It Takes Two EA Hazelight Active Quest Episode 113

Active Quest Episode 113: It Takes Two And Monster Hunter Rise Are Amazing And Why Won’t Sony Keep Their Legacy Online?

In this episode, Chris, Josh, and Joseph discuss Monster Hunter Rise, a new Pikmin AR mobile game, It Takes Two, and Sony pulling its online stores for PSP, PS Vita, and PS3.

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Music

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

Quick News

Epileptic PSA: Balan Wonderworld (Update)

Liana Ruppert

gameinformer.com/2021/03/25/epileptic-psa-balan-wonderworld-update

Report: Call Of Duty Returns To A WWII Setting This Year

Daniel Tack

gameinformer.com/2021/03/26/report-call-of-duty-returns-to-a-wwii-setting-this-year

Halo Infinite actor says game is launching in November 2021

Hirun Cryer

gamesradar.com/uk/halo-infinite-actor-says-game-is-launching-in-november-2021/

Back 4 Blood delayed until October

Austen Goslin

polygon.com/22350419/back-4-blood-delay-beta-release-date-turtle-rock

Upcoming Releases

A Pikmin AR mobile game is coming from Nintendo and the Pokémon Go team

Jeffrey Grubbz

venturebeat.com/2021/03/22/a-pikmin-ar-mobile-game-is-coming-from-nintendo-and-pokemon-go-dev-team/

News

‘Resident Evil’ Director Johannes Roberts Reveals Title and Details of Upcoming Film

Ellise Shafer

variety.com/2021/film/news/resident-evil-film-title-johannes-roberts-1234935345/#

New STALKER 2 video, 15 new Game Pass titles, and everything else from the ID@Xbox showcase

Connor Sheridan

gamesradar.com/new-stalker-2-video-15-new-game-pass-titles-and-everything-else-from-the-idxbox-showcase/

Report: PS3, PS Vita stores will close for good this summer

Owen S. Good

polygon.com/22345099/ps3-ps-vita-psp-playstation-store-shutting-down-closes

Listener Questions

#1 Turner and Hooch Fan

@TurnerandDouche

Hey my gaggle of goofy gigglin gamers, my question is do you think that my copies of Turner and Hooch on VHS I ordered are stuck on the big boat in the suez canal? I ordered 51000 copies.

Zion Grassl

@ZionDood

What are your hopes for the new Resident Evil movie? I’m personally hoping it’s more focused on the horror of surviving the Raccoon City outbreak than the overall action of killing zombies.

#1 50 Cent Blood on the Sand fan

@curtiscent2

Kratos, Master Chief, Lara Croft, and Baby G-Unit (G is for Grogu. Always has been baby !) were all added to Fortnite in the last few months. 

When do you think 50 Cent is getting added?

Otto Kratky

@Otto_Kratky

Any PS3/Vita games are y’all scrambling to get? I’m trying to nab a PS3 now so I can get the R&C collection. Can’t beat the originals!

Alejandro Pizaña

@alekspizana

Is there any info on what’s gonna happen once the Stores close?. Will we be able to download our games afterwards?. Do you think it’s a good idea to get anything quickly before it closes?. What are you guys going to do with your own PS3’s – if you have any?

What We’ve Been Playing

Joseph:

  • Monster Hunter Rise (review code provided) 
  • Yakuza: Like a Dragon 
  • It Takes Two (review code provided)

Chris:

  • Monster Hunter Rise (review code provided)
  • It Takes Two (friend pass access through review code)

I’ll be covering Doctor Who: The Lonely Assassins and Lost Words: Beyond The Page

Josh:

  • NeoGeo Pocket Color Selection Vol. 1 (review code provided)

Active Quest Episode 105: The Medium, More on Cyber Shadow, and Xbox’s Huge Success

Chris, Joseph, Josh, and special guest, Adam Bankhurst discuss The Medium, Cyber Shadow, and Resident Evil!

