Posts Tagged ‘playCAST

09
Jun
11

playCAST Episode Eight: E3 2011 Special

All the major E3 2011 press conferences have occurred, and it’s time for your boys at playWISE to editorialize and grade how each company did. Spoiler: Ubisoft blew us away, and their conference should be used as a template for all following press conferences until the end of time — Mr. Caffeine FTW!  The show line-up is as follows:

  • 01:07 — EA presser shows off “Mass Effect”
  • 07:33 — Ubisoft presser with Mr. Caffeine
  • 11:38 — Microsoft presser with our thoughts and grades
  • 37:17 — Sony press conference with our thoughts and grades
  • 51:12 — Nintendo press conference with our thoughts and grades
Music Credit: Andrew Wade

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04
May
11

playCAST Episode Seven: Kill Osama for yourself

PlayCAST is back after a brief hiatus. We get a little political in this edition, albeit rather briefly.  The show line-up is as follows:

  • 00:45 — 3DS impressions and headaches
  • 05:14 — Wii 2 speculation and rumors
  • 16:22 — PSN down along with SOE
  • 24:17 — The Witcher 2 excitement
  • 29:36 — Mass Effect 3 details,  novels, comic books, DLC and more
  • 46:00 — Crysis 2 thoughts and lack of servers
  • 53:46 — Portal 2 thoughts on singleplayer, co-op and “sequel-ness”
  • 64:22 — Osama bin Laden’s effect on games, and how you too can kill him
Music Credit: Andrew Wade

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13
Mar
11

playCAST PAX special — Episode four: L.A. Noire, games galore and out the door!

PAX East 2011 end - playwisegaming.com

Hear my thoughts on “L.A. Noire” and the rest of the best, and worst, from the final day of PAX east 2011 and overall impressions of my very first PAX experience.

Thanks for bearing with me through these strange amalgamations that I’ve been labeling podcasts. It’s been quite an experience, and hopefully if I go next year, I’ll have a better system worked out.

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03
Feb
11

playCAST Episode Six: The Showdown – PSP2 vs. 3DS

In the left corner, we have the son of the current reigning champ, weighing in at a 230 grams and sporting a glasses-free 3-D screen — it’s the 3DS! In the right corner, we have the underdog toting an additional analog stick and a back-facing touchpad — give it up for PSP2…er…NGP!

Ben Wade and Jeremy Lloyd are back in action and joined by the inimitable Jake Woodard. Tune in to hear them duke it out over which new handheld will be crowned gaming champion. Let’s get ready to portable!

Music Credit: Pseudo Kids

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25
Jan
11

playCAST Episode Five: playWISE’s game of the year

It’s the podcast you’ve all been waiting for — the one where we reveal our game of the year! Well, even if you haven’t been waiting for it, it has undoubtedly arrived. Listen in to hear our deepest darkest thoughts on 2010’s best game. We also discuss some recent gaming news and give a few predictions for game happenings in 2011. Read on to see all the items discussed in the podcast.

Music Credit: Pseudo Kids

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31
Dec
10

playCAST Episode Four: Christmas, 3-D gaming, Tron, PS3 Mass Effect 2 Demo

Finally after a month of waiting, the next episode of playCAST is here! Once again, Ben Wade and Jeremy Lloyd are here to deliver their thoughts on the most recent happenings in the gaming realm. In episode four, you can hear their thoughts on Christmas gifts, Steam sales, 3-D gaming, “Tron: Legacy,” movie games and the PlayStation 3 demo of “Mass Effect 2.”

The end of the year articles mentioned in the episode can be found here: biggest disappointments, hidden gems and staff picks.

If you want to treat yourself for the holidays, then listening to this episode is the best Christmas present you could ever get yourself, especially since it’s free. Tell us what you think in the comments.

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21
Nov
10

playCAST Episode Three: News, VGAs and Heavy Rain

Welcome to the third episode of playCAST. Your hosts, Ben Wade and Jeremy Lloyd, speak about the latest gaming news, the upcoming VGAs and dissect “Heavy Rain.” The show format is technically still in the works, but it is approaching critical mass — whatever that means… Anyway, feel free to share your thoughts on the show or its topics in the comments below.

WARNING: “Heavy Rain” segment contains spoilers!

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