Hey! Listen! The Legend of Zelda is 25 years old!
Brandon, Josh, and Tom are joined by favored guest Harrison of Volpin Props for a detailed discussion about Link’s legacy of pot-smashing and chicken-kicking. How can Nintendo best celebrate a quarter-century of Zelda at E3 2011? Our listeners help us decide in this lengthy brainstorming session! Plus: some sad Sym-Bionic Titan news, an analysis of the Green Lantern footage from WonderCon, and more!
0:01:45 – April Fools 2011: a Day in Review.
0:08:03 – Inafune is starting TWO new companies and Mega Man Universe is dead. Josh gets infinity boners.
0:09:54 – The 3DS is here! Like, in the room! With us! Let’s TALK about it, YEAH!
0:21:44 – Arnold’s getting his own animated series/movie/video game. About himself. As a superhero. Called The Governator. For real. Due in 2012. And the Mayans shout from the shadows of time itself: “We told you so.”
0:28:45 – Sym-Bionic Titan is cancelled. Everyone is sad.
0:37:38 – Harrison talks about his disappointment with Dragon Age 2.
0:53:24 – Listener emails! Yes, BEFORE the intermission! First up is Ricky, asking about the fate of Sym-Bionic Titan and, more importantly, Genndy Tartakovsky.
0:56:13 – Morris writes in to express his extreme offense at our apparent lack of enthusiasm for this summer’s Green Lantern movie. We explain ourselves.
1:16:45 – Intermission! brought to you by Malo Mart.
1:18:45 – Harrison’s elaborate, online April Fool’s Day gag was met with decidedly mixed reviews.
1:32:10 – And now, over and hour’s worth of Legend of Zelda 25th Anniversary discussion! Ssssort of. After several false-starts, we dive into some E3 2011 Celebration suggestions from Tyler, Brittany, Jason, Nik, and Sarah!