101: E3 Highlights, Amazon Prime in Australia

Another year, another E3 is done. We cover all the console announcements from Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo as well as all the publisher news from EA’s Battefield V to Ubisoft’s Beyond Good & Evil 2. We also had a quick look at this month’s top tech stories and talk about Amazon Prime coming to Australia and Elon Musk’s Boring company drilling through Chicago. This and more on episode 101 of The Lazy Couch podcast.

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Episode 101. Recorded Wednesday 20 June 2018. 


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00:00 – Intro and feedback

03:55 – Microsoft Xbox

  • We Happy Few dev addresses Australia ban, tackling drug glorification | Polygon
  • Microsoft Buys Four Independent Studios | Kotaku
  • How Darrell Gallagher plans to build Microsoft’s The Initiative studio in Santa Monica | VentureBeat

17:33 – Sony Playstation

  • IGN influencers – What is Death Stranding | Facebook

24:40 – Nintendo

32:14 – Bethesda, Ubisoft

  • Bethesda at E3 2018: Everything You Need to Know | Engadget on YouTube
  • E3 2018: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Responds to Exploitation Concerns on Beyond Good and Evil 2 Partnership | IGN
  • Joseph Gordon Levitt reports to all | Medium

41:00 – EA, Square Enix

  • Kingdom Hearts 3 – Everything we know | Polygon

45:30 – Other News

  • Amazon Prime comes to Australia for $6.99 a month or $59 a year. Sign up before 31 Jan 2019, $4.99 a month | Amazon
  • Boring Co wins bid to build Chicago O’Hare Express Loop | Teslarati
Episode 101 artwork

The Lazy Couch is a geek culture podcast hosted by Kelvin Lee and Geoff Kim, based out of Sydney Australia. Topics range from the latest trends in technology to comic book movies and all things geeky. If you enjoyed listening to us, you can help the show by leaving us a review on iTunes or get in touch with us on @thelazycouch.

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