All posts by DJ Killzown Jones

Beatz N’ Bitz Podcast – Surviving Snowpocalypse

As the new year begins we are already being faced with a landslide of scandals in every industry. For the hip hop community, R. Kelly’s reputation has been destroyed by 20 years of accusations leading to a Lifetime documentary series called “Surviving R. Kelly”. Randy Pitchford (CEO of Gearbox Software) also faces his own allegations including a $12 Million embezzlement in 2014 as well as illegal files said to have been found on a USB Stick containing sensitive information regarding contracts the studio had with Sony, Microsoft, 2K Games, and more. As both cases continue, we give our thoughts.

Other topics for this week’s show include the ending for Kingdom Hearts III as a free update, Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy making its way to the Nintendo Switch later this year, Eddie Murphy’s Coming To America receiving a sequel in the near future, Resident Evil 2 Remake hands-on gameplay impressions, and a lot more hip hop and video games news topics.

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Beatz N’ Bitz Podcast – One Week ‘Til Smash

On this week’s episode of Beatz N’ Bitz Podcast Jon Iro and DJ Killzown Jones come together to discuss a plethora of issues in the game industry as well as hip hop’s recent shenanigans. 50 Cent, 6ix9ine, and the rap beef genre being used to generate fame / street cred is evaluated while loot boxes and their affect on gaming is also a major theme. This week’s show discusses government intervention on the microtransaction issue in modern video games as well as their proven link to gambling among young adults and problem gamblers.

In addition to these topics, PS4 hacking, Nintendo Switch leaks including Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and the affect they may or may not have on sales is discussed as well as the link between big online retail companies like Amazon and the problem with stores shutting down to the industrial growth complex. Death Stranding is rumored to have a particular release date, which gets discussed in the outro, but be sure to check out everything in store in this week’s brief but detailed show where we kept it in-depth and got right to the juicy points of each segment. Keep it real, keep it gaming! Peace.

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Beatz N’ Bitz Podcast – Thanksgiving Like We Used To

In this topic-filled episode of Beatz N’ Bitz Podcast produced by DJ Killzown Jones the discussion around Phil Spencer’s vision for Microsoft’s Xbox brand going forward, the digital only Xbox One coming in 2019, and Project Scarlet are all discussed in-depth mid-show. Beyond this, Dead or Alive Xtreme 3: Scarlet is revealed by DJ Killzown Jones as to be coming to the Nintendo Switch through PlayAsia.

In the hip hop world Tekashi 6ix9ine has pleaded not guilty to racketeering and firearms charges while cutting a new distribution deal for his album which has began to leak. The trial has been set for September 2019 and revolves around the alleged shooting of a bystander during altercations alleging to have taken place between the rapper’s entourage and opposing individuals, but also involves a number of other events mainly taking place in New York City. Joyner Lucas and Trey Songz have engaged in a hip hop beef among this.

Other gaming topics discussed include Kingdom Hearts III going gold, making it ready for the manufacturing process which will hopefully meet its goals for the January 25, 2019 scheduled release of the PlayStation 4 / Xbox One game. The Game Awards are discussed again as well as Mortal Kombat XI, the new film adaptation of The Lion King, digital only gaming, online only games, and a variety of other topics and gaming titles.

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Beatz N’ Bitz Podcast – Our Future Is Now

Some of this week’s topics include Fallout 76 Launch Week Impressions as well as some other hot button topics going on currently in the video games industry. Gaming companies lashing out against their own fan-base whenever their projects get criticized is compared with the outrage culture in the community giving real criticisms a bad name. The casual market paying in on games causing publishers and development studios to become out of touch and fail to differentiate between the cash-grabs and the culture, the hardcore who fly out to attend events from the rest of the crowd.

Hip hop topics include the flu-caused passing of Diddy (AKA Puff Daddy) ex-girlfriend whom he says taught him how to raise a family and is deeply mourned as well as the latest antics from popular dramatic entertainers such as Tekashi 6ix9ine, 2 Milly is suing Epic Games for using the Milly Rock dance in Fortnite without paying, but that lawsuit could get messy regardless of the suspicious fact that Fortnite is clearly using well known dances without naming the creators or giving any credit / context on where they came from.

Additional topics include PlayStation 5 rumored announcement for PlayStation Experience Event in 2019, PlayStation Classic lineup and hardware analysis, the digital-only Xbox One, Project Scarlet, and Xbox Game Pass. Microsoft’s new overall next-gen approach to being a cheap streaming games platform with exclusive titles is also discussed. The Game Awards is the next big event RGN is counting down towards and will air December 6, 2018 (just 17 days to go) with a full WrapUp & Videos being posted on RealGamerNewZ when it happens.

