Times shown match both audio and video versions of the episode
0:00 – Mogan Gets in Trouble
Mogan shares how she got an unexpected text based on something she said in the show.
3:39 – Show Intro
4:51 – Song Contest Results
No winner this week, but the song was “View from Orbit” from Destiny 2.
6:20 – Topic 1: Star Wars Battlefront 2 Loot Box Controversy
We tackle the latest loot box controversy that came out of the Star Wars Battlefront 2 multiplayer beta. For more information, read this article.
18:54 – Topic 2 – Activision’s Microtransaction Patent
Adding on top of the previous topic, we examine Activision’s microtransaction patent that seems to manipulate players into spending money on in-game items. For more information, read this article.
27:36 – Moment with Mogan
• Animal Crossing getting Nintendo Direct on October 24th, 2017
• SNES themed 3DS XL coming to US on November 27th, 2017
• Xbox One X to feature enhancements for Xbox 360 games
• Dragon Ball FighterZ officially releasing January 26th, 2018
• Nintendo Switch now able to capture video clips
• Xbox One has new UI update
• WB Games and LEGO end production of LEGO Dimensions
RECENT & UPCOMING RELEASES*
• Just Dance 2018 – October 24th, 2017 – PS4, Xbox One, PC
• Super Mario Odyssey – October 27th, 2017 – Switch
• Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus – October 27th, 2017 – PS4, Xbox One, PC
• Assassin’s Creed Origins – October 27th, 2017 – PS4, Xbox One, PC
• Call of Duty: WWII – November 3rd, 2017 – PS4, Xbox One, PC
*Game release information gathered from Gamespot
37:08 – Topic 3 – EA Closes Visceral Games
EA recently announced that they will be closing their studio Visceral Games and moving the currently in development Star Wars title to another studio. We examine what this means for the game as well as the impact on gaming as a whole. For more information, read this article.
52:30 – Song Contest for 10/25 & Show Close
The hint, given to us by one of our patrons Nic, is: “Trust the Brotherhood”