Episodes

  • This week's episode is your one-stop shop for pet bathing strategies, games like Redout 2, Neon White, and a Starship Troopers RTS (??), the news from the Nintendo Direct not-so-Mini, the wrestlers-liking-video-games industrial complex, the great Sonic 3 soundtrack mystery, and a paean for Bernie Stolar.

    Advertise on The Nextlander Podcast at Gumball.fm, or support us on Patreon!

    CHAPTERS

    (00:00:00) NOTE: Some timecodes may be inaccurate in versions other than the ad-free Patreon version due to dynamic ad insertions. Please use caution if skipping around to avoid spoilers. Thanks for listening.
    (00:00:10) Intro
    (00:01:32) The show rundown
    (00:02:35) Alex's piping situation
    (00:04:07) Giving the dog a bath and the big fish
    (00:07:06) Let's talk some general pet ownership
    (00:16:05) The games
    (00:16:13) Neon White [PC (Microsoft Windows), Nintendo Switch] on Jun 16, 2022
    (00:27:31) First Break
    (00:27:36) Redout 2 [PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch] on Jun 16, 2022
    (00:44:57) Starship Troopers: Terran Command [PC (Microsoft Windows)] on Jun 16, 2022
    (01:01:07) The Looker [PC (Microsoft Windows)] on Jun 17, 2022
    (01:05:06) SpiderHeck
    (01:08:44) Second Break
    (01:08:48) The News
    (01:08:54) Reports of layoffs at Unity
    (01:15:31) The Nintendo Direct Mini
    (01:16:51) Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope
    (01:21:07) Railgrade
    (01:25:57) Sonic Frontiers
    (01:27:32) Portal: Companion Collection
    (01:28:23) Into the Breach expansion and mobile versions
    (01:33:44) John Cena loves 2D Metroid
    (01:38:48) Michael Jackson and Sonic 3?
    (01:46:09) Bernie Stolar passes away
    (01:52:15) Wrapping up and thanks
    (01:52:41) Stuff coming up
    (01:55:19) Got an email? Send it in!
    (01:57:31) Mysterious Benefactor Tier Shoutouts
    (01:59:38) Podcast at Nextlander Dot Com
    (02:00:38) Nextlander content updates
    (02:01:22) See ya!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • Put on your wrist-wrestlin' gear and belly up to the table for this week's show, full of chatter about brain amoebas and Tiny Lister, Neon White (but on PC, seriously), PlayStation Plus Premium and its classic games library, the FF7 Rebirth announcement, Creative Assembly's Hyenas, the [email protected] demo fest, and the wasteland's favorite wasteland game, Fallout 5.

    Advertise on The Nextlander Podcast at Gumball.fm, or support us on Patreon!

    CHAPTERS

    (00:00:00) NOTE: Some timecodes may be inaccurate for versions other than the ad-free Patreon version due to dynamic ad insertions. Please use caution if skipping around to avoid spoilers. Thanks for listening.
    (00:00:10) Intro
    (00:01:08) Wrist Wrasslin'
    (00:06:10) Know where you can shove your distilled water? Up your nose.
    (00:12:10) Zeus aka Tommy 'Tiny' Lister
    (00:12:36) The video games
    (00:12:47) Neon White [PC (Microsoft Windows), Nintendo Switch] on Jun 16, 2022
    (00:24:24) First Break
    (00:24:28) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge [Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC (Microsoft Windows), Nintendo Switch] on Jun 16, 2022
    (00:36:12) PlayStation Plus and those Classic Games
    (00:49:21) Citizen Sleeper [Xbox Series X|S, PC (Microsoft Windows), Xbox One, Nintendo Switch] on May 05, 2022
    (00:51:53) [email protected] Summer Game Fest Demos
    (00:52:55) Terror of Hemasaurus
    (00:56:48) Wave Break
    (00:57:01) Overpass: Rhythm Roadtrip
    (00:58:41) Second Break
    (00:58:45) The News
    (00:59:18) Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth is official
    (01:12:00) Dragon's Dogma 2 is coming?
    (01:14:27) Hyenas want to steal your nostalgia
    (01:22:09) Tony Hawk Pro Skater 3+4 was canceled
    (01:25:28) PlayStation will not attend Gamescom
    (01:30:24) Fallout 5 will probably be made... someday
    (01:36:54) Looking into the future of 2022
    (01:37:48) Wrapping up and thanks
    (01:42:47) Mysterious Benefactor Tier Shoutouts
    (01:44:21) Nextlander upcoming content
    (01:45:18) See Ya!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • Missing episodes?

    Click here to refresh the feed.

  • A big ol' bunch of games have appeared, and we chat about all of them, including Neon White, TMNT: Shredder's Revenge, Mario Strikers: Battle League, and The Quarry. Plus, our thoughts on Starfield, the RE4 remake, Diablo 4, Pentiment, Forza, and a ton of other stuff from the Microsoft and Capcom showcases. Video games! They're back!

    Advertise on The Nextlander Podcast at Gumball.fm, or support us on Patreon!

