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Xbox Games Showcase / Nintendo Direct Mini / Metacritic Changes

Xbox Games Showcase / Nintendo Direct Mini / Metacritic Changes

Welcome to the first-ever episode of Slightly Informed! This week, Zack Simpson, Zach Stevens, and Levi Casto talk through the decision to join the swarm of new podcasters trying something new in light of the pandemic. NBCUniversal's Peacock streaming service launch takes center stage for discussion over the shifting landscape of the streaming wars across every medium of entertainment. Nintendo and Xbox's online events give a glimpse into the future of gaming, and Metacritic's review revisions prompt consideration on the meaning of reviews in a spoiler-saturated culture. // FROM THIS WEEK Rocket League going free-to-play, leaving Steam for Epic Games Store  Ubisoft says it won’t raise next-gen game prices (for now) Xbox’s event was uneventful — but their plan could change everything The average American gamer spent 216.64 dollars on games in 2018 // SEGMENT 1: It looks like Microsoft is already breaking a big promise with Xbox Series X You Are the Future of Gaming // SEGMENT 2: Peacock’s not-so-secret ingredient in the streaming wars is its free tier  Good news for Switch fans left disappointed by Nintendo Direct Mini Upcoming Switch Games 2020: All the big hits coming our way this year Super Mario Sunshine Is Now 18 Years Old // SEGMENT 3: After ‘The Last Of Us Part 2’ Insanity, Metacritic Has Changed User Score Submissions (Spoiler Warning) // CHECK OUT: The Schooligans YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAX5TFCLdOPJXwMUDspiVvw Land of the Giants Podcast: Who Really Killed Blockbuster?  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/land-of-the-giants/id1465767420?i=1000480312942 

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