Podcast Episode 99 - What's Wrong With We Happy Few, Super Crush KO Announcement, Cuphead Sales

Another podcast! This week Bret and I talked about the games that came out in 1999, what seems to be wrong with We Happy Few, Super Crush KO announcement reactions and much more. 

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Maximum Football 2018 Out Now On PlayStation 4, and Xbox One

Maximum Football 2018 from Peterborough developer Canuck Play is out now for on PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The indepedently made football game doesn't have the NFL licenses, but does contain the option for players can play football in NFL, CFL, or College football settings and rules.

"The officially launched Maximum Football 2018 features multiple game options between Canadian football, American football, and College football. Gamers will also have the ability to play full seasons, hone skills in practice mode, customize team and players, full post-play replay with free camera control, multiple player body styles and game weather that impacts game play."

Want the game on Switch? The developer posted a video about that as well!

You can pick Maximum Football 2018 on PS4 right here, and Xbox One here, but if you're looking for a free version then we have a contest happening on our Twitter:

Graceful Explosion Machine Developer Announces Super Crush KO For Switch/Steam

Toronto-based Vertex Pop have announced their next game following 2017's Graceful Explosion Machine. Super Crush KO is a brawler/shooter platforming hybrid that has players saving humanity from an AI apocalypse. Features:

  • Lightning-fast gameplay that seamlessly blends shoot-em-up action and intense beat-em-up combat
  • Take on wave after wave of varied enemies with a deep combat system, designed with easy-to-execute combos and enemy juggling in mind
  • Explore a beautiful, colourful world inspired by futuristic urban cityscapes and pastel skylines
  • Online leaderboards and ranking systems will keep you coming back to S-Rank dozens of levels

You can check out the trailer below. We don't have a release date yet, we just know it'll be next year and come out on Nintendo Switch, and Steam.

Vertex Pop Announces Super Crush KO

Creators of Graceful Explosion Machine return with stylish brawler / shooter hybrid

Toronto, ON. August 10th, 2018. Toronto indie developer Vertex Pop today announced Super Crush KO, a fast-paced mix between beat ‘em up and shoot ‘em up, coming to Nintendo Switch and Steam in 2019. The game was announced as part of this year’s Indie Megabooth titles at PAX West, and will be playable for the first time at the Seattle event. From the official press kit:

Super Crush KO is a fast-paced brawler / shoot-em-up hybrid set in a vibrant, near-future city. Take control of a neon-wearing, robot-stomping, stylish-as-heck hero and save humanity from an AI apocalypse!

Online leaderboards and ranking systems will keep you coming back to S-Rank dozens of levels.

The game seamlessly blends close-quarters brawler with long-range shooter and was designed with enemy juggling in mind. Launch enemies into the air and blast them out of the sky in this unique, genre-bending action title.

About Vertex Pop: 

Vertex Pop is a Toronto-based indie game development studio run by Mobeen Fikree, striving to make fun, colourful, and intuitive action games. Their last title, Graceful Explosion Machine, debuted on the Nintendo Switch to great commercial and critical success.

Keep Talking And Nobody Explodes Announces For Console - Gets Release Date

Ottawa based Steel Crate Games have announced Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes will get patched to not require VR on PS4, and then this non-VR version will be coming to Switch and Xbox One later this month. The multiplayer game requires group of friends to work together, using bomb defusal manuals, to defuse a bomb before it explodes. 

You can pick up the game on Steam and PS4 right now, while it will be available on Switch and Xbox One August 16th, and 17th respectively. The non-VR patch it out for PS4 August 16th.

Cuphead Hits Huge Milestone - Announces Sale

Studio MDHR have announced that Cuphead has sold over 3 million units since going on sale last September. To celebrate, the game will be on sale starting tomorrow - make sure to pick it up before the DLC drops.

Interview With Dan Rodrigues - Composer Behind Runbow

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Compulsion Games Goes Over Post-Launch Details For 'We Happy Few'

Montreal developer Compulsion Games will be releasing We Happy Few on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC later this month, and they've now gone over some of the post-launch content.

We Happy Few will get a free sandbox/infinite mode, as well as three different paid story as part of a season pass. They are:

Roger & James in: They Came From Below!

Precocious Roger and Impetuous James set off in search of adventure and love, only to uncover bizarre technology and a terrifying new threat. All is not as it seems. Or is it exactly as it seems?


Heartthrob, artist, and personal trainwreck, Nick Lightbearer is Wellington Wells’ most celebrated rock star—but what truly makes him tick? Tune in to Uncle Jack’s late show to find out.

We All Fall Down

Much like any well-worn happy mask, all societies develop cracks in their veneer. But that doesn’t mean you should go digging up dirt from the past. Right? *pops a Joy pill* Right!

This may be the last Compulsion Games game to appear on PlayStation, as it was announced at E3 that Microsoft purchased the Montreal-based studio. We Happy Few will be out on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on August 10th.

Russian Subway Dogs Out Now On Steam

Russian Subway Dogs, the arcade game from Spooky Squid based on the stray dogs on the Russian subway system is out now on Steam - pick it up to save 10% as a launch discount!

Be sure to check out this aweome trailer that includes real dogs.

Podcast Episode 98 - The New Canadian GameDevs, Raptors-Spurs Trade, Assassin's Creed Origins

Bret and I sat down and talked about the new CanadianGameDevs, what we think of the recent Raptors-Spurs trade, and Bret gives his thoughts on Assassins Creed Origins. 

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