Best Games of the Decade and Bungie Leaves Activision – OK Beast Podcast Ep. 126 (Feat. Barrett Courtney)


On this week’s OK Beast Podcast, Blessing, Brandon, and Alex are joined by Barrett Courtney, a producer previously at IGN and now at Kinda Funny, to discuss the contenders that we think could be considered the Game of the Decade. Also, in our news segment, the crew discusses the very recent announcement of Bungie leaving Activision, The Division 2 skipping Steam and heading for the Epic Games Store, and the announcement of a new console being developed by the creators of Project Cars 2 and Need for Speed: Shift.

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News Links:

The Division 2 coming to Epic Games Store, skipping Steam

Slightly Mad Studios’ CEO Reveals Details on New Console

Bungie Splits with Activision, Bungie Gets Destiny

Bungie and Activision’s Joint statement:

What’s Up:

Fortnite, Black Mirror Bandersnatch, Netflix’s You, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, God of War, Red Dead 2 Epilogues

Listener Questions (Tweet Us or Email [email protected]):

Jared Schuh asks, “Why does Donkey Kong 64 mean so much to you guys?”

Ishkabob asks, “What would you like to see in the inevitable Donkey Kong 64 Sequel? Nintendo GIVE THE FANS WHAT THEY WANT!”

Paul Warren asks, “If i get an xbox console for the first time after having a long history of nintendo and playstation, what are some worthwhile xbox exclusives? my first guess might be halo 1-5 and gears series, but i don’t even know.”

Alex O’Neill asks, “Hey can you guys just tell Barrett he is the best? But also: what is a big first party game from any of the big three that will be announced in 2019 that we AREN’T expecting?”

Andrew Taylor asks, “Y’all as excited for Resident Evil 2 on January 25th as I am? Also, Barrett, love you, miss you, and I still feel bad for almost pooping my pants outside your apartment that one time.”

Clint Gilmore asks, “First, congrats to Barrett. Secondly, what’s one game from your backlog that you’re gonna try to tackle this year? Mine is Nier: Automata.”


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