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Nintendo Exists for Scalpers

May 3, 2017

We're beginning to hear about PlayStation 5 rumours already so that makes us wonder whether it is too early for Sony to launch the console. Avid gamers Rishi Alwani and Mikhail Madnani join host Pranay Parab to talk about that, apart from the future of Xbox One and Nintendo consoles. In the second part of this podcast, we talk about The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 as pop culture nerds Akhil Arora and Roydon Cerejo step in with their thoughts on the movie.

PlayStation 5 Rumours

  • Lifecycle of the PS4
  • Any credence to this rumour?
  • Too early to release PS5?
  • What could drive next-gen console
  • The VR question
  • The value of PS4 branding
  • Expected price drops on the PS4 and PS4 Pro

Phil Spencer and single-player games

  • Are single-player games dead?
  • Games as a service
  • Why does MS want to push this
  • The state of games on Xbox One

Overwatch hits 30 million players

  • What this means
  • Blizzard’s multiplayer gameplay design
  • The community around Overwatch
  • New characters and maps
  • Emoting and team chat
  • Hearthstone’s big user base

Prey

  • The history of the game
  • How it went to Bethesda
  • Our experience with the game
  • Groundhog Day like plot
  • Weapons in the game
  • Altering environments
  • Soundtrack

Nintendo 2DS XL

  • Nintendo’s handheld gaming consoles
  • Pricing tiers of Nintendo’s handhelds
  • Games for the 2DS XL and 3DS
  • NES Classic

Games we’ve been playing

The Guardians of the Galaxy

  • SPOILERS AHEAD
  • Thoughts on the first movie
  • Plot structure
  • Soundtrack
  • Is MCU hurting these movies?
  • Our favourite moments
  • Favourite characters

Music: Popular Potpourri and Path Complete from PPPPPP by Magnus “Souleye” Pålsson.

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