The Vertical Slice #14: Banjo Namkai

The Fruits of Our Labor

TV Time!

  • The Martian (Austin)
  • The Flash:  Season 1 (Chris)
  • House (Chris)
  • Supernatural (Chris)
  • Exeter  (Chris)
  • Fear the Walking Dead (Chris & Austin)
  • Agents of SHIELD (Chris & Austin)
  • Gotham (Chris & Austin)

Hey, Whatcha Playing?

  • Star Wars: Battlefront Beta (Austin & Chris)
  • Burnout Paradise (Austin)
  • Destiny (Austin)
  • Super Meat Boy (Austin & Chris)
  • LEGO Batman 3 (Chris)
  • Three Fourths Home (Chris)

News By The Slice

      • S1E1 now free for everyone



What games should we pick up this week?

  • Back to the Future: The Game – 30th Anniversary Edition (PS4, Xbox One and Xbox 360)
      • $20
      • The Telltale game from 2010, just spruced up for current-gen
  • Minecraft: Story Mode — Episode One: The Order of the Stone (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One)
      • $5
      • Downloadable for now
  • Minecraft but with an engaging story
  • The Talos Principle: Deluxe Edition (PS4)
      • Philosophical first-person puzzle game from the guys behind Serious Sam
      • Written by Tom Jubert of FTL and The Swapper fame
      • As well as Jonas Kyratzes who also wrote Infinite Ocean, which was a philosophical sci-fi adventure released on November 17th, 2010 as a Flash game on Armor Games and Kongregate
      • Includes the expansion, Road to Gehanna, which takes place near the end of The Talos Principle
  • Wasteland 2: Director’s Cut (PC, PS4 & Xbox One)
      • Post-apocalyptic role playing video game from the mind behind games such as The Bard’s Tale, Fallout, Torment and of course, Wasteland
      • Upgraded from Unity 4.5 to Unity 5, which brings visual enhancements
      • There will be “new gameplay features” that haven’t been detailed as of yet
      • Modding tools are there
      • 1080p on both PS4 & Xbox One
      • Will basically be the PC version
      • 8000+ lines of new dialogue
      • Redesigned encounters
      • Redesigned UI
      • Controller Support for PC
      • $40 for consoles
      • Free for PC
  • Goosebumps: The Game (PC, 3DS, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One)
      • An old school point and click
      • Not a retread of the movie releasing this year
      • No pricing details as of yet
  • Yoshi’s Wooly World (Wii U)
  • Kirby’s Epic Yarn but with Yoshi wool
    • $50

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