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September 17, 2016 Game News Update – MSI’s VR Backpack, Our Last Episode

September 17, 2016 Game News Update – MSI’s VR Backpack, Our Last Episode

http://media.blubrry.com/newgameplus/p/blackmannrobin.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/GNUEp85Podcast.mp3Podcast (gnu): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week in game news, MSI unveiled the VR One, a virtual reality backpack, some neat announcements came out of the Tokyo Game Show, Pokemon Go has managed to upset its users yet again and this is the last episode of the Blackman ‘N Robin Game News Update. In case you’re wondering, there’s still going to be a weekly game news show- it’s just moving over to 1 Rule Be Cool. To everybody who has been watching, reading and listening, I’d like to say thank you. I’ve worked hard... Read On

September 10, 2016 Game News Update – Mario Comes to iOS, PS4 Loses Mods, Our Penultimate Episode

September 10, 2016 Game News Update – Mario Comes to iOS, PS4 Loses Mods, Our Penultimate Episode

http://media.blubrry.com/newgameplus/p/blackmannrobin.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/GNUEp84Podcast.mp3Podcast (gnu): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis was a pretty quiet week for game news- while some cool stuff happened, such as the announcement of the Playstation 4 Pro, some Pokemon Go news and the announcement of Super Mario Run, which is coming to iOS. Also, this is the penultimate episode of The Blackman ‘N Robin Game News Update; rest assured, there’s still going to be a nice long game news show every week, but since I, the narrator, am moving house, the new show will be running on the new site. Details on that next week... Read On

September 3, 2016 Game News Update – 3DS Announcements, FPS/RTS Hybrid, No Man’s Woes

September 3, 2016 Game News Update – 3DS Announcements, FPS/RTS Hybrid, No Man’s Woes

http://media.blubrry.com/newgameplus/p/blackmannrobin.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Gnuep83Podcast.mp3Podcast (gnu): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis was a relatively quiet week for game news-  the most exciting things to happen were the kickoff of PAX West going on in Seattle and the news that EVE Online is going free-to-play. Oh, and this company called “Nintendo” showed off their upcoming games, you might want to take a look at that. The Nintendo Direct this week was pretty exciting- at least, it was for 3DS owners. This week, Nintendo showed off some more stuff for Pokemon Sun and Moon and promised updates for Animal Crossing New Leaf. They... Read On

August 26, 2016 Game News Update – Astro Boy CCG, OTON X, Owlboy in the Fall

August 26, 2016 Game News Update – Astro Boy CCG, OTON X, Owlboy in the Fall

http://media.blubrry.com/newgameplus/p/blackmannrobin.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/GNUEp82Podcast.mp3Podcast (gnu): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWe’ve got some pretty interesting game news this week regarding all sorts of stuff- there have been neat releases, such as Absolute Drift: Zen Edition and the new Master of Orion– the fantastic Faeria has gone F2P on Steam and it’s most definitely worth your time, we got an update on the hotly anticipated Owlboy and the Kickstarter for the OTON X is finally live- will it be worth your money? Check out all this and more on this week’s episode of Game News Update. Regarding the week’s crowdfunding projects, first off... Read On

August 20, 2016 Game News Update – Gamescom, Intel’s VR Headset, An RPG Un-Cancelled

August 20, 2016 Game News Update – Gamescom, Intel’s VR Headset, An RPG Un-Cancelled

So, this was quite the week for game news- this week, Gamescom kicked off, and with it came a ton of announcements for a bunch of great games- we have news about changes coming to Overwatch, the next DotA 2 heroes, Star Wars Battlefront and Microsoft’s plans for PC gaming. We also have news about Project Alloy, Intel’s upcoming virtual reality headset that could provide some real competition for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, as well as news about Infinity, a Gameboy Color RPG that was previously cancelled but is now playable- check all this out and more on this week’s... Read On

August 13, 2016 Game News Update – No Man’s Sky, Vita Hacked, The Woe of Pokemon Go

