Short Pause Gaming Podcast #155: Nindies Impress, February's NPD, & Sea of Thieves Divides Gamers
Avast, ye mateys! The gang's all here this week as Brent, Ben, Bender, and Frankie once again get together to talk the latest and greatest in the world of gaming, including their in-depth impressions of Rare's Sea of Thieves! Topics this week include:
- Hands-On With Sea of Thieves - The fellas have been playing Sea of Thieves all week, and they've got a lot to discuss. What works? What doesn't? What needs to change? The guys discuss whether Rare's latest is worth your time.
- A Way Out Impressions - EA and Josef Fares' Hazelight Studios released A Way Out this past Friday, and it delivers on its bold claim to reinvent cooperative gaming. Find out why A Way Out is a game that needs to be on your radar.
- Nintendo's Latest Nindies Presentation - In a short but sweet Nindies showcase, Nintendo unveiled several great looking independent titles coming to the platform in the near future, including Mark of the Ninja Remastered, Bad North, Lumines Remastered, The Messenger, The Banner Saga 1-3, and Pool Panic. How has Nintendo's increased focus on independent development benefited the Switch?
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered Will Not Feature Multiplayer - In a report out of Eurogamer this week, they've confirmed that not only is Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered a real thing, but its apparently going to launch without any multiplayer support as well. It's a situation that is essentially our worst fears realized. Who thought it was a good idea to release Modern Warfare 2 Remastered without PVP and Spec Ops??
- Nightfall Unique Rewards - Destiny 2 has a big update inbound for this Tuesday, and part of that is the introduction of Nightfall Unique Rewards. Will this update reinvigorate the game's loot chase? Also, how much will this "go fast" update fundamentally change the game?
- February's NPD Results - PS4 was the top selling console last month, while Monster Hunter World topped the software charts for the second month in a row. What else stands out from last month's results?
- Plus this week's new releases, what we've been playing, and tons more!
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