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#189 - Reincarnated as Smoke

August 16, 2017

This week the Gaming Marathon crew discuss the various historical influences of film in video games and add to the decades old debate of whether or not video games qualify as art. Up next it's this week's rapid fire news including No Man's Sky Atlas Rises patch includes a substantial graphical overhaul new quests and gameplay tweaks aplenty, Overwatch receives a new deathmatch mode thanks to a community patch, Gamevice sues Nintendo over Switch Joy-Con controller design, Valve reveals a DOTA 2 card game is in the works, a recent news story indicates artificial intelligence researchers have used the original Starcraft as a reference for years, Horizon Zero Dawn story expansion DLC The Frozen Wilds will be discounted for PlayStation Plus subscribers, the PC version of the Destiny 2 beta has received some matchmaking tweaks to the great displeasure of the internets, Breath of the Wild has a slightly different ending depending on which region version you play, Ubisoft reminds everyone once again that Skull and Bones is not a simple Assassins Creed rip off, Polygon released a list of 101 games that kids should play before they become boring old adults and this week's video game releases are discussed. Finally, Asad wraps up the show with a HIGHly entertaining review of the beautiful and disturbing Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice on PC.