What's Good Games: A Video Game Podcast
What's Good Games: A Video Game Podcast
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Join Andrea Rene, Brittney Brombacher and Kristine Steimer as they analyze the week's video game news, give hands-on impressions of upcoming titles, discuss your questions, and have a little bit of "off-topic" conversation. With over 30 years of video game industry experience, the conversation is sure to be passionate but never takes itself too seriously.
We got a PS5! - Ep. 201
The PS5 has arrived!!! Okay but we've also got news to talk about including those Xbox Series X fridges, new APEX Legends content, and special guest Steven Spohn from AbleGamers joins us! Follow Steven on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/steveinspawn Follow Steven on Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/steveinspawn Learn more about AbleGamers: www.ablegamers.org Support What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgames Discuss the podcast on our social channels! http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgames http://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_games http://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgames Join the community page! https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/ Timestamps: :01 Welcome to the show! 4:30 Weekly announcements 6:08 We have a PS5! 8:05 Shout-out to cute animals 11:30 Sony delays PS5 launch title to February 16:24 If you delete your Facebook account you lose your Oculus games 22:10 My Time At Portia sequel announced! 25:20 Snoop Dogg has AN XBOX SERIES X FRIDGE 32:16 APEX Legends is getting a new legend for Season 7 33:52 Nintendo JoyCons have been reduced in price 35:56 Let’s talk to Steven Spohn! What’s he playing? 40:19 Morning! For Steven - I wanted to know your thoughts on how conversations between accessibility and difficulty modes tend to be interwoven when discussing them in the games industry. Is this an OK thing? Are there better ways or terminology the industry can use to express differences between the two? -Devon 44:26 Other than adding Closed Captions to our streams are there any other ways streamers can increase accessibility in their streams? ✌❤- TylerAusten 47:27 Pokémon chatter 51:51 Steve, do you have any game that comes to mind when you think of a trailblazer for accessibility options? - Nxthxniel97
Oct 26
1 hr 2 min
AOC Breaks Twitch - Ep. 200
Thank you Honey and HelloFresh for sponsoring this week’s episode! Visit http://joinhoney.com/WHATSGOOD to get Honey for FREE today! Go to http://hellofresh.com/whatsgood80 and use code whatsgood80 to get a total of $80 off across 5 boxes, including free shipping on your first box! This week we celebrate EPISODE 200 of What’s Good Games! We kick things off by chatting about AOC’s record-breaking Twitch stream, NBA 2K21’s icky unskippable in-game ads, Ubisoft Connect and more! We then take time to reflect on these past 200 episodes by reading listener messages and chatting about how far we’ve come. Hands-on is all about ghoOoOOosts: Ghost of Tsushima Legends and the paranormal investigation game Phasmophobia! We continue the spirit of spooky season in the Patreon produced third segment and chat about paranormal experiences we’ve had ourselves.  Thank you to our Patreon Producers: ·        Chewy’s Godson ·        Califorunicated ·        Justin Foshee ·        Punkdefied ·        Faris Attieh ·        Mohammed Mohammed ·        Marcus Brown ·        Alex Rigopulos ·        David Iacolucci Support What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgames Discuss the podcast on our social channels! http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgames http://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_games http://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgames Join the community page! https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/ Timestamps: Segment One: News :45 Welcome to the show! 4:25 AOC breaks record on Twitch 12:42 NBA 2K21’s unskippable in-game ads 19:27 Ubisoft Connect details 27:35 In-game Halloween events 33:50 It’s our 200th episode! Segment Two: Hands-On 55:44 Ghost of Tsushima: Legends 1:10:00 Phasmophobia Segment Three: Patreon Produced Segment 1:22:04 Welcome back! 1:26:44 Have you ever experienced anything creepy/unexplainable/ghost or poltergiest-like? -Nicole Barnett
Oct 23
1 hr 48 min
Inside Iron Galaxy with Co-CEO Chelsea Blasko - Ep. 199
Iron Galaxy's Co-CEO Chelsea Blasko joins Andrea and Britt to run down the weekend headlines and chat about running a game development studio during COVID. She chats about her history with the company, why company culture is so important, and some of the challenges of making games for multiple platforms. Follow Chelsea on Twitter https://twitter.com/JesusHotWheels Follow Iron Galaxy on Twitter https://twitter.com/IronGalaxy Support What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgames Discuss the podcast on our social channels! http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgames http://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_games http://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgames Join the community page! https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/ Timestamps: :16 Welcome to the show! 9:30 Sony give an update to voice recording functionality 16:21 Phil Spencer talks Bethesda 26:00 Aiden Pearce is playable in Watch Dogs Legion 27:24 Update on Destiny’s next-gen optimization 33:14 Mass Effect Legendary Edition has been rated in Korea 35:00 Let’s chat with Chelsea Blasko of Iron Galaxy! 35:32 What is Iron Galaxy? 37:10 Chelsea’s favorite projects 42:50 Covid-19 challenges 48:32 How can we as consumers support female leads in video games? -Andrea Barrett
