For most players, it is obvious that gameplay is king. Game sales are currently dominated by sports, multiplayer FPS, and rhythm games. Everyone knows at least one person whose game shelf is dominated by multiple “years” of sports titles or series’ of online frag-fests. For me, however, storytelling trumps everything.
The Tron Legacy soundtrack is finally available in hot anticipation of the movie releasing later this month. To sweeten the deal, the soundtrack is also Amazon MP3’s deal of the day.
We have guests! Our good friends Amy and Haley stop by to talk girls in gaming and nerdery in general. We have news about a leaked Blizzard release schedule, Microsoft possibly bringing TV to your Xbox, and Heath Ledger making an appearance in the next Batman movie. We review Assassin Creed Brotherhoods multiplayer and the Guild Trade Paperback. Plus we eat pizza and live-cast on our new streaming channel. More of that to come. Oh, also, we finally use the mic that has been sitting in our living room for the past 5 episodes….only the best for the ladies!
Kevin Pereira welcomes Candace Bailey as the new co-host of Attack of the Show, starting January 11, 2011. Wish her luck as she embarks on a special vision quest to prepare her for this grueling task. – G4TV
The CALM act, soon to be signed into law by President Obama, will prevent television commercials from being louder than the television programs in which they are contained. It is not yet clear how this might impact programming delivered over the Internet.
Nerd Appropriate is covering the 2010 Spike VGA awards with a live stream, some pizza, and hopefully some toilet humor. (Sat 12/11 8pm EST)
Even if you can’t attend the party itself we are going to give away “Achievements” to the folks that can guess the winners in a wide variety of categories. What are these “achievements” you speak of? You’ll have to wait and see.
For all you Star Wars geeks and shoe nerds alike the latest in the line of Star Wars Adidas apparel is still as fresh as those rebel-flight-suit orange high tops that debuted about a year ago.
New web series discussing World of Warcraft goes live tonight around 6pm EST. The show will discuss the ever changing World of Warcraft and stars Milynn Sarley AKA “The Gamer Chick”. Show your support! — SAT Weekly at 6pm EST
This just in folks. According to Christina Norman, lead game play designer of Mass Effect 2 there will be no GOTY edition of ME2.
Here is a great look at the setup of Ubisoft Toronto as well as their staff party. For those eager to see what programming AAA titles in Canada would feel like, have a look.
In today’s modern age of gaming developers will often base their creations on real people. In the past it was jarring to see an “actor” pop up as a video game character, especially if they were were relatively well known. Can you imagine the nightmare of plopping in Super Mario 4 and seeing a CG version of Danny Devito hurling fireballs from his swollen quasi-dwarven finger tips?
Look, I'm not for or against PeTA. I'm heavily in favor of the proper treatment of animals, but I also like a hamburger now and again. I think PeTA has a worthwhile message but at times can be a bit...out…