Podcast by Easy Allies
Podcast by Easy Allies
Easy Allies Podcast #221 - July 3, 2020
The news that Xbox is going to let us try out 60 or more upcoming games from the comfort of our own homes, and Sony is re-investing in independent games with a new initiative for the PlayStation, helps brighten our spirits after Evo 2020 is canceled following yet another allegation of sexual misconduct in the games industry.
00:00:50 - Corrections
00:02:34 - Gaming Gladiators
00:05:30 - Xbox Summer Game Fest Announced
00:26:30 - PlayStation Indies initiative
00:50:02 - New Video Game to TV Adaptations
01:11:35 - EVO 2020 Canceled
01:29:31 - Also This Week...
01:37:03 - L&R - Message to Publishers/Developers?
01:39:17 - L&R - Game: Timesplitters
01:44:17 - L&R - What game would make a good musical?
01:46:40 - Time for Bets
01:51:45 - Closing
Easy Allies Podcast #220 - June 26, 2020
It’s a season of big change. Xbox ditches Mixer for Facebook Gaming, a wave of abuse accusations rattle the industry, and more events introduce more games coming in 2020.
00:00:50 - Corrections
00:02:14 - Gaming Gladiators
00:03:56 - Mixer dissolves into Facebook Gaming
00:24:39 - Abuse allegations across the industry
00:35:58 - A Word From Our Sponsor
00:40:04 - Q3 2020 Preview - July
00:55:28 - Q3 2020 Preview - August
01:08:58 - Q3 2020 Preview - September
01:16:12 - Summer Game Fest 6/22
01:22:44 - New Game Plus Expo
01:29:20 - Also This Week...
01:32:34 - L&R - Still wearing pants?
01:34:32 - L&R - How much game is too much?
01:40:32 - Time for Bets
01:46:59 - Closing
01:50:58 - Sponsor Credits
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Easy Allies Podcast #219 - June 19, 2020
The last 7 days it finally felt a little like E3. Guerrilla Collective, PC Gaming Show, Future Games Show, and EA Play Live show us more games than we can count. We look at each event and try to figure out what worked and what didn’t, before asking how many billions we’d spend on WB Games.
00:00:56 - Corrections
00:02:54 - Gaming Gladiators
00:04:08 - EA Play Live
00:18:40 - Guerrilla Collective
00:32:16 - PC Gaming Show
00:49:53 - A Word From Our Sponsor
00:54:01 - Future Games Show
01:01:59 - AT&T Plans to Sell Warner Bros Interactive
01:14:00 - Also This Week...
01:24:48 - L&R - Other Sony IP to get smaller games?
01:28:13 - L&R - Do Wishlists help Developers?
01:33:35 - Time for Bets
01:38:36 - Closing
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Easy Allies Podcast #218 - June 12, 2020
Discussing the 26 games recently showcased in the PlayStation Future of Gaming nearly takes up this week’s entire, extended Episode of Gaming, but we also manage to squeeze in a rundown of IGN’s Summer of Gaming lineup so far.
00:00:45 - Corrections
00:02:33 - Gaming Gladiators
00:05:42 - PS5 Future of Gaming - Console
00:14:06 - PS5 Future of Gaming - 2020 Games
00:40:46 - PS5 Future of Gaming - 2021 Games
01:09:49 - PS5 Future of Gaming - TBD Games
01:43:49 - A Word From Our Sponsor
01:47:32 - IGN's Summer of Gaming Highlights
01:52:51 - Also This Week...
01:56:57 - L&R - Sacrifice Something for your Dreams
02:00:00 - L&R - Game: Matching E3 Ally Quotes
02:06:24 - Time for Bets
02:11:11 - Closing
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Easy Allies Podcast #217 - June 5, 2020
There are ways our industry has been recently affected by protests against racial inequality and we need to discuss it and what it means for our future. But after that we also need to talk about why the Game Gear Mini is so mini, where Skelattack came from and why Konami’s publishing it, and what DONTNOD could do with a brand new studio.
00:00:43 - Corrections
00:03:19 - Gaming Gladiators
00:05:25 - PS5 Reveal and other Events Delayed
00:37:33 - Game Gear Micro Announced
00:53:35 - Skelattack Launch
01:01:12 - DONTNOD's New Montreal Studio
01:08:39 - Also This Week...
01:18:06 - L&R - Game: Higher Platinum Percentage?
01:23:19 - L&R - Preset Purchasing Conditions
01:26:16 - L&R - Game: Not So Subtle Subtitles
01:32:01 - Time for Bets
00:38:19 - Closing
Easy Allies Podcast #216 - May 29, 2020
We discuss how April turned out to be one of the wildest NPDs of all time, what surprised addition is being added to Samurai Shodown, and whether or not we’re hyped about Silent Hill coming to Dead by Daylight - all while basking in the wholesome glow of a recent indie-direct.
00:01:08 - Corrections
00:05:31 - Gaming Gladiators
00:09:16 - April NPDs - Highlights
00:17:08 - April NPDs - Top 20 Games
00:37:12 - Samurai Shodown Collection
00:51:41 - Wholesome Games Direct
01:15:36 - Silent Hill in Dead by Daylight
01:30:20 - Also This Week...
01:37:23 - L&R - Are we nervous about the Switch 2?
01:44:03 - L&R - Game: Pitch it or Ditch it?
01:47:04 - L&R - The Importance of a 7
01:48:47 - Time for Bets
01:56:08 - Closing
01:59:21 - Producer Credits