The Nextlander Podcast

Longtime friends and games media colleagues Vinny Caravella, Brad Shoemaker, and Alex Navarro share their combined decades of knowledge, expertise, and passion for games with weekly discussions about what they're playing, what's happening in the industry, and whatever else they're up to.


episode 49: Use Your Drum Brain

Momentous news is breaking this week, such as the leak of Duke Nukem Forever 2001, the end of the EA/FIFA partnership, and Reggie Fils-Aime's shocking feelings about Donkey Konga, plus we dig into some new indies like Citizen Sleeper, Salt and Sacrifice, and Trek to Yomi, discuss such heady topics as MIDI drums and cow stomachs, and more!

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id spoilers. Thanks for listening.
(00:00:10) Intro
(00:01:12) Silent eating in a theater
(00:02:02) What's on the show?
(00:02:13) For the love of audio
(00:14:06) Coming up on the show, please!
(00:14:23) Trek to Yomi [Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5, PC (Microsoft Windows)] on May 05, 2022
(00:25:14) First Break
(00:25:19) Citizen Sleeper [Xbox Series X|S, PC (Microsoft Windows), Xbox One, Nintendo Switch] on May 05, 2022
(00:42:06) Salt and Sacrifice [PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, PC (Microsoft Windows)] on May 10, 2022
(00:49:55) Alex's cautionary tale of Early Access
(00:54:35) Second Break
(00:55:34) FIFA and EA are breaking up
(01:07:24) Duke Nukem Forever is finally out, again?
(01:23:07) Summer Games Fest has a date
(01:25:37) Xbox looking to launch its own streaming device?
(01:28:31) Mass Effect 4 rumors
(01:31:20) Reggie is also not a fan of Donkey Konga
(01:38:45) Thanks and wrapping up
(01:39:18) Mysterious Benefactor Tier Shoutouts
(01:41:16) What's cooking at Nextlander?
(01:43:56) See ya!

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 2022-05-12  1h44m