Microsoft says there will be exclusive Bethesda games, and is it time to defend Bobby Kotick amongst the Activision-Blizzard layoffs?
Katie from The Tauren & the Goblin joins to discuss Gamestop's wild week, Ninja's poor parenting answer, Activision-Blizzard's poor diversity answer, and Cyberpunk 2077 mods.
The gang talks about their time in Horrific Visions and breaking Hellfire Citadel. Also, Nick runs through the news of the last two weeks.
OoCS raids with PUGs Thanksgiving week, M+, gear / level up for Herald of the Titans, the 8.3 PTR Build gives lots of juicy info, Classic gets WSG and AV, and adopt Dottie for charities this month!
Jarret joins the WoW! Talk! gang to discuss Blizzcon 2019! When will Diablo IV and Overwatch 2 release? Which cinematics were best? Will ESPN report on our leaked content? Check it out!
Call of Duty Modern Warfare will be a high point in the series history for a second time.
OoCS downs Za'Qul and working on Queen Azshara, doing M+ with a more guildies, and a dusting of Classic. In the news, Classic gets a bug fix, Patch 8.2.5 has been released. Let the Bee games BEEgin!
This week's playoffs games were incredible! We recap the week's games, season award winners, and look to the coming week's playoff games. So much to cover and so much to look forward to. Check it out!
Alisaunder joins Nick & Katie to talk about forgotten races, dreadlords, & more!
Its the long-lost WoW! Talk! pilot from 2004 where the gang prepares to venture for the first time into Azeroth!
OoCS beats Azshara after a guild party but Ashvane is still a thumb.
Rei, Eric, & Harv down Heroic Dazar'Alor; Nick has uncomfortable balloon ride.
In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except bans & taxes & Blizzcon.
Episode 5! This week, we talk about the week's player news, including the Chengdu Hunters fining YangXiaoLong for inappropriate comments on stream, Sleepy being traded to the Washington Justice, and the reemergence of Daco with the Atlanta Reign. We also talk about Atlanta's roller coaster of a week, beating NYXL while losing to the Guangzhou Charge. We raise some F's in the Chat for the Houston Outlaws' rough showing this week and look forward to the weekend's festivities at the first ever Homestand Weekend! We wrap up by recapping our favorite bits of team trash talk, including some particularly "bizarre" examples!
We're discussing Games as a Service, what we've seen, and what the future holds.
Faction Rally returns asking with an official announcement on Curse of Osiris!
The game is going to get updated in the near future, PC Destiny is finally out, prestige mode needs work, and Messages From The Reef!
On this week's show the crew discusses Iron Banner and other end game Destiny 2 content.
Iron Banner returns, power level controversy, and more with BrickInNick!
Exodus Crash isn't fun, Leviathan review, "Mida's Touch" on Crucible, and your questions this week on IO!
In Orbit goes into a story spoiler review of the main campaign, discusses our impressions of the raid, and finishes up with your questions!
In Orbit discusses Destiny 2 and our initial impressions with the live game!
The story of Destiny The Game is blown open in an attempt to get everyone up to scratch before the Sequel Drops.
Final D2 prep is underway as the new game is set for launch! In Orbit discusses this and your questions with Wilhe1m Scream.
Final few game shows before Destiny 2, a look back at Trials of Osiris, and more D2 content talk!
Bungie is feeling what Monster is putting down, Destiny 2's beta is coming for PC players along with restrictions, PVP vs PVE, and Messages from the Reef!
TWAB, IGN Information Bag continued, and Messages From The Reef in this final episode before D2 beta begins!
Rasputin Radio joins Jorge to discuss GuardianCon and IGN's info dump!
TWAB, Lost Sectors, Destiny 1 items, Luke Smith's comments, PC feel, this week's featured streamer, and Messages from the Reef!
Destiny 2 is in full swing with post-E3 discussion about PC release date, story changes, beta discussion, and PlayStation exclusive items!
David returns to discuss Destiny 2, no more updates for Destiny, and subclasses!
Destiny 2 is coming to battle.net. Take the journey with Nick from anger to acceptance.
In Orbit reviews Destiny 2's gameplay reveal as Dominus Ghaul and the Red Legion invade the Solar System!
