Rated NA 56: East Coast, West Coast Battle

Rated NA 56: East coast, west coast battle

We welcome special guest Hilary from Cabcat Industries to the podcast, and take a moment to get to know each other a little better. It wouldn’t be a podcast without Mass Effect talk (including a remix album from FotP BigGiantCircles), then we dive into Brea Grant’s KickStarter project, The Witcher 2, Fez, new podcast friends in Reset Transmission, Comic Con Episode IV A Fan’s Hope, Legend of Korra, and Robotek for mobile. Finally, we talk about your “dream jobs.” Haa-ARGH!

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Rated NA 54: Winning At Life

Rated NA 54: Winning at life

Since none of us won the mega lottery, we’re back! We talk about fan-made Wing Commander, KickStarter, Harry Potter, New comic-based TV cartoons, SEGA’s woes, and the new Superman. We take a look at Angry Birds in Space, (now with gravitational pull), and give early impressions of Kid Icarus uprising for the 3DS. Finally, we look ahead to convention season and talk about your most anticipated releases this year. Special thanks to Jimmy Hinson (aka Big Giant Circles) for rejoin music from the album Legacy, featuring unused material originally intended for Mass Effect 2. Awesome!

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Rated NA 52: Spoiler-free Nerdery

Rated NA 52: Spoiler-free nerdery

We’re back together for an old-school style round-table recording. In the throws of ME3, we stay spoiler-free. We talk about the recent SWTOR summit, and the DC Comics site relaunch. We have reviews of I am Alive, Mass Effect: Infiltrator for iOS, and Matt’s Comic pick of the week. Finally, we discuss some spoiler-free first impressions of ME3, and whether or not there should be a Mass Effect MMO.

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Rated NA 51: We Ride On The Backs Of Elcor

Rated NA 51: We ride on the backs of Elcor

On this pre-ME3 podcast, we ask for your outlandish predictions of the highly anticipated game. We also look ahead to PAX East and ComicCon. Assassin’s Creed 3 has a revolutionary new setting, and Windows 8 gets an Xbox Companion. We review Squids on Android, Awake on NBC, and Matt’s Comic PotW. Listen now, it’s as easy as getting your space game out of a tree!

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Rated NA 50: Now With More Slide Whistle

Rated NA 50: Now with more slide whistle

On this special milestone podcast, we talk about what NA and your support mean to us. We discuss Borderlands 2, Mass Effect 3 multiplayer, Alan Wake American Nightmare, Hero Academy, SSX, Gotham City Impostors, and Matt’s Oscar move roundup and comic book picks. Finally, past interviewee’s and NA alum join in on our conversation about how today’s media will be viewed in 100 years. This podcast features music from chiptune artist, Leeni (leeni.bandcamp.com), as well as music from The Glitch Mob. Yesssss!

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Rated NA 49: My Galactic Readiness Level Is Bigger

Rated NA 49: My galactic readiness level is bigger

Double Fine proves the world still loves adventure games. We talk about Mass Effect 3 (naturally), and a Blizzard update. We give early KoA: Reckoning impressions, Matt brings his Oscar Deathmatch Challenge, and we review Hero Academy, Fear Agent TPB, a Conan comic, and look back at the SWTOR: The first 50 levels. Finally we talk about nerdy Valentine’s Day gifts. Special thanks to Magnus Palsson (aka SoulEye) for our featured track, “Pushing Onwards” from VVVVVV! Check out: http://souleyedigitalmusic.bandcamp.com/

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Rated NA 48: Point And Click

Rated NA 48: Point and Click

Ender’s Game movie cast update, Trilobye Games resurfaces, and Ash finally watches Alcatraz, finally. A Mass Effect book is released and fans’ heads explode. We also review the Iron Brigade DLC, Oscar movie picks, Dragon Age: Asunder, We3 deluxe release, and mobile game, TripleTown. Finally we read your responses to our Open Thread question about meeting your idols. Shiny.

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Rated NA 47: Vote Blasto For ME3 MP!

Rated NA 47: Vote Blasto for ME3 MP!

Excited for ME3? So are we! We take your tweets about which multiplayer race / class you’re most excited to play. We also talk Resident Evil, Nick McCarthy’s “The Pact”, Alcatraz, Asura’s Wrath, and Kingdoms of Amalur. A super special thanks to silverwillow for this episode’s coverart (http://silverwillow.deviantart.com/art/Blasto-the-hanar-Spectre-208615486).

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Rated NA 46: Sweater Talk

Rated NA 46: Sweater Talk

Reviews of Shelf Life, Amy, Choplifter HD, NFL Blitz, Google TV 2.0 (vs. the Roku Stick?), and we lose one of our own to Minecraft. Oh, and we continue our SWTOR adventures. Also, the news, and responses to your twitter question about dream video game cross-promotions. Brought to you by the tubes that power the Internet. If you like what you hear, give us a review on iTunes, will ya?

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Rated NA 45: Ocular Surgery

Rated NA 45: Ocular Surgery

Join us in our year end wrap up as we bring you stats on SWTORs opening week, the Ocean Marketing debacle, and reviews of Super Mario 3D, Alcatraz (pilot), Young Adult, Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, and Saints Row: The Third. Finally, we talk about our favorite movies, games, comics, etc of 2011 along with your twitter responses. Blam!

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