The Horrible Show 10-06-10: Does September 2010 Matter?

The Horrible ShowWe’ve got the full crew back just in time to go over the headlines of September. Among other stories Justin, Cole, Ethan, and Christina discuss Medal of Honor, Activision working with the U.S. government, Mario’s birthday, and Duke Nukem Forever?!Send in your questions to simon@horriblenight.com or @TheHorribleShow

Time to get reacquainted with the full Horrible Show cast and what better way to ease into things than to go over the news of the past month. In our Threesomes of the Week, Cole gets a bit too close to the Pawn Stars cast and Ethan finally figures out what is wrong with Michigan. Our On the Spot question looks back at the recent Horrible Night Out and asks: Are there any good games at Dave and Buster’s? Sure, September was a busy month with PAX, TGS, and a Nintendo conference, but we could have sworn someone said Duke Nukem Forever was really going to be released. Our Name the Mascot contest moves into phase 2 this week, be sure to cast your vote to enter to win an Xbox Live subscription. We give a shout out to the newest member of The Cursed – streetalchemist. We end the show on a helpful note by analyzing/mocking a new dating option for gamers.

Show Notes

Cast:
JDevL, Colefacekilla, Wizardtrain187, Jadetiger CG

Guide:
Intro and Off-topic – (00:44 – 18:36)
On the Spot Question – (18:37 – 23:23)
Does September 2010 Matter? – (23:29 – )
Ethan: Medal of Honor, Dead Space 2 Multiplayer – (23:40 – 35:22)
Christina: Activision and White House, Rate of Halo Releases – (35:25 – 47:29)
Cole: Xbox Live Pricing, Super Mario Collection, Case Zero Sales – (47:32 – 1:01:03)
Justin: Hydrophobia PR, Nintendo 3DS Pricing, Duke Nukem Forever – (1:01:05 – 1:17:21)
HorribleNight.com Updates – (1:17:24 – 1:18:52)
Shout Outs – (1:18:55 – 1:22:45)

Games:
Halo: Reach, Dead Rising 2, Bit.Trip Beat, Madden Season 2, Blazing Angels, Medal of Honor, Modern Warfare 2, Dead Space 2, BioShock 2, Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, Prince of Persia (series), Halo (series), The Legend of Zelda (series), Tony Hawk (series), Guitar Hero (series), Super Mario All-Stars, Dead Rising 2: Case Zero, Dead Rising 2: Case West, Hydrophobia, Duke Nukem Forever, Borderlands, Serious Sam

Threesomes of the Week:
Cole: Pawn Stars, Open, Halo: Reach
Christina: Halo: Reach, Ghost in the Shell (series), A Few Good Men
Ethan: I’m Still Here, Dead Rising 2, Weird Michigan
Justin: The Colony, Electric Six – Zodiac, Bit.Trip Beat

Headlines:
1) Medal of Honor’s Taliban Renamed To ‘Opposing Force’
2) Hands-on: Dead Space 2 multiplayer
3) Activision Blizzard Teams With White House To Develop Smart People
4) MS: Rate of Halo releases to be more frequent than before
5) Microsoft Raising Xbox Live Price
6) Super Mario Collection Special Pack Images
7) Dead Rising 2: Case Zero breaks XBLA download record
8) The Jimquisition: YOU’RE PLAYING THE GAME WRONG!
9) All of the 3DS, Wii and DS news in one convenient spot
10) Duke Nukem Forever coming ’2011′ on Xbox 360, PS3 & PC, courtesy of Gearbox

References:
Chumlee, Brooke Shields, Electric Six – Gay Bar video, Dave and Buster’s, Change the Equation, Game Feast, PAX, Nathan Drake, streetalchemist, informational podcast, ra1nmannGameCrush.com,

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