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Jun 22, 2016

027 - Don’t Rain on my E3 Hype Train  

An EPIC length show rounding up everything E3 2016. Join Brandon, Tarragon, Randy with special guest Kyle aka moroniccow, and a special report from Jo too.

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0:00:00 - Intro

  • Raincloud Randy
  • Crandy’s mortuary mug
  • Fream’s community challenge: CSGeekSquad vs Titanfall
  • Wishlist: include games collection in game compare
  • DR3 Arcade Mode 4-player Stream - July 2nd?

0:16:54 - Recap

  • Leap Frog: Tarragon still hopping
  • Tarragon completed Project Spark before Fream
  • Kyle’s team out of GTASC, Kyle now playing games for fun
  • Crandy Ratio Dive: Thomas Was Alone, Barbie and her sister’s Puppy Rescue
  • Barbie stream didn’t save :( Sorry Big Ell
  • Crandy is selling entire game collection because Life Is Strange is so good
  • Fream’s Quest for E
  • Rocket League!
  • In Between achievement glitches
    • Do the kill 100 times achievement first (dive it!)
  • OMG people play games for fun?
  • Freamwhole hits 123,456 with “Make It Count”
  • Tarragon buys a lot of games for BALROG/Bean Dive

1:00:21 - News & E3 Recap

  • Goat Simulator adds Moar Goatz as DLC
  • Rand al Thor 19 hits 1 million GS at E3!
  • Phil Spencer takes a shot at (lack of) release dates at E3
  • Hideo Kojima likes naked men
  • Phil Spencer interview with Eurogamer
  • Hank Scorpio
  • VR
  • Twisted Pixel’s Wilson’s Heart
  • No killer app for VR yet? Mostly tech demos and short experiences.
  • PS lock-in on their VR hardware? Scorpio supporting multiple headsets
  • Lord Chabelo asks who is buying a Slim and Scorpio
  • TheJoeDean buying both consoles, likes DR4, BF1, We Happy Few
  • What will Scorpio be called?
  • Who won E3? Crandy: Nintendo; Tarragon: We Happy Few; Fream: Todd Howard
  • Custom controllers
  • No Hololens
  • No Crackdown 3? No wait, Ghost Recon Wildlands
  • No Red Dead Redemption 2
  • New X1 Controller -> Bluetooth

3:25:45 - E3 Other Developers

  • EA
    • Fream nails EA originals, take that Damien
    • Frostbite EVERYWHERE - makes single player games possible
    • FIFA Story Mode?
    • Titanfall 2 campaign
  • Bethesda
    • Quake meh
    • Prey reboot/reimagination - not Prey really
    • Skyrim remake
    • Dishonored 2
    • Actual real game footage
    • Fallout 4 VR …
    • Wolfenstein 2?
  • Sony
    • Yawn
  • Ubisoft
    • Good conference vibe
    • Just Dance bizarre intro
    • Orlando tragedy referenced well
    • New South Park Game
    • The Lie Engine
    • For Honor
    • Division DLC
    • New Trials: Blood Dragon
    • Beyond Good and Evil 2 is a thing
    • Go Pro™: Puke Simulator: The Game
    • Big Ell preodering all of the things
    • Star Trek: Bridge Simulator Conference
    • Watch Dogs 2
    • “Confetti was the best part of Ubisoft’s conference”
  • Activision/Blizzard
    • Balls of Cuty
    • mseweryn asks What about Skylanders Imaginators and Battlecast?
    • Crash Bandicoot is drunk
  • Square Enix
    • FF XV at the MS conference?!
  • No show for Middle Earth Shadow of Mordor 2
  • Gwent game
  • State of Decay 2
  • MattQuin89’s VR Experience
  • Capcom
    • Resident Evil 7 VR
  • Pants Quota
  • Raincloud Randy Strikes Again
  • Xbox Update: Clubs - Zed to Zed Club!
  • Forza Horizon in Australia - Cooper is exciTED
  • Big Ell peed himself on E3 special
  • Stushniken - not related to Rumpelstiltskin
  • Randy's E3 Report Card

3:28:33 - UK Correspondent

4:28:55 - Game Delays & Backwards Compatibility

  • Crackdown 3
  • Ghost Warrior Sniper 3
  • Left 4 Dead
  • Portal 2

4:29:31 - Zombie News

  • Dying Light Xbox account was playing Mortal Kombat X
    • Apologises??

4:31:57 - Outro

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