Weekend Confirmed 151 - Sly Cooper, Dead Space 3, MMO's,

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 08, 2013 11:00am PST

Garnett Lee is away at DICE this week, but never fear! Jeff Cannata, Jeff Mattas, Andrew Yoon, and Alex Albrecht convene for this week's spirited episode of Weekend Confirmed. Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time gets a glowing recommendation from Andrew, Mattas talks about his experience playing through Dead Space 3 twice in one week, and Alex opines about a big crop of past and present MMORPG's. Cannata also shares his very impressive, hands-on experience with Google Fiber, and an extra-strength dose of Finishing Moves puts the wrapping on this week's show.

Weekend Confirmed Ep. 151: 2/8/2013

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    Show Breakdown:

    Round 1 - 00:00:34 - 00:28:43

    Whatcha' Been Playin Part 1 - 00:30:11 - 00:55:51

    Whatcha Been Playin Part 2 00:56:28 - 01:25:20

    Listener Feedback/Front Page News - 01:26:02 - 02:10:28

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