This week the crew talks the announcement of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, GTA 5’s budget, Visceral losing another founder and Activision’s Black Ops III tease. Chris and Rob played Bloodborne and Axiom Verge, Chris finished Ori And The Blind Forest and Seth played some more GTA V, Blades of Steel and… wait for it… OUYA! It’s all that and a ball of yarn. A spicy one.
– Music: Red Dead Redemption – “Already Dead”
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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