The Gaming Outsider Podcast – Episode 120: Final Fantasy XV, Battlefield VS CoD and Interview with Randy Ritnour

After a weekend of stuffing our faces and battling Holiday shoppers, we’re back with a new edition of The Gaming Outsider podcast. This week we welcome back Colby Dean from our community to discuss a slew of gaming news including the possible cancellation of the Skylanders franchise, No Man’s Sky’s first content update and Ubisoft covering all VR headsets in their upcoming VR titles. The crew jumps right into their early impressions of Final Fantasy XV and talk a bit about the anime and feature film surrounding it. Our community topic centers around the battle between Call of Duty and Battlefield; which series do you prefer and why? Stay till the end to hear an exclusive interview with Takamo lead designer Randy Ritnour as he discusses his upcoming project Takamo Universe. Grab the episode now via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, TuneIn or directly below. Thanks and enjoy the show!

Discussed on this episode of The Gaming Outsider Podcast:

(0:00 – 21:35) Welcome/Introduction

(21:36 – 1:00:10) News/Trailers

(1:00:11 – 1:24:59) Final Fantasy XV Early Impressions

(1:25:00 – 2:01:20) From the Outside In Topic: “Battlefield vs. Call of Duty”

(2:01:21 – ::) Interview with Randy Ritnour

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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.