Posts Tagged ‘Destiny’

Episode 139: Bathroom Tooth Fairy

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Episode 139: Bathroom Tooth Fairy

– In this Episode, we talk about all the PS4 Slim and Neo rumor and leaks.  We also talk about the Titanfall 2 Tech Test that is pretty much universially hated.  We’ll report on the second tech test when it happens.

PS4 Slim Leaked and Unboxed Before Unveiling
http://kotaku.com/slim-ps4-apparently-unboxed-before-sony-can-even-announ-1785630809
PS4 Neo and PS 4 Slim To Be Announced on 9/7
http://www.theverge.com/2016/8/22/12582288/sony-ps4-slim-console-4k-wsj
Playstation Plus Getting More Expensive by $10
http://www.polygon.com/2016/8/22/12585076/playstation-plus-prices-september-2016
Playstation Now Coming to PC?
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2016/08/sony-leak-points-to-playstation-now-coming-to-windows-pc/
Titanfall 2 Beta/Tech Test
http://kotaku.com/titanfall-2-developers-announce-changes-after-fan-backl-1785697921
Titanfall 2 Has Exclusive DLC You Can Only Get From…Buffalo Wild Wings?
http://www.polygon.com/2016/8/17/12523206/titanfall-2-teams-up-with-buffalo-wild-wings-for-digital-exclusives
Pokemon, Zelda and Mario Will Be the Nintendo NX Within Six Months
http://www.polygon.com/2016/8/4/12375932/nintendo-nx-launch-games-report
Microsoft Will Acquire Beam Streaming Service
http://www.theverge.com/2016/8/11/12446962/microsoft-beam-live-game-streaming-acquisition
Star Wars Battlefront Will Allow You To Blow Up Star Destroyer, Fly Trench Run in New DLC
http://www.polygon.com/2016/8/17/12519890/star-wars-battlefront-death-star-expansion-details
Destiny’s Taken King PS4 Exclusive’s Extended Until Destiny 2 Releases
http://www.polygon.com/2016/8/18/12536688/destiny-rise-of-iron-ps4-exclusive-taken-king-fall-2017
Yooka-Laylee Hands On from Gamesconn
http://www.polygon.com/2016/8/19/12549552/yooka-laylee-demo-hands-on-gamescom-2016

Episode 126: The Podcast Re-Awakens

Friday, 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 119: Nintendo’s Next Move

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Episode 119: Nintendo’s Next Move

– In the post E3 days, the news isn’t that plentiful.  But we had a show anyway.  I killed it…at the end.

Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata Dies at Age 55
http://www.theverge.com/2015/7/12/8940067/satoru-iwata-nintendo-dies
The Division’s Companion App Cancelled
http://www.vg247.com/2015/06/22/the-division-companion-app-cancelled/
Drink Redbull and Get the New Destiny Quests a Year Early
http://www.polygon.com/2015/6/24/8837695/destiny-gets-new-quest-you-just-need-to-pop-open-a-red-bull-or-wait
Dying Light Developers Poke Fun at Destiny/Redbull Promotion
http://www.polygon.com/2015/6/24/8839873/dying-light-bungie-destiny-red-bull
EA Prepared to Delay Star Wars Battlefront If “It’s Not Right”
http://www.videogamer.com/ps4/nextgen_battlefront/news/ea_prepared_to_delay_star_wars_battlefront_if_it_wasnt_right.html
Gears of War Ultimate Edition Will Not Have Horde
http://www.polygon.com/2015/7/9/8925301/gears-of-war-ultimate-edition-no-horde-mode-why-xbox-one-pc-4
People Can Fly Developer Divests from EPIC, Bulletstorm 2 Probably Won’t Happen, Owns Bulletstorm IP
http://www.polygon.com/2015/6/24/8838307/people-can-fly-returns-no-longer-owned-by-epic-games
Guy Drugged Girlfriend So He Could Play More Video Games
http://kotaku.com/girlfriend-drugged-so-man-can-keep-playing-video-games-1716931642
Suicide Squad – OMG!!!
http://www.theverge.com/2015/7/13/8933515/dc-suicide-squad-movie-trailer-comic-con-2015
Nic Cage as Superman
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CJ5e6wuUsAAJU_W.jpg

Episode 109: GotY Show

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Episode 109: GotY Show

– In this episode, we go over the Game of the Year awards and the new category Annual Piece of Shit (APoS).  We also talk about the “Interview”, Guardians of the Galaxy and the hottest trailer ever: Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  Oh, and we also talk about what this year in gaming killed (Pre-Orders and Season Passes).

