Episode 82: Life and Death by Loot Boxes

Kaz doesn’t know what to do with so much so much spare time on her hands, Kyle has a soft spot for odd little Gamecube-esque 3d platformers, and William gets lost in a book and isn’t excited for Xenoblade chronicles 2.  In the new we discuss the disaster that is Star Wars Battlefront 2-are loot boxes even fun anymore?- Gamestop’s rental system, Skyrim on the Switch and Dota 2.  We also announce a short hiatus where we are going to work on improving the show for you, see you again in 2018! Come pause with us!

 

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Skyrim on the switch is actually really good https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTAo0v8yFfk

 

Star Wars Battlefront 2 is absolutely horrifying

More than 10x the most down voted Reddit post of all time

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/video-game-company-ea-now-has-the-most-downvoted-comment-in-reddit-history_us_5a0c68ade4b00a6eece5c0e3

In response, EA is temporarily turning off in game purchases

https://twitter.com/EAStarWars/status/931332890717143040

 

Gamestop’s rental system -PowerPass- is being delayed

https://www.gamespot.com/articles/gamestop-delays-all-you-can-play-used-game-rental-/1100-6454947/

Dota is dying? https://www.esportstales.com/dota-2/playerbase-declining-707-effect-and-source-2

 

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