A new host joins WPR, Blizzard remains tight lipped about Anniversary plans, Season 5 hopes, Michael Chu's AMA, SR decay across all ranks, and more.
Everyone's sick so its a short episode to talk about Heroic Gul'dan and Mythic+.
The final TWAB before Destiny 2 news kicks into high gear, GameStop reveals class pets or subclasses potentially with sigils, questions from the audience in Messages From The Reef.
Dead ghosts heralding the darkness of Destiny 2, Radegast is given a voice, raiding with Destiny 2 around the corner, and your live questions in Messages from the Reef!
Destiny 2, elemental primaries, and raid challenges.
In Orbit is confronted with beginning of the final countdown to Destiny 2! Age of Triumph celebrates us as guardians by sending us back to refreshed raids!
The path to Destiny 2 opens with a brief stop on the Age of Triumph to celebrate the time with Destiny 1.
Continued discussion of 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11 discussion, Iron Banner Supremacy, and guests discuss their experience with Destiny in this week's In Orbit!
Jorge's Back, HotFix 18.104.22.168 is on the horizon, Mega Bloks goes mega spoiler, and DestinyCon is officially trademarked by Bungie!
Look back at Destiny 2016, Streamer Racing League, and Funko Pop Figures!
The Dawning event is discussed with PVE & SRL in focus, but are these changes enough? What about PVP? And we take questions from you, the audience!
Talking 3v3 Competitive, Terry Crews as Doom Fist, and Competitive Season 3.
Symmetra's changes, hopeful changes to competitive mode in the future, and dig into some user Feedback.
Nostalrius returns but will it matter if everyone is playing patch 7.1.5 and 7.2? The WoW! Talk! gang debates.
The In Orbit crew go over the surprising release of challenge mode and discuss the plateau we are reaching.
Some competitive talk, Sombra, Reinhardt tips, and more as Blizzcon 2016 approaches.
The disappointing Festival Of The Lost, an extended look at hand cannons and how range works in game, Trials of Osiris DDoSing, and a fundamental change in this week's tournament which is turning a few heads!
The changes on the Overwatch PTR could shake up the meta and right some placement wrongs.
Festival Of The Lost, Hard Mode Wrath, and PVP & PVE!
The pro-meta isn't for everyone. Don't force it.
Upcoming light changes and the future of Destiny!
Iron Banner dominates with rewards, "heroic" mode comes to Wrath!
Could your initial placement in in Season 2 be throwing off the SR system?
Week 2 Of Rise Of Iron Is In The Books! How Is In Orbit Doing With it?
Balance update on horizon for a few heroes as the community clamors for single hero pick quick play.
In Orbit discusses Rise Of Iron and all it brings (and doesn't bring).
There's tons to do at 110 and LFR is as controversial as ever. New WoW! Talk!
Overwatch may be crushing your game type fantasies.
In Orbit Talks 2.4.0 Update
Season 2 is here and Jaa is salty.
Final tweaks are being made for season 2. Will it be enough?
The PTR shows what's on the horizon for Overwatch. Nothing going on right now. Let's check it out.
Changes to competitive mode, characters, and even servers. New map too!
Loot Boxes are still a hot topic, Sombra's dropping more clues, and are defense heroes actually best for defense?
The crew talks Game Informer Rise Of Iron drop!
Blizzard surprises us with Summer Games, community surprises them with outrage.
Cosmodrome Winter Tour, Iron Banner, Destiny Collection and MFTR!
Sombra rumors during a huge data leak? Coincidence? WE THINK NOT!
The Legion pre-patch didn't seem to faze the gang too hard.
Ana's unleased, D.Va is dangerous, and Zenyatta will make you one with the Iris.
Cosmodrome Winter Tour, Iron Banner, and Moments Of Triumph!
Selfish players don't belong in competitive mode.
Discussion of pre-patch raiding and having multiple artifacts.
Competitive mode is here, but should it be?
The gang gets together to talk about their thoughts on the Warcraft movie.
The Technodrome talks lag and connectivity, and the future of the game.
We talk patch 2.3.0, the hotfix, and heavy glitches!
Let's talk about competition, counter picking, McCree, and more.
Talent changes and Facebook Live! Also, watch the movie!
