Sony knocked the PlayStation 5 Showcase out of the park with some incredible titles like Final Fantasy XVI and Spider-Man: Mile Morales... and then there was Monster Hunter Rise. Stick around as we chat it up with special guest Gametracks on the failed pre-orders of the Nvidia RTX 3080, Twitch's new attempt to exploit their streamers, and Chris crossing the line with some old ladies.

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Opening: "ScrubVerse Theme - Wily" by Kubaluka

Closing: "DJ Snivy's Smooth Moves" by OceansAndrew

News:

  1. Hidden Details Not Revealed During the PS5 Showcase

    1. https://twitter.com/PlayStation/status/1306333644437352449
    2. https://twitter.com/geoffkeighley/status/1306335931142565888
    3. https://twitter.com/Nibellion/status/1306336961154646022
    4. https://www.ign.com/articles/demons-souls-ps5-stunning-gameplay-revealed
    5. https://twitter.com/Nibellion/status/1306340820824535042
    6. https://twitter.com/geoffkeighley/status/1306342814825893888
    7. https://blog.playstation.com/2020/09/16/playstation-5-launches-in-november-starting-at-399-for-ps5-digital-edition-and-499-for-ps5-with-ultra-hd-blu-ray-disc-drive/
    8. https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-05-29-sonys-jim-ryan-its-time-to-give-fans-something-that-can-only-be-enjoyed-on-playstation-5
    9. https://twitter.com/Nibellion/status/1306343992792100869
    10. https://twitter.com/ZhugeEX/status/1306339823070965761
    11. https://twitter.com/Nibellion/status/1306338344608174080
  2. Pre-Orders for Nvidia’s 3080 and the PlayStation 5 was a complete Shitshow
    1. https://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2020/09/18/pre-orders-for-the-playstation-5-and-nvidia-rtx-3080-were-a-total-disaster---heres-what-went-wrong/#34b1e7c61a05
    2. https://www.theverge.com/2020/9/17/21443901/nvidia-rtx-3080-ebay-reselling-sold-out-shortages
    3. https://www.digitaltrends.com/gaming/sony-sorry-playstation-5-pre-orders/
    4. https://screenrant.com/ps5-pre-order-sony-apology-twitter/
  3. Twitch Backtracks on Mid-Roll Ad Campaign
    1. https://www.thedrum.com/news/2020/09/16/twitch-testing-mid-roll-ads-and-here-s-why-you-should-care
    2. https://screenrant.com/twitch-removing-hated-midroll-ads/

NVIDIA just killed the next console generation with the new 30 series GPUs! Stick around for developer updates on the upcoming Guilty Gear Strive, the dissolution of Lab Zero Games, preparing for the Dreamcast Dreamless Marathon, and circle back around conversations on the PS5's backwards compatibility.

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Opening: "ScrubVerse Theme - Wily" by Kubaluka

Closing: "Closing: "Scraper Sky High (MMX2 Style)" by Colin Bruce

News: 

  1. Guilty Gear Strive Developer’s Blog

    1. https://www.arcsystemworks.jp/guiltygear/db/en/
  2. So, about that backwards compatibility for the PS5…
    1. https://support.ubisoft.com/en-AU/faqs/000055916
    2. https://tinyurl.com/y2dl3pa6
  3. Madden 21 producer Clint Oldenburg prefers a rating of 2.
    1. https://twitter.com/TRICHERATOPS_/status/1300228364171644934
    2. https://tinyurl.com/y2ly4v3z
    3. https://twitter.com/ClintOldenburg/status/1299721909093965825
    4. https://twitter.com/ClintOldenburg
    5. https://www.sbnation.com/nfl/2020/9/2/21418189/madden-nfl-21-glitches-videos-clips
  4. Mike Z dissolves what is left of Lab Zero Games by laying off the remaining employees
    1. https://kotaku.com/skullgirls-developer-lays-off-everyone-who-hadnt-alread-1844948877?fbclid=IwAR3l7BwDPq7Og1NU0qOm55nsFSzK9oqMWZFXryR9ebAPCm7sPoTjPOXLdHw
  5. Nvidia reveals the RTX 30 Series Graphics Cards
    1. https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/geforce/graphics-cards/30-series/
    2. https://www.notebookcheck.net/Nvidia-GeForce-RTX-3080-doubles-up-on-the-RTX-2080-and-is-up-to-60-faster-than-the-RTX-2080-Ti-on-CompuBench-to-give-AMD-and-Big-Navi-a-hard-target-to-hit.492276.0.html

Chris continues his quest to experience all of the Sonic the Hedgehog games as he describes his struggles with Sonic Advance 2, Corey talks Gamescom and the final update to Monster Hunter World, Ubisoft appropriates Black Lives Matter, and we mutually come to the conclusion that Honey Gold is bad as fuck.

