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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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Nov 28, 2016

Show Notes: November 27, 2016

Episode 24, 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

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

 

Corrections/Updates

  • Ubisoft game designer  Michael Anscel posted concept art on Instagram seemingly for a Beyond Good and Evil game
  • Vizio P is top line 4K for Vizio
  • Nintendo Switch leaks are far from complete.
    • Xenoblade X port not being developed by Monolift
    • Being handled by 3rd party porting company.
 

Weekly Icebreaker

 

Thanksgiving menu - What did you eat and how much?

Todd - Standard Turkey, smoked beef brisket/roast, salmon and sides. Ate 2 ½  sweet potato pies between Thanksgiving and Saturday

 

Trenell - Double the Turkey love with two dinners all the fixins and will be eating Thanksgiving dinner for a couple of days more.

 
 

Top 5 News Stories

 
  1. Uncharted 4: Survival mode playable at Playstation Experience 2016
  2. Microsoft announced December Games with Gold
  3. (Rumor) Marvel VS Capcom 4 to be revealed at Playstation Experience 2016
  4. 30 days of Ubisoft [Spoilers]
  5. No Man’s Sky getting an update
 

Long Form Discussion

Game leaks and the impact on finished games and the industry as a whole.

 

Don’t forget, Black Friday may be over, but there are deals still to be had.

CAG Sales Links

 
Nov 21, 2016

Show Notes: November 20, 2016

 

Episode23, A Weekly Gaming News Show 2016 Holiday Buyer’s Guide

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

Twitter - @AWGamingNS       

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

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

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

 

Corrections/Updates

 
 

Weekly Icebreaker - Your best Christmas ninja story.

Todd - Played Sega Genesis everyday leading up to Christmas whilst the babysitter had no clue.

Trenell - Playing a disappointing game, Incredible Crash Dummies, for early opened gift

 
 
 
 
 

Top 5 News Stories

 
  1. Super Mario Run releases for iOS on December 15th for $9.99
  2. Nintendo Switch release rumors.
    • Another workaround involves passing signal through PS VR
    • Not friendly with Splitters or Capture cards.
    • Recent update did not address issue.
  3. Playstation 4 Pro not playing nice with some 4K displays
  4. Xbox 360 games getting backwards compatibility labeling
  5. EA creates disclosure rules and assets for streamers

Long Form Discussion - What should you buy this holiday.

Todd’s Recommendations - Systems

  1. Xbox One S - Full featured home entertainment system
  2. PlayStation 4 - The populist top pick for “gamers”
  3. PlayStation 4 Pro - First entry into 2K/4K gaming
  4. Nintendo 3DS - Half off/great back catalog

A 4K TV and a good 4K TV - why getting any 4K TV will not be good enough for PS4/PS4 Pro and Xbox One S.

 

AWGNS Recommendations - 4K TV’s

Samsung KS9000 2016 Model - $$$$

LG UH77/UH85 2016 Model - $$$

Vizio P Series 2016 Model - $$

 

Cannot recommend LG E6 OLED for gamers until they fix the input lag issue. It can get as high as 68ms with HDR being used.

 

With the holiday season getting ready to kick off, below are some resources to find the best deals and to make sure you are getting the best bang for your buck.

Happy shopping and don’t get trampled.

 

Holiday Game deals courtesy of The CAG community

 
 

Onestop shop for Black Friday

 

PC - VR Ready Sets

Oculus ready bundles

HTC Vive ready PCs

VR Ready Laptops

 

Don’t forget to make sure that your shiny new display is not causing you to miss that headshot or fumble the toggle combo by checking Display Lag

 
 
 
 
 
Nov 14, 2016

Show Notes: November 13, 2016

Episode 22, 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

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

 

Corrections/Updates

 
 

Weekly Icebreaker - What are you currently playing? (other than Destiny)

Todd - Battlefield 1, Forza Horizon 3, Gears of War 4 (Destiny of course)

Trenell - Dragon Ball Z Xenoverse 2

 
 

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Mods coming to Fallout 4 on PS4 this month
    1. Confirmed on XB1 and PS4
  2. 9GB Day one patch for Dishonored 2
    1. Will be playable at Sony’s Playstation Experience. December 3-4 in Cali
    2. Street Fighter Sales have not increased.
  3. Akuma (or shin akuma) coming to Street Fighter V.
  4. Xbox Holiday Update goes live
  5. NES Classic - Nintendo does it again
 

Long Form Discussion- What games are you looking forward to for 2017?

 

Todd

 

Trenell

 
Nov 7, 2016

Episode 21, A Weekly Gaming News Show

November 5, 2016

 

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

Twitter - @AWGamingNS       

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

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

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

 

Weekly Icebreaker

 

What is the most recent game you’ve been burned by?

 

Todd - Call of Duty Infinite Warfare/Call of Duty 4 Modern Warfare Remastered

Trenell - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan

 
 

Top 5 News Stories

 
 
  1. Game leak “Shadow of the Tomb Raider” supposedly being developed by Eidos Montreal
  2. End of life for Wii-U
  3. Steam bans “bullshots”
  4. 40+ Enhanced PS4 Pro games ready for launch
  5. Overwatch News
 

Long Form Discussion - Publisher Spotlight - Activision

 

We delve into Activision’s lack of IP, there long history and their aggressive microtransaction push.

 
Nov 1, 2016

Show Notes: October 30, 2016

Episode 20, 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

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

 

Corrections/Updates

 
 

Weekly Icebreaker - What's your favorite scary game?

 

Todd - F.E.A.R. and F.E.A.R. 2

Trenell - Dead Space

 
 

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Microsoft Creator’s Update
  2. November Games with Gold announced
  3. Playstation Plus Games for November
  4. Bethesda not providing advanced review copies to journalists
  1. New level trailer released for Sonic Mania
 
 
 
 

Long Form Discussion

 

Bringing consoles online, history and what to expect next?

 

We would like to give a special shoutout to @_MakeupbyNessa_ for the amazing make-up/costume for Trenell in this week’s episode. If you are listening, head over to our YouTube Channel to see what we are talking about.

 
 
 
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