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Podcast Unlocked

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Love video games? IGN's Podcast Unlocked is your source for everything Xbox. If you live and breathe Halo, Gears of War, Forza, and more, Podcast Unlocked has you covered. Tune in every week for the latest video game news for Xbox junkies around the globe.

Love video games? IGN's Podcast Unlocked is your source for everything Xbox. If you live and breathe Halo, Gears of War, Forza, and more, Podcast Unlocked has you covered. Tune in every week for the latest video game news for Xbox junkies around the globe.

 

#692

Deadpool’s Ass (Xbox Controller) Is Amazing – Unlocked 652

Xbox just dropped the best gaming controller we've ever seen in the literal form of Deadpool's ass! We discuss how much we adore Xbox's cake-tastic new gamepad and implore Microsoft and Marvel to make more of the one-off sweepstakes prize so we can buy one. Plus: we make our Xbox Gamescom predictions for next month's big event, Xbox Game Pass's upcoming lineup has a head-scratching gap in it, and more! Presented by Wendy’s Saucy Nuggs 00:00:00 - Intro 00:01:10 - Deadpool Xbox Controller 00:10:59 - Wendy's Saucy Nuggs Featuring Unnecessary Inventions 00:12:09 - The Underwhelming Xbox 360 Blades Dashboard 00:16:40 - Coming to Game Pass 00:24:42 - gamescom Predictions 00:45:28 - EA Sports College Football 25 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

Yesterday

59 MINS

59:21

Yesterday


#691

Dream Games We Wish Xbox Would Make – Unlocked 651

We had some fun this week and talked about 10 dream Xbox games we'd love to see Microsoft's massive collection of studios make, from a Halo horror game to giving one particular underrated Activision studio a chance to crack the code on a big-budget Superman game. Plus: Xbox raises Game Pass prices and reshuffles some of its tiers in a frustrating and confusing way, and more! Presented by Wendy’s Saucy Nuggs Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

11 Jul 2024

56 MINS

56:26

11 Jul 2024


#690

So Many Remakes, Remasters, and Reboots! - Unlocked 650

This episode is all about the remakes we're cautiously optimistic about (Assassin's Creed...but which ones?), the remasters we're excited about (Dead Rising Deluxe Remaster), and the reboots we're left scratching our heads over (Crazy Taxi). Plus: what we expect from the just-confirmed Resident Evil 9, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

04 Jul 2024

54 MINS

54:24

04 Jul 2024


#689

What We Want from Xbox’s Big Gamescom – Unlocked 649

Xbox says it's going big at this year's Gamescom event, so we discuss what we think to see and what we hope to see. Plus: why we're thrilled about Capcom's just-announced Dead Rising 1 remaster, why we doubt that Beyond Good & Evil 2 will ever be released despite Ubisoft's statements to the contrary, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

27 Jun 2024

54 MINS

54:59

27 Jun 2024


#688

We Just Saw the Best Xbox Showcase Ever – Unlocked 648

Because the Xbox Showcase was SO GOOD this year, our 30-minute live reaction show from Sunday just wasn't enough. So we regrouped and talked for upwards of two more hours about all the big games, from Doom: The Dark Ages to Gears of War: E-Day to Fable to Perfect Dark to Black Ops 6 and so, so many more. Then we lay out how phenomenal the next year and a half of Xbox exclusives and Xbox Game Pass launches is looking before telling you a bit about a few other games we got to see and play at the event last week, including Xbox exclusives STALKER 2 and Replaced! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

13 Jun 2024

1 HR 48 MINS

1:48:28

13 Jun 2024


#687

Stig Asmussen Talks Star Wars, Leaving Respawn, and New Studio Giant Skull | IGN Live 2024

After directing two fantastic Star Wars Jedi games at Respawn, Stig Asmussen has embarked on a new adventure: Starting AAA studio Giant Skull. IGN's Ryan McCaffrey sits down with Stig to talk about why he left Respawn, what to expect from his next project, and his goals for creating a healthy work culture at Giant Skull amidst a turbulent time in the video game industry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

10 Jun 2024

19 MINS

19:23

10 Jun 2024


#686

Exclusive Interview: Phil Spencer Unveils Xbox's Future and New Horizons in Gaming - IGN Live

Join us for an exclusive live interview at IGN Live with Xbox's Phil Spencer and a panel of top game developers. In this deep-dive session, we explore the latest Xbox strategies, the impact of recent studio acquisitions, and what the future holds for Xbox and its fans. From discussing major titles like 'Halo Infinite' to addressing community concerns and revealing insights into upcoming Xbox projects, this is a conversation any gaming enthusiast won't want to miss. Tune in to hear directly from the leaders shaping the future of gaming. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

10 Jun 2024

55 MINS

55:28

10 Jun 2024


#685

The Best Announcements from the Xbox Summer Showcase Are… - Unlocked | IGN Live 2024

In this very special IGN Live analysis of the summer Xbox Showcase, we break down each announcement, from blockbuster game releases to unexpected surprises, and discuss their impact on the gaming landscape. The Podcast Unlocked crew, including Ryan McCaffrey, Miranda Sanchez, Stella Chung, and Destin Legarie, discuss key moments from the showcase, offering insights and reactions that you won't find anywhere else. Whether you're catching up or want to relive the excitement, this is your definitive guide to understanding what's next for Xbox. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

09 Jun 2024

34 MINS

34:48

09 Jun 2024


#684

Unlock-Block Trivia Special II - Podcast Unlocked

Today we’re diving into the best of Unlock-Block trivia. Join us as we relive some of the most memorable moments from past shows. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

02 Jun 2024

1 HR 09 MINS

1:09:18

02 Jun 2024


#683

Hellblade 2 Is Finally Here! A Spoiler-Free Discussion – Unlocked 646

The first officially announced Xbox Series game ever, Hellblade 2, has finally arrived, and we've played it! Join us for a spoiler-free discussion of Ninja Theory's stunning new Senua adventure. Plus: Activision opens a new AAA development studio with a narrative-driven focus, this year's Call of Duty looks set to drop straight onto Xbox Game Pass, Grand Theft Auto 6 gets a narrowed-in release window, and much more! EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ [https://nordvpn.com/unlockd] (https://nordvpn.com/unlockd) Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

23 May 2024

1 HR 20 MINS

1:20:38

23 May 2024


#682

Unlock-Block Trivia Special - Podcast Unlocked

Today we’re diving into the best of Unlock-Block trivia. Join us as we relive some of the most memorable moments from past shows. EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ [https://nordvpn.com/unlockd] (https://nordvpn.com/unlockd) Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

19 May 2024

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:01

19 May 2024


#681

Final Fantasy Back to Xbox for Good? – Unlocked 645

This episode is much cheerier than the last one as the news is (for the most part) much better! For instance, a new statement from the president of Square Enix strongly suggests that Xbox players will no longer be left behind on future Final Fantasy game releases – or any other game Square Enix makes. Plus: rumors of a new Doom being revealed at the upcoming Xbox Showcase heat up as Ryan implores Stella to play Doom Eternal, Assassin's Creed Shadows sounds like Ubisoft straight-up built a Splinter Cell game into it (mechanically speaking), and more! EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ [https://nordvpn.com/unlockd] (https://nordvpn.com/unlockd) Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

16 May 2024

54 MINS

54:41

16 May 2024