Gamers In Beta Podcast 181: Stoked on Super Shiny

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Snow is on the ground in New England, Santa and a New Year are almost upon us, therefore welcome to the 2nd to last show of 2016. Episode 181 is our pre-GOTY show. Lots of news to talk about as we kick things off with conversations around Super Mario Run and Nintendo Switch making their TV debut on Jimmy Fallon. From there, we move on to Conan Exiles and PlayStation pushing for 70million units sold by the end of March 2017.

Games we’ve been playing are: Titanfall 2, The Warriors, Darksiders Warmastered, The Division, Battlefield 1, Feeding Frenzy 2, Peggle 2, Star Wars Battlefront, Cities:Skylines, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, No Man’s Sky, Watch_Dogs 2, Invisible Inc, Jazzpunk, Pokémon Sun, and Hitman.

Intro:
Nintendo Switch on Fallon
http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/12/08/jimmy-fallon-tonight-show-reggie-fils-aime-super-mario-run-nintendo-switch.aspx
Rumor: Nintendo Switch will have GameCube Virtual Console support
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016-12-07-sources-nintendo-switch-will-have-gamecube-virtual-console-support
Conan Exiles – SURVIVE in the World of Conan
https://youtu.be/_3brRnsPYYs
Sony has sold 50 mil units, expects to sell another 20mil by end of March
http://www.polygon.com/2016/12/7/13868506/ps4-sales-50-million-playstation-4

Listener question: what’s the must play game of 2016?

NEWS:
Notable releases this week:
Super Mario Run – iOS
Stardew Valley – PS4
Bridge Constructor – PS4
Space Hulk: Deathwing – PC

PC/WiiU/Multi-platforms:
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered update to add free maps and modes
http://www.pcgamer.com/call-of-duty-modern-warfare-remastered-update-to-add-free-maps-and-modes/

The Division to get DirectX 12 support next week
http://www.pcgamer.com/the-division-to-get-directx-12-support-next-week/

Battleborn Winter Update
https://battleborn.com/en/news/view/en-battleborn-winter-update/

Sea of Solitude will be EA’s next Original title
https://www.ea.com/news/ea-originals-introducing-sea-of-solitude

PlayStation:
Uncharted 4’s Co-Op Survival Mode and New Multiplayer DLC Come Out Next Week
http://www.naughtydog.com/blog/uncharted_4_survival_launching_next_week

Resogun and Farming Sim 17 now have PS4 Pro updates
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/another-two-games-getting-ps4-pro-updates/1100-6446125/

Xbox:
Shadowrun and a pair of Xbox Live Arcade games–Space Ark and Shotest Shogi now BC
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/three-more-xbox-one-backwards-compatible-games-now/1100-6446106/

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