The Press Room Episode #78

Date 2010-10-26

Darth Homer and Foolz (Australia) and Iga Bobvich (Netherlands) join forces to give their first hand impressions of Boom Blox 2: Bash Party (Wii), Killzone 2 (PS3), Yakuza 3 (PS3), FIFA XI (PS3), Metroid: Other M (Wii), and DJ Hero 2 (PS3).

News
Darth Homer
20:10 Kirby’s Epic Yarn Delayed for EU and Australia
22:01 Professor Layton/ Ace Attorney Game
24:52 Prinny 2 Contest

Foolz
25:00 Fable 3 Gayness
27:37 Molyneux, “I’ve never made a great game.”
28:43 Square Has Ten Year Plan for Deus Ex
31:23 Machinerium Soundtrack Released on Vinyl
32:46 New Dante Designed to Generate Interest
PS2 Bundle for $99
35:43 Amazon Deal for GoldenEye Wii

Iga Bobovich
37:21 Korean Starcraft Scandal

Community Focus The VG Press Game of the Decade

Running Time: 45:26
Approximate Size: 18.6 MB
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Intro Music by Nestrogen
Outro Music by Spamtron

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The Press Room Episode #73.0

Date 2010-09-07

Yodariquo and Foolz join forces to talk about the week of gaming news, along with their hands-on impressions of Bases Loaded (NES) and Yakuza 3 (PS3).

News
Yodariquo
10:17 Duke Nukem Forever coming out 2011!!”
12:16 Super Mario Collection announced for Japan
15:59 DS Price Cut in US

Foolz
18:00 Wii Party Number 1 in Japan
23:28 Kinect Making Fun of Gamers
25:15 Yakuza 4
26:45 RE6
28:48 L.A. Noire delayed
30:16 Valve Hiring Linux Programers

Community Focus: Bugsy Asks…
Search Term of the Week: Strange Picture URL

Running Time: 39:03
Approximate Size: 13.7 MB
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Intro Music by Nestrogen
Outro Music by Spamtron

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The Press Room Episode #72.0

Date 2010-08-28

Wheeze kickin’ it ol’ skool with Yodariquo, Darth Homer and Foolz. The gang talks about Homer getting a job in the gay porn industry, malerooms, licking and hands-on (cough) experience with gaymes like, Cho Iniki, Star Wars: The Force Unleased: Ultimate Sith Edition (360), Dissidia: Final Fantasy (PSP), Podnation Racers (PS3), Dragon Quest 9 (DS), Little Big Planet (PS3), Yakuza 3 (PS3) and Ivy the Kiwi? (DS).

IMPORTANT: Please note, Foolz is watching a futbol/ soccer game throughout. This explains random sports references.
News
Darth Homer
23:18 Tell Tale Reveals Tyco, Strong Bad and Others for a new game.
25:31 Lucas Arts Working on Apple Version of Grim Fandango
26:19 Square Working on FF6 for iPhone?
27:41 Square Offering Kingdom Hearts Only on PSP Pre 3000

Foolz
28:55
32:37
Kinect Is Not Limited To Two Players
34:10 Bible MMO in The Works
36:22 EEDAR Says Games With Female Protagonist Score Higher (Except Not)
37:56 Virtual-On: The Breast of Both Worlds
39:29 Steam users Also Use Bit-Torrent

Yodariquo
40:52 Target Gets Into Used Games
42:40 Best Buy Also Gets Into Used Biz
44:44 Sony Exploring Online Pass Options for First-Party Titles
52:43 Kinect Won’t Have Voice – Or Will It?
54:03 Sony Says Move Won’t Sell So Great

Running Time: 1:04:34
Approximate Size: 20 MB
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Links:
Jamie’s Other Gaming Podcast: http://www.level3.org.au
Intro Music by Nestrogen
Outro Music by ”>Spamtron

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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
Intro Music by Spamtron 

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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
Intro Music by Spamtron

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