We welcome the awesome and talented Ali Hillis back to the podcast. She takes us through her origin story, how she got into acting and video games, and her love of animal rescue. Our chat concludes in a rapid fire session we call the Lightning round… get it?! Finally, Rated NA responds to a challenge of our PC gaming cred. It’s on.
Clayton Donnan from Code Cyclone joins us to talk about their new game, Killing Social. We continue our countdown to PAX East with with a pit stop at a Gears of War Judgement preview event. Plus, reviews of SimCity, Tomb Raider, Oz The Great and Powerful and a spoiler-free omni-scan of Mass Effect 3 Citadel DLC. Finally, we discuss our SimCity-inspired fictional metropolis names with you in our NAQOTW. Katana Strike!
It’s the year 2013. Ash makes a fly-by of the games coming out in the first quarter, and we give our early opinions about each. We go in-depth with Rad Soldiers, Fable: The Journey, Downtown Abbey, Far Cry 3 and more tales from the ‘verse in FTL. Finally, Matt previews some likely nerdy highlights of all of 2013 including movies, comics, and tech. And, as always, your responses in our NAQOTW. Warm up your crystal balls and plug in that crusty Zoltar machine… It’s time!