87: Game of Thrones Season 7

 

In this episode of Underpaid Gamers Podcast Tony and Justin dive into the current news of gaming and nerd culture. Topics include the end of season 7 of Game of Thrones, Possible cross play between Sony and Microsoft, Overwatch character changes, Call of Duty’s WWII Beta, and so much more! Listen in for a good time! Tweet @UPgamerspodcast to join the conversation!

75: Destiny 2 and Uncharted 4 Final Thoughts

Episode Notes

Iron Fist Finished

Justice League Trailers sucks

Spider-Man Homecoming Trailer

Destiny 2 revealed via poster, Destiny 2 trailer Gameplay premier on May 18

Power Rangers is getting expected reviews

Jumanji, Welcome to the Jungle, official title and is a video game instead of board game

Uncharted

Dishonored

Persona 5

Mass Effect Andromeda

Joss Whedon to direct Batgirl movie

For Honor boycott April 3

Master Chief Collection multiplayer

74: Should I watch Iron Fist?

In this episode of Underpaid Gamers Podcast Tony and Justin discuss the newly released Iron Fist on Netflix! Additional topics and news: Dragon Quest, Star Wars Update, Horizon Zero Dawn, The Matrix, an esports bracket and a DC movie update. Listen in for a great time!

74: Should I Watch Iron Fist

Colin Moriarty leaves Kinda Funny

Switch docks back on the market, this time with no cables, $30 cheaper

Switch nearing 2 Million units sold, Projected 8 million first year sales

Perspective:
– PS4: 20.5 million / 2 million in first month

  • Xbox One: 11 million
  • Wii: 20.13 Million

Horizon “Hunters’ Blind” quest glitch, Snapmaw heart (fixed)

I wish Horizon had techs like Smash or Kingdom Hearts

Horizon sells 2.6 Million copies / Uncharted 4 sells 2.7 million in first week

Telltale Games CEO leaves, but stays on the Board of Directors

Matrix Expansion (Not reboot)

  • Zac Penn to write: X2, XMen the Last Stand, Elektra, Avengers 2012
  • Michael B Jordan in discussions
  • Wachowskis not currently involved

Ben Affleck was in rehab for alcohol addiction recently (not sure if news)

ESPN esports player bracket

  • Featuring Melee, Smash 4, COD, League, Dota 2, CS:GO, SFV, SC2, Halo

James Gunn confirms Guardians 3, but he won’t direct

Solo Venom movie coming out in Oct. 5, 2018 (Sony)

  • No Director yet

Aquaman delayed to Dec. 21, 2018 (Star Wars Season)

ME Andromeda is getting torn apart in early reviews

  • Facial animations, storytelling, graphical issues (has become a meme)
  • Day 1 patch was included in early access copies, what you’re seeing is what you’ll be playing Day 1. Updates will come after, of course.
  • Focus on combat, exploration, story, environment

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73: Switch Launch Issues

In this episode of Underpaid Gamers Podcast Tony and Justin discuss the Nintendo Switch launch, Live-Action Disney movies, Iron Fist, Horizon Zero Dawn, Star Wars Episode 8, and the new gameplay from Shadow of War. Listen in for a good time!

73: Switch Launch Issues
LoL cheating service loses $10 million lawsuit

Rocky Switch Launch

Star Wars Trailer News Luke’s First Words/Locales

Domino cast for Deadpool 2, Zazie Beetz

The Little Mermaid Live action Trailer!

Beauty and the Beast comes out March 17, what should we expect from a Live-action Disney movie like this?

Quake Champions will be F2P

Justice League and future DCCU films will feature flashbacks and flash forwards as means to tell backstory for characters.

16-minutes of Shadow of war gameplay released

Symmetra confirmed to be autistic by Jeff Kaplan himself

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71:Trophy Talk: Platinums

In this episode of Underpaid Gamers Podcast Tony and Justin dive into their trophy lists to discuss their collections of Platinums. In the news this week the Nintendo Switch, Dragon Quest Heroes,The Batman movie, Neil Druckmann’s comments on the Uncharted movie, rumors of a Han Solo trilogy, the Horizon Zero Dawn release, Shadow of Mordor sequel, and a short review of the Lego Batman movie. Listen in for a good time!

