# 279 “The Hardware”

This week we welcome a special guest host from our community “Chainsaw”.  We discuss;

Crucible Shutting Down Next Month

EA has no plans for Star Wars Squadrons DLC

Torchlight 3 trailer

Ten PS4 Games Won’t Work On PS5
The Outer Worlds on Steam This Month

Hardware

AMD Zen 3 Announcement

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Offers Up Incredible Linux GPU Compute Performance Review

PS5 Teardown: An up-close and personal look at the console hardware 

  • Liquid Metal
  • M.2 slot for additional storage

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# 278 “Festive Gourd Season”

This week we discuss;

Flynn play’s “Star Wars Squadrons”

Fall Guys 2 drops next week

World of Warcraft Shadowlands delayed

Team Fortress 2 Scream Fortress XII begins

Steam Sale Dates

Steam Digital Table Top Fest

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Podcast and Story Trailer

3070 Delayed to prevent another mess

Upcoming Game Releases for October

What we are streaming this week

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Flynn Play’s Star Wars Squadrons

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# 277 “Game Night Is Back”

This week we discuss;

Our playlists, and the return of game night.

In the news;

 Mass Effect Remastered Trilogy delayed

Epic forms a coalition of companies that like the smell of their own farts

Rebal Galaxy Outlaw

GOG.com Shifts Into Metal Gear

Amazon Luna Cloud Service Announced

Left 4 Dead 2 Gets New Update and Free Weekend

Halo 3: ODST for PC Released

Microsoft Buying ZeniMax (Bethesda)

NVIDIA RTX 3090 Founders Edition Review- How to Nuke Your Launch – Gamers Nexus

NVIDIA: RTX 3090 Performance 10-15% Higher Than RTX 3080 in 4K

RTX 3080 Users Report Crashes to Desktop While Gaming

RTX 3080 Crash to Desktop Problems Likely Connected to AIB-Designed Capacitor Choice

Navi, nothing but leaks and rumors as per usual

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# 276 “Happy RTX Day”

This week we discuss;

The Passing of Chadwick Boseman

If you want to collect them all in Marvel’s Avengers you going to have to pay

Sony has decided it might like making $$ (exploring bringing more games to PC)

Star Wars Squadrons coming Oct 4th 

  • EA basic pass gets you only 10 hours with the game
    • But can purchase the game with 10% discount
  • Origin Premier members get full access

Apple says interest in Fortnite is waning.

U.S. Treasury Department Scrutinizing Riot and Epic over Tencent Connections

Activision Goes After Another Cheat maker

The 3080 Has Arrived And it’s a Beast (fast but overrated) – Curls

Order Issues

Troll the scalpers

Upcoming Releases

September 30Baldur’s Gate 3 – D&D-based RPG

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Back Soon!

We will be back to our regular schedule starting this Sunday September 20th  8pm central.

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# 275 “DC Games”

This week we discuss;

Microsoft backs epic dispute with Apple

Oculus to require Facebook login to continue to work

Bluesnews Oculus Article

New DC games coming:

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League – by Rocksteady

Gotham Knight – by Rocksteady

Official Game Play Video

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Founders Edition Potentially Pictured: 3-slot Behemoth!

NVIDIA RTX 3000 Series Rumored Pricing: RTX 3090 for $1399, RTX 3080 for $799, RTX 3070 for $599 and RTX 3060 for $399

Hitman 3 an Epic Exclusive

Call of duty Black Ops Cold War Confirmed, details next week

EA play coming to steam this month

The Value in XBox Game Pass is astounding – so long as you have time to play. List of August and first week of Sept Games. Not listed which is included is the newly released MS Flight Simulator

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# 274 “Vikings are the new Zombie”

This week we discuss;

Animal Crossing: NH is Japan’s second-biggest selling game of all time.

        -Only Pokemon Red/Green/Blue has sold more
        -June 30, 2020 Game Data Library on Twitter New Horizon had sold 7,150,000 copies but since has pushed 7.5mil sales beating out Pokemon Gold/Silver 

        -Pokemon Red/Green/Blue has sold 10,230,000 copies 

(Did/Does anyone still own Red/Green/Blue? Still have my Blue!-Whit)

Braid Anniversary Edition coming in 2021

Spider-man is confirmed DLC for Marvel’s Avengers – for Playstation only

New Battletoads game coming August 20th

Sega will port more new and old games after Persona 4 Golden’s success

Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition PC Issues

At least one (now former) exec at Ubisoft is allegedly a douchebag

EA execs are racing them straight to the bottom

Meanwhile Blizzard execs are all screaming WE’LL SEE YOU IN HELL

Viking Way game announcment

EA Access to become EA Play

Epic is suing Apple

Steam game festival Autmn Edition Announced

I ordered a new toy – November 2020 delive

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# 273 “Festive BC Day Canada”

This week we discuss;

Playlists:

Jim – Total War Britannia way too much

Curls – Death Stranding on Windows, spawn of new YT channel The Wanginator

Whitney – League, mainly cat sitting

News:

NVIDIA in Advanced Talks to Acquire Arm from SoftBank

Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition Specs

Gabe Newell Would Prefer a Xbox Series X over the PlayStation 5

Star Wars: The Old Republic on Steam

Marvel’s Avengers Beta Plans

Iron Conflict Announced, looks cool

New Fable Revealed

Stalker 2 Official Trailer

Dragon Age 4 Status Report

Intel 7nm CPUs Delayed by a Year, Alder Lake in 2H-2021, Other Commentary from Intel Management

TSMC Allocation the Next Battleground for Intel, AMD, and Possibly NVIDIA

TSMC Doesn’t See Intel as Long-Term Customer, Unlikely to Build Additional Capacity for It

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# 272 “About Karen”

This week we discuss;

Henry Cavill builds a PC and breaks the internet

Humble extends is summer bundle sale time

Microsoft Flight Simulator to have In-Game Store to purchase mods

Metacritic implements 36hr waiting period to combat review bombing

Watch Dogs 2 make-up giveaway

US Video Game Sales all time high

Over-rated walking simulator called “death stranfing” is releasing on Epic.

Halo 3 released on PC

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