Lot's of Streaming news this week! From Dr. Disrespect getting banned, to Mixer succumbing to the pressures of competing platforms, to the ludicrous lawsuit against female streamers, we've got it all covered. Stick around for thoughts on the NYChrisG debacle, Nintendo losing touch with it's fanbase, and a few thoughts on the New Game Plus Expo!

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Opening: "ScrubVerse Theme - Wily" by Kubaluka
Closing Track: "The Only Thing They Fear Is You Haru Remix" by Mr. Haru

News:

  1. NYChrisG offered Hush Money by EvilGenius

    1. https://twitter.com/NYChrisG/status/1275579157930364930
    2. https://dotesports.com/fgc/news/evil-geniuses-parts-ways-with-nychrisg-after-inappropriate-comments-resurface
    3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jf96ZFvC59A&t=107s
  2. Everyone Hates Pokemon Unite
    1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgWeEGBbJDQ
    2. https://venturebeat.com/2019/07/22/tencent-partners-with-the-pokemon-company-to-develop-new-games/
    3. https://twitter.com/search?q=%22Diamond%20and%20Pearl%22&src=trend_click
    4. https://www.reddit.com/r/pokemon/comments/hf0pq6/pokemon_unite_a_moba_pokemon_game_was_just/fvuj896/
    5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5QRgpjfarY
    6. https://www.reddit.com/r/pokemon/comments/hf0swg/pok%C3%A9mon_is_starting_to_get_really_disconnected/
    7. https://www.gameinformer.com/pokemon-presents/2020/06/17/new-pokemon-snap-announced-for-switch
    8. https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2020-06-24-pokemon-cafe-mix-has-dropped-onto-nintendo-eshop
  3. Twitch has won! Mixer is dead!
    1. https://blog.mixer.com/2020/06/22/the-next-step-for-mixer/
    2. https://www.facebook.com/gaming/Mixer
    3. https://blog.streamelements.com/state-of-the-stream-april-2020-valorant-and-valorant-streamers-top-the-charts-music-is-having-d503aad6c2e7
    4. https://twitter.com/Slasher/status/1275145243478892544
    5. https://twitter.com/Ninja/status/1275150503769497602
    6. https://twitter.com/BearUNLV/status/1275143945417142277
    7. https://twitter.com/brennadactyl/status/1275137517935718400
    8. https://www.twitlonger.com/show/n_1sr9idp
    9. https://twitter.com/Slasher/status/1275187024048328709
    10. https://www.theverge.com/21300136/microsoft-mixer-closure-streamers-partners-move-twitch-facebook-gaming
    11. https://twitter.com/eshear/status/1275234049070526464
  4. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Creative Director leaves Project
    1. https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-06-24-assassins-creed-valhalla-creative-director-leaves-project

The future of Mortal Kombat is at stake! Find out who else is on the chopping block in this week's episode of the ScrubVerse Podcast! Stay tuned for Sony's Jim Ryan opinion on the state of the gaming industry through the impending recession, the indie developer community's fury towards Valve, and which of the big three publishers are staring down a Warner Brothers Interactive buy out!

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Opening: "ScrubVerse Theme - Wily" by Kubaluka
Closing Track: "What I'm Made Of" by SixteenInMono

News:

