Fantastic Neighborhood 51: Gettin’ Over It

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Welcome back! This week, we discuss the HAWTest new releases, like Saints Row 3 and The Amazing Spider-Man for DS. After all that hotness, we cool it down with an in-depth look at the lore of the Fast and Furious universe, speculation about the PS4, and more! Game Club is Mark of the Ninja. Oh, don’t forget to pre-order Bioshock: Infinite and Gears of War: Judgement.

Next week’s game club is Analogue: A Hate Story. If you’re playing along, please consider buying it straight from the developer.

We’ll also be discussing Tom Bissell’s Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter.

As always, you can reach us at letters@fantasticneighborhood.com, or by calling 720.HOODIE.6 (720.466.3436). Follow FredJon, & the show on Twitter, and like us on FacebookSubscribe and rate us on iTunes.

Music:

  • Savant – “Megaboy – Original Mix”
  • Kid Dynamite – “Gate 68″
  • I am the Avalanche w/ Anthony Raneri – “The Gravedigger’s Argument”
  • Alkaline Trio – “I Wanna Be a Warhol”
  • A$AP Rocky w/ Skrillex – “Wild for the Night”

Segments:
0:00:00 Intro
0:02:26 Consumption Junction

  • Jon: Amazing Spider-Man (DS), Fire Emblem: AwakeningShadows of the Damned
  • Fred: Saint’s Row The Third, Young Justice

0:35:31 Sponsor Message – Taylor Swift Car Protection System
0:39:46 Hype & Happenings
1:08:08 Game Club – Mark of the Ninja
1:37:00 Outro and Outtakes

 

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Co-host of the show, video game archivist and historian, UI specialist, and name dropper. Jon Anderson is one of the founding members of Fantastic Neighborhood.