Weekend Confirmed 76 - PAX 2011 live show

By Garnett Lee, Sep 02, 2011 11:00am PDT

Weekend Confirmed took the stage in the Unicorn Theater for this special PAX 2011 show. Recorded in front of an awesome crowd, a whole host of distinguished guests joined Xav, Jeff, and Garnett including Andrew Pfister, John Davison, Shane Bettenhausen, Billy Berghammer, Jeff Green, and Luke Smith. They shared their takes on some of the best games around the show including favorites from the PAX 10 indies in a custom Whatcha Been Playin, at PAX, and then answered some questions from the audience for a live version of the Warning.

Weekend Confirmed Ep. 76: 09/02/2011

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  • Oh so dimensions aren't actually the same things as portals. Portals connect space, and dimensions means different versions of the same environment. So yeah. I think you could compare that Jenny whats her name game to like wearing night vision goggles in games, or in Zelda when you time travel.

    Also Luke is right about Deus Ex being a lot like Metal Gear Solid. Its pretty interesting how its almost as much a sequel to that franchise as it is to Deus Ex. I think the first person to third person shifts are effectively a direct evolution of MGS1's camera shifts from top down, to facing Snake as he wall hugs. In first person mode you're able to explore the environment, while in third person mode you're able to observe enemy soldiers and execute stealth.

    In a way it answers game mechanic questions that Kojima never could. It has all the tension and intrigue MGS1 and the best of 2, but not as janky weirdness of MGS3 and 4.

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