Destiny Locked Out Non-DLC Players for 1 Week, It’s Short, and “Worst Part of Destiny”

http://www.polygon.com/2014/12/9/7359911/you-need-to-pay-to-play-this-weeks-heroic-strikes-in-destiny

http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/12/the-dark-below-dlc-highlights-the-worst-parts-of-destiny/

Your Progress in Destiny Will Carry Over to Destiny 2

http://www.polygon.com/2014/12/9/7359839/destiny-sequel-grinding-gear

A Featurette on Adrift

http://www.polygon.com/2014/11/28/7303899/how-first-person-shooter-fatigue-led-to-the-serene-beauty-of-adrift

New Gears of War Making “Massive Progress”

http://www.polygon.com/2014/12/5/7339609/gears-of-war-xbox-one-massive-progress-black-rock

Halo Spartan Strike Delayed

http://www.polygon.com/2014/12/5/7340717/halo-spartan-strike-delay-master-chief-collection-broken

Evolve Gets New Mode, Monsters and an Open Beta in January

http://www.polygon.com/2014/12/18/7413753/evolve-open-beta-arrives-in-january

http://www.polygon.com/2014/12/18/7414313/evolve-introduces-evacuation-mode-and-a-new-monster

Minecraft Getting Story Mode

http://www.theverge.com/2014/12/18/7415167/minecraft-story-mode-telltale-games

What Uncharted 4 Looks Like

http://kotaku.com/heres-what-em-uncharted-4-em-looks-like-on-the-ps4-1667719253

Faceplates for a Console? Yes, Says the PS4

http://www.polygon.com/2014/12/6/7346069/the-ps4-brings-back-faceplates

Xbox Live Under Attack from Lizard Squad

http://www.polygon.com/2014/12/5/7342989/xbox-live-attack-hacker-group-lizard-squad

Update on Lizard Squad: Game Over for Them!

http://www.businessinsider.com/lizard-squad-hack-playstation-and-xbox-2014-12

Spencer’s Reaction to Street Fighter as a PS4 Exclusive: All in the Game, Yo

http://www.polygon.com/2014/12/8/7352609/xbox-head-reacts-to-news-of-street-fighter-exclusive-its-all-part-of

Arcadia: Microsoft’s Game Streaming Service

http://www.polygon.com/2014/12/16/7401913/microsoft-streaming-games-apps-arcadia-report

GTA V getting heists 2015 “Early”

http://www.ign.com/articles/2014/12/16/grand-theft-auto-5-online-heists-finally-revealed

Episode 107: Sharing Is No Longer Caring

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Episode 107: Sharing Is No Longer Caring

– In this episode, we talk about how mysterious it is that TV’s can disappear, why Obama’s stance on Net Neutrality might be a bad thing and because of The Master Chief Collection, why some are worried about games like the Division.  All that and more on this episode.

President Obama Says the FCC Should Classify IPS’s as a utility, IPS’s Revolt
http://www.theverge.com/2014/11/10/7185933/fcc-should-reclassify-internet-as-utility-obama-says
Xbox One sales triple after price drop:
http://www.cnet.com/news/microsoft-sees-xbox-one-sales-triple-after-console-price-cut/
Prey 2 is Officially Dead
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/10/31/bethesda-confirms-that-prey-2-is-officially-dead/?ncid=rss_truncated
Destiny Sequel in the Works
http://www.polygon.com/2014/11/4/7157453/destiny-has-more-than-9-5m-registered-users-who-play-on-average-3
Developer Can Block Share Play
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/11/sony-developers-can-block-share-play-features-on-ps4-games/
Sony Vue – Sony’s Live Cable-TV Experiment
http://www.theverge.com/2014/11/13/7213305/playstation-vue-screenshots
Microsoft/AMD Working On Smaller Processor for the Xbox One
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digitalfoundry-2014-smaller-cheaper-cooler-xbox-one-processor-in-development

Episode 106: Breaking All The Rules

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Episode 106: Breaking All The Rules

– In the episode, the band is back together breaking all the rules and probably some laws.  We also talk about games.  Evolve, Sunset Overdrive, and the middle finger Bungie is giving to the owners of the Xbox One.  All that and more on MAHG RADIO!

Titanfall Horde Mode Impressions
http://www.polygon.com/2014/10/22/7040093/titanfall-co-op-mode-four-players
http://www.titanfall.com/game-update-eight
Microsoft Investing 10 Years Into Gears of War, Next New Game Won’t be Reboot
http://www.totalxbox.com/82211/microsoft-is-investing-in-gears-of-war-for-the-next-decade-xbox-one-debut-isnt-a-reboot/
Next Gears Game is Back to the Basics
http://www.polygon.com/2014/10/24/7068163/new-gears-of-war-is-getting-back-to-basics
Halo: The Master Chief Collection is a Whopping 65GB
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/10/a-huge-halo-master-chief-collection-clocks-in-at-65gb/
 
