Nicole, Linda, Simone, and Courtney talk about all the news, especially the exciting news about virtual reality and augmented reality stuff that’s coming out lately. And then we talk about what we played.
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- The McDonald’s toy app doesn’t work. Kids are crying, McDonald’s, c’mon!
- The toy company Vtech was hacked and information on millions of kids got stolen. Oh, dear.
- PlayStation seems to be planning to add the ability to stream games to PC and Mac.
- Drama and conspiracy theories abounded at the Hearthstone World Championship.
- Metal Gear Solid V is running a contest in which gamers race to disarm all their nukes.
- Disney XD is running a Mario Kart 8 tournament.
- Courtney explains new Nintendo accounts system.
- There was more drama in the gaming world when a spokesman for Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball implied they’re not localizing the game to the U.S. because they’re afraid feminists will create controversy.
- Two PlayStation 4 bundles continue to be on sale.
- Pikachu is going to arrive at Build-A-Bear earlier than we thought.
Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality Are Coming!
- Facebook is going to make a big Oculus announcement.
- Amazon revealed patents for an AR living room.
- Microsoft is running a contest for regular people to submit ideas for new Hololens apps.
- The TV show “Shark Tank” showed Virtuix Omni, but the sharks didn’t bite (or they did).
What We Played
- Courtney played Tales from the Borderlands.
- Linda and Simone played Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate.
- Nicole played Hearthstone.
This podcast was recorded in the studios of the Jack Straw Cultural Center in Seattle. The music is by Pat Goodwin at Novelty Shop Creative. Participating in this podcast were Linda Breneman, Nicole Tanner, Simone de Rochefort, and Courtney Holmes.
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