Episode Notes

  • Dragon Quest Heroes will need 32GB for the Nintendo Switch
  • No virtual console for Switch at launch (no digital downloads)
  • Matt Reeves IS directing The Batman
  • Neil Druckmann says no one at Naughty Dog has read the UC movie script
  • Han Solo trilogy???
  • Horizon Release ( go in blind or review in advance?)
  • Patrick Stewart will not appear as Prof X after Logan
  • Target leak reveals Shadow of Mordor sequel, Shadow of War
  • Lego Batman was incredible (Killer Croc, Ironman Sucks)
  • Trophy Talk: Platinum Achieved

Tony Plats:

  • Ratchet and Clank: A Crack in Time
  • Stories: Paths of Destinies
  • Infamous Second Son
  • Infamous: First Light
  • Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture
  • Watch_Dogs 2
  • Battlefield 1
  • Ratchet and Clank (2016)
  • Life is Strange

Justin Plats:

  • Fallout 4
  • Infamous First Light
  • Final Fantasy 15
  • Resogun

70: Marvel’s Infinity Wars Predictions

In this episode of Underpaid Gamers Podcast Tony and Justin discuss the recent announcement that Infinity Wars has begun production. Additional topics include the batman movie, the Nintendo Switch, Prey, Horizon Zero Dawn, Zelda DLC, Smash Summit, Kingdom Hearts, and Gas Station Food. Listen in for a hearty chuckle and a news update!

Episode Notes

Nintendo Switch Unboxing! Stolen and resold, says Nintendo

Suicide Squad 2, Mel Gibson to direct?

Avengers: Infinity War started filming Jan. 23, trailer released

Breath of the Wild gets DLC/Season Pass 13.4 Gb without DLC, of 32 Gb total

Matt Reeves is out of The Batman

Horizon reviews are out (discuss?)

PewDiePie makes ‘anti-semitic’ remarks, loses Disney deal

Next Overwatch hero “not who (we) think” -Jeff Kaplan, no Doomfist (Terry Crews)

La La Land

Mass Effect Andromeda Combat tutorial

Crash Bandicoot Nsane Trilogy $40 on June30

Kingdom Hearts 3 released image, again

Smash Summit 4 March 2-5

Fate of the Furious is reportedly 160 minutes long

Prey First Hour

68: Should I Play Fire Emblem Heroes?

In this episode of Underpaid Gamers Podcast Tony and Justin discuss the recently released Fire Emblem mobile game. In addition they discuss the current happenings in the gaming and nerd worlds including the standalone Batman movie, Prey, and so much more! Listen in for a good time. Find us on Twitch!

68: Fire Emblem Heroes

Ben Affleck not directing Batman movie

Square Enix 30th, Final Fantasy 7 20th (Ditto)

Bethesda’s Prey Trailer

The Last Guardian gets a permanent pay cut to $40 everywhere

PS4 external hard drive update in beta, up to 8TB

Fire Emblem Heroes

67: Entertainment We Feel Compelled to Finish

In this episode of Underpaid Gamers Podcast Tony and Justin discuss a few esports updates, the new Star Wars title, and Books/Movies/Games we feel compelled to finish even though we aren’t enjoying it. Listen in for a good time! Join the conversation by tweeting @UPgamerspodcast

EPISODE NOTES

EVO 2017 Lineup announced

Square Enix (Crystal Dynamics) signs on to make multiple Marvel games starting with Avengers

  • More details in 2018 (sheesh!)

Eleague on TBS

The Last Jedi

Overwatch PAX Winter Premier (Saturday?)

Final Fantasy Chocobocoboco

Playing/ finishing games that we just don’t like

  • Everyone’s Gone to the Rapture

66: Fire Emblem Direct

In this episode of Underpaid Gamers Justin and Tony discuss the recent Fire Emblem direct. Additional topics include updates on Overwatch and Melee esports, Uncharted 4, and Tony’s recent Watch Dogs 2 platinum. Listen in for a good time! Tweet @UPgamerspodcast to join the conversation!

