Day 0 Update
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SmashPad's flagship podcast, the Day 0 Update covers the latest news and events in the gaming industry, all backed by analysis and insight from a team of avid gamers and industry writers who combine for over 150 years of experience with the medium. The goal isn't simply to report the news, but to look beyond the headlines at the real stories that shape the gaming industry, and have a good deal of fun in the process.
||CleanDay 0 Update #219 – The Floodgates Are Open||On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: Lots of games are coming out this week. Microsoft Studios changes its name. Former Telltale employees form a new studio. Plus classic PC RPGs are coming to console!||2/10/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 0 Update #218 – Still Up With One Blow||On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Kingdom Hearts III and Anthem demo impressions. Metro Exodus pulls the rug out from Steam users. Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers is shaping up to be a massive expansion. Plus the usual assortment of our picks, and||2/3/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 0 Update #217 – Not The Anthem Show||On this episode of the Day 0 Update: We’re not playing the Anthem Beta. We’ll explain why. Gamestop cancels KHIII special edition PS pre-orders. Having a higher framerate is an advantage in Fortnite. Plus, more!||1/27/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 0 Update #216 – Mortal Kombat: Spinal Tap Edition||On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: EA cancels its open-world Star Wars title. Trails of Cold Steel III is getting an experienced localization team. Game Freak have a new game coming. Plus we discuss the Mortal Kombat 11 reveal. That and mu||1/20/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 0 Update #215 – While We Were Out…||On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: Activision and Bungie split up. Ryan tells us about the cool retro gaming stuff from CES. The Epic Games store is building steam, but does it have longeavity? Our picks, and much more!||1/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 0 Update #214 – Back to 2018||On this week’s show: We wrap up a story that began in late 2018. What we’ve been playing over the Holidays. A look at our Top 10 Games of 2018, and much more!||1/6/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 0 Update #213 – All-Digital Future||On this episode of the Day 0 Update: Where has the year gone? It’s hard to believe, but 2018 is almost over. Leigh is embracing an all-digital future. Ironically his ISP has an outage in the middle of the show. StretFighter V gets in-game ads. We d||12/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 0 Update #212 – The Game Awards Aftermath||On this episode of the Day 0 Update we’re joined by Castlemania Ryan! Bethesda can’t catch a break with Fallout 76. The Game Awards recap. Plus we envision our ideal game reveal trailer!||12/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 0 Update #211 – The Garbage Will Burn Itself Out||On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: Fallout 76’s launch is not going well. The PlayStation Classic gets worse the more we know about it. A Dreamcast Classic has us excited at the prospects. Some Breaking News, and more!||12/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 0 Update #209 – Sony No-Shows E3 2019||On this week’s episode of the Day 0 Update: Sony says no to E3 2019. Reggie says no to an N64 Classic. Cliff Bleszinski says no to making games again. And we say yes to some Game Awards nominations. Plus our thoughts on the Top 3 Black Friday gamin||11/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Not your cookie cutter podcast
While they’re obviously just a bunch of people Skyping, the SmashPad staff definitely had a strong understanding of the industry and doesn’t rest with your typical thoughts. Every one of the regulars has differences in their thoughts and it really makes the experience both more human and respectable.
Great insight from seasoned gamers
This show is overflowing with information on all sorts of video gaming goodness. The speakers have great chemistry and decades worth of gaming experience.