WE SURVIVED HURRICANE LAURA! Weekly News Roundup, Gaming Impressions, Lamer of the Week Award, and BONUS POINTS!
In today’s episode Travis will round-up the latest gaming news including the Mario 35th Anniversary Direct, the Playstation news, Microsofts new consoles leaked so they just told everyone about it a week early, and there is a new disruptive gaming GPU out there from NVIDIA. After that Rowdy will join the fray and we talk about the latest games we’ve been playing such as Marvel’s Avengers, Ghosts of Tsushima, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 & 2, and Outer World’s Peril on Gorgon. We also have a brand new segment called Lamer of the Week where we crown the lamest things to happen in gaming for the previous week. Finally we end the show with our popular Bonus Points segment where we asked a bunch of Lamers on twitter and discord what they thought about the prices of the Xbox Series S and X.
In this episode Rowdy gets abducted by a spider leaving Travis alone to talk about the latest gaming news (Sony State of Play, Aeon Must Die Controversy, Nintendo & Sony Earnings, Fall Guys Falls Into a Hit, xCloud & Apple Store problems Deep Dive, Game Pass August Releases), rumors (Sony exclusives, FFXVI, and did an executive order ban Tencent's Fortnite and League of Legends?), and the impressions for The Touryst, It Lurks Below, and Far Cry 5. Rowdy manages to escape to join in the BONUS POINTS segment where we ask what the Lamer Community thinks about games having console exclusive content such as Spider Man on PS5 Avengers. This and more! Timestamps: News - 01:42 Rumors - 57:10 Impressions - 1:10:07 Bonus Points - 1:25:14
The Lamer Gamers talk about the Animal Crossing Summer Update 2, 343 responding to the Halo controversy and Craig, Anthem changes coming, Carrion selling like amorphous hot cakes, and some fun facts about Ghosts of Tsushima and Grounded! They also tackle the Nintendo Switch rumor that claims DLSS 2.0 will be included and the first ever rumor from a bag of doritos! Then the guys give their impressions of Ghosts of Tsushima, Grounded, Carrion, and Paper Mario Origami King. They end the show with a special BONUS POINTS segment asking the Lamer Community when the last time they were surprised by a video game! Intro 00:00:24, News 00:04:02, Rumors 00:29:24, Game Impressions 00:42:51, Bonus Points 01:25:55
In today’s special sidequest episode we’re going to take a bite out of the infinitesimal Nintendo Direct Mini which featured games that were not Nintendo 1st party games. Afterwards we’re going to dive into the main entrée of the Xbox Games Showcase and determine if it’s a big, juicy steak that was cooked to a nice medium rare in garlic butter or more like the whopper you get at burger king that has extra tomatoes when you specifically asked for no tomatoes around 3 am after waiting in line for 45 minutes because there is only one guy actually working while the other 3 employees are on their second smoke break since you finally decided to stop holding your foot down on the brake and just put it in park. We will also determine which next-gen console has the best exclusives. Then we’ll jump into a Bonus Points segment where we asked fellow lamers if they thought Xbox Game Pass is good or bad for the gaming industry. Now it’s time to finally put this proverbial car in gear so let’s get started…
The Lamer Gamers talk about Ubisoft Forward (including Ghost Recon Breakpoint, Watchdogs Legion, Brawlhalla Mobile, Hyperscape, Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Far Cry 6, and more!), Stadia Connect, Sony Invests in Epic Games, July Game Pass releases, Xbox One X no longer being produced, Xcloud coming to game pass and more in the news! The guys also talk about the most recent rumors for Nintendo releases and Xbox Live Gold potentially combining with Game Pass. This is followed up with gaming impressions of Burnout Remastered on Switch and Forager on Xbox One X. In Bonus Points the guys ask friends of the show and fellow lamers if they want to see E3 return or continue the current direct style of announcing games!