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Opening: "ScrubVerse Theme - Wily" by Kubaluka

Closing: "Closing: "Scraper Sky High (MMX2 Style)" by Colin Bruce

News: 

  1. New details on the Switch Pro

    1. https://www.inverse.com/gaming/nintendo-switch-2021-pro-release-date-price-features-specs-upgrade
    2. https://www.tomsguide.com/news/nintendo-switch-2
  2. Call Of Duty Trailer Replaced Worldwide Over Tiananmen Square Footage
    1. https://kotaku.com/call-of-duty-trailer-replaced-worldwide-over-tiananmen-1844833808
  3. Ubisoft to remove image of raised black fist from Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad
    1. https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/29/21406903/ubisoft-tom-clancy-elite-squad-raised-fist-black-lives-matter
    2. https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidthier/2020/08/29/ubisofts-tom-clancys-elite-squad-appears-to-cast-black-lives-matter-protestors-as-villains/#a8a02d33c500

Corey seems to be really proud of his new bidet, fixed with a laser-sighted targeting system and everything. Chris talks about his return to streaming while the guys discuss Facebook screwing over their VR customers, Capcom "kind of" punishing Punk for his behavior at the CPT, and a light review of The Boys.

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Opening: "ScrubVerse Theme - Wily" by Kubaluka

Closing: "Closing: "Scraper Sky High (MMX2 Style)" by Colin Bruce

News: 

  1. Capcom Brings Down Questionable Punishment on Punk after North America West 1 Capcom Cup Qualifier

    1. https://www.ginx.tv/en/street-fighter-5/street-fighter-pro-punk-rages-at-connection-issues-after-being-eliminated-from-capcom-cup-qualifier
    2. https://www.reddit.com/r/StreetFighter/comments/iakoi3/the_aftermath_of_alex_myers_vs_punk_for_cpt_west/
    3. https://www.eventhubs.com/news/2020/aug/20/capcom-rules-victor-punk-woodley-will-start-losers-bracket-next-na-capcom-pro-tour-event-due-unsportsmanlike-conduct/
  2. Facebook forces Oculus users to make Facebook accounts to use VR Headsets
    1. https://twitter.com/oculus/status/1295769244894785538

Oh, welcome back after a short break. Good to see that the world is still on fire. But good news: Bug Fables is good, as is the first season of The Boys. Check out this stupid shit where Epic and Apple declare war on each other and people are choosing what multi-billion dollar company they want to support. There's also some next-gen news headed down range, but no one really cares if Halo got delayed, do they?

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Opening: "ScrubVerse Theme - Wily" by Kubaluka

Closing: "Velocity: Fueled by Sake" by Katamari, Manny, Sagnewshreds, & Trohnics

News: 

  1. Fortnite goes to war with Apple and Google

    1. https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/13/21366259/epic-fortnite-vbucks-mega-drop-discount-iphone-android
    2. https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/13/21366438/apple-fortnite-ios-app-store-violations-epic-payments
    3. https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/13/21368079/fortnite-epic-android-banned-google-play-app-store-rule-violation
    4. https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/13/21367924/watch-epic-nineteen-eighty-fortnite-short-apple-app-store-ban
    5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euiSHuaw6Q4
    6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VtvjbmoDx-I
    7. https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/13/21367963/epic-fortnite-legal-complaint-apple-ios-app-store-removal-injunctive-relief
    8. https://www.epicgames.com/fortnite/en-US/news/freefortnite
  2. Halo Infinite Delay kills Xbox Series X Momentum
    1. https://twitter.com/Halo/status/1293261002037841920
    2. https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2020/08/11/xbox-series-x-launching-with-thousands-of-games/amp/?__twitter_impression=true
  3. PlayStation 5 struggling with 4K Gaming
    1. https://www.tweaktown.com/news/74489/playstation-5-struggles-with-4k-gaming-expect-to-see-fake-games/index.html
    2. https://www.ccn.com/resident-evil-8-playstation-5-xbox-series-x/

What if we just scrambled all of the titles for the Star Wars movies, would that make much of a difference? Also, don't miss discussions on Supermarket Sweep, the Japanese Fighting Game Roundtable, the future of the gaming industry without E3, and exploring the strange world of Alex Jones Remixes. RIP Anthony Wilford Brimley.

