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AudioFile 07-27-2007


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  • E3 GAMES: conference call with the GamingPolo writers that were at the new E3. More games than can be listed here:
    - Folklore (PS3)
    - Age of Conan (PC)
    - Heavenly Sword (PS3, 360)
    - Mass Effect (360)
    - TimeShift (PC)
    - Unreal Tournament 3 (PS3, PC)
    - Devil May Cry 4 (PS3, 360)
    - Super Mario Galaxy (Wii)
    - Ontamarama (DS)
    - Silent Hill Origins (PSP)

    NEWS:
    - Ubisoft making LOST (ABC) and Heroes (NBC) games.
    - Heavenly Sword demo on PS3
    - Resident Evil 5 Extended Trailer
    - RUMOR: Xbox 360 price cut $50 August
    - Downloadable Games: Bomberman, Super Contra, Wing Commander Arena, Kirby's Dream Course, Shining Force, Devil's Crush, Symphony of the Night
    - Silicon Knights Suing Epic Games
    - Peter Moore resigns as head of Xbox

    MOVIES:
    - The Simpsons Movie
    - Who's Your Caddy?
    - Arctic Tale
    - The Bourne Ultimatum


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AudioFile 06-11-2007


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Show Notes:

  • NEWS:
    - Assassin's Creed
    - Halo 3 two game discs
    - Halo animated series with Peter Jackson
    - GTA IV may be delayed
    - LEGO Universe as a branded MMO
    - Third Parties on Nintendo on Wii
    - Nintendo - 4.7 million vitrual console downloads
    - Nintendo Employees Generate $2.5 Million Each
    - Bomberman Series
    - Rumor: PSP redesign details
    - PS3 Price Cut Speculation - cheaper blu-ray
    - Xbox 360 aiming for $199 sweet spot

    MOVIES:
    - Hostel: Part II
    - Ocean's Thirteen
    - Surf's Up


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AudioFile 06-05-2007


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Show Notes:

  • Louis Bedigian interviews John Lee about the upcoming Bomberman Live for Xbox Live Arcade.


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AudioFile 06-04-2007


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Show Notes:

  • NEWS:
    Xbox 360 ring of death fixed
    Halo 3 Beta
    Guitar Hero 80s
    Lego Star Wars the Complete Saga
    Starcraft II
    GTA IV
    Parappa the Rapper coming to PSP
    Game Zone launches new Forums

    FEATURE:
    Video Game Magazines, Are they dead?

    MOVIES:
    Spider Man 3
    Pirates 3
    Shrek 3
    Transformers


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AudioFile 04.28.2007


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Show Notes:

  • NEWS:
    DS - Pokemon Diamond and Pokemon Pearl for Nintendo DS
    NPD - March: Nintendo DS & God of War II
    PC - Rumor: Starcraft 2
    SONY - Ken Kutaragi announces plans to retire
    PS3 - PlayStation 3 Home Beta invites sent out
    PS3 - PlayStation Eye
    PS3 - Sony stops production of 20GB model in US
    PS3, 360 - Beautiful Katamari Damacy
    Wii - Music and Health games mentioned in Greek interview
    360 - C&C3 Demo on Live
    360 - Live Arcade: Eets Chowdown, Pinball FX, 3D Ultra Minigolf Adventures, GYRUSS
    360 - Xbox 360 Elite Trade-in

    FEATURE:
    The impact of video games on our society

    MOVIES:
    Opening this Week
    - The Condemned
    - Next


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AudioFile 04.13.2007


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Show Notes:

  • NEWS:
    360 - Spring (May 7) dashboard update
    360 - Guitar Hero II on 360
    360 - Halo 3 Beta starts May 16
    360 - C&C3 launches for 360 on May 10th with demo soon
    360 - RUMOR - Project Sylpheed coming to XBLA
    PC - COMMAND & CONQUER 3: TIBERIUM WARS is doing well
    PSP - Sony Cuts PSP Price by $30
    PS3 - Sony stops production of 20GB model in US
    EA, MTV, and Harmonix Announce Rock Band
    Wii - Resident Evil 4 Confirmed
    Wii - Final Version of Wii Opera Browser Now Available

    MOVIES:
    Grindhouse
    Gamebox 1.0 - direct to DVD movie


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AudioFile 03.23.2007


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Show Notes:

