Episode 170 | Super Lucky’s Tale & eSports in the Olympics?

This week on The Gaming Outsider podcast, we welcome Nick Smith, an eSports team manager, to discuss the rise of eSports and the possibility of it being included in the Olympics.

News this week includes more loot box drama from EA and Star Wars: Battlefront II, Hulu picking up a Hitman TV series and the recently announced Game Awards 2017 nominees.

Games we discuss this week are:

  • Super Lucky’s Tale
  • Rime (Nintendo Switch)
  • Call of Duty: WWII
  • Assassin’s Creed: Origins

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Twitter: @OfficialSVG

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YouTube: Sovngarde Gaming

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Thanks and enjoy the show!

Discussed on this episode of The Gaming Outsider Podcast:

(0:00 – 17:45) Welcome/Introduction

(17:46 – 1:04:01) News/Trailers (EA contrversy regarding “Star Wars: Battlefront II”, a Hitman TV series/Mario movie, Video Game Awards nomination.)

Games We’ve Been Playing

(1:04:02 – 1:09:12) “Call of Duty: WWII”, “Far Cry 4”, and “Overwatch” (Nick)

(1:09:13 – 1:19:51) “Super Lucky’s Tale”, “RiME” (Josh)

(1:19:52 – 1:25:04) “Assassin’s Creed: Origins” (Scott)

 (1:25:05 – 1:46:29) From the Outside In Topic: “eSports”

(1:46:30 – 1:49:01) 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.