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71 minutes | 6 years ago
Episode 168: Surprise – Gamers Want to Play Call of Duty
James: Stonehearth Rachel: God of War 3 Remastered Five Nights at Freddy’s 4 Kyn (only talk about if we have the time; I don’t wanna spoil the article) Dave: Rocket League News: Download free guide: Making your first VR game with Unity 5, by Andre Infante China officially ends ban on video game consoles Drug Tests Soon to be Mandated by Pro Gaming League Witcher 3’s final free DLC is a New Game Plus mode. Probably some kind of hardcore nonsense. Bethesda Game Studios: “Very excited for Android users to begin playing #FalloutShelter on August 13th.” Better late than never I suppose. Silent Hills’ Kojima, Del Toro Still Plan to Work on New Project. Quiet mountains? Shocking poll from Microsoft reveals that most gamers would like Call of Duty (all of them) to be backwards compatible on Xbox One Rocket League Patch and DLC incoming! Literally no one cares. The Terminator is a preorder bonus as a wrestling character in WWE 2K16… what? You can still enter to win: ManCrates Zombie Survival Crate (US only due to big fuck off knife), Inateck MercuryBox outdoor waterproof speakers, Pebblebee tracking thing, and a Chromebook flip tablet thing.
108 minutes | 6 years ago
Episode 166: Man Bat is Broken
Note: There’s no video for this episode as it was a mess. Dave’s Skype was DDoSed by some Twitch idiot. I rescued the audio podcast, but if you’d like to see the uncut and messy video you can do so at the YouTubes. Dave: NHL 15 Rachel: Batman: Arkham Knight James: Bebop drone. Go to MakeUseOf.com to read the review and enter to win! News Rocksteady/Warner suspends PC sales of Batman because it’s broken EA remembers that it’s its job to make video games that work Bethesda throws down the gauntlet to other publishers: Another publisher would be spitting out Skyrim 2 a year later” Fire Emblem Fates includes gay marriage . . . and the ability to feel up and marry your own siblings Destiny / Red Bull stoops to new low, with power up codes Dying light gives Destiny the ol’ troll job about its Red Bull stuff
108 minutes | 6 years ago
Episode 165: Troll Level Oculus (and E3 Round-Up)
ChOO CHOOooo ALL ABOARD THE HYPE TRAIN Oculus Rant: Xbox Controller, because they had to ship it with something Microsoft partnership kind of makes sense. They also partnered with Valve. Play Xbox games on the Rift, in the worst way possible Finally announced new controllers. Stuff We Now Know About Fallout 4 Full e3 Show here. Mobile game Fallout Shelter available now. Kind of like SimTower / XCom base building. (James been playin’ dis’ yo) $120 Collectors Edition will have a Pipboy. (Uses your phone, so you can use it without the plastic housing, but that’s not nearly as cool) Crafting will play a huge part (scrap items, rebuild an entire base on sites throughout the world. Settlers will come. Raiders will attack. Design armor, modify weapons. ) You start in pre-apocalyptic world to design your character (there is a female) and experience a little bit of normal life. Then you’re the sole survivor of vault 111 after 200 years. You get a dog companion early on, who can be directed. Another Hololens demo of MineCraft, utterly lying to consumers about the technology, which won’t be ready for at least a few years yet. Xbox One backwards compatibility. But only for shit games. Yay? Everything we need to talk about from the platform holders And here’s for the third-parties
64 minutes | 6 years ago
Episode 164: If 70% of Gamers Asked for a Refund – It’s Because Your Game Is Shit
Dave Massive Chalice Rachel Fallout: New Vegas News New Mirror’s Edge announced IGN Gives HoTS a lower than average score. The Internet isn’t happy. Steam refund policy. Steam controller information. People are giving up on DayZ at an alarming rate. Super Meat Boy finally come to PS4 and PS Vita. Free for Plus peeps at launch. Amazon wants to make a legit PC game. Polygon’s hands-on with Fortnite Will Wheaton’s new RPG series premieres today.
