Angry birds are putting out another game. I have a bird I want to show them.
Nintendo Announces a Silver Mario Amiibo, soon to be announced will the red,green,blue, pink, gold, turquoise, orange......
You can now text and drive thanks to a new VR game. Oh good I’ve already got plenty of practice
Silver Mario Amiibo (1:00): Nintendo releases a Sliver colored Amiibo, how will this be taken?
Nintendo Making A Profit (4:02): Surprising that it has been since 2011 since Nintendo turned an annual profit.
Angry Birds for VR (7:34): Thought the fad died? You were wrong, now you can play in VIRTUAL REALITY!
Guild War 2 Bans Infamous Hacker (8:00): The security team at Arenanet recently brought down a hacker plaguing the Guild Wars 2 MMO, and they gave him a fitting farewell.
Car Mechanic Simulator 2015 Tested (12:28): Tested by a mechanic with 12 years experience, this simulator gets put to the test by the guys at Joystiq.
AdruBoy, The New GameBoy (15:25): Kevin Bates has taken upon himself to bring back a much loved gaming devices, smaller and battery efficient, then ever before.
Nintendo World Championships 2015 (21:00): The boys at Nintendo have decided to bring back the famous Nintendo World Championships for this years E3 event.
Ratchet & Clank Movie Release Date (24:45): The anticipated Ratchet & Clank Film has been confirmed to be released April 29th 2016. Get ready peoples.
Dear Quality Show,
What game do YOU want in the Nintendo World Championships
Evoland 2 (27:00): Traveling through different eras of video game history through a multitude of game types, a hero must save the world.
Legends of Eisenwald (28:51): Medieval themed RPG strategy game, where you must take your armies and crush the enemy. This game has just been released on steam.
3D Thunder Blade (30:20): Old Shoot'em Up style game has gotten a 3DS re-release with updated graphics, controls, and music.
SMS Racing (31:30): Texting while driving? WHY WOULD YOU DO THAT!?!?! Well why on your VR device of course, in this interesting take on a racing game.
Bloodstained Ritual of the Night (33:45): Koji Igarashi, creator of the Castleivania Symphony of the Night game, has decided to go to Kickstarter to try and fund this spiritual successor to his Castlevania game. SPOILER, it got funded.
Forget-Me-Knot (37:23): A game where you play in the place of a confused man with Alzheimer's. This game was made to raise awareness for the Alzheimer's.
Nintendo Mobile (41:50): Nintendo address the growing for concern over their plan to create mobile titles.
Blind Swordsman (45:27): Scoot Leadman has created a proof of concept game that puts you in the place of a blind swordsman. It takes advantage of the new VR Positional Audio technology.
Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains (49:00): The first ever Attack on Titan game has been released onto the 3DS.
INDIE GAME SHOUTOUT
If you liked Speedrunners, you might like this game that Okininja found this week. Hold onto your butts as you slide with Action Henk by RageSquid. Available on Steam now.
WE WILL SPOIL MATCHES AND TOURNAMENTS WE TALK ABOUT, SO LISTEN AT YOUR OWN RISK.
In Starcraft 2 News (53:00)
Though early in the WCS season we might as well update you on the official standings. In the Top 3 spots, by nearly 2000 points or more, are KT Rolster’s Life in 1st, CJ Entus’ Her0 in 2nd, and Green Wings’ Maru in 3rd. So we are looking at a representative of each game race here. Life the master Zerg, Her0 the proud Protoss, and Maru the persistent Terran. I Wonder how long they will stay up there.
Dreamhack BYOC took place last weekend and in the Starcraft event PartinG took out GuMiho 3-1 to earn $10,000 and 750 WCS points. With that PartinG has a secure hold on 4th place in the WCS standings. GuMiho took home $5,000 and 500 WCS points placing 2nd.
In Dota 2 News (53:59)
DOTA PIT League Season 3 is in progress. In the upper bracket Virtus Pro waits to see who they will be fighting for the finals slot as EG and Secret get ready for their match. In the Lower Bracket NiP are waiting to see who they will fight from the EG and Secret match, while Hellraisers wait for Cloud9 and Mouz to finish up their match to find out who moves on. The stakes are higher this season as the prize pool is up to $80,000 minus any compendium sales they are getting for this tournament.
The Summit 3 is closing down its group stages with Vici Gaming securing a spot in the main event. Cloud9 looks like they will take the 2nd slot but EG and Rave still have a chance to make it out of Group A to the main event. In Group B, Secret, LGD, Not Today, and Invictus Gaming are tied for points, so at this point anyone could grab a spot in the Summit 3 main event. Everyone wants a shot at that $115,000 Grand Prize.
The Chinese Qualifiers for MDL (Marstv Dota2 League) are a little over halfway done with LGD in the lead with 4 points. Cloud9 Vici Gaming, and Invictus Gaming have been invited to the tournament as well to compete for the $242,000 Grand Prize.
