Pixels & Ink
About This Show
The Pixels and Ink Podcast is your link to the world of Comics and Video Games all from a Canadian Perspective. Every Friday hear the crew of CGMagazine as they talk about the news, the latest games, and random things that interest them.
Most Recent Episode
Pixels & Ink #273 - Microtransaction Blues
6 days ago
With the holidays just around the corner, the Pixels and Ink crew take to the airwaves to discuss all the things that are making fans upset this week. Phil, Jordan, Brendan and Lisa dive into EA Motive and the Star Wars Battlefront 2 Microtransaction fiasco. Players are not happy with how EA is dealing with loot boxes in the game, with the way the game is setup forcing players to either wait or pay to unlock the features that brought fans of Star Wars Battlefront 2 to the game in the first place. The discussion was recorded before EA put a hold on purchases for Battlefront 2 until they sort a solution out.
With the constant power behind the Mario brand, it is no wonder Nintendo wants to take another stab at the feature film world. This time the team at Illumination, the studio behind Despicable Me, is giving it a go, assuredly making for a more kid friendly adaptation compared to the 1990’s feature film.
Phil takes everyone though the wild and strange world of Justice League, and discusses how if something could go wrong, it did in this movie. Jordan takes a deep dive into the Sims 4 on consoles, and finally, Phil looks LA Noire for the Switch and how it has changed since its last generation debut