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#1 CheapyD

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Posted 15 October 2007 - 03:35 AM

What stories/topics would you like to see convered in the next CAGast?
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#2 pelf21

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Posted 15 October 2007 - 05:22 AM

http://www.gamespot....newstop;title;2

EA buying BioWare/Pandemic for $860M


I would like to here your thoughts on this story

#3 thorbahn3

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Posted 15 October 2007 - 07:03 AM

http://www.smashbros...ters/sonic.html

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#4 LiK

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Posted 15 October 2007 - 12:33 PM

Cheapy and Wombat should post impressions of tha Ratchet demo that was released last week

http://www.gamespot....ewstop;title;10

SSBB officially delayed until 2008

http://www.gamespot....ewstop;title;11
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#5 InuFaye

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Posted 15 October 2007 - 03:34 PM

The game we have all been waiting for:
http://www.joystiq.c...informer-cover/

#6 scarrickn

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Posted 16 October 2007 - 04:27 AM

http://www.achieve36...th-18004myxbox/

While I know RRoD stories are old school and played out I just thought this was interesting and awful. A major crusader for MS being treated like crap.

#7 Cao Cao

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Posted 16 October 2007 - 05:09 AM

The game we have all been waiting for:
http://www.joystiq.c...informer-cover/

Ah yes, BrĂ¼tal Legend (Trailer), the new adventure game from the mind of Tim Schafer (Day of the Tentacle, Full Throttle, Grim Fandango) and his Double Fine Productions, developers of the critically acclaimed Psychonauts and the legendary recent release Epic Fighter.

Speaking of brutal, one of the interesting bits of information this week concerned the new Advance Wars DS game. The new game, Advance Wars: Days of Ruin will feature a much darker storyline and atmosphere than its predecessors, taking place in a post apocalyptic world (Think Hokuto no Ken or Mad Max) with enemy COs that sound pretty brutal. It will feature new units and full (Battle, Voice chat, Map exchange) online play.
http://kotaku.com/ga...ions-310918.php

I'll expand this post if I can think of anything else.

#8 SpreadTheWord

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Posted 16 October 2007 - 05:31 AM

Talk about Portal. Please tell me you've beaten Portal.

Also, what do you think of the Orange Box? (if you've played it) I want to hear what console gamers think of these great games.

#9 HooHaa

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Posted 16 October 2007 - 06:15 AM

Why hasn't cheapy completed Halo 3 yet?

#10 Z-Saber

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Posted 16 October 2007 - 06:38 AM

Why hasn't cheapy completed Halo 3 yet?

Last time I checked, shipwreck hasn't completed it either.

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#11 E*Master

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Posted 16 October 2007 - 12:58 PM

I would like to see CheapyD & Womabts reaction to the fact that Rock band will ship bundle only until next year.
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#12 DesertEagleXIX

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Posted 16 October 2007 - 01:29 PM

Great Idea, Cheapy!

I'd like to hear a duet with Cheapy on Jam Sessions, Wombat on the acoustic. I'm thinking "Smells like Teen Spirit", or Seal's "Crazy". Ok, that's not what the masses may be asking for, by I think Jared T. would love it.

With the holiday season approaching, how about discussing what are the:
- 'must have'
- 'only with extra money', and
- 'wait for the price drop' games.

Edit: I made a list below

More portable game talk. Wombat are you using that PSP?!?

"Must have, Extra Money, and Price Drop tiltes":

-Call of Duty 4
-Eye of Judgement
-Castlevania: Dracula X
-Manhunt 2
-Tomb Raider Anniversery (360)
-Assassin's Creed
-Army of Two
-Mass Effect
-Kane and Lynch
-Geometry Wars Galaxies
-Ratchet and Clank: ToD
-Time Crisis 4
-Uncharted: Drake's
-Haze

I would think MArio Galaxies is a 'must have', right?

Also, your thoughts on holiday hardware sales; i.e. is the PS3 totally fucked?
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#13 HuBu

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Posted 16 October 2007 - 07:54 PM

has anyone gotten that god of war chain of Olympus demo yet?

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#14 blackmilk

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Posted 16 October 2007 - 09:08 PM

More Thorbahn love knife stories.

#15 HooHaa

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Posted 16 October 2007 - 10:19 PM

Last time I checked, shipwreck hasn't completed it either.


Very well, why haven't CheapyD and Shipwreck completed Halo 3?

#16 shipwreck

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Posted 17 October 2007 - 01:41 PM

Last time I checked, shipwreck hasn't completed it either.


