Infinite Respawn Podcast

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June 18th, 2018    

Episode 218- E3 Aftermath

Baka's back! And just in time to talk about the rest of the E3 news! That's right, we're talking Sony, Ubisoft, Nintendo, & more! Join our Discord:


June 11th, 2018    

Episode 217- EA & Microsoft E3 Aftermath

Since we record on Sundays, E3 had just started by the time we got to talk about. We cover both the EA and Microsoft conferences in this episode. We'll be talking about all the rest on next week's show so stay tuned!


May 28th, 2018    

Episode 215- Ladies of War

Baka is absent this week but that doesn't mean there's a shortage of craziness on the show! Grif had to restart Far Cry 5. Both she and Chicken have started Detroit Become Human. Which one of them cried while playing? Chicken's also been working his way through Mordor in Shadow of War. Will any of these orcs every be his friend? Oak's been sailing through Sea of Thieves while he waits for the Hungering Deep expansion. In the news: Runescape is finally closing its classic servers. Apple said no to Steam's streaming option. After hearing about Overwatch pro team Shanghai Dragons' practice regiment, some people have questions about the players' well-being. Will Fortnite bring esports to the forefront? Should a game in which you play the role of a school shooter be allowed on Steam? Bethesda  is setting up Rage 2 with the games-as-a-service model but will that work out for them? People are losing their minds over having a woman on the cover of the new Battlefield game. All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!


March 19th, 2018    

Episode 208- Cheap Fighters, Ports, and Epic Fails

This week everyone's still wound up about Vermintide 2! It's such a good game that we can't help but talk about it! The highs, the lows, the crushing defeats, it's all here. Will Grif ever finish Persona 5? At this rate, maybe not... In the news Geralt is coming to Soul Calibur 6. Dante from Devil May Cry (the real one) is coming to Monster Hunter. Microtransactions are still in Star Wars Battlefront 2 but is that too little to late? ARK, and Fortnite are coming to mobile because... reasons. What's the deal with the new ports to mobile for everything? And the final installment of the Tomb Raider origin story has been announced. All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!


January 29th, 2018    

Episode 201- Speedy Pirate Daddies

This week the crew has so many stories to share from their brief time playing Sea of Thieves. Were they the best pirates to ever set sail? Beyond pirating, Grif has been getting to know a few Daddies and Chicken has really been working hard on his speed running! In the news: Ark is getting a minecraft-esque spin off, DICE is reworking Star Wars Battlefront 2's loot crate system. Ubisoft is finally getting dedicated servers up for For Honor. All this and much more in this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!


December 19th, 2017    

Episode 197- The Good, The Bad, & The Weird of 2017

This week everyone's excited about taking a look back at the awesome games from 2017! Who doesn't love a good year-end top 5 list? There's also talk of the most disappointing things from the year. But the last show of the year can't end on an unhappy note! Everyone shares what they're looking forward to in 2018! There's also a bit of news: Bungie's still making excuses for issues in Destiny 2 and ARK has a really weird new "feature" in its latest DLC installment. All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!


November 7th, 2017    

Episode 191- Paris Games Week and BlizzCon!

As you can likely guess from the title, this week's show is mainly about Paris Games Week & BlizzCon news! Before we dive into that, though, Oak's got plenty of gaming to talking about. He's been pretty busy lately with AC Origins, Mario Odyssey, & more! In the news, SO MUCH GOODNESS! A new trailer for Detroit: Become Human, news about a new Overwatch hero, and lots of Sony VR, so exciting! For all you Warcraft fans, the next big expansion was announced and Vanilla WoW servers were confirmed at BlizzCon! We couldn't be more ecstatic! So much epic news this week, the show actually ran a little long! Enjoy! 


June 26th, 2017    

Episode 175- Mods, Legal Action, & Pirates

This week both Oak & Chicken are excited to finally have their very own Nintendo Switches. Is it all they hoped it would be? Grif is punching people in GTA V. Problem? What problem? She's totally fine. Speaking of GTA, Rockstar sent a cease and desist letter to the developer of of OpenIV, the biggest GTA V modding platform out there. Fans are not happy and they're complaining about it via Steam's review system. Ubisoft confirms Skull and Bones will have a campaign but just how will that fit with the multiplayer driven trailer they showed at E3? Bioware could be gearing up for 10 years worth of Anthem. Sounds familiar, huh Destiny? And the Steam Summer Sale has started! Time to spend pennies on games you may not play for years to come! All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!


June 19th, 2017    

Episode 174- E3 Wrap Up

The audio quality isn't what it usually is. Sorry, we had some technical issues that we were unaware of until after recording. 

This week is all about E3! We talk best in show, disappointments, what to look forward to and more! From Xbox to Playstation to Nintendo and everything in between, we're talking about it all!


June 12th, 2017    

Episode 173- Early E3: So Much Goodness!

