Charged Shot Gamescast Episode 25: Big Black Geno

July 14, 2017

News Topics

Lightning Round

Still play as Link in the Zelda DLC


FNAF 6 has “ceased production”

Creator is not looking to leave the franchise and wants to test developing VR games.


Evil Genius 2

First game released 2004 it’s been 13 years since it released


Palmer Lucky Donates to CrossVR patreon to remove VR headset exclusivity

Revive was a program that let Oculus only programs run on Vive. Oculus blocked the program with integrity checks and quietly removed the checks.


Splatoon 2 DLC for a year

DLC included are weapons, gear and stages. Will have splatfests

Weapons: Splatbrella, Bubble Blower,

Maps: Under a bridge in a revine like in Terminator 2, on a boat

First Splatfest will be a demo before the game releases.


Nintendo Switch Online App Launches July 21st

SplatNet 2 let you connect to Inkopolis

Display player stats and gear, as well as a player's Lifetime Inkage, which compares the amount of turf a player has covered in ink to locations in the real world.

Players can invite others though messaging services and social networks to join events for the new Salmon Run co-op mode, as well as Private, League and Splatfest Battles. The app will also allow you to communicate with others using voice chat.


STEAM UI updates?

Valve attended Indigo 2017 (a biz-dev conference)

UI Update (no sample shown)

Library Update:

Quick Launch back into games

Discover Games with activity: Events, Updates: Friend activity

What I want is something to sort by release date

Game Launch Page

Community Screenshots/Guides/artwork

14 million peak concurrent users, with 33 million daily active players and 67 million monthly active players.


WWE 2K18 Features

Create a Match

Road to Glory: Not much to talk about

Superstar Goals: Not much info

New cutscenes

New graphics engine

Will have free roaming hub like RtW or a Destiny Hub

New commentary: Cole, Saxton, and Cory


Overwatch Doomfist

Doomfist fires a short-range burst from the knuckles of his fist. Its ammunition is automatically regenerated over a short time.


Doomfist leaps forward and smashes into the ground, knocking nearby enemies toward him.


Doomfist uppercuts enemies in front of him into the air.


After charging up, Doomfist lunges forward and knocks an enemy back, dealing additional damage if they impact a wall.


Doomfist generates temporary personal shields when he deals ability damage.


Doomfist leaps into the sky, then crashes to the ground, dealing significant damage.

PS4 games added to Playstation Now

  • Killzone Shadow Fall
  • God of War 3 Remastered
  • Saints Row IV: Re-Elected
  • WWE 2K16
  • Tropico 5
  • Ultra Street Fighter IV
  • F1 2015
  • Darksiders II Deathinitive Edition
  • Evolve
  • MX vs ATV Supercross Encore
  • Resogun
  • Helldivers
  • Broken Age
  • Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition
  • Grim Fandango Remastered
  • Akiba’s Beat
  • Castlestorm Definitive Edition
  • Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky
  • Nidhogg
  • Super Mega Baseball



Honest thoughts on VR


Charged Up Ep. 9: Hype, Reboots, and Wishful Adaptations

July 12, 2017

This week Justin and Ben are joined by yet another Final Fantasy VI cast member (totally not shameless promotion, just coincidence all Justin's friends are involved) in the form of @VGElucidator. They discuss what their most wanted TV show adaptations would be, of any property popular or obscure, as well as how hype culture can taint a project and the good and bad elements of Hollywood continuing to reboot and sequelize everything. They also covered a few news stories of the past week, and went to some weird places there at the end...

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Show Notes:
Samsung Note 7 Repackaged as 'Galaxy Note Fan Edition' for Retail
'Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle' Trailer Released
'Marvel's Inhumans' TV Show Trailer Released
Hannibal Buress Pays Lookalike to Attend 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Premiere for Him
Robert Zemeckis Producing Live-Action 'The Jetsons' Show

Justin - @Zero_Score
Ben - @MarvelousIggy

Alan - @VGElucidator


Charged Shot Gamescast Episode 24: Sexy Smellavision

July 7, 2017

News Topics

Lightning Round

OPEN IV is back out with Rockstar’s blessing

Sony pulls down game claiming to have world’s fastest platinum trophy 

Battlegrounds Updates

New weather settings sunset/clear skies

Destructible cabins

Vehicles now face random directions


Dead or Alive Xtreme Sense 

  • You can smell and get splashed in sense VR
  • VR Sense is an amusement facility (riff on this) 
  • Image looks like a hyperbolic time chamber with Playstation VR

“As for Dead or Alive Xtreme Sense, it’ll players hang out with the heroines and actually “smell” them through a scent function that is being added to the VR machine. There’s also a misting function that will allow players to get a feel for the water that gets splashed in the VR experience.”

