Weekend Confirmed Episode 12

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It's not just the weekend; we're confirming E3 2010 this week. G4's Adam Sessler joins Garnett, Brian, and Jeff for predictions on whether Move or Natal have or even need a "killer app," the potential that there might actually be a new PlayStation Portable announced, and, of course, what it will take and who will "win" the show. They also cover some awesome games in Whatcha' Been Playin? including Metal Gear Solid: Peacewalker, Rock Band 3, and a quick revisiting of Alpha Protocol. Kingpin and Deus Ex lead a strong Cannata-ford a New Game lineup. And new game announcements pack the news in the Front Page.

Weekend Confirmed Ep. 12 - 06/11/2010

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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:

Whatcha' Been Playin: Start: 00:00:00 End: 00:27:45

Whatcha' Been Playin Part 2: Start: 00:29:11 End: 00:58:35

The Warning: Start: 00:59:39 End: 01:40:08

Music Break featuring Distraub with "Synchrotron": Start: 01:40:08 End: 01:42:39

The Front Page: Start: 01:42:39 End: 02:13:46

Music Break features Distraub, the Intelligent Dance Music / Drum n Bass project from Alex Matheu (from Negative Format and the Parallel Project). Distraub's first release Motion Signals was released in 2007, and the new release "Frequency Shift" is expected to be released in the next few months. Also available from Distraub right now is "Motion Signals". You can get it digitally on Amazon or Itunes, or better yet Sector 9 Studios' online shop. Catch up with them at the Distraub Site or through Sector 9 Studios

ShackNews has teamed up with Razer to give away a Naga, the ultimate MMO gaming mouse, to one lucky Weekend Confirmed listener this week. Simply post a comment (Shacknews.com account required) in the comments section of this news story. A winner will be selected at random from the comments. Only your first comment will count as an entry. Multiple comments do nothing to increase your chances of winning.

Entries will be accepted until 6/15/2010 at 11:59 pm CST. The winner will be selected and notified on 6/16/2010 by Shackmessage.

This giveaway is open only to residents of the United States (not including Puerto Rico).

Special thanks to our guest, Adam Sessler. Catch up with him at G4 and be sure to watch their massive E3 coverage on TV.

Original music in the show by Del Rio. Get his latest single, Small Town Hero on iTunes and check out more at his Facebook page.

Watch Jeff on The Totally Rad Show. New episodes come out weekly on Tuesday.

From The Chatty
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    June 11, 2010 12:20 PM

    When will Kentia Hall return to E3? It's not E3 until the oddities of Kentia return. You guys should remember, Guitar Hero premiered in the bowels of Kentia years ago.

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      June 11, 2010 7:01 PM

      Didn't they turn Kentia into a parking lot? If so, I wouldn't hold my breath.

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        June 11, 2010 7:21 PM

        This is terrible news if true! Where else at E3 can you get a mixed drink, demo the Novint Falcon, and play Dragon's Lair for free all in a 10 minute span???