104 minutes | 6 years ago
Episode 163: Please Stand By
Dave Just more Witcher James Hatred Rachel Dragon Age Inquisition: Jaws of Hakkon DLC News Ground Zeros leads PS Plus freebies for June Fallout 4 Some interesting things about what it takes to make the Witcher 3 Wildstar going f2p No AO games on Twitch Humble Bundle with a bunch of Nintendo stuff Rock Band 4 is basically a RPG And of course, we talk for ages about Fallout 4. This includes a mini-episode recorded after the reveal the next day.
94 minutes | 6 years ago
Episode 162: Yo Dawg, I Heard You Like The Witcher, So I Put a Witcher in Your Witcher
Dave The Witcher 3 Rob Destiny – House of Wolves I guess I’ll help moderate a discussion about The Witcher 3 without having played it. James Further thoughts on Witcher 3 Rachel Let’s all talk about The Witcher 3! News In case you were curious, no one uses Linux to play games. Telltale’s games come to GoG. Capcom making another Resident Evil remake: Resident Evil 0 No surprise, Bloodborne will get an expansion First DLC for Dragon Age Inquisition: Jaws of Hakkon is released today for Playstation and 360. Why are timed exclusive DLCs now a thing? Marty – Here is a good question for the end, Do you think consoles will be replaced soon, or updated with another version? Due to the huge amount of game like the Witcher 3 already reaching these consoles limits.
84 minutes | 6 years ago
Episode 161: It’s Stretching, You Hippies
James Invisible Inc Witcher 3 Rachel Infamous: Second Son Telltale’s Game of Thrones Rob The Swapper Spore Dave Marvel Heroes 2015 News Kill me now. CandyCrush Saga bundled with Windows 10. Just when I was starting to like it. Firaxis announces Civ Beyond Earth: Rising Tide. Not exactly what that game needs… Huge update for Divinity Original Sin. Konami just doesn’t care about making real games anymore. Oculus required specs announced. From Jadziagrace: You ever look at a video game accessory and know that you will never, ever be able to use it?
68 minutes | 6 years ago
Episode 160: Podcasting with Rifles
Dave All of Sunset Overdrive Total Extreme Wrestling 2013 Rachel Wolfenstein: The Old Blood Nancy Drew: Sea of Darkness Rob Euro Truck Simulator 2 – Scandanavia News Wasteland 2 GOTY Edition to be free for existing owners, lots of improvements to graphics and gameplay! Igarashi goes independent. Kickstarts Castlevania-esque Bloodstained Witcher 3 Reviews coming already. Any game with sex on a unicorn will get my preorder. Oculus consumer units to ship Q1 2016. Nintendo isn’t a failure! It finally made a profit again. Persona 5 coming to both US and Japan between Oct and Dec 2015 We also briefly mention the AOL buyout
87 minutes | 6 years ago
Episode 159: It’s Not Real, Dave
Dave WWE 2K15 on PC Crypt of the Necrodancer Rob Endless Legends: Guardians expansion James State of Decay: Day One Edition Rachel The Witcher Various Dating Sims News Heads up: if you had a balance in MS points when they switched to real currency, that money will run out at the end of May, so spend it now. Dirty thieving bastards. New update for Goat Simulator out May 7 with zombies and aptly names GoatZ! Ouya looking to sell out to pay off investors. But who will buy it? Probably China. Batman already has a $40 DLC pack announced. Gamers aren’t thrilled. GOG Galaxy goes into open beta today. Optional client/community for GOG. Wolfenstein: The Old Blood releases today: Yet another wacky expandalone?
65 minutes | 6 years ago
Episode 158: Party Like it’s 2006
Dave I bought a Wii. I dunno why. I put homebrew thing on it. Rob More Destiny. Iron Banner this week. Shattered Planet James Mostly Oculus demos. Mostly shit. City Z kind of cool. Find me an Xbox One game, I’m bored of Call of Duty. Rachel Old Tomb Raider games, mostly Underworld (I foresee cosplay humor) P.T. due to first news item . . . (P.T. is the Playable Teaser for Sient Hills, which is now being removed from the store following the cancellation, see below) News Win a new 3DS XL from MakeUseOf.com Valve and Bethesda introduce paid Skyrim mo– AAAAAND it’s gone! Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 trailer shows, as does the Just Cause 3 trailer Heroes of the Dorm college HotS tournament airs on ESPN2, much to jock dismay.