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Installation 01 - Halo fan game - officially backed by 343 industries

343 Industries gives their thumbs up to Installation 01 being made. Using “elements” from Halo 2 and 3. Devs can’t ask for a profit or accept donations. Not much is shown just a machinia using Halo assests. Has been confirmed for multiplayer and not much more. 

Japan SNES

Added Legend of Mystical Ninja, Panel de Pon, Super Soccer, Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem

No Earthbound, Kirby Dream Course, Super Castlevania, Super Punch Out

Super Street Fight and not Turbo

America SNES Classic

  • Contra III: The Alien Wars
  • Donkey Kong Country
  • EarthBound
  • Final Fantasy III
  • F-ZERO
  • Kirby Super Star
  • Kirby’s Dream Course
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
  • Mega Man X
  • Secret of Mana
  • Star Fox
  • Star Fox 2
  • Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting
  • Super Castlevania IV
  • Super Ghouls ’n Ghosts
  • Super Mario Kart
  • Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
  • Super Mario World
  • Super Metroid
  • Yoshi’s Island
  • Super Punch-Out!! 

Charged Up Ep. 8: Identifying the Arrowverse

July 5, 2017

This week Justin and Ben are joined by their fellow co-host Lo to review the four CW superhero shows, as well as discuss where they might go next year. They also have a brief but poignant debate about racial identity in regards to what character we relate to, as well as a quick rundown of the week's news.

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Justin - @Zero_Score
Ben - @MarvelousIggy
Lo - @N3r0theh3r0


Charged Shot Gamescast Episode 23: Keep On Spinning

June 30, 2017

Show Notes

Overwatch Loot Box Dups Reduced

Alt spidey costumes

Hitman ICA Training Facility is free 

Pokemon Raids

Skull and Bones will have single-player narrative campaign

Resident Evil 2 Remake Original Ada Wong, Claire and Leon not coming back

E3 Security Issues

Developers had people steal laptops, consoles, headsets. Clear camera view and no action was taken. Security didn’t bother to try calling for help with someone who fainted. No metal detectors or bag checks.

GTA OpenIV Shuts Down due to cease and desist from Take-Two

OpenIV is a modding tool started in 2008. It’s for GTA 4 and 5 and Max Payne 3. 

Nintendo Update

  • The option to add friends from Nintendo 3DS and Wii U Friend Lists
  • Receive notifications when Friends go online
  • The ability to use a Pro Controller with a wired USB cable
  • Improvements made to prevent unintended HDMI input change with certain TVs while the console is docked in Sleep Mode
  • Resolution to an issue that caused game software updates to fail, which prevented software from starting

Call of Duty WW2 Multiplayer Overhaul

  • Play of the game
  • Loadout/Division changes
  • Basic Training abilities are upgradeable 
  • Each division has different abilities
  • War mode is similar to Battlefield/Battlefront opposing objective-based
  • Headquarters is a hub lobby to hangout before matches

Sega Forever Collection

  • Ad-supported
  • Playable offline
  • New games every two weeks
  • Possible consoles: Saturn, Dreamcast, Master System
  • Sonic the Hedgehog,
  • Altered Beast
  • Phantasy Star II
  • Comix Zone
  • Kid Chameleon

Charged Up Ep. 7: Media Gods & Robot Jobs

June 28, 2017

This week Justin and Ben are joined by the one and only Zen (@ZenviousTweets) to discuss how we make forms of media our modern day gospel, how far is too far when it comes to using this media as a form of escapism, and whether technology is going to affect the future of job availability. We also have TWO WEEKS worth of news to comb through.

Show Notes:
Black Panther Teaser Trailer
Supernatural Spinoff 'Wayward Sisters' Announced for CW
Venom Movie Will Reportedly Feature Carnage as Villain
Damon Lindelof Adapting 'Watchmen' Comic as HBO Show
'Han Solo' Spinoff Film Loses Directors
'Wonder Woman' Sequel Officially in Development with Patty Jenkins to Return
New Information about 'Jumanji' Sequel Reveals Robin Williams Connection
Jessica Chastain Rumored as Main Villain in 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' Movie

Justin - @Zero_Score
Ben - @MarvelousIggy

Zen - @ZenviousTweets


Charged Shot Gamescast Episode 22: E3 2017 Postcast

June 23, 2017

The fellas are still tired after their long week of coverage of E3 2017. In this episode, we break down some of the biggest news topics post E3 and talk about Ubisoft and Bethesda. We also talk about our major takeaways and what impressed us the most from E3 2017.

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Show Notes:

Microsoft Says Ars Technica Data Dive Inaccurate

Original Xbox Discs Will Work With Xbox One

Third party makes the original Duke controller

Life is Strange voice actress not reprising her role

Io is now independent with the Hitman franchise


Charged Shot Gamescast E3 2017 Wrap-up: Playstation

June 18, 2017

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Charged Shot Gamescast E3 Wrap-up: Microsoft and Bethesda

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