  • NEWS:
    360 - Elite (Zephyr) late April $479
    360 - Devil May Cry 4 no longer PS3 exclusive
    360 - Gears of War movie
    360 - Possible Xbox Live Fraud
    PC - GameTap gets Myth 2, Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri, X-Com: UFO Defense
    Wii - EA Boogie, rhythm and karaoke
    Wii - Brunswick Bowling
    DS & PSP - Handhelds Outselling Consoles Within Four Years

  • FEATURE:
    Video Game Charts and Stats
    http://www.vgcharts.org/
    360 - 10 million
    Wii - 6 million
    PS3 - 2 million

  • MOVIES: (opening this weekend)
    Reign Over Me - featuring Shadow of the Colossus
    TMNT
    Shooter

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AudioFile 03.20.2007


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Show Notes:

  • NEWS:
    PS3 - GDC Playstation Home
    PS3 - GDC LittleBigPlanet
    Wii - GDC Shigeru Miyamoto's Wife-o-meter
    360 - GDC XNA Contest

  • INTERVIEW:
    PS3 - MotorStorm
    http://ps3.gamingpolo.com/news/03_12_07_12_22PM.php

  • MOVIES:
    NEW - 300
    DVD - Borat

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AudioFile 11.15.2006


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Show Notes:

  • News:
    PS3 - Week until release
    PS3 - Camping out
    PS3 - PSone games downloadable for $5
    PS3 - Patched on day one
    PS3 - Oblivion shelved until next year
    Wii - Little over week until release
    Wii - South Park Wii episodes
    360 - Worms coming to XBLA , Contra just came out
    360 - Video marketplace
    360 - Dashboard updates
  • Gone Gold / New Releases:
    - Call of Duty 3 - 360, PS2, Xbox
    - Tony Hawk's Project 8 - 360, PS2, Xbox, PSP
    - Gears of War - 360
    - Viva Pinata - 360
    - Contra - 360
    - Guitar Hero II - PS2
    - Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 - PS2
    - Lumines II - PSP
  • Movies: (opening this weekend)
    - Stranger Than Fiction - Will Ferral, Emma Thompson
    - A Good Year - Russel Crow, Albert Finney
    - Harsh Times - Christian Bale
    - The Return - Sarah Michelle Gellar

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AudioFile 10.14.2006


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Show Notes:

  • News:
    - Capcom closes Clover Studios
    WII
    - GameStop Wii pre-order confirmed
    - Nintendo World 2006 announced for Japan Nov 25-26
    - My Very Own Wiimote
    PS2
    - The Complete Guitar Hero II Song List (PS2)
    PS3
    - Sony Australia boss Michael Ephraim responds to "pricey" competitor remarks
    - Research Findings Put PS3 Way Ahead
    PC
    - Steam getting more titles; Psychonauts. Call of Duty, Gun
    XBOX 360
    - Need for Speed Carbon Demo Available on Xbox Live Marketplace
    - Phantasy Star open beta through Xbox Live
    - More iD games for XBLA
    - XBL down for maintenance on Oct. 17th
  • Gone Gold / New Releases:
    - Battlefield 2142 (PC, gone gold)
    - FIFA 07 (PC, PS2, DS, GBA, GC)
    - Desperate Housewives (PC)
    - Gangs of London (PSP)
    - Mercury Meltdown (PSP)
    - STACKED with Daniel Negreanu (PSP)
    - Harlem Globetrotters World Tour (GBA)
    - Rock'Em Sock'Em Robots (GBA)
    - Uno/Skip-Bo (GBA)
  • Movies: (opening this weekend)
    - The Grudge 2 (Buffy's back, Amber Tamblyn)
    - Man of the Year (Robin Williams)
    - The Marine (John Cena)

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AudioFile 10.06.2006


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Show Notes:

  • News:
    - PS3 Controller Officially Called 'Sixaxis'
    - Burger King Teams with Xbox
    - WoW South Park Episode (World of Warcraft)
    - Totem Ball on Xbox Live Arcade
    - Wii production exceeding expectations
  • Gone Gold / New Releases:
    - Caesar IV (PC)
    - Just Cause (PC, 360, PS2, Xbox)
    - Dance Dance Revolution SuperNOVA (PS2)
    - NBA 07 (PS2, PSP)
    - NBA 2K7 (PS2, 360 & Xbox)
    - NBA Live 07 (PS2, PC, 360, Xbox, PSP)
    - Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria (PS2)
    - Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis (NDS)
  • Movies: (opening this weekend)
    - The Departed
    - Employee of the Month
    - Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (followed by Gears of War)

