The boys talk Netflix everywhere, Marco Polo, and the Winter Steam Sale.
Tamim and Hakeem have a guest in the form of Dr. Ahmed Al-Mojadidi as they discuss the Marvel cinematic universe and their respective favorite characters from comic books.
Tamim and Hakeem bring in the New Year by drudging around in their past and talking about the cartoons they grew up watching. Get ready from some epic theme songs and some really misguided 80’s idealism.
Tamim and Hakeem talk about what makes a game an actual game, some of the worst bosses they have ever come across in all videogames and they just can’t help themselves as they get a little off track just to shit on the Star Wars franchise a little.
Lucky number 13! Hakeem and Tamim take time out of their day to discuss the new Star Wars movie and how to marathon the older movies as two people who could really give less than two shits about the entire franchise. From there they cover early access and crowdfunding. They share their opinions on the matter and how everyone participating in such efforts are part of the problem not only in the videogame world but in the world as a whole.
HERE BE SPOILERS! After missing an episode upload due to technical difficulties the LPQ is back! Hakeem and Tamim start off today by discussing a number of the recent trailers for Captain America: Civil War, Superman vs. Batman and the World of Warcraft movie. Following that the boys breakdown their experience with the Telltale – Game of Thrones game (Characters, choices, consequences and more) as the final episode for the first season recently released.
Hakeem and Tamim discuss the roll out of the riyal on Steam and the various apparent and hidden implication of this on the platform. They also discuss the topic of digital rights management touch on the legal framework around the topic, its various forms and a couple of good and bad examples of it. They close off the episode by discussing various online scams, covering a more prominent recent example of the religious police baiting people using pornographic pictures in order to arrest them. The original story: http://www.makkahnewspaper.com/makkahNews/loacal/143861#.Vj37u7_ROLP. An English version of the story: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/variety/2015/11/06/-Honey-trap-Saudi-religious-police-used-porn-to-lure-suspects.html.
This weeks episode is a fairly focused one with Tamim and Hakeem discussing their favorite instances of racism in videogames and the various levels of racism that you can find in videogames.
This week we get a bit sidetracked on Mao Zedong at the start of the episode before diving into the topics of DLC and the various digital distribution platforms that exist. We cover the good, bad and ugly in the world of DLC as well as the current digital distribution environment that exists with regards to videogames. Please forgive us #Gaben for talking about your competition.