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Episode 4 – Gentlemen Start your Engines!

Posted by abootgames on February 20, 2006

This episode we look at racing games.

Direct MP3 Link:

Click HereOne Minute Reviews:

Burnout 3 takedown. Freakin amazin. Buy this game.

Star Wars Battle Front II – Pretty god controls, biggest problem is spotty online play. Get dropped to often, not really a problem with the game as much as the XBox Live system.

25 to life. Socom come clone that is missing some genetic material. Not as fun, all around not as good as Socom.

Drakkan: The Ancient’s Gate – Best PS2 game ever! Wicked story, great AI, Tonnes of jaw dropping moments.

News:

Video games keep the brain from aging http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20060209.wxbrains09/BNStory/Science/home

Sex workers (prostitues) are protesting Grand Theft Auto.

Prisoner in London are getting to play video games to break up their regular routine.

Canadian wins International Madden Challenge. Jamal George of Toronto beat American champ Jarvis Thompson for the title on Probowl week end in Hawaii. He wins an Xbox 360 and a trip to any NFL city. The American champ did win $100,000!

The videogame business will double by 2011, from $32.6 billion in 2005 to $65.9 billion. According to ABI Research. They are saying that online gaming will increase 95% per year until then.

Nintendo DS will get a web browser from Opera and also location free tv. Although only in Japan for the time being.

Releases:

DS – Super Monkey Ball Touch & Roll

GBA – Yu-Gi-Oh! Double Pack

GAMECUBE – Sonic Riders

PC – EverQuest II: Kingdom of Sky
EverQuest: Prophecy of Ro
Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords
Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords Collectors Edition
RF Online (Rising Force Online)
The Apprentice
TOCA Race Driver 3
Tycoon City: New York

PS2 – IHRA Drag Racing: Sportsman Edition
MS Saga: A New Dawn (Mobile Suit Gundam)
Rebel Raiders: Operation Nighthawk
Sonic Riders
TOCA Race Driver 3

PSP – Nothing

Xbox – IHRA Drag Racing: Sportsman Edition
Sonic Riders
TOCA Race Driver 3

Xbox 360 – College Hoops 2K6

Top Racing Games:

Outrun
Burnout
Ea Nascar Series
Hang On
Mariokart
Grand Turismo
Project Gotham
Wipe out
Pole Position
Excite Bike
Test Drive 4, 5,and 6
GTA: III and onward
F-Zero, the original
Ridge Racer 1
Stuntman

Next Episode: Tomb Raider

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