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Episode 81 Notes

@majornelson: Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution and Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet  

ME:A patch 

Scorpio specs GPU* 

New Marvel heroes game, but it’s F2P, so…. 

GameStop cc info hacked, online only September to February 

Gearbox being weird 

P5 streaming restrictions 

Steam doesn’t want anybody to buy “fake games”, but they still host them 

Agents of Mayhem August 16th Saints* 

NBA Playground = NBA Jam 

Channel Reccomendation of the Week - Jim Sterling

Episode 80 Notes

Playstation Plus Games for April 2017
Drawn To Death, PS4
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime, PS4
Invizimals: The Lost Kingdom, PS3
Alien Rage – Extended Edition, PS3
10 Second Ninja, PS Vita (Cross-buy with PS4) 
Curses ‘n Chaos, PS Vita (Cross-buy with PS4) 
@majornelson: Army of Two, Far Cry 3 and Soltrio Solitaire  

Starcraft Remaster 

Titanfall 2 free weekend, permanent trial 

Quake Champions beta starts April 6 

Destiny 2 teaser, trailer, release date (September 8) 
Destiny 2 continues being first on PlayStation *Cross Play 

“Back to its roots” indeed 

Mafia 3 story demo 

 Lego City Undercover has 13 gig download on Switch 

Injustice 2 now includes Bane, Captain Cold and Scarecrow 

Wreck it Ralph 2 

Enter the Gungeon comes to Xbox 

April 18, Guardians of the Galaxy Telltale 

Shovel Knight expansion (Torment) dated for April *plague knight basement 

Mad Catz files for bankruptcy 

Episode 79 Notes

@majornelson: DAYTONA USA, Stacking and Tower Bloxx Deluxe, Darksiders, Darksiders II and Assassin's Creed Revelations  

@majornelson: April #GamesWithGold starts off with Ryse: Son of Rome & Darksiders, followed by TWD: Season 2 & AC Revelations 

S&S out on Vita Tuesday 

Speaking of game announcements, lethal League coming in May! 



Electronic flying ban (which probably won’t affect you) 

Nioh patch notes (we can pause!)
Andromeda harassment response 

Death Note trailer reaction 

Destiny 2 placeholder 

Bloodstained switches to Switch 

JoyCon issues finally mentioned, addressed 

Blizzard releases Orisa live, aims at reducing ties. 

Xbox allows custom gamer pics and tournaments 


Jontron comments about immigrants get him kicked off Yuka Laylee 

Gamestop closing 2-3% of stores 

Episode 78 News

Topic for next week:family games 

@majornelson: STREET FIGHTER IV, Luxor 2, Poker Smash & Madballs Babo:Invasion  

Drawn to Death will be free on Plus 

Gamestop pro gaming pass announced 

Play collective is PlayStation’s indie highlight this year, Edith Finch, Full Throttle, Cosmic Star Heroine, others 

Duck Tales, Chip n Dale, etc coming in April 

BlizzCon details. Tickets go on sale in April, con in November 

@IGN: #HorizonZeroDawn has sold over 2.6 MILLION copies in its first two weeks.  

Parental controls on Switch only work online. 

Firestorm coming to Injustice 2 

Episode 77 Notes

Forgotten news: Orisa 

Colin quits Kinda funny 

PS4 games added to PS Now 

Gran Turismo Sport closed beta starts March 17 in US 

Hotline Miami + Overwatch Winston in Primal Fury = Ape Out 

Rime doesn't want you to buy their game on Switch, coming elsewhere in May 

Late Shift releasing in April 

ME:A multiplayer maps will be free 

Steam reviews by non-paying customers no longer included 

Guardians of the Galaxy voice cast, small details 

Quake Champions free to play 

Capybara working on OK KO game for console/PC
Division Year 2 content offered for free*

Episode 76 Notes

Episode 76: 

@majornelson: Also, Dead Rising 2: Case Zero and Dead Rising 2: Case West, Meet the Robinsons and Cars 2: The Video Game,  
Disc Jam, PS4
Tearaway Unfolded, PS4
Under Night: In-Birth, PS3
Earth Defense Force 2025, PS3
Lumo, PS Vita (crossbuy on PS4) 
Severed, PS Vita
Xbox Game pass coming in Spring 

Nintendo discussion 


Friend codes still a thing 

No transfer for save data
@TWIOCH: #ShadowOfWar trailer! Gameplay reveal on March 8, release date of August 22. So excite. #Tolkien 

PSVR set to sell over a million in < 6 months 

First PSVR Plus freebie 
Another collection from the Mega Man Legacy folks coming soon! 

