December 12, 2017

IG2G - The Game Awards Recap

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It's time for another format-breaking episode of #IG2G as we revisit the Game Awards! We'll be breaking down our favorite and least favorite parts of the show itself, and making a list of the games we're most excited for that were revealed or teased during the show! Get a thumbs up from the baby in your stomach and dive in!

 

Fallen out of gaming? Just don't have the time? This is the podcast for you! Every other week, we'll be bringing you information and discussions on five topics from the world of gaming, so you can stay up-to-date and hold real conversations with your video-game-loving friends!

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More fantastic Fortnite updates, Hello Neighbor's releases, We Happy Few restructures, and Nerdvana Live...lives.  The Game Awards and many other big things in the gaming world make this week short and sweet!

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THiRD SHiFT presents a special dive into The Game Awards for 2017.

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Fortnite is chugging along with updates, Compulsion Games keeps us begging for more, and Hello Neighbor is on the cusp of release and threatening to scare the pants off everyone.  We also discuss Nerdvana Live and start the hype train on some exclusive THiRD SHiFT content coming in the near future.

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Have games that you love that you want to purchase again?  Do you love good news?  Well, you're in luck.  We bring you a healthy dose of both on the show today.  And don't forget those troublemaking microtransactions...

This week's topics:

Fallen out of gaming? Just don't have the time? This is the podcast for you! Every other week, we'll be bringing you information and discussions on five topics from the world of gaming, so you can stay up-to-date and hold real conversations with your video-game-loving friends!

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It might be Thanksgiving season, but today's episode comes with an extra helping of Twitter Beef!  First, fill your plate with tales from Battleborn Day, the Battleborn free rotation, upcoming changes to Fortnite, and another outstanding Compulsion Games weekly journal, then dig into the Beef that caused Matt to eyeroll clean out of the latest episode of @NerdvanaLive!  Then take a trip with Eric and Matt down memory lane, and don't forget to Beef us yourself at @mahagaglunng, @TheRealDocFunky, and @Usakoi84!

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Conspiracy theories arise as we discuss the latest patch from Fortnite, the status of We Happy Few, Battleborn's free rotation and third Battleborn Day, and topics from the Nerdvana Live call-in show.  Don't forget to celebrate Battleborn Day and join us on Twitch and/or in-game for some fun times!

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We Tell you a Tale of the doom and gloom that recently befell several video game developers and try and ease your mind.  A different type of DOOM hits the Switch, it gets cold on the HORiZON, and Matt deals you in on a Hand of Fate.  Stick around for this news-packed, ominous episode!

This week's topics:

Fallen out of gaming? Just don't have the time? This is the podcast for you! Every other week, we'll be bringing you information and discussions on five topics from the world of gaming, so you can stay up-to-date and hold real conversations with your video-game-loving friends!

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There's something lurking in the swamp this week as we discuss bushes in Fortnite, being non-violent in We Happy Few, microtransactions still making their presence known, and we answer a Mailbag question from our most excellent listener.  Tune in as Matt secretly pulls out his Golden Mask of Optimism and Eric replaces his ghostly future with one worthy of a comic book series.

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We've got not one, but TWO special guests!  First up, it's Gearbox Software VFX artist extraordinaire, Ash Lyons!  Join us as we learn all about his job at Gearbox, where he's worked beforehand, and the happy accident that launched his VFX studies in the first place!  We've also got Danie in the house to help us sift through the details from the latest Compulsion Games and Gearbox Publishing blogs, news on a streaming call-in show featuring Randy Pitchford, some Fortnite patch notes, and the Battleborn free rotation!

Update #1:  Fixed a couple audio issues at the tail-end of the podcast concerning dead air and echoes.

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