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Weekend Confirmed Episode 59

by Garnett Lee, May 06, 2011 11:00am PDT
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By popular request, Weekend Confirmed takes on all of Portal 2 in the opening segment. Though the conversation covers much of the game in feel and concept, there are spoilers. So for those wanting to avoid them, skip forward to the start of the second segment at the 32 minute mark. And there's still plenty of great stuff to come from there like Child of Eden, Outland, Thor, our new "knockout" game, how Sony could tackle E3, the top news stories of the week, and Finishing Moves to top it all off.

Weekend Confirmed Ep. 59: 05/06/2011

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Weekend Confirmed comes in four segments to make it easy to listen to in segments or all at once. Here's the timing for this week's episode:

  • Whatcha' Been Playin Part 1: Start: 00:00:00 End: 00:31:22

  • Whatcha' Been Playin Part 2: Start: 00:31:57 End: 01:01:00

  • The Warning: Start: 01:02:09 End: 01:33:13

  • Featured Music Adam K feat. Naan "Wake Up (Morgan Page Remix)": 01:33:13 End: 01:36:40

  • Front Page news: Start: 01:36:40 End: 02:14:30

Adam K dropped some amazing progressive house on this week with "Wake Up (Morgan Page Remix)." It's one of four remixes you can checkout on his Hotbox Digital site (and I strongly recommend you do, particularly the Adam K and Soha version). Today's track can be purchased from both iTunes and Beatport. For more from the awesome Adam K check out his official site and Facebook page and Hotbox Digital.

Please help support Weekend Confirmed engineer extraordinaire Brooklyn Fraser in her charity ride as part of the AIDS/Lifecycle. She'll be biking from San Francisco to Los Angeles, riding some 545 miles over seven days in support of the cause. To make the ride, she needs to hit a donation goal of $3000. If you can, please help her make that goal and be able to ride by making a donation on her AIDS/Lifecycle page and, of course, your charitable donation will be tax deductible as well.

Original music in the show by Del Rio. Get his latest Album, The Wait is Over on iTunes. Check out more, including the Super Mega Worm mix and other mash-ups on his ReverbNation page or Facebook page, and follow him on twitter delriomusic.

Jeff can also be seen on The Totally Rad Show. They've gone daily so there's a new segment to watch every day of the week!

Remember to join the Official Facebook Weekend Confirmed Page and add us to your Facebook routine. We'll be keeping you up with the latest on the show there as well.




Comments

  • There was mention of wanting to look for another MetroidVania game for Jeff; I think he should play Aquaria, if he hasn't already. It was available in the first Humble Indie Bundle, and is also available on Steam.

    I never did get to play Metroid, so Aquaria was the first time I was exposed to that gameplay mechanic. Others have described the game as "Metroid meets Ecco the Dolphin", though I really fell in love with the art style and music, plus it also helped having listened to Oceanlab - Sirens of the Sea (the song and the album), as well as Oceanlab - Clear Blue Water (slight spoiler, but let's just say that that song came instantly to mind at one specific part of the game).

    It's a rather long game for being an indie title; I think my first run through was around 14 to 16 hours, from having to find things the hard way the first time around. I played Aquaria before playing Braid (which was in the second Humble Indie Bundle), and I thought that Aquaria far outshined Braid, both in the sheer amount of content, and in the delivery of the game experience (Aquaria didn't lock the best parts of the game behind secrets).