Episode 133: Done With Nintendo

April 28th, 2016

Episode 133: Done With Nintendo

– In this Episode, Spark, Ranger and I talk about the new Nintendo NX system and the new Playstation, and Xbox. We also give an update on the Division and the troubles it faces going forward, and how the Gears of War 4 Beta wasn’t anything special.

Nintendo NX Will Debut in 2017
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2016/04/nintendo-announces-march-2017-launch-for-nintendo-nx-and-zelda-delay/
Gears of War 4 Ultimate Edition $100
http://www.polygon.com/2016/4/25/11501266/gears-of-war-4-ultimate-edition-early-access-xbox-one
Gears of War 4 Collector’s Edition $250
http://www.ign.com/articles/2016/04/25/gears-of-war-4-season-pass-collectors-edition-detailed
Forza 6 Will Add Fallout 4 Rocket Car
http://www.theverge.com/2016/4/14/11431212/fallout-4-rocket-69-in-forza-6
GameStop Launches It’s Own Game Publishing Company GameTrust
http://www.mcvuk.com/news/read/gamestop-launches-full-publishing-division-and-signs-ready-at-dawn-insomniac-frozenbyte-and-tequila-works
Containment (TV Series) – the Leading Up To a Division Like Event
https://youtu.be/qE983cTD4Mg

Episode 132: Good Time To Be A Geek

April 7th, 2016

Episode 132: Good Time To Be A Geek

– In this episode, we have Prego Magic join us for a more detailed review on the Division and he also brings up a game that we’ve pretty much ignored, Eve Online.  We also talk about Gears of War 4 and the new teaser trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wji-BZ0oCwg
Gears of War 4 Releases on 10/11
http://www.theverge.com/2016/4/6/11376764/gears-of-war-4-xbox-one-release-date
Gears of War 4 Will Have Split Screen on All Modes
http://www.ign.com/articles/2016/04/06/gears-of-war-4-will-have-split-screen-in-all-modes
Gears of War 4 Cover Art Revealed
http://www.ew.com/article/2016/04/06/gears-war-4-release-date-cover-art
Congressman Questioned Over Use of Campaign Funds to Purchase Steam Games
http://www.polygon.com/2016/4/6/11376668/congressman-questioned-over-campaign-funds-spent-on-steam-sale

Episode 131: Racist Anus

March 24th, 2016

Episode 131: Racist Anus

– In this episode, we try to review the Division, but it didn’t quite measure up.  Hopefully, we’ll bring in Prego Magic onto the next show give the Division the review it really deserves.  Needless to say, I think it’s the greatest game that I’ve played…EVER.

Cross-Platform/Network Play
http://www.rocketleaguegame.com/news/2016/03/xbox-one-cross-network-play/
Sony Responds Positively to Microsoft’s Request to Cross-Platform Play, but No Confirmation
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2016/03/sony-were-happy-to-have-the-conversation-on-cross-platform-play/
Microsoft is Testing a DVR for the Xbox One
https://www.thurrott.com/music-videos/65281/microsoft-now-testing-tv-dvr-for-xbox-one
Microsoft Shuts Down Lionhead Studio and Cancels Fable Legends
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2016/03/microsoft-shuts-down-lionhead-studios-cancels-fable-legends/
PlayStation VR Headset Out in Oct, Cost $399 (Plus You Need the PS Camera $60)
http://www.polygon.com/2016/3/15/11240842/playstation-vr-launch-date-price-ps4
Sony Working on Upgraded PS4 with 4K Capabilities
http://www.theverge.com/2016/3/18/11265506/playstation-4k-in-the-works-report-sony
First Gears of War 4 Details Emerge
http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/03/08/meet-the-new-cast-of-gears-of-war-4.aspx
Main Character is JD Fenix, Son of Marcus Fenix
Gears of War 4 MP Beta Starts for Gears Ultimate Players on 4/18, 4/25 for Everyone Else
http://news.xbox.com/2016/03/15/gears-of-war-4-beta-april-18/
SEC Alleges Fraud on the Part of Wells Fargo for Curt Schilling’s 38 Studio
http://www.polygon.com/2016/3/8/11178282/38-studios-scandal-loan-lawsuit-sec-wells-fargo

Episode 130: Come Here Carmegeddon

March 3rd, 2016

Episode 130: Come Here Carmegeddon

– We talked, we obsessed and we continued our talk about on the Division.  We also talked about how the news on the Xbox One could change how we play games in the future.

