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The OK Beast Podcast is a weekly gaming podcast where we get together to talk about the biggest topics in video games and nerd culture. If you like the show, visit OKBeast.com for game reviews, previews, and features.

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The OK Beast Podcast is a weekly gaming podcast where we get together to talk about the biggest topics in video games and nerd culture. If you like the show, visit OKBeast.com for game reviews, previews, and features.

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Solid Dudes

By specialjonin - Oct 02 2018
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Great shows! Met these guys at PAX and they are all solid dudes doing cool stuff in the community.

ok beast was a mistake

By B1G_B3AR - Aug 02 2018
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but they make really great shows

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Solid Dudes

By specialjonin - Oct 02 2018
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Great shows! Met these guys at PAX and they are all solid dudes doing cool stuff in the community.

ok beast was a mistake

By B1G_B3AR - Aug 02 2018
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but they make really great shows

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OK Beast Podcast

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The OK Beast Podcast is a weekly gaming podcast where we get together to talk about the biggest topics in video games and nerd culture. If you like the show, visit OKBeast.com for game reviews, previews, and features.

Rank #1: Best Games of the Decade and Bungie Leaves Activision – OK Beast Podcast Ep. 126 (Feat. Barrett Courtney)

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On this week’s OK Beast Podcast, Blessing, Brandon, and Alex are joined by Barrett Courtney, a producer previously at IGN and now at Kinda Funny, to discuss the contenders that we think could be considered the Game of the Decade. Also, in our news segment, the crew discusses the very recent announcement of Bungie leaving Activision, The Division 2 skipping Steam and heading for the Epic Games Store, and the announcement of a new console being developed by the creators of Project Cars 2 and Need for Speed: Shift. Talk to us on Twitter:Alex; Blessing; Brandon; Ian; OK Beast; The OK Beast Podcast is OKBeast.com’s weekly show dedicated to the biggest topics in video games and culture. If you enjoyed the show and would like to help us out, please review and subscribe to the OK Beast Podcast by visiting our page on the podcast platform of your choice. Catch up on recent episodes here. Receive special perks by supporting us monthly at Patreon.com/OKBeast. As always, thank you for your support. News Links: The Division 2 coming to Epic Games Store, skipping Steam Slightly Mad Studios’ CEO Reveals Details on New Console Bungie Splits with Activision, Bungie Gets Destiny Bungie and Activision’s Joint statement: What’s Up: Fortnite, Black Mirror Bandersnatch, Netflix’s You, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, God of War, Red Dead 2 Epilogues Listener Questions (Tweet Us or Email Hello@OKBeast.com): Jared Schuh asks, “Why does Donkey Kong 64 mean so much to you guys?” Ishkabob asks, “What would you like to see in the inevitable Donkey Kong 64 Sequel? Nintendo GIVE THE FANS WHAT THEY WANT!” Paul Warren asks, “If i get an xbox console for the first time after having a long history of nintendo and playstation, what are some worthwhile xbox exclusives? my first guess might be halo 1-5 and gears series, but i don’t even know.” Alex O’Neill asks, “Hey can you guys just tell Barrett he is the best? But also: what is a big first party game from any of the big three that will be announced in 2019 that we AREN’T expecting?” Andrew Taylor asks, “Y’all as excited for Resident Evil 2 on January 25th as I am? Also, Barrett, love you, miss you, and I still feel bad for almost pooping my pants outside your apartment that one time.” Clint Gilmore asks, “First, congrats to Barrett. Secondly, what’s one game from your backlog that you’re gonna try to tackle this year? Mine is Nier: Automata.”  

Jan 14 2019
2 hours 22 mins
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Rank #2: Red Dead Redemption 2 & Soulcalibur VI Impressions – OK Beast Podcast Ep. 117