    CHAPTERS

    (00:00:00) NOTE: Some timecodes may be inaccurate in versions other than the ad-free Patreon version due to dynamic ad insertions. Please use caution if skipping around to avo
    id spoilers. Thanks for listening.
    (00:00:10) Intro
    (00:00:45) Uncle Traveling Brad
    (00:08:32) Show rundown
    (00:09:00) Neon White [PC (Microsoft Windows), Nintendo Switch] on Jun 16, 2022
    (00:28:58) First Break
    (00:29:03) Mario Strikers: Battle League [Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch] on Jun 10, 2022
    (00:38:31) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge [Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC (Microsoft Windows), Nintendo Switch] on Jun 16, 2022
    (00:52:23) The Quarry [PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One] on Jun 10, 2022
    (00:57:03) Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course [PC (Microsoft Windows), Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Mac] on Jun 30, 2022
    (01:01:16) Steam Next Fest
    (01:02:20) Agent 64
    (01:03:11) Metal: Hellsinger
    (01:04:21) Melatonin
    (01:04:52) Anger Foot
    (01:05:09) Alaskan Truck Simulator
    (01:07:07) Second Break
    (01:07:11) News
    (01:07:28) Xbox Bethesda Showcase
    (01:07:33) Starfield
    (01:24:23) Hollow Knight Silksong
    (01:25:42) Flight Simulator 40th anniversary update
    (01:26:23) Hello Halo?
    (01:27:38) Riot Games benefits on Game Pass
    (01:30:14) Kojima and Xbox?
    (01:31:46) High on Life
    (01:33:09) Forza Motorsport
    (01:35:39) Scorn
    (01:35:58) Pentiment
    (01:37:49) Diablo 4
    (01:39:38) Overwatch 2
    (01:41:02) Persona games coming to Xbox
    (01:41:39) Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty
    (01:42:29) Redfall
    (01:44:06) Capcom Showcase
    (01:44:25) Resident Evil Village DLC and updates
    (01:46:10) Resident Evil 4 Remake
    (01:49:06) Exoprimal
    (01:50:18) Closing thoughts
    (01:51:25) Wrapping up and thanks
    (01:52:09) Mysterious Benefactor Shoutouts
    (01:53:46) Nextlander content updates
    (01:54:13) See Ya!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • This week we touch on all the big events going on in the Giant Bomb universe, then turn our attention to the coming E3-ish announcement season, including State of Play reactions, expectations for Summer Game Fest and the Xbox showcase, Mayor Haggar's endless term of office, pressing questions about Norman Reedus' situational awareness, and more!

    Advertise on The Nextlander Podcast at Gumball.fm, or support us on Patreon!

    CHAPTERS

    (00:00:00) NOTE: Some timecodes may be inaccurate in versions other than the ad-free Patreon version due to dynamic ad insertions. Please use caution if skipping around to avoid spoilers. Thanks for listening.

    (00:00:10) Intro

    (00:01:28) Show Rundown

    (00:02:41) The Giant Bomb and Jeff Gerstmann news

    (00:09:36) There's even more news out there

    (00:11:08) Summer Game Fest doings

    (00:19:34) Sony's recent State of Play

    (00:20:04) RE4 Remake

    (00:21:43) Horizon Call of the Mountain

    (00:25:53) Spider-Man Remastered on PC

    (00:28:34) Rollerdrome

    (00:29:41) Callisto Protocol

    (00:30:58) Stray

    (00:31:57) Street Fighter VI

    (00:39:20) Final Fantasy XVI

    (00:44:12) First Break

    (00:44:27) Dragon Age 4 gets a title

    (00:49:35) Hideo Kojima's new horror game

    (00:56:01) GoldenEye HD is actually coming out?

    (01:01:21) Second Break

    (01:01:25) Video games

    (01:01:38) Quick news update about Resident Evils on next gen

    (01:03:51) Hardspace: Shipbreaker [PC (Microsoft Windows)] on Jun 16, 2020

    (01:08:50) Citizen Sleeper [Xbox Series X|S, PC (Microsoft Windows), Xbox One, Nintendo Switch] on May 05, 2022

    (01:13:23) Pac-Man Museum+ [Xbox One, PC (Microsoft Windows), Xbox Series X|S] on May 27, 2022

    (01:17:00) Gibbon: Beyond the Trees

    (01:19:06) Vampire Survivors [PC (Microsoft Windows)] on Dec 17, 2021

    (01:23:41) Destiny 2: The Witch Queen [PC (Microsoft Windows), Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5] on Feb 22, 2022

    (01:29:56) Wrapping up and Nextlander Anniversary updates

    (01:31:39) Mysterious Benefactor Tier Shoutouts

    (01:33:37) Coming up on Nextlander

    (01:34:39) See ya!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • This week we shamelessly talk up some updates to the Nextlander family of content, cover games like Diablo Immortal and Kao the Kangaroo, and get into news like the Jedi: Fallen Order sequel, Sony State of Play predictions, our demands for the Horizon Netflix series, and plenty more.

    Advertise on The Nextlander Podcast at Gumball.fm, or support us on Patreon!

