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Episode 29 Notes

Powers season 2 starts May 31, and they refuse to stop spoiling season one
http://blog.us.playstation.com/2016/03/24/powers-seasons-2-debuts-may-31st-on-playstation-store/ 

New backwards compatible games: AC, Grid 2, Dark Void, Dark Souls, Tekken Tag 2 http://mjr.mn/BackCompat 

Xbox Gold games are on fleek with Saint's Row 4, Sunset Overdrive, Dead Space and Wolf Among Us
http://majornelson.com/2016/03/24/xbox-live-games-with-gold-for-april-2016/ 
 
Bully, Manhunt available on PS4
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-03-22-bully-manhunt-now-available-to-buy-on-ps4 

XCOM: Enemy Unknown Plus comes to Vita
https://www.n3rdabl3.co.uk/2016/03/22/153687/surprise-xcom-lands-ps-vita-manhunt-bully-ps4/ 

Nintendo continues biting the hand that feeds it
http://kotaku.com/nintendo-deletes-every-stage-by-prominent-mario-maker-s-1766213101 

Doom’s six multiplayer modes revealed, including freeze tag
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-03-21-dooms-six-multiplayer-modes-revealed 

Jackbox releasing another party pack, and Drawful 2 separately
http://www.polygon.com/2016/3/21/11279342/drawful-2-and-jackbox-party-pack-3-coming-this-year 

Telltale engine is getting an upgrade, but will it actually fix their games?  
http://m.ign.com/articles/2016/03/21/telltales-engine-is-getting-an-upgrade-for-the-batman-series 

Gametrailers staff announce new site, with Patreon funding
http://kotaku.com/gametrailers-staff-return-with-new-site-1766096817 

Binding of Isaac dev releasing a “turn-based puzzle RPG type thingy that's randomly generated" 
http://bindingofisaac.com 

Stranger of Sword City and Trackmania release on X1 with demos
@majornelson: Trackmania Turbo is now available for Xbox One. Try the demo or buy it now http://mjr.mn/1Set69d 

March 29th, aka today, Final Tomb Raider DLC is available
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-03-22-rise-of-the-tomb-raider-cold-darkness-awakened-dlc-release-date 

Nuk3town available to everyone
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-03-22-call-of-duty-black-ops-3s-nuketown-map-now-free-for-all 

Rocket League has figured out crossplay
http://m.ign.com/articles/2016/03/22/rocket-league-devs-have-figured-out-ps4-xbox-one-cross-network-play 

Robotron 2084 available in Fallout DLC
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-03-22-fallout-4s-automatron-dlc-adds-a-cool-new-holotape-game 

Mechanist is apparently part of a fictional universe within Fallout's fictional universe, specifically the Silver Shroud
http://kotaku.com/make-sure-to-wear-the-silver-shroud-costume-in-fallout-1766368236 

Yakuza 0 is coming to the west in 2017, but we're not talking about it until they commit to bringing Yakuza 6 over here
http://www.polygon.com/2016/3/22/11283936/yakuza-0-release-window-ps4-exclusive 

Atari reveals 100 game collection for Steam
http://m.ign.com/articles/2016/03/22/atari-vault-reveals-100-game-collection 

Sony closes Evolution
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-03-22-sony-closes-driveclub-developer-evolution 

Nintendo probably ending Wii U production
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-03-23-nintendo-plays-down-claim-it-will-end-wii-u-production 

1.6 million PlayStation VR sales projected
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/playstation-vr-sales-could-hit-16-million-units-an/1100-6435717/ 

Minecraft episode 5 announced, 3 more episodes to come
http://m.ign.com/articles/2016/03/22/minecraft-story-mode-episode-5-date-revealed-getting-3-extra-episodes 

Lego Star Wars actually changing stuff with 3D battles and third-person blaster fights
http://www.polygon.com/2016/3/23/11286300/lego-star-wars-the-force-awakens-finally-shakes-up-the-lego-game 

X1 update includes 360 purchasing ability
http://majornelson.com/2016/03/23/system-updates-buy-xbox-360-games-on-xbox-one-16-person-party-chat-and-more/ 

April 19, Banner Saga 2
http://www.polygon.com/2016/3/23/11292686/the-banner-saga-2-release-date-pc-mac 

Sony announces Forwardworks
http://kotaku.com/in-japan-sony-is-launching-a-new-company-called-forwar-1766793760 

Hitman online saves incompatible with offline saves, apparently on purpose
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-03-24-hitman-online-saves-issue 

Steam controller customization files released by Valve
http://www.polygon.com/2016/3/24/11301220/steam-controller-cad-files-download-valve 

Dark Souls 3 released now in Japan, but BN says it your experience “will not be complete" if you play it before the international release
http://www.polygon.com/2016/3/24/11302028/dark-souls-3-japanese-downloads-xbox-one 

Gears 4 is the start of a new trilogy and covers a single night
http://gamerant.com/gears-of-war-4-new-trilogy-614/