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On this week’s OK Beast Podcast, the crew shares their impressions from their first day with Red Dead Redemption 2, discusses Soulcalibur VI and our fighting game habits, and dissects recent Smash Bros. Ultimate leaks and the recent news that Battlefield V’s Batte Royale mode won’t launch until March 2019.   Talk to us on Twitter: Alex; Blessing; Brandon; Ian; OK Beast;   The OK Beast Podcast is OKBeast.com’s weekly show dedicated to the biggest topics in video games and culture. If you enjoyed the show and would like to help us out, please review and subscribe to the OK Beast Podcast by visiting our page on the podcast platform of your choice. Catch up on recent episodes here. Receive special perks by supporting us monthly at Patreon.com/OKBeast. As always, thank you for your support. News Links: Smash Bros Leak Battlefield V’s Battle Royale Mode Wont Launch Until March 2019 Dont Nod and X are bring Vampyr to Switch What’s Up: Red Dead Redemption 2, Soulcalibur VI, Daredevil Season 3, Dark Souls   Listener Questions (Tweet Us or Email Hello@OKBeast.com): Clint Gilmore asks, “Do you guys have any fun midnight release stories? Also, how long do you think you could survive in the wild west?” Riana Manuel asks, “How do you prioritize life and work when a big game real ease is coming up? Do you ever just bite the bullet and skip a game when real life is too busy?” Chase Williams asks, “with so many fighting games in the market how do you choose which to devote time to? do you tend to just play new releases casually or would you ideally settle on a main game and practice often?” Eduardo Santana asks, “Have you ever broken a controller before and why was it by throwing it at a younger sibling” Andrew Cogswell asks “Will Ian be writing a timeline of the established OK Beast canon as revealed in the Soul Calibur streams?” Joel Campos asks, “How much Dr. Pepper is too much Dr. Pepper?”

Oct 29 2018
1 hour 44 mins
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Rank #3: Assassin’s Creed Odyssey & Destiny 2: Forsaken (Feat. The Hashtagonist & Chris McCrackin) – OK Beast Podcast Ep. 119

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On this episode of the OK Beast Podcast, Blessing is joined by the Twitter shenanigist and host of The Hashcast, The Hashtagonist, and Chris McCrackin of the Married To The Games Podcast to discuss Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Destiny 2: Forsaken, & our favorite games of all time. Talk to us on Twitter: Alex; Blessing; Brandon; Ian; OK Beast; The OK Beast Podcast is OKBeast.com’s weekly show dedicated to the biggest topics in video games and culture. If you enjoyed the show and would like to help us out, please review and subscribe to the OK Beast Podcast by visiting our page on the podcast platform of your choice. Catch up on recent episodes here. Receive special perks by supporting us monthly at Patreon.com/OKBeast. As always, thank you for your support.

Nov 12 2018
1 hour 47 mins
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Rank #4: Deltarune and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct – OK Beast Podcast Ep. 118

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On this week’s episode of the OK Beast Podcast, the crew discusses the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate direct, Respawn Entertainment’s plans for 2019, and Toby Fox’s new game, Deltarune. Also, the guys talk about what they’ve been playing – especially Red Dead Redemption 2 and a new Mario fan-game called Super Mario Flashback. Talk to us on Twitter: Alex; Blessing; Brandon; Ian; OK Beast; The OK Beast Podcast is OKBeast.com’s weekly show dedicated to the biggest topics in video games and culture. If you enjoyed the show and would like to help us out, please review and subscribe to the OK Beast Podcast by visiting our page on the podcast platform of your choice. Catch up on recent episodes here. Receive special perks by supporting us monthly at Patreon.com/OKBeast. As always, thank you for your support. News Links: Respawn Entertainment May be Releasing Several Titles in 2019 PlayStation classic line-up announced Super Smash Bros 11.1.18 Direct What’s Up: Red Dead Redemption 2, Deltarune, Super Mario Flashback, The Great Ghoul Duel, Spider-Man DLC Listener Questions (Tweet Us or Email Hello@OKBeast.com): Dylan Tierney asks, “Do you think Smash will have the same “heavy hitter” philosophy with most of the DLC characters? I’m hoping for Sora and Geno.” Ryan Othman asks, “What rules you gonna play with in Smash?” Stephen Fontana asks, “So now that we know every base fighter in smash, who is everybody’s main and who is everybody’s bane?” Brian Nabeshin Jackson writes in asking us whether or not we have blind faith in any game series or developers.

