The Most HorsePowerful Podcast On The Internet, The Xbox Drive is back with Episode 71! Sean might be done with Red Dead Redemption 2! Luke finished up Steamworld Dig, enjoyed more Realm Royale, and tackled the bugs in Hive Jump. Buckle up and drive safe.
Luke: Ace Combat 7, Absolver
Sean: Never Alone
Resident Evil 2 is reviewing extremely well with a 93 on Metacritic. Luke thinks he got this one wrong.
Sea of Thieves is enjoying something of a resurgence among the streaming community. Second most watched on Twitch. Ninja, Dr. Disrespect, other people viewers like are playing it. New PvE content.
Realm Royale exits Closed Beta
Luke has a personal connection to this game
Class based BR, comfortable aesthetic, enhanced for X
Comeback from launching strong, crashing in user base and completely restructuring
God of War's Chris O'Neill joins Microsoft's The Initiative studio https://m.windowscentral.com/god-wars-chris-oneill-joins-microsofts-initiative-studio
Pit Stop Topics
Where is Inside Xbox?
BioWare has tried and failed to revive Knights of the Old Republic under EA
Absolver: a 3rd person martial-arts based Destiny.
Excellent combat mechanics, bad frame rate, really fascinating art style
Clearing a small dev (Devolver Digital) aiming big
Ace Combat 7: completely competent and impressive AC game.
Does not iterate on the formula at all
Very pretty, excellent controls
Poor checkpoint system, ground is not detailed
The Car Pool - Listener Question
Brendan Myers @the_wintergamer
What is the next gamer friendly move Xbox could make? I feel it could be something to do with the ability to play anywhere
Antonio Guillen @hypecaster
If you had the power to ensure ONLY ONE of these things happened to ensure a bright future for Xbox, which would you choose? 1. Halo Infinite releases and exceeds all expectations 2. Titanfall 3 announced as an Xbox Two Exclusive 3. Sunset Overdrive 2 announced as X2 Exclusive
Cruise Control - Topic of the Show
We’ve not yet heard when the next Inside Xbox is. How will Inside Xbox change in 2019?
Games with Gold
WRC 6 (X1)
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light (X360)
Far Cry 2 (X360)
Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown (1.18.18)
Resident Evil 2 (1.25.18)
Kingdom Hearts 3 (1.25.18)