Episode 65: Dishonored

We do things a tad differently this week, with the main segment of the episode coming first instead of after the first break. Corey was a little bit late in joining us and had much more input during nibblebits having not played Dishonored. So let us know if you like the different format or not. Obviously Dishonored is getting some pretty rave reviews so find out what we think of it. Click through for the show notes:
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Episode 43: Diablo 3

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.

News- 01:28:15

 

           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

            Eric-    FIFA

            Will-    Battlefield 3

            Dan-    Beat the Witcher 2

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Episode 42: Best of the NES

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

                        Scandal

 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:

Five:

Corey: Gauntlet 2

Eric:     WWF Wrestle Mania

Will:    Excite Bike

Dan:    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Four:

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

 

News: 01:11:15

Corey: The Key to Depth Simplicity

Will:   

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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Episode 37: Pokemon

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.

00:00;37 Nibblebits

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”

01:23;23 Feedback

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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Corey's Examiner article on gender based pricing