Xbox Spring Event
http://www.polygon.com/2016/3/1/11121666/xbox-one-hardware-upgrades-phil-spencer-microsoft
Forza 6 Apex Coming to PC for FREE
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2016/03/4k-free-to-play-forza-6-apex-leads-microsofts-latest-xbox-on-pc-push/
New Party Chat Size Limit, Buying Xbox 360 Games on the Xbox One Coming Soon
http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/03/01/new-party-chat-features-ability-to-buy-xbox-360-games-game-dvr-settings-coming-to-xbox-one.aspx
The Division “Year One” Content Revealed
http://blog.ubi.com/the-division-post-launch-plans-and-dlc-revealed/
Disney Infinity 4.0 Not Coming This Year, New PlaySets Will Be Coming and Compatible with 3.0
http://www.theverge.com/2016/3/1/11139020/disney-infinity-is-moving-away-from-annual-releases
Ubisoft Afraid of Hostile Takeover from Vivendi
http://kotaku.com/why-ubisoft-is-afraid-of-a-hostile-takeover-1761561366
Carmageddon Max Damage Coming to Xbox One and PS4
http://kotaku.com/https-www-youtube-com-watch-v-peu-agoa4rc-carmageddon-1760552907
Doom Pre-Order Gets You Original Doom and Doom 2 Back-Compat Games
http://www.polygon.com/2016/2/23/11098920/doom-pre-orders-backward-compatible-doom-free-xbox-one

Episode 129: Blame The Division

February 17th, 2016

Episode 129: Blame The Division

– In Episode 129, the band of three were back to our normal hi-jinks.  JediChric won’t buy Rocket League because I don’t want to buy anything so close The Division’s release.  So, blame The Division for the lost sale on Rocket League.

Titanfall 2 Will Have a Single Player Campaign
http://www.ign.com/articles/2016/02/07/titanfall-2-will-have-a-single-player-campaign
Ghost Recon Wildlands in 2016?  Not Likely but Awesome If True
http://inpublic.globenewswire.com/2016/02/11/Ubisoft+reports+third+quarter+2015+16+sales+HUG1985569.html
Destiny 2 Will Arrive in 2017, Expansion To Arrive this Year
http://www.polygon.com/2016/2/11/10970478/destiny-2-release-2017-bungie-activision
Amazon Released Its Own Game Engine, Will Wave Restrictions During Zombie Apocalypse
http://www.theverge.com/2016/2/9/10956774/amazon-lumberyard-terms-of-service-zombie-clause
Activision Release MP Only PC Version
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2016/02/call-of-duty-launches-series-first-ever-multiplayer-only-sku-for-15/

Episode 128: The Division? Never Heard of It…

February 4th, 2016

Episode 128: The Division? Never Heard of It…

– In Episode 128, not only is the gang back together as Sparkstalker finally remembers to show up, but we have a guest co-host, Prego Magic, join us. We talk about a few things, but the most important thing we talked about was The Division Beta and the awesomeness that surrounded the four days of gaming.

How The Division Will Avoid Destiny Problems
http://www.ign.com/articles/2016/01/28/how-the-division-will-avoid-the-disappointments-of-destiny-10
The Division Season Pass Details Announced
http://www.polygon.com/2016/1/28/10860786/the-divisions-season-pass-takes-you-into-nycs-underground
Destiny 2 Delayed Past September?
http://kotaku.com/the-great-destiny-malaise-of-2016-1754495561
Bungie President Steps Down
http://www.polygon.com/2016/1/27/10854684/bungie-president-steps-down-destiny-pete-parsons-harold-ryan
Sony Computer Entertainment + Sony Network Entertainment = Sony Interactive Entertainment
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2016/01/sony-moves-playstation-to-the-us-with-new-company-sony-interactive-entertainment/
GameStop Going to Publish Insomniac’s New Game
http://www.ign.com/articles/2016/01/28/insomniac-and-gamestop-announce-publishing-partnership-with-song-of-the-deep
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Announced, Season Pass Confirmed
http://www.polygon.com/2016/2/2/10893698/lego-star-wars-the-force-awakens-official-trailer-release-date
New Doom Coming on 5/13
http://www.theverge.com/2016/2/4/10915494/doom-release-date-ps4-xbox-one-pc