In today’s episode we'll be talking about the Devolver Direct, Treehouse Live, new Nintendo Online games for July, Forager coming to Game Pass, Xbox Series X rumors, a smidgen of PS5 rumors, Warface impressions, Greedfall impressions (its full of Spiders), and in the BONUS POINTS section we ask "What are your thoughts on games nextgen costing 70 dollars?" and more! Don't have time to listen to the whole episode? Find it in segments at Lamer Gamers Bytes on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you cast your pods! You can even watch the live video recording on twitch.tv/lamergamerspodcast or Youtube. Intro of Intense Hype 00:00:24 News 00:03:44 Rumors 00:48:51 Game Impressions 01:03:46 Bonus Points 01:23:10
Hello Lamer Gamers this is simplyTravis. I’m just dropping in to let you know that we are not posting a full podcast this week for 2 main reasons. The first reason is that Rowdy5000 is currently on the front lines of the war against the gobbles (which if you listen regularly to our show…is our code name for the current sickness that is ravaging our land and is currently spiking in Texas that for some reason the worlds largest search engine doesn’t like us to talk about…sigh…but anyways) Rowdy5000 is currently taking very lengthy, uncomfortable q-tips and gently caressing the back of sickly folks brains through their nose and testing them for the gobbles. Or the back of their throats….it just feels like it’s gonna reach your brain. Anyway…so he’s way too busy to record and edit a show this week after working about 70 hours. The second reason is that we normally record on Friday or Saturday but it is 4th of July weekend out here in Texas so there has been a non-stop cavalcade of concussive bursts echoing through the swamps and freaking out my dogs.
In today’s episode we’re gonna let you know about what’s coming up in the Animal Crossing Summer Update, talk about a new character with long arms showing up to Smash, along with some other interesting news items from this week. Then we’ll jump into a Fake Gaming News PSA about the Nintendo Switch along with some interesting patens for the PS5 and end with some more Xbox Lockhart rumors! Afterwards we’ll talk about the games we’ve playing and end the show with some Bonus Points about the latest controversy surrounding Mixer being absorbed by Facebook Gaming.
In today’s much larger episode than expected (kinda like that PS5 amirite, lol) we’re going to talk about the recent Pokemon Presents news including details on Pokemon Snap, Pokemon Café Mix, and Pokemon Smile. Next we’ll talk about the pros and cons of pushing back the release date of Cyberpunk 2077. Then we’ll round out the news section with a discussion on the latest game to get review bombed – The Last of Us 2. We’ll move into the rumors section with some patents that could be centered around the PSVR 2 along with what is quite possibly a big stinky pile of fake gaming news that claims the Xbox Series X event will be the “night of mic drops.” We’ll then move into some impressions from the game Grounded and finish with our BONUS POINTS segment where we asked as assortment of friends of the show the question Do you have a problem with the size of the PS5 and XboxSeriesX ? Or are you ok with the massive next gen proportions? News 00:03:38 Rumors 01:04:09 Impressions 01:35:15 Bonus Points 01:52:56
What’s up Lamer Gamers, This is Rowdy5000 and simplyTravis, and we’re here to talk about the Playstation 5 reveal event. The ups, the downs, the good, the bad, and the ugly or as I like to call it, the ridiculous amount of compression form youtube. We’ll discuss some of the games revealed, our thoughts and opinions about the games revealed, and talk about that interesting design choice. This isn’t your father’s pizza slice warmer. So sit down and put on your safety belts cause this ride is about to get bumpy.
In today’s episode we’re going to talk about some of the top gaming news from this week including the Game Gear Micro surprise release, Nyko is now offering relief for people and Nintendo’s affected by their Portable Dock, new Minecraft Dungeons DLC releasing in July, and we’ll read Sony’s announcement about the PS5 debut has being postponed. Afterwards we’ll give you impressions of Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition, Minecraft Dungeons, Maneater, and Assassin’s Creed Origins. Then we’re adding a special BONUS POINTS section where we ask a couple questions to end the show including What if Cyberpunk 2077 sucks and does Travis think that Google Stadia is worth buying after he’s finally played Stadia Pro.
