This week the guys open the show with news of continued GameStop woes as well as a discussion of why retro games are awesome and how indie devs have embraced a retro gaming aesthetic. Up next, it's this week's rapid fire news including Super Mario Run on Android devices, Bioware responds to harassment of a former employee following uproar over Andromeda's whacky animations, Frank West's story continues in April's Dead Rising 4 DLC, the director of Overwatch hints that a map editor may be on the way at some point in the future, Nintendo claims the left JoyCon issues were caused by manufacturing variation and promise swift repairs if necessary, April 2017 Xbox Games with Gold have been revealed and this week's video game releases are discussed. Finally, Adam wraps up the show with a review of the somewhat controversial Mass Effect: Andromeda, available now on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
This week the guys open the show with three odd news stories including Mass Effect: Andromeda animation drama, Trump proposes to defund the NEA which may in turn impact video games and a student gets in trouble for calling a classmate a "Hanzo main". Up next it's this week's Rapid Fire News including Full Throttle Remastered launches next month, Starbreeze signs on as a publisher for System Shock 3, Drawn to Death is free on PlayStation Plus in April 2017, an Xbox One controller charger has been recalled due to safety concerns, Horizon: Zero Dawn has sold 2.6 million copies thus far, Nintendo plans to double production of the Switch, a Reddit master gamer spends fifty dollars at Dave & Busters and wins a Nintendo Switch, Outlast 2 has been banned in Australia and the video game releases for this week are discussed. Finally, Adam and Dennis wrap up the show with some Game Shaming.
Description: This week the guys open the show with a discussion of what they've been playing the past week, including Adam's final thoughts on his Switch after seven days with Nintendo's newest console. Next, it's this week's Rapid Fire News including a hidden message on the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller for those clever enough to find it, saved data on the Nintendo Switch can not be copied or transferred, Outlast 2 gets a release date, details on the No Man's Sky Path Finder update, the Switch sets a new 48 hour sales record for a Nintendo console, Naughty Dog confirms another Uncharted title after the Lost Legacy is highly unlikely, details on the PlayStation 4.5 update, Nintendo suggests Netflix Hulu and Amazon Prime will be patched into the Switch "in time" and the major video game releases for this week are discussed. Finally, Adam wraps up the show with a review of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, available now on the Nintendo Switch and the Wii U... Spoiler alert, it's pretty damn good.
Sit back and relax as Adam takes you through his day of Nintendo Switch delivery rage, followed by his initial impressions of Nintendo's newest console. Next, it's this week's rapid fire news with details on the new Xbox Game Pass Subscription Service, a full breakdown of the Nintendo Nindies presentation, Oculus loweres the Rift/Touch bundle to $598, Gearbox shows off some of the new tech behind Borderlands 3, March 2017 PlayStation Plus titles have been revealed, self-publishing video games is set to become easier with the new Xbox Live Creators Program, the Mass Effect: Andromeda multiplayer beta has been cancelled, the 17th annual Game Developers Choice Awards are discussed, character gear and power will not carry over to Destiny 2, Nintendo responds to the left Joy-Con sync issue some Switch users have encountered, a speedrunner has finished all 714 NES games and more on what video games are set to release this week. Finally, Adam wraps up the show with a review of the gorgeous and glorious Horizon: Zero Dawn, available now only on PlayStation 4.