In Mansfield, OH there's a member of the National Guard who legally changed his name to Optimus Prime. We're not making this up. It's actually a touching story, as Prime cited the fictional Optimus as a childhood inspiration and father figure. And that's just a snippet of the massive impact Transformers has made on popular culture.
Today on Caught Up! we're busting out Transformers: Devastation, the recently released action game from the team behind Bayonetta and Metal Gear Rising. We're also bruning through last week's hottest news so keep it locked right here on GR+.
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Monday: Caught Up! 6:30PM - 8PM ET/3:30PM - 5PM PT
Maxwell McGee and company take you inside the world of gaming this week, playing what's new and discussing everything that's happening in the news.
Tuesday: I Got Next! 3:30PM - 5PM ET/12:30PM - 2PM PT
Anthony John Agnello hangs out with fascinating folks from every walk of life, playing their favorite games. This is you chance to chat with creators from the world of music, film, comics, and everything else under the sun.
Wednesday: Departure Lounge 6:30PM - 8PM ET/3:30PM - 5PM PT
Sometimes you just look at a game and wonder: what in the f*&% is that?! Hosts Ludwig Kietzmann, Ashley Reed, and the rest of the GR+ crew check out gaming's strangest treasures.
Thursday: How It’s Done 4:30PM - 6PM ET/1:30PM - 3PM PT
Arthur C. Clarke said that any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. Maybe that's why video games seem so remarkable. We meet with the creators of the best games to demystify the process.