  • Equivalent to 7 DVDs, 89 CD-Roms or 46,222 3.5 Floppy Drives
Star Wars X-Wing and Tie Fighter (And Others) Games on GOG.com
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/10/gog-offers-x-wing-tie-fighter-games-as-legit-downloads-for-first-time/
Cancelled Star Wars: Battlefronts 3 Alpha Footage
http://www.polygon.com/2014/10/20/7013793/more-pre-alpha-gameplay-of-star-wars-battlefront-3-leaks-out
Destiny DLC debacle
http://kotaku.com/destinys-new-dlc-kinda-screws-over-xbox-players-1652294153
PS4 Firmware 2.0
http://www.polygon.com/2014/10/16/6990617/ps4-firmware-2-0-features-masamune-usb-music-dashboard-library
Problems with Firmware 2.0
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/10/28/report-ps4-users-report-myriad-issues-following-2-0-update/?ncid=rss_truncated
Next Dashboard Update Brings Custom Backgrounds, Twitter Integration, More
http://www.theverge.com/2014/10/21/7026337/xbox-one-november-update-twitter-tv-integration-custom-backgrounds
HBO Go Coming to Xbox One
http://www.polygon.com/2014/10/18/6998925/images-of-hbo-go-on-xbox-one-slip-out
Xbox One To End Free Xbox Music Streaming
http://www.theverge.com/2014/10/22/7043901/microsoft-is-ending-free-xbox-music-streaming
Pacific Rim 3 Will Tie Directly into PR2
http://www.slashfilm.com/guillermo-del-toro-pacific-rim-sequels/
Rob Riggle Set to Play Main Dead Rising Character in Movie
http://www.theverge.com/2014/10/20/7022501/rob-riggle-is-frank-west-in-dead-rising-film

Episode 104: No Country for Bad Servers

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Episode 104: No Country for Bad Servers

– In this episode, Spark, Ranger and I talk about how many games have bad servers, and what games we have been playing.  That would be two games, Destiny and Forza Horizons 2.  We also talk Guardians of the Galaxy, Disney Infinity 3.0, and Netflix Spoilers.

Disney Infinity 2.0 Released, Guardians of the Galaxy Playable
http://www.theverge.com/2014/9/23/6826565/disney-infinity-marvel-super-heroes
Project Morpheus Is A Game Changer
http://www.polygon.com/2014/9/24/6837785/project-morpheus-oculus-rift-dice-europe-2014
Xbox One Getting Windows 10
http://www.ibtimes.com/xbox-one-getting-windows-10-cross-platform-games-apps-1697381
Game Consoles the Most Widely Used Streaming Device
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/09/report-game-consoles-most-widely-used-video-streaming-devices-in-us/
Hackers Bringing Down Destiny and CoD Servers (Activision)
http://kotaku.com/hackers-claim-credit-for-downed-destiny-call-of-duty-s-1637217226
Spoil Yourself – Netflix
http://spoilers.netflix.com/spoil-yourself/

Episode 103: UR Destiny To Love Forza

Friday, September 19th, 2014

Episode 103: UR Destiny To Love Forza

–  I this episode, we talk about why Destiny is what it is.  What we can look forward too in Sunset Overdrive and Forza Horizons 2.  And why grass is more hyped than gameplay for GTA 5.

Microsoft Buying Mojang, Makers of Minecraft, for $2.5 Billion
http://www.theverge.com/2014/9/9/6128759/microsoft-said-to-be-buying-the-maker-of-minecraft-for-2-billion
http://www.polygon.com/2014/9/15/6151559/microsoft-buys-minecraft-mojang
Destiny Sells $325 Million Worth Destiny in First 5 Days
http://www.polygon.com/2014/9/17/6334261/destiny-sells-325-million
Lackluster Destiny Reviews Could Cost Bungie $2.5 Million Dollars
http://kotaku.com/destiny-review-scores-may-cost-bungie-2-5-million-1635273500
GTA5 Coming to Xbox One and PS4 on Nov 18th – No Heists, but Better Looking Grass
http://www.polygon.com/2014/9/12/6139587/gta-5-ps4-xbox-one-pc-release-dates
Sunset Overdrive Season Pass Announced
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/09/09/sunset-overdrive-season-pass-hands-over-three-dlcs/?ncid=rss_truncated
Gears of War: Tactics – What Could Have Been
http://www.vgleaks.com/gears-of-war-tactics-gameplay
343 Thinking About Releasing Halo Reach and ODST for the Xbox One
http://www.videogamer.com/xboxone/halo_the_master_chief_collection/news/343_is_thinking_about_bringing_halo_reach_and_odst_to_xbox_one.html
The October Update
http://kotaku.com/october-xbox-one-update-will-make-gamerscore-a-bigger-d-1632664270
Military Using the Xbox 360 Controller for New Laser Gun
http://kotaku.com/u-s-military-using-xbox-360-controller-for-new-laser-g-1631939483
Ray Rice to Be Knocked Out of Madden 15
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/09/09/ray-rice-to-be-removed-from-madden-15-in-week-1-update/?ncid=rss_truncated
EA CEO on Three Year Plan: Focus on Gamers First
http://www.polygon.com/2014/9/15/6152953/ea-chief-three-year-plan

Episode 102: The Re-Show Show

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Episode 102: The Re-Show Show

– The band was back together as we re-did the show from last week.  We talked about this and we talked about that.  And we talked about games.

