Posts Tagged ‘PS4’

Episode 140: Flogging the Dolphin Chair

Saturday, September 17th, 2016

Episode 140: Flogging the Dolphin Chair

– In this episode, Sparkstalker continues the proud tradition of hyping the new Forza game.  AsphaltRanger’s chair was making Dolphin noises and I was just dipping into the moonshine.

PS4 Pro, No 4k Bluray, 4K Upscaling (not true 4K), $399
http://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2016/9/7/12839756/sony-ps4-no-4k-uhd-blu-ray  
http://www.theverge.com/2016/9/9/12852134/ps4-pro-playstation-4-sony-guide-details
PS4 Slim: Smaller, No 4K Support or Bluray, and Same Processor Speed for Same Price as Regular PS4
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2016/09/ps4-slim-review-2/  
Super Mario Run Coming to iOS, Android
http://www.polygon.com/2016/9/7/12836294/mario-iphone-games-ios-super-mario-run
Mod Support for Bethesda Games Will Not Be Coming to the PS4
http://www.polygon.com/2016/9/9/12861416/fallout-4-ps4-mod-support-skyrim-ps4-mod-support
The Division 1.4 Rebuilds Gameplay From the Ground Up
http://www.inquisitr.com/3472135/the-division-team-discusses-rebalancing-the-game-after-update-1-4-pts-details-in-todays-state-of-the-game/
Gears of War 4 Horde Mode
http://www.polygon.com/2016/9/1/12733098/gears-of-war-4-horde-mode-details
Tecmo Super Bowl 2017 Available for Download
http://www.polygon.com/2016/9/10/12871198/tecmo-super-bowl-2017-returns-with-this-years-rosters-and-tecmo

Episode 115: Wrath of the Internet

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

Episode 115: Wrath of the Internet

– We are back, and we talk about two of the of the hottest topics in gaming.  Gabe Newell gets downvoted on Reddit and immediately pulls support for something he proposed.  And Star Wars Battlefronts is reveled to mixed reactions.

Star Wars Battlefronts Will Release 11/17
http://www.theverge.com/2015/4/17/8439267/star-wars-battlefront-release-date-2015
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZwWLns7-xN8
Will Connect RotJ and TFA
http://www.theverge.com/2015/4/17/8438973/star-wars-battlefront-connect-return-of-the-jedi-force-awakens
Valve Offers Paid Mods on Steam
http://www.polygon.com/2015/4/27/8496523/steam-paid-mods-skyrim-opinion-argument
Gabe Newell Defends Paid Mods on Steam
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2015/04/27/gabe-newell-addresses-controversy-over-paid-steam-mods/
Gabe Newell Gets Downvoted on Reddit
http://kotaku.com/even-gabe-newell-gets-downvoted-on-reddit-1700491663
Valve Pulls Paid Mods from Steam
http://www.theverge.com/2015/4/27/8505899/valve-steam-paid-mods-removed-canceled
Some Want Paid Mods
http://steamed.kotaku.com/some-people-are-pissed-that-skyrims-paid-mods-are-gone-1700837400/+nathangrayson
Mad Max – Gameplay Trailer
http://www.polygon.com/2015/4/23/8479877/max-max-gameplay-trailer-batman-combat-car
Disney Infinity 3 Will Have Star Wars Figures
http://www.theverge.com/2015/4/30/8524949/disney-infinity-star-wars-leak
Sony On Return To Profitability Thanks to PS4/PS Camera
http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2015/04/30/sony-on-road-to-recovery-thanks-to-strong-ps4-and-camera-sensor-sales/
Gearbox Franchise Director Leaves
http://www.polygon.com/2015/4/20/8457035/borderlands-franchise-director-leaves-gearbox-matthew-armstrong
OUYA Is For Sale.  The Whole Company, Not Just the Console
http://www.theverge.com/2015/4/28/8509005/ouya-android-microconsole-reportedly-seeking-buyer-debt
Super Troopers 2 Pulls in $4.4 Million
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/super-troopers-2/x/10282517

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 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 78: Pimp’s Be Trippin’

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Episode 78: Pimp’s Be Trippin’

– In the episode without Spark, Ranger and I talk about GTA V, and the games that we are going to be playing when the Xbox One comes out.  We also talk about the one game that will be ruling them all when it releases: The Division.  And we talk about Disney Infinity and all the money Disney is raking in.

