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The GALAR REGION - EPISODE 17
00:10 - Welcome
00:47 - On The Show This Week...
01:25 - THQ Does An AMA On 8Chan
17:15 - Overkill’s The Walking Dead Is Cancelled
—WHAT WE'VE BEEN PLAYING—
23:05 - Wargroove Impressions (Ash)
25:05 - Anthem Impressions (Dylan)
29:15 - Yoshi's Crafted World Demo Thoughts (Dylan)
31:40 - Ape Out Review (Dylan)
37:00 - Cherie Joins The Couch
37:30 - Detective Pikachu Trailer Thoughts
46:40 - Pokemon Sword & Pokemon Shield Reveal Impressions
58:15 - Gen 8 Starter Thoughts
01:05:15 - Overall Thoughts On The Pokemon Direct
01:10:55 - Pokemon Generation 8 Needs To Be Accessible
01:20:30 - Wrap-Up
Brand new Pokemon games are on their way in the form of Pokemon Sword & Pokemon Shield. Both were announced in a Pokemon Direct from Nintendo early Thursday morning and Dylan, Ashley and Cherie break down the new games and starter Pokemon.
Also on the show
Ape Out Review
Detective Pikachu Trailer
THQ Nordic Loses Their Minds
Overkill’s Walking Dead Cancelled
Anthem & Wargroove Impressions
Yoshi's Crafted World Demo
THQ Nordic facing serious backlash after 8chan AMA - GameDaily.biz
Overkill’s The Walking Dead Canceled For PS4, Xbox One, PC Version Support To Be Discontinued - IGN
Pokemon Detective Pikachu (Trailer 2) Review - Explosion Network
Pokemon Generation 8 Revealed As “Pokemon Sword” & “Pokemon Shield” - Explosion Network
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