Waldy77 returns to the podcast to talk Overwatch on consoles post-release, common problems we've been seeing, as well as solutions.
Rise of Iron is on! In Orbit analyzes the big reveal!
Reminder that there aren't any tiers, DLC rumors, nerfs and buffs, and introducing WPR Tips.
Crucible ride along, Challenge Of Elders, Rise Of Iron... The future is now!
The gang discusses talents, specs, and how the new tapping system sucks.
Launch day is here! Your watch has begun!
Trials of Osiris and IB cancelled! Bungie ViDocs review, and Rise of Iron?
PC is our main squeeze, but tonight we focus on console.
In-game rewards and gold sinks are topics of debate!
DMCA takedowns, Open Beta thoughts, new Overwatch story content, and more.
Bungie's Twitch shows, patch adds some punch to the game, Iron Banner, and more!
Nostalrius, Mark Kern, gameplay bugs and fun things await in Legion!
Final patch notes, lore content, The Story of Overwatch, and more.
In Orbit reviews the Taken Spring, new grimore, and Q/A from you the fans!
LEGION HYPE! August 30th release date!
Competitive play, netcode improvements, patch notes, and more... You animals.
Ability pruning and quest removals are discussed, as well as FrostDoge.
Let's talk about a recent Jeff Kaplan interview and these incredible Overwatch animated shorts.
Two big patches, premade group stats, and anger over a pose.
The WoW! Talk! gang discusses employees leaving, free stuff, and alpha changes!
Two patches in two weeks. Maybe the next one can adjust lag compensation.
Destiny players hungry for content maybe turning to The Division. Can Destiny recover from this?
Rei talks about Cross-Realm raiding and how it may have ruined the game.
Nick and Katie host a special WoW! Talk! to talk Hunters in Legion and Chronicle.
Light news, Iron Banner, and more Q&A on this episode of In Orbit.
Rei returns to discuss Legendaries and class fantasy in Legion. New WoW! Talk!
If you're a Torb or Bastion player you probably had the time of your life this week.
Plans for the future of Destiny has been revealed. Is it enough to save the game?
Round 2 of Overwatch Beta has just kicked off. Jaa and Emery talk the good and bad that came with the updates.
Blizzard turns 25 and Thal'dranath turns up missing. New WoW! Talk!
Support characters are must haves in Overwatch. We talk the good and the bad on this episode.
The last episode was wishful, but now the frustrations are coming out.
Tanking changes! 100g to change specs! Pre-order problems! An angry WoW! Talk!
Jaa and Emery talk Tanks on this special edition of Watchpoint.
With not much news floating around, In Orbit dreams about the future.
A team can't win a game if they can't get the objective. This episode of Watchpoint focuses on the Overwatch's defensive heroes.
WoW! Talk! discusses Diablo's influence on WoW. Or Die-ablo, if you're Jeremy.
Let's talk Overwatch offense in this special edition of Watchpoint.
The In Orbit team discusses SRL, Iron Banner, and loot, loot, and more loot during the post holiday lull.
Sparrow racing, questioning challenge modes difficulty, and talk about the future with monthly content updates.
PvP, botting, and xmog concerns along with cookie cutter builds on WoW! Talk!
Nerfs, buffs, and Sparrow Racing... Yay...
A live alpha means so much datamined Legion info to talk about! New WoW! Talk!
The faith of Destiny players teeters. Will Bungie do anything about it?
Trash talk, Overwatch NOT being free-2-play, Assassins Creed Syndicate sales, Halo 5 microtransactions, and more.
First Iron Banner of year 2, Trials of Osiris delayed again, concerns for future exotic side quests, King's Fall hard mode, the truth about Destiny's development, and more.
Transformers gets the Platinum Games treatment in this fast-paced, stylized throwback.
Surprise WoW! Talk! about surprise Patch 6.2.3 with surprise guest host Katie Grace!
It's the big TTK episode with special guest, Nick Layton,
The Blizzcon schedule leaked and HFC Normal was nerfed. New WoW! Talk!
Put a name to the misery you cause other players that you kill while they're using their super.
A lot of changes coming with The Taken King. The In Orbit team discusses upcoming weapon balance, changes to the tower, even bigger changes to the overall game, and how that's going to affect players.
