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Is PCVR Dead – This is Only a Test 611 – 8/5/21
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Is PCVR Dead – This is Only a Test 611 – 8/5/21

This week, Kishore gives a big update explaining the data on the Delta variant, we discuss the new Ghostbusters: Afterlife trailer, Google's just-announced Pixel 6 phone, Disney's Galactic Starcruiser pricing, and the prospects for PC-based virtual reality systems as a sustainable market.

Behind the Attraction – This is Only a Test 610 – 7/29/21
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Behind the Attraction – This is Only a Test 610 – 7/29/21

Jeremy returns his week down in Southern California and reports back on his visit to Galaxy's Edge, Universal Studios Hollywood, and the EV road trip getting there. We also have more thoughts on the Steam Deck, discuss the first hands-on reports of the Playdate handheld, and awe at PlayStation 5's record-breaking sales. Plus, some Oculus updates that VR fans should know about!

Steam Deck – This is Only a Test 609 – 7/22/21
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Steam Deck – This is Only a Test 609 – 7/22/21

Dan Stapleton from IGN joins us this week to break down the announcement of the Steam Deck as we talk through Valve's forays into making and selling hardware. From the hardware's potential to the pre-order system designed to thwart scalpers, we discuss who this new handheld is designed for and our hopes for it. Plus, a spoiler-filled recap and review of the finale of Loki!

A Coupon Day or Something – This is Only a Test 608 – 7/15/21
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A Coupon Day or Something – This is Only a Test 608 – 7/15/21

Kishore gives a health update, Jeremy prepares for a trip to Disneyland, and Norm has opinions about the new look of broadcast sports. Disney announces two eagerly-anticpated streaming specials, and we review Black Widow and talk about what its simultaneous theatrical and streaming release mean for the future of Marvel Studios films. Plus, we weigh in on the achievements of private companies like Virgin Galactic, Blue Orgin, and SpaceX have made in sending their own crewed missions to space. What does it mean to democratize space travel?

Stay In Your Lane, Car – This is Only a Test 607 – 7/8/21
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Stay In Your Lane, Car – This is Only a Test 607 – 7/8/21

Kishore's back from vacation to give us some context about what's going on with the Delta variant, and we share our spoiler-free thoughts on the latest episode of Loki, Nintendo's surprising Switch hardware announcement, and the latest on Jeremy and Kishore's EV quests. Plus, what movies do you think would benefit from a 4D theater treatment?