Posts Tagged ‘Destiny’

Episode 99: That Freakin Awesome

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Episode 99: That Freakin Awesome

– In this episode, Prego Magic joins us as a guest host again.

Microsoft To Lay-Off 18,000, some at Xbox Division
http://www.theverge.com/2014/7/17/5911785/microsoft-job-cuts-2014
Xbox Entertainment Studio’s Is On the Chopping Block
http://arstechnica.com/business/2014/07/first-on-microsofts-chopping-block-original-shows-for-xbox/
Crackdown 3 (Xbox One Edition) Will Have Drop-In, Drop-Out Co-Op
http://www.totalxbox.com/79336/crackdown-xbox-one-will-be-a-mash-up-of-co-op-and-single-player/
Forza Horizons 2 Car List Partially Revealed
http://news.xbox.com/2014/07/games-forza-horizon-2-car-list?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter
Battlefield Hardline Delayed Until 2015
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/07/ea-delays-battlefield-hardline-to-2015-dragon-age-to-nov-18/
Halo: Nightfall First Look
http://www.polygon.com/2014/7/24/5934473/halo-nightfall-first-footage-comic-con
Game Pre-Ordering Coming to Xbox One, but When?
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/07/digital-pre-orders-coming-to-xbox-one-by-october-2014/
Sony and Microsoft Thinking About an Early Access Program
http://mp1st.com/2014/07/16/developers-xbox-one-requesting-early-access-programs-games-says-xbox-id-head/#.U8ZGOKiygoM
Microsoft CEO: One OS for All Devices
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/satya-nadella-just-made-single-002522037.html
NFL Sunday Ticket Coming to Console’s Without a Cable Subscription for $240
http://appleinsider.com/articles/14/07/16/nfl-sunday-ticket-coming-to-ios-mac-for-2014-season-with-no-satellite-subscription-needed
Google Reportedly Buys Twitch
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/07/unconfirmed-report-says-google-has-just-bought-twitch-for-1b/
 

Episode 98: Soilent Spark

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Episode 98: Soilent Spark

– The band is back together for the last Pre-Destiny show.  We talk about whether Bungie hates Microsoft, Cliffyb’s return to gaming and Meh.

GameStop Will Help Dev’s with Building Games…and Fucking Up Pre-Orders
http://kotaku.com/gamestops-preorder-plans-sound-like-bad-news-1601428457
“Alien” Original Cast Returns for Alien: Isolation In Pre-Order DLC (Some of that DLC only available at certain retailers)
http://me.ign.com/en/news/27296/original-alien-cast-reunite-for-alien-isolation-pre-order-dlc
New Titanfall DLC Pack Incoming…YAWN!
http://www.titanfall.com/news/titanfall-frontiers-edge?sf28266710=1
Cole Train To Return to Gears of War ONE
http://www.polygon.com/2014/7/4/5870535/gears-of-wars-cole-train-will-return-in-the-next-game-according-to
Destiny Will Get a Collector’s and Limited Edition
http://www.polygon.com/2014/7/7/5877525/destiny-collectors-edition-ghost-limited
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Might Come to Current Gen
http://www.polygon.com/2014/7/7/5877987/borderlands-the-pre-sequel-ps4-xbox-one-possible
Xbox One Game Arena?
http://www.xboxmad.net/x/what-is-xbox-game-arena.html
Xbox One is Now the Default Console for 2K Tournaments
http://www.majorleaguegaming.com/blog/xbox-one-default-console-online-2k-tournaments
CliffyB is Back From Retirement with Boss Key Studio
http://www.polygon.com/2014/7/4/5871047/cliff-bleszinski-boss-key-productions
 

Episode 97: Gold Binger

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Episode 97: Gold Binger

– We have a guest host join us for some talk about games, E3 and Tom Cruise…  Don’t turn it off after reading that, because you’ll miss some amazing talk…or just us, at least.

