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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Okami HD, and Overcooked 2 (Ep. 37)

Show Notes:

This week on Third Player Games, Jeffers takes a vacation but the show must go on! Josh and Amy find silly ways to entertain themselves and I’ll be the first to admit… this one gets a little weird, guys. When they’re not discussing strange games located on the darkest depths of itch.io, they’re talking about all of the newsworthy events that happened this week! Did you catch Nintendo Direct? If not, no worries! Josh is here to fill you in.

 

Time Stamps:

1:50 – What have we been playing?

12:40 – News

35:21 – Video Game Surprise

 

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Cuphead Goes Triple Platinum!

Monster Hunter: World is Steam’s Biggest New Release of 2018

Nintendo Switch OnlineGermany Lifts Ban On Swastikas In Video Games

Red Dead Redemption 2: Official Gameplay Video

DOOM Eternal – Official Gameplay Reveal

Fallout 76 Beta Is The Full Game

Fallout 76 won’t launch on Steam

Niantic Adding PvP To ‘Pokémon Go’ This Year

Free Weekend | Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Emuparaside removing all of their roms, permanently.

Nintendo Direct

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Special Edition

 

Nintendo Woes & RTX 2018 (Ep. 36)

Show Notes

Did anyone get a chance to go to RTX this year? Jeffers did, and he’s here to tell us all about it.

 

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4:16 – What have we been playing?

22:52 – News

39:41 – “What’s That Video Game?”

48:25 – Jeffers’ RTX Experience

 

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Chrono Trigger Final PC Update

https://www-pcgamer-com.cdn

 

7 year old releases Steam Game

https://steamed-kotaku-com.cdn

 

Disney blocked from Streaming Original 6 movies until 2024

https://arstechnica-com

 

GoW makes 131 Million Digital Revenue on Launch Month

https://www-vg247-com

 

NES Classic Outsells, Everything…. This Month

https://www-theverge-com

 

Switch Soaring While Nintendo plummets?

http://www.nintendolife.com


Nintendo Switch sales reach 19.67 million units

https://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/en/finance/hard_soft/index.html


Jay Pinkerton – writer for Portal2, Team Fortress 2, Left 4 Dead – has returned to Valve.

https://www.valvesoftware.com/en/people/

 

Life is Strange 2 – Teaser Trailer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vo_390Rmdvo&feature=youtu.be

Recommendation Corner, No Man’s Sky NEXT & Pitch Jam (Ep. 34)

Show Notes

In this episode, the gang gets real… real all over the place. If you’re looking for some new indie games, audio books, films, writing outlets, or just good things in general, we’ve got something for you! Have a listen, share with your friends, and comment below with your recommendations!

 

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8:00 – What have we been playing?

16:10 – News

28:53 – “What’s That Video Game?”

35:10 – Recommendation Corner

 

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Cuckoo Curling on itch.io

https://chromacool.itch.io/cuckoo-curling

 

Stardew Valley Multiplayer Update — Trailer & Release Date

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vlBE3vSfNU

 

Nintendo Sues Console ROM Sites For ‘Mass’ Copyright Infringement

https://torrentfreak.com/nintendo-sues-console-rom-sites-for-mass-copyright-infringement-180720/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Torrentfreak+%28Torrentfreak%29

 

Teen Titans Live Action Trailer

https://www-polygon-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/www.polygon.com/platform/amp/tv/2018/7/19/17590112/titans-trailer-dc-universe-sdcc-robin-starfire-raven-beast-boy?amp_js_v=a2&amp_gsa=1#amp_tf=From%20%251%24s&ampshare=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.polygon.com%2Ftv%2F2018%2F7%2F19%2F17590112%2Ftitans-trailer-dc-universe-sdcc-robin-starfire-raven-beast-boy

 

No Man’s Sky Malcontent Says He Was Just Role-Playing An Evil Emperor

https://kotaku.com/no-mans-sky-malcontent-says-he-was-just-role-playing-an-1827523601

 

No Man’s Sky NEXT Trailer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9Asatbi0GA

 

Off to Be the Wizard Audiobook

https://www.amazon.com/Off-to-Be-the-Wizard/dp/B00IIQS546

 

Switch Player Magazine Patreon

https://www.patreon.com/switchplayer/posts

Overwatch On ESPN & Retro Games That Impacted Us (Ep.33)

Show Notes

In this episode of Third Player Games Podcast, we have a great lineup of games we’ve played! We also discover that Overwatch league is coming to ESPN! To top off the episode, our rotating segment is Games That Have Impacted Us. We discuss video games of our childhoods that helped shape us as gamers and some of the choices we’ve made in the gaming world!

