Zack is back, and just in time to be utterly baffled by Brandon, Josh, and Tom as they try to explain Valve’s latest shenanigans. Other discussions veer off towards topics such as failed game marketing strategies, comic nerd throw-downs, and the inexplicably disturbing sexual aspirations of the Japanese. Also, the file size is now drastically smaller. Neat!
0:01:45 – Chile’s incredible and terrifying earthquake is both scientifically interesting and mildly terrifying
0:06:42 – Valve’s been up to some sneaky, awesome hijinks to hint towards new products, standing in stark contrast to the blatant and botched marketing strategies of other companies! Hey, let’s talk about that for over twenty minutes! OKAY!
0:27:00 – Poor Sony just cannot catch a break, as evidenced by their bizarre, worldwide online bug from this past Monday
0:29:58 – We discuss the easily mockable career of American McGee after the announcement of his newest game, Red
0:36:50 – Brandon has to prove he is not a lunatic by explaining who Donna and the Wolfman were, once upon a time
0:40:20 – Spidey’s unemployed in Marvel latest and undeniably sad publicity stunt. There, there, Marvel.
0:44:00 – Zack was witness to a pretty radical nerd fight about Black Panther vs. Batman, which leads to a much less intense nerd fight about the usefulness and success of various incarnations of DC’s Justice League
1:01:10 – Intermission!
1:01:30 – We continue our Justice League discussion, by which I mean Josh and Zack continue to disagree
1:04:28 – Josh has some pretty terse commentary on Mega Man’s recent retro revival
1:20:50 – Brandon wants to talk about the celebrated success of AdultSwim.com’s Robot Unicorn Attack game
1:27:52 – Josh has now seen all of Soul Eater, ladies and gentlemen
1:34:05 – Japan is god damned insane, especially when it comes to sexing up their ladies… and we’re all collectively flabbergasted by that!