Welcome to the Lamer Gamers May News Round-Up! This episode is part of the service we provide for the people who don’t have the time to keep up with all the news and the twitters. We are going to break down the top news from the month for each console and a sort mixture of multiplatform and pc stuff we find interesting along with the most convincing rumors, the most ridiculous fake gaming news, the games that released for May, and even the games to look forward to in June! Sony 00:02:19 Nintendo 00:25:53 Microsoft 01:00:15 Multiplatform & Releases 01:35:40
We talk about the Best and Worst Videogame Sidekicks! Including Luigi, Yoshi, Slippy, Duck Hunt Dog, Ellie, Rush, Atreus, Cl4p-tp, Serafen, Bowser, Dogmeat, and more with fun facts! We also include listener suggestions at the end!
In today’s episode we’re going to talk about the games we’ve played recently like Assassin’s Creed Odyssey aaaand Origins, Streets of Rage 4 Co Op, Huntdown, Dragon Ball Fighter Z. Then we’ll talk about the biggest news from this last week including a surprise announcement about a new Paper Mario, Ghosts of Tsushima, along with a Nerd Alert on the Playstation 5 Unreal 5 Engine Demo. We’ll end the show with some rumors that include possible release dates for PS5 and Xbox Series X, a new Battlefield rumor, Konami rumors, and a bonus rumor that is tagging along with the Mario 35th Anniversary rumors.
In today’s episode I’m going to talk about the Inside Xbox May 2020 which featured gameplay of various Xbox Series X games. I’ll give you a short summary of what each game was, describe it’s graphical appearance along with my impressions, discern whether we really saw gameplay or not, and read the explanation given by each developer.
BECOME AS NORSE GODS! - AC : Valhalla, Nier Automata, Streets of Rage 4, Switch Update PSA, and much more!
In today’s episode we’re going to talk about Fallout 76 Wastelanders, FFVII Remake, Predator Hunting Grounds, Streets of Rage 4, Nier Automata, Game Pass hitting 10 million subscribers along with a quick nerd alert for the XSX, The Last of Us 2 was leaked (and has a new release date), Assassin’s Creed Valhalla announcement, and Indivisible launched no the Switch…but the developers didn’t know about it!
We talk about the latest gaming news, rumors, April releases, and upcoming releases for May in the April News Round Up! Sony News @ 00:02:01 Nintendo News @ 00:18:35 Xbox News @ 00:48:44 Multiplatform News & New Releases @ 01:20:01
The Lamer Gamers actually play games this week on twitch.tv/lamergamerspodcast ! Listen to this mini-cast about what the Lamer Gamers will play this week and how you can join in the fun!
In today’s episode we’re going to make the Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X controller duke it out in a no-holds barred brawl to the death (or something like that..I dunno..maybe we’ll just talk about it), break down the news from the April edition of Inside Xbox, and we will finally give you an update on the whereabouts of Cooking Mama Cookstar.
In today’s episode we’re going to talk about the Doom Eternal, One Piece Pirate Warriors 4, Resident Evil 3, Animal Crossing, Bastion, Bravely Default 2 Demo, Nintendo Mini Direct, game delays, Esports on ESPN, then end with an investigation into the disappearance of Cooking Mama : Cookstar
March News Round-Up - PS5 vs Xbox Series X Specs, Top News of the Month, and Current / Upcoming Releases!
Welcome to the Lamer Gamers March News Round-Up! This episode is part of the service we provide for the people who don’t have the time to keep up with all the news and the twitters. We are going to break down the top news from the month for each console and a sort mixture of multiplatform and pc stuff we find interesting along with the most convincing rumors, the most ridiculous fake gaming news, the games that released for March, and even the games to look forward to in April! Times for News - Sony 00:01:48 Nintendo 00:35:33 Microsoft 01:08:01 Misc 01:34:43
In today’s episode we’re going to talk about the 10 Games to Escape the World With..because right now everybody needs a little bit of escapism with all the craziness going on with the Coronavirus Pandemic.
In this episode the Lamer Wives take over the show to talk about Animal Crossing New Horizons! Learn about the most exciting things to look forward to in Animal Crossing before it comes out.
