Round 33 - Take This Reality and Shove It

Date aired: 

15 Apr 2016

Show Length: 


Around the World:  00:06:28

  • Rumor: halt of Wii U production by end of 2016 - quashed < 24 hours later by official Nintendo statement
  • Atari Collection on Steam - 100 classic Atari games
  • Oculus Rift and HTC Vive released
  • Playstation 4 firmware update to enable PC / Mac streaming released
  • 30-year anniversary of Legend of Zelda series; in-browser 3D voxel-ish tribute to original game C&D'd by Nintendo, author removes IP and makes engine open-source
  • Punch-Out: visual cues for instant second-fight KOs of Piston Honda, Bald Bull found 29 years later
  • Nintendo fires employee w/ suspicious timing, following tha employee being the target of massive harassment campaign; says nothing on her behalf
  • Square Enix announces Valkyrie Anatomia: The Origin to be released in Japan in a few months
  • Playstation '4.5' to be annunced prior to October 2016 - hardware refresh to bring 4K to Playstation 4
  • Midwest Gaming Classic - 08 Apr - 10 Apr
  • Blizzard using this weekend for closed-beta testing of Overwatch
  • Blizzard shuts down largest private third-party vanilla World of Warcraft server

Bonus Level 1:  00:49:15

Personal Gaming:  01:01:05

  • Cobalt (PC; Quest for Semi-Glory; now complete)
  • Enter the Gungeon (PC; Quest for Semi-Glory; now in progress)
  • Pandemic (board)
  • Room Party (card)
  • Mario Kart 8 (Wii U)
  • Fire Emblem (GBA)
  • Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance (Gamecube)
  • Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn (Wii)
  • Fire Emblem: Awakening (3DS)
  • Secret of Mana (SNES)
  • Super Mario RPG (SNES)
  • Final Fantasy IX (Playstation)

Bonus Level 2:  01:52:55

Ad-hoc Design: 02:02:27

  • Hacking-esque node capture
  • Adventure game based on former hero w/ 80+ years experience
  • Tactical RPG where protagonist is actually a support character in their 'support' character's story

Full date: 

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 19:00:00 CDT