Active Quest Episode 117 Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic Atelier Firis DX

Active Quest Episode 117: A Sony Reversal, Star Wars: KOTOR Is Likely Returning, Atelier Firis DX Is Surprisingly Addictive

Joseph, Josh, and Chris go over a striking Sony decision, a Star Wars: Knights of the Republic remake seems to be happening, and local JRPG lover Chris talks about Atelier Firis DX.

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Music

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

Quick News

Browser Plugin Provides Access To Old PlayStation Store For Buying PS3, Vita, And PSP Games

Joshua Henry

https://www.thegamer.com/ps3-vita-psp-games-access-browser-plugin/

Upcoming Releases/Announcements

Tales of Arise Releases On September 10) For PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series, and PC

Tom Phillips

https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-04-21-tales-of-arise-launches-september

According to Famitsu (via Wccftech), the version for new consoles will feature 60FPS performance mode and 4K visual mode options.

The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles Officially Announced for PS4, Switch, and PC

Matt Kim

https://www.ign.com/articles/the-great-ace-attorney-chronicles-officially-announced-for-ps4-switch-and-pc

Sony confirms the existence of the PlayStation Plus Video Pass, currently under test

Tuffcub

https://www.thesixthaxis.com/2021/04/24/sony-confirm-the-existence-of-the-playstation-plus-video-pass-currently-under-test/

News

Sony reverses plans to close PS3 and PS Vita digital storefronts following fan feedback

Joseph Yaden

https://www.digitaltrends.com/gaming/sony-reverses-plans-to-close-ps3-and-ps-vita-digital-storefronts/

Knights of the Old Republic remake ‘is in development at Aspyr Media’

Andy Robinson

https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/knights-of-the-old-republic-remake-is-in-development-at-aspyr-media/

What We’ve Been Playing

Joseph:

  • Warzone

Chris:

  • Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey DX (review code provided)
  • Enslaved: Odyssey to the West
  • Moonraider (review code provided)

Josh: 

  • Warzone
  • Rainbow Six Siege
  • Pokémon Card GB2: Great Rocket-Dan Sanjo!
  • TASOMACHI: Behind the Twilight (review co

Active Quest Episode 81: Is Mortal Shell A Great Souls-Like Game? Fortnite vs. Apple and Google, Halo Infinite Delayed To 2021

Joseph, Chris, and Josh are joined by IGN freelancer Wesley LeBlanc to talk about the crazy Fortnite drama between Epic and Apple/Google. Joseph also gives us his first impressions of Mortal Shell.

 

Hosts:

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

The Last of Us Part II update adds Grounded difficulty, Permadeath mode, and more

Matthew Gallant

blog.playstation.com/2020/08/11/the-last-of-us-part-ii-update-adds-grounded-difficulty-permadeath-mode-and-more/

Scott Pilgrim Writer Says Ubisoft Has Contacted Him Amid Growing Campaign To Bring Game Back

James O’Connor

gamespot.com/articles/scott-pilgrim-writer-says-ubisoft-has-contacted-hi/1100-6480948/

Quick Releases

Splinter Cell’s Sam Fisher Enters Rainbow Six Siege As New Operator

Chris Pereira

gamespot.com/articles/splinter-cells-sam-fisher-gears-up-for-rainbow-six/1100-6480833/

Mortal Shell is Getting a Physical Release

Daniel Tack

gameinformer.com/2020/08/13/mortal-shell-is-getting-a-physical-release

Rockstar & GTA Producer Lazlow Jones Part Ways After Almost 20 Years Together

Chris Penwell

thegamer.com/lazlow-jones-gta-producer-leaves/

Kena: Bridge of Spirits Will Have a Free Upgrade For PS5

Chris Penwell

thegamer.com/kena-bridge-of-spirits-free-ps4-ps5-upgrade/

News

Fortnite for Android has also been kicked off the Google Play Store and App Store

Dieter Bohn

theverge.com/2020/8/13/21368079/fortnite-epic-android-banned-google-play-app-store-rule-violation

July 2020 NPD: Paper Mario and Ghost of Tsushima have strong debuts

Jeff Grubb

venturebeat.com/2020/08/14/july-2020-npd-paper-mario-and-ghost-of-tsushima-have-strong-debuts/

Microsoft delays Halo Infinite to 2021

Tom Warren

theverge.com/2020/8/11/21363769/halo-infinite-delay-launch-2021-release-date-xbox-series-x

Listener Questions

Are boneless wings, wings?

Which is the best non-buffalo flavor wing sauce?

  • Wesley

Hey gamers, what movie would you insert @Reggie into from the 90s and which actor would he replace? My pick is replacing Tim Allen in Jungle2Jungle. Okay, that’s all the time I’ve got. I got to get back to playing Animal Crossing New Leaf on my Nintendo 3DS.

  • #1 Turner and Hooch fan

What We’ve Been Playing

Joseph:

  • Mortal Shell (review code provided by the publisher)

Chris

  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Trivia Royale

Josh

  • EarthBound
  • Rayman Legends*
  • Fall Guys*
  • Moving Out (Xbox Game Pass)*

Wesley

  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Necrobarista
  • Avengers Beta