Online Warriors: A Gaming and Entertainment Podcast
Episode 15.7: E3 2021 in Review

Episode 15.7: E3 2021 in Review

June 16, 2021
In this episode of the Online Warriors Podcast, the crew takes on their favorite topic of the year with a special, extended-length episode: it's E3!
 
For this episode, in order to make sure we capture everything that E3 had to offer, we do it live and down to the wire - so you're getting our unfiltered, unedited thoughts this week. 
 
We run through some of the hottest game trailers and reveals that were seen at the 2021 E3 Press Conferences, chatting about the following games:
  • Battlefield 2042 (2:31)
  • Elden Ring (8:18)
  • Tiny Tina's Wonderlands (12:12)
  • Haunted Space (17:24)
  • Rainbow Six: Extraction (20:02)
  • Rocksmith+ (24:36)
  • Avatar: Frontier of Pandora (29:49)
  • Outer Worlds 2 (36:20)
  • Contraband (36:54) / (40:11)
  • A Plague Tale: Requiem (38:28)
  • Halo Infinite (41:27)
  • Redfall (43:08)
  • Forza Horizon 5 (46:03)
  • Starfield (48:03)
  • Stalker 2 (50:54)
  • Party Animals (51:19)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy (53:09)
  • Hitman Sniper: The Shadows (58:03)
  • Metroid Dread (1:01:20)
  • Worms Rumble (1:03:42)
  • Shin Megami Tensei V (1:04:42)
  • WarioWare: Get It Together (1:06:04)
  • Mario Party Superstars (1:09:19)
  • Advance Wars 1+2 Reboot (1:11:36)
  • Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania (1:13:04)
  • Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 (1:14:14)
  • Our E3 Closing thoughts: (1:17:20)
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Episode 15.6: PSVR Showcase, Crysis Remastered Trilogy, and Nintendo Rom-Dram

Episode 15.6: PSVR Showcase, Crysis Remastered Trilogy, and Nintendo Rom-Dram

June 9, 2021

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! This week we ring in the month of June with a very gaming-centric discussion. We also have our Patreon Producer Ben with us today! Let's jump right in:

  • The PSVR Showcase shows off some new games like Fracked, Arashi: Castles of Sin, Winds & Leaves, Wanderer and more! (02:34)
  • Crytek announces the Crysis Remastered Trilogy (25:06)
  • Nintendo wins lawsuit against ROM-hosting site, RomUniverse (36:45)

The crew's been catching up on a ton of great content in the last week, and share their thoughts in the latest Hands On segment:

  • Ben debuts his new project: his very own podcast! Check out an exclusive preview clip of the Two Vague Podcast pilot episode. (45:51)
  • Illeagle watches Bo Burnham's new special, Inside. (54:03)
  • Nerdbomber plays Knockout City and shares her thoughts. (01:01:53)
  • Techtic tinkers with his new 3D printer! (01:06:42)

Then we wrap it up with some Game of Thrones trivia. See who will get smacked with the hand of knowledge this week. (01:09:42)

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Episode 15.5: Sonic 30 Year Anniversary, Mini State of Play, The Tomorrow War, and Marvels Eternals

Episode 15.5: Sonic 30 Year Anniversary, Mini State of Play, The Tomorrow War, and Marvels Eternals

June 2, 2021

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! This week we've got a great episode on the docket, so let's jump right in.

  • Sonic The Hedgehog 30 year anniversary (0:04:21)
  • Mini State of play including the following games:
    • Horizon Forbidden West (0:12:40)
    • Dying Light 2 Stay Human (0:15:55)
    • Farcry 6 (0:19:23)
  • The Tomorrow War (0:22:35)
  • Marvel's Eternals (0:34:19)

This past week we have been up to some stuff!

  • Illeage watches the friends reunion (0:46:54)
  • Techtic dehydrates some fruits and vegetables and watches Cruella with Nerdbomber (0:52:36)
  • Nerdbomber shares her thoughts on Cruella and talks about what not to read (0:53:06)

Then we wrap it up with quiz showdown of the week. Hot dog, hot dog, hot diggity dog. The topic is hot dogs! (1:02:59)

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Special shoutout to our Patreon Producers: Ben Cheknis and Steven Keller!

