Drinky Talky Thingy Episode #54: No time to explain, Get in the Llama!!

Does this really need a caption? Seriously just get in already we need to go!
Does this really need a caption? Seriously just get in already we need to go!

Well in a week where some fairly major sites, this one included, took a stand against the insane SOPA & PIPA legislation only an equally insane post image would suffice.

Added to our love of Llama’s and you get this picture.

However the Llamas as good as they are come second to the gaming, nothing beats gaming in our affections not even our womenfolk!!

This week we managed to cover a great many gaming topics, from the rumours of Resident Evil 6 to the SOPA bullshit, from Project Fiona to Bill Ropers refusal to accept that he hasn’t been involved in a good game since Diablo. We even made time to fit in a discussion about the manliness of the Evony model, though I’m not entirely sure how that entered the conversation.

All that and much more in this episode of the Drinky Talky Thingy.


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If you want links to any of the stories we covered in the show this week, links can be found after the jump.

SOPA Information

RPS Is Blacking Out To Protest SOPA/PIPA | Rock, Paper, Shotgun
SOPA breakthrough as DNS block is scrapped | Game Development | News by Develop
Obama Administration officially doesn’t support SOPA/PIPA -Destructoid
Sopa Blackout

Updates on stories from last week

Korean Game Rating Board finally approves Diablo 3 | IncGamers

Getting A Handle On Razer’s Project Fiona | Rock, Paper, Shotgun
CES: Razer’s Fiona tablet plays Skyrim on ‘Ultra High’ -Destructoid
CES: Razer’s Fiona gaming tablet is amazing, not a tablet -Destructoid

This weeks stuff

A full list of 2011’s best-selling games | IncGamers

Retailers: Drop online pass, and we’ll share our profits -Destructoid

Microsoft or Sony To Quit Console Race? – Games News at IGN

Writers Guild Award Noms For Brink and Bats | Rock, Paper, Shotgun

OnLive integrated into Google TVs | Game Development | News by Develop
CES: LG televisions with streaming cloud gaming built in -Destructoid

Gaikai teases WoW on Facebook – GameSpot.com

IGDA chief: Cloud gaming costs to rise – GameSpot.com

Microsoft justifies PC Kinect price – Xbox 360 News at GameSpot

Good Old Games adds Worms, Superfrog, and Alien Breed -Destructoid
Syndicate hits Good Old Games this Thursday -Destructoid

TERA Accepting Closed Beta Applications | Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Update: Starhawk Public Beta Plans Unveiled – PlayStation 3 News at IGN

Uncharted 3, Portal 2 head IAA 2011 nominations -Destructoid

Bill Roper looking to partner with Korean companies for more MMO development | Massively

PS Vita ‘lifestyle’ shots are derptacularly douchey -Destructoid

Update: Sony Reveals all ’12 in ’12’ PSN Games – PS3 News at IGN

Viral Website Teasing Resident Evil 6? – Xbox 360 News at IGN

Release Date Roundup

The Lighthouse – a unique game of ships, sea monsters and fog!

Mass Effect 3 demo dropping February 14 – GameSpot.com

Max Payne 3 delayed to May – GameSpot.com

Ico and Shadow of the Colossus coming to PSN next week | IncGamers

Oddworld: Munch’s Oddysee HD set for a Q2 release -Destructoid

Max Payne 3 pre-order deadline extended | IncGamers

Podcast Extras

Cash-strapped Link pawns off the Triforce of Courage -Destructoid

Videogame-themed beer pong tables are righteously crunk -Destructoid

Silent Hill based on Kindergarten Cop, CONFIRMED! -Destructoid

Do Game Developers Hate Reviews? – Games Feature at IGN

Opinion: Boobs, Bad Games and Misogyny – Games Feature at IGN

Concept Art Surfaces from Abandoned Batman Game – Xbox360 News at IGN

Songs used in this episode

Intro Remixed from WizWars – 8 Bit Raceway, which can be bought at http://wizwars.bandcamp.com/album/game-boy-rock-special-edition

Hyperactive Children by ZipZipper

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