Episode 157: Handheld Fire

Smash Bros. Direct in the Smash Bros. Update, Amazon Fire TV, and Nintendo’s venture into Season Passes are discussed. Also, PlayStation doing Flash Sales correctly and Skies of Arcadia’s ship battles in the Soapbox segment, Call of Duty “swatting” is our Hilarity of the Weak, and much more! There is a lot to cover, after our two-hour Smash Bros. video analysis from earlier this month. Youko, Super, and TonyTH break down the latest news from the gaming world!

Easter Egg: Colbert to The Late Show

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WUT R U PLAYN?
Super: Super Mario Bros. 3 (3DS), Mario & Luigi: Dream Team, Skies of Arcadia Legends
Tony: Gone Home, Batman: Arkham Origins, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, Kirby’s Return to Dreamland
Youko: Tales of Symphonia, Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective

HEADLINES
Headline 1: Smash Bros. Update – Smash Direct
Direct recap, sponsors, documentary sequel Kickstarter
Headline 2: Amazon Fire TV
Headline 3: Nintendo enters the world of Season Pass DLC
Hilarity of the Weak: “Swatting” occurs after Call of Duty loss

STORY POOL
Game Boy turns 25 – Handheld memories?
Humongous Entertainment games hit Steam
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel announced
Danganronpa 2 coming stateside on September 2
Tales of Hearts R coming stateside this winter
Ace Attorney goes to the Meiji era
Rise playable in P4A Ultimax
Bungie composer Marty O’Donnell fired without cause
Five-year-old exposes Xbox One security flaw

OUT RECENTLY
The Elder Scrolls Online, LEGO: The Hobbit, Kinect Sports Rivals, R.B.I. Baseball, Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars, Trials Fusion

SOAPBOX
Youko: PlayStation doing things right with Flash Sales
Tony: Man of Steel’s ending fight
Super: Ship battles in Skies of Arcadia

YOUTUBE VIDEO RECOMMENDATIONS
Super: Starbomb – It’s Dangerous to Go Alone AND Fat Refund
Tony: Gone Home playthrough
Youko: Metal Gear Solid V trailer recreated in GTAV

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