In which we “chat” about the new Amazon Fire TV, Infamous 2’s new Z-Tizzle frame rate lock and Phil Spencer (not Phil Spector) taking the reigns at Xbox. Meanwhile Chris and Rob had a heyday at Rezzed and played Broforce, Towerfall Ascension, Velocity 2x, The Arc and Alien Isolation. Zach and Seth were just stuck at home and played Dark Souls 2 and Knightmare Tower respectively. Hey You Guuys! is in full effect and this week’s Wide World features a friend of the show. Dig in.
I’m something of a sucker for Kickstarter. Wasteland 2, Star Command, The Banner Saga, Broken Age and Massive Chalice are a few of the projects to which I’ve pledged and can’t wait to get my grubby little mitts on in the coming months. A lot of these games have a low barrier to entry with only a $10 to $20 commitment to get in on the fun. Last August though, I saw a headline that an upstart Android-based console was trying to make a go of it the Kickstarter route. I did an honest-to-goodness double take. A console, really? Tiny and square, cheap and built with mobile phone innards, the Ouya was interesting to say the least. Exciting even. And so, on the very last day, I kicked in my $99 and waited. Continue Reading