July 1, 2012Here's what else awaits you in Episode 48:The Cabin in the Woods: Lucy raves about Joss Whedon's criminally under-promoted horror masterpiece. FUN FACT: Did you know it was originally titled 'The Erection in the Bush'?3DS XL - as it turns out Nintendo's new handheld will require its own ridiculous Circle Pad Pro add-on. Yet another canoe that's up shit creek without a paddle!Reggie Fils-Aime: Nintendo's perpetually teleprompted PR puppet gets lambasted for his latest quotes regarding the negative fan reception around Nintendo's 14 E3 press conferences.Happy 40th Birthday to Atari - or at least, to the Atari logo. The original company has been dead longer than disco.PLUS - with the R rating coming into effect, the Pubcast team wrestles with how to take their vulgarity to new lows in our opening sketch.The team answer even more of your questions from our Facebook page!
The letter R: pirates may love it, but for Aussie gamers it has previously stood for Rage and Resentment thanks to its glaring absence from our videogame classification guidelines.
Well not anymore, baby! Now R stands for Relief and Rapture, with the news that the R rating has recently passed through Australian parliament without anyone batting an eyelid.
In episode 48 of the Pubcast we discuss the R rating and what it means for the local industry. Rated R - to Aussie gamers it's no longer just an awesome album by Queens of the Stone Age (although Feel Good Hit of the Summer is still the unofficial theme song of the Pubcast).
"Nicotine, valium, vicodin, rumbos..."
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