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.



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Quick Notes

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

Matthew Gallant

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

James O’Connor

Quick Releases

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

Chris Pereira

Mortal Shell is Getting a Physical Release

Daniel Tack

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

Chris Penwell

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

Chris Penwell


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

Dieter Bohn

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

Jeff Grubb

Microsoft delays Halo Infinite to 2021

Tom Warren

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


  • Mortal Shell (review code provided by the publisher)


  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Trivia Royale


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


  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Necrobarista
  • Avengers Beta