In this special 343rd episode, posted on the 343rd day of the year, I interview some of the team members at 343 Industries who are responsible for all things Halo at Microsoft Game Studios.

 

Host: Larry Hryb, Xbox LIVE’s Major Nelson (Xbox LIVE ) (Twitter)  

Bonnie Ross – General Manager, 343 Industries

Justin Korthof – Community Manager, 343 Industries

Jon Goff – Community Manager, 343 Industries

Kevin Grace – Managing Editor, 343 Industries

Eric Nylund – Author

Jeremy Patenaude – Content Creator, 343 Industries (Formerly of AscendantJustice.com)
Jacob Benton – Content Creator, 343 Industries (Formerly of AscendantJustice.com)

Josh Holmes – Executive Producer, 343 Industries

Frank O’Connor – Franchise Development Director, 343 Industries

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Links to some of the things mentioned in this episode:

 

http://halo.xbox.com
http://www.bungie.net

http://www.twitter.com/HaloWaypoint

http://www.facebook.com/HaloWaypoint

 

Larry Hryb @majornelson

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Demo: Guitar Hero Van Halen

 

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The following Xbox 360 games are now ready for direct download from the Xbox LIVE Marketplace:

 

TRIVIAL PURSUIT®

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Dash Text: (Online Interactions Not Rated by the ESRB) This game supports English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Download the manual for this game by locating the game on http://marketplace.xbox.com and selecting “See Game Manual". The Trivial Pursuit video game from EA builds on the original gameplay with stunning visual presentation, new question types and all-new questions, and the innovative Facts & Friends game mode. The quick-playing Facts & Friends mode adds a whole new social dynamic to the game that keeps everyone involved by challenging players to guess whether their opponents will answer their questions correctly There are no refunds for this item. For more information, see http://www.xbox.com/live/accounts.

 

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Walt Disney Pictures Bolt

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Xbox LIVE Members in Japan can now download Diario~Rebirth Moon Legend~

 

 
 

Host: Larry Hryb, Xbox LIVE’s Major Nelson (Xbox LIVE ) (Twitter)  
Co-host : lollip0p (Xbox LIVE) (Twitter)
Co-host: Stepto (Xbox LIVE) (Twitter) discusses why exploiting a glitch crosses the line into cheating in video games.

Interview: Shana Bryant, Dark Void ( 37:55 – 56:21)
Interview: Chris Von Huben, Tritton Headsets ( 56:21 – 1:17:49)
Interview: Geoff Keighley, 2009 Spike TV Videogame Awards( 1:17:50 – 1:35:59)
Name The Game
And much more 


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Links to some of the things mentioned in this episode:
http://trittonusa.com/

TRITTON AX720
Dark Void

http://www.spike.com/event/vga2009 

Assassin’s Creed II
Left 4 Dead 2
Xbox 360 Consoles
Xbox 360 accessories 

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