Round 68 - Wait For It...

Date aired: 

17 May 2019

Show Length: 


Multimedia version - YouTube

Around the World:  00:09:00

  • Jimmy Fallon plays Beat Saber on his late-night show; YouTube's asinine Copyright ID system instantly flags all other Beat Saber videos for takedown; Beat Saber dev clears it up quickly
  • Assault Android Cactus+, previously released for Switch, released for PC on 30 Apr
  • Pokemon: Detective Pikachu critically (and financially) well received
  • Sonic the Hedgehog movie..."trailer" releases; instant backlash on nightmare-fuel Sonic design
  • SNES ROM hack of Gradius III released; completely eliminates all lag, thanks to extensive use of SA-1 chip
  • Original Minecraft release playable, for free, in browser
  • New Final Fantasy VII Remake trailers
  • Nintendo Switch Online vouchers for $100, to redeem for two digital games (only two games, not however many to consume $100)
  • Sales of Nintendo Switch have exceeded Nintendo 64
  • Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney claims (yeah, right) they will stop exclusives if Valve changes the revenue split for games released on Steam
  • Beta for World of Warcraft Classic started 15 May; slated for full release 26 Aug
  • More Intel CPU vulnerabilites!  New nVidia kernel driver vulnerability!
  • Sony and Microsoft partner up on game/content streaming resources

Bonus Level 1:  00:48:58

Personal Gaming:  01:01:49

  • LA-MULANA 2 (PC; Quest for Semi-Glory, still in progress)
  • Dangun Feveron (Arcade; Shmup Book Club, Apr 2019)
  • Cyvern: The Dragon Weapons (Arcade; Shmup Book Club, May 2019)
  • Armed Police Batrider (Arcade; Shmup Book Club, Apr-Jun 2019)
  • Beatmania IIDX (Arcade)
  • Assault Android Cactus+ (PC; baseline Campaign+ runs)
  • Tetris: The Grandmaster (Arcade)
  • Octopath Traveler (Switch)
  • Pathfinder (tabletop)
  • World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth (PC)
  • Dance Dance Revolution (Arcade)
  • Pump It Up (Arcade)
  • Final Fantasy IX (PC)

Bonus Level 2:  01:27:58

Ad-hoc Design: 01:39:22

  • Procedurally-generated single boss battle smhup
  • Action platforming rhythm game
  • Protagonist-switching dungeon crawler

Full date: 

Fri, 17 May 2019 19:00:00 CDT