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February 18th, 2019    

Episode Podcast 248- Analyzing Anthem, Discussing Dances, & Accusing Activision

This week there's PLENTY of discussion about Anthem as the game hits Origin Premier a week before the full launch: what works, what doesn't, and what the community has been saying. Both Chicken and Grif have been playing the Resident Evil 2 remake and things are getting scary. In the news: RE2 is getting free DLC. Fortnite might just get away with their use of famous dances without paying royalties. The Razer storefront is closing at the end of the month, And there were a few surprises from the most recent Nintendo Direct. All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!
Discord: https://discord.gg/d7cEJqT
Grif's YouTube: ww.youtube.com/channel/UCRvD7TFyqNcWp5IlRiiC9Ew
Chicken's Twitch: www.twitch.tv/elitechicken313
Oak's Mixer: mixer.com/MDBOAKTREE

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February 11th, 2019    

Episode 247- Anthem, Apex, & Aggression

This week the whole crew is back! Everyone chats about the Anthem demo and the launch of Apex Legends. Are both as smooth and exciting as everyone hoped? In the news: Dr Mario will be making house calls on your phone this summer. Several former TellTale devs created a new studio and plan to continue working on adventure games. Sea of Thieves is implemented a change to their cross-play. Metro devs are making some very controversial choices about the future of the franchise. Titanfall isn't as dead as some though. And Activision is gutting Blizzard. Is that really a surprise at this point? All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!
Discord: https://discord.gg/d7cEJqT

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January 29th, 2019    

Episode 246- Anthem Issues and Metroid Sadness

Oak's out of town, we didn't fire him! Chicken finally got his hands on Resident Evil 2 and has lots of things to say about it. When Chicken wasn't being chased by a Tyrant, he and Baka searched for the fountain of youth in Atlas. And Grif introduced her sister to Red Dead Redemption 2. In the news, what there was of it anyway: Anthem struggles during the VIP beta test weekend. Bioware did add a 16 player social space to the game though. And Metroid 4 was canceled, sort of. It will have to be rebuilt from the ground up so it's more like it's on indefinite hold. All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!
Join us in Discord: https://discord.gg/d7cEJqT

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January 21st, 2019    

Episode 245- Account Hijacks, Continuing Destiny, and Canceled Star Wars

This week the news is a little light so everyone talks lots about what they've been playing! Grif started Mass Effect Andromeda again and realized you have to pretty much ignore the story to enjoy the game. Baka and Chicken have been playing CoD with some blood thirsty teammates. And there's plenty of Atlas talk both from the crew and in the news. One of the Atlas mods' Steam accounts got hijacked. Bungie says a large chunk of their team is still dedicated to Destiny. EA canned the open world Star Wars game. And really, what is the difference between Steam and the Epic storefront? All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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January 14th, 2019    

Episode 244- Bungie Escapes, Gearbox Get Weird, & THQ Is At It Again

This week Oak's back! He, Chicken, & Baka all have plenty of Atlas stories and woes to share. Grif has been working hard to finish up her Uncharted videos, but what's next for her? In the news: THQ Nordic purchased another property with plans to revitalize it. Bungie actually got to leave Activision and they got to take the Destiny franchise with them. Gearbox's Randy Pitchford is being sued over some really weird and, if true, unsettling allegations. FFX, FFX2, and FF12 are all getting rereleases for Nintendo Switch and Xbox One. And Ubisoft has decided to sell The Division 2 on the Epic storefront as well as UPlay, still no listing or plans to sell it on Steam though. All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!
Discord: https://discord.gg/c6YYJy

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January 7th, 2019    

Episode 243- Atlas At Last & Nintendo’s Switch

The crew rings in a new year with some new games. Baka and Chicken are testing the waters in Atlas. Grif finally fully finished Read Dead 2. And Oak's... still out on vacation. In the news: Twitch makes some major mistakes. G2A is still scummy. Nintendo is shift their focus away from console development. A "social experiment" sends ripples of disquiet through the Overwatch community and makes things worse for lady gamers. And more people join in to sue Fortnite/Epic over dances. All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!
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December 17th, 2018    

Episode 242- End of the Year Fun!

The plan was to spend as little time on the news as possible so the crew could talk about their best games of the year. Unfortunately Blizzard did something horrible again and it just had to be discussed. Luckily, it wasn't all bad! Monster Hunter World got some good news! And then GOTY time! Which games will top the lists for the crew? Find out on this extra long final show of 2018! Join us on Discord: https://discord.gg/d7cEJqT

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December 10th, 2018    

Episode 241- Updates, Awards, & Excitement!

