Podcast: The Gaming Outsider – Episode 155 is Live

The gang kicks off the month of August with a brand new episode of The Gaming Outsider podcast with returning guest Chris Owens.

News this week includes Nintendo locking major content behind Metroid Amiibos, Rock Band Blitz bowing out and a new 2DS bundle heading to stores. Games we discuss this week are Zen Studio’s Infinite Minigolf, Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds, the Lawbreakers beta and Crash Bandicoot: N-Sane Trilogy. Our community topic centers around nostalgia and corporations trying to utilize it in order to continuously drain our wallets. Also, Scott interviews Mel Kirk from Zen Studios where he discusses the upcoming Pinball FX3 and the newly released Infinite Minigolf.

Grab the episode now via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, iHeart Radio and more. Thanks for listening and enjoy the show!

Discussed on this episode of The Gaming Outsider Podcast:

(0:00 – 11:25) Welcome/Introduction

(11:26 – 29:11) News/Trailers (A new NEW Nintendo 2DS, Amiibo support for “Metroid: Return of Samus”, “Rock Band Blitz” cancellation)

(29:12 – 32:36) What has CHRIS been playing? (“MLB the Show 17”, “Crash Bandicoot N-Sane Trilogy”)

(32:37 – 44:37) What has SCOTT been playing? (“Infinite Minigolf”)

(44:38 – 1:03:12) Interview with Mel Kirk from Zen Studios (“Infinite Minigolf” & “Pinball FX3”)

(1:03:13 – 1:15:18) What has JOSH been playing? (“Lawbreakers”, “Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds”)

(1:15:19 – 1:17:09) What has ZACH been playing? (“Rise of the Tomb Raider”)

(1:17:10 – 1:48:16) “From the Outside In” Topic: Video Game Nostalgia

(1:46:17 – 1:49:47) Closing

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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.