Episode 176: Real Life in the Club

APEX 2015 in the Smash Bros. Update, Club Nintendo is shutting down, and Microsoft HoloLens are discussed. Also, Spotify is coming to PlayStation, Monty Oum passes away, retailers bungling limited edition preorders is our Hilarity of the Weak and much more! Real life is hitting us especially hard lately, so we take some time at the end of the show to talk about what 2015 holds for SMYN. Youko, Solharath, and Eevee break down the latest news from the gaming world!

Easter Egg: Cream Tea

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(3:14) GAME OF THE YEAR AWARDS

HEADLINES
(6:20) Headline 1: APEX 2015
Early tournament struggles with organizer and venue
Results
(20:00) Headline 2: Nintendo News
January 14 Direct
Club Nintendo shutting down
(32:30) Headline 3: Microsoft News
Xbox One streaming
HoloLens
(40:54) Hilarity of the weak: Retailers over-promise limited edition pre-orders — RELATED: Interview with former Nintendo employee Dan Adelman

(47:48) STORY POOL
AGDQ 2015 raises about $1.5 million for charity
Spotify coming to PlayStation
Metal Gear Rising 2 teased, then not
Five Nights at Freddy’s 3 revealed
Animator Monty Oum passes away

(59:17) OUT RECENTLY
Resident Evil HD Remaster, Saints Row: Gat out of Hell, Dying Light, Grim Fandango Remastered, Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered, Life is Strange: Episode 1, Apotheon

(1:05:55) WUT R U PLAYN?
Solharath: Professor Layton VS Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Batman
Eevee: Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, Telltale’s Game of Thrones, Assassin’s Creed II, Tomodachi Life
Youko: The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire, Hotel Dusk: Room 215, Resident Evil 4, Grim Fandango Remastered, Life is Strange: Episode 1

(1:23:13) YOUTUBE VIDEO RECOMMENDATIONS
Solharath: Interview with C9 Mango after APEX 2015 AND Interview with EG | PPMD after APEX 2015
Eevee: Game Grumps – Yoshi’s Story
Youko: Unreal Engine 4: Paris Apartment

(1:25:44) FUTURE IMPLICATIONS

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