Gamers In Beta Podcast 189: Brushing and Plowing

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Mixing things up this week as we have somewhat of a 40Cast/Gamers In Beta mashup show. Thanks to DeviousMrMatt for filling for some of the other fellas.

This week we discuss gaming topics such as Destiny 2, future of Call of Duty, For Honor, and what makes a gaming stream worth watching.

Games we’ve been playing are For Honor, Dead Rising 4, Battleborn, Fallout 4, MLB the Show ’17, Battlefield 1, The Witcher 3, Fallout Shelter, and more.

Gamers In Beta Podcast 189: Brushing and Plowing

Intro:
Activision earnings call, what did we learn
– CoD: Infinite Warfare didn’t resonate with fans; series back to roots in 2017
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/activision-explains-why-2017s-call-of-duty-is-goin/1100-6447724/
– No Skylanders in 2017
– Destiny 2 in 2017
http://kotaku.com/destiny-2-is-still-coming-this-year-activision-says-1792191111

Last week’s QotW: What makes a game stream worth watching? The game itself? The streamer? Commentary, humor, etc?

Question of the week: What is your Favorite Fighting game of all time?

NEWS:
Notable releases this week:
For Honor
Sniper Elite 4

PC/Multi-platforms:
New Wolfenstein game in the works?
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/wolfenstein-the-new-order-devs-next-game-is-fking-/1100-6447702/

Destiny to receive update to tone down shotguns
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/destiny-update-launches-on-tuesday-to-tone-down-sh/1100-6447728/

Steam Greenlight being replaced with Steam Direct
http://www.polygon.com/2017/2/10/14581774/steam-direct-steam-greenlight-changes-reaction

Mod Support has arrived for Conan Exiles
https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2017/02/10/conan-exiles-launches-mod-support/

Fractured But Whole delayed
http://www.polygon.com/2017/2/9/14561368/south-park-the-fractured-but-whole-delay-ubisoft

Episode 3 of The Walking Dead Season 3 out in March
http://www.polygon.com/2017/2/9/14560856/the-walking-dead-season-3-episode-3-release-date-retail-disc

Xbox:
GTA IV not so hot on the XB1
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/gta-4-new-report-compares-xbox-360-and-xbox-one-ve/1100-6447774/

Xbox and Windows Insiders See Beam Streaming, Windows 10 Game Mode and More from the Windows 10 Creators Update This Week
http://news.xbox.com/2017/01/25/xbox-windows-insiders-see-beam-streaming-windows-10-game-mode-windows-10-creators-update-week/

Switch:
Splatoon 2 beta
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170212005027/en/Nintendo-News-Nintendo-Switch-Owners-Free-Preview/

Plugs:  Every single Switch game: http://www.glixel.com/news/lists/every-nintendo-switch-game-w465383/the-elder-scrolls-v-skyrim-w465713

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