Episode #69: Friend Juice

 
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Featuring:
Merve
Lutair
Wolfman Jew
Bresson
The Kappa

Editor:
The Kappa

Timestamps:
0:20 – Introduction
1:55 – What We’ve Been Playing
36:30 – Microsoft’s Acquisition of ZeniMax and Its Implications
56:25 – The Crossover Game: Introduction
57:20 – The Crossover Game: RollerCoaster Tycoon and Persona
1:02:30 – The Crossover Game: Halo and Journey
1:07:00 – The Crossover Game: Forza Horizon and Super Mario Odyssey
1:11:40 – The Crossover Game: X-COM and Animal Crossing
1:14:45 – The Crossover Game: Mass Effect and Danganronpa
1:18:15 – The Crossover Game: Turok and Sly Cooper
1:22:50 – The Crossover Game: Star Fox and Batman: Arkham
1:26:40 – The Crossover Game: Portal and Tropico
1:31:30 – The Crossover Game: Max Payne and Jet Set Radio
1:37:35 – The Crossover Game: The Elder Scrolls and Yakuza
1:40:40 – The Crossover Game: Metroid and Arkanoid
1:45:05 – Conclusion

Download Link: https://archive.org/details/avocadogamescast_ep69

Due to a mistake in the recording process, this episode was recorded at a lower audio quality level than normal. We apologize for the error.

Podcast header image from Cibo Matto’s music video for “Sugar Water.” Linkdump and spoiler warnings after the jump.

Introduction (0:20)
What We’ve Been Playing (1:55)
Microsoft’s Acquisition of ZeniMax and Its Implications (36:30)
  • Official press release for the acquisition. (Source: Microsoft)
  • Amazon store page for Blood, Sweat, and Pixels by Jason Schreier.
  • News story about Amazon’s announcement of Luna. (Source: The Verge)
  • Clarification: At the time we recorded, Amazon had not yet announced that they were discontinuing development on Crucible. We were simply referring to the game’s relative lack of success. (Source: Crucible)
The Crossover Game: Introduction (56:25)
The Crossover Game: RollerCoaster Tycoon and Persona (57:20)
The Crossover Game: Halo and Journey (1:02:30)
The Crossover Game: Forza Horizon and Super Mario Odyssey (1:07:00)
The Crossover Game: X-COM and Animal Crossing (1:11:40)
The Crossover Game: Mass Effect and Danganronpa (1:14:45)

SPOILERS FOR DANGANRONPA: TRIGGER HAPPY HAVOC

The Crossover Game: Turok and Sly Cooper (1:18:15)
The Crossover Game: Star Fox and Batman: Arkham (1:22:50)
The Crossover Game: Portal and Tropico (1:26:40)
  • Wikipedia article on the Portal series.
  • Wikipedia article on Tropico.
The Crossover Game: Max Payne and Jet Set Radio (1:31:30)

SPOILERS FOR MAX PAYNE 3 AND JOHN WICK

The Crossover Game: The Elder Scrolls and Yakuza (1:37:35)
The Crossover Game: Metroid and Arkanoid (1:40:40)
Conclusion (1:45:05)

No links here.

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