Episode Notes

Breath of the Wild side quests guide

-Not Skyrim, only one way to play?

House of Cards release date – May 30

Genesis 4!

Overwatch Open Winter Premiere

Renegade’s Mangachu

Final Four next week Complexity, Luminosity, Emmortals, Kungara

Logan Trailer

 

Uncharted 4

Watch_Dogs 2 Platinum

Fire Emblem Treehouse

65: The Nintendo Switch Presentation (With Nintendo-Fanboy Special Guest!)

EPISODE NOTES

Kingdom Hearts 3 Development update!

Tatsuya Nomura – On the subject of Kingdom Hearts III, he said, “While I can’t make a sweeping statement because the development process is different from what we’ve done so far, there are still worlds untouched. Production is progressing on unannounced worlds, in a state that we cannot show them off. In terms of the state of development, there is still some way to go.”

 

Woody Harrelson joins Han Solo movie

Peter Dinklage joins Marvel for 2 Avengers movies

Star Wars confirms that Fisher finished episode 8 scenes before death

Star Trek Discovery begins filming: Releases this May

Blizzard Bans 10,000 players in Korea for using aimbots

Microsoft creates a “Game Mode” for PC which optimizes performance

 

Retailer GameStop today announced that it has sold through all of its Nintendo Switch stock, at least its first batch of systems. Preorders opened at GameStop on Friday, January 13, just hours after the big-time Switch presentation where the console’s price and release date were announced.”

 

Everything we know about the Nintendo Switch:

Release Date: March 3, 2017 for $300 US

  • Includes Switch, Dock (TV Connector), Joy Con Controller (Colored or Black), Joy Con Connector, Joy Con Straps, AC Adapter, and HDMI
  • No region locking

Switch charges using a USB C connector that ships with console, if it is like my Surface, it will only charge with that adapter and not a standard USB C

Switch Console:

  • Connect up to 8 other consoles via local Wifi for multiplayer games
  • 6.2 inch 720p built-in screen
  • Battery life ranges from 3.5-6.5 (Can be charged while playing in handheld mode)
  • 32Gb of internal memory, but expandable with MicroSD cards
  • Docked resolution: 1080, Handheld 720
  • Touchscreen similar to smartphone, less like 3DS

Prices:

  • Pro Controller $70
  • Pair of Joy Con $80 Individual Joy Con $50
  • Switch TV Dock (Dock, Charging cable, HDMI) $90
  • Joy Con Wheels – Pair of 2 $15

Joy Con Controllers Featurette: (Will have more buttons than standard controllers)

  • Will last 20 on battery life
  • Charges while connected to the Switch Platform
  • Can also be charged with a Charging Grip ($30)
  • HD Rumble pack
  • Motion controls and an IR Gesture Sensor
  • Amiibo reader (Right) Capture button (Left)

Games: $60

1 2 Switch – Features gameplay outside of a screen, wholly party games, interesting future, $50

Arms – Competitive, motion controlled fighting game (No mention of Smash)

Splatoon 2 (Spla2oon) – Releasing Summer 2017

Super Mario Odyssey – Holiday 2017

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Launch March 3

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Wii U port with added features, April 28

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 – Sometime in 2017

Fire Emblem: Warriors – No release date, but there will be a Nintendo Direct on Jan. 18 dedicated solely to Fire Emblem. Expect to hear more about the Fire Emblem Mobile Game.

Octopath Traveler – Square Enix RPG with no release date

Skyrim – Officially announced, not Special Edition – Fall 2017

Dragon Quest 10 and 11, Fifa, NBA 2K

Ports

 

Online Features (APP)

IT’S AN APP, FOR YOUR SMART PHONE. IT’S NOT EVEN INCLUDED ON THE DEVICE

Paid services starting Fall 2017, free until then. $5 a month

Will Have:

  • Friend invite and messaging
  • Party chat “during online matches in compatible games”
  • Set appointments (I assume a push notification)
  • Free download of NES or SNES game FOR THAT MONTH ONLY
  • Discounts on digital media