The flurry of new game trailers unleashed during the VGAs last week leads the conversation on Weekend Confirmed this week. Shacknews' own New York-based editor Andrew Yoon joins Xav, Jeff, and Garnett to wade through them, starting with Metal Gear Rising, and moving on through Last of Us, Fortnite, and Mass Effect 3. Andrew recently attended a Sony event back in New York and shares impressions from playing Syndicate, Journey, and Lumines. Listener Shadow13th called out Jeff for using saves to control his fate in role playing games and the group picks up the subject of the min/max approach to gaming and how it exposes the mechanics potentially to the detriment of immersion. There's still more too, with a quick look at November's NPD sales numbers, Trine 2, and Finishing Moves.
Weekend Confirmed Ep. 91: 12/16/2011
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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:
Round 1 00:00:00 to 00:23:50
Whatcha Been Playing Part 1 00:24:25 to 00:49:54
Whatcha Been Playing Part 2 00:51:00 to 01:16:18
Listener Feedback/Front Page News 01:17:23 to 01:48:25
NFL Tailgate 01:49:09 to 01:56:36
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