August 13, 2016 Game News Update – No Man’s Sky, Vita Hacked, The Woe of Pokemon Go

http://media.blubrry.com/newgameplus/p/blackmannrobin.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/GNUEp80Podcast.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSShttp://media.blubrry.com/newgameplus/p/blackmannrobin.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/GNUEp80Podcast.mp3Podcast (gnu): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWe’re back, folks! After a week off, the world of game news has stayed crazy- this week, No Man’s Sky was released and some folks are disappointed, the Playstation Vita was hacked to allow homebrew, Pokemon Go has run into some… Issues, and some awesome games have been released- check it all out on this week’s episode of Game News Update. Looking for that awesome piece of Gravity Rush fanart by Vivian Law? You can check it out over here... Read On

July 30, 2016 Game News Update – Starcraft MMO, The Great Whale Road, Disco Dodgeball Steam Key Giveaway

July 30, 2016 Game News Update – Starcraft MMO, The Great Whale Road, Disco Dodgeball Steam Key Giveaway

http://media.blubrry.com/newgameplus/p/blackmannrobin.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/GNUEp79Podcast.mp3Podcast (gnu): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis was a pretty interesting week for game news; a Starcraft MMO was released, the Sonic franchise might be on its way back up, we give first impressions of a promising SRPG called The Great Whale Road and we’re giving away a Steam key for Robot Roller Derby Disco Dodgeball– check out this week’s episode of Game News Update for all this and more! Curious about Taxman, Stealth, and Sonic Mania? Super Bunnyhop did a fantastic job explaining why the upcoming Sonic game has people excited; you can check that out here. Regarding the... Read On

July 23, 2016 Game News Update – BOID Giveaway, Pokemon Go’s Profitability, New Titan X

July 23, 2016 Game News Update – BOID Giveaway, Pokemon Go’s Profitability, New Titan X

http://media.blubrry.com/newgameplus/p/blackmannrobin.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/GNUEp78Podcast.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week in game news, Pokemon Go is still growing, and has boosted Nintendo’s market value well above Sony’s, Nvidia has unveiled a Pascal-based Titan X, some great games have been released and we’re giving away a Steam key for BOID– check it out in this week’s episode of Game News Update. If you’re looking for our review of The Lost Arcade, you can check that out here– it’s really a great documentary and well worth your time. If you want to download Breach and Clean, you can get your hands on... Read On

July 16, 2016 Game News Update – Pokemon Go, WB vs. FTC, New Overwatch Character

July 16, 2016 Game News Update – Pokemon Go, WB vs. FTC, New Overwatch Character

http://media.blubrry.com/newgameplus/p/blackmannrobin.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/GNUEp77Podcast.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week in game news, Warner Bros. got in trouble with the FTC for their failure to disclose paid promotions for Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor, Pokemon Go has exploded in popularity, there’s a new Overwatch character out and she’s pretty cool, and some great games have been released. Check it all out in this week’s episode of Game News Update! The Kickstarter project featured in this week’s episode is called Fox ‘N Forests– it’s a throwback to older 16-bit platformers, and it has some gorgeous art. The gameplay has an interesting hook... Read On

July 9, 2016 Game News Update – Steam Sale Profitability, CSGO Controversy, Shift to F2P

July 9, 2016 Game News Update – Steam Sale Profitability, CSGO Controversy, Shift to F2P

http://media.blubrry.com/newgameplus/p/blackmannrobin.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/GNUEp76Podcast.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week in game news, there’s been a controversy involving gaming and gambling, a spiritual successor to Shadow of the Colossus hit Kickstarter, the Steam Summer Sale was very successful in spite of seemingly unwelcome changes and Evolve has gone free to play- was that the right decision? All this and more on this week’s episode of Game News Update. If you’ve come to find out more about the week’s crowdfunding projects, you’re in the right place. First off, Prey for the Gods is succeeding on Kickstarter and it looks absolutely epic.... Read On

