Infinite Respawn Podcast

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August 14th, 2017    

Episode 180- We’re Back!

Everyone's back and mostly healthy! After having a week away, everyone's got plenty of games to talk about. Oak's ventured into the world of video game rock operas. Chicken finished up Final Fantasy XV and was not disappointed. Everyone's got PUBg stories to share. Grif is stealing cars from her sister. And Baka is learning to be a better liar. In the news, Shadow of War is getting flack for the introduction of loot boxes. Is it really as controversial as everyone's making it out to be? Nintendo's being sued over the Switch, surprising literally no one. All this and more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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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!

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May 8th, 2017    

Episode 168- Classic Rage, New Darksiders, & Doing The Right Thing

Chicken and Baka are struggling with Heroes of the Storm and a decided lack of map rotation. Grif has come up with a creative way to change her Dragon Age Origins experience. Darksiders 3 has been officially announced, much to the delight of our hosts! 343 Industries thinks they made a mistake with Halo 5. And a list of "classic" games and their rage inducing bosses has the crew all up in arms. All this and more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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April 10th, 2017    

Episode 165- Warhammer, Scorpio, & Sugar Warfare?

Baka & Chicken are spreading vampirism in Total War Warhammer. Oak might finally play BulletStorm past the first quarter of the game. And Grif is, once again, in the clutches of Tropico addiction. In the news, Bioware has patched in a fix to help some of the weird face fails in Mass Effect Andromeda. Gearbox pulls its support from G2A after certain (reasonable!) demands weren't met. Microsoft showed off more details on Project Scorpio. And the makers of CandyCrush are making a Call of Duty mobile game. Call of Candy: Sugar Warfare, anyone? Is the franchise going to get a sugary makeover? Time to speculate! All this and more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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March 20th, 2017    

Episode 162- Addictions, Failed Animations, & Disappointing DLC

Oak's MIA but that doesn't stop the rest of the cast from having a good time. Baka's back with a sob story about his gaming PC. Chicken's been playing Banished and things are getting creepy. Grif finished Halo with her sister and, as it turns out, SisLynam is pretty good at not murdering her teammates! Grif's also fallen into a new addiction. This time it's Mass Effect! Speaking of the ME series, Mass Effect Andromeda has come under fire for some questionable animations. From there the crew gets distracted by talking about glitches in other games. We'd love to hear your favorite glitches, share 'em at InfiniteRespawn.com! The Nintendo Switch has been hacked, but the damage is pretty minimal. Are the online gaming communities starting to improve in decency? And, to the disappointment of many, Capcom has confirmed that it really is Chris Redfield who will be introduced in the upcoming DLC. All this and more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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February 20th, 2017    

Episode 158- Weird Ads & CGI Add-Ons

Oak's hung over which apparently makes him crazy. He and Chicken have been playing lots of For Honor. Grif's getting into the DM seat for a small Dungeons & Dragons campaign. One of Portal 2's writers has left Valve. Does this mean we'll never see a Portal 3? The new special message for Neir: Automat is a little weird to say the least. The Switch's UI has been shown off due to a shipping error and someone receiving their console early. Resident Evil has a new CGI movie on the way that should bridge the gap between RE6 & RE7. Does Leon actually know how to shoot a gun or what? All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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December 5th, 2016    

Episode 151- The Game Awards & PSX

This week there's no shortage of news thanks to The Game Awards and PSX! A new trailer for Death Stranding has everyone confused. Kojima seemed uncomfortable thanks to a weirdly complementary speech. Naughty Dog announced The Last of Us Part 2, leaving everyone cautiously optimistic about what the future holds for Joel and Ellie. Remasters are all the rage with games like Wipeout and Crash Bandicoot getting relaunches. All this and so much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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November 21st, 2016    

Episode 149- Floppy Watchdog Assassins

This week the crew might be short one member, but that's not slowing them down! Baka and Chicken talk new Starbound adventures. Baka's upset about the SNES. Grif is being forced to play Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. Ubisoft thought it'd be a good idea to put a vagina in Watchdogs 2. Turns out that's not such a bright idea. Assassin's Creed is wrapping up plots in a comic because that's worked so well for other games... The new TellTale Batman episode is out soon. And PS4 finally gets mods for Fallout 4! All this and so much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast! For more go here: InfiniteRespawn.com

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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 24th, 2016    

Episode 145- Red Dead Switch

Lots of big news to talk about this week! Oak started Battlefield 1 and got to be a pigeon. Baka and Chicken checked out Civ 6 and they love it! Grif and Chicken are still completely taken with Gears of War 4 but you'll have to keep up with that via their vids on YouTube! In the news, Rockstar unveiled Red Dead Redemption 2 and the world rejoiced. Mostly. Nintendo finally showed off the NX, now named the Nintendo Switch. One of the crew is skeptical, but everyone else seems to be excited. This week the voice actor's guild went on strike after a lack of equitable response from their employers. Grif is pretty passionate about the issue and it shows. All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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October 17th, 2016    

