Infinite Respawn Podcast

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July 16th, 2018    

Episode 222- Lucky Treasure Hunters & Not So Shocking Surprises

This week Chicken and Baka have spent a lot of time play Heroes of the Storm. Chicken started Cuphead and so far he has no thoughts of rage quitting... So far. Grif started playing WoW again and is STILL bitter about Baka stealing an epic mount from her. Oak finished Detroit: Become Human but it was very different experience from the way Chicken and Grif played it. In the news: Uncharted's Nathan Drake has apparently never taken a bullet. Rainbow 6 Siege just got a new chat bot to moderate players and it is VERY strict. Konami shut down a fan remake of PT, surprising literally no one. A study shows more than 50% of parents in the UK allow underage kids play M-18+ rated gamed. Another thing that shocked no one. Darksiders 3 finally has a release date! All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

Grif's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRvD7TFyqNcWp5IlRiiC9Ew
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July 9th, 2018    

Episode 221- Warframe Kazooie

Oak started and finished Outlast 2 this past week. Was it as good as the first one? The group played Left4Dead with mods for everything. Does modding enhance the experience? Grif's still on her Overwatch crack, of course. She'll be starting Uncharted for her YouTube soon. (Link to that below!) In the news: Arena Net fired two of their Guild Wars writers because of a Twitter argument. Warframe is coming to the Switch. Rare is paying tribute to Banjo Kazooie in Sea of Thieves. Season 2 of Castlevania is hitting Netflix soon. People are recreating MarioKart in Fortnite. Dead Island is coming to your phone. And Skyrim for the Switch won't have mods. All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

Grif's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRvD7TFyqNcWp5IlRiiC9Ew

Discord: https://discord.gg/

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July 2nd, 2018    

Episode 220- Hamsters, Power Creeps, & Griefing

Oak finished Vampyre but was left wanting more. Grif and Baka have been back at the Overwatch grind, And Chicken spent the week watching speed running for charity. Summer Games Done Quick (SGDQ) raised quite the hefty amount this year, thanks in part to Twitch chat! Blizzard revealed the next Overwatch champ and it's a hamster. Will the new character break the game? One Fortnite player's actions sparked a whole debate on what is and isn't greifing. Nintendo is giving away a sweet Labo themed Switch. Sea of Thieves is getting exploding skeletons. And the Halo TV series has finally gotten the greenlight. Will it ever see the light of day? All this and more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

Discord: https://discord.gg/d7cEJqT

Grif's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRvD7TFyqNcWp5IlRiiC9Ew

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June 26th, 2018    

Episode 219- Playing Together is Dangerous?

After many stressful choices, Grif & Chicken finished Detroit: Become Human! You can find Grif's full play-through on her YouTube (link below). Then everyone joined the party to play Killing Floor 2 this week. Floors are dangerous, man. Gotta kill 'em all. In the news: WHO has classified gaming addiction as an illness. Nintendo and Microsoft are having fun in Minecraft together while Sony sits on the sidelines. Will they ever let PS4 users join in with everyone else? Why is Nintendo under fire for their newest tennis game? Will we ever see more content for the Friday the 13th game? 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

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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: https://discord.gg/d7cEJqT

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June 4th, 2018    

Episode 216- Salty Pokemon Fallout

This week Grif finally finished Far Cry 5 but now she has more questions than answers. Both Chicken and Grif are playing Detroit: Become Human but neither are having the same experience. And Oak has been playing games he says he bought for his kids. We know they were really for him all along. In the news: Bethesda announced a new Fallout game. The latest Sea of Thieves update is live now. New Pokemon games are on the way, but they're not quite what everyone is used to. Fortnite is headed to Switch because of course it is.  Epic is looking to help indie devs. Will we see Borderlands 3 this year? Is Evolve really going away? And is there any end to this battle royale mania? All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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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!

