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Each week, That Nerdy Site brings you That News You Care About with a dive into some of the week's biggest stories in gaming.

    Knights of the Old Republic Remake Paused (That News You Care About Ep. 114)

    Knights of the Old Republic Remake Paused (That News You Care About Ep. 114)

    On today's show, Logan and Trevor discuss the recent Bloomberg article indicating that the Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic remake is reportedly on hold after the game's art director and design director were fired.
    Topic and Shoutouts:
    "Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic Game Paused Amid Studio Shakeup," by Jason Schreier, Bloomberg
    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-07-26/star-wars-knights-of-the-old-republic-game-paused-amid-studio-shakeup
    "A New Destination: How Open Roads Changed Direction And Saved Its Turbulent Road Trip," by Kimberly Wallace, Game Informer
    https://www.gameinformer.com/feature/2022/07/21/a-new-destination-how-open-roads-changed-direction-and-saved-its-turbulent-road
    "Nope's Gordy segments (and that weird shoe) are packed with meaning," by Zosha Millman, Polygon
    https://www.polygon.com/23277727/nope-gordys-home-ending-explained
    "Every Marvel Cinematic Universe TV show, ranked," by Samantha Nelson, Tasha Robinson, and Zosha Millman, Polygon
    https://www.polygon.com/tv/22561233/marvel-tv-shows-ranked-mcu
    Follow the Nerds:
    Logan: @LeftyLoggy
    Trevor: @TrevorJStarkey
    That Nerdy Site: @thatnerdysite

    • 27 min
    June 2022 NPD Video Game Results (That News You Care About Ep. 113)

    June 2022 NPD Video Game Results (That News You Care About Ep. 113)

    Logan is out this week so Trevor just recorded a quick episode going over the recent June 2022 NPD results.
    Topic:
    "June 2022 NPD: Overwatch and Final Fantasy VII return to the top 20" by Rachel Kaser, GamesBeat/VentureBeat
    https://venturebeat.com/2022/07/15/june-2022-npd-overwatch-and-final-fantasy-vii-return-to-the-top-20/
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    Trevor: @TrevorJStarkey
    That Nerdy Site: @thatnerdysite

    • 16 min
    God of War Ragnarok and the PAX-ification of E3 (That News You Care About Ep. 112)

    God of War Ragnarok and the PAX-ification of E3 (That News You Care About Ep. 112)

    With Trevor back from vacation, he and Logan discuss the news surrounding the God of War Ragnarok release date, as well as the announcement that E3 will return in 2023, helmed by ReedPop (the organizers of PAX).
    Stories and Shoutouts:
    "'God of War Ragnarok' release date reveal follows fan harassment of devs," by Nathan Grayson, The Washington Post
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/video-games/2022/07/07/god-of-war-ragnarok-release-date-november/
    "PAX organiser ReedPop to run E3 2023," by GamesIndustry Staff, GamesIndustry.biz
    https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2022-07-07-pax-organiser-reedpop-to-run-e3-2023
    "Crisis Core: Final Fantasy 7 Reunion Team Discusses Changes Coming To Game And If Zack Or Cloud Is The Better Character," by Jessica Howard, Gamespot
    https://www.gamespot.com/articles/crisis-core-final-fantasy-7-reunion-team-discusses-changes-coming-to-game-and-if-zack-or-cloud-is-the-better-character/1100-6505171/
    "Belinda Garcia as a Game Writer/Narrative Designer at Crystal Dynamics, working on the future of Tomb Raider," Belinda Garcia, Twitter
    https://twitter.com/bbcgarcia/status/1546597340877729792
    "Webb Telescope Reveals a New Vision of an Ancient Universe," New York Times
    https://thatnerdysite.com/2022/07/13/god-of-war-ragnarok-and-the-pax-ification-of-e3-that-news-you-care-about-ep-112/
    "NASA's Webb Reveals Cosmic Cliffs, Glittering Landscape of Star Birth," NASA.gov
    https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/goddard/2022/nasa-s-webb-reveals-cosmic-cliffs-glittering-landscape-of-star-birth
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    Logan: @LeftyLoggy
    Trevor: @TrevorJStarkey
    That Nerdy Site: @thatnerdysite

    • 42 min
    Dream Star Wars Game Ideas (That News You Care About Ep. 111)

    Dream Star Wars Game Ideas (That News You Care About Ep. 111)

    Logan and Trevor discuss their possible dream Star Wars games.
    Shoutout:
    "I Recreated Twilight In The Sims 4 And Everyone Died," by Jessica Howard, Gamespot
    https://www.gamespot.com/gallery/i-recreated-twilight-in-the-sims-4-and-everyone-died/2900-4176/#1
    Follow the Nerds:
    Logan: @LeftyLoggy
    Trevor: @TrevorJStarkey
    That Nerdy Site: @thatnerdysite

    • 52 min
    Final Fantasy VII Announcements and Tony Hawk Non-Announcements (That News You Care About Ep. 110)

    Final Fantasy VII Announcements and Tony Hawk Non-Announcements (That News You Care About Ep. 110)

    Trevor shares his excitement over the Final Fantasy VII 25th Anniversary announcements and Logan shares his disappointment over the apparent confirmation that Tony Hawk Pro Skater 3+4 was in development before Vicarious Visions got folded into the rest of Activision Blizzard.
    Spoilers for Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy VII Remake within.
    NOTE: Logan's audio came in funky. We did what we could to clean it up, but apologies for the different quality.
    Time Stamps:
    00:00 - Intro
    01:15 - "Final Fantasy VII 25th Anniversary Celebration,"  Square Enix
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAVvmd4Qd9M
    22:57 - "Tony Hawk Says A Pro Skater 3+4 Remake Was Killed By Activision's Moves" by Luke Plunkett, Kotaku
    https://kotaku.com/tony-hawk-activision-3-4-remaster-remake-blizzard-vicar-1849086875
    35:50 - Shoutout: "Steven Moffat's TV wasn't made for these times," by Guy Dolbey, Polygon
    https://www.polygon.com/23172599/steven-moffat-tv-doctor-who-sherlock
    37:42 - Outro
    Follow the Nerds:
    Logan: @LeftyLoggy
    Trevor: @TrevorJStarkey
    That Nerdy Site: @thatnerdysite

    • 42 min
    Summer Game Fest 2022 and Xbox Bethesda Reactions (That News You Care About Ep. 109)

    Summer Game Fest 2022 and Xbox Bethesda Reactions (That News You Care About Ep. 109)

    Logan is back, so he and Trevor discuss reactions to last week's Summer Game Fest and Xbox Bethesda Showcases, including the results to Trevor and Cameron's Portillo's Bet.
    Main Topic:
    "Everything announced during Summer Game Fest 2022" by Wesley Yin-Poole, Eurogamer
    https://www.eurogamer.net/everything-announced-during-summer-game-fest-2022
    "Everything announced in Microsoft's Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase 2022" by Wesley Yin-Poole, Eurogamer
    https://www.eurogamer.net/everything-announced-in-microsofts-xbox-and-bethesda-games-showcase-2022
    Shoutout:
    The Human Toll Of Fallout 76's Disastrous Launch," by Sisi Jiang, Kotaku
    https://kotaku.com/bethesda-zenimax-fallout-76-crunch-development-1849033233
    Follow the Nerds:
    Logan: @LeftyLoggy
    Trevor: @TrevorJStarkey
    That Nerdy Site: @thatnerdysite

    • 37 min

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