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Episode 706: Goodbye E3

December 17th, 2023 · No Comments

E3 is no more, but was it inevitable? Other news includes: E3, the video game expo, officially shuts down forever Report: Insomniac suffers ransomware attack Zelda producer doesn’t get why some fans want to go back to the “limited” and “restricted” games The Last of Us Online finally canceled Let us know what you think.

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Tags: E3 · Episode · Industry News · Nintendo · piracy · Podcast · Show Notes

Episode 409: No Spoilers This Time

January 13th, 2016 · No Comments

This week’s podcast is kind of boring, since there’s little to talk about, but Jonah and Scott are game. Most of the entertainment comes from Scott talking about his Fallout 4 adventures. This week’s news includes: Sony wants to trademark the term ‘Let’s Play’ Star Wars open world game Kickstarter proposal canceled OculusVR founder claims […]

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Tags: Editorial · Episode · Industry News · piracy · Podcast · Show Notes · Sony · VR

Episode 395: This Episode Sucks

August 13th, 2015 · 2 Comments

No, really, this episode is one of the worst ever released – boring news, stilted dialog, bad jokes. At least the first news item allowed the crew to rip Pixels. So bad Jonah didn’t bother editing it. The news items include: Anti-piracy group hits indie creators for using the word “pixels“ Rare Replay studio’s first […]

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Tags: Diablo 3 · Episode · Industry News · Microsoft · piracy · Podcast · Show Notes · Xbox One

Episode 264: This Podcast is DRM-Free

May 23rd, 2012 · 4 Comments

This week is full of gaming goodness as E3 slowly creeps up like kudzu, but there’s still plenty to talk about this week. For one, the Gaming Flashback is the classic Infocom game Planetfall. The news for the week: DICE has Frostbite-powered titles for 2013 that “will require a 64-bit OS” Actors confirm return to […]

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Tags: DRM · Episode · Industry News · piracy · Podcast · RPG · Show Notes

Episode 241: Air Quotes

November 30th, 2011 · 2 Comments

This week features a long podcast, as there’s a ton of news to report. Jonah tries air quotes on a pure audio podcast, while Paul refuses to believe The Legend of Zelda: Skyword Sword failed to hit the top 10 in software sales. In addition, the Gaming Flashback checks out the JRPG Ys. This week’s […]

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Tags: electronic arts · Episode · Microsoft · piracy · Podcast · RPG · Show Notes · Steam · ubisoft · Xbox 360

Episode 220: Professional Butt Biting

June 29th, 2011 · 4 Comments

This week is a short podcast, since there’s no Gaming Flashback or Gaming History, but there was some important news in the past few days that caught our eyes. We’re also giving away a free copy of Duke Nukem Forever for the Xbox 360. The news items include: California videogame law ruled unconstitutional LulzSec ends its […]

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Tags: piracy · Podcast · Show Notes

Gaming Podcast 210: Meretzky Ruined Our Lives

February 16th, 2011 · 7 Comments

This week we’re flashing back to Grim Fandango and looking back at developer Steve Meretzky and his destruction of our lives in the social gaming space. We’ve got other news this week which includes: Activision Kills Guitar Hero Blizzard Wants to Release Diablo III This Year Crysis 2 and Killzone 3 Leaked On BitTorrent CliffyB […]

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Tags: Activision · Blizzard · Diablo 3 · Episode · Guitar Hero · piracy · Podcast · Show Notes

Xbox 360’s Fallout 3 Not Safe From Pirates

October 10th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Just last week in our gaming podcast we were talking about how Gears of War 2 wasn’t going to make a PC debut because it has a bit of a problem with piracy. We were afraid this movement was going to cause game developers and publishers to stick with console’s “big can of DRM” over […]

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Tags: Editorial · Industry News · piracy

DSi Will Be Region-Locked, Sad Face…

October 6th, 2008 · 1 Comment

One of the greatest things Nintendo has done was allowing the DS to be unlocked for regions. This allowed gamers around the world to share their favorite games from all cultures and countries with just a click of the “buy” button at an online store. The DSi loses this great freedom by locking it down […]

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Tags: DSi · Editorial · Industry News · Nintendo · piracy

Gears of War 2 For PC: No – Piracy is Bad

October 2nd, 2008 · 7 Comments

The last few weeks we’ve often brought up, on the gaming podcast, our reasons behind why Gears of War 2 wouldn’t be a PC title and only an Xbox 360. Our theory was more of a marketing tactic, assuming there would be no PC version because Microsoft wants to focus the attention of their big […]

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Tags: Editorial · PC Gaming · piracy