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Every week the Byte Me Podcast dips into the games you should be playing! Featuring news and reviews for PC, console and mobile games, along with fun discussions about games from the classics to new releases. Perfect for casual gamers or for casual gamers that want to be a little more hard core, join Byte Me and find your next favorite game!
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Episode 134: Batman Returns

Episode 134: Batman Returns

2019-06-1901:27:31

Adam is back, but Cliff is missing. Which means that Cliff doesn't really know what to write here. QuestionsVinny: What is your personal Mount Rushmore of video game characters?Eduardo Desperado: Who would be in the Nintendo version of Magic Mike ?Operator Jack: Do you guys miss the days of renting out video games from shops before deciding to buy them?OptimistPrime: Turn any video game character into a celebrity chef and tell us what their top selling dish would be?Cheap/Free GamesGame Pass:Batman Arkham KnightMetro ExodusHollow KnightHandsome Collection Resident Evil: Revelations - 6/20Rare Replay - 6/20Torment: Tides of Numenera - 6/27Goat Simulator - 6/27Epic StoreEnter the Gungeon (ends 6/20)Rebel Galaxy
Adam is on the final episode of his podcast hiatus and we knew that with a topic as big as E3 we needed to call in an expert. And who better than a guy that live streamed the entire conference? Hey, oh, it's Vinny!Stadia:Price Point & Stadia in GeneralXbox:Jedi Fallen OrderBlair WitchCyberPunk 2077Game Pass & PC Game Pass OverallBriefly Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga12 MinutesGears 5New Elite ControllerXCloud and ScarlettHalo Infinite Bethesda:Fallout 76Wolfenstein Young BloodOrion?Doom EternalDevolver Digital:What is a Devolver Conference?Ubisoft:Watch Dogs LegionTom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: BreakpointTom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Quarantine Just Dance 2020Uplay +Square Enix:Marvel’s AvengersOutridersNintendo:Luigi’s Mansion 3Link’s Awakening RemakeContra Rouge Corps and how it looks like a PS2 gameGames like Super Lucky’s Tale, and Minecraft Dungeon coming to Switch, even when owned by Xbox. Animal Crossing DelayBanjo Kazooie in SmashBreath of the Wild 2
NewsI mean, we barely talk about it, but it's totally going to happen either way, just wanted y'all to be aware.We talked about the new Pokemon Sword & Shield game, the new Magic the Gathering series coming to Netflix, Battalion 1944 is a new competitive online WWII shooter that looks interesting, Game Pass is officially coming to PC, Cuphead is coming to Tesla cars and Minecraft Story might be going away...forever.QuestionsVinny: What was the first game experience you had that made realize games could do stories well, even compared to movies and television?Mansocks: Coke FreeStyle Machine.. What is your choice? Me? Barqs Orange Creme Soda!!!!OptimistPrime: With the lack of time we all have these days do you still try to 100% games or do you just finish the game for the storyline?Geekopia: Which setting would you like to see for a new game made by the Fallout/Elder Scroll team? Personally, I would love a western setting!JoeColeslaw: How often do you find yourself just "window shopping" for games or consoles or pc parts? No intention to buy, but just browse. How often do you impulse buy because of this?EduardoDesperado: Which capcom game would you guys like to have in the Resident Evil Engine?AngelGrl: Do you think there will be any special guests on stage at E3, and if so who?Cheap/Free GamesNintendo Online: Double Dragon II: The Revenge
