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Episode 23 Posted
« on: October 17, 2005, 11:51:34 am »
After spending two days playing with the Xbox 360 I decided that I needed to do something special for this week's show. So I sat down with Nick Puleo from Evil Avatar, John Callaham from Gamecloud, and James Ransom-Wiley from Joystiq to dissect every aspect of the Xbox 360. We talk about the hardware, the interface, every single game at the event, and a lot more for over an hour and a half! It's like getting two shows in one, check it out.

Gaming Steve Episode 23 Program
  • 00:02:15   Game News
    • EA Settles Lawsuit.
    • GameStop and EB become one.
    • GameStop cuts 700 jobs.
    • The Goverantor targets violent video games.
    • Judge sentences gamer to death.
    • Activision cards web users.
    • Game pirate walks the plank.
    • Xbox 360 backwards compatible with just Halo?
    • Steven Spielberg and EA get back together.
    • Blizzard is spying on you.
  • 00:21:55   GameTalk: Roundtable discussion of the Xbox 360 New York City Press Event with Nick Puleo from Evil Avatar, John Callaham from Gamecloud, and James Ransom-Wiley from Joystiq.
  • 01:52:45   SporeTalk: SporeTalk to calm down for a little while.
  • 01:55:04   Game Review: Dragonshard for the PC.
  • 02:06:03   RetroReview: The Vectrex Arcade System.
  • 02:16:06   “Name That Game!” contest winner from last week, a new clip, and a very cool prize!
  • 02:19:54   Final Thoughts on the NYC Xbox 360 press event.

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Re: Episode 23 Posted
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2005, 04:54:25 pm »
You know, I like having Spore talk, but at what cost? You've pretty much said the same thing about Spore for the past 6 podcasts. Now don't get me wrong, I appreciate that you take the time to inform us, but you've just reworded the same news. I'd rather have the "No news is no news" approach to this situation.

I don't mean to be offensive, just getting my opinion out there.

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Re: Episode 23 Posted
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2005, 05:02:25 pm »
You know, I like having Spore talk, but at what cost? You've pretty much said the same thing about Spore for the past 6 podcasts. Now don't get me wrong, I appreciate that you take the time to inform us, but you've just reworded the same news. I'd rather have the "No news is no news" approach to this situation.

I don't mean to be offensive, just getting my opinion out there.

Yeah, I that is what I meant to say. Sorry if it didn't come across like that. SporeTalk will probably take a break for a little while until there are new things to say.

Then before you know it I'll have more than enough to say ... and then too much!
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Re: Episode 23 Posted
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2005, 05:04:52 pm »
I can't wait.

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Re: Episode 23 Posted
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2005, 05:57:45 pm »
 :D Just had to say that little tidbit at the very end had me laughing out loud.

Spoiler:

"Keep recuing the princess!... And use protection."

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Re: Episode 23 Posted
« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2005, 06:13:39 pm »
Steve certainly seems to know a lot about generating fake credit card numbers...

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Re: Episode 23 Posted
« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2005, 07:02:11 pm »
You dated Zelda and dumped her??? LOL!
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Re: Episode 23 Posted
« Reply #7 on: October 17, 2005, 07:28:00 pm »
Steve certainly seems to know a lot about generating fake credit card numbers...

Heh, actually you can generate fake credit cards for testing e-commerce sites. They won't work or anything, but it will allow you to test e-commerce transactions. There are programs out there which will do this for you.
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Re: Episode 23 Posted
« Reply #8 on: October 17, 2005, 07:29:21 pm »
Or you can just use the algorithms and do it yourself.

Uh oh, I've already said too much...

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Re: Episode 23 Posted
« Reply #9 on: October 17, 2005, 09:31:17 pm »
Steven Spielberg rocks my socks.

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Re: Episode 23 Posted
« Reply #10 on: October 18, 2005, 12:22:01 am »
I'll try and get the time chapters done by tomorrow night, unless of course someone else wants to beat me to it. :)

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Re: Episode 23 Posted
« Reply #11 on: October 18, 2005, 07:29:11 pm »
So which incarnation of Zelda did he date because isn't because of the events in Ocorina of time all princesses are to be named Zelda from then on.

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Re: Episode 23 Posted
« Reply #12 on: October 19, 2005, 09:40:36 am »
Great podcast. I thought the roundtable was extremely positive on the 360. These next 4 weeks are going to crawl by. Good thing I'm taking all of Thanksgiving week off from work. I probably won't get much sleep.

I hope Microsoft doesn't release PD0 in the state you described. But I can't imagine that they can get a lot fixed from the version you played and still make the launch date.

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Re: Episode 23 Posted
« Reply #13 on: October 19, 2005, 12:51:06 pm »
it cracked me up how Steve was trying to say somethine during the xbox360 talk, but the other guys keep cuttig him off, funny stuff, but a sign of a very good disscusion.

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Re: Episode 23 Posted
« Reply #14 on: October 19, 2005, 02:04:45 pm »
Yeah, I literally LOLed a few times when Steve was like "Yeah, and" and then somebody would butt in.