Forza Horizons 2 Will Have No Paid Boosters at Launch
http://www.vg247.com/2014/06/17/forza-horizon-2-xbox-one-360-microtransactions-paid-boosters-have-no-place/
Richard Sherman is the Madden Curse for This Year
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/06/20/madden-15-cover-art-wants-a-high-five/?ncid=rss_truncated
DayZ Could Come to the Xbox One and PS4 This Year
http://www.nowgamer.com/news/2441493/dayz_could_come_to_ps4_xbox_one_this_year.html
The Division: No Pay To Win Microtransactions
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/the-division-dev-talks-delay-microtransactions-and-why-it-s-current-gen-only/1100-6420684/
Destiny is a Sony Exclusive in Japan
http://kotaku.com/destiny-is-a-playstation-exclusive-in-japan-1591865980
What Xbox One Gains and Losses with Kinect-Less Option
http://kotaku.com/what-xbox-one-games-gain-and-lose-with-the-new-kinect-f-1591644475
29 Titles Available for Launch in Japan
http://kotaku.com/microsoft-revealed-the-xbox-ones-japan-launch-line-up-1593646792
Microsoft and Nintendo Not Rushing To Follow Sony Into Virtual Reality
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/06/nintendo-microsoft-in-no-hurry-to-follow-sony-into-virtual-reality/
Phil Spencer: Family Share Plan Still on the Horizon
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/06/microsoft-return-of-xbox-one-family-sharing-is-part-of-update-roadmap/
Is Crytek Going Bye, Bye?
http://kotaku.com/sources-crytek-not-paying-staff-on-time-ryse-sequel-d-1594967505
EA CEO: Battlefield 4’s Launch Issues Were Unacceptable
http://www.computerandvideogames.com/469001/ea-boss-labels-battlefield-4-launch-unacceptable/

Episode 94: Xbox Drops the Kinect Bomb

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Episode 94: Xbox Drops the Kinect Bomb

– In this Episode, I seriously wonder if I should get new co-hosts…but decided that I better off with the ones I have.  I mean, I haven’t gotten a STD from them yet, so at least their clean.  But we also talk a lot of gaming news that includes a BOMB that Phil Spencer dropped.  And by bomb, I mean run for cover the MOAB is coming!

