[Denki for Listening] Episode 41 “Davis Builds a Gundam”

In Podcast by Kevin Kartanata

On this week’s live-recorded podcast, Grant cancels the apocalypse in Darksiders 2, Kevin goes into home improvement in Card Hunters, Davis follows the leader and plays Saints Row 4, and Eldon returns to Torchlight 2. In news, we discuss EVO 2014, Xbox in Japan, the death of former Nintendo president Hiroshi Yamauchi, and GTA V‘s cool $1 billion.

1:50 – Trade secrets

3:30 – Grant plays Darksiders 2, and we discuss its terrible ad campaign, internet handles, and ID verification

14:00 – Games for Windows Live, Xbox Live, and Halo

18:20 – Kevin plays deck-building tactical RPG Card Hunters, we reminisce about old school consoles, and talk about 4Kids alumni, Cardcaptors and Pokemon

35:40 – Davis plays Saints Row 4

37:20 – Eldon plays Torchlight 2, and we discuss the state of being a weeaboo, long lost ocean continents, and our tenuous grasp on geography

47:15 – EVO 2014 to be played on Xbox consoles

51:00 – Diablo 3‘s Auction House to shut down next year, we discuss stat inflation in Blizzard games

58:05 – Phil Spencer teases Japan-exclusive Xbone exclusive, and we discuss Microsoft’s relative failure with the Xbox and Xbox 360 in Japan

1:04:50 – Davis reveals where he has been for the whole podcast

1:06:55 – Warhammer Online shuts down and we discuss “WoW-killers” and cake reality shows

1:12:40 – Sega buys Atlus, and Sonic

1:18:20 – RIP Hiroshi Yamauchi, pachinko machines, and the catastrophic failure of Eldon’s jury-rigged mic stand

1:23:30 – Gundam, and Kevin’s preference for lame things

1:26:40 – Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni and possibly Steins;Gate head to Steam, Kristen Stewart, and Twilight

1:33:30 – Our new “retread” policy

1:35:50 – GTA 5 makes $1 billion in 3 days, we touch on “video game violence,” Eldon introduces us to Chief Keef

1:41:30 – We look at the upcoming Armored Core: Verdict Day

Kevin Kartanata[Denki for Listening] Episode 41 “Davis Builds a Gundam”