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The Game Awards Reactions and Visiting Santa Jim Ryan
1:39:07SummaryThe hosts discuss disappointing game releases, their favorite games of the year, and the Xbox Year in Review. They also talk about highly anticipated games like Starfield and Hogwarts Legacy. The conversation then shifts to Christmas movies and the upcoming Game Awards. The conversation delves into the issues surrounding The Game Awards, including the lack of focus on awards and acceptance speeches and celebrity presence, and the final death of E3. The hosts also share their favorite Christmas movies. The hosts discuss their favorite Christmas movies and share their opinions on popular holiday films. They also make requests to Santa Jim Ryan for future PlayStation games and express their final wishes. The episode concludes with closing remarks and a preview of upcoming episodes. Website Patreon Subscribe to our YouTube Christmas movies evoke nostalgia and are enjoyed by many during the holiday season. Opinions on Christmas movies can vary, and personal preferences play a significant role in determining one's favorites. Fans of PlayStation games have specific requests and hopes for future releases. The hosts engage in lighthearted banter and share their excitement for upcoming episodes. Chapters: 00:00 Introduction and Holiday Specials 11:01 Disappointing Game Releases 19:37 Favorite Games and Xbox Year in Review 25:11 Starfield and Hogwarts Legacy 34:25 Christmas Movies 38:45 Sponsor Message: FanDuel 39:04 The Game Awards 40:37 The Game Awards and its Issues 43:00 Jeff Keighley's Ego and Celebrity Presence 47:31 Lack of Focus on Awards and Acceptance Speeches 52:55 The Final Death of E3 01:05:01 Favorite Christmas Movies 01:20:10 Discussion of Christmas movies 01:22:15 Opinions on Elf and other Christmas movies 01:25:21 Asking Santa Jim Ryan for PlayStation requests 01:30:14 Final requests for Santa Jim Ryan 01:34:38 Closing remarks and upcoming episodes
GTA 6 Trailer Reactions and Is Die Hard a Christmas Movie?
1:23:17In this episode, the hosts discuss the new games coming to Fortnite, including Lego Fortnite, Rocket Racing, and Fortnite Festival. They also analyze the trailer for GTA 6 and share their thoughts on the game's world and characters. Finally, they speculate on the possibility of next-gen consoles being released alongside GTA 6. The conversation covers topics such as GTA 6, Dragon Age, Game Pass partnerships, Shohei Otani's destination, ownership of digital movies, physical media, and Game Awards predictions. In this episode, the hosts review the movie Die Hard and discuss whether it is a Christmas movie. They praise the pacing and setting of the film, as well as the flawed and relatable protagonist. The hosts also discuss the sequels to Die Hard and share their thoughts on the upcoming Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora game release. They conclude the episode by inviting listeners to join them for their live coverage of the Game Awards. Website: https://strangelyawesomegames.com/ Vote for our 2023 Best of Awards here! Takeaways Fortnite is introducing new games within its platform, including Lego Fortnite, Rocket Racing, and Fortnite Festival. The trailer for GTA 6 showcases a vibrant and detailed world set in a fictionalized version of Florida called Leonida. The hosts are excited about the potential of GTA 6's story mode and the intimate, low-level crime focus. The release of GTA 6 may coincide with the launch of next-gen consoles, offering an enhanced gaming experience. GTA 6 is expected to have marketing partnerships with Sony or Microsoft. Dragon Age is targeting a full reveal and potential release in summer 2024. Game Pass is unlikely to be available on PlayStation or Nintendo platforms. Shohei Otani's destination is uncertain, but Toronto is a potential contender. Ownership of digital movies on PlayStation is at risk due to rights issues. Physical media, such as steel books, can provide a more tangible and secure ownership experience. The Game Awards predictions include categories such as action-adventure, narrative, and game of the year. Die Hard is a classic action movie with a Christmas setting, making it a popular choice for holiday viewing. The pacing and setting of Die Hard contribute to its success, creating a claustrophobic and intense atmosphere. The flawed and relatable protagonist, John McClane, adds depth to the film and makes it more engaging. The sequels to Die Hard vary in quality, with Die Hard 3 and Die Hard 4 being particularly well-received. The hosts are excited about the upcoming release of Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora and invite listeners to join them for their live coverage of the Game Awards. Chapters 16:33 GTA 6 Announcement 22:29 GTA 6 World and Characters 29:00 GTA 6 and Next-Gen Consoles 30:05 GTA 6 and Marketing Partnerships 34:02 Dragon Age and Dread Wolf 35:50 House of the Dragon and TV Shows 37:12 Game Pass on PlayStation and Nintendo 44:04 Ownership of Digital Movies 50:16 Physical Media and Steel Books 54:18 Game Awards Predictions 58:15 Die Hard: A Christmas Movie 01:02:49 Die Hard Review 01:06:14 Die Hard Sequels 01:10:32 Die Hard Pacing 01:13:29 Al Powell's Character 01:16:14 Die Hard as a Tradition 01:19:57 Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora Release 01:21:57 Other Game Releases 01:23:29 Conclusion