  1. The PlayStation 5 will be the largest console made in recent history

    1. https://twitter.com/Michael_French/status/1271358414673924096
    2. https://www.ign.com/articles/ps5-size-comparison-how-big
  2. Sony’s Jim Ryan says PlayStation 5 is more focused on value rather than Price
    1. https://www.gamespot.com/articles/ps5-price-sony-says-its-focused-on-value-over-pric/1100-6478485/
    2. https://www.techradar.com/news/sony-ps5-price-tag-will-emphasize-value-as-opposed-to-price
    3. https://twitter.com/Wario64/status/1270726012217618440
    4. https://za.ign.com/playstation-5/144407/news/ps5-price-listed-on-amazon-uk-was-an-error
    5. https://twitter.com/BenGeskin/status/1272784921510191105
    6. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-04-16/sony-is-said-to-plan-limited-playstation-5-output-in-first-year
    7. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-02-14/sony-is-struggling-with-playstation-5-price-due-to-costly-parts
    8. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-05-27/sony-is-said-to-plan-ps5-conference-for-as-early-as-next-week
  3. Cyberpunk 2077 Has been delayed again
    1. https://www.pcgamer.com/cyberpunk-2077-has-been-delayed-again/
  4. Developers are pulling their games from Steam for lack of stance on BLM
    1. https://www.gamesradar.com/sony-microsoft-activision-and-many-other-gaming-companies-share-support-for-black-lives-matter/
    2. https://twitter.com/glanderco/status/1271290270441598982
    3. https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-06-16-developers-remove-games-from-steam-over-valves-black-lives-matter-silence
    4. https://twitter.com/GhostTimeGames/status/1271316581411246080
    5. https://twitter.com/danthaiwang/status/1271899366979223561
    6. https://twitter.com/itchio
    7. https://itch.io/b/520/bundle-for-racial-justice-and-equality
    8. https://twitter.com/GhostTimeGames/status/1271486880777826304
    9. https://www.wired.com/story/valve-steam-adl-white-supremacy-extremism/
    10. https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/d3dzvw/steam-is-full-nazi-racist-groups
    11. https://www.epicgames.com/fortnite/en-US/news/update-from-epic-games
  5. AT&T is considering selling off Warner Brother Interactive
    1. https://venturebeat.com/2020/06/13/att-is-offering-warner-bros-game-division-for-sale/
    2. https://www.comicsbeat.com/warner-bros-interactive-sale/

 

Sony's newest router has finally been revealed! Join us as we give our thoughts on the new games announced for the PlayStation 5, delve into just how bad the Nintendo Hack really was, talk serious business with Arc System Works, and much more!

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Opening: "ScrubVerse Theme - Wily" by Kubaluka
Closing Track: "Howling Winds" by Forest Elves

Music Provided by OCRemix

News:

  1. Riot Games Executive Resigns After Shitty George Floyd Post

    1. https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-06-12-riot-games-exec-resigns-following-inflammatory-facebook-post
  2. Arc System Works to expand international business with new division
    1. https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-06-09-arc-system-works-seeks-to-expand-international-business-with-new-division
  3. Devotion gets a physical release in Taiwan
    1. https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-06-08-devotion-gets-a-physical-release-in-taiwan
  4. Nintendo Reports that 300,000 Switch User Accounts have been Compromised
    1. https://www.businessinsider.com/nintendo-switch-account-hack-update-2020-6

This post by OneAngryGamer is absolutely insane! We dissect the Guilty Gear Post Closed Beta Survey, talk about SEGA's future plans for arcades with Fog Gaming, and the oddity that is the Game Gear Micro.

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Opening: "ScrubVerse Theme - Wily" by Kubaluka
Closing Track: "Escape From the City" by Qumu 

Music provided by GameChops

News:

  1. Arc System Works releases the Post Closed Beta Developer’s Backyard

    1. https://www.arcsystemworks.jp/guiltygear/db/en/
  2. Switch game with nudity, sexual content erroneously given 'E' age rating
    1. https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-06-05-error-gives-e-rating-to-switch-game-with-nudity-sexual-content
  3. Game Gear Micro Revealed
    1. https://www.megavisionsmag.com/sega-announces-game-gear-micro-coming-later-this-year/
  4. Sega wants to turn Japanese arcades into 'fog gaming' data centers
    1. https://www.engadget.com/sega-arcade-streaming-data-denter-japan-164030263.html

Chris and Corey dive into the early days of Toonami with limited memory and incredible bias! Stay tuned for more tin foil hat conspiracies regarding the end of physical media, Sony's push for backwards compatibility on the PlayStation 5, and YouTube seemingly deleting users political comments.

