This week on the Rocket Punch Cast, the crew discuss the latest first party release from Microsoft for the Xbox, and talk about whether it stands on its own as a strong Xbox exclusive! Will and Cameron gives their initial impressions on Gears 5, and decided on whether it is a step in the right direction for Microsoft.
This week on the Rocket Punch Cast, the team gets a little personal as they share some of their gaming inspirations! What are some experiences that drew Will and Cameron into gaming as a hobby, and what helped keep them into not only playing games everyday, but also working their butts off on Rocket Punch? Find out here!
This week on the Rocket Punch Cast, the team digs deep into their memories to talk about games you may not know about! Will, Cameron, and special guest Steven, friend of the show and Patreon supporter, sit down and talk about some of the favorite games that either didn’t get any attention at launch, or that many people may not have heard of!
This week on the Rocket Punch Cast is all about coming together to play some video games! With Will out of town for the week, Cameron is joined by special guests Chris from Credible Threat Gaming and Tyler, aka GeneralPallas on Twitch, to discuss their favorite cooperative games they have played throughout the years!
This week on the Rocket Punch Cast, the team gets a nice little surprise from Nintendo, and they have to talk about it! Will and Cameron go over all the details of the Nintendo Switch Lite, the newest consoles from the House of Mario, and give their thoughts on it. Will it be a success this fall? Is there a place for the console on the market? Will we be getting on?
This week on the Rocket Punch Cast, it's time to check-in on the games released so far this year to determine which ones have caught our eye! Will and Cameron sit down to talk about the new releases from 2019,m and determine which ones are already looking good for Game of the Year discussions later on this year. Who makes the cut? Find out here!
After the storm that was E3 2019, it's time for the Rocket Punch team to take it easy for a bit and tackle some easy topics.... or is it? This week, Will and Cameron sit down to continue their conversations from Episode 140 to talk more about what the industry has in store for us with next-gen technology and systems.
In Part 2 of the episode (we had to, the recording was almost 5 hours!), The team reviews the Square Enix and Nintendo press conferences, then give their final thoughts on the show, and as a treat, also delve pretty deep into how they think next year's show will pan out, and how the inevitable announcement of the next-gen consoles could shake up the gaming landscape!
The time is upon us! With E3 2019 approaching, it is time for our annual E3 predictions episode! This week, Will and Cameron are joined by Rocket Punch veteran Seth to make their predictions for what to expect from E3 this year. From every conference, to every rumor, the team throw their guesses into the hat to see who will come out as the King of E3 Predictions for 2019! Get comfortable with this super-sized episode now!
This week on the Rocket Punch Cast, in honor of Memorial Day, the team get together and make their lists for some of their favorite soldiers and veterans in video games. From multiple franchises across generations, Cam and Will pick out which soldiers impacted them the most in their respective titles! Who made the list?
This week on the show, we bring up a tough, but relevent converstaion: video game legislation from governing bodies. After recent news of impending bills being submitted to the US government on regulating loot boxes, Will and Cameron discuss if legislation is needed in the gaming industry, especially with some loot boxes and other microtransaction implementation becoming increasingly predatory, and also what rippling effects that could have if they go through.
This week on the Rocket Punch Cast, some big news is dropped by Sony that forces our hands to talk about! With the recent details about the "next-gen PlayStation" discussed online, Cam and Will pour through all the details they can about what Sony has in store for gamers in the next generation. Plus, the team asks, with this new information, what does this mean for Sony's future plans for PlayStation and could this be the gold standard that other competitors must reach in order to get ahead?
This week on the Rocket Punch Cast, the team bring you the latest news while quarantined due to illness! Will and Cameron chat through the powers of the internet about the reveal for Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order from Respawn Entertainment, and discuss their thoughts on the newly revealed trailer as well as talk about what they hope to see from the game. Will it rock our socks off, or do we expect it to run into trouble getting out of the looming, microtransaction-filled shadow of Battlefront 2?
This week on the Rocket Punch Cast, we throw our hats into the discussion on accessibility in gaming. With the recent debates originating from Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, Will and Cameron sit and talk about the difference between difficulty in gaming and accessibility in gaming. What are some of those differences, and why do we get confused between the two when bringing them up? Plus, how can we make gaming more accessible to people who cannot play easily?
This week on the Rocket Punch Cast, the team (FINALLY) gets to talk about a game people having been wanting for a long time: Borderlands 3! With the recent reveal of the game at PAX East this past weekend, Will and Cameron sit down and talk about their thoughts on what was shown, and also discuss what the game needs to do in order to stand out in an increasingly competitive landscape.