Weekend Confirmed 136 - Medal of Honor: Warfighter, Forza Horizon

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 26, 2012 11:00am PDT

Host Garnett Lee is back this week, with some disappointing revelations about Forza Horizon. But before that, Jeff Cannata "turns a corner" on the Wii U, talking up the possibilities of Nintendo TVii. Andrew Yoon rants about Medal of Honor: Warfighter, while special guest Andrea Rene gets passionate in this week's Tailgate.

Weekend Confirmed Ep. 136: 10/26/2012

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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:

    Show Breakdown:

    Round 1, Part 1 - 00:00:27 - 00:15:44

    Round 1, Part 2 - 00:16:12 - 00:29:53

    Whatcha Been Playin Part 1 - 00:30:42 - 01:01:41

    Whatcha Been Playin Part 2 - 01:02:47 - 01:31:45

    Listener Feedback/Front Page News - 01:32:15 - 02:03:55

    Tailgate - 02:04:31 - 02:14:24

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  • Just wanted ot say my thoughts on the whole selling out or PR relationships with "game journo's"

    my thoughts are this, look at the world as everyone is a human, some of us are rich, some poor, some fat some thin, some smart some not. some people in "game journo" get to play games, and GET PUT ON A PEDESTAL just because he or she gets to talk about games that other people listen to. this fact alone makes it possible for anyone trying to sell or get a game recognized use that persons pedestal to try and get the game "out there".

    so yes while i respect people in "games journalism" i also know that if i suddenly put them on a pedestal about how "oh they know games the best and i must listen to what they say almost as verdict" then i have become the problem, not that they may have used a hashtag for a game or anything because of a PR person who got to them. i will go look at the game MYSELF and use the thoughts and words of the person i respect as a guidline to MY OWN THOUGHTS.

    the problem with the world today is things are SO EASY for people to not think for themselves or form opinion that may be different then those they see as a hero or on a pedestal of respect like muscisians, politicians, tv/movie stars, radio DJ's, that what happens is they dont even try. how many times do you ask someone a question because thats easier then googling it for yourself and owuld take the same amount of time to finsd out. it's just where most of society has gotten, this is why it only takes one person to tweet or say something that is a blantant lie, to go viral and become the "truth" because of societal concerns.

    so the message is, think for yourself, study things, it wont waste your life to take the time to form your own opinions based on knowledge, not what you have "heard/read". look at how much meta critic is used for bonuses and probably purchases by people, because most people just use review scores to tell them what they like, because its easier and has worked for them in the past.

    WAKE UP PEOPLE!

    /end rant

    sorry if this made no sense or is gramaticaly bad or has bad spelling, it was more of a stream of conscious type of rant. thanks for having a website and podcast that allows this kind of rant/thought, and thankyou for talking about it.

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    • I see where you coming from.

      But you know to a certain extenct, we need to rely on some other people to have the info. As far traditionnal journalism goes, how can I know what's really happening in Syria on the ground ? Yes you have to rely on the Reteurs, AP, CNN of this world ! But yes, you can also try to listen or read a different view on the independant or foreign press. That said, you "still" have to rely on someone to get the info.

      Same with games. When you don't have a demo and you're not in the position to try the game. You can "only" rely on previews or reviews to have an idea of the game. That's why I said earlier that ethical guidelines need to ne in place to make sure those Reviews are genuine and not a PR exercice or an Editorial.