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Benheck.com Podcast Episode 109

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This month’s fun topics include:

  • Microsoft making a MEGA-ACQUISITION? Possibly buying EA or Valve? We discuss!
  • What each of us would do with a billion dollars (AKA Why does Gabe Newell even need to sell?)
  • Why do gamers hate EA so much? Lootboxes? Let’s compare them to state lotteries!
  • What sort of revenue-driving DLC is appropriate? What sort of things have we bought before?
  • Anthem – EA”s answer to Destiny. But will anyone care by time it’s released?
  • Han Solo movie coming! Will it be any good?
  • Critical response to movies vs audience.
  • And finally, we discuss Lilo & Stitch for some reason.

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Benheck.com Podcast Episode 89

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We’re back again! Topic today include:

  • VR
    • We discuss the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PlayStation VR.
    • What kind of games will work best on these formats?
    • Ben’s idea for a 1980’s-style nightmarish animated kid’s movie
    • Is the cost too high?
    • (Then we get completely sidetracked on our Charlize Theron “Road House Remake” Kickstarter idea)
  • Nintendo News
    • Why they need to cater to 3rd party, not just 1st party.
    • Difference between ARM, PowerPC and x86 game systems.
    • What we think the Nintendo NX will be.
    • The fear and loathing of a Digital Download Only future.
  • Screening Room opening weekend movie rentals
    • New service to watch new releases on opening weekend?
    • Why it could work, why it might not work.
    • How difficult it is to watch movies in theaters.

Enjoy!

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