The Gaming Outsider Podcast – Episode 083: The Racing Games We Love

The latest episode of The Gaming Outsider podcast for April 13th, 2016 is now available for download on all of your favorite podcasting platforms. In this episode we welcome Chris McCracken from the Married to the Games podcast to hop on board and discuss all things gaming. We discuss the latest gaming news include new Zelda U rumors, the teaser trailers for Gears of War 4 and Titanfall 2, and Microsoft’s FCC filings that may lead to a new Xbox One model reveal. In our “whatcha been playing” segment this week, we discuss Dark Souls III, Ratchet & Clank (2016), Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Quantum Break and Zach’s hatred for Gears of War: Judgement. Our community topic centers around the racing genre and which games in the genre we adore while also sharing our community’s responses too. Head on over to iTunes, Stitcher or TuneIn to download the episode now or start the show right way directly below. Thanks and enjoy!

Show Notes:

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Discussed on this episode of The Gaming Outsider Podcast:

(0:00 – 12:03) Welcome/Introduction

(12:04 – 31:13) News/Trailers

(31:14 – 34:12) What has CHRIS been playing? (“Metal Gear Solid V: the Phantom Pain” [PS4])

(34:13 – 39:14) “Quantum Break” [Xbox One] (SCOTT, ROBBY)

(39:15 – 43:34) “Dark Souls III” [PC] (JOSH, ROBBY)

(43:45 – 46:06) What has ROBBY been playing? (“Ratchet and Clank” [PS4])

(46:07 – 49:50) What has JOSH been playing? (“Mad Max” [PC])

(49:51 – 54:36) What has ZACH been playing? (“Gears of War: Judgment”)


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.