The Gaming Outsider Podcast – Episode 107: 2016’s Best Games So Far

It’s Wednesday and we have another great episode of The Gaming Outsider podcast ready for your listening pleasure. This week we discuss the latest in gaming news including our thoughts on the Playstation 4 Plus reveal, Nintendo’s new Super Mario title exclusive smartphones, and the sad delay of The Last Guardian… again. Games we played this week include Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Bioshock: The Collection and Picross 3D 2. Our community topic is centered around our picks for the five best games released in 2016 thus far. As we enter the onslaught of Holiday game releases, which games have tickled our fancy so far the most? Grab the episode now on iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn or Google Play Music to find out. You can also listen directly below if you cannot wait. Thanks and enjoy the show!

Show Notes:

(0:00 – 9:57) Welcome/Introduction

(9:58 – 36:32) News/Trailers

(36:33 – 43:42) What has SCOTT been playing? (“Bioshock Collection” [Xbox One))

(43:43 – 49:34) What has ZACH been playing? (“Picross 3-D 2” [3DS])

(49:35 – 55:27) What has JOSH been playing? (“Halo: the Master Chief Collection”)

(58:06 – 1:24:29) From the Outside In Topic: “The Best Games of 2016 (So Far)”

(1:24:30– 1:25:32) 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.