Ever wanted to knock over someone’s sand castle or play forts as a kid and wish it was real? We go Beyond the Game trailer of Forts the action/strategy game from EarthWork Games where you do just that. Build a fort in real time, arm it with advanced weapons and take out the enemy fort.
We got PETA going after Warhammer 40K for using fur on their figurines (never mind all the humans that were killed) and a game developer writing their own positive reviews on Steam. We also premiere our new clickbait segment because we know how much you guys love that.
You would think with VR hitting its stride most people would be using it for gaming and you would be wrong. The adult industry is reaping the benefits of VR so much so that companies like Naughty America have booths at E3 and CES. However, there has been some pushback and rules put in place to tuck them away, keep them out of the spotlight. We also discuss Capcom’s move to punish rage quitters and a man who stole over 4 million dollars from his company and spent a sizable amount in Game of war. Finally, if you happen to be surfing adult sites you might be surprised to know that one of the top searches is for Overwatch, blizzard must be proud.
With eSports taking the world by storm with numbers that rival the World Series and the college football championship fans now have a new way to enjoy this brand new American pastime. In this episode of The Obsolete Gamer Show we chat with Rahul Sood, a true entrepreneur that founded the gaming PC Company Voodoo PC and created the first incubation fund for startups at Microsoft and eventually became the global head of Microsoft Ventures. His new company Unikrn gives fans of eSports a place to bet on top tier players and tournaments. As a fan of sports and fantasy leagues this intrigued me and I had a lot of questions and Mr. Sood was happy to answer them all. Unikrn sees their business as a way to get eSports the attention it deserves, rivaling other team based sports leagues like the NFL or NBA. It’s quite a goal and if successful could change the face of eSports the way companies such as Draft Kings has.
We go beyond the game trailer of 20XX, the Mega Man X style platformer with random levels, random power-ups, permanent death, oh and multiplayer too! We spoke with Eitan Glinert, president of Fire Hose Games about what players can expect from this Roguelike game.
We discuss the joy and anger that can come with the holidays when you receive bad gives especially when you are a gamer. How many times have you received a bad game or a knock-off or no game at all? We also recap 2016 which saw the launch of this show and talk about Friday the 13th the video game.
We talk with Carl "Perfect Legend" White, 3-Time EVO Champion and member of Team FNATIC about eSports, the life of a pro gamer and the all the haters that come along with it.
We’re talking cheaters, hackers and lawsuits from Overwatch players wanting to sue Blizzard for banning them for cheating to Blizzard suing software hackers for messing with their game.
We talk with classic gaming legend and COO of Playscreen, William Volk and discuss the changing face of video games with the booming market of mobile gaming.
We have Ubisoft removing female genitalia from Watch Dogs 2, DOAX3 DLC featuring tear away swimsuits, a Chinese online student loan company that uses nude pics as IOU’s and a whole lot more in a packed pre-Thanksgiving pre-Black Friday show.
J.A. talks with Alex Agulia, founder of Alienware about the computer gaming market, retrogaming and more.
We sit down with gamer, collector and Youtuber, Lifespiller about a wide array of types from classic games to collecting on a budget and doing it smart. We also talk about the challenges of running a Youtube channel and the pitfalls many often fall into. This is an extended episode, but it’s a good one so check it out and you can also check out Lifespiller’s videos on his channel.
J.A. and Randy tackle the fallout over the Hello Games tweet stating that No Man’s Sky was a mistake and how there needs to be a filter to keep people from making problems for themselves between their brain and their keyboards. J.A. update us on his World of Warcraft addition and Randy tells us about the wonders of anesthesia.
J.A. gives into his World of Warcraft addition and surrenders to the crack and Randy takes pride in helping to bring him back into the fold. The show is taken over by W.O.W. talk and how things have changed not only in the game but the players as we have both aged since we have last played.
We go Beyond the game trailer of Celestian Tales: Old North a more character and story driven turn based roleplaying game created in the traditional JRPG style. We spoke with Cipto Adiguno, Producer for Ekuator Games on the art, music and stylings of Celestian Tales: Old North and what players can expect when stepping their world.
On our tenth episode we interview, Jamey Stegmaier of Stonemaier games about his passion for creating fun and engaging board games including Viticulture, Euphoria, Scythe, and Charterstone.
A unique outspoken, tell it like it is writer who also professionally wrestled and loves retro games and that's just the start. We talk to Mike "NESquester" Wright about his gaming background, wrestling career and his celebrated writing about classic games.