Weekend Confirmed 129 - Borderlands 2, Sleeping Dogs, FIFA 13

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 07, 2012 11:00am PDT

This week's episode of Weekend Confirmed hosted by Garnett Lee features Shacknews' Andrew Yoon and Ryan Calavano chatting with special guest Adam Sessler. Borderlands 2 lead writer Anthony Burch joins us, and we grill him on what Gearbox is doing to make the sequel bigger and better than before. Once Burch leaves the hot seat, the team talks about the surprisingly-good Sleeping Dogs, and reveals how the new "first touch" mechanic in FIFA 13 genuinely changes up the game.

Weekend Confirmed Ep. 129: 09/07/2012

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    Round 1 00:00:28 – 00:27:21

    Whatcha Been Playing Part 1 00:28:19 – 00:55:42

    Whatcha Been Playing Part 2 00:56:42 – 01:27:40

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  • So what do you guys make of the third subscription model for MMOs that CCP added to EvE a couple years back that dove under a ton of radars. Players can purchase/convert real money into PLEX(30 Days of Game Time) which they can sell to other players for ISK(typically around 300million). Which creates an interesting feedback cycle in which the players with the game time to farm ISK can buy that game time from the people who want ISK quickly and can just pay real money to trade for ISK.


    Whenever I get talking about EvE I wish and wish and wish that someone could convert the complexity of the world into a 'game' that is fun to play because the spreadsheet management of it is not for me but from the outside it looks so cool and the whole world is left to the players.