Journey to the Savage Planet Impressions & Xbox on Next-Gen Competitors – OK Beast Podcast Ep. 176


On this week’s OK Beast Podcast, the crew discusses Journey to the Savage Planet impressions, Rod Fergusson leaving behind the Gears of War series to oversee the Diablo team at Blizzard, Xbox saying their main competitors are no longer PlayStation and Nintendo, and Nvidia launching their own cloud gaming service, GeForce Now.

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Gears Of Wars’ Boss Leaving, Will Now Oversee Diablo


Nvidia officially launches cloud gaming service GeForce Now for $5 per month

Microsoft’s Xbox boss says Amazon and Google are ‘the main competitors going forward’

What’s Up:

The OK Beast Podcast crew played the following games this week:

Journey to the Savage Planet, Kunai, Kingdom Hearts Re:Mind, Yakuza 0

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

Emmett Watkins asks, “I’ve gotten a lot of Ratchet and Clank vibes from gameplay footage of Journey to the Savage Planet, how justified is that comparison?” 


Sarah Squid asks, “People say PlayStation will launch PS5 with one amazing title, but PlayStation historically has never launched with a big title. Even the PS4’s big exclusive was Killzone, & it was so lackluster people forget the game exist. Do you REALLY think PS5 will launch with something big?”


Paul Warren asks, “Do you think GTA V will come to Nintendo Switch?”


Alex Felker asks, “Do you foresee dreams disrupting the entry game development space.  Expanding, because dreams has such a low barrier to entry do you think this will allow more people to find  in-routes to the industry.”


Ryan Othman asks, “Blizzard continues to fascinate me. With Rod on Diablo, has your excitement increased, decreased, or been unchanged? Personally, my excitement is unchanged. I have been burned in the past and will be awaiting review scores no matter what.”


Xyger asks, “With the success of Outer Worlds (2 million copies sold) do you think after Obsidian releases Grounded, they’ll work on a sequel, or develop another open world RPG from the ground up exclusively for Xbox? If Outer Worlds 2 is a thing, does it stay multiplatform?”

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