July 2, 2016 Game News Update – Dev Accidentally Steals from Activision, 3D NES Games, G2A Makes Changes

July 2, 2016 Game News Update – Dev Accidentally Steals from Activision, 3D NES Games, G2A Makes Changes

http://media.blubrry.com/newgameplus/p/blackmannrobin.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/GNUEp75Podcast.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis has been quite the week for game news- remember that case with G2A and tinyBuild last week? Well, it’s not resolved, but G2A has announced that they’re taking steps to improve things for developers which is nice. This week, a game was removed from Steam when Activision claimed that it infringed upon their copyright; the game’s lead developer didn’t believe it initially, until he discovered stolen art assets in his game- assets that he’d not known were in the game. Also, we talk a bit about playing NES games in... Read On

June 25, 2016 Game News Update – G2A’s Bad Business, Oculus Drops DRM

June 25, 2016 Game News Update – G2A’s Bad Business, Oculus Drops DRM

http://media.blubrry.com/newgameplus/p/blackmannrobin.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/GNUEp74Podcast.mp3Podcast (gnu): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis has been a pretty quiet week for game news- that is, unless you’re tinyBuild, which has been engaged in battle via blogpost with key reseller G2A- we have news of that and a whole lot more on this week’s episode of Game News Update. If you came here in search of fresh crowdfunding projects, you’ve come to the right place: this week on our show, we featured Buck, a metroidvania starring an anthropomorphic biker dog- check out the trailer below. Enjoy! If you’d like to follow us on... Read On

June 18, 2016 Game News Update – E3, Oculus Exclusive Controversy, How to Try PSVR Early

June 18, 2016 Game News Update – E3, Oculus Exclusive Controversy, How to Try PSVR Early

http://media.blubrry.com/newgameplus/p/37353c32f16558219743-1e00df92b498f7cd6e1ea252831dd42a.r6.cf5.rackcdn.com/GNUEp73Podcast.mp3Podcast (gnu): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis has been quite the week for game news- the Electronic Entertainment Expo has come and gone, having left behind a whole mess of trailers, announcements and more- to help you sort it out, this week’s episode of Game News Update is an hour-long extravaganza- we go over all the biggest and best stuff from E3- we also have a lot of news that’s not from E3, such as the current controversy regarding Oculus VR trying to buy up more exclusives, how you can try the Playstation VR... Read On

June 11, 2016 Game News Update – New PS4 Confirmed, Pre E3 Announcements, Russia Accepts eSports

June 11, 2016 Game News Update – New PS4 Confirmed, Pre E3 Announcements, Russia Accepts eSports

http://media.blubrry.com/newgameplus/p/blackmannrobin.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/GNUEp72Podcast-1.mp3Podcast (gnu): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis was a pretty crazy week for game news- Sony confirmed that a new PS4 is in development, a whole bunch of game announcements were made before E3, Russia’s government has accepted eSports as actual sports and the government of Iran has banned 1979 Revolution, but the game may not be blocked for much longer- that, and we’re giving away a copy of Steamworld Heist for the Playstation 4/Vita. Check it all out on this week’s episode of Game News Update! If you’re wondering about that awesome Overwatch video showing off a couple... Read On

June 4, 2016 Game News Update – Pokemon Protests in China, AMD’s Cheap GPU for VR, Real Life Pong

June 4, 2016 Game News Update – Pokemon Protests in China, AMD’s Cheap GPU for VR, Real Life Pong

http://media.blubrry.com/newgameplus/p/ee386ff506752bb94d00-1ff95b16b7c4356490a85931438fc672.r22.cf2.rackcdn.com/GNUEp71Podcast.mp3Podcast (gnu): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week in game news, No Man’s Sky has been delayed, there have been protests over Pokemon in China, AMD unveiled a cheap VR-ready GPU and some great games have been released- all this and more on this week’s episode of Game News Update. If you’re looking for more information on Dejobaan’s next game, Tick Tock Bang Bang, you can find that here– if you’re seeking our first impressions of The Final Station, those can be read here. If you came here in search of that awesome custom PONG table created by... Read On

