Episode 3

Episode 3

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Episode 3

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News:
1. Uncharted 4 will have multiplayer, also new details about the game's story have emerged.
http://www.ign.com/articles/2015/01/06/uncharted-4-will-have-multiplayer
http://www.ign.com/articles/2015/01/06/naughty-dog-discusses-uncharted-4s-story-and-life-after-the-last-of-us
2. In an interview by GameInformer Neil Druckmann creative director of Uncharted talked about the direction and development of the game.
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/ps4-uncharted-4-will-be-more-personal-probably-won/1100-6421635/
3. Lizard Squad brought down XBox Live and PSN on Christmas day via a DDoS attack by exploiting routers.
http://www.theverge.com/2014/12/25/7449471/xbox-live-and-playstation-network-are-having-problems-on-christmas-day
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/here-s-what-sony-is-offering-to-make-up-for-playst/1100-6424433/
4. PS Now service for PS4 pricing details and release date announced.
http://www.ign.com/articles/2015/01/05/this-is-how-much-ps-now-subscriptions-cost
5. Evolve lets players on Xbox One skip grinding by pre-order digital copy of the game for $60.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/insertcoin/2015/01/10/evolve-lets-xbox-one-players-skip-grinding-with-60-pre-purchase/
6. Halo 5 is adding Stongholds and Rocket Launcher in the 3rd and final week of beta.
http://www.joystiq.com/2015/01/10/halo-5-beta-adding-strongholds-mode-rocket-launcher/
7. Destiny leak shows major expansions are coming: March 10th and in September.
http://www.ign.com/articles/2015/01/05/alleged-destiny-leak-reveals-possible-2015-expansion-plans
8. Xbox One opens up 50-80% of 7th core of CPU to devs by forgoing voice commands (kinect).
http://www.forbes.com/sites/insertcoin/2015/01/04/microsoft-opens-up-more-cpu-power-on-xbox-one/
9. Sony has exceeded 18.5 million PS4s with 4.1 sold during holiday season. PS4 is on track to beat PS2 sales which sold 150 million for the console's lifespan.
http://www.ign.com/articles/2015/01/05/playstation-4-sales-exceed-185-million-worldwide
10. Nintendo to end direct sales in Brazil at end of the month due to import taxes.
http://www.engadget.com/2015/01/10/brazil-nintendo-exit/
11. Rogue Legacy coming to Xbox One sometime this year.
http://www.joystiq.com/2015/01/09/rogue-legacy-coming-to-xbox-one-sometime-ish-this-year/
12. Microsoft released new rules governing Let's Play and Streaming of Microsoft properties.
http://www.ign.com/articles/2015/01/09/microsoft-announces-new-rules-for-streaming-and-lets-play-videos
13. Microsoft claims no change to DRM policies on Xbox One.
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/microsoft-makes-new-assurances-on-xbox-one-drm-pol/1100-6424559/
Game Reviews (Bold is platform game was played on by reviewer):
Will - Played 2 games:
1. Plants vs. Zombies 2 (iOS and Android) - 8 out 10
2. Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward (Playstation Vita and Nintendo 3DS) - No rating (game not finished)
Alberto:
1. Never Alone (Playstation 4, Xbox One, and PC) - 9 out 10
Brian
1. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Playstation 4, Playstation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC) - 9 out 10

Cast

Will Atkinson

Brian Pachucki

Nate Stevens