Podcast - Ep#04 - 12/08/2020 - Apple vs Microsoft, Next gen pricing, Azul, Nova Luna, and more!
Welcome to the fourthest ever episode of the Downtime Gaming Podcast, where each and every week we'll be bringing you news, reviews, and thoughts on the latest and greatest in the world of board games and videogames.
This week we discuss the Series S/X and PS5 disc/discless SKUs and what that means for pricing, as well as big news stories like Apple deciding Microsoft's xCloud isn't allowed on iOS, Rocksteady's new videogame, Plaid Hat Games' Ashes return and new a Dungeons and Dragons beginner game set. We're also talking the games we played like Warzone, Bargain Quest, Azul, Endless Space 2, and still more Kingdom hearts.
We're also literally everywhere else, but here's the links:
| Time | Topic | 0:19 | Intro & Welcome | 1:00 | London is too damn hot | 3:11 | NEWS! | 3:30 | Apple are meanies and block xCloud on iOS | 9:36 | Rocksteady announce next game! Suicide Squad... | 13:17 | Sony's Hidden State of Play | 16:59 | Ashes: Rises from the ASHES (get it) | 21:33 | New D&D Adventure/Beginner board game box announced | 26:10 | New Season of Blood Bowl, the fantasy (orc smash) American football game | 33:10 | WHAT WE ARE PLAYING! | 33:20 | Chris on Bargain Quest from Renegade Games | 39:56 | Chris on Azul from Plan B games | 47:33 | Sam on Nova Luna from Pegasus Spiele | 56:15 | Sam's obligatory Kingdom Hearts segment | 1:00:44 | Sam on Endless Space 2 from Amplitude Studios | 1:10:10 | Chris' obligatory Warzone segment | 1:13:06 | DISCUSSION OF THE WEEK! | 1:13:25 | Talking naming and pricing for the next gen: Series S/X, PS5 Disc/Discless | 1:26:20 | OUTRO YO YO