Author: Mike Masters

July 24, 2012 No comments exist

This week on SSWL we are once again joined by Ryan O’Leary to review The Dark Knight Rises and while that happens Mike and Bryce tag out so as not to have it spoiled for them. Aside from that, we have our usual chatter about the things that caught our interest this week. Here is what went down on episode 69 of Some Shit We Like:

MOVIES
Trailer – The Man of Steel
Review – The Dark Knight Rises

FLIX WE PIX
Bryce – Breaking Bad
Rick – The Faculty
Mike – Scary Movie

VIDEO GAMES
News – Rock Band Blitz release date, price tag, and track list
News – Nintendo offering extra coins for digital purchase of New Super Mario Bros. 2
News – Need for Speed: Most Wanted limited edition and pre-order bonuses detailed
News – Silent Hill getting haunted maze treatment at Universal Studios this year
Demo Talk – Quantum Conundrum
Early Impressions – Resistance: Burning Skies

July 18, 2012 No comments exist

This week not only has Bryce finally rejoined us, but we were all together in person at our very secret hidden studio. We also were joined by an 18 pack of Miller Lite Punch Top cans and needless to say we get a little loud and crazy toward the end. With that said, here is what we covered on this loud, buzzed, and rambunctious edition of SSWL:

MOVIES
News – Movie poster teases The Worlds End, the next in the blood and ice cream series

TECH
News – NYC payphones recharged with WiFi
News – BBC releases app to stream the Olympics to your android or iOS device
News – Digg.com acquired for really low sum of money

FLIX WE PIX
Rick – Workaholics
Bryce – Adventureland
Mike – Phineas and Ferb

VIDEO GAMES
Rumor – New PS3 model in the works (pictures)
News – EA would have “loved” to publish Kingdoms of Amalur sequel
News – Get a sneak peak at Grand Theft Auto V with two screenshots
News – OUYA kickstarter making big promises and big money

July 9, 2012 No comments exist

This week not only do we have our regular ass craziness, but we also have some special guests. We are joined by Ryan O’Leary and Craig Kelly to review The Amazing Spider-Man as well as talk about Ryan’s project The Backseat. If you would like to help us support Ryan and his project please donate to his Kickstarter. For $1 you get access to behind the scenes video blogs during the production of the film. . .ONE buck! You can’t beat that. Here is everything else we covered:

 

MOVIES
Trailer – RoboCop (viral marketing video)
Review – Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Review – Ted
Review – The Amazing Spider-Man

TECH
News – Samsung Galaxy S III exploding. . .not quite

FLIX WE PIX
Mike – RoboCop
Rick – Transformers: Dark of the Moon

VIDEO GAMES
News – Sony buys cloud gaming service Gaikai
News – LittleBigPlanet Karting beta details
News – Activision has it’s own Walking Dead games coming
News – Telltale Games The Walking Dead getting box product and a second season
Back-log Review – Midnight Club Los Angeles: Complete Edition

July 3, 2012 No comments exist

On yet another Bryce-less episode of SSWL (we swear we didn’t kill him), Rick and Mike said what needed to be said and quite frankly a lot of those things had nothing to do with this week’s topics. It’s so much fun when we go off the rails and we hope you enjoy hearing it as much as we had recording it. Here is what we covered:

MOVIES
News – Edgar Wright shoots Ant-Man test footage
News – Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy shooting sequel to Before Sunset (Rick is not happy)
Trailer – For a Good Time, Call. . . (Red Band trailer)
Review –  Ted (Rick)

FLIX WE PIX
Rick – Rescue Me
Mike –MythBusters

VIDEO GAMES
News – PSN Summer Sale kicks off this week (July 3rd)
News – Castlevania: Lords of Shadow developers want to reboot Contra series next
News – Quantum Conundrum getting a game show on the web (NOTE: Episode 1 out now &  it’s not a game show)
News – Last of Us to have multi-player, “not co-op” says Naughty Dog
News – Criterion Games take over as lead developer of the Need for Speed franchise

June 25, 2012 No comments exist

This week Rick and Mike hold down the fort for the absent Bryce (this will go down on his permanent record) with a fully packed show. So sit back and let us please you aurally with all the things that mattered to us this week. Here is what we covered:

MOVIES
News – Thunder Road Pictures and Casey Affleck team up for picture about Josh Hamilton
News – Batman pushes Bourne. . .Bourne sits in the corner an extra week
News – Supreme court throws out fines for cursing and nudity on TV
Trailer – Taken 2 

FLIX WE PIX
Mike – Married With Children
Rick – Dawson’s Creek 

VIDEO GAMES
News – Quantum Conundrum release date nailed down
News – Curt Schilling financial tapped out after 38 Studios closure
News – Xbox Live Summer of Arcade dates, games, and prices confirmed
News – Nintendo news round up
News – Saints Row: The Third standalone expansion canceled, resources going toward sequel