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May 14th, 2018    

Episode 214- Atomic Alien Anthem

Chicken has a new mic so please bear with our test run of this new gear! As far as games go, Chicken and Baka have been playing Sea of Thieves, of course. In addition to SoT, they also tried out Darwin Project, a Fortnite-eque free to play game on Steam. It's definitely been an experience, that's for sure. Grif is SO tired of being drugged and abducted in Far Cry 5! This is why she can't be nice to people any more. In the news: Atomic Heart is a game that has just been announced and already Grif is dying for it! Sony isn't saying what they're doing with the extra money they're collecting on Overwatch's new charity Mercy skin. A guy who DDoSed World of Warcraft years ago has been sentenced to jail time. Bioware announced a solid release window for the upcoming shooter RPG, Anthem. You can now play your Steam games on your phone or tablet (some strings attached, of course). And Nintendo's announced details on the online subscription service. All this and MUCH more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!
Chicken's Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/elitechicken313
Oak's Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/mdboaktree
Grif's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRvD7TFyqNcWp5IlRiiC9Ew

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May 7th, 2018    

Episode 213- Debating Addictive Games

The crew is running a little short on chatter about games they've played recently. Mostly because things have just been crazy for everyone lately! One of the few things everyone did get to try out was Deep Rock Galactic. Basically, it's dwarves and awesomeness. The big topic this week is Fortnite and its addictive nature. Is it too addictive? Are parents being to lazy? Is there a better way to monitor how much time people spend on a game? Do we need that kind of monitoring? Things get pretty lively as the discussion goes on. The new Red Dead Redemption trailer definitely caught some eyes this week. One of the endings of Life is Strange is being expanded via a comic. And Grif is still having a crazy time playing Far Cry 5, which you can watch on her YouTube channel! (Link below!) All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!
Grif's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRvD7TFyqNcWp5IlRiiC9Ew

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April 9th, 2018    

Episode 210- Stay A While And Listen

This week everyone's still getting their pirate on in Sea of Thieves. We're sure you're totally surprised... Also, don't trust Grif or Oak to ever be your hero. Their experiences with Far Cry 5 have proved are not good protagonists! In the news: Lawbreaks is pretty well finished but the developer, Boss Key Studios, is not. The System Shock reboot is back on track but now with less people working on it. Is Sam Fisher making a comeback? Private crews are coming to SoT. Deckard Cain is headed to Heroes of the Storm with a great ultimate ability! All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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March 26th, 2018    

Episode 209- Salty AI, Foiled Takeovers, and Free Assets

This week's show is a little extra salty thanks to days upon days of Sea of Thieves! Oh and Grif is salty because of Overwatch. Big surprise there. In the news: the Vive is rolling out wire-free in the near future! ARK: Survival Evolved is jumping to yet another platform. Will Wright's new project, Proxi, aims to create a virtual AI version of you. Ubisoft staved off the hostile Vivendi take over in a surprising way. Epic released tons of free Unity assets. Activision's launching a Call of Duty game without multiplayer. And Blizzard is offer Overwatch players a way to cut down on the toxicity in matches. All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!
Grif's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRvD7TFyqNcWp5IlRiiC9Ew
Chicken's Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/elitechicken313
Oak's Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/mdboaktree

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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!

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March 12th, 2018    

Episode 207- Sea of VerminWatch

There's lots of Vermintide and Sea of Thieves talk this week! Actually, just expect lots of Sea of Thieves talk for the next few shows, that's definitely going to come up all the time. One of Chicken's cats makes a guest appearance for a bit! CATS! Grif has introduced her sister to the world of Fallout 4 and things are going SO SLOWLY! In the news: Nintendo teased a Super Smash Bros for the Switch. Will the upcoming Kirby game finally bring Grif to the Switch for good? Are Luigi and Waluigi the superior brothers? Valve is planning to start making games again! Will we see Portal 3, Half Life 3, or Left4Dead 3? Grif makes a case for a VR version of Bioshock. Ubisoft announced plans for The Division 2, but what's so different about it? Fortnite is coming to mobile and looking to have cross platform play with all of their versions. XB1 vs Mobile players? Hm... And to close the show out, everyone talks about what games should be made into movies/series. All that and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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March 5th, 2018    

Episode 206- Night Lights, Copy/Paste Heroes, & More!

