Infinite Respawn Podcast

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September 11th, 2017    

Episode 184- Rabbids, Glitches, & Shaders

Oak's back from PAX West and he has plenty to share! Rabbids, Cuphead, Eco, and more, he's got lots to talk about! Grif has some strange moments with her sister while playing Saints Row IV. And Baka let's Chicken down in PUBg. In the news, South Park's got a crazy difficulty slider, Blizzard's opening their own eSports arena, and there's a fighting game that pits Jesus against Buddha. The story that seemed to pull the most attention, though, was Destiny 2's new microtransactoins.  Will the consumable shaders and eventual boatload of DLC be the game's undoing? All this and more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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November 1st, 2016    

Episode 146- Sweet Battlefield Titans

Oak's been pretty busy when it comes to gaming this week. He's tried out so many new titles! Titanfall 2, Battlefield 1, Civ 6, all the things! Oak's games are also in the news! Titanfall 2's got some Blizzard-eque DLC plans. Battlefield 1 out performed the previous two Battlefield titles in first week sells. Hello Games' Twitter account was hacked. And Nintendo's keeping quiet on pricing for The Switch until January. All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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October 12th, 2016    

Episode 143- Strange Mods Outlast

This week on the show Grif gets in touch with her inner teenager while playing Life is Strange. Oak's soccer drama continues in Fifa 17. Chicken's finally playing Pokemon now that he's caught his shiny. And of course there's news! AmazonPrime members can now support their favorite Twitch streams with subscriptions through their linked TwitchPrime accounts. The Gears of War movie that's been on-again-off-again since 2007 is back  in the works again. Will it see the light of day this time? New characters and maps are on the way for Overwatch but when will they arrive? Sony changed their minds about mods for Skyrim and Fallout 4. Mod support is on the way, PS4 players! And Oak's giddy about Outlast 2. Will he change his mind once he plays the demo? All of this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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September 27th, 2016    

Episode 141- League of Changes

This week's podcast is a bit on the wonky side. After tons of tech problems, this week's show was recorded offline. There's issues with the audio and video here and there, apologies for those few snags. Anyway, the crew holds it together and talks news, opinions and more! WoW's making changes to lore. If you want to skip the spoilers, that portion starts at 12:00, jump ahead to 24:10. There's a game that's not an Overwatch clone but it does look really similar... Is it a copycat or not? Changes are coming to the eSports side of League of Legends and it seems like the start of a beautiful thing. Maybe this is first step to Riot making a the eSports world better for their players and team owners. And finally Ubisoft is making a few changes to The Division that they hope will allow players more freedom in their gear and builds. All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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June 28th, 2016    

Episode 128- Blizzard, Why You So Good?!

Oak finally finished Uncharted 4. He doesn't talk spoilers, but he was pleased with the way it tied everything up. Mass Effect is in the news. There isn't a truckload of new details about Andromedia, but they did confirm that they'll be avoiding addressing the end of ME3 in the new game. Since the series is taking a ten year time leap, there will be books to read to stay caught up! Baka goes on a tangent about how convoluted the Mortal Kombat universe is. His nerd is showing big time and it's wonderful! Chicken's still really wound up in the Warcraft movie and a few articles (and more importantly, their comment sections) validate some of the things Chicken's been saying all along. Oak theorizes why movie critics are panning the movie. Speaking of Blizzard, Overwatch had quite a few bits of news this week including removing a few features, adding some vanity  items, and seeing a 17 year old girl make pro OW players cry. Civ5 might be headed to schools! The devs are in talks to develop a version of the game that could be used to teach history and assess decision making skills. Grif and Baka talk about their escapades in Let's Play: Halo Combat Evolved. And Overwatch is giving League of Legends a run for their money, literally. Players are shifting to the new FPS in droves, but what does that mean for the eSports titan? All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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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!

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November 2nd, 2015    

Episode 96- Damned Ghosts and Naked AI

This week Red fills in for Baka and things get weird. Wait. Aren't they always weird? Our hosts talk about their spooky stream of Damned. Giggly ghosts and stone cold killers. That's all we'll tell you beforehand. Red talks about killing tribe pets in ARK. Oak shares his calamitous Halo 5 adventure. There's a bit of contention about new mechanics and story issues, but overall the episode is Halo 5 spoiler free! Now Halo 1-3 are definitely spoiled here. Frank O'Connor talked about why Cortana is naked in the Halo serious and honestly, it's a pretty stupid reason. There was an upset in the eSports world as pro League of Legends player DoubleLift was kicked from his former team CLG, and defected to the rival TSM. Pretty big news for two of the biggest LoL teams in North America. There's also an added dose of drama  tacked on by CLG's team owner making some less than professional Tweets about the situation. David Cage's new game Detroit: Become Human is announced and it looks fantastic! All this and much more on Infinite Respawn! 

