The so called "console war" is now on our PC with the Epic Games store vs Steam vs Discord vs GOG vs every other launcher. Curation or the community? Plus the power of exclusives, being established, and free games!
In our part 1 of 2 Game Awards special, we pick the winners and chat about them. Be sure to follow along on thegameawards.com and watch Thursday night with us on Twitch.tv/johnANDmichelle. We will go over the winners next week and the loser has to buy the winner a game!
Just Cause 4, Hitman 2, Override: Mech City Brawl, Hacknet, Rhythm games, Fallout 76, PSVR's Space Pirate Trainer and Rush. Plus the Christopher Columbus of gaming, Matt can't count/EB Games Drama, and the great Canadian McDouble Exchange! Win a copy of our signed books or a box from John's basement in our Holiday giveaway!
John and his buddy Matt sit down with the always entertaining PSVR Frank!
What's the community loving and hating this week? Pokemon Let's Go Review, Steam is doomed but GOG is worse, Dragon's Quest for John, don't support Bethesda and Fallout76, breaking out of the game genre pigeon-hole, God of War challenge modes, VGO merch, and RDR2 sucks because the Wild West Sucks? Plus who is Mike?
Microsoft making a disc-less Xbox, Nintendo says no to Streaming in the USA, old games made easier, Devil May Cry animated series, Golden Joystick winners, and more gaming news!
Darksiders 3, John's PSVR Jizzfest, Astro Bot, Firewall Zero Hour, Amazon's New World, Fallout76, and a Walmart story. Plus Thief Simulator, Jebediah Canada, Unravel 2, Farming Simulator 19, and confused woman asks: Are you famous?
The all Thanksgiving hodgepodge Cooking Outsiders meets You Suck Show meets Black Friday talk. Plus, gaming purchases, gift gripes, and more random fun!
Battlefield 5 single player review, Hitman 2 talk, One Life - One hour, Kynseed, Rusty Lake: Roots, Scriptum, and polish beer. Plus the turkey stops by for our Thanksgiving special and we go over all the news from XO18!
SNK 40th Anniversary Collection for the Switch, viewer mail, and a voice-mail! Plus a song and more from John's week.
Is Blizzard making their games easier? Will the WoW talent system return? Plus John and Michelle catch up and talk Alliance Warfronts, leveling, and horde end game choices.
The Diablo Immortal drama, plus we go over all the news for Overwatch, HoTs, WoW Classic, Warcraft 3 Reforged, World of Warcraft, Hearthstone, and more. Is Activision taking over Blizzard? Are gamers toxic?
Fallout 76 Beta, Election Night, Diablo Switch, more on Red Dead, Assassin's Creed, and Thronebreaker. Plus Rob Sprance from The Hole on RiotCast checks in to talk about his new Xbox One X, Project Stream, and 4k projector. Win a copy of Heavy Burger for Switch! For the full back catalog and bonus shows, head to videogameoutsiders.com or get our free mobile app for iOS/Android.
Fortnite NFL skins, Nintendo Reddit circle-jerk, and CoastalMichelle and her soda.
Michelle checks in with an all community show to find out what you guys have been loving and hating! Listener voice-mail, Ethan Hawke movies, Red Dead and Rockstar, more gaming prison feedback, Ubisoft censoring Rainbow Six Siege because of China, Sage the psychic sets a date with us, teasing some of that Diablo drama, and a clip from Conan.
Picture it. Washington. 2000. Bill Gates is in a black leather jacket... we go over all of the Xbox lore you didn't know, from the Business Wars Microsoft vs. Sony series.
Red Dead Redemption 2, Call of Cthulhu, ESO: Murkmire, Hollow Knight giveaway, 7 Days to Die, Halloween Forever, Castlevania Season 2, ghost fcking, and a special RDR2 song at the end! Plus your voice-mail responses to the clips vs. magazine war... it's the 2018 VGO Halloween Spooktacular! (BTW The cackling stops at 3 mins if you are skipping ahead).
John's 18 dollar salad, how to hack Chipotle, prison voicemail, grill e-mail, and more from his week.
Michelle dabbles in mythic raiding, John is "walking around", the Undercity problem, and we go over the Headless Horseman Hallow's End lore. Plus upcoming vendor changes, classic demo, manly beards, and BlizzCon news!
Murderer asks for an Xbox (and gets one) and ASSPOUNDER7 finds a prisoner penpal to love. Plus Switch inmate with face tattoos, what criminals are playing, and VR in a cell! The all prisoner gaming show!
Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales - Gwent, World War 3, Graveyard Keeper, Indian games, Call of Duty tick rate drama, listener e-mails, and John gets a call from a mad marine! Plus win copies of our host cards if you are a subscriber! For bonus shows, the entire back catalog, and a chance to win go premium at videogameoutsiders.com
John and his buddy Matt talk about Tommy Tallarico's new Intellivision, sing a song about cats, discuss the retro console overload, and more!
Roger and Sally are back with tips to keep you safe this October. Scary small TVs, creaky Airbnb rentals, the Chinese moon, VVerwolves, beans, batteries, alien bases, and a chair worth dying for. Listen at your own risk.
Michelle's azeroite gear storm, John can't find a good group, and more woes of Warcraft. Plus Blizzcon loot, the last raid boss is dead on heroic, Horde vs. Alliance group finder, the best place to get high ilvl loot, Blizzard making more books, and shirts with stats?