Short Pause Gaming Podcast #67: God of War IV Leaked, Gears of War 4 Gets a Release Date, & What is Xbox neXt?
Brent, Ben, Bender, and Frankie are back to once again talk the latest and greatest in the world of gaming. Topics this week include:
- God of War IV Leaked - A supposed leak — which was apparently obtained through less than savory means — suggests the next God of War will star a bearded Kratos in a Norse mythology setting. If this is the case, is this a reboot of the franchise or a continuation of the epic saga of Kratos?
- Gears of War 4 is Out on October 11th - One of Microsoft's biggest titles has a fall release date set in stone. Gears of War 4 is out on October 11th, providing Xbox gamers with a doozy of a AAA title during this fall's rush of games. What's the fate of Marcus Fenix?
- Yet Another Source Confirmed The Legend of Zelda Wii U is Also Coming to NX - Emily Rogers, a Nintendo source known to leak correct information, delivered a trio of rumors this week that had Nintendo fans talking. According to Emily, the next The Legend of Zelda game is set to come to the NX and Wii U, will feature a Link who you can choose to be male or female, and is set to have a fully voiced cast outside of Link himself/herself. With The Legend of Zelda on NX, is this simply a case of where there's smoke there's fire?
- Microsoft Debunks Xbox neXt Rumors - A LinkedIn profile revealed something called Xbox neXt. Microsoft claims this was an old internal team name for a group that worked on releasing Xbox One. Is Microsoft to believed, or is this more to Xbox neXt than they're letting on?
- Final Fantasy VII Remake is Set to Have Some Huge Episodes - We know Final Fantasy VII Remake is going to be released episodically, but now we now how big these episodes are going to be. Each one is said to be the size of a game in the Final Fantasy XIII series. Will this allow the game's epic story to be told properly? Is this a good way to release this game?
- Plus, this week's new releases and much, much MORE!
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