This week (and probably next week as well) is all about E3! We record on Sundays, so we got to chat about everything that had been shown off up until the Microsoft conference. So much to talk about & debate about! Will EA be awesome with Star Wars Battlefront 2 & free DLC or will microtransactions sell power? Shadow of War has a new trailer and lots of new things to be excited about. There are ads for The Evil Within 2 on Reddit. Will Bethesda announce a sequel at their presser? (Spoiler, YES! Evil Within 2 is confirmed for October.) Oak's excited about the new FIFA. Microsoft announced that Project Scorpio will be called the Xbox One X. Will Bioware's new IP, Anthem, give Destiny a run for its money? All this and more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!


February 13th, 2017    

Podcast 157- Goodbye Greenlight, Hello VR

Oak's playing GTA V randomly which sparks some interesting conversation. Chicken and Baka have been playing the For Honor beta and they're ready to go own people once it's fully released this week. Grif is finding out just how much she and her sister have in common as they bond over video games. In the news,  Valve is working on full VR titles and finally eliminating the Greenlight program. Oak & Chicken debate details of VR hardware and how expensive the final products might be. E3 will be open to everyone this year but the tickets are a little pricey. Are they letting the public in to foot the bill for failing interest on the commercial side? All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!


August 23rd, 2016    

Episode 136- Gamescom & More

Ever wonder how to tell Oak and Grif apart? Find out this week! The show got off to a really weird start with chats about everyone's looks, but our hosts managed to pull themselves back on track eventually. Baka is playing an MMO on console and he's not so sure about the controls. Grif is excited about the impending release of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, but Chicken gets to play their copy first. Oak's still playing No Man's Sky. Grif talks about making the "right" choices in Fallout 4. There was plenty of news out of Gamescom this year about a game everyone's been playing. Blizzard announced plenty of things for, you guessed it, Overwatch! Bastion got an animated short, Zarya is coming to Heroes of the Storm, and Blizzard is making trolls a little nicer. Recently there has been an uproar about Overwatch's Summer Olympics loot boxes. Resident Evil 7 is putting off some long time RE fans with it's latest  trailer. Will the game be in first person rather than third this time around? Will there be an option to fight back? So far it looks like a really weird game of hide and seek. Konami is showing off it's first Metal Gear game since Kojima's departure. It is definitely ... different. There's a rumor about an Assassin's Creed 2 remaster that has Grif excited. She's also excited about the Bioshock remaster which finally got a graphical comparison video this week. All this and more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast! 


August 9th, 2016    

Episode 134- Punishing Panda Face

This week's show is a pretty mixed bag and that's definitely a good thing! Grif's addicted to Skyrim (again). Baka and Oak try to turn her medieval experience into GTA. Then the crew likens Grif's Fallout 4 settlement to the Olympics in Rio because... it makes sense. Maybe. Chicken tried out Mordheim: City of the Dead. Turns out that game is super punishing  and might make people cry. The pre-Legion patch for World of Warcraft came out and not everyone is happy with it. The crew talk PvP changes and more. Grif lets everyone really know how she feels about WoW's Pandaran race. It's not exactly positive feelings either. Oak finished South Park: The Stick of Truth. Now he needs therapy, but he's ok. He'll be ok. One day. Oak also went back to GTA V for a bit this week. He finally met Trevor. Good times. In the news this week, Blizzard sends out a new wave for bans that has people crying on their forums. Hilarity ensures. Oak's excited about old school Disney games making a return on PC soon. The latest PokemonGO update has made it harder to catch Pokemon. Chicken tells the tale of how he lost an amazing Pokemon because of the update. TaleTell's Batman game launched and the PC players were not happy. The crew talks about fail frame rates and glitches in the game. 2K's vowed to continue supporting Battleborn even though it wasn't as successful as they'd hoped. Everyone discusses why it failed and how other companies have succeeded in supporting less popular games. All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!


June 21st, 2016    

Episode 127- Post E3: To Hype or Not To Hype…

The crew takes a look at the major (and not so major) E3 announcements. They debate what we were supposed to take from Kojima's Death Stranding trailer and share their thoughts on the console announcements from Microsoft and Sony. The new Resident Evil game may have piqued some interests and the latest Detriot: Become Human trailer sparks quite a bit of speculation. Gears of War 4 showed off new gameplay that offers quite a new things that feel like some old things. Bulletstorm may be getting a remaster but nothing is confirmed. The crew debates the need for the PC version of Bethesda's Skyrim remaster. The God of War game gives Kratos' kid a really odd name and the crew can not get over it. All this and much more E3 goodness on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!


