The final show of 2017 brings our annual year in review of the big news stories in the world of gaming in 2017! Adam, Asad, Dennis and Alec discuss PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds dominating the sales charts, Nintendo making a comeback, the curious case of Half-Life 3 and EA being hot garbage. Also some game shaming talk, along with a review of Xenoblade Chronicles 2. Happy New Year!
It's the wind of change on this week's episode! Adam and Dennis bid a fond farewell to Aaron Lamb, our long time producer, who decided to move on and focus on other things. Good luck man! After that it's a spirited holiday discussion about gaming and Christmas, and the debut of a new segment known as "Not Fake Game News!" Topics include the Witcher 3 being patched for 4K, a new fighter in Arms, Transformers games getting pulled from digital storefronts and much more. Lastly, Adam reviews Assassin's Creed Origins for Xbox One, PC and PS4. Merry Christmas!
This week the Gaming Marathon crew recap in great detail all of the annoying, odd and surprising goings on of the 2017 Video Game Awards Show. Up next it's this week's rapid fire news including Capcom announces Mega Man 11 for 2018, Ubisoft delays Far Cry 5 and the Crew 2, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is getting a versus mode, Square Enix teases a Tomb Raider announcement coming in 2018, Ubisoft shows off character customization ships and concept art for Beyond Good and Evil 2, the Outlast franchise is coming to Switch and Outlast 3 is in development, Firewatch creators reveal their next game, Breath of The Wild's Champion's Ballad DLC is available now, From Software teases its next game, Bayonetta 3 is coming exclusively to the Switch, the internet struggles to comprehend the new Death Stranding trailer, Sea of Thieves launches March 20th 2018 and this weeks video game releases are discussed.
This week the Gaming Marathon crew return from the Thanksgiving holiday break with a farewell to a few good friends on the RELM Network as well as a chance to discuss what the guys have been playing the last few weeks. Next, it's this week's rapid fire news including Demon's Souls servers are finally being laid to rest this coming February, Square Enix says reports of Deus Ex's demise are not accurate, Yooka-Laylee is heading to the Switch this month, EA's stock fluctuates by $3 billion after the recent Battlefront II drama, PlayStation Plus and Xbox Games with Gold titles for December 2017, the new Super Mario Cereal by Kelloggs includes an Amiibo with every box, Bungie outlines upcoming dramatic Destiny 2 revisions, PUBG's creator now says all Xbox One versions run at 30 FPS, Cuphead devs nerf the glorious charge shot and eliminate the Mugman army glitch, Sony sent out trial PlayStation VR units to select PS Plus members and this weeks video game releases are discussed.