Active Quest Episode 87: Microsoft Buys Bethesda, Amazon Luna Joins the Competition, and Marvel’s Spider-Man PS5 Confusion

Joseph, Josh, Chris, and special guest Kaitlyn Red Wing discuss Microsoft’s purchase of Bethesda, Amazon’s new cloud-based gaming service, and the confusion of Marvel’s Spider-Man on PS5.

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Kaitlyn Red Wing –

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Theme Song made by Novila.

News transition music from Fallout 4 by Inon Zur. Added with fair use.

Quick Notes

Animal Crossing Halloween event announced, fall update coming Sept. 30

Nicole Carpenter

Resident Evil Village Could Come To PS4 And Xbox One, Capcom “Looking Into It”

Liana Ruppert

Xbox Game Pass Subscriptions Have Shot Up By 50% Over The Past 6 Months

Johann Hamilton

Michel Ancel Accused of Toxic Management at Ubisoft

Robert N. Adams

Quick Releases

Metal Gear, Metal Gear Solid, and more Konami classics come to PC on

Owen S. Good

Doom Eternal Is Rip And Tearing Onto Game Pass Next Month

Kyle Campbell

Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory Demo Coming Next Month


Microsoft To Buy Bethesda In $7.5 Billion Deal, Acquiring Fallout, The Elder Scrolls

Reese Oxner

Amazon Announces Luna, Another Cloud-Based Streaming Game Service

Mike Fahey

Sony clarifies that PS5 Spider-Man remaster is not a free upgrade for PS4 Spider-Man players

Chris Moyse

Xbox Series X’s expandable storage is very expensive, but Microsoft says an SSD is necessary for new games

Brett Makedonski

Listener Questions

Bella, Associate Editor / The Gamer

If Konami really did offer up a next-gen MGS remake that looked cool and had a good team behind it, would you be on board or nah?

#1 Turner and Hooch fan / The world’s #1 fan of Turner and Hooch

Hey, #1 Turner and Hooch fan here. What are your thoughts on a pizza covered in fruity pebbles? Do you think it would make for a rockin’ good time? Would it concrete my popularity among the cool kids? Or do you think it would just be good for stoners?

Also, have you ever been to this site?


excited for the possibility of New Vegas 2?


Other than Mass Effect, what are some trilogies that you’d LOVE to see remastered, on the Switch or otherwise?

What We’ve Been Playing


  • Dark Souls II 
  • Dark Souls III


  • Hades
  • Marvel’s Avengers (review code provided)


  • Minecraft


  • Hades 
  • Replaying Batman Arkham series

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