Round 12 - How About a Game

Date aired: 

25 Jul 2014

Show Length: 


Around the World:  00:06:26

  • nVidia to release separated Shield tablet / controller
  • As of July 8, Mincraft for PC crosses 16 million in sales (best selling PC game of all time)
  • Oculus purchase by Facebook now complete
  • EA releases Sims 2 Ultimate Collection for free through Origin
  • New pictures of prototype Steam controller surface through Steam client
  • Free copies of Modern Combat 5 (iOS) leaked after given away in contest
  • Warner Bros. holds on to license for 'Space Invaders' movie (...what?)
  • GoG starts releasing games for Linux
  • Battlefield: Hardline delayed until 2015; supposedly, for more testing
  • Destiny beta now available without pre-order
  • OS X Yosemite public beta released
  • Doom previow shown at QuakeCon; many mechanistic deviations from the classic titles
  • Crytek UK employees finally get paid
  • DOTA 2 tournament The International 4 ends; $10M payout for winning team, 'NewBee'
  • Sony agrees to pay out in recompense for 2011 data breach; $6M worth of PS3/PSP games (wow, don't break the bank, guys)

Bonus Level 1:  00:17:51

Personal Gaming:  00:31:38

Bonus Level 2:  00:38:08

Ad-hoc Design: 00:48:31

  • Fog-of-war action-platformer with heavy audio/visual restrictions
  • Pacman-Tron cross-over
  • Audio-only - no visuals - enemy avoidance (possible co-op: players try to find each other)

Full date: 

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:00:00 CDT