This week there are a few updates to previous stories, some not so great developments, and then LOTS of news from the Video Game Awards! Winners, losers, surprises, announcements; so much to cover! All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

Discord https://discord.gg/d7cEJqT
Grif's YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRvD7TFyqNcWp5IlRiiC9Ew
Chicken's Twitch https://www.twitch.tv/elitechicken313
Oak's Mixer mixer.com/mdboaktree

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December 3rd, 2018    

Episode 240- Bethesda Blunders, Bans, & Bioware Betas

This week Oak's been playing LOTS of Sea of Thieves and has a few pirate stories to share. Grif is working on more Red Dead Redemption 2 but refuses to spoil anything about it. Baka is confused about gyms in Pokemon Let's Go, And Chick beat the long awaited Darksiders 3. In the news: SO MUCH BETHESDA! Fallout 76 isn't going well and for some reason the developer is only making things worse in the PR department. Mostly, anyway. They did ban some toxic players which helped shed light on how Bethesda needs to better their reporting system. Silver linings, though, right? All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!
Join us on Discord: https://discord.gg/h9xfg53
Grif's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRvD7TFyqNcWp5IlRiiC9Ew
Chicken's Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/elitechicken313
Oak's Mixer: https://mixer.com/MDBOAKTREE

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November 26th, 2018    

Episode 239- Stolen Pokemon Dancing

Grif's been finding more and more to love about Red Dead Redemption 2. Everyone is still playing Pokemon Let's Go and there is SO much to say about it. In the news: Nintendo will be releasing a limited edition set of Amiibo for Super Smash. Japan will be getting a special Evee Tomagotchi. Another person claims Fortnite stole their moves for emotes. And is Activision slowly taking over Blizzard to make more money? All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast.

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November 19th, 2018    

Episode 238- Guilty Disc-less Overdrive

This week Grif's still enjoying Red Dead Redemption 2 but that's not all she's been playing. EVERYONE is playing Pokemon Let's Go! That's right, everyone's on their Switch with the new Pokemon game. There's no shortage of opinions on this one. In the news: Sunset Overdrive is coming to PC, Sony's skipping the next E3, Microsoft might be introducing a disc-less Xbox One, THQ Nordic is buying up a few more studios, Epic's looking at legal action from a rapper, League of Legends introduced a fictional K-Pop group and actually managed to have the group's song reach the charts, Five Nights at Freddy's is heading to console, and the world says goodbye to the late, great Stan Lee. All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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November 13th, 2018    

Episode 237- Big Patches, Canceled DLC, & “Amusement Tax”

This week Grif finally jumped into the wild West with Red Dead Redemption 2. Oak's been sailing around in Sea of Thieves. Chicken's been streaming the original Darksiders as he hits max hype for the upcoming Darksiders 3. And Baka's started Super Mario Odyssey. In the news: A new Overwatch patch will be so big you'll have to completely reinstall the game. Microsoft has recently acquired a few new RPG makers. Final Fantasy XV's remaining DLC has been canceled. Blizzard can not seem to save themselves from their Diablo PR nightmare even if fans are offering them a way out. Netflix is leaving the Wii. Chicago has applied an "amusement tax" for streaming services. All this and MUCH more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast! Join us on Discord! (Yes, we know it's the Chicken Coop. Just go with it.) https://discord.gg/d7cEJqT

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November 5th, 2018    

Episode 236- Blizzcon: The Good, The Bad, The Immortal

This week there's LOTS to talk about! Grif introduced her bestie to Tropico 4. Oak tried out the Sea of Thieves Halloween festivities. And Chicken and Baka have been playing a little bit of everything! In the news: BLIZZCON! There are a few other news stories beforehand, but this week was definitely all about the Blizzard news. WoW Classic, Warcraft 3 remastered, New Overwatch and Heroes of the Storm characters! And of course there has to be a discussion about the now infamous Diablo Immortal. All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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October 29th, 2018    