The Dota 2 Pro League Season 2 has confirmed Empire, EG, Virtus Pro, Alliance, and MY to be competitors in the main event, though there are 3 slots left. 2 for America and 1 for Europe. In Europe Balkan Bears Corleone, Vega Squadron, NiP, and London Conspiracy are duking it for that single spot, while in America Mouz, Rift, and North American Rejects battle for those 2 slots.
Meanwhile in Dreamleague, Alliance currently is leading the pack with 7 points, with Empire close behind with 6 points, and BUrden, Virtus Pro, and Navi all tied with 2 points. Then we have NiP, Vega, and Basically Unknown bringing up the rear with 1 point. It is still early in this stage of the tournament however so people can still catch up.
In LoL News (57:03)
At the Mid Season Invitational Chinese Edward Gaming beat Korean powerhouse SK Telecom T1 3-2. All of the teams in NA and EU are shaking up before the LCS Summer Split. Be sure to check /r/Leagueoflegends for updates on rosters before the season starts May 30th. Korean Qualifiers for LCK start this Friday (tomorrow for us) so make sure you check out all the new and exciting talent.
Also check out the newly revealed champion Ekko
In Fighting Game News (58:00)
Mortal Kombat X took the main stage at Dreamhack BYOC where Saja took the win from Hyp-Bjay, 3 to 2, 50 000 SEK.
In Heathstone News (59:28)
Hearthstone now has its own World Championship, the HWC. We will now have the standings updated weekly, however the scores are broken up by region so bare with us. Also we will be skipping China and Korea until we can find a reliable way we can translate their scribbles.
Australia & New Zealand: Ranked 1st Tomflr with 50 points
Europe: Ranked 1st Kolento with 130 points
Japan: Ranked 1st DoubleA with 40 points
Latin America: Ranked 1st Leomane with 60 points
North America: Ranked 1st SilentStorm with 150 points
Southeast Asia: Ranked 1st ShinyPants with 40 ponts
Taiwan: Ranked 1st SpiderRoger with 161 points
The ESL Legendary Series is heating up. With the end of their qualifiers Lifecoach, Kolento, Kabi, and Reynad are confirmed to move on. 12 more players will be joining these players, 4 winners from the Redemption Tournament and 8 for the Last Chance Open.
In CS:GO News (1:01:32)
At Dreamhack BYOC Team LDLC White took on and beat Awsomniac 16-14 for the $10,000 prize pool.
The Playoffs are in progress for the Game Show League. Currently Fnatic, Encore, and TSM are in the Upper Bracket, with EnVyUs, Virtus Pro, Flisid3, and Dignitas in the Lower Bracket.
CEVO is in the middle of its Group Stages, with Virtus Pro leading the Europe Division with 16 points vs NiP’s 6, and CLG is leading the North American Division with 13 points vs Luminosity’s 9.
Group Stages are in progress for the ESL Pro League as well, with Fnatic and Virtus Pro leading the pack with 12 points in the European Division. While in the American Division Keyd Stars and Nihilum Gaming are leading their division by 12 points each.
Lastly we have the Fragbite Masters tournament which is underway once again. Group Stages are just about to be finished up with all groups besides Group D tied for score. Honestly anyone could move on to the Main Event right now. In Group A we have NAvi, TSM, Dignitas, and PENTA. In Group B we have LGB, Envyus, Neophyte, and Flipsid3. In Group C we have Virtus Pro, Hellraisers, CPlay, and Titan. Finally in Group D we have Fnatic and Acer trailing NerdRage and AlienTech Black by 1 point.
In Heroes of the Storm News (1:03:48)
For the first time Heroes of the Storm was played at Dreamhack BYOC and it got a pretty good crowd watching it. The bracket consisted of a slew of brand new teams made just for Heros, However the one tried and true team that was there, the boys from Navi, took the victory from the promising team of MadCorps, and secured the $10,000 prize.
The Storm League has finished up their Group Stages with Estar, X Team, EDward Gaming, and Brave Heart moving on. Playoffs are being planned and no dates have been announced.
The World Cyber Arena are finishing up their NA Qualifiers, with Cloud9 Maestrom going against Tempo Storm. Tune in to their match on May 31st on the WCA_America twitch channel.
The ESL Major League will be finishing their Group stages next week. Currently in America Cloud9 is leading with 15 points and Tempo and 2ARC are right behind them with 12 points. In Europe ESC is leading with 15 points and Gamers2 and ArthasStroitHram(ASH) are right behind them with 12 points each. You can tune into their matches on the ESL_Heroes twitch channel.
Finally the Enter the Storm GosuCup has finished their 4th qualifier with 8 more planned before the Main event. Currently the confirmed teams for the Main Event are ESC, POP, Alternative, and ASH