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A Weekly Gaming News Show

A weekly news show focused on console gaming, with some PC gaming features. We talk about top gaming stories of the week and follow that up with a deep dive discussion on topics that gamers care about.
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Oct 24, 2016

Show Notes: October 23, 2016

Episode 19, A Weekly Gaming News Show

Site - http://aweeklygamingnewsshow.libsyn.com/podcast

Twitter - @AWGamingNS       

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/AWGNS/

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Download our show on iTunes, Google Play, Tune-In Radio or in your favorite podcasting app.

Special Guests

Yama Habib BKA MountLover on Twitter @mountlovergames. Also catch Yama hosting weekend SFV tournaments at twitch.tv/mountlover. You can also find Yama with Trenell at Try2Games.

Omorede Young of Infinite Inventory fame. Go to the Infinite Inventory YouTube Channel and give a follow on Twitter @InfiniteInvento

Weekly Icebreaker

What is your earliest Nintendo memory?

Omorede: Getting Donkey Kong Country

Yama: Going to his cousin’s in WV and playing all the games in NES

Todd: Nobody Beats the Wiz ruins Christmas, sells my NES on layaway

Trenell: Trick shots in Duckhunt, not being able to pass world 1-2 in Super Mario Bros.  

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Red Dead Redemption 2 Fall 2017
  2. Sony launches PlayStation Tournaments
  3. New Razer Gaming Laptop: Razer Blade Pro
  4. SAG-AFTRA video game voice actors strike
  5. Nintendo NX is now The Nintendo Switch

Long Form Discussion

Let’s talk about Nintendo and the Nintendo Switch

Oct 18, 2016

Show Notes: October 16, 2016

Episode 18, A Weekly Gaming News Show

Site - http://aweeklygamingnewsshow.libsyn.com/podcast

Twitter - @AWGamingNS       

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/AWGNS/

YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBAbdtuHKA5SLPQ85optUFQ

Also download our show on iTunes, Google Play, Tune-In Radio or in your favorite podcast app.

Weekly Icebreaker

What mobile (android/iOS) game would you say you have played the most?

Trenell - Candy Crush, Fallout Shelter, Sonic The Hedgehog.

Todd - Jetpack Joyride, Threes, Words With Friends

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Claim your cash reward from “Other OS” PS3 lawsuit
  2. PSVR released
  3. XB1 outsells PS4 for 3rd straight month
  4. Oculus Connect 3
  1. Sony announces they will release 3-5 mobile (iOS/Android) games by 2018

LONG FORM DISCUSSION

Are we coming to the end of the line for the dedicated portable/handheld console, i.e PS Vita and Nintendo DS?

Oct 10, 2016

Show Notes: October 9, 2016

Episode 17, A Weekly Gaming News Show

Site - http://aweeklygamingnewsshow.libsyn.com/podcast

Twitter - @AWGamingNS       

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/AWGNS/

YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBAbdtuHKA5SLPQ85optUFQ

Also download our show on iTunes, Google Play, Tune-In Radio or in your favorite podcasting app.

Corrections/Updates

Weekly Icebreaker - Guilty Pleasure Games

Todd - Sim City, Dance Central, Karaoke games

Trenell - beat ‘em Ups

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Google Announces Daydream VR
  2. HDR added to Deus Ex on PS4/XB1
  3. Mod support for Fallout 4 and Skyrim coming to PS4 after all
  4. 130 GB needed for COD:Infinite Warfare and COD4 Remastered
  5. Universal Pictures Options Gears of War Movie
  • Friendly wager as to the number of chainsaw kills on screen - Todd says 1, Trenell expects 3 on-screen. Tell us in the comments what you think.

LONG FORM DISCUSSION

Are console hard drive space requirements getting out of control?

Largest Five PS4 Games

  1. Battlefield Bundle - 74.27GB
  2. Diablo III: Reaper Of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition - 58.375GB
  3. The Evil Within Digital Bundle - 51.929GB
  4. Batman: Arkham Knight - 46.059GB
  5. Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare Gold Edition - 44.964GB

Largest 5 Xbox One Games

  1. Halo: The Master Chief Collection - 62.74GB
  2. The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited - 55.69
  3. Grand Theft Auto V - 49.03GB
  4. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - 48.97GB
  5. Call of Duty: Black Ops III - 47.87GB
Oct 3, 2016

Show Notes: October 2, 2016

Episode 16, A Weekly Gaming News Show

Site - http://aweeklygamingnewsshow.libsyn.com/podcast

Twitter - @AWGamingNS    

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/AWGNS/

YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBAbdtuHKA5SLPQ85optUFQ

Also download our show on iTunes, Google Play, Tune-In Radio or in your favorite podcasting app.

Corrections/Updates

  1. Capcom issues a fix for the security risk opened in last PC update
  2. Last Non Sony MLB was MLB2K13

Weekly Icebreaker

What upcoming games are you looking forward to the most?

Trenell - Mafia III, Gears of War 4, Dragon Ball Z Xenoverse 2, Watch Dogs 2, Dead Rising 4 and Yakuza 6

Todd - Mafia III, Gears of War 4, Titanfall 2, Battlefield 1, COD 4: Remaster

Top 5 News Stories

  1. PS+ Games for October
  2. Private event at Nintendo NY. Oct 1. Entire second floor was closed.
  3. Universal Windows Platform being challenged by emulators on XB1
  4. Twitch Prime
  5. You will need the Infinite Warfare disc to play the remastered COD:4

LONG FORM DISCUSSION

Wireless Controllers. Looking back at previous generations and what technology we still use.

The first wireless game controller was released by Atari, in 1982

There were models by Sega for the Genesis (1994) and The Nintendo Wavebird (2002) for the Gamecube before wireless controllers became ubiquitous.

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