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317: Returnal, New Pokemon Snap and The Future Scale in Multiplayer Games

May 03, 2021

Returnal is here from Housemarque Games and Austin jumps into this roguelite game to see what it’s all about. It’s one of the first next-gen games on the PS5 and it’s quite the experience. We also play New Pokemon Snap for the Switch. It brings back a lot of old memories with several new features worth exploring.

In the news,  Sony is partnering with Discord on a new initiative to bring it to the PlayStation. EA is the first in the industry to win an Oscar and Halo Infinite has some actually significant PC Features coming our way and every Activision studio is working on Call of Duty.

Our discussion this week is inspired by a  game mode in Scavengers that could support up to 9000 players. This got us thinking about the future scale of multiplayer games. Will we see them get bigger than the standard 64 player? We know 128 is coming to Battlefield and Warzone supports 150. But there are so many other options out there we could experience.

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Show Notes
      • 4:07


      • 20:29

        New Pokémon Snap

      • 33:51

        Discord and Sony, Halo Infinite, Call of Duty

      • 1:02:03

        The Future Scale of Multiplayer Games

      • 1:29:01

        Upcoming Video Game Releases

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