    CHAPTERS

    (00:00:00) NOTE: Some timecodes may be inaccurate in versions other than the ad-free Patreon version due to dynamic ad insertions. Please use caution if skipping around to avoid spoilers. Thanks for listening.
    (00:00:10) Intro
    (00:02:03) I've never really seen the Sopranos but I've heard it's pretty good?
    (00:06:10) Show rundown
    (00:07:49) Nextlander Patreon tier and content updates for the anniversary!
    (00:12:49) The games
    (00:13:10) Kao the Kangaroo [Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC (Microsoft Windows)] on May 27, 2022
    (00:21:12) First Break
    (00:21:17) Diablo Immortal [iOS, Android, PC (Microsoft Windows)] on Jun 02, 2022
    (00:33:24) Hardspace: Shipbreaker [PC (Microsoft Windows)] on May 24, 2022
    (00:38:20) Citizen Sleeper [Xbox Series X|S, PC (Microsoft Windows), Xbox One, Nintendo Switch] on May 05, 2022
    (00:40:42) Vampire Survivors [PC (Microsoft Windows)] on Dec 17, 2021
    (00:43:01) PAYDAY 2 [PC (Microsoft Windows), Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 3] on Aug 13, 2013
    (00:52:09) Second Break
    (00:52:13) News
    (00:53:18) Don't break Seal 238
    (00:54:15) Jedi Fallen Order 2 gets a teaser
    (01:03:00) Sonic Frontiers also gets some footage shown
    (01:08:40) Sony's State of Play is coming up
    (01:13:35) Sony's classic games still having problems with 50hz
    (01:18:45) Horizon Zero Dawn is getting a Netflix series?
    (01:29:14) RIP Ray Liotta
    (01:31:58) Wrapping up and thanks
    (01:32:47) Mysterious Benefactor Tier Shoutouts
    (01:34:43) Nextlander content updates
    (01:36:07) See Ya!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • In the wake of the nation's tragic events, we do our best this week to put on blinder and discuss some games like MultiVersus, Hardspace: Shipbreaker, Vampire Survivors, and Dolmen, plus the weekly news including EA acquisition rumors, unionization at Raven Software, Norman Reedus and a new Death Stranding, early news about PlayStation classics, and more.

    Advertise on The Nextlander Podcast at Gumball.fm, or support us on Patreon!

    CHAPTERS

    00:00:00 NOTE: Some timecodes may be inaccurate in versions other than the ad-free Patreon version due to dynamic ad insertions. Please use caution if skipping around to avoid spoilers. Thanks for listening.
    00:00:10 Introduction. NOTE: References the current tragic events in America. Those looking to avoid this should skip ahead roughly three minutes.
    00:03:03 Video Games
    00:03:14 MultiVersus [PC (Microsoft Windows), PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S]
    00:16:30 Hardspace: Shipbreaker
    00:28:40 First Break
    00:28:44 Vampire Survivors [PC (Microsoft Windows)] on Dec 17, 2021
    00:37:39 HITMAN 3 [Google Stadia, Xbox One, PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4] on Jan 20, 2021
    00:47:02 Citizen Sleeper [Xbox Series X|S, PC (Microsoft Windows), Xbox One, Nintendo Switch] on May 05, 2022
    00:50:14 Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate - Daemonhunters [PC (Microsoft Windows)] on May 05, 2022
    00:54:30 Second Break
    00:54:35 News
    00:55:06 Do conglomerates dream of Electronic Arts?
    01:04:45 Geoff Keighley sees his video game shadow and predicts more Winter
    01:08:17 Raven's QA group votes to approve Union under Activision
    01:14:46 Death Stranding 2 is really, probably, surely happening
    01:19:35 PlayStation using the PAL versions of some PS1 games for its new services
    01:24:38 Thanks and wrapping up
    01:25:11 Mysterious Benefactor Tier Shoutouts
    01:26:49 Nextlander's One Year Anniversary and announcements
    01:29:51 See ya, and be safe

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • This week: startling airport drop boxes, Alex's adventures in high-tech VCRs, the eternal greatness of Lumines (but maybe not the Switch), games like Dune: Spice Wars, Gibbon: Beyond the Trees, and Warhammer 40k except XCOM, the PS Plus subscription lineup, Jim Ryan's bizarre missteps on reproductive rights, Silent Hill rumors, the Starfield delay, and more!

    Advertise on The Nextlander Podcast at Gumball.fm, or support us on Patreon!

    CHAPTERS

    00:00:00 NOTE: Some timecodes may be inaccurate in versions other than the ad-free Patreon version due to dynamic ad insertions. Please use caution if skipping around to avoid spoilers. Thanks for listening.

    00:00:10 Intro

    00:03:00 Traveling Brad

    00:05:29 Show rundown

    00:09:18 I don't SMOKE WEEEEEEDD

    00:12:59 Alex's new purchase

    00:14:00 When Mom and Dad Break Up

    00:19:38 Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate - Daemonhunters [PC (Microsoft Windows)] on May 05, 2022

    00:30:14 First Break

    00:30:46 Dune: Spice Wars [PC (Microsoft Windows)] on Apr 26, 2022

    00:42:11 How's that Switch holding up?

    00:45:57 Lumines is still very good

    00:48:05 Gibbon: Beyond the Trees [Switch, Mac, PC (Microsoft Windows)]

    00:54:44 Citizen Sleeper [Xbox Series X|S, PC (Microsoft Windows), Xbox One, Nintendo Switch] on May 05, 2022

    01:02:08 Second Break

    01:02:35 Starfield is officially delayed

    01:16:53 Games coming to PlayStation Plus' tiers

    01:33:18 Jim Ryan needs to think about his words

    01:45:00 There will be more Need for Speed

    01:49:42 There will be more Silent Hill as well!

