Humpdate 1-21-09

In: Podcasts by Edie Sellers

22 Jan 2009

Sorry for the delay.

This week, GamerEdie Sellers and Commander Tim once again bring you the latest in gaming news and discussion of the week’s events.

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4 Responses to Humpdate 1-21-09



January 23rd, 2009 at 3:32 am

Jolly good show, chaps! I say, bloody hell, your mumsy will be pleased with that bugger. Pip pip! tea and cucumber sandwiches for the whole yard.



January 23rd, 2009 at 8:54 am

Still baffled by your PS3 value conundrum, Edie. It’s $100 more, and doesn’t come with an HD cable ($5) or a headset (maybe $10 if you don’t already have a USB or Bluetooth headset lying around–I’d think most do). So, you’ve gotta drop fifteen additional clams.

On the other hand, it does include Wi-fi, which costs you $100 on the 360, a cable to charge your controller, which doesn’t come with a 360 (you could buy a $20 play-and-charge, or use AA batteries), and a Blu-Ray drive, which you can’t get on the 360. You also don’t have to pay $50 a year to pay games online.



January 23rd, 2009 at 1:23 pm

I see your positive PC gaming points for gaming close to your monitor. The answer from Comm. Tim was that it is a bigger immersion than using a console controller on the couch.

I say not really – I mean that is the typical way of gaming on a console. Chillen on the couch with a few friends playing madden is certainly the way of doing this.

Ok – now for my point of gaming perspective. I use a 26″ lcd tv on a black multi level desk. I can sit on the couch, but I can also ” pull my leather office chair and plomp myself right in frot of my tv and have the surround sound perfectly synced to my position.

It really is a great way to play a console because you can get as close as you want to the tv without getting eye strain. All my consoles are on levels, and since the gamecube is so small – i can still hide that lil guy behind my tv’s upper level for some wavebird action.

If you don’t understand my description, I can post a pic on the GH forums. Great show – btw im still in the middle of enjoying the humpdate.



January 23rd, 2009 at 2:22 pm

I don’t want politics on my console. Keep shoving politics into my console, and I’ll switch to one that doesn’t, or give up console gaming entirely.

Yes, I’m serious.

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