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Episode 15.4: A New Loftwing Amiibo, the Respect Trailer, and the Return of TimeSplitters

Episode 15.4: A New Loftwing Amiibo, the Respect Trailer, and the Return of TimeSplitters

May 26, 2021

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! This week we have a very special guest with us - our Patreon Producer, Steven Keller! We've got a great episode on the docket, so let's jump right in.

  • Nintendo announces a new Loftwing Amiibo for Skyward Sword HD (3:06)
  • A new trailer for the Respect biopic drops (16:20)
  • Deep Silver revives Free Radical for a new TimeSplitters game (29:39)

The crew's been catching up on a ton of content in the last week, and share their thoughts in the latest Hands On segment:

  • Steven watches the latest season of Camp Cretaceous (41:44)
  • Nerdbomber relives the glory days with Mass Effect Legendary Edition (47:59)
  • Techtic has a campfire and debates the merit of s'mores (1:00:06)
  • Illeagle starts watching Mare of Easttown (1:04:25)

Then we wrap it up with quiz showdown of the week. We're seeing spots, because it's all about Dalmatians this week! (1:09:06)

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Special shoutout to our Patreon Producers: Ben Cheknis and Steven Keller!

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Episode 15.3: Starfield Exclusive to Xbox, Enola Holmes 2, and a WarnerMedia Merger with Discovery

Episode 15.3: Starfield Exclusive to Xbox, Enola Holmes 2, and a WarnerMedia Merger with Discovery

May 19, 2021

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! This week we have a ton of new trailers and announcements to discuss. Let's jump right in:

  • Starfield rumored to be an Xbox exclusive (6:32)
  • AT&T spins off WarnerMedia in a merger with Discovery (17:46)
  • Netflix announces an Enola Holmes sequel (33:36)

The crew's been catching up on a ton of content in the last week, and share their thoughts in the latest Hands On segment:

  • Techtic watches Spontaneous (42:15)
  • Illeagle watches Nomadland (44:44)
  • Nerdbomber watches Bridgerton, finishes Call of the Sea, and revisits New Girl (47:50)

Then we wrap it up with quiz showdown of the week. See who knows more about endangered animals during our trivia segment. (54:32)

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Special shoutout to our Patreon Producers: Ben Cheknis and Steven Keller!

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Episode 15.2: Stranger Things 4, A New Dragon Ball Movie, and Venom 2: Let There Be Carnage

Episode 15.2: Stranger Things 4, A New Dragon Ball Movie, and Venom 2: Let There Be Carnage

May 12, 2021

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! This week we have a ton of new trailers and announcements to discuss. Let's jump right in:

  • Stranger Things 4 gets a new teaser trailer (4:21)
  • A new Dragon Ball movie has been announced (15:33)
  • Carnage is revealed in a new trailer for Venom 2 (28:54)

The crew's been catching up on a ton of great content in the last week, and share their thoughts in the latest Hands On segment:

  • Nerdbomber watches Promising Young Woman and Normal People (40:35)
  • Techtic watches I Love You, Man and starts Season 2 of Mythic Quest (47:58)
  • Illeagle gets further down the Game of Thrones rabbit hole and starts watching the show (53:57)

Then we wrap it up with the showdown of minds! See who will take the lead in the yearly trivia challenge with this week's Lumberjack trivia. (59:00)

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Episode 15.1: Returnal’s Long Runs, Playstation + Discord, and a Dragon Game from IO Interactive

Episode 15.1: Returnal’s Long Runs, Playstation + Discord, and a Dragon Game from IO Interactive

May 5, 2021

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! This week we ring in the month of May with a gaming-centric discussion. Let's jump right in:

  • Returnal releases to great reviews and lengthy runs (4:24)
  • PlayStation partners with Discord after becoming minority stakeholders (18:15)
  • IO Interactive may be working on a dragon-based game for Xbox (30:04)

