Just For Crits – Episode 1 – E3 Extravaganza

Hope you enjoy this, the inaugural episode of the TEN network’s new general gaming podcast! Below are the show notes with links referenced in the podcast.

If you have any comments, questions or other feedback, be sure to either leave a comment here, email us at justforcrits@gmail.com, or hit us up on Twitter – @justforcrits


Hosts: Dave, Shawn and Ryan

 

Section 1:

Introductions

• Gaming Background
• Preferred Game Types
• Any Extra Stuff (blogs, podcasts, etc)

What Have You Been Playing

• W/e you’ve been playing for the last week or so, impressions, etc

Dave: DayZ, DayZ, and more DayZ (omg my whole life is DayZ now)

Shawn: Eve, League of Legends, Getting back into Battlefield 3, and trying to get  in the beta for Shootmania.

Ryan: DayZ with David, lots of death. Lots and lots of death, and sadness. Depression, more death. Depression. I HATE IT…… BUT I LOVE IT!

Section 2: The News

Next Gears of War game titled Gears of War: Judgement announced at E3. Two trailers, one that just shows Cole and Baird and one that shows Cole, Baird and the new characters  Sophia Hendricks and Garron Paduk. Overun gameplay mode http://www.joystiq.com/2012/06/04/gears-of-war-judgement-out-2013/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+weblogsinc%2Fjoystiq+(Joystiq) Class based multiplayer and singleplayer (Medic, Scout, Soldier, Engineer)


New Dust Beta Trailer at E3: http://www.dust514.org/home/item/dust-514-e3-2012-beta-gameplay-trailer (beta looks nothing like this)

OMG HALO 4 GAMEPLAY DEMO: http://www.joystiq.com/2012/06/04/halo-4-gameplay-demo-reveals-forerunner-weapons-new-enemies/

New Splinter Cell announced for Spring 2013: http://www.joystiq.com/2012/06/04/splinter-cell-blacklist-revealed-for-xbox/

Ubisoft unveils new IP called Watch Dogs – looks pretty spiffy (but a way off)
http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2012/06/05/watch-dogs-ubi-does-cyberpunk-open-world/

Epic Games toss life ring to Big Huge Games:
http://www.pcgamer.com/2012/06/04/kingdoms-of-amalur-reckoning-developers-find-a-new-home-courtesy-of-epic-games/

Dota 2 Officially F2P: http://www.pcgamer.com/2012/06/01/dota-2-free-to-play-store/
But you can play early if you pay: http://www.pcgamer.com/2012/06/01/get-dota-2-now-using-paid-for-early-access-pass/

Crusader Kings 2 expansion announced – HALLELUJ- oh wait, we’re muslim now?
http://www.pcgamer.com/2012/05/31/crusader-kings-2-sword-of-islam-expansion-announced-will-let-you-side-with-saladin/

Skyrim Expansion Dawnguard announced: http://www.pcgamer.com/2012/05/31/the-elder-scrolls-v-skyrim-dawnguard-trailer-has-vampires-crossbows-plans-to-blot-out-the-sun/

SWTOR first 15 levels will be free to play:
http://www.joystiq.com/2012/06/04/star-wars-the-old-republic-getting-free-to-play-update/
Death knell of a supposed giant?

Shootmania spring 2013:
http://www.shootmania.com/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6EsARZB11g

CS Global Offensive out in August
http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2012/06/04/counter-strike-global-offensive-on-august-21st/

New SimCity slotted for February 2013
http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2012/06/02/simply-wonderful-simcity-dated-for-february-2013/

 

Section 3: Rants, rave and roundtables


Console v. PC Games
Ports vs. Exclusives, Which do you prefer, why are there more console games, Profitability, Modding

 

Section 4: On the Horizon


Payday: The Heist giveaway!

- Give the podcast a 5 star rating on iTunes, get a chance to win a free copy of Payday
-(This is because Dave accidentally bought 8 copies of this game trolololol)

 

Feedback Channels

- Email and twitter, encourage feedback from the listeners

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