakuza: Like A Dragon (PS5) – March 2 - $60 Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 (PC) – March 3 - $40? Apex Legends (Switch) – March 9 - F2P Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Switch) – March 12 - $40 Kingdoms Of Amalur: Re-Reckoning (Switch) – March 16 - $40 Marvel's Avengers (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S) – March 18 - Free Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville (Switch) – March 19 - $40 Yakuza 6: The Song of Life (PC, Xbox) – March 25 - Game Pass, ??? Monster Hunter Rise (Switch) – March 26 - $60 Balan Wonderworld (Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PS5, PS4, PC, Switch) – March 26 - $60 It Takes Two (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC) – March 26 - $40 Kingdom Hearts Collection (PC) – March 30 - Price --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

4 de mar.

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Apparently, Grand Theft Auto 5 is causing a rash of carjackings in 2021, eight years after it was released. And because of that, the Deer Hunter games might soon be illegal in Chicago. Other Video Game News Stardew Valley Has a Board Game and It’s Available Now Days Gone is Coming to PC PlayStation VR 2 Officially Confirmed Google, ID and Bungie Are Getting Sued Because of Stadia The Geforce 3060 Will Limit Mining What We're Playing Colby: Crashlands, Spiritfarer, Roombo: First Blood, One Leaves  Cliff: The Medium, Sundered, Carto, Maneater  Dylan: The Witcher 3 Questions DA VINSTER: We just saw the announcement of Days Gone, a PS4 Exclusive making its way to PC this Spring. We've now seen it happen with Xbox going full PC day one with their exclusives. PlayStation has now ported Horizon Zero Dawn to PC and now Days Gone to PC come this Spring. Is there a future where we see PlayStation having the same strategy as Xbox and releasing all their first-party games day and date on PC? And if you think so when do you think it'll be? Elfsawrath52: Who's the best Robin? 1, 2, 3, or 4? Rdeacon: So who do you feel has a better approach ... Nintendo that doesn't strive for the highest performance benchmarks but works to develop a console that potentially has a wider appeal by less console churn and lower prices OR Xbox/PlayStation that is always trying to push the bar on performance with higher-priced units? Cheap/Free Games Epic Games Sunless Sea Games with Gold Warface: Breakout: March 1-31 VALA: Vicious Attack Llama Apocalypse: March 16-April 15 Metal Slug 3: March 1-15 Port Royale 3: March 16-31 Playstation Play at Home: Ratchet and Clank (March 1 Game Pass: Killer Queen Black (Cloud and Console) ID@Xbox – February 23 Dirt 5 (Cloud, Console and PC) – February 25 Elite Dangerous (Console) – February 25 Superhot: Mind Control Delete (PC) ID@Xbox – February 25 Madden 2021 - March 2 Twitch Prime Strata - March 5 Adventures of Chris - March 12 The Academy: First Riddle - March 19 Troll Corner Just When You Thought Hogwarts Legacy Couldn’t Get Worse Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

25 de fev.

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Nintendo had its first Direct in a long while and announced some cool stuff...and some other stuff. Other Video Game News Microsoft is Doing Even Cooler Stuff with Accessibility Xbox BC is Making Games Run Even Faster Update Your Game While You Sleep xCloud is Coming (to iOS) Stadia is Writing Its Own Punchlines Now What We're Playing Colby: Crashlands, Bartlow’s Dread Machine, Wilmot’s Warehouse, Mekorama Cliff: The Medium, Sundered Dylan: Immortals Fenyx Rising Questions DA VINSTER (Vinny): Classic question, what game do you want to see get a full from the ground up remake of? Princess_Megan: What is one weird thing about the area you live in? For example, in NE Ohio we generally talk about the distance to locations in terms of minutes/hours, not miles. Rdeacon: I have an oddball one. So HS friend posted he broke his favorite spatula.. I was like really.. then I realized I had a favorite spatula as well.  So if you cook what is your favorite spatula? Princess_Megan: Who is your favorite Mario Kart character and why? Tr1pletrouble88: What new release that you know of, do you think would win GotY Cheap/Free Games Epic Games: Absolute Drift: Zen Edition Rage 2 Game Pass: Code Vein (PC) – February 18 Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire – Ultimate Edition (Cloud and Console) ID@Xbox – February 18 Wreckfest (Cloud, Console and PC) – February 18 Killer Queen Black (Cloud and Console) ID@Xbox – February 23 Dirt 5 (Cloud, Console and PC) – February 25 Elite Dangerous (Console) – February 25 Superhot: Mind Control Delete (PC) ID@Xbox – February 25 Small Bites Troll Corner Six Days in Fallujah Stadia Has No Idea What is Going On Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

18 de fev.