Nindies is still a stupid name (highlights: Thumper, Stardew Valley, Blaster Matter Zero etc) 

Doctor Fate
Voez is touch only on Switch 

Episode 75 Notes

Next TOTES: favorite cutscene 

@majornelson: Gyromancer, Moon Diver and Space Invaders Infinity Gene, The King of Fighters 2002 Unlimited Match, and Assassin’s Creed Rogue  
Games with Gold: Layers of Fear, Evolve, Borderlands 2, Heavy Weapon 

Nintendo news: No family sharing, no virtual console, left joycon keeps losing sync (but they swear it'll be fixed) 

A point for Kevin! 

Halo split screen returns! 

Let the Overwatch Rumor mill begin! 

Nioh DLC and free PvP 

Nioh sales hit a million, we all get gold armor 

Lego city Undercover comes out April 4 

Full Metal Furies announced for 2017 release 

Celeste (from Towerfall people) coming to everything this year 

New Ken Levine studio/project
King's Tale standalone FFXV prequel 

Rumor and appreciation, but Crash /is/ owned by Activision/Universal kinda

Episode 74 Notes

@majornelson: Hitman: Absolution  

Splatoon limited demo in March 24th to the 26th with six time slots available.

Wildllands open beta starts this week

Swamp Thing coming to Injustice 2 (Also Poison Ivy, Catwoman, Cheetah)

Zelda DLC, bundle-only and Link sells out (remember Kart DLC)

60 FPS Rocket League 

Konami shows why we have to vote with our wallets

PlayStation Now moves to PS4/PC only 

Switch titles link to the account. Fucking Finally!

Destiny 2, next CoD “back to its roots"

Episode 73 Notes

@majornelson: LEGO Indiana Jones, GTA IV 

Steam upgrading shovelware developer tools 

Steam hijacked 

Timesplitters Rewind moved to 2018 

FIFA switch = FIFA 18 

Playground making non-racing, open world game 

Fire Emblem will get two campaigns a month for the foreseeable future 

Castlevania animated series on Netflix 

E3 tickets go on sale 2/13 $150/$250 / 15,000 people 

Pokemon GO has an event to ignore 

Backward compatible controllers for switch 

TWC being sued for throttling gamers…. Internet speed 

Kevin news. March!!! Maybe 

Episode 72 Notes

@majornelson: Stuntman: Ignition, Mad Tracks and JUJU are coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility today  
Games with Gold
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime - Xbox One from 2/1-2/15
Project Cars - Xbox One from 2/15-2/28
Monkey Island 2 - Xbox 360 from 2/1-2/15
Force Unleashed - Xbox 360 from 2/15-2/28 

Playstation Plus
Little Big Planet 3 - PS4
Not A Hero - PS4
Ninja Senkei DX - Vita and PS4
Starwahl - PS3 and PS4
Torquel - Vita and PS4
Anna: Extended Edition - PS3

Rainbow 6 free weekend 2-5 w/Plus/Gold 

External HD support for PS4 coming soon 

Pro “boost mode" 

Nintendo responds to their "Weak Lineup" 

Kojima discusses Nintendo Switch 

Leslie Bensies' new studio/game Everywhere 

New Bioware IP to be released in “next fiscal year" (before March 2018) 

Battlefront 2 covers “multiple eras" 

FFXII: Zodiac release date, July 11 

Gladio March 28, Prompto in June 

FE Heroes launch 

Animal crossing mobile coming out April or later 

Super Mario Run updated: adds easy mode, new event 

Fallout Shelter comes to X1 this week for free 

Rocket League cars irl

Episode 71 Notes

Alice: Madness Returns, Shadows of the Damned and Rocket Knight are coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility today 

@eurogamer: World of Goo, Little Inferno and Human Resource Machine will be Switch launch titles.  

Nintendo Switch first party games release dates are Fridays,28zu0,13ffff2418

Nintendo Switch has a headset/microphone port, meaning you can plug into the Switch?

Enter the Gungeon supply drop
Dark Souls 3 final DLC: The Ringed City, launches March 28 

Tekken 7 releases June 2 on PS4/X1/PC 

Breath of the Wild secret ending 

RE7 DLC comes out January 31, February 14 

Overwatch event: lunar New year through February 13 

GDT is not part of the creative team for Death Stranding =( 

Pokemon Sun & moon finally accepting transfers 

Pokemon Duel limps onto mobile 

Prey comes out in May 5 

Apocalypse Now as a game, by Coppola himself 


Ni No Kuni coming to PC/worldwide simultaneously 

Xbox drops Snap feature from UI 

Avalanche is back 

Episode 70 Notes

@majornelson: TEKKEN 6, Midway Arcade Origins and Mutant Storm Empire 

Brainiac & Darkseid revealed for Injustice 2 

More characters added via skins
These are not the RPGs you're looking for 

Fire Emblem Heroes available on Google play February 2, iPhone/iPad “coming soon" 
Vote on heroes now for platinum points 

