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Episode 319: Someone Is Butt-Hurt About Microsoft

July 30th, 2013 · 2 Comments

There’s no Gaming Flashback or Gaming History, but there is a crapton of news this week on TD Gaming Podcast, which Jonah Falcon and Jordan Lund eagerly read. That, and Jordan really wants to know what you have been playing. The news this week includes: Microsoft officially announces indie self-publishing, to be unveiled at GamesCom [...]

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Tags: Activision · Blizzard · Episode · Industry News · Kickstarter · Microsoft · MMO · Nintendo · Platformer · Podcast · Puzzle · RPG · Show Notes · world of warcraft · Xbox One

Episode 271: Paul-less Podcast

July 18th, 2012 · 3 Comments

This week’s Gaming Podcast lacks Paul S. Nowak, who had to bow out due to illness, but there’s still Jonah Falcon, Jordan Lund and Daniel Quick to keep the podcast lively. This week features yet another weird NES title, Wall Street Kid, and some friendly Paul-less banter between the trio. This week’s news includes: Capcom: [...]

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Episode 266: Get That E3 Kick

June 13th, 2012 · 9 Comments

Jonah Falcon and Paul S. Nowak return from the magical E3 2012 videogame convention and everyone has their own opinions on what they thought were the highlights and lowlights of E3. They also make their own predictions, as Dan Quick contemplates writing hate mail to Jonah for having access to SimCity and Need for Speed: [...]

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Gaming Podcast Episode 218: Introducing Paul

June 15th, 2011 · 4 Comments

The listeners of Gaming Podcast finally get introduced to the third member of the Videogame Roundtable podcast team, Paul S. Nowak, who only desires hate mail and more time playing Dungeon Overlord on Facebook. This week, the Gaming Flashback looks back at the Gamecube title mentioned by Jordan Lund last week, Eternal Darkness, and the [...]

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Tags: Activision · Kinect · Microsoft · MMO · Podcast · Show Notes · Wii

2M Users Sign Up for COD: Elite Beta

June 14th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Activision’s Dan Amrich posted in his One of Swords blog that two million users have signed up Call of Duty: Elite‘s beta, who said the number ”blew his mind” when ”they hit that number in less than two weeks. That should give the dev team at Beachhead plenty to work with to kick off the beta, which officially starts [...]

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Tags: Activision · PC Gaming · playstation 3 · Xbox 360

Gaming Podcast 210: Meretzky Ruined Our Lives

February 16th, 2011 · 7 Comments

This week we’re flashing back to Grim Fandango and looking back at developer Steve Meretzky and his destruction of our lives in the social gaming space. We’ve got other news this week which includes: Activision Kills Guitar Hero Blizzard Wants to Release Diablo III This Year Crysis 2 and Killzone 3 Leaked On BitTorrent CliffyB [...]

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Tags: Activision · Blizzard · Diablo 3 · Episode · Guitar Hero · piracy · Podcast · Show Notes

Almost Three Million Lose Life To Lich King

November 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Wrath of the Lich King is the fastest selling game of all time beating the old champion: Burning Crusade. Believe it or not, Blizzard is saying 2.8-million people picked up the expansion to World of Warcraft and are currently sitting at home forgetting to eat their dinner in the first 24-hours of launch. This probably [...]

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Tags: Activision · Blizzard · world of warcraft

Rhythm Gaming Saturation Point?

November 18th, 2008 · No Comments

Rhythm Gaming is all the rage, or is it? Turns out Guitar Hero: World Tour didn’t meet or exceed the figures they hit with Guitar Hero III. Where GH3 brought in $115 million in the first week, GHWT brought in $67 million in the same time frame. Why? There are plenty of factors that could [...]

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Tags: Accessories · Activision · Casual Games · Editorial · Nintendo · playstation 3 · rock band · Sony · Wii · Xbox 360

Smart Business Choices During Economic Downturns

November 6th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Many game studios are being dropped following a bit of an economic downturn in the United States and globally. Activision has to deal with being agile enough to survive the economic times like anyone else and has dropped a few games that had great potential. Gamers continue to ask the question, “why?” when some of [...]

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Tags: Activision · Blizzard · Editorial · electronic arts · Industry News

TD Gaming Podcast 94: Chicken and Subscription Fee

October 29th, 2008 · No Comments

Lots of great news in this weeks gaming podcast thanks to the holiday season approaching. We also take a retro style flashback to Space Invaders and talk about our attendance at the popcap launch party for Bejeweled Twist and a very light preview of our initial Guitar Hero World Tour impressions.This weeks news includes: EA [...]

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