The Gaming Outsider Podcast – Episode 114: Nintendo Switch & Early Access Editions

We have a jam packed episode of The Gaming Outsider available now for everyone. This week we welcome back Chris Johnston from Adult Swim Games and the Player One Podcast to discuss the reveal of the Nintendo Switch — formally known as the Nintendo NX. Gaming news consists of our thoughts on the Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer as well as Microsoft’s latest choices for Games With Gold in November. Games we discuss this week are Battlefield 1, Rock Band Rivals, the Pokemon Sun & Moon demo and Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings. Our community topic centers around the growing trend of early access editions of games and how we feel about them. Grab the episode now via iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play Music and more. You can listen directly below as well. Thanks and enjoy the show!

Discussed on this episode of The Gaming Outsider Podcast:

(0:00 – 8:48) Welcome/Introduction

(8:49 – 44:46) News/Trailers

(44:47 – 53:09) What has CHRIS been playing? (“Pokémon Sun & Moon” [3DS], “Rock Band Rivals”

(53:10 – 58:23) “Battlefield 1” (JOSH and ZACH)

(58:24 – 1:09:35) What has SCOTT been playing? (Playstation VR, “Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings [Xbox One])

(1:09:36 – 1:10:31) What has ZACH been playing? (“Picross 3-D2” [3DS])

(1:10:32 – 1:26:16) From the Outside In Topic: “Early Access Editions of Games”

(1:26:17– 1:29:27) 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.