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Is there any way that we could ban console scalping and not screw it up somehow? Probably not. Other Video Game News The UK is On It’s Way to Banning Console Scalping Literally Who Doesn’t Own GTA 5 at This Point? Anthem Might Be Dead at This Point GoldenEye Almost Came Out on the Xbox 360 Some Company Called Embracer Bought Gearbox PS5 Controllers are Drifting and Getting Them Fixed Can Be a Pain Your New Series X/S Controller Has a Hidden Feature What We're Playing Colby: Crashlands Cliff: The Medium Dylan: Finished Cyberpunk, Immortals: Fenyx Rising Questions Megan: This Sunday is Valentine's day, I thought I'd ask something fitting for the holiday. All three of you have been with your wives for a while, what is your favorite thing about them? F3ar13: For next week as well, who's your gaming waifu? Tr1pletrouble88: Favorite sea animal? Rdeacon: What do you feel makes a good boss level?  What makes a bad one? Elfsawrath52: What's the best mario game v the worst one. Based on story, graphics, and how many times yoshi shows up? BIG CHAPPIE: Best home base/hub world? Peaches Castle in Mario 64, the Normandy from ME, and Sanctuary from Borderlands to name a few. Bases/hubs can be fairly different in some games so this should maybe be two questions. JoeColeslaw: Getting back into battle royal. What is your strat back in the day when you played... would you ever think about getting back in it? Cheap/Free Games Epic Games Halcyon 6 A retro space strategy RPG with base building, deep tactical combat, crew management and emergent storytelling. Halcyon 6: Lightspeed Edition is a massively enhanced version of the Award Winning indie strategy RPG, Halcyon 6. Game Pass Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age (Console and PC) – February 11 Jurassic World Evolution (Android and Console) – February 11 Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones (Android and Console) ID@Xbox – February 11 Wolfenstein: Youngblood (Android) – February 11 Nintendo Online Super NES – Nintendo Switch Online: Doomsday Warrior Psycho Dream Prehistorik Man NES – Nintendo Switch Online: Fire ‘n Ice Troll Corner WB Managed to Get the Nemesis System Patented CDPR Got Hacked and Gamers Are Dumb Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

11 de fev.

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Google has announced the shutdown of both of their internal studios that were making games for Stadia in what will probably be known eventually as foreshadowing. Other Video Game News A New Lawsuit Claims That Valve is Price Fixing The Mass Effect Legendary Edition Isn’t Coming to Next Gen Consoles Marvel's Avengers Is Finally Getting a Next Gen Update...Probably Scalpers Sold a LOT of PS5s Wanna a TV and a Console In Your Car? What We're Playing Colby: Summer in Mara, Haven, Donut County, Crashlands Cliff: CrossCode, Torchlight 3 Questions Vinny: What game did you love at one point, stop playing but came back to it later and enjoyed it just as much or even more. I've been getting back into Sea of Thieves with the new season and I'm loving it! Squid: When rating and playing an indie game do you give it more leeway than say a AAA game? I ask myself. Cpt Insano6: What celebrity or celebrities would you want to play games with; video games, board games, etc. Princess_Megan: Who is your favorite Disney character and why? Elfsawrath52: What is the optimal gamer food? Cheap/Free Games Game Pass: Ghost of a Tale (PC) ID@Xbox – February 4 Project Winter (Android, Console and PC) ID@Xbox – February 4 The Falconeer (Android, Console and PC) – February 4 Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age (Console and PC) – February 11 Jurassic World Evolution (Android and Console) – February 11 Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones (Android and Console) ID@Xbox – February 11 Wolfenstein: Youngblood (Android) – February 11 PlayStation Now Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 - April 29th WWE 2K Battlegrounds - August 2nd Detroit: Become Human Darksiders Genesis Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number Little Nightmares Amazon Prime All games available to claim through March 1 Spinch Stealth Bastard Deluxe Monster Prom: Hotseat Swimsanity! Couch Party Edition Table Manners Algo Bot Cyber Hook Little Big Workshop Troll Corner Activision Refuses to Mandate Increased Diversity Hiring Practices Patreon Patrons John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

4 de fev.

