The crew breaks down the 2017 Royal Rumble in the back half of the show! Find out why this may have been one of the best Royal Rumble events of all time! On the video game front, we chat about the Injustice 2 beta, features leaving the Xbox One, our initial thoughts of the new characters introduced in Mass Effect, recent political happenings and how they may impact the game industry, Square taking on the Marvel universe, and much more!
A busy news week has us talking Tekken 7 and Injustice 2, what the director of Die Hard is up to nowadays, the most terrifying sports mascot ever, how we’re feeling about The Division these days, Micah’s New Orleans adventure, EA’s new female dream team, fake game reviews, and much more!
It’s a super-sized episode where Brad, Terrence, Micah, and Carrie breakdown the Nintendo Switch presentation. We talk about the various launch window games, give our thoughts on pricing of the console and accessories, and then turn to you to find out whether you’ll be early adopters. You also get to find out which Overwatch characters are the most popular on Pornhub and much more!
This week we discuss the arc of Platinum Games success, ponder why Microsoft Game Studios has such difficulty releasing triple A titles, marvel at which game took the top spot for PlayStation Store sales in 2016, hear from the listeners about advertising in video games, and much more!
This week Micah and Brad are discussing offensive product placement in games, the best selling PC games of 2016, what your most anticipated games are for 2017, the best fan-made fighting game of last year, Overwatch playing bigots like a fiddle, our ability to separate art from artist in the game industry, and much more!