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When do microtransactions cross the line from acceptable into gambling?

Loot Box controversy:  Certain countries are beginning to take a look to determine if Loot Boxes and Loot system are considered a form of gambling? (open discussion)

Fan Faves
We pick ten rapid questions and each host answers to see where we stand opposed and where we stand united Fandom.  Play along and find what are your Fan Favorites?
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Assassin’s Creed: Origins is looking to revitalize the franchise and bring a fresh take to the dated series.

Revitalizing a Game Franchise:  Some series stick around for decades while others fade into obscurity.  Franchises like Mario, Zelda, COD, Final Fantasy seem to simply stay on top while other franchises ebb and flow.  What makes a franchise stand the test of time?

What do franchises need to do get that adrenaline surge to become relevant again?

Each week two of our hosts go head to head in a best of five trivia contest.  The winner will retain bragging rights and stay and play again next week while the loser has to create next the weeks’ questions. Play along and see just how much gaming knowledge you have.
It’s our one year anniversary!

1 year of the Super co-op squad:

It’s been one full year of the podcast!  What are some of the things about the show that you love?

How has the show impacted your life?  Where do you see the show going from here?

Each week we’ll break down ten news stories and facts that just didn’t quite make the list for a segment.  We’ve got 1 minute per topic before we move onto the next; finished or not.  Gotta go fast…in the Speed Run.


  1. Limited Run Games has a new partnership with Nintendo to release their games on the Nintendo Switch!  Their first game will sometime next year
  2. Bungie has taken down the recent ‘Trials of the Nine’ Multiplayer mode for two weeks due to emote glitches that allow players to walk out of bounds
  3. Netflix plans to produce 30 new anime series in 2018
  4. Poke’mon GO introduces new Halloween event and Gen 3 Poke’mon might release by the end of this year
  5. Nintendo Switch’s new 4.0 update allows video capture for up to 30 seconds of gameplay, transfer of saved game data, and also allows you to transfer your user account data from one Switch to another
  6.  Dragonball Fighterz add two more characters, Nappa and Captain Ginyu
  7. Sony unveils a new, smaller PS4 controller aimed for kids.  This new controller will be wired with a 10 foot cable, and does not have a light bar nor a touch pad
  8. Activision files patent for a microtransaction engine that will match similar players up to “encourage the player to make future purchases to achieve similar gameplay results”
  9. Video Game site Eurogamer hints at signs that Lego Dimensions will end after its 2 year cycle
  10. One Piece is it tugging on Batman’s cape!  The One-Piece comic is growing incrementally in sales so much, that at this rate it could pass Batman in sales within a year
Name that Game
3 Video Games, 2 Competing hosts and clues that lead to the correct answers.  Use your wits, match the clues and Name The GAME