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Battlefield V Reveal & Pikmin Retro Rewind (Ep. 26)

Show Notes

In the 26th episode of Third Player Games Podcast, we dive into the controversy that was the Battlefield V reveal. The gang quickly moves on to happier times though leading into an Amy hosted What’s That Video Game. This week the gang has not one, but two rotating segments! First up is the preview of games in June! A lot of ports on this list, Wolfenstein II, Crash Bandicoot, but we also have one of Jeffers most anticipated games of the year, indie title Vampyr! At the end of the podcast, Third Player Games wraps up with a Retro Rewind segment, this time the name of the game is Pikmin!

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Battlefield V has Female on cover, some fans lose it

https://www.polygon.com/2018/5/25/17396848/battlefield-5-female-characters

Can’t Wait for news about the upcoming Switch Pokemon title? Have no fear, Nintendo is all over it, get on that email list!

http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2018/05/you_can_now_register_your_email_for_news_on_pokemon_for_nintendo_switch

Star Wars Bobba Fett movie in the works with James Mangold as writer and director

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/star-wars-boba-fett-movie-is-happening-james-mangold-direct-1113273

Steam games come to iOS, Android with Steam Link app – READ UPDATE AT END, Apple rejected it.

https://www.polygon.com/2018/5/9/17337612/steam-link-mobile-android

Steam summer sale starts in June, based on database leak

https://www.polygon.com/2018/5/9/17335326/steam-summer-sale-2018-date-leak-steamdb

Nintendo start selling dockless Nintendo Switch consoles in Japan

http://www.japanesenintendo.com/post/174165325164/

Next PlayStation Is Three Years Off, Sony Says

https://www.wsj.com/articles/next-playstation-is-three-years-off-sony-says-1527067818

Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze & City of Brass (Ep.23)

Show Notes

Third Player Games Podcast is bananas this week, with Amy and Josh discussing their Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze playthrough, in just one weekend! Jeffers has a much different experience as he brings up a game he hasn’t been allowed to talk about until now, recent release, City of Brass. Big news this week as the new Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer drops, with it a sneak peak of a young John Marston! As if that weren’t enough, the day the podcast drops Fortnite is at it again, with a huge Infinity War crossover! Meanwhile, God of War becomes the fastest selling PS4 exclusive ever! We have another version of What’s That Video Game, Amy style! To top it all off a big heads up, we have a spoilercast of the movie Infinity War at the 50:49 mark, don’t worry plenty of warnings!

50:49 – Infinity War Spoilercast Warning

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Jeffers Review, City of Brass
intothespine.com/2018/05/03/into-…f-city-of-brass/

Red Dead Dead Redemption 2 Trailer
www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaW0tYpxyp0

Video Game Hall of Fame Adds 4 More Games
www.gamespot.com/articles/video-g…es/1100-6458728/

Fortnite Infinity War Crossover Starts May 8th
www.google.com/amp/s/www.polygon…r-event-date-time

Dolphin, a GameCube and Wii emulator, can now run on the Nintendo Switch
twitter.com/delroth_/status/988524502983290880

God of War sold over 3.1 million units in its first three days, making it the fastest-selling PS4 exclusive ever
twitter.com/playstation/status/…48960691933192?s=21

Nintendo Switch Pro Controller support for Steam announced
steamcommunity.com/games/353370/an…757912601251834

Fe Review & Upcoming Video Games In March – Third Player Games Podcast (Ep. 13)

Show Notes

Hey there everyone! In the 13th episode of Third Player Games podcast, we are back at in our corners of the world. We might be separate, but our audio is back to its high quality form! This week is light on news, some of it is not your normal headlines, what can we say it was a quiet week. We do have our end of the month segment where we give you the preview for March’s upcoming video games!

We also have What’s That Video Game and it’s a rare occasion where Josh can’t get points, mainly because he’s the host. Josh and Amy have apparently put together their own computer! With this comes some possibilities, including a potential Third Player Games Sea of Thieves run! Our biggest segment this week is one of the best reviews of a game we’ve heard in a long time. This one is for the video game Fe and it’s been done by our very own Amy Rose in our rotating segment!

