We pretend we do but we really don’t have a clue
From time to time we like to pretend we know what we are doing – don’t worry it won’t last long.
We tried for once to do a few things properly. For example for the first time ever we kept our gobs shut during the title music.
Don’t worry that’s as good as it got, after that we got right back into the usual slapdash mix of news about the WiiU, insulting various developers and generally losing track of the topic at hand.
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
Diablo III players say Linux app got them banned, Blizzard rebuts claims | Massively
Blizzard admit failure of Diablo 3 end-game | IncGamers.com
Zynga shares continue to fall | Game Development | News by Develop
The Talky Thingy
Crikey: EU Rules You Can Resell Downloaded Games | Rock, Paper, Shotgun
Second-hand sale of software protected, rules European court – GameSpot.com
EU ruling forces digital distribution to allow game transfers, may lead to legal account sales | Massively
This weeks stuff
This weeks Releases:
New Games, Newest Games – GameSpot.com
Rumor: Vivendi looking to sell Activision-Blizzard stake | Massively
Sony buys Gaikai game streaming service for $380M | VentureBeat
PlayStation 4 in development since 2010? – GameSpot.com
Deus Ex: Human Revolution is free if you’ve got PlayStation Plus | IncGamers.com
EA will be 100 percent digital, says exec – GameSpot.com
EA going 100% digital ‘in the near future’ -Destructoid
Nintendo: Wii U online will be free, no subscriptions -Destructoid
Nintendo gets serious about network, hires Disney SVP -Destructoid
More Wii U details will come in the Fall, not before -Destructoid
Sakurai: Don’t expect more characters for next Smash Bros -Destructoid
Funcom’s CEO steps down on the day of The Secret World’s launch | Massively
Secret World’s Tornquist On WoW Copycats, What’s Next | Rock, Paper, Shotgun
Battlefield Premium does 800,000 subscriptions in 2 weeks -Destructoid
Angry Birds 2, er, Amazing Alex drops in July -Destructoid
Introducing Amazing Alex! – Rovio Entertainment Ltd
LittleBigPlanet Karting rolls out beta signups -Destructoid
Pokemon World Champs to become characters in B&W2 -Destructoid
Mists of Pandaria opening cinematic will premiere at Gamescom 2012 | Massively
Not Enough Time
SmartGlass-required Xbox 360 games a possibility -Destructoid
Frogster changes name to Gameforge Berlin AG | Massively
Zuma Blitz in-game boost proceeds go to Autism cause -Destructoid
Action adventure genre in a renaissance, says Splinter Cell dev – GameSpot.com
The Secret World launch trailer should be seen -Destructoid
Here’s 22 minutes of footage from Dishonored | IncGamers.com
Half-Life 3 concept art leaked | IncGamers.com
Have a pair of Scribblenauts Unlimited trailers -Destructoid
Enough teasers! Here’s Guardians of Middle-earth gameplay -Destructoid
10 minutes of footage from crossover fighter Project X Zone | IncGamers.com
LEGO® CUUSOO | Thinking with Portals!
First End of Nations beta event coming later this July | IncGamers.com
Quantum Conundrum Activates The Demo Dimension | Rock, Paper, Shotgun
Songs used in this episode
Original Intro Remixed from WizWars – 8 Bit Raceway, which can be bought at
New Intro Remixed from
Drunken Sailor Metal Remix by DarkmasterXIII
-Swing-Bit Brawl- by Waterflame