The Gaming Outsider Podcast Episode 157 is Live

The Gaming Outsider podcast is back this week with a brand new special guest. We welcome Alex “The Gamerette” Cardinale to the show to discuss what’s new in the industry. News this week includes a brand new lawsuit against Nintendo, the troublesome delay of Crackdown 3 and eSports coming to the Olympics. Games we discuss this week are Sonic Mania, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 and Slime-San. Our community topic is centered on the niche genre of dating simulators and what it would take to make us play one. Grab the episode now via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, iHeartRadio and more. Make sure to check out The Gamerette on YouTube as well. Thanks and enjoy the show!

Show Notes:

(0:00 – 22:11) Welcome/Introduction

(22:12 – 46:36) News/Trailers (Nintendo’s lawsuit, Crackdown 3’s delay, eSports at the Olylmpics)

(46:37 – 47:25) What has ALEX been playing? (“Dream Daddy”, “Choices”, “Mystic Messenger”)

(47:26 – 59:30) What has JOSH been playing? (“Sonic Mania”)

(59:31 – 1:07:32) What has ZACH been playing? (“Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice”)

(1:07:33 – 1:08:59) What has SCOTT been playing? (“Bioshock 2”, “Mega Man Legacy Collection 2”)

(1:09:00 – 1:14:19) Lucid Sound Headset Review

(1:14:20 – 1:21:52) “Slime-san” Review by Chris Behrensmeyer

(1:21:53 – 1:31:01) “From the Outside In” Topic: Dating Simulators

(1:31:02 – 1:31:54) 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.