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Episode 8 – What’s New in 2010

Posted on 30 December 2009 by nicole

In this year end packed episode of LoL, Kim & Nicole talk about gaming with family during the holiday season and some of the games they got for gifts: Assassins Creed 2 (PS3), God of War Collection (PS3), Resident Evil 5 (PS3), Wii Game Party, Ninja Gaiden Sigma (PS3), Ratchet and Clank & Raving Rabbids 2 (Wii).

Also we discuss some of the games we are looking forward to in the new year!2010

Game Release Date Platform
Darksiders 1/5/2010 PS3 & Xbox
Mass Effect 2 1/26/2010 Xbox & PC
Lost Planet 2 2/2/2010 Xbox
Star Trek Online 2/2/2010 PC
Bioshock 2 2/9/2010 PS3 & Xbox & PC
Dante’s Inferno 2/9/2010 PS3, Xbox & PSP
Dead Rising 2 2/10/2010 PS3, Xbox & PC
Ace Attorney: Miles Edgeworth 2/13/2010 DS
Final Fantasy XIII 3/9/2010 PS3 & Xbox
God of War III 3/31/2010 PS3
Harry Potter Lego: years 1-4 2010 PS3, Xbox, Wii, DS & PC



Gaming News/Buzz/WTH
We received an email from James drawing our attention to a blog post over at Kotaku discussing ‘sexism’ in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. It’s something that has a lot of debate around it and we discuss our thoughts on the topic.

Bargain Buys/Iphone Games
Steam is having a year end sale until January 3rd with games up to 75% off. In addition there are daily deals happening so check back often!
Kim is a huge Sherlock Holmes fan and decided to try out the new iPhone game for 99 cents and loved it!
One of our listeners, Larissa, recommends a free game called League of Legends; it’s a new game based on the Warcraft mod Defense of the Ancients (DoTA). Thanks for the recommendation Larissa!

WoW News
Tis the season for Winter Veil, the Merrymaker title and tons of presents on Christmas Day!

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Episode 7 – WoW! It’s Veronica Belmont

Posted on 13 December 2009 by nicole

In this episode of LoL we have our first special guest, Veronica Belmont! Veronica is the co-host of Revision3′s tech-centric show, Tekzilla, and Qore on the PlayStation Network and a founding member of the AIE guild on Earthen Ring.

Since the latest 3.3 patch in World of Warcraft came out Tuesday, we moved our WoW segment to the top of the show and discussed all the fun new enhancements to the game. We also discuss Dragons Age, Left 4 Dead 2, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 & Little Big Planet for PSP.

Gaming News
It looks like we are getting another Lego series, this time it’s Harry Potter!

Also the Spike TV Video Game Awards took place on Dec 12, 2009. Some of the big winners include:

Uncharted 2 – Game of the year, Best graphics, best PS3 game
Dragon’s Age – Best RPG, Best computer game
Rock Steady Studios – Studio of the year (Batman – Arkham Asylum)
God of War III – Most anticipated game
Full list of the winners

WTH news
Facebook’s Farmville is reported as more popular than twitter?! There is even a podcast about Farmville.

Bargain Buys
A FREE iphone app from a fellow gamer & comic; Scott Johnson’s Extra Life Reader.

Also check out these 5 time wasting games as suggested by Microsoft

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Episode 6 – Stuffed with Turkey & Brains!

Posted on 01 December 2009 by nicole

In this episode of LoL we talk about the expansion Zombieland for Borderlands, Left 4 Dead 2, New Super Mario Bro Wii, Nicole tries another attempt at playing Dragons Age, Murder She Wrote, Dire Grove and Cake Mania: Main Street. The holiday also calls for some fun board & card games including; In a Pickle, War, Chutes and Ladders, Texas Hold’em and War.

In the news and rumors
Nintendo claims 80% of female console market
Is PSN looking to charge a premium membership for PSN?
And at the same time Sony announces they will be launching online content distribution on their network connected devices

In WTH news
Man marries his video game girlfriend
Video Games Make Awesome Unemployment Gifts

Bargain Buys
This weeks deal comes from a LoL listener, Ralff. He recommends Luxor Adventures and if you buy through MSN games it comes with Luxor 3 free with purchase!

Atari has released a new version of their website with tons of old school games to play for free!

Also don’t forget to sign up with either our Ning community or facebook page. We are going to be having some giveaways soon and will be using our community pages to pick a winner!

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