It’s the release date episode! We each recount our stories of where we were and how we found out, as people do for significant events such as the JFK assassination or the Space Shuttle tragedy. Wildly inappropriate.
More Show Notes and Comments after the jump.
FACT OR FICTION: Can you pick out the confirmed fact from the tall tales? This week’s host challenge involves guilds, the release date, and the ESRB rating.
FROM THE NEWSNET & BEYOND: Roundup of the most important announcements and news.
- Release date. Monthly sub rates. Watch swtormovie’s video of the doctors announcing the release date at Eurogamer. Listen to Darth Hater’s full audio of the presentation. Launch day desktop app will help you count down the days until release.
- Friday Update 9/16: Q&A with Gabe Amatangelo. Scroll down.
- Guild Phase 2: Alignments. Carla in Old Timers Guild. Kathy and Roxanne in MERC (Mos Eisley Radio Community).
- Gamespot’s exclusive Developer Dispatch: Companions. Watch video and read interview with James Ohlen here.
- Friday Update 9/23: William Wallace’s Developer Blog on Companions. Mako can be ANY RACE now. Carla praises it as progressive, Roxanne thinks it’s weird and possibly a sign of bad writing, esp after reading the Gamasutra article about diversity in gaming.
- Same gender romance arcs announced as a post-launch feature. ESRB gives SWTOR a Teen rating.
- BioWare at upcoming Game Developers Conference. Darth Hater posts list of GDC panels with BioWare representation.
- Damion Schubert interviewed by TORWars. Dressing rooms discussed.
- James Ohlen interviewed by Gamasutra.
- For really great Eurogamer coverage, check out Darth Hater.
On the CRR Site
- If you missed this, take a look at Noah’s article about the companions, “Children of Ideas.”
- Irrational Games podcast: Creative Director Ken Levine talks with Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk about making video games.
SITH OR JEDI: We find out which path we walk in real life with The Test of the Office Refrigerator.
Thanks from Corellian Run Radio
- Thanks to Off Day, And Some Others, and Mynos Corva for leaving us positive reviews on iTunes.