Episode 168 | Mario Odyssey, Assassin’s Creed: Origins, & Wolfenstein II

This week on The Gaming Outsider podcast, we focus on the three big releases from October 27th, 2017.

News this week includes PUBG’s Xbox One release date, Star Wars: Battlefront II getting a reworked loot box system and a surprise release of a special Legend of Zelda Nintendo 2DS.

Scott covers Assassin’s Creed: Origins and lets us know how the game stacks up compared to the rest of the series. Josh finishes Super Mario Odyssey and sings its praises. Zach tackles the nazi horde in Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus and discusses how brutal this game can be. Afterwards we read comments from our community and their thoughts on these three games as well.

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Discussed on this episode of The Gaming Outsider Podcast:

(0:00 – 14:25) Welcome/Introduction

(14:26 – 47:28) News/Trailers (Paris Games Week announcements [trailers for “Last of Us 2”, “God of War”, “Ghosts of Tsushima”, and “Spelunky 2”] & EA making changes to the loot boxes in “Star Wars Battlefront 2”)

Games We’ve Been Playing

(47:29 – 1:06:11) “Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus” (Zach)

(1:06:12 – 1:29:49) “Assassin’s Creed: Origins” (Scott)

(1:29 50 – 1:51:35) “Super Mario Odyssey” (Josh)

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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.