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Episode 20 Notes

Amazon Prime 20% off Video Game pre-orders and new releases for Prime Members
http://www.polygon.com/2016/1/12/10754962/amazon-prime-deal-pre-orders-new-releases

Sleep in a cave for Far Cry Primal
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-01-18-far-cry-primal-promotion-invites-you-to-sleep-in-a-cave

Kojima's A Team
http://www.gamesradar.com/hideo-kojima-mark-cerny-ps4-lead-architect-search-new-tech/ 

Rock Band 1 songs can be exported* 
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/you-can-now-import-rock-band-1s-soundtrack-into-ro/1100-6433905/ 

Phil Spencer shoots down rumours that 360 servers are shutting down
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/not-true-that-microsoft-will-turn-off-xbox-360-ser/1100-6433903/ 

Phantasy Star 2 closed beta in Japan
http://kotaku.com/sega-announced-that-the-phantasy-star-online-2-closed-b-1753548130

Witness coming to X1 maybe, but its submission to ESRB is a cost efficient measure, not a clue to a future release (Out now for $40, which apparently surprised some people?) 
http://www.polygon.com/2016/1/18/10786184/the-witness-xbox-one-esrb-rating

Mario Kart 64 coming to Wii U
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/mario-kart-64-coming-to-wii-u-virtual-console-in-e/1100-6433928/ 

Danganrompa coming to Steam next month
http://m.ign.com/articles/2016/01/18/danganronpa-trigger-happy-havoc-coming-to-steam

Five nights at Freddy's RPG released early, rushed (according to Cawthon) 
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/five-nights-at-freddy-dev-admits-new-rpg-was-relea/1100-6434082/ 

X1 update for February brings avatar store to the next gen
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-01-19-heres-everything-in-xbox-ones-february-system-update

Fallout 4 radio station
http://www.nexusmods.com/fallout4/mods/5475/? 
https://soundcloud.com/oldworldradio-boston/sets/cadillac-jacks-radio-shack

January 26th release of Baba Yaga DLC
http://www.polygon.com/2016/1/19/10788120/rise-of-the-tomb-raider-dlc-baba-yaga-release-date

Filming concluded on AC movie, coming this December.  
http://m.ign.com/articles/2016/01/18/filming-wraps-on-assassins-creed-movie

Destiny 2 Delayed
http://www.ubergizmo.com/2016/01/destiny-2-release-reportedly-delayed/ 

Screenshots of Mutants in Manhattan leak online (I want the Bold move meme here) 
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/see-first-screenshots-for-bayonetta-devs-rumored-c/1100-6433900/ 

Fire Emblem Fates' western release removing or altering the drugging, “gay fixing" scene
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-01-21-fire-emblem-fates-controversial-scene-changed-for-western-launch

Dark Souls comic coming
http://www.polygon.com/2016/1/19/10794586/dark-souls-comic-series-titan-comics

April 15, Bravely Second comes to US
http://www.polygon.com/2016/1/19/10794276/bravely-second-end-layer-release-date-north-america

Iron Maiden making an RPG for phones
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/iron-maiden-is-making-a-deep-rpg/1100-6433926/ 

360 disc scratching lawsuit reaches supreme court
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/xbox-360-disc-scratch-lawsuit-appeal-to-be-heard-b/1100-6433897/ 

Witcher 2 backwards compatible and free until February. Also, Xbox will be releasing games when they're ready, rather than monthly batches. 
http://www.polygon.com/2016/1/21/10806340/xbox-backward-compatibility-titles-update-free-game-the-witcher-2

March 4, Mortal Kombat XL releases in North America
http://www.polygon.com/2016/1/20/10797792/mortal-kombat-xl-edition-all-dlc-launch-date

Warner bros releasing Kombat pack 2… but not for PC
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-01-21-warner-accused-of-abandoning-mortal-kombat-x-pc-players

Splatoon final level has been released
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-01-21-splatoons-final-new-map-rolls-out-tomorrow

Atari to bring 100 title bundle this Spring
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-01-22-atari-vault-to-bring-100-titles-to-pc-this-spring