89 minutes | 6 years ago
Episode 157: Running with Virtual Rifles
Rob Playing (4/21) Hearthstone (Dave cosigns w/iPhone version) James Playing Running With Rifles (Dave cosigns) Rachel Playing Mortal Kombat X News Forbes doesn’t think preordering Star Wars is smart The new Deus Ex games will be fully ghostable, even boss fights Steam hiding some features behind a $5 pay wall. Good. OG Early Access game Kerbal Space Program finally “releasing” April 27 GameStop jumping into the retro game craze GTA V Oculus + Virtuix. Tell me this doesn’t excite you. Windows 10 will enable cross-platform play with Xbox One. Topic Favorite songs from video games. James Red Alert – Hell March Rob Skies of Arcadia – Last Battle Transistor – The Spine Final Fantasy X – A Fleeting Dream Rachel Syberia II – The Last Journey Saints Row 4 – Opposites Attract Assassins Creed – Flight Through Jerusalem Dave Castlevania IV – Simon’s Theme Snake Eater P4 – Reach out to the Truth
81 minutes | 6 years ago
Episode 156: Disappearing Clothes of Magical Hair (Obviously)
Dave Playing Tower of Guns Mortal Kombat X Rachel Playing Xenoblade Chronicles 3D Bayonetta Rob Playing (4/14) Destiny (House of Wolves expansion dated: May 19th. Latest patch rebalances PvP Ammo) James Playing Pillars of Eternity News and Discussion New Deus Ex games called Mankind Divided announced/leaked Rockstar introduces Rockstar Editor for making bad ass GTA videos Age of Empires II to get an expansion A look at Guitar Hero Live. And of course its plastic guitar. It’s an FMV game. Scutterman: I’ve been re-playing Theme Hospital recently. Do you think a game like that could be made by a big studio in this day and age? Or would the morbid humour get diluted down too far?
94 minutes | 6 years ago
Episode 155: Banter is Prohibited
Dave Playing Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious Apotheon Rob Playing Super Mario 3D Land Moonrise (Closed Beta) Rachel Playing Bloodborne Resident Evil: Revelations 2 News: WoW adds token system; players can sell subscription time to each other for in game gold. OnLive is going to shut down this month Nintendo Direct Euro Truck Simulator 2 Scandanavia expansion dated! ARE YOU TRUCKING EXCITED!?
68 minutes | 6 years ago
Episode 154: Get a Virtual Job
James Playing Sims: Real Life Edition (with Farm DLC)! Dave Playing Monster Hunter 4 (A lot.) Olli Olli 2 Rob Playing Freedom Wars The Sims 4: Get To Work (First Impressions) Rachel Playing: Battlefield: Hardline Final Fantasy Type 0 (and FFXV) News From the chat room (Scutterman): The latest Minecraft Snapshot takes the game in a more inclusive direction, and removes combat entirely.https://mojang.com/2015/04/minecraft-snapshot-15w14a-the-love-and-hugs-update/ Bloodborne arrives to universal acclaim. No Technophilia hosts play it in time to tell you about it. YouTube to relaunch live streaming with gaming focus. Watch out Twitch As expected, Zelda not coming out this year. Valve to offer Vive dev units for free. New update for Typing of the Dead adds Custom Dictionaries
89 minutes | 6 years ago
Episode 153: Smellovision Sucks
Rob Playing Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae (Demo) Sid Meier’s Starships Rachel Playing Ori and the Blind Forest New Nintendo 3DS XL (Smash Bros & Fire Emblem Awakening) Dave Playing Cities Skylines New Retro Arcade Rachel talks about SXSW News Cities Skylines Sold 500k Star Citizen will be over 100GB in size Uncharted 4 now coming Spring 2016 Microsoft and 2K making Xbox and PC exclusive Joe Montana Football 2016 Rock Band 4 instruments won’ have new features and will look like last gen Nintendo will make smartphone games with DeNA Nintendo working on new console codenamed Nintendo NX Dreamsseeker: Random subject but is any one excited for Mirror’s Edge 2? Pimpmywiki: I want to know how long you guys have been gaming, what your favorite games / genres / platforms, and what game you want to see remade/HD’ified Xmartymcf1yx: @Bandanarob Do you Think Consoles will ever be as capable as a PC? And when would that probably be?
