Honestly, Why Do We Even Buy Games Anymore?

There are so many games coming to Game Pass over the next two years it makes me wonder why would you even buy games anymore? I mean, it's kinda hyperbolic, but I honestly think you could never buy a game again and be happy. Anyway, that is just one takeaway from X019, but there was also so much more!

Other news this week:

  • Bioware is working on another Mass Effect game
  • Bioware is also apparently still working on Anthem
  • Google Stadia is out and apparently it's...ok
  • The Game Awards have been announced
  • There is a new Half Life in development (and no, it's not HL3)
  • You aren't going to believe this Pokemon bug

What We Are Playing

Colby: Jedi Fallen Order, Remnant: From the Ashes, Mahjong Stories: Vampire Romance
Cliff: Jedi Fallen Order, Remnant: From the Ashes, Afterparty
Dylan: Pokemon

Questions

DA VINSTER (Vinny): What are you most excited for that came out of X019?

Mister Polite: If you could choose which actor (male or female) to have a comeback in 2020, who would it be? I would like to see Rick Moranis again on the big screen. Going back and watching a lot of 80's and 90's shows, he was everywhere, and I would like to see him again.

Colby: What’s a Atari era game you’d like to reboot?

JoeColeslaw: In regards to in-game chat with public lobbies in video games, what are some of your pet peeves? Too much background noise? Not using it at all in a very team oriented mode? Nonsense and hateful speech should go without saying.

Prince of Pringles: Its draft season. Adam you're representing Sony Playstation, Cliff you're representing Xbox and Dylan is Nintendo. Each guy picks 5 characters. You can offer a trade after each guy has 5 characters. Will we see Mario riding a warthog in a halo crossover? Will Kratos have to save mushroom kingdom? Good luck boys. 

Cheap/Free Games

Epic Game Store

  • Bad North

Game Pass: 

  • Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition (PC)
  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall (Console, coming soon to PC)
  • Hearts of Iron IV: Cadet Edition (PC)
  • LEGO: The Ninjago Movie Videogame (Console)
  • Rage 2 (Console & PC)
  • Remnant: From the Ashes (Console)
  • The Talos Principle (Console & PC)
  • Tracks: The Train Set Game (Console & PC)

Small Bites

  • Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is getting a monthly subscription

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