Episode 164 | SNES Classic, Cuphead & Community Questions

This week on the show, it’s just the three core hosts as we answer questions from the community. Are achievements really important? What developers would we like to see tackle other franchises? What games are good for child development? We answer those and more!

News this week includes our thoughts on the Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer, the hacking of the SNES Classic Edition and Andrew House leaving Sony.

Games we played this week include:

  • SNES Classic Edition
  • Maize
  • Steamworld Dig 2
  • Cuphead
  • Hob
  • Bloody Zombies

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Thanks and enjoy the show!

Discussed on this episode of The Gaming Outsider Podcast:

(0:00 – 10:07) Welcome/Introduction

(10:08 – 25:34) News/Trailers (combat-free “Assassin’s Creed: Origins”, SNES Classic stock, Super Mario Run DLC)

(25:35 – 35:49) What has Zach been playing? (“Cuphead”)

(35:50 – 55:16) What has Josh been playing? (“Hob” and
SNES Classic Edition”)

(55:17 – 1:29:59) What has Scott been playing? (“Maize” and “Steamworld Dig 2”)

(1:03:00 – 1:11:03) “Bloody Zombies” review

(1:11:04 – 1:56:17) “From the Outside In” Topic: Toxicity in Gaming Culture

(1:56:18 – 1:59:18) 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.