So you’re a regular visitor at Niche Gamer? The obscure games, the niche games, the weird games, whatever you want to call them—we love them and we know you love them as well. We only cover these games on our regular feed, and we only cover them on our podcast, too.
Niche News of the Week
- Dontnod Entertainment Reveal Vampyr, a PC Horror RPG
- Clive is a ’90s-Inspired Platformer that is Sure to Rouse Your Inner Child
- It Seems Like Fire Emblem If is Already Being Primed for Western Audiences
- The Localization for Xenoblade Chronicles X is Underway
- Pokken Tournament Reveals Support Pokemon, Power Up Abilities
- Manga Gamer is Asking You Which Games to Localize Next
- Brian Fargo Announces The Bards Tale IV
- Mars War Logs Developer Announces New RPG, Technomancer
- The Kickstarter Video for Strafe, a Violent ’90s Shooter from the Past, is Amazing
- Ultima Underworld Spiritual Successor is Confirmed, Hitting Kickstarter on Feb. 4th
- Bandai Namco has Trademarked Rage Burst in Europe
Topic of the Week
Is Microsoft upping their game with all their Windows 10 stuff being cross-platform with Xbox One, or are they too late to the game? We weigh in on their bold approach to PC and Xbox interconnectivity, and if they have a chance at catching up to Sony’s Playstation 4. This podcast was an extra long one, so there’s lots of goofy stuff in there – including Carl reminiscing about arguing with Victor Ireland.
- Microsoft is Replacing Internet Explorer with the Spartan Browser
- Cortana is Your Assistant in Windows 10, Windows 7 and Windows 8 Users Get Free Upgrade
- Xbox Boss Phil Spencer Teases New Battletoads Game
- Xbox One Streaming Coming to Windows 10, Cross Platform Play is Confirmed
- Microsoft Reveals Holographic VR Headset Hololens, Shows off Minecraft VR
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Senpai Noticed You
This is where we showcase some of the most intriguing, hilarious, and or thought-provoking responses coming from our fans, every week. You can find the posts that made your senpai, Niche Gamer, totally notice you:
- https://twitter.com/Wonderkarp/status/559369251308724225 — I nominate @thenichegamer for a Shorty Award in #fansite because… They Are Real Fans Of Niche Gaming Awesomeness
- https://twitter.com/dandy_jack/status/559339349087494145 — That game was absolutely FUCKING RETARDED
- https://twitter.com/Tymko/status/559306695739195392 — pictured: a split second before the game goes FULL ANIME
- https://twitter.com/cameron8161/status/559335581369790464 — Shit, for a decent Con like that I would have to try to get a Friday off so I travel up from DC.
- https://twitter.com/ChazDragoon/status/559316435617738752 — i did… XD *derp*
- https://twitter.com/TheUnhelpfulNPC/status/559282934977667072 — excellent. I’ll be looking forward to losing angrily to Omen. Did you see Broccoli Man at the end? Dude looks sick.
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