Caged Hamsters? Really? – SonyCentric #72

Caged Hamsters? Really? – SonyCentric #72
Hosts: Yhani Jones, Veronica Ciotti, Clinton Bowman

So David Cage is a bad writer and Hamster Lives Matter…in a video game?  The SonyCentric team takes a critical look at Paste Magazine’s article that seems to be making waves on the internet, as well as a unique Redditor who seems to think that pixelated hamsters deserve better in Stardew Valley.

*STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT 2 BETA DATE!*
http://www.theouterhaven.net/2017/07/star-wars-battlefront-ii-open-beta-beginning-october-6/

*STARDEW CREATOR TALK GUINEA PIGS*
http://www.pcgamer.com/stardew-valley-creator-i-certainly-dont-want-my-game-to-cause-harm-to-any-guinea-pigs/?ns_campaign=article-feed&ns_mchannel=ref&ns_source=steam&ns_linkname=0&ns_fee=0

*PSX TAKES PLACE OVERSEAS, ONLY 1 DAY?!*
http://www.theouterhaven.net/2017/07/playstation-experience-2017/

*THEMES & MESSAGES IN DAVID CAGE GAMES*
https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/07/david-cages-writing-has-a-message-but-its-not-what.html

*ARE YOU EXCITED FOR ESPORTS NOW?!*
Seven international cities will have teams for Blizzard’s upcoming Overwatch League: Boston, New York, Los Angeles, Miami-Orlando, San Francisco, Shanghai, and Seoul.
intending to engage fans on a local level, and grow immensely for future Overwatch League seasons.
https://dotesports.com/overwatch/overwatch-league-cities-secured-15796

*TIME FOR A PERIPHERAL HARDWARE UPDATE (PS MOVE & PSVR 2.0)*
The big question must be asked: When Sony upgrades their hardware, what should they focus on?
https://www.finder.com.au/farpoint-dev-tells-sony-what-he-wants-in-psvr-2-0
A recent interview with FarPoint devs at Impulse Gear, discuss what they want to see in next gen PS VR including new and improved move controllers, wider field of view for headset, and resolution.

*NEW GAMES THIS WEEK*
https://blog.us.playstation.com/2017/07/07/the-drop-new-playstation-games-for-7112017/

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About The Author

Clinton Bowman-Christie
Managing Editor, Games & Technology

Teacher's Assistant by day, passionate gamer and wrestling fan by night. This describes Clinton to a T. A Brooklyn, New York resident for all of his life, gaming, Power Rangers, football, basketball and wrestling pretty much comprise a lot of his free time.