Episode#25: The wonders of technology

Not sure which is me and which is Gow in this picture, but this is still funny

Well for reasons beyond our control this week Gow could not be on site to record this weeks podcast.

However we were not about to let that stop us completing an unbroken run of nearly 6 months, So god bless the wonder that is Skype!

Unfortunately after listening back to the recording , its seems that while I may have heard one thing over my headphones, the system was recording something much louder.

There are times when Gow sounds like one of those roving reporters you see on the 24hr news, in some war-torn country.

Despite that audio glitch we have decided to publish anyway.

Also we’re 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

Valve relaunching Team Fortress 2 as free-to-play title | Joystiq

BioWare’s Neverwinter Nights forums hacked, EA Account information at risk | Joystiq
LulzSec Over, Release Battlefield Heroes Data | Rock, Paper, Shotgun
LulzSec continues to work within Anonymous – ComputerAndVideoGames.com

This weeks stuff

Sony laid off employees before data breach- lawsuit | Reuters
Class action lawsuit alleges Sony layoffs made PSN vulnerable | Joystiq

Newell sees no distinction ‘between games and educational games’ | Joystiq

Exclusive: Smedley on the sunsetting of Star Wars Galaxies [Updated] | Massively

EVE Online controversy erupts in protests | Massively
EVE Evolved: The day that EVE Online died | Massively
Perpetuum receives influx of EVE players | Massively

Xbox Live Getting Free-to-Play Games – Report

Diamonds are forever, and so are Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D save files | Joystiq
Capcom: Used Games Not to Blame for RE: Mercenaries 3D Save Restriction

Guild Wars 2 Preview from GamePro

Sega creates urine-based videogame « BeefJack – The Gamer’s Sauce

Supreme Court strikes down violent game-banning California law | Joystiq
Supreme Court’s Brown v. EMA opinions: A digest | Joystiq

Activision registers domains for ‘GoldenEye 007 Reloaded’ | Joystiq

Gears of War 3 grants extra goodies to previous Gears players | Joystiq

BioWare ‘figuring out the right way’ to continue Mass Effect after ME3 | Joystiq

Twisted Pixel CEO says studio is working on iOS game | Joystiq

Industry outrage at ‘brutal’ Team Bondi crunch | Game Development | News by Develop
Team Bondi interrogated: The list of accusations | Game Development | News by Develop
This isn’t a 9-to-5 job, says defiant McNamara | Game Development | News by Develop

BioShock Infinite sweeps Best of E3 Game Critics Awards, PlayStation Vita wins Best Hardware | Joystiq

World of Warcraft goes free-to-play until characters hit level 20 | Joystiq

Limbo rating sought by Sony in Korea, could be PSN-bound | Joystiq

Interplay says Bethesda knew Fallout MMO would, in fact, be a Fallout game | Joystiq
Interplay v. Bethesda deathmatch continues | Massively

Call of Duty’s “Competitive Edge” is 60 Frames Per Second

Release News Roundup

Hellgate open beta to begin June 30th [Updated] | Massively

Portal 2 map contest winners chosen, available to play now | Joystiq

Interesting reading but not recorded

E3 Booth Babes Answer Gaming Questions – CSICON

Taiwan Animation Sums Up the Supreme Court Decision

How to Survive the Fallout Apocalypse from 1UP.com

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

Guitar Vs. Piano 1.2 by Goukisan: http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/53576

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