So Mike is pretty stoked about Ric Flair being in Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 Uprising. So he made this awesome wallpaper. Enjoy.
Get ready to ride Space Mountain as it would be in an alternate version of the world where nuclear bombs don’t exist and dolphins wear lasers. Yes, Ric Flair will be in the Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 expansion, Uprising. We also talk about a lot of games, including the Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War II multiplayer beta, Fallout 3’s Operation: Anchorage DLC, and the Resident Evil 5 demo. And guess what? There’s more Burnout news.
As hinted at in the last show, the Exploding Barrel Podcast now has a Twitter profile. Be sure to follow it so you can know when we’re recording, when the show goes up, and other golden nuggets of… tweetiness.
So I finally decided to put the show names in the feed. I bet you didn’t even know we used clever names. Anyway, with 2008 now behind us, it’s time to look to the exciting future of 2009. Join as we discuss what games of 2009 get us all excited. We also get into some more Burnout news, discuss the amazing new Home cafe, and look at some quotes from everyone’s favorite Sony exec.
In a suprise move, we reveal our number 2 and 1 picks for our favorite games of 2008. Did you figure them out yet? We also have Decembers epic NPD numbers. Massive DLC announcements and a kickass sith Obi Wan round out the rest of the show.
A sad day indeed as we discuss the massive layoffs at 1UP.com and the end of Electronic Gaming Monthly. There is some happy news, though! Criterion reveals more awesome cars, Gears maps become available, and we reveal our number 3 picks for Game of the Year.