Xbox One To Launch 11/22/13
http://www.computerandvideogames.com/427813/xbox-one-release-date-set-for-november-22/
NPD Numbers Show Disney Infinity is Selling Well
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/09/16/disney-infinity-puts-away-294-000-copies-in-august/
Co-Op Done Right in Dead Rising 3
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/09/17/friends-unite-and-take-down-psychos-in-dead-rising-3/
PS4 Creating Octulus Rift-like Addon
http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/165609-sonys-next-xbox-killing-move-developing-a-ps4-virtual-reality-headset
Xbox Live Rewards Return
http://www.xbox360achievements.org/news/news-15997-Xbox-Live-Rewards-Returns–Offers-New-Ways-to-Earn.html
Xbox 360 Support to End in 2016
http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/09/04/xbox-360-support-to-last-to-2016-includes-100-new-games
Ouya’s Free The games Fund Controversy
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/09/18/ouya-removes-family-funded-kickstarter-game-from-free-the-games/

Episode 73: One Stereo Mono Earbud

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Episode 73: One Stereo Mono Earbud

– We have add a fourth for one week as we discuss the Xbox One and the One-Eighty that the PR department did to try and convince people to buy an Xbox One.  We also talk about the Geezer Forza Touring League with special…okay, not so special Goldwater64.

Microsoft Does a 180 on DRM, Also Nixes Family Sharing
http://kotaku.com/microsoft-is-removing-xbox-one-drm-514390310
Family Sharing Is Just a Timed Demo
http://www.heyuguysgaming.com/news/12507/heartbroken-xbox-one-employee-lets-rip-must-read
False
http://kotaku.com/xbox-one-lets-you-share-your-games-with-up-to-10-famil-511767763
https://twitter.com/notwen/status/348092374842474497
http://i.imgur.com/sUhenuw.jpg
Microsoft Trying to “Muffle” Don Mattrick
http://gamingbolt.com/major-nelson-addresses-drm-concerns-silencing-don-mattrick-and-how-ps4-isnt-a-threat#y5v8Fp3Z6xSPoDGK.99
Borderlands 2 On The Ouya?
http://www.androidcentral.com/nvidia-grid-shows-you-can-play-borderlands-2-ouya
Crackdown Will Return With The Right Time/Right Dev’s
http://uk.gamespot.com/news/crackdown-will-return-with-the-right-team-and-time-microsoft-says-6410346
More TC: The Division Info
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/06/19/the-division-has-classless-characters-second-screen-detailed/
How Titanfall Will Use the Cloud
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/06/24/titanfall-dev-explains-why-its-using-xbox-live-cloud/
Asteroid Tracking Via The Cloud
http://www.oxm.co.uk/56414/microsoft-xbox-ones-infinite-cloud-power-can-track-330000-asteroids-in-space/
More cloud stuff
http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2013/01/31/microsofts-1-billion-roofless-data-center/
Xbox One and a Hypervisor:
http://www.giantbomb.com/xbox-one/3045-145/forums/why-does-the-xbox-one-have-a-hypervisor-and-what-i-1437760/
And a whole bunch more – that is, why Spark is so excited about the tech behind the Xbox One:
http://www.reddit.com/r/xboxone/comments/1gsrf5/how_developers_use_the_cloud_and_halo_will_have_a/
Win 8 apps coming to Xbox One?
http://mobile.theverge.com/2013/6/27/4470658/xbox-one-windows-8-apps-build-2013
Microsoft To Stop Charging Developer to Patch Games
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/06/27/microsoft-reportedly-drops-xbla-developer-patch-fees/
New Microsoft Patent
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/06/27/microsoft-patent-remakes-running-concurrent-engines-for-old-ne/
 

Episode 65: F EA

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Episode 65: F EA

– In this Episode, we bash EA for with everything that we have.  We lay into them and we show no mercy and we do the same for Randy Pitchford and Gearbox for the second straight episode.  We are Mad As Hell and we are fed up with it!

