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Welcome to Armstrong's Musings: Game Zone! This podcast is the place for people who love games and geek content. We do a weekly commentary of what is happening in the news for the gaming industry and things that interest the team which ranges from movies, anime, and comics. We aim to inform and entertain! On top of the weekly commentary, we interview gaming developers and influencers. Our interest is to know more about them, their journey, and the project they are currently working on. We want to know about their position, where they are aspiring to take their career, and how others can emulate the success they have achieved. We hope you listen in and enjoy the show. Stay Strong!

Welcome to Armstrong's Musings: Game Zone! This podcast is the place for people who love games and geek content. We do a weekly commentary of what is happening in the news for the gaming industry and things that interest the team which ranges from movies, anime, and comics. We aim to inform and entertain! On top of the weekly commentary, we interview gaming developers and influencers. Our interest is to know more about them, their journey, and the project they are currently working on. We want to know about their position, where they are aspiring to take their career, and how others can emulate the success they have achieved. We hope you listen in and enjoy the show. Stay Strong!
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Welcome to Armstrong's Musings: Game Zone! This podcast is the place for people who love games and geek content. We do a weekly commentary of what is happening in the news for the gaming industry and things that interest the team which ranges from movies, anime, and comics. We aim to inform and entertain! On top of the weekly commentary, we interview gaming developers and influencers. Our interest is to know more about them, their journey, and the project they are currently working on. We want to know about their position, where they are aspiring to take their career, and how others can emulate the success they have achieved. We hope you listen in and enjoy the show. Stay Strong!

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Episodes

AM:GZ News #15: David Benioff and D.B. Weiss Leave Star Wars

11/9/2019
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Become a Patron! David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are controversial figures after the lackluster conclusion of Game of Thrones. They rushed the ending to get to their next project, Star Wars. However, it seems that them directing the future trilogy of Star Wars movies won't come to pass. They moved away from Disney to go to Netflix for 300 million dollars! Let's jump into the news. Geek News Kotaku Falling Apart Kotaku has been going through rough times as the digital landscape...

Duration:01:52:28

AM:GZ Interview #1: Marco Vale

11/4/2019
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We had the pleasure of conversing with Marco Vale! As a talented artist, he had a great deal of insight into the life and, for Marco Vale, an unconventional career track of a Video Game Artist. "I have been working in the games industry as an amateur since 1998. In 2003 I started as a professional. My projects range from all forms of game art, from 3d low-poly to 2d pixel art, vector, or even animation. I've also taught illustration, 3d modeling, Flash animation, and Photoshop at a...

Duration:01:09:15

AM:GZ News #14: Fallout 76 Charging a $100 Subscription

11/1/2019
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Become a Patron! It is spectacular how Bethesda's Fallout 76 gives AM: Game Zone new topics all the time. The latest scandal Bethesda has created is Fallout 76's subscription model they have implemented. The subscription won't cost $5 or $10 but a whole $100 to get the subscription benefits. The worst part of all, all the subscription mechanics are broken! Let's find out what happened this week! Geek News Joker is the Top Box Office R Rated Movie Our team at AM: Game Zone...

Duration:02:07:44

AM:GZ News #13: Minecraft Releasing an Augmented Reality Mobile App

10/25/2019
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Become a Patron! After the turbulent news cycle, we ease into a week with more consistent ups and downs. This week consisted of highs with Pokemon, Capcom, Star Wars, and Minecraft and lows with Stadia and Blizzard. Let us jump into the news! Video Games News Pokemon Center in London has Strong Opening Pokemon continues to be a powerhouse franchise throughout the world. The appeal for Pokemon is popular from young audiences to adults. The love for Pokemon was present in London...

Duration:00:47:03

AM:GZ News #12: Blitzchung Suspended by Blizzard

10/14/2019
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Become a Patron! In general, we enjoy our games because it allows us to escape from daily issues. We do our best to keep those issues out of our video games, especially politics. However, that is not always ascertainable. There are times when politics and video games intersect in ways we don't expect and can not ignore. The most recent example of this is the Hong Kong Hearthstone player vs. Blizzard. Geek News Batwoman - Lowest Debuted Rated CW Show The marketing for Batwoman...

Duration:01:24:10

AM:GZ News #11: Joker is a Masterpiece

10/9/2019
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Become a Patron! The Joker film performed by Joaquin Phoenix is brilliant. We enjoyed this character film, and how it is a movie that makes the viewer question what happened in the movie hours later. Joker is the high for us this week, and companies such as Electronic Arts never disappoints in providing the lows points to cover. Let us talk about what happened this week! Geek News Spiderman is Back in Disney's MCU There were questions about if Sony would permanently keep...

Duration:02:21:18

AM:GZ News #10: Fallout 76's Power Armor Helmets Have Health Hazards!

