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Episode 653: Hello Starfield

June 17th, 2022 · 1 Comment

Microsoft finally showed off Starfield in a 15 minute demo of various aspects of the game. Is it worth the excitement? Was there anything else notable at the Microsoft/Bethesda Showcase? If that weren’t enough, the guys also talked about the Devolver Digital showcase with such games as Card Shark and Anger Foot, the PC Gaming […]

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Episode 650: Walking Simulators

May 20th, 2022 · 2 Comments

This week’s episode looks at the progenitor of all walking simulator games, Dear Esther, in this week’s Gaming Flashback. They also discuss the upcoming Game Pass games for May as well as voice masking on the Playstation 3 and Xbox. In addition, Scott discusses Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising, the spinoff of Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes that […]

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Episode 649: Activision-Blizzard Sued Again

May 6th, 2022 · No Comments

[This episode has been re-uploaded due to technical issues] Another week, another time that Activision-Blizzard suffers legal issues — in fact, there are lots of legal shenanigans going on. No Gaming Podcast this week in this short episode, while Microsoft Movie Maker has a comeback. This week’s news includes: New York City sues Activision Blizzard, […]

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Episode 647: Advertising

April 21st, 2022 · No Comments

[This episode has been re-uploaded due to technical issues] This week’s is pretty short, featuring a Sonic the Hedgehog and Halo discussion before delving into what’s okay and what’s not okay with in-game advertisements. The Gaming Flashback for this episode is the tripping Journey. The news includes: PlayStation wants ads in its games, too Bugsnax […]

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Episode 640: Spacewar!

February 17th, 2022 · No Comments

This week has a lot of followup to the entire situation with Activision/Blizzard, and also a lot of news items that weren’t a part of the official news feed. In addition, this week’s Gaming Flashback is recognized as the first computer game, Spacewar! The news feed includes: Microsoft is watching Activision/Blizzard to ensure ‘the right […]

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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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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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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 626: New Mic, New World

October 1st, 2021 · No Comments

The new mic used for the episode has improved the audio by a factor of 1,000. In fact, Episode 625’s audio is so bad, it’ll take a lot of effort to make it even bearable, so it won’t be published for a while. In the meantime, the new Amazon MMO New World has made a […]

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