Patch 6.2.2 is here! Get excited with talk about that and a bunch of PSA's!
Pokemon terrorist threats, Nintendo NX(?) patents, FTC violating Youtubers, the size of the core gaming market, and more on Mashcast #155.
Excitement, yet pause, for the upcoming "The Taken King" DLC/game.
Screw off-weeks! The WoW! Talk! gang couldn't wait any longer to discuss Legion!
Is Activision the root of the problems WoW and Destiny players have been facing?
The team talks about upcoming expansion news, WoW Token limits, speculates about a WoW theme park, and improvements to the garrison could have been better.
Patch 6.2.1, PvP Mercenary mode, Warcraft movie, and more on WoW! Talk! #33
The In Orbit crew welcomes a new member and talks more Destiny as The Taken King approaches.
The gang talks about their experiences in 6.2 and Nick rants about this being the last raid of Warlords.
The arrogance displayed in Luke Smith's recent interview isn't what Bungie needs right now with it's dwindling player base.
The gang talks about flying being brought to Draenor, plus talks about the Ion Hazzikostas Q&A, and previews patch 6.2.
With Ion's Q&A pushed back a week, the gang talks about Hellfire Citadel, Blizzard's relationship with the Community, and gets nostalgic for Wrath.
In this episode we talk about the House of Wolves and the return of the Mythoclast.
Recent banning wave, Orgrim's close-up from the movie, ilvl changes in Hellfire Citadel, and the No Flying debate.
WoW Subscribers dropping to 7.1 million, Blizzard previews Tanaan, Bonus Events, and the Adventure Guide, and Leeroy Jenkins turns 10.
Big news with the Warcraft movie getting pushed to June and Patch 6.2 hitting the PTR, but we still can't stop talking about the WoW Token.
In this episode we discuss what we know about House of Wolves, changes to The Crucible, stats on the Destiny playerbase, and more.
The gang has more to say now that the WoW Token has launched. Plus, Blizzard gets reality TV right with Azeroth Armory, and the Patch 6.1.4 notes dropped some bombs.
OnLive's shutdown is a perfect example of why you don't put your eggs in one basket. Especially when you don't have that basket in hand.
The gang talks about the new short story Code of Rule, plus a chain of lawsuits, and a surprisingly long discussion about PvP.
Content drought, the recent weapons update, vault addition to the companion app, Inferno mode, Trials of Osiris, and more.
Buffs to BRF Gear, the Blizzcon Announcement, and the details for the WoW Token. Plus, Rei has a revelation.
Microsoft has a chance to win gamers back with cross-buy between Windows and XBox One, but can Valve's cheap in home streaming nullify that opportunity?
The gang talks about their experiences in 6.1 and share their thoughts on the recent developer raid/dungeon streaming Q&A, as well as how all humans are strong enough for a warrior.
More Patch 6.1 PTR info and the gang talks about WoW staying at 10 million subscribers and Argi's success.
Mash Those Buttons is proud to launch our newest podcast dedicated to Destiny. This episode we discuss Crota Hard Mode, the upcoming weapon nerf, Bungie merging skirmish maps with other Crucible types, House of Wolves Details and more.
The gang talks about more 6.1 information like the Heirloom tab and the S.E.L.F.I.E. camera. Also, there a new mount coming, and we pay our respects to WoW Insider.
Matt returns as the gang talks about Blizzard's plans for 2015, including how game-time tokens will fix the economy. Plus, Nick and Jeremy rage about Mythic Mar'gok and Molten Core RNG.
Capcom's high expectations for games, Ubisoft blaming low FPS and Resolution on console limitations, Intel pulling ads from Gamasutra, more Gamergate, and more.
Kickstarter changes the rules, Steams new interface, Blizzard cancelling Titan, and more.
Flex Raiding, the upcoming 8/14 announcements, Blizzard's declining numbers, and more Azeroth Choppers news.
Activision CEO says there is an industry-wide downward trend for pre-orders.
A special Mashcast where we talk about the Destiny Beta.
Destiny beta is opening up for everyone.
Activision is shutting down Call of Duty Elite
Funny game. If you're five.
Somehow, Bungie's next game is on PS4.