    01:58:09 Wrapping up and thanks

    01:59:02 Mysterious Benefactor Tier Shoutouts

    02:00:31 We're almost at 1 year!

    02:02:40 Nextlander content updates

    02:03:58 See ya!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • Momentous news is breaking this week, such as the leak of Duke Nukem Forever 2001, the end of the EA/FIFA partnership, and Reggie Fils-Aime's shocking feelings about Donkey Konga, plus we dig into some new indies like Citizen Sleeper, Salt and Sacrifice, and Trek to Yomi, discuss such heady topics as MIDI drums and cow stomachs, and more!

    Advertise on The Nextlander Podcast at Gumball.fm, or support us on Patreon!

    CHAPTERS

    (00:00:00) NOTE: Some timecodes may be inaccurate in versions other than the ad-free Patreon version due to dynamic ad insertions. Please use caution if skipping around to avo
    id spoilers. Thanks for listening.
    (00:00:10) Intro
    (00:01:12) Silent eating in a theater
    (00:02:02) What's on the show?
    (00:02:13) For the love of audio
    (00:14:06) Coming up on the show, please!
    (00:14:23) Trek to Yomi [Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5, PC (Microsoft Windows)] on May 05, 2022
    (00:25:14) First Break
    (00:25:19) Citizen Sleeper [Xbox Series X|S, PC (Microsoft Windows), Xbox One, Nintendo Switch] on May 05, 2022
    (00:42:06) Salt and Sacrifice [PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC (Microsoft Windows)] on May 10, 2022
    (00:49:55) Alex's cautionary tale of Early Access
    (00:54:35) Second Break
    (00:55:34) FIFA and EA are breaking up
    (01:07:24) Duke Nukem Forever is finally out, again?
    (01:23:07) Summer Games Fest has a date
    (01:25:37) Xbox looking to launch its own streaming device?
    (01:28:31) Mass Effect 4 rumors
    (01:31:20) Reggie is also not a fan of Donkey Konga
    (01:38:45) Thanks and wrapping up
    (01:39:18) Mysterious Benefactor Tier Shoutouts
    (01:41:16) What's cooking at Nextlander?
    (01:43:56) See ya!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • This week, an accounting of Vinny's favorite knots, our personal necktie policies, something about American Gladiators, the Embracing of Crystal Dynamics and Eidos Montreal, speculation about what will show up at the Xbox/Bethesda not-E3 showcase, games including Knotwords, Nintendo Switch Sports, The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe, Loot River, Bugsnax: The Isle of Bigsnax, and more!

    Advertise on The Nextlander Podcast at Gumball.fm, or support us on Patreon!

    CHAPTERS

    (00:00:00) NOTE: Some timecodes may be inaccurate in versions other than the ad-free Patreon version due to dynamic ad insertions. Please use caution if skipping around to avo
    id spoilers. Thanks for listening.
    (00:00:11) Intro
    (00:01:41) Show rundown
    (00:02:00) You guys all like knots?
    (00:06:15) Someone had to make the Don Knotts joke...
    (00:15:10) The Games (and American Gladiators)
    (00:18:08) Nintendo Switch Sports [Nintendo Switch] on Apr 29, 2022
    (00:30:23) First Break
    (00:32:18) The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe [Linux, Mac, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X|S] on Apr 27, 2022
    (00:40:41) [SPOILER WARNING?] It's not so bad but just in case
    (00:42:02) Loot River [Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC (Microsoft Windows)] on May 03, 2022
    (00:50:10) Bugsnax: The Isle of Bigsnax [PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch] on Apr 28, 2022
    (00:56:02) Assassin's Creed Moment
    (00:58:37) Brad pines for Viva Pinata
    (01:00:26) Knotwords [Android, Mac, PC (Microsoft Windows), iOS] on Apr 28, 2022
    (01:03:11) NOTE: Looks like the price is actually $5 for the year not per month.
    (01:09:11) Second Break
    (01:09:15) The News
    (01:09:50) Portions of Square Enix have been Embraced
    (01:24:54) Warcraft Arclight Rumble
    (01:32:40) The Xbox & Bethesda Showcase is scheduled
    (01:53:49) What really happened to Balan Wonderworld?
    (02:00:41) Wrapping up and thanks
    (02:02:36) Mysterious Benefactor Tier Shoutouts
    (02:04:45) Nextlander content updates
    (02:05:39) See ya!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • We're in and out of early access this week with a bunch of new releases including Teardown, Rogue Legacy 2, Mythforce, and The Iron Oath, plus: Blizzard's Diablo Immortal about-face, cars with legs, PlayStation nukes, a comprehensive look at video game movie box office history, and more!

    Advertise on The Nextlander Podcast at Gumball.fm, or support us on Patreon!

