Online Warriors: A Gaming and Entertainment Podcast
Episode 13.9: The Big Game, EA Betting Big on Mobile Gaming, and Prince of Persia Delays

Episode 13.9: The Big Game, EA Betting Big on Mobile Gaming, and Prince of Persia Delays

February 10, 2021

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! We've got a Lady and the Tramp special this week, with Illeagle and Nerdbomber holding down the fort. 

Let's jump right in with "The Big Game" recap!

  • Recapping the Superbowl game (6:55)
  • Discussing the Superbowl commercials (8:27)
  • Impressions of the Weeknd's Halftime Show (15:23)
  • Falcon and the Winter Soldier trailer debut (21:03)
  • Old trailer debut (30:00)

Then we jump into some gaming news to discuss:

  • The EA acquisition of Glu Mobile for $2.1 Billion (39:23)
  • The indefinite delay of the Prince of Persia remake (48:48)

The crew's been catching up on a ton of great content in the last week, and share their thoughts in the latest Hands On segment:

  • Illeagle watches WandaVision, plays Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 & 2, and watches The Little Things (54:21)
  • Nerdbomber watches Palmer on Apple+ (58:21)

For our game show this week, we get retro with a solo-quiz all about Game Boy Games! (1:00:03)

This week's episode is brought to you by KIND! We are teaming up with KIND and PODGO to bring our listeners 10% or 15% off for military, teachers, students, first responders, doctors and nurses. Go to PODGO.CO/KIND that’s PODGO.CO/KIND.

Special shoutout to our Patreon Producers: Ben Cheknis and Steven Keller!

We'd like to thank each and every one of you for listening in every week. If you'd like to support the show, you can drop us a review on your favorite podcast platform or, if you're feeling extra generous, drop us a subscribe over at Patreon.com/OnlineWarriorsPodcast. We have three tiers of subscriptions, each of which gives you some awesome bonus content!

As always, we appreciate you tuning in, and look forward to seeing you next week! Stay safe and healthy everyone.

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Episode 13.8: Godzilla vs. Kong Trailer, a Rumored Harry Potter Series, and Xbox Live Gold Controversy

Episode 13.8: Godzilla vs. Kong Trailer, a Rumored Harry Potter Series, and Xbox Live Gold Controversy

January 27, 2021

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! We've got a great show full of some exciting (and controversial) entertainment news. We also have a new soundboard... so let's jump in!

  • A new Godzilla vs. Kong trailer drops (1:54)
  • A Harry Potter series MAY be in the works over at HBO Max (15:40)
  • Controversy swirled around Microsoft's announcement - and retraction - of Xbox Live Gold price increases (32:08)

The crew's been catching up on a ton of great content in the last week, and share their thoughts in the latest Hands On segment:

  • Illeagle watches Boys States and cleans his Mac Book Pro (41:31)
  • Techtic continues tinkering on his connected garden grow box (44:32)
  • Nerdbomber watches and reviews The White Tiger and I'm Your Woman (47:18)

For our game show this week, we swashbuckle our way through some pirate-themed trivia! See if we'll mop the decks with Techtic again, or if he can get his first win at (52:42)

This week's episode is brought to you by FedEx Office! We are teaming up with FEDEX and PODGO to bring our listeners 30% off your next order of $100 or more at PODGO.CO/FEDEX that’s PODGO.CO/FEDEX for 30% off your next order.

Special shoutout to our Patreon Producers: Ben Cheknis and Steven Keller!

We'd like to thank each and every one of you for listening in every week. If you'd like to support the show, you can drop us a review on your favorite podcast platform or, if you're feeling extra generous, drop us a subscribe over at Patreon.com/OnlineWarriorsPodcast. We have three tiers of subscriptions, each of which gives you some awesome bonus content!

As always, we appreciate you tuning in, and look forward to seeing you next week! Stay safe and healthy everyone.

