There was a Nintendo Direct this week. Let’s talk about that.
Author: Andrew Eisen
Season 2 of Iron Fist is only 10 episodes!
35:13 – Nintendo Direct postponed by major earthquake
46:52 – Gaming tournament tries new security procedures in wake of shooting
As is marmalade.
12:31 – Cyberpunk 2077 has a filthy, potty mouth
27:40 – Super nifty game jam challenges participants to make a game that removes a standard mechanic of its genre
35:45 – Nazi imagery removed from new survival game
48:20 – Sony’s reason for not enabling cross platform play is bunk
This is why we can’t have nice things.
28:22 – Amazon decreases the value of its subscription service’s video game pre-order perk
42:09 – Valve makes Windows games playable on Linux
52:56 – Miyamoto opines on flat-fee vs free-to-play mobile games
EZK has weighty topics to discuss but I just want to talk about cartoons.
0:12 – All of the Operation Rainfall games are good!
33:13 – Should publishers announce paid DLC before the game is out?
44:33 – Andrew is disappointed that the third sequel to slasher flick “Hatchet” is very bad
53:39 – Netflix for games. Good idea or bad idea?
Activision, EA, Steam and a Senran Kagura pinball game.
9:58 – Peach Ball is gross
31:06 – The physical release of the Spyro trilogy only includes the first game
47:07 – EA DMCAs an opensource city building sim that uses SimCity 2000 assets
55:30 – Steam game caught installing crypto currency miners on users’ PCs
Maybe DC will start making good superhero movies!
No timestamps this week. EZK and I just spend the entire show geeking out about all the nifty news out of Comic-Con!
Video games are having a negative affect on my children!
What? No, I don’t pay attention to what they’re playing, why do you ask?
32:13 – Wacky survey shows parents don’t pay attention to kids’ gaming, notice bad behavior, don’t think it has anything to do with games, took games away anyway, gave them back because kids threw a fit, and fear their kids may be gaming addicts!
57:09 – Nintendo wants 20 – 30 new indie games on Switch every week!
1:03:11 – We laugh at the poorly written character descriptions from the purported new Mortal Kombat movie
How could we be so cruel?
23:52 – Pirates pirate pirates so pirates can’t pirate pirates!
30:22 – PUBG drops lawsuit against Fortnite
33:54 – Sony drops ball on cross-platform play, Nintendo and Microsoft run with it
47:09 – PQube cancels western localization of Omega Labrynth Z, seemingly at behest of Sony