    CHAPTERS

    (00:00:00) NOTE: Some timecodes may be inaccurate in versions other than the ad-free Patreon version due to dynamic ad insertions. Please use caution if skipping around to avoid spoilers. Thanks for listening.
    (00:00:10) Intro
    (00:01:13) Show Rundown
    (00:02:06) Move over Cage it's time for Hawk
    (00:14:24) Teardown [PC (Microsoft Windows)] on Apr 21, 2022
    (00:30:44) First Break
    (00:30:48) Rogue Legacy 2 [PC (Microsoft Windows), Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S] on Apr 28, 2022
    (00:42:29) The Iron Oath [Mac, PC (Microsoft Windows), Linux] on Apr 19, 2022
    (00:53:13) MythForce [PC (Microsoft Windows)] on Apr 20, 2022
    (01:03:46) Second Break
    (01:04:16) PlayStation adding mandatory game trials?
    (01:11:10) Diablo Immortal getting a PC version
    (01:15:45) Sega pulling some Sonic games down?
    (01:19:21) Ubisoft ending online services in a number of games
    (01:27:44) Metal Gear designer wants to make a car
    (01:30:04) This is Miyamoto (our movie is delayed)
    (01:32:05) The Sonic 2 movie has done quite well
    (01:33:59) Alex's Video Game Movie Quiz
    (02:10:51) Wrapping up and thanks
    (02:11:54) Mysterious Benefactor Tier Shoutouts
    (02:13:22) Nextlander content updates
    (02:14:29) See ya!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • This week we turn the crank of Panic's Playdate, finish up Norco, try the PC port of Glover on for size, marvel at the idea of a Crazy Taxi SUPER GAME, speculate about a Streets of Rage movie and a third Portal (and the whereabouts of Erik Wolpaw), and more!

    Advertise on The Nextlander Podcast at Gumball.fm, or support us on Patreon!

    CHAPTERS

    (00:00:00) NOTE: Some timecodes may be inaccurate in versions other than the ad-free Patreon version due to dynamic ad insertions. Please use caution if skipping around to avo
    id spoilers. Thanks for listening.
    (00:00:10) Intro
    (00:02:36) A nice hot coffee at the wrestle show
    (00:04:44) Show rundown
    (00:05:52) The perfect hot chocolate
    (00:12:33) The Playdate
    (00:38:41) First Break
    (00:39:02) Norco [PC (Microsoft Windows), Mac] on Mar 24, 2022
    (00:48:00) Dorfromantik [PC (Microsoft Windows)] on Mar 25, 2021
    (00:54:18) Glover [PC (Microsoft Windows)] on Apr 20, 2022
    (01:00:25) Horizon Forbidden West [PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4] on Feb 18, 2022
    (01:12:20) Second Break
    (01:13:06) Sega to reboot Crazy Taxi and Jet Set Radio
    (01:19:45) National Labor Board complaint against Nintendo
    (01:22:52) Group of shareholders against Activision and Xbox deal
    (01:29:37) Hideo Kojima (probably) not joining Sony
    (01:36:59) Erik Wolpaw wants to make a new Portal game
    (01:44:55) Streets of Rage... THE MOVIE
    (01:51:49) Wrapping up and thanks
    (01:53:07) Mysterious Benefactor Tier Shoutouts
    (01:54:56) Nextlander content updates
    (01:56:51) See Ya!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • Vinny’s back home and ready to talk about time spent on the infernal bunny slope, our ongoing time with Tunic, Elden Ring, Norco and more, the Max Payne remake(s), Sony’s billion-dollar Epic investment, a fourth (?!) Kingdom Hearts, and Randy Pitchford’s magical real estate moves.

    Advertise on The Nextlander Podcast at Gumball.fm, or support us on Patreon!

    CHAPTERS

    (00:00:10) Intro
    (00:01:30) Going away in the world today takes everything you've got
    (00:05:51) Shredding that fresh corn
    (00:11:53) Is skiing and/or snowboarding only for the chosen elites?
    (00:15:25) Brad's new shoes
    (00:16:00) Alex has been getting up to some writing and movie screenings!
    (00:21:40) The Games
    (00:22:26) Tunic [Xbox Series X|S, PC (Microsoft Windows), Mac, Xbox One] on Mar 16, 2022
    (00:33:43) First Break
    (00:33:52) Norco [PC (Microsoft Windows), Mac] on Mar 24, 2022
    (00:38:42) Horizon Forbidden West [PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4] on Feb 18, 2022
    (00:41:02) Elden Ring [PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5] on Feb 25, 2022
    (00:50:19) Second Break
    (00:50:23) The News
    (00:50:44) Kingdom Hearts 4 is coming!
    (00:57:32) Max Payne 1 & 2 are returning!
    (01:07:11) More Activision news
    (01:12:52) Sony needs to update something... somewhere!
    (01:18:00) Sony also needs to explain why it is spending money on the Metaverse
    (01:26:31) The Ghost of Tsuhima movie has a writer
    (01:29:36) Randy Pitchford purchases a magic house
    (01:35:23) Wrapping up and thanks
    (01:38:03) Mysterious Benefactor Tier Shoutouts
    (01:39:39) Keep smiling!
    (01:40:14) See ya!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • Now that releases are slowing down, we’re taking a look at some smaller games this week like the Tribeca-winning Norco, Moss: Book II, and the Kaycee’s Mod add-on for Inscryption, plus the no-really-for-real death of E3, the return of Return to Monkey Island, MODOK thoughts, feet in VR headsets, Vinny’s pilot aspirations, and more!

    Advertise on The Nextlander Podcast at Gumball.fm, or support us on Patreon!