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Episode 13.7: Indiana Jones Game by Bethesda, Boundary Game Reveal, and a Ubisoft Star Wars Game

Episode 13.7: Indiana Jones Game by Bethesda, Boundary Game Reveal, and a Ubisoft Star Wars Game

January 20, 2021
Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! We've got a great show chock full of gaming news and discussions this week, so let's dive right in!
  • Bethesda and MachineGames announce a new Indiana Jones video game via teaser trailer (4:37)
  • Boundary gets a new announcement trailer and gameplay reveal (20:30)
  • Ubisoft announces a new Star Wars game (33:20)
The crew's been catching up on a ton of great content in the last week, and share their thoughts in the latest Hands On segment:
  • Techtic and Nerdbomber watch the first two episodes of WandaVision (42:52)
  • Nerdbomber and Techtic play Sackboy: A Big Adventure on the PS5 (46:36)
  • Illeagle plays Super Mario Sunshine & Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1+2, and finishes Defending Jacob (50:15)
For our trivia this week, we thrash and chomp our way into our own personal Shark Week! See who will be the king of the ocean in this week's trivia as Illeagle and Techtic go head to head. (54:30)
 
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We also have a promo from the Ocho Duro Parlay Hour podcast!
 
Special shoutout to our Patreon Producer: Ben Cheknis
 
We'd like to thank each and every one of you for listening in every week. If you'd like to support the show, you can drop us a review on your favorite podcast platform or, if you're feeling extra generous, drop us a subscribe over at Patreon.com/OnlineWarriorsPodcast. We have three tiers of subscriptions, each of which gives you some awesome bonus content!
 
As always, we appreciate you tuning in, and look forward to seeing you next week! Stay safe and healthy everyone.
 
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Episode 13.6: Deadpool in the MCU, the NFL on Nick, and Hitman VR

Episode 13.6: Deadpool in the MCU, the NFL on Nick, and Hitman VR

January 13, 2021

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! We've got a great show lined up with a ton of news from the week, so let's dive right in!

  • Deadpool is officially coming to the MCU in the next sequel (1:43)
  • Nickelodeon brings a fun new twist to football by broadcasting an NFL Playoff game (15:57)
  • IO Interactive announces a new way to play Hitman with Hitman VR (27:19)

The crew's been catching up on a ton of great content in the last week, and share their thoughts in the latest Hands On segment:

  • Illeagle watches Defending Jacob and The Queen's Gambit, and starts playing a new Lord of the Rings solo board game (39:33)
  • Techtic starts watching Cobra Kai (42:10)
  • Nerdbomber plays the new DC Deck Building Game: Dark Nights: Metal and reads The Space Between Worlds (45:43)

For our trivia this week, we kick and punch our way through a Karate Quiz! See who will be the trivia black belt this week at (52:13)

This week's episode is brought to you by KIND! We are teaming up with KIND and PODGO to bring our listeners 10% or 15% off for military, teachers, students, first responders, doctors and nurses. Go to PODGO.CO/KIND that’s PODGO.CO/KIND.

Special shoutout to our Patreon Producer: Ben Cheknis

We'd like to thank each and every one of you for listening in every week. If you'd like to support the show, you can drop us a review on your favorite podcast platform or, if you're feeling extra generous, drop us a subscribe over at Patreon.com/OnlineWarriorsPodcast. We have three tiers of subscriptions, each of which gives you some awesome bonus content!

As always, we appreciate you tuning in, and look forward to seeing you next week! Stay safe and healthy everyone.

Find us on Twitter: @OnlineWarriors1, @OWIlleagle86, @OWNerdbomber, @OWTechtic

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Episode 13.5: Roku + Quibi, Star Wars: The High Republic, and a Windows Redesign

Episode 13.5: Roku + Quibi, Star Wars: The High Republic, and a Windows Redesign

January 6, 2021

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! Hope you all had a wonderful New Year's Eve and are ready to rock in 2021! Let's get into it:

  • Roku is in talks with Quibi to buy their exclusive content (1:49)
  • A new Star Wars: The High Republic trailer drops to kick off the project (17:10)
  • Microsoft is rumored to be redesigning the Windows interface (29:06)

The crew's been pretty busy with their New Year activities, but they did manage to squeeze in some fun for our hands-on segment!

