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.
The PS5 has arrived!!! Okay but we've also got news to talk about including those Xbox Series X fridges, new APEX Legends content, and special guest Steven Spohn from AbleGamers joins us! Follow Steven on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/steveinspawn Follow Steven on Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/steveinspawn Learn more about AbleGamers: www.ablegamers.orgSupport What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgamesDiscuss the podcast on our social channels!http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgameshttp://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_gameshttp://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgamesJoin the community page!https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/Timestamps::01 Welcome to the show!4:30 Weekly announcements 6:08 We have a PS5! 8:05 Shout-out to cute animals11:30 Sony delays PS5 launch title to February16:24 If you delete your Facebook account you lose your Oculus games22:10 My Time At Portia sequel announced!25:20 Snoop Dogg has AN XBOX SERIES X FRIDGE32:16 APEX Legends is getting a new legend for Season 733:52 Nintendo JoyCons have been reduced in price35:56 Let’s talk to Steven Spohn! What’s he playing?40:19 Morning! For Steven - I wanted to know your thoughts on how conversations between accessibility and difficulty modes tend to be interwoven when discussing them in the games industry. Is this an OK thing? Are there better ways or terminology the industry can use to express differences between the two? -Devon44:26 Other than adding Closed Captions to our streams are there any other ways streamers can increase accessibility in their streams? ✌❤- TylerAusten47:27 Pokémon chatter51:51 Steve, do you have any game that comes to mind when you think of a trailblazer for accessibility options? - Nxthxniel97
Thank you Honey and HelloFresh for sponsoring this week’s episode!Visit http://joinhoney.com/WHATSGOOD to get Honey for FREE today!Go to http://hellofresh.com/whatsgood80 and use code whatsgood80 to get a total of $80 off across 5 boxes, including free shipping on your first box!This week we celebrate EPISODE 200 of What’s Good Games! We kick things off by chatting about AOC’s record-breaking Twitch stream, NBA 2K21’s icky unskippable in-game ads, Ubisoft Connect and more! We then take time to reflect on these past 200 episodes by reading listener messages and chatting about how far we’ve come. Hands-on is all about ghoOoOOosts: Ghost of Tsushima Legends and the paranormal investigation game Phasmophobia! We continue the spirit of spooky season in the Patreon produced third segment and chat about paranormal experiences we’ve had ourselves. Thank you to our Patreon Producers:·        Chewy’s Godson·        Califorunicated·        Justin Foshee·        Punkdefied·        Faris Attieh·        Mohammed Mohammed·        Marcus Brown·        Alex Rigopulos·        David IacolucciSupport What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgamesDiscuss the podcast on our social channels!http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgameshttp://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_gameshttp://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgamesJoin the community page!https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/Timestamps: Segment One: News:45 Welcome to the show!4:25 AOC breaks record on Twitch12:42 NBA 2K21’s unskippable in-game ads19:27 Ubisoft Connect details27:35 In-game Halloween events33:50 It’s our 200th episode!Segment Two: Hands-On55:44 Ghost of Tsushima: Legends1:10:00 PhasmophobiaSegment Three: Patreon Produced Segment1:22:04 Welcome back!1:26:44 Have you ever experienced anything creepy/unexplainable/ghost or poltergiest-like? -Nicole Barnett
Iron Galaxy's Co-CEO Chelsea Blasko joins Andrea and Britt to run down the weekend headlines and chat about running a game development studio during COVID. She chats about her history with the company, why company culture is so important, and some of the challenges of making games for multiple platforms.Follow Chelsea on Twitter https://twitter.com/JesusHotWheelsFollow Iron Galaxy on Twitter https://twitter.com/IronGalaxySupport What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgamesDiscuss the podcast on our social channels!http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgameshttp://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_gameshttp://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgamesJoin the community page!https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/Timestamps::16 Welcome to the show!9:30 Sony give an update to voice recording functionality16:21 Phil Spencer talks Bethesda26:00 Aiden Pearce is playable in Watch Dogs Legion27:24 Update on Destiny’s next-gen optimization33:14 Mass Effect Legendary Edition has been rated in Korea35:00 Let’s chat with Chelsea Blasko of Iron Galaxy!35:32 What is Iron Galaxy?37:10 Chelsea’s favorite projects42:50 Covid-19 challenges48:32 How can we as consumers support female leads in video games? -Andrea Barrett
Thank you MeUndies, Bespoke Post and GameStop for sponsoring this week’s episode!Go to http://meundies.com/WGG to get 15% off your first order! Go to https://bspk.me/2XjK7tw and enter the code WGG at checkout to get 20% off your first monthly box!To sign up and learn more details on GameStop’s PowerUp Rewards Pro membership program, please visit https://www.gamestop.com/poweruprewards/.This week PlayStation is back in the news but this time for a PS4 update, Spider-Cat is joining Miles Morales, and SEGA is turning 60! Andrea played a few more hours of AC: Valhalla and had a lot to say about it, plus Britt gives her thoughts on Baldur's Gate 3 in early access. For the feature segment, Andrea interviews CEO and owner of Nerdvana Games - Kristy Pitchford - about running a restaurant during the pandemic while also preparing to publish Bunkers & Badasses, an upcoming tabletop RPG. *Access to the Assassin's Creed: Valhalla preview event provided by UbisoftSupport What’s Good Games on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/whatsgoodgamesDiscuss the podcast on our social channels!http://www.facebook.com/whatsgoodgameshttp://www.twitter.com/whatsgood_gameshttp://www.youtube.com/whatsgoodgamesJoin the community page!https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatsgoodgames/Timestamps: Segment One: News:45 Welcome to the show!3:31 PS4 update allows party chat recording15:05 SPIDER-CAT <318:50 Sega is offering 4 free PC games27:10 Level-5 has virtually halted operations in North America31:00 Rockstar buys Crackdown 2 developer33:39 Epic Games vs. Apple update35:48 Logic buys $200k+ Pokémon card40:55 YOU CAN PLAY VIDEO GAMES ON YOUR FRIDGE NOWSegment Two: Hands-On48:32 Assassin’s Creed Valhalla1:14:56 Baldur’s Gate 3Segment Three: 1:30:44 Interview with CEO/founder of Nerdvana Games: Kristy Pitchford
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11
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