Super Joystiq Podcast 007: Steel Battalion, SpyParty, Diablo 3 patches, Microsoft's Surface

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This week's Super Joystiq Podcast gets tense.

In the first segment, Xav, JC, Richard, and Mike Schramm discuss Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor and the Metal Gear HD Collection for Vita. They also get into some deep discussion about the recent changes to Diablo 3.

The Joystiq Research Institute returns with Jess, Ben, and Xav playing through SpyParty. The crew even streamed the game on our new Twitch.TV account. (Watch the session after the break, and please forgive the technical issues!) To wrap up another full episode, Alex, Ludwig and Mike Suszek examine the latest industry news.

We're also continuing our giveaway from last week. Listen to the show for your chance to win one of three Awesomenauts soundtracks on vinyl.

Listen to the Super Joystiq Podcast:A stream of the show and details about each segment is available after the break.



Show Breakdown
  • 00:00:00 - 00:00:54 // Pre-Show Fun and Intro Music
  • 00:00:55 - 00:49:33 // Intro and WRUP/Previews: Xav, JC, Richard & Mike Schramm
  • 00:49:34 - 01:18:10 // JRI: Jess, Ben & Xav
  • 01:18:11 - 01:45:06 // News: Alex, David, Mike Suszek & Ludwig
  • 01:45:07 - 01:46:17 // Outro, giveaway winners, and a new giveaway!
Credits
Theme Music: Satsuma Audio and Whitaker Blackall - "A Basstastic Undertaking"
Segment Bumpers: Jordan Mallory

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Xav de Matos and Jonathan Downin

Joystiq Research Institute: SpyParty
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Breaking News and Features


Dave was supposed to be here this week. It's okay, he took care of his punishment for missing the episode.

Joyswag: Awesomenauts Vinyl Soundtrack
To enter this week's giveaway:
  • Listen to the podcast. Leave a comment on this post telling us what you think about the Super Joystiq Podcast. We want your suggestions, questions, and comments!
  • You must be 17 years or older and a resident of the US or Canada (excluding Quebec and Puerto Rico).
  • Only one entry per person.
  • This entry period ends at 12:00PM ET, Friday, June 29, 2012.
  • At that time, we'll randomly select three (3) winners to receive one of three Awesomenauts vinyl soundtracks.
  • For a list of complete rules, click here.


What is Joyswag? Since we don't keep the games and merchandise we receive for review or promotional purposes, it becomes "Joyswag," which is passed along to our readers. Please note that Joyswag may be in "used" condition.

For more info on our policy, click here.

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