Nex Machina, GT Sport, Bravo Team, Spiderman and more E3 2017 – Geekoholics Anonymous Ep 112

Rico is back from LA and we still have tons of E3 games to talk about. In this weeks episode we blab about the following Games and topics:

  • Nex Machina
  • Matterfall
  • GT Sport
  • The Inpatient
  • Bravo Team
  • Spiderman
  • Far Cry 5

News:

Free 4 All:

  • Wonder Woman

Intro/Outro Music: Nex Machina – Cosmic Hero

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My E3 2017 Photo Gallery


So the dust has settled and another E3 is in the books. This year for me though was a true whirlwind of excitement and emotions. What started as a long shot last minute trip, made entirely possible by strangers on the internet I was able to go and have one of the best con experiences of my life. With a shit load of luck and less than a weeks notice I was at the gaming worlds mecca once again. Not only did I play an insane amount of games, I met some new and amazing friends along the way. Here are just a few pics I snapped while I was down there.

Thanks again to @Wario64 for basically getting me a badge and Jim Hale for scoring me accommodations. Without either of your help I would of never made it there.

For more info on what I saw and played check last weeks podcast episode

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The E3 2017 Episode LIVE from LA – Geekoholics Anonymous Ep 111

Rico Skypes in from LA on his crappy laptop microphone to give us the lowdown straight from E3. We talk about the Press conferences and some of the biggest announcements. Rico also talks about all the amazing games he’s played straight from the show floor while avoiding getting shot. I apologize in advance for the poor audio quality but I forgot my microphone at home.

Intro/Outro Music: Beast – Chris Classic (Crackdown 3 Trailer Music)

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E3 2017 Press Conference Streams and Times – Bethesda 9PM PST Tonight

E3 is upon us once again and with that so are the crazy press conferences. Here’s a handy run down of all the conferences and their start times. Which conference are you most excited about or your dream announcement?

Bethesda is up next, catch the stream LIVE at 9pm PST below:

The handy chart with all the press conference times posted above is thanks to twitter user Cheesemeister.

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The E3 Hype Train and Predictions Episode – Geekoholics Anonymous Ep 110

In this weeks episode we blab about the following Games and topics:

E3 HYPE TRAIN and Predictions Episode!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • PLAYERUNKNOWN’S Battlegrounds
  • Mario Kart IRL

News:

PSA’s:

Intro/Outro Music: Notorious B.I.G. – Going Back to Cali

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PlayStation VR Demos Coming to Retailers Nationwide Starting Tomorrow

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Earlier this week at E3 Sony announced that PlayStation VR will officially launch in North America on October 13. But many of you have been asking – ‘When can I try PlayStation VR out and see some of the great games to come?’ Well, tomorrow and Saturday (June 17 and 18), Sony is going to offer PS VR demos at more than 30 Best Buy and GameStop locations. Starting on June 24, that number will expand to about 300 locations across the US and Canada.

Click here to see where you’ll be able to quickly and easily find locations where PS VR demos are available now and in the future. In addition to retail locations, you’ll also be able to see Road to Greatness tour locations where PS VR will be playable. Here are the cities where demos will be available tomorrow and Saturday:

Baltimore MD
Boston MA
Chicago IL
Cincinnati OH
Cleveland OH
Columbia SC
Columbus OH
Dallas TX
Denver CO
Detroit MI
Fayetteville AR
Ft. Lauderdale FL
Grand Rapids MI
Hartford CT
Houston TX
Los Angeles CA
Milwaukee WI
Minneapolis MN
New York NY
San Francisco CA
Tampa FL
Toledo OH
Washington D.C.
West Palm Beach FL

 

via PlayStation Blog

 

E3 2016 the Best Trailers

E3 is in the air, and awesome new games are dropping left and right. Here are our favorite trailers from the show so far — check back soon for more picks, or cut out the middleman and visit YouTube to see every single video.

God of War

Santa Monica Studio reimagines the iconic PlayStation franchise, and the results look promising indeed.

Days Gone

Bend Studio knocked me out with this one — we’ve seen post-apocalyptic games before, but not ones with this emotional center. One to watch.

Spider-Man


Marvel and Insomniac Games team up on one of the most-talked about games from E3. I love the score on this one.