Fire Emblem Echoes: something of something coming May 19 to 3DS 

Fire Emblem: Working Title coming to Switch in 2018, allegedly (Kevin prediction: nope) 

Mario Run not coming to Android until March 

Towerfall coming to X1 

Nioh demo going on now 

PvP added to Nioh as free content, post launch 

Playdead shows concept art for next game, which should come out around Spring Break, 2023 

Overwatch celebrates Chinese New Year, starting on the 24th 

Swery65 is back, being all Swery65ish 

Episode 69 Notes

Switch News! 

Re: the online service:  
"Subscribers get a NES or SNES game with newly-added online play(!!!) for free FOR A MONTH." #NintendoSwitch  
Nintendo stock fell 6% during the presentation  
Bomberman R has microtransactions (Thanks, Konami) 
No miiverse, no Street Pass 
Fire Emblem direct next Wednesday
Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove 
@majornelson: Strania, The Splatters, Scrap Metal and Ghostbusters, Dragon Age Origins, Battlefield: Bad Co. 2 & Battlefield 3, MEGA MAN 9, MEGA MAN 10 and Beat'n Groovy  

Scalebound cancelled ( last survivor from E3 2014 ) 

Guerrilla Cambridge shuts down
Kevin wants a Steam game
Legend of Bumbo officially announced 

Rebirth now on iOS 

Episode 68 Notes

Playstation Plus Offerings for January 2017
Day of The Tentacle Remastered, PS4 (Cross buy on PS Vita) 
This War of Mine: The Little Ones, PS4
Blazerush, PS3
The Swindle, PS3 (Cross Buy on PS4 and PS Vita) 
Azkend 2, PS Vita
Titan Souls, PS Vita (Cross Buy on PS4) 

Games with Gold Offerings for January 2017
Van Helsing
Killer Instinct: Season 2
The Cave
Rayman: Origins 

Crytek closes 5 studios 

Atlus RPG new IP! 

Dynasty Warriors 9 

Switch WAY better/faster when plugged in 


King's Quest bonus epilogue 

Double Dragoon 4 on PS4 

Injustice 2 release date!
March 21 release date confirmed for ME 

Flame in the Flood, January 17 

PSA: Don't buy garbage 

Diablo 20th anniversary across Wow, Overwatch, Hearthstone, and Diablo 3 (respectively) 

AB+ launches on Steam, console launch to follow 

Forza patch bungled 

Episode 67 Notes

@majornelson: BioShock, BioShock 2 & BioShock Infinite, Lost Odyssey (currently free), Blue Dragoon Skydive, Planets Under Attack and CLANNAD (Japan Only), Bully Scholarship Ed., Catherine and Raskulls  

50%, according to @Xbox, 300+ titles 

Speaking of Xbox percentages… 

Free Stuff! Ubi gives you everything 

Operation Infinite Freedom 

Dragon Quest Builders follow up 

Crytek employees getting screwed out of paychecks… again. 

Occult Rift introduces theater mode on Xbox 

Valkyria Game coming to PS4… and Vita Spring 2017 
Yooka Laylee launches April 11, not coming to Wii U 

Overwatch holiday season started! Tjorborn is Santa, as expected, and patch updated 

Turtle Rock developing “dark fantasy” FPS title 

8 bit releasing Ocarina of Time 

For Honor DLC/maps still all be free, but the single player campaign requires internet connection 

Episode 66 Notes

@majornelson: Shadowrun, Space Ark and Shotest Shogi 

Red Faction on PS4 last week 

Xbox got Abzu 

Excitebike 64 on Wii U 

PS4 sold numbers up to 50M, surpassing SNES. #KevinWasRight 

AB+ coming to steam in January
FFXV post-release plans laid out. They're going to patch the story…
December 17, Nostalrius returns 

I'm pretty sure that's Box Boy 3 

Russia wants to censor FIFA. Good job, FIFA 

@skastudios: In case you missed us at PSX, we are aiming for a PSVita release date of Q1 2017 

3DS hacking could be profitable 

Free Hitman Christmas DLC for world cancer research fund 


Doom multiplayer gets bots 

Same patch drops Denuvo 

Battlefront 2 single player campaign confirmed (Also, fuck EA for putting out games with the SAME BLOODY NAME. That shit is a huge pita to Google)
China passes law regarding loot boxes, gambling odds in games 

