Power Button - Episode 3: Broken PlayStations And Broken Promises
March 16, 2010
The video game industry was dominated by two major news stories recently, so we felt it our patriotic duty to discuss both issues on the latest episode of Power Button. First up, Brad Hilderbrand, Joey Davidson, and I discuss the fallout from the ApocalyPS3: whose Sony PlayStation 3 had a date-related freak attack (poor Brad), how Sony can fix the resulting PR problem (if there is one), why the issue even happened in the first place, and more. Then we change gears to talk about the big shakeup at Infinity Ward and how the firing of Jason West and Vince Zampella is either the beginning of the end for the Modern Warfare brand or the smartest thing Activision has ever done. We think you'll be surprised at the consensus. Pardon the lateness of this episode (originally recorded March 4), as Joey skipped town for a family vacation in sunny Orlando for a week rather than finish editing the final mix of the show. Now those are mixed-up priorities! Download this week's episode directly from PTB, listen with the player below, or subscribe via iTunes, and be sure to catch up on past episodes if you're joining us late. Remember that you can reach all three of us via . You can even follow on Twitter at @PressTheButtons or for just podcast updates, @ThePowerButton. We're Power Button. Turn us on!