SimCity Is Popular…And Unplayable
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/03/clogged-streets-simcity-launch-plagued-by-server-problems/
Users are Revolting
http://www.theverge.com/2013/3/7/4076104/amazon-stops-simcity-digital-orders-customer-complaints
A Warning to MS and Sony
http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/03/08/simcity-burning-a-warning-to-microsoft-sony-and-all-publishers-on-the-dangers-of-always-online-drm
“Game Console’s Are Already Dead”
http://readwrite.com/2013/03/04/game-consoles-already-dead-developers-know-it
Sega Employee: “Gearbox stole from SEGA, they robbed us, lied to us about the game”
http://www.vg247.com/2013/02/24/aliens-colonial-marines-gearbox-stole-says-alleged-sega-staffer/
Gears of War: Judgment Aftermath
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/03/04/gears-of-war-judgments-aftermath-builds-a-bridge-to-gears-3/
Sony Can’t Keep It Straight on Used Games
http://www.nowgamer.com/features/1824923/ps4_sonys_uk_boss_speaks_nextgen_secondhand_games_exclusives.html
Even Sony Doesn’t Know What the PS4 Looks Like
http://kotaku.com/5986143/even-sony-doesnt-know-yet-what-the-ps4-will-look-like
PS4 Functionality
http://www.reddit.com/comments/190dh2
PS4 and NeXbox Games to Stay at $60?
http://kotaku.com/5986208/if-ps4-games-only-cost-60-theyre-actually-cheaper-than-ps3-games
EA Says Otherwise
http://www.ps4nexus.com/ps4-games-may-start-off-with-70-price-point-says-ea/
Then, EA Clarifies…Did Sony Clamp Down?
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/02/28/ea-details-expected-cost-increase-of-playstation-4-development/
EA’s Vision of the Future: Single-Identity Across Platform
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/02/27/report-ea-completes-cross-platform-single-identity-service/
Ouya Ships to Backers on 3/28
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/02/28/ouya-ships-to-kickstarter-backers-march-28-kellee-santiago-join/
Quit You Job and Host Game Parties
http://www.destructoid.com/quit-your-job-and-host-videogame-parties-for-a-living-245817.phtml
http://www.gametruckparty.com/richmond
Keep on fucking that chicken:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ss8LDBNcsWc

Episode 63: MAD HULK HATE 4K

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Episode 63: MAD HULK HATE 4K

– In this episode, we talk about a lot of things like how the first 10 minutes of the movie Flight is awesome, and why Bill Nye rocked his interview about asteroids, and what will end up happening to one ex-LAPD officer.

Bill Nye And Global Warming
http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-02/cnn-anchor-wonders-bill-nye-did-global-warming-send-asteroid-near-earth
Triple A Devs Are Leading The Way to a Market Crash
http://www.gamnesia.com/articles/aaa-developers-are-causing-a-market-crash-who-will-be-left-standing
“Of course, in all of this, Nintendo is the exception to the rule. This is why they will prevail when the dust settles.“
Ouya Developers Speak Out
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/02/01/indie-developers-discuss-the-ouya-experience-thus-far/
Ouya To Hit Retail in July
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/02/05/ouya-comes-to-retail-in-june/
New Ouya Every Year
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/02/07/expect-new-ouya-console-every-year/
EA – MoH: Warfighter No Longer A Yearly Project
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/01/30/ea-medal-of-honor-is-out-of-rotation-following-poor-warfighte/
DayZ Mod Gameplay
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cLl2XlZ3TFk
Borderlands 2 Adds Retail Disc DLC
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/02/05/borderlands-2-retail-add-on-pack-bundles-scarlett-torgue-dlc-m/
Borderlands 2 Sells 6 Million Copies
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/02/06/borderlands-2-nears-6-million-shipped-on-course-to-be-2ks-best/
Aliens Colonial Marines Bug Hunt
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/02/09/aliens-colonial-marines-bug-hunt-dlc-coming-in-march-more-on/
THQ Could Have Survived If Not for ‘Massive Mistakes’ (DRM???)
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/02/01/rubin-thq-could-have-survived-but-made-massive-mistakes/
Can NeXbox and PS4 Bring in 4K Revolution
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/01/playstation-4k-and-xbox-durango-will-be-key-to-ultra-hd-adoption/
Redbox Instant App Coming to the 360
http://www.joystiq.com/2013/02/05/redbox-instant-xbox-360-app-on-the-way/
Sony Set to Unveil the PS4 on 2/20?
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/02/sony-appears-set-to-reveal-playstation-4-at-feb-20-event/
Job Offer
http://www.craigslist.org/about/best/sfo/672031640.html

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