TalkRadar 30 – co-starring Jeff Gerstmann!

In case you missedTalkRadar 28 (opens in new tab)(and shame on you if you did), we couldn’t fathom why Giant Bomb awarded MK vs DCU a five star rating (their highest score). That led to forumites on both sites to start a-feudin’ an’ a-fussin’ about integrity and other such nonsense, so we simply called Jeff Gerstmann up and now you can hear the results of said conversation. Hint: we’re bitter enemies now. For real.

Plus we’ll cover Sonic Unleashed, Banjo-Kazooie and a little bit of Prince of Persia, as well as games none of us will get to until 2009. We’re also announcing the winners of the SmackDown! create-a-wrestler contest, so 29 lucky listeners will soon have their own copy of the game.

Explicit Content Within! Persons with delicate ears should definitely not listen, as they will hear edgy no-no words freely spoken on South Park and HBO.

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Top 7... games you won’t get to until 2009 (opens in new tab)– perhaps the most misread headline in all of GamesRadar. Read it twice!

T-Dar talks to Giant Bomb about MK vs DCU (opens in new tab)– also, why gaming sites apparently have to hate each other with a passion not seen since T-Rex married Triceratops

Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts (opens in new tab)– how did it turn out? Chris and Gerstmann weigh in

The horribleness of Castlevania Judgment (opens in new tab)– we can’t sigh loud enough

SmackDown! contest winners announced (opens in new tab)– listen to see if you won. If you entered, you probably won

Question 14: What game will forever be on your "play it later" list? (opens in new tab)


Quote of the week:
“Tomb Raider came out when the industry was growing its first pubes”

For more TalkRadar (and yes, you do want more) browse ourpast episodes (opens in new tab).

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Dec 5, 2008

Brett Elston

A fomer Executive Editor at GamesRadar, Brett also contributed content to many other Future gaming publications including Nintendo Power, PC Gamer and Official Xbox Magazine. Brett has worked at Capcom in several senior roles, is an experienced podcaster, and now works as a Senior Manager of Content Communications at PlayStation SIE.