Good To Be A Gamer, Episode 117 – Week of 02/26/2012

Episode 117 – Week of 02/26/12 through 03/03/12

Recorded 03/03/2012


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Exclusive: Valve Said To Be Working on “Steam Box” Gaming Console With Partners, Could Announce at GDC [The Verge] – Dave

Experimental Gameplay Sessions Return for 10-Year Anniversary at GDC 2012 [GDC Blog] – Jessa

Blizzard Laying Off 600 [GameSpot] – Dave

Assassin’s Creed 3 Details Leaked: Gameplay, Characters, Settings, Weapons and More Revealved [G4TV] – Jessa

Stan Lee Is a Playable Character in The Amazing Spider-Man Video Game [Game Informer] – Dave

New Vita Titles To Be Announced on March 9 [Andriasang] – Jessa

New Super Nintendo Game Is In Development For 2013 [Kotaku] – Dave

OnLive Offers Free Access To IGF 2012 Nominee Demos [GamePolitics] – Jessa

BioShock Infinite Release Date Announced [Irrational Games] – Dave


8-Bit Funding

Mass Effect Rap [Dan Bull YouTube]

Blog on “Right vs Pragmatic”



Game Developers Conference
San Fransico, CA
March 5-9, 2012


Independent Games Festival

San Francisco, CA

March 5-9, 2012


Marriott Marquis – Atlanta, GA
March 16-18, 2012


PAX East


April 4-8, 2012



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