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MODSonair Episode 319

The week ending Feb 5, 2012 in gaming news from a modders perspective brought to you by the new and improved MODSonline.

This show:
XBLA prices rising, The Simpsons Arcade Game, Apple Kicks Fakes Out Of Store, Zynga Memo Justifies Copycat Strategy, DAZ FREE 3D SOFTWARE, Skyrim Creation Kit, A word from our sponsor, Call of Duty is Boring and Needs to Change, Battlefield 3 sells 10 million copies + new DLC, Repulse, Star Trek Online, EverQuest Free to Play, Keep your Mass Effect 3 saves, Kinect for Windows, STEAM for mobile, THQ confirms layoffs of 240 employees, Lawmaker proposes tax on violent video games, more…

Hosts: foyleman, Stryder, Welshy, GameKat, Breesy

URLs: MODSonline.com MODSonair.com

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

Run time: 65:54
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Show Notes:

– Opener ——————————————————-

– Consoles —————————————————–

- Report: XBLA prices rising (slowly), Summer of Arcade review scores dropping
http://www.joystiq.com/2012/02/04/report-xbla-prices-rising-slowly-summer-of-arcade-review-sco/

- The Simpsons Arcade Game
http://majornelson.com/2012/02/01/arcade-the-simpsons-arcade-game/

- Apple Kicks Chart Topping Fakes Out Of App Store
http://techcrunch.com/2012/02/03/app-store-fakes/

- Leaked Zynga Memo Justifies Copycat Strategy
http://www.forbes.com/sites/insertcoin/2012/02/01/leaked-zynga-memo-justifies-copycat-strategy/

– Modding ——————————————————

- DAZ FREE 3D SOFTWARE
http://www.daz3d.com/i/3d/free-3d-software-overview?home_5_btn=start

- Skyrim Creation Kit out on PC this Tuesday, with a ‘surprise’
http://www.joystiq.com/2012/02/03/skyrim-creation-kit-out-on-pc-this-tuesday-with-a-surprise/

– Gaming ——————————————————

- A word from our sponsor
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmBaRVMOiww

- Call of Duty is Boring and Needs to Change
http://uk.games.ign.com/articles/121/1217539p1.html

- Battlefield 3 sells 10 million copies, new DLC to be announced next week
http://bf3blog.com/2012/02/battlefield-3-sells-10-million-copies-new-dlc-to-be-announced-next-week/

- Game Features | Repulse
http://repulse.aeriagames.com/overview/features

- Star Trek Online first launched on February 2, 2010
http://forums.startrekonline.com/announcement.php?f=226&a=10

- EverQuest is Going Free to Play
http://eqplayers.station.sony.com/news_article.vm?id=524183&month=012012

- BioWare: Keep your Mass Effect 3 saves, just in case
http://www.computerandvideogames.com/334529/bioware-keep-your-mass-effect-3-saves-just-in-case/

- Kinect for Windows
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/kinectforwindows/

- STEAM for mobile
http://store.steampowered.com/mobile

- Origin has 9.3 million users
http://www.ggmania.com/?smsid=32352

– Business —————————————————–

- THQ confirms layoffs of 240 employees
http://www.joystiq.com/2012/02/01/thq-confirms-layoffs-of-240-employees-across-nine-months/
http://www.joystiq.com/2012/02/01/thq-ceo-farrell-takes-50-pay-cut-board-of-directors-also-takes/
http://www.joystiq.com/2012/01/31/thq-receives-stock-delisting-notice/

- Lawmaker proposes tax on violent video games
http://www.kfor.com/news/local/kfor-lawmaker-proposes-tax-on-violent-video-games-20120201,0,7071951.story

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