August 30, 2019

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Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who is pleasantly surprised to re-realize that Futurama was good right from the start

Blast From The Past:

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

November 16, 2018

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Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who can’t believe that in his mid-thirties he wants to go to see a Pokemon movie in the theatre.
(watch the trailer for Detective Pikachu here)

Blast From The Past:

August 24, 2018

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News of the Week:

Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who once again encourages anyone in the Winnipeg Area to come watch his band Dissolution open for Powerglove at the Pyramid Cabaret this Sunday, August 26, 2018.

Blast From The Past:

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:

July 27, 2018

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News of the Week:

Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who is pleased to discover that all of the classic Homestar Runner content still holds up

Blast From The Past:

February 17, 2018

Ludicrous Leadoffs:

News of the Week:

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:

News of the Week:

Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who is on team Danny DeVito

Blast From The Past:

July 14, 2017

Ludicrous Leadoffs:

News of the Week:

Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who doesn’t understand how a remaster of a 12 year old game is holding such power over him

Blast From The Past:

January 6, 2017 – 2016 Year In Review (Part 1)

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

Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who never thought he would enjoy driving around as a boy band as much as he is.