The Press Room Episode #62.0

Date 2010-05-30

Co-Pilots DarthHomer and Yodariquo pull off a tricky landing while Aspro puts his seat in the upright position.  Games talked about today: Sakura Wars: So Long My Love, Big Bang Mini, Batman: Arkham Asylum, Dead Space, Bolt, Neir, Red Dead Redemption, Alan Wake, Hotel Dusk, Lost Odyssey, Final Fantasy 13 and UFC Undisputed 2010.

News

DarthHomer
34:00 Tekken 7 Announced  
35:33 Square Enix Publishing on iPad 
36:43 Treyarch Heading Toward Online Subscription Model
40:35 Valve Updates Legacy Titles for Mac 

Yodariquo
42:25 Insomniac Goes Multi-Plat 
44:25 Rockstar North Hiring for Wii and DS 
47:31 NAMCO speaks about Ubisoft’s DRM
49:48 Ubisoft Helps Pirates Says Analyst 
52:30 Wii Wings 

Community Focus: What Went Wrong This Gen

Running Time: 1:01:25
Approximate Size: 21.5 MB(MP3) 30 MB(OGG)

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Links:
Jamie’s Other Gaming Podcast: http://www.level3.org.au
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The Press Room Episode #58.0

Date 2010-04-25

Yodariquo with Dvader and Foolz bring you an hour of madness brought upon us by Lonnie Anderson.



Yodariquo

(21:00) Super Table Flip

(23:35) Ubisoft’s endless DRM disaster

(24:35) Ubisoft’s DRM completely cracked

(26:32) Ubisoft kills off game manuals

(30:20) Capcom pulls an Ubisoft



Dvader

(36:50) Metroid Other M and Sin & Punishment delayed

(43:30) Arkham Asylum 2 character announcements



Foolz

(47:37) Marvel vs Capcom 3 announced

(51:10) Mike Hayes calls his comments inappropriate in third person

(53:15) Adventures of PB Winterbottom released, $5 on Steam

(54:46) Matt Casamassina leaves IGN for Apple



Community Focus

(59:04) Happy Birthday Bugs/GG



Pachter Watch!

(1:00:28) Xbox Live “Platinum”



Search term of the week

McVeiny Murderer


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The Press Room Episode #57.0

Date 2010-04-16

While DarthHomer and Yodariquo take a spell, Dvader, Foolz and Igabobovic stitch together a podcast and talk about NPD, Games as Art and such games as Final Fantasy 13, Batman: Arkham Asylum, Rabbids Go Home, RedSteel 2, Boom Blox 2, Endless Ocean 2, Okami,

NOTE: On this week’s podcast there are some audio quality issues with Iga’s track, though it does get better as the cast goes on.

News
Foolz
23:49 Blazblue to PC 
24:28 No More Free Demos 
26:05 Sony not going to offer PS3 Refunds 
28:25 Deus Ex 3’s Distinctive Art 
29:02 Gen 1 Xbox Live Over 
30:37 MGS 2 on Japanese Virtual Console 

Dvader
31:30 NPD (Google it)
42:00 General Discussion of Red Steel 2’s Commercial Failure.
43:00 General Discussion of Third-Party Sales on Wii

41:10 X-Com Returns to Gaming…as an FPS

53:33 Gears of War 3 Trailer

55:27 Demons’ Soul’s is Coming to Europe 

58:19 Devil May Cry 5 May Be Made By Losers Who Made Heavenly Sword 
59:39 Super Mario Galaxy 2 Pictures and News 
1:03:17 Phantom Leo Says the Black Wii is Coming (Might not want to google that)
1:04:19 Games as Art Discussion

Running Time: 1:12:21
Approximate Size: 25.4 MB (MP3) 39 MB (OGG)
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The Press Room Episode #56.0

Date 2010-04-10

DarthHomer and Foolz returns with Yodariquo to talk about such games as God of War 3, Yakuza 3, Pokemon SoulSilver, BlazBlue Calamity Trigger, Vagrant Story, Ogre Battle 64, Batman: Arkham Asylum, FIFA X and Rush’n Attack.

News
DarthHomer
20:42 Pokemon Name Revealed 
23:14 Konami Gamer’s Day (Google it)
28:15 Metal Gear Madness
35:19 Gears 3 Dated 

Yodariquo
36:37 Asteroids Record Beaten by John McAllistar 
38:43 No More Heroes 3 Revealed 
39:57 Madworld Sales Retrospective  (Wired Article
43:09 Kojima Goes Console Agnostic 
45:01 PS3 Owner Gets Reimbursed for Functionality Removal 

Foolz
48:34 Ubi’s DRM to Evolve and Improve 
49:50 Nintendo Co-producing Xenoblade 
51:19 Sony Update Bricking PS3s? 
53:48 Pacther Predicts Decent Red Steel 2 Sales, Great MH2 Sales 

EXPLICIT TAG: Jamie does his blue material after the 1 hour mark.

Running Time: 1:04:39
Approximate Size: 23 MB (MP3) 27 MB (OGG)
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Links:
Jamie’s Other Gaming Podcast: http://www.level3.org.au
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The Press Room Episode #54.0

Date 2010-03-27

After a Beckian introduction Foolz, DarthHomer and Yodariquo return to talk about such games as, God of War 3, Heavy Rain, Dragon Age Origins, Yakuza 3, Pokemon Soul Silver, XBLA Game Room, Hotel Dusk, Batman: Arkham Asylum, PES 10, KORG DS-10 Plus, Mass Effect and Killing Floor.

PachterWatch also returns this week.  

News

DarthHomer
35:00 Mark McDonald Reveals Nintendo’s 3DS [Do you really need a link?]
39:40 Sony Chimes in on 3DS (It’s for babies)
40:32 PachterComment on 3DS
43:53 Michael Atkinson’s Replacement (Australian Anti-Gaming Guru).
45:47 Counterstrike Hacker Stabbed Through Head

Yodariquo
47:36 EA’s DRM Failure
49:47 Ubisoft Gives Free Games to Apologize for DRM Glitch
50:39 Activision Clarifies DLC and Morale

Foolz
54:45 Penny Arcade Adventures Series Over
56:53 Pilot Wings on VC
57:55 Heavy Rain to Support Move
59:23 Rare to define Natal
1:00:40 Miyamoto Blames Quality for Bad Sales
1:04:12 PachterWatch

Running Time: 1:14
Approximate Size: 26 MB (MP3) OGG (32 MB)
Links:
Homer’s Other Gaming Podcast: http://www.level3.org.au
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