Long-awaited mediocre games hurt even more now – Destructoid

Longer the wait, the more it hurts

Welcome back! It’s another Tuesday, which means tonight is a new episode of Spot Dodge: A Live Nintendo Podcast exclusively on Destructoid. Subjects: It’s been a whole year of disappointing video games. From CrossfireX to Fall of Babylon, in tonight’s opening topic we discuss the worst game of the year. The crew also discuss the latest Pokemon Scarlet and Violet leaks and Square Enix’s big NFT blunder. All that and more at Spot Dodge!

Video game development cycles are getting longer. The days to receive three Uncharted game over five years is over. So when a highly anticipated game ends up being aggressively mediocre, it hurts, even more so, to know that you won’t see the studio’s next effort for five to ten years down the road. The latest example that comes to mind is Gotham Knights.

WB Montreal’s last game was Arkham Origins. A vastly underrated Batman games i love So of course I was extremely eager to play Gotham Knights. Unfortunately, it wasn’t worth the ten-year wait. Let’s talk about it!

Our lovely cast from around the web: Brett Medlock (me) and Mary Stowe from Destructoid, John Friscia from The Escapist, Greg Bargas from PC Invasion and Brett Larsen, our extra special guest. Behind the scenes, Gamurs’ Eric Weichhart is live editing this week’s show.

Spot Dodge is a weekly Nintendo Podcast here at Destructoid where we spend an hour or two going over the latest Nintendo news and discussing the games we play. If you’re a fan of the Nintendo Switch, RPGs, or feel good, Spot Dodge will be a great addition to your podcast rotation.

Spot Dodge streams live every Tuesday at 4:00 PM PT / 7:00 PM ET on the Twitch channel. PSA: We now have a dedicated Spot Dodge YouTube channel! All future episodes will be live streamed and uploaded there. What do you think is the worst game of the year? Don’t be afraid to join the chat and be part of the show!

Afterwards, the show will be available on-demand to audio listeners via Spotify, Apple Podcasts and more. The live video version remains on both YouTube and Twitch (don’t forget to follow and subscribe). So many possibilities!

Brett Medlock

Video Manager at Destructoid

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