Are Gaming Reviews Truly Trustworthy? — The Cross Roads Game Podcast EPISODE 96

Corey Dirrig from the Boss Rush Podcast joins the conversation with LeRon, Stoy, and Andre as they talk about Fandom’s acquisition of major review websites. The crew also discusses the rumor about a Horizon Zero Dawn remake from Sony along with Sony’s gaming roadmap, and much more!

Cross Roads Video Game Podcast | Episode 96

The Cross Roads Team:

LeRon Dawkins: Twitter  |  Instagram  |  Twitch
Stoy Jovic: Twitter | EXPCast
Andre Wilson: Twitter | Instagram | YouTube

Episode Guest:

Corey Dirrig: Twitter

Time Stamps:

00:00 – Opening and Housekeeping
10:26 – What Are We Playing?

Notable Games Coming to PlayStation, PC, and Xbox This Week

This week’s lineup is completely shadowed by the most anticipated shooter launch that isn’t Call of DutyOverwatch 2. There’s also a mix of survival, horror, and sim games for gamers to get into for this week.

46:02 – Notable Games Releasing This Week


Horizon Zero Dawn Remaster?

While we just got a remake for The Last of Us, it looks like PlayStation may not be quite done with remakes just yet, as a possible Horizon Zero Dawn remake is in the works for the PS5!

1:02:08 – The Last of Us HBO Trailer

PS Plus Essential and XB Games W/Gold October 2022 Announced

Racing, Fighting, and Shooting for PlayStation Plus subscribers are out now! Microsoft’s Games With Gold lineup has been announced

1:17:25 – PS+ Essential Games October 2022
1:21:56 – Xbox Games With Gold October 2022

Sony News Following Interviews with Hermen Hulst and Jim Ryan

Sony Will Continue to Make PS4 Games Moving Forwards. Yes, you heard that correctly.

1:26:23 – PlayStation’s Roadmap

Bone-Chilling Dead Space Remake Trailer Has Arrived

Fans of the Dead Space franchise have waited patiently since the initial announcement of a remake of the first game. The Dead Space remake is set to release on January 27, 2023, on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, and PC.

1:39:26 – Dead Space Remake Reactions

Questions From The Audience

“What Nintendo game or franchise would benefit — graphically and performance — from a Playstation release?”

1:54:24 – Q & A

Big Topic: How Well Should We Trust Gaming Reviews?

Fandom, the world’s largest fan platform, has acquired Leading Entertainment and Gaming Brands. The acquisition includes brands from Red Ventures:  GameSpot, Metacritic, TV Guide, GameFAQs, Giant Bomb, Cord Cutters News, and Comic Vine. Fandom will now rank as the 14th ad-supported site in the United States.

2:14:16 – How Well Should We Trust Gaming Reviews?

The Wrap-Up

2:34:56 – The Wrap-up and Plugs
2:38:52 – Featured Articles on Boss Rush:

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2:42:00 – Outro

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