  • Illeagle gets an air fryer, makes some wardrobe changes, and continues playing Mario 3D All-stars (37:56)
  • Techtic revisits Sonic Adventure Battle 2 (40:59)
  • Nerdbomber watches Enola Holmes (43:58)

For our trivia this week, we embrace the winter and quiz each other on movies with snow! See who will be the chillest cast member and win the quiz at (45:47)

This week's episode is brought to you by KIND! We are teaming up with KIND and PODGO to bring our listeners 10% or 15% off for military, teachers, students, first responders, doctors and nurses. Go to PODGO.CO/KIND that’s PODGO.CO/KIND.

Special shoutout to our Patreon Producer: Ben Cheknis

We'd like to thank each and every one of you for listening in every week. If you'd like to support the show, you can drop us a review on your favorite podcast platform or, if you're feeling extra generous, drop us a subscribe over at Patreon.com/OnlineWarriorsPodcast. We have three tiers of subscriptions, each of which gives you some awesome bonus content!

As always, we appreciate you tuning in, and look forward to seeing you next week! Stay safe and healthy everyone - and see you in 2021.

Find us on Twitter: @OnlineWarriors1, @OWIlleagle86, @OWNerdbomber, @OWTechtic

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Episode 13.4: Ratatouille Musical, Wonder Woman 3 Greenlit, and DC Future Film Plans

Episode 13.4: Ratatouille Musical, Wonder Woman 3 Greenlit, and DC Future Film Plans

December 30, 2020

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! Hope you all had a wonderful week and are ready for some more exciting nerd news! Let's get into it:

  • Tiktok's Ratatouille Musical premieres as a one-day only streaming event to benefit The Actor's Fund (5:06)
  • Kanye West wanted to collab with Nintendo on a video game (16:43)
  • Wonder Woman 3 greenlit along with a slate of DC movies planned for the future (29:56)

The crew's been pretty busy getting ready for the holiday, but they do squeeze in some fun to discuss this week:

  • Techtic and Nerdbomber watch Wonder Woman 1984 (31:13)
  • The entire crew watches Pixar's Soul - SPOILERS ABOUND (41:13)
  • Illeagle plays Super Mario 3D Allstars (53:38)

For our trivia this week, we have some Quiz-Ception! We look back on the quizzes from 2020 and see how much Illeagle and Nerdbomber remember from previous trivia games. (55:07)

This week's episode is brought to you by FedEx Office! We are teaming up with FEDEX and PODGO to bring our listeners 30% off your next order of $100 or more at PODGO.CO/FEDEX that’s PODGO.CO/FEDEX for 30% off your next order.

Special shoutout to our Patreon Producer: Ben Cheknis

We'd like to thank each and every one of you for listening in every week. If you'd like to support the show, you can drop us a review on your favorite podcast platform or, if you're feeling extra generous, drop us a subscribe over at Patreon.com/OnlineWarriorsPodcast. We have three tiers of subscriptions, each of which gives you some awesome bonus content!

As always, we appreciate you tuning in, and look forward to seeing you next week! Stay safe and healthy everyone - and see you in 2021.

Find us on Twitter: @OnlineWarriors1, @OWIlleagle86, @OWNerdbomber, @OWTechtic

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Episode 13.3: Super Nintendo World Direct, The Mandalorian Season 2 Finale, and Cyberpunk 2077 Woes

Episode 13.3: Super Nintendo World Direct, The Mandalorian Season 2 Finale, and Cyberpunk 2077 Woes

December 23, 2020

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! Hope you all had a wonderful week and are ready for some more exciting nerd news! Let's get into it:

 

  • Nintendo shows off a sneak peak of the Super Nintendo World park in a new Nintendo Direct (1:38)
  • The Mandalorian ends its second season on a high note with some potential ramifications for the series' future (18:58)
  • Controversy brews over Cyberpunk 2077 as retailers offer refunds and Sony pulls the game from its store entirely (33:28)

The crew's been pretty busy getting ready for the holiday, but they do squeeze in some fun to discuss this week:

 

  • Illeagle gets the new iPhone 12 Mini and plays Star Wars: Squadrons (41:52)
  • Techtic tinkers with night vision technology and watches The Queen's Gambit (44:57)
  • Nerdbomber sinks her teeth into Assassin's Creed: Valhalla (48:03)

For our trivia this week, we raise our glasses in a holiday toast and learn some trivia about Eggnog! (51:12)

This week's episode is brought to you by Fanatics. If you enjoy our show, and are looking to buy a new jersey, sweatshirt or hat you can support us by going to podgo.co/fanatics and getting 25% off your next order.

