The WoW "away mode", Retail vs. Classic, John's iLvL woes, Michelle's Artha's lore and "Invincible" goal, World Quest Tracker, ZackRawrr > Asmongold, amazing work of JoseBV on youtube, the GCD drama, new WCO feature ideas, the sub free true value, achievements and evergreen content, slow tanks, South Park Warcraft Ep, Overwatch origins, Leeroy Jenkins turns 15 (and how America is pulling one according to CNN??!). Plus developer interviews from the week with news on Torghast, design philosophy, and more on Shadowlands.
John's Walkcast - brewery visit, Traeger grease fire, Egg Foo Young, Virtual Battlegrounds, Amazon box purge, new song, and much more!
Some AMD users are mad at Zen 3 news, upgrades vs. new builds, PC games smaller than console games, Diablo 2 remastered rumor, Comic Con is happening in San Diego this Summer, Neoprene fireproofing cable cord managers, pizza keyboard, AMD and Oxide team up for a cloud gaming service with original IPs, Apex Legends Horde PvE mode quests and refreshing Battle Royales, and government PC money.
Shadowlands release date, Elder Scrolls Online wheelchairs, Activision Blizzard earnings call, quick iLevel gains, welfare epics, catch-up gear, Heroic Warfronts, max level tard, new countdown timer coming, in-game mail for divorced dads and terrorists, WoW 2, Classic and Retail East vs. West popularity, sub fees, new and returning players, and more World of Warcraft chat. Join the VGO Discord https://discord.gg/Ab6pxpT and the new cross server WoW community here: https://blizzard.com/invite/m4j00o3sX3p
John and Michelle break down the Inside Xbox 20/20 May event, Assassin's Creed Valhalla "gameplay", Optimized for Xbox Series X badge, Phil Spencer's tweet booboo, and our hopes and fears for the Xbox Series X.
Cheap beer, Home Depot curbside pickup, going to Walmart, table finished, tree removal, computer setup, and more with John and his buddy TigheKlory.
Nvidia 30 series GPUs, AMD sheds budget build reputation, Intel releases world's fastest gaming processor, Michelle has a hole in her case and wants to mod it, "Pro tip" John has sticky keys and hunts for an NVMe drive, PC chat Guilded is coming for Discord, Steam Game Festival Summer Edition dates, UMP Hook, WinDirStat, Steam Golden Week Sale, Windows 10 will monitor temps and show FPS, and Twitch adds an E-sports directory.
John and Michelle talk Assassin's Creed Valhalla details, Gato Roboto, Streets of Rage 4 preview, For the King, Madden 99 on n64, Fortnite Party Royale mode, Game Pass is 10 million strong, Phil Spencer says gaming is having a moment, and CODs updates are massive. Plus teenagers on Twitter discover Tropic Thunder. To go premium and gain extra weekly bonus shows, the entire back catalog, and to support VGO - head to VideoGameOutsiders.com and hit the red button for only 1.99 a month! You can listen on the free VGO mobile app for iOS/Android, on the web at ilovevgo.com or on VideoGameOutsiders.com, or download the shows and listen in your player of choice! You can also join our VGO Discord to chat with the community, guest on the community show, or share news for VGO here: https://discord.gg/Ab6pxpT
Join our new WoW community: https://blizzard.com/invite/m4j00o3sX3p More Shadowlands and Torghast news, what to do before the next expansion launch, what is in the pre-patch, new vs. old world map design, DKs are OP, Grizzly Hills in VR, will Shadowlands be delayed, gold squish, Blizzard shills, and did WoW lose the social aspect of the game? Plus John rolls a demon hunter after getting owned by them in PvP and gets told to delete his account in a dungeon, Michelle sucks it up and gets Pathfinder Part II and collects the Scarlet Crusade pamphlets. Join the VGO Discord and the WoW community link above for more.
Toilet repair woes, Bias FX2 guitar amp and FX plugin, applying Minwax Fast-Drying Polyurethane, Beastie Boys documentary, Matcha, and more.
