The Gaming Outsider Podcast – Resident Evil VII & Games That Need Comebacks – Episode 129

This week on The Gaming Outsider, just the core group are here to discuss the latest in gaming. News this week centers around Xbox Scorpio leaks, a sneak peek at Playdead’s latest title and the February releases for Xbox “Games With Gold” freebies. Afterwards, we hop right into Resident Evil VII with very early impressions from Scott and Robby. Josh shares his experience with the 3DS port of Yoshi’s Woolly World, Zach talks about his time with Watch Dogs 2 and Scott covers a small indie title called Toby: The Secret Mine. Our community topic revolves around franchises that need the Resident Evil VII treatment by getting full makeovers. Grab the episode now via iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play Music, iHeart Radio and more. Also, check out our Patreon page at and consider supporting the show in exchange for some fun bonus content. Thanks and enjoy the show!

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Show Notes:

(0:00 – 16:39) Welcome/Introduction

(16:40 – 29:29) News/Trailers (New game from ‘Playdead teased”, Microsoft Scorpio specs leaked, Games with Gold freebies for February)

(29:30 – 53:30) “Resident Evil 7” and “Nioh” [demo]

(53:31 – 1:00:15) What has SCOTT been playing? (“Toby the Secret Mine”)

(1:00:16 – 1:09:17) What has ZACH been playing? (“Watch Dogs 2”, “Halo Wars 2 Blitz” [beta])

(1:09:18 – 1:12:11) What has JOSH been playing? (“Yoshi’s Wooly World 3DS”)

(1:12:12 – 1:17:54) What has ROBBY been playing? (“Path of Exile”)

(1:17:55 – 1:45:08) Community Topic: “What game series need a comeback?”.

(1:45:09 – 1:45:55) 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.