Episode 166 | South Park, Evil Within 2 & RPG Stats

This week on The Gaming Outsider podcast, we welcome Stefan Rombing from the community to discuss the latest and greatest in gaming.

News this week includes EA Games shutting down Visceral Games. What does this say about the current state of the industry? Nintendo jumps into the cross-platform play realm while we question why Sony still drags their feet on this issue. Also, we discuss IGN purchasing Humble Bundle and the possible concern surrounding it.

Games we discuss on the show this week are:

  • South Park: The Fractured but Whole
  • Golf Story
  • The Evil Within 2
  • Jackbox Party Pack 4
  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution
  • Ghost Recon: Wildlands
  • Overwatch

Our community topic this week centers around character stats in RPGs. How do we tend to build our characters? You’ll hear responses from our community members as well. Also, listen to Scott get hated on for liking Styx.

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Big thanks to Stefan for joining us this week. We hope you enjoy the show!

Discussed on this episode of The Gaming Outsider Podcast:

(0:00 – 14:13) Welcome/Introduction

(14:14 – 39:09) News/Trailers (Humble Bundle acquired by IGN, EA dissolves Visceral Studios, a new cross-platform game for Xbox One & Switch”)

Games We’ve Been Playing

(39:10 – 44:34) “Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands”, “Overwatch”, “Deus Ex: Human Revolution”

(44:35 – 58:22) “South Park: The Fractured, But Whole” (Josh)

(58:23 – 1:05:28) “Golf Story” (Scott)

(1:05:29 – 1:18:08) “The Evil Within 2″ (Josh)

(1:18:09 – 1:24:51) “Jackbox Party Pack 4” (Scott)

(1:24:52 – 1:27:08) “Time Recoil”


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.