Sunday, September 29, 2013

Episode 58: Smitty's Worst Episode Ever



This week we're discussing the Steam announcements!  We break down our thoughts on the controller, and how much the Steam Machine might cost us.  We talk about the ups and downs of Steam Workshop, and Chris and Jaime discuss season 2 of Mortal Kombat: Legacy.  Curt asks us about our  best and worst experiences with online games, and Smitty explains the finer workings of the League of Legends finals.  And a whole lot of Will Sasso.  (and more)

Thursday, September 26, 2013

SCATcast: Gaiden Episode 34



This week, Jaime shares news about middle schools, millionaires, and... hot yogurt.  She talks about how (un)intelligent some pervy criminals can be, and some of the most interesting highlights from last weekend's TGS.  Chris talks about his excitement for Steins;Gate coming to PC and explains the nuances of how to deal with a schoolgirl vampire.  We discuss Watamote, Danganronpa, and Blood Lad... and more!

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Episode 57: Hun-Gary-n Sausages



This week we have the whole crew back, and we're in top form.  Curt's been back at Minecraft since the latest update, Chris and Jaime beat Diablo III (again) and Smitty's playing Eufloria.  Gary picked up a copy of GTA V, and got to take part in the Shovel Knight hangout.  Jaime tells Curt why he should play Torchlight II, and talks about the Nintendo / Namco event on Saturday.  Curt talks about DoubleFine, and Chris gets Gary excited with the news of the huge Terraria update coming October.  We discuss media boxes and Super Hot, and Smitty explains League of Legends to us.  Plus we debate on the Steam announcement and MORE!

Friday, September 20, 2013

SCATcast: Gaiden Episode 33



This week Jaime has all kinds of tech news with TGS starting today.  She has news on Yahoo's new voice-controlled search engine, and a handy device to make sure you don't leave your kid in a taxi.  We take a moment to pay tribute to Mr. Hiroshi Yamauchi, and Jaime has an arrest story that's... unusual.  Chris tells us about some more announcements from TGS, and Sega's acquisition of Atlus.  Plus, will he buy a Persona pachinko machine?  Chris also finished Project X Zone this week as well as Gantz, and fills us in with final thoughts on both.  PLUS WAAAY MOE!  MORE!

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Episode 56: Death Threats



This week we are down many regular members (ok, actually most of them) but we are joined by special guest Ryan D.!  Ryan fills us in on his exploits playing Mechwarrior Online and we discuss their charity event and why they get unwarranted death threats.  We discuss his anticipation for GTA V and his time spent with single-player Battlefield 3.  Chris and Jaime are still in the first stages of Diablo III for console, and we hear about Ryan's college assignment to play Second Life.  Chris brings us news about Sony's Japanese press conference and the River City Ransom kickstarter, and Ryan tells us about Steam's 10th birthday.  We all discuss digital media value and a TON more.

Friday, September 13, 2013

SCATcast: Gaiden Episode 32



This week, Jaime discusses shapely produce, the Olympics, and Miyazaki's retirement.  She has news on the upcoming TGS, and Chris shares the announcements from Sony's Japanese press conference.  We discuss VitaTV, Monster Hunter 4, and the dungeons of Yumina: The Ethereal.  Plus a ton more!

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Episode 55: Juicin' A Poop



This week we are rejoined by the prodigal Curt, who's been playing The Bureau: XCOM Declassified.  Bill returns as well, and he's excited about watching the preloading progress of a Machine for Pigs.  Jaime and Chris got back into Diablo III thanks to the improvements of the console versions, and Gary's still rolling through the daily challenges of Spelunky.  We discuss Major Nelson, and what people should be for Halloween.  We talk a bit about Farcry 3 Blood Dragon, and listen as Bill creates his character for Saints Row the Third. We play Stump the Mark. We thank our new followers and listeners,  Plus a whole plop more!

Thursday, September 5, 2013

SCATcast: Gaiden Episode 31



This week Jaime has news about Miyazaki, Sony's rumored peripherals, and nude men eating dumplings.  Seriously.  She explains why most young people in Japan want to work at Starbucks, and how Time and Eternity STILL isn't as terrible of a game as people think.  Chris discusses the Pokemon Nintendo Direct, and gives us a first glimpse into Yumina the Ethereal.  We break down the weirdness that is season 2 of Haiyore! Nyaruko-san and lots more!

Monday, September 2, 2013

Episode 54: Badger Farmer



This week, we somberly recount Gary's birthday hijinks, and play some games!  Chris gets Smitty to devote some time to Game Dev Tycoon on Steam, and we listen as SCATcast Studios makes its ascent to game dev fame.  Gary and Ryan discuss their time with Gary's birthday purchase:  an Ouya!  and Jaime is still plodding through Time and Eternity.  Shane joins us with a look into his bag from the comic shop today, and we all get sappy over Keiji Inafune's kickstarter project.  Plus 2DS, Harry Potter Puppets, and more!