Xbox Offers Kinectless Bundle, Games with Gold for Xbox One, No More Paywall for Video Streaming
http://news.xbox.com/2014/05/xbox-delivering-more-choices
Destiny Cost Activision $500,000,000 to Make/Market
http://www.polygon.com/2014/5/6/5686268/Destiny-costs-activision-500-million-to-develop-promote
Destiny Beta Coming in July
http://www.polygon.com/2014/5/6/5688422/destiny-beta-date-july-bungie-activision
Sunset Overdrive, What You Get When You Mix Crackdown, Dead Rising and PvZ
http://www.polygon.com/2014/5/8/5692070/sunset-overdrive-xbox-one-insomniac-games
Sunset Overdrive Gameplay
http://www.polygon.com/2014/5/8/5695682/sunset-overdrive-video-trailer-gameplay-xbox-one
Sunset Overdrive to Have Co-Op Gameplay
http://www.polygon.com/2014/5/12/5711312/sunset-overdrive-co-op-online
The Division is Offically Pushed Back to 2015
http://tomclancy-thedivision.ubi.com/game/en-GB/news/detail.aspx
Sony Reverses Course for PSN Plus Purchase of DriveClub
http://kotaku.com/sony-reverses-plans-for-stupid-ps4-upgrade-1573934784
Sony Promises 1080p 60fps for Watch Dogs, Then Changes It’s Mind
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/05/12/watch-dogs-no-longer-listed-as-1080p-60fps-on-ps4/?ncid=rss_truncated
Price of Sony Playstation Camera Increases by $10
http://segmentnext.com/2014/05/15/ps4-camera-price-increased-sony-69-99/
Sony Has Lost $10B in the Last 8 Years
http://arstechnica.com/business/2014/05/with-sour-2015-forecast-sony-will-have-lost-nearly-10b-over-8-years/
Xbox and Showtime Nearing Deal to Show Halo on TV
http://www.theverge.com/2014/5/5/5683848/halo-tv-series-may-air-on-showtime-before-xbox
Bill Gates Hints At Selling/Spinning Off Xbox Division
http://www.theverge.com/2014/5/6/5686380/bill-gates-comments-on-potential-microsoft-xbox-sale
OneDrive Adding Music Locker with Xbox Music?
http://www.polygon.com/2014/5/12/5710102/microsoft-combining-online-storage-music-streaming-services-one-drive-music
Nintendo Posts $456 Million Loss for Last Fiscal Year
http://www.polygon.com/2014/5/7/5690124/nintendo-posts-456-million-annual-operating-loss
Nintendo Responds to No Gay Marriage In Latest Game
http://kotaku.com/nintendo-responds-terribly-to-gay-marriage-petition-1572973952
How ArsTechnica Would Save Nintendo
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/05/how-wed-save-nintendo/
Disney Infinity Keeps Disney Interactive in the Black
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/05/07/disney-infinity-keeps-interactive-division-in-a-whole-new-profit/?ncid=rss_truncated
Oculus Rift Wants To Build a Billion Person MMO
http://www.theverge.com/2014/5/5/5684236/oculus-wants-to-build-a-billion-person-mmo-with-facebook
FCC Backs Off Of fast Lanes, Is Open To Turning Internet into Utilities
http://www.theverge.com/2014/5/11/5708402/fcc-chairman-wheeler-revises-net-neutrality-proposal-after-outcry
Or Not…
http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/5/15/net-neutrality-fcc.html
EA Beats Revenue Expectations
http://www.polygon.com/2014/5/6/5688290/electronic-arts-ea-financials-q4-2014-full-year
No Need for Speed This Year, First Absence Since 1996
http://www.polygon.com/2014/5/6/5688506/ea-will-not-release-a-need-for-speed-game-in-2014
 

Episode 93: We Ain’t Got No Groove

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Episode 93: We Ain’t Got No Groove

– In this we start off slow and find our groove for a strong ending.  Spark talks about the dangers of no Net Neutrality.  Ranger wonders how Defiance is still being played.   And Jedi finds out that Wolverine is about to get killed off…for a while…maybe.  All that and more.

With Net Neutrality Dead, FCC Looks at “Fast Lanes”
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2014/04/the-fccs-fast-lane-rule-is-awful-for-the-internet-just-ask-the-fcc/
Destiny Approaches Final Stages
http://www.polygon.com/2014/4/21/5635964/destiny-final-approach-release
Destiny Will Allow for Transferable Save Games from Last Gen to Current Gen
http://www.polygon.com/2014/4/28/5653642/destiny-ps3-upgrade-next-gen-ps4-xbox-one-compatible-windows-pc
Reddit’s Thoughts On Destiny Resolution
http://www.reddit.com/r/xboxone/comments/23ppnc/destiny_approaching_final_stages/cgzhp1q
Project Cars Shows “Real, In-Game Graphics”
http://kotaku.com/seriously-how-are-these-real-video-game-graphics-1566559286
Disney Infinity 2 is Announced, Features Marvel Avengers, Also On Xbox One and PS4
http://www.iheartinfinity.com/disney-infinity-2-0-marvel-superheroes/
Defiance Turns 1 Years Old, Changes To Free To Play
http://kotaku.com/after-a-rocky-start-the-sci-fi-mmorpg-defiance-is-ma-1570357590
Details on Sunset Overdrive Next Week
https://twitter.com/bwinfrey/status/461980833893466112
https://twitter.com/gameinformer/status/457264102512263168/photo/1
Bluray In Trouble?
http://www.theverge.com/2014/5/1/5670786/sony-earnings-adjustment-impairment-charges
Xbox TV Announces Shows In the Works
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/04/the-grand-experiment-of-bringing-original-shows-to-xbox/
http://news.xbox.com/2014/04/ent-xbox-originals-unveil
Fee with Gold Subscription
http://www.engadget.com/2014/04/28/xbox-entertainment-studios-shows/
1080p Debate Isn’t Winnable Says Titanfall Developer
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/the-xbox-one-vs-ps4-1080p-debate-is-an-unwinnable-war-says-titanfall-developer/1100-6419057/
GameStop Shifting Strategies, Closing Stores
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/04/gamestop-looks-beyond-gaming-with-major-push-for-mobile-apple-retail-stores/
 

