Short Pause Gaming Podcast #157: PS5 in 2020, Sea of Thieves' Future, & A Top Secret Bioshock Game?
How about those God of War reviews?! Join the full squad this week as Brent, Ben, Bender, and Frankie prepare for the release of Sony Santa Monica's latest by talking the latest and greatest in the world of gaming. Topics this week include:
- New PS5 Rumors - Hot on the heels of last week's rumors surrounding the PS5, Kotaku has chimed in with some new scuttlebutt regarding Sony's next hardware, suggesting that current industry speculation pegs the PS5 with a 2020 release at the earliest. Amidst all of the big time exclusives still to release for the platform, is 2020 the right year for the PS5 to release?
- Shenmue I &I II Coming to Current-Gen Consoles - In a surprise move that has fans elated, Sega has revealed that they are bringing the first two Shenmue games to PS4, Xbox One, and PC in the near future. How much of a remaster will this version of the game be? Will this come to the Switch at some point?
- A Top Secret Bioshock Game Could be in Early Development - During a Kotaku report detailing the current status of Mafia III developer Hangar 13 this past week, it was revealed that a top secret Bioshock game under the code name of "Parkside" is potentially in active development. Should Bioshock as a series continue on without the presence of its creator, Ken Levine? Also, are leaks a bad thing for this industry?
- Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 & 2 Arrives in July - Capcom has officially dated the Mega Man X Legacy Collection for this July and released a trailer that outlines what can be found on each of the collections bringing together the entire Mega Man X saga for the first time on current-gen consoles. Will this collection turn out as well as the original Mega Man Legacy Collection did?
- Rare Outlines Upcoming Sea of Thieves Plans - Rare has outlined its Sea of Thieves content plans for the next few months, including new areas to explore, more activities to participate in, new events, and lots more. Is this the kind of content update that Sea of Thieves needs? Will this address gamers' concerns around progression and variety?
- The Banner Saga 3 Gets a Release Date - July 24 is shaping up to be a busy day, as The Banner Saga 3 joins the Mega Man X Legacy Collection on the release calendar on this day. Will this be a worthy end to The Banner Saga trilogy?
- Plus this week's new releases, what we've been playing, and tons more!
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