Greetings friends, and welcome to the future that is 2021! Hopefully, all of you out there managed to survive the past 12 months, while we here at The Arcade are glad to be getting back into the swing of things after our 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 2020 Year In Review.
The Big Stories of 2020:
The Wrath Of The Covids
Gaming For Good
CD Projekt Red Shits The Bed
Epic Games Picks A Fight With Apple
Sony and Microsoft Launch New Consoles
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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
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