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TalkRadar 118 - Reckless in Seattle


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The Topics

The Top 7... worst video game ports
The crappy conversions of great games that deserved a mercy killing

 


Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions
Pretty much equal to the sum of its parts


 

Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep Review
A new classic that's not necessarily for everybody

 


"Ask a games journalist" PAX panel audio ready to stimulate your ears
GamesRadar and PC Gamer team up to A your Qs about the games industry

 


What should next week's Question of the Week be?
We couldn't think of anything, okay?

 

 

Special Notice! 

This unusual-but-awesome episode features a rapid-fire first segment with post-PAX impressions, the worst game ports, new releases, game deals, and more, followed by two very special 'lost' segments which we recorded with a live, drunk audience at PAX last weekend.

If you heard the PAX special we posted last Sunday, you know that our CrapBook Pro fizzled out during recording, which is why we were only able to post a short "re-do." But with help from our IT department (we love you), the fabled 'lost' episode has been recovered! Two never-before-heard PAX segments will follow the first segment, and to make the whole thing complete, the drunken re-do attempt that constituted our PAX special will close it all out.

Thanks again to everyone who came out to support us in Seattle. We still love you if you couldn't make it, but we'll see you next year, right? Right?!

As a special bonus, listen for some real editor bickering in the first segment! One of us may be getting the silent treatment for not completely editing the section out as requested. Enjoy!

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In the office

All photos by Andy Bauman


Above: Just after we'd boarded the fun train last Saturday night at PAX


Above: From left to right - A head, Mitch Dyer, Jim Sterling, and, of course, Bratt Alston


Above: Dan Amrich reacts to the death of our MacBook - he didn't take it very well


Above: At its height, our PAX gathering was a right soirée!


In the community


Artist: Batman5273 - Oh my...


Artist: graboids - Lizzie seems awfully okay about Chris' Butt-BLAM (Confused? See TalkRadar 117)


Artist: graboids - Activision's Dan Amrich spars with the notrious Jim Sterling, which you can hear in this very episode!


Artist: elpurplemonkey- There's more BLAM in this pic than you may be able to handle

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Post date: September 10, 2010
T-Dar 118 length: 2:50:03
Intro song by: Anamanaguchi
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66 comments

  • zigs - September 14, 2010 10:13 a.m.

    That Protomen song is incredible! You weren't wrong in saying that they're so freaking talented! Been listening to some of their stuff on YouTube and I completely love it, really phenomenal stuff. Bit of a long shot I guess, but does anyone know if you can buy their albums in the UK? Can't seem to find them anywhere at all
  • zanthox - September 13, 2010 5:10 p.m.

    Yay, lost episode!
  • JuliePeesgood - September 13, 2010 2:08 a.m.

    Appreciate the good work guys!
  • likedamaster - September 12, 2010 6:10 p.m.

    I love you guys, but you are dead wrong about the original Transformers toons. I loved them and STILL love 'em. I played and beat Transformers: War for Cybertron and it blew my mind. It was basically an origins story how the left cybertron and the story behind it. I disagree in every way about my beloved transformers series & movie. Your podcast still rocks.
  • GamesRadarBrettElston - September 12, 2010 5:33 p.m.

    Said this in the forums already, but apologies if this is too short or too raw or whatever, we were just really beat this week. We were happy to recover that lost audio and wanted to get that up, but that required work, then recording a new one required work, and editing them all together required more work on top of the regular GR work day so LET US SLEEEEP (back to normal soon!)
  • TruckThunders - September 12, 2010 4:46 p.m.

    Wish the discussion for the Top 7 could have been longer, but I understand the need to save time. It was a great Top 7 list, by the way.
  • Hydrohs - September 12, 2010 1:30 p.m.

    @fuckoffassholes Delusional, much?
  • SHAPATTAK - September 12, 2010 1:03 p.m.

    Aw damn I still didn't make any of the pictures from that night! Oh well, I'm glad to hear that first part of the night survived it's ordeal. The entire night deserves to be saved for future generations.
  • RonaldRayGun - September 12, 2010 4:22 a.m.

    This episode rocked. Wish I went to pax.
  • GamesRadarJuniorWildlifeEditor - September 11, 2010 11:17 p.m.

    Yes.
  • fuckoffassholes - September 11, 2010 8:58 p.m.

    This week someone said "The current war isn't honorable", apparently because people weren't drafted, and "I can never be proud of my country". Whoever said that, Your a stupid piece of shit. Last download from me, I don't need to listen to ignorant children that don't appreciate that America is the best nation in the world.
  • lovinmyps3 - September 11, 2010 8:57 p.m.

    TalkRadar fans are the best. And the PAX show is proof!
  • batmanboy11 - September 11, 2010 7:26 p.m.

    Done it. Great episode full of drunken hilarity!
  • PooPSock - September 11, 2010 5:22 p.m.

    Now time for me to forget my woes in some nice, frothy TDar.
  • batmanboy11 - September 11, 2010 4:03 p.m.

    Listening NOW!
  • shyfonzie - September 11, 2010 3:58 p.m.

    Gasp, the lost segments! Must hear.
  • Strangleme - September 11, 2010 3:39 p.m.

    Wow. These are some hilarious pics!!!
  • SausageLozenge - September 11, 2010 10:55 a.m.

    Editing is over rated. I like it RAW BABY!!
  • camelfro - September 11, 2010 10:26 a.m.

    i love you guys...just sayin'
  • philipshaw - September 11, 2010 9:56 a.m.

    Podcast sounds great and we get to hear the lost episode

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