Podcast 235- RE4, A:SE, SC6, & RDR2 Walk Into a Bar…

This week Grif found out being terrified for hours on end is exhausting! She put in overtime working on Silent Hill 2 vids before the show! (Link to her channel below) Oak's been flying around space with a game that makes him think. And Baka and Chicken have been game hopping between Overwatch, Call of Duty, and Heroes of the Storm. Fun times for all! In the news: Facebook cancels the next version of the Rift VR headset. A new Pokemon Go-esque game hit the app stores this week and it has a slightly more religious theme than the original. Resident Evil 4 and ARK Survival Evolved are both coming to the Switch. Alan Wake returns to PC storefronts. And both Red Dead Redemption 2 and Soul Calibur 6 are getting good reviews and interesting screen caps. All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast.
Grif's YouTube www.youtube.com/channel/UCRvD7TFyqNcWp5IlRiiC9Ew
Discord discord.gg/h9xfg53
Chicken's Twitch www.twitch.tv/elitechicken313
Oak's Mixer www.mixer.com/MDBOAKTREE

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October 22nd, 2018    

Episode 234- Pro Strike Outs, Welcome Delays, & Sales Too Soon

This week Oak & Chicken have been playing the new Blops game. Blops. Yeah. That's a thing. Grif found a quest she's managed to never stumble upon in Fallout 4 in her newest run. Baka's been playing a bit of everything from Overwatch to D&D. In the very meager news: Shadow of the Tomb Raider hits the sale bins way before most expected. Dreadnought devs lay off a third of their staff but give them some choices about how they can leave. Days Gone has been delayed to avoid the February rush. A pro Counter Strike play was caught cheating in the middle of a tournament. And a restaurant chain did not plan ahead when offering free copies of the new CoD. All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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October 15th, 2018    

Episode 233- So Little News, So Much To Play

This week the news was a bit thin. Seriously, a story about a GTA San Andreas speed run being ruined by imputing a cheat code accidentally was one of the headlines. Yeah, sloooooow week. Luckily, the crew play a lot of games this week and still have plenty to talk about!
Discord https://discord.gg/h9xfg53

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October 9th, 2018    

Episode 232- Magical Hope, Volcanic Despair, & Region Locks

This week everyone tried out the latest Sea of Thieves update. Some had better luck than others. There was crying. Good times. Grif's also started a spooky game for her YouTube channel (link below) and she can't stop raving about what the game did right. In the news: Footage from an unannounced Harry Potter game started circulating and it looks nice. TellTale fired the last of its staff but there's hope for finale Walking Dead game thanks to TWD creator Robert Kirkman's own company. Big changes are ahead for Blizzard as Mike Morhaime steps down. Rumors are making the rounds about possible backwards compatibility for Playstation 5. Seattle implements a new police program to help in swatting cases. PUBG has region locked all regions. And there may be a new Switch on the way. All this and more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

Grif's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRvD...

Discord: https://discord.gg/wSM895k

Chicken's Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/elitechicken313

Oak's Mixer: https://mixer.com/MDBOAKTREE

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October 1st, 2018    

Episode 231- Lawsuits, Cross Play, and Space Issues

This week Chicken's been trying out a new battle royale, Ring of Elysium. Now everyone is interest but luckily it's free to play on steam! Grif's been vegging out with Terraria as what she calls a pallet cleanser between heavier games. In the news: Red Dead Redemption 2 will need a boatload of free space to install. Sony's not having a PlayStation Experience expo this year. Speaking of Playstation, finally Sony says PS players can crossplay Fortnite! Fallout 76 will not have crossplay. There's more news surrounding the closure of TellTale games and most of it is not good. People are crying about female generals in Total War: Rome 2. And lawsuits, so many lawsuits! All this and MUCH more on this week's Infinite Repawn Podcast. Join the Discord! https://discord.gg/d7cEJqT

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September 24th, 2018    

Episode 230- Devil May Pay

This week BAKA IS BACK! Finally! After weeks away, he makes his triumphant return. And of course not only is he back, he's got something to gloat about as well. The gang talks Overwatch placement matches and the general anxiety to go with them. In the news: Sony's following Nintendo's lead by making a mini retro console of their own. The Vita is no more and likely won't have a successor. Capcom is adding microtransactions into the new Devil May Cry game. Capcom Vancouver is shutting down so no more Dead Rising games. TellTale is also reportedly closing its doors. All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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September 17th, 2018    

Episode 229- Switching to Kitty Royale!

This week Grif and Chicken almost lost their N64 to one of their cats. Chicken and Oak have been testing out the new Call of Duty battle royale. Is it as good as PUBG and Fortnite? In the news, PUBG finally dips below a million daily players. And there's LOTS of Nintendo news. Will they make a misstep with the way their cloud saves will work? Will every game get a Switch version/remaster? And a Twitch stream was targeted irl. All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast! Join the Discord! https://discord.gg/d7cEJqT

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