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MODSonair Episode 287

The week ending June 19, 2011 in gaming news from a modders perspective brought to you by the new and improved MODSonline.

This show:
One Wii U controller per consol, Wii U will not play DVDs or Blu-ray, Kinect for Windows SDK, Quake Reboot, Physical Warfare Pack for Battlefield 3, EA Pulls Crysis 2 From Steam, Say it’s Origin Only, Crysis 2 Decimation Pack, Duke Nukem’s PR threatens to punish sites, Free To Play Games on Steam, Four-player co-op for Mass Effect 3, COD Elite, Homefront 2 plans, Epic Developer Day and Unreal University, The 10 commandments of PC games, Dara O Briain loves videogames, more…

Hosts: foyleman, Stryder, Welshy, Jynx, MrsFoyle

URLs: MODSonline.com MODSonair.com

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

Run time: 60:06
Website Link: HERE
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Show Notes:

– Opener ——————————————————-

- Mailbag [mixed in below now]

– Consoles —————————————————–

- Nintendo says one Wii U controller per console, robs player two of extra screen
http://www.engadget.com/2011/06/18/nintendo-says-one-wii-u-controller-per-console-robs-player-two/

- Wii U will not play DVDs or Blu-ray
http://www.engadget.com/2011/06/15/wii-u-will-not-play-dvds-or-blu-ray-iwata-says/

- Kinect for Windows SDK beta to roll out
http://www.engadget.com/2011/06/15/kinect-for-windows-sdk-beta-to-roll-out-tomorrow/
http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/redmond/projects/kinectsdk/

– Gaming ——————————————————

- John Carmack’s vision for the next Quake
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2011-06-17-john-carmacks-vision-for-the-next-quake

- Physical Warfare Pack available to all Battlefield 3 players later this year [GomerPyle]
http://blogs.battlefield.ea.com/battlefield_bad_company/archive/2011/06/16/physical-warfare-pack-available-to-all-battlefield-3-players.aspx
http://www.ggmania.com/?smsid=31140

- Battlefield 3 console debut
http://blogs.battlefield.ea.com/battlefield_bad_company/archive/2011/06/17/battlefield-3-console-debut-on-late-night-with-jimmy-fallon.aspx
http://www.ggmania.com/?smsid=31160

- EA Pulls Crysis 2 From Steam, Say it’s Origin Only (UPDATED With EA Response)
http://www.gamefront.com/ea-pulls-crysis-2-from-steam-say-its-origin-only/

- Crysis 2 Decimation Pack Trailer
http://www.ggmania.com/?smsid=31146

- Duke Nukem’s PR threatens to punish sites that run negative reviews
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/news/2011/06/duke-nukems-pr-threatens-to-punish-sites-that-run-negative-reviews.ars

- Free To Play Games Have Arrived on Steam
http://store.steampowered.com/news/5657/
http://store.steampowered.com/genre/Free%20to%20Play/

- Four-player co-op for Mass Effect 3?
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2011-06-16-four-player-co-op-for-mass-effect-3

- COD Elite: 2 million beta signups and counting
http://oneofswords.com/2011/06/cod-elite-2-million-beta-signups-and-counting/

- THQ confirms Homefront 2 plans
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2011-06-13-thq-confirms-homefront-2-plans

– Business —————————————————–

- Epic Developer Day and Unreal University Plans
http://www.bluesnews.com/cgi-bin/board.pl?action=postmessage&boardid=1&threadid=122788

- The 10 commandments of PC games
http://techreport.com/discussions.x/21105

– Other ——————————————————–

- Dara O Briain Live at the Apollo – i love videogames ( 09/12/2010 ) [GomerPyle]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yKIiUsbOO24

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