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Xbox Doesn’t Even Consider Sony & Nintendo Competition Anymore

By Cliff Johnson | February 6, 2020 |

In an interview with Phil Spencer says that he’s not interested in fighting a console war with Sony and Nintendo “…while Amazon and Google are focusing on how to get gaming to 7 billion people around the world.”

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February 2020 Game Releases

By Cliff Johnson | February 6, 2020 |

February is a little bit busier than January, but we are still in a bit of a video game drought!

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At Least Atari Has It’s Hotel Business to Fall Back On

By Cliff Johnson | January 30, 2020 |

In perhaps the strangest news we’ve ever had, Atari is going to build a bunch of hotels that provide a “…unique lodging experience combining the iconic brand with a one-of-a-kind video game-themed destination”. No word yet if every room will have it’s own Atari 2600.

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Ubisoft Wants It’s Games to Be Less Like Ubisoft Games

By Cliff Johnson | January 23, 2020 |

Game design at Ubisoft is influenced by the “editorial team”, a group of designers based in Paris that guides the direction of Ubisoft games. And Ubisoft doesn’t think they have been doing a very good job based on the sales of Breakpoint and The Division 2.

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Sony Skips E3 for the Second Year in a Row

By Cliff Johnson | January 16, 2020 |

Sony has announced they won’t be attending E3 this year even though they are releasing new hardware, instead choosing to participate “…in hundreds of consumer events across the globe”, whatever that means.

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2019 Game of the Year…With Trophies

By Cliff Johnson | January 9, 2020 |

It’s GOTY time! We talk about our favorite Xbox, PS4, Switch and PC games, along with our favorite game not from 2019 and, of course, our favorite game from this year!

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January 2020 Game Releases

By Cliff Johnson | January 3, 2020 |

The game release schedule for January is mostly DLC and remasters, but there might be a few hidden gems in there as well!

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I Blame New Year’s for The Lateness of This Podcast

By Cliff Johnson | January 3, 2020 |

I’ll be honest, there was so little news that I almost thought about making some up. But we played a ton of games, so we talked about those instead!

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Happy Holidays from Byte Me Podcast!

By Cliff Johnson | January 3, 2020 |

Watching what games are getting played on Twitch year over year gives us a really interesting look into not only what is popular, but what is popular again. Not to be all Buzzfeed, but you’ll never guess what game TRIPLED it’s the number of hours it was streamed on Twitch this year vs. last year.

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The Late, Late Episode

By Cliff Johnson | December 19, 2019 |

The Game Awards were last week and we’re talking about them this week. See who won, who lost, what new games were announced and (maybe most importantly) what Xbox Scarlett news was announced!

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