Countdown to The Last Of Us Part II Begins - Episode 47

Countdown to The Last Of Us Part II Begins - Episode 47


After over a year of radio silence, Naughty Dog headlined the latest State of Play with a fresh look at The Last of Us Part II and announced a release date for Early next. Hear Ashley and Ciaran go over everything in the State of Play and question why Xbox scheduled an Inside Xbox on the same day.

Also on the show:

  • Google make their Play to compete with Apple Arcade

  • Australian games set to be preserved

  • Game companies set to do their part for the environment

Hosts:
Ashley Hobley: https://twitter.com/ashleyhobley
Ciaran Marchant: https://twitter.com/YaboyRingo

Resources:

ABC News
“Australian esports criminal investigation reveals video game industry is ripe for corruption”

Explosion Network
“Australian Video Games to be collected and preserved by NFSA”

GamesIndustry.Biz
“Google announces Play Pass subscription service”

Kotaku
“Video Game Companies Vow Action On Climate Change, But Critics Say They Need To Do More”
“Victoria Police Investigating More Match Fixing, Organised Crime Links To Aussie Overwatch Team”
“Google Play Pass Might Be Fundamentally Flawed”

Youtube
“State of Play | 24th September 2019”
All-New Inside Xbox. ft. The Outer Worlds, Project xCloud and More

Arcade Couch Credits:
Music by:
Dylan Blight
Art by: Cherie Henriques

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Episode Timecodes

INTRO
00:10 - Who's This On The Couch?
01:19 - On The Show This Week

THE NEWS
01:31 - Google makes a Play to compete with Apple Arcade
09:38 - Overwatch Contenders league brought into e-sports corruption story
18:10 - NFSA to star preserving Aussie Video Games
25:03 - Gaming Companies promise action on Climate Change

WHAT WE'VE BEEN PLAYING
32:50 - Mario Kart Tour
38:01 - Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Beta

MAIN TOPIC
35:58 - Inside Xbox
51:17 - State of Play

OUTRO
1:13:06 - Wrap Up


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