This week the guys are super excited about Vermintide 2! They are less excited about their performance in Rainbow Six Siege. In the news, the ESRB is considering adding more labels to box art for "in game purchases". Blizzard announced a new hero for Overwatch. One of the devs of Paladins pointed out similarities between the new OW hero and one of their champions. Is this a pot and kettle situation? Detroit Become Human has a release date on someone will be posting their first run through to YouTube. Wonder who that could be??? Will Blizzard be remastering Diablo? So much speculation! And why is the US blaming video games for violence... again? All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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February 26th, 2018    

Episode 205- Scary Microtransactions & the Decade of Siege

This week everyone seems a bit scattered. Does that make for a better show? We'll find out! Grif's still working her way through Persona 5 and things are just getting weirder as she goes. Chicken's not going to be able to stream Crash Bandicoot as promised. Is his reason for not doing so an acceptable one? And Baka educates everyone on the PSP Go... because that's a thing that exists. In the news: Have Konami mastered the "art" if microtransactoins in Metal Gear Survive? Ubisoft says Rainbow Six will be around for the next ten years. Will they manage to keep the game fresh and going for that long? Blizzard just launched an update for Warcraft 3. Is this indicative of a remaster on the way? Nintendo's under fire for their preorder refund policy. And the upcoming Sonic movie has a rough release date. Will it be worth seeings? All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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February 19th, 2018    

Episode 204- Perfectly Timed Pirating

Oak's back! Chicken's lamenting his lack of a partner for Hunt Showdown. Grif got a once in a lifetime environmental kill in Overwatch (which you can see on her YouTube, link below)! While away, Oak found a new game to play that seems like a clone of Stardew Valley and Harvest Moon. Kingdom Come: Deliverance is out, but was it ready to launch? THQ Nordic is slowly acquiring all of the previous THQ titles. Is that reaquiring or... no? There's finally, FINALLY a lady pro in esports! Yay! Progress! Of course that means it's time for a debate about why this is a first and why more ladies aren't in esports. The System Shock reboot may be in a bit of trouble but what's the root cause of the issue? And to finish the show out, there's tons of new details about Sea of Thieves to talk about! Also, Chicken has a couple of fun stories about his pirating from the weekend. All this and more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

Grif's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRvD7TFyqNcWp5IlRiiC9Ew

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February 13th, 2018    

Episode 203- Dead Studios Rising?

Quick, while Oak's away everyone make tree-related jokes! Grif, Chicken, and Baka hold down the fort while Oak is away. Chicken laments his deaths in Subnautica while Grif gets stuck with fail teammates in Overwatch! The news is pretty barren this week: Capcom slimmed down the studio behind Dead Rising and last year's Dawn of War title has already been given the boot by its devs. There was a pretty fun rumor from a couple of weeks ago that we failed to talk about. No time like to the present, though! So who, if anyone, is Microsoft most likely to attempt to acquire? Time for debates about the possible outcomes! All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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February 5th, 2018    

Episode 202- Speculation, Loot Crates, & Delays

Even though Oak hasn't had time to play games, Grif, Chicken, and Baka have plenty to talk about! From Overwatch to Just Cause 3, there's lots of stuff to talk about! The Sea of Thieves beta is over, but Reddit users have data mined the latest update and now there's TONS of speculation as to what will be in the full game! In the news EA's adding loot crates back to Star Wars Battlefront 2 because they didn't sell enough copies to start with. You know, because adding the thing that caused people to avoid the game will definitely sell more copies... Will EA ever not be a terrible company? Will they kill Bioware? Speaking of Bioware, Anthem has been delayed again. Is anyone surprised? All this and MUCH more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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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!

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January 22nd, 2018    

Episode 200- Celebrations, Cardboard, & Explosions

Wow, 200th episode! Time to celebrate! This week we'll look back at some of our favorite times on the show and remember awesome times! There's announcements about streaming and YouTube stuffs which is super exciting! And yes, we'll also cover a little news, too. Bungie's apologizing to Destiny players again. We're still baffled as to why they don't just as Blizzard for help with the MMO stuff. Nintendo's selling cardboard and everyone loves it. Fable is getting a new game in the series and this time there's not a crazy person at the helm! And after all the news, it's finally time to talk about what everyone played this week. Yeah, totally skipped that part earlier. Oops! All this and MUCH more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

Grif's YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRvD7TFyqNcWp5IlRiiC9Ew

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

Oak's Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/mdboaktree

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