What was discussed: Family Suing Wii-Contest Radio Station; Xfire Forms Debate Club; World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Sells 2.4 Million In 24 Hours; Big Three Sued Over Controllers; NPD Group: 2006 Industry Report; Canada Posts Record Year For Gaming; Super Paper Mario Confirmed For April Release; Major League Gaming Spends $1.75 Million Signing Players; Shigeru Miyamoto To Keynote GDC
Dennis’s Nickname: The Bob Dole Memorial Ocean
Blast From the Past: Street Fighter 2 Turbo (SNES | Aug. 1993)
Code of the Week: Guitar Hero 2 (PS2)
What was discussed: Sony Retracts SixAxis Emmy; Woman Dies In Wii Radio Contest; Voice Cast Revealed For New TMNT Film; An Aqua Teen Hunger Force Movie Announced; IBM To Build Stores In Second Life; Honda’s ASIMO Robot Faster, Friendlier; Innovative Controllers Bringing 3D To PC Games; New Ghostbusters Game Announced; Brian Eno Doing Spore Soundtrack; Sony Launching PSP Download Service; Xbox 360 Exclusive Guitar Hero 2 Tracks
“Sully, remember when I said I would kill you last?”
Blast From the Past: Mortal Kombat 2 (SNES | Sept. 1994)
Code of the Week: Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops (PSP)
What was discussed: Bush Targeted In Jihadist FPS; Konami Dancing With The King; Microsoft Releases XNA Studio Express; Lionsgate Opens On XBLM; Napster Founder Targets World of Warcraft For Project; Datel Working On Wii FreeLoader; Nintendo Sued Over Wii Wrist Straps; GamePro Expo Has New Name; Silent Hill 2 Movie Confirmed; Wii Prince of Persia Revealed As Rival Swords
Dennis’s Nickname: “Marion ‘Cobra’ Cobretti” as portrayed by Slyvester Stallone in the movie Cobra.
Blast From the Past: Legend of Zelda: A Link To The Past (SNES | April 1992)
Code of the Week: Viva Pinata (Xbox 360)
What was discussed: We kick off the new year by taking a look back at the biggest stories and happenings from the video game world in 2006.