Xav, Ludwig, and Mike Schramm kick off the games talk with two European first-person shooters: Metro Last Light, and ARMA 3. Also on tap, Mike's thoughts on Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm, a few more thoughts on God of War: Ascension, and Ludwig weighs in on Tomb Raider and the forthcoming downloadable Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows.
Alexander, Jess, and Mike Suszek are already in Boston gearing up for PAX, but the news stops for no one. This week, John Riccitiello leaves EA, Supergiant's Transistor is revealed, SimCity is still making waves, Saints Row 4 has a trailer and release date, and more.
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- 00:00:00 - 01:03:30 // Intro, WRUP/Previews: Xav, Ludwig, Mike Schramm
- 01:03:31 - 01:33:09 // News: Alexander, Jess, Mike Suszek
- 01:33:10 - 01:34:55 // Outro: Xav
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- EA CEO John Riccitiello resigns
- Supergiant's next game is Transistor
- Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut announced for Wii U, 'coming soon' [Update: Straight Right developing]
- SimCity sales surpass 1.1 million in two weeks
- EA's Origin 'Player Appreciation Sale' on now
- Saints Row 4 gets pimpin' August 20
- Tencent sunk $330 million into Epic Games, owns nearly half of studio
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