74 minutes | 6 years ago
Episode 152 – Featuring Rachel Kaser, and Far Too Much VR News
This week we have a special guest star – the sassy (her words, not mine) Rachel Kaser, the newest gaming hire at MakeUseOf.com. Rob Playing Helldivers The Sims 4: Outdoor Retreat Dave Playing Pokemon Alpha Sapphire (was on a plane) James Playing Cities Skyline Rachel Playing Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 Dragon Age: Inquisition Koshy would like to hear our thoughts on Crowfall. News Steam Link – a $50 Steam streaming box? Also NVIDIA Shield EA lays off Maxis (SimCity), but keeps the brand. Assholes. ROCK BAND! ROCK BAND! ROCK BAND! Unreal Engine now free (5% royalties); Unity 5 released, all features in free version. A slew of VR news AMD announced new VR Liquid SDK for direct rendering (1 GPU per eye) Valve + HTC partner for a SteamVR headset: higher resolution than Oculus, 15m tracking area using invisible markers projected from base station (a bit like Kinect). Release dev kit soon, consumer by end of year. Sony’s Project Morpheus “near final”, but still crap resolution due to PS4 limitations, lol. Release first half 2016.
63 minutes | 6 years ago
Episode 151: Robot Sex
Rob Playing: Destiny, The Crew, Guild Wars 2, Far Cry 3. Nothing “new” though. Dave Playing: Injustice Gods Among Us, Dota 2 Year Beast event everyone’s talking about James Playing: Robot sex Game length: how much does it factor into a buying decision? News What will Bethesda announce at its first e3 conference? Even Apple is sick of this In App Purchase garbage WotC announces Sword Coast Legends; D&D PC game with Dungeon Master mode Last Guardian trademark isn’t renewed by Sony… Turns out, the game is still “in development.” New Tony Hawk game will be released this year Shadowrun Hong Kong completes funding over $1.2m – Note: this was an entirely stretch goal Kickstarter. Game would have been made with or without successful KS campaign.
70 minutes | 6 years ago
Episode 150: We Play Minecraft
We play Minecraft, see how far we can get in an hour. While talking about gaming shit. Also played: VR Karts Battlefield Hardline (Dave also played) Amusing Dota anticdote World of Tanks News: Alibaba invests $10m in Ouya. ROFL. Good thing I sold my shares before price plummeted. Ars “reviews” secret alpha VR mode in Dying Light, on Oculus devkit. Surprise: its not optimal. Eye-tracking is the next big thing. says some idiot. Netflix might be making a live action Zelda show.
68 minutes | 6 years ago
Episode 149: Boycott Far Cry
Rob’s playing Far Cry 3 Dawn of Discovery (Anno 1404) Dave’s playing #iDarb James’ playing Grey Goo Desert Island Games You’ve retreated to an island where your needs are taken care of, but you can never leave. You can only bring one game. Which game do you bring? RIP: Club Nintendo RIP Joystiq Sony Sells SOE 3rd annual 4 in February challenge. Finish 4 games from your backlog this month! Google announced ride sharing app; Uber announces self-driving car project. Lolz.
74 minutes | 6 years ago
Episode 148: OMG, There’s a … Girl
Dave’s Playing: No games, went to Magfest. Will talk about Magfest James’ Playing: Unity. Not that one. Rob Playing: State of Decay: Breakdown (Special Edition coming soon) Discussion topic: WTF is wrong with Steam? News: Lizard Squad Hacked. Client emails and passwords for DDoS product stored in plaintext. Lulz. News flash: EA sucks. The guy who decided to sell me hats in Dota 2 is now Greece’s financial minister Elder Scrolls Online now F2P Windows 10 to be free American Truck Simulator is coming
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