Posts Tagged ‘Oculus Rift’

Episode 135: E3 Prediction Show

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Episode 135: E3 Prediction Show

– In this episode, we talk about a few news stories and then we head right into E3 predictions.

Xbox About to Release Two New Consoles?
http://www.polygon.com/2016/5/25/11774294/xbox-one-slim-one-two-scorpio
European Developer Working on a 2017 VR Game for Microsoft
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2016/05/developer-were-working-on-an-xbox-one-vr-game-for-2017/
Ubisoft Working on Assassin’s Creed VR Game
http://www.polygon.com/2016/3/14/11227688/assassins-creed-vr-experience-on-the-way
Oculus Closes It’s System with DRM
http://www.polygon.com/2016/5/23/11744704/oculus-drm-vive-valve-facebook-steam
Jake Gyllenhaal Going to Star In The Division Movie
http://www.polygon.com/2016/6/1/11836300/tom-clancys-the-division-movie-jake-gyllenhaal

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 121: Oculus NSFW

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Episode 121: Oculus NSFW

– In this episode, we try something new and I think it worked. No, we didn’t try Oculus Sex, but give us a chance.

Gears of War Ultimate Edition Review
http://www.theverge.com/2015/8/24/9197081/gears-of-war-ultimate-edition-review-xbox-one
GoW UE Mad World Trailer
http://www.polygon.com/2015/8/17/9164437/gears-of-war-ultimate-edition-is-still-a-mad-world-in-this-new-trailer
Disney Infinity 3.0
http://www.ign.com/articles/2015/08/28/disney-infinity-30-review
Original Xbox Backwards Compatibility Talked about by Spencer “A Lot”
http://www.polygon.com/2015/8/20/9181993/xbox-one-original-xbox-backward-compatibility
VR and Blowup Dolls
http://kotaku.com/blow-up-dolls-make-vr-sex-worse-1727168577
Disney Building Star Wars Dedicated Theme Park in Disneyland (CA)
http://www.theverge.com/2015/8/15/9158739/star-wars-land-disneyland-d23
The Garden
https://vimeo.com/135752184
Borderlands Movie In Development
http://www.slashfilm.com/borderlands-movie/

Episode 117: Master Chief’s E3

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Episode 117: Master Chief’s E3

– The gang is back and on point about what might and might not happen at E3 this year.  And the predictions run wild.  This also happens to be the Master Chief episode 117.  As a plug, if you haven’t listen to Hunt the Truth, please do.  You’ll thank me later.

Rainbow Six Siege and the Division Will Be Playable
http://www.ign.com/articles/2015/06/02/ubisoft-reveals-e3-2015-lineup-confirms-aisha-tylers-return
Fallout 4
http://www.polygon.com/2015/6/2/8707443/fallout-4-teaser-site-bethesda
Adam Sessler and Morgan Webb to be Reunited for Bethesda conference
Forza 6 leaks
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2015-06-08-looks-like-forza-6-is-getting-the-features-the-fans-have-been-asking-for
1TB PS4 Coming Soon
http://www.polygon.com/2015/6/2/8704417/ps4-1-tb-fcc
Oculus Rift Coming to the Xbox One!
http://www.theverge.com/2015/6/11/8766917/oculus-rift-xbox-one-controller
http://www.theverge.com/2015/6/11/8763109/oculus-rift-xbox-one-games-e3
New Xbox One Controller Available in July, Includes Headphone Jack
http://www.theverge.com/2015/5/28/8676533/microsoft-xbox-one-controller-headphone-jack
Windows 10 Will Be Available 7/29, No ETA on When Xbox One Will Convert
http://www.theverge.com/2015/6/1/8511287/microsoft-windows-10-release-date-july
Rumor: Nintendo NX Will Use Android
http://kotaku.com/rumor-nintendos-next-console-will-use-android-1708124299
Nintendo Denies Rumor that the NX Will Use Android
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2015/06/report-nintendos-next-console-will-have-android-based-os/
Gearbox Dropped from Aliens: Colonial Marines Lawsuit
http://www.polygon.com/2015/5/28/8683827/aliens-colonial-marines-lawsuit-loses-class-status-gearbox-dropped
GameFly Launches Game Streaming Service through Amazon Fire
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2015/06/gamefly-launches-cloud-streaming-video-game-service-on-amazon-fire-tv/
Steam Offering Refunds
http://www.polygon.com/2015/6/2/8711723/steam-refunds
Big Trouble in Little China Remake Will Feature the Rock
http://www.theverge.com/2015/6/1/8701813/rock-dwayne-johnson-big-trouble-in-little-china

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 91: The Social Rift

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Episode 91: The Social Rift

– The valiant men of Mad As Hell Gamer’s face the tough questions like who’s the hairiest,  Chewbacca or JediChric and will Facebook ruin the Oculus Rift.  Actually, I think we only asked one of those questions….  Enjoy.

