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Episode 590: Microsoft and Epic Tag Team

October 14th, 2020 · No Comments

This week has Microsoft backing Epic against Apple, Nintendo telling people they don’t have controller drift and apologizing for controller drift, and some new games. The news includes: Level-5 has reportedly halted nearly all operations in North America Microsoft sides with Epic in its fight with Apple Nintendo is reducing the price of Switch Joycons […]

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Episode 588: Microsoft Buys ZeniMax

September 23rd, 2020 · No Comments

So, a day before the Xbox Series X preorder launch (which after the podcast was a complete shitshow), Microsoft drops the mic by announcing they just essentially purchased The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Prey, DOOM, and other major properties. Not much else to talk about, really. The game news includes: Microsoft purchases ZeniMax for $7.5B Bethesda’s […]

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Episode 587: Ubisoft Forward

September 16th, 2020 · No Comments

This week the gang reacts to Ubisoft’s pseudo-E3 presentation showing off their upcoming games, including Watch Dogs Legion, Immortals Fenyx Rising, Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World: The Game: The Remaster, and Riders Republic, and Yves Guillemot’s strange pre-show video. Other news items include: Bungie emphatically denies Microsoft buyout rumor Former Witcher 3 devs are launching […]

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Episode 584: More #MeToo

August 26th, 2020 · No Comments

Depressingly, sexual harassment in a development studio is once again the lead news item this week, and from a studio most gamers would never think it could happen. That, and major seismic shifting in the power structure of the digital storefront landscape. The news includes: Multiple employees resign over Skullgirls studio head’s behavior Microsoft sides […]

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Episode 582: Is the Lockhart Real?

August 11th, 2020 · No Comments

Well, yes, it is real, just unannounced. The Xbox Series S is probably the worst kept secret at this point. In addition to the rumors, there’s some other interesting stuff going on pre-Gamescom. The news includes: EA Access page is now live on Steam Injustice 3, featuring the Watchmen, has been seemingly teased Xbox Series […]

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Episode 581: Double Stuffed Episode

July 30th, 2020 · No Comments

This week’s episode is almost two hours long thanks to the ID@Xbox Showcase and the Microsoft Xbox Series X stream. There was also news, which includes: Hideo Kojima in talks with Junji Ito bbout a new project Mysterious white next-gen Xbox controller appears online Fall Guys was the top game on Twitch during its beta […]

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Episode 580: Virtual E3

July 21st, 2020 · No Comments

Publishers are doing their virtual E3 announcements, such as Ubisoft Forward and ID@Xbox’s Indie Showcase. There’s other wild news going on, and some not even in the official news items below. Said news items include: Ubisoft executives quit over misconduct allegations Microsoft has stopped making the Xbox One X Blasphemous gets free Stir of Dawn […]

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Episode 577: Slow News Week

June 23rd, 2020 · 1 Comment

There really wasn’t all that much going on this week in terms of hard news, but there was a bunch of mini-items that got discussed, as well as a Gaming Flashback of the terrifying game Amnesia: The Dark Descent. What little news this week had included: Microsoft shutting down Mixer streaming platform Street Fighter 5 […]

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Episode 574: Naked People On Bikes

May 27th, 2020 · No Comments

The podcast returns after a week off, and Scott also returns. The Gaming Flashback is another imfamous title, Acclaim’s BMX XXX, something Dave Mirra definitely did not approve of. The news features all sorts of Nintendo Switch items, too. This week’s news includes: Metroid Prime Trilogy listed with June 19th release date Platinum insists Bayonetta […]

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Episode 573: A Very Special Returning Guest

May 19th, 2020 · No Comments

This week, Paul fills in for Scott, who has more pressing issues than discussing videogames, though some very serious topics about them do pop up, such as how misogyny became pronounced in the hobby. The Gaming Flashback is one of the legendarily panned titles, Bomberman Act:Zero. The news for this week includes: Video game spending […]

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