No Man’s Sky and Gigantic (MOBA) – Episode 18 – Pixel Pulse Radio

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NEWS:

No Man’s Sky Collector’s Edition and Release Date Announced. Explore the mysteries of space on June 21st!

Additional details regarding The Division’s DLC plan have been revealedFree daily/weekly “tasks and challenges” and special Dark Zone events. April brings about a free raid for all Division Agents, as well as loot trading. Not many details for The Division’s May update, but we know its bringing updates to the Dark Zone

Pit People, The Behemoth’s forth game, has been announced. Co-Op Turn Based Strategy from the studio behind Castle Crashers.

Torn Banner Studios have announced their next game: Mirage: Arcane Warfare. Torn Banner has previously worked on Chivalry: Medieval Warfare, which was a solid title.

Delayed Games of the week: Uncharted 4 has been delayed to to May 10. Mass Effect: Andromeda has been delayed to sometime in 2017. Our guess is Q1 2017.

Phil Spencer says goal is to bring Xbox library to future consoles and discussed the idea of bringing incremental upgrades to the Xbox One.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is getting a digital release date of April 1, 2016; while the Blu-Ray arrives a few days later on April 5th.

Big Hero 6 is getting a television show, which is a great idea. Weekly super hero shenanigans sound amazing.

WHAT HAVE WE BEEN PLAYING?

Motiga Games’ Gigantic has been eating our time this week – in a good way. This MOBA doesn’t feel like a MOBA to us. It feels much more welcoming than DOTA, League of Legends, or even Smite. Gigantic’s clean aesthetic also applies the the simplified gameplay. However, the tutorial seemed somewhat rushed and we both felt overwhelmed in our first handful of matches.While there is certainly a learning curve at the beginning, the game is incredibly fun and rewarding once you find a character that suits your play style. Alex loves Charnel and his ranged area-of-effect powers while Brandon enjoys Lord Knossos, who is a spear-wielding man-bull. Gigantic is great fun. Keep it up, Motiga.

Listener Questions:

Jay wrote in to ask us about the new Black Ops 3 Awakening DLC.

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FOR THE ROAD:

Weekly Recommendations: Alex: Dustin Kensrue covers Brand New’s “Jesus Christ.”Brandon: YouTube Channel – FilmRiot 

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