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Apple Arcade - Episode 21
00:00:10 - Welcome & What's On The Show This Week
00:01:35 - EA Games Lays Off 350 Employees
00:17:25 - Scott Pilgrim Game Is Still Causing Drama
00:25:30 - There May Be Two New Switch Models Coming In 2019
—WHAT WE'VE BEEN PLAYING—
00:45:35 - Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Kills Dylan
01:01:40 - Dylan Checks Out BFV Battle Royale Mode 'Firestorm'
01:13:50 - Apple Announces Apple Arcade
01:27:20 - Would Cherie & Ash Switch Phones For This Service?
01:32:35 - Apple Guru Simon Blackburn's Impressions On Apple Arcade
01:40:00 - Why This Service Needs An Apple Controller
01:48:45 - Could We See A Proper Mario On Arcade?
01:50:30 - Does Simon Think This Service Could Bring In New Apple Fans?
01:56:00 - How Much Does This Need To Cost To Be Successful?
02:00:30 - Wrap-Up
02:02:20 - Ad Read
Apple has announced its video game streaming service titled 'Apple Arcade.' The service will apparently bring 100+ games with a bunch of exclusives to iOS devices. Dylan discusses the news with Cherie and Ashley, two Android users, before bringing in Apple expert, Simon Blackburn of the Apple Slice podcast to break down the finer details of the show.
Also on the show:
Sekrio VS Dylan
Two New Switch Models Coming?
EA Lays Off 350 Employees
Battlefield V's Battle Roayel Mode
Scott Pilgrim Game Drama In 2019
Simon Blackburn: https://twitter.com/precisepath
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