Active Quest Episode 82: How Will Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War Connect With Warzone? Gotham Knights and Suicide Squad Revealed

Chris, Joseph, and Josh discuss Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, Gotham Knights, and the new Suicide Squad game!

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

Prince of Persia Remake Listing Appears Online

George Yang

https://www.escapistmagazine.com/v2/prince-of-persia-remake-listing-appears-online/

Deathloop Delayed To 2021

Joe Juba

gameinformer.com/2020/08/18/deathloop-delayed-to-2021

Remnant: From the Ashes Was Claimed Over 10 Million Times Already on the Epic Games Store

Alessio Palumbo

https://wccftech.com/remnant-from-the-ashes-was-claimed-over-10-million-times-already-on-the-epic-games-store/

Fall Guys PS4 Reportedly Has Nearly 16 Million Players

Michael Harradence

https://www.psu.com/news/fall-guys-ps4-reportedly-has-nearly-16-million-players

Quick Releases

Watch Crysis Remastered attempt to redeem its graphics ahead of new September 18th release

Taylor Lyles

https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/21/21395755/crysis-remastered-pc-ps4-xbox-one-tech-trailer-new-release-date

Baldur’s Gate 3 goes into early access Sept. 30

Owen S. Good 

https://www.polygon.com/2020/8/18/21373689/baldurs-gate-3-release-date-early-access-steam-pc-stadia-larian-studios

News

Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Officially Announced, Reveal Coming Soon

Steve Watts 

gamespot.com/articles/call-of-duty-black-ops-cold-war-officially-announc/1100-6481163/

Control publisher tries, fails to explain why next-gen upgrade is limited to Ultimate Edition

Nicole Carpenter 

polygon.com/2020/8/20/21377188/control-ultimate-edition-upgrade-505-games-xbox-series-x-ps5-explanation

Batman: Gotham Knights gameplay trailer revealed at DC Fandome

 Jordan Gerblick 

https://www.gamesradar.com/batman-gotham-knights-gameplay-trailer-reveal-dc-fandome/

Suicide Squad Reveal 

(Developer Tweet)

https://twitter.com/suicidesquadRS/status/1297326553106325504?s=20

Listener Questions

#1 Turner and Hooch fan

@TurnerandDouche

Yeah hi there, long time listener, often time questioner here: is there a game out there where I can competitively milk a virtual cow? Thanks in advance.

Wesley LeBlanc

What are the chances that this new Batman game utilizes Shadow of Mordor’s Nemesis system considering both are under the WB umbrella?

Indie Pod 

What are your opinions on shadow drops? From a games media perspective and a hobbyist standpoint.

What We’ve Been Playing

Joseph: 

  • Mortal Shell (review code provided by publisher)
  • Warzone

Chris 

  • Rad
  • EarthNight
  • Banjo-Kazooie

Josh

  • Road to Guangdong (review code provided by publisher) 
  • Thomas Was Alone (Finished)
  • Gone Home (Finished)  

                                                                                                                                                                                       Recommended Reading

kotaku.com/creepypasta-spins-the-strange-and-unsettling-circumstan-1844788097

Featured Image from Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League by DC, WB Games, and Rocksteady

Active Quest Episode 80: Will Fall Guys’ Success Continue? Animal Crossing Meets Incredible Sales Mark, and Destroy All Humans Review

Chris, Joseph, and Josh discuss the future of Fall Guys, the huge Animal Crossing sales figures, and the dated Destroy All Humans!

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

PS4 Tops 112 Million Units Sold, PS Plus Subs And Digital Sales Are Way Up

James O’Connor

https://www.gamespot.com/articles/ps4-tops-112-million-units-sold-ps-plus-subs-and-d/1100-6480512/

Call of Duty 2020 teaser appears in Warzone

Cian Maher

https://www.vg247.com/2020/08/07/call-of-duty-2020-warzone/

Quick Releases

Pikmin 3 Deluxe Lands in October, Includes Past DLC & New Content

Michael Cripe

https://www.escapistmagazine.com/v2/pikmin-3-deluxe-lands-in-september-includes-past-dlc-new-content/

Rocksteady Reveals ‘Suicide Squad,’ Its First Post-Arkham DC Game, Raising Questions

Paul Tassi

https://www.forbes.com/sites/paultassi/2020/08/07/rocksteady-reveals-suicide-squad-its-first-post-arkham-dc-game-raising-questions/#37e17687ac21

Battletoads Will Leap Into Action In Late August (August 20th, Game Pass)

Peter Glagowski

https://www.thegamer.com/battletoads-release-date/

News

Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ Sales Reach 22 Million as Nintendo’s Net Profits Rise Over 500% Year-On-Year

Adam Bankhurst

https://www.ign.com/articles/animal-crossing-new-horizons-sales-reach-22-million-as-nintendos-net-profits-rise-over-500-year-on-year

Spider-Man coming to Marvel’s Avengers exclusively on PlayStation

https://blog.playstation.com/2020/08/03/a-friendly-neighborhood-spider-man-lends-a-helping-hand-to-earths-mightiest-heroes-in-2021/

State of Play August 2020: The complete recap

https://blog.playstation.com/2020/08/06/state-of-play-august-2020-the-complete-recap/

Listener Questions

Do you think that Fall Guys will see the amount of success that Rocket League did with PS Plus? Or was their meteoric rise one in a million? – Indie Pod, the biggest of average podcasts

Okay okay, legit question, what do you think we will see inside the stadium on Warzone? My money is on a full recreation of the basketball game from Flubber.

Oh yeah, and have y’all watched Air Bud lately? That dog shoots mad hoops and got paid in Tapioca pudding cups.

What if they made a game where you used a bong as a peripheral controller called Bongerman? What would the gameplay be, how would this peripheral be used, and why the heck hasn’t Activision returned my calls regarding this idea?

– #1 Turner and Hooch fan

What We’ve Been Playing

Joseph:

  • Fall Guys
  • Halo: Combat Evolved
  • Warzone

Chris

  • Fall Guys (beta code provided by PR rep)
  • Destroy All Humans (review code provided)
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • The Avengers Beta
  • Dance Central 1, 2, and 3

Josh

  • Rayman Legends
  • Donkey Kong Country
  • Super Mario World

 

Featured Image via Fall Guys (Devolver and Mediatonic) and Destroy All Humans (THQ Nordic)