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Opening: "ScrubVerse Theme - Wily" by Kubaluka
Closing Track: "No Lives Matter" by Body Count

Music provided by OCRemix.org

News:
Hot Take: “Physical Games will go away in two or three years.”
https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-05-28-david-braben-physical-games-will-go-away-in-two-to-three-years
New PlayStation 4 Games must also run on PlayStation 5 by July
https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2020-05-29-new-ps4-games-must-be-playstation-5-compatible-from-july-sony-tells-devs
https://www.gamesradar.com/ps5-backwards-compatibility-will-let-you-play-supported-ps4-games-with-system-update/
YouTube deleting comments critical of the Chinese Communist Party
https://www.theverge.com/2020/5/26/21270290/youtube-deleting-comments-censorship-chinese-communist-party-ccp
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2016/05/19/the-chinese-government-fakes-nearly-450-million-social-media-comments-a-year-this-is-why/
https://support.google.com/youtube/thread/17821466?hl=en
https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/daveyalba/google-project-dragonfly-terminated-senate-hearing

Billy Mitchell strikes back with a new lawsuit against the Speedrunning community, COVID-19 continues to take out everything we know and love, Titanfall 3 gets the axe, and we talk about the Nintendo 64 and it's relevancy in the modern retro scene.

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Opening: "ScrubVerse Theme - Wily" by Kubaluka
Closing Track: "Time Traveler's Delight" by OverClocked Assembled

Music provided by OCRemix.org

The Ballad of Shitty Mitchell

              https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmqZUrar4Io&t=164s

              https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVUr61L7UhY

News:

  1. COVID-19 Continues to Take Away Everything We Love

    1. http://evo.shoryuken.com/
    2. https://www.siliconera.com/evo-online-announced-with-5-weekends-of-fighting-games-starting-july-4-2020/
    3. https://screenrant.com/evo-2020-online-games-netcode-mk11-killer-instinct/
    4. https://www.shacknews.com/article/118077/evo-online-announced-super-smash-bros-ultimate-removed-from-lineup
    5. https://www.ign.com/articles/guilty-gear-strive-delayed-until-2021-due-to-covid-19
  2. Newest Installment on the Titanfall Franchise May have been Axed
    1. https://www.ign.com/articles/titanfall-3-no-games-in-development-cancelled
  3. Full Ghost of Tsushima Reveal Trailer Recap
    1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxHTk_aQo7o
  4. Elder Scrolls 6 Not in Development as Previously Thought
    1. https://twitter.com/DCDeacon/status/1259619185879142402
    2. https://www.dualshockers.com/elder-scrolls-6-not-development-bethesda-game-studios-has-two-big-mutliplaform-releases-first/
    3. https://www.pcgamer.com/elder-scrolls-6-what-we-know/
    4. https://www.gamespot.com/articles/bethesda-e3-2017-exec-explains-why-elder-scrolls-6/1100-6450988/
    5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OkFdqqyI8y4
    6. https://www.pcgamer.com/bethesdas-starfield-is-playable-elder-scrolls-6-is-in-pre-production-says-todd-howard/
    7. https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2018-06-28-yes-todd-howard-and-team-have-settled-on-a-region-for-the-elder-scrolls-6
    8. https://www.gamespot.com/articles/elder-scrolls-6-is-a-long-way-off-might-not-launch/1100-6462813/
    9. https://www.pcgamer.com/bethesda-wont-have-a-digital-showcase-this-year-but-it-still-has-things-to-talk-about/

ScottyMo is in the house this week! This week we talk about Microsoft's "Inside 20/20 All Gameplay" showcase that had zero gameplay, Nintendo slamming down another fan project, and we reach the climax of Doom Eternal's Mick Gordon controversy. Let's get into it.

