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Xbox 360 Fancast 045 -- Huge Success

Episode 45 is here, folks. We've got quite a show in store for you, complete with guest host Alexander Sliwinski from Joystiq and a special appearance by our good friend Technical Difficulties. As always, we plow through our hardships in order to deliver you a (mostly) quality product. This week we talk about the whole Jeff Gerstmann / GameSpot issue, the Fall Update, Johnny Rotten, and so much more. We also take a look at some fanmail that's long overdue and we've even included a nifty Dustin / Yaris fanmix for everyone to enjoy. Download in your favorite flavor below. Oh, and stick around for the outtakes. We've got a lot of 'em, and they're all good.

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Hosts: Richard Mitchell (SenseiRAM), Dustin Burg (SuperDunners), David Dreger (Knuckles Dawson)
Guest: Alexander Sliwinski of Joystiq

Produced by Richard Mitchell

Music: Intro/Outro: "Electromooq" by Uma Floresta, Break: Yaris Fanmix by Creighton DeSimone.
Interested in contributing music? Let us know.

Fall Update complete details (Video), No XBVM for Europe yet
Back Compat update
Johnny Rotten loves Guitar Hero III ... in his own way
Gamer almost evicted because of Rock Band
Hooray for the new comment system!
Asteroids and Asteroids Deluxe on XBLA
GTA IV box art video
EA replacing defective Rock Band guitars
360's Black Friday sales are stellar
Ninja Gaiden II video preview
Shred Nebula coming to XBLA

Break: Yaris Fanmix

Fanmail: Hype, new game talk, best holiday games, the Heroic Map Pack, games of 2008.

Fantalk: The evolving games industry

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Reader Comments (Page 2 of 2)


12-04-2007 @ 4:36AM

Ryan said...

Holy crap @ the after-show. That was some of the most hilarious stuff I've heard from the fancast. David's net needs to be wonky more often.


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12-04-2007 @ 5:40AM

anthony said...

Great show guys, Keep it up.
Also game$pot $ucks...


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12-04-2007 @ 5:52AM

Anto said...

Great Show


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12-04-2007 @ 7:38AM

BitChain said...

rotfl, trying to work with that after-show stuff was impossible, i was crying so hard.


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12-04-2007 @ 9:35AM

bob said...

hey can we get a zune link for this?


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12-04-2007 @ 9:58AM

DjDATZ said...

I'm listening now! *Play by play commences*

Awesome so far...Knuckles...LOVE your voice. ahahahahhahaha

I'm STOKED on the DivX functionality...Now I'll be able to watch my pirated movies on my 360! :D

I was ABOUT to play some trials last night because I had some free but short span of time, but then after remembering the functionality coming with the new update I'm holding off on those so they don't show up on my gamercard. :D

As for video marketplace in Canada, I really hope they get their act together soon. I want that shit NOW.

Alex...I agree with you, this issue is just DIRTY. Dirty like a crackwhore. But yea, this issue is kind of amusing and exciting...

Burnout Paradise box art tip courtesy of me! :D LOL

As for filling up the whole page with your own comments...I would so do

That remix was absolutely GOLD. ahahahhaha

I'll be buying the Halo 3 maps 4 days after they come out. The 15th, which is when I'm done my last exam.

I love game hype! :D w00t w00t! I think it helps games...

As for releasing games and them only focusing on big games...there really are TONS of amazing games...and these guys just DON'T HAVE the time to play ALL the games. That way they play the games they want to, and that we want to hear about... :D


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12-04-2007 @ 11:06AM

DjDATZ said...

Dammit...submitted the comment before

December to March - PLAY THE GAMES YOU HAVEN'T FINISHED. Like Knuckles said, Burnout Paradise, Army of Two, Unreal Tournament 3...

Alex, in Mass Effect you grow from a hero for humanity, to a hero for all the galaxy and it's civilizations.

AHAHAHAHHAHAHA...Knuckles breaking up and digitalizing is really and i love how you guys were DYING laughing at Knuckles' misfortune.

that endign was absolutely PRICELESS. THIS HAS TO HAPPEN MORE OFTEN! :P ahahhahahahahha

Awesome fancast FTW.

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12-04-2007 @ 11:13AM

grigdog said...

Dustin, know that in Ep44 you mentioned being in the Chicago area. If you have time the next time you are down here we should have a fanboy get together.


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12-04-2007 @ 6:26PM

DiddlyKong said...

Hey guys great show. I never miss one. Keep up the good work.


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12-04-2007 @ 6:41PM

JAKEJAX said...

The after show was awesome. I was laughing my ass off.
Dustin are you worried that you will get fired for you Yaris review. Dun...Dun....Dunnnn!


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12-04-2007 @ 6:42PM

JAKEJAX said...

Sorry, but how do you reply to comments?


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12-05-2007 @ 11:32AM

Saccia said...

I gotta say the whole Kane & Lynch thing is outta control. So, if Gamespot and the publisher think they can keep quite about this to keep things good they are stupid. Go look at the current review scores on that article. The game has an average review of 2.7 out of about 3,300 user reviews. People are obviously trashing the crap out of the game because of this stink pile. With people trashing the game like this, Gamespot and the publisher have drummed up 100x worse press for the game than Jeff could ever had done for it.


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12-05-2007 @ 5:33PM

Philip said...

Hey David your in luck cause I live like ten minuets from the border and if want to have your guitar shipped to my house that would be fine. My E-mail is cingphil AT hotmail dot com


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