Posts Tagged ‘Phil Spencer’

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 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 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

Switch to our mobile site