Microsoft may be looking to merge Skype into all of their voice applications, including XBox Live. Now you can harrass your friends to get online while they do “other activities”. Also, PS3 overtakes 360 in worldwide sales, Mass. removes violent video games from rest stops, and EA/Bioware catches flack for their gay/ghetto planet.
2012 has come and (almost) gone. In this Mashcast we recap some of the bigger happenings in 2012.
Not sure what’s happened in the last seven days, but the games industry was a bit unprofessional this week. We discuss that, Cliffy B leaving Epic Games, the Mass Effect Trilogy boxset, and disappointing MoP sales.
Launch date and pricing for the Wii U has finally arrived! Still feels underwhelming. We discuss that, Bioware founders leaving Bioware, and Sony’s new PS3.
OUYA is making a big splash, but will it really be the revolution that everyone is dreaming it will be? We discuss that, Microsoft/Activision rumors, how studios can avoid layoffs, and more.
New multiplayer content and it's a whole lot of shiny.
The Better Business Bureau weighs in on Mass Effect 3′s advertising and downgrades Capcom’s rating. Also, ME3 gets extended endings, Wii U might be $300, the real cost of used games, and more.
Mass Effect has better outfits anyway.
If you're still interested...
A little treat for fans of Mass Effect.
On this Mashcast we discuss Microsoft putting the kabosh on some XBox rumors, EA looking into subscription models, how Metacritic effects developers, more Mass Effect woes, and more.
Find out what's been going on "a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away."