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Episode #245: 4K no way

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The US has the 5th fastest downloads on average in the world, Valve is ending its foray into video purchasing, and the bell tolls for 4K Blu-Ray as Samsung drops out of manufacturing players. We also look at a mobile game that is slowly sneaking into everyone’s phone, Disney Tsum Tsum.

Fear the Wolves Review

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Fear the Wolves is a fast paced, high intensity battle royal game for PC. Groups of 15 players compete to survive the many hazards of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone as well as each other in order to reach the final extraction point. As the clock ticks down, more and more of the map becomes eradiated, drawing players to a central point of confrontation.

Episode #244: Fear of the Phone Carriers

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A new study finds no link between playing video games and aggression, Phone carriers have been caught selling your location data to bounty hunters, and the Machinima video network is no more. We also take a look at the recently released Fear The Wolves from Vostok Games.

Episode #243: The 10-Year Drive Challenge

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BitTorrent and Tron have a plan to use paid fast lanes for file transfers, more and more consumers are using over 1 terabyte of data a month, and is the “10-Year Challenge” an elaborate plan to train facial recognition software? We also take a quick look at some of the most reliable hard drives of 2018 courtesy of Backblaze.

Episode #242: Full Steam Ahead!

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The U.S. video game market has reached a record $43.4 billion in sales last year, doing its part Steam has over 90 million users and 30 thousand games available, and autonomous drones are dropping poison bombs on a rat-infested island. All of this and a look at the prevailing tech myths (and one potential truth) believed today.

Episode #241: Jokey Jokey Computer Talk Club

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Music streaming service Tidal is under criminal investigation for faking streams, a sim racer has beat a former F1 driver in a real-world event, and Hulu dropped its price the day after Netflix raised its own. All of this and a review of Doki Doki Literature Club.

Doki Doki Literature Club! Review

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With chipper music, colorful visuals, and a seemingly standard visual novel plot, Doki Doki Literature Club promises to be a fun, light-hearted dating sim – with a story that would be at home in any typical anime rom-com. However, the experience offered is anything but typical.

Episode #240: We sync with G-Sync and Freesync

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Netflix raises its prices across the board while fan favorite shows may be leaving the service, Japan’s robot hotel lays off half of its robot staff, and Nvidia finally relents and allows its users to use G-Sync AND adaptive sync, probably.

Episode #239: Good thing there is nothing valuable in our garage

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Amazon decides breaking into your garage is less intrusive than your house, a Russian startup wants to display billboard ads in the sky courtesy of micro satellites, and Ubisoft drops Steam for the Epic Game Store.