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Opening: "ScrubVerse Theme - Wily" by Kubaluka
Closing Track: "Arctic Mayhem" by Black Ace

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News:

  1. Nintendo Slams Super Mario 64 Port

    1. https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/nintendo-takes-action-against-mario-64-pc-port/
    2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=53&v=1sxwPd0hDBc&feature=emb_title
  2. Marty Stratton, id Executive Producer for DOOM weighs in on Doom Eternal Soundtrack Controversy
    1. https://loudwire.com/doom-eternal-address-soundtrack-controversy-mick-gordon/
  3. EA acknowledges the existence of Xbox’s Smart Delivery, Says Fuck that Noise
    1. https://www.gamesradar.com/eas-upcoming-games-will-let-you-upgrade-them-to-run-on-next-generation-consoles-for-free/
    2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vD4kh3-74a8
    3. https://twitter.com/Wario64/status/1258427927332446211
    4. https://ir.ea.com/press-releases/press-release-details/2020/EA-SPORTS-Announces-Madden-NFL-21-Will-Be-Available-on-Xbox-Series-X/default.aspx
    5. https://www.theverge.com/2020/5/7/21250334/xbox-series-x-free-games-smart-delivery-one-upgrade-list-ea
    6. https://www.polygon.com/2020/5/7/21250755/xbox-series-x-smart-delivery-ea-madden-nfl-21-ps5

 

EVO 2020 will only feature Wi-Fi matches! Jump in for the Alien retrospective, stay for the Streets of Rage 4 review. We also talk on how A Plague's Tale is bullshit, The Last of Us 2 leaks, and why Final Fantasy VII is the new Kingdom Hearts!

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Opening: "ScrubVerse Theme - Wily" by Kubaluka
Closing Track: "Never Gonna Give (Up the Funk)" by Jorito, Anton Corazza, Tuberz McGee, Eino Keskitalo

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News:

  1. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla reveal, will support Smart Delivery

    1. https://www.ubisoft.com/en-au/game/assassins-creed/valhalla/news-updates/zp9xRC5VBA3SIgAAAxPPi/assassins-creed-valhalla--become-a-legendary-viking-raider?isSso=true&refreshStatus=noLoginData
    2. https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/25/ubisoft-ubi-stock-down-20percent-on-game-delays-and-profit-warning.html
    3. https://www.engadget.com/2019-10-24-ubisoft-watch-dogs-legion-delay-gods-and-monsters-rainbow-six-quarantine.html
    4. https://twitter.com/shinobi602/status/1255885002455351299
    5. https://www.bestbuy.ca/en-ca/product/assassin-s-creed-valhalla-xbox-one/14605095
  2. The Last of Us 2 Leak
    1. https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-04-27-the-last-of-us-part-2-leaked-online
    2. https://www.resetera.com/threads/the-last-of-us-part-ii-spoiler-thread.192597/
  3. Final Fantasy VII Remake is the new Kingdom Hearts
    1. https://www.ign.com/articles/final-fantasy-7-remake-next-game-release-smaller-chunks-faster-development
    2. https://collider.com/how-long-is-final-fantasy-7-remake/
    3. https://twitter.com/aitaikimochi/status/1255007941452689408
    4. https://twitter.com/aitaikimochi/status/1255009208245706753
  4. Star Wars Battlefront 2 died, so that Battlefield may live
    1. https://www.ea.com/games/starwars/battlefront/star-wars-battlefront-2/news/letter-to-the-community-original-era-content
    2. https://www.ign.com/articles/battlefield-2021-dice-battlefront-2-last-update
    3. https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2020-04-28-dice-shifts-focus-to-next-years-battlefield
    4. https://twitter.com/ZhugeEX/status/1189289817282097152

WWE ditches the yearly installment, Corey walks us through the new kickstarter for "In Search of Tomorrow", Mick Gordon steps away from Bethesda, bot are eating up all the Switches, and GameStop solved the Coronavirus! Let's Go!

