You’ve got a winning bingo card with this episode. It ticks all the ABOG boxes. Gaming news, impressions of upcoming games, excellent record recommendations, Joel ripping on Metallica, Shane and Karl needing to be saved from another Oasis diatribe and your free middle square goes to the main glommer man.
0:02:50 Side A Video Games
Sony announced the PlayStation Classic. Releasing on December 3rd, the mini console will include 20 pre-loaded games of which five have been announced so far Final Fantasy VII, Jumping Flash, Ridge Racer Type 4, Tekken 3 and Wild Arms.
PlayStation decides to play well with the other consoles and give their fans and third party partners what they’ve been asking for. That of course being cross play which is now available in beta form within Fortnite. More plans and details coming soon about other games to be added.
Telltale Games closes their studio and lays off 274 employees except for a staff of two dozen who will remain and finish the port of Minecraft for Netflix. Robert Kirkman, creator and author behind the popular The Walking Dead franchise, will finish production on the final season of The Walking Dead game via his Skybound Games. He also plans to hire on Telltale Games’ employees to help with this endeavor. Gamers hoping for a proper ending to the Clementine storyline will get their wish.
Karl’s impressions of upcoming game releases from the show floor at EGX 2018
Kingdom Hearts III
Spyro Reignited Trilogy
Lego DC Super-Villains
Sasquatch Stout | Old Yale Brewing
Mango Lassi Heathen | Northern Monk Brew
Haze Before the Storm | Raised Grain Brewing
0:43:15 Side B Music
Featured recommendation from Shane, The Dirty Nil Master Volume, leads the guys into a few tangential conversations that ends up ticking all the ABOG boxes including Joel ripping on the sad current state of Metallica and then having to interrupt Shane and Karl from going into another long-winded Oasis diatribe.
Joe Bonamassa Redemption
Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators Living the Dream
Joyce Manor Million Dollars to Kill Me
Johnny Marr live at the Vogue Theatre on September 20th
Music Played In This Episode
Intro, segue and outro music provided with permission by Tiny Rockets