We tackle the much anticipated Diablo 3 in this week's episode, from the launch problems and somewhat antiquated gameplay to our likes and some of the nostalgic aspects of the game. A big blockbuster game with several years of anticipation built up is bound to disappoint a few people, so listen in to hear our thoughts. Here's the notes:
00:01:20- Nibble Bits
00:12:15- what we did
Corey- Came home, saw avengers 3 with Eric and Will. All three enjoyed it.
Eric- Took wife, Justin, and friends out to celebrate them graduating college.
Will- Played Diablo
Dan- first free week as a free man and played a ton of video games, went to midnight
release of Diablo 3
00:22:28 Return from break/main segment- Diablo 3
The Athletes talk about server issues, characters they made, and what they liked and didn’t like about the game. Be sure to listen and leave feedback on your thoughts!
01:01:51- return from break/feedback/new
Voicemails (finally…) make sure to call and leave the athletes a voicemail. 607-527-0547. It’ll be played on the air.
Corey- The Real Reason there will never be offline single player in Diablo 3
Eric- Asking Players for a constant internet connection….
Dan- Game Companies in tough financial spots
01:51:15 What we palyed
Corey- Diablo 3, Tower of Fortune
Will- Battlefield 3
Dan- Beat the Witcher 2
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In this week's episode we relive some classic gaming when we discuss some of best games for the Nintendo Entertainment System. We all give our top 5 lists as well a talk about some of the great games we may not have played but deserve some kudos. Here's the notes:
Nibble bits: 00:02:04
Corey- Bio-shock moved to2/26/13
EA Released EA Humble Indie Bundle last week
SWTOR lost 400,000 subscribers
Rumors of Wii-u game titles
Eric- Elder Scrolls online confirmed for 2013
Set 100- years before Skyrim
Angry birds has hit 1 BILLION downloads
Adventure-time on Adult Swim on Cartoon Network
Will- Snowbound Area
Kingdom Hearts should come back to consoles
Zynga to go to court…
Dan- South Park RPG Name leaked on XBOX Live stick of truth
Nokia/Rovio Angry Birds Space coming to windows phone.
As of 3/31 30 million Skylanders figurines
How was our week: 00:11:20
Corey- got to enjoy his week a little more, saw some bands, went to a Yankee game on Tuesday night, looked for a job, studied, did some podcast work
Will- Baseball and school
Eric- went to the bar spent 50 bucks, (7 or 8 weeks in a row,) played some darts and did quite well.
Dan- last day at Wegmans yesterday, normal shift, Band show dates.
Return from break: 00:18:50 Best NES games
Top 5 lists:
Corey: Gauntlet 2
Eric: WWF Wrestle Mania
Will: Excite Bike
Dan: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Corey: Chip and Dale Rescue Rangers
Eric: Duck Hunt
Will: Mike Tyson’s Punch Out
Dan: Baseball Stars
You get the idea; listen to the episode for the rest of the list.
Honorable Mentions: 00:44:20
Corey: The Key to Depth Simplicity
Eric: Binghamton’s 4 Noble Truths: The way I lived them
Dan: Company of Heroes 2 will make you…
What we played: 01:35:30
Will: Battlefield 3,
Eric: Purchased Harry Potter Lego for the wife, played it together, Walking Dead game,
Corey: War Game European Escalation,
Dan: The Secret World beta, The Witcher 2
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At Will's request we do an episode on pokemon! Thankfully he played more than just the first iterations of the game and had pretty good knowledge of the newer games and the pokemans in them.
00:01;49 Eric: Amazon releases Amazon Prime Instant Video on PS3 – Xbox 360’s new chrome controllers – Xbox 360’s Battlefield 3 update (rent your own server!) – Reports on the Wii U launch date – Reports that the Wii U is completely outdated, already – Next Xbox may need a constant internet connection.
00:08:35 Corey: Orcs Must Die 2 – Leisure Suit Larry Kickstarter campaign – Journey is fastest selling PSN game.
00:10;45 Will: Madden NFL 13 cover voting – Sword and Sorcery coming to the PC – Mass Effect 3 cupcakes are sent to a local youth shelter.
00:12;57 Dan: PlayStation Vita firmware update is pulled – Halo is passed from Bungie to 343 Studios.
00:28;09 Music Break: Carsie Blanton – “Smoke Alarm”
00:29;39 Main Segment
All things Pokémon.
01:21;53 Music Break: Carsie Blanton – “Together Too Long”
We get reprimanded for not giving the music in FF6 as much love as we should have.
A listener asks us what our favorite consoles of all time are.
01:29;30 Corey: Gender based pricing coming to video games
01:39;50 Eric: Kids, teachers and video game violence
01:42;42 Dan: Modern Warfare 3 blackout
01:50;15 Will: Internet trolling may become illegal in Arizona
01:58;03 Music Break: Carsie Blanton “Idiot Heart”
01:59;33 What We Played
Dan: Mass Effect 3 glitches,
Will: Mass Effect 3 online, Pokémon Soul Silver
Corey: Orcs Must Die, Front Mission 3, Railroad Tycoon 3 Platinum, Closure
Eric: Fifa 12, Closure, Call of Duty, Tiger Woods PGA 13
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