Time Stamps:

2:45 – What We’ve Been Playing
26:22 – News
36:16 – What’s That Video Game
43:31 – Games That Have Impacted Us

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News & Links

Overwatch League comes to ESPN, Disney and ABC
http://www.espn.com/esports/story/_/id/24062274/overwatch-league-comes-espn-disney-abc

Minecraft Update Aquatic is now live!

German Court Bans Vague Dates like “Coming Soon” in Marketing and Sales
https://www.techpowerup.com/245920/german-court-bans-vague-dates-like-coming-soon-in-marketing-and-sales

Subnautica Announce Trailer

Unofficial Fan Made Uncharted Short Film Starring Nathan Fillion
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.polygon.com/platform/amp/2018/7/16/17576398/uncharted-fan-film-nathan-fillion

E3 Overview and Unravel Two Review (Ep. 28)

Show Notes

Buckle up kids, it’s going to be a long one! Our first E3 as a podcast has come and gone and boy, do we have a lot to say. Tune in for any details you may have missed and for our thoughts on many of the upcoming games. While E3 was our main focus this week, we did have time to for a couple of other activities. Amy played a fan recommended indie game (and she’s now recommending it to you too!). Unravel 2 was announced during EA’s conference at E3 and the co-op game released the same day! Stay tuned to the end of the show for a spoiler-free review of this delightful game.

 

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Credit for the Third Player Games Theme Song goes to the composer, Nevan Dove.

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Time Stamps:
3:58 – What We’ve Been Playing
21:34 – E3 Overview/Reactions
1:38:13 – Unravel Two Review (Spoiler Free)

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ESC game on itch.io

https://radicaldreamland.itch.io/esc

 

All E3 details below provided by our friends (and our Jeffers) from Into The Spine

 

EA

https://intothespine.com/2018/06/09/e3-2018-ea-battlefield-v-battle-royale-unravel-2-and-sea-of-solitude/

 

Microsoft

https://intothespine.com/2018/06/10/e3-2018-xbox-from-software-kingdom-hearts-iii-and-cyberpunk-2077/

 

Bethesda

https://intothespine.com/2018/06/11/e3-2018-bethesda-doom-sequel-elder-scrolls-vi-and-fallout-shelter-on-switch/

 

Square Enix

https://intothespine.com/2018/06/11/e3-2018-square-enix-platinum-games-tomb-raider-and-just-cause-4/

 

Ubisoft

https://intothespine.com/2018/06/11/e3-2018-ubisoft/

 

Sony

https://intothespine.com/2018/06/12/e3-2018-playstation-the-last-of-us-part-ii-resident-evil-2-and-death-stranding/

 

Nintendo

https://intothespine.com/2018/06/12/e3-2018-nintendo/

 

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

Upcoming May Games, Labo, Avengers: Infinity War (no spoilers!) – ThirdPlayerGames Podcast (Ep. 22)

Show Notes

In this episode of Third Player Games Podcast, Josh & Amy have fun with cardboard. That’s right, they got a Nintendo Labo! Better yet, they finished Hellblade! Jeffers isn’t here just for show though, this week he hosts What’s That Video Game! In news it’s rumored that the Playstation 5 might be here sooner than we think. Avengers Infinity War crushes the box office. Nintendo has a new President and the Fortnite comet is going to hit! The gang also has their monthly rotating segment of all the upcoming games for May 2018!

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Full List of Upcoming Games

http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2017/11/09/2018-video-game-release-schedule.aspx

 

Avengers: Infinity War Has Biggest Opening Weekend of All Time – http://feeds.ign.com/~r/ign/all/~3/2t4zMXt3IRc/avengers-infinity-war-has-biggest-opening-weekend-of-all-time

 

Marvel Movies hit 10 years, means a lot to some fans

https://www.polygon.com/platform/amp/2018/4/30/17292046/avengers-infinity-war-amc-marvel-marathon-31-hour


Kimishima stepping down as President of Nintendo, Shuntaro Furukawa to become new President of Nintendo

https://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/pdf/2018/180426_5e.pdf


An exploit has been released for the Nintendo Switch and other Tegra hardware that is unpatchable on existing devices

https://github.com/reswitched/fusee-launcher/blob/master/report/fusee_gelee.md

 

Fortnite’s Comet Hits Tomorrow aka the day of the Podcast

https://www.polygon.com/fortnite/2018/4/30/17302064/fortnite-comet-update-tilted-towers

 

PS5 Might Be Closer Than We Thought

https://gamerant.com/playstation-5-part-production/amp/

 

Smash Bros. For Switch Will Be Playable At E3

https://www.gamespot.com/articles/smash-bros-for-switch-will-be-playable-at-e3/1100-6458557/

