WoW News New developments with WoW security - hacked accounts will no longer automatically get all gear and money retrieved. They will over a ‘care package’ of 2500 gold and a handful of badges. Otherwise you’ll sit in a very long queue to get all of your items restored – could take weeks! Also in WoW – Alpha testing of Cataclysm is beginning Jan 12th – Blizzard friends and family only :(
Also we discuss some of the games we are looking forward to in the new year!
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
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!
Tis the season for Winter Veil, the Merrymaker title and tons of presents on Christmas Day!
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.
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
Facebook’s Farmville is reported as more popular than twitter?! There is even a podcast about Farmville.
There are just too many great games to play right now and we are discussing quite a few of them in this episode. Borderlands, Dragon Age, Uncharted 2, Brutal Legend, WET, Call of Duty: MW2, Silent Hill for iPhone; just to name a few. And of course what’s happening in World of Warcraft.