B.A.T.G.R.’s Weekly Wrap-Up: The Iwata Edition

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Written by Dustin Murphy


Man, has it been a roller-coaster of a week for those of us in the gaming industry, community, and more. As you’ve seen all week, many people have been mourning the loss of the biggest name in gaming; Satoru Iwata. We’ve seen fabulous tributes to him in regards to artwork, YouTube videos, tweets, emails, songs, and many, many other ways. While our hearts still hurt there has been lots of news going around, but this week? Lets reflect on the news coming around. So lets break down what’s going on here at B.A.T.G.R. outside of Mr. Iwata-san activity.

Right now I know a few of our sponsors have sent us review games, with me being the primary reviewer for the PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 4 I’ve gotten several things under my belt. Currently to give you an idea of what’s going on. So here’s the agenda we have and luckily? I can provide you dates.

Upcoming Articles, Reviews, News, or Events:

Saturday, July 18th: Samurai Warriors Chronicles 3 Review Editing and Publishing

Tuesday, July 21st: Preparing for QuakeCon 2015 – the 20th Year Celebration in Dallas, TX

Wednesday, July 22nd: Heading to QuakeCon 2015? If not expect an Ar nosurge Plus for PS Vita Review

Thursday, July 23rd through Sunday, July 26th: QuakeCon 2015 Attendance and press work

Monday July 27th: Articles, News, and tons of stuff from QuakeCon

I know our schedule seems a bit bleak compared to normal. While we have several reviews I’ve been working my rear off to, I’ve known that this would be a busy time of year, and busy as it has been. Since we don’t have quite the dates yet, I also decided to let you know about a few things we have going on thanks to our friends at Koei Tecmo. Currently we are working on the following undated reviews due to travel plans:

Deception IV: The Nightmare Princess (Review)

HTC One M9 Review (Used as a gaming device)

Mario Kart 8

Super Smash Bros. 3D w/ amiibo Functionality Review 

The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited Console Edition (Hands-on-Impressions/Review(?))

Don’t forget that if you are attending QuakeCon 2015 there’s a host of things going on that can be seen in our latest article covering the QuakeCon panels, activities, and exhibitors. Wanting something to do outside of that? You can also help out at the charities that will be there helping raise money for a great cause with the help of QuakeCon 2015 attendee’s. You will definitely see us at the Red Cross Blood Drive and other Charity events that will be going on there. Or you can chill and just give the AT&T Network that will be helping make QuakeCon its power, a try! Don’t forget, however, you may want to register if you plan on attending.

While I may not be pumping out reviews like there used to be, we’re still working hard, working on building our team, and even working on growing as a team. We are always looking for feedback, input, and potential writers to help us keep growing. Wanting us to review a specific game? Let us know by visiting the Contact Us form here on our website!

About the Writer:


Dustin is our native console gamer, PlayStation and Nintendo reviewer who has an appetite for anything that crosses the boarders from across the big pond. His interest in JRPG’s, Anime, Handheld Gaming, and Pizza is insatiable. His elitist attitude gives him direction, want, and a need for the hardest difficulties in games, which is fun to watch, and hilarity at its finest. You can find him over on TwitterGoogle+, and or you can find him on PSN with RaivynLyken.

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