Top Down Perspective

Top Down Perspective 25/06/20

The Last of Us Part 2 is out and Sean and Paul are neck deep in it this week. Sean also plays a good chunk of Pokemon Sw/Sh's Isle of Armor DLC.

News continues to be huge as Fortnite announced which Nolan films it will be showing off in game, Mixer is getting completely shutdown and switched to Facebook Gaming (what??), and Rogue Legacy 2 gets a release date.

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Top Down Perspective 18/06/20

This week Paul is nearing the end of the first Last of Us in order to be ready for the sequel. He's also playing Disintegration. Sean gets into the Assassin's Creed Odyssey: Fate of Atlantis DLC and plays through Coffee Talk. Jon wraps up everything for Bioshock Infinite, starts The Takeover, and continues with Metroid: Other M.

E3-like news continues this week with EA's big showcase of games. We run through everything announced in that presentation including the new Skate reveal. We also get more information on a few of the games shown during last week's PS5 stream.

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Top Down Perspective 11/06/20

This week is all about Club House Games and Sony's PS5 event. Paul and Jon are playing the new Switch game while Sean beats the main Assassin's Creed Odyssey story and talks about Wide Ocean Big Jacket.

The Sony event takes up a huge chunk of time as we run through every trailer and game shown during the presentation (of course we give our thoughts on the revealed PS5 hardware). We also discuss Ubisoft's Gods and Monsters gets leaked onto Stadia and Persona 4 Golden heading to PC.

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Top Down Perspective 04/06/20

What the Golf? starts off the show this week with Jon playing through that along with Shantae and the Seven Sirens. Paul checks out Monster Train, Skelattack, and wraps Minecraft Dungeons. Sean continues his everlasting (Assassin's Creed) Odyssey and plays through Astrologaster.

News begins with the announcement and then postponing of Sony's PS5 event. Sega announces the Game Gear Micro, and EA puts its games on Steam.

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Top Down Perspective 28/05/20

Minecraft Dungeons is the biggest launch this week and Paul and Sean have played through it. Paul also checks out the PC version of Phantasy Star Online 2 and Sean enjoys some silly mini-golf with Golf with your Friends. Jon wraps up Bioshock Infinite.

For news we talk about BlizzCon getting cancelled, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered getting a release date, and the Sonic movie announces a sequel.

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TDP Spoilin’ Games: Final Fantasy 7 Remake

DO NOT LISTEN TO THIS IF YOU DON'T WANT FINAL FANTASY 7 REMAKE SPOILED FOR YOU!

We did an impromptu spoilercast after our regular weekly show this week. We run through the entire FF7R story, discussing what we liked and didn't like. We talk about what we think that ending means and make a lot of grand guesses about what the future of this game holds.

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Top Down Perspective 21/05/20

Jon wraps up Final Fantasy 7 Remake this week and continues with Picross S4. Sean is cooling off of Gears Tactics. Paul is trying out some new Rainbow Six Siege and Terraria content.

For news we discuss Tencent taking over System Shock 3, Respawn opening up a Canadian studio focused on Apex Legends, and Christopher Nolan getting in on Fortnite.

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Top Down Perspective 14/05/20

Paul wraps up his time with Mega Man Zero 4 while Sean dives back into Assassin's Creed Odyssey and enjoys the newest Apex season. Jon nears the end of Picross S4 and Final Fantasy 7 Remake.

News is real big this week with Unreal Engine 5 being shown on some early PS5 hardware, GTA5 is free on Epic Games Store along with a cool free coupon, last but certainly not least Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2 is announced.

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Top Down Perspective 07/05/20

This week Jon shares his faltering interest in Final Fantasy 7 Remake and Streets of Rage 4. Paul is playing the Mega Man Zero games as well as wrapping up Gears Tactics. Sean starts into the latter of those and plays through Moving Out.

Xbox has a special Inside livestream showing off a number of new Series X games. We also discuss the long cancelled Prince of Persia Redemption that has been sitting on YouTube for 8 years, and Mortal Kombat 11 announces some exciting updates for later this month.

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Top Down Perspective 01/05/20

The big games this week include Gears Tactics that Paul is talking about and Streets of Rage 4 from Sean's perspective. Sean also wraps up Final Fantasy 7 Remake, and plays through Man of Medan and Gato Roboto. Jon and Paul are playing Picross S4.

