Link’s Awakening Remake Announced & Activision Blizzard Layoffs – OK Beast Podcast Ep. 131


On this week’s episode of the OK Beast Podcast, the crew discusses all of the Nintendo Direct news and announcements from last week, including a Link’s Awakening remake and Super Mario Maker 2! The guys also discuss layoffs at Activision Blizzard and the newly announced Hollow Knight: Silk Song. In the What’s Up section of the show, Moises shares early impressions of Metro Exodus, Blessing talks about Tetris 99, and Alex thinks Yoshi’s Crafted World is for babies?

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News Links:

Recapping the 2.13.19 Nintendo Direct:

Hollow Knight: Silk Song Announced

Layoffs at Activision Blizzard

What’s Up:

Apex Legends, Metro Exodus, Tetris 99, Daemon X Machina Demo, Yoshi’s Crafted World

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

Barrett Courtney asks, “Top 3 Zelda games?”

Alec asks, “With Jumpforce approaching, what is an anime you wish had a game adaption and what would the pitch for it? #OKBP

Kam Konek asks, “If you were going to remake a classic game with a new art style, what game and what art style would you try out? #OKBP

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