Moving Pixels Podcast

The Curse of 3s, or the 2011 Holiday Gaming Season

by G. Christopher Williams

12 December 2011

Is the glut of game sequels at year's end a blessing or a curse?

Battlefield 3, Gears of War 3, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Saints Row: The Third, Uncharted 3.  That’s a whole lot of 3s.

While focused especially on the “trilogies” being concluded in 2011, this episode Rick, Nick, and I discuss the year in gaming on the whole, while considering whether or not the glut of sequels at year’s end is a blessing or a curse.

This podcast is also available via iTunes.


More discussion of holiday season gaming:

A Holiday Season Awash in Competence by G. Christopher Williams

Review: Battlefield 3 by Nick Dinicola

Review: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 by Chris Gaerig

Review: Batman: Arkham City by G. Christopher Williams


Our podcast contributors:

Rick Dakan is a regular contributor to the Moving Pixels blog as well as to the Gamma Testing podcast.

G. Christopher Williams is the Multimedia Editor at  You can find his weekly updates featured at the Neuromance blog.

Nick Dinicola is also a regular contributor to the Moving Pixels blog.


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