Around the Monitor 3/12 - Roblox is worth more than EA, Take-Two, and Ubisoft!?

Mar 12, 03:00 PM
We are back with some hot gaming news!! Topics this week include: Roblox is worth more than EA, Animal Crossing teams up with Build-a-Bear, and speedrunners are putting ketchup on their CDs to go faster.

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Show Notes:
00:00 - Intro
2:37 - Trivia: How many mainline mario games are there?
4:19 - Topics
7:18 - Speedrunners are putting ketchup on their Battle for Bikini Bottom CDs to get faster times
https://kotaku.com/spongebob-players-discover-filthy-game-discs-make-speed-1846442190
11:27 - Roblox went public and is valued more than EA, Take-Two, and Ubisoft combined
https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2021-03-11-roblox-goes-public-ends-first-day-valued-at-usd38bn
18:49 - Believe it or not, some people are trying to bring back Paragon from the dead
https://venturebeat.com/2021/03/09/omeda-raises-2-2m-to-relaunch-epics-paragon-as-predecessor/
25:07 - Super Nintendo World is opening on March 18th
https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2021-03-08-japans-super-nintendo-world-to-open-on-march-18
Video of Yoshi’s Adventure Ride
https://youtu.be/ulRoJURA5u8
30:16 - Animal Crossing teams up with Build-a-Bear on cute plushies
https://www.gameinformer.com/2021/03/10/animal-crossing-new-horizons-build-a-bear-line-announced
32:32 - Naughty Dog reportedly hiring for “Multiplayer game built for longevity”
https://www.ign.com/articles/last-of-us-developer-hiring-for-multiplayer-game-built-for-longevity
35:15 - Xbox & Bethesda are gonna do something today
https://www.ign.com/articles/xbox-bethesda-broadcast-to-air-today
40:01 - Fortnite is adding its first single-player story event
https://www.ign.com/articles/fortnite-is-getting-its-first-single-player-story-event
43:47 - The Winner is...
45:22 - Closing and Plugs

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