Warhammer: Chaosbane (PC, XBOX, PS4) - June 4 - $50Hell Let Loose – Steam Early Access (PC) – June 6 - $30Journey (PC) – June 6 - $15Octopath Traveller (PC) - June 7 - $60Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night (PC, PS4,  XBOX , Switch) – June 18/25 - $40Luna (PS4, PS VR) – June 18 - $15Crash Team Racing Nitro Fueled (PS4,  XBOX, Switch) - June 21 - $40Heavy Rain (PC) - June 24 - $20Super Mario Maker (Switch) - June 28 - $60My Friend Pedro (PC, Switch) – June - ???
NewsLots of rumors are starting to hit as we lead up to E3! Borderlands 2 might be getting new DLC, Ubisoft might be launching a subscription service, Death Stranding has a release date, Playstation exclusive Journey is coming to the PC, Konami announces the games we'll get in the Contra Anniversary Collection and Nintendo is gamifying sleep now. QuestionsVinny: With Next Gen almost upon us, what are each of your top 3 games of this generation and why? EddieSpaghetti: With E3 just days away, which games you guys think will have a 2019 release?JoeColeslaw: What is your favorite marketing campaign of a video game? Demo discs w. Pizza? Pop company with a mascot game? Burger chain made games?AngelGrl: You're trapped in a fighting game, but have no powers,  one of the characters is going to protect you, the others will try to kick your butt. Which game and character will you choose?Turndown4What: What writer/director would you like to be involved in making a video game? And if you want to expand on it.........what type of game would you like them to make?Cheap/Free GamesPS Plus:Sonic ManiaBorderlands: The Handsome Collection
News We saw Detective Pikachu!The Overwatch Anniversary Events just started, get loot, access to old brawl events and more!Overwatch just added Workshop support as well that allow for custom game typesDauntless is a F2P Monster Hunter clone with cross play on all systemsMS & Sony are partnering on cloud gaming...but nobody told Sony GamesThe Ouya store is still open?QuestionsVinny: What is THE game do you feel got you into gaming?JoeCloeslaw: What is a game that proved to be a hidden treasure? Perhaps not rave reviews at launch, but really game into its own and stood out to you when you played it? Could be Games as service, could be indie title, could be retro. . . Have fun!EddieSpaghetti: With Mario Maker 2 coming out . What other game would you like to take the "Maker" style ? I'd love a Mario Kart Maker.AngelGrl: What would be a game you would love to play a sequel of, but don't think will ever get made? And what would you like to see from it?Optimist Prime: With George R R Martin, author of the Song of Ice and Fire books that Game of Thrones was based on, supposedly working with From Software, creators of the amazing, genre defining and spectacular Dark Souls, Bloodborne, and Sekiro games, which author or screenwriter would you like to work with a video game company of your choice?Geekopia: Did you guys ever tried a vegan restaurant?Mansocks: And, what is your favorite road trip snack? Cheap/Free GamesGame Pass Metal Gear Survive (May 23)The Banner Saga (May 23)Void Bastards (May 29)Dead by Daylight (May 30)Outer Wilds (May 30)Full Metal Furies (June 6)The Banner Saga 2 (June 6)Superhot (June 6)Humble Tiny Build Bundlehttps://www.humblebundle.com/games/tinybuild-bundle-2019?partner=byteme The Sims 4 is Free Right Nowhttps://www.pcgamer.com/the-sims-4-is-free-on-origin-right-now/Rime is Free on the EGS starting 5/23https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/product/rime/home Small Bites Steam Link is now available on iOS and Apple TV and it's pretty awesomeRiot is making League of Legends for mobile
8-Bit Bytes: Fighting Games

