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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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Sep 25, 2017

Show Notes: September 24, 2017

Episode 67, A Weekly Gaming News Show
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Corrections/Updates

  • Last week we mentioned new Overwatch League teams. We mistakenly gave the team count as 12 and 13. The correct number is 11 and 12.

Weekly Icebreaker - Should Video game conventions be open to the public?  

Quick Hits

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Epic Games “accidently” activates cross platform play in Fortnite- PS4 vs XB1
  2. Blizzard’s Overwatch League set to start first season on January 10th, 2018
  3. 2K Games VS The Sixth Axis (NBA 2K18 Review)
  4. Battleborn’s last content update coming this fall
  5. TGS 2017 Wrap-Up

Long Form - Where do you want the game industry to go for the next evolution?


Sep 18, 2017

Show Notes: September 17, 2017

Episode 66, A Weekly Gaming News Show
Site - http://aweeklygamingnewsshow.libsyn.com/podcast    
Twitter - @AWGamingNS        
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/AWGNS/
YouTube - https://www.tinyurl.com/AWGamingNS

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

Weekly Icebreaker - What is the most toxic online community in a game you have experienced?

Quick Hits

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Nintendo News
  2. New XB1 tech to reduce game install sizes
  3. Uncharted/Last of Us director leaves Naughty Dog
  4. The Rumor Mill! Shenmue, Shenmue II and Bayonetta + Vanquish Bundle
  5. Pewdie Pie’s livestream debacle

Long Form - How toxicity hurts gaming

Sep 11, 2017

Show Notes: September 3, 2017

Episode 64, A Weekly Gaming News Show
Site - http://aweeklygamingnewsshow.libsyn.com/podcast    
Twitter - @AWGamingNS        
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/AWGNS/
YouTube - https://www.tinyurl.com/AWGamingNS

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




Corrections/Updates

  • Failed to mention that current stock of PSVR systems without camera included gets dropped from $399 to $349.



Weekly Icebreaker - What are your thoughts on “The Switch Tax?”

Trenell and Todd worry it could increase the price of games on all platforms.

Quick Hits

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Blizzard opening their own eSports arena in LA
  2. LA Noire coming to current gen consoles
  3. 17yo Overwatch player signs $150k contract
  4. You Tubers escape fines in CS:GO Lotto controversy
  5. Venture Beat Journalist Dean Takahashi is TERRIBLE at video games?

Long Form - Should a video game journalist be able to play games, as well as know the industry.

Sep 4, 2017

Show Notes: September 3, 2017

Episode 64, A Weekly Gaming News Show
Site - http://aweeklygamingnewsshow.libsyn.com/podcast    
Twitter - @AWGamingNS        
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/AWGNS/
YouTube - https://www.tinyurl.com/AWGamingNS

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



Weekly Icebreaker-Would what you like to see out of The Tokyo Game Show

Trenell - Microsoft with a strong showing

Todd - 4K content from Japanese devs

Quick Hits

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Sonic Mania PC comes with heavy handed DRM
  2. Free PS+ Games for September announced
  3. Mixer Updates
  4. 30th Anniversary SFII SNES cartridge to be released
  5. Nintendo Indie Event Round-Up

Long Form - While we are all enamored with cross platform play, where are our cross platform saves/progression

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