    CHAPTERS

    (00:00:00) NOTE: Some timecodes may be inaccurate in versions other than the ad-free Patreon version due to dynamic ad insertions. Please use caution if skipping around to avo
    id spoilers. Thanks for listening.
    (00:00:10) Intro
    (00:02:21) Never and always MODOK
    (00:05:03) X-rays of things that we should never know
    (00:07:43) Don't buy a flying wheel
    (00:12:29) The Games
    (00:12:49) Norco [PC (Microsoft Windows), Mac] on Mar 24, 2022
    (00:26:08) First Break
    (00:26:44) Inscryption: Kaycee's Mod [PC (Microsoft Windows)] on Mar 17, 2021
    (00:35:13) Moss: Book II [PlayStation VR] on Mar 31, 2022
    (00:42:53) Lost Judgment: The Kaito Files [PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One] on Mar 28, 2022
    (00:45:54) Kirby and the Forgotten Land [Nintendo Switch] on Mar 25, 2022
    (00:46:47) Weird West [PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S] on Mar 31, 2022
    (00:50:01) Tunic [Xbox Series X|S, PC (Microsoft Windows), Mac, Xbox One] on Mar 16, 2022
    (00:51:28) The games we talked about
    (00:52:24) Second Break
    (00:52:28) News
    (00:52:35) E3 2022 or lack of an E3 2022
    (01:11:15) Some senators respond to the pending Activision / Microsoft merger
    (01:20:06) A new Tomb Raider is officially in the works
    (01:24:48) Ron Gilbert is working on a new Monkey Island game
    (01:35:55) Hypnospace Outlaw getting a sequel
    (01:36:30) Hyper Light Drifter also getting a sequel!
    (01:37:12) Wrapping up and thanks
    (01:38:21) Mysterious Benefactor Shoutouts
    (01:40:21) Nextlander content updates
    (01:42:18) See ya!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • This week the video games are here, including Kirby and the Forgotten Land and Weird West, the end of Ghostwire Tokyo, Lost Judgment: The Kaito Files, and some more Tunic. Also: Sony’s PlayStation Plus Plus announcement, the Breath of the Wild 2 delay, Fast & Furious Crossroads speeds off into the sunset, the six-foot subterranean dog-poop column in Vinny’s backyard, and more!

    Advertise on The Nextlander Podcast at Gumball.fm, or support us on Patreon!

    CHAPTERS

    (00:00:00) NOTE: Some timecodes may be inaccurate in versions other than the ad-free Patreon version due to dynamic ad insertions. Please use caution if skipping around to avo
    id spoilers. Thanks for listening.
    (00:00:10) Intro
    (00:01:26) Brad's new recording setup
    (00:03:28) USB is a funky system
    (00:05:50) No room for JS date complaining
    (00:07:05) Dog poop
    (00:10:29) The games
    (00:11:14) Kirby and the Forgotten Land [Nintendo Switch] on Mar 25, 2022
    (00:23:19) Weird West [PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S] on Mar 31, 2022
    (00:38:05) First Break
    (00:38:09) [Possible Light Spoilers] GhostWire: Tokyo [PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 5] on Mar 25, 2022
    (00:48:41) Lost Judgment: The Kaito Files [PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One] on Mar 28, 2022
    (00:52:05) [SPOILERS] Tunic [Xbox Series X|S, PC (Microsoft Windows), Mac, Xbox One] on Mar 16, 2022
    (00:54:41) [HERE IS THE SPOILER FOR TUNIC]
    (00:57:42) [END OF THE SPOILER FOR TUNIC]
    (00:58:28) Second Break
    (00:58:33) News
    (00:58:36) PlayStation Plus Upgrades
    (01:23:33) Breath of the Wild sequel delayed
    (01:26:31) Funomena possibly shutting down
    (01:29:32) Activision Blizzard updates
    (01:34:15) Fast & Furious Crossroads being pulled from sale
    (01:40:15) Knack back in the news
    (01:41:27) Writing the next Fast movie
    (01:44:19) Wrapping up and thanks
    (01:45:48) Mysterious Benefactor Tier Shoutouts
    (01:47:27) Nextlander content updates
    (01:49:06) Thanks and see ya!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • We’ve all gotten into Ghostwire Tokyo this week and thus we dissect our time in slightly spooky Shibuya, Vinny finished Tunic and has Thoughts (!), Alex and Brad are… still playing Stranger of Paradise, and we cover the latest news, including management issues at Moon Studios and Funomena, the fourth Witcher, , and… controllers with hair?!

    Advertise on The Nextlander Podcast at Gumball.fm, or support us on Patreon!

