January 17, 2020 – 2019 Year In Review (Part One: Of One)

Ludicrous Topic:

  • Shit Selling For Way Too Much Money

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The Big Topics of 2019:

  • Game Services Coming Out The Wazoo!
  • Nintendo & The Switch Keeping Up The Pace
  • Microsoft Readies For The Next Generation
  • Sony Laying Low
  • Loot Boxes Steadily Put In Their Place
  • A Look at the Games Coming Releasing In The Early Part of 2020

Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who is willing to give 2020 the benefit of the doubt

November 29, 2019

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Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who is winding down the last days of Movember, in anticipation of Decembeard (Donate to Dennis HERE)

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November 15, 2019

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Dennis’ Nickname:

The man who still doesn’t know how he feels about the fact that Sonic The Hedgehog was redesigned for the Sonic The Hedgehog movie

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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

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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)

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August 24, 2018

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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.

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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

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July 27, 2018

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Dennis’ Nickname:

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

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February 17, 2018

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Dennis’ Nickname:

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

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