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Date: December 5th, 2008

Length: 1:58:54

Hosts: Chris, Brett, Mikel, and Shane.

Special Guest(s): Brief Appearance with Dan Amrich; Jeff Gerstmann from Giant Bomb appears during the second segment, mainly to talk about Mortal Kombat vs DCU

Quote of the week: “Tomb Raider came out when the industry was growing its first pubes.”

Intro: Spaced - episode, "Battles"

Closing Words: All the hosts saying goodbye in a Charlie Barratones-esque manner.

Closing Song: They Might Be Giants - Wearing A Raincoat

Content Covered:

Notable Facts:

  • Dan Amrich had a special appearance about his contest of a 30 GB Creative MP3 player. [6:40]
  • Racial Slurs quoted on behalf of Animal Crossing news, not because of racism.
  • Brett Elston hates the planet for the Wii Bubble not bursting.
  • Space Invaders song played during 1st break.
  • Chris Antista does Simple Jack impersonation.
  • First time Morgan Freeman impersonations are done.

Funny Stories and Quotes:

  • Chris Antista:
    • On internship at GamesRadar: "You have to be sexed in It's like a gang." [8:00]
    • On African-Americans in cinema: "I'm glad when they do a portrayal of an African-American, it's done well."
    • "Twishart. Who would have known he won an art contest."
    • "I'll be fellating Jeff Gerstmann."
    • Game Party. It's a party of games.
    • The Wii can't do boob physics justice."
    • Squeeze 4 minutes of awful goodness.
  • Mikel Reparaz:
    • "The podcast is as old as I am. Fuck."
    • The problem with Tomb Raider as a franchise is rooted in early adolescence when the PS hit when the game industry was growing our first pubes.
    • "What if, fuck you." [19:30]
    • "Fuck this."
    • On people playing Wii, in a southern voice:
      • "$60 for a game on a system, while only $50 here and I get to wave my arms around like an idget? Sign me up!"
      • (On Wii Ski) "It's like I'm really skiing!" [33:40 ish]
        • Chris Antista follows up with a Simple Jack impersonation [35:51-52]
  • Brett Elston:
    • "I'm going to punch that face in the asshole."
    • I've waited a year for the fiery Wii bubble to pop.
    • The 360 is cheaper than the Wii and comes with technology.
    • I have a huge massive erection for Final Fantasy IV. X is a close second.
  • Shane Patterson?
    • Why does (Game Party) have the word game?

Question of the Week: What game will forever be on your "play it later" list?

  • Chris Antista: Chrono Trigger
  • Mikel Reparaz: Scarface, Okami
  • Shane Patterson: Half-Life 2
  • Brett Elston: Okami

Link: Episode 30

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