Infinite Respawn Podcast

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July 24th, 2017    

Podcast 178- TellTale’s Awesome & ARK Gets Expensive

This week everyone gets caught up in arguing about who the best liar is when it comes to playing Deceit! Grif's checking out Mass Effect Andromeda but is it as good (or bad) as everyone says? Oak, Chicken, & Baka have been struggling in PUBg. Will they ever get that coveted Chicken Dinner? In the news, TellTale announced not one but three new games in the works! New Wolf Among Us, Batman, and the final installment in the Walking Dead series are all on the way! ARK devs are struggling to justify their $60 price tag before launch. And Grif gets a surprise visitor just before the end of the show. All this and more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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July 18th, 2017    

Podcast 177- Aim for the Butt!

Chicken has been pleasantly surprised by Final Fantasy 15: the mechanics are fun, the food looks amazing, and there's a button that teleports his group back to their car. Pretty sweet!  Grif finished Prey and now has no one to talk to about it since the rest of the guys haven't played it. She also found out this week that her sister is loot ninja! Story time! Oak's trying out his new Steam Link and Baka is stuck trying to figure out how to master the remaining shrines in Breath of the Wild. The news is sparse, but to make up for that everyone shares their favorite co-op games. Lots of memories and discussions to be had about those! All this and more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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July 10th, 2017    

Podcast 176- Zelda, Prey, Deceit, & MORE!

We're back! Finally! Two weeks with no podcast, we've got plenty to talk about! Grif's obsessed with Prey but is she a bad guy? Oak, Chicken, & Baka have been playing sooooo much Breath of the Wild! Rime made Oak cry, someone's been lying in Deceit, and, oh yeah, more Zelda talk. Lots of Zelda. In the news: PSNow is getting PS4 games, finally. Nintendo is using an app on the phone for Switch's voice chat. And the Castlevania show on Netflix is short but incredibly awesome! All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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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!

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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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March 13th, 2017    

Episode 161- Link’s Fowl Weapons & Speed Running

Chicken's been watching lots of Nintendo speed running while playing his usual games. Grif and her sister played Layers of Fear together. Were they too scared to make it to the end of the game? And is SisLynam as into Halo as Grif? In the news, there was game play footage of Shadow of War this week and everyone's in love! Chickens are super weapons in Breath of the Wild! Speed runners are already finding faster ways to travel in the new Zelda world! The crew gets a little sidetracked talking about whether or not speed runners can still enjoy the games they play. And there's a possible Just Cause movie in the works. Can there be a successful movie based on a game that's largely about blowing random stuff up? All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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March 6th, 2017    

Episode 160- The Switch, The Sequels, & The Kickback

Oak's back from his vacation with a few stories to share. Chicken ignored Baka to run off and play a single player game. And Grif is getting her whole family into gaming now! In the news, there's lots you can't do with your new Nintendo Switch. For all of it's issues, the Switch is still a pretty strong new console. The crew shares stories about their previous console mishaps. The sequel to Shadow of Mordor, Shadow of War(dor), has been anounced! Destiny 2 is on the way but there's not much making the jump over from the first game in respects to player characters. Xbox has a new rental program on the way, but is it worth the ten bucks a month? Twitch is looking to offer streamers a little monetary kickback if their viewers buy games straight from their Twitch pages. And Blizzard might have over-tweaked Overwatch's Bastion during the last update. He's getting a little ridculous. All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast! 

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February 27th, 2017    

Episode 159- Gaming Burnouts & Switch Issues

Chicken and Baka are still working on For Honor, but they've taken a break to try out Ghost Recon Wildlands. That's been quite the adventure thus far. Grif gets all agro right out of the gate after people complain about Blizzard not forcing people to take breaks while playing WoW. Is Mythic raiding getting out of hand? In a follow up to last week's story about $10K worth of missing SNES games has a happy ending! Nintendo's Switch might have a few issues at launch, we'll give you a brief rundown on that problem. Blizzard's teasing new Overwatch characters but will it be who we think it is? Future Halo games will come standard with split-screen co-op. Does this signal a return to the franchise's roots? All this and much 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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January 23rd, 2017    

Episode 154- Demos, Timelines, & Freebies

Baka returns to the podcast just in time to talk about a new Call of Cthulhu game! Chicken exposes Baka's cheating in table top games. Oak is a warmonger according to Civ 6. And Grif's introducing her sister to the world of gaming. In the news, the upcoming Zelda game will be the last first party game Nintendo makes for the Wii U. Speaking of the new Zelda game, fans have already translated the text on the scroll that comes with the collector's edition of the game and think they have an idea of the game's back story. Gabe Newell teased a new Valve project set in the Half-Life and Portal universe but it's not a continuation of either series. Will we ever get a third installment of any Valve game?! Is the industry returning to handing out demos to promote games? Is this a good move? All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast!