    CHAPTERS

    (00:00:00) Some timecodes may be inaccurate in versions other than the ad-free Patreon version due to dynamic ad insertions. Please use caution if skipping around to avoid spo
    ilers. Thanks for listening.
    (00:00:10) Intro
    (00:01:28) The less I think I about grammar the fewer headaches I get.
    (00:10:30) That new Jackass movie
    (00:15:36) The Games
    (00:16:06) Ghostwire: Tokyo [PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 5] on Mar 25, 2022
    (00:44:51) First Break
    (00:44:56) Tunic [Xbox Series X|S, PC (Microsoft Windows), Mac, Xbox One] on Mar 16, 2022
    (00:58:36) Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin [PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC (Microsoft Windows)] on Mar 18, 2022
    (01:03:49) Horizon Forbidden West [PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4] on Feb 18, 2022
    (01:12:10) Second Break
    (01:12:15) News
    (01:12:30) Allegations of emotional abuse at various indie studios
    (01:19:23) Ori studio workplace culture also in the news
    (01:28:03) Gran Turismo 7 ignites controversy over currency
    (01:36:15) A new Witcher game is being developed on Unreal 5
    (01:46:36) There is no tower high enough for Ubisoft's dream worlds
    (01:54:40) Intellivision's Amico is still out there
    (01:58:57) Either the worst idea or best idea for a controller
    (02:03:50) Wrapping up and thanks
    (02:05:29) Mysterious Benefactor Shoutouts
    (02:07:00) Nextlander content updates
    (02:09:16) See ya!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • The coming of March has blessed us with an end-of-fiscal bounty of games, as we spend a bunch of this week’s episode digging deep into Ghostwire: Tokyo, Tunic, and the ever-baffling Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin. Plus: Vinny’s late-game Horizon thoughts, some speculation about this summer’s E3 window, a quick look at the Dead Space remake, and, uh, it’s raining dinosaurs?

    Advertise on The Nextlander Podcast at Gumball.fm, or support us on Patreon!

    CHAPTERS

    (00:00:00) NOTE: Some timecodes may be inaccurate in versions other than the ad-free Patreon version due to dynamic ad insertions. Please use caution if skipping aroun
    d to avoid spoilers. Thanks for listening.
    (00:00:10) Intro
    (00:01:57) Alex came to my house and killed my Xbox
    (00:09:18) In the same room? Like, together?
    (00:11:10) Show rundown
    (00:12:47) The games
    (00:12:52) GhostWire: Tokyo [PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 5] on Mar 25, 2022
    (00:30:44) First Break
    (00:30:48) Tunic [Xbox Series X|S, PC (Microsoft Windows), Mac, Xbox One] on Mar 16, 2022
    (00:47:41) Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin [PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC (Microsoft Windows)] on Mar 18, 2022
    (01:02:00) Horizon Forbidden West [PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4] on Feb 18, 2022
    (01:07:47) Second Break
    (01:07:51) News
    (01:08:33) Sony's State of Play
    (01:08:55) Returnal getting co-op
    (01:10:00) Exoprimal (that dinosaurs dropping out of the sky game)
    (01:10:55) Dino Crisis producer involved with Exoprimal
    (01:12:50) Perfect Dark reboot development woes
    (01:17:28) No EA Play Live this year
    (01:21:50) More Dead Space gets shown
    (01:26:21) Xbox will be able to download updates in Energy Saver mode
    (01:31:01) New Supermassive game with Lance Henriksen?
    (01:34:21) Show recap
    (01:35:41) Wrapping up and thanks
    (01:36:37) Mysterious Benefactor Shoutouts
    (01:38:20) Nextlander content updates
    (01:42:09) See Ya!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • Alex does double duty this week with Gran Turismo 7 and WWE 2K22, our weekly progress checks with Elden Ring and Horizon continue, the Xbox leaves a tiny footprint in Japan, we watch that Obi-Wan trailer, an intra-apartment sonic battle looms, and more!

    Advertise on The Nextlander Podcast at Gumball.fm, or support us on Patreon!

    CHAPTERS

    (00:00:00) NOTE: Some timecodes may be inaccurate in versions other than the ad-free Patreon version due to dynamic ad insertions. Please use caution if skipping around to avo
    id spoilers. Thanks for listening.
    (00:00:10) Intro
    (00:02:05) The Obi-WAN and other fun network names
    (00:09:06) That Obi-Wan teaser
    (00:14:43) The Video Games
    (00:15:02) Gran Turismo 7 [PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5] on Mar 04, 2022
    (00:25:49) First Break
    (00:25:54) WWE 2K22 [PlayStation 4, PC (Microsoft Windows), Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5] on Mar 11, 2022
    (00:38:33) Elden Ring [PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5] on Feb 25, 2022
    (00:42:21) [POSSIBLE MINOR ELDEN RING SPOILER]
    (00:44:46) [END OF POSSIBLE SPOILER]
    (00:48:47) Horizon Forbidden West [PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4] on Feb 18, 2022
    (00:59:33) Second Break
    (00:59:37) News
    (01:00:04) Elden Ring is a big earner
    (01:07:34) GTA V is priced to move on next-gen consoles
    (01:12:45) Stalker 2 is on hold due to war
    (01:15:13) Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp delayed
    (01:17:11) Forspoken delayed until October
    (01:19:11) God of War is coming to TV
    (01:24:37) Xbox sales figures from Japan
    (01:32:48) Wrapping up and thanks
    (01:33:54) Mysterious Benefactor Shoutouts
    (01:35:45) Quick reminder about podcast timecodes
    (01:37:39) Nextlander content updates

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • VIDEO GAMES! There are a lot of them out, and we check in with our progress through Horizon and Elden Ring, plus Shadow Warrior 3, Far: Changing Tides, and Destiny 2: The Witch Queen. Also: Epic's Bandcamp acquisition, the words "Fallout: New Vegas 2," a hit list for wrestling talent, and more.

    Advertise on The Nextlander Podcast at Gumball.fm, or support us on Patreon!

