Episode #29: Unrealistic Expectations

Marks & Spencer's haven't photo-shopped that woman honestly - she always has floating head syndrome

Ok I will readily admit, we finished recording Episode 29 less that 45 minutes ago as I write this intro – but were you to quiz me on exactly which topics we covered along the way I would not be able to completely answer.

I mean at some point we were taking the piss out of Marks and Spencer adverts (or just drooling at the boobies contained within) later I remember mention of Magical Trevor.

Anyway despite our off topic ramblings, which seemed to be numerous during this episode, we did actually manage to fit in a lot of gaming news. From Arkham City to  VVVVV, it all got a mention somewhere along the lines – in fact links to almost all the topics covered are after the jump.

Also as always we are 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

Nathan Fillion’s One Condition For Playing Drake in ‘Uncharted’ Movie | Screen Rant

This weeks stuff

SOE shows off new DCUO Green Lantern content | Massively

Get your first thorough look at Battlefield 3 multiplayer in action right here | Joystiq

Arkham City Plays Host To Penguin | Rock, Paper, Shotgun
Batman voice actor says Arkham City will have ‘future episodes’ | Joystiq
Batman: Arkham City collectors edition official in UK [update: headed to US too] | Joystiq

Star Wars Xbox 360 Console Will Have Fans Drooling (and Opening Their Wallets)
Star Wars R2-D2 Xbox 360 priced in UK | Joystiq

God of War ‘Master Collection’ spotted on Amazon.de | Joystiq
God of War Master Collection ‘currently’ only for Germany | Joystiq

Sonic Generations screens visit the Chemical Plant Zone | Joystiq

Wii U to Offer Select GameCube Games as Downloads – Report

Bonus content detailed for Ico and Shadow of the Colossus HD | Joystiq

Respawn’s First Game Won’t Really be in Development Until 2015

Make-A-Wish recipient’s Allied Star Police now available from PopCap | Joystiq

There may be some games in your Google Plus soon | Joystiq

Casual Mode returns in Gears of War 3, brings Casual Multiplayer along for the ride | Joystiq

Report: Kirby Wii officially named ‘Kirby Returns to Dreamland’ | Joystiq

Disney Interactive Media Group appoints Bill Roper as Vice President, Marvel Franchise | Massively
Report: Disney wants to buy UTV/Ignition for $454M | Joystiq

Zumba Fitness shakes it atop UK charts for six weeks straight | Joystiq

ESA Wants California to Fork Over $1 Million in Attorneys’ Fees

DICE – “Console gamers shouldn’t worry” about Battlefield 3’s frame rate « BeefJack – The Gamer’s Sauce

Darksiders II Skipping Multiplayer Due to Technical Challenges

League of Legends surpasses 15M registered players, 1.4M play daily | Joystiq

Get a Taste of Tekken Tag Tournament 2 with Tekken Hybrid

Ubisoft’s Driver: SanFran Has Always-On DRM | Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Giving Credit Where it’s Due is “Really F***ing Cheap,” a “Common Courtesy”

Release date news

Humble Indie Bundle 3 packs VVVVVV, Crayon Physics Deluxe, And Yet It Moves, and more | Joystiq

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 lands in November; adds Strider, Ghost Rider [update: characters leaked] | Joystiq

Hello Kitty X Street Fighter merch in 2012 | Joystiq

Dragon Age Redemption teases a tentative release date and details | Joystiq

Freddy Krueger haunting Mortal Kombat August 9 | Joystiq

Spider-Man: Edge of Time dated at Comic-Con, Spidey is Mr. October | Joystiq

Silent Hill HD Collection coming in ‘September/October,’ first screens released | Joystiq

Get From Dust a day early, snag The Maw for free [update: ITSP and Fruit Ninja pulled] | Joystiq

Interesting reading but possibly not recorded

Supposed Valve Alternate Reality Game is a Hoax

From Dust Review for 360 from 1UP.com

Holy [BLEEP]: Gotham City Imposters Trailer | Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Rumor: ‘Seizure’ caught on tape for Assassin’s Creed: Revelations [update] | Joystiq

Valve holiday greeting cards on sale for $2, since it’s July | Joystiq

Bulletstorm was great, didn’t sell, says Epic | Joystiq

El Shaddai Comic-Con trailer is biblically epic | Joystiq

Blizzard planning complete Diablo lore book – PC News at GameSpot

Get roasted alive by dragons in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’s Comic-Con trailer | Joystiq

Gow’s Random Words

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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

Scott Pilgrim Title by NeXsard http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/389802

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