Posts Tagged ‘Star Wars Battlefront’

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 123: Cause We Never Go Out of Style

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Episode 123: Cause We Never Go Out of Style

– We’re back, but not from outer space.  We’ve had technical issue and sicknesses and family issue’s, but we finally got past all that and had a great show.  So, without further ado, Episode 124 (Episode 123 is lost…)

Star Wars Battlefront – Jedi or Sith?
$110 To Play all of SW:B
http://www.theverge.com/2015/10/12/9512397/star-wars-battlefront-dlc-season-pass
Activision Buys Developer King (Candy Crush Fame)
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2015/11/the-risks-and-realities-behind-activisions-5-9-billion-mobile-bet/
Warner Bros Still has a Broken PC Game in Batman: Arkham Knight
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2015/11/warner-issues-refunds-for-broken-batman-arkham-knight-again/
Nintendo Going Mobile
http://www.polygon.com/2015/10/28/9633174/nintendo-miitomo-first-smartphone-game-delayed
Is Jar Jar Binks a Sith Lord
https://www.reddit.com/r/StarWars/comments/3qvj6w/theory_jar_jar_binks_was_a_trained_force_user/
It’s so fucking obvious now:
https://i.imgur.com/geiFioR.png

Episode 120: Tweaked Nipples

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

Episode 120: Tweaked Nipples

– We’re back and having a great time.  We cover the news that came out of GamersCon.  Be sure to listen to the end for one of Sparkstalkers Tales From Tech Support.

Crackdown – 100% destructible environment
http://www.polygon.com/2015/8/4/9094631/first-crackdown-3-game-play-shown-xbox-one
Will Need 2-4Mbps To Play Online
http://www.gamesradar.com/crackdown-3-effectively-turns-your-xbox-one-most-powerful-console-ever-made/
Free-To Air HD DVR
http://www.theverge.com/2015/8/4/9094137/xbox-one-tv-dvr-feature
Xbox One Chat Pad
http://www.theverge.com/2015/8/4/9094537/microsoft-xbox-one-chat-pad-gamescom-2015
All future GwG will come to Back-Compat
http://www.polygon.com/2015/8/4/9094731/xbox-360-games-with-gold-backwards-compatible
Halo Wars 2 in Fall 2016 – (was hoping for ODST 2)
http://www.polygon.com/2015/8/4/9095027/halo-wars-2-pc-xbox-one
Ouya Bought by Razr
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2015/07/so-long-ouya-razer-acquires-microconsoles-storefront-technical-team/
http://www.polygon.com/features/2015/7/27/9046895/razer-ouya-android-why
Ouya Ends Free the Games Promotion, but Razr Will Fulfil the Obligations
http://www.theverge.com/2015/7/28/9059759/ouya-razer-free-the-games-fund-cut-off
No Split Screen In Halo 5
http://www.polygon.com/2015/7/30/9071137/halo-5-no-split-screen
Randy Pitchford Tries to Defend Aliens: Colonial Marines
http://kotaku.com/randy-pitchford-tries-to-defend-aliens-colonial-marine-1719987049
Star Wars Battlefront Getting Team Death Match
http://www.polygon.com/2015/7/30/9076433/star-wars-battlefront-blast-mode
Star Wars Battlefront Fighter Squadron Mode – 10×10 MP Air Battle
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjqqwZGNHPg
Gear Ultimate Edition Will Come With Back-Compat Copies of Original 4 Games
http://news.xbox.com/2015/08/xbox-one-gears-of-war-ultimate-edition-comes-with-gears-collection
PS+ Users Might Get to Vote on Their Next Free Game
http://www.polygon.com/2015/7/31/9081291/playstation-plus-vote-to-play-ps4
Microsoft Working To Stream PC Games to the Xbox One
http://www.theverge.com/2015/7/29/9061467/microsoft-windows-10-pc-game-streaming-to-xbox-one
Windows 10 and Xbox
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2015/07/xbox-on-windows-10-what-it-is-what-it-isnt-and-whats-missing/
Gamers to Be Tested for Drugs in the Electronic Sports League
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2015/07/winners-cant-use-drugs-anti-doping-tests-are-coming-to-esports/
China Ends Ban on Console’s
http://www.theverge.com/2015/7/25/9039995/china-ends-ban-on-video-game-consoles

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 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 116: Xbox Darwinism

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Episode 116: Xbox Darwinism

– In this episode, we talk about the Xbox gamers that took one for the team and leaked Gears of War Ultimate Edition gameplay footage, and then got their console banned.  We also talk about what one feature that we want on the Xbox One to be announced at E3 2015.

