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#8: Like Me in High School
June 15th, 2017 · 62 minutes
It's E3 week! Microsoft unveiled its 4K console (we're calling it 'Xb1x') while Nintendo stocked up on Switch games and Sony promised a bunch of new stuff for the PS4. Plus, our panel of games experts shares their favorite news items to come out of the week.
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Links and Show Notes
Microsoft's 4K console will be released on November 7 worldwide and carries a $499 price tag.
Microsoft is reaching back to the original Xbox with an updated backwards compatibly program.
Microsoft has never made a profit selling Xbox consoles. And it looks like the Xbox One X won’t be an exception to that rule.
The Xbox Game Pass — which gives gamers access to a steady flow of games through a monthly subscription — will deliver at least five new games a month, according to the company.
The new sandbox game raises many questions about Nintendo and whatever is going on with Mario's new hat.
New extensions to Apple’s podcast feed specification will allow podcasts to define individual seasons and explain whether an episode is a teaser, a full episode, or bonus content.
The gameplay trailer for Marvel's Spider-Man for PS4 is packed with comic book references and lots of new web-slinging moves.
A trailer for Detroit: Become Human premiered during Sony’s E3 2017 press conference. The narrative-driven adventure game is the latest from David Cage’s studio Quantic Dream, known best for similar titles Heavy Rain and Beyond Two Souls.
Crackdown 3 — an open-world crimefighting game in which you can leap over small apartment buildings in a single bound — isn’t the most graphically gobsmacking game on the Xbox One, nor is it the most technically refined.
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