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GameStop stock is being manipulated in a ton of really dumb ways, but at least hedge funds are the ones mostly paying for it. Other Video Game News Tencent is Going on a Buying Spree and They May Not Be Done A Diablo 2 Remaster is in the Works What We're Playing Colby: Star Wars Squadrons, Jydge, Haven, Summer in Mara Cliff: CrossCode Dylan: Cyberpunk, Vermintide 2 Questions SweatySpookz: Question for the show: In 2020 when covid first began, what would you do to keep a positive mind frame? Not an easy task but this could be something as simple is diving into a backlog of video games. I find it important to discuss methods or ways we can remain positive and look out for one another. F3ar13: If you're in a restaurant and you're drinking your drink, if the waitress brought you a refill, do you finish your drink before moving on to the next drink, or put the old drink aside and go for the next drink? Rdeacon: What major game or game series would people be shocked you have never played - My example Final Fantasy... just never got into it Elfsawrath52: Newest iPhone camera v. Professional grade camera? Elfsawrath52: What console is most photogenic? Games Releasing in February Control Ultimate Edition (PS5, Xbox Series X/S) – February 2 Destruction AllStars (PlayStation 5) – February 2 The Nioh Collection (PS5) – February 5 Little Nightmares II (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) – February 11 Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury (Switch) – February 12 King of Seas (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC) – February 18 Persona 5 Strikers (PS4, PC, Switch) – February 23 Ghosts 'n Goblins: Resurrection (Switch) – February 25 Bravely Default II (Switch) – February 26 Cheap/Free Games PS Plus available  February 2, 2021: Control: Ultimate Edition (until  March 1) Concrete Genie (until  March 1) Destruction AllStars (April 5) Epic Games Store Dandara In a bizarre universe where the oppressed are on the brink of oblivion, Dandara has awoken to reshape the world. Welcome to a unique 2D metroidvania platformer full of mystical creatures and boundless exploration. Game Pass Cyber Shadow (Android, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – January 26 The Medium (Xbox Series X|S and PC) ID@Xbox – January 28 Yakuza 3 Remastered (Android, Console, and PC) – January 28 Yakuza 4 Remastered (Android, Console, and PC) – January 28 Yakuza 5 Remastered (Android, Console, and PC) – January 28 Games with Gold Gears 5 ($39.99 ERP): Available February 1 to 28 Resident Evil ($19.99 ERP): Available February 1 to 28 Dandara: Trials of Fear Edition ($14.99 ERP): Available February 16 to March 15 Indiana Jones and the Emperor’s Tomb ($9.99 ERP): Available February 1 to 15 Lost Planet 2 ($19.99 ERP): Available February 16 to 28 Patreon John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. Extra Life https://bytemepodcast.com/extralife/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

28 de jan.

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Cyberpunk 2077 problems just keep getting worse between no next-gen update until the second half of 2021, a new expose by Jason Schreier and yet another lawsuit. Other Video Game News Having You Been Gaming More This Year? So Has Literally Everyone Else. Arcade1up Announce New Games at CES What We're Playing Colby: What the Golf, Summer in Mara, Star Wars Squadrons, Jydge Cliff: CrossCode IT’S HANS BISH!: Tarkov. Questions DA VINSTER: What are your top three standout music tracks from games? Cliff: Abzu (Austin Wintory) - To Know Water Skyrim (Jeremy Soule) - Dragonborn Doom 2016 (Mick Gordan)  - Rip and Tear Celeste (Lena Raine) - Resurrections Oxenfree (scntfc) - Beacon Beach Cliff: If you had to prevent WW2 without killing Hitler, what would you do? Princess_Megan: I don’t remember this one's been asked already or not. What is your favorite non-gaming podcast? Also, it can't be Behind The Bastards. As awesome as that podcast is, we already know you guys enjoy it (Robert Evans is both interesting and amusing as hell) Elfsawrath52: What is the best way to organize computer cords? Princess_Megan: The three of you have to appear on a current reality TV show. Which show are you choosing, and who would emerge the victor? Cpt Insano6: Is or was there a game, that as a kid, you quit playing bc it was too difficult, that you came back to as an adult and blew through said game? Rdeacon: I want to ask a follow up to the last question: What game do you struggle with now that a kid can beat you at? Cheap/Free Games Epic Games Galactic Civilizations III Ultimate Edition Game Pass Control (PC) – January 21 Desperados III (Android, Console, and PC) – January 21 Donut County (Android, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – January 21 Outer Wilds (Android) ID@Xbox – January 21 Cyber Shadow (Android, Console, and PC) ID@Xbox – January 26 The Medium (Xbox Series X|S and PC) ID@Xbox – January 28 Yakuza 3 Remastered (Android, Console, and PC) – January 28 Yakuza 4 Remastered (Android, Console, and PC) – January 28 Yakuza 5 Remastered (Android, Console, and PC) – January 28 Twitch Prime Bridge Constructor Playground - Offer ends Feb 1 Sword Legacy Omen - Offer ends Jan 29 Alt Frequencies - Offer ends Feb 1 Along the Edge - Offer ends Feb 1 Cyber Hook - Offer ends Feb 12 When Ski Lifts Go Wrong - Offer ends Feb 1 Void Bastards - Offer ends Feb 1 Troll Corner Composers Haven’t Been Paid Their Royalties in Almost Two Years --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

