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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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May 29, 2017

Show Notes: May 28, 2017
Episode 50, A Weekly Gaming News Show
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Weekly Icebreaker - E3 2017 Wishes from Sony

 

Todd and Trenell - Updates on games they showed last year such as Death Stranding, Insomniac’s Spiderman,Days Gone and others.

 

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Microsoft news
  1. Nintendo News
  1. Overwatch launching a “Minor League
  2. Ubisoft announces Far Cry 5 release date and game details
  3. Legendary Pokemon coming to Pokemon GO!

 

Quick Hits

 

 

Long Form - E3 2017 Predictions from Sony

May 27, 2017

May 27, 2017
Episode 10, A Weekly Gaming News 10 in 10

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10 in 10

 

  1. Microsoft announces June’s Games with Gold
  2. Xbox Game Pass Launches June 1st
  3. Beam gets rebranded
  4. Red Dead Redemption 2 slips to fiscal 2018
  5. Lawbreakers coming to PS4
  6. Overwatch launching a “Minor League
  7. Nintendo announces “Summer of Play” Tour
  8. Mario/Rabid Rabbits mash-up leaked
  9. Far Cry 5 gets official release date
  10. SFV update incoming

 

 

 

 

 

 

Music: Funky West Side Beat 2 Hip Hop 2010 John David Thomas - Royalty Free Music - Amazon ID 215543882

May 22, 2017

Show Notes: May 21, 2017
Episode 49, A Weekly Gaming News Show
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Corrections/Updates

  1. Project Rap Rabbit developers are “re-examining” Switch Kickstarter stretch goal
  2. FCC voted 2-1 to change net neutrality rules, open comments until 8.18

Search proceeding number 17-108 - Restoring Internet Freedom - fill out the form and put your comments in the bottom.

Weekly Icebreaker - The 60 price point. What does it mean anymore?

Todd - $60 seems more like an entry point.

Trenell - Few games give complete experience for $60.

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Sonic Forces updates Sega planning to revive old IPs
  2. Destiny 2 gameplay debuted
  3. UbiSoft makes a few announcements
  4. Live CS:GO events coming to Facebook
  5. Nintendo’s Arms Direct recap

Quick Hits

Long Form - Have we been duped into paying more than $60 for full game experiences

May 20, 2017

May 20, 2017
Episode 9, A Weekly Gaming News 10 in 10

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10 in 10

  1. Sega planning to revive old IPs
  2. Google working on standalone VR headset with HTC and Lenovo
  3. UbiSoft makes a few announcements
  4. Killer Instinct launches on Arena for Xbox Live
  5. Zenimax targets Samsung with a VR lawsuit
  6. Live CS:GO events coming to Facebook
  7. Destiny 2 gameplay debuted
  8. Is Microsoft trying to salvage Scalebound
  9. Nintendo’s Arms Direct recap
  10. Update: Project Rap Rabbit pulls Kickstarter stretch goals

Music: Funky West Side Beat 2 Hip Hop 2010 John David Thomas - Royalty Free Music - Amazon ID 215543882

May 16, 2017

Show Notes: May 15, 2017
Episode 48, A Weekly Gaming News Show
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Twitter - @AWGamingNS        
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Weekly Icebreaker - What is the craziest/weirdest game retail experience you can remember?

Todd - At Best Buy during Nintendo 64 release, a customer is hip checked into CD browsers racing to get one of the few Nintendo 64s available.

Trenell - Going in to pick up a Wii at the height of it’s popularity and a small girl asking if it was for her...NOPE!

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Blizzard targeting super rich for it’s Overwatch League
  1. You can earn money for unique designs on XB1 controllers
  2. Nintendo announce E3 plans
  3. Creators of PaRappa The Rappa and Gitaroo Man are working together
  • Kickstarter for PC and PS4 live
  • Stretch goals ($3.1 million for XB1 version and $4.95 million for Switch version)
  1. Square Enix severs ties with IO Interactive

Quick Hits

Long Form- FCC’s plan to roll back Net Neutrality and its possible effects on the gaming world.

John Oliver Clip from May 7th

John Oliver Net Neutrality Update

John Oliver FCC Comment Quick Link - https://www.gofccyourself.com/

FCC public notice

May 13, 2017

May 13, 2017
Episode 8, A Weekly Gaming News 10 in 10

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10 in 10

  1. Blizzard targeting super rich for it’s Overwatch League
  2. You can earn money for unique designs on XB1 controllers
  3. Nintendo announce E3 plans
  4. Hori finally confirms Nintendo Switch Fightstick
  5. Kid finds a bag of Meth in GameStop game
  6. Keyboard support coming to XB1
  7. Remedy will be ending sales of  Alan Wake next week
  8. Creators of PaRappa The Rappa and Gitaroo Man are working together
  9. UbiSoft launches Project Help for RB6 Siege
  10. Square Enix severs ties with IO Interactive
May 8, 2017

Episode 47, A Weekly Gaming News Show
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Weekly Icebreaker

This week, we talk about Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Darksiders 3 Announced
  2. Gamer inadvertently buys Starcraft sourcecode
  3. New regulations forces Blizzard to list loot odds
  4. Ben Heck gets Nintendo Playstation working
  5. E3 announcements

Quick Hits

Long Form - Shameless game rip-offs - from characters to levels to full on games.   

May 6, 2017

May 7, 2017
Episode 7, A Weekly Gaming News 10 in 10

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10 in 10

  1. Darksiders 3 Announced by THQ Nordic.
  2. Gamer inadvertently buys Starcraft sourcecode
  3. First 3 DLC Characters for Injustice 2 unveiled
  4. NBA 2K eSports League announces their inaugural teams
  5. Microsoft’s Project Scorpio has OLED screen on the front
  6. New regulations forces Blizzard to list loot odds.
  7. .Nintendo Skipping E3 for 2nd consecutive year
  8. Sony Announces Conference Date and Time
  9. E3 Coliseum Announced
  10. E3 PC Gaming Show Returns

Music: Funky West Side Beat 2 Hip Hop 2010 John David Thomas - Royalty Free Music - Amazon ID 215543882

May 1, 2017

Show Notes: April 30, 2017
Episode 46, A Weekly Gaming News Show
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Weekly Icebreaker

What classic niche 90’s game would you like to see re-released and/or remastered?

Trenell - Vectorman

Todd - ToeJam and Earl & Primal Rage

Top 5 News Stories

  1. May PS+ games announced
  2. Match fixing scandal hits Overwatch
  3. Nintendo Announces New 2DS XL for 149.99
    • No cross play
    • “Easy” combo system
    • Going back to MvC2 Button Layout
    • No “assists” Replaced with Tag button and Gem button
    • Round based “first for series”
    • Tag system works similar to SFxT. Tagie will not take double damage.
    • DHC “Delayed Hyper Combo” are still in the game
    • Combo Breaker will cost 2 bars of meter. Will not be free
    • Advancing Guard returns, Can reflect projectiles
    • Combos from throws will scale damage down
    • Infinity stones works like groves from CvSnk Has 2 abilities. Works like a revenge meter. 3 of 6 have been shown off.
  4. Marvel VS Capcom Story and Gameplay trailers and details
  1. Sonic Forces Green Hill Zone Gameplay

Quick Hits

Long Form - The introduction of match fixing in eSports

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