    CHAPTERS

    (00:00:10) Intro
    (00:00:39) A giant Nextlander Podcast
    (00:01:14) Run of show
    (00:01:38) Doing side missions in The Banter
    (00:02:00) Coming into possession of a CRT
    (00:16:31) New Old Stock
    (00:20:10) Games
    (00:21:01) Horizon Forbidden West [PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4] on Feb 18, 2022
    (00:39:03) First Break
    (00:39:07) [SPOILERS] Horizon Forbidden West
    (00:54:46) [END OF HORIZON SPOILERS]
    (00:54:51) Elden Ring [PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5] on Feb 25, 2022
    (01:09:10) FAR: Changing Tides [PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC (Microsoft Windows), Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch] on Mar 01, 2022
    (01:13:23) Shadow Warrior 3 [Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC (Microsoft Windows)] on Mar 01, 2022
    (01:20:11) Destiny 2: The Witch Queen [PC (Microsoft Windows), Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5] on Feb 22, 2022
    (01:24:37) Second Break
    (01:24:42) News
    (01:25:31) EA pulling Russian teams from FIFA and NHL
    (01:28:22) Ukraine asks Xbox and PlayStation to end support in Russia
    (01:32:11) Epic Games acquires Bandcamp
    (01:41:41) First rumors of a Fallout New Vegas 2
    (01:44:58) Resident Evil 2, 3, and 7 coming to PS5 and Xbox Series X|S
    (01:46:35) Tokyo Game Show is returning
    (01:51:44) The state of WWE 2K22
    (01:57:33) Wrapping up and thanks
    (01:58:25) Mysterious Benefactor Tier Shoutouts
    (02:00:00) Nextlander content updates
    (02:01:59) Thanks everyone and see ya!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • Elden Ring is out this week, and we have gotten drawn into, chewed up by, and spat out of its gaping open-world maw. Plus: some later-game thoughts on Horizon Forbidden West's story twists, thoughts on whether the world needs another Street Fighter, a consideration of the ever-expanding definition of "Microsoft news," and more!

    Advertise on The Nextlander Podcast at Gumball.fm, or support us on Patreon!

    CHAPTERS

    (00:00:10) Intro [My (Vinny) mic is doing some fluttery noise business again that I thought I fixed. Apologies for that, will have to take it apart this weekend]
    (00:01:03) Be prepared for some Elden spoiler-ish talk and definitely some Horizon spoiler talk in the game sections
    (00:03:27) Escapades in Escape Rooms
    (00:08:49) Smashing Cars in the Break Room
    (00:13:19) Both shocked and concerned that bad wordplay might be going out of favor
    (00:15:42) [POSSIBLE SPOILERS] Elden Ring [PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5] on Feb 25, 2022
    (00:37:33) First Break
    (00:37:37) [POSSIBLE SPOILERS] Elden Ring
    (01:09:24) Second Break
    (01:09:28) [SPOILERS] Horizon Forbidden West [PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4] on Feb 18, 2022
    (01:27:50) [END OF SPOILER TALK]
    (01:28:15) Destiny 2: The Witch Queen [PC (Microsoft Windows), Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5] on Feb 22, 2022
    (01:32:27) Third Break
    (01:32:31) News
    (01:32:41) Street Fighter 6 news
    (01:42:57) Capcom Fighting Collection
    (01:46:31) Images shown of the PlayStation VR2
    (01:51:48) Call of Duty skipping a year in 2023
    (01:55:59) Besthesda Store will be no more
    (01:59:24) Guardians of the Galaxy didn't sell too well, apparently
    (02:04:24) Thanks and wrapping up
    (02:05:53) Mysterious Benefactor Tier Shoutouts
    (02:07:13) Nextlander content updates
    (02:08:54) See Ya!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • This week's show is all about our evolving thoughts on Horizon: Forbidden West, from art and visual design to combat and gear, the continuation of Zero Dawn's story, and more. Plus: Favorites from the soon-to-be-abolished Wii U and 3DS eShops, an update on the (supposed) Resident Evil 4 remake, Vinny's custom air-cooled wooden console shelf, and more!

    Advertise on The Nextlander Podcast at Gumball.fm, or support us on Patreon!

    CHAPTERS

    (00:00:09) Intro
    (00:02:43) What is your current controller storage situation?
    (00:09:27) What horrible nightmare could house all this nonsense?
    (00:16:35) Horizon Forbidden West [Some Horizon Zero Dawn story spoilers] - PlayStation - February 18
    (00:39:13) First Break
    (00:39:17) More Horizon Forbidden West [Some Horizon Zero Dawn story spoilers]
    (01:17:34) Second Break
    (01:17:38) Sifu Updates
    (01:19:35) News
    (01:19:46) Saying goodbye to the WiiU | 3DS eShop
    (01:31:15) Will there ever be a BioShock movie?
    (01:34:55) Cyberpunk 2077 gets its Next-Gen update
    (01:38:42) Details about Resident Evil 4 Remake surface
    (01:42:03) What's next from the creator of Yakuza's new studio?
    (01:45:48) Wrapping up and thank you
    (01:46:44) Mysterious Benefactor Shoutouts
    (01:48:00) Nextlander content updates
    (01:49:05) Thanks again and see ya!

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.