Episode 84: The Telltale NSA

Friday, December 20th, 2013

Episode 84: The Telltale Ranger

– In this episode, we didn’t have a lot to talk about, but we were able to bring you these gem’s.  Enjoy.

NSA Spying on Gamers
http://www.theverge.com/2013/12/9/5191338/nsa-gchq-videogame-spying-leaked-documents
Jon Stewarts Reaction
http://www.thedailyshow.com/full-episodes/mon-december-9-2013-husain-haqqani
Destiny Release date: 9/9/14
http://kotaku.com/spike-vgx-gives-us-another-date-with-destiny-1478786999
Telltale (the HBO of the Game World) Is Doing a Game of Thrones Game
http://kotaku.com/confirmed-telltales-making-a-game-of-thrones-series-1478795944
The Division Trailer That Makes Everyone Drool
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/12/07/the-division-receives-fancy-engine-trailer-during-vgx/
X-Wing Vs Tie Fighter is Back…Well, Kind Of
http://kotaku.com/the-next-star-wars-game-is-a-free-to-play-online-spa-1485049615
Xbox One Goes Offline at Tourney…Killer Instinct Won’t Function Due to DRM Check
http://kotaku.com/xbox-one-drm-check-poses-problem-for-killer-instinct-at-1485708399
Sheriff Offers Xbox One as Reward for Catching BB Gun Thief
http://kotaku.com/sheriff-offers-xbox-one-as-reward-to-catch-bb-gun-vanda-1478535031

 

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 64: Them Derpin’ Aliens

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Episode 64: Them Derpin’ Aleins

– In this special episode, Sparkstalker leads us off, we RANT some, and then rant some more about Gearbox and Aliens and then we rant even more.  We also had a little technical difficulties but recover nicely.

The New PlayStation
– Did Sony just say: “Screw E3, we’ll do it in February”?
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/02/sony-reveals-the-first-official-details-of-the-playstation-4/
It Will Not Block Used Games
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/02/sonys-yoshida-playstation-4-wont-block-used-games/
Dualshock 4 with touchpad (about the size of a business card), not touchscreen, and camera (that looks like Kinect)
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/02/sony-unveils-new-dualshock-3d-camera-for-playstation-4/
No Backwards Compatibility/PSN Purchases Will Not Carry Over to PS4
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/02/21/psn-transfers-ps4/
4K Video Confirmed for the PS4
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/02/21/ps4-will-output-video-in-4k-but-not-games/
PS4 in a nutshell
http://kotaku.com/5985838/one-playstation-4-developer-has-seen-the-future
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rJDn0jRnUQ&feature=youtu.be
Randy Pitchford Acting Like a Bitch and Looking Into Why E3 Demo Was Different Than the Game
http://www.nowgamer.com/news/1815816/gearbox_looking_into_explanation_of_why_aliens_was_so_different_to_demo.html
Randy Bragging about being able to do Aliens Post E3
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZuUQy_T2I4
Destiny: Here It Is
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/02/activision-and-bungies-destiny-reveal-big-on-hype-low-on-details/
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/02/17/recapping-bungies-destiny-reveal/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=EwOUi4JDC4o
Reddit Summary
http://www.reddit.com/comments/18p71b
Gears of War: Judgment – No Horde Mode…BAD
http://www.trueachievements.com/n12348/gears-of-war-judgment-multiplayer-details.htm
60% of Gamers Will Not Buy New Xbox if Used Games Are Not Allowed – Says GameStop
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/02/gamestop-60-of-customers-wont-buy-console-that-doesnt-play-used-games/

Switch to our mobile site