 

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News & Games Releasing In March

Chris realized something was wrong with his hand while playing Switch. Turns out he had a tumor in his left hand. Now he’s using a customized grip that someone on Reddit offered to create for him with a 3D printer so that he can play one handed while recovering from surgery.
https://kotaku.com/after-finding-a-tumor-hes-learning-how-to-play-video-g-1823242881

They are making a movie about Flamin Hot Cheetos (the creator idea man for it) Nuff Said
http://www.ign.com/articles/2018/02/23/flamin-hot-cheetos-movie-in-the-works

Game Night Reviews So Far – In Theaters Feb 23rd
Rotten Tomatoes = 80% IGN = 9/10
Stars Jason Bateman Rachel Mcadams, Also Lamorne Morris (New Girl, Winston)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/game_night_2018
http://www.ign.com/articles/2018/02/22/game-night-review

Two College Students Still Setting Records On Borderlands 2 Speedruns
https://kotaku.com/the-two-friends-dominating-borderlands-2-coop-speedrunn-1823297272

Blizzard/Overwatch is Hilarious with trolling/Responding to request
https://www.polygon.com/2018/2/24/17048016/overwatch-zenyatta-walk-blizzard-video

Games Releasing in March
https://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2018/02/24/here-are-all-the-video-games-releasing-in-march-2018/#ca466517aaad

 

Celeste Review and XBox Game Pass News – Third Player Games Podcast (Ep. 9)

Celeste Review And XBox Game Pass News

Welcome, everybody! Third Player Games Podcast has quite the show for you this week! First, we talk about what we’ve been playing, Jeffers has finally finished Wolfenstein 2! Meanwhile, Amy got obsessed with a certain 48 hour trial of a game. In our news section, we find out that Cross-Play Parties are coming to Rocket League! Rust has a head-scratching price increase coming soon and a huge XBox Game Pass announcement, yeah that one! The Third Player Games group plays another round of What’s That Video Game! And Amy might have come up with the toughest three video games yet.

Stick around for the end of the show though! We have our rotating segment this week! First up we will give you a preview of our most anticipated games for the month of February! Don’t like our choices? No problem! Just check out our link below to all the games announced for next month, we are sure you’ll find some you love. Last but certainly not least, we have an official spoiler free indie game review of the hot new title, Celeste. Josh and Amy talk about it in an informative and thrilling fashion, this is one segment you won’t want to miss!

As always thank you for listening to the podcast! Please don’t forget to hit that subscribe button. Also please send us feedback by using any of the contact methods at the bottom of the show notes, we would love to hear from you. Have a great day everyone!

New Games for February (Forbes list) 

 https://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2018/01/23/here-are-all-the-video-games-releasing-in-february-2018/

 

Jeffers’ Links:

XBox Game Pass

https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2018/01/23/xbox-game-pass-expands/

Josh’s Links:

Rust “Leaving” Early Access 

https://rust.facepunch.com/blog/leaving-early-access/

Steam Lunar New Year Sale

https://twitter.com/SteamDB/status/955721915267735552

Study on Violent Behavior From Violent Video Games

https://www.york.ac.uk/news-and-events/news/2018/research/no-evidence-to-link-violence-and-video-games/

Celeste Steam Link

http://store.steampowered.com/app/504230/Celeste/

Amy’s Links:

Sims 4 Free Trial 

https://www.origin.com/usa/en-us/store/the-sims/the-sims-4/standard-edition

Rocket League Cross Platform Support https://twitter.com/RL_Support/status/955061083181584384?ref_src=twcamp%5Ecopy%7Ctwsrc%5Eandroid%7Ctwgr%5Ecopy%7Ctwcon%5E7090%7Ctwterm%5E3

Fe Game Play Preview (eeeeeek!!!) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9QK2xQ8RNwo

 

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Monster Hunter, Runbow, and Moon Hunters, Oh My! – Third Player Games Podcast (Ep. 8)

 

Show Notes

Hello everyone! This is the 8th episode show notes For Third Player Games Podcast! In this episode, Jeffers is still talking about PAX. Josh is attempting to continue his winning streak on What’s That Video Game. And Amy is trying to learn words. After a couple of serious episodes, we have a more lighthearted fact-filled show for you this week. The two indie games from PAX are called Moon Hunters, a co-op narrative rich game. The other game which is the complete opposite in gameplay is called Runbow. A fantastic laugh inducing multiplayer platformer side-scroller. It’s even more fun and hilarious than it sounds!

 

Meanwhile, Josh gives us news on, Minecraft? Amy, on the other hand, talks about the game called Contrast. She also gives us an update on the adopt a hunter discord for Monster Hunter! And don’t forget Third Player Games crew talks about the future of e-sports in the Olympics. Thanks for listening everyone and don’t forget to subscribe!

