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Alright all you glorious gamers out there! Welcome to PlayersToo: a new weekly podcast for gamers of every kind. Hosted by two old friends from the UK (Glasgow, Scotland specifically), PlayersToo brings you all the video game news that matters to you, sifting through the latest stories to serve you only the most important videogame news of the week. Each episode we also focus in for a discussion on the latest burning issues, hot topics or fresh announcements - from loot boxes and development ...
 
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On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: Cyberpunk 2077 is delayed again! Destruction AllStars gets delayed until February, but comes to PS+ on release Oculus users will lose game data if they delete their Facebook accounts Xbox’s Phil Spencer hints at xCloud streaming sticks in the future Plus the games we’ve been playing, shout-outs to stories includin…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: The PS5 UI has been revealed - our thoughts! Xbox boss Phil Spencer says they don’t need to sell Bethesda games on PlayStation to recoup their $7.5 billion investment, and expects the Series S to outsell the X 2K come under fire for adding unskippable in-game ads to NBA 2K21 Plus the games we’ve been playing, shou…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: Quantic Dream founder David Cage is the latest developer to suggest Xbox’s two-console approach could cause problems for game makers: we discuss! Xbox boss Phil Spencer has said that xCloud WILL come to iOS, most likely following Amazon’s lead in using a web-based app to avoid the App Store Marvel’s Avengers is st…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: Cyberpunk 2077 goes gold, but the impending release comes at a cost for the developers as CD Projekt Red announce mandatory crunch, reversing an earlier commitment not to force overtime on staff. In other news: EA Play is coming to Xbox Game Pass at the launch of the Series X/S, but could the expansion of gaming’s…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: Amazon has revealed its own game streaming service, Luna - we discuss their offer and how the streaming landscape looks a year after Google Stadia launched and started the race for streaming supremacy. We also dive into the continued fallout of the next-gen pre-order fiasco, as Sony, Microsoft and retailers fail t…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: we recap last week’s second PS5 showcase, running through the games announced and shown as well as news on the console’s release date and pricing, before diving into some of the controversies which emerged in the aftermath around pre-orders and generational exclusives. In similarly massive news, Xbox announced the…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: Mark’s Desert Island Games! We’ve both gone for a much-needed holiday this week, but before we left we recorded this special out-of-time episode where Lewis asks Mark for the 8 games he’d take to a desert island, in tribute to the iconic UK radio show, Desert Island Discs. Mark takes us through his selection, refl…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: the Xbox Series S has finally been confirmed! We react to the reveal of the new smaller console’s release date and surprisingly low price point. In other news, this week Nintendo revealed their plans for celebrating Super Mario’s 35th birthday, including the long-rumoured Switch releases of classic 3D games - but …
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: we recap last week’s Gamescom Opening Night Live showcase with a run-down of the major announcements and games shown. We also discuss backward compatibility on PS5 after a now-removed Ubisoft support document suggested only PS4 games would be playable; plus, what a Sony corporate report stating the company wants t…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: Gotham Knights, WB Montreal’s new Bat-family game, was finally revealed at this week’s DC Fandome event, alongside a trailer for Rocksteady’s new Suicide Squad game; Epic’s battle with Apple rumbles on as a restraining order is granted, preventing from Apple barring the Unreal Engine from its devices; more Halo In…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: Epic, makers of Fortnite and the Unreal Engine, have gone to war with Apple! We get you up to speed with the latest developments as Fornite is booted from the App Store and Apple threatens action which could devastate countless game developers. In other news, we recap all the games shown in this week’s Nintendo In…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: Halo Infinite has been delayed! A pair of surprise statements from 343 Industries and Xbox confirmed not only that the game would be pushed to 2021 but also that Xbox Series X will launch in November - what’s the plan now for Xbox’s console launch? In other Xbox news, it seems the long-rumoured Series S is definit…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: Halo Infinite developers 343 Industries respond to criticism of the visuals shown in Xbox’s recently shown gameplay demo, while the studio also revealed the game’s multiplayer mode will be available free-to-play for everyone. Meanwhile, it was revealed that PS5 games will not support PS4’s DualShock 4 controller i…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: it’s another next-gen special as we devote the show to recapping Xbox’s crucial Series X games showcase! From Halo Infinite gameplay to the return of Fable, Obsidian’s next major RPG to Rare’s intriguing Everwild and beyond - we take you through the games and discuss some of the issues, questions and controversies…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: we recap Nintendo’s latest Direct Mini and discuss what’s going on with Nintendo’s empty release schedule; then run through all the indie games shown off at this week’s Day of the Devs event too. Ahead of their massive games showcase event we also discuss news that Xbox are bringing Game Pass and xCloud together l…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: we recap all the games shown off during Ubisoft Forward, including the official reveal of Far Cry 6 and new gameplay from Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and Watch Dogs Legion, as well as indie publisher Devolver Digital’s Direct showcase. We dig into comments made by Xbox boss Phil Spencer this week about the company’s…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: new rumours suggest Microsoft are interested in buying WB Games and bringing franchises like Batman and Mortal Kombat into the Xbox family, while they’ve also confirmed July 23rd as the date of their next Series X games showcase - we discuss what we might see, including whether we expect the rumoured ‘Lockhart’ co…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: new streams this week revealed more details on and gameplay from both Marvel’s Avengers and Cyberpunk 2077; reports suggest a previously leaked Harry Potter RPG from Avalanche Software is still in development and due for release in 2021; and Xbox have moved to deny rumours that new Fable and Perfect Dark games are…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: we recap last week’s EA Play broadcast including Star Wars: Squadrons gameplay and the announcement of a new Skate game; dive into rumours that Batman: Arkham developers Rocksteady are working on a Suicide Squad game; react to the surprise news that Microsoft are shutting down streaming platform Mixer and moving s…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: we take a deep dive on PlayStation’s superb PS5 showcase! We talk about the surprising design of the new console itself before recapping all the games shown off, giving our thoughts on major reveals like Spider-Man: Miles Morales and Horizon Forbidden West, surprise inclusions such as Resident Evil VIII, and our t…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: Sony’s PlayStation 5 showcase is rescheduled for this week while rumours emerge about a Bloodborne remaster and PC port, the UK Government is calling for evidence on the impact of loot boxes and gambling-like behaviour in gaming, Sega reveal their miniscule new Game Gear Micro, and as Phil Spencer comments on the …
