Madbox Console, Soulja Boy vs Nintendo & Recommendation Corner (Ep. 58)

Welcome to Third Player Games Podcast! In this episode, we circle back to the struggle of Activision and Blizzard. How Microsoft ended with 7 acquisitions being game studios and how Soulja Boy shut down his rom game console that he was selling, because hey, no one wants to lose to Nintendo in a lawsuit. On a happier note, Josh and Amy are riding the PSVR train still, so much so they tried out a type of “riding” game, Rush Of Blood! They also tried Bound, Statik, and the RE7 Demo!

 

To really get things rolling the gang has another hilarious episode of Real Game, Fake Game, Jeffers can’t stop laughing apparently.In the rotating segment of the week, the podcast does Recommendation Corner. To start off, Nevan Dove and Nick Nitro are two fantastic YouTube channels we suggest you check out. As for individual nominations, Jeffers has a lot of book suggestions along with a game called Lifeline. Amy has a unique Twitch stream couple that does amazing things with music. Josh suggests another podcast! But don’t worry this is for all you fans of movies out there, the 1001, he also

 

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Recommendation Corner

 

Nick

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https://discord.gg/qgyp7Rq

https://www.patreon.com/NickNitro

 

Nevan

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A Couple Streams

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1001by1

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Ahoy

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE1jXbVAGJQEORz9nZqb5bQ

 

News

 

Soulja Boy Has Stopped Selling His Consoles On Store Due To A Potential Nintendo Lawsuit

https://mynintendonews.com/2018/12/30/soulja-boy-has-stopped-selling-his-consoles-on-store-due-to-a-potential-nintendo-lawsuit/

 

Another Console Competitor will enter the race, meet Mad Box Gaming’s future console

https://www.gamespot.com/articles/first-look-at-new-mad-box-gaming-consoles-design-r/1100-6464167/

 

According to Nintendo, The Bowsette Dream is Dead

https://www.polygon.com/2019/1/4/18168303/bowsette-super-mario-bros-u-deluxe-nintendo-switch


Activision Blizzard says it plans to fire its CFO for an unspecified cause

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/12/31/activision-blizzard-plans-to-fire-its-cfo-for-an-unspecified-cause.html

https://www.techspot.com/news/78121-activision-blizzard-has-lost-another-cfo.html

https://esportsobserver.com/teo-monday-briefing-jan-07/

 

7 out of 15 of Microsoft’s acquisitions this year have been video game studios

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/Investor/acquisition-history.aspx

Among them:

 

Slay the Spire adds Steam Workshop support! (New classes, mods, cards, etc.)

https://steamcommunity.com/games/646570/announcements/detail/1714081669582224415

 

Sonic Team boss Takashi Iizuka interested in Sonic Adventure remake

https://www.pressreader.com/uk/retro-gamer/20181228/281659666135596

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