 

Jeffers’ Links:

Moon Hunters 

http://store.steampowered.com/app/320040/Moon_Hunters/

Runbow 

http://www.13amgames.com/readytorunbow/

Josh’s Links:

Minecraft 

https://www.popsugar.com/news/New-Microsoft-Minecraft-Head-Helen-Chiang-Interview-44513067?utm_campaign=mobile_share&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=popsugar

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_best-selling_video_games

A Hat in Time

http://thegg.net/indie-games/a-hat-in-time-gets-its-first-free-dlc-release-in-2018-plenty-of-new-content-awaits-us/

http://store.steampowered.com/app/253230/A_Hat_in_Time/

Red Dead Redemption

https://www.thenerdmag.com/red-dead-redemption-2-release-date-leaked/

Business Insider (e-sport olympics)

http://www.businessinsider.com/esports-in-consideration-for-2024-olympics-2017-8

Amy’s Links:

Contrast 

http://store.steampowered.com/app/224460/Contrast/

Monster Hunter:World – Adopt a Hunter (Discord chat link included on their page)

https://adoptahunter.org/

Life is Strange “Farewell” Episode

https://twitter.com/LifeIsStrange/status/954016553208606720

 

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PAX South – Third Player Games Podcast (Ep. 7)

PAX South 2018

Welcome to Third Player Games Podcast and our 7th episode PAX South 2018! Early on in this episode, we announce the two winners of our Assassins Creed Origins giveaway! Thank you so much to everyone that entered and left us such positive reviews, we really appreciate it! In this episode we have plenty to talk about, Josh has some impressive donation numbers for the recent AGDQ charity! Not to mention Dark Souls remaster and Stardew Valley Multiplayer! Amy has given us a heads up about a great sale for a great game, Human Fall Flat! She also tells about how welcoming and positive the Monster World Hunter game community is on Discord.

Then, of course, we have Jeffers and the only thing he wants to talk about is his first ever gaming convention, PAX South! He’s got all the inside scoop on what PAX is really like, the good the bad and the entertaining. The best part is he was about to do some interviews with a few indie developers. Be on the lookout for Clusterpuck99, Shu, and Coffence! Make sure to check out everything he has to say about these impressive indie titles!

Amy’s Links:

Human: Fall Flat on Sale
https://www.humblebundle.com/store/human-fall-flat
Monster Hunter:World – Adopt a Hunter (Discord chat link included on their page)
https://adoptahunter.org/

Josh’s Links:

PS4 Beta
https://beta.software.eu.playstation.com/en-gb/ps4beta

Concerned Ape’s Stardew Valley Tweet

AGDQ Donation Totals
https://gamesdonequick.com/tracker/donations/agdq2018

DS1 Remaster YT video

Jeffers’ Links:

Videri String Quartet:
https://www.facebook.com/VideriQuartet/

Coffence:
http://store.steampowered.com/app/583240/Coffence/

Clusterpuck99:
http://store.steampowered.com/app/337960/ClusterPuck_99/

Shu:
http://store.steampowered.com/app/528720/Shu/

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Assassins Creed Origins Giveaway – Third Player Games Podcast (Ep. 6)

Summary

Hello! And welcome to our 6th episode and the 1st episode of 2018! We start this year off with an Assassins Creed Giveaway! That’s right we are giving away two copies of Assassins Creed Origins on PC! Josh, Jeffers & Amy also go over some interesting news! Such as a gaming speed run charity that has some awesome games you can watch! We also dive into the recent announcement of “gaming disorder.” The gang plays the first round of “What’s That Video Game” and we are keeping score the entire year! With the last segment of the show which will be rotating, the group discusses what’s okay to put in video games and how is that decided. Is there such a thing as too far? This episode was a bit more serious than past shows, but it still has plenty of laughs along the way. Don’t forget to enter the giveaway!

 

Contact Information & Links From Discussion

Jeffers:
Gaming Disorder article- https://www.healthline.com/health-news/is-video-game-addiction-mental-health-issue#1

Amy:
Purchase Human Fall Flat:
http://store.steampowered.com/app/477160/Human_Fall_Flat/

Joshua Llorente’s Overwatch Maps:
https://www.artstation.com/shuallorente

Purchase A Fine Mess:
https://santimagames.itch.io/a-fine-mess

Josh:
Games Done Quick:
https://gamesdonequick.com/ – Game schedule –

https://gamesdonequick.com/schedule

Battlefront 2 (classic) patch: http://steamcommunity.com/games/6060/announcements/detail/1575563008267234937

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Episode 4 Preview – Christmas Edition

Every week we like to throw out some preview clips of our upcoming show, but shhhhhh we don’t want to give too much away!

In this episode, we throw out our normal segments and have some fun! There’s Christmas video game trivia! Some fun news that celebrates Doki Doki while also giving everyone a big heads up on the Steam winter sale, highlighting items that are amazing purchases under $5.00!!! At the end, we wrap up with Amy’s Christmas movie trivia game, but this one has consequences… Shots of spiked eggnog! Make sure to hit up our podcast locations where you can listen to our show with ease just about anywhere! Don’t forget to subscribe and give us a review, thanks for listening!

 

 

Episode 3 – Preview Clips

Every week we like to throw out some preview clips of our upcoming show, but shhhhhh we don’t want to give too much away! This week we talk about The Last Jedi with NO Spoilers, we promise! We play a Star Wars trivia game and of course our normal segments! Check out all the places you can listen to the full episode of our podcast in our podcast locations section!