This week on the 2 Player Podcast, meats back on the menu, boys! Middle-Earth Shadow Of War is out, and we discuss Orcs, killing Orcs and chatting with not-so giant spiders. In the news, Blizzard praises Lord Cthulhu, Jurassic World Evolution spared no expense, prepare to feast on some gods in God Eater 3, Visit the set of La La
We missed an episode, but Bryan is back to take you through the new Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer! Bryan says um a lot, Russell desperately tries to win a game, and Mitch uncovers a little bit of Star Wars history that should’ve stayed buried. You can listen here!
A Look At Middle-earth: Shadow of War takes Russell and Mitch on a journey to Mordor to craft a new ring, enslave Orcs and talk to spider-woman.
This week on Discussion Mode, everyone is talking about it, so obviously we had to chime in as we discuss the dreaded loot box in Battlefront and why “Pay to win” is never okay.
This week on the 2 Player Podcast, we discuss what if cups had heads, and if Star Fox had a sequel that was cancelled and eventually released decades later, It’d probably be terrible. We then underestimate EA’s power in the Battlefront 2 Beta.
Andrew House, CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment has left the big blue house and being replaced by “John”. PSVR got an update removing all mention of Andy because Kaz Hirai is taking this harder than expected. To add to Kaz’s tears, Nioh decided the PC looked pretty chill as Horizon: Zero Dawn Complete Edition got announced which included the frozen wilds where you can’t build a snowman.
We also discuss trailers showing too much, which they are.
This week on discussion mode, Mitch & Russell discuss the growing number of trailers and how much they show. Do video game trailers show too much? In this era of huge marketing budgets, I’d say yes.
Russell and Mitch take a look at the 30’s inspired animated brutally difficult wonder that is Cuphead. We discuss the amazing graphical style, the crushing difficulty, and glorious bosses. Expect Russell’s review of Cuphead in the next week!
Kingsman: The Secret Service tells the story of a street kid who becomes a princess, I mean a secret agent. Kingsman: The Golden Circle tells the story of the street kid secret agent making everything more difficult for everyone involved.
It’s also a fun action movie, find out more on the Screenshot Podcast.
This week, Mitch raises an army and plays the incorrectly named Total War: Warhammer 2, journeys to a desert filled with robots in Steamworld Dig 2 and continues the theme of 2 and plays Divinity: Original Sin 2 as a murderous skeleton.
We discuss TGS a bit, Mitch talks about WoW again, Star wars Battlefront 2 creates hype, while Sonic Forces continues to do the opposite. Assassin’s Creed tries being a teacher, PUBG becomes a company, while Red Dead Redemption 2 has appeared with a new trailer. PS Plus and Games With Gold fight and Xbox lost faster than you can scream “Snake!”.
Andrew House also dances on the Vita’s grave.
Metroid: Samus Returns is a reimagining of Metroid 2: The Return Of Samus which originally launched on the Gameboy back in 1991. It has now been updated in every form from sound and graphics to modern quality of life features. While early boss fights can be repetitive, the game itself is a joy to play.
This week we have Tokyo Game Show which proves mechs are always cool, and killing monsters.
Mitch kills Metroids, collects missiles and pretends Federation Force ever existed in Metroid: Samus Returns, as Russell plays more Kingdom Hearts. We also discuss the Tomb Raider trailer and have a look at video game movies.
We discuss Mario’s lack of a shirt, I mean the Nintendo Direct 9.13.2017! We also talk about Kingdom Hearts as Mitch proves he knows nothing. Mitch plays the new Divinity: Original Sin where he is murdered by a fire-breathing lizard.
On episode 11 of the 2 Player Podcast, Mitch finds shiny loot as he discusses Destiny 2, Russell’s lost in Uncharted again too. The Witcher has a birthday as L.A Noire is raised from the dead much like in Resident Evil which receives new content! And a Switch port obviously. Shadow Of War also spends money on marketing again.
We discuss what Crystal Dynamic’s Avengers game could be and speculate incorrectly.
On episode 10 of the 2 Player Podcast, Mitch & Russell get lost in Uncharted: Lost Legacy and discover to their horror, Knack 2. Russell became an assassin and joined Noctis and crew in the Final Fantasy 15 Assassins Creed crossover while Mitch rambles on about going fast and PC superiority. Russell also discovers his love for Tidus (Or teedus, whatever.) in the Dissidia NT Beta.
Shadow Of War shows us it’s marketing budget, while Injustice adds mermaidman. Yakuza 2 gets a remake, PSVR gets new games and Mega-Man is no closer to his own game. Dead Rising 4 pretends to be Dead Rising 5 and Sonic Forces picks a terrible release date. Nintendo announces some excellent indies, Shovel Knight King of the Cards hype.
We also discuss Half Life 3’s lack of a future.
Mitch & Russell discuss Game Of Thrones Season 7 finale Episode 7 – The Dragon and the Wolf, as well as our thoughts on the season.
Russell’s gotta go fast as he plays Sonic Mania, and discovers the heart of the cards in Hearthstone’s Knights of the Frozen Throne and Mitch discovers he’s not Korean in Starcraft.
While this week in news we discuss Blizzard’s Battle.Net, Shelob’s the unsung hero of Lord Of The Rings, and Crackdown 3 is delayed again!
We have a discussion about the Xbox’s lack of exclusives and prepare for the adventure in Uncharted: The Lost Legacy.
Surfs up as Overwatch hits the beach and invades Widowmaker’s house! Here there be dragons, and their principles as Dragon’s Dogma gets a port to Xbox One & PS4.
