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Video game news that reflects on the latest trends and cultural impacts brought on by gaming. From the perspective of a few guys who wish they had more time to play video games!

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The guys welcome Bridget Levi (The_Huku) to the conversation! Gamescom 2019 launched this week and had a loaded opening ceremony. They talk about their highlights from the opening ceremony and Bridget shares a game she's currently obsessed with.

 

https://www.polygon.com/2019/8/19/20812149/gamescom-2019-opening-night-live-stream-geoff-keighley

Stories: The Path of Destinies: https://www.humblebundle.com/store/stories-the-path-of-destinies?partner=incastmedianetwork

Pair O Docs Podcast: http://pairodocspodcast.libsyn.com

Geek Responsibly: https://geekresponsibly.com

 

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The guys welcome Curley and KingKaz of Drunk Kids Gaming to join in on the conversation! They talk about the crazy amount of money that people are spending on retro games, how you can finally play as a woman manager in FIFA, and how Australia continues to ban things. They also talk Full Stream Ahead news around Microsoft's potential entry into the mobile gaming market. Curley also brings a game to review and gives it a full 10/10 rating! Join in on the fun!

 

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Check out Curley & KingKaz: http://dkgtv.com

Alex's Episode of dkgWELP: http://dkgtv.com/dkgwelp/index.php/2019/08/12/id-eat-it-for-a-bit/

https://kotaku.com/deep-pocketed-collectors-are-fueling-a-retro-game-gold-1837073847

https://www.polygon.com/2019/8/9/20798648/fifa-20-career-mode-manager-women

https://kotaku.com/everyones-dayz-is-getting-edited-because-of-australia-1837185649?utm_source=Kotaku_Twitter&utm_medium=Socialflow&utm_campaign=Socialflow_Kotaku_Twitter

https://www.digitaltrends.com/gaming/microsoft-patent-handheld-xbox-mock-ups/

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The guys are streaming live again on Twitch! Tune in live http://www.twitch.tv/alexalbisu

 

First up, they discuss the absurd amount of money that Ninja made on Twitch and his decision to leave for Mixer, then they talk about the exciting new expansion for No Man's Sky, and then the impending WoW Classic stress test starting on August 8th. Finally, they end with some Full Stream Ahead news about Google's cloud game developer platform.

 

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https://blizzardwatch.com/2019/08/01/off-topic-ninja-leaves-twitch-stream-exclusively-mixer-mean-really/?fbclid=IwAR14zAgWfkqRjUo_ln02ccBTumWeda3gaEDe2KEM8skH5yn1GrPiCfMESO4

https://www.gamespot.com/articles/no-mans-sky-huge-beyond-update-releases-in-august/1100-6468869/?fbclid=IwAR2Rodu1Xj7WL76yO6N4GvR2oE90wG32X7HoguOmvDUmPhlVgzzAdcrNajs

https://www.icy-veins.com/forums/topic/44875-pre-launch-test-on-august-8-minimum-system-requirements/?fbclid=IwAR2KSsV-A6eIiQvhN7VOAK6krU6EiYLAJ1rv5RxD743weqsy6DsfQYZEekg

https://www.digitaltrends.com/gaming/google-cloud-game-servers-alpha-test/

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First of all, pardon some of the sound quality issues. We recorded a new episode live on Twitch over at twitch.tv/alexalbisu. It was a ton of fun having a live conversation and chat input. Stay tuned for when we record live next!

 

Shenanigans aside, the guys talked about Nintendo swapping out bad Joy Cons, the Fortnite World Cup, and micro transactions in Wolfenstein: Young Bloods. They also talk about what happens to your video games if Stadia fails.

 

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https://www.gamespot.com/videos/nintendo-will-fix-switch-joy-con-drift-for-free-gs/2300-6450473/

https://www.polygon.com/wolfenstein-youngblood-guide/2019/7/26/8931568/microtransactions-real-money-premium-currency-gold-bars-silver-coins

https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2019/07/24/what-happens-if-google-stadia-shuts-down/

 

 

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The guys not only welcome back JayDimes from his time away, but they also have guest "TheJen" on to talk about the latest in video game news. They talk about how much Diddi loves the new Nintendo Switch Joy Con colors (insert sarcasm here), the latest set of rules for queueing in Overwatch that has caused quite a stir in the community, and how long it takes to participate in the Gears of War 5 beta.