Good morning - wake up with John, Michelle, and some Coronavirus chat! Plus North Korea, farts, and an asteroid wearing a mask.
CS:GO and Team Fortress 2 Valve leak, Valorant with Alex Jones, Apple Airpod pros, Nvidia RTX Voice, streamer finder site, android phone system monitor, F word, and MS Flight Simulator system requirements. Join the VGO Discord to talk PC stuff on VideoGameOutsiders.com
The Scarlet Crusade is back... for the Shadowlands pre-patch? John starts a Warrior, Michelle quits Pathfinder part 2 (again), leveling experience buffs, reputation buffs, new character creation screen UI, and WE WERE WRONG ABOUT TORGHAST!?!
Retroarch setup for big screen emulation mayhem, Peapod update, 808s, Corona chat, and more from John's week.
Code 8, Tales from the Loop, Chris D'Elia No Pain, Tom Segura Ball Hog, Dave Chappelle Mark Twain Prize, The Platform, Uppity: The Willy T. Rubbs Story, Tiger King, Dirty Money, LA Originals, ZZ Top: That Little Old Band from Texas, Grateful Dead doc, Uncut Gems, Curb, McMillions, and Ford vs. Ferrari. Plus Netflix puts stuff free on YouTube, Disney Plus has a Mandalorian doc coming, and HBO has free stuff out too!
Frozen pizza shortage and tips, stolen eggs, and the plan to reopen the country. Plus a game store owner refuses to close and a skatepark filled with sand!
RUMOR: Sony struggling with PS5 price and production, Turbo Graphics 16 mini, N64 retro gaming, Total War: Warhammer 2 free to play, our arch nemesis leaves Kotaku, "new" Crysis is a remake and might have ghetto raytracing on Switch, GTA 6 just started, and China bans Animal Crossing and online play? Plus what is Riot's plan with Valorant and the new Minecraft style studio they purchased?
John healed a dungeon, Michelle leveled in the Shadowlands alpha's new player zone, and we go over some of the quality of life interface improvements, graphic changes - ray tracing and target fps scaling, new auto-battler mode, new customizations, and will Torghast: Tower of the Damned be fun for end game? Plus private WoW server runs a new pandemic event.
John is in his basement with a Corona update, Instacart experience, holy cheap gas, soda shortage, how to get rid of leaves, mossy roof dilemma, and more from his week.
Discord background noise canceling beta, Bethesda's line of themed Noblechairs, Valorant anti-cheat is always running, Assassin's Creed 2 free, insulting your woman with a used PC, Thermaltake budget case, PC part demand, Zoom and Teams video background hell, the most relaxing PC games, and more on the tv show Devs.
We Went Back, Valorant is shady, Twitch free games, Hotline Miami 2, Stadia Pro trial, Cyberpunk's pimp gangs, Animal Crossing gets bars, John has alcohol delivery on speed dial, click-bait PS5 button article, The Stand, HBO in the 80s and 90s, and more.
Part 2 of our Shadowlands Alpha coverage, this time with datamining and spoilers! Controller support in WoW, many dead characters returning, reputation removed from allied races, new WoW figures, class personality types, no BlizzCon this year, WoW viewer counts on Twitch, and The Jailer looks like who? Plus Michelle installs the Alpha - gets a free legendary - and talks about the problem with loot, and John leveled a Priest?!? Correction, looks like you CAN level a new toon in the Alpha under another area.
Part 1 of our Shadowlands Alpha coverage. Covenant previews, class changes, PvP vendors back, quest and map changes, Classic updates and server transfers, Burning Crusade, Shadows Rising audio book pre-order, lore Animal Crossing in WoW and the need for housing. Plus what have John and Michelle been up to in WoW?
The live, uncut, uncensored, raw Coronavirus play with Sam, Brenda, Trump, Fauci, Elon, Pence, Cuomo, and Santa aka Matt, Michelle, and John. For the edited play with sound effects listen to the end of VGO Episode 653!
Curbside McDonalds, toasted skin syndrome, Postmates, breaking habits, staining and coating a table, Nintendo Power from Dec 2006.