Nov 05 2018
2 hours 7 mins
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Rank #5: DOOM Eternal & Dead Cells Impressions – OK Beast Podcast Ep. 107 (Feat. Brendan White)

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On this week’s episode of the OK Beast Podcast, the crew is joined by the founder of AteBit.net, Brendan White, to gush about the DOOM Eternal gameplay reveal, discuss Fallout 76’s griefing system and the Diablo 3 Switch port, and finally, rave about Dead Cells. Talk to us this week on Twitter: Alex; Blessing; Brandon; Ian; OK Beast; Brendan The OK Beast Podcast is OKBeast.com’s weekly show dedicated to the biggest topics in video games and culture. If you enjoyed the show and would like to help us out, please review and subscribe to the OK Beast Podcast by visiting our page on the podcast platform of your choice. Catch up on recent episodes here. Receive special perks by supporting us monthly at Patreon.com/OKBeast. As always, thank you for your support. News Links: Doom Eternal Gameplay Reveal Lots of Fallout 76 Updates Diablo III Eternal Collection is Coming to Switch Later This Year IGN Pulls Ex–Editor‘s Posts After Dozens More Plagiarism Accusations Surface Games We’ve Been Playing: Dead Cells, Overcooked 2, No Man’s Sky, Destiny 2 Listener Questions (Tweet Us or Email Hello@OKBeast.com): Caitlin Galiz-Rowe: “How do y’all feel about the spread of games we’ve gotten this year vs. last year? Are you more, less, or equally as stoked about them?” Eduardo Santana: “If you had to, would you rather give up local or online multiplayer?” Chase Williams: “If the ok beast crew formed a band, what instrument or role would each member play?”

Aug 20 2018
1 hour 45 mins
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Rank #6: Nintendo’s Indie Game Strategy & Fixing Game Trophies – OK Beast Podcast Ep. 102

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This week on the OK Beast Podcast, the crew discusses Nintendo’s indie game strategy, their frustrations with video game trophy design, and what they’ve been playing – including Codemasters’ new game, Onrush. Lastly, the hosts have a conversation about whether or not the term “indie game” is still useful in 2018. Talk to us this week on Twitter: Alex; Blessing; Brandon; Ian; OK Beast The OK Beast Podcast is OKBeast.com’s weekly show dedicated to the biggest topics in video games and culture. If you enjoyed the show and would like to help us out, please review and subscribe to the OK Beast Podcast by visiting our page on the podcast platform of your choice. Catch up on recent episodes here. Receive special perks by supporting us monthly at Patreon.com/OKBeast. As always, thank you for your support. News Links: Nathan Fillion teasing something Uncharted on Instagram Nintendo Wants to Release 20 to 30 Indie Games on Nintendo Switch Per Week

Jul 16 2018
1 hour 25 mins
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Rank #7: Square Enix, Ubisoft, & PlayStation – E3 2018 Day Two Conversation

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The OK Beast crew shares their E3 2018 Day Two reactions and discuss Square Enix, Ubisoft, and PlayStation’s showings. The OK Beast Podcast is OKBeast.com’s weekly show dedicated to the biggest topics in video games and culture. If you enjoyed the show and would like to help us out, please review and subscribe to the OK Beast Podcast by visiting our page on the podcast platform of your choice. Catch up on recent episodes here. Receive special perks by supporting us monthly at Patreon.com/OKBeast. As always, thank you for your support. Follow all of OK Beast’s E3 2018 coverage here.

Jun 12 2018
1 hour 40 mins
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Rank #8: Game of the Year 2018 – Day One Discussions

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Welcome to Day One of OK Beast’s Game of the Year 2018 discussions! Over the next three days, you’ll hear the entire crew break down the best games that they played this year – category by category. Alex, Blessing, Brandon, Ian, and Moises sit down to discuss and rank this year’s releases in the following categories: * Best Cast of Characters * Best Moment * Best Audio Visual Presentation * Non-2018 Game of the Year Talk to us on Twitter: Alex; Blessing; Brandon; Ian; Moises; OK Beast; The OK Beast Podcast is OKBeast.com’s weekly show dedicated to the biggest topics in video games and culture. If you enjoyed the show and would like to help us out, please review and subscribe to the OK Beast Podcast by visiting our page on the podcast platform of your choice. Catch up on recent episodes here. Receive special perks by supporting us monthly at Patreon.com/OKBeast. As always, thank you for your support.

