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Episode 90: TitanFAIL

Friday, March 21st, 2014

Episode 90: TitanFAIL

– In this episode, we talk about how many games in the past year have had a successful online launch day.  We couldn’t think of one…  Enjoy the show.

Xbox Live Crashes on Titanfall Launch…For Some People
http://www.theverge.com/2014/3/11/5498690/xbox-live-goes-down-crippling-the-launch-of-titanfall
Titanfall on the Xbox One vs PC
http://kotaku.com/titanfall-on-xbox-one-versus-pc-1543102628
Titanfall Not Originally Planned for Xbox One
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/03/13/respawn-titanfall-not-originally-planned-for-xbox-one/?ncid=rss_truncated
PvZ: Garden Warfare for the Xbox One Gets An Update with Free DLC
http://www.polygon.com/2014/3/17/5509836/plants-vs-zombies-garden-warfare-garden-variety-dlc-offers-new-map
Playstation 4 Price Going Up in Canada
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/03/15/ps4-price-going-up-50-in-canada-accessories-and-games-up-5/?ncid=rss_truncated
Introducing: Project Morpheus
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/03/sony-reveals-virtual-reality-headset-plans-at-gdc-panel/
Marc Whitten Is Leaving Microsoft and the Xbox
http://www.theverge.com/2014/3/17/5520132/marc-whitten-leaves-xbox-for-sonos
Xbox One Update Coming Next Month
http://kotaku.com/the-xbox-one-improves-a-little-bit-more-next-month-1546268030
Microsoft Working on Oculus Rift Competitor
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/03/report-microsoft-working-on-augmented-reality-headset-for-xbox/
25 ID@Xbox Games on Display at GDC
http://news.xbox.com/2014/03/games-id-xbox-games-first-look
The Amazon Set-Top Box Game Controller
http://www.theverge.com/2014/3/14/5507924/amazon-set-top-box-game-controler-photo-leak
Is Amazon’s Set-Top-Box Actually a Streaming Stick?
http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2014/03/amazons-rumored-set-top-box-could-support-games-be-a-streaming-stick/
Google Releases Play Games Services for Crossplay on iOS and Android
http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2014/03/google-rolls-out-cross-platform-iosandroid-gaming-with-play-games-services/
Layoffs Hit Popcap
http://kotaku.com/layoffs-hit-popcap-1543239654

Episode 89: Man Crush’s and Goodbye’s

Friday, March 7th, 2014

Episode 89: Man Crush’s and Goodbye’s

– Tonight on a very special episode of Mad As Hell Gamers, we say goodbye to Jack Tretton, and Julie Larson-Greene, and the Ouya.

The Rise and Fall of Ouya, From Indie Console Darling to Indie Console Dud
http://www.theverge.com/2014/3/7/5478198/the-indie-game-console-may-already-be-dead
No Micro Transactions in PvZ Garden Warfare…At Launch
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/02/22/no-microtransactions-in-pvz-garden-warfare-at-launch/?ncid=rss_truncated
Titanfall To Get Season Pass
http://www.pcgamer.com/2014/03/05/titanfalls-zampella-confirms-paid-dlc-and-season-pass/
PS3 Gets HBOGo
http://www.theverge.com/2014/3/4/5469592/hbo-go-app-playstation-3-release-date
…And Comcast Is Blocking HBOGo on the PS3
http://www.theverge.com/2014/3/5/5474850/comcast-isnt-letting-customers-watch-hbo-go-on-ps3
Jack Tretton Steps Down
http://kotaku.com/sony-ceo-jack-tretton-steps-down-1538028448
Stephen Elop (the Man Who Said as CEO of MS, He’d Sell the Xbox Brand) is Now in Charge of the Xbox Brand
http://www.theverge.com/2014/2/24/5444160/microsoft-management-shift-elop-larson-green-devices-services
Twitch Launching on Xbox One on 3/11
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/02/25/twitch-titanfall-xbox-one/?ncid=rss_truncated
Microsoft Wants Xbox Live to Power Android and iOS Games
http://www.theverge.com/2014/3/3/5465250/xbox-live-android-ios-cross-platform-games
Nintendo Online for Wii and DS Will Be Discontinued on 5/20
http://kotaku.com/nintendo-killing-online-services-for-wii-ds-1532216462
Gearbox Suing 3DRelms for Making Another Duke Nukem Game
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/02/23/gearbox-suing-3d-realms-interceptor-for-unauthorized-duke-nuk/?ncid=rss_truncated
Seth Rogan Starring In a Movie About the 90’s Console War
http://www.theverge.com/2014/2/24/5442246/seth-rogen-is-working-on-a-movie-about-the-90s-console-wars
700 Employees from Disney Interactive Laid Off
http://kotaku.com/disney-lays-off-700-employees-1537889729
Could Amazon Buy the Xbox Brand from Microsoft?
http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/02/22/is-amazon-about-to-buy-the-xbox-brand.aspx
Peter Moore Thinks Digital Sales Will Overtake Retail In Two Years
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/02/24/eas-peter-moore-digital-revenue-will-overtake-retail-in-two-ye/?ncid=rss_truncated

Episode 79: Tom Clancy’s Ghost

Friday, October 4th, 2013

Episode 79: Tom Clancy’s Ghost

– In this episode, we morn the loss of a writing and gaming legend, Tom Clancy.  We also talk go on and on about GTA V and the best multiplayer ever to hit consoles…when it’s actually working., which is not now.  And then there’s the GTA V game that is one of the best and most fun that GTA has had to offer.  We then talk about movies and some of the ones that are about to be released.

