We get together at the end of a long week to bring you the latest from Microsoft, Comic Con, and upcoming games. We review Lollipop Chainsaw, Spirit Camera, Uber Cab, and in-progress talk about Kingdoms of Amalur and Hunger Games. Finally, we talk about Dads on this Father’s Day edition podcast.
Quite possibly the biggest piece of gaming news in recent months was the rise and fall of 38 Studios. Virtually every gaming site on the planet has covered the event that will no doubt go down in gaming history as one gigantic cluster bomb of nasty. We actually talked about it on Rated NA:60 as well as Press to Reset: 45 – Like a chainsaw wielding white knight, North Carolina based Epic Games, creators of Unreal, Gears of War, and the upcoming Fort Night, have stepped into the ring as the heroes of this once awful and depressing tale. Take a look at the latest info straight from Dr. Capps and Epic. This is just awesome.
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/
The demo for Kingdom's of Amalur krept its way onto the internet yesterday, and you know what... I'm sold. When I first saw images of Amalur last year I was a bit skeptical. I've seen many projects developed by "dream…