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Gaming • Entertainment • Technology

Over the Fence Over the Fence

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Gaming • Entertainment • Technology

    Episode Eight

    Episode Eight

    * George Lucas Retires

    * Viacom chief disappointed about mob mentality surround the SOPA defeat

    * Megaupload shutdown did nothing to slow piracy, study finds

    * Microsoft abandoning points by the end of 2012

    * Lego partially influences Minecraft…which then inspires Minecraft Legos?

    * Notch is going to fund a Pyschonauts 2?

    * Bethesda releases PC-only Skyrim hi-res pack and creation kit

    * Kinect for PC now available

    * X-Box 720 rumored to not play used games – developers love the idea

    * What are you playing?



     

    • 58 min
    Episode Seven

    Episode Seven

    * Direct2Drive joins GameFly – looks like digital distribution is heating up Linky



    * Steam sales increase 100 percent for the seventh straight year Linky



    * Steam Winter Sale: anyone score any Phat Loot?Now that it’s 2012 – What is your game of the year for 2011?

    * Thoughts on SWTOR – from beta to post launch model!

    * SWTOR is the fastest-growing MMO in history? Over a million subscribers in just a couple days since launch! Linky

    * Jonathan’s Random Topic



     

    • 56 min
    Episode Six

    Episode Six

    * Favorite games of the fall season + impressions

    * Next WoW expansion announced – Mists of Pandaria

    * Star Wars The Old Republic coming on the 20th

    * EA adds WB, Capcom and THQ to Origin

    * Shigeru Miyamoto retiring from Nintendo Or is he?

    * Ico Creator Leaves Sony, Team Ico

    * X-Box 360 Fall Update – Likey? No Likey?

    * Jonathan’s random topic



    Artwork based on a photo by James West

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Episode Five

    Episode Five

    * Steve Jobs died

    * Battlefield 3 isn’t slated for Steam release – will Mass Effect 3 be? [link]

    * Why no Steam Notch? [link]

    * Jon Carmack complains consoles aren’t as powerful as PCs [link]

    * but then shares that consoles are ‘better business’ than PCs for games [link]

    * Witness – peering through the ‘Myst’ [link]

    * Nintendo Files Patent For ‘Massively Single-Playing Online Game’ [link]

    * Why game industry talent is going indie. [link]

    * Portal’s free DLC – how’d you like it?

    * Jonathan was right – codes to play games on consoles – Online Passes [link]

    * Jonathan’s random topic

    • 1 hr 40 min
    Episode Four

    Episode Four

    * Post-E3 Impressions! What looked good, what looked bad, and what this says about the game developers in question.

    * PC exclusive gone rogue: The Witcher 2 on X-Box 360? [link]

    * NO F’ing way… EA launching Steam competitor [link]

    * A real-life Holodeck? Finally! [link]

    * The Wii U, a neat new console from Nintendo with a stupid new name! [link]

    * Torchlight pirated over 5 million times in China – developer’s fine with that  [link]

    * LA Noire coming to PC this fall [link]

    * PC Exclusive shooter from the makers of Witcher 2 and BulletStorm [link]

    * Kingdom Hearts “Dream Drop Distance?” [link]

    * Windows 8 able to play X-Box 360 games [link]

    * The Last Airbender – the Legend of Korra trailer revealed [link]

    * What are you playing / looking forward to

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Episode Three

    Episode Three

    * Duke Nukem has gone gold Link

    * 12 ways consoles are hurting PC gaming Link

    * Farewell to DirectX? Link

    * PSN is back up Link

    * Sony says ‘Sorry’ with Free Games. Link

    * Sony – another Sony company hacked Link

    * Ubisoft’s CEO lets slip that Nintendo’s Project Cafe might be powerful enough to port existing X-Box 360 and PS3 titles to Link

    * Lots o’ big budget Superhero Movies this summer: Thor, X-Men, Captain America, Green Lantern.

    * Microsoft buys Skype. What are the implications of this? Link

    * Chinese prisoners are being forced to farm gold in MMOs ‘Oh the humanity!’ Link

    * E3 primer – what have you heard, what do you know?



     

     

    • 1 hr 25 min

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