Facebook Buys Oculus Rift
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/03/facebook-purchases-vr-headset-maker-oculus-for-2-billion/
Minecraft Creator Creeped Out By Facebook, Backs Out of Minecraft for Oculus Rift
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/03/25/facebook-creeps-me-out-notch-cancels-minecraft-on-oculus-rift/
Oculus Rift Backers Want Refunds
http://kotaku.com/oculus-kickstarter-backers-are-demanding-refunds-1552041702
Palmer Luckey Responds to Reddit
http://kotaku.com/oculus-addresses-some-of-the-internets-biggest-concern-1552003153
Amazon’s Set-top Box
http://www.theverge.com/2014/4/2/5573986/amazon-takes-aim-at-your-tv-the-full-story
Will Support Games/Game Controller Sold Separately
http://www.theverge.com/2014/4/2/5570272/amazon-gaming-fire-tv-set-top-box-2014
Amazon Game Studios Hires Well-Known Gaming Figures
http://kotaku.com/amazon-hires-portals-kim-swift-far-cry-2s-clint-hock-1557091175
New Titanfall Game Modes Will Be Free
https://twitter.com/VinceZampella/status/448570645001953280
Forza Nugget – Purchasing DLC cars won’t cost in-game credits
http://www.forzamotorsport.net/en-us/news/Open_Letter_Dan
Phil Spencer Takes Over As Head of Xbox
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/03/31/spencer-theyre-putting-a-gaming-person-at-the-head-of-xbox/?ncid=rss_truncated
A Bad Reputation on Xbox Live Means You Could Lose Your Twitch Privileges
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/03/26/xbox-one-griefers-may-have-twitch-privileges-dessert-taken-away/?ncid=rss_truncated
Microsoft Still Believes In Digital Game Loans
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/microsoft-on-loaning-and-gifting-digital-xbox-one-games-we-totally-believe-in-that-future/1100-6418534/
DVR Controls, TV Tools Coming to SmartGlass Beta
http://news.xbox.com/2014/04/ent-xbox-one-tv-tools-and-smartglass
California State Senator Who Championed Games Sales Restrictions (And Gun Control) Arrested for Guns Running
http://kotaku.com/anti-games-senator-accused-of-being-a-grand-theft-auto-1552568221
EA: No Longer Worst Company In America
http://kotaku.com/ea-loses-worst-company-in-america-contest-in-first-ro-1550628664

Episode 88: Titanfell

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Episode 88: Titanfell

– In this Episode, the group discussion the orgasmic feeling to watch a huge mech fall from the sky, grab you and put you into it so you could blow the crap out of the our fellow humans…digitally, of course. We also talk about other games that are coming up shortly.

