Indestructible Art 92: Secret Con

With San Diego Comic Con is mostly finished, Ryan and Spencer bring you their highlights from the event. OUYA gets back into the news with new ‘Free the Games’ promotion. Microsofts Whitten acknowledges some missteps. Oculus Rift in works to bring down the price. Then we follow that up with Picks of the Week. Show Notes for this episode can be found at http://www.indestructibleart.com/episodes/092.html

Show Notes:

Games:

  • OUYA Wants to lock in kickstarter game exclusive to the platform offering to match pledges – Joystiq
  • Developers don’t seem to thrilled:

    • GiantBomb interviews with developers on the subject – GiantBomb
    • Gamasutra Opinion Piece – Gamasutra
    • Indiegames.com Opinion Piece – Indiegames
    • Towerfall, most critically popular OUYA title, ditching platform exclusivity moving to PC – Destructoid
  • Microsoft’s Marc Whitten shamed by poor Xbox One messaging, Family Sharing might still be in the works – Gamasutra, Joystiq

  • Oculus CEO looking for ways to lower consumer cost for Rift, hopes to make the headset free one day – Edge

Comics:

  • Eisner Awards – Newsarama

  • Superman/Batman Movie Announced – CBR

  • Origin 2 Announced – ComicsAlliance

  • Details on Ultimate Cataclysm – ComicsAlliance

  • Marvel Infinity Panel – CBR

  • New 52 Panel Highlights – BleedingCool

  • Harley Quinn Gets own monthly Book – ComicVine

  • Image Panel – CBR

  • IDW To publish Remastered “Maxx” book – CBR

  • “Legends of Red Sonja” Mini Series features many Top Female talent – ComicVine

  • Grant Morrison's “18 Days” motion comic – BleedingCool

  • Diamond Retailer Lunch hints at upcoming Marvel Titles and “Marvel Now 2” – BleedingCool, BleedingCool

Picks of the Week:

  • Spencer: Prophet 2: Brothers – Image

  • Ryan: Strider HD Trailer – IGN

  • Omar: Home iOS – iTunes

  • Evan: New Super Time Force Trailer – Vimeo