May 28, 2016 Game News Update – Mirror’s Edge TV Show, Oculus DRM Brings Piracy

May 28, 2016 Game News Update – Mirror’s Edge TV Show, Oculus DRM Brings Piracy

http://media.blubrry.com/newgameplus/p/blackmannrobin.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/GNUEp70Podcast.mp3Podcast (gnu): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week in game news, Oculus VR introduced new DRM that wound up fueling future piracy, a Mirror’s Edge television show is being worked on, and some great games have been released- you can check it all out on this week’s episode of Game News Update. If you’re looking for the crowdfunding projects featured on this week’s episode, first off there’s Finding Gravity, a co-op puzzle platformer that in some ways is a bit reminiscent of Monument Valley and Portal 2– you can back it on Kickstarter here and vote for it on... Read On

May 21, 2016 Game News Update – The Tetris Movie, Apple Blocks Game Over Politics, Free King’s Quest

May 21, 2016 Game News Update – The Tetris Movie, Apple Blocks Game Over Politics, Free King’s Quest

http://media.blubrry.com/newgameplus/p/blackmannrobin.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/GNUEp69Podcast.mp3Podcast (gnu): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week’s episode of Game News Update is quite a doozy- a Tetris movie is now in production in China, Apple has refused to allow Liyla and the Shadows of War onto their app store for political reasons, Batman: Return to Arkham has been announced and the first chapter of the new King’s Quest game is now free on Steam- all this and more on this week’s episode of the Blackman ‘N Robin Game News Update. If you’ve come here in search of the Kickstarter project featured on this week’s episode, you’ve come to... Read On

May 14, 2016 Game News Update – Civ VI, nVidia GPUs for Cheap, Disney Infinity Discontinuing

May 14, 2016 Game News Update – Civ VI, nVidia GPUs for Cheap, Disney Infinity Discontinuing

http://media.blubrry.com/newgameplus/p/ee386ff506752bb94d00-1ff95b16b7c4356490a85931438fc672.r22.cf2.rackcdn.com/GNUEp68Podcast.mp3Podcast (gnu): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week in game news, Civilization VI was announced, the starters for Pokemon Sun and Moon were unveiled, Disney Infinity was cancelled, nVidia announced cheap- and powerful- new GPUs and some great games were released; check it all out in this week’s episode of Game News Update. If you’re looking for the week’s crowdfunding projects you’ve come to the right place! The first this week is Dome City, a game about being stranded on Mars- the developers are planning on VR support, and the story seems pretty interesting (though I think the... Read On

April 30, 2016 Game News Update – Blizzard on Nostalrius, HTC Pours Money into VR, PAX East!

April 30, 2016 Game News Update – Blizzard on Nostalrius, HTC Pours Money into VR, PAX East!

http://media.blubrry.com/newgameplus/p/blackmannrobin.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/GNUEp66Podcast.mp3Podcast (gnu): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week in game news,  Blizzard has responded regarding the Nostalrius servers, the Nintendo NX now has a release window, HTC has poured a bunch of money into the future of virtual reality and we have a ton of stuff to show you from PAX East- check it out on this week’s episode of Game News Update! We’d have shared the link to the Carmack and Romero’s Kickstarter, but it’s been cancelled- because their Kickstarter trailer didn’t show off any actual gameplay of Blackroom, it seems that people were-... Read On

April 23, 2016 Game News Update – PAX East, Pyre, GameStop Publishing, Xbox 360 Production Ends

