Round 59 - Analog Analogue

Date aired: 

17 Aug 2018

Show Length: 


Multimedia version - YouTube

Around the World:  00:16:20

  • No Man's Sky NEXT - update adds "true" multiplayer, 3rd-person camera, better visuals
  • AMD, Microsoft, Oculus, and Valve start working on standard for VR connectivity over USB-C
  • Valve to release Artifact, a TCG and their first new non-F2P game since CS:GO (2013)
  • Discord starts closed-beta testing a game storefront, w/ "free" games for Nitro subscribers
  • Bethesda allegedly taking "non-negotiable" stance on cross-play w/ The Elder Scrolls: Legends - all console versions must allow "full, unrestricted cross-platform play"
  • Bethesda threatens lawsuit against an Amazon seller for listing a second-hand game as "new"
  • WoW: Battle for Azeroth released; some players reach new level cap in less than four hours
  • Nintendo increases pressure on ROM-hosting sites, causing several well-known sites to close down entirely
  • New hardware iterations announced / revealed by nVidia (20-series GPUs), AMD (Threadripper 2), Intel (discrete GPUs)
  • Fallout 76 will skip distribution on Steam
  • Forsaken EX - originally a 90s 6DoF - remastered, released on Steam
  • DOOM Eternal announced, unveils idTech 7 engine

Bonus Level 1:  00:41:13

Personal Gaming:  00:54:24

Bonus Level 2:  01:32:08

Ad-hoc Design: 01:44:24

  • Waveform-based endless runner
  • 4P arcade co-op or competitive twin-stick shooter
  • Ballistic tactical strategy game

Full date: 

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:00:00 CDT