The Gaming Outsider Podcast: Episode 152 is Live

This week on The Gaming Outsider, the gang welcomes Matthew Scott from the community to the show to discuss the latest in gaming. News this week includes a set of unofficial Mega Man creation tools hitting the web along with the details of Splatoon 2 from Nintendo’s latest direct. Our community discussion dives into sports games we’ve played that gave us a greater understanding of the sport. Games we discuss this week are Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age, Nex Machina, Super Hot, Pocket Card Jockey, Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor, God of War 3, Aerea and more. Grab the episode now via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, iHeartRadio and more. Don’t forget to drop us a review on iTunes if you have a free minute. Thanks and enjoy the show!

Discussed on this episode of The Gaming Outsider Podcast:

(0:00 – 13:33) Welcome/Introduction

(13:34 – 25:16) News/Trailers (Mega Man’s fan-made “Mario Maker”-esque game, Nintendo Direct’s “Splatoon 2” info)

(25:17 – 31:39) What has MATTHEW been playing? (“Scales”, “The Simpsons: Tapped Out”, “Mafia III”, “Pocket Card Jockey”)

(31:40 – 44:28) What has ZACH been playing? (“Neon Chrome”, “God of War III Remastered”, “AereA”)

(44:29 – 54:49) What has ROBBY been playing? (“Nex Machina”, “Overwatch”, “Final Fantasy XII: Zodiac Age”)

(54:50 – 1:01:57) What has JOSH been playing? (“Shadow of Mordor”)

(1:01:58 – 1:07:07) What has SCOTT been playing? (“Superhot”)

(1:07:08 – 1:28:34)“From the Outside In” Topic: Learning Sports from Video Games

(1:28:35 – 1:32:01) 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.