Episode 144- Perfectly Delayed Terror

Lots to talk about and discuss on this week's show. Chicken and Grif started Gears of War 4 and they are in love with it! Baka totally fails it up while Oak talks about his continued FIFA drama. In the news: TellTale announced the date for the next Batman episode. The Friday the 13th game was delayed until next year to add a single player mode. Silent Hill Downpour is now backwards compatible for Xbox One. This might only be exciting to Grif, but she's definitely pumped about it. Overwatch has a crazy good Halloween event running now through Nov 1st. And Oak tries to explain why Kojima is so legendary regardless of his eccentricity. All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast! 
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September 19th, 2016    

Episode 140- Assassin’s Stranding

While Oak's on vacation, Chicken, Grif, and Baka hold things down on the show! Chicken's been shiny hunting in Pokemon. He's had the game for days and still hasn't even started actually playing the game! Grif's in love with Bioshock all over again. The remastered collection came out on Tuesday and she can't stop fawning over it. Speaking of remasters, Ubisoft finally officially announced The Ezio Collection. There was quite a bit of Blizzard/Warcraft news to talk about just ahead of BlizzCon. A retirement, an upstart, and some hidden goodies top the Blizz stories. Kojima talked a little more about Death Stranding. "A little" is pretty accurate considering he didn't give away much more than everyone already know. Oh and now Kojima's got a cartoon drawn of him and some buddies that everyone's sure to recognize. Why? Because... Kojima? Sure, let's go with that. All of this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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September 13th, 2016    

Episode 139- Modded Console Wars!

Oak "broke down" and bought the ARK expansion even though he said he wouldn't just a week prior. The crew talks about the validity of speaking with your wallet in today's gaming world. Then it's on to more fun stuff! Sony announced the PS4 Slim and the PS4 Pro. Are the new members of the PS4 family worth upgrading to? What about all this talk of no 4K Blu-Ray? Microsoft feels confident the Xbox One S and Project Scorpio can more than compete with the new PS4s. Are they right about that? Is the console war heating up again with all the new announcements? Also Sony said "no" to mods for Fallout 4 and Skyrim. Seems silly since they were ok with it before Fallout 4 launched. Odd behavior indeed! And WoW launched a companion app that means no more productive days at work for Grif! All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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September 6th, 2016    

Episode 138- Walking Legion Ark

It's been a busy week for the IR crew! Chicken, Baka, and Grif came down with a case of Legion fever starting around 2am Tuesday morning. Seems like it's not letting up! The new World of Warcraft expansion has definitely got them talking about all the things that Blizzard really wowed them with. (harhar) In news not related to the the MMORPG titan, TellTale's made a few announcements about release dates. Chicken is looking forward to the next episode of the Batman game as well as a new season of Walking Dead. Is he possibly too attached to Clementine? Early Access title ARK: Survival Evolved has just released it's first "finished" paid DLC. Yes, a game that isn't even in full launch is releasing paid DLC packs. The reviews are understandably mixed. A remastered Mass Effect collection is now off the table. The CoD Modern Warfare remaster is still strapped to Infinite Warfare, but will it stay that way? All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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August 29th, 2016    

Episode 137- Evil Augmented Microtransactions

Everyone talks about what they're playing this week which prompts one viewer to ask if the crew would ever play Destiny 2. How much would it cost for Chicken to agree to play again? This week the main conversation circled around Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. (Spoiler Free) From microtransactions to interesting storytelling, Chicken and Grif have plenty to talk about in regards to the new addition to the franchise. The ESRB leaked a bit of details about Resident Evil 7 that finally confirms combat! Combat and first person view. Will Chicken change his mind about RE7 and his stance against first person perspective? All this and so much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast! 

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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! 

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August 15th, 2016    

Episode 135- No Man’s Lie?

This week things get a little bumpy with the launch of No Man's Sky. The game might not offer all the dev had originally promised and that leads to some spirited debate. Ok, who are we kidding? There's a legit argument here. There's also talk of THQ being resurected and Grif accidentally becomes in troll in World of Warcraft. All of this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast. 

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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!

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July 26th, 2016    

Episode 132- Ring Around the Reaper

Oak's back this week after a bit of internet trouble. Grif thinks she'd make a better leader than the current choices for US president. She also might have left her team out to dry in favor of playing hide and seek with Reaper in Overwatch. Pokemon Go is still everyone's go-to mobile game. The crew talk new catches, strategies, and more! Plenty of great stuff is happening in the co-op Let's Plays this week. From Halo to Sunset Overdrive, the stories abound! There's a live action Pokemon movie on the way featuring Pikachu as a detective. Two new Sonic games have been announced but not everyone is on board with the idea. The discussion of 4K vs 1080p popped up in the chat so our hosts offer their opinions on the matter. Chicken's looking forward to the upcoming third season of TellTale's The Walking Dead. He's also eyeing their Batman game, which looks amazing. A man who made threats toward Blizzard is now looking at possible jail time. Windows 10 is really pushing itself on people since it's coming up on the deadline to upgrade for free. Our hosts talk pros & cons of the OS. All this and more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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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!

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