Outer Wilds Card (Annapurna Interactive Showcase Recap, The Ascent Impressions, Omno Review)

Outer Wilds Card (Annapurna Interactive Showcase Recap, The Ascent Impressions, Omno Review)

Annapurna really stretched the limits of notE3 by putting on their inaugural showcase so late in the day, but I’m glad they did. They showed off a lot of cool things, like Neon White and Stray. We even got the briefest of looks at the upcoming Outer Wilds DLC.


Headlines and Hot Takes is full of chat on what the publisher packed into a half an hour last week. And, yes, while the cat looked decent, and the first-person card shooter-thing looked intriguing, Echoes Of The Eye definitely takes up most of our time. We’ve also renamed Tech Corner, because you and I both know it’ll be Steam Deck from now until December.


It’s been a bit quiet when it comes to new releases, but Matthew found some time to have a go on twin-stick shooter The Ascent. While the couple of hours he played didn’t blow him away, it’s definitely worth a look via Game Pass. Xbox’s subscription service also gave me a chance to play some of the very pleasant Omno.


This week's Mystery Steam Reviews is all about video games that were made by studios that have since closed down. And we round out the show by opening The Weekspot mailbag to answer your Burning Questions on indie games, Olympic sports, and Mog.


00:00 Intro

05:03 Information Snacks For Your News Gobs

15:11 Annapurna Interactive Showcase recap

18:01 The Artful Escape

21:16 Neon White

24:07 A Memoir Blue 

25:02 Storyteller

26:33 Solar Ash 

27:59 Skin Deep

30:26 Stray 

35:07 Outer Wilds Echoes Of The Eye

41:24 Steam Deck might be future proof, apparently

48:05 The Ascent impressions

1:05:05 Omno review

1:12:27 Grime impressions

1:16:57 Mystery Steam Reviews

1:36:49 Burning Questions


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