In episode 25 of the Xbox Expansion Pass (XEP) Steve Filby, CEO of Evil Empire and Marketing Manager/Producer at Motion Twin joins Luke to discuss the development of Dead Cells, the impact of Xbox Game Pass on their success, and potentials for Project xCloud and future systems. Microsoft has seen a 775% increase in Azure cloud use including Xbox Live since COVID-19 began social distancing, and Luke drops his full Doom Eternal Review. Enjoy!

The Xbox Expansion Pass (XEP) is a podcast dedicated to interpreting the goings on in the world of video games and analyzing how they impact the Xbox ecosystem. Luke Lohr, the InsipidGhost, plays host and discusses various topics throughout the industry.

 

Twitter: InsipidGhost

Mixer.com/InsipidGhost

Contact: InsipidGhost@gmail.com

In episode 24 of the Xbox Expansion Pass (XEP) we examine Sony's GDC presentation of the Playstation 5 and its efficient design versus the power of Microsoft's Xbox Series X. Early impressions of Doom: Eternal are positive and listeners write in to discuss how they're filling their time during social distancing. In the back half of the episode Luke is joined by GamesIndustry.biz staff writer Rebekah Valentine to discuss the evolving role of a journalist in the games industry. Enjoy!

The Xbox Expansion Pass (XEP) is a podcast dedicated to interpreting the goings on in the world of video games and analyzing how they impact the Xbox ecosystem. Luke Lohr, the InsipidGhost, plays host and discusses various topics throughout the industry.

 

Twitter: InsipidGhost

Mixer.com/InsipidGhost

Contact: InsipidGhost@gmail.com

In episode 23 of the Xbox Expansion Pass (XEP) we'll examine the short and long term ramifications of E3's cancellation and how COVID-19 may be impacting the gaming industry from developers working remotely to manufacturing. Call of Duty dropped two new modes for players to enjoy free of charge in the battle royale style: Warzone and Plunder. Not only that but State of Decay 2: Juggernaut Edition has released in an unexpected "remaster" of State of Decay 2 and final thoughts on Ori and the Will of the Wisps. Lastly we are joined in a developer interview by Clinton McCleary, one man developer of the recent Xbox title Infliction: Extended Cut Enjoy!

The Xbox Expansion Pass (XEP) is a podcast dedicated to interpreting the goings on in the world of video games and analyzing how they impact the Xbox ecosystem. Luke Lohr, the InsipidGhost, plays host and discusses various topics throughout the industry.

 

Twitter: InsipidGhost

Mixer.com/InsipidGhost

Contact: InsipidGhost@gmail.com

In episode 22 of the Xbox Expansion Pass (XEP) we discuss GeForce Now and it's impact on the market of Project xCloud. Star Wars: Maverick has leaked with speculation running rampant for just what type of title this may be. All this along with a review of Ori and the Will of the Wisps, which has dazzled in its opening 6 hours. Enjoy!

The Xbox Expansion Pass (XEP) is a podcast dedicated to interpreting the goings on in the world of video games and analyzing how they impact the Xbox ecosystem. Luke Lohr, the InsipidGhost, plays host and discusses various topics throughout the industry.

 

Twitter: InsipidGhost

Mixer.com/InsipidGhost

Contact: InsipidGhost@gmail.com

In episode 21 of the Xbox Expansion Pass (XEP) we'll discuss the postponement of GDC 2020, the swath of Xbox Series X news announced in Phil Spencer's blog post, and of course listener mail. Enjoy!

The Xbox Expansion Pass (XEP) is a podcast dedicated to interpreting the goings on in the world of video games and analyzing how they impact the Xbox ecosystem. Luke Lohr, the InsipidGhost, plays host and discusses various topics throughout the industry.

 

Twitter: InsipidGhost

Mixer.com/InsipidGhost

Contact: InsipidGhost@gmail.com

In episode 20 of the Xbox Expansion Pass (XEP) we'll examine the potential impacts of Sony withdrawing from GDC and PAX due to Coronoavirus. How does this impact the launch of the Xbox Series X and E3 announcements? Following that we note that Gamestop's new store designs may introduce potential legal concerns given the communal approach to customer interaction. Lastly we take a good look at upcoming ID@Xbox titles in 2020. Enjoy!

The Xbox Expansion Pass (XEP) is a podcast dedicated to interpreting the goings on in the world of video games and analyzing how they impact the Xbox ecosystem. Luke Lohr, the InsipidGhost, plays host and discusses various topics throughout the industry.

 

Twitter: InsipidGhost

Mixer.com/InsipidGhost

Contact: InsipidGhost@gmail.com

In episode 19 of the Xbox Expansion Pass (XEP) we'll Project xCloud expanding to iOS, Samsung partnering with Xbox to bring gaming to their platforms, and Geoff Keighley bows out of E3 as the ESA woes continue. Those discussions couple with review impressions of Darksiders: Genesis and the Bleeding Edge Beta to close out the show along with listener mail. Enjoy!

The Xbox Expansion Pass (XEP) is a podcast dedicated to interpreting the goings on in the world of video games and analyzing how they impact the Xbox ecosystem. Luke Lohr, the InsipidGhost, plays host and discusses various topics throughout the industry.

 

Twitter: InsipidGhost

Mixer.com/InsipidGhost

Contact: InsipidGhost@gmail.com

In episode 18 of the Xbox Expansion Pass (XEP) we'll discuss Phil Spencer's most recent comments on Google Stadia and Amazon being Xbox's primary competition in the next generation. Dan Houser has left Rockstar, leaving in his wake a talented studio and questions as to the reason for his departure. That along with a discussion on Zombie Army 4: Dead War and listener questions. Enjoy!

The Xbox Expansion Pass (XEP) is a podcast dedicated to interpreting the goings on in the world of video games and analyzing how they impact the Xbox ecosystem. Luke Lohr, the InsipidGhost, plays host and discusses various topics throughout the industry.

 

Twitter: InsipidGhost

Mixer.com/InsipidGhost

Contact: InsipidGhost@gmail.com

In episode 17 of the Xbox Expansion Pass (XEP) Christian Cooper, Global Marketing and Communications Manager of Steel Series joins Luke to discuss the how the world of Public Relations have changed with the rise of influencers and esports. Xbox sales have slowed in preparation for the next generation of hardware. Listener mail and Star Wars sales offer surprises. Enjoy!

The Xbox Expansion Pass (XEP) is a podcast dedicated to interpreting the goings on in the world of video games and analyzing how they impact the Xbox ecosystem. Luke Lohr, the InsipidGhost, plays host and discusses various topics throughout the industry.

 

Twitter: InsipidGhost

Mixer: Games With Ghost

Contact: InsipidGhost@gmail.com

In episode 16 of the Xbox Expansion Pass (XEP) Luke is joined by Steven Spohn, the COO of Able Gamers to discuss what it is Able Gamers does in its work of bringing games to those with physical or cognitive disabilities. Ninja Theory's new Project Mara again addresses mental illnesses via gaming. Additionally a review of the first person exploration title Journey to the Savage Planet is discussed as the game offers and surprisingly rich and impressive experience. Enjoy!

The Xbox Expansion Pass (XEP) is a podcast dedicated to interpreting the goings on in the world of video games and analyzing how they impact the Xbox ecosystem. Luke Lohr, the InsipidGhost, plays host and discusses various topics throughout the industry.

 

Twitter: InsipidGhost

Mixer: Games With Ghost

Contact: InsipidGhost@gmail.com

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