Dec 26 2018
3 hours 15 mins
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Rank #9: Spider-Man, Black Ops Blackout, & Animal Crossing on Switch – OK Beast Podcast Ep. 111

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On this week’s OK Beast Podcast, the crew dives deep into Marvel’s Spider-Man, shares about their time playing Metro Exodus at PAX West, and discusses Black Ops Blackout and whether the battle royale mode will help Call of Duty find success. Blessing, Ian, and Alex also recap the September Nintendo Direct and react to the announcement of Animal Crossing on Switch and Isabelle being in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Talk to us this week on Twitter: Alex; Blessing; Brandon; Ian; OK Beast; The OK Beast Podcast is OKBeast.com’s weekly show dedicated to the biggest topics in video games and culture. If you enjoyed the show and would like to help us out, please review and subscribe to the OK Beast Podcast by visiting our page on the podcast platform of your choice. Catch up on recent episodes here. Receive special perks by supporting us monthly at Patreon.com/OKBeast. As always, thank you for your support. News Links: Two Drive-By Shootings at Dr. Disrespect’s House September 2018 Nintendo Direct Games We’ve Been Playing: Spider-Man, Black Ops Blackout, Metro Exodus Listener Questions (Tweet Us or Email Hello@OKBeast.com): Caitlin Galiz-Rowe: “How do you all feel about the number of collectibles in Spider-Man?” Cesar Palafox: “How’s Blackout beta, how does it differentiate from other BRs, does it have a chance even if it’s not free? Also, favorite spider villain from the game?” Christian Puente: “On the topic of Spiderman, do you have a definitive version? For me, it’s the animated one from the 90’s” Andrew Cassidy: “Re: Spider-Man: What makes a collectible feel rewarding as opposed to busy work/padding.” Jared Schuh: “Can there be a more perfect game than Animal Crossing on Switch? Did Nintendo just win 2019 without doing anything?!?” Oliver Schues: “How many of you fell for Sakurai’s twisted joke? I thought it was the best character reveal (yes, better than King K, Blessing.) Also, what did you think of that weak ass Smash Bundle?” Jurge Cruz-Alvarez: “How do y’all feel about Pac-Man? Been thinking about Pac-Man a lot lately, specifically Pac-Man World.”

Sep 17 2018
1 hour 51 mins
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Rank #10: The Best Games of PAX West 2018 – OK Beast Podcast Ep. 109

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On this week’s episode of the OK Beast Podcast, the crew is joined by Irrational Passions‘ Alex O’Neill to discuss the best games of PAX West 2018. The guys talk Spelunky 2, Boyfriend Dungeon, Soundfall, & much more! Talk to us this week on Twitter: Alex; Blessing; Brandon; Ian; OK Beast; The OK Beast Podcast is OKBeast.com’s weekly show dedicated to the biggest topics in video games and culture. If you enjoyed the show and would like to help us out, please review and subscribe to the OK Beast Podcast by visiting our page on the podcast platform of your choice. Catch up on recent episodes here. Receive special perks by supporting us monthly at Patreon.com/OKBeast. As always, thank you for your support. Follow all of OK Beast’s PAX West 2018 coverage here.

Sep 03 2018
1 hour 51 mins
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Rank #11: EA Play, Xbox, & Bethesda – E3 2018 Day One Conversation

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The OK Beast crew is joined by We The Nerdy’s Sean Capri to share their E3 2018 Day One reactions and to discuss EA Play, Bethesda’s E3 showcase, and the Xbox press conference. Talk to us this week on Twitter: Alex; Blessing; Brandon; Sean;  OK Beast The OK Beast Podcast is OKBeast.com’s weekly show dedicated to the biggest topics in video games and culture. If you enjoyed the show and would like to help us out, please review and subscribe to the OK Beast Podcast by visiting our page on the podcast platform of your choice. Catch up on recent episodes here. Receive special perks by supporting us monthly at Patreon.com/OKBeast. As always, thank you for your support. Timestamps: 00:00 – Intro / EA Play Reactions 27:50 – Xbox E3 Conference Reactions 81:30 – Bethesda E3 Conference Reactions Follow all of OK Beast’s E3 2018 coverage here.

Jun 11 2018
1 hour 46 mins
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Rank #12: Google’s Potential New Gaming Platform and Video Games Criticism (Feat. Chase Williams) – OK Beast Podcast Ep. 101

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On this week’s episode of The OK Beast Podcast, join Blessing, Brandon, and special guest, Chase Williams, to discuss games criticism in 2018, Google’s rumored new gaming platform, the streamable future, and a bit about the game’s we’ve been playing recently including: Mario Tennis Aces, Persona 4 Golden, and Houseflipper. Talk to us this week on Twitter: Alex; Blessing; Brandon; Ian; OK Beast The OK Beast Podcast is OKBeast.com’s weekly show dedicated to the biggest topics in video games and culture. If you enjoyed the show and would like to help us out, please review and subscribe to the OK Beast Podcast by visiting our page on the podcast platform of your choice. Catch up on recent episodes here. Receive special perks by supporting us monthly at Patreon.com/OKBeast. As always, thank you for your support.

