Journey 1, Episode 18 - The B is for Bargain

Date aired: 

30 Mar 2012

Show Length: 

Intro background: 00:03:47
soundTeMP - Theme of Juno - Ragnarok Online OST
  • Site - none
  • Show - scheduled VG music coming soon
  • Stream - new back-end streaming process, should be smoother now
  • National Cleavage Day (US) - today!
  • World Backup Day - tomorrow!
  • Large inflatable Angry Bird to be launched from Space Needle (soon)
  • Kim Dotcom rages against US government's asset seizure
  • Google rejects Japan's request to cut out some autocomplete terms
  • Florida state judge rules against mass entertainment industry lawsuits
  • Rovio buys Futuremark
  • Sony cuts off PSP Everybody's Tennis (exploitable for homebrew)
What are we playing?
  • Mr. Bond:
    • PC - Jamestown, Realm of the Mad God
    • Mobile - Angry Birds Space
    • Console - Super Smash Brothers Melee
  • Tormod:
    • PC - None this week
    • Mobile - Words with Friends, Skee HD, Angry Birds HD / Space, Pinball HD
    • Console - None
Upcoming/Recent Hardware: 00:18:11
  • PS4 "Orbis" rumors
  • Intel HD4000 intergration in Balboa Pier chipset
  • Kepler benchmarked (more throughly), may be going into superphones soon
  • New Wiimote peripherals for Epic Mickey 2
  • Wii U rumor - equivalent to current-gen (HD) power
Upcoming/Recent Software: 00:32:41
  • Kinect 1.5 software - May release
  • BlueStacks App Player - runs ARM compiled code on x86
  • Hunger Games Girl on Fire - iOS game, developed by indie dev behind Canabalt
  • SimCity to be released outside of Origin, but will require always-on connection
  • The Witness, new game by Jonathan Blow (Braid dev)
  • New WoW expansion in open beta: Mists of Pandaria
  • Mozilla starts in-browser MMO-like game
  • Kid Icarus: Uprising (3DS) released
Genre discussion: 00:55:20
n00b genre entry: 01:30:17
Mainstream game: 01:32:29
Ragnarok Online
Indie game: 02:02:36
Realm of the Mad God No giveaway this week (it's aleady free!)
Game aspect discussion: 02:43:54
Audience requests: none this week
Outro background: 03:23:07
soundTeMP - Theme of Prontera - Ragnarok Online OST