The Gaming Outsider Podcast – Episode 048: Halo 5: Guardians Review

It’s Monday, it’s a new week and that means a new episode of The Gaming Outsider is headed your way.  Scott, Josh and our special community guest Chase Christensen, discuss Halo 5: Guardians and whether or not the game met the hype surrounding it. Chase gets us all caught up with the story in the entire Halo saga before the gang discusses the new story. We talk about the gameplay changes, how the game stacks up to Bungie’s legacy and the hefty multiplayer suite. Towards the end of the episode we spoil the game and discuss its ending and its impact on us. Don’t worry, we’ll warn you before we begin spoiler discussions. Hop onto your favorite podcast platform to download the episode now or click the play button on our media player below to listen directly right now. Don’t forget to leave us some feedback by clicking our email link above or by visiting our Facebook group and Twitter feed. Thanks and enjoy!

Show Notes:

(0:00 – 2:13) Welcome/Introduction

(2:14 – 4:07) “Halo 5: Guardians” General Information

(4:08 – 9:44) Halo story recap

(9:45 – 13:15) Halo 5: Guardians Story

(13:16 – 15:47) Why should I play Halo 5?

(15:48 – 20:10) Game mechanics/graphics

(20:11 – 24:31) Multiplayer mode

(24:32 – 29:28) Final Thoughts

(29:29 – 36:59) Spoiler discussion

(37:00 – 38:28) 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.