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Entries from March 2009

Gaming Podcast 116: We Can’t Get To The Cloud!

March 31st, 2009 · 4 Comments

This week’s gaming podcast covers a wide variety of news, we also argue a bit about the Wow restrictions on taking donations and cash (again) and touch on some gaming history involving The Sims and the history of Infocom. For news, we’ve tackled EA Leaves SecuRom out of Sims 3 Sony Enticing Independent Developers to [...]

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Tags: Episode · Podcast · Retro · Video

EA Listens To The Public: No SecuROM In The Sims 3!

March 29th, 2009 · 3 Comments

It seems Spore was the staging point for the SecuROM revolt and the massive amazon 1-star reviews and backlash have not gone on deaf ears. Electronic Arts has opted to leave SecuROM out of The Sims 3, an upcoming release for just that reason. “We have heard your requests over the past months and here [...]

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Tags: Casual Games · DRM · Editorial

Gaming Podcast 115: Poo Poo’ed It

March 24th, 2009 · 1 Comment

This week we’re working with our skeleton crew, Don was stuck at work so we’re flying duelies. Speaking of duelies, we’re flashing back to Rise of the Triad and covering some gaming history on Ralph Baer, a very important person in the gaming industry. This week, in the news, we’re a bit Wii centric with: [...]

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Tags: Episode · Nintendo · Podcast · popcap · Show Notes · Wii

Contest: Win a Free Season of Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Adventures

March 18th, 2009 · 19 Comments

GameStooge, 2Old2Play and Gaming Podcast have joined forces with Telltale Games and are offering three chances to win the PC version of Wallace & Gromit’s Grand Adventures – the entire four episode season! That’s right – you can win the entire season, a $34.95 value, which includes: Fright of the Bumblebees, which comes out March [...]

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Tags: Contest · PC Gaming

Gaming Podcast 114: The Paz Cast

March 17th, 2009 · 2 Comments

We’re flashing back to a holographic arcade title, Time Traveler from SEGA and take a reflective walk down memory lane with Apogee and touch on ROTT. We’ve got a light set of community comments and some good game news including: Microsoft Settles Law Suit Capcom charging for Resident Evil 5 features Blizzard Holding Creative Writing [...]

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Tags: Episode · Flashback · Podcast · Show Notes

Gaming Podcast 113: How Do You Say Gyro?

March 10th, 2009 · No Comments

This week we’re overwhelmed with awesome listener comments, including new ones from folks we’ve never heard from on the show. We’re also taking a flashback look at the original Diablo and some of the sequels that followed it. This weeks gaming news includes: 6,200 Reasons to buy iphone/touch games MTV Thinks Rock Band Beatles is [...]

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Tags: Episode · Podcast · review · Show Notes

Rumor: Wii Motion Plus Delays

March 9th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Wii Motion Plus is Nintendo’s next big hardware up sell, an add-on that should make the Wii controller more realistic and flexible when playing highly sensitive “real movement” games. The hardware has been looked at by many in the industry as fixing imperfections in the current hardware, a patch of sorts. The Wii Motion Plus [...]

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Tags: Editorial · Nintendo · Rumors · Wii

6,200 Reasons To Buy iPhone/Touch Games

March 8th, 2009 · 1 Comment

The iTunes App Store is jam packed with video games! There are 6,200 games in the App Store to take advantage of, with 23% of those games for our puzzle gaming friends with arcade following a distance second place with 13% App Store market share. In that bulk of games, 1,485 are free download games [...]

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Tags: apple · Charts and Crap · Editorial

The Beatle’s Change Wii Price Point, Rock Band Style

March 8th, 2009 · 1 Comment

By now everyone is used to paying more for Rock Band than meets the eye. The game disc is usually packed in several bundles for guitars, drums and, of course, stand alone. With The Beatles: Rock Band, MTV Games plans to release one product SKU, a game only disc. That game only disc, on the [...]

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Tags: Editorial · Industry News · rock band · Wii

Gaming Podcast 112: Ubiquitous, Is That a Word?

March 3rd, 2009 · 2 Comments

This week we’re flashing back to Zaxxon and into a bit of a reflective history on the NES Satellite accessory. We reflect upon how bad Don sucks at Mass Effect and get tips from the community. We’re also checking in on some news this week including: Microsoft Xbox 360 Outsells PS3 and Wii in Japan [...]

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Tags: Episode · Podcast · Retro · Show Notes