The Vertical Slice #8: A Bad Company of News

Stuff We Made This Week

  • My Thoughts on YouTube Gaming (Austin)
  • Heazie Plays: Citizens of Earth (Chris)

Things We Watched

  • Fear the Walking Dead’s Pilot (Austin & Chris)
    • What’s wrong with The Walking Dead
  • Hitman: Agent 47 (Chris)
    • How does it compare to the 2008 movie?
  • Spider-Man: The New Avenger title
  • A discussion on Straight Outta Compton and movie ignorance
  • Fantastic 4 (Chris)

Games We Played

  • Medal of Honor on PS3 (2010) (Austin)
  • Mega Man Legacy Collection on PC (Austin)
  • Shadowrun: Hong Kong on PC (Austin)
  • The Marvelous Miss Take on PC (Austin)
  • Enslaved: Odyssey to the West on PS3 (Austin)
  • Warhawk on PS3 (Austin)
  • Battlefield: Bad Company 2 on PS3 (Austin)
  • Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist on PS3 (Austin)
  • Rogue Legacy on PS3 (Austin)
  • LEGO Jurassic World on Xbox One (Chris)
  • Mortal Kombat X on Xbox One (Chris)
  • Super Smash Bros. on Wii U (Chris)

The Digest

Out this Week

  • Armello (PS4, with a PS Plus discount)
  • Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons (PS4 and Xbox One Retail)
  • Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls (PS Vita)
  • Disney Infinity 3.0 (PS4 and PS3) (Already out for Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Wii U)
  • Fat City (PS4)
  • Grow Home (PS4 as well as free on PS Plus)
  • Mad Max (PC, PS4 and Xbox One)
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (PC, PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360)
  • The Muppets Movie Adventures (PS Vita)
  • Nobunga’s Ambition: Sphere of Influence (PS4 & PS3)
  • Nova-111 (PS3 & PS Vita) (Cross-Buy with PS4)
  • Space Hulk (PS Vita)
  • Super TIME Force Ultra (PS4 & PS Vita as well as free on PS Plus) (Cross-Buy)
  • Xeodrifter (PS4 and PS Vita as well as PS Plus) (Cross-Buy)
  • Zombie Vikings (PS4, with a PS Plus discount)

September Games with Gold:

  • The Deer God on Xbox One (September 1-30)
  • Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition on Xbox One (September 16-October 15th)
  • Battlestations: Pacific on Xbox 360 (September 1-15)
  • Crysis 3 on Xbox 360 (September 16-30)

September PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection:

  • Grow Home on PS4
  • Super TIME Force Ultra on PS4 & PS Vita
  • Xeodrifter on PS4 and PS Vita
  • Twisted Metal on PS3
  • Teslagrad on PS4 and PS3
  • La Mulana EX on PS Vita

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