Archive for June, 2008

Show #43 – Stay a While and Listen

Posted in Podcast on June 30, 2008 by Mike Minotti

It’s finally for reals! Ladies and gentlemen, Blizzard has announced Diablo 3 at their Worldwide Invitational in Paris. Get all the juicy details and fanboy rantings here. Meanwhile, we’ve got even more Mega Man 9 details, a Rock Band 2 announcement, and Ajguy experiences physical pain while playing Guitar Hero: On Tour. Finally, watch as the tables are turned in the Great Canadian Mikezors Gaming Quiz.

The Exploding Barrel Podcast Show #43

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Show #42 – Metal Gear Solid 4 Super Show

Posted in Blog Post on June 23, 2008 by Mike Minotti

Now that we both have beaten Metal Gear Solid 4, this week we get into a meaty discussion covering all facets of the game. First, we do our normal show. News is spiced up with plenty of rumors, including some supposed details for Mega Man 9. Ajguy once again tries his luck at the Great American Ajguy Gaming Quiz. Then, after the normal show, we get into our lengthy MGS4 discussion. We’ve put it at the end so all of you who wish to avoid spoilers may do so easily.

The Exploding Barrel Podcast Show #42

Show #41 – Mike? Mike? Miiiiikkkkkeeeee!!!

Posted in Podcast on June 16, 2008 by Mike Minotti

A little came called Metal Gear Solid 4 came out this week. You may have heard of it. So thrill as Ajguy discusses… the third game. Yes, he finally beat it. Mike gets in a good amount of time with Snake’s (possible) last outing, and both brothers reactivated their World of Warcraft accounts in the lull before the game’s release. May NPDs are here with a few interesting surprises. Plus, plenty of juicy rumors pervade the news. Did someone say Mega Man 9? Yes, please!

The Exploding Barrel Podcast Show #41

Show #40 – Natural 40!

Posted in Podcast on June 9, 2008 by Mike Minotti

Man, have we got loads to talk about! First of all, games! We’ve played a bunch. Purchases, rentals, demos, the whole shebang. The brothers Minotti quite enjoyed Civilization Revolution, Ajguy didn’t care much for Ninja Gaiden II, and they both had their first experience with Dungeons and Dragons. Listen to the chilling tale! In news, we’ve got more Xbox Bluray rumors, Lucas Arts layoffs, and a new force unleashed in Soul Calibur IV.

The Exploding Barrel Podcast Show #40

Show #39 – A Hill of Silence

Posted in Podcast on June 2, 2008 by Mike Minotti

Perhaps it’s the calm before the MGS4 storm, but there isn’t a whole lot this week. We do have an exciting Steam announcement, Ajguy and Mike get their feet wet in Silent Hill 2 (yes, the old one), and Ajguy swoons to the news of Jimmy Buffett coming to Rock Band. Also, be sure to watch Ajguy fail at the second edition of the Great American Ajguy Gaming Quiz.

The Exploding Barrel Podcast Show #39