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Beatz N’ Bitz Podcast – X Marks Her Spot

In this episode of the Beatz N’ Bitz Podcast the Executive Producer of the show DJ Killzown Jones is joined once again by Crimson Knight and Hitman0769 who discuss their reactions to today’s  X018 Event as well as a number of other hip hop and video game related issues surrounding the entertainment and technology industries which are so intertwined in this day and age.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Red Dead Redemption 2, The Quiet Man, and the status of Capcom / Square Enix in the Japanese gaming sphere are given an in-depth appreciation and evaluation during one of the busiest gaming seasons of the entire generation, possibly ever. Tekashi 6ix9ine and XXXTentacion are in the headlines once again. The subject of hip hop artists beefing while being multi-millionaires as well as the overall aspect of post-mortem dissing come up again as XXX has a new album dropping which will benefit the family members left behind by his legacy.

Next-generation gaming consoles and the move to more digital distribution is debated and analyzed. New hip hop album drops, record deals, and ongoing developments in the business are also discussed as well as the future of video games journalism and where we see ourselves in the next 5 years in terms of favorite gaming consoles, podcasting, and beyond.

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Beatz N’ Bitz Podcast – The West Won

On another episode of Beatz N’ Bitz Podcast featuring DJ Killzown Jones, the Beatz N’ Bitz Team, and Jon Iro – a number of topics get discussed including Red Dead Redemption 2 sales, our individual feelings on the game itself, Target’s Black Friday 2018 leaks, this morning’s Super Smash Bros. Nintendo Direct, and more.

Hip Hop topics for the week include Nicki Minaj vs Cardi B and their cold war tactics as well as an inner struggle going on between the management teams of each artist. Vinnie Paz and his new album is also discussed as well as Westside Gunn’s Hitler Wears Hermes 6 full album from Buffalo, New York, and B.E.N.N.Y. X DJ Green Lantern’s The Butcher On Conway from the 90s scene. Hideo Kojima, PlayStation Classic, and Tetris Effect are also discussed and DJ Killzown Jones gives his hands-on impressions of Battlefield V.

In the news lately is a major battle for free speech taking place on the internet as Alex Jones becomes the first martyr of the truther movement leading to over 800 publications becoming banned on over 100 websites including all major social media platforms. DJ Killzown’s recent video about big content creators complaining on platforms they don’t own is discussed in relation to this matter as well as the topic of censorship and the right to free speech in the modern age.

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Beatz N’ Bitz Podcast – Loyal To What Matters #BeatzNBitzPodcast #RDR2 #BlackOps4

Real Gamers, entertainment journalism, and hip hop combine in the Beatz N’ Bitz Podcast featuring Jeezy AKA DJ Killzown Jones and Breezy. In the latest episode “Loyal To What Matters” a number of hot topics are discussed including the latest in video game news, film and television streaming services, financial advisory tips and evaluations, celebrity scandals, rap dissing beyond the grave, culture discussions, Hollywood, industry revolutions, and beyond.

Among the latest games to top the charts this year, Red Dead Redemption 2 and Call of Duty Black Ops 4, stock market analysts are debating which games will sell the most copies this year and whether or not a dormant franchise can overcome the latest entry in a long-running blockbuster series. Impressions on new titles like SoulCalibur VI are also featured on this week’s cast.

Hip Hop beef and the most enjoyable albums of the year are also discussed with a strong, passionate debate on various topics peppered with fun times and lots of jokes. The laughs are plentiful, the ideas are major, and the topics touched on are all over the map. Various voices representing different points of view converge together in this episode, so check it out.

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Mortal Kombat XI Konfirmed At Mo Game Con

[Update: Release date announced at The Game Awards 2018. Mortal Kombat 11 will release April 23, 2019 with a  community reveal January 17, 2019.]

Editor’s Note: DJ Killzown Jones is back and provides bleeding-edge coverage of an exclusive news item confirmed straight from the source, live on camera, during his attendance at the recent Mo Game Con convention. If you’re a subscriber to his media channels you may have seen this scoop early, if not you can find more about that here. Mortal Kombat is a series that has been around since 1992 and has filled many gamers’ childhood with a bloody good time fighting in the fun-factor focused arena. The franchise has over 35 million units sold in total and Mortal Kombat X is the fastest selling game in the series. Check out the latest from DJ Killzown Jones in his RGN article below.

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