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 90: Marvel’s Avengers Tops the Charts, the PS5’s UI, and Xbox Series X’s Launch Lineup

This week, Joseph and Chris discuss Marvel’s Avengers topping the sale charts, the PS5’s UI, and the launch lineup of the Xbox Series X!

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Music

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

Quick Notes

Mass Effect Legendary Edition Has Been Rated in South Korea

Matthew Adler

https://www.ign.com/articles/mass-effect-legendary-edition-has-been-rated-in-south-korea

The Outer Worlds sequel seemingly in the works

Sherif Saed

https://www.vg247.com/2020/10/12/the-outer-worlds-sequel-in-development-report/#:~:text=Niko%20Partners%20analyst%20Daniel%20Ahmad,%2C%20currently%20in%20pre%2Dproduction.

Beautiful Turn-Based RPG Cris Tales Delayed To 2021

Chris Penwell

https://www.thegamer.com/cris-tales-delayed-2021/

Quick Releases

Tim Schafer announces that the Classic LucasArts Remasters are coming to Xbox Game Pass, Xbox Cloud Gaming

Zachary Boddy

https://www.windowscentral.com/tim-schafer-announces-classic-lucasarts-remasters-are-coming-xbox-game-pass-xbox-cloud-gaming

Destiny 2’s free next-gen upgrade arrives in December

Ryan Gilliam

https://www.polygon.com/2020/10/15/21517620/destiny-2-ps5-xbox-series-x-release-date-upgrade-4k-60-fps-fov-slider

Xbox Series S/X Launch Titles Confirmed

Brendan Sinclair

https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-10-15-microsoft-confirms-xbox-series-launch-titles

News

Xbox can recoup $7.5 billion Bethesda investment without going multi-platform, says Spencer

 Stephany Nunneley

https://www.vg247.com/2020/10/16/xbox-will-be-able-to-recoup-7-5-billion-bethesda-investment-without-going-multi-platform-says-spencer/

Marvel’s Avengers Tops September NPD, Now the Second Best Launch of a Superhero Title in US History

Brianna Reeves

https://www.playstationlifestyle.net/2020/10/16/marvels-avengers-september-2020-npd/

Surprise State of Play Showcases First Look at PlayStation 5’s User Experience

Brianna Reeves

https://www.playstationlifestyle.net/2020/10/15/playstation-5-ui-video/

Listener Questions

The Biggest of Average Josh Bois

So how excited are you for the clearly teased announcement of all the BK games getting a remastered version for the PS5?

Greysun Morales

What’s your most anticipated next gen title?

#1 Turner and Hooch Fan

Your boy Hooch here, have you guys ever thought about visiting the Corn Palace? I’ve been once and it was shuck wild!

What We’ve Been Playing

Joseph

  • Ghost of Tsushima: Legends

Chris 

  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  • Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory Demo
  • Resident Evil 3

Active Quest Episode 77: Ubisoft Forward Event, Resident Evil Survey from Capcom, and Xbox Rumored To Be Interested In WB Games

Joseph, Josh, and Chris discuss how disappointing Ubisoft Forward was despite the incredible IP’s that Ubisoft owns and could use more.

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

Ninja Moves To YouTube Following Mixer Shutdown

Bella Blondeau

thegamer.com/ninja-youtube-move-stream-dr-lupo/

Xbox Reportedly Tells Developers That Next-Gen Upgrades Should Be Free

Jordan Oloman

ign.com/articles/xbox-series-x-upgrades-free-microsoft-smart-delivery

80% of Capcom’s Sold Games Are Now Digital

Chris Penwell

https://www.thegamer.com/capcom-sold-games-digital/

Quick Upcoming Releases

Donkey Kong Country Headlines Nintendo Switch Online’s July Update

Brian Shea

gameinformer.com/2020/07/07/donkey-kong-country-headlines-nintendo-switch-onlines-july-update

Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning Arrives September 8

Daniel Tack

gameinformer.com/2020/07/07/kingdoms-of-amalur-re-reckoning-arrives-september-8

Crash Bandicoot on the Run – Mobile Game Gets A Title & Teaser

Jo Craig

thegamer.com/crash-bandicoot-mobile-game-title-teaser/

Halo 3 coming to PC on July 14

Petrana Radulovic

polygon.com/2020/7/7/21315912/halo-3-pc-release-steam-microsoft-store

Devolver’s Carrion Will Be On Xbox Game Pass, Switch, and PC On July 23rd

Kyle Viveiros

https://gamerant.com/carrion-release-date-xbox-game-pass/

News

Xbox Games Showcase Set For July 23

Jeff Cork

gameinformer.com/2020/07/06/xbox-games-showcase-set-for-july-23

Is Microsoft Buying WB Games?

