Episode 130: It’s Overwatch Anniversary Time!

News

  • We saw Detective Pikachu!
  • The Overwatch Anniversary Events just started, get loot, access to old brawl events and more!
  • Overwatch just added Workshop support as well that allow for custom game types
  • Dauntless is a F2P Monster Hunter clone with cross play on all systems
  • MS & Sony are partnering on cloud gaming...but nobody told Sony Games
  • The Ouya store is still open?

Questions

Vinny: What is THE game do you feel got you into gaming?
JoeCloeslaw: What is a game that proved to be a hidden treasure? Perhaps not rave reviews at launch, but really game into its own and stood out to you when you played it? Could be Games as service, could be indie title, could be retro. . . Have fun!
EddieSpaghetti: With Mario Maker 2 coming out . What other game would you like to take the "Maker" style ? I'd love a Mario Kart Maker.
AngelGrl: What would be a game you would love to play a sequel of, but don't think will ever get made? And what would you like to see from it?
Optimist Prime: With George R R Martin, author of the Song of Ice and Fire books that Game of Thrones was based on, supposedly working with From Software, creators of the amazing, genre defining and spectacular Dark Souls, Bloodborne, and Sekiro games, which author or screenwriter would you like to work with a video game company of your choice?
Geekopia: Did you guys ever tried a vegan restaurant?
Mansocks: And, what is your favorite road trip snack?

Cheap/Free Games

Game Pass
  • Metal Gear Survive (May 23)
  • The Banner Saga (May 23)
  • Void Bastards (May 29)
  • Dead by Daylight (May 30)
  • Outer Wilds (May 30)
  • Full Metal Furies (June 6)
  • The Banner Saga 2 (June 6)
  • Superhot (June 6)
Rime is Free on the EGS starting 5/23 https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/product/rime/home

Small Bites

  • Steam Link is now available on iOS and Apple TV and it's pretty awesome
  • Riot is making League of Legends for mobile

Every week the Byte Me Podcast dips into the games you should be playing! Featuring news and reviews for PC, console and mobile games, along with fun discussions about games from the classics to new releases. Perfect for casual gamers or for casual gamers that want to be a little more hardcore, join Byte Me and find your next favorite game!

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