21 de jan.

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All Star Wars games are going to live under the Lucasfilm Games Label from now on, including a new Star Wars game from Ubisoft and an Indiana Jones game from MachineGames. Other Video Game News Ubisoft is Making an Open-World Star Wars Game Bethesda is Making an Indiana Jones Game with Todd Howard at the Helm CD Project Red Could be Facing a HEFTY Fine Microsoft Once Tried to Buy Nintendo. It Did Not Go Well Duncan Jones Wrote an Entire Script for a Full Throttle Movie Old Tech Let Hitman Trilogy Get 80 GB Smaller Get Your Free PSVR Adapter Now! What We're Playing Colby: Snow Runner, CrossCode, Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles, Cat Quest 2, Demon’s Crystals, Star Wars Squadrons Cliff: Crosscode, Cat Quest 2 Dylan: Cyberpunk Questions DA VINSTER: What genre of game have you always wanted to get into but just can't for some reason? Some of mine include RTS's, Souls Games, and Fighting games. SweatySpookz: I want to hear a first time story. For each of you, when was the first time you felt rewarded for any content you’ve worked on be it a podcast, YouTube, what have you. How did that impact you & is there anything you would have done differently? Princess_Megan: I wasn’t going to ask the Jumanji question, but with today's riot, 2021 just looked at 2020 and said hold my beer. What else is in store for us over the next month? Rdeacon: My question.. do you feel there is a line that games cross that makes them too real?  This could be the chores in Zelda/Red Dead,  disturbing realistic graphics or even games that give you morality consequences that diminish feel of the game. JoeColeslaw: Happy new year! Glad to be back! So question, - how competitive are you with leaderboards in games? How about gamerscore, trophies, and achievements? - Since you are answering questions all willy nilly... I had another question as far as the Lucas Film Games / Indiana Jones news... -Is it almost too late for Indiana Jones? For some reason, "from Russia with Love" comes to mind. I played it as a kid, but I don't know why... not like I had nostalgia for the film... but was a  fan of the 007 series. Maybe this would be along the lines of their previous game, 2003- Emperors Tomb, stand-alone. Or coinciding with a new, movie. Elfsawrath52: Where’s the best place to put a Buttloadda stickers? Charisma_Icon: What are your favorite taco toppings? Are you a chicken, beef or beans? Cheap/Free Games Epic Games STAR WARS™ Battlefront™ II: Celebration Edition Includes the complete collection of customization content acquirable through in-game purchase from launch up to – and including – items inspired by STAR WARS™: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER™ (everything pre-2019). Game Pass Neoverse (PC) ID@Xbox – January 14 Torchlight III (Android and Console) ID@Xbox – January 14 What Remains of Edith Finch (PC) ID@Xbox – January 14 YIIK: A Postmodern RPG (PC) ID@Xbox – January 14 Troll Corner The Pogchamp Removal Has Been a Disaster Go follow CriticalBard who had to deal with the fallout Patrons Follow us at: https://www.patreon.com/bytemepodcast John Tippins Sean Palmer Austin Palmer Alan Schulte Joe Cole Jr. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/byte-me-podcast/message

14 de jan.

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