Game Buoy Podcast Episode 101 – Generation X-Wing: A Game Buoy Spotlight on Star Wars Games

Ahoy, mateys, and welcome to the Game Buoy podcast – your twice monthly port of call for gaming news and views that maybe aren’t on your radar, but most definitely should be! On this episode, recorded Sunday, January 24, 2016, the Force is with Captain Spike and First Mate Slagkick as they discuss their favorite (and least favorite) Star Wars games!

FOLLOW-UPS

Theatrhythm’s producer has expressed an interest in continuing the series.
The closed beta for Phantasy Star Online 2 for PS4 in Japan will be February 25 to March 6.
Hades Izanami will be playable in BlazeBlue: Central Fiction.
RELEASE DATES!
Mario and Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is coming in March.
Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator releases in Japan on May 26 with Kum Haehyun DLC.
Guilty Gear Xrd Revelator launches June 7 in North America.
Pokken Tournament’s home release is on March 18 worldwide.

OMG NEWS

– Danganronpa 2 is coming to Steam, and more from Spike Chunsoft is on its way as well!
Lego Marvel’s Avengers will be getting free DLC exclusively for PS3 and PS4.
There will be a new King of Fighters anime and live action film.
Details for North American New 3DS and European 2DS Pokemon bundles have been revealed!
Cities: Snowfall is the next expansion to Cities: Skyline and will add weather to the game.
Black Desert Online’s powerful character creation tool is now available as a standalone app.
Microsoft and Mojang have announced Minecraft Education Edition.
Super Robot Taisen OG: Moon Dwellers has been announced for PS3 and PS4.
A new Dragon Ball RPG called Project Fusion has been announced for 3DS.
Funimation has entered a partnership that will bring Tokyo Ghoul and Fairy Tale games in 2016.
Five Nights at Freddy’s World is available on PC now.
Wild Arms’ creator has teased a 20th anniversary meeting.
YOU’LL GET CAUGHT UP IN A KICKSTARTER
Children of Zodiarcs is a tactical RPG game that was part of the Square Enix Collective and now seeks funding for release as it nears completion.

DOOM AND GLOOM

David Gaider has left BioWare after 17 years at the company.

SOOOOOOOOOO CONTROVERSIAL

Nintendo is deleting people’s Mario Maker stages without explaining why.
Jonathan Blow’s new puzzle game, The Witness, launches at a $40 price point.
Nintendo has responded to changes in the Fire Emblem: Fates localization.

DISCUSSION

This week, the Force is with Captain Spike and First Mate Slagkick as they discuss some of their favorite (and least favorite) Star Wars games! The Podcast Pirates give a run down of each game including development history, gameplay, and how it connects to the greater Star Wars universe.

SOCIAL LINKS

This week, we discuss Star Wars games! Have you played any? Which are your faves?

FB BONUS: Inversely, which were your LEAST favorites?

RUMOR HAS IT

Screenshots have leaked for TMNT: Mutants in Manhattan, but the game has not been announced!

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