Active Quest Episode 83: Gamescom Reveals and a Possible New Nintendo Switch Model

Chris, Joseph, and Josh discuss the events of Gamescom Opening Night Live, a possible new Nintendo Switch, and what we’ve been playing!

Hosts and Info

Joseph Yaden – twitter.com/josephyaden

Josh Nichols – twitter.com/Mrjoshnichols

Chris Penwell – twitter.com/PenwellWrites

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Music

Theme Song made by Novila. https://soundcloud.com/novila-edm

Quick Notes

12 Minutes Stars Daisy Ridley, James McAvoy and Willem Dafoe

Chris Penwell

thegamer.com/12-minutes-stars-daisy-ridley-james-mcavoy-and-willem-dafoe/

Gotham Knights Is Not A Games As A Service, Has Self-Contained Story

Michael Leri

gamerevolution.com/news/657289-gotham-knights-not-games-as-a-service

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Has Optional 60FPS Mode on PS5

Stephen Tailby

https://www.pushsquare.com/news/2020/08/ratchet_and_clank_rift_apart_has_optional_60fps_mode_on_ps

Netflix Reveals First Official Details Of Live-Action Resident Evil Series

Brian Shea 

gameinformer.com/2020/08/27/netflix-reveals-first-official-details-of-live-action-resident-evil-series

Quick Releases

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Delayed To 2021

Chris Penwell

thegamer.com/lego-star-wars-the-skywalker-saga-delayed-2021/

Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory Set for Launch on November 13

Will Harrison

https://www.playstationlifestyle.net/2020/08/26/kingdom-hearts-melody-of-memory-release-date-november/

News

Everything Announced At Gamescom’s Opening Night

Zack Zwiezen

kotaku.com/everything-announced-at-gamescoms-opening-night-1844869976

September’s free PS Plus games: PUBG, Street Fighter V

Adam Michel

https://blog.playstation.com/2020/08/26/septembers-free-ps-plus-games-pubg-street-fighter-v/

New Games with Gold for September 2020

https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2020/08/27/new-games-with-gold-for-september-2020/

Rumor: Switch Pro Could Release Next Year, May Support 4K

Chris Carter

destructoid.com/stories/the-rumor-that-nintendo-is-planning-a-switch-pro-popped-up-again-could-come-next-year-601587.phtml

Listener Questions

There’s 3 of you and 3 PowerPuff Girls.
So Who’s the Blossom, Buttercup and Bubbles of the podcast?

Michael Cwick – DigitalDaysGaming podcast

What We’ve Been Playing

Joseph: 

  • Fortnite
  • Warzone
  • A Short Hike

Chris:

  • Fortnite 
  • Kandagawa Jet Girls (review code provided) – cringe
  • My Hero’s One Justice 2

Josh:

  • Spiritfarer (Xbox Game Pass) 
  • Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Active Quest Episode 82: How Will Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War Connect With Warzone? Gotham Knights and Suicide Squad Revealed

Chris, Joseph, and Josh discuss Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, Gotham Knights, and the new Suicide Squad game!

Joseph Yaden – twitter.com/josephyaden

Josh Nichols – twitter.com/Mrjoshnichols

Chris Penwell – twitter.com/PenwellWrites

You can find us on iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, Spotify, and Google Play. You can also subscribe through our RSS feed

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!

https://teespring.com/active-quest-shirt#pid=2&cid=566&sid=front

We are proud to be a part of the HP Video Game Podcast Network!: https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewArtistSeeAll?cc=us&dkId=4&section=0&ids=1482427275

Music

Theme Song made by Novila. https://soundcloud.com/novila-edm

Quick Notes

Prince of Persia Remake Listing Appears Online

George Yang

https://www.escapistmagazine.com/v2/prince-of-persia-remake-listing-appears-online/

Deathloop Delayed To 2021

Joe Juba

gameinformer.com/2020/08/18/deathloop-delayed-to-2021

Remnant: From the Ashes Was Claimed Over 10 Million Times Already on the Epic Games Store

Alessio Palumbo

https://wccftech.com/remnant-from-the-ashes-was-claimed-over-10-million-times-already-on-the-epic-games-store/

Fall Guys PS4 Reportedly Has Nearly 16 Million Players

Michael Harradence

https://www.psu.com/news/fall-guys-ps4-reportedly-has-nearly-16-million-players

Quick Releases

Watch Crysis Remastered attempt to redeem its graphics ahead of new September 18th release

Taylor Lyles

https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/21/21395755/crysis-remastered-pc-ps4-xbox-one-tech-trailer-new-release-date

Baldur’s Gate 3 goes into early access Sept. 30

Owen S. Good 

https://www.polygon.com/2020/8/18/21373689/baldurs-gate-3-release-date-early-access-steam-pc-stadia-larian-studios

News

Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Officially Announced, Reveal Coming Soon

Steve Watts 

gamespot.com/articles/call-of-duty-black-ops-cold-war-officially-announc/1100-6481163/

Control publisher tries, fails to explain why next-gen upgrade is limited to Ultimate Edition

Nicole Carpenter 

polygon.com/2020/8/20/21377188/control-ultimate-edition-upgrade-505-games-xbox-series-x-ps5-explanation

Batman: Gotham Knights gameplay trailer revealed at DC Fandome

 Jordan Gerblick 

https://www.gamesradar.com/batman-gotham-knights-gameplay-trailer-reveal-dc-fandome/

Suicide Squad Reveal 

(Developer Tweet)

https://twitter.com/suicidesquadRS/status/1297326553106325504?s=20

Listener Questions

#1 Turner and Hooch fan

@TurnerandDouche

Yeah hi there, long time listener, often time questioner here: is there a game out there where I can competitively milk a virtual cow? Thanks in advance.

Wesley LeBlanc

What are the chances that this new Batman game utilizes Shadow of Mordor’s Nemesis system considering both are under the WB umbrella?

Indie Pod 

What are your opinions on shadow drops? From a games media perspective and a hobbyist standpoint.

What We’ve Been Playing

Joseph: 

  • Mortal Shell (review code provided by publisher)
  • Warzone

Chris 

  • Rad
  • EarthNight
  • Banjo-Kazooie

Josh

  • Road to Guangdong (review code provided by publisher) 
  • Thomas Was Alone (Finished)
  • Gone Home (Finished)  

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kotaku.com/creepypasta-spins-the-strange-and-unsettling-circumstan-1844788097

Featured Image from Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League by DC, WB Games, and Rocksteady