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Today's show is packed with previews of 4 different Wii U games, prices and dates for Microsoft's Summer of Arcade 2012, and a review of Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor. Plus, we have details on Microsoft's Surface tablet!
Happy Wednesday, everyone! Today's show is packed with previews of 4 different Wii U games, prices and dates for Microsoft's Summer of Arcade 2012, and a review of Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor! We've also got details on the next Saints Row game as well as Microsoft's next tablet, the Surface. BUT WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?!?!
Episode 323 of the Destructoid Show:
Today, Microsoft held a mystery press conference in Los Angeles for a "major announcement" where they just revealed a a new tablet computer that they're calling Microsoft Surface. Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer took the stage to show this off to an audience of tech press, where he said that his company is getting behind combining software and hardware for the future of computing. (Dale North)
While the line-up for this year's Summer of Arcade had previously been announced, we weren't quite so sure when the games would release and for how much. (Jordan Devore)
When you start the campaign, your character bends down to pick up a broken piece of the mech you're about to pilot -- this is basically a metaphor for the entire game. (Chris Carter)
THQ has announced that plans for the next round of Saints Row: The Third DLC have been scrapped in favor of an all-new game. The next game expansion, Enter the Dominatrix, will be rolled up into a sequel that's set to launch in 2013. (Jim Sterling)
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Today's live show is TOTALLY BROKEN, so if you try to watch it in higher than 360p, it won't work. SORRY Y'ALLZ!! http://t.co/Scgma5hAvq
Hey, all: the liveshow will be a little slightly late today. We're working out some technical kinks. Be with ya shortly!
@TheBSG On the YouTube watch page! http://t.co/Scgma5hAvq Where'd you watch from last time?
8 days ago
Our live show starts in just a couple minutes - and this time, you can rewind and fast-forward it! Whoaaaaaaaaa. http://t.co/pM5zk7ToPV
8 days ago
@Jeremy_LaMont You're confused - we have a "no 'no swears rule' rule." Otherwise known as an "all swears" rule.
8 days ago
Woo, t-minus two hours until our live show begins! People are already hanging out in the chat saying cusses. http://t.co/pM5zk7ToPV