UA-57805615-1 The Nerve Degree
August 18, 2019

Nerve Degree - Episode 62

Lead Producer of Anthem has left BioWare to pursue another project. FTC panel reveals troubling relationship between streamers and loot box creators. Death Stranding Has Been Removed from the Official PlayStation Site's List of Exclusives.  Also, Man Arrested after Threatening Square Enix with Kyoto Animation-Inspired Attack.

August 11, 2019

Nerve Degree - Episode 61

Now Belgium declares loot boxes gambling and therefore illegal as in the U.S., an Anti-loot box bill could radically change how video games are sold worldwide.  To make matters better or worse, the big three in gaming (Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo) are requiring developers to disclose their odds of paid loot boxes by end of 2020.  I go in-depth about the ongoing situation.

Plus, 2K Games defends "necessary actions" against YouTuber who shared Borderlands 3 leaks and people are taking action by raising awareness and boycotting the game.

Epic is in news being hit with a class-action suit over hacked Fortnite accounts.

And my take about gun violence and video games in America.

August 4, 2019

Nerve Degree - Episode 60

Twitch Streamer Tyler Blevins aka Ninja, leaves said streaming platform for Mixer, signing a lucrative and exclusive contract.  More financial woes for Gamestop as they layoff more than a third of their district and regional managers.  And Google Stadia...  Remember them?  Well, one statement on reddit have already buried them.

I talk about streaming service and how many there are.  Plus, I talk about the Joy-Con debacle and how there are going to fix it.  And Gamestop's last ditch efforts to stay relevant in the retail world.

Nintendo is the news with another class action lawsiut.  Plus, I talk about Marvel Studios Phase 4 and more to come from this illustrious studio.  And Pokemon Fans are still butt hurt about the upcoming game by shamelessly attacking everything about the Publisher GameFreak

The Nintendo switch Lite has been announced & we talk about All Elite Wrestling's free event Fight for the Fallen.

The next generation of gaming consoles are heating up in a big way as we talk about Microsoft's acquisitions of gaming studios, Sony's response and Nintendo's impending miniature version of the Nintendo Switch.

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Cyberpunk 2077's install size is going to be huge, but we shouldn't be worried.... or should we?  Pokemon Sword and Shield will not have a National Dex in which will allow you play with every Pokemon in the game.  I take the higher ground and look at bigger picture in the toxic Pokemon community.  And we say our last goodbyes to a man who had his fair share of problems: Desmond Daniel Amofah AKA Etika passed away at the age of 29, a beloved yet troubled YouTuber.

 

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Post EA news a plenty.  With EA lying their asses off and people are getting in a bind about Tifa's shrinking bust line.

 

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E3 2019 is over and I go over the press conferences with a clear mind while giving more of an in depth discussion.

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