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Episode 607: PC and xCloud

April 20th, 2021 · No Comments

This week’s episode is double-sized, because the previous week’s episode was… pretty bad. Who knows? Maybe we’ll air it some week when we’re unable to post a new episode. This week’s news includes: Xbox Cloud Gaming for PC beta invites sent out Rumor: Battlefield 6 not coming to Xbox One or PS4 BioShock 4 job […]

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Episode 605: Microsoft At It Again

March 24th, 2021 · No Comments

After announcing most Zenimax games will be exclusive to PC and Xbox, now the rumors are swirling that Microsoft will buy Discord, the mammoth VOIP that is rivaling Twitch and Facebook for active users. The news includes: Report: Microsoft in talks to buy Discord PS3, PSP, and PS Vita stores to reportedly shutdown this year […]

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Episode 604: Bethesda Officially Belongs to Microsoft

March 9th, 2021 · No Comments

Microsoft confirmed their ownership of Zenimax, and what wasn’t in the episode because it would be revealed in Thursday that Bethesda games and others would be as exclusive as possible to PC and Xbox; contractual agreements would have to be honored, of course. This week’s news includes: Microsoft’s $7.5B acquisition of Bethesda has been given […]

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Episode 603: Blizz Connection

February 25th, 2021 · No Comments

This month seems to be full of conferences, as Nintendo Direct was streamed the previous week, BlizzCon 2021 aired this week, and Sony’s State of Play is due next week. The announcement of Diablo II Remastered was only the highlight of the BlizzCon show. The news this week includes: BlizzCon 2021 announcements Xbox will reportedly […]

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Episode 601: Street Fightin’

February 10th, 2021 · No Comments

A lot of this episode revolves around the 30th anniversary of the classic fighting game in this week’s Gaming Flashback, Street Fighter II. The episode also looks at a lot of the hot news around the industry. The news includes: Microsoft plans to merge ZeniMax into a new Subsidiary called ‘Vault’ Electronic Arts to decide […]

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Episode 598: Welcome to 2021

January 6th, 2021 · No Comments

This is the first podcast of 2021! It was also recorded a day before people decided to invade the US Capitol. How weird is that, hearing us blissfully unaware of insurrectionists who thought they could terrorize the US Senate? Anyway, this week’s news includes: Minecraft Earth is closing in June Bethesda tweets about Elder Scrolls […]

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Episode 596: More Sound Problems

December 10th, 2020 · No Comments

The sound problems continue, while Jonah complains about not being able to live stream Dragon Quest XI; this issue is something that’s frustrated PlayStation, PC and Switch gamers for the past few years, and there doesn’t seem to be a reason why the restrictions are there. Otherwise, the news of the week includes: Mass Effect […]

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Episode 595: Two Hours of Sound Problems

December 3rd, 2020 · No Comments

This weekend’s episode is two hours long, but due to some software recording issues, the audio sounds like it was recorded from the desktop. However, there’s a ton of discussion of news from around the industry, not just the two news items listed below. In addition, this week’s Gaming Flashback is Alan Wake, which was actually […]

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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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