Unfortunately, there will not be a new show for you this week due to the fact that Mike has been knee-deep in work all week with no sign of it letting up either. Actually, scratch that, it’s more like he’s hip-deep in work with it possibly coming out of his ying-yang AND his wazoo as well. Okay, you get the idea by now. Regardless, our thoughts on Google’s reveal of their Stadia project, along with all the other news coming out of GDC 2019, will have to wait for another week.
In the meantime, we encourage you to get your fill of our smooth sounds by checking out the many past episodes available for download on both our iTunes and Google Play pages.
Friends, this week The Arcade continues its look back on the past year with part two of our 2018 Year In Review. On this episode, we’ll focus our attention on some of the remaining big and big-ish stories that we’ve yet to have our say on from the year that was. Included in this are Billy Mitchell and his disqualification from the Twin Galaxies record books, Telltale Games abruptly closing their doors, Epic Games and Discord tackling Steam head-on, and Atari doing some strange things, just to name a few.
What was discussed:
Telltale Games Shuts Down Out Of Nowhere
Epic Games, Others, Look To Challenge Steam In Digital Game Store War
Retro Companies Up To Some Odd Things
Billy Mitchell, Twin Galaxies, & Disputed High Scores
Ubisoft Opens A Studio In Winnipeg
Hello Games Finally Starts To Fulfill The Potential Of No Man’s Sky
Sony Releases Own Attempt At Retro Mini-Console, It Flops
Microsoft Is Busy Buying Game Dev Studios
Sony Announces It’s Plan To Skip E3 2019
The Vatican Launches Pokémon Go-Like Game Where You Collect Catholic Saints
The man who shouldn’t be, but is always surprised by how outraged people become over clickbait
Greetings friends, and welcome to 2019! Hopefully, all of you out there managed to survive 2018, and we here at The Arcade are glad to be getting back into the swing of things after an enjoyable holiday break. This week, we’ll take a look back at some of the bigger stories that played out last year for part one of our 2018 Year In Review.
The Big Topics of 2018:
Fortnite: The Game Sensation Sweeping The Nation
Nintendo: Switch Sales Still Staying Strong
Microsoft & Sony: Next Console Generation Already On The Horizon
Loot Boxes Finally Start To Get Their Cumuppins
Crowdfunding: Cautionary Tales Abound In 2018
eSports Continue To Grow In North America
The man who thinks 2019 should “gear down big-rig, you’re all over the road…. already”