This week Ian and Ben play catchup discussing things they’re working on. Ian’s been buried in code while Ben’s fussing with shading (after launching his new webcomic Billy Badass which you should check out). Then they each have some news stories to share this week. Ian goes first.
Retail video game industry bounces back to life in June. Japan’s robot hotel opens its (automatic) doors. Google Self-Driving Car Involved in First Injury Accident. ‘Warcraft’ teaser trailer shows Stormwind in 360 degrees.
New perpetual licenses of most individual Autodesk products will not be available for purchase after January 31, 2016.
Then Ben delivers a few headlines he’s found this week.
Firefox blocks Flash, and Facebook calls for its death. ‘Bloom County 2015’: Berkeley Breathed Revives Comic Strip. The Animated Film ‘Hotel Transylvania’ Will Become a TV Series. Nelvana, Sony Team Up For ‘Hotel Transylvania’ TV Series. How to Produce A One-Man Web Series: Pat Smith on Making ‘Blank on Blank’. ‘The Simpsons’ Will Soon Start Selling Real-Life Duff Beer.
Finally, our two hosts duke it out in a round of movie tagline trivia. Who will emerge victorious this week? Tune in to find out!
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