Good To Be A Gamer – Week of 2/10/2013

Recorded 2/17/2013

 

This week, Dave in on vacation so I get an extra special guest host…

JVB from Talking About Games & The Entertainment Consumers Association!

Check out his podcast, the Post Game Report and friend/follow/like at the links below!

Talking About Games Website
Talking About Games Facebook
@JVB Twitter

Entertainment Consumers Association (ECA) Website
The ECA Facebook
@TheECA Twitter

 

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Promo: The D6 Generation

NEWS
The Last of Us Delayed [IGN]
http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/02/12/the-last-of-us-delayed

GameStop Plans to Close 250 Outlets: New Stores to Open; former GAME Shops Acquired [Computer and Video Games]
http://www.computerandvideogames.com/390873/gamestop-plans-to-close-250-outlets/

Nominees Announced for 2013 BAFTA Games Awards [BAFTA]
http://awards.bafta.org/award/2013/games

 

ITEMS OF INTEREST
Jesse Schell: Releasing a demo harms your game sales [PCGamesN]
http://www.pcgamesn.com/article/jesse-schell-releasing-demo-harms-your-game-sales

Epic on the Industry’s Giant Leap to Next-gen [Edge]
http://www.edge-online.com/news/epic-on-the-industrys-giant-leap-to-next-gen/

EA’s money man spills the beans on its Next-gen Plans [Gamasutra]
http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/186504/EAs_money_man_spills_the_beans_on_its_nextgen_plans.php

ESRB Awareness may be Maxed Out [Games Industry]
http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2013-02-13-esrb-awareness-may-be-maxed-out

 

EVENTS
Total Confusion
February 21-24, 2013
Mansfield, MA
http://totalcon.com/

Intercon M
March 1-3, 2013
Chelmsford, MA
http://www.interactiveliterature.org/M/

PAX East
March 22-24 3-Day passes already sold out, individual days still available for Friday and Sunday only.
BCEC – Boston, MA
http://east.paxsite.com/

WonderCon Anaheim
3/29/13 – 3/31/13
Anaheim Convention Center – Anaheim, CA
http://www.comic-con.org/wca

 

CONTACT
Questions? Comments? We want to hear from you! Feel free to post a comment on the podcast entry at http://www.goodtobeageek.com, or email us at gamer@goodtobeageek.com. You can also email David at dlucier[at]goodtobeageek.com, email Jessa at jphillips[at]goodtobeageek.com.

Special thanks to Sterling for the use of his music in the podcast. Be sure to check out his Magnatune profile page to learn more about him and discover more of his music.

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