Weekend Confirmed 123 - Outernauts, Ratchet and Clank, Dynamite Jack

By Jeff Mattas, Jul 27, 2012 11:00am PDT

While Garnett is away in Seattle on business, the two Jeffs (Cannata and Mattas) are joined by Insomniac's James Stevenson and Shacknews Daily contributor and video guru Ryan Calavano to talk about this week's gaming news, as well as some stuff they've been playing during the summer wait for mainstream releases. Insomniac's recently-launched Facebook game Outernauts gets some love, and the new Ratchet and Clank HD collection and upcoming downloadable installment, Full Frontal Assault get some hype. Mobile iOS goodness, including Dynamite Jack and Great Big War Game, get some of the spotlight as well, before the crew brings it home with another batch of Finishing Moves.

Weekend Confirmed Ep. 123: 07/27/2012

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    Round 1 00:00:49 – 00:27:29

    Whatcha Been Playing Part 1 00:28:49 – 00:55:55

    Whatcha Been Playing Part 2 00:56:38 – 01:27:37

    Listener Feedback/Front Page News 01:28:38 – 01:59:07

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  • Outernauts got me to attempt it solely on the description of Insomniac+pokemon...

    Unfortunately it is just a casual facebook game with what I feel is a broken pay model. I was asked to pay five dollars for one ability slot for one of my many captured beasts. Just imagine how quickly that adds up. If you dont pay you have to delete skills permanently from your beast.

    The other things that make it nowhere near a 'core' game are that you rarely see a window pop-up with a close or OK option - you have to 'x' out because they all want you to share the crap. Finally it uses the energy model of

    What I heard in the discussion this week is that there are facebook games that do these kind of things and then there is outernauts. They are actually the same.