For news we're talking the announcement of Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Summer Games Fest, and The Last of Us Part 2 gets leaked as well as a release date.

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Top Down Perspective 23/04/20

The three of us are still real deep into Final Fantasy 7 Remake. Paul has beaten it, Sean is nearing the end, and Jon keeps trucking through. Sean is also real into the latest Animal Crossing update and less into the Journey to the Savage Planet DLC. Paul checks out the final (sad) Mario Maker 2 update.

In news we discuss the latest Nintendo game updates, Fornite coming to the Google Play Store and Epic announcing why that's a weird issue, as well we talk about GeForce Now losing more publishers' games from its service.

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Top Down Perspective 16/04/20

Final Fantasy 7 Remake is the big release right now and all of us are neck deep in it, including special guest Nathan Rohr! He's also been playing Animal Crossing and NBA 2K20. Sean also played through Journey to the Savage Planet.

In news we discuss the PS5's possible launch hurdles, the Switch adding button remapping, and Kotaku slowing disappearing.

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Top Down Perspective 09/04/20

Resident Evil 3 Remake it out this week and Paul has played through it, along with the multiplayer Resident Evil Resistance. Jon claims to have completed Animal Crossing. Sean tries out Totally Reliable Delivery Service.

Sony revealed the PS5's new controller design, we also discuss the recent Inside Xbox livestream, and E3 no longer doing an online event this year.

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Top Down Perspective 02/04/20

Animal Crossing talk continues in full swing as Jon and Sean discuss that creepy new rabbit. Sean is also continuing with Doom Eternal, and starts into Paper Beast, Roundguard, and Borderlands 3's new DLC. Paul plays through Control's latest DLC.

In news we discuss Mario's 35th anniversary, Gearbox's weird payment structure/issues, and the Last of Us Part 2 getting delayed indefinitely.

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Top Down Perspective 26/03/20

It's Animal Crossing week here for Jon and Sean! Sean also discusses Bleeding Edge and Telltale's Batman season 2. To wrap it up, Paul played through Doom Eternal.

For news we run through the recent Nintendo Direct, Sony slowing down download speeds in Europe, and Epic Games starts publishing.

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Top Down Perspective 19/03/20

The lockdown continues but the bois are back to discuss what they're doing to stay busy. All three of them are enjoying/finishing Ori and the Will of the Wisps. Jon also starts into Voxelgram and Final Fantasy 14 Online. Paul tries out Mega Man Zero and the Resident Evil 3 demo. Sean plays through the latest Division 2 DLC.

In news we discuss the Xbox Series X and PS5 specs and how they compare, Nintendo's recent indie stream, and GameStop deciding it is considered "essential retail."

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Top Down Perspective 12/03/20

This week Sean and Paul are neck deep in Ori and the Will of the Wisps. Paul also checks out Call of Duty Warzone and Sean starts into Indivisibles.

In news we discuss E3 getting cancelled during our massive Coronavirus Minute and whether or not the show will come back at all. We also bring up Kotaku implementing a great comp day process for their employees and For Honor getting a Prince of Persia add-on.

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Top Down Perspective 05/03/20

Back from PAX East, Jon is hear to talk about the convention and his touring live show. He checked out Thief Town and played through 198X. Paul plays through Division 2's new expansion as well as the Final Fantasy 7 Remake demo. Sean wraps up Tokyo Mirage Sessions, Borderlands 3's first DLC campaign, and gets into Voxelgrams.

In news we discuss GDC getting postponed until the summer, a number of new game release dates, and Stadia opening a new game studio.

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Top Down Perspective 27/02/20

It's PAX East weekend and we have a man away, on the ground, and hopefully not getting sick.

Sean and Paul discuss Division 2 in the lead up to next month's new content. Sean also tries out Chuchel and Crossy Road Castle.

News is a lot of companies pulling out of GDC, Phil Spencer drops a ton of new Xbox Series X news, and Harmonix announces Fuser. 

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Top Down Perspective 20/02/20

The Sonic movie is out and we have a few thoughts on that. Paul has been playing a lot of Division 2. Jon starts up Yakuza 3. Sean talks about a couple table top games including Forbidden Sky and the Scott Pilgrim deck building game.

In news we discuss the recent Animal Crossing Direct, Witcher 3 getting cloud syncing support on the Switch and PC, and a bunch of companies pulling out of PAX East and GDC due to coronavirus concerns.

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