Mike and AJ boldly go where not a lot of people are going. It’s Star Trek: The Video Game. We also are now fully engulfed in the world of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate. Nintendo gets desperate about Wii U messaging, Microsoft may be releasing the Fusion, and Respawn’s upcoming game may be a Microsoft Exclusive.
Mike and AJ wonder: Will the next Xbox not be focused on games? And what kind of statement is Nintendo making by not doing the big E3 presser? We also take a look at the Dragon’s Crown controversy, the Homeworld IP, and AJ’s first timid steps into the world of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for the Wii U. Yes, this does in fact mean that AJ bought a Wii U game.
Mike and AJ discuss the latest Nintendo Direct and The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening 2, Square Enix says something about Final Fantasy Versus XIII, and Bethesda somewhat unceremoniously announces the end of Skyrim content. We talk about Injustice: Gods Among Us, Guacamelee, and Path of Exile to round out the show.
Mike and AJ look at what could have been with Maverick Hunter, the lost Mega Man X FPS. Mike asks how EA could have better handled they’re second go as the worst company in America, AJ frets about the new Batman: Arkham Origins game, and Mike may be right about the always on Xbox. After we talk about Path of Exile, Age of Empires 2 HD, Shootmania Storm, and Gaucamelee, join us after the show for a spoiler filled talk about Bioshock Infinite.
Mike and AJ are here to talk about the end of LucasArts, the trend of laying off developers after a game is finished, shooting in games, and crazy industry parties.
Mike and AJ played Bioshock Infinite. Spoiler: we really like it. We also played and like Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon. Battlefield 4, Metal Gear Solid V, Ducktales, and Square Enix round out the rest of the show.
Mike and AJ talk about the latest press preview of The Elder Scrolls Online, rumors of the next Xbox, Richard Garriot’s harsh criticism of game designers, and the Wii U port of Deus EX: Human Revolution. Mike beat Tomb Raider, played HarmoKnight, and takes his first stab at Ridiculous Fishing after hearing AJ and others rant and rave about it.
Mike and AJ discuss the Vita’s Japanese price drop, the effect of ad blockers on gaming sites, tired franchises, and the Xi3 Piston PC thing. We’ve played Tomb Raider, Mike beat Ni No Kuni, and we’ve got some MMOs and hunted monsters.
Mike and AJ present a slightly new format for EBP. The first segment is taking a more topic based approach. This week, we discuss Assassin’s Creed IV, SimCity’s always online launch woes, Respawn Entertainment, and the ever changing free to play landscape.
Mike and AJ talk about the Playstation 4! We also talk about the Wii U’s chances, some more handheld gaming discussion, and Mike’s disdain for boardgames.