Pixels & Ink Podcast #275: The Shape of Bitcoin

Pixels & Ink Podcast #275: The Shape of Bitcoin

This week, Brendan, Phil, and Lisa are joined by CGMagazine’s Senior PC Hardware Editor, Cole Watson to get some first impressions on the iPhone X and AMD’s latest contribution to pro gaming rigs, the Radeon Vega 56.

With the Game Awards happening this week, the CGM crew talks about potential winners and their impressions of the nominees.

After news that Steam will discontinue accepting Bitcoin as currency on their platform, the group discusses the economic impact this may have if the trend continues.

Phil Brown talks about The Disaster Artist and The Shape of Water. First, he takes us down the unbelievable look at the making of infamous director, Tommy Wiseau’s cult classic, The Room. Phil tells the crew all about James’ Franco’s deep dive into becoming Wiseau during the making of The Disaster Artist.

and bizarre fairy tale, The Shape of the Water. Starring Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, and Doug Jones, Guillermo Del Toro’s latest masterpiece is a beautifully haunting film experience.

And finally, Cole gives his first impression of Xenoblade Chronicles 2 for the Nintendo Switch.


Don’t forget to tune in every Friday the Pixels & Ink Podcast to hear the latest news, previews, and in-depth game discussions!

Want to read more about the topics we talked about today? Get the full scoop on the Game Awards and a rundown of all the trailers and announcements that came out of it! Check out Phil Brown’s reviews of The Disaster Artist, and The Shape of Water! While you’re at it, hear what Derek Heemsbergen has to say about Xenoblade Chronicles 2!

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