Out of Continues Ep 63: Games Maturing?


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This week Ali and Kevin join me as we talk about Spec Ops: The Line, Closure, and Saints Row the Third.  Our main topic is on whether the game industry needs to mature.  After that, news on Tribes Ascend, Aliens: Colonial Marines, System Shock 2, new Batman game, Gas Powered Games, and then predictions on Sony’s big announcements.

-Sayed Stafa
podcast@outofcontinues.com

Intro Music by Nathan Becker
Ectogemia

Outro
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior ‘Shoto Spirit

01:15 What have we been playing?
20:07 Does the game industry need to mature?
51:37 Tribes Ascend adds single purchase options
59:55 Aliens Colonial Marines mess
1:11:02 System Shock 2 on GOG
1:12:29 New Batman Arkham game in 2013
1:19:29 Wargaming picks up Gas Powered Games
1:22:46 Sony predictions

Show Notes
http://kotaku.com/5982586/warren-spector-doesnt-think-lollipop-chainsaw-should-have-been-made

http://www.polygon.com/2013/2/7/3963176/heavy-rain-designer-david-cage-video-games-need-to-grow-up

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=otyXtzLNxoI

http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/186465/Freetoplay_Tribes_Ascend_adding_single_purchase_option.php

http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/186658/Why_did_freetoplay_Tribes_Ascend_add_a_buytoplay_option.php

http://kotaku.com/5984024/the-aliens-colonial-marines-demo-looked-great-the-actual-game-not-so-much

http://kotaku.com/5983654/most-reviewers-agree-you-should-avoid-aliens-colonial-marines-like-the-plague

http://www.onlysp.com/2013/02/13/rumour-anonymous-source-explains-what-went-wrong-with-aliens-colonial-marines/

http://www.gog.com/gamecard/system_shock_2

http://www.joystiq.com/2013/02/12/new-batman-arkham-game-coming-this-year/

http://www.joystiq.com/2013/02/14/wargaming-purchases-gas-powered-games/

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