8-Bit Bytes: Fighting Games

2019-05-2100:59:43

NewsArcade1Up has a new Mortal Kombat cabinet out, with upgraded monitors, sticks and improved paint Diablo, Warcraft and Warcraft 2 on out on GoGNew games for the upcoming Sega Mini have been announcedEMUParadise and other ROM sites are shutting downFighting GamesWe run through over two decades of fighting games, from 1976's Heavyweight Champ to 1999's Super Smash Brothers!QuestionsJoeColeslaw: What's Is your go to retro game to play? One that will never get old! 
NewsRed Dead Online is out of beta and has a ton of new content, World of Warcraft Classic gets a release date, the Division 2 gets new DLC missions, Division 2 raids won't have matchmaking and Beat Saber is finally leaving Steam Early Access (and getting a level editor!)QuestionsVinny: Even though its only a little less than a month away, I've been thinking about E3 a lot! Question this week is what is your favorite get hype moment at any E3 conference? (P.S. you can watch along E3 with me and see live reacts at https://twitch.tv/davinster)Geekopia: What do you guys wanna see out of Pokemon Shield and Sword? New Mega evolutions? New ways to travel? Anything ^_^Joe Coleslaw: What is your favorite and or least favorite screen or action when you fail a mission or die in game? Duck hunt dog laughing at you? Gory and gruesome deaths in Evil Within? GoW telling you to pick an easier difficulty?Tenpenny25: What other gaming related podcast do you all listen to? And If you could collaborate with another podcast for one episode who would it be with?OptimistPrime: Was there ever a moment in your gaming career that almost made you give up gaming or stopped you from participating in the gaming community?EddieSpaghetti: This or That:Oreos vs Soft ServerPuppies vs Gummie Bearstr1pletrouble: You're stuck in a video game for a week. You keep everything you obtain in it. You can’t use cheats or hacks, etc. What game do you choose and why? I choose Scribblenauts for obvious reasons.Mansocks: What is your favorite Kevin Smith Movie? Cheap/Free GamesGames Leaving Game Passhttps://www.polygon.com/2019/5/12/18616942/xbox-game-pass-may-2019-leaving Stories Untold Free on Epic Store Starting May 16https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/product/stories-untold/home  
Riot and Gearbox are having what sounds like massive internal issues, with Gearbox fighting accusations of harassment and an employee walkout and Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford arguing on Twitter with Claptrap voice David Eddings.In better news, EA Access is finally coming to the PlayStation, Microsoft is trying to cut down on harassment on Xbox and the upcoming Master Chief Collection will have cross progression between the Xbox and PC (and maybe cross play!)QuestionsVinny: With the excitement of End Game, along with it surpassing Titanic in Box Office Sales, what Marvel Superhero would you like to have their own single player narrative based game? Would it have an original story or based off movies/comics? Up to you guys if you wanna spoil End Game...TurnDwn4Wut: How would you make the multiplayer experience even betterJoeColeslaw: If you could have any [occupation] Simulator game...What would it beEddieSpaghetti: This or That:Oreos vs AdamDylan vs Soft Serve Ice CreamOptimistPrime: What is your favorite flavor of Doritos?Mansocks: What is your favorite Star Wars movie?Cheap/Free GamesPlaystation Plus Games for May8-Bit Armies (PS4)Batman: Arkham Knight (PS4)Brawlout (PS4)Dangerous Golf (PS4)Lego Ninjago Movie Video Game (PS4)Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom (PS3)Metal Gear Rising Revengeance Ultimate Edition (PS3)Miko Gakkout Monogatari: Kaede Episode (PS4)Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter (PS4)Tales of Zestiria (PS4 Upgrade)May Humble Bundle Monthlyhttps://www.humblebundle.com/monthly Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Battle EditionNew Star Wars Games in Origin Accesshttps://www.pcgamer.com/ea-adds-12-star-wars-games-to-origin-access-including-original-battlefront-2/  
NewsBorderlands 3 got a gameplay reveal today and we have the details, Valve is building their own (very expensive) VR headset, apparently there is going to be a Saint's Row movie, Razer is expanding into the kitchen, somebody important isn't coming to the Minecraft 10 year anniversary party, Sonic has human teeth and Epic Games is buying Psyonix!QuestionsVinny: What game or franchise would you like to see become a games as a service type game?EddieSpaghetti: This or That:Oreos vs AdamDylan vs Soft Serve Ice CreamAngelGrl: This is a big year for Nintendo, the game boy turned 30 and i just learned smash is 20 today (April 26th). What were you guys doing when those things happened and what were your favorite games those years?Cheap/Free GamesPlayStation Plus: https://blog.us.playstation.com/2019/05/01/playstation-plus-free-games-for-may-what-remains-of-edith-finch-overcooked/  Games with Gold: https://majornelson.com/2019/04/29/xbox-live-games-with-gold-for-may-2019/  Game Pass: https://twitter.com/majornelson/status/1123215938692583424?s=19  Humble Lego Bundle: https://www.humblebundle.com/games/lego-games-bundle?partner=byteme Twitch Prime: https://www.twitch.tv/prime  
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Justin Salas

love the show!! just sometimes I feel like there is rambling. sometimes I just stop listening because I want the topic to move on that's only my advice. love hearing the news and especially the cheap/free games because most of the time I know nothing about what is out there. thank you for the show

Jun 6th
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Joshua Fulkerson

A great podcast with a bunch of dudes (sometimes a girl), having a great time talking about video games. Weekly news and viewpoints from a variety of generations, with the occasional comedic relief, and interactive questions from the community, all compacted into one clip. Great for a listen in the car or anywhere you go. The online discord community are great people! come check it out!

Apr 26th
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Vinny DaVinster

Best Video Game Podcast in existence today. Give these guys some love and listen in week in and week out

Nov 2nd
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