Thursday, August 29, 2013

SCATcast: Gaiden Episode 30

This week, Jaime has interesting news from the fads of the Japanese internet to American inventions to help the Japanese (and you!) poop better.  She shares some Nintendo news, and the terrible dilemma facing Japanese tech geeks who want to get their hands on the NVIDIA Shield.  Chris talks a bit about his feelings on the 2DS, and how will he manage his time between Project X Zone, Gantz, and Yumina!?  Plus a whole lot more!

Friday, August 23, 2013

SCATcast: Gaiden Episode 29

This week Jaime's got a bunch of Pokemon tidbits for you, and helps you to understand exactly who Japanese game developers are.  She explains how the city of Tokyo is improving for tourists, and a very exciting Studio Ghibli sort-of announcement!  Chris talks about Japan Expo and some cool upcoming localizations, and discusses his foray into the Gantz manga.  We share our recent experience playing Tokyo Jungle co-op, and explain the strange animal that is Danganronpa.  We also give our final thoughts to the end of Oriemo, and much much more.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Episode 53: More Like Rustling or Dead Guests (A Special Gary is Schizophrenic Episode)

This week we are joined by Ryan Gardiner, and we unleash what we've all been up to this week:  Ryan and Smitty are playing Payday 2, and Ryan just got Animal Crossing: New Leaf.  Gary's started Mercenary Kings (and it's hard!) and Sonic Adventure 2, an old favorite for Chris.  We share our love for the Burnout franchise, and Jaime's super pissed about Pikmin escort missions.  Curt and Chris talk a little about Pokemon Origin, and Shane takes part in another round of "Stump the Mark".  We briefly discuss the pending launch of the PS4, and ogle some goodies made by 3D Printing.  And More!

Thursday, August 15, 2013

SCATcast: Gaiden Episode 28

This week, Jaime explains how Nintendo of Taiwan is redefining "Limited Edition", and what happens when public officials get a little too hooked on social gaming.  She discusses the cultural and religious traditions of Obon, and really loved "Deathigner"!  Chris finished Shin Megami Tensei IV this week, and he's happy to talk about his parting thoughts as well as first impressions of Project X Zone.  We finish the episode with  a rundown of WataMote and a promise to finish Oriemo soon!  Plus more!

**Listen to this episode and then watch "Deathigner"  =)

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Episode 52: One Year of SCAT

This week we celebrate our one year anniversary with an Ice Cream Social at Shane's, and we've got quite the show for you!  Gary's been playing Rise of the Triad, and we get nostalgic with Zelda II.  Shane's seen a bunch of movies since he was last on the show, and tells us his thoughts on Pacific Rim, RIPD, and more.  Jaime's talks about the beautiful fruit in Pikmin 3, and Gary starts the first round of "Stump the Mark" wrestling trivia.  Chris explains Dragon's Crown and the $1 Million Dollar Saint's Row bundle, and Smitty got a Salty Bet account and proposes a SCATcast kickstarter project.  Plus a MASSIVE DOSE OF MORE!!

Friday, August 9, 2013

SCATcast: Gaiden Episode 27

It's a crazy week for "cyber crimes" as Jaime reports that Japan is being inundated with hacked bank accounts, hacked Wii systems, and.... hacked toilets.  We discuss Hollywood's Akira remake and giant robots, and Chris talks about new from summer Comiket and the impending release of the english Miku software.  We reflect on the end of "Hentai Prince and the Stony Cat", and give a preview of the shows we're starting for this season.  And a ton more!

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Episode 51: Every Last Coil

This week, we are rejoined by Curt who has been playing catch up on old titles this week:  Monster Hunter, Strike Suit Infinity, and Binding of Isaac.  Jaime's excited for Pikmin 3 day, and started playing Cubivore.  We all discuss why there's no good new F-Zero or Metroid games, and Curt tells Chris how Brutal Legend ended.  We discuss the Ouya, Monster Hunter Frontier G, and enjoy erotic storytime courtesy of the talented but absent Smitty.  Chris shares with us the guilty pleasure that is Salty Bet and Lots More! 

Thursday, August 1, 2013

SCATcast: Gaiden Episode 26

This week, Jaime brings us news of puppies, princesses, and parliament.  She explains the spectacle that is WCS (World Cosplay Summit) and begins a head-scratching conversation about why Japanese moms want their sons in girls' swimsuits.  Chris spends some time discussing the upcoming releases of Pikmin 3 and Dragon's Crown, the frustration of not knowing where cities in SMTIV are, and shares some disappointing  news about MoeNovel.  (And a lot more!)