 

Light Fall finally released on 4/26. 10% off on Steam – $13.49 (also available on Switch).

https://store.steampowered.com/app/416830/Light_Fall/

 

Worlds Adrift Free to Play Early Access

https://store.steampowered.com/app/271920/Worlds_Adrift_Island_Creator/

 

Radical Heights & Josh Gets A Switch – Third Player Games Podcast (Ep. 20)

Show Notes

In this week’s episode of Third Player Games Podcast, we talk about a variety of subjects! Josh gets a Switch for his birthday! Welcome to Zelda, Splatoon 2 & Snipperclips talk! There’s a new battle royal game in town, it’s described as an 80’s themed game show battle royale that’s about the money, meet Radical Heights! Stardew Valley multiplayer is on its way and despite the business model A Way Out sells pretty well. We also have a new round of What’s That Video Game with none other than the one, the only, Amy Rose!

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An 80’s Infused, Battle Royale Game Show Released to Steam for Early Access
https://www.polygon.com/platform/amp/2018/4/9/17207682/radical-heights-battle-royale-boss-key-steam-early-access-f2p?utm_campaign=polygon.social&utm_content=polygon&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&__twitter_impression=true

Stardew Valley multiplayer ‘should be ready in about a month,’ creator says
https://www.pcgamer.com/stardew-valley-multiplayer-should-be-ready-in-about-a-month-creator-says/?utm_content=bufferfd23b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=buffer-pcgamertw

A Way Out sells a Million copies

Steam Spy no longer able to operate after Valve’s latest Steam update
https://www.polygon.com/2018/4/11/17223662/steam-spy-valve-privacy-settings

Sea of Thieves: Periodic Major Updates and Weekly Minor Content Updates Starting in May
http://seaofthieveshub.com/blog/summary-of-content-coming-to-sea-of-thieves-in-may/

New Bioshock Reportedly in the works at “Top Secret” facility at 2K
https://www.pcgamer.com/a-new-bioshock-game-is-reportedly-in-the-works-at-a-top-secret-2k-studio/

PlayStation Having Better Exclusives is Bad For Xbox but Good For Gamers. Question into, How Does PlayStation Stay On Top With The Future Console Wars, AKA The Next Wave Of Consoles
https://www.forbes.com/sites/kevinmurnane/2018/04/15/xboxs-weak-console-exclusives-may-be-a-good-thing-for-video-game-lovers/#639f93c033b8

Amanda Farough Special Guest! – Third Player Games Podcast (Ep. 15)

Show Notes

In this episode Amy & Josh have abandoned the show, they left. Alright fine, they went on vacation. That’s okay though, Third Player Games Podcast has their first ever guest! She’s made a career writing about video games and entertainment. Intelligent, funny and knowledgeable, this is one podcast episode you don’t want to miss! The amazing Amanda Farough joins Jeffers Haile in a hilarious informative episode.

We have a huge news segment this week! Valve is back in town when it comes to making games, a PS4 exclusive game was delayed and a lot of fantastic news from the Nintendo Direct! Along with this, we get to hear how Jeffers almost lost his passion for video games, but one game, in particular, changed everything. Better yet, Amanda tells us how she started from the bottom of the internet writing pool, only to make herself into the success she is today. All the while she gives back to the “baby journalist” community!

Amanda Farough

Patreon/Constellation Of Writers
https://www.patreon.com/constellationofwriters/overview

Twitter

Game Dev Business Handbook On Amazon

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News!

According to sources at eurogamer Diablo 3 is coming to Switch
http://www.eurogamer.net/amp/2018-03-06-sources-yes-diablo-3-is-coming-to-nintendo-switch

PlayStation exclusive Days Gone Delayed to 2019
https://www.usgamer.net/articles/ps4-exclusive-days-gone-delayed-to-2019-sony-confirms

Jon Favreau Will Write Star Wars Live Action Show
https://io9.gizmodo.com/jon-favreau-is-writing-lucasfilms-first-star-wars-live-1823610232

Activision revealed the release date of Blacks Ops 4
https://www.google.com/amp/s/kotaku.com/call-of-duty-black-ops-4-officially-announced-1823616196/amp

Valve is making games again
https://www.pcgamer.com/gabe-newell-hooray-valves-going-to-start-shipping-games-again/

Overwatch League Host receives death threats and hate message for thanking men on international women’s day
http://www.dbltap.com/posts/5998433-overwatch-league-host-soe-received-death-threats-for-thanking-men-on-international-women-s-day?a_aid=41302

Nintendo Direct
https://www.nintendo.com/nintendo-direct/03-08-2018/