Episode 119 – Week of 03/18/12 through 03/24/12
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Prey 2 canceled (rumor)
Socom dev to be shut down? (rumor)
EA Shuts Down Game Servers [EA] http://www.ea.com/1/service-updates
Silicon Knights resurrect “most requested” IP
Epic Mikey 2 Promises to Build A Better Mouse [1UP]
Announcement Trailer –http://youtu.be/p6ymMqNzTZk
Nicole Wakelin “Total Fan Girl” Reviews Disney Epic Mikey –http://www.goodtobeageek.com/?p=507
GameStop Goes Big on Mobile with New Business Unit, BuyMyTronics Acquisition [Gamasutra]http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/167119/GameStop_goes_big_on_mobile_with_new_business_unit_BuyMyTronics_acquisition.php?
Playing Dead with Telltale Games & The Walking Dead Game Available for Pre-Order [Telltale Games]http://www.telltalegames.com/walkingdead/page1
When ex-BioWare Devs Make Their Own Strategy RPG [Gamasutra]http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/165823/When_exBioWare_devs_make_their_own_strategy_RPG.php?
BioWare done with Dragon Age II [Destructoid] http://www.destructoid.com/bioware-done-with-dragon-age-ii-224263.phtml
Darksiders II to be Wii U Lanch Title, Adds Enhanced Controls [Digital Spy] http://www.digitalspy.com/gaming/news/a372533/darksiders-ii-to-be-wii-u-launch-title-adds-enhanced-controls.html
Adventure Time Game in Works at WayForward [GameSpot] http://www.gamespot.com/news/adventure-time-game-in-works-at-wayforward-6367736
PSA: Hunger Games: Girl On Fire Out Today [Joystiq] http://www.joystiq.com/2012/03/22/psa-hunger-games-girl-on-fire-out-today/
Video Games Live “Off The Grid” Tour – Coming To a Small Town Near You [Video Games Live] http://www.videogameslive.com/index.php?story=288
ITEMS OF INTEREST
The Witness – Latest work in progress from Braid designer Jonathan Blow
Zynga’s CEO on Leadership, Startups & Mobile Gaming [GigaOM] http://gigaom.com/2012/03/19/mark-pincus-interview-by-om-malik/
Get a Tattoo or Mohawk from Ubisoft at PAX East [Destructoid] http://www.destructoid.com/get-a-tattoo-or-mohawk-from-ubisoft-at-pax-east-224455.phtml
Mass Effect 3 ending explained (by a fan) (SPOILERS!!)
Bioware responds to ME3 outcry
BCEC – Boston, MA
April 4-8, 2012
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