Play This! Podcast: Pomeranians in the jungle

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It's double the Alex fun this week, as Alex Cocilova joins Jason, Carlos, and DJ A-dubs to talk about storming the Tokyo Jungle. If you don't want to play as a Pomeranian struggling to survive in a future Tokyo overrun with wild beasts, you can always watch the excellent fan film Left 4 Dead - The Movie, or run over the undead hordes in Earn to Die. If you're a fan of LCD Soundsystem, Carlos thinks you're love the documentary Shut Up and Play the Hits.

Links from this week's episode:

  • Alex Wawro has can't stop talking about how great Tokyo Jungle is.
  • Other Alex wants you to watch Left 4 Dead - The Movie, especially Part 3.
  • Run over zombies, upgrade your car, and do it all over again in Earn to Die.
  • A mere $5 will get you the fantastic rotoscoped Jordan Mechner adventure game The Last Express
  • Don't trust the screenshots for FTL, they do't do the game justice. Just pick it up for your PC or Mac. You won't be sorry.
  • If you always wanted to play Star Trek bridge crew, with you and your friends each manning a single station, you'll be interested in Artemis.
  • Fans of LCD Soundsystem should watch Shut Up and Play the Hits, a nifty documentary about their last show.
  • The Kickstarter for Blackspace is worth looking at. It's a 3D Lunar Lander with tower defense elements, or something.
  • Boardwalk Empire is fantastic, but what's the deal with HBO Go only being available if you have HBO through your cable company?
  • Save Toshi DX is really weird.
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