Round 87 - Creating a New Normal

Date aired: 

12 Feb 2021

Show Length: 


Multimedia version - YouTube

Around the World:  00:11:39

  • YoYo Games, developers of GameMaker Studio, acquired by Opera (yes, the web browser maker); will be part of "Opera Gaming", alongside "gomer-focused" web browser Opera GX
  • Fan port of (mobile ports of) Sonic 1 + 2 to PC can zoom way out; breaks some boss scripts
  • Microsft announces significant price increase for Xbox Live Gold service; backtracks some 14 hours later after significant backlash
  • 11 years after inital release, uncensored version of Left 4 Dead 2 finally available in Germany (still censored in Australia)
  • EU consumer group files lawsuit against Nintendo for ongoing wiespread analog stick drift on Switch JoyCons
  • ROM of previously unfinished / unreleased Xbox 360 port of GoldenEye 007 (from Nintendo 64) found; includes full campaign, three extra multiplayer levels
  • CD Projekt Red hacked; source code from The Witcher 3, Cyberpunk 2077 stolen and ransomed; eventually sold to external party anyway
  • Speedrun of Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild completed damageless in 31 hours, 59 minutes
  • Mass Effect Legendary Edition - a 4K remaster of the original trilogy - releases for PC on 14 May
  • Nintendo registers new trademark registered for Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass - hinting at new release?
  • Magic: The Gathering Black Lotus card from Alpha, signed by original artist, sold at auction for $511,100

Bonus Level 1:  00:41:03

Personal Gaming:  00:53:04

Bonus Level 2:  01:22:45

Ad-hoc design: 01:35:12

  • God-game FPS: Dueling Deities: Bloody Hell featuring Godz with Gunz, Part 3.5: Godz Gun Wild

Full date: 

Fri, 12 Feb 2021 19:00:00 CST