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Weekend Confirmed 126 - Darksiders 2, Sleeping Dogs, Papo & Yo

by Jeff Mattas, Aug 17, 2012 11:00am PDT

On this week's episode of Weekend Confirmed--recorded guerrilla-style in Garnett's apartment--much new gaming goodness is discussed. Jeff Cannata, Jeff Mattas, and regular guest Andrea Rene join Mr. Lee at his humble abode to give their impressions of games like Sleeping Dogs, Darksiders 2, and Papo & Yo, just to name a few. Episode 126's other topics include the successes and failures of motion-control in video games, Sony's impressive Gamescom 2012 showing, and Mistwalker's 2008 RPG, Lost Odyssey. Finishing Moves closes things out in the usual style, and includes some more new iOS game recommendations.

Weekend Confirmed Ep. 126: 08/17/2012

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    Show Breakdown:

    Round 1 00:00:31 – 00:27:38

    Whatcha Been Playing Part 1 00:28:11 – 00:59:50

    Whatcha Been Playing Part 2 01:00:45 – 01:31:06

    Listener Feedback/Front Page News 01:32:05 – 02:03:00

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Comments

  • I am so excited about Remember Me. It looks like a combination of Blade Runner and Ghost in the Shell.

    Darksiders 2 combines the structure of Zelda, the combat of God of War and the loot of Diablo. But does it achieve those aspects as well as any of those games, and does it offer the variety that those games flaunted? Combining those things shouldn't be the selling point of Darksiders 2; enhancing those things should be.

    Sleeping Dogs looks pretty cool. I'm not a fan of open-world games, but it could hook me in because of its Hong Kong Cinema feel. The storyline reminds me of 'Infernal Affairs' - one of my favourite Hong Kong films.

    Papo & Yo does not interest me. The gameplay looks dull and buggy. I'll probably wait a few months and read the Wikipedia plot synopsis or something.