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Get 30% off your subscription at http://lootcrate.com/games with promo code: GAMES Get 15% off your first pair at http://meundies.com/gamesdaily Get 15% off your first purchase at http://thirdlove.com/games Tim and Andrea run through the Game Awards 2018 Nominees. 00:02:00 - Housekeeping Greg’s going home for Thanksgiving, so it’s time for a Portillo’s Meet & Greet! Saturday, November 24 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Bloomingdale, Illinois Portillo’s. 134 E Lake Street -- that’s the one at Bloomingdale Rd. and Lake St. Check Greg’s Twitter. As it’s Thanksgiving next week, no KFMS or KFGD. GOG, Gamescast, and Party Mode roll on. The Roper Report - 00:05:10 - The Game Awards Nominees 00:33:35 - PUBG Coming to PS4, Oscar Dayus GameSpot 00:34:20 - release date and new information for Marvel's Spider-Man's second DLC, Turf Wars, Announced on the PlayStation Blog 00:35:18 - Out today Reader mail - 00:45:42 - How soon are we to see a next gen VR headset from Microsoft, PlayStation or maybe even Mr. Nintendo? - Marco Antonio Morales de la cruz 00:49:22 - You‘re Wrong Tomorrows host: Greg and Whitta
Get 30% off your subscription at http://lootcrate.com/games with promo code: GAMES Get 15% off your first pair at http://meundies.com/gamesdaily Get 15% off your first purchase at http://thirdlove.com/games Tim and Greg talk about Xbox Game Pass vs. PS Now, Pikachu, and more! Time Stamps 00:04:20 - Housekeeping The Roper Report - 00:07:30 - Detective Pikachu looks awesome?! 00:12:10 - X018 Recap 00:32:40 - Luke Smith (Director) on Forsaken 00:34:30 - Chicago’s PlayStation Tax, Matt Kim USGamer 00:36:50Chicago’s PlayStation Tax, Matt Kim USGamer - Out today Reader mail - 00:45:00 - William from San Antonio - “With the sad news of Stan Lee's death, do you think that there will be any memorials or game events or anything like that in Spiderman to commemorate his work to the Marvel Franchise?” 00:47:00 - John "Sriracha" Shay - “With the ps5 not too far away and the new "quieter" ps4 pro just being released (model: CUH-7200), do you think it is worth upgrading at this point or should I hold off until the ps5?” 00:48:40 - Charles Jakobsen - “Will it be the best rated Smash (based on Metacritic)?” 00:51:30 - Jake from Mizzou - “For a J1100 project, we have to create a news outlet, complete with a mission statement, code of ethics, audience engagement strategy, a business plan. etc. We decided to make a podcast…” 00:55:20 - Austin T - “Are we due for Watch Dogs 3 in 2019??” 00:57:20 - Fusion Orc - “Tetris effect is soo good it has motivated me to buy PSVR. Do I need wands or no?” 00:58:20 - Squad Up: Bad_Marc - PS4 - Marquito_TSO - “Kindafunny best friends, you’re my only hope. Actually I am just looking for help for The Last Wish raid on Destiny 2. Long story short, my wife and I just had our first son, he is just one month old and squeezing 10 min here and there to play is hard enough, several hours it is just not realistic. HOWEVER my wife is going with him for a week to grandpa’s and it is my last chance in a while. At least just the first couple of encounters would be great. I live in Tokyo so the time difference might be hard but I can adapt, specially during weekends. Have a great one, keep doing your awesome and thanks!” 00:59:57 - You‘re Wrong TOMORROW’S HOST IS:TUESDAY: Andrea and Tim/WEDNESDAY: Greg and Whitta/THURSDAY: Greg and John Phipps/FRIDAY: Greg and Andrea
Get $20 off at http://brooklinen.com with promo code: GAMES Get your first refill pack free at http://getquip.com/games Fran and Greg talk about what Destiny 2 needs to do to recapture users. Time Stamps 00:03:35 - Housekeeping The Roper Report - 00:12:40 - Activision Not Happy with Destiny 2 Sales, Jason at Kotaku 00:27:30 - Prima Games is shutting down, Evan Slead EGM Now 00:35:30 - Game Subscription Services generated $273m in Q3 ‘18 00:41:59 - Out today Reader mail - 00:46:20 - jackdutt - “what you guys think controllers will look like for the next generation of consoles” 00:48:40 - Lethargic - “PUBG just put out the Harley and Joker skins that cost a combined 45 dollars” 00:52:40 - luciddre4m - “I’m a big Tetris fan and I have a simple question: is it worth getting a PSVR primarily for Tetris Effect” 00:57:21 - Nicholas Quevedo - “There is major fire in CA from what I’m hearing in the news. Are all your friends, in and out of the industry okay?” 00:59:10 - Squad Up: Vinny - PC & PS4 - Darkmantis47 (Steam) - “i am looking for some best friends to make our little gaming group a little bigger. PC is our typical platform (CS:G0, Dragon Ball Fighterz, and Black Ops 4), but once RDR Online drops we will be looking to gang up to tame the wild west” 01:00:00 - You‘re Wrong Tomorrow’s host: MONDAY: Greg and Tim TUESDAY: Andrea and Tim WEDNESDAY: Greg and Whitta THURSDAY: Greg and John Phipps FRIDAY: Greg and Andrea
