Metroid: Other M

Weekly Video Game Post–September 15, 2010

Weekly Video Game Podcast – September 15, 2010 <85 mins (77.2 MB)>
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  • Jamie Gore and Steve Wood (and featuring Chris Karpyszyn)
  • Due to too many issues, this podcast is actually two weeks of recorded material rolled into one
  • I think we may have talked more about Duke Nukem: Forever than Halo: Reach
  • At least video game sales are beginning to pick up (Metroid’s sales are surprisingly high)
  • Continue reading for sales figures from the week of August 21 and other stuff (all sales figures come from www.vgchartz.com)

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Weekly Video Game Post–August 30, 2010

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  • Jamie Gore and Steve Wood
  • Not much to talk about so I talk about why there was nothing happening on the site last week
  • At least this week looks to be better as this podcast is out on time (for a change).
  • Kane & Lynch 2 didn’t do so well. Only one person that I know of is surprised.
  • I’m not expecting big things for Metroid: Other M either.
  • Continue reading for sales figures from the week of August 21 and other stuff (all sales figures come from www.vgchartz.com)

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Weekly Video Game Newsletter–Vol. 3

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Well, it took much longer than I anticipated but here’s the latest edition of the Weekly Video Game Newsletter. I should be back to having it as a weekly feature. I already have several things written for next week’s issue so it shouldn’t be a problem unless something comes up like it has the last couple of weeks.

Inside you’ll find a full review of the E3 conference that took place a few weeks ago. I also voice list the games to keep an eye out for. There are also several reviews and Hall of Fame write ups, a look at Rockstar games throughout the last couple of years, and an analysis of the first week of sales for the two biggest games of the year so far: Super Mario Galaxy 2 and Red Dead Redemption. It’s a whopping 20 pages so there’s plenty of material to feast on.

The Weekly Video Game Podcast will be up on Tuesday. I spent way too much time fighting with the columns to work in Microsoft Word for the newsletter. The podcast is looking to be around 90 minutes long and is very light on E3 nonsense. It’s definitely going to be good stuff.

The Weekly Movie Podcast will be up Tuesday night supported by three movie reviews (of movies that are still in theatres!!!).

Microsoft and Sony Go Casual But Nintendo Steals E3

This article was originally intended to be included in the Weekly Video Game Newsletter last week but due to some issues (both website and non-website), the newsletter was never published. Instead of putting out two newsletters this week, I figure it would just be better to post this article online rather than as an exclusive article for a second newsletter. Therefore, there will only be one newsletter this week as usual..

There was a lot of hype going into the 2010 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). For the first time in a while it felt like all three major console manufacturers were destined to shine at the event. What transpired last week in Los Angeles was a bit bizarre. Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony did not hold back and did their best to win over the confidence of both the media and consumers. The reactions between media outlets and gamers may differ but this E3 really showed that the industry is moving into two separate directions.

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Nintendo E3 2010 Recap Radio Show

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Ubisoft and Day One E3 2010 Press Event Recap – 35 mins (16.0 MB)
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Zelda, Metroid, Kirby, Mario, Mickey Mouse, Goldeneye and DONKEY KONG!!! Yeah, Nintendo’s show was great. Oh, and then they closed the show with the Nintendo 3DS.

Oh…and

KID ICARUS!!!

Great show…or GREATEST SHOW???

I’ll be taking to the air live on WRGT Radio again to talk about the Nintendo event at around 2:10 PM eastern and we’ll go until around 2:45PM. You can call in at (262) 672-4263 or the Skype address gametalkradio. You can also send any questions you have to madnessbrewing@gmail.com and I can answer them on air.

Weekly Video Game Post – April 10, 2010

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  • Jamie Gore, Chris Karpyszyn and Steve Wood
  • This is the 50th podcast on the site. We’re just getting started…
  • I’ve scientifically proved that Sega sucks. Yay science!
  • Mario vs. Sam Fisher. Winner: EVERYONE!
  • All our sales data comes from www.vgchartz.com
  • Continue reading for this past week’s release dates and expanded sales figure

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Madness Brewing Weekly Video Game Newsletter #001

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Well, it almost drove me insane between the editing issues and the podcast but the first Weekly Video Game Newsletter is out. I apologize in advance if there are any formatting issues as Word was giving me a major headache. The feature article for this week’s issue goes over all the big titles that are supposed to be released in the second quarter of 2010 (April through to June). There are also several reviews and Hall of Fame write-ups that were already featured on this site so you can take them with you to read on the go if you have a Kindle or some other e-book. There’s also a really interesting look at just how bad Sega’s sales have become. People complain about the Sonic games but it looks like all their games are garbage.

The newsletter is free of charge. The next issue will be published on Wednesday and will be a weekly fixture on the site. It is in PDF format so you can take with you on an e-book or a Kindle, read it on your computer screen, or print it off and read anywhere you want.

If you have any questions or comments, send them to madnessbrewing@gmail.com

Weekly Video Game Post – Feb. 24, 2010

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  • Jamie Gore and Roberto Panetta (of OKConsole.com)
  • HUGE PODCAST! We talk about the big news coming out of the Nintendo Media Summit today. Looks like it will be a massive spring for Mario & Co.
  • First round of Hall of Fame results. Why wasn’t Ms. Pac-Man inducted? That may be one for Unsolved Mysteries.
  • Is Sony even trying anymore?
  • All our sales data comes from www.vgchartz.com
  • I’ve also included lists of the numbers from the previous week and the game releases from the previous week because they were not posted here last week.
  • Continue reading for all the release dates and expanded sales figure

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