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 17, 2018

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Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who is well-versed enough in metal to know that the blood red sun poking through the dark, smoky sky is an ill-omen, at best

Blast From The Past:

February 17, 2018

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Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who is done with this cold, and what it does to his car.

Blast From The Past:

December 8, 2017

Ludicrous Leadoffs:

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Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who is on team Danny DeVito

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November 10, 2017

Ludicrous Leadoff:

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Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who is shamelessly promoting the first Dissolution show in a while

Blast From The Past:

September 15, 2017

Ludicrous Leadoffs:

Nintendo Direct Recap:

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Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who wonders if PewDiePie and Donald Trump both know something that we don’t.

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August 18, 2017

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Dennis’ Nickname:

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

Blast From The Past:

July 21, 2017

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Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who thinks that home ownership doesn’t truly begin until you have to replace a bunch of major appliances

Blast From The Past:

May 26, 2017

Ludicrous Leadoffs:

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Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who will sorely miss Chris Cornell

Blast From The Past:

April 14, 2017

Ludicrous Leadoffs:

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Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who blames his high blood pressure on society

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