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 2017! We here at The Arcade are getting back in 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 2016 Year In Review.
The Big Topics of 2016:
Nintendo: Steady Newsmaker of the Year… Again
Pokémon Go: Here For A Good Time, Not A Long Time
PlayStation 4 & Xbox One Have A Mid-Life Crisis, Buy A Sports Car
Virtual Reality: It Has Begun
No Man’s Sky or: How I Learned The Importance Of Having Professional PR People
The man who never thought he would enjoy driving around as a boy band as much as he is.
The man who DOES remember Troy McClure from such films as: P is for Psycho, Firecrackers: The Silent Killer, Phoney Fire Alarms Reduce Readiness, Let’s Save Tony Orlando’s House and Buck Henderson: Union Buster