Like UFO’s? How about 50? UFO 50 is a collection of 50 games coming in 2018! Hate Final Fantasy 10’s Tidus? So does Jecht! He joins FF Dissidia (Again). Valve announces a new game and it doesn’t have a 3! Horizon: Zero Dawn stays frosty as The Frozen Wilds DLC gets a release date! Dragon Quest Builders gets a sequel while No Man’s Sky gets promised features, kind of.
Mitch & Russell play a card game, too.
Sam is back to pitch the return of Babylon 5…..it’s ok we haven’t seen it either. Who can create the best TV spin off and impress the board?
Elsewhere we talk piracy and the shades of grey involved, plus someone faces the ultimate punishment in our new dare system!
On this episode, we discuss Season 7 Episode 3 & 4 – The Queens Justice & The Spoils Of War. Full spoilers.
Russell returns to defend the future of Virtual Reality Technology inspired by Ready Player One. We also look at video game hype and that dirty, dirty word……..Pre-order.
Christopher Nolan’s newest film Dunkirk is pure cinematic bliss. If feeling tense is your definition of Bliss. Mitch and Russell discuss the film and say only nice things. Spoilers!
You’ve just crossed a terrible threshold, Arthas. By joining Hearthstone! Blizzard swings the Doomhammer on the Felmyst legacy server and the Switch sells units. Square Enix’s Dragon Quest XI goes west where the skies are blue and Final Fantasy XV goes online while the Regalia joins Forza. Uncharted: The Lost Legacy hype! We also pick the best PS+ & GWG game!
Russell chases chickens in Fable Fortunes, Mitch paints it black in Splatoon 2 and talks NoClip’s Final Fantasy XV Documentary.
Comic Con Trailers, the SNES classic, Artificial Scarcity and Robert Downey Jr. What do they all have in common? Jordan joins the show to find out!
The impossible has happened, our E3 episode has arrived.
Join Russell, Bryan, Mitch & Jordan to discuss E3 2017. We cover everything, so it’s our longest podcast ever as well as taking the longest to edit and release!
Nobody gave up, nor did anyone break the entire edit at one point. Nope.
It’s only a month late!
EVO 2017 has come and gone giving us a ton of fighting game news to fight about, Telltale releases the hounds, zombies, and bats as Middle Earth: Shadow Of War turns a spider into a woman.
Russell enters the matrix and Mitch makes a bandicoot go to space.
The Blizzard has finally subsided, and yet we still have news. Kingdom Hearts 3 has a release year while Ni No Kuni 2 does not release this year. Star Wars Battlefront 2 and Spiderman have new trailers as we discover the true meaning of D23.
Russell plays some Yu-Gi-Oh and Mitch returns to FFXIV and continues his Diablo quest.
We’re just not over Spiderman Homecoming yet, but this time it’s spoiler free. Russell returns as our optional extra to join Mitch and Bryan in talking collectible card games, is going digital worth it?
This week Blizzard has more news! Hearthstone newest expansion is announced and it’s cold, ice cold, thrones have frozen. Prepare for doom.. fist as Doomfist has punched his way to finally being in Overwatch. Battlefront 2 leaks again as the pipes have burst to release a whole list of heroes and villains.
Mitch has been busy raising the dead again and this time not in real life but in Diablo 3 and Russell forgets a game and has played more Crash.
Screenshot focuses on our TV & Movie impressions! It’s possibly the biggest Marvel movie of the year with Sony laughing all the way to the bank. Spoilers wherever you look, it’s Spiderman Homecoming!
Jordan is back to talk about the Souls series, can games really be too hard? Mistakes are made when someone mentions Halo 5, and we dive deep into the best of sarcastic Steam reviews.
This week we talk about the SNES classic, Starcraft Remastered and compare Games with Gold & PS+. Russell talks about FF15 Episode Prompto and Mitch has played Diablo 3’s new Necromancer class. We also discuss our impressions of the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy.
If you want to know all that matters in gaming, join Russell and Mitch in Optional Extra’s 2 Player Podcast. We cover the biggest news, what we’ve been playing and what the next week brings! Gaming news at it’s finest.
Our newest Podcast! Screenshot focuses on our TV & Movie impressions! A bonus series for when we have new things to discuss, running for 15 – 20 minutes. Episode 1 focuses on Attack On Titan as Mitch & Jordan have just finished season 2. Expect titanic spoilers.
E3 has actually officially started, and we have assembled the Optionals! Both Russell and Jordan join us for a truly chaotic podcast.
We discuss the rise of the premium console with the reveal of the Xbox One X, we positively discuss Mario + Rabbids and make our own crossovers. We also talk modding, again, but hang on, it’s topical now. We also pitch their games better than they did, mostly. And finally, we debate E3’s existence.
On this week’s episode we are once again joined by Russell! We discuss new details revealed for Star Wars Battlefront 2 at the EA Play E3 conference, compare free and paid DLC, and look back at past E3 conferences. Lastly we start modding paintings in our Devil’s Advocate debate.
On this week’s episode we are joined by another newest optional extra, Russell! We discuss our E3 hopes and wild dreams, discover who said what quotes, and discuss open world games in our Devil’s Advocate debate.
On this week’s episode we are joined by our newest optional extra, Sam! We pitch our best ideas for video game movie adaptations, delve into the depths of user reviews on Metacritic, and look at Micro-transactions and “Pay-To-Win” in our Devil’s Advocate debate.
On this Week’s episode we discuss the Destiny 2 gameplay reveal and story in video games. We also play a very poorly thought out game and we debate power in PC & Consoles in the Devil’s Advocate. It’s our first time using our intended format and we finally point out we have a website!
Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment is a fast-paced and agile take on Yacht Club’s already brilliant Shovel Knight, taking place before the events featuring our shovel-wielding hero. This expansion sees you playing as Specter Knight, an adversary from the original game.