 

They also dive into some "Full Stream Ahead" news, highlighting major topics around Nintendo's potential leap into the streaming game and how Stadia will be offering "free" games. Sort of.

 

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Check out TheJen's content...

Geek Grills: http://geekgrills.com/wp/

TheJen's Twitch Page: https://www.twitch.tv/thejenplays

 

News Stories:

New Switch Joy-Con Colors: https://www.ign.com/articles/2019/07/17/check-out-nintendo-switchs-pretty-new-joy-con-colors?fbclid=IwAR3__Ytu4JSlj5NFiczzu-XfBBIkBUtGhwST4bnWGSeNUchvXJ4ati54acM

Opinion Piece: Overwatch Roles: https://www.ign.com/articles/2019/07/19/opinion-overwatchs-new-role-queue-system-benefits-no-one

Free Games with Stadia Pro: https://www.ign.com/articles/2019/07/19/google-stadia-will-offer-roughly-one-free-game-per-month

Nintendo investor call hints at Nintendo streaming service: https://www.techspot.com/news/80827-nintendo-promises-keep-up-game-streaming-wars.html

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Alex (Cross) and Don (Diddi) are minus Tim again this week, but they have big Nintendo news. So who do they call? Bill from Run Jump Stomp of course! The Nintendo Switch Lite is here and they recap some of the news around the announcement and their overall feelings about the new console. They also talk about a potential new Lord of the Rings MMO and some drama over the a Kentucky school and League of Legends.

 

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Check out Bill's work: www.runjumpstomp.com

 

Nintendo Switch Lite: https://runjumpstomp.com/2019/07/10/nintendo-introduces-nintendo-switch-lite-a-device-dedicated-to-handheld-game-play/

Amazon LotR MMO: https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.cnn.com/cnn/2019/07/11/tech/amazon-lord-rings-game-trnd/index.html

Kentucky school board limits LoL use in esports compitition: https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.kentucky.com/news/local/education/article232502437.html

 

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Alex and Don are celebrating 40 episodes without Tim since he is traveling! They talk about how Sony went back on their plans to promote a game for this month's PlayStation Plus, some of the latest deals for this year's Steam Summer Sale, Game Freak's response to the Sword & Shield Pokedex backlash, and a potential streaming console from Microsoft for xStream.

 

Don also talks about his experience playing Mario Maker 2!

 

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Konami/PlayStation Plus Debacle: https://www.gamespot.com/articles/konami-says-unexpected-ps-plus-change-was-sonys-de/1100-6468243/

Steam Summer Sale 2019: https://www.polygon.com/deals/2019/6/25/18716206/steam-summer-sale-2019-best-pc-game-deals-discounts

Game Freak Response to Sword & Shield Pokedex Backlash: https://www.techradar.com/news/game-freak-addresses-fan-response-to-pokemon-sword-and-shields-pokedex

Xbox Streaming Console: https://gamerant.com/xbox-streaming-only-console-mini/

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What's all the fuss about with Pokemon Sword and Shield not allowing you to bring in all of the Pokemon you've got at this point? Lots of noise around the Pokemon community around this, so the guys talk about the implications of this news.

They also have a philosophical conversation about whether or not it is right to be charged full price for streamed games through services like Google Stadia.

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Video Game Collection videos:

https://youtu.be/ZjcoAPs9h8Y

https://youtu.be/gMJpfF9Afw0

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The guys are back and invite guest Amy Frost (aka Daniora) in on the conversation. They talk about the latest game by Niantic that was released based on the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Wizards Unite. They also talk about Keanu Reeves' potential entry into the MCU, and how a big time video game producer is looking forward to the streaming industry.

Follow Amy Frost on all forms of social media by searching for @Daniora.

Chime in on the conversation by emailing joystickandmouse@gmail.com

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/harry-potter-wizards-unite-game-code-name-augmented-reality-pokemon-go-today-2019-06-20/

https://www.ign.com/articles/2019/06/21/marvel-characters-keanu-reeves-could-play-moon-knight-adam-warlock-and-6-more

https://www.gamespot.com/articles/platinum-games-boss-on-ps5-and-next-gen-xbox-scarl/1100-6467910/

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Alex (Cross), Don (Diddi), and Tim (JayDimes) are back to share their final thoughts on E3 2019! On this episode, they share their thoughts on Microsoft and EA's presentations.

Chime in on the conversation: joystickandmouse@gmail.com

Alex: @alexalbisu

Don: @diddidoesgames

Tim: @jaydimes

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