ESRB Requires Ratings on Physical Indie Releases
The new rule itself requires games to obtain an ESRB rating before being published on Sony platforms. Previously, only games seeking a retail release had to receive an ESRB rating.
While digital games can be rated for free through the board’s short form process, any title seeking a physical launch is now required to go through the long form rating process before being cleared for release. That means devs are required to pay a fee and...
This week Justin, Ben, and Justin’s WIFE, Brooke (that’ll take some getting used to), do a quick watchalong during a hectic week of the most recent movie from the Monty Python crew, which is also one of Robin Williams’ last movies. It’s not a perfect movie, but it’s a fun one that not enough people watched, so feel free to join in and watch the movie with this commentary on! It might make some of the bad parts better, at least.
This week Justin, Ben, and Thomas all get together in various states of coherence to watch Super Troopers…which seems appropriate given the contents of the movie. Enjoy the listen, and feel free to watch along with us…it’s a bit of a mess by the end!
Justin - @Zero_Score
Ben - @MarvelousIggy
This week Thomas creates a new term called lootbait, Justin is getting ready for life, Ben gushes over waifu warriors and Lo keeps playing Fortnite. Also, Nightmare Before Christmas is a Christmas movie
UK Government Investigating Lootboxes
Thanks to a law in the UK the government is in need to respond to a petition on petition.parliament.uk/ that has over 10K signatures.
Activision Files Patent for Microtransaction-Minded Matchmaking
Described as “a system and method...
This week Justin ditches Thomas and Ben while they watch a horrible clown movie…also known as the 1990 TV movie version of IT starring Tim Curry.
I assume they had a great time…I refuse to listen to it to find out. - Justin
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Fortnite BR mode passes 10 Million Players
44 million hours played. 3.7 million daily active users 525,000 peak concurrent
Epic Games Sues Alleged Fornite Cheaters
Epic Games has made 2 individual civil complaints. They are being accused of been accused of copyright infringement, contributory copyright infringement, breach of contract, and intentional in [...]
This week Justin and Ben are joined by Chris (@Metalblade427) to discuss what futuristic sci-fi movie world they’d most like to live in, proper panel etiquette at conventions, and what live TV streaming services are available for all the shows coming back this fall while this podcast is away for a few weeks. Also, the news gets commandeered by the adorableness that is Porgs from the new Star Wars trailer.
You can also listen to the show on your favorite podcast services like iTunes,...
This week, Justin and Ben rush the show a bit before Ben leaves for vacation, but they still have some time to discuss all things space…specifically comparing the new shows The Orville and Star Trek: Discovery, and also giving a spoiler free review of the first 12 issues of Saga in hopes that more people will understand how amazing it is.
Justin - @Zero_Score
Ben - @Marvelousiggy
Nintendo Creators Program Updated User Guide
Nintendo has updated their creators program to exclude streaming on YouTube.
Atlus Issues DMCA to Patreon To Remove Patreon Page For PS3 Emulator
RPCS3 is the name of the PS3 emulator being made. They have put up a Patreon page asking for compensation on their work. Atlus’ claim is that the devs for the emulator is circumventing their DRM and making the game available on a platform not intended. Atlus acknowledged that the PS3...
This week Justin and Ben complain about CBS All Access and the sudden prevalence of online subscription services, and then come up with ideas for the next Kingsman sequel and have some fun with the fan casting. There’s also a wee bit of news to cover.
This week Ben gushes over Marvel vs Capcom Infinite, Thomas keeps playing Ys 8, Nero keeps playing Fortnite and Justin hangs out with his switch out.
More Characters Coming to MvCI
Monster Hunter, Winter Soldier, Black Widow, and Venom later this year.
Raiden is joining Infamous 2
Build Your Own Zelda
Solarus is a 2D zelda game engine built on C++
This week Justin and Ben just take a week to casually chat about what they’ve been interested in lately, because sometimes the world is just too crazy to feel like talking about serious topics and it’s better to escape behind a TV or good book. They also catch up on two weeks worth of news, and come to the realization that Brett Ratner is just a bad filmmaker, all around.
This week the crew gathers around to talk about the latest Nintendo Direct and get excited about the potential of Doom Guy in Smash Brothers fighting Samus.
Okami HD Dated For PS4, Xbox One and PC
This will have 4K visuals and you can switch between the original 4:3 aspect ratio or widescreen. The original interactive loading screen and bonuses with them will be in the game.The game will release for $19.99
Minecraft wasn’t on a platform yet so they put...
This week Justin, Ben, and Thomas present an episode outside of time as they commentate while watching the 2015 spy action movie from Matthew Vaughn, Kingsman: The Secret Service, just in time for its sequel to release in theaters. So feel free to watch it along with us, or just hear our thoughts as we watch if you’re so inclined, and we’ll be back with our regularly scheduled programming next week!