Episode 162 | Metroid, Marvel vs Capcom & Flawless Franchises

This week on The Gaming Outsider podcast, we hop into two big new releases — Metroid: Samus Returns and Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite. News this week includes Nintendo’s console sales dominance, the new Nintendo Direct announcements and PUBG breaking more records. Josh gives his final review of Destiny 2 and how he’s feeling the end-game content.

Other games we discuss this week are Sudden Strike 4, Project Octopath Traveler and Madden 2018.  Our community topic centers around franchises we feel have not had a single bad game in its roster.

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Discussed on this episode of The Gaming Outsider Podcast:

(0:00 – 13:58) Welcome/Introduction

(13:59 – 32:51) News/Trailers (“PUBG” breaking records, Nintendo Switch success, Nintendo Direct update)

(32:52 – 49:56) What has SCOTT been playing? (“Metroid: Samus Returns” (3DS)

(49:57 – 1:06:43) What has ZACH been playing? (“Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite”, “Sudden Strike 4”, “Madden 18”)

(1:06:44 – 1:20:43) What has JOSH been playing? (“Destiny 2” [beaten], “Project Octopath Traveler” [demo])

(1:20:44 – 1:46:47) “From the Outside In” Topic: Perfect Video Game Franchises

(1:46:48 – 1:47:06) 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.