Rather Be Playing 8: Swear Jar

We are getting ready for PAX! Next week Rather Be Playing will be recording from beautiful Seattle, Washington, as we attend our first convention as a world-famous podcast. So this week we need to get official RBP t-shirts, funded by our wonderful swear jar, and maybe pack some clothes. In the meantime, we have been…

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Shenmue III First Teaser Trailer Released

The first teaser trailer of the long-awaited PS4 and PC game Shenmue III is now out, giving us our first glimpse into the look of the game. Character and environmental designs and animations are showcased in the brief trailer.  Starting out as a successful Kickstarter, Shenmue III is being developed by Neilo and Ys Net…

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No Man’s Sky Patch 1.30 Released

A New Story In the Atlas Rises story, the fabric of existence is starting to falter. A mysterious new interdimensional race have appeared. Glitches are causing ancient portals to activate. Our story brings a new context, quest system and branching narrative to No Man’s Sky. 30 hours of new story content. Double the lore and…

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GameSpot: Super Meat Boy Coming To Nintendo Switch

Three more popular indie games have been announced for Nintendo Switch. Super Meat Boy, Mutant Mudds, and Inversus are all heading to Nintendo’s new console. Super Meat Boy developer Team Meat announced the Switch version on Twitter today, posting a photo of the super-tough platformer running on Switch. Mutant Mudds creator Jools Watsham took a…

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Rather Be Playing 7: Poor Lonely Dead Elliot

It’s multiplayer madness this week with a little-known title called PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. Let us know if you’ve heard of it. In it, Elliot dies quickly and without hesitation while Josh and Stevo actually try to get things done. It’s a great way to keep the impending Super NES Classic preorder day of doom off our…

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Rather Be Playing 6: Self-Inflicted Wounds

We’re back to our regularly scheduled timezones! Everyone’s home from their epic journeys, and we all dust off our controllers after many weeks away. Actually, only Josh hasn’t touched a game in that long because this week he’s the only one of us not to finish his roulette game. WTF man?! The only thing Josh…

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Rather Be Playing 5: What We Would Rather Be Playing

We’re coming at you from the past this week (not unlike Final Fantasy XII’s recent remaster release)! This episode was recorded and banked a month ago to cover us while we went on our various excursions around the world last week. So we tweaked the format a little to keep us from sounding like idiots…

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Rather Be Playing 4: Big Box of Fun

We all played the same game! We deconstruct Firewatch with a deep spoilery discussion. Since it’s a relatively recent game, we moved it to the last part of the episode to make spoilers easily avoidable. Not to spoiler the spoiler warning, but we all liked it! So much so that we would like to have…

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Rather Be Playing: E3 Special

E3 has come and gone and left us all with tastes in our mouths.  Some bitter, some oh-so-sweet.  We had a ton of fun watching each of the conferences and reading about the games on the show floor. The future looks bright (even though our podcast is firmly rooted in the past)! Join us as…

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Rather Be Playing 3: Don’t Stop Believin’

It’s a Journey kind of show this week. E3 is happening now! But that doesn’t mean we don’t have anything to cover this week. We’re only just getting started, so sit down and strap in for The Last of Us, Chrono Trigger, Doom, and more. I should also add that some of our best jokes…

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