Nintendo announced their next big fighter to the Super Smash Bros Ultimate roster and it is none other than Minecraft Steve! And also Alex, Enderman, and Zombie. But mostly Steve! In the announcement video, Masahiro Sakurai seemed more than a bit upset at the addition, even throwing Nintendo itself under the bus hinting they almost forced him to do it!
Cyberpunk 2077 developers CD Projekt Red has repeatedly stated they would not be forcing crunch on their employees. Well a year later, it’s all a lie! In a recent statement, and with much regret, the studio heads announced that for the next six weeks leading up to the launch of the game everyone would be pulling six-day work weeks to get the game across the finish line.
The Xbox Series X is in the hands of some lucky industry folks and we now know just how fast it is at running last generation games. And it is very very fast. But is this enough to convince everyone to upgrade to the new hardware over Sony’s PlayStation 5?
Speaking of Sony, Insomniac Games announced that they had recast the facial motion capture actor for Peter Parker in their upcoming remaster of the PlayStation 4 hit Marvel’s Spider-Man for the PlayStation 5. Fans, of course, were not happy about this at all!
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00:00 - Intro
00:44 - MineCraft Comes to Smash Bros. Ultimate
10:25 - CyberPunk 2077 and CDPR Crunch
26:27 - Xbox Series X Load Times
36:14 - Early xCloud Impressions
37:44 - Spider-Man's Face
47:57 - Listener Questions
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[YouTube] - Minecraft comes to Smash Bros
[Kotaku] Cyberpunk 2077’s crunch problem
The Xbox Series X is super fast
[Polygon] Spider-Man face controversy