Round 55 - Down with the Sickness

Date aired: 

27 Apr 2018

Show Length: 


Multimedia version - YouTube

Around the World:  00:06:44

  • GDC, with notable indies winning a bunch of awards
  • Fortnite continues breaking streaming records - 100-player stream on YouTube garners 1.1M+ simultaneous viewers
  • New full-kit prices for VR headsets: Vive Pro - $1,100 (not incl. PC needed to use it); PSVR - $650 (PS4 Pro console and everything else)
  • Valve enables private-by-default game libraries; SteamSpy shuts down
  • PAX East
  • MGC
  • Billy Mitchell banned from Twin Galaxies leaderboards; his Donkey Kong scores (and all others) officially removed
  • "LAGFIX" in RetroArch emulator purports to emulate w/ less input lag than original hardware
  • New entertainment venue I/O Arcade Bar to open in Madison area soon
  • Nintendo Switch entirely compromised by Tegra X1 boot ROM exploit
  • New Pokemon title coming to Switch, some time in 2018
  • Sega to produce miniaturized throwback console, the Genesis / Mega Drive Mini

Bonus Level 1:  00:56:25

Personal Gaming:  01:07:48

Bonus Level 2:  01:36:39

Ad-hoc Design: 01:49:02

  • Convention simulator
  • Pinball / racing derby cross
  • Combo+turn-based fighting game

Full date: 

Fri, 27 Apr 2018 19:00:00 CDT