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Opening: "ScrubVerse Theme - Wily" by Kubaluka

Closing: "Gay Frogs" by Placeboing

News:

  1. Japanese developers establish the Fighting Game Publisher’s Roundtable

    1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8kPBhk2IAo
    2. https://www.esportstalk.com/news/fighting-game-publishers-roundtable-announced-to-discuss-future-of-fighters-fgc/
    3. https://www.eventhubs.com/news/2020/jul/31/major-reveals-expected-japan-fighting-game-publishers-roundtable-go-live-5-pm-pdt/
    4. https://dotesports.com/fgc/news/everything-announced-at-the-japan-fighting-game-publishers-roundtable
    5. https://www.esportznetwork.com/japan-fighting-game-publishers-roundtable-announce-new-fgc-content/
  2. Major Publishers are doing just fine without E3
    1. https://www.superdataresearch.com/blog/e3-2020
  3. Sega’s president Kenji Matsubara has resigned from his role.
    1. https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/segas-president-has-resigned-for-personal-reasons

For it's 10th anniversary, Chris and Corey watch and discuss the nuances and flaws of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, and why we either love it or hate it. Plus, we dive into the controversy revolving around the US Army and it's user base within Twitch, along with the potential reality that G4TV may be returning.

 

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Opening: "ScrubVerse Theme - Wily" by Kubaluka

Closing: "Volcanic Glass" by Eladar

 

News:

  1. The United States Army Faces Pushback on Twitch, Discord

    1. https://www.thenation.com/article/culture/military-recruitment-twitch/
    2. https://kotaku.com/twitch-forces-u-s-army-to-stop-tricking-viewers-with-f-1844405124
    3. https://twitter.com/Slasher/status/1280998004368031744
    4. https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/5dz58z/us-army-esports-team-may-have-violated-the-first-amendment-on-twitch
    5. https://www.washingtonpost.com/video-games/esports/2020/07/20/army-esports-twitch-speech/
    6. https://blog.streamelements.com/state-of-the-stream-june-q2-2020-livestreaming-is-getting-much-larger-and-more-global-8acfc3fadbba
    7. https://www.theguardian.com/news/video/2015/feb/02/drone-wars-gamers-recruited-kill-pakistan-video
    8. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/army-turns-to-video-game-conventions-for-new-recruits/
    9. https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/889vbv/aoc-introduces-measure-to-stop-the-military-from-recruiting-on-twitch
    10. https://www.twitch.tv/usarmyesports
    11. https://www.twitch.tv/americasnavy
    12. https://www.twitch.tv/airforcegg
  2. G4TV is back?
    1. https://twitter.com/G4TV/status/1286705200506343424
    2. https://www.engadget.com/g4tv-teaser-222059630.html
    3. https://www.polygon.com/2020/7/24/21337355/sdcc-2020-g4-tv-return-teaser-video
    4. https://twitter.com/Slasher/status/1286722714623979530
    5. https://twitter.com/Slasher/status/1286711855466020865

The hype train is building for MegaVisions Dreamless Dreamcast Marathon, so we're diving head first into classic Dreamcast titles, talk first impressions of Ghost of Tsushima and Paper Mario: The Origami King, and provide a weekly reminder that the Atari VCS is still a scam.

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Opening: "ScrubVerse Theme - Wily" by Kubaluka

Closing: "Brainsick Metal" by Protricity

 

News:

