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We Might Be Getting a Bunch of Mario Games

By Cliff Johnson | April 2, 2020 |

It’s Mario’s 35 Anniversary and Nintendo has “plans to re-release most of Super Mario’s 35-year back catalogue this year.” That means we are getting a new Paper Mario and Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy should be hitting the switch.

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April 2020 Video Game Releases

By Cliff Johnson | April 2, 2020 |

April is what we’ll call a bit of a lean month, with a few remakes and indies coming out, but not much in the way of AAA games.

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The PS5 Will Play Roughly 100 to 4,000 PS4 Games

By Cliff Johnson | March 26, 2020 |

After last week’s announcement that the PS5 had only been tested with “about” 100 PS4 games, Sony came out this week and announced that they had actually tested it with far more games than that and that it would be compatible with at least some of them. How many? Who knows to be honest.

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Dana Carvey Says The Playstation 5 Has Less Flops…But Does It Matter?

By Cliff Johnson | March 19, 2020 |

Playstation had the most incredibly boring presentation ever conceived of today. We learned a lot about SSD, backwards compatibility and how the number of flops in a PS5 compares to the number of flops in an Xbox Series X. Ultimately? They are both really fast computers.

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We Talk About Coronavirus A Lot For a Video Game Podcast

By Cliff Johnson | March 12, 2020 |

We spend a lot of time talking about Coronavirus this episode, but let’s be frank, it’s having a pretty big impact on video games. First Sony cancelled their PAX appearance, followed by GDC being cancelled and now E3 is also not happening. Where are gamers going to get their Gamer Christmas fix?

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Valorant, I Think It’s a Mix of Valor and Accelerant

By Cliff Johnson | March 5, 2020 |

Riot is diversifying into games besides LoL with a new 5v5, free-to-play shooter called Valorant. The name is terrible, it has 25 round matches and is kinda generic looking, but it’s 100% possible that it can compete with CS:GO, it’s intended competition.

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March 2020 Video Game Releases

By Cliff Johnson | March 4, 2020 |

Video game releases are picking up with some really great games coming out in March. February might have been the last slow month we see this year.

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The Xbox Series X is Going to Have All of the Flops

By Cliff Johnson | February 27, 2020 |

Phil Spencer released some new information about the Xbox Series X and it sounds like it’s going to have some serious horsepower (can you convert teraflops to horsepower?)

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Sony is Dropping PAX Like a Hot Coronavirus Infected Potato

By Cliff Johnson | February 24, 2020 |

Sony is ditching PAX East a week before the convention starts citing safety concerns for their employees related to the Coronavirus.

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Both Anthem & The Division 2 Are Giving It One Last Shot

By Cliff Johnson | February 13, 2020 |

Anthem and The Division 2 both have plans to get back into gamer’s good graces, but is it too little too late?

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