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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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Feb 28, 2017

Show Notes: February 27, 2016
Episode 37, A Weekly Gaming News Show
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Updates/Corrections

  1. Halo Wars 2 released on 2.21, not 2.7. Early impressions were based off of the beta

Weekly Icebreaker - A control scheme that surprised you - good or bad - in a game

Trenell - Motions controls, OK when they worked well, but not when they were forced in a game

Todd - Analog triggers, especially as used in racing games

Top 5 News Stories

  1. March Games with Gold announced.
  2. Zenimax seeks to halt Oculus sales.
  3. Nintendo continues to protect it’s IPs.
  4. Nintendo Switch games won’t need install from carts.
  5. D.I.C.E. awards roundup. Winner’s list

Quick Hits

Long Form Discussion - Control schemes in games, have they peaked or is there still room for improvement

Feb 20, 2017

Show Notes: February 19, 2016
Episode 36, A Weekly Gaming News Show
Site - http://aweeklygamingnewsshow.libsyn.com/podcast    
Twitter - @AWGamingNS        
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/AWGNS/
YouTube - https://goo.gl/0PTTe1
Download our show on iTunes, Google Play, Tune-In Radio or in your favorite podcasting app.


Updates/Corrections

  1. Blizzard expanding efforts to thwart South Korean cheaters

Weekly Icebreaker - Expectations of recent releases - met or not

Trenell - NiOH exceeded expectations

Todd - For Honor met expectations

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Nintendo announces DLC for Breath of the Wild
  2. Sony’s PS Now service will only support PS4 and Windows PCs starting 8.15.17
  3. Twitch competitor Beam has rolled out to XB1 insiders
  4. Gamer “receives” early Switch shipment.

 

  • News Bites

 

Long Form Discussion - Faulty Netcode at launch

Feb 13, 2017

Show Notes: February 12, 2016
Episode 35, A Weekly Gaming News Show
Site - http://aweeklygamingnewsshow.libsyn.com/podcast    
Twitter - @AWGamingNS        
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/AWGNS/
YouTube - https://goo.gl/0PTTe1
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  orhttps://www.twitch.tv/redditfighting.

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




Updates/Corrections

  1. Ultimate Marvel VS. Capcom 3 wins 2017 Evo fan poll
    1. $10K of Donations from Pokken Tournament going toward events in 2017

Weekly Icebreaker - Favorite video game rivalry, i.e Mario vs Sonic  etc.

O - Street Fighter vs. King of Fighters

Todd - EA Sports vs 2K Sports and Battlefield vs Call of Duty

Trenell - Mario vs. Sonic (circa 1990’s) and Streets of Rage vs Final Fight

Yama - Mega Man vs Zero

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Valve is shuttering Greenlight Program
  2. Humble Bundle is becoming a game publishing company
  3. Yandere Dev finally gets a response from twitch
  4. SFV Second Season 2 Character Revealed! Kolin to be released Feb 28
  5. NBA teams up with 2K Sports for professional eSports basketball league



Long Form Discussion - Cheating in online gaming and eSports.

Feb 6, 2017

Show Notes: February 5, 2016
Episode 34, A Weekly Gaming News Show
Site - http://aweeklygamingnewsshow.libsyn.com/podcast    
Twitter - @AWGamingNS        
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/AWGNS/
YouTube - https://goo.gl/0PTTe1
Download our show on iTunes, Google Play, Tune-In Radio or in your favorite podcasting app.




Weekly Icebreaker   

What recent demo(s) have you played that or has changed your opinion on the game?

Todd - For Honor, The Division and Destiny

Trenell - NiOH and For Honor

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Sony FINALLY announces free PS+ games for February
  2. 2.5 million PlayStation and Xbox users have info stolen - Check here if you think you are affected
  3. Freedom Planet 2 Sample Version/SRB 2 Top Down Demo
  4. Resident Evil 7 Escape Experience National Tour
  5. PS4 finally getting external HDD support. PS4 Pro gets a “boost” mode in latest update


Long Form Discussion-Let's Talk Game Demos and Betas

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