Round 39 - Make the Switch

Date aired: 

11 Nov 2016

Show Length: 


Around the World:  00:06:44

  • Huge push for cheap(er) VR - sub-$300 headsets under development by Lenovo, HP, Dell
  • EA blocks access to own Origin service in six countries, to comply with US embargoes
  • Nintendo stopping production on new Wii U consoles soon
  • Not mentioning No Man's Sky again.  Nope.  No sir-ee.
  • New Nintendo console finally named - Switch
  • PSVR quite popular on release, sells out on Amazon
  • Microsoft Xbox One Project Scorpio, possible release for holiday season 2017?
  • Civilization VI released - very popular / addictive
  • Wireless adapter kit for HTC Vive available for China only
  • Bethesda releases 1.2 beta patch for Skyrim Special Edition
  • Titanfal 2 released...not as popular out of the gate as the original
  • nVidia adds telemetry / metrics reporting to all drivers
  • Blizzard remaking original Diablo
  • #GivingAFlock - indie game charity streaming event, benefitting Child's Play, all Nov 2016!

Bonus Level 1:  00:51:17

  • Nostalvania - Divinity - The Legend of Zelda A Link to the Past (OC ReMix)
  • TGH - Your Last Dream - Undertale (OC ReMix)
  • HeavenWraith - Army Worthy of Phobos - Doom (OC ReMix)

Personal Gaming:  01:05:42

  • Hive Jump (PC; Quest for Semi-Glorynow complete)
  • A huge number of others, in support of #GivingAFlock
  • Assault Android Cactus (weekly speedrun practice)
  • Final Fantasy IV: The After Years (PC)
  • Final Fantasy VI: Brave New World (SNES rom hack)
  • Final Fantasy XII (PS2)
  • World of Warcraft (PC)
  • Dance Dance Revolution (arcade)
  • Cards Against Humanity (card)
  • Pathfinder (tabletop)

Bonus Level 2:  01:35:40

  • Tomo Club - Não Está Sozinho - Final Fantasy IX (OC ReMix)
  • Sir_NutS - Dracula's Madness - Castlevania (OC ReMix)
  • YoshiBlade - I Never Drink...Wine - Castlevania Symphony of the Night (OC ReMix)

Ad-hoc Design: 01:48:30

  • Multi-team, physical-presence sonar tracking game
  • Horror dating sim with third-person shooter elements
  • Roguelike grappling-hook platformer

Full date: 

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 19:00:00 CST