The Ineffable Lamers - FFVII Demo, RE2 Remake, Coronavirus Affects Gaming Industry, Travis Fights a Crab in Divinity, Stadia Fails at Wooing Indies, PS5/E3 Delay Rumors, Is Nintendo Childish and more!
In today’s episode we’re going to talk about the game’s we’ve played recently such as the Witcher, Last of Us, Resident Evil 2 Remake, Final Fantasy 7 (both the demo and original), and Divinity Original Sin 2. After that we’ll give you an update on how the gaming industry has been affected by the Coronavirus in the US, China, and Esports. In the rumors section we’ll take a look at some rumors flying around where Google might be sweet talking indies so it can steal their soul to keep Stadia alive a bit longer, Rowdy talks about why he thinks the PS5 won’t be hitting shelves this Christmas, and to close the show we’ll take a look at an interview with gaming god Shigeru Miyamato where he states that Nintendo has shed their “childish” image and determine ..have they really?
simplyTravis and Rowdy5000 talk about why it took them so long to start playing the Witcher 3. They then take an in-depth look at the game, controls, graphics, lore, and more! Expect some talk about the books, Netflix series, and a couple spoilers here and there.
February News Round-Up! Animal Crossing Direct, Coronavirus Delaying Games, Pokemon Home, Doom Eternal, and more!
The Lamer Gamers round up all the top news from February including the Animal Crossing Direct, Coronavirus delaying games, Doom Eternal release, and much more! News topics are separated into Sony, Nintendo, Xbox, and Multiplatform/PC in that order! Sony 2:02 Nintendo 32:44 Microsoft 1:29:37 Multiplatform & PC 1:56:40
simplyTravis joins the Xbox Insider Beta to get access to the Phantasy Star Online 2 closed beta and the Bleeding Edge beta! In this episode you will get a breakdown on the stories behind each one, gameplay impressions, and more! Also, you will find out if it's really worth being a beta tester for the Xbox One.
SIDEQUEST! In this NSFW language episode of "Rowdy's Ruckus Rants!" Rowdy speaks of the trials and tribulations behind trying to be a good gamer husband but failing miserably because of Nintendo and....ANIMAL CROSSING!
The Lamer Gamers go on a RING FAT ADVENTURE! Watch it over on Youtube at https://youtu.be/N8BWRntxZWs The guys go to simplyTravis' HOUSE OF GAINS (in an atrociously lame skit) to unbox and play Ring Fit Adventure! In this video the Lamer Gamers break open the box and give their impressions of what it's like to play the game including some alternatives for people who may be getting a bit up in age with bad knees. They also might have the occasional Ring Con tug of war contest... After the unboxing and impressions Rowdy5000 plays through the first few levels to give you an idea of what the quality of the game is and how it plays. Will this game be too strenuous for you? Is it game enough or is it just lame? Watch the video to find out!
The top gaming news, views, and rumors from January for the Sony Playstation at 2:54, Nintendo Switch at 27:28, Xbox at 58:59, Multiplatform & Stadia at 1:22:52, and Delays at 1:47:40! Including previews of the games that released in January, latest Game Pass releases, and the release dates of games coming to your consoles in February! Bonus Game Delay updates and Google Stadia rant!
simplyTravis talks about his Top 5 Most Anticipated Games of 2020 after Rowdy5000 tries to guess what they are! You can play along too! Afterwards simplyTravis gathers some Lamer Gamers Community members to discuss upcoming games such as Animal Crossing, Zombie Army 4 : Dead War, Cyberpunk 2077 and much more!
The Lamer Gamers break down the news from the January 2020 Pokemon Direct then dive into the rumors surrounding the Sony PS5, Xbox Series X, and Nintendo Switch Pro! They also talk about the games they've played recently including Star Wars Jedia: Fallen Order, Witcher 3, GTA V, Children of Morta, Frost Punk, Quantum Break, and more!
Rowdy5000 talks about his Top 5 most anticipated games of 2020! And a few extras!