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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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Oct 30, 2017

Show Notes: October 29, 2017

Episode 72, 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


Updates

Weekly Icebreaker - What odd gaming peripheral did you own and love.

Todd - Kinect 2.0

Trenell - Dreamcast VMUs

Quick Hits

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Microsoft bids farewell to Kinect
  2. November Games with Gold Announced
  3. Nintendo unveils Animal Crossing Pocket
  4. FIFA and EA collaborate on eWorld Cup
  5. EA shuts down fan run servers

Long Form - Let’s take a look back at failed gaming tech

Sega Activator - Sega Genesis circa 1993

R.O.B. - Nintendo Circa 1985

PowerGlove - Circa 1989

Move Controllers - Circa 2010

Oct 23, 2017

Show Notes: October 22, 2017

Episode 71, 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


Updates

Weekly Icebreaker - What are you playing now - Mobile Edition

Quick Hits

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Neogaf admins quit after founder is accused of sexual assault. (possible story)
  2. EA shuts down Visceral Games
  3. Activision patented matchmaking tech to push microtransactions
  4. Nintendo News
  5. New Xbox One dashboard goes live

Long Form - The effect mobile gaming has had on the core gaming ecosystems

Oct 23, 2017

Show Notes: October 22, 2017

Episode 71, 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


Updates

Weekly Icebreaker - What are you playing now - Mobile Edition

Quick Hits

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Neogaf admins quit after founder is accused of sexual assault. (possible story)
  2. EA shuts down Visceral Games
  3. Activision patented matchmaking tech to push microtransactions
  4. Nintendo News
  5. New Xbox One dashboard goes live

Long Form - The effect mobile gaming has had on the core gaming ecosystems

Oct 23, 2017

Show Notes: October 22, 2017

Episode 71, 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


Updates

Weekly Icebreaker - What are you playing now - Mobile Edition

Quick Hits

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Neogaf admins quit after founder is accused of sexual assault. (possible story)
  2. EA shuts down Visceral Games
  3. Activision patented matchmaking tech to push microtransactions
  4. Nintendo News
  5. New Xbox One dashboard goes live

Long Form - The effect mobile gaming has had on the core gaming ecosystems

Oct 16, 2017

Show Notes: October 15, 2017

Episode 70, 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 - Humble Bundle that you should have paid full price for.

Quick Hits

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Oculus Connect News
  2. PUBG becomes first Steam game to hit 2 million concurrent players
  3. The Week In Fortnite
  4. Humble Bundle acquired by IGN
  5. Officially Licensed PS4 controllers incoming

Long Form - What is too far when in comes to in-game advertising/sponsors

Oct 9, 2017

Show Notes: October 8, 2017

Episode 69, 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 one of your most memorable easter eggs by a gaming company?

Quick Hits

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Playstation News
  2. Street Fighter V Arcade Edition announced
  3. Microsoft backtracking on Forza 7 VIP changes
  4. Riot employee canned after harsh statements
    • 2K18 is over 20GB, Physical version not available, Online mode is in the menu does not allow for friend invites.
    • Fifa 18 is built on custom engine, no story mode because of it. Only multiplayer is local with 2 switches.
  5. EA’s Fifa 18 and 2K’s NBA2K18 do NOT have online support on the Switch

Long Form -  Are easter Eggs dead because of the rise of data mining?

Oct 9, 2017

Show Notes: October 8, 2017

Episode 69, 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 one of your most memorable easter eggs by a gaming company?

Quick Hits

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Playstation News
  2. Street Fighter V Arcade Edition announced
  3. Microsoft backtracking on Forza 7 VIP changes
  4. Riot employee canned after harsh statements
    • 2K18 is over 20GB, Physical version not available, Online mode is in the menu does not allow for friend invites.
    • Fifa 18 is built on custom engine, no story mode because of it. Only multiplayer is local with 2 switches.
  5. EA’s Fifa 18 and 2K’s NBA2K18 do NOT have online support on the Switch

Long Form -  Are easter Eggs dead because of the rise of data mining?

Oct 2, 2017

Show Notes: October 1, 2017

Episode 68, 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 - Whatcha Playing?

Trenell - Cuphead, Fight’N Rage, SAGE Fan Games.

Todd - Destiny 2, NBA Live 18, Overwatch, Mario Rabbids

Quick Hits

Top 5 News Stories

  1. Atlus slaps RPCS3 with DMCA takedown of emulator compatible with Persona 5
  2. SAGE 2017 now open!
  3. PS+ Games for October announced
  4. October”s Games with Gold Announced
  5. Nintendo bars partners from live streaming on

Long Form - Streamers and Big IPs - When an IP owner comes after their property

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