The crew's been catching up on a ton of great content in the last week, and share their thoughts in the latest Hands On segment:

  • Illeagle continues playing Horizon: Zero Dawn, starts reading Game of Thrones, and watches The Land Before Time on Netflix (38:34)
  • Techtic watches The Mitchells vs. The Machines (43:35)
  • Nerdbomber plays It Takes Two with Techtic, and starts Call of the Sea on her new Xbox Series X (44:59)

Then we wrap it up with some out-of-this-world trivia centered around the Mass Effect franchise. (52:58)

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Episode 14.10: Captain America 4, Rivet is Introduced to Ratchet & Clank, and Hilary Duff Helms a HIMYM Reboot

Episode 14.10: Captain America 4, Rivet is Introduced to Ratchet & Clank, and Hilary Duff Helms a HIMYM Reboot

April 28, 2021

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! We've got a beefy episode for you guys this week, with a lot of juicy discussion! Let's jump right in:

  • Marvel announces that Captain America 4 is officially in the works (4:55)
  • Sony unveils the latest peek at Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart and the name of the new female Lombax (16:56)
  • A How I Met Your Mother revival is in the works with Hilary Duff at the helm (27:05)

The crew's been catching up on a ton of great content in the last week, and share their thoughts in the latest Hands On segment:

  • Illeagle starts playing Horizon: Zero Dawn, starts writing a book, and continues to watch The Circle (41:00)
  • Nerdbomber and Techtic watch the Netflix original, The Stowaway (47:36)
  • Techtic and Nerdbomber watch the new Mortal Kombat move (56:10)

Then we wrap it up (you'll get the pun) with some trivia all about The Mummy. (59:05)

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Episode 14.9: New Trailers for Shang-Chi & Army of the Dead, and the Cancellation of Amazon’s LOTR MMORPG

Episode 14.9: New Trailers for Shang-Chi & Army of the Dead, and the Cancellation of Amazon’s LOTR MMORPG

April 21, 2021

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! We've got a beefy episode for you guys this week, with a lot of juicy discussion! Let's jump right in:

  • Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead gets a new trailer (3:22)
  • Amazon's Lord of the Rings MMORPG officially gets cancelled (16:51)
  • Marvel releases the trailer for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (31:12)

The crew's been catching up on a ton of great content in the last week, and share their thoughts in the latest Hands On segment:

  • Illeagle listens to the Blink audiobook (by Malcolm Gladwell) and starts watching Season 2 of The Circle (43:04)
  • Nerdbomber and Techtic start playing Outriders (52:01)
  • Techtic and Nerdbomber watch an indie movie, Social Animals (56:45)

Then we have Two Guys, A Girl, and A Trivia Game! We have our weekly trivia showdown, all about Ryan Reynolds. (58:57)

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Special shoutout to our Patreon Producers: Ben Cheknis and Steven Keller!

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Episode 14.8: Sony and Netflix’s New Deal, a TLOU PS5 Remake, and Real Light Sabers!

Episode 14.8: Sony and Netflix’s New Deal, a TLOU PS5 Remake, and Real Light Sabers!

April 14, 2021

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! We've got a beefy episode for you guys this week, with a lot of juicy discussion! Let's jump right in:

  • Sony Pictures and Netflix make an exclusive streaming-rights deal (08:10)
  • Sony plans for a PS5 remake of The Last of Us PS5 (20:35)
  • Disney announces new "real" light sabers coming soon to their theme parks (32:23)

The crew's been catching up on a ton of great content in the last week, and share their thoughts in the latest Hands On segment:

  • Illeagle watches Four Weddings and a Funeral (43:51)
  • Techtic watches Hello, My Name is Doris (45:11)
  • Nerdbomber reads Ready Player Two (47:40)

Then we revisit one of television's most beloved shows with some Seinfeld trivia! (50:56)

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Special shoutout to our Patreon Producers: Ben Cheknis and Steven Keller!

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