Chris Penwell

thegamer.com/is-microsoft-buying-wb-games/

Capcom Releases Survey On Resident Evil Village, Asks Questions About Direction Of Game

Steven T. Wright

gamespot.com/articles/capcom-releases-survey-on-resident-evil-village-as/1100-6479475/

A Round-Up Of All Of The Big Announcements And Games Shown At Ubisoft Forward

Andrew Reiner

https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/07/01/all-of-the-games-announced-at-ubisoft-forward 

What We’ve Been Playing

Joseph:

  • Rocksmith
  • Ring Fit Adventure

Chris

  • League of Legends
  • The Division 2

Josh

  • The Last of Us: Part II (Replay)
  • God of War (2018)

                                                            

Recommended Reading

gameinformer.com/viWdeo-interview/2020/07/06/tony-hawk-on-the-past-and-future-of-pro-skater

Active Quest Episode 63: What Will Gaming in 2020 Look Like After The Last of Us 2 Delay? Resident Evil 3 and Modern Warfare 2 Remaster Review

Joseph, Josh, and Chris discuss the crazy cancellation of The Last of Us 2 and what 2020 holds for our controllers, and we give our impressions on Resident Evil 3 and Modern Warfare 2 Remastered!

Joseph Yaden – twitter.com/josephyaden

Josh Nichols – twitter.com/Mrjoshnichols

Chris Penwell – twitter.com/PenwellWrites

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Music

LYFO – High -> https://soundcloud.com/lyfomusic/high

TeknoAXE – Edge of Tomorrow: http://teknoaxe.com/Link_Code_3.php?q=1242

Quick Notes

Sony Launches $100 Million COVID-19 Relief Fund

Jordan Oloman

https://www.ign.com/articles/sony-launches-100-million-covid-19-relief-fund

DuckTales Pitch from Monster Boy Developer Was Rejected By Disney

Liam Doolan

http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2020/04/fdgs_ducktales_joke_was_actually_a_real_pitch_to_disney_but_it_never_got_the_license

The ESA sets dates for E3 2021

Rebekah Valentine

https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-04-04-the-esa-sets-dates-for-e3-2021

Gone Home, Hob, and Drawful 2 are free on Epic Game Store

Stephany Nunneley

https://www.vg247.com/2020/04/02/gone-home-drawful-2-hob-free-epic-games-store/

Quick Upcoming Releases

Warzone Season 3 Release

Chandler Wood

https://www.playstationlifestyle.net/2020/04/03/call-of-duty-modern-warfare-season-three-release-date-alex-warzone/

Square Enix Announces Original Nier Remaster, Plus a Mobile Game, Plus Nier Automata Coming to Game Pass

Joseph Knoop

https://www.ign.com/articles/nier-replicant-remaster-ver-122474487139-square-enix-nier-automata-remake-reincarnation

Platinum Games plots fifth reveal after April Fool’s fourth falls flat

Tom Phillips

https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2020-04-03-platinum-games-plots-fifth-reveal-after-april-fools-fourth-falls-flat

Rogue Legacy 2 announced

Shaun Prescott

https://www.pcgamer.com/a-rogue-legacy-2-announcement-seems-imminent/

Games with Gold for April

https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2020/03/31/games-with-gold-april-2020/

PlayStation Plus April 2020

https://blog.eu.playstation.com/2020/04/01/uncharted-4-a-thiefs-end-and-dirt-rally-2-0-are-your-playstation-plus-games-for-april/

John Wick Hex Coming To PS4 To May 4th

Brianna Reeves

https://www.playstationlifestyle.net/2020/04/02/john-wick-hex-release-date-may-2020/

News

The Last of Us Part 2 Delayed Indefinitely

Jason Schreier

https://kotaku.com/the-last-of-us-ii-delayed-indefinitely-1842646231?rev=1585850473534

Bethesda not hosting digital E3 showcase this June

James Batchelor

https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-04-01-bethesda-not-hosting-digital-e3-showcase-this-june

Rumors: 3D Mario Remasters Incoming

Tom Phillips

https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2020-03-31-more-details-emerge-on-nintendos-mario-remasters

Xbox Series X News

Eddie Makuch

https://www.gamespot.com/articles/xbox-head-talks-series-x-price-feels-really-good-a/1100-6475531/

What We’ve Been Playing

Joseph

  • Resident Evil 3
  • Modern Warfare 2
  • DOOM Eternal
  • Persona 5 Royal

Chris

  • Modern Warfare 2 (Review code provided) `
  • Just Dance 2020
  • World War Z
  • Left 4 Dead 2
  • Zombie Army Trilogy (review is on SwitchWatch)

Josh

  • Modern Warfare 2 (Review code provided)
  • Typing of the Dead
  • Call of Duty: Warzone
  • Element Space (Review code provided)