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Drinky Talky Thingy Podcast #136: About as Focused as GTA Online is Stable

The JL8 Comics are awesome, find them on facebook
The JL8 Comics are awesome, find them on facebook

Good News, Gow has recovered from his Man-Flu so we are back behind the mic as usual.

We may however have to make weeks off more common, I don’t think we have recorded an episode quite this distracted in quite some time.

In between completely losing the plot we did manage to cover some of the gaming news. From the rumours on the Steam Machines Prototypes, to the confirmation that Sonic will in Smash Brothers & even the news on a whole pile of Legal Battles.

Anyway all that and much more in this episode of the Drinky Talky Thingy.

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Farewell Hiroshi Yamauchi. While we may never have met you, you profoundly affected all of our lives

Drinky Talky Thingy Podcast #134: Farewell Hiroshi Yamauchi

Farewell Hiroshi Yamauchi. While we may never have met you, you profoundly affected all of our lives
Farewell Hiroshi Yamauchi. While we may never have met you, you profoundly affected all of our lives

It is never a good week when any member of the industry passes, but I can imagine fewer that have had quite the impact on as many gamers as Hiroshi Yamauchi.

While he stepped down as Head of Nintendo a few years ago, without him they may well still be making trading cards.

Obviously though that was not the only news in gaming circles this week, and the game always continues.

This week we talked about the Rumoured Steam Box, the PS3 to PS4 upgrade Program, the end of Warhammer Online & obviously also some GTA V chatter because it would be impossible not to.

Anyway all that and much more in this episode of the Drinky Talky Thingy.

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We have all had this moment in Tetris

Drinky Talky Thingy Podcast #132: Why did Godus have to actually look Good?

We have all had this moment in Tetris
We have all had this moment in Tetris

After so many years of annoyance at Peter Molynuex, it came as quite a surprise this week when we actually found ourselves liking the guy again.

It appear that he has finally managed to make a game again that will live up to its own hype РGodus has so much potential and so many good ideas. Check out this video for details: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKN7-BdeKzo

Apart from the fact that Molynuex is clearly back on form, we covered quite a few interesting topics this week in general.

From the fact that the 2DS may not be as mad an idea as it seems, to the fact that the fan-made timesplitters game may hit the PS4 and even the final release date of the XBox One.

Anyway all that and much more in this episode of the Drinky Talky Thingy.

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It would appear Ellie is not as impressed as Joel

Drinky Talky Thingy Podcast #130: Running away from GamesCom

It would appear Ellie is not as impressed as Joel
It would appear Ellie is not as impressed as Joel

There are a few times every year when there is just too much new to cover and generally knowing this we do not even try.

They are E3 & GamesCom.

This year obviously there was even more news than normal as it is a New Console release year.

That meant there was the obvious news regarding the PS4 & XBox One as well as the news of Diablo III getting an expansion.¬†There was also the news regarding CCP’s Valkyrie project and Elder Scrolls online.

Anyway all that and much more in this episode of the Drinky Talky Thingy.

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This weeks shows are fueled by the beers of the HardKnott Brewery - boy are they good beers

Drinky Talky Thingy Podcast #128: Fueled by the HardKnott Brewery

This weeks shows are fueled by the beers of the HardKnott Brewery - boy are they good beers
This weeks shows are fueled by the beers of the HardKnott Brewery – boy are they good beers

Every now and again we try to mix up the beers that we drink, bringing in some microbreweries to widen our outlook.

This week we drank the beers of the HardKnott Brewery, which were quite the surprise. Each one caught us off guard on the first tasting but then grew on us very nicely.

You might notice that this is a very MMO heavy week news wise, the reason for this is twofold. First there was actually a lot of MMO News, but also my RSS news feeder was offline for two days to move servers and I may have missed some stuff as a result.

So this week we obviously covered some World of Warcraft news & The announcements for EverQuest Next & Landmark but we did manage some normal news. From the X-Box One’s unboxing and DVR news, to the fact that Nintendo have no intention of going third party and even news of a possible PS4 bundle.

Anyway all that and much more in this episode of the Drinky Talky Thingy.

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Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!!

Drinky Talky Thingy Podcast #127: Full of Beans!!

Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!!
Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!! Coffee!!

Now for a while now we have been trying to be a little more flexible with the podcast topics, allow ourselves to ramble off on tangents when we liked.

This so far has been a partial success, but tonight I think we found the key to making it happen more – Chocolate Coated Coffee Beans!

I mean of our 18 stories in this weeks show we managed to cover a mere 4 in the first part of the show and still filled a half hour.

Some of the things that we did talk about included the whole FEZ II Hipster tantrum, the fact that Project Titan will not be subscription based, the Wii U’s devastatingly low sales figures and removal from the 2nd biggest supermarket in the UK and even a FuckBuddies App being sued by Zynga.

Anyway all that and much more in this episode of the Drinky Talky Thingy.

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If you want links to any of the stories we covered in the show this week, links can be found after the jump.