Gaming Episodes

Gaming news and rumors, including the latest games and developments on PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, Twitch, and more.
Crypto NFTs Amazon Gaming Regulation

Thu. 03/03 – Epic Buys Bandcamp; Amazon Retrenches From Physical Retail

March 3, 2022

The story of the young Ukrainian Minister who has bent the conscience of western tech companies, and coordinated the reachout to crypto. Is regulation coming for NFTs? Epic Games acquired Bandcamp. Amazon pulls back from its…

Amazon Gaming

Tue. 03/01 – Uber “Explore”

March 1, 2022

Crypto exchanges stick to their crypto ethos over the Ukraine War situation. A new, super crazy alleged Chinese backdoor hack. Uber adds new ways to buy concert tickets and book restaurants in its app. Amazon launches its Lu…

Crypto DAOs Samsung Android Gaming

Tue. 02/22 – The Original (DAO) Sin Solved?

Feb. 22, 2022

Has the mystery of the original The DAO controversy been solved? We finally have Sony’s new PlayStation VR2 design. Crypto exchange FTX makes a big move into gaming. Datapoints suggesting remote work is here to stay. And a r…


(TWTR SPC) Jack Dorsey, Halo Infinite And Foldable Phones

Dec. 4, 2021

Mulling over the whole legacy of Jack Dorsey and name changes for tech companies in general. The weird way gaming is changing right now (see: Halo Infinite). And are foldable phones ready for the big time? With Bloomberg's @…


Wed. 10/06 – ALL Of Twitch Leaked?

Oct. 6, 2021

The entirety of Twitch has allegedly been leaked. Like, everything from the source code to a creator payout spreadsheet. Snap gears up in the creator economy platform wars. Some AirPods gain Find My Support. The SEC says it …

Gaming Entertainment

Thu. 07/15 – Oh Yeah. It Definitely Looks Like Netflix Is Getting Into Gaming.

July 15, 2021

Netflix hires a big name gaming executive. Twitter retires Fleets. Facebook wants to make it rain for creators. TSMC says the chip shortage is starting to ease. Amazon launches serialized storytelling. And one of the biggest…


Tue. 07/06 – New Nintendo Switch (Finally/Kinda)

July 6, 2021

Nintendo finally announces the new Switch, but how new is it really? What the heck is happening with Didi and China? REvil strikes again, and what that might mean for the hacking situation going forward. And on a day of big …


Thu. 05/27 – Upgraded Nintendo Switch Imminent

May 27, 2021

An upgraded Nintendo Switch is maybe days away from being announced. Twitter Spaces can now happen on the desktop. The behind the scenes details of the MGM buy. Snowflake has left Silicon Valley for… checks notes… Montana. A…


Mon. 05/10 – No PlayStation For Me Until 2023?

May 10, 2021

Sony warns that it might be literal years before I can finally win one of those PlayStation 5 sales windows on The big ransomware attack that threatened fuel supply on the US East Coast, and the hackers allegedl…


Thu. 03/11 – The Roblox Debut

March 11, 2021

Roblox’s public market debut and why people are so excited about it. Twitter to open up spaces to everyone next month. An Apple silicon friendly version of Photoshop sports so eyebrow raising performance gains. Are iPhones a…

Metaverse Gaming

(Bonus) The State Of VR Right Now

Feb. 20, 2021

As mentioned, for my birthday this year I got my first VR rig, an Occulus Quest 2 because if an Apple AR/VR thingy is coming, if Facebook continues to invest in VR, then I figured it was time to, you know, not be functionall…

Google Gaming

Tue. 02/02 – Ok, But Is Stadia Long For This World?

Feb. 2, 2021

Google is getting out of the game development business, but is it getting out of the Stadia business or just pivoting to infrastructure? Apple acknowledges that Covid has basically hobbled Face ID. Uber gets into the liquor …

Apple Google Gaming

Wed. 12/16 – Google’s Stadia Arrives on iOS and iPadOS In Beta

Dec. 16, 2020

Day three of the SolarWinds hack fallout sees major investors unloading stock at a suspicious time. M1 chip support comes to some major apps. Periscope joins the Deadpool. Bitcoin crosses $20k. An AirPods Max review. And wha…

Microsoft Gaming

Thu. 10/15 – Xbox Series X Preview

Oct. 15, 2020

It’s hardware review Thursday! Reviews of the Xbox Series X, Google Pixel 5 AND 4a 5G. SOME of the new iPhones are getting extra RAM. Room-temperature superconductivity has been achieved for the first time and what that coul…

Amazon Gaming

Fri. 09/25 – Amazon Announces The Luna Cloud Gaming Service

Sept. 25, 2020

All the headlines from Amazon’s hardware event. New Echo devices. Amazon is getting into cloud gaming with Luna. And ring has a literal drone that will fly around the inside of your house for the purposes of sentry duty. Int…