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This episode goes out to anyone named Phil. This week, the Locksmiths look back on their college years, and then dive into the Xbox news by discussing Phil Spencer and Phil Harrison's Xbox Showcase event at Gamescom next month, Phil Fish's meltdown and Fez 2 cancellation, Xbox One accessory pricing, Kinect Sports Rivals' delay to 2014, and Bobby "Not Phil" Kotick buying Activision back from, well...itself for $8 billion.

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The Locksmiths welcome back new co-host Marty Sliva from Comic-Con while also greeting a couple of new IGN staffers: former 1UP.com editor Jose Otero and new Wikis & Guides guy Jared Petty. The crew discusses a major Xbox One policy shift for indie gaming, the new Kinect, the Oculus Rift, and more. Plus: another round of Get to Know Your Locksmiths.

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With Marty at SDCC, Ryan McCaffrey, Mitch Dyer, and Destin Legarie discuss Xbox's new boss, changing IGN comments culture, and the news of the week, which includes Forza 5's mandatory connection, NCAA ditching EA Sports, and Killer Instinct's excellent Kinect functionality.

We also learn a bit about each other, geek out over Pacific Rim, and more.

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Locksmiths Ryan McCaffrey, Mitch Dyer, and Destin Legarie discuss the highs and lows of Xbox One now that the dust has settled. But with Microsoft failing to bundle a headset with the console, is it making a grievous mistake? This is a console that's meant to connect players together, after all.

Also this week, IGN digs into the Xbox One's release date, Halo as a "saga," Thief's Xbox 360 port, and whether Project Spark is worth your attention.

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Download Podcast Unlocked Ep. 101: Xbox One's Headset Problem  (MP3)

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E3 is over and we have a ton to talk about, so buckle up as your Locksmiths Ryan McCaffrey, Mitch Dyer, and Destin Legarie go over Titanfall, Killer Instinct, Ryse, Halo 5, Quantum Break, Dead Rising 3, and more Xbox One and Xbox 360 games.

Also, road trip stories.

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