Episode 110: Taunting Giants

Kyle has returned from the magical land of Disney and played a bunch of games.  William started playing Portrait of Ruin again and Kaz has been neck deep in Goatman work and Warcraft. In the news we talk about CD projekt Red’s unexpected Cyberpunk 2077 gameplay stream, A new IP coming out from Nintendo, the International and a Netflix Diablo series.  On a more serious note we mourn the loss of life at the Madden qualifier tournament event in Jacksonville. We also can’t believe a Pirate site is taunting Nintendo and hosting ROMS and also discuss EA’s move to delay Battlefield 5. Come Pause with us!

HYPE TRAIN *toot toot*

 

SMASH BROS RUMOR OF THE WEEK

  • It’s going to have brothers that you can smash
  • There’s a limited edition coming to the US! Also, a Switch bundle with special joy cons and a special pro controller.

 

Discussion:

 EA’s Madden qualifier tournament event in Jacksonville, FL had a mass shooting.

Pretty terrible. 3 dead including shooter, 9 more wounded. EA is donating $1mm to the victims’ families and has cancelled the rest of the tourney. What does this mean for future gaming events?

 

Random pirate site is trying to call out Nintendo in the battle for ROM hosting https://torrentfreak.com/pirate-site-taunts-nintendo-with-a-new-retro-games-section-180830/

 

Battlefield 5 delayed it’s release until November

Is it enough to help them remarket themselves? https://www.pcgamer.com/battlefield-5-release-date-delayed-to-november/

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