The Gaming Outsider Podcast – Episode 108: Best Uses of Licensed Music

This week on The Gaming Outsider, the group welcomes community guest Josh Sislo to hop in and talk about the latest in gaming. News this week covers the possibility of the Call of Duty 4 remaster going solo, Microsoft’s assurance that Scorpio will deliver the 4K performance you want and more information surrounding Kojima’s mysterious Death Stranding title. We dive deep into ReCore this week as well as discuss games such as the Bioshock Collection, EarthLock: Festival of Magic, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided and more. Robby also attempts to play the Mega Man series for the very first time and tell us how he feels about it. Our community topic centers around licensed music in video games and the best examples of songs creating awesome moments in our favorite games. Grab the episode now via iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn or Google Play Music. You can also listen directly below as well. Thanks and enjoy the show!

Discussed on this episode of The Gaming Outsider Podcast:

(0:00 – 25:17) Welcome/Introduction

(25:18 – 42:55) News/Trailers

(42:56 – 1:02:30) “Recore” [Xbox One]

(1:02:31 – 1:11:35) What has JOSH SISLO been playing? (“EarthLock: Festival of Magic [Xbox One], “Bioshock Collection [PC], and “Uncharted Waters Online” [PC])

(1:11:36 – 1:15:56) What has ROBBY been playing? (“Mega Man Collection” [Vita])

(1:15 57– 1:22:41) What has JOSH FAULKNER been playing? (“Deus Ex: Mankind Divided” [BEATEN]

(1:22:42 – 1:27:04) What has ZACH been playing? (“Picross 3-D 2 [3DS])

(1:27:05 – 1:46:56) From the Outside In Topic: “Best Use of Licensed Music in Video Games”

(1:46:57– 1:48:17) 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.