Microsoft and Cloud Based Gaming
http://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-research-may-have-cracked-the-nut-to-low-latency-cloud-based-gaming
http://research.microsoft.com/apps/pubs/default.aspx?id=226843
http://www.reddit.com/r/xboxone/comments/2e8ol3/microsoft_research_may_have_cracked_the_nut_to/
Rise of the Tomb Raider Xbox Timed Exclusive
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/08/new-tomb-raider-game-coming-exclusively-to-xbox-one-next-year/
Sony: We don’t need to pay for Exclusives (Sour Grapes?)
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/08/sony-we-dont-feel-the-need-to-go-out-and-buy-outright-exclusivity/
Aliens Colonial Marines…Kick his ass SeaBass!
http://www.strategyinformer.com/news/29027/segas-colonial-marines-lawsuit-court-filings-accuse-gearboxs-randy-pitchford-of-doing-whatever-the–he-wants
Day Z Coming to Playstation 4
http://www.theverge.com/2014/8/12/5995357/dayz-is-coming-to-playstation-4
Destiny First Expansion Coming in December
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/08/12/first-destiny-expansion-launches-in-december-new-crucible-trail/?ncid=rss_truncated
Share Play Coming Soon
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/08/share-play-will-let-you-play-any-ps4-game-with-friends-online/
Share Play Limited to 1 Hour Per Session
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/08/15/ps4s-share-play-limited-to-one-hour-increments/
DLNA and USB Support for Local Media and More
http://majornelson.com/2014/08/12/kicking-gamescom-2014-social-features-new-ways-watch-tv-usb-dlna-support-coming-soon/
Digital Pre-Order and Pre-Loading Starting with Forza Horizons 2
http://gamingbolt.com/forza-horizon-2-will-be-the-first-xbox-one-game-to-support-preload

Episode 100: The Mattrick Triangle

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Episode 100: The Mattrick Triangle

– In our 100th Episode, we got the band back together! We have a very special segment of our best moments over the past 100 episodes. We also talk about games, Prometheus and Benny Hill.

EA Access Pass – Good, Bad or Indifferent
http://www.ea.com/news/ea-announces-ea-access-on-xbox-one
Sony: EA Access Not a Good Value
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2014-07-30-sony-says-ea-access-program-isnt-good-value
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/07/sony-ea-access-wouldnt-provide-value-for-playstation-owners/
The Crew: Coast to Coast in 40 Minutes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4cWF95qAgs
Destiny: Six Play Raids only Playable with Friends
http://www.xboxachievements.com/news/news-18831-Destiny-s-Six-Player-Raids-Can-be-Tackled-Only-With-Friends.html
Rod Ferguson on Gears of War One
http://www.polygon.com/2014/8/1/5958879/gears-of-war-black-tusk-rod-fergusson
– “And in terms of those pillars — things like the cover system, the quick reload, the combat — those likely won’t be messed with much by Black Tusk, at least not initially.”
Evolve Pushed Back to February 2015
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/08/evolve-pushed-back-from-october-to-february-2015/
PS Now Only Streams PS3 Games
http://kotaku.com/sony-wont-explain-whats-up-with-ps1-ps2-games-on-playst-1613309553
Sony Working On Subscription Plan for PS Now
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/07/sony-working-on-subscription-plan-for-playstation-now-streaming/
Xbox One to Launch in China on 9/23
http://www.polygon.com/2014/7/30/5951417/xbox-one-china-sept-23-release-date
Nintendo Lost $97 Million Last Quarter
http://www.polygon.com/2014/7/30/5951041/nintendo-quarterly-results-2014
GameStop to Start Issuing Credit Cards
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/07/report-gamestop-to-start-issuing-credit-cards/
Deep Silver Buys Homefront IP
http://kotaku.com/deep-silver-buys-homefront-1613349084
Rumor: Crytek’s Management Quit the Week of 7/14
http://kotaku.com/sources-crytek-usas-leadership-quit-last-week-1613456108
Gearbox Blames Sega for Aliens: Colonial Marines
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/07/gearbox-responds-to-aliens-class-action-lawsuit-throws-sega-under-bus/

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