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Episode 725: Every Showcase But Nintendo

June 13th, 2024 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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This week is all about the Showcases, from Summer Game Fest to Microsoft’s Xbox/Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 showcase. It’s over 2 hours of fun, enjoy!

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Episode 724: State of Sony

June 5th, 2024 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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The guys discuss Eric Barone still working on Stardew Valley, Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 being confirmed for Xbox Game Pass, blackjack roguelike Dungeons & Degenerate Gamblers, Kerbal Space Program developer layoffs, The Sims 4 launching a battle pass-like, and Metal Gear Solid Delta: Snake Eater.

The news includes:

  • The Sony State of Play showcase
  • Sony apologizes for interview with developer Neil Druckmann
  • Silent Hill announcement stream scheduled for this week

Let us know what you think.

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Episode 723: Hellblade and Helldivers

May 22nd, 2024 by jonahfalcon · 1 Comment

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The gang discusses the PC Gaming Show coming June 9, Tesla ending Steam support in its vehicles, Ghost of Tsushima being PlayStation’s biggest single-player PC launch to date (second only to Helldivers 2), Hellblade 2 developer Ninja Theory’s next game reportedly already greenlit by Xbox (and “no plans whatsoever” to close studio), Grand Theft Auto 6 publisher “highly confident” of an Autumn 2025 release window and the Resident Evil 1 Remake is in production and will release in 2026 according to a leaker.

The news includes:

  • This year’s Call of Duty will reportedly launch on Xbox Game Pass
  • Jason Voorhees slashes into the MultiVersus roster
  • Life By You is delayed again

Let us know what you think.

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Episode 722: Off the Rails

May 11th, 2024 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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Podcast notes:

  • Sony backs down on demand that Helldivers 2 players log into a PSN account
  • Microsoft announces Xbox Games Showcase and mystery Direct for June 2024
  • EU rules iPadOS must comply with Digital Markets Act, opening door for Fortnite
  • Hades 2’s surprise early access release already has more stuff in it than the first game
  • Square Enix announces it’s tanked $140 million in losses due to “content abandonment”

Feel free to leave feedback.

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Episode 721: More Random Chatter

April 26th, 2024 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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Once again, there’s no set list of topics; the guys just discuss the news of the week off the cuff and what they’ve been playing.

Let us know what you think.

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Episode 720: Yu-Gi-Oh Stinks!

April 13th, 2024 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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This week, the guys talk about how Yu-Gi-Oh players stink, literally. Aside from that, they also discuss the Star Wars Outlaws‘ $110 and $130 editions, Palworld‘s PvP arena, the Rogue Prince of Persia getting revealed, yet another Stardew Valley patch is on the way, Activision Blizzard and NetEase renew their agreement to publish games in China, and free updates heading to Fallout 4.

The news includes:

  • Sega declares 2024 the Year of Shadow the Hedgehog
  • Slay the Spire 2 releases in 2025
  • EA denies rumor that it canceled an in-progress Dead Space 2 remake
  • The Dread are the new enemy faction coming to Destiny 2

Let us know what you think.

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Episode 719: Random Talk

April 6th, 2024 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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This week, there was almost no news (until the last second). Instead, the guys talk about videogames they’ve been playing and the minor news items that popped up.

The one major news item:

  • Gamers seek legal win that would stop developers from rendering online games unplayable

Let us know what you think.

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Episode 718: Patches

March 21st, 2024 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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This podcast is full of patches and updates, but the guys also discuss Destiny finally getting Horde mode, PS VR2 production reportedly being paused as Sony seeks to move backlog of unsold units, the Stellaris spin-off changing its name to Nexus 5X, and Assassin’s Creed Jade likely delayed to 2025.

The news includes:

  • Stardew Valley‘s 1.6 update is finally live
  • Star Wars: Battlefront Classic Collection gets first patch following troubled launch
  • Marathon fan revival coming to Steam with Bungie’s blessing
  • Ubisoft reveals generative AI project for NPC dialogue
  • Palworld propels Xbox to best ever month of console playtime

Let us know what you think.

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Episode 717: Fake Xbox Live

March 15th, 2024 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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This week, the gang follows up on Tim Sweeney from last week, and also discuss Dark Souls 2 modding, the “photorealistic” ant RTS Empire of the Ants, and Resident Evil 4 Remake crossing 7 million copies sold.

The news also includes:

  • Saber Interactive confirms “a number of titles” still in development
  • Star Wars: Battlefront Classic Collection players tear into Aspyr
  • Halo 2 online matchmaking returns in March thanks to community modders

Let us know what you think.

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Episode 716: Xbox Partner Preview

March 8th, 2024 by jonahfalcon · No Comments

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This week the gang covers the Xbox Partner Preview, while also discussing the closing of Rooster Teeth.

The news includes:

  • Apple kills Epic’s iOS developer account
  • Xbox Partner Preview announcements
  • Rogue-like poker hit Balatro sells half a million copies in ten days

Let us know what you think.

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