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Episode 19 Notes

Palmer Luckey says PlayStation VR “Not quite as high-end as Oculus" http://www.gamespot.com/articles/ps4s-vr-headset-not-as-high-end-as-rift-palmer-luc/1100-6433648/

Vive pre-order starts Feb 29, launches in April http://www.gamespot.com/articles/valve-and-htcs-vr-headset-preorders-begin-in-febru/1100-6433679/

Psychonauts plot outlined, takes place immediately after first game http://www.polygon.com/2016/1/11/10751654/psychonauts-2-plot-details-tim-schafer-reddit

Psychonauts coming to PS4, no word of trophies, but probably there will be? http://blog.us.playstation.com/2016/01/12/classic-psychonauts-comes-to-ps4-this-spring/

DCUO still alive, kicking and coming to X1 http://kotaku.com/dc-universe-online-celebrates-five-years-with-an-xbox-o-1752377164

Chinese company makes Tesla competitor, calls it the FFZero 1 http://m.ign.com/articles/2016/01/08/ces-2016-see-this-telsa-competitors-insane-concept-car-up-close

For Honor has single player campaign http://www.gamespot.com/articles/swordfighting-game-for-honor-does-have-a-single-pl/1100-6433700/

Ratchet and Clank PS4 coming 4/20 http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-01-12-ratchet-and-clank-ps4-out-april-2016

FFXV to have the action version of ATB vs wait mechanics? http://www.polygon.com/2016/1/11/10750378/final-fantasy-15-difficulty-settings-different-battle-modes

Box Boy gets sequel http://kotaku.com/one-of-last-year-s-best-games-gets-a-surprise-sequel-1752415846

May 17, we finally get Homefront 2 http://www.polygon.com/2016/1/12/10752330/homefront-2-release-date

Jan 19-24th, EA Access free http://www.polygon.com/2016/1/14/10771710/xbox-live-ea-access-free-trial

EA Access launches on PC http://www.polygon.com/2016/1/12/10755814/ea-origin-access-subscription-pc

Sony tries and fails to trademark "Let's Play" http://www.forbes.com/sites/insertcoin/2016/01/12/sony-just-tried-to-trademark-lets-play-and-failed-for-the-wrong-reason/#2715e4857a0b19e64ac9151f

Ant-Man and Civil War characters coming exclusively to PlayStation versions of Lego Avengers http://blog.us.playstation.com/2016/01/13/lego-marvels-avengers-getting-free-dlc-exclusively-for-ps4-ps3/

June 7 release date for Odin Sphere Leifthrasir, and it's coming to VITA! http://m.ign.com/articles/2016/01/12/atlus-confirms-odin-sphere-leifthrasir-release-date

Respawn announces Titanfall 2, also hiring for unnamed project. https://amp.twimg.com/v/d4e62e5e-2188-41e4-92f0-f04d0e89bebf

Hitman preorders cancelled on PS4, Square says "Don't Panic" (update: entire game structure changing again. Second link) http://www.polygon.com/2016/1/13/10763540/hitman-ps4-pre-order-canceled-square-enix http://www.polygon.com/2016/1/14/10770628/hitman-dlc-fully-episodic

Square holds press conference for Dragon Quest 30th anniversary, pleases nobody with Heroes announcement http://kotaku.com/square-enix-just-disappointed-the-hell-out-of-dragon-qu-1752666973

Shovel Knight amiibo can be scanned through packaging (and they did that on purpose) http://www.polygon.com/2016/1/13/10764344/shovel-knight-amiibo-yacht-club-games-keep-in-box-intentional-design

World of Tanks out today, no PS+ required http://www.gamespot.com/articles/world-of-tanks-ps4-release-date-announced/1100-6433769

Daisy coming to Mario Maker via special level (did we mention the southwest airlines thing last week?) http://www.gamespot.com/articles/watch-super-mario-makers-new-princess-daisy-costum/1100-6433799/

Twilight Princess to include new dungeon, available only via Wolf Link amiibo http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-01-14-zelda-twilight-princess-hd-has-a-new-dungeon

Oxenfree released January 15, PS4 version coming http://www.polygon.com/2016/1/14/10772484/oxenfree-collectors-edition-ps4-port

The Witness has Ellie from Last of Us http://www.gamespot.com/articles/metal-gear-solid-the-last-of-us-voice-actors-to-fe/1100-6433832/

Pokken releasing March 18 http://www.destructoid.com/pokken-tournament-hits-wii-u-on-march-18-334587.phtml

Fallout 4 patch fixes things. Highlights: settler counts, happiness, decapitation http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-01-15-fallout-4s-1-3-beta-update-fixes-dismembered-players

Witcher 3 expansion is awesome, will be Geralt's last adventure http://www.gamespot.com/articles/witcher-3-blood-and-wine-expansion-more-refined-th/1100-6433865/

Hypercharge in alpha for X1/PC release http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-01-12-newretroarcade-developer-announces-hypercharge