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Episode 566: NBA 2K20 Is Awful

March 13th, 2020 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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Jonah goes off on a virulent rant about NBA 2K20 and the decline of the series as a whole, while offering milder criticism of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. There’s no Gaming Flashbacks, but plenty of news.

The news items include:

  • Another leak points to new Tony Hawk game arriving later this year
  • Horizon Zero Dawn is coming to PC this summer
  • 2K returns to making NFL video games, but not a Madden competitor

Let us know what you think.

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Episode 565: Xbox Series X and PS5 Go Pro

March 6th, 2020 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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This week’s episode features more news about the next generation of consoles, while the Gaming Flashback takes a look at the unfairly overlooked arcade racer Blur.

The news includes:

  • Bloodstained‘s roguelike mode has been cancelled
  • Xbox Series X and PS5 to come with Pro variants
  • Obsidian’s survival game of tiny children, Grounded, has a Steam page

Let us know what you think.

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No Podcast This Week

February 27th, 2020 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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Due to technical issues, this week’s podcast won’t be posted. See you next week.

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Episode 564: Sony’s Pricing Problem

February 20th, 2020 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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This week’s episode talks about Sony having issues, and that’s not even taking into account their pulling out of a convention due to the coronavirus scare. This week’s Gaming Flashback looks at the classic dark puzzle platformer Limbo.

As for the news:

  • Sony breaks PS5 pricing tradition for Xbox Series X launch
  • Next in No Man’s Sky: an organic spaceship you can grow from an egg
  • Xbox Game Pass for PC will get Yakuza 0, Two Point Hospital, and more soon (from PC Gamer)

This week’s Question of the Week: “What is your favorite videogame commercial or trailer?”

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Episode 563: Welcome to the Cloud

February 13th, 2020 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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This week, the gang discuss the provocative article by Forbes about Microsoft ignoring Sony in favor of combating Google and Amazon in the cloud space — and how Sony is renting Microsoft’s servers. No Gaming Flashback this week, though.

The news includes:

  • Microsoft: Amazon and Google are ‘the main competitors going forward’
  • Stardew Valley creator is working on two new games
  • Capcom removes Denuvo DRM from Devil May Cry 5

Question of the Week: “What’s your favorite videogame trailer or advertisement?”

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Episode 559: Welcome to 2020

January 8th, 2020 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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Welcome to the future, as Jonah, Scott and TJ ring in the new year, as this week’s Gaming Flashback reminds Jonah of what his favorite game of the decade was. (Spoiler: Mass Effect 2.) In fact, the game is so good Jonah and TJ talk about it for an hour before discussing the week’s generally weak news.

This week’s topics include:

  • Report: New Switch model launching in 2020
  • The Ni No Kuni movie is coming to Netflix
  • Silent Hill Art Director Masahiro Ito announces a new video game
  • Vice City: Remastered for Grand Theft Auto 5 mod released

Was 2010 the best year for games in the 2010’s? Let us know.

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Episode 558: End of a Decade of Videogames 2010-2019

January 1st, 2020 by jonahfalcon · 2 Comments

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The last podcast of 2019 is also the last podcast of the 2010’s, as Jonah, TJ and Scott discuss the past year of videogames, while mentioning some of the news from last week, like the announcement of The Wolf Among Us 2 and the Xbox Series X. The last podcast is also the longest ever, clocking in at over 2 and 3/4 hours.

The Question of the Week: “What was your favorite videogame of the past decade?”

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Episode 557: The Console War Is Ending

December 14th, 2019 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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This week probably has the most shocking and industry moving news of the week, as Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo start to play nice — and their players get to play together.

This week’s news includes:

  • MLB The Show going multi-platform “as early as 2021”
  • Minecraft Bedrock Edition on PS4
  • Resident Evil 3 Remake announced, out in April
  • 2K launches new studio focused on the next BioShock

Let us know what you think.

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Episode 556: Halo Infinite Is Coming

December 4th, 2019 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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2019 is slowly coming to a close, and the guys start wondering about what awaits in 2020, as some truly exciting titles await.

This week’s news items include:

  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection hits the top of the charts on Steam
  • Resident Evil 3 Remake cover art leaks ahead of official announcement
  • Tron: Evolution DRM revokes buyers’ licenses, pirates unaffected

Let us know what you think.

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Episode 555: Turkey Day Videogames

November 26th, 2019 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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It’s Thanksgiving, and all three podcasters are in for turkey and videogames.

This week’s meaty news includes:

  • Ubisoft wants Rainbow Six Siege to have more of a story next year
  • Project Scarlett may cost $499 with 4x Xbox One X performance
  • Phoenix Point has three human factions who have very different views on aliens

Let us know what you think.

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