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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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Jan 31, 2017

Show Notes: January 30, 2017
Episode 33, 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.

 

Weekly Icebreaker - What do you prefer, AR or VR?

Todd - VR

Trenell - VR

 

Top 5 News Stories   

 

  1. February’s Games With Gold announced by Microsoft
  2. Square Enix making Avengers game(s)
  3. Gears of War 4 going Crossplay (PC vs XB1) for real
  4. Evo 2017 Lineup announced. Final game up to fan vote.
  5. Cheaters in Pokemon Sun and Moon get the banhammer




Long Form Discussion - Gaming tech: VR/AR

Jan 23, 2017

Show Notes: January 22, 2017
Episode 32, 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.


Updates/Corrections

  • Xbox shows off speedy new dashboard

Weekly Icebreaker - Most Annoying part of online gaming.

Todd - Players refusing to play objective in objective game modes (capture the flag, control etc.)

Trenell - Ragequitting.

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Resident Evil 7 a play anywhere title on Xbox One/PC.
  2. EA skipping E3 for second year in a row, in favor of EA Play 2017
  3. UbiSoft acquires Freestyle Games from Activision
  4. Super Mario RUN! to release in March for Android
  5. Tough week in 3rd party support for Nintendo’s Switch


Long Form Discussion -Publisher Spotlight: Electronic Arts





Jan 16, 2017

Show Notes: January 15, 2016

Episode 31, 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.


Updates/Corrections

  1. Acer is making the 19+ pound laptop, but it is ASUS making the 50 pound desktop
  2. Twilight Princess was released on Wii and Wii-U

Weekly Icebreaker - What cancelled game highly disappointed you?

Todd - Fable Legends

Trenell - Sonic X-Treme

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Scalebound cancelled by Microsoft
  2. Sign-up to beta test Playstation 4’s next update
  3. Microsoft releases more “Creator’s Update” details
  4. Gears of War update to punish rage quitters
  5. PS4 outsold XB1 for December - XB1 top selling console 2nd half of 2016

Long Form Discussion -Nintendo Switch Event

Jan 10, 2017

Show Notes: January 9, 2017

Episode 30, 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.
Updates

Key people from original Double Dragon are working on new sequel.

Weekly Icebreaker - It’s a new year, what are you playing & what do you plan on playing.

Todd - Started playing a lot of Overwatch, finished Watch Dogs 2, started on Final Fantasy XV and is looking forward to For Honor, Horizon Zero Dawn and Mass Effect: Andromeda.

Trenell - Finished Nier in anticipation of Nier:Automata, various Sonic the Hedgehog games in anticipation of Sonic Mania, Street Fighter V to work on season 2 changes. Looking forward to Nier: Automata, NIOH and Horizon Zero Dawn, amongst others.

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Mass Effect receives a March 21st release date for NA/March 23rd in Europe
  2. Six Mega Man classics released on mobile with a bit of disappointment in tow.
  3. Marvel VS Capcom Infinite leaks proven false.
  4. Valve adds native support for Xbox controllers in Steam
  5. CES 2017 recap - Gaming at CES

Long Form Discussion - How important is 3rd party support for consoles?

Jan 3, 2017

Show Notes: January 2, 2016

Episode 29, 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.

Updates

Profile will show icon displaying Rage quit status in SFV

Weekly Icebreaker - What is/are your 2017 video game predictions.

Trenell - Nintendo Switch will have a good year, meeting or exceeding Nintendo’s expected 10 million units sold.

Todd - Nintendo Switch will have success, but will not be a runaway hit. Sales to reach 6-8 million by end of 2017.

Microsoft’s project Scorpio will be compatible with Windows based VR systems (HTC Vive, Oculus Rift), BUT also be compatible with their own HoloLens, which will launch alongside or near the same time as Project Scorpio.

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Double Dragon 4 Announced for Steam and PS4
  2. Sony has announced their free PS+ games for January
  3. Super Mario Run! Android release imminent
  4. nVidia to show off ME: Andromeda gameplay at CES 2017
  5. 2016 Steam Awards honor circa 2012 games


Long Form Discussion - 2016 in Review - Favorite AWGNS story(ies)

Trenell - Nintendo Saga, from Nintendo NX (Switch) to Pokemon GO! And Nintendo’s stance on fan made games.

Todd - First ever AWGNS Story - EA originals - http://www.ea.com/news/announcing-ea-originals-1

Sony’s Playstation troubles and triumphs in 2016 from the massive PS4 Slim leak to the amazing PS Experience in December.

Remember, go to https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBAbdtuHKA5SLPQ85optUFQ and subscribe. 1 of the first 100 subscribers will be entered to win a $100 gift card.

Jan 3, 2017

Show Notes: January 2, 2016

Episode 29, 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.

Updates

Profile will show icon displaying Rage quit status in SFV

Weekly Icebreaker - What is/are your 2017 video game predictions.

Trenell - Nintendo Switch will have a good year, meeting or exceeding Nintendo’s expected 10 million units sold.

Todd - Nintendo Switch will have success, but will not be a runaway hit. Sales to reach 6-8 million by end of 2017.

Microsoft’s project Scorpio will be compatible with Windows based VR systems (HTC Vive, Oculus Rift), BUT also be compatible with their own HoloLens, which will launch alongside or near the same time as Project Scorpio.

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Double Dragon 4 Announced for Steam and PS4
  2. Sony has announced their free PS+ games for January
  3. Super Mario Run! Android release imminent
  4. nVidia to show off ME: Andromeda gameplay at CES 2017
  5. 2016 Steam Awards honor circa 2012 games


Long Form Discussion - 2016 in Review - Favorite AWGNS story(ies)

Trenell - Nintendo Saga, from Nintendo NX (Switch) to Pokemon GO! And Nintendo’s stance on fan made games.

Todd - First ever AWGNS Story - EA originals - http://www.ea.com/news/announcing-ea-originals-1

Sony’s Playstation troubles and triumphs in 2016 from the massive PS4 Slim leak to the amazing PS Experience in December.

Remember, go to https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBAbdtuHKA5SLPQ85optUFQ and subscribe. 1 of the first 100 subscribers will be entered to win a $100 gift card.

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