The Gaming Outsider Podcast – Episode 074: Swapping Franchises with New Developers

It’s Wednesday again and that means the latest edition of The Gaming Outsider podcast is now available online. Robby bails on the crew this week but in his absence we welcome community member Noah Patterson to join us in discussing the news surrounding Mass Effect Andromeda’s lead writer leaving Bioware, developments on Watch Dogs 2, Bungie’s new Destiny plan and more. Street Fighter V just released this week and Josh and Zach talk about their early experiences with Capcom’s latest entry into this legendary series. Scott dives into his time with Firewatch and Unravel and Noah gives us the skinny on how The Witcher II: Assassins of Kings feels after finishing The Witcher III: Wild Hunt. Our community topic this week deals with taking our favorite franchises and pairing them up with different developers for a dream team sequel. Head on over to iTunes, Stitcher or TuneIn to grab the show now and don’t forget to leave us a review while you’re there! You can also press play on the media player below to stream the show now. Thanks and enjoy the show!

Discussed on this episode of The Gaming Outsider Podcast:

(0:00 – 12:51) Welcome/Introduction

(12:52 – 15:53) What has our guest (NOAH PATTERSON) been playing? (“Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate”, “Fallout 4”, and “Witcher 2”)

(15:54 – 28:20) What has JOSH been playing? (“Street Fighter V”)

(28:21 – 39:34) What has ZACH been playing? (“Rise of the Tomb Raider”)

(39:35 – 53:49) What has SCOTT been playing? (“Unravel” and “Firewatch”)

(55:05 – 1:11:35) News/Trailers

(1:11:36 – 1:33:09) From the Outside In “If you could choose any game series to be remade by a different developer, what game series would you choose, and who would you choose to develop it?”

(1:33:10– 1:35:29) Closing


Josh Faulkner

Josh is a native Ohio-an who grew up in a small town that had very little for kids to do. As a result, Josh picked up video games at a very young age. Video games played a huge part in his childhood and continued to do so in his adult life. Starting out on an Atari 2600 when he was 3 years old, gaming has sort of grown up alongside with Josh and continues to be his biggest hobby. As an IT technician by day, Josh is an aspiring gaming writer by night who founded a few websites including 16 Bit Heroes and Too Busy Gaming, while also dabbling in retro gaming YouTube videos and live streaming events.