# 290 “More Content”

This week we discuss;

Vicarious Visions Now a part of Blizzard

Vicarious Visions Working on Diablo II Remake

Play WWE 2k Battlegrounds for free this weekend on Steam

Hitman 2 imports to 3 to be free

Cyberpunk patched

Rumored Resident Evil 3 Remake Development rebooted

December Video Game Sales Report Across all Platforms

Redout Space Assault Released

Werewolf: The Apocalypse Diaries 

Codemasters Votes in Favor of EA Deal

Echoes of Atlas is Path of Exile’s Most Successful Expansion

GOG Weekend Sale

Do we want to talk about Microsoft’s Xbox Gold Faux Pas? (console news stuff) sure

Gamestop Stock goes wild thanks to Reddit

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# 289 “Game Tree”

This week we are joined by John and Kieth from Game Tree for a developer interview at the beginning of the show.

Playlist;

Jim – Finished Cyberpunk, started Control, puppy is reason no Flynn Plays this week.

Curls – Gran Turismo SPORT (even streamed a little bit),  FINALLY nabbed a 6800 XT.  Tests and content inbound 
Benchmark spreadsheet link for the curious

Logun – SC2, Troubleshooting PC issues 🙁

  • Ori and The Blind Forest
  • – Astro’s Playroom (PS5)

Whitney- Paladins, LoR, FFXIV

In the news;

Cyberpunk 2077 player count dropped

Valve hired a shrink

GPU MSRP Are A Complete Lie! ASUS Jacks Up Prices…

MSRP rises about $80 for major GPU manufacturers due to GPU tariff exclusion having ended

Update your NVidia drivers. (Security Patch)

Just a general announcement that CES begins this week. While largely a mehn there always seems to be some curiously interesting things here and there.

Roku buys quibi’s content

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# 288 “Where Are The GPU’s?”

This week we discuss;

Star Citizen removes date for the beta release of Squadron 42. (originally was slated for beta release in Q3 of 2020)

Steam hit a new user record as it continues to grow despite competition

Cyberpunk 2077 free DLC coming

Stalker 2 trailer

Metro Last Light REdux was Free on GOG

  • Will Steam start giving away free games given all these other stores giving away games?

Steam’s Best Selling Games of 2020

AMD Files MCM Based GPU Patent

Nier- Automata’s last secret has been found

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# 287 “No Break”

This week we discuss;

Cyberpunk 2077 save file size issue resolved with hotpatch

Steam Winter Sale Underway, and Steam Awards Voting

Steam Top Ten

Epic Games Launcher Causing Temperature Spikes

Chicken While You Game?

We also discuss the Steam sale and get into a discussion about this season of “The Mandalorian”, Caution, there be spoilers.

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# 286 “Holiday Special 2020”

This week we discuss;

AC Valhall Yule Season Begins

Cyberpunk 2077 Hotfix 1.05

Steam Hub Full Launch

CyberPunk 2077 encapsulating 2020 in a video game launch

Cyberpunk 2077 PC Best Settings: Improve Performance By Up To 35% – With Minimal Impact To Visuals!

Twitch bans “Simp”, “Incel” and “Virgin” when used in an insulting manner

Mass Effect Legendary Edition is up for pre-sale 

2021 Video Game Release Schedule

AMD RX 6800 XT runs at almost half the frame rate of Nvidia’s RTX 3080 in Vulkan Ray Tracing tests (PC Gamer running PR for nv #eyeroll)

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# 285 “Nvidia Did What?”

This week we discuss;

Xbox GamePass just keeps getting better

Game Awards – All the trailers and game announcements

(nothing is really jumping out at me tbh)

Game Awards Winners

(I wouldn’t suggest going through every single away just the more major ones)

6-Year old CoD WarZone Prodigy banned

Prince of Persia Remake pushed back to Jan to March 18th 2021

Games are big – Medal of Honor Above and Beyond (VR) requires 180GB

Cyberpunk Devs warn mute game music in case of DMCA strike

EA Reportedly Bidding on Codemasters

NVIDIA gives Hardware Unboxed their ass to kiss…. for not kissing their ass

NVIDIA reverses course on Hardware Unboxed review unit ban

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# 284 “The Retail Price”

This week we discuss;

New Metro Game in Development

Marvel’s Avengers flopped so hard that it still hasn’t recouped its development costs

Sony is permanently banning PS5 owners selling access to PlayStation Plus Collection

AMD assures custom AIB RX 6000-series “Big Navi” GPUs to sell at MSRP within next 4-8 weeks time

Cyberpunk 2077 release schedule

Dragon Age at next weeks game awards

Control may be coming to Game Pass in Dec.

PAX is optimistic and announced 2021 dates
PAX East will return to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center from June 3-6

PAX West will return to the Washington State Convention Center from Sept. 3-6

PAX Unplugged will return to the Pennsylvania Convention Center from Dec. 10-12

BIOWARE bosses pull the ripcord

Casey Hudson – GM

Mark Darrah – Executive Producer

Fortnite Season 4 end and 5 kickoff

God of war (and he dances)

 dance

Mandalorian

Galactus ended season 4

Activision Sues Netflix Over Poaching CFO

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