Jared and Greg rundown the overnight craziness out of Square Enix! Message Input 00:02:00 - Housekeeping X018 this Saturday! We’ll be live streaming reactions 12:45 p.m. twitch.tv/kindafunnygames The Roper Report - 00:05:30 - FF15 DLC Cancelled, Director Leaves - Eddie GameSpot 00:29:45 - Red Dead 2 Online Beta News, Joe Skrebels IGN 00:33:05 - Red Dead 2 Ships 17 Million, Christopher Dring GIB 00:35:48 - Best Video Game Employers in Canada, Christopher Dring GIB 00:38:55 - Ooops. Boss Fight Books Twitter 00:40:25 - Out today Reader mail - 00:49:27 - We have had a tremendous year for top tier narrative driven games with 2018 producing some of the best games in a long time. Given the production cycle on these games can be 5 plus years, do you think we may be heading into a ‘drought’ of those sorts of games? - Daniel B 00:51:50 - PS4/Xbox One turn FIVE years old this month. What are your thoughts on their impact? How has your life changed in five years? What were you doing on/leading up to launch? Where your predictions wrong/right about features these consoles introduced? - Nicholas Quevedo 00:59:05 - Squad Up: Kam (Twitter) - @TheKamdyman 01:00:48 - One of them rotatin’ segments - Required Reading: PlayStation Classis mini https://www.polygon.com/2018/11/8/18074180/playstation-classic-games-list-preview 01:01:45 - You‘re Wrong Tomorrow’s host: Greg and someone cool!
Get $20 off at http://brooklinen.com with promo code: GAMES Get your first refill pack free at http://getquip.com/games Game Informer's Imran Khan and Greg talk about Mr. Game & Watch, Smash's DLC Tweets, and more. Time Stamps 00:03:40 - Housekeeping The Roper Report - 00:05:00 - Nintendo removes Native American References in Smash, Tom Phillips Eurogamer 00:16:10 - Power Jusho - “Why is Playstation censoring games now?! *end angry Greg voice* It seems like there's been a change of policy at PS and many fans are upset. What are your opinions on it and what can we, as fans, do to tell PS not to censor our games,in a respectful manner of course?” 00:24:45 - Smash DLC Done, Decided by Nintendo - Sakurai on Twitter 00:29:30 - AsherMerlin - “Why is it so hard for some people to acknowledge that there are people out there that need a single player element to a game in order to be excited and want to play something…” 00:32:20 - Riot Games Lawsuit: Gender Discrimination - Cecilia at Kotaku 00:37:04 - Assassin’s Creed Continues to Be F*****g Awesome, Andrew Reiner at GI 00:41:50 - Out today Reader mail - 00:43:40 - Ignacio Rojas - “Could it be that Bioware is ready to announce the next Mass Effect project?” 00:48:30 - Kevin is my dream daddy - “why is it ok when Jason Schreier leaks information” 00:43:40 - Ignacio Rojas - “What’s good, Greg and [insert cohost name here]! Another year and another N7 day is around the corner. Yesterday, BioWare sent out a tweet that reads “What does N7 mean to you? #N7Day”. Could it be that Bioware is ready to announce the next Mass Effect project? Is this a tease for the long long rumored Mass Effect trilogy collection? Or does this, just like last year, mean absolutely nothing? Anyways, keep up the awesome work, especially you [insert cohost name here], I love your work” 00:55:20 - Chance Rainer - “do y’all think that streamers on Twitch and other platforms have negatively affected game sales?Instead of people going out to buy the new game that just came out they can watch one of their favorite streamers play it instead which I think would affect sales in one way or another” 00:58:00 - Lucid Dreams - “Greg, Road Redemption launched on PS4 yesterday and I was wondering if you had any inclination to try it. It claims to be a modern homage to Road Rash and it actually looks like a lot of fun based on the trailer. For only $19.99 I'm willing to pick it up, but I wanted your opinion first. Thanks!” 00:59:40 - Squad Up: Andrew "PSWii” - PS3 - PSWii2008 - “Hey Tim & Andrea! I'm very close to getting the Platinum in Rocket League, and I need a Best Friend to help me get the trophy for playing an online game with a friend. I'd also love to play with more Best Friends in general on PS4! I'm not pro by any means, but I've played on Steam since launch, so I have some skills! I have some other multiplayer games like Laser League & Friday the 13th. If you want to play w/ me, hit me up!” 01:00:40 - You‘re Wrong Tomorrow’s host: THURSDAY: Greg and Jared FRIDAY: Greg and Tim