Oct 19
56 min
Assassin's Creed: Valhalla Final Gameplay Preview - Ep. 198
Thank you MeUndies, Bespoke Post and GameStop for sponsoring this week’s episode! Go to http://meundies.com/WGG to get 15% off your first order! Go to https://bspk.me/2XjK7tw and enter the code WGG at checkout to get 20% off your first monthly box! To sign up and learn more details on GameStop’s PowerUp Rewards Pro membership program, please visit https://www.gamestop.com/poweruprewards/. This week PlayStation is back in the news but this time for a PS4 update, Spider-Cat is joining Miles Morales, and SEGA is turning 60! Andrea played a few more hours of AC: Valhalla and had a lot to say about it, plus Britt gives her thoughts on Baldur's Gate 3 in early access. For the feature segment, Andrea interviews CEO and owner of Nerdvana Games - Kristy Pitchford - about running a restaurant during the pandemic while also preparing to publish Bunkers & Badasses, an upcoming tabletop RPG. *Access to the Assassin's Creed: Valhalla preview event provided by Ubisoft Support What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgames Discuss the podcast on our social channels! http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgames http://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_games http://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgames Join the community page! https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/ Timestamps: Segment One: News :45 Welcome to the show! 3:31 PS4 update allows party chat recording 15:05 SPIDER-CAT <3 18:50 Sega is offering 4 free PC games 27:10 Level-5 has virtually halted operations in North America 31:00 Rockstar buys Crackdown 2 developer 33:39 Epic Games vs. Apple update 35:48 Logic buys $200k+ Pokémon card 40:55 YOU CAN PLAY VIDEO GAMES ON YOUR FRIDGE NOW Segment Two: Hands-On 48:32 Assassin’s Creed Valhalla 1:14:56 Baldur’s Gate 3 Segment Three: 1:30:44 Interview with CEO/founder of Nerdvana Games: Kristy Pitchford
Oct 16
1 hr 58 min
PS5 Breakdown & Watch Dogs: Legion Preview - Ep. 197
Thank you to Tile and Upstart for sponsoring this episode of What's Good Games! Hurry to http://upstart.com/whatsgood to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate can be! Go to http://tile.com/whatsgood to shop the Limited Edition Collection right now! This week we're looking at the PS5 breakdown video, changes to PS trophies, Resident Evil cast photos, and Nintendo Super World food photos! In hands-on Riana and Andrea deep dive into their hands-on with Watch Dogs Legion while Britt gives a short teaser of her time with Baldur's Gate 3. For the feature segment Riana interview Stephanie Ijamo of Nnesaga about being a black woman and content creator and the importance of Black History Month in the U.K. *Thank you to Ubisoft for providing access to the Watch Dogs Legion preview event *Thank you to Larian Studios for providing promotional copies of Baldur's Gate 3 Follow Stephanie on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/nnesaga Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/nnesaga Learn more about NNESAGA: https://nnesaga.co.uk/about Thank you to this month's Patreon Producers: Chewy's Godson Alex Rigopulos Faris Attieh Mohammed Mohammed Marcus Brown Punkdefied Justin Foshee Califorunicated David Iacolucci Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/2rAcJvF Support us on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgames Want audio only? http://whatsgoodgames.com/podcast/ Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/whatsgoodgames Follow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_games Follow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgames Follow on Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/whatsgoodgames Our discord channel: http://discord.gg/whatsgoodgames Follow on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/whatsgoodgamesofficial Our website: http://www.whatsgoodgames.com #whatsgoodgames #PS5 #watchdogs #watchdogslegion #nintendo #videogames #wgg Timestamps: Segment One: News 1:07 Welcome to the show! 5:33 PS5 teardown video recap 17:06 PlayStation trophies are being updated! 23:27 Resident Evil film reboot info 30:49 BlackMilk’s collection is SO CUTE 31:30 Super Nintendo World update 33:54 Nintendo Treehouse updates Segment Two: Hands-On 42:42 Welcome back! 45:10 Watch Dogs Legion 1:07:48 Baldur’s Gate III Segment Three: 1:12:11 Welcome back! 1:12:22 Ri’s show and tell with Valkyrie Candles! 1:15:53 Ri’s interview with Stephanie Ijamo of Nnesaga
Oct 9
1 hr 43 min
PS5 Preview From Japan - Ep. 196
WGG Live for Oct. 5, 2020 includes a look at the first PS5 Previews coming from Japan, new details on Ghost of Tsushima's co-op mode, and Netflix has officially ordered Season 3 of The Witcher! Support What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgames Discuss the podcast on our social channels! http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgames http://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_games http://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgames Join the community page! https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/ Timestamps: :15 Welcome! 5:25 PS5 hands-on previews are out 10:55 Ghost of Tsushima: Legends update 19:33 Season 3 of The Witcher confirmed 25:34 Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered 29:33 Cyberpunk 2077 has gone gold 32:38 How do you balance gaming and relationships? 36:40 Uninstalling Twitter 40:43 Left 4 Dead 2 update
Oct 5
49 min
Spider-Man Gets a New Face! - Ep. 195
