Thu, 8 March 2012
Mass Effect 3 is here! We delve into the beginning of the end of the Commander Shepard saga as well as discuss gameplay and even get into some of of our issues with the game.
00:01:30 Nibble Bits:
Dan gives us the BioShock Infinite release date, peppers in some EverQuest chatter, and finishes with Final fantasy tactics on the iPad!
Speaking of iPad, Will fills us in on the iPad 3 and gets into some Battlefield 3 and Bastion talk.
Corey tells us how to get to level 80 instantly in World of Warcraft, shares the PlayStation exclusive Sorcery release date, and Peter Molyneux’s departure, concluding with IGN’s report of record PC game sales in 2011.
Eric rounds off nibble bits with the first details on Assassin’s Creed 3.
00:14:28 Our Weeks
00:28:05 Music Break
00:29:35 Main Segment: Mass Effect 3
We launch into the much anticipated (especially in our circle) sci-fi epic, Mass Effect 3. Dan, Will, and Corey have a few hours under their belts and are eager to share their thoughts (SPOILERS INCLUDED).
01:25:00 Music Break
A disappointed listener writes in to lament BioWare’s mishandling of character imports in Mass Effect 3.
Another listener requests our thoughts on Release Date DLC.
Friend of the show, multidirectional1 tells us he’s doing a YouTube play through of Dark Souls for all the characters.
Eric’s story states that 76% of couples (heterosexual) say video games help their relationship. Disclaimer: both partners are gamers.
Will reminds us of the unfortunate outsourcing of Deus Ex’s boss battles.
Corey’s article asks the question: why aren’t there more video games based on the American Revolution?
Dan pontificates on those trolls who critique games without playing them first.
02:05:21 Music Break
02:06:50 What We Played
Will plays Draw Something, which draws only criticism from Corey and Eric.
Eric plays more UFC Undisputed, is a bit indifferent about MLB The Show and continues to plow through Mass Effect 2
Dan sinks some time into Star Wars: The Old Republic on his new PC in addition to many hours spent on Mass Effect 3