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This week, in Episode 217: E3 2019 Other Publishers, we are joined by 2 Dads. I am your Host Kaleb Rutherford, @kahleeb on Twitter, and joining me this week is the newest Parent that Presses Play but we know him better as “Mr Rise Broadband” Derek Smith, @DigitalSamson on Twitter.
On the Show, we talk about Bethesda, Square-Enix, and Ubisoft Press Conferences at E3 2019.
We start off the show, this week, with Dan telling us about the Blu-ray version of Vikings he has been watching. Michael also wants you to know about the story Dan wrote on his blog about Cherry Medicine.
Next, Kaleb turns the conversation to Madden 25 and how it is the best football game they have made despite a few issues. Kaleb wrote up a full review of Madden 25 over at CVGames.
We then talk about McDonalds and their upcoming Happy Meal promotion that will include a book with each Fast Food Meal.
Up next, we discuss Pokemon X and Pokemon Y and how this is the best version of Pokemon ever made.
Our conversation then moves on to the Watch Dog delay and how it impacts “bundled consoles” preordered at GameStop and Amazon.
We then talk about the release of Windows 8.1 and some of the features found in the first major update to Windows 8.
Finally, we end with our Band of the Week featuring Skylanders Swap Force Soundtrack by Lorne Balfe. This album is available digitally at all major providers found online.
Welcome to Episode 13 of Parents Press Play. This week, in the Return of Trio, we finally see the three Dads return together as a group and discuss their favorite topics.
This week, Kaleb, Dan, & Michael talk about The Disney Movie Club, Saints Row IV, The PlayStation 4 Getting Dated, Launch Window PS4 Games, The Vita and its price drop, and we close out with the Fitbit One.
Michael starts us off this week talking about the Disney Movie Club. We learn how it works and why he loves Blu-ray so much.
Next up, Kaleb talks Saints Row IV and why this is an open world, sandbox, game you should play.
Dan tells us about the PlayStation 4 getting dated for November 15, in North America, and November 29 for Europe. They also revealed the launch window games. The full list includes:
Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag (Ubisoft)
Battlefield 4 (EA)
Call of Duty: Ghosts (Activision)
FIFA 14 (EA)
Killzone: Shadow Fall (SCE)
Just Dance 2014 (Ubisoft)
LEGO Marvel Superheroes (Warner Bros.)
Madden 25 (EA)
NBA 2K14 (2K Games)
NBA Live (EA)
Need for Speed: Rivals (EA)
Skylanders: Swap Force (Activision)
Watch Dogs (Ubisoft)
The list of Digital only titles includes:
Basement Crawl (Bloober Team)
Blacklight: Retribution (Zombie Studio)
Contrast (Focus Home Interactive)
Doki-Doki Universe (SCE)
DC Universe Online (SOE)
Pinball Arcade (Farsight Technologies)
Planetside 2 (SOE)
Pool Nation Extreme (Cherry Pop Games)
Super Motherload (Xgen Studios)
Tiny Brains (Spearhead)
Warframe (Digital Extremes)
War Thunder (Gaijin Entertainment)
Guns Of Icarus Online
Next up, we talk about the PlayStation Vita and its $50 price drop in North America and Europe. The memory cards have also been dropped in price by $20 in each memory configuration.
Kaleb ends the show talking about the Fitbit One and how it has changed his life.
Welcome to Episode 5 of Parents Press Play. This week Kaleb, Dan, and Michael are talking about the Electronic Entertainment Expo show, or E3, that went on last week. This is the show where developers all around the world come to show off the latest games that will be coming out over the next year. Today we are going to devote the show to E3 so our format will be a little bit different.
Here are links to all of the audio interview podcasts we did for the E3 2013 Show.
Up next, Dan, Kaleb, and Michael talk about Microsoft sticking their foot in their mouth over the restrictions of Xbox One. Kaleb predicted many of these things in an article written on April 15, 2013.
Kaleb brings up the Sony response to the Xbox One restrictions with the PlayStation 4.
Finally, the three of us talk about preordering the new consoles at various retailers.