 

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January 16th, 2017    

Episode 153- Cancellations, Joy-Cons, & Ridiculous Mini-Games

This week there's LOTS to talk about. Scalebound was canceled after much delay. AGDQ raised a record-breaking dollar amount for cancer prevention by speed-running tons of games. And the thing everyone's talking about: Nintendo unveil The Switch and all of its details. Lots of new games on the way for this console, but which ones are worth getting excited about? All this and more on the Infinite Respawn Podcast!

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January 9th, 2017    

Episode 152- Catching Up and Looking Forward

Oak and Grif carry on while Baka and Chicken are out for the week. With a lack of noteworthy news, Oak and Grif spend most of the show catching up on what they've been playing since our last show. Oak is gaming to learn Japanese. Grif is finally catch up with all of the Dragon Age games by playing them in reverse order. Grif picked up the Mass Effect series on sale over the holidays and is looking forward to trying it out. Of course she has reservations due to prior experience with the first ME game. One of Grif's friends is a big fan of inverted controls but it baffles Oak and Grif. All this and much 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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April 18th, 2016    

Episode 118- Heroes of the OverBattleWatchBorn?

Baka and Chicken have been playing lots of Heroes of the Storm. Will they go undefeated in their careers? Grif is making another run through Dragon Age Inquisition to make different choices. Turns out Bioware seems to have leaned the game firmly toward one faction and that faction is not the one Grif sided with this go around. Chicken's been plenty busy this week. He chats about Overwatch, Battleborn, and Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker. Does anyone really understand Zelda's whole timeline? There's probably a book about it somewhere. He was very impressed with Battleborn and Overwatch. Will Blizzard hand Overwatch over to Activision to work their shooter magic? This is definitely a topic of debate for the hosts. Grif and Baka talk about some of their Dying Light excitement. Rust is now randomly assigning gender and race to their players... Permanently. The ARK court case is now settled for lots of money. Mirror's Edge is upsetting some people due to locked abilities and skill trees. All this and much more on this week's Infinite Respawn Podcast! 

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June 23rd, 2015    

Episode 77- Post-E3 Bliss

This week's show is all about E3 announcements! There's so many amazing things to talk about! From Fallout 4 to DOOM to Gears of War 4, Backwards Compatibility, The Last Guardian and Final Fantasy 7's remake, our hosts are all sorts of excited. They run down some of the top announcements from this year's show and revel in the post E3 afterglow.  If they missed something you were excited about, let them know on Twitter! 

Bonus Drinking Game*: Take a drink every time Grif says "oh my god you guys". 
Second Bonus Drinking Game*: Take a drink every time someone mentions "badass ladies". 
*Please drink responsibly. Infinite Respawn is not responsible for poor decisions, alcohol poisoning, or other negative repercussions following said drinking game. Know your limit, folks! 
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May 12th, 2015    

Episode 71- Plastic Instruments, Goats, & Permadeath!

This week Oak Tree & Grif struggle with sleep deprivation which leads to some rather interesting topics. Nintendo is working with Universal Studios to bring their characters to theme parks. Grif finished Bioshock Infinite and now she's lost in Rapture while working on the Burial at Sea DLC. Assassin's Creed 2 is slowly making Grif go insane... Or that's what she's blaming it on at any rate. Oak's still working on Battlefield Hardline but being a good cop isn't as easy as he'd thought. Goat Simulator is getting zombies! Grif explains why she'll never die. Ever. "eSports" and "permadeath" are now in the dictionary! If VR does catch on, how insane will the peripherals get? Rare's got a big announcement for E3. Soul Calibur is asking about fan favorites when it come to characters. Harmonix anticipates a shortage in Rock Band instruments. The first Half-Life gets a fan remake and it's on Steam! WoW loses more subscribers. Rockstar adds a patch to GTA on PC that causes a lot of distress. Red started Silent Hill 2 and has only cried a few times thus far. Grif appoints a new executioner for Griftopia! 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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