The Gaming Outsider Podcast – Episode 094: Violence Sells

Happy Wednesday everyone! It’s time for a new episode of The Gaming Outsider podcast and we have a very special episode for you this week. We’re excited to announce that the GOcast welcomes our first industry guest to the show. Chris Johnston, Senior Producer at Adult Swim Games and co-host of the popular Player One Podcast, join us this week to discuss a plethora of gaming goodness. News this week covers an unfortunate incident with a Playstation Network banning, industry concerns surrounding the Brexit, and more Street Fighter V updates. Chris and Robby gush over Overwatch, Josh talks Kirby: Planet Robobot, Zach returns to Dark Souls III and Scott gives us the skinny on Mighty No. 9. Our community topic this week revisits the concern of violence in video games after the recent attack in Orlando and E3’s focus on violence in almost every title showcased. Head on over to your podcasting platform of choice to grab the episode now, or listen right now by pressing play on the media player. Feedback is appreciated as well as iTunes reviews. Thanks and enjoy the show!

Show Notes:

(0:00 – 14:17) Welcome/Introduction

(14:18 – 32:50) News/Trailers

(32:51 – 39:34) What has CJ been playing? (“Overwatch” [PC])

(39:35 – 46:06) What has JOSH been playing? (“Ratchet and Clank” [PS4], “Kirby: Planet Robobot” [3DS])

(46:07 – 51:25) What has ZACH been playing? (“Dark Souls III” [PS4], “Doom” [PS4])

(51:26 – 57:21) What has SCOTT been playing? (“Mighty No. 9” [Xbox One])

(57:22 – 1:25:04) From the Outside In Topic: “Arcade Games”

(1:25:05– 1:35:15) BONUS STAGE/Closing

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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.