Titanfall – The Verge Preview
http://www.theverge.com/2014/2/12/5402862/titanfall-preview
Irrational Games Downsized, Future/Bioshock Unknown
http://kotaku.com/bioshock-studio-irrational-games-is-winding-down-all-1525186316
What About All the Unemployed Game Designers
http://kotaku.com/what-next-for-dozens-of-ex-bioshock-game-creators-1525989099
>Adr1ft Puzzle Game With Possible Oculus Rift Support
http://kotaku.com/adam-orth-is-turning-his-personal-disaster-into-a-beaut-1520037629
Evolve Gameplay
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFrZlEqMzLU#t=330
The Order: 1886 Preview
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/02/preview-the-order-1886-bends-victorian-era-london-history-to-our-liking/
PS4 Dominates the Xbox One in January NPD’s
http://www.theverge.com/2014/2/13/5409740/january-2014-npd-sales-ps4-xbox-one
Metal Gear Solid Runs at 1080p on the PS4, 720p on Xbox One
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/02/17/metal-gear-solid-5-ground-zeroes-is-1080p-on-ps4-720p-on-xbox/?ncid=rss_truncated
Microsoft Reveals It’s Server Design
http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2014/01/microsoft-reveals-its-server-designs-and-releases-open-source-code/
Titanfall Runs at 18ms Ping During Beta
http://www.reddit.com/r/xboxone/comments/1yfstg/forget_1080p_does_18ms_ping_not_blow_peoples_minds/
More Than One Third of Xbox One Owners Bought Forza 5
http://www.joystiq.com/2014/02/19/microsoft-more-than-a-third-of-xbox-one-owners-bought-forza-5/?ncid=rss_truncated
Forza 5 gets it’s first add-on track – for free!
http://news.xbox.com/2014/02/games-forza-road-america
Is Google Getting Into The Gaming Console Market
http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2014/02/the-2014-google-tracker-everything-we-know-google-is-working-on-this-year/
Is Valve Spying On You To Stop Cheating?
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/02/valve-dns-privacy-flap-exposes-the-murky-world-of-cheat-prevention/
How To Keep People From Posting Bad Reviews on Android
http://www.theverge.com/2014/2/9/5395338/ea-dungeon-keeper-review-scam-google-play-store

Episode 85: A House Divided

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Episode 85: A House Divided

– We are interrupted as normal in my opening, but by someone new this time. We talk about gaming, what our biggest success and disappointment is for 2013, and why PlayStation users watch three times the porn that Xbox users watch and how they measure that statistic. Enjoy.

RG3-13 Gives Xbox One’s to Offensive Line
http://kotaku.com/rg3-gave-the-redskins-offensive-line-xbox-ones-for-chr-1489911708
Microsoft Considered Removing the Disc Drive from the Xbox One
http://www.oxm.co.uk/68723/microsoft-considered-removing-xbox-ones-disc-drive/
Sony Has A 78% Chance of Filing Bankruptcy in Two Years
http://www.technobuffalo.com/2014/01/02/sony-has-78-chance-to-go-bankrupt-in-two-years-says-macroaxis/
Xbox Support Loves the MLB
http://kotaku.com/xbox-live-customer-support-no-1-among-baseball-fans-1492654602
Playstation Users Watch Three Times as Much Porn as Xbox Users
http://gizmodo.com/ps4-owners-watch-three-times-more-porn-than-xbox-one-ow-1493314762
How NASA Uses the Kinect 2 and the Oculus Rift
http://phys.org/news/2013-12-kinect-oculus-rift-nasa-robotic.html

Episode 81: Carjackastan

Friday, November 8th, 2013

Episode 81: Carjackastan

– In this episode we talk about the difference between exclusive games and DLC, what’s new and small about a galaxy far, far away and why neither the PS4 and Xbox One might not be ready for prime time.  All that and more on this episode of Mad As Hell Gamers.  
 
Resolutiongate/Framerate
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/infinity-ward-talks-call-of-duty-ghosts-720p-xbox-one-resolution/1100-6415946/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-24834842
 Walking Dead the Game Season 2
http://kotaku.com/the-walking-dead-season-two-is-exactly-the-storyline-w-1454209252
Titanfall Exclusive to MS Platforms
http://kotaku.com/forget-about-a-titanfall-port-for-playstation-in-a-con-1454335261
AC4 DLC Exclusive to PS4
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2013-10-24-assassins-creed-4-watch-dogs-dlc-exclusive-to-playstation-for-six-months
Peggle 2 Delayed
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/11/03/report-peggle-2-missing-xbox-one-launch-coming-in-december/
Tiny Death Star Out now for Android/iOS
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/11/07/first-star-wars-game-from-disney-tiny-death-star-out-now-for-f/
Massive FAQ on the PS4
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/10/17-things-we-learned-from-sonys-massive-ps4-faq/
MS Gifting Lucky Gamers All Killer Instinct Characters
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/11/06/microsoft-gifting-complete-killer-instinct-roster-to-select-xbox/
Oculus Rift Coming to Android
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/11/01/one-oculus-rift-for-consumers-will-tether-to-pc-and-android/
Adam Orth’s Best Year Ever
http://kotaku.com/adam-orth-just-had-one-of-the-best-years-of-his-life-1459900151
 

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

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