Weekend Confirmed Episode 62

By Garnett Lee, May 27, 2011 11:00am PDT

While the Jeff is away, Andrew Pfister, Christian Spicer, Xav, and Garnett play, and take a few more swipes at Cougar Town. But this is no wine-sipping sitcom; we crack open a couple beers and dig in to games, like LA Noire, Modern Warfare 3, BioShock Infinite, From Dust, Bastion, and more. In the warning we return with more of our and some of your moments that stand out as game-changers for videogaming. And we bring it all home with this week's news and Finishing Moves.

Weekend Confirmed Ep. 62: 05/27/2011

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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: 00:29:50

  • Whatcha' Been Playin Part 2: Start: 00:31:25 End: 00:59:40

  • The Warning: Start: 01:00:42 End: 01:31:27

  • Featured Music "Tantrum" by Longevity: 01:31:27 End: 01:34:23

  • Front Page news: Start: 01:34:23 End: 02:09:24

Longevity is an L.A. based producer/MC. He is a staple on the Los Angeles underground music scene and his talents have attracted many artists to work with him: Jurassic Five, Kanye West, KRS One, Cypress Hill, Fishbone, Psycho Realm, Talib Kweli, Aceyalone, Black Eyed Peas, Pete Rock and the list goes on. His talent for merging hip-hop with hardcore rock is undeniable. Well known for his producing skills, Longevity and the microphone have a mind-blowing friendship as well. He is a lyrical mastermind who knows how to own a stage and get the audience moving.

Check out the Tantrum music video and pick up the single on the iTunes music store. For more hit Longevity's Facebook page.

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!

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  • Don't know if it's too late to bring up this for the show, but you all probably know now that EGM has finally launched on the iPad (along with a lot of other magazines recently it seems). You also now have Atomix on the scene.

    After checking it out, I think I'm done with print. I'm sorry, but it's over. Do you guys think all or most game magazines should make this transition?

    With the next update EGM even says that we'll be getting digital versions identical to the print editions. We're still getting print's main advantage over online - the periodic edition format that gives editors time for stronger stories. Now it's just on a portable electronic device that also allows for integration with other media.

    I know I would be more likely to subscribe to the likes of GamePro, the new 1up Presents, Killscreen, and others if they made the same transition.

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    • I feel that even though print magazines started seeing declining sales, there's was still a market for it (albeit much smaller), much like newspapers. Essentially online versus print, with online you got your information faster and more bite sized (and free), which I feel was the main attraction. However with print, even though the information was less 'instant', it made for higher quality reading materials in terms of depth and insight.

      Now that tablet computers and mobile online devices are much more common, print publications can now evolve to incorporate the best of both worlds. I still like reading print magazines more than reading on a screen, but devices like the iPad gives a good compromise between the two.

      Plus whatever medium Seanbaby appears on, I will be happy to follow :o)

      Which by the way... he would make an awesome guest to have on at least once :oD