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Monday, May 7, 2012
Keeping hush hush on anything in the Internet Age is a rather unlikely feat, but Fez enthusiasts seem committed to the cause.

Fez is an amazing phenomenon, generating a unique community that both works together to solve its many perspective driven puzzles but also shares in its appreciation of secrecy with its and tehir desire to maintain the mystery of the game.  Keeping hush hush on anything in the Internet Age is a rather unlikely feat, but Fez enthusiasts seem committed to the cause.


This week we discuss that community, the game itself, and, well, spoil a few of those mysteries.  So, listeners, be warned (though, for a change, we actually announce when the spoiler section is coming up in deference to those committed to encouraging players to experience how Fez‘s mysteries unravel from your own perspective).


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Monday, Apr 30, 2012
The Moving Pixels podcast looks at how some video game homages fare as live action properties.

This week Nick and I are joined by Jorge Albor and Scott Juster of the Experience Points podcast to discuss how video games fare as live action properties.


Some of these films are homages, some are there to support their franchise, some are both.  Most are better than what we have seen on the big screen.


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Monday, Apr 23, 2012
Our podcasters discuss how 'Anomaly: Warzone Earth' plays out across platforms -- on your Xbox, your PC, or your phone.

We’re all pretty enamored with the simple mechanics and smart reversal of the tower defense genre that serve as the foundations of Anomaly: Warzone Earth.


We decided to attack a discussion of the game from a variety of angles by choosing to play it across platforms in order to see how the game fares as it shifts from bigger to smaller screens.


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Monday, Apr 16, 2012
This week, the Moving Pixels podcast considers their personal picks for the top five arcade games of all time.

This week, the Moving Pixels podcast considers their personal picks for the top five arcade games of all time. 


In doing so, we look back to the arcade and the various spaces that game cabinets existed to occupy our time and extract our quarters. What is the place of the arcade machine in the history of a gamer culture, a culture that has largely moved towards home consoles rather than remained gaming in public spaces?


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Monday, Apr 9, 2012
Part parody, part loving homage to the Silver Age of comic books, Freedom Force was the best superhero video game that we played before the advent of Arkham.

Part parody, part loving homage to the Silver Age of comic books, Freedom Force was the best superhero video game that we played before the advent of Arkham.  This episode, the Moving Pixels podcast turns back the clock to revisit a title by Irrational Games that really holds up despite its age.


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