Xav returns alongside Richard and JC to discuss the latest games on their radar including New Super Mario Bros. 2, Jurassic Park Builder, and Great Big War Game. Segment One also includes a new "Talk Back" feature, where editors discuss a bevy of questions pulled from the comments in and around the video game industry, like: "What is one franchise you couldn't live without and one you could do without?"
In news, Alexander, Jordan, Jessica, and Mike Schramm discuss Grand Theft Auto 5's new viral campaign and its hidden status, Army of Two's latest entry, and a whole lot about Zynga's latest issues.
Be sure to check after the break to see how you can snag yourself on of six Steam codes for Awesomenauts!
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- 00:00:00 - 00:01:05 // Pre-Show Jabber and Intro Music
- 00:01:06 - 00:27:43 // Intro, WRUP/Previews: Xav, JC and Richard
- 00:27:44 - 01:01:44 // Talk Back (Leave a comment with your answers!)
- 01:01:45 - 01:32:30 // News: Alexander, Mike Schramm, Jess, Jordan
- 01:32:31 - 01:34:25 // Outro, giveaway winners, and a new giveaway!
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Talk Back Questions (Tell us your answers in the comments!)
- Do you feel inclined to buy a single series on the same platform?
- What difficulty level do you play your games on?
- What is one franchise you couldn't live without and one you could stand to lose?
- Where the hell is DOOM 4?
- Grand Theft Auto 5 marketing kicks off with viral 'Epsilon Program' site
- Take-Two investor call theme: Where's Grand Theft Auto 5?
- Zynga hit with insider trading lawsuit as execs cash out before crash
- Zynga COO Schappert no longer in charge of games
- Valve's updated Steam Subscriber Agreement bars class action lawsuits
- Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel coming to PS3 and Xbox in March [update: trailer]
Xav de Matos and Jonathan Downin
Winners of Wreckateer code Giveaway
The following commenter on last week's podcast has won a code for Wreckateer on XBLA. Send an email to podcast ATT joystiq DAWT com so we can verify your information and, boom, free Wreckateer.
To enter this week's giveaway:
- Listen to the podcast. Leave a comment on this post telling us what you think about the Super Joystiq Podcast. We want your suggestions, questions, and comments!
- You must be 17 years or older and a resident of the United States or Canada (excluding Puerto Rico and Quebec).
- Only one entry per person.
- This entry period ends at 12:00PM ET, Friday, August 10, 2012.
- At that time, we'll randomly select six (6) winners to receive one (1) Awesomenauts Steam code.
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