Raw Rant 29: Candace Bailey vs Olivia Munn

Posted 07 Dec 2010 in Podcast, The Media Pimps

Host: Don and Brian

Guest: None

Shiznit we Talk about:

  • PSPhone
  • Candace Bailey
  • Olivia Munn
  • Alison Haislip
  • World of Warcraft: Cataclysm
  • Counter Strike 2
  • NeoGeo
  • Unreal 3

Reminder Concept Console Contest is Due Dec 15th.  Please send in your entries!

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm…..RELEASED 12-07-10

OMFG!!! This new expansion is going to be amazing!!  I’ve been waiting for this for quite some time.  The anticipation for this game has been huge!  I wish you gamers luck if you have already pre-ordered this game!

Blizzard is doing a signing for the mid-night release at the Fry’s Electronics in Fountain Valley, CA.  The developers will be there for signing and asking and answering of questions.

For all of you WoW Heads out there…have a good time questing in the old world!!

Counter Strike 2

What? You heard right! Valve is going to be releasing a new installment of Counter Strike….Counter Strike 2.  The new features for this game is pretty impressive.

Wait for it…..Neil Patrick Harris to host the VGAs….Legendary!

Best known for his work on How I Met Your Mother, Harold and Kumar Duology, and Spiderman: Shattered Dimensions, Patrick Harris has been announced as the host for this year’s Video Game Awards, airing on December 11th on Spike TV.  Neil will be mentioning the new game release of Thor: God of Thunder.  Don’t miss it!!

Unreal Engine 3: Overview

Unreal Engine 3 has just been released!  The new features that have implemented into this new technology is simply amazing!  Below are some of the new features that gamers can look forward to from game developers.

New Amazing Features:

  • Directional Light Shafts
  • High Quality Depth of Fields for Filmmakers
  • Color Grading
  • Cascaded Shadow Maps
  • Seamless Time of Day Transition
  • Weather Effects
  • Point Light Shafts
  • Material Layer Blending
  • Improved Foliage Rendering


NeoGeo Classics Set for PSN

Fatal Fury, Samurai Showdown, Magician Lord and more on the way for downloadable play.

Add one more platform to PSN’s growing archive lineup. Next up following PlayStation and PC Engine games are NeoGeo titles courtesy of SNK Playmore’s new “NeoGeo Station” service.

SNK Playmore’s take on the retro gaming thing appears to be a bit different from Sony and Hudson, though. NeoGeo Station games will be available for both PS3 and PSP. However, different from the PC Engine and PlayStation libraries, SNK Playmore is selling separate versions for each platform.

The PS3 versions are being priced a couple of hundred yen above the PSP versions. Other differences include full online play and friend list support for the PS3 versions. The PSP versions will support ad-hoc multiplayer play.

The new downloadable versions will feature updates from their original releases. You’ll be able to save button layouts, screen size, volume adjustments, startup menu skip and other options. Each game will also have a music playback feature and a replay mode (store up to 8 replays per game).

The games will also have “state save.” Press select, and the pause menu will open up. From here, you can select to save your state to restart later.

These are digital releases, so they obviously won’t come with manuals. To make up for this, SNK Playmore is including digital in-game manuals. These can be viewed from the information menu before the start of the game and from the pause menu. Fighting games will also have a readily viewable command list.

The initial lineup of titles hits on December 22 and will include:

  • Fatal Fury (Garoudensetsu)
  • Metal Slug
  • The King of Fighters ’94
  • Samurai Spirits
  • Super Sidekicks (Tokuten-o)
  • Art of Fighting (Ryuuko no Ken)
  • ASO II Last Guardian
  • League Bowling
  • Baseball Stars Professional
  • Magician Lord

Prices for these titles are around 900 yen for PS3 and 700 yen for PSP.

