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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. Meanwhile, T.J. is still salty over Vicarious Visions developing Diablo II: Resurrected, while the […]

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Tags: Activision · Blizzard · Episode · Financial · Industry News · Microsoft · Nintendo Switch · playstation 3 · PlayStation 5 · Podcast · RTS · Rumors · Show Notes

Episode 635: Munchkin Voice

January 12th, 2022 · No Comments

Technical issue in that the episode was uploaded but for some reason was not downloading on podcast apps, so re-uploading and hopefully this time you guys can download it. This week’s episode deals with the unbelievable bullcrap going on in the industry, from NFTs to sexual harrassment to the ESA’s incompetence. The news items: Lego […]

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Tags: Activision · Blizzard · E3 · Episode · FPS · Industry News · Podcast · Sega · Show Notes · Soulsbourne Games

Episode 634: The Best (and Worst) Games of the Year 2021

December 31st, 2021 · No Comments

2021 is finally over. And for the first time in years, a proper Games of the Year Awards has been done by GameStooge/TD Gaming Podcast. While the Worst Game of the Year was a no doubter, the Best Game of the Year was not, with the nominees being Deathloop, Forza Horizon 5, Halo Infinite, Metroid […]

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Episode 633: The Bad Awards Before the Good Ones

December 11th, 2021 · No Comments

This one and a three-quarters hour podcast talks about the silly awards show known as The Game Awards (formerly Spike TV’s Game Awards). Let us know what you thought of the Awards show, the nominees and the winners. Let us know what you think on the Facebook page.

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Episode 632: Bobby Kotick Is Terrible

December 1st, 2021 · No Comments

This week comments on the crapshow that is going on with most of the third party publishers. That, and some updates to games that people really care about. The news includes: Bethesda shows another brief tease of Starfield Kotick reportedly says he’ll consider leaving if he can’t fix Activision Blizzard’s culture problems Minecraft 1.18 ‘Caves […]

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Tags: Activision · Blizzard · Casual Games · Industry News · Podcast · RPG · Show Notes

Episode 631: Nintendo Dislikes Virtual

November 16th, 2021 · No Comments

This is the second attempt at Episode 631, as the previous episode had bad audio, and was boring to boot. This week’s episode features a lot of questionable content, as well as a Dark Souls Gaming Flashback. The news includes: Surprise Halo Infinite multiplayer launch buckles Steam servers Grand Theft Auto Trilogy back on PC […]

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Episode 630: Sweet Bastion

November 3rd, 2021 · No Comments

This week’s episode features a Gaming Flashback of Bastion, Supergiant Games’ first title, and a proto-version of 2020’s Hades. The discussion includes around their other two games as well, Transistor and Pyre. They also discuss how far Ubisoft is falling, and Jonah tries to convince the others how cool a metaverse would be for games. […]

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Tags: Episode · Industry News · Microsoft · Podcast · Sega · Show Notes · ubisoft

Episode 629: Chipmunk Voice

October 20th, 2021 · No Comments

What’s with the title? Stick to the end of the episode to find out. Meanwhile, this week was fairly slow and it was tough finding things to talk about — Minecraft has been in the news a lot lately. Microsoft is ‘definitely not done’ acquiring studios Company sells new PS5 plate design Minecraft Java Edition […]

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Episode 628: The Core Nintendo Franchises

October 15th, 2021 · No Comments

This week, Jonah, Scott and TJ have a huge debate over which franchises are the core ones for Nintendo. Mario and Zelda are the easy first two, but who is the third? Scott is also invested in what will be the next major Minecraft addition. There’s also a Gaming Flashback, looking at a minor roleplaying […]

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Episode 627: Them New World Bots

October 6th, 2021 · No Comments

The hottest new MMO is out, New World, and it’s been dominating the news this week, along with other MMOs. New World bots flood fishing spots, so players bring boars to kill them Offline version of MMO Dragon Quest 10 hits Japan in February Metroid Prime 3 developer reveals scrapped open world plans Sora revealed […]

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