Episode 127: Squad

January 21st, 2016

Episode 127: Squad

– In this Episode, we go gaga over the new Suicide Squad trailer and Margot Robbie who plays Harley Quinn.  We also talk about the most anticipated Beta so far this year, the Division Beta, which deploys on 1/28.

Suicide Squad Trailer
https://youtu.be/CmRih_VtVAs
The Division Release Won’t Include Brooklyn
http://www.polygon.com/2016/1/17/10782420/the-divisions-map-wont-include-brooklyn-at-launch
Amazon Prime Now Offering 20% of Pre-Orders
http://www.theverge.com/2016/1/12/10755466/amazon-prime-new-game-release-discounts
Snoop Lion, the Face of Xbox One Offline Discord?
http://www.theverge.com/2016/1/13/10764666/xbox-live-down-snoop-dogg-playstation
Supreme Court Will Hear Xbox 360 Disc Scratch Case
http://www.polygon.com/2016/1/16/10779014/xbox-360-disc-scratching-lawsuit-supreme-court-class-action

Episode 126: The Podcast Re-Awakens

January 8th, 2016

Episode 126: The Podcast Re-Awakens

In this Episode, there is an awakening…in our pants for the new Star Wars Movie.  We talk about all the spoilers and we have fun doing it.  Oh, and yes, we do talk about video games, for a little bit.

Paying to Rank Up, The Worst Thing Possible for the Gaming Industry
http://www.polygon.com/2015/12/16/10293298/destiny-leveling-bungie-taken-king-grind
For $30 You Can Level Up Your Destiny Character in an Instant
http://kotaku.com/destiny-is-now-selling-level-boosters-and-they-sure-co-1748105644
Call of Duty Black Ops 3 Follows Suit
http://www.polygon.com/2015/12/16/10309556/first-destiny-now-call-of-duty-black-ops-3-offers-upgrades-for-cash
Rare’s Management Decided on Complete Kinect Focus, Not MS
http://arstechnica.co.uk/gaming/2015/12/rares-management-to-blame-for-kinect-focus-and-not-microsoft-says-ex-employee/
Hideo Kojima Leaves Konami, Forms New Studio, Signs Deal with Sony
http://www.theverge.com/2015/12/15/10220886/hideo-kojima-new-studio-report
MLG Bought Out by Activision and To Be Shut Down
http://www.polygon.com/2016/1/3/10704540/report-activision-buying-out-mlg
Steam Cache Issue Allowed Users to See Other’s Libraries, Not Hacked
http://kotaku.com/steam-goes-nuts-offers-access-to-other-peoples-account-1749718979
Oculus Rift Is Available for Pre-Order, Only $599
http://www.polygon.com/2016/1/6/10723218/oculus-rift-price-release-date-pre-orders

Episode 125: GotY Show

December 9th, 2015

Episode 125: GotY Show

In this episode, we break bad by talking about a game that is in alpha.  We also talk about our games of the year.  Have fun, enjoy and don’t forget to squeeze the Charmin.

Pornhub Traffic Dipped Significantly The Day Fallout 4 Released
http://venturebeat.com/2015/11/13/pornhubs-traffic-dipped-significantly-the-day-fallout-4-came-out/
Nude Fallout 4 Mods
http://kotaku.com/of-course-there-are-nude-mods-for-fallout-4-1742310143
The PS4 Can Now Emulate PS2 Games
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2015/11/the-ps4-can-now-emulate-playstation-2-games/
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digitalfoundry-2015-hands-on-with-ps4-playstation2-emulation

Episode 124: The Positive Tiger Blood Show

November 19th, 2015

Episode 124: The Positive Tiger Blood Show

– This episode we just talk about how much fun we are having and how many games we have to play.

Louie Scene
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNRNCk3YwqE


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