Round 51 - Who Needs Sleep!

Date aired: 

15 Dec 2017

Show Length: 


Around the World:  00:08:24

  • Halo: Master Chief Collection getting fixes and optimizations for Xbox One X some time in 2018
  • Recent Denuvo DRM-protected titles getting cracked less than 24 hours after release; "version 5" update may be coming soon
  • Microsoft halts production on Kinect hardware
  • EA kills off fan-supported servers for old Battlefield games, that were spun up after GameSpy's closure in 2014
  • Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty campaign is now free-to-play
  • Steam no longer accepting bitcoin as a form of payment
  • Night in the Woods Mobile (plus Weird Autumn director's cut) released 13 Dec
  • Wii U turned 5 on 18 Nov
  • Rumors indicate a possible Zelda remake for Switch
  • Mega Man X Collection and Mega Man 11 announced for Switch
  • Dark Souls One remaster coming to PS4, Xbox One, Switch
  • Various legal fights mounting against lootboxes - Belgium calling for EU ban, some US legislators call for sales limits
  • EA loses $3B in stock value (for EA reasons)
  • Blizzard posturing to officially support vanilla World of Warcraft with WoW Classic
  • Extra Life 2017 - it went great!
  • Upcoming end-of-2017 marathon - 29 Dec

Bonus Level 1:  00:34:28

Personal Gaming:  00:46:18

Bonus Level 2:  01:17:11

Ad-hoc Design: 01:30:37

  • Multi-car side-scrolling racer
  • Twitch-connected speedrun adventure RPG
  • Shmup tower defense

Full date: 

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:00:00 CST