Gamers In Beta Podcast 171: Out of the Barn

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October or shall I say Miketober is here (Sorry DeviousMrMatt but your birthday has come and gone), mine we’re savoring till the end of the month! Shower me with gifts (or at least Beer emoticons!)

On this week’s episode, our guest co-host is Logan Schultz of BagoGames.com, who is also the host of the Indie Insider podcast.

Some of the news we discuss this week is: Destiny 2, Battleborn going Free-to-Play, Ubisoft not annualizing their franchises, and more. Plus, The Beta Test is back. If you answered our community question, listen to hear if you won a prize.

Games we’ve been playing are: RIVE, Alienation, Batman Telltale, Far Cry 4, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Quantum Break, Don’t Starve Together, Minecraft Skyfactory, Farming Simulator 15, and more.

Intro:
Destiny 2 coming in 2017? And to PC?
http://kotaku.com/sources-destiny-2-coming-to-pc-aims-to-feel-like-a-to-1787153460

New Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry Games Aren’t Guaranteed for 2017
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/new-assassins-creed-and-far-cry-games-arent-guaran/1100-6444021/

Is Battleborn going the way of Free 2 Play
http://kotaku.com/source-battleborn-is-going-free-to-play-soon-1787235168

Community Question of the Week:
If you could play a multiplayer game with any person, living or dead, who would it be, what game and why?

Community Question for next podcast:
Do you have a specific video game “comfort food?” (I.E. Something that’s old and familiar and you play now and again to feel good.

The Beta Test …

NEWS:
Notable releases this week:
Mafia 3 (Oct 7) – http://www.polygon.com/2016/9/30/13124366/mafia-3-review-time
Paper Mario Color Splash (Oct 7)
Gears of War 4 UE (Oct 7)
Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide

PC/WiiU/Multi-platforms:
Brazil Ratings leak Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition, published by Gearbox
http://www.playstationlifestyle.net/2016/09/29/bulletstorm-remaster-coming-2017-ps4-xbox-one-pc-according-rating/

PlayStation:
PS VR Unboxing Video
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/playstation-vr-unboxing-video-shows-off-everything/1100-6444080/

PS Plus games for October
http://blog.us.playstation.com/2016/09/28/playstation-plus-free-games-for-october-2016/

Xbox:
Update coming to ReCore on Oct 5
http://www.recoregame.com/oct-5th-recore-update/

File size, pre-loading, and day one patch for Gears4
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/gears-of-war-4-does-have-a-day-one-patch-but-only-/1100-6444097/

New Backwards Compatibility games: Lost Odyssey, Toy Story 3, and CoD: WaW
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/all-the-xbox-one-backwards-compatibility-games/1100-6434025/

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