Get $20 off at http://brooklinen.com with promo code: GAMES Get your first refill pack free at http://getquip.com/games Andrea and Tim run through what Nintendo might be hiring for. 00:01:00 - Housekeeping ELECTION DAY! Community streams for Extra Life to support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals! Join or donate now: kindafunny.com/extralife The Roper Report - 00:03:30 - NINTENDO IS HIRING FOR A ZELDA-RELATED PROJECT - via IGN, Nick Santangelo 00:22:20 - Out today Reader mail - 00:30:45 - Have you seen the image of the Eevee tamagotchi that has been going around on Japanese imageboards and Twitter that has been going around? Do you think it's real despite not yet being confirmed, and if it is do you think we could see more Pokemon digital pets in the future that will be able to connect to the main games like the pokewalker did with heartgold and soulsilver? and since Bandai Namco who owns tamagotchi also owns Digimon, which started as a tamagotchi spin off, do you think we could potentially see some kind of crossover in the future, or that this is more of a one time collaboration? - Erroll M 00:33:00 - I recently got a PS4 to play red dead redemption. As someone whose never owned a PlayStation before which are the games I should look at getting next. I’m definitely getting Spider-Man so too 5 other games? - Mike Powis 00:36:00 - with so many games out in the market and it being so easy to judge a game "by its cover", what is the best way in your opinion to find games that may appeal to you even when you don't initially think you'll like it? - Josh 00:43:34 - Is Open World Fatigue a valid criticism when discussing your impressions about a game? - drummerduck09 00:51:30 - Squad Up: Andy(Xbox) - WavyChileno 00:53:15 - You‘re Wrong Tomorrow’s host: Greg and ?????
Get $20 off at http://brooklinen.com with promo code: GAMES Get your first refill pack free at http://getquip.com/games Andrea and Tim discuss the Diablo situation and Pokemon Go announcements. 00:03:10 - Housekeeping Extra Life THANK YOUs! Overkill’s The Walking Dead Streaming Dead Live! The Roper Report - 00: 04:35 - DIABLO: IMMORTAL IS A NEW GAME COMING TO MOBILE DEVICES - BLIZZCON 2018 - via IGN - Brandin Tyrrel 00:27:20 - Sources: Blizzard Pulled Diablo 4 Announcement From BlizzCon - via Jason Schrierer at Kotaku 00:31:39 - Pokémon Go will finally track your walking distance in the background - via Allegra Frank, Polygon 00:34:35 - Out today Reader mail - 00:38:51 - Character reveal trailers for Wii U and Switch Smash Bros. games are the same style as the reveal trailer for the new adventure mode. I’m talking Mega Man, Bowser Jr, Charizard, Greninja, and all Switch characters. Is there a possible incorporation of those into this new adventure mode? Adventure mode is for fun and not story, but a few cinematics thrown in might be a thing right? - Nighthawk2202 00:41:26 - Have you voted? - Best Friend 00:42:20 - I'm calling it now. Borderlands 3 announcement at the VGAs this year. What are your perditions/hopeful for? - Evan from Montreal! 00:45:00 - It seems clear that Red Dead 2 will not be coming to Switch. With RockStar’s silence on any other games coming to Switch besides LA Noire, do you think that the time has passed for a port of RDR-1 or GTA-V? Or is the window still open in 2019? - Lee in Austin, TX 00:47:45 - Is it okay for games to be teased so early and not release and does it hurt sales? - Ashley from Brighton, UK 00:54:15 - What do you guys think the 2019 release schedule could look like for all the awesome Switch games coming out next year? We know what all is coming, but with no specific months/dates. Also, just for fun, what Nintendo franchise do you want to see hit the Switch, if it hasn’t already? - Saucy Biscuit 00:58:30 - You‘re Wrong Tomorrow’s host: Andrea and Tim
