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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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Blizzard facing backlash as Diablo Immortal petition reaches 30,000+ signatures

[Update #2: Lord Fluffy, the Diablo streamer who asked if Diablo Immortal will come to PC, has released a detailed overview of the context behind his question and Activision Blizzard’s reaction]

[Update: Activision Blizzard stock value has dropped 7.2% (resulting in $3.7 billion USD lost) following the Diablo Immortal announcement discussed below]

Some companies are so loved by gamers that they can do no wrong. Others discover, they are no longer part of that club! In a disastrous move, Activision Blizzard announced Diablo Immortal for mobile to close out their keynote speech at this year’s Blizzcon 2018. The game is being developed by NetEase and will see the franchise delve into the free-to-play MMO genre.

The original Diablo 2 producer has come out and said he doesn’t believe Blizzard understands gamers anymore. Fan reactions to this announcement have been so negative that the PR team behind this game is now censor criticism from the internet as a petition against its release is gaining momentum. So why are people so upset? Where did it all go wrong?

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