Episode 171 | Star Wars: Battlefront II & Thanksgiving Blessings

This week on The Gaming Outsider, it’s just Scott and Zach as they discuss the latest in gaming news, what they’re playing this week and our weekly community topic.

News this week includes the beginning of legislation against loot boxes in gaming, another Hellblade milestone and Axiom Verge’s developers donating to an amazing cause.

Games discussed this week are:

  • Star Wars: Battlefront II
  • What Remains of Edith Finch
  • Wolfenstein II: The New Order
  • Super Mario Odyssey

Finally, we wrap it all up with our ode to Thanksgiving and what we’re thankful for, including our communities’ comments as well.

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Don’t forget to check out our Patreon page as well for a chance to win a copy of Star Wars: Battlefront II.

Thanks and enjoy the show!

Discussed on this episode of The Gaming Outsider Podcast:

(0:00 – 10:08) Welcome/Introduction

(10:09 – 38:19) News/Trailers (“Axiom Verge” publisher’s donations to developer’s sick son, Ninja Theory’s sales milestone for “Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice”, start of legislation regarding micro transactions)

Games We’ve Been Playing

(38:20 – 50:06) “Wolfenstein 2” [beaten], “What Remains of Edith Finch” [beaten] (Zach)

(50:07 – 1:08:03) “Super Mario Odyssey” [beaten], “Star Wars Battlefront 2” (Scott)

(1:08:04 – 1:33:23) From the Outside In Topic: “What We’re Thankful For”

(1:33:24 – 1:36:11) Closing


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.