Round 80 - Only So Many

Date aired: 

19 Jun 2020

Show Length: 


Multimedia version - YouTube

Around the World:  00:06:24

  • Bethesda releases first significant update to Doom Eternal, also adds Denuvo's kernel-level anti-cheat
  • G2A's self-offered audit finds 198 stolen keys, pays out 10x their cost (~$40k)
  • Soldat released as open-source under MIT license; Soldat 2 development continues
  • nVidia's GeForce Now pivots to opt-in by developers / publishers, rather than including a user's already-purchased titles
  • Bundle for Racial Justice and Inequality ended 15 Jun; 1,704 total items, raises $8,175,560
  • Guinnes World Records reinstantes Billy Mitchell's "achievement"
  • New Pokemon Snap announced for Switch
  • New Switch game based on Zoids Wild anime to release in Japan by year's end
  • New RTA-viable glitch discovered in Banjo/Tooie reduces many speedrun categories by 90 minutes
  • New tech in FF7 PC release to skip 7th Heaven (and Materia menu)
  • Sony's PS5 hardware revealed
  • Blizzard bans 74k accounts exploiting Warcraft Classic
  • Square Enix reaches deal with nVidia to release games on their GeForce Now service
  • nVidia sued for allegedly disguising crypto-related revenue as gaming-related, $1B sought

Bonus Level 1:  00:57:16

Personal Gaming:  01:09:34

  • CrossCode (PC; Quest for Semi-Glory, now complete)
  • Full Metal Furies (PC; Quest for Semi-Glory, now in progress)
  • EDF (Shmup Book Club, Jun 2020)
  • Guwange (Shmup Book Club, Apr-Jun 2020)
  • Gradius V (Shmup Book Club, May-Jul 2020)
  • Monolith (PC)
  • Everspace (PC)
  • Super Animal Royale (PC)
  • Octopath Traveler (PC)
  • Death Rally (PC)
  • Forsaken (PC)
  • Celeste (PC)
  • Bastion (PC)
  • Transport Tycoon Deluxe (PC)

Bonus Level 2:  01:32:41

Ad-hoc design: 01:45:13

  • Escape action platformer
  • Audio-based racer
  • Delayed action-platformer

Full date: 

Fri, 19 Jun 2020 19:00:00 CDT