Weekend Confirmed 188 - Pokemon X & Y, Path of Exile, Diablo 3

With the next-gen consoles rapidly approaching, this week's edition of Weekend Confirmed begins with hosts Garnett Lee and Jeff Cannata discussing the rumored differences in resolution between the Xbox One and the PS4 and how it could potentially affect the two consoles in the long run. After that, the Team Rocket duo of Shacknews' Ozzie Mejia and The Odd Gentlemen's Nikole Zivalich try to convince Jeff to stick with Pokemon X & Y, arguing for the merits of the games. That's followed by some discussion of Path of Exile and the console version of Diablo 3, before diving into some more of the Weekend Confirmed crew's GTA Online stories. The show wraps up with a quick talk about Neil Gaiman's upcoming Wayward Manor and the latest Capcom lawyer throwdown, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies. The show wraps up with a new round of Finishing Moves and the post-show Tailgate.

Weekend Confirmed Ep. 188: 10/25/2013

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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 - 00:00:40 - 00:15:43

    Round 2 - 00:16:37 - 01:01:58

    Round 3 - 01:03:11 - 01:33:05

    Round 4/Finishing Moves - 01:34:05 - 02:02:59

    Tailgate - 2:03:50 - 2:13:53

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