A busy Halloweekend results in a rare Monday recording. Give a warm welcome to a chilly November with Brandon, Tom, Josh, and special guest Harrison Krix (of Volpin Props fame) as they discuss Keiji Inafune’s sudden departure from Capcom, the leaked PSP Phone, and some recent promotional events and game releases. And, most importantly, Harrison has a SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT that he has decided to reveal on this very podcast! HANG ON TO YOUR SEATS, IT’S A BIG ONE. WOOO!
0:01:24 – Keiji Inafune has left the building, ladies and gentlemen. How will this affect Capcom’s immediate future? What of the Mega Man Legends 3 project? How many times can Josh jerk off in one news day?
0:06:25 – We slip rather suddenly into a detailed tangent regarding handhelds, Nintendo’s future, industry trends… wow, what were we talking about before?
0:13:50 – OH, RIGHT, Keiji Inafune!
0:22:21 – Tom and Harrison made it out to Capcom’s Atlanta-based Fight Night event! Marvel VS. Capcom 3 was played! Things are said! Yeahhh!
0:38:29 – Sony lets slip a series of leaks regarding the now tangible PSP Phone. Someone somewhere is fiiiirrrrreeed…
0:53:16 – Tom and Harrison have also been playing Fable 3! The words “buggy” and “fun” are thrown around.
1:08:44 – Intermission!
1:11:00 – Harrison Krix makes a SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT regarding Volpin Props, but first, uh… I guess Uncharted! (Like, the first one… from 2008…)
1:20:38 – Okay this time Harrison seriously makes a
! ~ SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT ~ !
1:32:35 – Listener Emails! We revisit Ryan’s question from last week about Sony’s plans for GDC this Spring under the new light of leaked PSP Phone details.
1:36:56 – Dave writes to ask what we think of JMS’s Superman: Earth One revamp. (Ha ha get it, “vamp,” because Twilight. Ahhhh, jokes.)
1:44:20 – Andrew writes in to share some of his personal best Halloween stories, one of which involves this radical costume.
1:52:35 – Ben asks Tom exactly how embarrassed he is to be a part of this podcast. GOOD QUESTION. Gold star.
1:59:03 – Billy asks us to name some of our favorite video game monsters, killers, and all-around creeps. SPOILER WARNINGS (for some admittedly old games, but still).