Game Download Sizes
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/09/is-downloadable-game-size-increasing-faster-than-broadband-speeds/
GTA V Mythbusters
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4hyyjG841gg&list=PLVSZoKmDBr8UdW2MjaDo5uZ8ESO68Bdrk&index=2
New Destiny Trailer With Action Sequence On The Moon, Pre-Order’s Get Early Demo
http://www.theverge.com/2013/10/1/4791444/destiny-trailer-shows-an-epic-sci-fi-battle-on-the-moon
PS4 To Have Kinect Like Voice Commands
http://www.theverge.com/2013/9/2/4685354/ps4-voice-command-support-playstation-camera
Microsoft Developing Own Game Streaming Service
http://www.geek.com/games/microsoft-is-developing-its-own-gaikai-for-xbox-one-1572057/
Hover Re-released
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2425131,00.asp
Xbox One External HD Storage Not Available At Launch
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/09/external-hard-drive-support-for-xbox-one-wont-be-ready-at-launch/+
Digital Game Sharing to Be Enabled “When the time is right”
http://www.computerandvideogames.com/427944/microsoft-to-enable-xbox-one-digital-game-trading-when-the-time-is-right/
Xbox One Facebook and YouTube Sharing of Game DVR Coming in 2014
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/09/24/xbox-one-facebook-youtube-video-sharing-enabled-by-2014/
MS’s Illuminum Too Expensive Create
http://www.theverge.com/2013/9/2/4685178/microsoft-illumiroom-xbox-projector-unlikely-to-be-released
Star Wars Trench Run on the Oculus Rift
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/09/27/oculus-rift-sets-up-attack-run-on-star-wars-death-star/
How LucasArts Fell Apart
http://kotaku.com/how-lucasarts-fell-apart-1401731043
Amazon Courting Android Game Developers for New MiniConsole
http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/200534/How_Amazon_is_preparing_game_developers_for_its_microconsole.php

Episode 61: Still Here…Awkward

Friday, January 11th, 2013

Episode 61: Still Here…Awkward

– In this episode, the terrific trio of gamers talk about who might or might not make the Baseball Hall Of Fame, the number of votes Curt Schilling got for the Hall, what we thought of the movie Bachelors Party with Tom Hanks, and which of the big three Nintendo, Microsoft or Sony might be out of the console business after then next generation.  Enjou

Xbox Live Fee Needs an Overhaul – GameSpot
http://www.gamespot.com/features/xbox-live-no-longer-the-gold-standard-6401861/?tag=Topslot%3bXboxLiveNoLongerTheGoldStandard%3bXboxLiveNoLongerThe%3bReadMore
The Walking Dead Game By Telltale Sells 8.5 Million Episodes
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/01/06/telltale-the-walking-dead-has-sold-8-5-million-episodes/
The Walking Dead Game to Get Season 2
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/01/07/telltale-figuring-out-save-file-transfers-to-walking-dead-seas/
DayZ Closed Beta Test
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/01/07/dayz-standalone-ambition-expands-imminent-closed-test-to-dictat/
More Problems for WarZ
http://massively.joystiq.com/2012/12/24/the-war-zs-trademark-suspended-name-change-likely/
Ouya Dev Consoles Ship
http://www.ouya.tv/its-open-season/
Android Gaming Devices
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/01/07/nvidia-unveils-project-shield/
No SteamBox in 2013
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/01/08/valve-engineer-no-plans-to-announce-steam-box-in-2013/
More on the Steam Box:
http://www.theverge.com/2013/1/8/3852144/gabe-newell-interview-steam-box-future-of-gaming
Sony’s New Patent on Preventing Used Games
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/01/examining-sonys-internet-free-method-for-blocking-used-game-sales/
THQ Up For Sale
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/01/08/thq-auction-details/
GameStop Sales Are Down…Again
http://arstechnica.com/business/2013/01/gamestop-edges-towards-irrelevance-as-holiday-sales-fall/
Microsoft’s Illumiroom Concept:
http://kotaku.com/5974616/microsofts-illumiroom-concept-turns-your-entire-room-into-a-video-game-level
It Came Reddit
http://www.reddit.com/r/movies/comments/15byj8/my_pulp_fiction_theory/

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