April 23, 2016 Game News Update – PAX East, Pyre, GameStop Publishing, Xbox 360 Production Ends

http://media.blubrry.com/newgameplus/p/blackmannrobin.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/GNUEp65Podcast.mp3Podcast (gnu): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week in game news, GameStop has entered the publishing business with GameTrust, the Xbox 360 left production, some awesome games have been released and we’re heading for PAX East! Plus, we got a release date for Hoops mode in Rocket League, Mirror’s Edge Catalyst has been delayed, Supergiant Games has announced Pyre and some very neat tactical RPGs have hit Kickstarter- check it all out in this week’s episode! The music for this week’s episode was provided by Cement City; you can check out more of his work on... Read On

April 16, 2016 Game News Update – Miitomo Success, Blizzard DDoS, Hacked Oculus Games

April 16, 2016 Game News Update – Miitomo Success, Blizzard DDoS, Hacked Oculus Games

http://media.blubrry.com/newgameplus/p/blackmannrobin.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/GNUEp64Podcast.mp3Podcast (gnu): Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week in game news, Nintendo saw plenty of success with Miitomo, their bizarre but fun social network, the Nostalrius World of Warcraft servers were shut down- and Blizzard suffered a DDoS not too long after that- Leslie Benzies is suing Rockstar Games and there’s a way to play Oculus Rift exclusives with an HTC Vive- all this and more on this week’s episode of Game News Update. If you’re wondering about that Oculus Rift hack, there’s a new program called Revive that allows you to run games that were meant... Read On

April 9, 2016 Game News Update – HTC Vive Launch, PS4 Updates, FFVII Details

April 9, 2016 Game News Update – HTC Vive Launch, PS4 Updates, FFVII Details

This has been quite an interesting week for game news- coming up hot on the heels of the Rift, the HTC Vive was launched- much like the competition, however, it encountered some shipping woes. In spite of the troubles, however, those who do have their Vives are enjoying an awesome launch lineup of games- we talk about some of those in today’s episode. Additionally, we got some fresh information on the upcoming Final Fantasy VII remake- check it out! If you’re here to check out cool Kickstarter projects, you’ve come to the right place; first off, a game that we covered previously, City of... Read On

April 2, 2016 Game News Update – Overwatch Censorship, Oculus Launch, Valve’s Legal Trouble

April 2, 2016 Game News Update – Overwatch Censorship, Oculus Launch, Valve’s Legal Trouble

This week’s episode of Game News Update is a bit different from usual; we’re preparing for PAX East and made the episode a little earlier in the week- in addition to the news, we also put together a selection of games that we’re looking forward to seeing during this summer’s E3. This week in game news, the Oculus Rift launched, there was some controversy around Overwatch that sparked discussions about censorship and artistic freedom, Valve got in legal trouble in Australia and some fascinating games have been released. One bit of news that got me excited this week was the announcement of HoloGrid:... Read On

March 26, 2016 Game News Update – Wii U and Nintendo NX Rumors, VR Space Simulation

March 26, 2016 Game News Update – Wii U and Nintendo NX Rumors, VR Space Simulation

Some of this week’s most interesting game news is completely fabricated- seeing as this is the Blackman ‘N Robin Game News Update, and not the Game Fiction update, we’re obligated to bring to the light that which is real, and to point out that which is not. Of course, some interesting- and true- things did happen this week, such as the release of Cryengine V with a PWYW pricing model as well as the Kickstarter for a historically accurate VR spaceship simulator- check out all this and more on this week’s episode. Earlier in the week, what were, supposedly, Nintendo NX controllers were posted... Read On

March 19, 2016 Game News Update – Playstation VR, AMD’s Headset, Shardlight Giveaway

March 19, 2016 Game News Update – Playstation VR, AMD’s Headset, Shardlight Giveaway

After taking a week off due to technical issues, we’re back in business this week- and to celebrate, we’re giving away a Steam key for Shardlight. This week in game news, Sony announced a price and launch window for the Playstation VR, AMD unveiled their Sulon Q AR/VR HMD, Rocket League looks like it’ll be playable between the Xbox One, PC and Playstation 4, being the first title bridge the gap between the three major platforms, and some great games were released- check it out in this week’s episode. If you came here for free Shardlight, you’ve come to the right place-... Read On

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