It is easy to ignore that the gaming industry’s corporate skeleton is as cold and stiff as any other. Despite engaging in the business of fun, the ebb and flow of our beloved pastime is dictated not by fanatic devotion or creative passion, but by the unwavering severity of the bottom line. We can effortlessly shrug off this reality as we devour our latest digital escape and confront it when it negatively impacts our experience. It is as easy as flipping a switch. And after Ubisoft’s incredible E3 showing – punctuated by exciting new IP, dazzling reimaginations of known quantities and raw human emotion – it is clear that Vivendi’s continued march toward a controlling stake in the company will rob us of one of corporate gaming’s biggest outliers. This can not be ignored.
Continue reading Ubisoft’s Passionate E3 and the Pain of Hostile Takeover
Rainbow Six Siege’s season 2 called “Velvet Shell” is to begin tomorrow Feb 7th. Velvet Shell will kick off with a new map and two new operators to play as. Continue reading Rainbow Six Siege season 2 kicks off Feb 7th
After two… three… some odd amount of weeks the crew has returned! Myles, Adam, Jordan and Jordan’s cat are all back and in full effect! Welcome back to the MONG Podcast ya’ll! They come back strong with a good episode (just like they all are) and they cover some fun topics about the news from this week… and some news from a last week thanks to Myles! Red Dead Redemption, Zombie Evolution and more! Continue reading MONG Podcast 119 | The Return of the Podcast II: The Re-Castening
Join the lovely MONG Podcast crew as they sail the seven video game seas and delve into the news of this week. Street Fighter V’s next Beta might be more impressive than any other… ever! Mighty No.9 has received a (new) release date that has a 9 in it! Twitch is finally coming to your PlayStation thingies as an app and the Star Wars: Battlefront Beta isn’t going to be locked behind reservations, that and we know when it’s coming! Will Rainbow Six Siege be worth it without a dedicated story mode? All of that and you get to feel your heart strings be pulled as Myles, Jordan and Adam talk about the games they find to be the most overrated. Be prepared to have your jimmies rustled! Continue reading MONG Podcast 96 | What’s the Most Overrated Game Franchise?
Are you ready to venture to the prison server of Everquest II? Hopefully not, as once you end up there, your account can never go back to normal servers. Beyond the awesome and inventive ways developers are now punishing cheaters in games, the crew tackled the topics of Rainbow Six: Siege being delayed, the new and exciting title The Flock as well as much more, including a lengthy chat about the state of Nintendo near the end. You’ll love it! Come join us for Episode 92 of the monumentally massively awesome MONG Podcast! Continue reading MONG Podcast 92 | How Should Game Developers Deal With Cheaters?
On this week’s MONG Podcast, the team discussed some of this week’s biggest gaming news like Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, The Division and Rainbow Six Siege, Mirror’s Edge 2, Oculus Rift’s release window, Titanfall 2, Irrational Games, Sony’s Gamescom plans, a Nintendo theme park, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, Ark: Survival Evolved, Conan O’Brien’s Clueless Gamer for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and when we might expect to see Fallout 4. When do you think Fallout 4 will be released? Continue reading When Should Fallout 4 Be Released?