ENBLE Podcast Starfield’s launch failure

ENBLE Podcast Starfield's launch failure

Starfield Review: A Galactic Adventure Filled with Familiarity


Starfield, the highly anticipated open-world game from Bethesda, has finally arrived. But as excited as fans are about exploring the vastness of space, there’s a nagging feeling that they’ve been here before. In this week’s episode of our podcast, we delve into our experiences with Starfield and discuss why it feels like Fallout 4 in space.

One of the biggest drawbacks we found with Starfield is its striking resemblance to Bethesda’s previous hit, Fallout 4. From the character animations to the gameplay mechanics, it’s hard to shake the feeling that we’re simply playing a re-skin of the post-apocalyptic RPG. While this familiarity may be comforting for some, it leaves others yearning for a fresh experience that pushes the boundaries of the genre.

But Starfield isn’t all doom and gloom. Despite its similarities to Fallout 4, the game still manages to captivate with its immersive world and compelling narrative. The attention to detail in the environments, coupled with the sheer scale of the universe, makes for a truly breathtaking experience. Players will find themselves lost in the vastness of space, discovering new planets, encountering alien species, and uncovering secrets along the way.

While we had mixed feelings about Starfield, our discussion took an interesting turn when we stumbled upon reports of Nintendo potentially demoing the Switch 2 at Gamescom. This revelation sparked a lively conversation about what an ideal sequel console could look like. We couldn’t help ourselves and even came up with a catchy name for it – the Super Switch!

Moving on to other news, we touch on the excitement surrounding Baldur’s Gate 3, a game that has won accolades for its successful integration of Early Access. This innovative approach allows players to be part of the development process, providing valuable feedback to shape the final product. It’s a win-win situation for both gamers and developers.

In addition to gaming news, we also delve into technology and media topics. We discuss the leaked Pixel 8 Pro 360 render, Logitech’s UE EpicBoom party speaker, and the controversies surrounding Airbnb in New York City. A particularly intriguing topic is the recent report by Mozilla, which exposes the privacy risks associated with data collection in cars. This eye-opening research highlights the urgent need for stronger data protection measures in the automotive industry.

Bringing our podcast to a close, we explore the realm of artificial intelligence with the latest news on Kaedim’s 3D modeling AI. We question the extent to which this technology can truly be considered “AI” and ponder its implications for the future of creative industries.

As always, we conclude with our pop culture picks and highlight what we’ve been working on lately. It’s a jam-packed episode filled with laughter, insightful discussions, and plenty of nerdiness.

That wraps up our recap of this week’s podcast. If you’re interested in hearing the full episode, be sure to subscribe on your podcast app of choice. And don’t forget to drop us a line or leave a comment with your suggestions for future topics. See you on the next episode!

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Topics Covered: 1. ENBLE’s Starfield review: You will like some of it – 1:25 2. Baldur’s Gate 3 is a big win for games in Early Access – 22:11 3. Eurogamer reports Nintendo demoed the Switch 2 to devs at Gamescom – 33:42 4. What we’re playing: Viewfinder, Sprawl, Armored Core VI and more – 41:44 5. Pixel 8 Pro 360 render has leaked – 52:00 6. New York City reins in Airbnb – 53:37 7. Logitech’s UE EpicBoom sounds like a killer party speaker – 57:45 8. Mozilla report finds that cars are a data privacy nightmare – 1:00:44 9. AI News: How much of Kaedim’s 3D modeling AI is actually AI? – 1:06:57 10. Working on – 1:14:20 11. Pop culture picks – 1:15:43

Credits: – Hosts: Devindra Hardawar and Jessica Conditt – Producer: Ben Ellman – Music: Dale North and Terrence O’Brien