Episode 40: Last Minute Co-Host

This is what life with the DrunkenGamer can do to your mind

This week unfortunately was one of those rare weeks where Gow could not make it. I personally think he went to the fair, but who can blame him toffee apples are quite the attraction.

However the podcast must go on, I really think that the compulsion to get an episode out each week is starting to border on the obsessive. Anyway I was out of luck arranging a co-host this week, Alec was working nights & Craig had previous commitments, So I set to the task of doing a solo podcast.

I even managed to get to the release date round up before realising I had an instant co-host sat less than 20 feet away. After weeks as only being the occasional background noise I managed to get Mrs DrunkenGamer (Jo) to sit close enough to the mic to be heard. She then deliberately tried to be silly but that was exactly I was expecting.

Anyway as always links to almost all the topics covered in tonight’s show are available 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 Thingy.

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Also for while now listeners have been asking for a way to buy us a beer and help us get drunk for their amusement, well now we have found a way. We have set up an Amazon wish list full of beer and sugary things that you can send to us (trust us were just as funny hyper as drunk). Anyone that does so can send any message with their beer and we will say it in the show. Amazon.co.uk: Drinky Talky Thing

Updates on stories from last week

AHHHHH! JAK & DAXTER HD COLLECTION IS COMING! -Destructoid

ITV’s Arma II blunder investigated by Ofcom | IncGamers

Crysis running in Flash? Crytek are “investigating” browser possibilities « BeefJack – The Gamer’s Sauce

This weeks stuff

Cryptic’s Neverwinter to be a ‘full-fledged MMO’ | Massively

Are you ready for Mirror’s Edge 2? | IncGamers

BioWare details Mass Effect 3’s multiplayer -Destructoid

Revealing Tali’s Face in Mass Effect 3 – PlayStation 3 Feature at IGN

Halo movie next year? Spielberg at the helm | IncGamers

2000 Diablo 3 Beta keys up for grabs | IncGamers

Blizzard introduces RMT loophole in World of Warcraft | Massively

Trion announces Red Door publishing and development platform | Massively

Ninja Gaiden III to ‘Push’ Wii U Hardware – Wii U News at IGN

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Announced

Red Dead Redemption on PC Deemed Unviable

EA: Key Franchises Will Be On Wii U – Wii News at IGN

Tablet owners gaming less on consoles – Study – News at GameSpot

£830,000 goes unpaid to Team Bondi staff | Game Development | News by Develop

Bulletstorm devs “didn’t realise how dirty” the script was « BeefJack – The Gamer’s Sauce

Battlefield 3: 360 install will allow for hi-res textures | IncGamers

Toy Story Writers Talk Spyro – Xbox 360 Feature at IGN

Sony considering buyout of Sony Ericsson – Report – News at GameSpot

FarmVille Movie Could be Written by Toy Story Scribes

Move over Zynga: The Sims Social reaches 66 million users « BeefJack – The Gamer’s Sauce

Facebook games giants ‘suffer activity decline’ | Game Development | News by Develop

Rage PC driver issues a “cluster !@#$” says Carmack | IncGamers

Arkham City Writer Eyes Superman Game – PC News at IGN

Carmack: PC is not a leading games platform | IncGamers

1 Million iPhone 4S Pre-Orders Racked Up On Day One

Sonic Generations confirmed for PC -Destructoid

Replay acquires Leisure Suit Larry, plans rebirth -Destructoid

Microsoft now owns ‘Splosion Man studio Twisted Pixel -Destructoid

Sony locks down PSN, SOE accounts after security breach – News at GameSpot

PSN Accounts Compromised in Mass Log-in Attempt

Release Date Roundup

Nightwing Dropping into Arkham City – Xbox 360 News at IGN

First PES 2012 DLC dated and detailed | IncGamers

Bit. Trip Runner sequel coming early 2012 « BeefJack – The Gamer’s Sauce

Tribes Ascends Into Beta Next Month | Rock, Paper, Shotgun

New Ben and Dan game in the works, sort of -Destructoid

Silent Hill: Downpour delayed to Q2 2012 -Destructoid

Last Orders

Batman’s Special Friend In Action | Rock, Paper, Shotgun

The Day Is Here: Live Action Dragon Age, Ep 1 | Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Gotham City Impostors animated trailer | IncGamers

Five Reasons We’re Going Fanboy Crazy for Sonic Generations – Xbox 360 Preview at IGN

The 25 Worst Video Game Stock Photos – Games Feature at IGN

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

fawful’s castle remix (BIS) by ATProductions

Allie in Wonderworld by OcularNebula

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