Episode #20: Random Curly Hairs & Sporadic Confusion

With her as the medic, I think I would get shot a lot more often

All I have to say about tonight’s podcast is that I have no idea where the random curly hair came from. It may have been what Gow thought it was it may have been something else, further investigation was not worth considering.

Strangely for the last two weeks both myself and Gow seem to have been more affected by the beer than normal.

We seem to go off track a lot more regularly each week than we did before, no that its a bad thing obviously. Some of our more entertaining stuff is when we go off on one.

Seems that Gows friends have also lost the plot again, I’m really not sure if some of the random words he had to fit in were even real words.

Anyway we managed to fit them in and between bouts of what I will henceforth classify as ‘podcast touretts’ we also managed to cover most of what is linked below.

We’re also still taking suggestions for the mid podcast songs. So if you have a suggestion for song to be included in the podcast then put it in the comments of this post or send them too @DrunkenGamer or @D_Gow . They will be put on the short-list and you will be mentioned in the podcast itself when played

Anyway enjoy this episode of the Drinky Talky Thing.

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Updates on stories from last week

Maybe one day all this Sony stuff will be behind us – but today is not that day

Firstly the EU version of the identity protection has been confirmed
SOE partners with Affinion to offer identity protection for EU players | Massively

Sony’s SEO finally loses it with the negative press
Sony CEO Lashes Out at Critics of PSN Attack Response

The password hack of last week has been fixed
Sony repairs password hack | Game Development | News by Develop

The cost of the breach estimated
PSN breach and restoration to cost $171M, Sony estimates | Joystiq

This weeks stuff

Hellgate makes a return from the other side
Hellgate Global ramps up its web presence, new trailer released [Updated] | Massively

Cryptic studios being offloaded my Atari
Atari: Cryptic Studios a ‘discontinued operation’ [Updated] | Massively

Harley Quinn to be voiced by a new artist
New voice for Harley Quinn in Batman: Arkham City | Joystiq

Penguin confirmed for Arkham City
Rumor: The Penguin to terrorize Arkham City, his first picture revealed | Joystiq

Interesting Cloud based Clan server starting up
Cloudfrag Is An Interesting Idea | Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Mortal Kombat turns off its online pass for PSN
Mortal Kombat waives ‘Kombat Pass’ until PlayStation Store returns | Joystiq

Carmageddon making a return
Carmageddon site registered to Square Enix updated with countdown | Joystiq
Carmageddon Countdown To Indie Reveal? | Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Sonic Generation NOT of the Wii
Sonic Generations Also Coming to 3DS and PC

NCsoft report lower than expected profits
NCsoft profits decline, limited marketing blamed | Joystiq

Interesting new information on Alice Madness returns
Alice intro trailer is face-scratchingly insane | Joystiq
Free Alice: Madness Returns iOS storybook released | Joystiq

Gears of War 3 beta was a massive success
Gears of War 3 beta attracted 1.29 million testers | Joystiq

Anarchy Reigns multiplayer detailed
Anarchy Reigns, Online and Off

Netfilx sucking up massive bandwidth
Netflix on Consoles Accounts for 20% of Peak Internet Traffic in North America – Report

Valve not showing anything new at E3
Valve isn’t Showing Any Games at E3

Portal 2 in Americans have no sence of humour shocker
Portal 2’s Adoption Jokes Anger Adoptive Parent

LA Noire can cause some PS3’s to overheat, cause unknown
Rockstar Blames PS3 Firmware For Overheating Before Backtracking

GTA MMO could be in the works
Take-Two signs with XLGames to make existing property into an MMO | Massively

Xbox 360 adds paypal as a payment method
Xbox 360 PayPal update arrives right on schedule … in some territories | Joystiq

A Chucky game is in the works
TikGames Announces Chucky Game | Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Developer amazonbombs writer for giving bad review of game
UPDATED: Conduit 2 Developer Calls for Internal Retaliation Against Author of Negative Joystiq Review | Marooners’ Rock

Archon nearing completion
“Preinforcements”: Achron Is Coming | Rock, Paper, Shotgun

PSP games getting remastered for PS3
PSP Remaster Line Brings Hit PSP Games to PS3

Portal 2 Soundtrack available for download
Official Portal 2 Website – Music

Age of Conan goes Free to Play
Age Of Conan Going F2P, And Unrated | Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Hitchhikers guide to the galaxy being made into a game
Improbability: Hothead’s Hitchhiker’s Guide | Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Mortal Kombat Episode 7

Release News Roundup

Duke Nukem has gone gold
Duke Nukem Forever has gone gold | Joystiq

Ratchet & Clank in October
Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One arrives on Oct. 18, pre-order bonuses detailed | Joystiq

Modern Warfare 3 in November
Modern Warfare 3 gameplay trailer arrives, reveals November 8 launch date | Joystiq

Anarchy Reigns pushed back to Jan
Anarchy Reigns forecast: now dropping in January 2012 | Joystiq

Lego Harry Potter 2 on the way
Lego Harry Potter Covers Years 5-7 This Holiday

Interesting reading but not recorded

Gameplay footage of Dead Island
11 Minutes Of Dead Island Footage | Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Team Fortress 2 Pinups
These Team Fortress 2 pin-ups would look great hanging anywhere | Joystiq

Top 12 retarded enemies
Artificial Stupidity: Top 12 Enemy Movement Patterns from 1UP.com

Space invaders in real life
‘Space invaders in Real Life’ is exactly that | Joystiq

50 Worst voice acting lines acted out
50 Worst Video Game Voice Acting Lines – Acted Out! – CSICON

Gow’s Random Words

Anglo-American-Presbyterianisms, hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia, Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokoniosis, two faced fucked up camall shaggin retared, antidisestablishmentarianism, How much wood can a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?, Apodyopsis

Songs used in this episode

Intro Remixed from WizWars – 8 Bit Raceway, which can be bought at http://wizwars.bandcamp.com/album/game-boy-rock-special-edition

Song 1: Tea and Crumpets by Nick Leach (nal1200) http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/120701

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