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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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Mar 27, 2017

Show Notes: March 26, 2016
Episode 41, A Weekly Gaming News Show
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Weekly Icebreaker  - Digital or physical for consoles? The last time you purchased a physical PC game

Todd - Digital copies, for game sharing and convenience. Purchased a physical copy of the latest SimCity

Trenell - Physical copies for the nostalgia. Couldn’t recall ever buying a physical PC game

Top 5 News Stories

  1. April Games with Gold announced.
  2. Nintendo fixes left Joy-Con for future consoles
  3. Latest PS4 update causing WiFi connectivity issues
  4. Nintendo admits Super Mario Run did not meet expectations
  5. GameStop closing 150 stores worldwide

Quick Hits

Long Form Discussion- Effects of digital downloads on brick and mortar specialty stores

Mar 25, 2017

March 25, 2017
Episode 2, A Weekly Gaming News 10 in 10

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10 in 10

  1. Nintendo fixes left Joy-Con for future consoles
  2. Microsoft to release a new controller series, The Tech Series, for Xbox One
  3. Microsoft starting to roll out the next XB1 update to Xbox Insiders
  4. April Games with Gold announced
  5. Nintendo admits Super Mario Run did not meet expectations
  6. NiOH getting free content in upcoming update
  7. GameStop closing 150 stores worldwide
  8. Capcom giving PC players a free glimpse into new features coming to CFN
  9. Latest PS4 update causing WiFi connectivity issues
  10. Out of the Rumor Mill: 2017 Call of Duty to be “Call of Duty WWII
Mar 20, 2017

Show Notes: March 19, 2016
Episode 40, A Weekly Gaming News Show
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Twitter - @AWGamingNS        
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/AWGNS/
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Updates/Corrections

  1. Mass Effect: Andromeda releases March 21st no March 28th as mentioned last episode

Weekly Icebreaker - Memorable moment in original Mass Effect Trilogy

Todd - Tali committing suicide in Mass Effect 3

Trenell - The (disappointing) Mass Effect 3 ending

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Street Fighter V balance update due out in April
    1. Sonic Mania delayed from Spring until summer, new gameplay trailer released
    2. Sonic Project 2017 is now Sonic Forces, complete with gameplay trailer
  2. Sonic news
  3. eSports arena being built in Washington DC
  4. Suspensions handed out in For Honor, bans may also be coming
  5. Sony bringing PS4 titles to PS Now service

Quick Hits

Long Form Discussion- Region specific censorship

Upcoming Street Fighter New Challenger Events

EU - March 24th, 2017 2pm EDT/6pm GMT

Beginners 0-3999 -http://newchallenger.challonge.com/grl7gu4x

NA - March 26, 2017 3pm EDT/7pm GMT

0-7499 - http://newchallenger.challonge.com/w0ra36zj


Congratulations The Street Fighter New Challengers’ EU Underdog Bronze/Silver S2T5 champion @Meemunsson.

Mar 18, 2017

March 18, 2017
Episode 1, A Weekly Gaming News 10 in 10

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10 in 10

  1. Washington D.C. to build eSports arena, sponsor eSports
  2. Sony bringing PS4 exclusives to PS NOW
  3. Osira goes live on consoles and PC on 3.21
  4. Suspensions and banscoming to For Honor XP farmers
  5. Street Fighter 5 balance update coming in April
  6. PS3 Production comes to an end in Japan (and that’s everywhere)
  7. Sonic Mania delayed until summer.
  8. Project Sonic 2017 is officially Sonic Forces, with gameplay footage.
  9. Cliffy B’s Lawbreaker’s closed beta kicked off this week.
  10. Super Mario Run! Comes to Google Play store next week, March 23rd
Mar 13, 2017

Show Notes: March 12, 2016
Episode 39, A Weekly Gaming News Show
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Weekly Icebreaker - What are you currently playing?

Todd - Horizon: Zero Dawn, For Honor and Destiny.

Trenell - Horizon: Zero Dawn, NieR: Automata and NiOH

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Jeff Kaplan issues warning to Overwatch XP farmers
  2. Sony system update 2.5 went live 3.9.17
  1. Quake Champions going the free to play route
  2. UbiSoft details Division year 2 - free expansions
  3. Bungie revives original raids in Destiny send off

Quick Hits

Long Form Discussion - Free to play model.

SF New Challenger Upcoming Tournament Schedule

NA March Schedule (3PM EDT/7PM GMT)
March 19: 0-3999 - http://newchallenger.challonge.com/jjfpbckn
March 26: 0-7499 - http://newchallenger.challonge.com/w0ra36zj

EU March Tournament Schedules! (2PM EDT/6PM GMT)
March 24th: Beginners 0-3999 -http://newchallenger.challonge.com/grl7gu4x
March 31st: GOLD 0-7499 -http://newchallenger.challonge.com/2slzqwd8

Congratulations to our EU Underdog Bronze/Silver S2T5 champion, @Meemunsson.

Mar 6, 2017

Show Notes: March 5, 2016
Episode 38, A Weekly Gaming News Show
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Weekly Icebreaker-Weekend movie pick

Trenell - Logan, a must see, best movie in the series

Todd - Dr. Strange, cool concept, atypical superhero movie

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Microsoft to launch subscription game service - Game Pass
    1. Confirmed Games
  1. March PS+ games announced
  2. Microsoft launches Xbox Live Creators Program
  3. New Challengers Street Fighter V player finds new tech. Internet goes crazy!
  4. GDC News

Quick Hits

  • Destiny gear won’t make it to Destiny 2
  • New Overwatch character revealed, Osira. A robot centaur.

Long Form Discussion - Nintendo Switch Launch

Don’t forget to check out Streetfighter New Challengers Discord group and tournaments.

See the upcoming tournament schedule below:

North American March Schedule - tournaments start at 3PM EST (8:00PM GMT)

March 19: 0-3999 - http://newchallenger.challonge.com/jjfpbckn
March 26: 0-7499 - http://newchallenger.challonge.com/w0ra36zj

EU March Tournament Schedule - Tournaments start at 2PM EST (7:00PM GMT)

March 10th: Beginners 0-3999 -http://newchallenger.challonge.com/i7anyeip
March 24th: Beginners 0-3999 -http://newchallenger.challonge.com/grl7gu4x
March 31st: GOLD 0-7499 -http://newchallenger.challonge.com/2slzqwd8

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