Andrea Rene is the Director of Operations for What’s Good Games and self-proclaimed “office mom.” In addition to hosting content on WGG, she can also be seen co-hosting on a variety of shows for Kinda Funny Games. She’s held a microphone for dang near everyone in the video games business, including hosting EA PLAY 2018, Facebook Gaming’s “Raise Your Game” Live stage at E3 2018, the Nintendo World Championship 2017, and more. She’s moderated panels and hosted live streams for publishers like 2K Games, Square Enix, Warner Bros, Xbox, Ubisoft, and Squanch Games. Plus, she was a guest contributor or featured host on Viceland, IGN, Gamespot, Spike TV, Yahoo Esports, ABC, DC All Access, GameStop TV, and more. When she’s not traveling to tech and gaming conventions like E3, PAX, CES, or Comic-Con, Andrea enjoys chilling with her cats and plotting the future of What’s Good Wine.
Support us on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgames This week on WGG Live Britt and Andrea are joined by video games PR maven Tara Bruno of Tara Bruno PR. They discuss the reviews of FFVII remake and the importance of Metacritic, the news about IGN's Summer event, Neil Druckmann's statement about The Last of Us Part II delay, and the Resident Evil 8 rumors. In Dear WGG they chat with Tara about her experience working in games PR, what it takes to break in, how she manages work/life balance, and the most challenging part of being in PR. *Promotional copies of Final Fantasy VII Remake were provided by Square Enix Thank you to Tara Bruno for joining WGG this week! Follow Tara on Twitter at: http://www.twitter.com/tarabrunopr or visit her website at http://www.tarabrunopr.com Thank you to this month's Patreon Producers: Chewy's Godson Alex Rigopulos Faris Attieh Mohammed Mohammed Marcus Brown Punkdefied Molly Bittner Want audio only? http://whatsgoodgames.com/podcast/ Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/whatsgoodgames Follow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_games Follow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgames Follow on Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/whatsgoodgames Our discord channel: http://discord.gg/whatsgoodgames Follow on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/whatsgoodgamesofficial Our website: http://www.whatsgoodgames.com
This week the crew is joined by Riana Manuel to chat about more COVID19 related news like Bethesda deciding to skip digital E3 and cancel QuakeCon, Call of Duty surprise releasing Modern Warfare 2 remastered, and Epic Games offers $1M to prove they are not as bad as the internet thinks they are. In hands-on: Britt gives her review of Resident Evil 3, Andrea and Riana chat about jumping back into Rainbow Six Siege, and Steimer talks about how she is just not that into Animal Crossing anymore. In the spoilercast to end all spoilercasts, the ladies discuss the Netflix phenomena Tiger King and just how weird big cat owners truly are. Thank you to our Patreon Producers: • Chewy’s Godson • Alex Rigopulos • Faris Attieh • Mohammed Mohammed • Marcus Brown • Molly Bittner • Punkdefied Support What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgames Discuss the podcast on our social channels! http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgames http://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_games http://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgames Join the community page! https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/ Timestamps: Segment One: News 1:00 Welcome to the show! 12:00 Bethesda is skipping their E3 conference, QuakeCon canceled 23:55 Modern Warfare 2’s remastered campaign is out now 31:15 Epic Games offers $1M reward for smear campaign evidence 39:28 People are already playing FF7 Remake! 50:05 Feel-good update 50:57 The Outer Worlds is coming to Switch in June 51:57 New game delays Segment Two: Hands-On 52:53 Welcome back! 54:40 Resident Evil 3 1:18:40 Rainbow Six Siege 1:32:10 Animal Crossing Segment Three: Tiger King Spoilercaset 1:44:08 Welcome to the show! 1:46:35 Tiger King spoilercast http://facebook.com/blondenerd http://youtube.com/blondenerd Andrea http://twitter.com/andrearene http://www.instagram.com/andrearene_/ Steimer http://twitter.com/steimer https://www.instagram.com/ksteimer/
It's March 30, 2020 and in this What's Good Games Live Andrea and Britt dive into the reviews out for Resident Evil 3: Raccoon City. They also chat about the Super Mario Bros rumors about celebrating the 35th anniversary of the franchise, the early release of Final Fantasy VII Remake in certain territories, the possibility of a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 campaign remaster surprise launching, and an update on the delay rumors for PS5 and Xbox Series X. In Dear WGG they answer questions about Resident Evil, the move to digital over physical, and the weirdest detour ever to discuss our favorite pet systems in games and the relationship between Mario and Yoshi. Support What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgames Discuss the podcast on our social channels! http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgames http://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_games http://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgames Join the community page! https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/ Timestamps: :11 Welcome to the show! 4:39 Resident Evil 3 reviews 11:05 Final Fantasy VII is shipping early 14:13 Nintendo’s rumored plans for Mario’s 35th anniversary 22:15 CoD: MW2 Remaster is launching tomorrow?! 28:45 As of now, PS5 won’t be delayed 29:15 Also, Xbox Series X won’t be delayed 36:56 Dear WGG Questions 37:38 Where does RE3 Remake rank in your list of all the series games? -DavidJack 19 41:40 So there’s no way that there will be a remake/reboot of RE4? -Dekatron 47:04 Favorite pet systems in games? 54:20 Will people stop pre-ordering physical copies of games long-term?
Thank you to ExpressVPN and Pretty Litter for sponsoring this episode of What's Good Games! Visit http://expressvpn.com/whatsgoodgames to get an extra three months of ExpressVPN for free! Visit http://prettylitter.com and use promo code WHATSGOOD for 20% off your first order! This week the coronavirus lock down continues with more news affecting the world of video games including Steam setting records with concurrent players, and YouTube and PlayStation throttling downloads. But we do have some good news too! Nintendo donated protective equipment to medical workers and the developer of Plague, Inc donated $250,000 to COVID19 response teams. Plus they chat about the Silent Hill rumors...or lack thereof and new info from the creator of Final Fantasy VII Remake trying to set expectations for Cloud. In hands-on Steimer talks about her Animal Crossing New Horizons strategies for capturing tarantulas, Andrea went Down the Rabbit Hole with an Alice in Wonderland VR title on Oculus Quest, and Britt is playing something she can't talk about yet. (but she can next week!) *Promotional copy of Animal Crossing New Horizons provided by Nintendo Thank you to our Patreon Producers: • Chewy’s Godson • Alex Rigopulos • Faris Attieh • Mohammed Mohammed • Marcus Brown • Molly Bittner • Punkdefied Support What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgames Discuss the podcast on our social channels! http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgames http://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_games http://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgames Join the community page! https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/ Timestamps: Segment One: News :45 Welcome! 12:27 A LOT of people are using Steam 23:20 YouTube is limiting video quality worldwide 31:56 Silent Hill isn’t happening after all?! 34:27 FFVII’s Cloud is apparently lame 43:17 Thomas the Tank is already in RE3 43:5 Animal Crossing has sold A LOT 53:05 Splash Damage is working on a Stadia exclusive Segment Two: Hands-On 57:38 Welcome back! 1:02:21 Animal Crossing: New Horizon 1:23:22 Down the Rabbit Hole 1:37:01 Roundguard 1:42:40 Why We Sleep Brittney http://twitter.com/blondenerd http://facebook.com/blondenerd http://youtube.com/blondenerd Andrea http://twitter.com/andrearene http://www.instagram.com/andrearene_/ Steimer http://twitter.com/steimer https://www.instagram.com/ksteimer/
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San Francisco, CA, USA
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700
Podcast Count
11
Total Airtime
1 month, 5 days