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Opening: "ScrubVerse Theme - Wily" by Kubaluka
Closing Track: "Buttercup (K.K. SLider Remix)" by Clay K. Slider

News:

  1. The Great Switch Shortage

    1. https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/bvgqp3/nintendo-switch-check-out-bots-shortage
    2. https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/10/tech/nintendo-switch-shipment-pause-shortage/index.html
    3. https://www.gamespot.com/articles/nintendo-switch-is-still-sold-out-almost-everywher/1100-6475217/
    4. https://comicbook.com/gaming/news/nintendo-switch-shortage-traced-to-checkout-bots/
    5. https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2540003.m570.l1311.R1.TR12.TRC2.A0.H0.Xnintendo.TRS0&_nkw=nintendo+switch&_sacat=0
  2. Mick Gordon Seemingly Walks Away from Doom and Bethesda
    1. https://twitter.com/thatACDCguy/status/1251690243389927424
    2. https://twitter.com/thatACDCguy/status/1251692975005917184
    3. https://twitter.com/thatACDCguy/status/1251696222382911488
    4. https://twitter.com/Mick_Gordon/status/1251828567882600448
    5. https://www.ccn.com/bethesda-has-stupidly-ruined-that-epic-metal-doom-eternal-soundtrack/
    6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0r_rFkPbZmY&amp=&lc=UgySXf-fsqIZb2zBezJ4AaABAg
    7. https://www.reddit.com/r/Doom/comments/g4afzw/i_commented_about_it_yesterday_i_turned_id_break/fnxfm88/
    8. https://www.reddit.com/r/GamingLeaksAndRumours/comments/g4l2iz/it_is_possible_that_mick_gordon_and_bethesdaid/
    9. https://web.archive.org/web/20200417040124/https:/twitter.com/Mick_Gordon/status/1250930670718693376
  3. GameStop declares Coronavirus over and has reopened for business
    1. https://gamestop.gcs-web.com/news-releases/news-release-details/gamestop-provides-business-update-related-covid-19

Who the hell buys eBay gift cards anyway?! Chris discusses the Guilty Gear Strive Closed Beta, an spoiler free review of Final Fantasy VII Remake, rumors of two new Resident Evil games, and Corey uncovers the legends of Tarantula Island!

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Opening: "ScrubVerse Theme - Wily" by Kubaluka
Closing Track: "Royd Rage" by Trism, featuring Jorito & Chimpazilla

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News:

  1. Rumors of Resident Evil

    1. https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/resident-evil-4-remake/
    2. https://twitter.com/AestheticGamer1/status/1249473833662177280
    3. https://twitter.com/Nibellion/status/1247460906684080128
    4. https://www.biohazardcast.com/new-rumors-arise-about-resident-evil-8/
    5. https://www.relyonhorror.com/latest-news/sources-resident-evil-8-village-test-demo-details-leak/
    6. https://twitter.com/AestheticGamer1/status/1247610240305991681
    7. https://www.relyonhorror.com/latest-news/resident-evil-8-rumors-zombies-witches-and-wolf-like-creatures/
    8. https://twitter.com/AestheticGamer1/status/1247618016646279168
  2. PlayStation 5 to be limited, expected to cost between $500 - $550
    1. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-04-16/sony-is-said-to-plan-limited-playstation-5-output-in-first-year
  3. China to ban online multiplayer with foreign countries
    1. https://twitter.com/joshuawongcf/status/1245639425331056640
    2. https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3916690
    3. https://www.abacusnews.com/games/gamers-taiwan-cut-chinese-game-over-controversial-covid-19-term/article/3078767?_ga=2.135729905.1150260464.1587131899-1043236554.1587131899
    4. https://www.scmp.com/tech/big-tech/article/3080297/china-may-clamp-down-politically-sensitive-content-popular-video

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