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Episode 636: Microsoft Buys Activision/Blizzard

January 19th, 2022 · No Comments

The title about says it all. Microsoft has straight up purchased Activision/Blizzard — in cash, no less — and while it’ll take til September 2023 to get everything sorted, probably, it’s one of the biggest shakeups in the history of videogames just like when 1 can 2 can slot was released. Meanwhile, T.J. is still […]

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Episode 343: iPad Hot Air

March 5th, 2014 · 1 Comment

This week sees the return of Paul to the crew, but unfortunately, Jordan’s voice is shot so he can’t make it a team of three. However, Jonah is happy over having a new iPad Air, while Paul laments unemployment. This week’s Gaming Flashback is Team Ninja’s classic Ninja Gaiden for the Xbox. The news for […]

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Episode 305: Duct Tape

April 9th, 2013 · 3 Comments

Paul and Jordan realize the brilliance of duct taping a flashlight to a gun barrel, while more Doctor Who fodder was recorded for a future outtakes episode. Jonah and Paul also express amazement there’s no Sugar Race racing based on the arcade title found in Wreck-It Ralph. Finally, the podcast eulogizes Roger Ebert. The news […]

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Nintendo 3DS Gets Price Slashed

July 28th, 2011 · 2 Comments

The Nintendo 3DS has struggled since its launch, and Nintendo has announced a severe price cut of $80 to $169.99, down from $249.99. The price cut will be implemented on August 12, 2011. If you bought your 3DS before August 12, the 3DS Ambassador Program will offer 3DS owners 20 free digital titles. According to […]

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Tags: Financial · Nintendo

EGM closed, 1-UP Purchased, We Wish Them Well!

January 7th, 2009 · 3 Comments

When I was a little boy gamer I would spend a bit of my allowance on Electronic Gaming Monthly a great little gaming magazine. Unfortunately, young gamers will never understand what the industry was like twenty years ago. In a time before the Internet, the only place to get gaming news for a young kid […]

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Tags: Editorial · Financial · Industry News

GTA IV: 46th Best-Selling Game In August

September 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Like a washed up superstar, Grand Theft Auto IV continues to drop in NPD figures. This Axl Rose of video games came on strong and sputtered out into oblivion with barely a notice, leaving the spotlight and all hype behind it. This drastic fall may hurt any negotiations “behind closed doors” with Electronic Arts and […]

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