Episode 15 of the Black Oni Podcast! Follow the Agenda below!!!: Download here:
1- INTRO/ I-I-I-ICE BREAKER!!!
• What was the best gaming related Christmas present you’ve ever received?
• What have you been playing this week?
• Latest/New game releases: Xbox One, Tiny Brains, Stick It To The Man, Two Brothers, Gran Turismo 6, skylanders swap force, Ryse: Son of Rome, Forza 5, Dead Rising 3, Killer instinct, surgeon simulator 2013, Broken Sword, Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai 2(too many games)
3- GAMIN’ NEWS
• Xbox one is upon us! People have also been having various issues with xbox one rejecting/damaging disks and kinect not working at all, frozen screens, etc? http://www.cinemablend.com/games/Xbox-One-Suffers-Update-Disc-Drive-Issues-Ahead-Launch-60689.html
• Just confirmed that CD Project Red will be focusing development on Next Gen only for the Witcher 3. http://www.cinemablend.com/games/Witcher-3-Skipping-PS3-Xbox-360-60817.html#disqus_thread
• Both Forza and recently announced, Gran Turismo now have Microtransactions. http://www.ps3trophies.org/news/news-11804-Gran-Turismo-6-Microtransaction-Pricing-Revealed–%C2%A3119-95-For-Top-Priced-Cars.html
4- HOT TOPIC
• Guest topics
• Does the Steam Machine pose a threat to “The Big Three?” http://www.cinemablend.com/games/Steam-Machine-Prototype-Screenshots-Surface-Run-Games-1080p-60fps-60754.html#disqus_thread
• Does 1080p and 60fps make a real and tangible difference? http://www.cinemablend.com/games/Xbox-One-Lower-Resolution-Impacts-Battlefield-4-Gameplay-Visibility-60810.html#disqus_thread
• How soon do you think it will be before an average consumer can just walk into a store and buy a next gen console?
• Is Wii U going to turn things around? Are they in as bad shape as people make them out to be in terms of penetrating the home console space? http://www.digitalspy.com/gaming/news/a535398/pachter-wii-u-not-interesting-to-consumers-will-fail-to-hit-target.html#ixzz2mQC3anhE
• Microsoft is pretty much inaccurate in it’s claims that the “Xbox One is sold out everywhere”. Do console sales even matter? Why? http://www.news10.net/entertainment/gameguys/article/264786/243/Microsoft-claims-Xbox-One-sold-out-worldwide-Retailers-beg-to-differ