Podcast Episode 158 | Uncharted, SNES Classic Woes & Gaming Docs

This week on The Gaming Outsider podcast, we welcome Rob Southgate from the Southgate Media Group to discuss the latest happenings in the industry. We start off by discussing the horrendous SNES Classic Edition preorder fiasco this week as well as our own personal frustrations. News this week includes a new Battlefront 2 trailer, Gamescom announcements and Bioware ditching Mass Effect: Andromeda support. Games discussed this week are Uncharted: Lost Legacy, Agents of Mayhem, Hellblade and Heavy Rain. Our community topic centers around video game documentary films. Which are our favorites and what subjects deserve their own films? We also included an interview with Jeremy Snead, the director of Video Game: The Movie about his upcoming project. Grab the episode now via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, iHeartRadio and more. Thanks and enjoy the show!

  • Check out Southgate Media Group and their suite of podcasts at southgatemediagroup.com.
  • The Kickstarter mentioned in this episode for the upcoming PodLife book can be found HERE.
  • Rob’s IndieGoGo drive for the Chicago podcast marathon can be found HERE.

Discussed on this episode of The Gaming Outsider Podcast:

(0:00 – 25:54) Welcome/Introduction

(25:55 – 46:00) SNES Preorder Madness

(46:01 – 1:01:46:) News/Trailers (“Battlefront II” new trailer, news from Gamescom, Bioware’s ending support for “Mass Effect: Andromeda”)

(1:01:47 – 1:09:39) What has ZACH been playing? (“Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice”)

(1:09:40 – 1:20:49) What has JOSH been playing? (“Agents of Mayhem”)

(1:20:50 – 1:26:47) What has SCOTT been playing? (“Uncharted: Lost Legacy”)

(1:26:48 – 1:46:21) “From the Outside In” Topic: Video Game Documentaries

(1:46:22 – 2:01:16) Interview with Jeremy Snead, director of “Unlocked: The World of Games, Revealed”

(2:01:17 – 2:01:57) Listener Responses

(2:01:58 – 2:08:45) 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.