Episode 161 | Destiny 2 and Gaming with Spouses

Community member Nick Revels joins Scott and Josh this week to discuss what’s new in gaming.

News this week includes an interesting mechanic added to South Park: The Fractured But Whole, L.A. Noire making a comeback and our speculation surrounding Nintendo’s upcoming Direct presentation. Josh gives us his full impressions on Destiny 2, Nick talks about Slime Rancher and Scott dives into Surf World Series.

Our community topic is all about gaming with our spouses or significant others. Do our wives/husbands enjoy gaming with us? If so, which games do we normally play with our spouses?

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Discussed on this episode of The Gaming Outsider Podcast:

(0:00 – 7:40) Welcome/Introduction

(7:41 – 20:44) News/Trailers (“South Park’s” Difficulty Slider Social Commentary, “L.A. Noire” re-release including Nintendo Switch, Nintendo’s upcoming Direct)

(20:45 – 31:34) What has NICK been playing? (“Slime Rancher”, Telltale’s “Minecraft”, “Batman”, and “Guardians”)

(31:35 – 54:34) What has JOSH been playing? (“Destiny 2”)

(54:35 – 1:08:45) What has SCOTT been playing? (“Surf World Series”)

(1:08:46 – 1:32:40) “From the Outside In” Topic: Gaming with Spouses

(1:32:41 – 1:33:17) 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.