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Spam Spam Spam Humbug 63 - Game Bosses, the Return
December 7, 2016

Spam Spam Spam Humbug 63 - Game Bosses, the Return

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Let's talk about game bosses. The memorable ones, the hard ones, the dumb ones...and maybe even the absent ones.

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Boolean Dragon, who is another year older this week. Similarly, Cran Gallara and Rustic Dragon also celebrated birthdays recently.

And to Fenyx Dragon, for his considerable assistance in the recent migration of the Codex between web hosts.

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Podcast Topic(s)

We continue discussing a few of the various game bosses that have vexed, impressed, foiled, and/or challenged us over the years.

In Other News

NVIDIA CEO Talks Up 'Incredible' Nintendo Switch - “In a recent earnings call, Nvidia President and CEO Jen-Hsun Huang was asked about the company's growth in its gaming division. While the company's extensive business in PC GPUs is a major factor, the Switch partnership was also highlighted as a key area. In his remarks the executive explained that the partnership for Switch had been in place for nearly two years, and he talked up Nintendo's next-gen hardware.” (See also: How The Nintendo Switch Could Be Attractive.) He also said that porting games to the console should be “simple”.

Niantic hopes Pokemon Go can emulate World of Warcraft's longevity - “...in a recent interview with Eurogamer, Niantic's chief marketing officer Mike Quigley spoke about his World of Warcraft-sized ambitions for the game now the player-count has leveled off. For Quiqley, comparing Pokemon Go to other mobile games is an exercise in futility. Niantic's baby, he explains, is "more of an MMO than anything else." It has two week client sprints, two week server-side sprints, and bi-weekly content patches and bug fixes..."I think our lifespan and curve may be quite different from a free-to-play mobile game -- it may be more in a World of Warcraft vein just because of the type of game we are," says Quigley.”

Report: Mario is a Nintendo Switch Launch Title With an Open World Hub

Report: Skyrim is a Nintendo Switch Launch Title and Limited Mod Support Will Come Later

Todd Howard says Nintendo Switch has 'one of the best demos I've ever seen'

'Galaxy on Fire 3 - Manticore' Trailers Reveal New Story and Ship Details. And the game's release date has also been announced: we'll get to dive into it on December 8th.

Chris Taylor leaves Wargaming Seattle to start indie studio

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Ultima VI Gates of Creation by OC ReMix

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