Jul 09 2018
1 hour 39 mins
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Rank #13: Every Game Coming Out For The Rest of 2018 – OK Beast Podcast Ep. 105

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On this episode of the OK Beast Podcast, join Blessing, Brandon, and Ian as they discuss what the rest of 2018 looks like in terms of game releases. We also talk a bit about the game’s we’ve been playing recently (No Man’s Sky, Octopath Traveler). Talk to us this week on Twitter: Alex; Blessing; Brandon; Ian; OK Beast The OK Beast Podcast is OKBeast.com’s weekly show dedicated to the biggest topics in video games and culture. If you enjoyed the show and would like to help us out, please review and subscribe to the OK Beast Podcast by visiting our page on the podcast platform of your choice. Catch up on recent episodes here. Receive special perks by supporting us monthly at Patreon.com/OKBeast. As always, thank you for your support.

Aug 06 2018
1 hour 34 mins
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Rank #14: Game of the Year 2018 – Day Three Discussions

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Welcome to Day Three of OK Beast’s Game of the Year 2018 discussions! You’ll hear the entire crew break down the best games that they played this year – category by category. Alex, Blessing, Brandon, Ian, and Moises sit down to discuss and rank this year’s releases in the following categories: * Best Narrative * Best In-Game Online Influencer * The Underrated GOTY * Top Ten Games of the Year Talk to us on Twitter: Alex; Blessing; Brandon; Ian; Moises; OK Beast; The OK Beast Podcast is OKBeast.com’s weekly show dedicated to the biggest topics in video games and  culture. If you enjoyed the show and would like to help us out, please review and subscribe to the OK Beast Podcast by visiting our page on the podcast platform of your choice. Catch up on recent episodes here. Receive special perks by supporting us monthly at Patreon.com/OKBeast. As always, thank you for your support.

Dec 28 2018
3 hours 41 mins
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Rank #15: Travis Strikes Again Impressions and The Legacy of the Wii – OK Beast Podcast Ep. 128

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On this week’s OK Beast Podcast, Blessing shares his Travis Strikes Again review impressions and Brandon talks about the newly released vehicular combat game, Switchblade. After a recent Nintendo Indie Highlights video, the crew discusses some of the upcoming games they’re excited for; and after seeing a part of Dead Space remade inside of the engine, they also reassess their level of excitement for Media Molecule’s upcoming PlayStation 4 game, Dreams. Lastly, in light of the Wii Shop closing down this week, Alex, Brandon, Blessing, and Moises discuss the legacy of the Wii, which includes some of our favorite games ever made. Talk to us on Twitter:Alex; Blessing; Brandon; Ian; Moises; OK Beast; The OK Beast Podcast is OKBeast.com’s weekly show dedicated to the biggest topics in video games and culture. If you enjoyed the show and would like to help us out, please review and subscribe to the OK Beast Podcast by visiting our page on the podcast platform of your choice. Catch up on recent episodes here. Receive special perks by supporting us monthly at Patreon.com/OKBeast. As always, thank you for your support. News Links: Nintendo’s Indie Highlights Showcase gave us a few announcements PT and Dead Space remade in Dreams proves it could be a secret horror hit NPD: US video games sales reached $43.4 billion last year What’s Up: Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes, Switchblade, Black Ops 4, Smash Bros Ultimate, Metro 2033, Final Fantasy 9 Listener Questions (Tweet Us or Email Hello@OKBeast.com): Zeke Herman asks: Will Days Gone be good? Alex O’Neill asks: What is the last game (for now, excluding KH) that you went total media blackout for? I’m talking scorched earth, blocking people on Twitter, shut me out, don’t see a goddamn SCREENSHOT. Biggest thing: why? Big series? General excitement? End of a trilogy? #OKBP Ryan Othman asks: Anyone in the Anthem VIP demo that goes live tomorrow? Paul Warren asks: If you could give the “best picture” nomination to either black panther or spiderverse, what would you do? Brendan White asks: Does anyone even care anymore that there’s a new Shenmue game (maybe) coming out this year?

