Kaz and Neil start out discussing the visual stunner Horizon: Zero Dawn and are about to move on discussing the Nintendo Switch when a familiar voice jumps on to share thoughts about The Switch, Zelda: Breath of the Wild and the strange good feelings surrounding Nintendo this week.
Kaz indulges some quirky Japanese open-world insanity in Gravity Rush 2. Tony blitzes through the campaign of Titanfall 2 well after it’s release. And McFadden comes to grips with the potential for overhype when it comes to games like Overwatch.
Neil, Kaz, McFadden and Tony gather to talk Nintendo Switch hype (doom and gloom?). The crew also takes a look forward at 2017 as a whole and talks about what their looking forward to. At the end of the episode they wrap things up with a spoilery discussion of Oxenfree. If you haven’t played Oxenfree yet and plan to skip the end of the show. We’ll see you all next episode!
The siren call of the fable “goaty” has summoned seven combatants to The Rumble Pack arena to compare Top 5 lists and reflect on the year in gaming that was 2016. Buckle up for an extremely long episode!
Kaz, McFadden and Neil struggle past the pains of adulthood and the tribulations of aging to discuss the latest in geriatric gaming. McFadden feels nauseous playing The Witness. Neil struggles to find time to escape into the VR of Eve: Valkyrie. And Kaz can’t remember that he’s played Titanfall 2, Pokémon: Sun, and Forza Horizon 3 expansion Blizzard Mountain. Isn’t getting old grand?
Kaz, McFadden and Tony gather to get real and provide the motivational speaking that today’s youth demand. Or to permanently damage the psyche of everyone young listener. Oh and they discuss Dishonored 2, Titanfall 2 multiplayer and updates. And McFadden gets real about how much Niantic hates him personally.
Kaz and McFadden sit down to talk press conferences. The surprise of Mario at the Apple briefing. The courage it takes to boldly proclaim your newest product is the best yet. The courage it takes to release a new console that is slightly better for some people. The courage to play games that don’t live up to expectations. And the real courage it takes to beat a stupid joke into the ground.
Welcome to the BRAINZONE, your number one podcast for brain related factoids. Kaz, Neil, Tony and McFadden gather to ponder the infiniteness of No Man’s Sky and discuss the old school fun of DOOM (2016). Kaz talks old fashioned board-games in the form of Tyrants of the Underdark and McFadden holds to his promise form last week to ask question about Hearthstone and it’s latest expansion.