December 24, 2019

SVP030 - The Thrill of the Hunt

Join us on a late night conversation on the origins of Super Mario Bros. 3, Thursday Night Throwdown fun, Retro Gaming Etiquette, and why the owner of CVS is a spiteful bitch.

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Opening: "Steam Gardens" by Helynt
Closing Track: "F-Zero - Big Blue [Eurobeat Remix]" by Dominic Ninmark

Music is provided by KHInsider

News:

  1. Activision is charging players for a Kill/Death Tracker

    1. https://mp1st.com/news/modern-warfare-scoreboard-deaths-can-be-viewed-in-game-for-a-price
    2. https://www.reddit.com/r/modernwarfare/comments/e8uais/did_they_just_add_a_watch_with_a_feature_that_we/
    3. https://kotaku.com/modern-warfare-will-show-you-your-kill-death-ratio-for-1840416982
  2. The Studio that saved the Sonic The Hedgehog is shutting its doors
    1. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/one-of-vancouver-s-biggest-players-in-film-animation-shutters-weeks-before-christmas-1.5393522
    2. https://imgur.com/eJLmtF1
    3. https://latimes.com/entertainment-arts/business/story/2019-12-12/technicolor-closes-life-of-pi-vfx-creator-mpc-vancouver
    4. https://www.cartoonbrew.com/business/breaking-mpc-studio-behind-the-lion-king-shuts-down-vancouver-studio-183671.html
    5. https://www.reddit.com/r/vfx/comments/e9dtxe/as_a_recently_let_go_employee_of_mpc_van/
    6. https://www.indiewire.com/2019/11/sonic-redesign-cost-paramount-five-million-1202190493/
    7. https://twitter.com/fowltown/status/1131937685700980736
  3. Sony announces “Back Button Attachment” for the PS4
    1. https://www.playstation.com/en-us/explore/ps4/accessories/dualshock-4-back-button-attachment/
    2. https://www.xbox.com/en-US/xbox-one/accessories/controllers/elite-wireless-controller-series-2
    3. http://www.pushsquare.com/news/2019/12/talking_point_is_the_back_button_attachment_an_attempt_to_bring_the_dualshock_4_in_line_with_ps5
    4. https://www.t3.com/news/ps5-controller-design-leaks-in-patent-and-reveals-a-big-change-is-on-the-way
    5. https://scufgaming.com/playstation-4-pro-gaming-controllers
    6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FNOKSwkg5U&feature=youtu.be
    7. https://www.reddit.com/r/Games/comments/ebw6ux/dualshock_4_back_button_attachment_announced/fb7kag3/
  4. Redbox no longer renting out games
    1. https://www.theverge.com/2019/12/9/21003320/redbox-video-games-rentals-purchases-movies-business
    2. https://www.redbox.com/games?CID=aff:CJAffiliate:6:19:2019:5a8e2122194e8c3db25863d039000317e73b0cec091152240:LOB:Movies
    3. https://www.statista.com/statistics/190225/digital-and-physical-game-sales-in-the-us-since-2009/
    4. https://sony.net/SonyInfo/IR/library/presen/er/17q4_sonypre.pdf
    5. https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2017/11/for-console-games-downloads-are-approaching-a-tipping-point/
    6. https://wccftech.com/video-game-revenue-100-digital-by-2022/

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