Weekend Confirmed 182 - Final Fantasy XIV, Puppeteer, The Wonderful 101

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 13, 2013 11:00am PDT

Weekend Confirmed is ready to formally wrap up another week. Hosts Garnett Lee and Jeff Cannata welcome in the Shacknews tandem of Andrew Yoon and Ozzie Mejia to discuss the latest news to come from Sony, including the PS Vita TV. But first, Jeff kicks off the show by talking about his experience with Final Fantasy XIV before discussing World of Warcraft's latest 5.4 patch. Talk then shifts to games by the dozen, including Grand Theft Auto V's dizzying number of missions, while Andrew catches us up on several upcoming releases, like XCOM: Enemy Within, Dying Light, Batman: Arkham Origins, and Peggle 2. The show finishes up with discussion of Puppeteer, Killzone: Mercenary, and The Wonderful 101 before ushering in the weekend with Finishing Moves and this week's Tailgate.

Weekend Confirmed Ep. 182: 9/13/2013

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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 - 00:00:35 - 00:29:42

    Round 2 - 00:30:20 - 00:54:37

    Round 3 - 00:56:04 - 01:24:17

    Round 4/Finishing Moves - 01:25:01 - 01:58:15

    Tailgate - 1:59:03 - 2:17:46

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  • Long time listener, first time poster. For my job I always travel (The 99 is such a boring drive!) and weekend confirmed always helps me pass the time. I just wanted to personally thank you guys for this great episode. I had surgery on the 10th and I've been stuck on bed rest. Listening to the episode last night helped me take my mind off the pain and had me really excited for a new game; Card Hunter!!! I've been trying to get in Hearthstone beta for the past 3 weeks so I had something to do while i'm down for the count, but the giveaways that Blizzard has been endorsing have been horrid. One could say they were so badly orchestrated they could be - The ABOMINATION OF THE WEEK! Anywho, after hearing about Card Hunter... My hearthstone fix has been quenched until I get my hands on a key and now I have something to play while on bed rest. Thanks again guys!

    You're Awesome,

    :) Jason (: