Active Quest Episode 86: Oculus Quest 2 Could Be A Game Changer, The Big PS5 Showcase, and Did Super Mario 3D All Stars Fail to Deliver?

Joseph, Josh, Chris, and special guest, Bella Blondeau discuss the recent Nintendo Direct, the PS5 showcase, and all things next-gen!

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Music

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

Quick Notes

Michel Ancel Leaves Gaming, Production on Beyond Good & Evil 2 and WiLD Continues

Brianna Reeves

playstationlifestyle.net/2020/09/18/beyond-good-and-evil-2-development-ancel-retires/

PS5 pre-orders might not arrive on time, Amazon warns

Patricia Hernandez 

polygon.com/2020/9/18/21445949/ps5-pre-order-playstation-5-amazon-shipment-release-day-sony

News

Oculus Quest 2 Launches On October 13, Will Cost $299

Chris Penwell

thegamer.com/oculus-quest-2-release-date-price/

Nintendo Direct Developer Showcase Wrap Up

Andrew Webster

theverge.com/21441352/nintendo-direct-mini-switch-ori-long-dark-monster-hunter

PlayStation Showcase Wrap Up

Wesley Yin-Poole

eurogamer.net/articles/2020-09-16-heres-everything-sony-announced-during-tonights-playstation-5-showcase

Listener Questions

Zac LaRocque-Walker

What launch title is your must have for ps5?

#1 Turner and Hooch fan

Hey guys, how’s it hanging? I just wanted to ask you if you guys wanted to meet me at the beginning of this trail and go for a hike? Thanks!

What We’ve Been Playing

Joseph

  • Bloodborne
  • Hades

Chris 

  • Watch Dogs 2
  • Marvel’s Avengers (review code provided) 
  • Nexomon Extinction (review code provided)

Josh

  • Cloud Gardens (Received Review Code) 
  • The Suicide of Rachel Foster (Received Review Code)     
  • Plants vs Zombies (Was almost called Lawn of the Dead)  

Bella 

  • Marvel’s Avengers
  • Super Mario 3D All-Stars
  • Tetris 99

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!

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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