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October 12th, 2015    

Episode 93- Overly Attached Haystack

This week Chicken talks League of Legends and their Worlds tournament. The guys bring Grif into the world of ARK. She's not having the easiest time so everyone theorizes on how to help her. Oak picked up The Uncharted Collection this week. He then promptly lost track of time and stayed up playing until the wee hours of the morning. Speaking of having issues, Grif started Assassin's Creed Rogue and then immediate got stuck with a bug. Awesome. Our hosts discuss ideas for Halloween streams and Grif agrees to pick up SOMA for the event. Ubisoft announced Far Cry Primal with a ridiculously long and pointless stream. Will the game dialog be in English? Everyone tosses around theories on the language, the weapons, and more about this upcoming caveman game. Microtransactions will be making their way to Destiny, Rise of the Tombraider, and Halo 5, but is that ok? The final episode of Tales from the Borderlands gets a release date and Grif is super excited about it. Speaking of release dates, Darksiders 2: The Deathfinitive Edition also has a launch date! Why does Konami hate people? Our host speculate on who they might consider selling the Fox engine to if they ever let it go. Somehow the train wreck that was Duke Nukem Forever got brought up. Things get a little heated when Halo 5 comes up. All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn! 

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April 14th, 2015    

Episode 67- Divided Kombat Choices

This week Oak Tree taunts Grif with his newly purchased Borderlands: The Handsome Collection. Grif vows to strangle the life out of him even though she's still recovering from a cold. Our hosts answer the Twitter questions of the week and talk about their least favorite enemies to fight. Both Oak and Grif are working on Far Cry 4. The game is posing some difficult choices and it turns out our hosts are divided on the outcome. They talk about choices in gaming and the moral dilemmas they can cause. Square Enix announced Deus Ex: Mankind Divided! Grif's excited but Oak still has to finish Human Revolution. That slacker! Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 was also announced though it didn't make as much of an impression on our hosts as Deus Ex did. Mortal Kombat X will let players try out DLC characters before buying. The guys at Controller Issues tasked our hosts with talking about racism in games. While they didn't go too deep into the subject, they did offer up some food for thought. Ken Levine's new game is going to deal with fluid relationships between characters. Our hosts discuss what that could mean and it quickly becomes apparent which of the pair is the good guy and which isn't so much. Five Nights at Freddy's gets a movie deal. GTA V finally comes to PC but it's packaged on 7 discs for those getting the physical copy! LEGO is making a Skylanders-esque game. 16 year old Age of Empires 2 is getting new DLC. WoW game time tokens are out and the price has been fluctuating like crazy! Conker gets a revival inside Project Spark. And our hosts come full circle and wind things down with a chat about the wildlife in Far Cry 4. All this and much more on Infinite Respawn!

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February 23rd, 2015    

Episode 60- Forced Amiibo Order

Grif's been sick all week, but it's given her plenty of time to finish a couple of games! Oak Tree started Far Cry 4 and has lots more Game of War stories to share! The Warcraft movie has come under fire about it's use of CGI. Do our hosts think the film crew will use the tech wisely or will it just be over the top as some suspect? GTA V teaches Grif that she still hates Golf. The Order: 1886 launches to mediocre reviews. It also spurs a community wide conversation on the importance of length in a $60 game. The Stomping Land dev goes silent after a highly successful Kickstarter campaign. Will we ever see the game in a finished state? A studio backs out of going to PAX East due to death threats. The mayor of Buffalo, New York is hosting a game design competition in hopes of finding a fun game that shows the city's residents that gainful employment and community work is a good thing. A Destiny player loses their characters after using PS4's new Share Play feature. Bungie's forcing matchmaking on players interested in the weekly heroic strikes. Darksiders 2 is getting a new gen update but will it remain a PS4 exclusive? Twitch announces a convention of it's own. And  our hosts talk top ten Amiibo! All this and more on this week's show!

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February 10th, 2015    

Episode 58- Grim Valentine’s Fur Day

Oak Tree is back from vacation just as the rest of the Infinite Respawn crew is leaving on theirs! We say goodbye to a gaming website and one of our favorite animators from Rooster Teeth. We made a top 4 list other than our mothers' and Oak tells the story of an epic battle he watched while in the world of Game of War.  While Oak was gone, Grif completed Kingdom Hearts and Bulletstorm while all he could do is play a little bit of the remastered Grim Fandango.  Grif talks about Red's philosophical view on gaming as he got frustrating during the last part of his Conker's Bad Fur Day stream.  Grif shares that her parents believe they are now "video gamers", and that her dad gets enjoyment out of Uncharted 2?!  Oak tells some of his experiences at Disney and his dad's ability to just fall asleep anywhere.  People go gaga over the Persona 5 trailer, what do we think? Grif and Oak discuss bad guys and loathed heroes.  What Lego game is Grif excited about buying?  Nintendo is giving you Valentine cards?  This and more on Infinite Respawn!!
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