June 14th, 2016    

Episode 126- Pre E3 Chatter

This week three of our four hosts have seen the Warcraft movie and have plenty to say about it. (They do keep it spoiler free, so no worries there!) When they finally stop all of the Blizzard talk, it's on to a brief bit of news from Ubisoft and The Division. Titanfall 2 is on the way and this time it'll have a single player campaign. Will that be enough to keep people interested this go around? Chicken's looking forward to State of Decay 2. The game was leaked along side Dead Rising 4 days before any E3 announcements. There were a few other E3 rumors that the crew discuss. Considering this will be up on Day 1 of the actual E3 show, it'll be fun to see who was right and who was wrong. Our hosts speculate on possible announcements and take a look back at last year's big stories. All this and more on the Infinite Respawn Podcast!


January 19th, 2016    

Episode 106- Not-So-Stealthy Head Crabs

Tech issues continue to plague the IR crew and it eventually causes Oak to drop from the show this week. Our hosts chat about everything from Chicken's new adventure with Grim Dawn to Nintendo's Seal of Excellence. Baka found a Cthulhu board game that he's pretty excited about. Grif and Baka finally test out Assassin's Creed Unity's multiplayer. It's not that great. No matter how good the multiplayer could have been, nothing can fix Grif's complete failure when it comes to stealth. Grif gets to be the hero for her ARK tribe. Chicken's excited about the re-release of Resident Evil Zero but the number scheme confuses Grif. Baka and Chicken decided to try out Star Wars Battlefront. There are rumors of GTA V story DLC again. Valve approved a fan-made Half Life add on. It comes to light that Grif's never played any of the Half Life series and Baka shares his thoughts on head crabs. Brooklyn gets cut from The Division. eSports finally has its own section on the ESPN website. Is Halo extreme enough to warrant its place at the X-Games this year? All this and more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!


December 21st, 2015    

Episode 103- Dino MMOs and Destiny

This week EVERYONE is playing ARK. Finally the game has made the jump from PC to Xbox One so Oak finally gets to join in on the dinosaur chat! There's success stories, fails, and some really random moments from the island. Chicken started Elder Scrolls Online with Vald. Kojima has officially left Konami and joined forces with Sony. Phantom Squad is poised to ruin gamers' Christmas again this year by taking down PSN and XBL. Bunige and Activision are now selling character boost for Destiny. All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn! 


July 14th, 2015    

Episode 80-Mini Fridge Boss Fights

This week Black Ops 3 introduces a minifridge edition and promptly sells out. The Warcraft movie gets new posters but still no trailer. Grif finished up Borderlands: The PreSequel. Was she as impressed as she had hoped? She's also still working on Borderlands 2 on stream with Chicken. They're getting ready to take on Mr Torgue's Campaign of Carnage! She's also working Battlefield Hardline but it's not exactly what she expected. Oak's still working on Sleeping Dogs! He also tried out the Xbox One's backwards compatibility with Mass Effect and introduced a friend to first person shooters!  Grif's a little sick this week which led to some interesting surprises while working on her Let's Play videos. ComiCon was all about the super hero movies. Our host chat about the new Batman vs Superman trailer as well as news of a Green Lantern sequel. Horizon Zero Dawn is going single player only. Are devs finally realizing that it's ok to leave out extraneous multiplayer? E3's winners were announced this week. One of our hosts is caught gaming while recording the show! All this and much more on Infinite Respawn! 


July 7th, 2015    

Episode 79- Bad Guy Fear Stroke

This week Grif gets to fangirl about Troy Baker and how he got his role as Pagan Min in Far Cry 4. Nolan North blabs about a The Last of Us sequel and now everyone's debating what it could be about. Uncharted 4 gets new gameplay footage and it looks fantastic! Is horror game Allison Road the spiritual successor to the now defunct PT/Silent Hills? Speaking of scary games, Perception is fully funded and also has extended gameplay footage. EA's in a mad dash to take down leaked Star Wars Battlefront videos after alpha testers decide to share their gameplay. The Activision/Red Bull team-up isn't going as smoothly as anyone planned as codes are being used before the drinks are purchased. Our hosts also have a run down of what's included with the Taken King DLC. Halo 5 has microtransactions, but 343 Studios says they won't interfere with multiplayer progress. Australia's banned 220 games in the past 4 months. Batman Arkham Knight's getting DLC already. If our hosts could get life advice from any game character, who would they pick as their new life coaches? Oak and Grif talk voice actors, character appearances, complex bad guys, & more on Infinite Respawn!


June 30th, 2015    

Episode 78- Spunky PC Knight

This week Spunky117 stops by to hang out with us! There's talk of DOOM both old and new, plenty of Borderlands chatter, and civil discussion on the PC vs Console argument. Maybe Steam Machines do have a place in the console world after all. Activision and Bungie have a new marketing ploy for Destiny content. Dying Light dev Techland fires back at the new Destiny promotion with one of their own that's easier and better for you! Steam refunds are awesome but will they prompt devs to better their games before launching them on PC? Batman Arkham Knight is littered with issues for PC players, but console gamers seem to be enjoying it just fine. All this and so much more on this week's Infinite Respawn! 


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