Hmm... I completed it in co-op with the mrs. quite awhile ago. I'm guessing you were looking at my single player progress?
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#17 LiK

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Posted 17 October 2007 - 02:09 PM

Hmm... I completed it in co-op with the mrs. quite awhile ago. I'm guessing you were looking at my single player progress?


yea, you already mentioned you finished it on the podcast. are you into the multi?
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#18 shipwreck

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Posted 17 October 2007 - 02:27 PM

yea, you already mentioned you finished it on the podcast. are you into the multi?


Yeah, I really enjoy the multiplayer. Wish I could find more time to play it than I have.
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#19 LiK

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Posted 17 October 2007 - 02:32 PM

Yeah, I really enjoy the multiplayer. Wish I could find more time to play it than I have.


coolios, i'll send you an invite for some Team Slayer if i see you on. Wombat's custom games are nuts! ;)
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#20 HooHaa

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Posted 17 October 2007 - 04:36 PM

Hmm... I completed it in co-op with the mrs. quite awhile ago. I'm guessing you were looking at my single player progress?


Ah shit.;)

Okay, why hasn't CheapyD completed Halo 3?

Happy now everybody? :D

#21 FriskyTanuki

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Posted 17 October 2007 - 05:22 PM

Perfect Dark 2 rumored
Resistance 2 rumored
178% PS3 Sales increase in the UK
Halo 3 blamed for bad box office numbers
PSN to go beyond TV
Study reveals that achievements improves reviews and sales
Rock Band is bundle-only until 2008
Enterbrain Prez says 67% of Wii owners haven't touched it lately
PS3 design concept revealed

#22 Z-Saber

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Posted 17 October 2007 - 05:43 PM

Hmm... I completed it in co-op with the mrs. quite awhile ago. I'm guessing you were looking at my single player progress?

I guess I was looking at your achievements for beating the different levels, which, last I checked (many days ago), indicated you hadn't beat it. Maybe it works different in coop? Although I've also heard people aren't getting the achievements sometimes.

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#23 Dmoney

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Posted 18 October 2007 - 03:25 AM

The video marketplace is doing a fair amount of business for Xbox live. Whats up with sony? They have somthing called play tv in Europe, with it you can download and save tv shows, movies and other content. Why don't thier PR people let us know whats going on with the downladable content in the US.

Also What's up with socom confrontation for the ps3. Why is sony not giving us the scoop on this title. socom was a good title on the ps2, they should have more information for their fans, or do they care ?

#24 marten

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Posted 18 October 2007 - 03:42 AM

Less Thorbahn.

More Book.

"Must have, Extra Money, and Price Drop tiltes":

-Call of Duty 4
-Eye of Judgement
-Castlevania: Dracula X
-Manhunt 2
-Tomb Raider Anniversery (360)
-Assassin's Creed
-Army of Two
-Mass Effect
-Kane and Lynch
-Geometry Wars Galaxies
-Ratchet and Clank: ToD
-Time Crisis 4
-Uncharted: Drake's
-Haze

I would think MArio Galaxies is a 'must have', right?


I'll agree with him on this. Curious to hear input on what you think is going to sell well in the next few months, and what out of this list isn't receiving the pre-release hype/publicity it should be.



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#25 ecmazza

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Posted 18 October 2007 - 07:25 AM

kind of goes with the "what are the must-buy games" post above, but I would like to hear you guys talk about tips on how to survive this holiday gaming season, from games, to making sure you get enough playtime (stupid family...i keed, i keed), hype v. expecations, etc. Just kind of go through some things and how you are to approach the season.

Oh yeah, and totally random, does Russia have video games, are they Euro, or Asian games, I just noticed there are never any "lights" there on the Halo 3 multiplayer screen...
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Posted 18 October 2007 - 01:34 PM

How about you guys put your heads together and do a fall preview/recommendations section, leading up to Xmas.

Edit - I hadn't listened to the Podcast when I made this. D'OH!

Looking forward to Wombat's picks.


Here's what I'd really like you guys to talk about.

Cheapy goes on and on every week about how important online play is, and I think he's 100% dead wrong.

I'd like to hear you guys talk about some good single player games.

Cheapy....for the love of god....give it a rest.

Listening to you whine and moan about Ratchet and Clank's lack of an online mode had me wanting to reach through the monitor and throttle you.

You're 34, so you must've played games for a good 15 years or so without onlne play.

Why is it suddenly so bloody important now?

A good single player game is a good single player game and if you can't see it for what it is, then you're missing out.

I'd rather have a game with a solid single player mode, than a game with a half assed single player and a half assed multi player.

Please, just give the moaning about online play a rest.