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Welcome ya' goons. We're a rising consortium of hobby analysts bringing you unfiltered gaming industry news, gaming views, and heavy banter each week in a casual format. We strive for a focus on the technical aspects of games and consoles, and love pouring over sales data and anticipating the future of the industry.

Feb 21, 2019

NEWS:
Nintendo Direct Roundup- all the releases/dates
Rumors of Switch VR coming as part of Labo line
Activision-Blizzard lays off nearly 800 employees after record setting year
Tencent already in talks with EA, looking to port Apex Legends to China
VR title Apex Construct sees more sales in 7 days in China...


Feb 13, 2019

NEWS:
Apex Legends reaches 25 million players in a week after its stealth launch
Apex Legends has 2 million concurrent players at one time
Apex Legends smart comm system came about through a month of playtesting with no voice chat enabled
Yeah we talk a lot about Apex Legends and how it succeeded/differentiates...


Feb 7, 2019

NEWS:
Switch sells 32 million units, reduces year forecast to 17 million
PS4 at 94.2 million, highest selling console worldwide in 2018
Xbox Live has 60 million active users
Dr. Mario World is announced
Further rumors of a portable Switch model next fiscal year
Fallout 76 patch causes previously fixed bugs to...


Jan 30, 2019

NEWS:
Switch best selling console of December, and year round
Wargroove surprise launch on Feb 1st
Xbox/PS5 specs allegedly leak, Zen 2 CPUs, Ray tracing
Bioware tried to revive KOTOR multiple times under EA
Furukawa says Nintendo not currently considering successor or price cut to Switch at this time
Metroid Prime 4...


Jan 23, 2019

NEWS:
EA cancels Visceral's Star Wars game
Ubisoft DLC controversy with Assassin's Creed Odyssey
Trails of Cold Steel III finally getting localized by NISA with help from former XSEED employees
Nintendo working on new methods to push Labo
The first Uncharted game was re-tooled after the success of Gears of War
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