Joseph Yadentwitter.com/josephyaden

Josh Nicholstwitter.com/itsjerkjersh

Chris Penwelltwitter.com/PenwellWrites

Adam Bankhursttwitter.com/adambankhurst

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Music

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

Quick News

EA founded a new studio to work on the long-awaited ‘Skate 4’

Igor Bonifacic

engadget.com/ea-full-circle-skate-4-studio-175608905.html

PlayStation Plus Games for February 2021 Announced

Adam Bankhurst

ign.com/articles/playstation-plus-games-for-february-2021-announced

Tomb Raider Series Coming To Netflix

Joe Juba

gameinformer.com/2021/01/27/tomb-raider-series-coming-to-netflix

Lara Croft’s two timelines will be unified, says Tomb Raider studio

Owen S. Good

polygon.com/2021/1/28/22254376/tomb-raider-25th-anniversary-canon-timeline-crystal-dynamics

News

Activision Is Resisting Diversity Hiring Push by America’s Unions

Lauren Kaori Gurley and Patrick Klepek

vice.com/en/article/n7vkb8/activision-is-resisting-diversity-hiring-push-by-americas-unionsMicrosoft’s Recent Net Earnings Were $15.5 Billion, Or “About Two Bethesdas”

Chris Penwell

thegamer.com/microsofts-recent-net-earnings-were-15-5-billion-or-about-two-bethesdas/

Listener Questions

#1 Kingdom Hearts Fan

Hey there, #1 Kingdom Hearts fan reporting in! How many heartless wud it take to fit a football stadium? Preparing for the super bowl and need some snaks. I think I’ll get the flamin hot cheetos but they make me fart. Laters!

Sabrina Rei

Have you ever played a game that prompted a change in your lifestyle? (eg. Ecco the Dolphin made you stop eating canned tuna fish, lol I dunno.)

Wes Bates

Simple question – what game has your favorite UI or HUD and how would you like to see games utilize their UI/HUD differently than the standard, boring life bar, ammo count or mini-map?

#1 50 Cent Blood on the Sand fan

It’s almost the 12th anniversary of 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand.

 What do you think the chances are of @THQNordic

 bringing back one of the best co-op games of 2009 with a remaster or port?

Steven Beaumont

Who is your favourite RE character and why is it Jill, Ada or Leon?

#1 Turner and Hooch Fan

Hey fellers, just letting you guys know I dumped my entire life savings into GameSpot stock. I’m gonna buy millions of copies of Turner and Hooch.

…Oh yeah, a question? Uhhh fuck I dunno, are you scared of spelling bees? I’m scared of the ones that sting personally.

What We’ve Been Playing

Joseph

  • The Medium (review code provided)
  • Cyber Shadow (review code provided)

Chris

  • Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & The Secret Fairy (review code provided)
  • Hitman
  • Tetris 99

Josh

  • Resident Evil Revelations 2 (finished)
  • Resident Evil 2 remake replay (finished)
  • Resident Evil 3 Remake (started)

Adam

  • Cyber Shadow
  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Final Fantasy XIV                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Recommended Reading:

The fallout from GameStop’s wild Wednesday has been ugly

polygon.com/2021/1/28/22254264/gamestop-stock-robinhood-trades-discord-wallstreetbets-amc

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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Music

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

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

Active Quest Episode 84: Super Mario 3D All-Stars Is Real And Marvel’s Avengers Is Actually Good

Chris, Joseph, and Josh discuss the fantastic Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2, Marvel’s Avengers, and Super Mario 3D All-Stars!

YouTube Link:

 

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

Ubisoft Forward Returns for a New Digital Showcase Next Week

George Yang

https://www.escapistmagazine.com/v2/ubisoft-forward-returns-for-a-new-digital-showcase-next-week/

A Prince of Persia remake announcement is planned for Ubisoft Forward, journalist claims

Tom Ivan

https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/a-prince-of-persia-remake-announcement-is-planned-for-ubisoft-forward-journalist-claims/

Gods & Monsters Officially Renamed Immortals Fenyx Rising

Joe Skrebels

https://www.ign.com/articles/gods-monsters-officially-renamed-immortals-fenyx-rising

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is coming to the next generation!

https://thewitcher.com/en/news/32792/the-witcher-3-wild-hunt-is-coming-to-the-next-generation

Capcom Promises to Unveil More Resident Evil Village Details During TGS 2020

Brianna Reeves

https://www.playstationlifestyle.net/2020/09/01/resident-evil-village-news-tgs-2020/

Quick Releases

Kate Bishop joins Marvel’s Avengers in October

Tom Phillips

https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2020-09-02-kate-bishop-joins-marvels-avengers-in-october

