Active Quest Episode 91 PS5 Lineup Podcast

Active Quest Episode 91: PS5’s Launch Lineup, NBA 2K21’s Unskippable Ads, and Minecraft Steve’s Meat

Joseph, Josh, and Chris are joined by Indie Pod’s Vaughn Hyde to take an in-depth look into the PS5 lineup. They also talk about Minecraft Steve’s awkward slip in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and if ads have a place in gaming.

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Music

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

Quick Notes

Yep, Cats Really Aren’t Liking Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit

Ryan Craddock

https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2020/10/random_yep_cats_really_arent_liking_mario_kart_live_home_circuit

Marvel’s Avengers Is the Second Biggest Digital Launch for Square Enix After Final Fantasy VII Remake

Zarmena Khan

https://www.playstationlifestyle.net/2020/10/23/marvels-avengers-sales-digital/

Kojima Productions Is Hiring “Best-In-Class Talent” For New Project

Jamie Latour

https://www.thegamer.com/kojima-productions-is-hiring-best-in-class-talent-for-new-project/

Minecraft Steve Is No Longer Packing Meat After Smash Bros. Patch

Sergio Solorzano

https://www.thegamer.com/minecraft-steve-is-no-longer-packing-meat-after-smash-bros-patch/

2K Adds Unskippable In-Game Ads To NBA 2K21, Kinda Apologizes After

Surej Singh

https://www.nme.com/news/gaming-news/2k-games-reportedly-adds-unskippable-in-game-ads-to-nba-2k21-2790657

https://www.nme.com/news/gaming-news/2k-games-responds-to-nba-2k21-in-game-ad-backlash-2793185

Quick Releases

RPG Co-Op Beat ’em Up ‘Young Souls’ to Launch First on Stadia Revealed in New Trailer

Azario Lopez

https://noisypixel.net/young-souls-first-on-stadia-new-gameplay-trailer/

Gears 5 is getting a story add-on in December 

Brett Makedonski

https://www.destructoid.com/stories/gears-5-is-getting-a-story-add-on-in-december-607716.phtml

The Original Fire Emblem Is Coming To The West For The First Time Ever On Switch

Ryan Craddock

https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2020/10/the_original_fire_emblem_is_coming_to_the_west_for_the_first_time_ever_on_switch

Main Topic

Deep Diving Into PS5 Launch Lineup

https://www.ign.com/wikis/playstation-5/List_of_PlayStation_5_Launch_Games

Listener Questions

Steve Vegvari

How badly did the haunted chests spook you in Warzone?

David Restrepo

Anyone have experience with Maid of Sker? Any thoughts?

#1 Turner and Hooch Fan

Howdy buckos, fan of the show here with a quick question: what the fuck is a Chuckles? I got them at a rest area and they gave me explosive diarrhea. Thanks in advance.

Hello, fellow gaming pals, on another side note, why do I get a case of swamp ass every time I go for a 10 minute power walk?

What We’ve Been Playing

Joseph

  • Warzone — Haunting of Verdansk

Chris 

  • Resident Evil 3

Josh 

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons 

Vaughn

  • Destiny 2

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.

Joseph Yaden – twitter.com/josephyaden

Josh Nichols – twitter.com/Mrjoshnichols

Chris Penwell – twitter.com/PenwellWrites

Kaitlyn Red Wing – twitter.com/KaitlynRedWing

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Music

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

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 

polygon.com/2020/9/25/21455764/animal-crossing-new-horizons-halloween-event-fall-update

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

Liana Ruppert

gameinformer.com/2020/09/25/resident-evil-village-could-come-to-ps4-and-xbox-one-capcom-looking-into-it

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

Johann Hamilton

screenrant.com/xbox-game-pass-subscriptions-increase-50-percent/

Michel Ancel Accused of Toxic Management at Ubisoft

Robert N. Adams

https://techraptor.net/gaming/news/beyond-good-and-evil-2-delays-reportedly-caused-by-dysfunctional-management

Quick Releases

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

Owen S. Good 

polygon.com/2020/9/25/21455745/metal-gear-pc-metal-gear-solid-konami-classics-gog-com-contra-castlevania-collection

Doom Eternal Is Rip And Tearing Onto Game Pass Next Month

Kyle Campbell

thegamer.com/doom-eternal-coming-to-game-pass/

Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory Demo Coming Next Month

https://twitter.com/KINGDOMHEARTS/status/1309466430174363648

News

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

Reese Oxner 

npr.org/2020/09/21/915308028/microsoft-to-buy-bethesda-in-7-5-billion-deal-acquiring-fallout-the-elder-scroll

Amazon Announces Luna, Another Cloud-Based Streaming Game Service

Mike Fahey

kotaku.com/amazon-announces-luna-another-cloud-based-streaming-ga-1845170977

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

Chris Moyse

destructoid.com/stories/sony-clarifies-that-ps5-spider-man-remaster-is-not-a-free-upgrade-for-ps4-spider-man-players-604643.phtml

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

Brett Makedonski

destructoid.com/stories/xbox-series-x-s-expandable-storage-is-very-expensive-but-microsoft-says-an-ssd-is-necessary-for-new-games-604681.phtml

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? http://Celebritiesbutbald.com

Ghostintheglass

excited for the possibility of New Vegas 2?

Efase

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

Joseph

  • Dark Souls II 
  • Dark Souls III

Chris 

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

Josh

  • Minecraft

Kaitlyn 

  • Hades 
  • Replaying Batman Arkham series