Active Quest Episode 118: New Pokemon Snap, Is Activision Done With Crash And Spyro, Terry Crews Wants Mother 3?

On this episode, Chris and Josh give their thoughts on New Pokémon Snap, as well as the news that Toys for Bob will be assisting with Warzone development.

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Music

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Quick News

America’s Got Talent Host Terry Crews Wants To See Mother 3 Localized

Chris Penwell

https://www.thegamer.com/americas-got-talent-terry-crews-mother-3-localized/

Fall Guys Is Delayed on Switch and Xbox, but Will Now Have Crossplay

Adam Bankhurst

https://www.ign.com/articles/fall-guys-is-delayed-on-switch-and-xbox-but-they-will-now-have-crossplay

Upcoming Releases/Announcements

PlayStation Plus games for May: Battlefield V, Stranded Deep, Wreckfest: Drive Hard. Die Last.

Adam Michel

Xbox Games With Gold May 2021 Free Games Revealed

Liana Ruppert

gameinformer.com/2021/04/26/xbox-games-with-gold-may-2021-free-games-revealed

The DC Fandome Makes A Superhero Landing In 2021

Chris Penwell

https://www.thegamer.com/dc-fandome-superhero-landing-2021/

News

Toys For Bob Is Now A Support Developer For Call Of Duty: Warzone

Liam Doolan

https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2021/05/toys_for_bob_is_now_a_support_developer_for_call_of_duty_warzone

New Halo Infinite Details Revealed, Including Crossplay And Cross-Progression For Xbox And PC

Liana Ruppert

https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/04/29/new-halo-infinite-details-revealed-including-crossplay-and-cross-progression-for-xbox

Listener Questions

#1 Turner and Hooch Fan

@TurnerandDouche

Hey gamers, hot gaming tip: in the new pokemon snap, there is a hidden path that leads to a secret room where you can take a picture of Tom Hanks screaming at his door after Hooch locks him outside in his underwear.

What We’ve Been Playing

Joseph:

Chris:

  • Outriders (review code provided)
  • New Pokemon Snap

Josh: 

  • New Pokemon Snap

Joseph’s links for Spyro and Crash news update

https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/crash-4-studio-toys-for-bob-is-officially-supporting-warzone-development-amid-layoff-claims/

https://www.digitaltrends.com/gaming/toys-for-bob-is-supporting-warzone-development-employees-make-claims-of-layoffs/



Active Quest Episode 116: The PS5 Is Fastest Selling Console In History, We’ll Buy Resident Evil 4 One More Time

Joseph, Josh, and Chris go over some surprising sales results from March 2021 and discuss many indie standouts like Oxenfree 2, Before Your Eyes, and Emily Is Away <3. 

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Quick News

Nintendo is releasing a bright blue Switch Lite in May

 Taylor Lyles

https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/13/22381575/nintendo-switch-lite-new-color-blue-price-release-date

Amazon’s Lord Of The Rings MMO Canceled

Liana Ruppert

https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/04/17/amazons-lord-of-the-rings-mmo-canceled

Upcoming Releases/Announcements

Fortnite’s Aloy and Lara Croft team-up is delayed to next week

Andy Chalk

https://www.pcgamer.com/fortnites-aloy-and-lara-croft-team-

up-is-delayed-to-next-week/

Days Gone PC Release Date Announced

Adam Bankhurst

https://www.ign.com/articles/days-gone-pc-release-date-announced

Quick News

New Resident Evil Village demo comes to PS4 and PS5 April 17

Kellen Haney

Resident Evil 4 VR Announced for Oculus Quest 2

Matt T.M. Kim

https://www.ign.com/articles/resident-evil-4-vr-announced-for-oculus-quest-2

News

Oxenfree 2 and more new games announced at Nintendo Indie World Showcase

Joseph Yaden

https://www.digitaltrends.com/gaming/nintendo-indie-world-showcase-april-2021-recap/

The PS5 is the fastest-selling console in U.S. history, according to March game sales data

Joseph Yaden

https://www.digitaltrends.com/gaming/video-game-sales-report-match-2021/

Listener Questions

Jordan Aslett

@_JordanAslett_

Is the new Switch lite blue or purple?

Jeremy

@hostofhollows

It is not lost on me that if you combine those two games you get… olli olli oxenfree

Andrew McMahon

@McMahon_BearPig

Where the fuck is Hollow Knight Silksong? Also, shoutout to Oxenfree II and OlliOlli World. Both day one pick ups for me.

