Episode 64: Daniel Sun (Armed With Wings: Rearmed), Nintendo Switch DOA or dynamite & dangers of marathon gaming

Armed With Wings; Rearmed is a black and white fast paced platformer that draws from and builds on the legacy of games that were featured on legendary game site Newgrounds.
Mar 3, 2017

This week we’re joined by joined by Daniel Sun of Sun Studios, during the show Daniel spoke about his experiences moving his game Armed with Wings: Rearmed from the online flash collections of Newgrounds.com to more current distribution system the Stream market place.

 

The streaming community took a hit last week when popular Twitch streamer Brian Vigneault AKA “PoShYbRiD” passed away on the 19th of February 2017 while conducting a 24 hour Twitch livestream to raise awareness for the Make a Wish foundation. This incident has brought the risks of marathon gamming back into the spot light. With lengthy streaming sessions becoming more and more popular are gamers sacrificing more than sleep in the name of charity?

A number of members of the games media community has gotten their hands on the Nintendo Switch early. Sadly along with stories of a lacklustre battery life and a small release catalogue have many of Nintendo’s usually passionate fans holding off at launch. Why are people so quick to tear something down even if it hasn’t been released yet?

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