HAPPY NEW YEAR, EVERYBODY! 2016 may have been a "dumpster fire" for a lot of you, but we think the video game industry is on the up and up for 2017. We're here to give you our take on "the state of gaming" and where things are headed for the future. Will nostalgia win over audiences more than innovation? Have people lost interest in VR? What were our biggest disappointments in gaming for the year? Stay tuned for the answers, and keep an eye out on SpaceDragonCast.com for the latest developments for 2017! P.S. there may be some giveaways from Keenan's trip to the Playstation Experience somewhere in there as well...
TOPICS: Skyrim, Destiny, The Dawning, Nintendo Switch, Project Scorpio, PS4 Pro, Play Anywhere, Titanfall 2, Free DLC, Microtransactions, Overwatch Holiday Update, Final Fantasy XV, The Last Guardian, and more!
E3 is upon us and once again we're all filled with child-like glee as we watch pre-rendered trailers and gameplay that will probably be nothing like what we'll play on release day! Which upcoming sequels do we think will outshine their predecessors? Was "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" the belle of the ball this year? Which of the big three had the best presentation? What is Lee's gripe with the new Spider-Man game? All will be answered in this hybrid podcast gamer gab combo episode of ridiculousness!
Games we covered: Titanfall 2, Dishonored 2, For Honor, Pokemon Go!, Batman Arkham VR, Cuphead, Days Gone, Dead Rising 4, Death Stranding, Detroit: Become Human, Eagle Flight, Skyrim, Final Fantasy XV, God of War, Gwent, Halo Wars 2, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Injustice 2, Kingdom Hearts 2.8, The Last Guardian, Mass Effect Andromeda, Quake Champions, Prey, Recore, Resident Evil 7, Scalebound, Sea of Thieves, South Park: The Fractured But Whole, Star Trek: Bridge Crew, Star Wars, State of Decay 2, Steep, Tekken 7, Trials of the Blood Dragon, Watch Dogs 2, We Happy Few
Lee and Keenan welcome Seamus to his first Gamer Gab appearance!
Dark Souls the board game gets funded within minutes and has a "season pass" of sorts. We discuss the end of an era with the closing of Disney Infinity, get pumped about Overwatch, and make a decision about Battlefield vs Call of Duty in this overly excited episode!
Other mentions: PS4.5, Playstation VR, Lionhead Studios, Project Spark, Star Wars Battlefront, Star Trek Online, Uncharted 4, DOOM, Pokemon Sun & Moon, and Superhot.
A very warm welcome to our special guest Erich Blossey who tells us all about his GDC experience and the state of Virtual Reality Gaming. Lee was the only one who went to see Batman v Superman but did he hate it? Keenan makes a strange observation about the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie and Seamus waxes poetic about this years Magic the Gathering PRO TOUR for Shadows Over Innistrad.
Other mentions: Rogue One, Suicide Squad, Jake Lloyd, Doctor Strange, Spider-Man Homecoming, MiB 23, Zombieland 2, Star Trek, Miitomo, Dark Souls 3, Final Fantasy 15, Pokemon GO!
This month we're running a skeleton crew to keeps things going on this bucket of bolts. Matt and Seamus are off on some adventures in adulting, so we're going to try something a little bit different this time around. Keenan and Lee, the hosts of our very own YouTube gaming channel, are here to take a trip through recently played games and get ready for future releases.
What did they nerf in Star Wars Battlefront? Does Just Cause 3 live up to the hype? Will there be future videos in Gears of War? Lee thinks games could benefit from sticking to one side of the campaign/multiplayer debate, and Keenan tells us how he has been enjoying the indie title Oxenfree and is exited for Firewatch to release.
We've ripped through the cosmos to bring the best damn podcast this side of the galaxy! Introducing your intergalactic hosts Keenan, Lee, Matt, and Seamus!
Physical media is dying, LONG LIVE STREAMING! We check in on Disney's new streaming service, The Force Awakens hits Netflix in Canada in 2016, and Marvel's life on the internet after season 1 of Daredevil.
Star Wars: Aftermath has been out for a couple months. Is it good? Is it bad? We discuss what we liked and didn't liked, along with the possible introduction of a VERY important character from the previous extended universe. Also, Matt is absolutely furious about the next addition to the Harry Potter franchise. Find out what grinds his gears!
Video Game season is hitting hard and there's too much to keep up with! We share our experience with the Battlefront beta, worry about the future of microtransactions in Destiny, and collectively sigh over the franchise failures of Tony Hawk and Rock Band!
We've ripped through the cosmos to bring the best damn podcast this side of the galaxy! Introducing your intergalactic hosts Keenan, Lee, Matt, and newcomer Seamus Burke!
Who doesn't love a hefty dose of nostalgia? We talk about the return of X-Files and Nicktoons while wondering if reboots, remakes, and sequels are hindering the industry. Marvel continues to plaster their name all over television and movies. Seamus and Matt educate us on how Jessica Jones's "real world" approach is refreshing on her new Netflix series. Also, Deadpool looks badass, but can he replace Wolverine in the cinema? Also, The whole concept of pre-ordering games has seemed to reach critical mass with the new "Augment Your Pre-Order" fiasco and Bethesda wants you to shell out $30 for Fallout 4 DLC they haven't created yet! WHY!?
All this and more on the first Fall episode of The Space Dragon Podcast!
We've ripped through the cosmos to bring the best damn podcast this side of the galaxy! Introducing your intergalactic hosts Keenan McClelland, Lee Wren and Matt Pellegrino.
This month we are on Star Wars OVERLOAD. All sorts of books, comics, video game, and movie news surrounding this incredible franchise. Keenan also confesses his love for Ben Quadinaros.
Also, is Gambit ready for his own movie with Channing Tatum in the starring role? What will it take to bring people back to World of Warcraft? And when are we getting that Johnny Storm R&B album?
All that and a bag of chips in this episode with your cosmic guides, The Space Dragons!
We've ripped through the cosmos to bring the best damn podcast this side of the galaxy! Introducing your hosts Keenan McClelland, Lee Wren and Matt Pellegrino.
This week in gaming we take a look at Batman: Arkham Knight! Was it up to snuff with the Bat's previous titles? Pokkén Tournament might hit the US a lot sooner then planed. +GAMESCOM!
We also discuss the current dark trend in DC Comic film making, Do we really want Jurassic World 2? And what's to come on Netflix dealing with MARVEL?
Our scales are strong this month! And to think we're just getting started.