Episode #810 – Where Have All the Dude Bros Gone
Intro: Former Matt’s back!
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Voicemail #1: John, yur fukkin wrong & matts a starfield hater?
Starfield locked at 30fps / Phil does not look at the PC as a window
10 sec. spotlight:
- Collector’s Edition that doesn’t come with the game
- The coolest thing was the box / playin it like an MMO
- Fleshing, not flushing / in the roster, the stable,
- Lies of P – a 5 hour demo that’s basically a Bloodborne clone
- Pinocchio talk / Why isn’t Xbox pushing this game?
- Drinking: Water with Grape Mio
- pretty much just played Diablo 4 – everywhere
- Also bought it on Xbox
- changing the build every level
- managing needs improvement / busywork can be relaxing
- do some Nec stuff / Just doesn’t click for Matt
- Drinking: Athletic Upside Dawn
Guest Host: Matto (aka, @MattoMcFly )
- V Rising – with friends
- (PS5) Callisto Protocol – holds up the library
- Marvel Snap new mode – Conquest mode
- Drinking: black cherry bubly and whiskey – a Brozé
Voicemail #2: Ken fr Cincy needs favors without arms
Roundtable: Final Fantasy 16 (PS5)
- The personal histories
- “If you like Game of Thrones, you’re gonna like this game” – Michelle
- The story is really fukking good / absorb this
- Rings make the game easy / story mode accessible
- Accessibility and easy mode.
- “I appreciate the balls of them…” – John
- Super simplistic dragon battles / combat will evolve
Roundtable: Xbox Showcase / Starfield
- Fable and more trailers
- Alan Wake 2 – Fukking Matt
- Excited for Starfield?
- Bad character models / Plastic people
- Unloading magazines / AAA flagship games this is not
- “Like, we don’t look at the PC audience as a window” – Phil
- All about Phil – Phil says a lot without actually saying the words
- No gassy planets with dinosaurs
- Tiny bit of Jenk / don’t defend things that are bad
- The 30 frames debate / world’s most powerful console – more flops
- It looks boring
- Avowed is biggest letdown / Flight Sim 2024 – Helicopters WTF!
- “Xbox has some bangers” – Michelle
- “Give me a hat and I’m done” – John re: checking boxes
- They’re picking the wrong targets
Ubisoft? No – back to Xbox:
- Ubisoft – Star Wars Outlaws – some girl in a bush
- Market to your fukking base” – Michelle / overcorrecting
- Feminization of games / Matt disagrees
- “We need more big, hairy, sweaty men” – Michelle
- Pussy talk / way too long on the character creator / inclusivity
- designed by committee / one person’s vision
- Appealing to women / proving they’re woke
- Majority of gamers are doods / Matt is not an average dude
- Path of Exile 2 trailer
- Sarah Bond replacing Phil?
- Matt is a stay-at-home mom
- Highlight – Flight sim / mentally ill woman in a cave
- Letdowns – Fable / No Perfect Dark, no Gears
Mostly peaceful podcast / Next week: Cozy games or Stay-at-Home Mom-cast ?
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