Neir demo December 22nd 

Super Mario Run in Apple stores because they weren't already crowded enough… Also, the game requires a constant connection
Elite Dangerous coming to PS4
GameCube emulation on Switch 

Episode 65 Notes

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Episode 65: 

Snakemadnessproductions playthrough of Donkey Kong Country 2 on twitch
Playstation Plus games for December 2016

PS4: Invisible, Inc., Stories: Path of Destinies
PS3: Hyper Void, Tiny Troopers Joint Ops
Vita: Color Guardians, VVVVV  
Games With Gold offerings for December 2016
X1: Sleeping Dogs, Outlast
360: Outland (May 2012), Burnout Paradise 

@majornelson: Oblivion, MOH Airborne, Trine 2 and Astropop, Injustice: Gods Among Us (incl disc only Ultimate Ed) & Haunted House 

Free Titanfall 2 multiplayer
New Overwatch meta in PTR: Soldier buffed, Ultimate timers reset and Symmetra gets new abilities 

Overwatch group update, Oasis map announced for early 2017 

Forza Horizons 3 Blizzard expansion announced, December 13 release 

Ubisoft's VR experience will all be cross-platform, starting with Eagle Flight 

Last Guardian's Ueda wrote a “please be excited" letter 

Facebook gets gaming classics on messenger 

Stardew Valley coming to consoles 

Ark: Survival Evolved comes to PS4 December 6 

Lara Croft Go coming to PS4/Vita 

Red Dead Redemption coming to PlayStation Now 

Walking Dead 3 has a variety of ways to retain your previous choices 

Bulletstorm: Full Clip April 7, Duke Nukem w/pre-order 

Rocket League new arena, Starsomething Arc coming December 7th 

Guardians of the Galaxy telltale (we knew that already, right?) 

Shovel Knight prequel, Specter of Torment 

Danganrompa 1 and 2 comes to PS4 March 14 


Overcooked free holiday DLC 

PSX news: 
Last of Us 2,  
Nier: Automata March 7 launch
Lara Croft Go available today
Let It Die available for free starting today
RE7 demo on the store today free
HD Wipeout collection coming to PS4
Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 available now
UMvsC Infinite announced
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
Knack 2 exists
Nex Machina

Episode 64 Notes

@majornelson: Burnout Paradise, Rayman Legends and Pure

Merry Christmas from Ubisoft. 30 days of stuff (Rayman Mobile given already) 

FFXV day one patch detailed 

Steam sale and awards 

AM2R & Uranium removed from Game Awards. >:( 

Uncharted 4 co-op kicking off with Horde mode 

PokeMon “glitch" only affecting cheaters 

Pokemon Go update 

Pokemon November event just doubles experience, lasts until Wednesday 

Ditto introduced 

Minecraft update details 

No Men's Sky breaks silence, announced updates 
Nintendo Switch price lock in UK 

Saint's Row 4 gets mod support 

Inside drops Denuvo via a patch 

Lego Undercover coming to PS4/X1/Switch
December 20th, Walking Dead season 3: A New Frontier episode 1

Episode 63 Notes

@majornelson: Dead Space Ignition and Escape Dead Island, Omega Five and Military Madness  

Xbox live Gold Deals push 

Possible backwards compatibility labeling
Guardians of the Galaxy by telltale 

Breath of the Wild will not be ready for Switch launch 

Zelda Escape Room 

Pokemon third edition: stars
Super Mario Run $10, December 15 

Minecraft expansion 

Some games run worse on PS4 Pro than PS4 Slim 

Eve Online F2P detailed, enacted 

Game Awards coming December 1, Hideo Kojima to get his award there 

Persona delayed to April (for bullshit reasons) 

Don't share Watch Dogs 2's nudes 

Ubisoft execs accused of insider trading 

Titanfall 3 uncertain
Fallout 4 mods I PS4 are live now 

Dishonored 2 receives New Game + Via a patch

Episode 62 Notes

Skate3, scarygirl, Mass Effect 2/3,  backwards compatible 

@Wario64: Skate 3 San Van Party Pack DLC is free only for a limited time, Nov 10 to Nov 20 

Mass Effect Andromeda not the start of a new trilogy 

@TWIOCH: Love free games & demos? 
Today through this weekend, you can try out #RainbowSixSiege (PC/X1/PS4) and #Overwatch (PC/PS4).  

Gone Home free on 

Xbox Insider available to all! 

Nostalrius is coming back (allegedly) 

Niantic puts the stop back in pokestop 

Miitomo lets you update your room: posters, sidekicks, etc 

Nintendo is doing precisely what they insisted last week they weren't doing: 

RE7 will sell 4M at launch?