Out of Continues Ep 88: Franchises   Leave a comment

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I’m joined by Kevin this week. We talk about Sleeping Dogs and The Swapper. Main topics is on franchises and its effect on the industry. News on Evo, E-Sports players as pro athletes, Monaco, Tribes Ascend, Froza 5, Socom and MAG, and OUYA fund. Also make sure to check out Return of Aetheria.

-Sayed Stafa
podcast@outofcontinues.com

Intro Music by Nathan Becker
Ectogemia

Outro
Super Smash Bros. ‘Polygons Are Inaccurate’

03:40 What have we been playing?
14:21 Franchises and the Industry
41:31 Ultra Street Fighter 4
50:46 Xbone booed at Evo 2k13
53:38 League of Legend players as pro athletes
59:29 Monaco dev and XBLA sales
1:04:44 Tribes Ascend abandoned by devs
1:07:39 Socom 4 and MAG losing multiplayer
1:19:25 OUYA Free the Games Fund

Notes

http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/07/15/ubisoft-not-interested-in-games-that-arent-franchises

http://kotaku.com/street-fighter-iv-getting-five-more-characters-one-nev-770875769

http://kotaku.com/the-xbox-one-got-a-lot-of-boos-at-evo-2013-785287814

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/23321595

http://www.joystiq.com/2013/07/15/monaco-dev-very-disappointed-with-xbla-sales-performance/

http://forum.hirezstudios.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=345&t=115939

http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/07/16/forza-motorsport-5-requires-one-time-internet-connection

http://kotaku.com/sony-to-kill-multiplayer-for-socom-4-mag-in-early-2014-806163389

http://kotaku.com/sony-to-kill-multiplayer-for-socom-4-mag-in-early-2014-806163389

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