MODSonair Episode 364


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Jan 25 2013 76 mins  
The week ending Jan 20, 2013 in gaming news from a modders perspective brought to you by MODSonline.com. This show: Left 4 Dead 2 Workshop, Antichamber - psychological exploration, Survarium beta planned, SimCity beta, Skype to replace Xbox Live, Sony sells US headquarters for $1.1 billion, THQ assets to be sold off, Codemasters hit by job losses, GPG asks if Wildman Kickstarter should continue amid layoffs, Schilling's bloody sock to be auctioned, Jailed Bohemia Interactive devs return home, US politician pushes for ESRB rating requirement, Tax on “violent” videogames proposed, SWTOR’s “gay planet” is behind a pay wall, more... Hosts: foyleman, Welshy, Ham, Stryder URLs: MODSonline.com MODSonair.com **This show may contain explicit language or adult themes. Run time: 76:25 Website Link: HERE Video: Watch on YouTube or on Blip.tv We are LIVE every weekend. Tune in on Sunday at 12pm EST (5pm GMT) over at Stickam.com (profile name “modsonair”). Check out all our past videos on YouTube and our iTunes compatible videos and audio on Blip.tv. Ask us about advertising or drop us an email for the show. Show notes: - Opener -------------------------------------------------------- - Left 4 Dead 2 Workshop goes live http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2013-01-18-left-4-dead-2-workshop-goes-live http://www.l4d.com/blog/post.php?id=9756 - Antichamber - psychological exploration game releasing on Steam in January http://www.vg247.com/2013/01/18/antichamber-psychological-exploration-game-releasing-on-steam-in-january/#more-331183 - Survarium beta planned for the end of the year http://www.vg247.com/2013/01/18/survarium-beta-planned-for-the-end-of-the-year/ - SimCity beta will run January 25 – January 28, sign ups close January 21 http://www.vg247.com/2013/01/18/simcity-beta-will-run-january-25-%e2%80%93-january-28-sign-ups-close-january-21/ - SimCity to be used for educational purposes through new STEM initiative http://www.vg247.com/2013/01/19/simcity-to-be-used-for-educational-purposes-through-new-stem-initiative/ - Skype to replace Xbox Live voice chat with next-Xbox http://www.vg247.com/2013/01/16/skype-to-replace-xbox-live-voice-chat-with-next-xbox-rumor/ - Sony sells US headquarters for $1.1 billion http://www.vg247.com/2013/01/18/sony-sells-us-headquarters-for-1-1-billion/ - THQ assets to be sold off at auction January 22 http://www.vg247.com/2013/01/07/thq-assets-to-be-sold-off-at-auction-january-22/ - Codemasters hit by job losses, “it is not anticipated” that core franchises will be affected http://www.vg247.com/2013/01/18/codemasters-hit-by-job-losses-it-is-not-anticipated-that-core-franchises-will-be-affected/ - GPG asks if Wildman Kickstarter should continue amid layoffs http://www.vg247.com/2013/01/19/gas-powered-games-asks-whether-wildman-kickstarter-should-continue-amid-lay-offs/ - Schilling's bloody sock to be auctioned http://au.gamespot.com/news/schillings-bloody-sock-to-be-auctioned-6402584 - Jailed Bohemia Interactive devs return home http://www.vg247.com/2013/01/18/jailed-bohemia-interactive-devs-return-home/ - US politician pushes for ESRB rating requirement http://www.vg247.com/2013/01/18/us-politician-pushes-for-esrb-rating-requirement/ - Tax on “violent” videogames proposed by Missouri representative http://www.vg247.com/2013/01/16/tax-on-violent-videogames-proposed-by-missouri-representative/ - SWTOR’s “gay planet” is behind a pay wall http://www.vg247.com/2013/01/14/swtors-gay-planet-is-behind-a-pay-wall/