Another full week of video game news from the crew! PlayStation makes a couple of overdue changes, NPD sales numbers are released, and Steam Spy numbers remain intact, Call of Duty helps veterans and city building sims get real! Also, new releases and what game would we bring back from the dead… and in what form?
Intro: “Goes With Everything” – Street Fighter X Mega Man, by Luke ‘A_Rival’ Esquivel
Outro: “E.V.O. Evolutionary Means” – E.V.O.: Search for Eden, by Russell Cox (ocremix)
Game Bytes :: August 24, 2016 :: Botanical Operating Unit, or B.U.D.
The guys played some new and popular video games this week! New games like Mount and Blade Warband, and Grow Home! Popular games like Metroid Prime Federation Force! Also in-between games like Tumblestone, No Man’s Sky, Retro Pixel Castles, and War Thunder. It’s our most Venn diagram episode yet!
Jerod and Dale and Jeremy go over the deceptively quiet-but-big news of the video game week, including Gamescom announcements, the “PS4 Slim” leak, Facebook’s Steam competitor, as well as the new releases of this week and an expectant look forward at the releases for the final quarter of 2016.
Intro: “Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Trailer Theme ‘Epic Metal’ Cover” – Deus Ex Mankind Divided, by Little V Mills
Outro: “Kingsglaive Main Theme” – Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV, by Yoko Shimomura
Game Bytes :: August 17, 2016 :: Outer Space Christopher Columbus
Dale, Jerod, and Jeremy are here to talk to you about video games! Very specific video games! Games that they have been playing! Dale gets literary with Eisenhorn: Xenos and imperializes indigenous peoples in No Man’s Sky! Jerod revisits War Thunder, Albion Online, Kingdom New Lands, and King of Dragon Pass! Jeremy offers an alternative version of space wrangling with Rebel Galaxy and enjoys Drive!Drive!Drive! on PC.
Intro: “7th Born Son” – Rebel Galaxy, by Blues Saraceno
Outro: “Quite an Adventure” – King of Dragon Pass, by Stan Lepard
We cover the newsiest happenings of the week, including Parappa’s new animated series in Japan, No Man’s Sky PC, Final Fantasy XV delays, Denuvo hacks, and we discuss the problems/benefits of Day-0 patches. There are a couple of new releases.
BONUS GAME: How many times does the crew say “nice” in this episode?
Intro: “Credits” – Pokémon Uranium, by Pokémon Uranium audio team
Outro: “See What I’ve Become” – Titanfall 2 campaign trailer, by Zack Hemsey
Game Bytes :: August 10, 2016 :: CCGs – Collectigle Colleptible Games
Welcome to the J³ Edition of the show as Jerod, Jeremy, and Jolley dish on the games of the week. Jeremy’s been playing Dragon Quest VIII with one hand (and Patapon 3 with the other), Jerod is surrounded by DOOM and dealt a Hand of Fate as he travels The Great Whale Road, and LeGrande dons a demon hunting cap in WoW.
The non-branded games of skill and strength are here, and we call them… the GameBytes Show! We cover the newest changes in our favorite competitive games, the pre-release run-up for No Man’s Sky, a few game projects forthcoming and a few getting renewed support! We cover the new releases and we discuss Nintendo NX rumors.
Intro: “Seeing What’s Next (Kev Frey Remix)” – Rocket League, by Hollywood Principle & Kev Frey.
Outro: “Red Parallax” – No Man’s Sky, by 65daysofstatic
Game Bytes :: August 3, 2016 :: You’re a Little Man Inside a Bigger Man
Jeremy returns from his travels with tales of handheld and mobile games galore. Pokémon GO, Lara Croft GO, and… Metal Gear?! LeGrande fights off hordes of VR robots in Raw Data, and Dale embraces the sublime weirdness of Zeno Clash as he finishes his first round of his alphabet backlog.
Intro: “Battle Online” – Metroid Prime Federation Force: Blast Ball Demo, by Kenji Yamamoto
Outro: “Overworld” – Pokémon Go, by Junichi Masuda
In our shortest show yet Jerod steps in for Jeremy as is playing the all new Diablo 3 out now for Personal Computers, LeGrande is still raiding along in World of Warcraft and Dale gets his card based RPG adventure going with Pathfinder Adventures.