Progress Bar Podcast: Episode 17


What We Talk About

We discuss the fallout from GDC where Sledgehammer Gamers teased the new Call of Duty screen shots much to Kochie’s despair. The pictures displayed the new High Definition character close ups. The shots show that Sledgehammer may be taking graphic fidelity seriously compared to the previous Call of Duty game.
CodeMasters have announced their new game in the series dubbed “GRID AutoSport”. After listening to customer feedback the developers have decided to combine the worlds of GRID and TOCA Touring cars to enhance the racing experience.
Staying on the racing side of gaming Slightly Mad Studios has released a new trailer for their upcoming game Project CARS. The game is set to be released in November this year and will be compatible with Project Morpheus (at some point), PS4, Xbox One, WiiU and Windows PC. Kochie referenced a comparison video comparing Project CARS and Gran Turismo 6 which can be found HERE.
Two items have been released regarding Ubisoft’s upcoming game Watch Dogs. First is a supplement novel titled //n/Dark Clouds and will follow on from the ending of the Watch Dogs story line. There was also a 9 minute Multiplayer gameplay video released which showcases certain features that players can expect in the upcoming game.
Upcoming Free Games for PSN+ members this Month:
PS3: Stick it to the Man, Puppeteer, PayDay 2
PS Vita: Murasame Rebirth, Everybody’s Golf

We Play games Too

After a quick chat about Dark Souls 2 releasing we jump right into it.
Kochie continues to explore the 2D world of Mercenary Kings on Steam. The game is really opening up in regards to Weapon and Mod crafting similar to the Monster Hunter series.
Brendan has been catching up with the Battlefield 4. After downloading >8GB worth of updates and patches he was able to get back in to it. He has been enjoying the latest expansion and is eagerly waiting for the Naval Strike DLC to be released.
Eddie has been flailing around in Octodad now that it supports the Playstation Move controller + nunchuck. Speaking of the Move there is also and update to the beloved PAX Aus Game Johan Sebastion Joust which is currently being submitted for the Playstation’s indie market.

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Production notes: Intro and outro music were supplied by Teknoaxe. This track is Royalty Free and is free for anyone to use in YouTube videos or other projects, whether monetized or not.