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Episode 304: Heart of the Swarm Giveaway

April 3rd, 2013 · 6 Comments

Despite being recorded on April Fool’s Day, the podcast has no pranks, just a long political discussion and has Paul demanding no one say anything about BioShock Infinite. Speaking of that game, the crew announces the winner of the BioShock Infinite contest. This week has a Gaming History about the development of XCOM: UFO Defense. [...]

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Tags: Blizzard · Diablo 3 · DLC · DRM · electronic arts · Episode · FPS · Industry News · Podcast · RPG · Show Notes

Episode 277: Win Borderlands 2 Contest

August 30th, 2012 · 7 Comments

This week’s Gaming Podcast is exciting as we’re giving away a copy of the Xbox 360 version of Borderlands 2, which Jordan Lund drools over, while Jonah Falcon urges players to check out Kerbal Space Program. The Gaming Flashback is none other than the classic The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind. As far as game news: [...]

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Guitar Hero World Tour Day One DLC

October 9th, 2008 · No Comments

How can Guitar Hero compete with Rock Band given Rock Band’s got early drumming and vocal adopters? By promising awesome content and enforcing that fact that they too, have downloadable content (DLC). Not only do they have DLC, but they’ll have DLC on launch day. Of course, they could have tossed some fluffy songs out [...]

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Tags: Accessories · Activision · DLC · Guitar Hero

Rock Band 2 DLC For Wii

October 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

Although it’s cute to say, the truth of the matter is this: Rock Band 2 for the Wii has DLC. We’re talking full online downloadable content matching the behavior of the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Why is this significant? The Wii has been the bastard child of rhythm music playing since its inception. If [...]

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Tags: DLC · rock band · Wii

60GB Xbox 360 Rumor Flows

July 9th, 2008 · 1 Comment

The current rumor is “later this month” Microsoft will announce a 60GB model of the Xbox 360 and phase out the old 20GB product line. This was intercepted (read: leaked) from an e-mail Microsoft sent to gamestop and Blockbuster, so you can only take it as “rumor” until a real announcement. This new SKU would [...]

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Tags: DLC · Rumors · Xbox 360

Led Zeppelin Refuses Master Tracks for Rhythm Games

July 6th, 2008 · No Comments

Rhythm Games such as Rock Band and Guitar Hero will go without original masters of Led Zeppelin because the remaining band members don’t want to see their most valuable possessions in the wrong hands. For Activision and MTV, original master tracks are the most valuable asset they can get their hands on. Cover bands work [...]

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Tags: DLC · Guitar Hero · rock band

Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise

July 3rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

Once upon a time Rare though they had a winner; a game which would end all the confusion between a hardcore console and a kiddie console. Viva Piñata was supposed to change the way we think about Xbox 360 gaming by showing off a title that would make children feel more inclined to game on [...]

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Tags: DLC · Editorial · Industry News · Kids Games · Simulations · Xbox 360

3 Reasons Publishers Desire Us to Keep Old Games

July 1st, 2008 · No Comments

When we invest in a new video game we want to feel satisfied by the content supplied in the game, we want to know we’re getting our moneys worth in the investment. Publishers, on the other hand, want us to keep our old games so they stay out of the used market. A publisher does [...]

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Tags: DLC · Editorial

Rock Band 2: Backwards Compatible DLC Too

June 30th, 2008 · No Comments

Harmonix, MTV Games and Electronic Arts has announced their next block buster killer app: Rock Band 2. First, the most important feature is backwards compatible downloadable content. They’ve surpassed 15-million paid downloads, we want our content and we want to keep all the awesome songs for future games, else we might as well stop purchasing [...]

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End of 100 Million Dollar Games?

June 25th, 2008 · No Comments

Gigaom had a great writeup about how Grand Theft Auto IV marks the end of “next generation” as we know it, stating, in more words or less, the game is a failure. GTA: San Andreas sold 21.5 million copies during its time on the shelf while GTA IV has sold roughly 9 million copies as [...]

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