Thank you to LogitechG, MeUndies, and AT&T 5G for sponsoring this episode of What's Good Games! Go to http://logitechg.com and use code WHATSGOOD for 10% off select products today! Go to http://meundies.com/wgg to get 15% off your first order, free shipping, and a 100% satisfaction guarantee! Visit http://att.com/5G for more information on AT&T 5G! This week we're chatting about Peter Parker's new face in Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered, crunch conditions for the team working on Cyberpunk 2077, and new Animal Crossing and Pokemon DLC. In hands-on Britt rage quit Mafia Definitive Edition and Andrea is digging the space combat of Star Wars Squadrons. Plus we've got a special interview presented by LogitechG with Tiffany Beers, the Head of Gaming Innovation and Audio Engineering to discuss their new color collection, inclusivity in gaming, and how you can transition into games from other industries. Thank you to our Patreon Producers: ·        Chewy’s Godson ·        Califorunicated ·        Justin Foshee ·        Punkdefied ·        Faris Attieh ·        Mohammed Mohammed ·        Marcus Brown ·        Alex Rigopulos Support What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgames Discuss the podcast on our social channels! http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgames http://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_games http://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgames Join the community page! https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/ Timestamps: Segment One: News :45 Welcome to the show! 8:45 Peter Parker has a new face 22:11 Cyberpunk 2077 studio responds to mandatory crunch 28:47 Google Stadia finally gets Crowd Choice 39:40 Animal Crossing’s Fall update is here! 44:45 Pokémon Sword/Shield Crown Tundra DLC coming in October Segment Two: Hands-On 59:52 Mafia Definitive Edition 1:09:52 Star Wars: Squadrons Segment Three: 1:34:01 Interview with LogitechG’s Tiffany Beers, Head of Gaming Innovation and Audio Engineering
Oct 2
2 hr 1 min
Xbox Series X First Impressions w/ Danny Peña - Ep. 194
Xbox Series X is in the wild so we recap some first impressions with Gamertag Radio's Danny Peña! We also chat about Yakuza Like A Dragon coming to PS5, the new Yakuza series, the Resident Evil series, and new RE8 Village details from TGS 2020. Finally, Danny and Andrea go toe-to-toe in a debate on if Bethesda's upcoming titles will make it to PS5...and yes, a wager is made. Follow Danny on Twitter: https://twitter.com/godfree Listen to Gamertag Radio: https://audioboom.com/channel/gamertag-radio Support What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgames Discuss the podcast on our social channels! http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgames http://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_games http://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgames Join the community page! https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/ Timestamps: :15 Welcome to the show! 5:57 Xbox Series X previews are in! 15:52 Amazon Luna announced 29:43 Yakuza live action film announced 33:16 Yakuza Like a Dragon release date confirmed 38:42 Resident Evil CG Netflix series announced 43:08 Resident Evil 8 new details 47:17 Mass Effect: Legendary Edition “update” 54:00 Epic/Apple legal saga kicks off today! 54:15 Andrea vs. Danny: Bethesda exclusive debate
Sep 28
1 hr 10 min
Xbox Set Pre-Order Record! - Ep. 193
This week the team chats about how Xbox set record pre-order numbers, more details about Bethesda's acquistion by Microsoft, Sony's Spider-Man PS5 problem, and BlizzCon dates are finally announced. In hands-on Britt chats about 13 Sentinels Aegis Rim, Steimer started Hades on Switch, and Andrea was feeling the comfort food of Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning. In September's Patreon Produced segment they chat about which fictional characters would have a hard time in the real world. Thank you to our Patreon Producers: ·        Chewy’s Godson ·        Califorunicated ·        Justin Foshee ·        Punkdefied ·        Faris Attieh ·        Mohammed Mohammed ·        Marcus Brown ·        Alex Rigopulos Support What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgames Discuss the podcast on our social channels! http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgames http://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_games http://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgames Join the community page! https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/ Timestamps: Segment One: News :44 Welcome to the show! 5:00 Xbox has record breaking pre-orders 12:50 Bethesda will run semi-independently 23:00 Miles Morales confusion 31:40 The Game Awards continues! 37:49 Blizzconline takes place in February 2021 Segment Two: Hands-On 43:40 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim 49:02 Hades 57:42 Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning 1:04:01 Color Jumper 1:06:36 Being Wrong (book) Segment Three: 1:11:28 Welcome back! 1:15:32 What fictional character is great in fiction but would function terribly in real life civilization? - MazMikasa
Sep 25
1 hr 35 min
XBOX bought BETHESDA!? - Ep. 192
Andrea and Britt are stunned at the huge news that Microsoft purchased Zenimax Media for $7.5 billion! Support What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgames Discuss the podcast on our social channels! http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgames http://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_games http://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgames Join the community page! https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/ Timestamps: :15 Welcome to the show! 6:32 Xbox bought Bethesda?! 32:43 Jim Ryan threw shade at Xbox Series S 38:20 How big are the new consoles? 48:37 Gangs in Night City Wire 45:55 Fallout New Vegas 2?!
Sep 21
57 min
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