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Episode 08 - The Australian Game Awards
00:23 - On The Show This Week
01:55 - Official Referee Jaydan Prior's Game Awards Results
13:38 - Discord Offers 90/10 Split For Developers
20:57 - Life Is Strange 2 Episode 2 Trailer
32:40 - Pokemon Go Adds PVP
48:50 - Overall Thoughts On The Australian Game Awards
01:00:50 - The Winners Of Each Category
01:11:10 - Final Thoughts & What Could Be Done To Make It Better In 2019
01:16:15 - Wrap-Up
01:16:55 - Ad Read
The Australian Game awards aired this past week around a lot of criticism and after their initial thoughts on the show, Dylan and Ashley go over the final show and its winners. Is the show receiving just criticism, or are people just being negative and should cut it some slack?
Also on the show:
Jaydan's Official Game Awards Predictions Round-Up
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