Game Mess Mornings 05/24/23

Grubb is joined by Jesse Norris to chat about a whole lot of Sony things right before we see the PlayStation Showcase today.

News expert Jeff Grubb is here to dish out all of the hottest news!

May. 24 2023

Posted by: Jan

Episode Notes:

00:00 - Intro

00:30 - Hi Jesse!

05:14 - The PlayStation VR2 outsold the original PlayStation VR during its first six weeks

13:50 - PlayStation says it will soon reveal ‘aggressive’ plans for cloud gaming

16:12 - Sony has launched the Backbone One – PlayStation Edition controller for Android

21:33 - Sony says 30% of PS Plus users are subscribed to more expensive tiers

24:58 - PlayStation is using Bungie to ‘rigorously’ vet its upcoming live service games

33:26 - Nintendo's Brand Momentum Has Been Flat Since 2018, Says Sony

38:33 - Embracer Group net sales rise to $3.5bn in "challenging year"

39:44 - Embracer Group Shares Plunge After $2 Billion Deal Falls Through "Late Last Night"

41:40 - Dead Island 2 smashes past two million grisly, gory sales

48:10 - Mortal Kombat 1 gameplay to be shown at Summer Game Fest

53:02 - Unexpected 3DS update breaks many common homebrew hacking methods

56:36 - Sega has laid off 121 employees at Company of Heroes studio Relic

58:20 - Indie Game Gets Overlooked For Xbox, Publisher Suddenly Changes Decision

01:02:03 - Pollllll

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