Show #342: Video Game Awards, Dark Void and more

 

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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Comments

  • PAT2K9

    Thanks for posting the show.

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  • Major Nelson

    If you want to go directly to the discussion about cheating head to about twenty minutes in.

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  • Renown Recon

    Great show guys! Love the cheating part.

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  • Xlrking

    Awesome show, but seriously, PETA needs to stop thinking they are so amazing, yet they couldent even be arsed to save one house cat that got eaten.

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  • DeeJayEye45

    great show Major!

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  • mchiefvs360

    Thx. Got something to listen to in my 2 hour car trip today now. AC2 soundtrack was getting ingrained on my mind, along with ODST.

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  • JoJoStarFire

    Cheating in video game is what makes it wonderful. Except if you do gamesave. Exploits are called exploits for a reason. If it helps you pass the games faster, it’s a cheat that’s what some games have. They shouldn’t even bother with that issue. I am already kind of frustrated with microsoft with all their rules. Ok, for the teenagers, but for me I don’t need to hear them.

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  • a peeking duck

    I hope you allow IW to get that patch in quickly because it’s so annoying to be constantly killed by Javelin glitching retards.

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  • w00dm4n

    if we don’t cheat then how will we ever get a MEW?

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  • xxxHolic Waltz

    MW 2: Javelin Martyrdom😄

    Been blocking/reporting people ever since I heard they were patching it. Good to know people are taking care of it. I’ve been in too many games where randoms attempt to justify the use of this glitch. =/

    Gnome talk is pretty hilarious. Loved the achievement in L4D2. Good show guys.

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  • JEFFROMAN654

    good call on the santa situation. wouldn’t want to spoil the surprise haha

    miss the good old days with the old site and you doing the show solo or with e at the kitchen table.
    but laura and stepto are great additions!!!

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  • thefatgod

    major, you should go see city center, they just finished it. it is extremely lavish and brand new. if you would visit it just to enjoy the new architecture.

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  • M Shadle

    So I just checked out all of the video game award categories. No RE5 anywhere… Really? That is just sad.

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  • Gears of Monkey

    Glad you cleared up the javeline issue in MW2. I have reported at least 3 people so far over XBL but it’s happened way more than that. I will be sure to Twitter their names to @stepto since he said that’s an option. Love the show!

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  • Spargo CXVII

    Thanks for the show Guys.

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  • a peeking duck

    M Shadle: RE5 was RE4 with a new skin, no great leap forward in terms of gameplay. RE4, when it came out, was amazing at the time. RE5, when it came out, was exactly the same so it brought nothing new to the table.

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  • Quaranj

    Nothing could have prepared me for “Don’t worry Stepto, I will take the gnome.” I nearly bathed the room in soda. Too bad you weren’t carrying the defibrillator.

    Stepto also mentions Speedball 2, which is gone from the marketplace now, but I think that had something to do with the folding of the company involved in the port. (I think they did Lost Cities and Double Dragon which are also de-listed.) Any word if these “rights” are being transferred to someone else so that the games can go on? Or do we have to hunt down people who already have them and offer to buy their gamertags?:/

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  • threeleggedcow

    The kills from the Javelin glitch does no count towards a person’s kill streak (’cause the player is dead).

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  • tbs0

    trying to d/l the show but its only 369Kb?
    And yes its the mp3 im downloading not the “short cut”:)

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  • briguy992

    I’m also having issues downloading the show!

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  • tbs0

    works for me now.

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  • CruelCrewCut

    Download Mp3 or listening does not work.

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  • xeroboxer

    Great show guys. A big thank-you to the Policy guys slaving away at keeping the XBL playground free of cheaters. Keep up the good work.

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  • Atheist Primate

    Didn’t listen to it all, but everything about the Tritton Headsets, cheating on Xbox Live and the VGAs’. Great show. I hadn’t heard about the Tritton headsets before, but man…now I HAVE to buy a piece! The 720 or Pro sounds great. If I can’t find them in stores I’ll have to order it online. Merry Kristmas to me =D You guys better use the Ninja Pro perk in Modern Warfare 2 now, or else I’m coming for ya.
    @Stepto: Keep up the good work. I’ve always been against cheating in games, sports etc. Play fair and behave. It’s good to play together when you’re not dropping live Javelin nukes in other people’s faces =)

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  • darkdeath174

    seems to be something wrong with your show on itunes none of the episode will download

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