The big conversation in gaming about Steam and Epic Gaming Store. There are gamers are both sides claiming steam is monopoly and Epic is good for competition. The other side's best argument is hovered around choice. This week we look at the economics of gaming, to find out if Steam is a monopoly or just dominate in the customers mind.
Gearbox CEO attacks customers over Epic Gaming Store
Ubisoft donates to rebuild Notre-Dame
Division 2 update attempts to improve PC performance
Sing with friends with a karaoke game on Twitch
Destiny 2 Arcstriders are ridiculously OP
Apex updates: weapon nerfs, and character buffs
EGS gets serious with security.... finally
Is Steam a monopoly
Epic Games, what can be said about them. They are the ones that have created a great gaming engine, several popular gaming franchises, and the most popular game in the world right now. However, all that goodwill is being burned because of their exclusivity of AAA games. Find out what I have to say about it, and here’s what else I’m talking about.
Wide Awake Coffee CO review
Epic Games Controversy
Battlefront 2 Capital Supermacy review
Division 2 review
It's that time again! Apple has announced new products and new services for Apple fans to buy. 2019 is the year that Apple fully goes into the subscription based model. Plus, the return of the iPad Mini. Many people thought this product was dead, but, Apple had other plans. Most of the new products are updated with little or no new advancements. Time will tell if the move to a subscription on media will pay off for Apple. The music service is going strong, but, with increased competition for video, Apple's chances of success are slim. Time is the best indicator of what will stick and what will bomb.
Loot shooters, they are a sub-genre of shooters that emphasizes on getting loot and has some RPG elements. Their premise sounds great, but, many developers do not make them great. We have Destiny, Division, and now Anthem. They have so many problems with a little fixing. It falls into the same problems from early RGBs, they are lots of repetitive missions and the end game content is very light. Loot shooters are not going away, but, they need to get better. Ubisoft seems to have learned from their mistakes, but, how many more of these games need to have terrible end game content? Find out the problems with loot shooters and how to fix, plus, my review for Anthem.
Description: It's been a long time coming, but, Digital Coffee is back! This week I am discussing my predictions for tech, marketing, and gaming. Tech moves fast and sometimes we miss the finer points and even major highlights in these industries. This week, I go over what I think is going to happen in 2019, and, layout what Digital Coffee is going to be in 2019. This week I make big predictions on Slack, the gaming industry hitting a depression, woke marketing is bad for business and more. Tune in and subscribe to find out!
I love that gaming gets so much attention. Twitch is a powerhouse in the gaming industry, and they even have grants, but, seriously where's the equality? I thought that's what silicon valley is all about? No? Ok, well I discuss this and more!
Why is there no equality in this?
Overwatch League Impressions
Overwatch new character
Hunt: Showdown early access
Kingdom Come: Deliverance sells 1 million
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Redesigns of social media rarely are met with customers happy. Most people hate it, and others do not care. Snapchat has an uphill battle, but, most people will deal with it.
What I Talk About:
Why People Hate it
Why It's Not a Big Deal
Tech's Media Obsession with Russia Hacking
Why They Need To Stop Talking About It
What They Should Talk About Instead
Peter Thiel Leaves Silicon Valley
Why It Matters