PlayStation Now Gets Four New Games, Includes Final Fantasy XV and Resident Evil 7

Chris Penwell

https://www.thegamer.com/playstation-now-four-new-games-final-fantasy-xv-resident-evil-7/

Coming Soon to Xbox Game Pass for PC & Console: Destiny 2, Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, Tell Me Why, and More

Megan Spurr

https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2020/09/01/xbox-game-pass-coming-soon-september-2020/

News

PS5 won’t be backward-compatible with PS3, PS2, or PS1, Ubisoft says

 Michael McWhertor

https://www.polygon.com/2020/8/31/21408828/ps5-backwards-compatibility-ps3-ps2-ps1-rumor

Marvel’s Avengers Might Get More Black Heroes In The Future

Chris Penwell

https://www.thegamer.com/marvels-avengers-might-get-more-black-heroes-in-the-future/

Nintendo Announces Super Mario Remasters And Much More In Super Mario Bros. 35th Anniversary Direct

Gavin Lane

https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2020/09/nintendo_announces_super_mario_remasters_and_much_more_in_super_mario_bros_35th_anniversary_direct

Listener Questions

Josh from Indie Pod — Relevant question: Do you think the Mario game timed exclusives actually mean something bigger for Nintendo or are they just stirring up some unnecessary hype?

Not Relevant Question: What’s that one embarrassing story about yourself that your parents always want to tell others.

Even more not relevant question: If you were a type of cheese, what type would you be?

Jaymes Smith — Tiddies

#1 Turner and Hooch fan — Another hot ask comin your way gamers: do you think we will get a remastered Burger King games trilogy for next gen?

I would play a next gen game that plays like Dead Space that’s set in an abandoned burger king corporate office. Imagine it featuring you sneaking around trying to uncover where they went horribly wrong in their marketing that led to the king being axed from commercial spots.

What We’ve Been Playing

Joseph

  • Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 
  • Marvel’s Avengers

Chris 

  • Ary and the Secret of Seasons (review code from Modus Games)
  • Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 + 2 (review code from Activision)
  • Marvel’s Avengers (review code from Square Enix)
  • Fortnite

Josh

  • Fortnite

Featured Image from Super Mario 3D All Stars by Nintendo and Marvel’s Avengers by Square Enix and Marvel

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 73: PS5 Reveal, Resident Evil Series Hits 100 Million Sold, and Persona 4 Golden is on Steam

Joseph, Chris, and Josh discuss the PS5 reveal in detail and also touch on what they’ve been playing this week.

NOTE: There may be a few audio issues. We apologize for the inconvenience!

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. He did an awesome job, so here’s a shoutout! https://soundcloud.com/novila-edm

Quick Notes

Metal Hellsinger Brings DOOM and Rhythm Games Together

Brianna Reeves

https://www.playstationlifestyle.net/2020/06/11/metal-hellsinger-reveal-ps4-ps5-2021/

Persona 4 Golden Finally Leaves Vita, Now On Steam

Megan Forokhmanesh

https://www.theverge.com/2020/6/13/21279194/persona-4-golden-steam-pc-release

Resident Evil Series Hits Over 100 Million Sold

Capcom

http://www.capcom.co.jp/ir/english/news/html/e200612b.html?_pb_uid=1776

Alex Kidd is Getting a Remake

Tom Phillips

https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2020-06-11-segas-alex-kidd-is-getting-a-remake

Quick Upcoming Releases

News

Warner Bros. Games Could Be Sold To EA, Activision, or Take Two for $4 billion

Alex Sherman

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/12/att-seeks-sale-for-warner-gaming-unit-could-fetch-4-billion.html

NPD May 2020

Brendan Sinclair

https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-06-12-npd-may-us-game-sales-jump-52-percent

PlayStation 5 Games Revealed

Jess Grey

https://www.wired.com/story/sony-playstation-5-event-games/

What We’ve Been Playing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Joseph

  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
  • Warzone

Chris

  • FIFA 20 has a story mode in Volta Football
  • Arcade Spirits
  • Shantae and the Seven Sirens (review code provided)
  • Summer in Mara (review code provided)

Josh

  • BioShock Remastered
  • Night in the Woods
  • Rayman Mini
  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order