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Episode 40 Notes

@majornelson: Aqua, Anomaly Warzone Earth and Lazy Raiders, Foul Play, MONOPOLY PLUS & SEGA Bass Fishing are coming to Xbox One Back Compat today
http://mjr.mn/BackCompat 

Persona 5 coming west in February 14. I see what you did there, you crazy Phantom Thieves
http://blog.us.playstation.com/2016/06/07/persona-5-will-take-your-heart-on-valentines-day-2017/ 

Persona 5 event (curious, considering they just gave me literally all the info I need to buy this game) 
http://www.siliconera.com/2016/06/10/a-special-e3-persona-5-live-stream-will-take-place-on-june-15/ 

Injustice 2 leaked, then revealed (Gear is the most interesting, potentially balance-breaking element of what we've seen) 
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-06-08-injustice-2-announced-heres-the-first-trailer 

Watch_Dogs 2 leaked, then revealed (New protagonist, standin for Anonymous, really seems like they're AC2ing this thing and this is the start of the good titles. I'm in) 
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-06-07-watch-dogs-2-launches-november-set-in-san-francisco 

XCOM 2 coming to console in September, Feb was PC release
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-06-07-xcom-2-comes-to-ps4-and-xbox-one-in-september 

Gwent standalone trademarked, hopefully a full title
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-06-08-the-witcher-3s-gwent-set-to-be-a-standalone-game 

Deus Ex Go this summer on mobile
http://kotaku.com/deus-ex-go-coming-to-mobile-phones-and-tablets-this-sum-1781288687?utm_ 

September 20 Destiny expansion leaves last gen behind (finally) and everybody gets a Gjallarhorn rocket launcher (special black one for pre-ordering suckers) 
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-06-08-it-looks-like-destinys-next-expansion-will-leave-ps3-xbox-360-players-behind 

Lego Dimensions year 2 detailed (Harry Potter, Gremlins, Goonies, A-team) 
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-06-09-lego-dimensions-second-year-adds-harry-potter-adventure-time-a-team 

Xbox one tv recording feature put on hold (Never seeing that one) 
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-06-08-xbox-ones-tv-recording-feature-is-on-hold-indefinitely 

Volume expansion coming to PlayStation VR (and for free! This game is really excellent, and I'm glad I own it) 
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-06-08-volume-is-getting-a-free-playstation-vr-expansion 

Mega Man Funko Pop line (Wily, Rock, Rush and Proto Man. I might need them all) 
https://www.destructoid.com/mega-man-is-finally-getting-its-own-funko-line-366992.phtml 

Bespin comes out June 21 for season pass holders, 2 weeks later for regular people
http://m.ign.com/articles/2016/06/09/star-wars-battlefront-bespin-dlc-release-date-revealed 

Ubisoft bailing out of gameloft (Hopefully to save Ubisoft) 
https://www.destructoid.com/ubisoft-founders-to-sell-all-remaining-control-in-gameloft-to-vivendi-367069.phtml 

IGN parent company buys Gawker, Kotaku's parent company (less than two hours after Gawker's bankruptcy was announced... That escalated quickly meme) 
https://www.destructoid.com/ign-s-parent-company-buys-kotaku-publisher-367341.phtml 

Halo Wars 2 beta starts during Microsoft conference, will last for a week (yay for underappreciated strategy games!) 
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-06-10-looks-like-theres-a-halo-wars-2-open-beta-next-week


 
Weird story: 
Vagina game dev told to change his game completely for App store publication (available for practicing on Google Play) 
http://kotaku.com/vagina-video-game-devs-apple-asked-us-to-change-everyt-1781024948