Podquisition Episode 84: Shitey No. Nein

Boglinwatch 2016 gets a load of new developments, and two thirds of the cast talk about their injuries.

Speaking of injuries, Mighty No. 9 was released. It was sad.

Elsewhere, we talk about Scorpio backtracking, YouTube sponsorships, and Destructoid making (IN MY OPINION) a big mistake.

Oh, and here’s that video Gav wanted you to watch – www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cx8sl2uC46A

You can listen/download directly here and get the RSS feed here.

Also, check out Laura Kate’s Patreon page!

Also also, check out Miracle of Sound’s channel!

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Metabombed: Mighty No. 9 Is A ‘Big Stinky No. 2’

Well, this might be the most predictable Metabombed feature I’ve ever had to publish.

With three years of growing resentment, Mighty No. 9‘s initially excited throng of backers have been steadily infuriated by delays, mixed messages, insulting marketing, and disappointing visual changes. Mighty No. 9 has gone from being Keiji Inafune’s declaration of independence to a mediocre flop with a reputation that almost makes Colonial Marines look beloved.

Official reviews have been mixed, but the majority opinion is that MN9 is a mediocre disappointment. The user reviews, of course, swing for the fences with wild extremes – and the negative end of that extreme is winning.

Mighty No. 9, unsurprisingly, it is the latest game to see a huge Metabomb dropped in its front lawn.

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Special: E3 2016 Jimpressions

Your ol’ pal Jim Sterling got together with fellow movie boy Conrad Zimmerman to discuss each E3 press conference of 2016.

Original a five-part video series on YouTube, we’ve compiled our recordings as one full podcast for your listening delight.

Hear our thoughts on Electronic Arts, Bethesda, Microsoft, Ubisoft, and Sony!

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