Special shoutout to our Patreon Producer: Ben Cheknis

We'd like to thank each and every one of you for listening in every week. If you'd like to support the show, you can drop us a review on your favorite podcast platform or, if you're feeling extra generous, drop us a subscribe over at Patreon.com/OnlineWarriorsPodcast. We have three tiers of subscriptions, each of which gives you some awesome bonus content!

As always, we appreciate you tuning in, and look forward to seeing you next week! Stay safe and healthy everyone - and have a happy holiday!

Find us on Twitter: @OnlineWarriors1, @OWIlleagle86, @OWNerdbomber, @OWTechtic

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Episode 13.2: The Game Awards Reveals and Disney+ Announcement Mania!

Episode 13.2: The Game Awards Reveals and Disney+ Announcement Mania!

December 16, 2020
Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! We have a ton of really great news for the gaming and entertainment world this week. It was hard to capture everything in a one-hour episode, but we tried are darnedest! Let's get into it:
 
The Game Awards was a lengthy affair that was chock full of new game reveals and trailers like:
 
  • Mass Effect (1:47)
  • The Callisto Protocol (7:05)
  • Ark 2 (10:18)
  • It Takes Two (14:32)
  • Back 4 Blood (17:28)
  • Sephiroth joining Smash Bros (20:32)
  • Tchia (25:08)
  • Season (27:03)
  • ROAD 96 (28:16)
There were so many other titles we didn't get a chance to discuss, including Perfect Dark, the new Dragon Age, and Century: Age of Ashes. However, if you want to chat with us - hit us up on Twitter! Our handles are linked below.
 
We also got a ton of news from Disney's Investor Day, where they discussed a whopping 61 new shows and films coming to the the Disney+ streaming service. We chat about:
 
  • What this means for the overall Disney+ service as a whole (32:32)
  • Star Wars news and implications (34:48)
  • Indiana Jones 5, Hocus Pocus 2, Lightyear, and more (41:33)
  • MCU news and implications (44:22)
The crew's been pretty busy catching up on great content this week, and in the weekly "WAYUT" segment, they chat about:
 
  • Techtic starting Star Wars: The Fallen Order and continuing Haven (48:44)
  • Nerdbomber binging The Dragon Prince and Defending Jacob (51:10)
  • Illeagle watching Prom and The Undoing (55:59)
For our trivia this week, in honor of the long anticipated Cyberpunk 2077 release, we focus on Keanu Reeves! See who's the biggest Keanu fan at (57:33)
 
This week's episode is brought to you by Fanatics. If you enjoy our show, and are looking to buy a new jersey, sweatshirt or hat you can support us by going to podgo.co/fanatics and getting 25% off your next order.
 
Special shoutout to our Patreon Producer: Ben Cheknis
 
We'd like to thank each and every one of you for listening in every week. If you'd like to support the show, you can drop us a review on your favorite podcast platform or, if you're feeling extra generous, drop us a subscribe over at Patreon.com/OnlineWarriorsPodcast. We have three tiers of subscriptions, each of which gives you some awesome bonus content!
 
As always, we appreciate you tuning in, and look forward to seeing you next week! Stay safe and healthy everyone!
 
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Episode 13.1: Interview with Greg Edmonson, WB Movies Premiering on HBO Max, and Heart of Stone & Metal Gear Casting News

Episode 13.1: Interview with Greg Edmonson, WB Movies Premiering on HBO Max, and Heart of Stone & Metal Gear Casting News

December 9, 2020

Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! This week, we have a very special episode in store for you.