Jan 27 2019
2 hours 3 mins
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Rank #16: Console Cross-Play and Gaming Disorder – OK Beast Podcast Ep. 99

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This week, the OK Beast Podcast hosts talk through the current console cross-play wars that are being waged by Nintendo and Xbox. The crew also discusses the addition of “Video Game Disorder” to the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Diseases. Lastly, Alex, Blessing, and Brandon answer listener questions and discuss some of the recent games they’ve been playing, including: Killer Queen, Undertale, and Fortnite. Talk to us this week on Twitter: Alex; Blessing; Brandon; Ian; OK Beast The OK Beast Podcast is OKBeast.com’s weekly show dedicated to the biggest topics in video games and culture. If you enjoyed the show and would like to help us out, please review and subscribe to the OK Beast Podcast by visiting our page on the podcast platform of your choice. Catch up on recent episodes here. Receive special perks by supporting us monthly at Patreon.com/OKBeast. As always, thank you for your support.

Jun 25 2018
1 hour 22 mins
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Rank #17: Man of Medan, Supermassive Games, & Hollow Knight – OK Beast Podcast Ep. 108

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On this week’s episode of the OK Beast Podcast, the crew discusses Supermassive Games’ new horror collection, The Dark Pictures Anthology, and take a look at the first game from the collection that’s being teased, Man of Medan. Alex, Moises, and Ian discuss Hollow Knight and revel in the design of the game’s setting, Hallow Nest. Lastly, Blessing shares his thoughts on To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and Alex shares his impressions of Bad North, a minimalist RTS roguelite that’s brimming with viking invasions. Talk to us this week on Twitter: Alex; Blessing; Brandon; Ian; Moises; OK Beast; The OK Beast Podcast is OKBeast.com’s weekly show dedicated to the biggest topics in video games and culture. If you enjoyed the show and would like to help us out, please review and subscribe to the OK Beast Podcast by visiting our page on the podcast platform of your choice. Catch up on recent episodes here. Receive special perks by supporting us monthly at Patreon.com/OKBeast. As always, thank you for your support. News Links: Super Massive Games Announces The Dark Pictures Anthology, a collection of Horror Games Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Launches March 22, 2019; Gameplay Reveal InkyPen, a Comics and Visual Novel sub service, Comes to Nintendo Switch in November Games We’ve Been Playing: Hollow Knight, Bad North, Dead Cells Listener Questions (Tweet Us or Email Hello@OKBeast.com): Chase Williams: “Does Gamescom Matter?” Star Player: “Talk about blend of storytelling into game mechanics. Also liked your vid on how pyre is about faith and religion. Maybe that?” Clint Gilmore: “If you had the power to resurrect one franchise from the dead, what would it be?” Frankie Godoy: “If you could record an hour long let’s play with any person in history, who would it be and what game would you play?” Cameron Abbott: “When Ian and Kao drove across the US, what was their biggest disappointment and why was it not taking the time to visit me?” Elmer Guardado: “Now that u have a Cali boi (welcome to the club), what kind of game would Ian love to see in that setting? Personally, I would love to see a game where you start as a transplant moving to the city and then you spend the rest of the game grinding until you find affordable housing.”

Aug 27 2018
1 hour 35 mins
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Rank #18: Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct Recap & Red Dead 2 Gameplay – OK Beast Podcast Ep. 106

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On this week’s episode of the OK Beast Podcast, the crew shares a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct recap and discusses the new Red Dead 2 gameplay trailer. Also, Blessing is so excited about Tekken 7’s inclusion of Negan from the Walking Dead and the guys share their thoughts on Filip Muicin, who was fired by IGN last week following his acts of plagiarism. Talk to us this week on Twitter: Alex; Blessing; Brandon; Ian; OK Beast The OK Beast Podcast is OKBeast.com’s weekly show dedicated to the biggest topics in video games and culture. If you enjoyed the show and would like to help us out, please review and subscribe to the OK Beast Podcast by visiting our page on the podcast platform of your choice. Catch up on recent episodes here. Receive special perks by supporting us monthly at Patreon.com/OKBeast. As always, thank you for your support. News Links: The Walking Dead’s Negan is Coming To Tekken 7 IGN Pulls Review After Plagiarism Accusations Red Dead Redemption 2 Gameplay Reveal Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct Games We’ve Been Playing: Overwatch, Saints Row IV, No Man’s Sky, World of Warcraft Listener Questions: Chris Nunes: “As a site creating content and video essays, how do you protect your content from being plagiarized? Do you do you find yourself (when creating these) conscious/careful of not using verbiage from other creators you have watched/seen?” Chase Williams: “This years EVO was incredible, both in reveals and hype matches. with Dragon Ball FighterZ breaking the all time viewership record for the event, do you think fighting games are becoming more prominent across general gaming fandom?” Emmett Watkins Jr.: “Idk I might be crazy, but did Red Dead Redemption 1 have any black people in it? I saw multiple in this trailer for Red Dead 2 and I got so hype! Also, how lit are y’all gonna be if all the stuff in that trailer is possible in Online as well?(!)” Chris Nelson: “What’s your prediction for the next Smash character to get murked in a trailer?” Nintendo Duel Screens: “Do you think they are turning Smash Bros into a Games as service like Fortnite? Ultimate from this point forward, just up rezed and added to from now until the end of days?”

