Ambulances of all sizes meet at the watering hole after a hard days saving lives
Firstly, I would like to welcome all of our new listeners to the show. Its always nice to officially say hello when we notice a large jump like this week.
Secondly, do let us know what you do and don’t like about the show, were constantly trying to work to improve it. That is why this week we tried a few new things, edited the intro as people had said it was too long, etc.
Some bits of it worked, other bits of it did not. But at least now we can say we tried and moved on.
Other than the experimenting, we managed to get some of the news talked about but my word wasn’t the gaming news depressing this week? Sony losing buckets of money, THQ laying people off all over the world, Bill Roper’s continued employment within the games industry. Its a wonder we didn’t end up in therapy after the show.
Anyway all that and much more in this episode of the Drinky Talky Thingy.
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If you want links to any of the stories we covered in the show this week, links can be found after the jump.
Updates on stories from last week
TERA’s EU sneak peek weekend canceled due to unknown technical fault | Massively
This weeks stuff
Grand Theft Organ: Emergency Ambulance Simulator | Rock, Paper, Shotgun
Is Final Fantasy X HD a Remake or a Remaster? – PlayStation 3 News at IGN
Minecraft’s Notch offers to bankroll Psychonauts 2 | Game Development | News by Develop
Tim Schafer and Notch ‘are talking’ Psychonauts 2 | Game Development | News by Develop
Bill Roper named Disney Interactive head of game development | Massively
EA reveals SWTOR subscription and sales numbers, beats financial predictions [Updated] | Massively
Origin has 9.3m users, generates $100m | IncGamers
EA: Battlefield 3, FIFA 12 Each Sold 10 Million – Games News at IGN
EA concerned over the state of GAME | IncGamers
Disney buys Ignition owner UTV | Game Development | News by Develop
THQ lays off 240, board of directors takes 50% pay cut -Destructoid
THQ still planning on WAR40K launch in fiscal 2014 | Massively
THQ outlines 17 game rescue plan | Game Development | News by Develop
PS3 sales on the rise as Sony suffers overall losses – GameSpot.com
PSN accounts getting a name change – GameSpot.com
Sega profits fall 6.6 per cent | Game Development | News by Develop
Xbox Live Gold included with Mass Effect 3 demo | IncGamers
Star Trek Online turns 2, offers you the next Enterprise -Destructoid
Blizzard’s Battle.Net Balance is live | IncGamers
Release Date Roundup
Darksiders II due in June | IncGamers
Prison Architect could break out in September | IncGamers
Twisted Metal censored and delayed in Europe | IncGamers
Rayman 3 coming to PS3, 360 next month | IncGamers
Gotham City Impostors hits PSN, XBL, and PC next week – GameSpot.com
The Simpsons Arcade Game hits XBLA and PSN soon -Destructoid
Play the MMO that never dies with Mythos Global’s open beta | Massively
PSN to get first Call of Duty Elite maps on February 28 -Destructoid
Cannon Fodder 3 Actually Happened, Demo | Rock, Paper, Shotgun
The Lighthouse HD Screenshots, Pictures, Wallpapers – iPad – IGN
100-year-old lady rocks the Nintendo DS -Destructoid
Scarface is the highlight of these Arkham City figures -Destructoid
Feast of Fiction brews a tasty Zelda heart potion -Destructoid
Lollipop Chainsaw pre-order bonus include Evil Dead skin -Destructoid
Take a chance with this Russian roulette Kinect hack -Destructoid
Skyrim’s Creation Kit is awesome, way over my head -Destructoid
Max Payne (and others) derezzed for 8-bit home computers -Destructoid
Songs used in this episode
Original Intro Remixed from WizWars – 8 Bit Raceway, which can be bought at http://wizwars.bandcamp.com/album/game-boy-rock-special-edition
New Intro Remixed from Drunken Sailor Metal Remix by DarkmasterXIII