CheckPoint 15 - Season Passé

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Season Passes were the worst when we recorded this episode, and they still are.

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CheckPoint 15 - Season Passé

Date: August 15, 2011

Written and Performed by: Graham Stark, Kathleen De Vere, Jeremy Petter, Paul Saunders

Story Graphics: Paul Saunders, Jeremy Petter

CheckPoint Graphics: Graham Stark

Music: Bradley Rains

Editing: Jeremy Petter

Thanks To: Russ Pitts, Alexander Macris, Penny Arcade

Produced by: Graham Stark, Paul Saunders

Today

Do you like EA Sports games? Then stay away form their Season Ticket. Also what's wrong with you?

Stories

  • Developer Rocksteady have announced that Batman Arkham City will feature a variety of Batman costumes available as bonuses from different retailers.
  • Valves upcoming sequel to DotA is going to be publically show for the first time at a European Tournament called The International.
  • Ubisoft is giving itself a round of high-fives after the "success" of its always on DRM system first introduced in Assassins Creed 2.
  • Sony, sensing weakness in its competitors, has struck back at the WiiU by announcing that the PlayStation Vita can not only be used as a controller for the PS3, but can also do all the fancy augmented reality and secondary monitor stuff the WiiU can.
  • Famous author, meditation guru, and chakra enthusiast Deepak Chopra is developing a video game for Kinect.
  • Electronic Arts is trying a bold new business model with their Season Ticket programme. For the low, low price of 2000 Microsoft Points, or 25 Earth Dollars, gamers can purchase a Season Ticket that allows them to download and play each of the 5 new EA Sports games 3 days before they come out.

Coming Up

Nintendo's Satoru Iwata says that smartphones sales are not the reason the 3DS is doing poorly.

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