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AudioFile 09.29.2006


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Show Notes:

  • News:
    - X06: Doom released on Xbox Live Arcade
    - X06: Peter Jackson and Wingnut Interactive to make 2 exclusive 360 games
    - X06: Halo Wars Halo RTS
    - X06: 2 Exclusive episodes of Grand Theft Auto 4 (GTA4) on 360
    - X06: Marvel MMO
    - X06: 360 HD-DVD for $199
    - Square: We Can't Support Sony Too Much
    - "Project Sylpheed for Xbox 360"
    - Wii Opera Browser Is Free until June 2007
    - Oblivion available at launch for PS3
  • Interviews: Insomniac's Drew Murray talks about Resistance: Fall of Man for the PS3, Ford's Mark Bentley Talks Licensing; Explains How Cars Get Into Games
  • Gone Gold / New Releases:
    - PC Games:Company of Heroes
    - PlayStation 2 Games: Okami
    - Nintendo DS Games: Dragon Quest Heroes: Rocket Slime
    - PSP Games: The Godfather: Mob Wars
    - Xbox 360 Games: Samurai Warriors 2, The Godfather
  • Movies: Opening This Week
    - The Guardian
    - Open Season
    - The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

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AudioFile 09.22.2006


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Show Notes:

  • News: - Tokyo Game Show, Guitar Hero multiplatform, Platinum Hits for Xbox 360 coming October 15 (Perfect Dark Zero, Project Gotham Racing 3, Kameo, Need For Speed Most Wanted), Microsoft Zune, Xbox 360 goes 1080p, No Online For Tony Hawk on PS3 or Wii
  • Interviews: Insomniac's Drew Murray talks about Resistance: Fall of Man for the PS3, Ford's Mark Bentley Talks Licensing; Explains How Cars Get Into Games
  • Gone Gold / New Releases:
    - LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy (PC, GBA, GC, PS2, Xbox, 360, DS, PSP)
    - NHL 07 (PC, PS2, Xbox, 360)
    - NHL 2K7 (Xbox, 360, PS2)
    - PlayStation 2 Games:IGPX: Immortal Grand Prix, Rule of Rose
    - Nintendo DS Games:Cooking Mama, Harvest Moon DS, Mario Hoops 3-on-3, Mega Man ZX
    - PSP Games:Bomberman, Rengoku 2: The Stairway to H.E.A.V.E.N.
  • Movies: Opening This Week:All the King's Men, Flyboys, Jackass: Number Two, Jet Li's Fearless
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AudioFile 09.15.2006


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  • News: - Wii launch date and price announced (Nov 19, $250), iPod Games ($5), Interview regarding PS3 and Wii from EGM, Guitar Hero 2 bands
  • Feature: Xbox 360
  • Gone Gold / New Releases: Lineage II (PC), Nascar 07 (PC, Xbox, PS2 & PSP), SpyHunter with The Rock (PS2 & Xbox), Test Drive Unlimited (360)
  • Movies: The Black Dahlia
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AudioFile 09.14.2006


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Show Notes:

  • News: Sony has delayed launch of PS3 in Europe & Australia to Spring 2007, TGS is later this month, and Sony should release more info about PS3, Xbox Live Arcade Wednesdays, EA Embraces 90's Nostalgia with EA Replay (Desert Strike,Mutant League Football, Road Rash, Wing Commander) Ubisoft Announces Assassin's Creed for Xbox 360 at the same time as PS3 (2007)
  • Feature: Playstation 3 (PS3)
  • Gone Gold / New Releases: Star Fox Command (DS), ProStroke Golf: World Tour 2007 (PS2, Xbox, PC), The Sims 2: Glamour Life Stuff (PC), Bomberman: Act Zero (360), Enchanted Arms (360), Saint's Row (360), Def Jam Fight for NY: The Takeover (PSP), Gradius Collection (PSP), Ultimate Ghosts'N Goblins (PSP), World Championship Poker (PSP)
  • Movies: Hollywoodland, The Protector, The Covenant
  • GamingPolo Update: Spirals of Fate - Chapter Five (Spiraling out of control, Part 2 - the conclusion of the story)
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AudioFile 09.08.2006


