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Submitted by Romudeth 619d ago | videocast

The Throwdown #59

Tony Polanco, Rachael Murdock, Michael Crawford, Emilio Lopez, Brian Munjoma and Brett Murdock discuss what’s happened in the world of video games, pop culture and STFUandPLAY this past week.

Featured Topic

• What makes something a “video game”: Redux.

Gaming news

• Follow ups: Why the PS4 costs so much in Brazil. Using real names on the PS4.
• Dualshock 4 controllers out in the wild. Compatible with PS3.
• Totalbiscuit’s incident with Wild Games Studio.
• Nintendo halts production of the Wii.
• Kojima’s talks to Famitsu about Metal Gear Solid V’s “open world”. Why Ground Zeroes is necessary.

Pop Culture news

• Tim Burton in talks to direct Beetlejuice 2.
• Beware the Batman gets unexpectedly pulled from the air.

Listener Questions

• What is one franchise you wouldn’t mind dying or taking a long hiatus for this upcoming generation?
• Will we see more Japanese games localized via digital platforms? (3DS, Beyond: Two Souls, Culture, Divinity: Dragon Commander, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Nintendo, PC, PS Vita, PS2, PS3, PS4, Tag Invalid, Wii, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

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