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!
John and Michelle's technical review of Watchdogs Legion for PC! HDR, raytracing, benchmarks, dlss, Nvidia filters and new drivers, and Ubisoft's patch coming with a performance fix tomorrow? Spoiler free! Plus Windows issues and a new Nvme drive.
Shadowlands shown off at AMD event, Nathanos world boss is live (and then gets hotfixed), swapping timewalking campaigns, Irvine fires, raytracing issues and Windows problems, Collector's Edition art book, Covenant preview and signature ability breakdowns, renown system is a battle pass, class secrets, mass Blizzard exodus continues, dungeon spam, and Chris Metzen's new tabletop company.
Watchdogs: Legion bricks an Xbox, Switch gets Cloud gaming and Control, Nintendo mini direct news, PS5 PS Plus games, Apex heads to Steam, and a free VR dongle from Sony. Plus Uplay Plus!
We watch the AMD Radeon™ RX 6000 Series Graphics Cards announcement live and share our thoughts! Plus some Nvidia and Oculus news! Be sure to check out our videos on Twitch.tv/johnANDmichelle where you can sub free every month with Amazon Prime.
Amnesia: Rebirth, Immortals: Fenyx Rising Stadia Demo, Pumpkin Jack, Phasmophobia VR, Ray's the Dead and Transient PC giveaway, Population One Battle Royale, Cobra Kai, Rainbow Six Siege: Sugar Fright, Assassin's Creed Netflix series, and more scary games! Plus a visit from the witch, Xbox streaming stick, spooky news, and our special Halloween stories!
WALKCAST: Wet and miserable, pork belly burnt-ends, chuck roast, BLOPS4 Mystery Box, Halloween is here, Bill Murray, BAD ASS RUB, Switch Pro with mini LED display, Nintendo news, and so much more!
New 750 dollar unpainted Thrall statue, cleared names, Exile's Reach secret island, Sprite Darter's Wings are on the new transmog store tab, can Shadowlands still be saved, leveling new WoW characters, Hallow's End, max level characters in Chromie time. Plus we try to once again guess the zombie invasions and Shadowlands release date!
John the Aorus guy chats about his new massive RTX 3080, Nvidia cancels 20gb 30 series, Big Navi is next week, new Acer monitors, raytracing and dlss are coming to these games, privacy dot com grey market tip, Cyberpunk raytracing will only be on Nvidia at launch - no consoles and no AMD PCs. Plus 3d guru, port royal, and more overclock talk.
Ubisoft Connect: new cross-play and progression features, Call of Duty Halloween Mode, GameStop and PS5 digital deal, Syberia The World Before: Prologue haircut woes, MS Flight Sim bush pilot mod, Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & The Blade of Light Switch and physical release, Uncharted movie photo looks wrong, and more with John and Michelle.
Cats, curry, and alien strippers. Roger and Sally are back for Halloween, tell your friends.
It's a body swap special featuring games the other hosts would play! Phasmophobia, Hades, Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Beta, Airplane Mode, Chime Sharp, Simulacra, STAR WARS: The Old Republic, Whipseey and the Lost Atlas, and Pokerstars VR. Plus Phil Spencer calls in, GameStop gets digital sales from Microsoft, a special song, and should Bethesda games be exclusive?