Resident Evil 7 biohazard

Capcom takes the landmark horror series in a new direction, with a new first-person perspective and PlayStation VR support for maximum immersion.

Horizon Zero Dawn


It’s not a true trailer, but it’s still super impressive to see more than eight minutes of Guerrilla’s open-world epic in action.

The Last Guardian


Consistently powerful stuff, with a lovely soundtrack and dreamlike visuals. And hey, who’s that other guy?

Detroit: Become Human

Quantic Dream has always asked players to make difficult decisions. But this neo-noir thriller set in a futuristic Detroit looks to turn the consequences up to 11.

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare

This exhilerating look at Jackal dogfighting and close-quarters combat in zero g left me reeling. Our first look at the Retribution’s futuristic bridge and loading bay is one of my favorite moments of the entire show.

Final Fantasy XV


I continue to be fascinated by this game’s scale and style, and this trailer ably demonstrates why..

Farpoint


I’m a sucker for sci-fi, and I’ve been waiting to see an FPS take in PlayStation VR.

Death Stranding


Kojima’s back. I need say no more.

via PlayStation Blog

PlayStation E3 Experience 2015 Tickets Now Available

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PlayStation is inviting fans across the US and Canada to come together and watch the excitement and announcements of E3 LIVE in movie theaters across North America. Attendees will get access to an exclusive 30 minute post-show hosted by Geoff Keighley and a special PlayStation surprise. 
Get your tickets while they last:

PlayStation® E3 Experience 2015.

Need For Speed Announced, Open World “Full Reboot” On the Way

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The new Need For Speed has been announced today by it’s developer, Ghost Games. This is going to be, as they said “a full reboot” of the series. This new game is being developed for the PS4, Xbox One and the PC and is going to be an open world, day-to-night racing game. The first look at this new game is shown in the teaser trailer below.

They have said it will offer the kinds of deep customizations that fans of the series have come to know and love and have even teamed up with EA’s own Speedhunters website, it will also offer an immersive narrative, a first for the series.

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Not many details were given about this new game other then a a full gameplay trailer will be coming on June 15th, and that many more details will be shown at E3.

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This new entry into the Need for Speed franchise is scheduled to hit gamers this fall. We will be following E3 and will let you all know when we have more details.

By Dayne “Anjel” Cody
Twitter- @DayneCody

The Oculus Rift’s Recommended PC Specs released

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Today in a blog post, Atman Binstock; chief architect and technical director for the Rift, dropped the skinny on what kind of hardware you are going to need in order to get what he called “the full Rift experience”. And fair warning, it is not for the faint of heart, there are going to be a LOT of people looking to upgrade in order to play games properly on the Rift. So without further ado, here are the recommended specs to get “the full Rift experience”

  • NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD 290 equivalent or greater
  • Intel i5-4590 equivalent or greater
  • 8GB+ RAM
  • Compatible HDMI 1.3 video output (required)
  • 2x USB 3.0 ports (required)
  • Windows 7 SP1 or newer (required)

Like I said, not for the fair not heart as those are some fairly steep requirements, and we imagine that a lot of people will be looking to upgrade some hardware over the next 6-10 months before the Rift is released.

They also went on to say that they are going to be using those specs over the “lifetime of the Rift”, and as time goes on, naturally that hardware or the equivalent will come down in price. They are using this as a standard so that “Developers, in turn, can rely on Rift users having these modern machines, allowing them to optimize their game for a known target, simplifying development.”
He also went on to explain some of the resolution and latency details of the consumer model;

A traditional 1080p game at 60Hz requires 124 million shaded pixels per second. In contrast, the Rift runs at 2160×1200 at 90Hz split over dual displays, consuming 233 million pixels per second. At the default eye-target scale, the Rift’s rendering requirements go much higher: around 400 million shaded pixels per second. This means that by raw rendering costs alone, a VR game will require approximately 3x the GPU power of 1080p rendering.

You can read the whole, very detailed blog post over here.

Still no word on the pricing for the Rift when it is released sometime in Q1 of next year, but it is great to start seeing more details trickle out.

By Dayne “Anjel” Cody
Twitter- @DayneCody