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Bethesda Sale Fallout – AYCG Gamecast #512

The big news of the week is that Microsoft announced they have acquired Bethesda, creators of of Fallout and The Elder Scrolls. In other news, Rocket League x Fortnite crossover is announced, BlizzConline gets dated, and we talk about the woes of next-gen pre-orders online. #microsoft #bethesda #fallout #elderscrolls #blizzard #videogames #podcast

September 23, 2020 0

A Blizzard of BS – AYCG Gamecast #468

This episode we discuss the further adventures of Blizzard as a company. Their response to what happened last week has left a lot to be desired. In other news, is Google Stadia DOA? We’ve got new information about Google’s streaming service and what we expect. Also, out must play Halloween games discussed! #podcast #google #stadia…
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October 16, 2019 0

NYCC 2019 Part 2 – AYCG Gamecast #467

This week we talk about the controversy of Activision-Blizzard banning a Hearthstone player for making a political statement in a post-game interview, sparking a controversy on the internet. Meanwhile Kamala Khan is announced for Marvel’s Avengers and Last of Us Part II’s companions will be significantly improved over the first game. For the topic this…
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October 9, 2019 0

NYCC 2019 Part 1 – AYCG Moviecast #467

It’s our wrap up of NYC Comic Con 2019 on this week’s Moviecast. The Joker breaks some records. The Walking Dead limps along. John Wick gets a spin-off. Blizzard courts some controversy.We then get into what we saw at NYCC while also looking back at how far it has come and where it’s headed. #nycc…
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October 9, 2019 0

Off the Hook – AYCG Gamecast #462

It’s 2019 and putting points into Improved Blizzard still does nothing, as World of Warcraft Classic is being plagued by extremely long login queues. Meanwhile Former Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime will be teaching at Cornell University. Telltale Games gets a new lease on life as LCG Entertainment has acquired the rights to the…
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September 4, 2019 0

Free 2 Play: Good for the Industry? – AYCG Gamecast #433

One more week has passed an Apex Legends passes 25 million players, becoming a smash hit for Respawn and EA. On the other end of the spectrum, despite record breaking profits, Activision-Blizzard lays off over 800 workers. For our topic, we dive into if the free 2 play model is good or bad for the…
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February 13, 2019 0

Burn in Hell – AYCG Gamecast #420

Episode 420 – Gamers RISE UP to lash out after some unexpected development (or lack thereof) comes out in the past week! First of all, the Smash Direct reveals the final base roster, which kills the fan-loved Grinch banner “leak”, only for Sakurai to reveal the final bonus character to be Piranha Plant. In addition…
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November 7, 2018 0

Mid-Year in Review – AYCG Gamecast #403

This week on the Gamecast we talk about Blizzard’s final tally for the Overwatch BCRF charity, Nathan Drake’s secret to staying alive in Uncharted, and Nintendo assuring investors and fans that the full 2018 lineup for Switch still hasn’t been announced. We also get into what we’ve been up to and a look back at…
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July 11, 2018 0

Anniversary Avalanche – AYCG Gamecast #385

It’s all about anniversaries on this episode of the Gamecast! The Nintendo Switch turns one year old, Blizzard is celebrating Starcraft’s 20th Anniversary, and Overwatch is coming up on its second anniversary and they have a new character to drum up the excitement! In other news, Call of Duty’s version this year will be Black…
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March 7, 2018 0

NYCC 2017 Part 2 – AYCG Gamecast #365

Our NYCC 2017 discussion continues into the Gamecast where we talk more about the showfloor and some of the games we played and saw. In other news, we talk about a new listing by Blizzard that seems to indicate a new game in the Overwatch universe. Slightly tangential to that is a discussion on Loot…
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October 11, 2017 0