Missing E3 Surprise Mechanics - Episode 33

Missing E3 Surprise Mechanics - Episode 33

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We got to see a lot of games at this year’s E3 but there were a bunch of games that notable absent from the festivities. Ashley and Ciaran look over those games and discuss why they weren’t there and when we will see them next.

Also on the show:

  • EA comes up with a creative defense for lootboxes

  • Pokemon Sword and Shield will be incomplete for many

  • Ciaran gives his thought’s on E3 and accepts his poor predictions performance

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

Resources:
Not all Pokemon will transfer to Sword and Shield - Game Informer
EA: Our Loot boxes are actually surprise mechanics that are quite ethical - Kotaku
Here’s what was missing from E3 2019 - Game Informer
Where Were Metroid Prime 4, Need For Speed, Death Stranding? Biggest Games Missing From E3 2019 - Gamespot

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?
02:04 - On The Show This Week
—THE NEWS—
02:23 - Ciaran’s Overall Thoughts on E3
19:40 - EA’s new terminology for lootboxes
26.02 - Pokemon Sword and Shield will be missing something. A lot of Somethings.
—MAIN TOPIC—
35:58 - What Was Missing at E3
—OUTRO—
56.46 - Wrap Up


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