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: we dive into a raft of news around PS5 and PlayStation generally, starting with the announcement of a showcase this week which was then postponed in support of the Black Lives Matter protests in America. We discuss what we expect to see when the show is rescheduled, as well as comments made about PS4 support for P…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: Naughty Dog blow us away with a new look at The Last of Us Part II gameplay during this week’s State of Play broadcast; rumours suggest this year’s Call of Duty will be a soft reboot of the Black Ops series called Cold War; PlatinumGames confirm Bayonetta 3 is still in production and reject suggestions Xbox may bu…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: our thoughts on PlayStation’s State of Play broadcast on Ghost of Tsushima and Epic’s reveal of Unreal Engine 5 with a stunning PS5 demo; as well as Nintendo’s surprise announcement of a new Paper Mario game, and BioWare confirm that rebuilding Anthem will be a long-term project. As ever we discuss the games we’re…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: we dive into the controversial Inside Xbox showcase from last week, with a recap of all the games announced and a discussion on gamers’ reaction to the show. In other news, a new story expansion for Mortal Kombat 11 is coming but with a hefty price tag, and skaters rejoice - Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 & 2 are offici…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: Assassin’s Creed Valhalla has been announced! We discuss what we’ve learned about the new viking-era game in Ubisoft’s long-running franchise. In other news, Geoff Keighley has launched a new Summer Game Fest, a four-month long digital celebration of gaming featuring announcements, reveals, in-game events and more…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: disaster for Naughty Dog as major spoilers for The Last of Us Part II are leaked online, with rumours suggesting a disgruntled developer is to blame. We recap Google’s latest Stadia Connect, discuss WWE Battlegrounds, 2K’s replacement for the cancelled WWE 2K21, and discuss the possibility of incoming PS5 game ann…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: a new report suggests Sony will manufacture around 2 million less PS5s for launch than they did for the PS4 - we discuss what this might mean for availability and the all-important price. In other news, Gamescom is officially off in its physical form due to the coronavirus; a Kotaku report suggests positive cultur…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: CD Projekt Red insists Cyberpunk 2077 is on course for its September release date despite coronavirus bringing delays to other games; rating boards PEGI and ESRB are introducing new game box labels to inform buyers that games include paid randomised content to address concerns around loot boxes; even more rumours …
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: The Last of Us Part II is indefinitely delayed due to coronavirus, IGN announce a Summer of Gaming event in the wake of E3’s cancellation this year, new rumours suggest Resident Evil 8 is coming next year and will bring new supernatural elements to the franchise, and Outer Wilds triumphs at the BAFTA Game Awards. …
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: we take you through the announcements from Nintendo’s surprise Direct Mini and discuss major rumours that the company is planning to release remasters of classic Super Mario games including Mario 64, Sunshine and Galaxy in 2020; as well as news that Epic Games has partnered with gen DESIGN, Remedy, and Playdead to…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: coronavirus continues to affect the videogame industry as Square Enix suggest gamers buying physical copies of Final Fantasy VII Remake could face delays, and Sony indicate they will slow game downloads in Europe to ease pressure on ISPs as internet usage surges. We also discuss the incredible review scores for Ha…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: E3 is officially cancelled due to coronavirus concerns, and Naughty Dog endure intense criticism over their development crunch culture as The Last of Us Part II nears release. We also discuss rumours that Sony is working on bringing both a Silent Hill reboot and Hideo Kojima’s abandoned Silent Hills project to PS5…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: Campo Santo confirm their planned next game, In the Valley of Gods, has been shelved, with the team now working on other Valve projects including Half-Life: Alyx; while 2K announce new studio Cloud Chamber which will be working on a brand new BioShock game! We also discuss rumours that a discless next-gen Xbox is …
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: makers of League of Legends, Riot Games settle a gender discrimination lawsuit, promising to pay $10million to female employees past and present, while Quantic Dream are made to pay €7000 to a mistreated former employee - we discuss what these rulings say about each studio and gaming culture in general. Leaked art…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: there’s huge news from Valve as they announce Half-Life: Alyx, a brand new VR title in the beloved franchise. Is it the game fans have been waiting for? We also discuss rumours that a remake of Resident Evil 3: Nemesis is in the works after multiple reports this week; Google’s response to criticisms that they lied…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: The Game Awards 2019 nominations are out! In the second half of the show we take you through the categories and discuss which nominated games we think will - and should - win. How many will we get right?! Before that, Mark takes you through his first impressions of Pokemon Sword and Shield and Lewis discusses Bord…
 
On this week’s PlayersToo Podcast: Mark continues his adventure in The Outer Worlds, and Lewis delivers his impressions of the first few hours of Death Stranding! We discuss surprising launch week sales figures for the game, as well as director Hideo Kojima’s comments on the mixed critical response and what it says about American culture. Trouble i…
 
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