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MODSonair Episode 264

The week ending January 9, 2011 in gaming news from a modders perspective brought to you by the new and improved MODSonline.

This show:
MODSonGaming, IBM Patent Troll, Ocosmos, Razer Switchblade, Creative 3D Omega headphones, Razer Chimaera, Calibur11 Vault, PlayStation Phone, Sony’s 3D head-mounted display, Vizio Internet Apps, Livescribe hack, Mac App Store, Dell Alienware, Official Kinect PC support, Avatar Kinect, Alberta Chooses PC over Console, MineCraft’s 1 million sales, Call of Duty: Pay to Play, Gaming Tournament Patent, more…

Hosts: foyleman, Stryder, Welshy, Jynx, Mrsfoyle

URLs: MODSonline.com MODSonair.com

**This show may contain explicit language or adult themes.

Run time: 72:32
Website Link: HERE
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Show Notes:

– Opener ——————————————————-

- MODSonGaming

- SkunkDogz BFBC2 Vietnam
http://www.skunkdogz.com/

– Hardware —————————————————–

- IBM Files the Patent Troll Patent [SAM]
http://slashdot.org/story/11/01/02/1534223/IBM-Files-the-Patent-Troll-Patent

- Ocosmos showcases next-gen OCS1 Windows 7 handhelds at CES 2011
http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/07/ocosmos-showcases-next-gen-ocs1-windows-7-handhelds-at-ces-2011/

- Razer Switchblade
http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/06/razer-switchblade-preview-3g-intel-oak-trail-almost-definitel/

- Creative Sound Blaster Tactic 3D Omega headphones have a long name, connect to PC and game consoles wirelessly
http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/07/creative-sound-blaster-tactic-3d-omega-headphones-have-a-long-na/

- Razer Chimaera emerges at CES 2011, starts shipping to consumers
http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/07/razer-chimaera-emerges-at-ces-2011-starts-shipping-to-consumers/

- Calibur11 Vault eyes-on, protecting your Xbox from tactical nukes and stuff
http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/07/calibur11-vault-eyes-on-protecting-your-xbox-from-tactical-nuke/

- PlayStation Phone
http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/07/sonys-playstation-phone-gets-in-depth-preview-in-china-playsta/
http://www.techamok.com/?pid=8644

- Sony’s 3D head-mounted display prototype face-on
http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/06/sonys-3d-head-mounted-display-prototype-face-on/

- Vizio Internet Apps adds Hulu Plus and Blockbuster On Demand
http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/05/vizio-internet-apps-adds-hulu-plus-and-blockbuster-on-demand/

- Livescribe hack lets you play Zork with (smart) pen and paper
http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/06/livescribe-hack-lets-you-play-zork-with-smart-pen-and-paper/

- Mac App Store hits one million downloads on day one
http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/07/mac-app-store-hits-one-million-downloads-on-day-one/

- Dell Alienware M17x and Aurora hands-on
http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/06/dell-alienware-m17x-and-aurora-hands-on/

- Microsoft Balmer hints that “Official” Kinect support on PC’s coming
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/click_online/9348265.stm

– Consoles —————————————————–

- Avatar Kinect
http://www.ggmania.com/?smsid=30180

- Video game extravaganza to contribute funds while gaming all night in Stony – Spruce Grove Examiner – Alberta, CA
http://www.sprucegroveexaminer.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2920392

– Modding ——————————————————

- MineCraft’s 1 million sales
http://notch.tumblr.com/post/2582321901/2011-here-we-go

– Gaming ——————————————————

- Call of Duty: Pay to Play in Q1 of 2011?
http://www.ripten.com/2011/01/04/analysts-predict-%E2%80%9Cpay-for-play%E2%80%9D-in-call-of-duty%E2%80%99s-future/

- Rumour: Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Prequel
http://thisisxbox.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=607:rumour-call-of-duty-4-modern-warfare-prequel&catid=35:news&Itemid=87

- Battle for Freedom Demo
http://www.ggmania.com/?smsid=30172

-The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim New Language
http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2011/01/06/february-cover-revealedesv-the-elder-scrolls-v-skyrim.aspx
http://www.gameinformer.com/p/skyrimpuzzle.aspx

- Walker Digital Suing Zynga, Activision Blizzard Over Gaming Tournament Patent
http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/32294/Walker_Digital_Suing_Zynga_Activision_Blizzard_Over_Gaming_Tournament_Patent.php

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