Episode #47: In everything a balance is needed

Movember may have ended but the Moustache lives on
Movember may have ended but the Moustache lives on

Well it seems that we may have annoyed the podcast gods last week by having the extra host, as this week we were back to just me for the first time in quite a while.

This is because Gow’s partner Fiona has been very unwell recently, so I told him to stay at home and look after her. I’m sure we all hope she gets well soon.

One thing that has changed this week is that Movember has come to an end, however to balance that a little something new is that the Moustache grown during that month remains. I have come to like having the lip warmer and plan on keeping it for a while at least – probably just long enough to get some embarrassing pictures to terrify any kids I have with when they are teenagers :)

Anyway on to the podcast and 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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Updates on stories from last week

The Sun accuses Microsoft of ‘Cyber Fraud’ cover up -Destructoid

Bigpoint does sell the Tenth Drone for 1,000 EUr, but may not have made EUr 2 million from it – Games Brief

This weeks stuff

PS Vita will play all PS3 games remotely • reghardware

Garriott: Consoles Are ‘Fundamentally Doomed’ | Video Game Deals & UK News | Dealspwn.com

Is Skyrim Teaching Your Children How to Perform “Rim Jobs” and Other Homo Erotic Sex Maneuvers?

RPS Meets Monty Python: Reprise | Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Jump For Joy: AAAaA Etc – For The Awesome | Rock, Paper, Shotgun

I Am Alive PC port may not happen: director – News at GameSpot

I Am Alive Might Yet Be Alive On PC | Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Zynga hit with preemptive lawsuit over ‘ville’ suffix – News at GameSpot

Black Friday shoppers Pepper sprayed Walmart game section -Destructoid

Gabe Says Piracy Isn’t About Price – Games News at IGN

Devolver on piracy: People will pay for awesome -Destructoid

UKIE: Sony and Nintendo should stop making consoles -Destructoid

Rumor: Gears of War prequel trilogy by People Can Fly -Destructoid

Marvel vs. Capcom DLC creates royal controversy in Spain -Destructoid

Rumor: Details on Sony’s Smash Bros inspired brawler -Destructoid

Dream Roster For PS3’s Rumored Brawler Title Fight – PlayStation 3 Feature at IGN

Rumor: Lego Batman 2 DC Super Heroes in development -Destructoid

BAFTA Publicly Praises Size Five’s Privates | Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Daily Mail has proof that videogames make you aggressive -Destructoid

Rumolololol: Kinect 2 so accurate it can read lips -Destructoid

GameStop Reveals Vita Memory Card Pricing – PSP News at IGN

Kitase: FFVII remake would be too different or too samey -Destructoid

Final Fantasy XIII-2 to have Ass Creed Rev DLC costume -Destructoid

Kotick questions how SWTOR will benefit EA | Massively

Nintendo made mad bank on Black Friday, broke records -Destructoid

Skyrim is the first Western game to get Famitsu’s 40/40 -Destructoid

Shock: Dead Island banned in Germany at last -Destructoid

The PS Store’s 12 Deals of Christmas – PS3 News at IGN

Indie Royale debuts the ‘Really Big Bundle’ -Destructoid

Zynga metrics are ‘sketchy’, claims Take-Two CEO | Game Development | News by Develop

Unity: We’ll support HTML5 | Game Development | News by Develop

PS Vita games will not have fixed prices -Destructoid

GamePro magazine and website are closed forever -Destructoid

Release Date Roundup

Nintendo eShop gets Metroid II and more -Destructoid

Catherine due Feb in Europe, gets fancy, sexy cover | IncGamers

Sly Cooper 3D rereleases coming to PSN Nov. 29 – News at GameSpot

Ultima VII Complete available on GOG for some dollars! -Destructoid

Podcast Extras

25YEARLEGEND: Indie game composers take on Zelda -Destructoid

Diablo: IncGamers » Monk & Wizard Runed Skill Videos

Incredible: Inside The Titanic In CryEngine3 | Rock, Paper, Shotgun

100 Ways to Die in Skyrim – PC News at IGN

GTA V Trailer Recreated in GTA IV – PlayStation 3 News at IGN

Six Stages of a Call of Duty Addict – Xbox 360 Feature at IGN

Mario does Jenga as a Japanese family squeals in delight -Destructoid

Songs used in this episode

Super Mario RPG – Mario by KennethBoxall

Dark World (Link to the Past) by TheJonnyDeath

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

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