Monthly archives: August, 2008

Developer Interview: EA’s Todd Batty

I recently had the opportunity to talk with EA’s Todd Batty who is the Lead Developer of Facebreaker. Here is the interview, which will be part of the next episode of the podcast, with some footage of Facebreaker’s character customization and a few fights between myself and Todd. Hope you enjoy the interview and the…



Video Game Jocks Podcast 08/28/2008

In this episode, we have a Roundtable with Ron Workman, formerly of Destructoid, and Cheapy D of Cheap Ass Gamer, We Talk About the Leipzig Games Convention, Xbox 360 Price Drops, Gearbox Working On Halo 4, Answer Your Listener Mail and More! [MP3] Direct Download Format: 142:00, 65.1 MB, MP3



New Release Snap Judgements 8/25/2008

It isn’t even September yet and we already have a week with more than a few notable releases. We have a game featuring one of the most famous athletes in the world, the game that made Japanese people love the Xbox 360 (even if it was for a single week), a game featuring everyone’s favorite…



VGJ Review: Madden NFL ’09 (Xbox 360)

Madden is the 800 pound gorilla in the sports video game room. Every year, it is not only the highest selling sports game but one of the highest selling games period. This rabid loyalty does not mean that Madden is immune to criticism. That is why EA has worked hard at refining the game and…



Video Game Jocks Episode 100

In this  episode, We Celebrate the 100th Episode Milestone, the July NPD Numbers, Sackboy as the PS3 Mascot, Burnout Paradise on the PSN, Announce Two Big Contests and More! [MP3] Direct Download Format: 86:05, 39.5 MB, MP3



New Release Snap Judgements 8/18/2008

This week we have that has been over 10 years in the making, a remake of a game much older than that and the linchpin between a title from last year and one from the next. Too Human (Xbox 360) Silicon Knights has been working on Too Human, in one form or another, for over…