Just two jerks chatting about their most anticipated games of 2016… in this episode of the Existential Gamer Podcast, Peter and Julian touch on a plethora of upcoming releases including Final Fantasy XV, Persona 5, the PS4 exclusive Horizon Zero Dawn, epic CRPG game-changer Torment: Tides of Numenera, XCOM 2 and it’s thematic similarities with Wolfenstein: The New Order, and the obscure, ambitious MMO Project GorgonPeter even tries to explain the Far Cry series to baby Julian, who only seems to care that the next entry in the franchise will allow him to hunt a woolly mammoth.

With the presales of the Oculus Rift now kicked off, Julian and Peter discuss how it feels to finally see virtual reality—one of the VHS promises of an 80’s childhood—become an available consumer product. Weird, innit? And pretty fucking awesome. Peter describes his experience using the DK2 (the second iteration of the Oculus development kit) with Elite: Dangerous. Turns out he flew too close to the sun. And thus was born the myth of Naked Oiled Icarus, which to know more about you’ll just have to…

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