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Gamers In Beta Podcast


Jul 28, 2015

With the end of July fast approaching, it is hard to believe that Episode 112 is the last episode for the month. Where has the summer gone? This week we discuss games such as Rocket League, The Witcher 3, and Warframe. Jay also shares his love/hate relationship with Batman Arkham Knight. There was a decent amount of news items from the past week so CapnMikeM rounds up the pertinent items. And of course, we go over the upcoming releases for the week.

New Releases for week of 7/28:
Life is Strange: Episode 4 - Multi - Adventure - Square Enix
Never Alone: Fox Tales (DLC) - PS4/XB1/PC - Puzzle Platformer - Upper One Games
Icy - PC - post-apocalyptic RPG - Inner Void Interactive
The Swindle - Multi - puzzle stealth platformer - Size Five Games/Curve Digital
Legend of Kay Anniversary - WiiU/PS4/PC - Action Adventure - Nordic Games
Lost Dimension - Vita/PS3 - RPG - Atlus
World of Tanks - XB1 - F2P MMO - Wargamming Net
BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extended - Vita
Sword Art Online Re: Hollow Fragment - PS4 - RPG - Bandai Namco
N++ - PS4 - Platformer - Metanet (sequel to N/N+)
King’s Quest Chapter 1: A Knight to Remember - Multi - Adventure - The Odd Gentlemen/Sierra Games
Abyss Odyssey: Extended Dream Edition - PS4 - Brawler/Platformer - ACE Team/Atlus
Velocibox - PS4 - fast-paced action - LOOT Entertainment
Xeodrifter - WiiU - Action-Adventure (Metroidvania) - Renegade Kid

NEWS:
PC/WiiU/Multi-platform:
Fallout Anthology announced for PC - 9/29
http://www.pcgamer.com/bethesda-drops-a-bomb-with-the-new-fallout-anthology/

NHL 16 Beta kicks off on July 30
https://www.easports.com/nhl/eashl/beta

Nintendo cancelling WiiU TV as of August 11
http://www.destructoid.com/nintendo-is-cancelling-wii-u-tvii-this-august-296629.phtml

COD: Black Ops 3 Beta for PC/XB1
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/call-of-duty-black-ops-3-xbox-onepc-beta-dates-rev/1100-6429105/

Five Nights at Freddy’s 4 releases early
http://www.polygon.com/2015/7/23/9027481/five-nights-at-freddys-4-release-date-pc-steam

Diablo 3 Patch 2.30 Preview - reveals New Zone, lethal traps and Dead Barbarians
http://www.pcgamesn.com/diablo-iii/diablo-iii-patch-230-preview-shows-off-new-zone-lethal-traps-dead-barbarians

New Dying Light content teased - Vehicles and a new area?
http://www.shopto.net/news/49336/New-Dying-Light-content-will-be-shown-behind-closed-doors-at-gamesom/

Dead Island Definitive Edition spotted
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/dead-island-definitive-edition-listed-by-retailer/1100-6429096/

The Witcher 3 FREE DLC contains new animations for Geralt
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/this-weeks-free-witcher-3-dlc-revealed/1100-6429057/

Rising Thunder announced for PC
http://www.pcgamer.com/rising-thunder-a-pc-only-fighting-game-from-experts-in-the-genre/

Playstation:
PdP making an official media remote for PS4
http://www.polygon.com/2015/7/21/9010101/ps4-media-remote-pdp-price

Xbox:
Rare Replay out August 4, requires 50GB if you install every game
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/your-xbox-one-needs-50-gb-free-to-install-every-ra/1100-6429069/

Gears UE will not release on PC on the same day as XB1
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/gears-of-war-ultimate-pc-launching-after-xbox-one/1100-6429087/

Skins are back for Gears UE
http://www.destructoid.com/gears-of-war-has-more-weapon-skins-to-sell-us-296544.phtml