LeRon, Stoy, and Andre are joined by Corey Dirrig of the Boss Rush Podcast to talk about rage quitting video games, the ongoing tug-of-war between Microsoft and Sony regarding Call of Duty, the climb to success in Western territories for Yakuza, and much more!
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00:00 – Opening and Housekeeping
11:43 – What Are We Playing?
Notable Games Coming to PlayStation, PC, and Xbox This Week
With the number of games releasing this week, wallets and bank accounts alike are going to be slammed into the hurt locker.
49:07 – Notable Games Releasing This Week
Microsoft: “Call of Duty Will Be ‘Restricted’ on Game Pass”
Microsoft confirmed in a recent response to the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority that “restrictions” are in place for CoD on Xbox Game Pass.
1:11:02 – Call of Duty on Game Pass
120FPS Will Be Available in God of War Ragnarök for PS5
Graphical settings for God of War Ragnarök graphical settings has been revealed offering two distinct options, each of which can be pushed further by those who have a TV that can support HDMI 2.1.
1:21:33 – 120fps on God of War
Uncharted Legacy of Thieves Collection Is Sony’s Weakest PC Launch
The PC port recorded an all-time player count on independent data tracker SteamDB of only 10,851 after its very first weekend on the platform, which is significantly lower compared to Sony’s previous efforts.
1:09:03 – Uncharted on PC
Yakuza Director: “Xbox Game Pass Helped Yakuza Grow”
Yakuza series director Masayoshi Yokoyama was quizzed on the franchise’s growth in the west, and whether services like Game Pass suit the series.
1:33:16 – Yakuza in the West
Questions From The Audience
“What do you think the price of PSVR2 will be since the price point of the new Meta headset was announced at $1500?”
1:38:36 – Q & A
Cross Roads Big Topic: That One Time We Rage Quit A Game…
Video games transformed the art of quitting from flipping a table to punching monitor screens and yanking your console from the power outlet. They also gave a name to one of the pettiest things a person can do: RAGE QUIT.
1:47:10 – Rage Quitting Games
2:15:54 – The Wrap-up and Plugs
2:18:56 – Featured Articles on Boss Rush:
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2:20:00 – Outro
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