129 - Anthem Impressions & Reggie Fils-Aime Leaves Nintendo

This week on the Rocket Punch Cast, Will and Cam group up to have an honest discussion about their first impressions with Anthem, the latest game from Bioware. With the multitude of mixed feelings over the internet on the title's release, the team talk about what Bioware got right and what they got wrong with their game, and give their impressions on how they are feeling with it so far. Plus, with the recent announcement of Reggis Fils-Aime leaving Nintendo, the team talk about their favorite memories of his tenure there, and also whether this will impact Nintendo in the future. All this, plus talk on the future of Xbox, Google's plans at GDC, and more!


SHOW NOTES:

Discord: https://discord.gg/b9ZYyjA

Google has an event at GDC??: https://www.theverge.com/2019/2/19/18231474/google-gaming-keynote-gdc-2019
January NPD Numbers: https://venturebeat.com/2019/02/20/january-2019-npd-sales-down-as-kingdom-hearts-tops-charts/
Xbox continues to set groundwork for next-gen:
https://www.smh.com.au/technology/how-xbox-s-netflix-for-games-is-expanding-players-horizons-20190212-p50x9h.html
https://www.gameinformer.com/2019/02/21/rumor-microsoft-bringing-game-pass-and-published-titles-to-switch
https://kotaku.com/in-japan-the-nintendo-switch-is-streaming-games-that-i-1829071837
Reggie Fils-Aime Retirement Notice: https://kotaku.com/nintendo-president-reggie-fils-aime-is-retiring-1832793123

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