January 18, 2019 – 2018 Year In Review (Part 2)

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

Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who shouldn’t be, but is always surprised by how outraged people become over clickbait

August 18, 2017

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Dennis’ Nickname:

The man whose blood hasn’t been this angried up in a while

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May 12, 2017

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Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who doesn’t understand why lower cost classified ads become the most complicated

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April 7, 2017

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Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who can say definitively that the Canadian Niagara Falls is better than the American Niagara Falls.

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January 13, 2017 – 2016 Year In Review (Part 2)

Friends, this week The Arcade continues its look back on the past year with part two of our 2016 Year In Review.  On this episode, we’ll focus our attention on lighthearted topics from the last 12 months with a discussion on the ludicrous topics we saw come up during the year.

The Ludicrous Topics of 2016:

  • 2016 Brings Us Closer To The Robot Apocalypse
  • Completely Unnecessary Kickstarter Campaigns
  • Out Of Control Price Tags In The Video Game World
  • Both Silly & Impressive Video Game Accomplishments

Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who thinks the first workout is why most workouts don’t work out.

Blast From The Past:

December 9, 2016

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Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who misses having all-wheel drive

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August 12, 2016

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Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who can now officially declare that there are too many ways to kill time on the internet.

Blast From The Past:

August 5, 2016

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Dennis’ Nickname:

The man currently held hostage by stress.

Blast From The Past:

July 29, 2016

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Dennis’ Nickname:

The burned out husk of a man

Blast From The Past:

July 15, 2016

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Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who wants to be the very best, like no one ever was.

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