The Ever-Rising Video Game Backlog

So back in December 2015, I set up a New Year’s goal to not buy a video game unless I was going to play it immediately. To help with this, I unsubscribed from countless emails to remove temptations. As of mid-May, I have gotten better in my spending, but not to the standard of the original goal.

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Derailed: The SBB Show’s podcast 53

Gather ‘round as we watch the freight train fly off the rails! On podcast episode 53, Ian, Jerry, John, and Scott talk about life, the craft beer we are drinking, and the video games we’ve been playing. Spoiler Alert: we review Ryse Son Of Rome, Star Fox Zero, & Quantum Break. Other notable name drops include: The Division, Ori and the Blind Forest, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Legends of Zelda Ocarina of Time. All that & more on SBB!

Intro 0:00 – 18:24 | Beer:30 18:24 – 43:57 | GameTime 43:57 – 2:28:30

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Video Game Review: Quantum Break

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Video Game: Quantum Break
Developer(s): Remedy Entertainment
Publisher(s): Microsoft Studios
Platform(s): Xbox One, Windows 10 PC
Genre(s): action-adventure; third-person shooter
Game Mode(s): single-player campaign
ESRB Rating: M for Mature: blood, intense violence, & strong language.
Release Date:  April 5, 2016
Review Date: May 5, 2016
Reviewed By: 
Jerry (JD_Shep)

This is a spoiler free review. 

I am going to do things a little different with this review and place some game tips at the end.

My Personal Stats

I played on the XBox One, both on the console and streaming to my Windows 10 PC. I unlocked 31 out of 42 achievements for 730 out of 1000 points. I spent 33 hours playing it. This probably includes the TV show portion. I also started to play without reading the extra story, then started over to read the extra story and record for a bit. Then kept playing without the extra story. Also, I died more times than I care to admit in the Final Moments, more on that later.

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Timed Demos: The SBB Show’s podcast 52

Hey, we got the whole crew back! Gather ‘round as Ian, Jerry, John, and Scott talk about life, the craft beer we are drinking, some random sports, and the video games we’ve been playing. Name drops include the three recent betas (timed demos): Battleborn, Doom, Gears of War 4. Along with The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, The Division, Ratchet and Clank, Ori and the Blind Forest, Quantum Break, and much more!

Intro 0:00 – 10:18 | Beer:30 10:18 – 27:29 | GameTime 27:29 – 2:14:56

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Just The 2 Of Us: The SBB Show’s podcast 51

Welcome to the 51st episode of SBB’s video podcast. John and Ian couldn’t make it, so it is just the two of us. Excuse the camera. I don’t like it, so I am returning it. In the intro we discuss Batman v Superman Dawn of Justice after Jerry had seen it. We try to stay as spoiler free as possible. During Beer:30 we drink and discuss Rahr & Sons Drahthaar and Elevation’s Senorita. For GameTime we discuss the Doom beta, Ryse: Son of Rome, The Division, and Quantum Break.

Intro 0:00-25:34 | Beer:30 25:34-32:34 | GameTime 32:34-1:37:57

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