For those who aren't already grieving over in the forum thread, we have to say a tearful goodbye to Shane Patterson this week. Shane will address his departure, plus we're devoting a large portion of the show to celebrating the man's legacy with GamesRadar... and then even more time roasting him in a manner most cruel! Let's take a glance back to a time when Shane still worked here.
A Tribute to Shane Patterson
Above: It's true! Shane kinda, sorta, not really danced with Jade Raymond on a single occasion!
Above: Once the dust settled from The Great Killzone 2 War, Shane made his peace with the Helghast
Above: KREATIVEassassin made a playable Shane card recognizing his agility
Above: While at GR Shane got to meet many of his favorite wrestlers, most notably seen here showing off his underwear with Ted “The Million Dollar Man” DiBiase during a demo of Legends of Wrestlemania
Above: No, Shane is not leaving to pursue a career in pro wrestling, as was teased way back on our April Fools Day podcast
Above: In yet another wrasslin’ fantasy scenario, GR reader twishart made this to win a WWE game
Above: Being a delicate swan has its advantages
Above: Shane’s body contains enough rhythm and grace to kill a normal man, thus he was the obvious candidate to send into battle with the Cheerleaders who invaded out offices.
Above: It's as if Wii Music was made specifically for Shane
Above: His work ethic was truly God-like
Here are some of our favorite videos directed by Mr. Shane Patterson. Some of them took as long as an entire lunch break to film!
Above: The Art of Teabagging! And it is an art, people
Above: We were a little too excited over Rock Band 2's wireless instruments and Shane Patterson was there to catch it on film!
Above: Our Halo 3 commercial parody will surely stand the test of time Above: This BioShock teaser makes up for its crudity by featuring OXM's Dan Amrich in a f***ing Ghostbusters suit! Above: Shane brought Method Acting to the GR offices with the instructional stealth short, Close Quarters Combat and You!
Above: Destroying Controls in Slow Motion is indescribable!
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