On this Valentine’s Day, our hosts talk about BioWare’s plans to overhaul Anthem, new financial results from some major publishers, Luis’ love for fighting games, and games you should play with your significant other.
- 00:00 – Intro
- 00:55 – Housekeeping – Shout-out to Joel Perez (WAZ)
- 03:00 – Super Smash Bros. 4 WiiU
- 07:18 – Fire Emblem: Three Houses
- 14:30 – Top News
- 14:35 – BioWare to overhaul Anthem
- 20:15 – Industry financial results
- 27:03 – Dragon Ball FighterZ season 3 has Kefla, another Goku, and big gameplay changes
- 30:20 – Nintendo Switch lounges coming to US airports
- 33:50 – Media personality Geoff Keighley will not produce the E3 Coliseum this year
- 38:37 – Extra News
- Valve has announced that Half-Life: Alyx, the new VR Half-Life title set between the first and second games, will be available on March 23, 2020.
- EA will return the Need for Speed franchise to UK games studio Criterion.
- Spec Ops: The Line developer Yager has received a strategic investment from gaming monolith Tencent.
- THQ Nordic opens Slovakian studio Nine Rocks Games to work on a survival-shooter.
- Nike’s former chief digital officer and head of global strategy Adam Sussman has been named president of Fortnite developer Epic Games.
- A deal has been signed between Sony Pictures and South Korean games firm Smilegate to make a movie based on the multiplayer shooter Crossfire.
- Former chief financial officer of Starbreeze studios Sebastian Ahlskoghas been convicted of “gross insider crimes” after an investigation by Swedish authorities.
- 40:00 – New Releases
- 44:00 – Broke Gamer’s Guide (Deals)
- 47:35 – Coronavirus Rumors/Speculation
- 49:40 – Valentine’s Day Gaming
- 55:55 – Sharing the Love (Luis)
- 1:04:20 – Outro
- 1:05:12 – Ready Press Play Theme by Joel Perez
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