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It's a Comic-Convalescent HotSpot as Shaun McInnis, Chris Watters, Tom Mc Shea, and Brendan Sinclair try to recuperate from a wild week in San Diego with talk of Dragon Age II, Street Fighter x Tekken, and loads more.
The HotSpot crew finds itself in Limbo this week, but not that creepy Inception kind. Instead, Tom Mc Shea, Kevin Van Ord, Giancarlo Varanini, and Tom Magrino attempt to wrap our heads around Playdead's artistic plaftormer. And with not much else happening on the release slate, the merry band shifts ...
Ron Gilbert's in the studio, need we say more?! The DeathSpank creator sits down with Kevin VanOrd and Tom Magrino to discuss his latest madcap downloadable creation, while Sophia Tong, Chris Watters, and Tom Mc Shea devote some very serious discussion to Dragon Quest IX and NCAA Football 11. Plus, one ...
Shaun McInnis, Chris Watters, Kevin VanOrd, Tom Mc Shea, and Brendan Sinclair clean up the mean streets in A.P.B. and Crackdown 2, ponder slumping May sales amidst a wave of big-name releases, whether Microsoft should have expected low Kinect preorders in the first place, and squeeze in a shocking "Did You Know?"
Kevin VanOrd, Tom Mc Shea, Tyler Winegarner, and Brendan Sinclair enlist in the Transformers' War for Cybertron and go into the uniquely entertaining Singularity before contemplating Beyond Good and Evil 2, Seaman for 3DS, the future of Kinect and 3D, and who really cares about 1080p.
Kevin VanOrd, Brian Ekberg, Ricardo Torres, and Brendan Sinclair recover from E3 with a few final thoughts on the show and a slew of listener e-mails, phone calls, and homework assignments! WARNING: This episode of the HotSpot contains suggestive language. Listener discretion is advised.
Tor Thorsen, Tom Magrino, Sophia Tong, Tom Mc Shea, and Brendan Sinclair kill the final moments of E3 2010 talking about the best and worst of the show, and giving yet more impressions of the 3DS, Kinect, and Move. Also, Kevin VanOrd crashes the show because he can't contain his excitement for thatgamecompany's ...
Justin Calvert, Kevin VanOrd, Ricardo Torres, Eddie Makuch, and Brendan Sinclair tackle E3 head on, picking their games of the show and trading impressions of Gran Turismo 5, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Kirby's Epic Yarn, the 3DS, Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Metal Gear Solid: Rising, Gears of War 3, and more!
Shaun McInnis, Tom Mc Shea, Brian Ekberg, and Brendan Sinclair recap the big news of the Electronic Entertainment Expo, straight from the show floor! The noisy show floor, complete with cleaning crews, neighboring rhythm game booths, and audio equipment difficulties. It's one for HotSpot completists ...
Kevin VanOrd, Tom Mc Shea, Brian Ekberg, Ricardo Torres, and Brendan Sinclair brace for the Electronic Entertainment Expo with early talk of WWE All-Stars, Red Faction: Armageddon, Infamous 2, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Dungeon Siege 3, and the new Harry Potter cover-based third-person shooter.
Kevin VanOrd, Tom Mc Shea, Tyler Winegarner, and Brendan Sinclair lament the unpolished ambition of Alpha Protocol, consider Natal's rumored $150 price point, revisit EA's Online Play scheme, and ponder whether the new Prince of Persia movie would have been better as an hour and a half of someone punching ...
It's substitute teacher week on the HotSpot as Brian Ekberg fills in as guest host, and the classroom of Justin Calvert, Tom Mc Shea, Tom Magrino, and Shaun McInnis is getting away with murder. The crew discusses Super Mario Galaxy 2 and Blur and revisits Prince of Persia on the Wii. Elsewhere, there's ...
The HotSpot posse of Justin Calvert, Tom Mc Shea, Giancarlo Varanini, Chris Watters, and Brendan Sinclair saddles up for Red Dead Redemption before crowning the new Prince of Persia games. It also has April NPD sales, more Call of Duty spin-off talk, and a Video Game History Month interview with Leonard ...
Ricardo Torres, Tom Mc Shea, Kevin VanOrd, and Brendan Sinclair get caught up in Alan Wake before nuking Lost Planet 2 from orbit. After that, it's time to talk Little Big Planet 2, Wii Party, God of War: Ghost of Sparta and subject everyone to some tragically bad stand-up comedy.
Tom Mc Shea, Kevin VanOrd, Shaun McInnis, and Brendan Sinclair scratch the surface of the Halo: Reach beta before weighing in on the Bungie-Activision blockbuster 10-year deal. The gang also goes into Nier, 3D Dot Game Heroes, Call of Duty: Black Ops, and the Red Faction movie.
The HotSpot experiences what we'll call a trundling week, as Ricardo Torres, Giancarlo Varanini, Justin Calvert, and Tom Magrino talk at great length about Halo: Reach, Super Street Fighter IV, Monster Hunter Tri, and something called...soccer? Also, do you want to be a social maven? If so, have we got ...
Tom Mc Shea, Kevin VanOrd, Ricardo Torres, and Brendan Sinclair geek out over the possibilities of Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and try to figure out whether to be excited or apprehensive of the new XCOM first-person shooter. Also, talk of Dead Rising 2, Kojima's "taboo" project, whether Kick-Ass lives up to ...
Chris Watters and Kevin VanOrd team up to take on Splinter Cell: Conviction, Giancarlo Varanini whips up impressions of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, and Brendan Sinclair still gets nightmares from Typing of the Dead. Also, more of the Infinity Ward-Activision "he said, she said," Gears of War 3, Bulletstorm, ...
Kevin VanOrd, Ricardo Torres, Tom Mc Shea, and Brendan Sinclair take a bite out of Apple's iPad, The Conduit 2, and Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions. Then it's time to ponder Epic Games' mystery announcement, pour an O'Douls out for the developers of Iron Man 2, and get back on the road again with Big Rigs.
Brian Ekberg, Kevin VanOrd, Tyler Winegarner, Tom Mc Shea, and Brendan Sinclair ponder the potential of the 3DS, gush about Resonance of Fate and Cave Story, and then lay down the law when it comes to the rules of trash-talking. Also, the gang rises to the challenge of a particularly tough homework assignment.
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