Round 66 - Commanding Lead

Date aired: 

22 Mar 2019

Show Length: 


Multimedia version - YouTube

Around the World:  00:08:05

  • Official OG Doom episode "Sigil" delayed until April
  • THQNordic holds an AMA on 8chan, predictably goes south; initial PR doubles down, then reverses course a week later and issues non-apology
  • Rumored "Xbox One S All-Digital Edition" to release 07 May
  • Assault Android Cactus+ released on Switch (08 Mar); includes new campaign mode, new costumes for all playable characters, new accessibility options
  • Other indie release announcements for Switch: Vlambeer's Nuclear Throne, Brace Yourself Games' Cadence of Hyrule
  • Epic Games starts "curating" games available on their store
  • Steam UI update expected this summer
  • The Master Chief Collection to release on PC (w/ Steam exclusivity)
  • Cheaters caught in Apex Legends being banned by hardware IDs
  • Pokemon Sword and Shield to release by end-of-year
  • Blizzard community rep Kaivax drops huge reveals for WoW Classic - progression, loot trading, RP servers - slated for releaso
  • 3drealms developing new Quake 1 engine-based game, Wrath: Aeon of Ruin; supposedly Voodoo 2-compatible
  • Epic Games claims it won't persist with exclusivity on its current scale (yeah, right)
  • Kickstarted game Planet X3 ships!
  • New ZZT-specific emulator, "Zeta"

Bonus Level 1:  00:55:03

Personal Gaming:  01:06:43

  • Distance (PC; Quest for Semi-Glory, now complete)
  • LA-MULANA 2 (PC; Quest for Semi-Glory, now in progress)
  • R-Type III: The Third Lightning (SNES; Shmup Book Club, Feb 2019)
  • V-V (Arcade; Shmup Book Club, Mar 2019)
  • Crimzon Clover WORLD IGNITION (PC; Shmup Book Club, Jan-Mar 2019)
  • Super Smash Brothers Ultimate (Switch)
  • Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (SNES; weekly randomizers)
  • Assault Android Cactus (PC; all androids boss rush)
  • Tetris: The Grandmaster (Arcade)
  • Octopath Traveler (Switch)
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch)
  • Pathfinder (tabletop)
  • World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth (PC)
  • Dance Dance Revolution (Arcade)
  • Final Fantasy IX (PC)
  • Planet X3 (PC)
  • Bio Menace (PC)
  • Duke Nukem II (PC)
  • Diablo (PC)
  • ZZT (PC)

Bonus Level 2:  01:37:30

Extra Life 2019 preview: 01:51:27

Full date: 

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:00:00 CDT