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Thursday, June 21, 2012

The Blue Shell Manifesto #11: Bomber's Got The Blues (6.21.2012)


The Blue Shell Manifesto 6.21.2012
Download the podcast right here: BSM 2012-06-21 (128kbps MP3, 109 MB, 114 minutes)

(if you're looking for the Megas interview, skip to 1:02:00!)

SHOW RUNDOWN

FEATURED ARTIST:
"History Repeating (parts 1 and 2)" by the Megas
Arrangement of "Title" from Mega Man 3 (NES)
History Repeating: Blue (2012)
themegas.com

"Head Like I/O" by Inverse Phase
Cover of "Head Like A Hole" by Nine Inch Nails
Pretty Eight Machine (2012)
inversephase.bandcamp.com

- Item #5: Warren Spector criticizes "ultraviolence" in the games industry
gamesindustry.biz - Warren Spector: "The ultraviolence has to stop"

"Dance of Descent" by Brandon Strader & Izkemia
Arrangement of various songs from Final Fantasy (NES)
Final Fantasy: Random Encounter (2012)
encounter.ocremix.org

"Get Back @ Me" by BR1GHT PR1MATE
Leather Daddies EP (2010)
brightprimate.bandcamp.com

FEATURED ARTIST:
"Walk Away From Light" by the Megas
Arrangement of "Snake Man" from Mega Man 3 (NES)
History Repeating: Blue (2012)
themegas.com

- Item #4: Valve introduces "Steam For Schools", featuring Portal 2
joystiq.com - 'Steam for Schools' is a free version of Steam for students, facilitates Portal 2-based lessons
reddit.com - Reddit thread detailing current developments on TF2 ARG

"As Bullet As Fire" by Koolfox
Rocking Fortress (2008)
rockingfortress.wecreatestuff.com

"Fortune's Dividend" by Rainbowdragoneyes
The Primordial Booze (2011)
8bitpeoples.com

- Item #3: Quick hits!
joystiq.com - Draw Something game show pilot coming to CBS
destructoid.com - Nice: Only two songs missing from Jet Set Radio HD
escapistmagazine.com - Developer Surprised by Anarchy Reigns Delay
youtube.com - PAYDAY: The Heist - No Mercy Trailer
joystiq.com - Leak reveals Final Fantasy 7 coming (back) to PC with achievements

"Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! with lyrics" by brentalfloss
Arrangement of various songs from Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! (NES)
Bits of Me (2012)
brentalfloss.com

oniken.net - Oniken: controller-crunching classic 8-bit action!

FEATURED ARTIST:
"(I Want To Be The One) To Watch You Die" by the Megas
Arrangement of "Wily Stage 2" from Mega Man 3 (NES)
History Repeating: Blue (2012)
themegas.com

"Can't Stop The Top" by the Megas
Arrangement of "Top Man" from Mega Man 3 (NES)
History Repeating: Blue (2012)
themegas.com

"Dust" by Stemage ft. XOC
Arrangement of "Aerial Race" from Marble Madness (NES)
Where Good Marbles Go To Die (2012)
stemage.bandcamp.com

- Item #2: Civilization player shares the details of his 10-year game
reddit.com - "I've been playing the same game of Civilization II for almost 10 years. This is the result."
reddit.com/r/theeternalwar/ - "The Eternal War" subreddit

"Destined For Greatness" by Geoffrey Taucer & prophetik
Arrangement of "Baba Yetu" from Civilization IV (PC)
OverClocked Remix (2009)
ocremix.org

"Epic Win" by Sir Jordanius
Arrangement of "Battle Scene", "Victory", and "Main Theme" from Final Fantasy (NES)
Final Fantasy: Random Encounter (2012)
encounter.ocremix.org

kotaku.com - Just How Much of the New Smash Bros. Is Namco? A Lot, Apparently.

"Avalanche" by Mega Ran
Arrangement of "Fighting" and "Barret's Theme" from Final Fantasy VII (PSX)
Black Materia (2011)
megaran.com

- Item #1: Brentalfloss hits on #8 on Billboard's comedy charts!
billboard.com - Billboard comedy album charts

rockpapershotgun.com - Australian Parliament To Create R18+ Category For Games
joystiq.com - Capcom's main Street Fighter Seth Killian exiting the company on June 22
gamasutra.com - Nintendo 3DS gets bigger with 3DS XL announcement

"Super Mario Bros. 3 with lyrics" by brentalfloss
Arrangement of "Athletic" from Super Mario Bros. 3 (NES)
Bits of Me (2012)
brentalfloss.com

"Super Mario Bros. 2 Ending with lyrics" by brentalfloss
Arrangement of "Ending" from Super Mario Bros. 2 (NES)
Bits of Me (2012)
brentalfloss.com

bitgengamerfest.com - The Bit Gen Gamer Fest, coming to Baltimore, MD on June 30, 2012!

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