Black Friday / Cyber Monday Edition! John and Michelle check in with what they have been playing, eating, shopping for, online deals, bad Christmas trees, wheelchairs in Fallout, scary children in Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Amazon's Whole Foods, monitors on sale, and more from our Thanksgiving break.
Michelle and John share their thoughts on Shadowlands... the launch, the leveling, new systems, new currencies, the world design, bad pizza, must have add-ons, and more WoW. Plus the overall design philosophy of World of Warcraft.
John and Michelle pick their projected winners for The Game Awards 2020 in this annual VGO tradition! Part 2 is coming soon!
USB keyboard crashing PC, Cyperpunk PC requirements, more AMD GPU benchmarks, Steam beta adds PS5 DualSense rumble and haptic feedback, new James Bond game from Hitman devs, GeForce Now connects to GoG and supports Safari, GTA updates, nat settings, even old SATA SSDs out perform next gen consoles, Raytracing exclusives, and Nvidia's Smart Access Memory competitor confirmed for RTX 30 Ampere. Plus has John changed his mind on the next-gen consoles?
What John and Michelle are making for Thanksgiving during a pandemic, perking up canned goods, magic meatloaf sandwich, our first turkey, homemade soup, and more food chat. Have a happy and safe T-Day!
WoW in diapers, WHERE ARE THE ZOMBIES, invasion patch: week two, new covenant CGI cinematic with The Jailer, WoWhead's guide, leveling backwards, tips for a brand new player, class designer leaves Blizzard because of design philosophy conflicts, new short story - We Ride Forth, purples eyes for Blood Elves, and a JRE clip about WoW! Plus we review our launch night plans - Shadowlands comes out on Monday the 23rd of November for NA!
Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X impressions, Godfall, Spiderman: Miles Morales, Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War, Dirt 5, The Falconeer, Nintendo Game and Watch, Bugsnax, and more on Assassin's Creed Valhalla and Watchdogs: Legion. Plus is next gen dead, little people - big objects, the turkey stops by, Stadia is free, and we get ready for the new World of Warcraft expansion: Shadowlands. We will be off next week, in the meantime keep up with us on the VGO app - go premium on VideoGameOutsiders.com for only 1.99 and gain access to TONS of weekly bonus shows (we will be doing some during the break), our entire back catalog, and to support VGO.
COD PODCAST COLDWAR EDITION with @mccarthy99 - Multiplayer thoughts, load outs, favorite maps, performance impressions, SBMM, K/D ratios, CODE NAMES, and much more!
John gives his impressions of the new Xbox Series X console, damaged box, and Amazon delivery drama! Plus Michelle's Phil Spencer dream, PS5 performance comparison, VAPE gate, 120hz TVs, and more Xbox news! Check out Twitch.tv/johnANDmichelle and sub free with Amazon Prime to watch his unboxing if you missed it live!
Week one Shadowlands pre-patch events: zombie invasions, quests, catchup gear, and a 34 slot bag? Plus Blizzconline is free, undead hunter pets, Shadowlands launch test, WoW needs voice acting debate, and a really bad World of Warcraft article about what music to listen to when killing Hogger.
John and Michelle break down the technical performance of Assassin's Creed Valhalla with 1440p and 4k benchmarks. Plus some PC news, will Godfall suck, Cyberpunk hopes, Windows update tips, and are next gen consoles holding us back?
Assassin's Creed Valhalla review, viking games: Northgard, Vikings: Wolves of Midgard, Niffelheim, When Vikings Attack, Viking: Battle for Asgard, and God of War. Plus CCgamesCEO's Xbox Series X review, Michelle gets mad at Kotaku's woke PS5 Review, and John has news on his Xbox! Head to VideogameOutsiders.com to support us, for Discord links, or to go premium and get access to our entire back catalog and weekly bonus shows!
Walkcast - Epic leaf blower, Secrets of the Saqqara Tomb, Mile 22, Letterman, Xbox Series X update, Xbox launch history review, and more!
AMD Zen 3 CPU benchmarks - how does intel hold up in gaming? Plus Steam Playtest, PC gamer gift guide, Ruined King League of Legends single player game, the Lisa Su Jen-Hsun Huang connection, 3060ti rumor, case wheels, Windows version impacts frames, and more PC gaming goodness.
John tries Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, Apex Legends S7 on Steam, Xbox Series X and Playstation 5 pre-prder woes, Activision advertising within their own games, Amazon is shipping Mario-themed boxes, Poker Club, more on Watchdogs, and native 1440p support.
What is Valhalla, are Vikings assassins, berserker rage, and was Thor was a transvestite? Plus mythical vs. historically accurate Norse lore, skill trees, settlements, the Animus, and how does Valhalla tie into the other games?
Watchdogs: Legion roundtable review, The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope, Pikmin 3 demo, Control on the cloud on Nintendo Switch, Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, and more on Minecraft Dungeons. Plus PSVR news, PS5 controller, and is GameFly back?
Walkcast - Wicker baskets and foam pumpkins, stove pipes and Sam's Octoberfest, windy and cold, stuffed peppers, PC stuff, Nintendo news, and more!
Expansion release and Pre-patch event date revealed! Shadowlands pre-orders shatter ALL WoW records, Blizzard earnings call, 16 year Anniversary event cloak, Day of the Dead, Korrak's Revenge, another WoW cookbook: New Flavors of Azeroth, Arthas in Shadowlands, and new videos from Blizzard showcase the zones from above. Plus next gen WoW 2 reboot, MMO competition, leaving Azeroth for the Stars, Nvidia filters for WoW when leveling in old Chromie time, fixing raytracing, instanced portal zones are too much like Destiny, and professions or systems that are expansion only instead of game features overall!