Aug 13 2018
1 hour 51 mins
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Rank #19: Metro Exodus Preview Impressions & EA Cancelled Another Star Wars Game – OK Beast Podcast Ep. 127

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On this week’s OK Beast Podcast, Blessing, Brandon, Moises, and Alex share early impressions of the time they’ve spent hands on with upcoming survival shooter, Metro Exodus, and the crew discusses the details behind Mortal Kombat 11’s reveal. Also, in our news segment, the guys dive deep into an absolutely wild lawsuit surrounding Gearbox Software and mourn yet another Star Wars game that has joined the ranks of EA’s cancelled games. Also, we answer a ton of your questions! Talk to us on Twitter:Alex; Blessing; Brandon; Ian; Moises; OK Beast; The OK Beast Podcast is OKBeast.com’s weekly show dedicated to the biggest topics in video games and culture. If you enjoyed the show and would like to help us out, please review and subscribe to the OK Beast Podcast by visiting our page on the podcast platform of your choice. Catch up on recent episodes here. Receive special perks by supporting us monthly at Patreon.com/OKBeast. As always, thank you for your support. News Links: Former Gearbox Lawyer Accuses CEO Randy Pitchford Of Taking Secret $12 Million Bonus In Lawsuit Gearbox Calls ‘Absurd’ Rocket League Opens up Cross Play Across All Platforms EA Cancels Open-World Star Wars Game EA’s Troubled Decade Of Star Wars Games What’s Up: New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe, Metro Exodus, Moonlighter, Resident Evil 2 One Shot Demo Listener Questions (Tweet Us or Email Hello@OKBeast.com): Monti asks: “Any cool studios you’d like to see make a star wars game? If given a chance?” Ryan Othman asks: “Choose One Game in Favor of the EA canceled Star Wars game in favor of… 1) Star Wars Gungan: Jar Jar Binks story where you play as the characters around Jar Jar mitigating the damage he does to himself and everything around him and simultaneously complete a task. Think Octodad. 2) Star Wars Qui-Gone: You play as force ghost of Qui-Gon Jin as he tries to learn how to communicate with the living world through the force. Gameplay is learning about characters as a fly on the wall while you can’t be seen. Think Gone Home.” Jason Hales asks: “Who is your top 3 video game characters and top 3 comic characters and who would win in a fight between them?” Ed Santana asks: “How many systems are too many systems and in a game? Think multi-million budget games that just jam pack their games like crafting.” Jordan Town asks: “Any predictions for dumb features, like the light bar or touch pad on the DS4, for the next console cycle?” Chris Nunes asks: “What’s the one game that you’ve seen as a demo (or concept) that was scrapped, and wished had come out?” Ian Preschel asks: “If each of you guys was a character on iCarly who would you be?” Eduardo Santana asks: “How do you feel about Smash now that it has been out for a bit over a month? And Bless, could you tell Moises to ‘get outta heeeaaaa’? Gracias”

Jan 21 2019
2 hours 12 mins
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Rank #20: Our Top 100 Games of All Time – OK Beast Podcast Ep. 100

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In celebration of recording 100 episodes, the OK Beast Podcast crew builds its list of the Top 100 Games of All Time. Talk to us this week on Twitter: Alex; Blessing; Brandon; Ian; OK Beast OK Beast Podcast is OKBeast.com’s weekly show dedicated to the biggest topics in video games and culture. If you enjoyed the show and would like to help us out, please review and subscribe to the OK Beast Podcast by visiting our page on the podcast platform of your choice. Catch up on recent episodes here. Receive special perks by supporting us monthly at Patreon.com/OKBeast. As always, thank you for your support.

Jul 02 2018
1 hour 57 mins
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