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Date: June 6th, 2008

Length: 35:50

Hosts: Chris, Brett, Mikel, Tyler, and Shane.

Special Guest(s): None

Intro: Altered Beast "Welcome to your doom."

Quote of the week: "If you can't kill black zombies, regardless of context, you're the racist."

Closing Words: Chris Antista "See ya next week. Peace."

Closing Song: Venture Brothers Closing Theme

Content Covered:

  • Top 7 Gory Deaths in Cutesy Games
  • Digg bitching about the Top 7 article being 7 pages long.
  • Rant about online videogame publications publishing articles about why they have the most integrity.
  • Mikel Reparaz discusses how the Ad Department is separate from the Editorial Staff, and a publisher run-in over his 6/10 review of Bourne Conspiracy, both of which were also mentioned in "Ask a Games Journalist".

Notable Facts:

  • This is the shortest podcast to date.
  • Shane Patterson and Chris Antista volunteered for Habitat for Humanity. (This verifies that they are good people.)
  • 1st ad by GamesRadar promoting TalkRadar.
  • Living on the Edge - Aerosmith was cued

Funny Stories and Quotes:

  • Chris Antista
    • "GameDaily go suck one!
    • "I drive this minivan to the strip club, and the ladies love it."
    • "calls strippers "tit peddlers and stripwenches". [24:02-24:36]
    • "You never had Othello day at your school?"
    • Othello is a gateway to sexual progession?
    • "These people breathe flys."
    • Saints Row 2 assumes that none of its missions is going to suck.
    • (On Far Cry 2 and PC) "That's the game that comes with the $1,000 console."
    • "Everyday a review is late, is $1,000 we didn't get from a publisher."
    • "Street Fighter 2 in a yacht called Capcom." (call forward to episode 33 the SF rap)
    • Not that many franchises has the balls to release 10 games in a span of the month, but Petz there's too much innovation it can't be contained.
  • Brett Elston
    • grew up in an area where an Othello board didn't have enough pieces to play a proper game. [9:28-9:41]
    • "Gratpooitius." (on Saints Row 2's shit)
    • Buff white guy blowing away Africans on the street.
    • "Nintendo gave me my Wii, which I take into account everytime I review a Wii game. I have to add 6 to 7 points for a score, which explains the 14 out of 10 I gave to Smash Bros." [26:30 ish]
  • Shane Patterson
    • We need context for killing black people?
  • Mikel Reparaz
    • "Finally a game where I get to spray shit."
  • Tyler Wilde
    • "You guys are full of shit. I'm recording in a yacht right now."
    • Paperboy does he die or does he quit?
      • Chris "It's always newsworthy since it is on the front page.

Link: Episode 4

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