Top 10 Games You Must Play Before You Die

# 10: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

# 9: Halo

#8 : World of Warcraft

# 7: Final Fantasy XII

# 6: Super Mario 64

#5: Sonic the Hedge Hog

#4: James Bond: Golden Eye

#3: Legend of Zelda

#2: Counter Strike

#1: Mortal Kombat or Street Fighter II

Sony PSPhone / Zeus Z1 To Run Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Release Date to be announced soon

Even though nothing is official yet (Sony is expected to reveal the phone and announce a Playstation Phone / Zeus Z1 release date at a press conference on December 9), more and more PlayStation Phone pics and videos continued to leak. In one of the clips (owned by Engadget.com), there is even actual proof of some gaming on the Zeus. While some details have yet to be announced (such as weather the Z1 will support PSP games), this one is shaping up to be a device we’ll most likely talk about more and more in the future. Reason ? With small exceptions (Angry Birds is one), mobile games failed to provide any real, long-lasting positive gaming experience. If the Sony Playstation Phone / Zeus Z1 can deliver, chances are it will receive the

A video release shows the Playstation phone as being somewhat thicker than is the norm these days. It purports to be a genuine release with the Playstation icon on the device clearly shown (not that such a thing could not be faked). As and when it is released let us hope some of the popular Playstation games come along with it. Justification for this is in the fact that the device is somewhat thicker and bigger than is usual, making for easy handheld gaming. The Playstation Phone is claimed to have a 1GHz Qualcom CPU and 512 Mb RAM, 1Gb ROM and a microSD card slot. It will be a touchscreen phone but the size could be anywhere between 3.7 to 4.1 inches.

For gamers playstation is expected to provide a multitouch pad on the lower half of the slider phone which it is made out to be.  It will run Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS.

Whether gamers are enthused about this phone remains to be seen and one awaits the official release announcements.
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New Show Host for Attack of the Show: Candace Bailey!!! Hotness!!

Kevin Pereira welcomes Candace Bailey as the new co-host of Attack of the Show, starting January 11, 2011. Wish her luck as she embarks on a special vision quest to prepare her for this grueling task. You can check out the new Geek Vixen of her short cameo in the video below.

We are very much looking forward to see how this new host can fill our Geek Goddess Olivia Munn’s shoes.  Stay Tuned in January!!  We would love to hear every one’s responses.

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  1. Shawnna Beegle (10 Dec 2010, 9:10)

    PlayStation Phone! Oh. My. Gawd. I do want. AND, it looks like it might just be stock. Yeah, they could still throw a crappy custom skin on, but still. Please Sony, be smart. AND, to make it that much more orgasmic, it has a front facing camera. Plugin with PSN, please oh please oh please!

  2. Sammy Wacyk (10 Dec 2010, 17:14)

    That looks like Dell Streak ( Play Station Phone Zeus Z1 )

  3. Rizzle (28 Dec 2010, 11:34)

    B is right Olivia is my gal

  4. Hawtness (28 Dec 2010, 11:59)

    ooooh Candy is hot (and a stripper name)

  5. Olivia (28 Dec 2010, 16:42)

    thanks guys I found your cast while searching for myself on bing, don’t lie everybody searches for their own name, ;)

    Candace is going to be awesome though don’t worry about that she is just as geek as me, although I thought about cloning myself so I can do ATOS and Jon Stewart but then figured Kevin needed to get laid anyway SO WTH!

  6. Andrew A. Sailer (31 Dec 2010, 19:17)

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  7. Francine Conerly (05 Jan 2011, 8:39)

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  8. Clementine Matten (12 Jan 2011, 9:14)

    Somone Say Olivia??? check my link for wallpapers

  9. Candy Cane (12 Jan 2011, 11:08)

    frak yous all Candace rocks the mic out!

  10. Angry Birds (28 Jan 2011, 6:43)

    How do you receive Ham em big?

  11. Solomon Barbini (09 Mar 2011, 4:02)

    you can buy nexus one of Google, that is a smartphone. i am pretty sure they will not refuse you