Active Quest Episode 76: How Will the $70 Price Tag Affect Gaming’s Future? EVO Cancelled, Hyper Scape Impressions

Joseph, Josh, and Chris discuss the controversial $70 NBA 2K21 Price on PS5 and Xbox Series X. They also discuss the horrible sexual alllegation news around former EVO President Joey Cuellar, and the new Ubisoft battle royale Hyper Scape.

Joseph Yaden – twitter.com/josephyaden

Josh Nichols – twitter.com/Mrjoshnichols

Chris Penwell – twitter.com/PenwellWrites

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Music

Transition Song from Night Trap by Digital Pictures and Screaming Villains under Fair Use

Quick Notes

Games With Gold: July 2020’s First Free Xbox One Games Out Now

Steven Petite

gamespot.com/articles/games-with-gold-july-2020s-first-free-xbox-one-gam/1100-6478989/

PlayStation Plus July 2020: Sony Celebrates 10 Years With 3 Free Games

Alessandro Barbosa

https://www.gamespot.com/articles/playstation-plus-july-2020-sony-celebrates-10-year/1100-6479079/

It’s Hard To Say Goodbye

Andy McNamara

gameinformer.com/its-hard-to-say-goodbye

Open-world Harry Potter game reportedly on track for 2021 release date

Nicole Carpenter

polygon.com/2020/6/29/21306845/harry-potter-video-game-report-xbox-series-x-ps5-2021

Amazon’s Crucible Flopped So Hard It’s Being Un-Released

Nathan Grayson

kotaku.com/amazons-crucible-flopped-so-hard-its-being-un-released-1844222299

Crash 4 Will NOT have Micro-transactions

Chris Penwell

thegamer.com/crash-4-micro-transactions-toys-4-bob/

Call of Duty: Warzone Supports 200 Player Combat Today

Daniel Tack

gameinformer.com/2020/06/29/call-of-duty-warzone-supports-200-player-combat-today

Fallout 76 and Soul Calibur 6 Lead July 2020’s New Xbox Game Pass Games

Adam Bankhurst

ign.com/articles/fallout-76-and-soulcalibur-6-lead-july-2020s-new-xbox-game-pass-games

Fallout TV Show In the Works at Amazon From Westworld Creators

Matt Kim

ign.com/articles/fallout-tv-series-amazon-westworld

Quick Upcoming Releases

Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition Hits PC On August 7

Daniel Tack

gameinformer.com/2020/07/03/horizon-zero-dawn-complete-edition-hits-pc-on-august-7

WATCH WE THE PEOPLE IN FORTNITE

Fortnite Team on Epic Games website

epicgames.com/fortnite/en-US/news/watch-we-the-people-in-fortnite

News

NBA 2K21 will cost an extra $10 for Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5 versions

Eli Blumenthal

cnet.com/news/nba-2k21-will-cost-an-extra-10-for-xbox-series-x-playstation-5-versions/

EVO Cancelled After Allegations Against CEO

Sam Watanuki + Chris Penwell

thegamer.com/evo-removes-joey-cuellar-cancels-evo-online/

thegamer.com/netherrealm-capcom-sonicfox-exit-evo-2020/

Xbox Summer Game Fest will let players try over 60 upcoming games

Austen Goslin

polygon.com/2020/7/1/21310191/xbox-one-summer-game-fest-free-demos-event-destroy-all-humans

PlayStation unseats Nintendo in June with The Last of Us Part 2 l UK Charts

Christopher Dring

gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-07-03-playstation-unseats-nintendo-in-june-with-the-last-of-us-part-2-l-uk-charts

What We’ve Been Playing

Joseph:

RingFit Adventure YAAAAAAAAA
Star Wars Battlefront II
The Last of Us Part II
Chris

Hyper Scape Technical Test
Spongebob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated (review code provided)
The Last of Us Part 2 (finished)
Josh

The Last of Us: Part II (Replay)
God of War (2018)
Slay the Spire (iOS)
SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated (review code provided)

Active Quest Episode 67: Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Looks Like The Dog’s Bollocks, Deliver Us The Moon Impressions, Summer Game Fest Hype

Finally! News! Joseph, Josh, and Chris discuss Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, get hyped for Summer Game Fest, and wonder what is on the docket for the Xbox Series X event. We also have a new theme song by Novila!

 

Hosts:

Joseph Yaden – twitter.com/josephyaden

Josh Nichols – twitter.com/Mrjoshnichols

Chris Penwell – twitter.com/PenwellWrites

Info

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Follow us on Twitter @ActiveQuestShow

Email us @ ActiveQuestPodcast@gmail.com

Rate us on iTunes so we can continue to reach people, go to E3, get more review codes to provide coverage to you all and more. Reviews are so helpful for discovery and opening doors in the industry for us!

Twitter: @ActiveQuestShow

Get our official shirt!

 

 

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Music

Theme Song made by Novila. He did an awesome job, so here’s a shoutout! https://soundcloud.com/novila-edm

Quick Notes

Battlefield is Coming Back In 2021

Matthew Byrd

Battlefield Sequel Will Release in 2021

EVO 2020 Cancelled

Brianna Reeves

Evo 2020 Cancelled, Organizers Plan on Hosting Online Event Instead

Quick Upcoming Releases

PS Plus Games

https://blog.us.playstation.com/2020/04/29/cities-skylines-and-farming-simulator-19-are-your-playstation-plus-games-for-may/

Games With Gold

New Games with Gold for May 2020

Ghost of Tsushima Release Date

Matthew Byrd

Ghost of Tsushima Release Date Delayed Until July

News

Geoff Keighley’s Summer Event Game Fest Announced

Rebekah Valentine

https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-05-01-geoff-keighleys-summer-game-fest-is-his-latest-push-to-rally-the-industry

Last of Us Part II Leaker Identified

Jordan Devore

https://www.destructoid.com/sony-figured-out-who-leaked-the-last-of-us-part-ii-spoilers-588863.phtml

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Revealed (featured image from Ubisoft)

Eddie Makuch

https://www.gamespot.com/articles/assassins-creed-valhalla-will-have-male-and-female/1100-6476675/

Xbox Series X 3rd Party Games Reveal Event

Adam Vjestica

https://www.techradar.com/news/xbox-series-x-games-to-finally-be-revealed-next-week

PlayStation 5 Reveal Event Rumored for June 4th

Chandler Wood

Report: PS5 Reveal Set for June 4th, According to Well Known Games Journalist

Listener Questions

What We’ve Been Playing

Joseph

Far Cry New Dawn
Dying Light
Chris

Far Cry New Dawn
Final Fantasy VII Remake
Deliver Us the Moon (review code provided)

Josh

Final Fantasy VII Remake
Kingdom Hearts 1.5 Final Mix