Weekend Confirmed 159 - Defiance, Ni No Kuni, BioShock Infinite spoiler discussion

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 05, 2013 1:15pm PDT

In this rare Friday morning-recorded edition of Weekend Confirmed, Garnett Lee and Jeff Cannata welcome in early birds "Indie" Jeff Mattas and Nikole Zivalich. They kick off the show with a look back at the Rock Band franchise and LucasArts' legacy, before speculating on what happens to those properties. The talk then shifts to some games, as the crew wrap up Ni No Kuni and Crysis 3 and touch briefly on Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate. The show continues with some talk about Defiance and Trion's exceptional handling of the game's launch issues and Nikole Z offers up her latest Storytime segment on The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, a game so epic that she can't deliver the whole story in a single week. This week's show wraps up with a special edition of the Tailgate, discussing all things BioShock Infinite and going neck-deep into spoiler territory.

Weekend Confirmed Ep. 159: 4/5/2013

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    Show Breakdown:

    Round 1 - 00:00:35 - 00:29:33

    Whatcha' Been Playin Part 1 - 00:30:06 - 00:59:37

    Whatcha Been Playin Part 2 01:00:34 - 01:30:02

    BioShock Infinite Spoiler Talk - 01:30:44 - 01:59:54

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  • This was an awesome episode. I really enjoyed the indepth look into the story of bioshock and it's universe. The conversation is over, but it brought up some thoughts that I couldn't help but share. I think, but I may be wrong, that Elizabeth said that Rapture was another possibility. That being said it I think it is possible that Ryan was indeed also Comstock/Dewitt giving the Booker/Bookers we played the same DNA.

    Also as far as Elizabeth goes I think that she is conscience of her other selves and their experiences as or is like the "twins" who seem to be able to see all possibilities and all instances within those possibilities, or at very least what they is pertinent or what their selves are actually involved in. I'm inclined to believe that the tower not only held back her ability to open new tears but also to access that knowledge.

    At the end of the game I felt like I could say "Ah ha! It wall makes sense" and at the same time "whaaaat?" Lol. After listening to what you guys had to say I think that the story isn't so much about the limitless possibilities those are givens but more about which possibilities are the best possibilities, which ones will lead to the desired end result because of the circumstances and attributes of each possibility. From that one booker being able to stop everything, making it to the end, to the crazy vox populi, even to rapture. And I'm not even going to get into how this could might possibly even be able to tie into Bioshock 2, as crazy as that might sound lol.