The Throwdown #52 | STFUandPlay

The Throwdown #52

By Rachael Murdock Fri, August 30, 2013 - 8:30:00


Tony Polanco, Rachael Murdock, Michael Crawford, Emilio Lopez, Brian Munjoma, Brett Murdock and Chris Sealy discuss what’s happened in the world of video games, pop culture and STFUandPLAY this past week.

Happening At STFUandPLAY

• Premium subscriptions are FINALLY available!
Splinter Cell: Blacklist review and 15 mins of game
• Freddy’s crazy Saints Row IV videos

Featured Topics

• Will video games always be vilified by society?
• Is Nintendo completely out of touch these days?

Gaming News

Sony accidentally leaks Grand Theft Auto V assets
Steve Balmer to retire as CEO of Microsoft within 12 months
Xbox One regional delays
Uwe Boll’s Kickstarter for Postal 2
• Playstation camera talk

Pop Culture News

• Fallout from news that Ben Affleck will be playing Batman in ‘Superman/Batman
RUMOR: Bryan Cranston WILL be playing Lex Luthor in upcoming DC Universe movies
Detroit may serve as the new Gotham City in Superman/Batman
Is there another ‘Spawn’ movie in the works?
James Spader will play Ultron in Avengers: Age Of Ultron
Celebrating the Power Rangers’ 20th anniversary

Listener Questions

• If you had the opportunity to create a game, what kind of game would it be?
• What is your most anticipated indie game/what indie game intrigues you the most?

Songs heard on this episode

Intro: Power Rangers Redux (2012) - Ron Wasserman
Outro: Beavis & Butthead watch “It’s So Cold in the D”

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Tony Polanco

Rachael Murdock

Michael Crawford

Emilio Lopez

Brian Munjoma

Chris Sealy

In honor of the Power Rangers’ 20th anniversary (and Rachael’s and Manny’s crushes on Jason David Frank) we dug up an extra special bonus for everyone:

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