The Bobby Blackwolf Show

666 - 06/16/19 Bobby Blackwolf Show - E3 2019 Recap and some news people hope you didn't notice

  • There was a lot of news that came out of E3, but I really screwed up trying to get Ultimate and now have three years worth of Xbox Live Gold codes I can't use.
  • Beat Saber got a DLC pack full of Imagine Dragons songs.
  • Konami announced the TurboGrafx-16!
  • Final Fantasy VIII is finally being remastered!
  • Banjo-Kazooie is in Smash!
  • Animal Crossing was delayed to 2020, and Nintendo's new President Doug Bowser says it was to preserve work-life balance for the development team.
  • Shenmue 3 was announced to be an Epic Games Store exclusive for one year, and they aren't refunding Kickstarter backers who wanted a Steam version.
  • The Star Control lawsuit between Stardock and the original creators is now over, and all parties seem happy.
  • Gamestop is shutting down ThinkGeek and will roll their products into the Gamestop stores.
  • Amazon quietly laid off many people in it's Amazon Game Studios division, having them seek other opportunities within Amazon or take a severance package.
  • Then we take calls about Beat Saber licensing, Elite: Dangerous in VR, and if E3 is dead or not.

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Bobby Blackwolf
Bobby Blackwolf
6/23/2019 10:44 PM

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Sorry this one was a little late, y'all. Things got crazy. Episode 667 will be posted at the end of the week. There is no live show on June 30th so you'll be all caught up for when we're back live on July 7th.
6/24/2019 7:28 PM

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Sometimes a game comes along that you don't really expect to get into, but then you try it and you're hooked? That was basically my experience with Ubisoft's Roller Champions in a nutshell!

When Ubisoft first announced it, I was honestly ready to dismiss it. But between the presenter being hyped as heck about his new game, and the reveal that there would be a free playable preview of the game during E3, I decided I would try it out!

Imagine an action sports game that's equal parts roller derby, rugby and basketball or football and you essentially hae the Roller Champions experience!

So when you have the ball you need to complete at least one lap around the track, then you can attempt to score a goal! however if you complete multiple laps, the goal scored will be worth more! up to as much as five points, and since the goal is to get to five, there is definitely a great risk/reward system there.

I only wish there had been some kinda tutorial so I could get the hang of scoring a goal, which I never figured out. But I'm definitely all in for this when it launches, which reportedly will be free to play and offer various customization options for your star player.

The gameplay definitely hooked me and I can't wait to play more! so hopefully I'll see some of the VOG folks in the arena this looks like it'll be a fun experience!
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