Gears of War Ultimate Edition Incoming, Leakers Get Console Banned for Breaking NDA
http://www.polygon.com/2015/5/14/8607841/microsoft-bans-gears-of-war-xbox-one-leakers
GOG Galaxy Now Available For Everyone
http://www.theverge.com/2015/5/5/8524597/gog-galaxy-open-beta-launch
Are Gaming Console’s an Anachronism?  
http://www.polygon.com/2015/5/11/8585247/nintendo-should-kill-consoles
Star Wars Battlefront to Have 12 MP Maps at Launch
http://www.polygon.com/2015/5/4/8545923/star-wars-battlefront-multiplayer-maps
Disney Infinity 3.0 Will Have Classic Star Wars Characters
http://kotaku.com/of-course-star-wars-is-coming-to-disney-infinity-3-0-1702298382
Banjo-Kazooie Gets Spiritual Successor in Yooka-Laylee
http://www.theverge.com/2015/5/1/8530351/yooka-laylee-banjo-kazooie-kickstarter
The Division Delayed Until Q1 2016
http://www.pcgamer.com/tom-clancys-the-division-delayed-to-2016/
Rainbow Six Siege Releases 10/13
http://www.polygon.com/2015/5/14/8606575/rainbow-six-siege-release-date-tom-clancy-ubisoft
Titanfall 2 Expected Before April 2016
http://www.polygon.com/2015/5/5/8556881/titanfall-2-ea-release-window
Rumor: TV DVR Feature Coming to Xbox One
http://www.theverge.com/2015/5/6/8559043/microsoft-xbox-one-tv-dvr-feature-rumor
Nintendo Is Profitable Again
http://www.theverge.com/2015/5/7/8564303/nintendo-fy-2014-earnings

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 114: May The Fleshlight Be With You

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Episode 114: May The Fleshlight Be With You

– In this episode, the trio of us geek out over the new Star Wars movie trailer. And it was awesome.  We also talk about video games…when we weren’t talking about Star Wars, that is.

New STAR WARS TRAILER!!!
https://youtu.be/ngElkyQ6Rhs
Proposed Exemption to DMCA Would Allow Console Jailbreaking
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2015/04/us-government-takes-on-legal-fight-over-console-jailbreaking-once-more/
Lego Dimensions – The New Skylanders/Disney Infinity Game
http://www.theverge.com/2015/4/9/8376137/lego-dimensions-announcement
Next Gears of War Not Coming to the 360…Duh!
https://twitter.com/btjackfelling/status/583085685336227840
New Guitar Hero Announced
http://www.theverge.com/2015/4/14/8406319/guitar-hero-live-browser-mobile-ipad-android
Play Star Wars Battlefronts First on Xbox One Via EA Access
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/star-wars-battlefront-playable-first-on-xbox-one-t/1100-6426607/
5 Easy Fatalities on Mortal Kombat X Just $0.99
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2015/04/mortal-kombat-x-charges-players-for-easy-fatalities/
Sony Offering Bundles in Preparation for Morphous
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2015/03/psa-get-ready-for-vr-with-ps4-bundle-featuring-free-playstation-camera/
Polygon: MS Xbox One Causing People to Spend More on Electricity Bills
http://www.polygon.com/2015/3/31/8301801/microsoft-is-ignoring-xbox-ones-biggest-energy-issue
Game Store Swatted
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/03/game-store-swatted-nearly-became-complicit-in-inciting-police-response/
13 Year Old Minecraft Player Admits to Swatting
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/03/13-year-old-minecraft-player-confesses-to-swatting-police-say/
Don Mattrick Out At Zynga
http://www.theverge.com/2015/4/8/8372061/zynga-ceo-don-mattrick-mark-pincus-return
Super Troopers 2 Is On The Way Thanks to the Fans
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/super-troopers-2/x/10282517#home


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