October 29, 2014

The Myth Behind Pokémon's Lavender Town

In our last podcast, we gave a brief mention to Lavender Town (and used a lovely remix of the original theme as the outro) along with the Hell Valley Sky Trees as we were citing some of the more creepy aspects of Luigi's Mansion. How timely it is that just yesterday Kotaku posted an article about Lavender Town.  Go give it a read to learn a bit more about the myth behind it.

Pokémon's Creepy Lavender Town Myth, Explained

October 22, 2014

The Bane of Day 1 Patches

Looks like I'm not the only one who feels this way.  Check out this article from Eurogamer.   It touches on the same point I made on Day 1 Patches in the last podcast.

The pre-patch Evil Within we hope you'll never play

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October 20, 2014

Episode 4: I've Got the Whole (AAA Gaming) World in My Hand

In this episode we talk about day 1 patches, the 8-bit indie, HD Remakes, AAA's on handhelds and Steve give more thoughts on the Walking Dead and Borderlands DLC.  Jake also talks about recording his Luigi's Mansion Let's Play.

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October 15, 2014

Episode 3: It's time to get this parity started

Episode 3 is finally up!

In this Episode we get our first listener email from Andrew (TymerTHEcheezGUY on PSN and Wii U).   We discuss some Nintendo news, Star Wars: Scoundrels, The Black Glove Kickstarter, Hatsune Miku and ResolutionGate

Below are some links for additional info:

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

Assassin's Creed Unity resolution

Microsoft parity clause

The Black Glove kickstarter

Hatsune Miku: "Sharing the World" - David Letterman

Hatsune Miku Expo 2014 in New York

Vocaloid Software

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October 5, 2014

Gamersvantage Podcast - Episode 2: New Challenger Approaching!

Well we actually did it and got a second podcast up.

Super Smash Bros 3DS released and Jake gives a short insight on that game.  We also discuss a few other things, social gaming such as Let Play's and Twitch streaming, playing demos and/or beta games, the game rating company Video Game Authority, Minecraft clones for the Wii U and and a few other topics.

We talk about the following games:

Sunset Overdrive
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood
Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen
Medal of Honor: Frontline
Kingdom Rush
Assassin's Creed III
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS

We also discussed the following:

The Untenable Podcast
Mario Marathon
Half-Life speed run (BTW I was way wrong on the time, this is only 20 mins)
Child's Play Charity
Video Game Authority
PS2 collection sealed
Plans to bring Minecraft clone to Wii U by mystery developer
psyscrolr Trailer

You can also download the podcast here