No Super Podcast Action Committee tonight

Hey folks, just a reminder that there will be no episode of Super Podcast Action Committee tonight.  EZK is off doing family stuff and I have to play Metal Gear Solid V.

I have to.

Have a great weekend and we’ll stream a brand new Super PAC episode for you next weekend!  And yes, that’s totally contingent on you having a great weekend.  “Good” just won’t cut it.

Sony killing off ‘PSP UMD Passport’ program in 2016

Sony will ditch its UMD Passport program in Japan early next year, the company revealed this week. The program – which never made it to North America or Europe and was exclusive to Japanese PS Vita customers – allowed those who owned UMD format discs for the PlayStation Portable to register those games through the PlayStation Network and download them for free.

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Sony confirms ‘Remote Play’ is in the works for PC and Mac

Sony will bring its Remote Play functionality to PC and Mac, according to what Sony’s Worldwide Studios president said on social media earlier this week. In case you aren’t familiar with it, Sony’s Remote Play allows PlayStation 4 console owners to stream and play games via its PS Vita hand-held.

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Take This announces ‘It’s Dangerous to Stream Alone’ holiday charity stream

Mental health awareness charity Take This will be hosting a holiday stream beginning December 28 at 12 pm ET until December 29th at 11:59 pm. This is the second year the organization has hosted a holiday live stream. The goal of the holiday stream is to raise awareness about the good work the charity does and to generate funds so it can do even more good work in 2016.

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Operation Supply Drop deploys major video game care package to nation’s largest military hospital

On November 18 military charity Operation Supply Drop delivered what it describes as “its most impactful video game care package to date,” benefiting around 800 patients treated annually by the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research (USAISR) Burn Center at Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC) in San Antonio, Texas.

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Rhode Island lawmakers sign subpoena to compel Curt Schilling to testify at 38 Studios hearing

Lawmakers in Rhode Island have decided to force former 38 Studios founder and Red Sox all-star Pitcher Curt Schilling to testify about the failed $75 million loan deal between his company and the state. A subpoena signed by lawmakers summoning Schilling back to Rhode Island to testify on Dec. 15 at a hearing is in the hands of a Rhode Island constable, according to a report in the Providence Journal.

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UK teen punished for DDoS attack on gambling site

A 19-year-old man in the United Kingdom was charged for aiming a dedicated denial of service (DDOS) attack against an unnamed gambling site on Friday. Nottingham Crown Court Judge Michael Stokes sentenced 19-year-old Max Whitehouse to 12 months in prison for launching an online attack against the unnamed betting site earlier in the year. After Whitehouse successfully disrupted the site’s activities, he boasted about it on social media. Ultimately his online boasting (using his mother’s Twitter account) led police straight to his doorstep.

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