81: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

In this episode of Underpaid Gamers Podcast Tony and Justin discuss Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. A brief discussion of the defender’s trailer begins the episode. Listen in as we discuss the new movie! Check out our youtube channel!

 

 

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

 

 

Newscast 3: Star Trek, Overwatch, and a Daredevil game for PS2?!

Hannibal Buress joins Spider-Man Homecoming. Comedy?

Justice League to be released Nov. 17, 2017, stand alone

Marvel has unannounced plans for Console games.

  • Vs. Capcom contract expired in 2014
  • MOBA?

CEO Smash – Mang0 can’t go, HBox Wins Melee, ANTi wins Sm4sh

Genesis 4 gets more melee participants in one hour than all of Genesis 1

Bryan Cranston as Zordon in Power Rangers. Poster revealed

Mega Blocks and Destiny team up to build an IRL avatar

Comings and Goings of Netflix for July

Fallout New Vegas is now backwards compatible with Xbox One

Build-A-Bear has Star Trek

Star Trek Beyond trailer 3 just released

Torbjorn is getting his turrets nerfed on Consoles by 30% in mid to late July

Darth Vader original voice actor for Rogue One, James Earl Jones

Mighty No. 9 end credits are over 4 hours long, credits every backer from kickstarter

R-Rated BatvSup will be in 12 theatres across the US on June 27 only

Zelda producer would like to make a multiplayer game next

Animated Spider-Man movie December 2018 Phil Lord writing

– (Lego Movie, Jump Street, Han Solo Solo)

Activision CEO  aren’t changing a single thing about Infinite Warfare Fan Reaction

Collectible card game for mobile featuring Family Guy, Bob’s Burgers, Futurama, King of the Hill, and American Dad.

More Fast and Furious on the way. 2017, 2019, 2021. Spinoffs in writing stages. Consider Tokyo Drift as a spin off for Han.

Titan Books is publishing Mass Effect stories to bridge gap between 3 and Andromeda

 

DareDevil for the PS2

  • Cancelled, 5,000 ft, Inc., Encore Publisher, Marvel and Sony disagree, Microsoft
  • More of a brawler than acrobatic, no jumps and flips
  • Billy club is used for melee combat, throwing, and swinging around the city
  • Grinding feature a la THPS, telephone wires, not cannon, pushed by Sony
  • “World on fire” vision, 3rd Person “Radar Vision” Detective Mode
  • Elektra, Bullseye, and Kingpin
  • Spider-Man 1 game released mid development, not open world
  • Billy Club swinging would lock onto buildings when Spider-man would not
  • Tensions rise as new employees succumb to drug abuse
  • STORY: Kingpin is assassinated so local gangs try to secure control. Foggy Nelson is kidnapped so he has to be found and Elektra is newly resurrected. Being blamed for the assassination, DD has to clear Elektra’s name.
  • Characters: Stick, Ben Urich, Josie. Punisher has an extended cameo, Black widow. Sewer King, the Hand ninjas, Silvermane, Hammerhead
  • PLOT TWIST: Kingpin is alive and pulling the strings on everything!
  • In the end, 5kFt leaned too much in Sony’s direction so Marvel pulled the license

Newscast: Skyrim Remastered, Watch_Dogs 2 and Titanfall 2

Newscast:

Blizzard/ Overwatch banning players as promised

Following Blizzard’s lead, Ubisoft swears to perma ban cheaters in the Division on 1st

Anthony Hopkins in Trans 5 as the Hannibal Lecter of the robot universe, Unicron

Spider-Man 4, Mysterio as Bruce Campbell, Add Vulture (Jefferey Henderson)

Sucker Punch Spider-Man

  • InFamous, Sly Cooper

Watch Dogs 2 confirmed by Ubisoft, six different versions

  • Release Nov. 15

Titanfall 2 and Battlefield 1 releasing within 2 weeks of each other

RPG Battles: Blood and Wine vs Far Harbour

Jake Gyllenhaal to star in The Division Movie

Take-Two CEO no market for VR right now.

  • Owns Rockstar, 2K
  • Games like: GTA, Civ, Borderlands, Bioshock, NBA 2K

Horizon Zero Dawn pushed back until Feb. 28, consolation prize of a new trailer

  • Asks for pre-orders, dumb

Zootopia earns $1 Billion worldwide

  • Fourth animated movie to do so (Frozen, Toy Story 3, Minions)
  • 26th movie ever to gross $1 Bil, Disney owns 11
  • Second movie this year behind Civil War

E3 starts June 14

Skyrim Remastered

Kingdom Hearts 2.8: Final Chapter Prologue

Square Enix announced a FF12 remake for PS4

  • Adds new music and other things

Gwent coming to mobile? Trademarked

COD XP first in 5 years in September

  • $2 Million tournament, Largest in COD history
  • Multiplayer reveal for Infinite Warfare and Modern Warfare Remastered
  • Really late reveal, BO3 was in June, AW in August, Ghost in August

Kit Harrington villain in Infinite Warfare

PS4K confirmed but won’t be shown at E3

Destiny: Rise of Iron new DLC not for Last Gen

  • Everyone gets the Gjallahorn, only get skin if pre-ordered