Once again Simpsons called it
Yes I know, another late episode of the podcast. Unfortunately this is likely to be a trend for a few months at least.
For that reason we had far too many stories lined up to cover all of them, so for that reason we pulled it back to just the ones that we thought were most interesting.
Obviously that means that we had to talk about Project Morpheus, the Oculus Rift purchase by Facebook, Molyneux’s latest ramblings & a bunch of the awards for last years games.
Anyway all that and much more in this episode of the Drinky Talky Thingy.
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This Weeks Stuff
Sony announces next-gen Blu-ray disc, can store up to 1TB of data
Renting a PS3 game from PlayStation Now could cost $5 – Is that the sweet spot?
Sony’s PS4 racing game Driveclub goes “back to the drawing board”
Valve’s VR lead Atman Binstock leaves to head Oculus Rift
Hearthstone launches, offers players a way to earn a special World of Warcraft mount
Crytek adds native Linux support to CryEngine
These impressive graphics are running in a browser
Crytek undercuts Unreal Engine 4 with $10 CryEngine subscription
The Face Of Tomorrow’s Indie Games: Unity 5 Announced
New RollerCoaster Tycoon revealed, coming to mobiles and PC
Flappy Bird could come back to iOS and Android, creator says
Peter Molyneux doesn’t plan to retire — “I’m just gonna die”
Godus 2.0 update out now, kills old saves but Molyneux promises “vast changes”
Peter Molyneux: “Never underestimate Nintendo”
Fate of God game genre depends on success of Godus, Molyneux says
Molyneux talks what went wrong with EA’s acquisition of Bullfrog
Molyneux: The indie golden age won’t last
The co-founder of Devolver Digital has some words for Peter Molyneux
Another Crack in Windows: GOG Lines Up Linux Support
Disney pays $500M for YouTube network that distributes gaming content like PewDiePie, TotalBiscuit
Candy Crush creator think it’s worth up to $7.6 billion
Candy crushed: King.com IPO posts disappointing numbers
The Last of Us wins BAFTA Game of the Year Award, Steam sale for other award winners and nominees
Papers, Please wins grand prize in Independent Games Awards Show
The Last of Us wins GDC game of the year award
PS4 getting over 100 games in 2014 — Here’s the full list
Blizzard wins court case over patent troll Worlds Inc.
Sony announces PS4 virtual reality initiative Project Morpheus
Preorder PS4-exclusive Infamous: Second Son at GameStop, get limited edition free
Facebook pays two billion bucks to acquire Oculus Rift company
Notch Cans Minecraft Oculus Version Over Facebook Buyout
Oculus Rift Kickstarter backers rage against Facebook sale
Facebook shares take a hit following Oculus purchase
Cliff Bleszinski calls Notch a “pouty kid” for canceling Minecraft VR
UK developers finally getting tax breaks, provided they pass a cultural test
Torchlight co-founders leave Runic Games to start new studio
3D Realms asserts it still owns Duke Nukem in Answer to Gearbox’s lawsuit
Extra Time Stuff
The Daily Grind: Have games replaced movies?
Pokemon sword recreated in real-life on Man at Arms
This PlayStation 4 ad doubles as a Destiny ad
Watch us play inFamous: Second Son with Sucker Punch co-founder Chris Zimmerman
Relive the N64 days with Did You Know Gaming
Still funny: Surgeon Simulator out now for iPad
Grey Goo: A new RTS from Petroglyph
WoW Archivist: The battle for Hillsbrad
No Turning Back: Goat Simulator’s Amazing Launch Trailer
Songs used in this episode
Drunken Sailor by Doctor Octoroc used with permission. Check out more of his music over at http://www.doctoroctoroc.com/– Do it now!
Sound Suggestions: GaMetal – Deoxys
Sound Suggestions: Neverending (Faint OST)