Join me and Shintai as we talk about many video game related topics. Also Darabka stops in for a special visit.
SNK sues Square Enix
http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=868814 - From Freddy
Twitch now detects music and mutes that shit. Mutes their own programs.
Link dump also posted in previous MCC comments section in case listeners want to follow along during the live show.
Gamasutra article on Youtube Let's Plays
tldr: It's not really that impressive. The author breaks down users by audience / subscribers and goes into the money generated by those users or groups and the deals behind them. It is more like a LONG easy-read of a wiki article.
Interesting quote: "Game developers aren't just thinking about whether their game is good to play, but also whether it is good for others to watch."
Gamestop to start offering credit card with 27% APR
tldr: Keep players even more in debt to Gamestop with every purchase
Gamestop treating customers like criminals
tldr: Philly-based Gamestops now require fingerprints to trade in games
Gamestop does away old trade-in system
tldr: GS admits their own system confuses them (and store employees) and realizes a simpler system might encourage more trade-ins. They now offer around 20% more on trade-ins.
Related: 40% of Gamestop customers don't even know there is a trade-in system (great for people who buy most of their games at g-sales)
Britain decriminalized online piracy
tldr: Nothing bad happens if you download anything
Japan wants online anime sharing sites dead!
tldr: Japan taking steps to shut-down OVERSEAS sites and sharing communities that cause $20 billion in losses
Fun / Odd / Interesting
Awesome Japanese Convention for custom anime and videogame figure kits
Link directly to Panzer Dragoon figure: http://cdn.hobbylink.tv/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/2014-07-27-15.36.10.jpg?d78934
Duke comes out of retirement
tldr: Donated assets and code for unreleased Duke Nukem game uncovered at Library of Congress
comments: When this game was announced, I remember I couldn't stop laughing when bookmarking the OFFICIAL trailer: http://www.gametrailers.com/videos/k5wqho/duke-nukem-trilogy-e3-2008--explosive-trailer
It's Summer, well, in the northern hemisphere anyways. Videogames are easier to collect...than super soakers.
Sonic eats poop
Goku goes super saiyan level 15.
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