117 - Telltale's Impact on Gaming & The PlayStation Classic

The latest game developer to announce their closure is Telltale Games, and the Rocket Punch crew is here to discuss! In this episode, jam packed with lots of gaming news, the crew talk about Telltale Games in the wake of their announcement, and what mark their games have left on the landscape. Will their studio closure mean the end of the adventure game revival as of late? Will other companies learn from how the studio closed, and work to provide a better exit strategy for developers and their families? Find out here! Plus, the crew talk about the PlayStation Classic, and suggest some games they would love to see on the platform. All this, plus some news on the Red Dead Redemption 2 previews, the latest fighters coming to Dragon Ball FighterZ, and more!


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SHOW NOTES:
Telltale Games Closure:
https://kotaku.com/sources-telltale-hit-with-major-layoffs-possible-shut-1829233618
PlayStation Classic Announcement: https://kotaku.com/sony-just-announced-the-99-playstation-classic-console-1829159574
Captain Marvel trailer reveal: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1BCujX3pw8
RARE delays Sea of Thieves DLC: https://www.engadget.com/2018/09/17/sea-of-thieves-forsaken-shores-delay/
Capcom Vancouver closed: https://kotaku.com/dead-rising-studio-capcom-vancouver-shuts-down-1829143863
Live-action Avatar coming to Netflix: https://twitter.com/geeksofcolor/status/1042079709310402560?s=12
PUBG coming to PS4 soon?: https://www.psu.com/news/pubg-ps4-release/
Android 17 coming to DBFZ: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fJf6K4g9lQ
Red Dead Redemption 2 preview live: https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/20/17879658/red
dead-redemption-2-hands-on-gameplay-preview-ps4-xbox
Red Dead Online details: https://www.rockstargames.com/newswire/article/60579/Red-Dead-Online?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=rdonline-09192018&utm_content=newswire
DMC5 trailer w/ Dante: https://twitter.com/GameSpot/status/1042609362986921984/video/1
PSNow allows downloading of some games: https://blog.us.playstation.com/2018/09/20/playstation-now-adds-downloading-of-ps4-ps2-games/
Yu Yu Hakusho characters in Jump Force: https://twitter.com/bandainamcous/status/1042761596437594112?s=12

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