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Episode 04 - The All-Digital Future
00:28 - Why Nick Hasn't Been On The Show Yet
01:40 - Devil May Cry TV Series Is Coming
08:14 - AUD Pricing On Steam
17:35 - Kingdom Hearts 3 Has Gone Gold
24:15 - Is It The Last Kingdom Hearts?
29:18 - The Gamer's Choice Awards Are Something
--What We've Been Playing--
43:55 - Nick's Lost in Red Dead Redemption 2
50:00 - IL-2 update P-47 and BF-109 Kurfürst Love From Nick
53:25 - The Return of Obra Dinn Preview
57:42 - Storm Boy: The Game Review
01:03:00 - Pokemon Let's Go & Pokemon Go Integration Is Great
01:09:57 - Ciaran Returns To Destiny 2 On PC
01:13:40 - Microsoft Is Apparently Working On A Disc-Less Xbox One
01:15:35 - Is It Smart Move To Have A Disc-Less Console On The Market?
01:17:20 - Ciaran: Too Bad EB May Go Out Of Business, "it happens."
01:31:25 - The Wrap-Up
Microsoft is reportedly working on two new Xbox One models to release in 2019 and one of them would contain no disc-drive. With this news to kick off the discussion, Dylan, Ashley, Ciaran and Nick discuss the all-digital future; what it looks like and when it may be here.
Nick also explains his love for Red Dead Redemption 2 and how lost he's getting in the world and also explains The Return of Obra Dinn, which he has recently checked out. Dylan, having played a lot of Pokemon in the last week explains how he's got lost in that world and the crossover with Pokemon Go.
Also on the show:
The Gamer’s Choice Awards Are Kinda Bad.
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