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Show Notes:

  • News: Tokyo Game Show, Sony with 27 playable PS3 titles at TGS, PSP with GPS, MS to have Live TGS videos, Nintendo not at show but may announce price and launch, XNA Game Studio, DS Continue to Dominate with top ten best-selling games in Japan, F.E.A.R. Combat Now Available for PC, Joe Kucan to Reprise Role as Kane in C&C 3 Tiberium Wars
  • Feature: Will the Wii Win
  • Gone Gold / New Releases: Madden 07 (all), Test Drive Unlimited (360), Pac-Man World Rally (PS2, PSP, Gamecube, PC), Dirge Of Cerberus - Final Fantasy VII (PS2), Yakuza (PS2)
  • Movies: Lord of the Rings on DVD again
  • GamingPolo Update: Spirals of Fate - Chapter Five (Spiraling out of control, Part 1)
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AudioFile 06.30.2006


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Show Notes:

  • News: DS Lite Launch, Playstation 3 game prices and more bad PR, Casual games on the rise
  • Special Feature: DS Lite Review
  • GamingPolo Update: Spirals of Fate - Chapter Two (Where Heroes Walk, Part 1)
  • Gone Gold / New Releases: NFL Head Coach - PC, PS2, Xbox
    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest - GBA, DS & PSP
    Tomb Raider: Legend - PSP
  • Movies: Superman Returns, Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Contest: Winner of Auto Assault - Kappel
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AudioFile 06.02.2006


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Show Notes:

  • News: E3 Summary: Playstation 3 high price, Nintendo Wii long lines, Xbox 360 lots of games
  • Special Feature: The Best of E3
    Gone Gold: Hitman: Blood Money (360, PS2, Xbox, PC)
    Half Life 2: Episode 1 (PC)
    Rise & Fall Civilizations at War (PC)
    Stacked (PS2, PSP, PC, Xbox)
  • Movies: Xmen, The Da Vinci Code, Over the Hedge, Mission: Impossible III, Superman
  • Contest: Win Auto Assault full retail version - NCSoft.
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AudioFile E3 2006 05.13.2006


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A short podcast for the last day of E3. After hours of hands on time with the Nintendo Wii, Louis expresses his excitement. Followed by a quick summary of the show.

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AudioFile Interview - Al Lowe and Ken Wegrzyn


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We had the pleasure to interview Al Lowe of Leisure Suit Larry fame, and Ken Wegrzyn from iBase Entertianment to talk about the new game Sam Suede™ in Undercover Exposure®.





AudioFile E3 2006 05.11.2006


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Our review crew comments on the first day of E3.





AudioFile E3 2006 05.10.2006


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E3 Discussion covering the 4 press events from Tuesday, May 9th.
- Nintendo
- Microsoft
- Nokia
- Konami





AudioFile E3 2006 05.09.2006


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E3 Discussion on the Square Enix and Sony press events from Monday, May 8th.





AudioFile Episode 6 - 05.05.2006


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  • News - Nintendo Revolution now Wii, The Games of E3 for Wii, PS3, Xbox 360, What will be playable? .hackm Ubisoft Assassin's Creed and more...
  • Special Feature - Online comparison; Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PC
  • Interview - The "Lost" Experience
  • Review - Battlefield 2: Modern Combat Xbox 360
  • Movies - Final Fantasy VII - Advent Children
  • Weekly Contest - Click here to enter




AudioFile Episode 5 - 04.27.2006


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Show Notes:

  • News - EA Madden 07, Lumines 2, Miami Vice The Game for PSP, New Super Mario Bros for DS and more...
  • E3 Special - Round Table Discussion Conference Call - E3 2006 Predictions
    PS3, Nintendo Wii (formerly Revolution), Xbox 360, Game of Show...
  • Review - Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend Xbox
  • Interview - PSP Players Vs. PS2 Players - "STACKED" Features Unique Console-to-Handheld Connectivity
  • Movies - Silent Hill
  • Weekly Contest - Click here to enter




AudioFile Episode 4 - 04.21.2006


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AudioFile Episode 3 - 04.14.2006


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AudioFile Episode 2 - 04.03.2006


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AudioFile Episode 1 - 03.23.2006


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