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Episode 03 - The Game Awards 2018 Predictions
01:00 - Why Does Ash Say That?
03:10 - Paperbark Is Coming To Steam
06:50 - Hajime Tabata Leave Square Enix
16:00 - X018 News Round-Up & Impressions Of X018
19:50 - Crackdown 3 Launches On February 15th
22:05 - Winnie The Pooh In KH3
24:50 - Microsoft Acquire Obsidian and inXile
31:30 - Xbox Announces 16+ Game Pass Games
38:10 - Void Bastards
40:15 - Just Cause 4 Adds Storms
44:30 - Forza 4 Horizon Expansion Added
47:15 - Sea of Thieves Adds The Area Multiplayer Mode
49:15 - State of Decay 2 Zedhuner Pack
50:15 - Devil May Cry 5 Trailer
52:45 - Tomb Raider 'The Force' DLC Trailer
53:35 - #GiveWithXbox
54:30 - Summer/Winter of Arcade Returns
57:20 - Pokemon Detective Pikachu Trailer Impressions
01:05:30 - Pokemon Let's Go Impressions
01:23:30 - Spyro Reignited Trilogy Impressions
01:28:15 - Shadow of The Tomb Raider Review
01:30:55 - Celeste Impressions From Ash
01:34:45 - Tetris Effect Is Fantastic
01:36:45 - The Game Awards 2018 Thoughts
01:38:15 - The Game Awards 2018 Predictions
02:23:50 - The Wrap-Up
The Game Awards are returning for another year and it wouldn't be an awards season without the Explosion Network trying to predict the winners. So Dylan, Ash, Cherie and Ciaran all put their bettin' hats on as they try to guess who will win each and every category from this year's upcoming awards.
Several big games dropped this week as well and Dylan and Cherie have played two of them -- Spyro Reignited Trilogy & Pokemon Let's Go. Hear how the remake of the purple dragon came along and how Pokemon is treating a returning player as well as a new one,
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