The Gaming Outsider Podcast – Episode 118: Unexplored Themes in Gaming

It’s Wednesday and episode 118 of The Gaming Outsider podcast is now available on iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play Music and more. This week the gang dives into what’s going on with that NES Classic Edition console, the possible price of the Nintendo Switch and a bit of reminiscing over the original Xbox console for its 15th anniversary. Games we discuss this week are Dishonored 2, Big Buck Hunter, Overwatch’s Sombra, Loading Human: Chapter 1 and Gears of War 4. Our community topic centers around themes we would love to see explored in gaming that we do not see often. Don’t forget to leave us an iTunes review and share this episode with your friends. Thanks and enjoy the show!

Discussed on this episode of The Gaming Outsider Podcast:

(0:00 – 28:12) Welcome/Introduction

(28:13 – 43:13) News/Trailers

(43:14 – 1:01:15) What has JOSH been playing? (“Dishonored 2”, “Loading Human” [VR], “XCOM” [Vita])

(1:01:16 – 1:06:54) What has SCOTT been playing? (“Big Buck Hunter” [Xbox One])

(1:06:55 – 1:12:09) What has ROBBY been playing? (“FIFA 2016” [PS4], “Overwatch” [PC])

(1:12:10 – 1:18:26) What has ZACH been playing? (“Letter Quest Remastered”, “Pumped BMX Plus”)

(1:18:27 – 1:41:08) From the Outside In Topic: “Unexplored Themes in Games”

(1:41:09 – 1:41:52) 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.