We kick off the episode with a special guest interview featuring two-time BAFTA winner and the composer behind some of your favorite Firefly and Uncharted scores: Greg Edmonson! Greg comes on the show today to discuss his experience in the film and game industry, and gives us some insight into the music composition creative process. Some quick hits from our interview:

  • Greg's start in the TV/video game scoring industry (2:16)
  • Why stories like Uncharted and Firefly have so much heart (5:12)
  • How some of the most iconic music in the Uncharted series came about (23:37)
  • How Greg maintained the thematic devices of the series while tailoring to the new settings and feel of each Uncharted game (31:28)
  • The origin of Nate's Theme (34:05)
  • How Greg landed on the unique direction of the Firefly scores (38:06)
  • Greg's reaction and the story behind the cancellation of Firefly (41:23)
  • What it was like writing the final score for the final episode of Firefly (47:55)

Next, we jump into some of the latest juicy news in the world of nerdy entertainment:

  • WB announces that their 2021 slate of movies will be premiering on HBO Max (1:01:29)
  • Gal Gadot is set to star as the lead in Skydance Media's spy thriller, Heart of Stone (1:14:36)
  • Oscar Isaac cast to play Solid Snake in Sony's Metal Gear Solid movie (1:19:01)

The crew then goes hands on in their What-Are-You-Up-To Segment:

  • Techtic starts playing the new co-op adventure RPG, Haven (1:24:09)
  • Illeagle gets in the Christmas spirit with the Netflix original, Let it Snow (1:25:37)
  • Nerdbomber finishes Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and watches the new Disney+ original movie, Godmothered (1:26:35)

This week, due to time constraints, there will be no quiz. Check back next week to see who will be the new winner in our weekly trivia!

Special shoutout to our Patreon Producer: Ben Cheknis

Welcome to the Patreon Online Warriors Community: Bearded Buddha

This week's episode is brought to you by Naked Nutrition! Right now you can get 10% off your first purchase at nakednutrition.com by using the code POD.

We'd like to thank each and every one of you for listening in every week. If you'd like to support the show, you can drop us a review on your favorite podcast platform or, if you're feeling extra generous, drop us a subscribe over at Patreon.com/OnlineWarriorsPodcast. We have three tiers of subscriptions, each of which gives you some awesome bonus content!

As always, we appreciate you tuning in, and look forward to seeing you next week! Stay safe and healthy everyone!

Find us on Twitter: @OnlineWarriors1, @OWIlleagle86, @OWNerdbomber, @OWTechtic

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Thanks again to Greg Edmonson - we really enjoyed having him on the show! You can keep up with him at his website: The Official Site of Composer Greg Edmonson

Episode 12.10: Kadabra’s Return, Super Nintendo Land First Look, and The Crown Controversy

Episode 12.10: Kadabra’s Return, Super Nintendo Land First Look, and The Crown Controversy

December 2, 2020
Welcome back to another episode of the Online Warriors Podcast! Hope you all had a wonderful holiday week and are ready for more awesome nerdy news.
  • Uri Geller drops his lawsuit against Nintendo over the Pokemon Kadabra (2:14)
  • Universal drops a first look at the new Super Nintendo Land amusement park (12:24)
  • Controversy brews over The Crown and worries about its fictionality (27:19)
The crew's been pretty busy playing games this week, and they have some first impressions of their latest conquests:
  • Techtic finishes Watch Dogs: Legion (36:33)
  • Illeagle revisits Battlefront II (40:49)
  • Nerdbomber watches Superintelligence and plays Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (44:38)
For our trivia this week, we shake things up with some Lie Detector and play a game about car colors (51:06)
 
This week's episode is brought to you by Purple Carrot. Get $30 off your first box by going to purplecarrot.com and entering code PODGO30 at checkout today!
 
Promo from: Film for Thought
 
Special shoutout to our Patreon Producer: Ben Cheknis
 
We'd like to thank each and every one of you for listening in every week. If you'd like to support the show, you can drop us a review on your favorite podcast platform or, if you're feeling extra generous, drop us a subscribe over at Patreon.com/OnlineWarriorsPodcast. We have three tiers of subscriptions, each of which gives you some awesome bonus content!
 
As always, we appreciate you tuning in, and look forward to seeing you next week! Stay safe and healthy everyone!
 
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