80: Call of Duty WWII

In this episode of Underpaid Gamers Podcast Tony and Justin take an in-depth look at Call of Duty WWII. Additional topics include Deadpool 2 release date, Star Wars Episode IX release date, ESPN layoffs, Seinfield, Snipperclips, and the Nintendo Switch. Listen in for a good time! Join the conversation by tweeting @UPgamerspodcast

 
EPISODE NOTES

Deadpool 2 set to release June 2018

Release Date Star Wars Ep. IX May 24th, 2019

COD WW2:

  • Private Beta later this year
  • Release Nov. 3
  • D-Day landing, “1944-1945 entirely in European theatre”
  • Campaign won’t have health regen
  • Multiplayer reveal at E3 in June
  • Nazi zombies confirmed, but it will be a new story, not Treyarchs
  • Game Features:
    • War: Narrative driven axis v allies (Maybe like in Battlefield 1 MP)
    • Division: Create-a-class enlistment (maybe specialist)
    • Headquarters: Social feature, probably like the Tower in Destiny
  • What does this mean for the future/ next games?
  • Diversity, can it be done in WW2? Is it necessary?

ESPN to lay off around 100 on-air staffers

Nintendo Switch sells 2.74 Million consoles, 2.76 million Breath of the Wild

Playstation Plus Games of May

78: Star Wars Celebration and Persona 5

In this episode of Underpaid Gamers Podcast Justin and Tony discuss their recent playing of Persona 5 and Mass Effect Andromeda as well as the Star Wars Celebration. Enjoy the episode! Like and subscribe!

Episode Notes

Battlefront 2 Trailer

Carrie Fisher Tribute

Star Wars Trailer (probably)

Josh Brolin cast as Cable

Fate of the Furious has largest opening weekend of all time, dethroning The Force Awakens at $532 Million

Persona 5

Mass Effect

Horizon Zero Dawn Release!

Tony and I are planning on releasing quite a few videos of Horizon Zero dawn! Here are the first two!

In this video Tony experiences something he didn’t expect! A watcher jumps over his trap! Who knew?

In this video Justin plays through the first hour of the game. This includes the young Aloy prologue and the first main quest “Craft Fire Arrows”. Enjoy!

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

63: The Underpaid Gamer Awards 2016

63: Underpaid Gamer Awards Notes

Switch power comparisons

2016 SSBM Rankings partnered with Redbull

Blade Runner trailer

Battlefield 1 thoughts/ Xbox One thoughts

Super Mario Run gets 50 Million downloads

 

UPG Awards:

Best new comer (sponsor) to esports: Arbys

Worst Communicator award: No Man’s Sky

Sketchiest Developer: Hello Games

Did someone order large order of Hype and Flop?: No Man’s Sky

Bucking the trend award: Battlefield 1

Why do I play other games? award: Overwatch

Best use of exterior storytelling: Overwatch

The most appropriate application of “Use the Boost” in a game award: Rocket League

Icarus the sun is hot award: Pokemon Go

Most Surprising Game: Pokemon Sun and Moon

Best of the Year:

Most Anticipated game for 2017:

Most Anticipated game announced in 2016:

Ratchet and Clank something something

58: Watch Dogs 2

Episode Notes

Telltale making a Guardians of the Galaxy game

Scump, IW is “sloppy” and unpolished -prefers MWR “Worst Call of Duty game made”

  • OG not going to PSX due to low prize pool and general frustrations in IW
  • Infinite Warfare down almost 50% sales from Black Ops 3

Watch Dog 2’s Genitalia Mishap

Mario Run App date released. Nintendo Shares jumped by 5%

  • Breath of the Wild delayed, no March release with Switch

Sony Hacking problems. Accounts locked out and money spent

Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher affair on star wars set.

Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford had “intense” affair during Star Wars

Uncharted 4 most nominated game for The Game Awards in 2016

Emilia Clarke joins cast of Han Solo movie

FFXV leaked in South America. Day one Patch CONFIRMED

41: Gamespot’s 20 Years of Game of the Year

Notes:

Episode 41: 20 Years of Game of the Year

No Man’s Sky delayed until July or August, originally scheduled for June

Netflix makes exclusivity deal with Disney

Daniel Craig not James Bond, maybe woman? Ends: “Bond” CREDITS-Theme

Uncharted 4 breaks PS4 first week sales record

New Handheld Nintendo product

Battleborn stumbling, more people playing Borderlands 2

Captain America is a Hydra Agent?

John Carpenter coming back to Halloween

Jason Todd officially in Batman v Superman

GameSpot Game of the Year for 20 years