  1. The Dr. Disrespect situation is taking a weird turn.

    1. https://www.essentiallysports.com/industry-insider-gives-an-update-on-drdisrespect-ban-twitch-esports-news/
    2. https://metro.co.uk/2020/07/14/dr-disrespect-move-spotify-not-youtube-claims-new-theory-12985925/
    3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JbGjrHsg0M
    4. https://clips.twitch.tv/embed?clip=AstuteFineWaspMingLee&parent=meta.tag
    5. https://gamerant.com/dr-disrespect-youtube/
    6. https://www.pcgamer.com/interview-dr-disrespect-talks-about-his-twitch-ban-the-rumors-and-his-future/
    7. https://www.gamespot.com/articles/dr-disrespect-is-considering-legal-action-against-/1100-6479797/
    8. https://screenrant.com/dr-disrespect-twitch-ban-youtube-facebook-gaming/
  2. Phil Spencer is looking to end Platform Exclusivity
    1. https://www.gamesradar.com/phil-spencer-defends-xboxs-cross-gen-exclusivity-approach/
    2. https://www.kotaku.com.au/2020/07/xbox-series-x-exclusives-phil-spencer/
    3. https://www.vg247.com/2020/02/10/xbox-series-x-esclusives-phil-spencer/
  3. Konami dumps Multiplayer Castlevania game for Mobile after one year
    1. https://www.polygon.com/2018/4/17/17246446/castlevania-grimoire-of-souls-ios-konami
    2. https://www.konami.com/games/castlevania/gos/global/en/
    3. https://castlevania.fandom.com/wiki/Castlevania:_Grimoire_of_Souls
    4. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXqzoga3-O4
    5. https://www.reddit.com/r/GrimoireofSouls/comments/hndeqp/thats_it_the_game_is_ending/
    6. https://www.resetera.com/threads/castlevania-grimoire-of-souls-is-shutting-down-in-september.243760/
    7. https://www.thegamer.com/castlevania-grimoire-of-souls-shutdown-date/
  4. Microsoft has officially stopped making the Xbox One X
    1. https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/17/tech/microsoft-xbox-one-discontinue/index.html

Sometimes you gotta sit down and admire the balls on these people... Chris plays Devolverland Expo, Atari is selling a toaster for $400, Ubisoft continues to clean the entire house while still pushing Ubisoft Forward, and Corey explains the rift that Alatreon is causing within the Monster hunter Community.

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Opening: "ScrubVerse Theme - Wily" by Kubaluka

Closing: "Teenage Mutant Ninja Koopa" by jnWake, UV Sir J, & XPRTNovice

News:

  1. Huge reshuffle and departures out of Ubisoft

    1. https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2020-07-12-three-more-ubisoft-executives-step-down-over-toxic-culture
    2. https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2020/07/ubisofts-most-powerful-creative-force-resigns-in-wake-of-sweeping-allegations/
  2. Far Cry 6 has been leaked
    1. https://twitter.com/anjohn0422/status/1281540632754876417
    2. https://twitter.com/AlexRichards65/status/1281533846874460161
    3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zzawdLGuSVM
  3. Nintendo stands proud with Nintendo Switch
    1. https://comicbook.com/gaming/news/nintendo-switch-pro-console-new/
  4. The Atari VCS is a flaming shitshow
    1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vi79XVMS9T4
    2. https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/atari-vcs-game-stream-connect-like-never-before#/
    3. https://www.reddit.com/r/retrogaming/comments/8pab6h/tempest_4000_is_the_only_new_game_that_atari/
    4. https://www.theregister.com/2019/10/08/atari_architect_quits/
    5. https://www.engadget.com/2019-10-09-atari-vcs-architect-quit.html
    6. https://www.polygon.com/pc/2019/11/30/20989415/atari-vcs-indiegogo-delayed-release-dates-gamestop-walmart-preorder
    7. https://www.cnet.com/news/atari-vcs-800-heads-to-preorder-at-gamestop-and-walmart/
    8. https://www.gamestop.com/video-games/arcade/products/atari-vcs-800-onyx-all-in-system-bundle/11094776.html?rt=productDetailsRedesign&utm_expid=.Hn2ODSotSjW4yWszOrBF7Q.1&utm_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gamestop.com%2Fvideo-games%2Farcade%2Fproducts%2Fatari-vcs-800-onyx-all-in-system-bundle%2F11094776.html%3Frt%3DproductDetailsRedesign
    9. https://www.reddit.com/r/AtariVCS/comments/hlrz69/400_preorder_bundle_live_now_thanks_but_no_thanks/
    10. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ccBtwDlzto
    11. https://www.atari.com/games/missile-command-recharged/
    12. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jx89uDU3hZI

Today we take a more somber approach to discuss the recent happenings within the Smash and Fighting Game Community, and how we can move forward as a stronger community.

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Closing: "Float Islands" by Duzzled

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