TalkRadar 74 - Hey Vern!

Qore host Veronica Belmont helps us sort out Borderlands, plus we’re giving away 11 free games

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The Topics

Top 7... Maddest British old-school games
GamesRadar UK sends George Walter across the world to explain, in person, what “Hover Bovver” could possibly mean.

Borderlands reviewed
It’s Diablo-meets-FPS, which means half of you will hate it, and the other half will play it for the next nine months.

Rifftrax: American Thrift
Learn what it means to be a woman/Chevy hybrid in this riveting tale of shopping gone awry. Note: Small chance we misread the synopsis.

Assassin’s Creed II - Italy Report
Chris returns from his homeland, hopelessly reeking of pizza, to tell us about Ubi’s impending, stab-happy sequel.

Question of the Week
What game have you used to escape from reality, or avoid dealing with real-world drama? Let us know and you will definitely become wealthy and famous.

New contests this week

Halo 3: ODST Official Soundtrack – To win, just let us in via the comments why you want one of 2009’s most diverse and robust soundtracks. We’ve got two to give away.

WWE SmackDown vs RAW 2010– Click the link for full details. The gist: we’ve got 11 copies, each one with your name on it!

In the office

Above: Dad gum three-dee goggles do be workin!

Above: Yep, Eric’s still sitting on a 1980 AT-AT Walker, plus the box

In the community

Above: A sad but true visual representation, courtesy of VMPSaberwolf

Above: YoYoGuy made a TalkRadar-branded rocket. Sure hope that’s an Estes rocket…

Above: It may be tough to figure out who’s who, but KillDrone’s homage to ear slaughter is a fine addition to the tome

Above: If you can’t read the details of VirAetas’s well-drawn comic, head to theFan Art threadfor the full experience

Head to theforumsand join the T-Dar community or die cold and alone

Post date: October 23, 2009
T-Dar 74 length: 2:19:46
Intro song by: Anamanaguchi
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