#1 Kingdom Hearts Fan

@No1KHFan

Hi there, long time no see! I thught I wasn’t wanted so I stupped ): 

Anyway, when do u think the next Kingdom of Hearts game will get announced? I’m running out of Hot cheetos and i need a pick me up.

What We’ve Been Playing

Joseph:

  • Dragon Quest XI
  • Warzone

Chris:

  • Before Your Eyes (review code for RetroWare)
  • Ashwalkers (review code provided for RetroWare)
  • Outriders (review code provided)

Josh:

  • Emily is Away ❤ (review code for Retroware) 
  • Pokemon Snap 
  • Pokémon Card GB2: Great Rocket-Dan Sanjō!
  • Silent Hill 2

Recommended Reading

Sony’s disregard for game preservation is bad for everybody, including developers | GamesRadar+

Active Quest Episode 115: Pac-Man 99, An Unnecessary Remake For The Last Of Us, And Outriders

Joseph and Josh give their thoughts on Pac-Man 99 and Oddworld: Soulstorm. Also, they get into what’s reportedly happening at PlayStation.

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Quick News

Upcoming Releases/Announcements

Neo: The World Ends with You coming in July

Michael McWhertor

polygon.com/22375431/neo-the-world-ends-with-you-release-date-switch-pc-ps4

Destroy All Humans Remake Comes To Nintendo Switch In June

Brian Shea

gameinformer.com/2021/04/08/destroy-all-humans-remake-comes-to-nintendo-switch-in-june

Quick News

Mass Effect Legendary Edition Officially Goes Gold

Liana Ruppert

gameinformer.com/2021/04/09/mass-effect-legendary-edition-officially-goes-gold

Deathloop Delayed Until September

Liana Ruppert

gameinformer.com/2021/04/08/deathloop-delayed-until-september

Sony Signs Netflix Exclusivity Deal For Movies Like Uncharted And Morbius

Liana Ruppert

gameinformer.com/2021/04/09/sony-signs-netflix-exclusivity-deal-for-movies-like-uncharted-and-morbius

Yahoo Answers lives on in new Typing of the Dead mod

Michael McWhertor

polygon.com/22375631/yahoo-answers-typing-of-the-dead-steam-pc-mod

TimeSplitters 2’s 4K port has been locked inside the Homefront sequel for years

Owen S. Good

polygon.com/22375774/timesplitters-2-homefront-the-revolution-easter-egg-cheat-code-unlock-how-to

News

Report: The Last of Us remake coming for PS5, but at a cost to PlayStation morale

Owen S. Good

polygon.com/22375435/the-last-of-us-remake-ps5-release-dates-rumor-naughty-dog-days-gone-sequel

Listener Questions

#1 Turner and Hooch Fan

@TurnerandDouche

Hey buds, rip roarin question for yas: do you think The Proclaimers would have made that song if they had to walk 1001 miles instead of just 1000? Also, were they, being twins and all, singing about twins? Or did they both want to get with the same girl?

What We’ve Been Playing

Joseph:

  • Oddworld Soulstorm
  • Outriders

Chris:

  • Hopefully playing something for fun 🙂 

Josh:

  • Condemned: Criminal Origins 
  • Pac-Man 99 

Recommended Reading: Sony’s disregard for game preservation is bad for everybody, including developers | GamesRadar+

Active Quest Episode 112 Life is Strange True Colors

Active Quest Episode 112: Adios, Is The Episodic Gaming Model Dead, And Revita Preview (feat. GB ‘Doc’ Burford)

In this episode, Chris, Josh, and special guest Doc Burford discuss Adios, game development, and the latest Square Enix Presents digital event.

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Quick News

Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Movie Is Now In Production

Chris Penwell

https://www.thegamer.com/sonic-the-hedgehog-2-movie-in-production/

Outriders is Coming to Xbox Game Pass on Day One

Megan Spurr

https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2021/03/15/outriders-coming-to-xbox-game-pass/

Upcoming Releases

Sony Is Giving Away 10 Free PlayStation Games For Play At Home 2021

Liana Ruppert

gameinformer.com/2021/03/17/sony-is-giving-away-10-free-playstation-games-for-play-at-home-2021

News

More Gaming Companies Are Standing Up Against Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

Liana Ruppert

gameinformer.com/2021/03/18/more-gaming-companies-are-standing-up-against-anti-asian-hate-crimes

PlayStation Buys Evo Fighting Game Championship Series, Announces 2021 Event Dates, Nintendo Comments

Matt T.M. Kim

ign.com/articles/sony-playstation-buys-evo-championship

Everything announced at Square Enix Presents March 2021

Owen S. Good

polygon.com/22337940/square-enix-presents-march-2021-announcements-trailers-release-dates

Listener Questions

PlayStacin
@PlayStacin

What would your Life is Strange superpower be?