10/1/2019
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Become a Patron! Who knew that the fantasy dangers in Fallout 76 would be brought to the real world! GameStop has recalled the Power Armor Collectible Helmet - Nuka Cola edition due to health hazards. This story and more are part of our news lineup. Let us get into what is happening in the geek and video game world. Geek News Kevin Feige and Star Wars Marvel's Kevin Feige is rumored to produce his own Star Wars project. It seems that he will be part of the new wave of...

Duration:01:39:20

AM:GZ News #9: Google Stadia Founder Edition Sold Out

9/23/2019
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Become a Patron! There were some surprising developments in video game news. We discuss Google Stadia, the new drama on the video game live streaming platforms, new games, and how another gamer fell victim to microtransactions and loot boxes. Let's dive into the news! Narcos: Rise of the Cartels looks like an exciting addition to the turn-based tactical combat genre. If you love XCOM and want to experience Netflix's Narcos as a tactical game, then this game might be a perfect...

Duration:01:06:00

AM:GZ News #8: Nintendo Switch Ring Fit Adventure

9/15/2019
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Become a Patron! This week provided a good deal of speculation, and we jumped into the stories! Disney Plus announced it includes the 90s X-Men and other Marvel Animated Series. The Apple TV+ Streaming service is launching 1 November, and it's beginning titles are compelling and exciting. Is the old and new content in both of the streaming services enough to compel customers to subscribe to the perspective services? The Game Awards announced to convene on 12 December. We...

Duration:01:37:22

AM:GZ News #7: Why is there Basketball in my Gambling Game

9/9/2019
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Become a Patron! This week has been an exciting week for AM: Game Zone. We have published our website, and now we can be found at https://armstrongsmusings.com. We will still be on different directories, i.e., Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, Deezer, Spotify, etc.; however, having a platform we control gives us the ability to take our show where ever we want to go. We also upgraded to the Rodecaster Pro for the recording seasons. We are thrilled by the hardware and are looking...

Duration:01:41:15

AM:GZ News #6: Ooblets Rude Response

9/1/2019
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Become a Patron! Things are shaking up in the streaming community! Ninja has started on a new platform and has gained one million subscribers. We are excited about how Microsoft and Twitch, two tech giants, will compete and improve their services for the consumer. We discuss on this episode Swamp Thing and the DC Univers streaming service. Does Swamp Thing look promising and is DC Universe do enough to drive people to their platform? We dive into the rumors of why Disney is not...

Duration:01:35:09

AM:GZ News #5: Bethesda in Constant Controversy

9/1/2019
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Become a Patron! This week was a good week for news! We touch base on the Attack on Titan Season 3 Pt 2 Dubbed finish. We discuss the horrific first look at the Cats Trailer, and the Twitch Streamer Alinity abuses her cats. Then we congratulate PlayStation selling 100 million units. Bethesda can not stay out of the limelight! We dive into the newest controversies with Bethesda and how they are not meeting their customer's expectations. The studio stumbles with the re-release of...

Duration:01:21:48

AM:GZ News #4: Comic Con 2019 & Fallout 76

8/31/2019
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Become a Patron! Welcome to Armstrong's Musings: Game Zone! This week was filled with Geek news that we are eager to cover. However, we need to start with the Kyoto Animation Fire. If you can spare money to donate, then please go to the GoFundMe page and donate to the relief fund/ https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-kyoani-heal We touch base on the Lion King mediocre reception, the Comic-Con 2019 Marvel and DC lineup, Fallout 76 continual debacle, and much more! Thank you for...

Duration:01:32:35

AM:GZ News #3: Video and Gaming Streaming Services

8/28/2019
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Become a Patron! ***We didn't timestamp the episode at the time of publishing*** In the digital age, we have moved away from physical copies and owning are media. There are multiple services that stream videos to our phones and TVs. However, is the market now ready for video games to be streamed? That is the topic we explore in this episode! Thank you for listening! If you have an idea for an episode or a person of note in the video game industry, i.e., a developer,...

Duration:01:58:51

AM:GZ News #2: E3 Review and Thoughts

8/14/2019
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Become a Patron! E3 2019 has come and gone. In its wake, E3 has left us a wealth of information to talk about and games to look forward to in the future. Some parts of E3 were exceptional, dare I say, breathtaking. However, not all of E3 was outstanding. We dig into the good, bad, and ugly of E3. Thank you for listening! If you have an idea for an episode or a person of note in the video game industry, i.e., a developer, influencer, illustrator, etc. then let us know! Email us...

Duration:01:45:52

AM:GZ News #1: E3 Speculation

8/14/2019
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Become a Patron! Welcome to Armstrong's Musings: Game Zone! This episode is the first of our video game and geek culture commentary podcast. We feel that there is not a better time to start this podcast series than with E3 around the corner. We discuss what we predict will be announced and what we hope for E3 2019. The discussion includes EA, Microsoft, Ubisoft, Bethesda, Square Enix, and Nintendo. Thank you for listening! If you have an idea for an episode or a person...

Duration:01:25:44