This week Dustin has a huge announcement! Some of the topics we cover are Ninja Theory raises money for UK Mental Awareness organization, Hulu gets 4 esports shows, Guy beats Cuphead with DDR controller, knowing someone who got a Chicken Dinner in PUBG, console popularity by state since 2004 and a PS3 emulator with 4K has stunning effects. Dustin has been frustrated with the phone game Ellie and Scott is still loving Cuphead.
It's officially our favorite time of the year. In the news this week we discuss Hawken shutting down, Nioh coming to PC, Sneaking by SEGA QC, new PSVR headset, new speedrun record in NES Baseball, Nintendo restricts live streams, our disagreement with RockPaperShockgun regarding game difficulty, NoClip's excellent The Witcher documentary. Both of us played Hob while Dustin went back and played some Battlefield: Bad Company and Scott started Cuphead.
This week Dustin talks about always having Halloween webbing with him and Scott picked up some vinyls from 1986. In the news we discuss Halo backwards compatibility with Xbox One, the rumor of Valve working on a 4-player adventure game, more vague details about the Ataribox and a suspension of the Voice Actors strike. Dustin is playing Dead Space and Scott was randomly paired with a real life friend in Rocket League and has also been playing Halo 5 and Hob.
This week Dustin is in full hype mode for Halloween and Scott watched the Detroit Tigers lose again this season. In the news this week we chat about Fornite accidentally ebables PS4 and Xbox cross play, Valve working on review bombing, a Mario 64 multiplayer rom hack, Final Fantasy III patch, Tomb Raider poster neck, 8bitdo's Switch pro controller available for pre-order, and Golf tribute to Iwata. Dustin recommends some horror podcasts and Scott played a little of Halo 5, Van Helsing, 36 fragments to midnight, and Lightspeer. Enjoy!
This week is packed with news and listener feedback! Some of the topics include Castlevania Chronicles, Cyberpunk 2077's size, Paprium Delayed by Paypal, Henshin Enginger TurboGrafx 16 homebrew game, DOOM coming to Switch, Eve Online's biggest betrayal of all time, New Street Fighter 2 cart a fire hazard, Starfox 2 design documents, Campo Santo's reaction to PewDiePie's N-bomb, and Netflix's Final Fantasy XIV show, Nintendo making more SNES and NES Classics, and Round 3 of the Retro League tournament for 1992's best game. Since our last episode we've played some Chrono Trigger, Sonic Mania, Neo Turf Masters (Neo Geo), and a tiny bit of Final Fantasy IV.
This week is the first round of The Retro League's "Best Game of 1992" tournament hosted by their forums. Dustin has an uneventful weekend and Scott had a good time watching some boxing. The news discussed this week includes Predator cut with Contra sound effects, VR code in the Switch, Half Life 3 story from Marc Laidlaw, Secret of Mana remake, Indie games coming to the Switch, and Cloth Map's Chernobyl video. We've been playing Super Mario 3D World, Sonic Mania, 20XX and Destiny 2 beta on PC.
This week chat was awesome so there is more podcast than normal! New topics include Xbox One X finale event didn't impress some, SNES mini is annoying, Bioshock is 10 years old, Polygon's worship of the crunch gets backlash, Horizon Zero Dawn adds easy mode, Eclipse shot with Gameboy Camera, Shenmue 3 trailer, PUBG passes 8 millions copies while in early access, and Steam is apparently renting movies. Games we talk about are Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia, Mario Kart 7, Sonic Mania, Coffee Crisis, Pyre, Mario Golf n64, 007: World is not enough n64, and Super Hot! Enjoy!
This week Dustin saw definitive proof that ghosts exist and Scott can't pick a favorite Sonic game. News topics include Elon Musk's OpenAI defeats DOTA 2 pro, Humble Bundle for Playstation, Amazon Canada's game pre-order discount drops to 10%, 3D printed Switch peripheral for one-handed gamers, Undertale coming to PS4 and Vita with crossbuy, Valve's new game isn't what we expected. Games we've been playing include Watch Dogs 2, Sunset Riders and the awesome Sonic Mania. Enjoy!
It was short week for us but we still found plenty to discuss. Some of the topics include the AM2R developer hired by Moon Studios, Karate Kid series on YouTube Red, hidden mode found in Mario Kart Wii, DOTA International beginner's guide, music on Genesis hardware, and Sonic in Hebrew. Dustin has been playing Super Mario 3D World and Watch Dogs 2 while Scott is enjoying Pyre and played some Sunset Riders on SNES. Enjoy!
This week was long for both of us so it was awesome to have the podcast! In the news we talk about the LDC Zapper project, New Super Mario Galaxy 2 levels being made by the mod community, The Switch is getting some Resident Evil ports, Bayonetta "free*" with month with Xbox Live, PSN has good "free*" games too, new episode of Annotated Symphony of the night, Super Mario Bros sells for #30,000, and we ponder the games we'd spend the most to have. Enjoy!