Gaming Lounge 009 – A Slice of Retro Pie

Join Dan, Cynthia and Jeff as they check out the latest gaming news, upcoming releases and go around the table talking about what we’ve been playing.

Hardware News

Atari shows off hardware design for upcoming console

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/atari-new-ataribox-console-design,35017.html

http://www.pcgamer.com/ataris-pc-technology-based-ataribox-to-echo-nes-classic/

Rare NES game sells for stupid amount

https://www.gamespot.com/articles/very-rare-nes-game-sells-for-huge-price/1100-6451832/

Blizzard News – They be busy this week

Starcraft 2 War Chest on sale this week

http://www.pcgamer.com/the-starcraft-2-war-chest-goes-on-sale-later-this-week/

Blizzard discontinues support for Xp and Vista on all games starting October

https://www.techpowerup.com/235360/blizzard-to-discontinue-support-for-windows-xp-vista

Blizzard composer Russell Brower has been laid off

http://www.pcgamer.com/blizzard-composer-russell-brower-has-been-laid-off/

Overwatch Game of the Year edition to get physical release

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/overwatch-game-year-physical-release,35058.html

Gaming News

Playerunknown’s Battleground bans player for team killing a team killer

http://www.pcgamer.com/playerunknowns-battlegrounds-player-banned-for-team-killing-a-team-killer/

Kingdom Heart’s confirms Toy Story as one of the new in game worlds

http://sirusgaming.info/2017/07/5-reasons-get-excited-toy-story-kingdom-heart-iii/

Star Wars Battlefront 2 gets a story focused trailer

http://www.gamezone.com/news/watch-star-wars-battlefront-2-gets-brand-new-story-details-in-new-trailer-3455560

Splatoon 2 out on Switch

http://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/splatoon-2-review-switch-1.4215945

American Truck Simulator closes road to mimic real life road closed by landslide

http://www.pcgamer.com/american-truck-simulator-closes-in-game-road-following-real-world-landslide/

Upcoming Releases

Dragon Quest XI – 3DS PS4 – July 29

Ark: Survival Evolved – Linux Windows MacOS PS4 XBOX – Aug 8

Cities: Skylines – PS4 – Aug 15

Sonic Mania – Windows Switch PS4 XBOX – Aug 15

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy – PS4 – Aug 22

Yakuza Kiwami – PS4 – Aug 29

Life is Strange: Before the Storm – Windows PS4 XBOX – Aug 31

Resident Evil Revelations – PS4 XBOX – Aug 31

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