This and That Gaming Ep 34 - The User Experience

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Welcome to episode 34 of the This & That Gaming Podcast! This week it is all about the user experience, as we get first glimpses of the user interfaces and features for both Sony and Microsoft’s upcoming consoles. We also have news about an upcoming retro system from Analogue, arcade1up cabinets coming to Australia, a further look at some of the games for the Intellivsion Amico, new character reveals for Guilty Gear Strive & Mortal Kombat 11 plus a ton more!

Thank you for tuning in and we hope you enjoy the episode!

Show Notes:

Sony present a teardown of the PS5: https://www.tomshardware.com/news/sonys-juicy-7-minute-long-ps5-teardown-video-reveals-liquid-metal-for-cooling

First look at the PS5 UI: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TBPrYJDoDE

Almost every PS4 game backward compatible on the PS5: https://blog.playstation.com/2020/10/09/ps4-games-on-ps5-your-top-questions-answered/

PlayStation trophies are getting a refresh: https://www.kotaku.com.au/2020/10/playstation-trophies-are-getting-a-refresh-before-they-move-over-to-ps5/

Sony ‘party chat’ controversy: https://screenrant.com/playstation-ps4-voice-chat-recording-party-update-warning/

Xbox UI update is now live: https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/10/14/new-xbox-ui-update-is-now-live-ahead-of-xbox-series-xs-launch

GamePass "absolutely" coming to iOS in 2021: https://www.businessinsider.com.au/microsoft-xbox-game-pass-apple-iphone-ipad-2020-10

Analogue to release a Turbografx console: https://techcrunch.com/2020/10/16/analogue-takes-on-the-turbografx-16-with-its-duo-retro-console/

Potential Amiga remake in the works from Retro Games LTD: https://www.facebook.com/THEC64andMoreByRetroGamesLtd/

Intellivision Amico gameplay update: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=MXVR5eV0eoY

More Arcade 1up cabinets are coming to Australia: https://www.kotaku.com.au/2020/10/arcade1up-arcade-cabinet-australia-tmnt-pacman-marvel/

JB HiFi do a backflip on not accepting gift cards for PS5/Xbox Pre-Orders: https://www.kotaku.com.au/2020/10/jb-hifi-ps5-xbox-series-x-gift-cards/

Bloodborne at 60 FPS, madness!: https://www.kotaku.com.au/2020/10/bloodborne-60-fps-patch-ps4-pro/

Ghost of Tsushima will achieve 60FPS with Game Boost: https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/10/09/ghost-of-tsushima-on-ps5-will-achieve-60-fps-with-game-boost

What’s up at Thalamus Digital?: https://www.facebook.com/thalamusdigital

Amazon pulls the plug on Crucible: https://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2020/10/11/amazons-crucible-is-officially-dead/

Giovanna revealed for Guilty Gear: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDIV-1WbI8c

Rain, Mileena & Rambo revealed for Mortal Kombat 11: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WveIrH4efjg

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remaster revealed: https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/10/05/need-for-speed-hot-pursuit-remaster-is-coming-to-ps4-xbox-one-pc-and-nintendo-switch

Outro Music: SID music: Armalyte https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enTaVkdnxsA

Shameless Plugs:

You can find us on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/thisandthatgaming/

Check out our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1M4JGF3Yx_GXgDcIdlD64A

Tune in to Daz & Taggsta on the Arcade Perfect podcast here: https://arcadeperfectau.podbean.com/

You can find Mark on Twitch here: https://www.twitch.tv/rylosgaming

A big thank you to Erek from Retro Game Remix for our intro song: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfJaUtGYLqRuTOeetURoCrA/featured

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