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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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Now displaying: February, 2018
Feb 26, 2018

Show Notes: February 25, 2018

Episode 89, A Weekly Gaming News Show


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Weekly Icebreaker - What popular franchise do you like that can easily change genre





Quick Hits







Top 5 News Stories



  1. March Games with Gold revealed
  2. EA announces third EA Play before E3
  3. PUBG news

     4. ESA rejects DMCA exception request

     5. D.I.C.E. awards recap







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Long Form - It’s 2018, why are video games still being blamed for youth violence?



Feb 19, 2018

Show Notes: February 18, 2018

Episode 88, 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 are you playing now?





Quick Hits













Top 5 News Stories



  1. THQ Nordic acquires Saints Row developer Deep Silver
  2. Valve bans developer from Steam
  3. Mafia III studio hit with layoffs
  4. Could EA be in danger of losing Star Wars IP
  5. Eve Online to permanently ban repeat offenders.





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Quesitons:

Mori Jin

#askawgns: what game had their first female pro player?? Mori Jin

 

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#AskAWGNS Do you think the Star Wars IP was in better hands under LucasFilms/LucasArts or Disney? Same question for Marvel Studios?

 

Long Form - Publishers and Developers listening to the gaming community

 

Feb 12, 2018

Show Notes: February 11, 2018

Episode 87, 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 - Name a gaming IP that has changed developer hands, and remained a good title.




Quick Hits











Top 5 News Stories


  1. 2018 EVO lineup has been released
  2. Google rumored to be working on streaming game service
  3. RDR2 first person view and battle royal mode?
  4. PS4 5.50 update makes some big changes
  5. Bandai Namco working on Metroid Prime 4




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Long Form - Is it a good idea to change developers for a sequel?

Feb 7, 2018

Show Notes: February 4, 2018

Episode 86, 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 - Favorite SuperBowl Ad





Quick Hits












Top 5 News Stories



  1. PS+ Games for February announced
  2. Nintendo News
  1. EA makes the top 5
  2. Bungie trying to woo back D2 players
  3. Sea of Thieves closed beta #1 viewed game on Twitch





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Long Form - Revisite Console Online Services



Playstation Plus

  • Cost - $9.99/$24.99/$59.99
  • Games - at Least 2 PS4/2 PS3/2 PSVita
  • Must have active sub to play free games
  • Must have active sub for online play
  • Can share PS+ with others on your console

Switch Online

  • Cost - $3.99/$7.99/$19.99
  • Games - 1 available per month for limited time
  • Must have online sub for online play - currently free

Xbox Live

 

  • $9.99/$24.99/$39.99/$59.99
  • Games - 4 free - 2 XB1 and 2 XB360
  • Must Have active sub to play online multiplayer
  • Can share XBL with family members







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