Deadpool is going to give you the best news. -- "That’s right, kicking ass, taking names…what can I say, I have skills." -- Not now, Wade.
Are we finally going to get a good first person survival horror zombie game?
An acquisition of Activision's rap division.
New DLC for Prototype 2.
Don't worry about the wobble music, worry about the damned Decepticons.
Another Call of Duty game? No surprise here.
If you have Xbox and you like Call of Duty, here's some good news.
Smorgasbord of prototypical things.
As if Prototype's protagonist wasn't already deadly enough.
Those who pay a little extra get to play a little sooner.
This is the new style, just like the old style.
At the very least the publisher is still "actively exploring" the port.
Looks like Activision didn't agree to the Origin EULA.
Because skating in SD is for chumps.
Hawk speaks out on his next game.
Begun, the MMO War has.
We put what is undoubtedly the biggest game of the year through its paces.
And those dirty rotten cheaters are to blame.
Intended to start his own "modern warfare."
The most anti-climatic news we can think of at the moment.
Step aside Kobe and Kimmel, these guys got it covered.
We know. Ironic isn't it?
Who wouldn't want to play a game before mostly everyone else?
The latest multiplayer footage of Activision's FPS is here.
Shoot stuff to get stuff in Call of Duty.
All aboard the hype train.
Stay a while and listen (and preorder).
Other title choices were "Generic: The Naming" and "Stop It, Valve."
Oh Blizzard, how we love you so...
Call of Duty: not just for high K/D players anymore.
All post-apocalyptic activities will be followed up with an evening of flip cup and Dane Cook.
GRIMLOCK!? My body is ready.
The Men in Black are back.
How do you feel about Activision trying to make a grab at the gamer's wallets from a sales hunch?
More options given to support type and objective-focused players who still want to wreak havoc on the battlefield.
Jump inside and check out Activision's [strike] package.
If you don't have anything nice to say, say it anyway and start a flame war.
Get your hands on one of the holiday's biggest titles next month.
Even Call of Duty zombies are in space.
Inside: the latest edition of What the hell is Bungie Working On?
What is Bungie working on, and what were its early days like? Find out by watching this nearly hour long video. Yes, I said hour long.
Activision reveals that not all upcoming Wii games have the words "Zelda" or "party" in their titles.
Get ready to cheat Death and fix time before the year is out
The name's Remake. James, Remake.
A ripping good time. Unless, of course, you're the one being ripped in two.
Admiral Ackbar always knows when its a trap!
Excuse me, you there with the assault rifle... Would you kindly tell me whose side you're own before opening fire?
Check out Activision's latest blue plate special.
An L.A. judge has come to a decision which will, in all likelihood, bring the Modern Warfare creators' suit to trial.
The DLC will deploy June 28 on Xbox 360.
Promotional flyer with map names leaks to the internet.
New York City is under siege and it's up to you to save it. Uh, might wanna try to leave some of it still standing in the process.
Come on in and see webhead in action.
You must be at least this 1337 to play.
We're not just messing with you either, there is legitimate action in this trailer. For serious.
It's here. Officially.
Pay no attention to that leaked premiere behind the internet curtain.
In the wake of the Modern Warfare leak, Activision releases an official video.
No need to wait for E3 on this one, we've got the full breakdown on the latest CoD inside! *SPOILER WARNING*
UK's Official PlayStation Magazine teases readers with a Modern Warfare 3 image and hints.
A new studio from the fellas who brought us Master Chief incorporates. The first state proclaims: "The demon is here!"
Game based on popular Cartoon Network show coming this fall.
Activision announces new zombie downloadable content for Call of Duty Black Ops!
Do you think the Guitar Hero series is just on "hiatus"?
The newest Call of Duty: Black Ops Escalation Map Pack is now official. The popular "zombies" multiplayer mode receives a few upgrades.
Australian retailer accidentally reveals official flyer for this May's map pack.
What does it take to keep a studio alive around here...
Is more really better?
This Versus Series podcast puts Medal of Honor (2010) up against Call of Duty: Black Ops
In this Versus Series podcast we put NFS: Hot Pursuit (2010) up against Blur.
The Cold War Rages On
What is Blur? Successful arcade racer? Failed Mario Kart clone? Find out here.