124 - The Game Awards Recap, Kinda Funny Games Showcase Recap, & The Impact of The Epic Games Store

The year of 2018 is almost over, but there are still big things happening in the gaming community, and the Rocket Punch crew is here to discuss! This week, Will and Cameron go over the announcements, winners, and surprises that came out of The Games Awards and the Kinda Funny Games Showcase, and talk about what they liked, what seemed to missed the mark, and what games have them excited to try in 2019! Plus, the crew reacts to the big news of The Epic Games store, and wonders how this will change to commerce landscape for PC. Will the store finally motivate Valve to make changes to Stream? Will The Epic Games Store take over as the go-to place for PC gamers? Listen in and find out the crew's thoughts on this and more!


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SHOW NOTES:
The Game Awards Announcements Recap: https://kotaku.com/all-the-big-announcements-at-the-2018-game-awards-1830928354
The Game Awards Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHt3FyE-VIQ

The Game Awards Winners Recap: https://www.polygon.com/game-awards-tga/2018/12/6/18130000/the-game-awards-winners-2018

Kinda Funny Games Showcase Recap: https://kotaku.com/heres-a-bunch-of-cool-looking-new-indie-games-1830960010
KFG Showcase Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZpAfrtglTc

The Epic Game Store Update: https://kotaku.com/with-epics-store-on-the-way-steam-is-finally-feeling-t-1830861407