The Inner Gamer Podcast

Episode 110: Nioh, Steep and Combat Systems in Games

Episode Summary

Brett is back! This week we have a ton to discuss. We play the new Team Ninja game Nioh extensively and talk about about how great that game is. It could very well be a Game of the Year 2017 contender. We also play Ubisoft's open world sports game Steep and are pleasantly surprised at how good it is. Finally, For Honor comes out this week so Brett and Devan give the beta a try before the release and have a lot to say about the combat system. In our news, Activision Blizzard has a huge quarter, Call of Duty is going back to its roots, Mass Effect Andromeda will have meaningful side quests and Steam is ditching Project Greenlight. Finally, our discussion is very topical with Nioh and For Honor coming around the corner. We talk about the evolution of combat systems in gaming, specifically melee combat systems and how they've changed over the years. Don't forget we have our contest! Share our Solar Flare comic post on Facebook and get the entire series signed by the writer himself! Deadline is February 25th. Show Notes: 03:11 - Nioh 14:10 - Steep 24:30 - For Honor Beta 37:50 - Free Games for February 44:48 - Upcoming Video Game Releases 48:14 - Gaming News 1:03:09 - Combat Systems in Video Games The Inner Gamer is a podcast built for the casual gamer. Your weekly dose of video game news, reviews, opinions and discussions every Tuesday. Like what you hear? Share our podcast with your friends! Also be sure and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes and leave us a review! You can find all of our social channels at www.theinnergamer.net. If you have any questions or suggestions please reach out to us at hello@theinnergamer.net. CREDITS: "Blue Groove Deluxe" by BlueFoxMusic on audiojungle.net Woman Announcer - Arie Guerra; Austin, TX based Actress

Episode Notes

Brett is back! This week we have a ton to discuss. We play the new Team Ninja game Nioh extensively and talk about about how great that game is. It could very well be a Game of the Year 2017 contender. We also play Ubisoft's open world sports game Steep and are pleasantly surprised at how good it is. Finally, For Honor comes out this week so Brett and Devan give the beta a try before the release and have a lot to say about the combat system. In our news, Activision Blizzard has a huge quarter, Call of Duty is going back to its roots, Mass Effect Andromeda will have meaningful side quests and Steam is ditching Project Greenlight. Finally, our discussion is very topical with Nioh and For Honor coming around the corner. We talk about the evolution of combat systems in gaming, specifically melee combat systems and how they've changed over the years. Don't forget we have our contest! Share our Solar Flare comic post on Facebook and get the entire series signed by the writer himself! Deadline is February 25th. Show Notes: 03:11 - Nioh 14:10 - Steep 24:30 - For Honor Beta 37:50 - Free Games for February 44:48 - Upcoming Video Game Releases 48:14 - Gaming News 1:03:09 - Combat Systems in Video Games The Inner Gamer is a podcast built for the casual gamer. Your weekly dose of video game news, reviews, opinions and discussions every Tuesday. Like what you hear? Share our podcast with your friends! Also be sure and subscribe to our podcast on iTunes and leave us a review! You can find all of our social channels at www.theinnergamer.net. If you have any questions or suggestions please reach out to us at hello@theinnergamer.net. CREDITS: "Blue Groove Deluxe" by BlueFoxMusic on audiojungle.net Woman Announcer - Arie Guerra; Austin, TX based Actress