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 51: A 360 Quality (Derogatory)

In the wake of the nation's tragic events, we do our best this week to put on blinder and discuss some games like MultiVersus, Hardspace: Shipbreaker, Vampire Survivors, and Dolmen, plus the weekly news including EA acquisition rumors, unionization at Raven Software, Norman Reedus and a new Death Stranding, early news about PlayStation classics, and more.

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00:00:00 NOTE: Some timecodes may be inaccurate in versions other than the ad-free Patreon version due to dynamic ad insertions. Please use caution if skipping around to avoid spoilers. Thanks for listening.
00:00:10 Introduction. NOTE: References the current tragic events in America. Those looking to avoid this should skip ahead roughly three minutes.
00:03:03 Video Games
00:03:14 MultiVersus [PC (Microsoft Windows), PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S]
00:16:30 Hardspace: Shipbreaker
00:28:40 First Break
00:28:44 Vampire Survivors [PC (Microsoft Windows)] on Dec 17, 2021
00:37:39 HITMAN 3 [Google Stadia, Xbox One, PC (Microsoft Windows), PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4] on Jan 20, 2021
00:47:02 Citizen Sleeper [Xbox Series X|S, PC (Microsoft Windows), Xbox One, Nintendo Switch] on May 05, 2022
00:50:14 Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate - Daemonhunters [PC (Microsoft Windows)] on May 05, 2022
00:54:30 Second Break
00:54:35 News
00:55:06 Do conglomerates dream of Electronic Arts?
01:04:45 Geoff Keighley sees his video game shadow and predicts more Winter
01:08:17 Raven's QA group votes to approve Union under Activision
01:14:46 Death Stranding 2 is really, probably, surely happening
01:19:35 PlayStation using the PAL versions of some PS1 games for its new services
01:24:38 Thanks and wrapping up
01:25:11 Mysterious Benefactor Tier Shoutouts
01:26:49 Nextlander's One Year Anniversary and announcements
01:29:51 See ya, and be safe

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 2022-05-26  1h30m