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MODSonair Episode 318

The week ending Jan 29, 2012 in gaming news from a modders perspective brought to you by the new and improved MODSonline.

This show:
Razer Blade, Dropping ‘Microsoft Points, Next Xbox console, Origin Adds Games, Battlefield 3 Bans, Quantum Conundrum, STEAM MOBILE, Aliens: Colonial Marines, Tomb Raider Chronicles, The Darkness II, Guild Wars 2 beta, Racial Minecraft Menu, East Coast Game Conference, BlizzCon Cancelled, Netflix drops games, Sh*t Gamers Don’t Say, Revenge of the Nerd, more…

Hosts: foyleman, Stryder, Welshy, GameKat, Cobbspur

URLs: MODSonline.com MODSonair.com

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

Run time: 58:42
Website Link: HERE
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Show Notes:

– Opener ——————————————————-

– Hardware —————————————————–

- Razer Blade — First Wave on Sale and Shipping Early February 2012
http://www.blizzplanet.com/blog/comments/razer-blade-first-wave-on-sale-and-shipping-early-february-2012

– Consoles —————————————————–

- Microsoft Reportedly Dropping ‘Microsoft Points’ – IndustryGamers
http://www.industrygamers.com/news/microsoft-dropping-microsoft-points/

- Next Xbox console to be six times more powerful, headed for fall 2013 release?
http://www.engadget.com/2012/01/24/next-xbox-console-to-be-six-times-more-powerful-headed-for-fall/
http://kotaku.com/5879202/sources-the-next-xbox-will-play-blu+ray-may-not-play-used-games-and-will-introduce-kinect-2
http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2012/01/24/next-xbox-rumors-inbound.aspx
http://www.develop-online.net/news/39590/Next-gen-Xbox-six-times-more-powerful-than-360

– Gaming ——————————————————

- Origin Adds Games From 11 More Publishers
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20120124005263/en/Origin-Adds-Games-11-Publishers

- Battlefield 3 Bans Gone Wrong?
http://www.bluesnews.com/cgi-bin/board.pl?action=viewthread&boardid=1&threadid=129377
http://kotaku.com/5878798/hackers-brag-that-theyre-banning-innocent-battlefield-3-users

- Quantum Conundrum Gameplay
http://www.ggmania.com/?smsid=32314

- GET STEAM ON YOUR MOBILE DEVICE
http://store.steampowered.com/mobile

- Aliens: Colonial Marines Delayed
http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2012/01/26/aliens-colonial-marines-delayed-to-fall-2012.aspx

- Tomb Raider Chronicles
http://www.tombraiderchronicles.com/headlines3822.html

- The Darkness II
http://www.embracethedarkness.com/us/info.html

- Guild Wars 2 releasing this year, open beta in March
http://www.ggmania.com/?smsid=32295

- Racial Epithet Shows Up on Minecraft Menu, Developer Apologizes [Update]
http://kotaku.com/5880007/racial-epithet-shows-up-on-minecraft-menu-developer-apologizes

- East Coast Game Conference
http://www.ecgconf.com/

- 2012 Battle.net World Championship Event – BlizzCon
http://us.battle.net/blizzcon/en/blog/4338369/2012_Battlenet_World_Championship_Event-1_25_2012

– Business —————————————————–

- Netflix drops plan to rent video games
http://content.usatoday.com/communities/gamehunters/post/2012/01/netflix-drops-plan-to-rent-video-games/1

– Other ——————————————————–

- Sh*t Gamers Don’t Say
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZOQoHm9-WA

- Revenge of the Nerd
http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=f03_1327071465

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