What We’ve Been Playing

Joseph:

  • Yakuza: Like a Dragon
  • Fallout 76
  • Prey (2017)

Chris:

  • Revita Early Access (review code provided – reviewed for RetroWare
  • Star Wars Squadrons (Xbox Game Pass on PC) 
  • Fortnite

Josh:

  • Adios (review code provided – reviewed for Retroware)
  • Everhood (review code provided – reviewed for Retroware)
  • Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time on Switch (review code provided)

Doc:

  • Genshin Impact

Active Quest Episode 89: So Many Next-Gen Games and a Resident Evil Film Reboot

Joseph, Josh, Chris, and special guest Eric Zinkhon discuss the onslaught of upcoming next generation games, the new Resident Evil film reboot, and backwards compatibility on PS5. 

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Quick Notes

Amazon has canceled Crucible, its free-to-play multiplayer shooter that had already been returned to closed beta

 Jay Peters

https://www.theverge.com/2020/10/9/21510190/amazon-crucible-canceled-game-studios-closed-beta

Cyberpunk 2077 Has Officially Gone Gold

Jason Guisao

https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/10/05/cyberpunk-2077-has-officially-gone-gold

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales goes gold and shows off some sneaky suits

Connor Sheridan 

https://www.gamesradar.com/marvels-spider-man-miles-morales-goes-gold-and-shows-off-some-sneaky-suits/

Quick Releases

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered looks about the same on PC as the 2010 original, early comparison shows

Sherif Saed

https://www.vg247.com/2020/10/06/need-for-speed-hot-pursuit-remastered-side-by-side-comparison-pc-original/

Mortal Kombat 11 Getting Free PS5, Xbox Series X Upgrades With Cross-Play

Steve Watts

https://www.gamespot.com/articles/mortal-kombat-11-getting-free-ps5-xbox-series-x-upgrades-with-cross-play/1100-6483069/

Bugsnax Video Reveals Cast, Will Be a PlayStation 5 Launch Title

Michael Cripe

https://www.escapistmagazine.com/v2/bugsnax-video-reveals-cast-will-be-a-playstation-5-launch-title/

Outriders Delayed to 2021

Adam Bankhurst

https://www.ign.com/articles/outriders-delayed-to-2021-cross-play-free-next-gen-upgrade-ps5-xbox-series-x

Bloober Team’s dual-reality survival horror The Medium gets December release date

Matt Wales

https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2020-10-09-bloober-teams-dual-reality-survival-horror-the-medium-gets-december-release-date

Ghost of Tsushima gets co-op multiplayer, New Game+ later this month

Matt Wales

https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2020-10-05-ghost-of-tsushima-gets-co-op-multiplayer-new-game-later-this-month

News

New Resident Evil movie reboot will faithfully adapt the games

Matt Patches

https://www.polygon.com/2020/10/6/21503944/resident-evil-movie-reboot-claire-redfield

Here’s how playing PS4 games on the PlayStation 5 will work

 Chaim Gartenberg

https://www.theverge.com/21509390/playstation-5-ps4-games-backwards-compatible-how-to-play

https://www.pushsquare.com/news/2020/10/you_may_not_be_able_to_enjoy_playlink_games_on_ps5

Listener Questions

#1 Turner and Hooch Fan

Hey guys, its your boy, anyways QUICK Q 4 YA, why the fuck are pants referred to as a pair of pants instead of just being called a singular pant? Help me, I am confusion.

What We’ve Been Playing

Joseph

  • Crash Bandicoot 4
  • Demon’s Souls
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 

Chris 

  • Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time (review code provided)
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (beta code provided)
  • FIFA 21 (Manager Mode)

Josh

  • Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time 

Eric Zinkhon

  • Call of Duty: Warzone
  • Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time
  • No Man’s Sky