Get 30% off your subscription at http://lootcrate.com/games with promo code: GAMES Robinhood is giving listeners a free stock to build your portfolio at http://games.robinhood.com It looks like legendary game director Junichi Masuda won't be directing Pokemon after Let's Go. Andrea and Greg discuss. 00:01:15 - Housekeeping IGN x Kinda Funny x Taco Bell today: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. PT EXTRA LIFE IS TOMORROW! Extra Life 2018 is November 3rd! We’ll be streaming games and shenanigans for 24 hours as we raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals! Join or donate now: kindafunny.com/extralife The Roper Report - 00:04:00 - BLIZZCON YO 00:09:17 - Long-time Pokemon Director likely stepping away, Rebekah Valentine GIB 00:06:03 - Get Destiny 2 for Free (on PC) 00:13:38 - LoL Stats 00:16:30 - Required viewing - https://youtu.be/lyNnwtDMO40 00:23:15 - Brie Larson wants to be Samus in Metroid Movie 00:24:40 - Out today Reader mail - 00:31:30 - What're your most anticipated games, or sleepers that could make a run at Game of the Year 2019? - All Paul 00:37:35 - With the Game Awards over the horizon, do you believe any weighty announcements will be made? - IvanTheHero 00:40:00 - Do you think we will see more rhythm inspired iterations of Tetris and any possible DLC music packs? - Tagless02 00:42:10 - Rockstar & Trusted Reviews RDR2 leak and subsequent donation - 32BitPlayer from PA 01:02:18 - Squad Up:Ben(Xbox One) - bstefon 01:03:01 - You‘re Wrong Next weeks host: MONDAY: Tim and Andrea TUESDAY: Andrea and Tim WEDNESDAY: Greg and XXXXX THURSDAY: Greg and Jared FRIDAY: Greg and Tim
Get 30% off your subscription at http://lootcrate.com/games with promo code: GAMES Robinhood is giving listeners a free stock to build your portfolio at http://games.robinhood.com Jared and Greg run you through all news from Nintendo this morning. 00:01:44 - Housekeeping IGNxKFxTaco Bell: Tomorrow. IGN.com. 2 p.m. EXTRA LIFE IS SATURDAY! Extra Life 2018 is November 3rd! We’ll be streaming games and shenanigans for 24 hours as we raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals! Join or donate now: kindafunny.com/extralife The Roper Report - 00:06:35 - SUPER SMASH BROS ULTIMATE UPDATE 00:21:19 - Site Apologizes, Donates for RDR2 Leak, Brian Crecente VAriety 00:29:20 - Switch Sales, GIB 00:29:52 - Sunset Overdrive Rated on PC, Sal Romano Gematsu 00:30:48 - Out today Reader mail - 00:38:10 - With so many WII U games ported to the Switch there is still one glaring omission to me: Super Mario Maker. - Charles 00:41:15 - Do you (Greg) think that with all the major games that have come out recently that it has left you very minimal time to actually enjoy a game like Red Dead Redemption 2? - PhotoNerd15 00:42:52 - - PhotoNerd15 00:48:14 - Squad Up: Ryan Heatman(PS4) - JustEty 00:49:25 - One of them rotatin’ segments: Bad PSN Name - HiMyNameIsRoe 00:51:14 - You‘re Wrong Tomorrow’s host: Greg and Andrea
Get 30% off your subscription at http://lootcrate.com/games with promo code: GAMES Robinhood is giving listeners a free stock to build your portfolio at http://games.robinhood.com Tim and Gary run through all the biggest video game news of Halloween! 00:02:05 - Housekeeping EXTRA LIFE IS SATURDAY! Extra Life 2018 is November 3rd! We’ll be streaming games and shenanigans for 24 hours as we raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals! Join or donate now: kindafunny.com/extralife Gary Whitta Plug Tomorrow Smash Direct 7AM The Roper Report - 00:10:15 - Undertale Creator Releases New Game (Maybe?) (Jason Schreier Kotaku) 00:08:26 - Titanfall 3 and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Could be Out By Late 2019 (IGN) 00:21:30 - Nintendo President Wants more DLC for Existing Big Titles (Joe Skrebels IGN) 00:30:10 - Animal Crossing for Nintendo Switch Could Be Released as Early as Q1 2019 (Loot Pots) 00:32:45 - Fortnite Downloaded On Nearly Half of All Switches 00:33:38 - Henry Cavil in The Witcher:(Netflix)(IGN Writeup) 00:36:35 - MediEvil Announce Trailer Is Out (2019) (Shaun Layden, PlayStation Blog) 00:38:00 - Resident Evil 2 Costumes (RE Twitter) 00:40:18 - Out today Reader mail - 00:08:03 - Gary Whitta's ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY - Professor Woke 00:44:19 - I'm in a chicken or the egg situation. With black Friday approaching, I'm looking for some advice! Having neither a 4K TV, nor an XBox One X, what do you think would be a better one to get first? - Dalton 00:47:35 - My question is this, in the age of online videogames news sources such as IGN and Kinda Funny, and the frequency of breaking news, is it surprising that there are still actually any hard copy publications at all, or do you think there is still room for print media in this industry? - Paul Terry 00:49:40 - I had an idea for a trophy like collectible in Smash Ultimate. Tim, how insane would it be if in Smash Bros you collected issues of Nintendo Power, and all the issues were in the game? - MaDogNik96 00:54:00 - Squad Up:WeissMark (PSN) - IceFire211 00:54:30 - You‘re Wrong Tomorrow’s host: THURSDAY: Greg and Jared FRIDAY: Greg and Andrea