The Gaming Outsider Podcast – Episode 143: Mario Kart, Edith Finch & Battle Royales

It’s Wednesday and that means it’s time for another episode of The Gaming Outsider podcast! This week it’s just the core crew as we scour through the latest in gaming news including a slew of new games announced pre-E3, Nintendo taking drastic measures to get Switches to store shelves and Modern Warfare Remastered possibly getting a solo release. Scott gives us his review of What Remains of Edith Finch, Josh gives his review of Mario Kart 8: Deluxe and Kamiko, while Robby lets us know how he feels about Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds and Zach gives us his final impressions of Horizon: Zero Dawn. Our community topic centers around a battle royale between two properties (or things) hand picked by our community. Grab the episode now via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, iHeartRadio and more. Thanks and enjoy the show!

Discussed on this episode of The Gaming Outsider Podcast:

(0:00 – 16:01) Welcome/Introduction

16(02: – 34:27) News/Trailers (“Call of Duty: WWII/”Darksiders III”, “Rampage” movie, the state of Nintendo, physical version of “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare”)

(34:28 – 51:07) What has JOSH been playing? (“Mario Kart 8 Deluxe”, “Kamiko”, “Prey” [demo])

(51:08 – 1:05:49) What has SCOTT been playing? (“MLB the Show 17”, “What Remains of Edith Finch”)

(1:05:50 – 1:18:00) What has ROBBY been playing? (“Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds”, “Ultimate Fight Simulator”, “Has Been Heroes”, “Persona 5”)

(1:18:01 – 1:25:21) What has ZACH been playing? (“Horizon Zero Dawn”, “Fossil Fighters Frontier”)

(1:25:22 – 2:05:09) “From the Outside In” Topic: Battle Royales

(2:05:10 – 2:06:41) 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.