Episode 19: How to Pew Your Podcast 2

SHOW NOTES

BREAKING PEWS

E3 WRAP-UP

  • MICROSOFT
    • alo: Master Chief Collection announced
    • Sunset Overdrive trailer and Gameplay/Demo
  • UBISOFT
    • Tom Clancy’s: The Division gameplay and trailer
    • Far Cry 4 trailer
  • SONY
    • Destiny gameplay. Alpha available for PS owners.
    • Little Big Planet 3 announced.
  • NINTENDO
    • New Zelda teaser trailer - open world, random boss encounters.
    • Super Smash Bros 4 - New fighters reveal, release date for 3DS version (10/3/14)
      • ac Man
      • Wii Fighters
      • Palutena

THE STACK

  • Translucid #3, BOOM! Studios

    • Claudio Sanchez, Chondra Echert (W), Daniel Bayliss (A)

      • As far as issues go, this one is pivotal. We are shown the moment The Horse feels The Navigator is slipping and turns himself in in hopes The Navigator will shape up in his absence. We also may have seen the turning point of Cornelius becoming the Navigator… or perhaps it’s the dark past memory that will be his downfall.

        • GOOD: Bayliss and Metcalfe, as always, knock it out of the ballpark with their line art and colors. But the writing may overshadow it this time: this issue reaches into a darker place we haven’t been yet, shaking the foundation of our main character to his very core. Theories will be debunked and the series will veer far off the path of predictability going forward.

        • BAD: Ending feels a bit abrupt, but we decided it was done purposefully… so we aren’t gonna knock it.

          • FINAL RATING: 5 PEWS

KEEPING IT REEL

  • 22 Jump Street, Columbia Pictures

    • Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum

      • After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college.

        • THE GOOD: Good pace, kept the story moving. Self-aware, made fun of themselves for making a sequel. Good movie to watch without knowledge of the first film. Comedy was funny, only a handful of toilet humor.

        • THE BAD: Story too similar to the first movie. Smaller plot points were not wrapped up.

          • FINAL RATING: 4 PEWS

  • How to Train Your Dragon 2, Dreamworks Pictures

    • Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler

      • When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.

        • THE GOOD: Excellent animation, fantastic plot, hilarious for both adults and kids.

        • THE BAD: TOO DAMN SAD.

          • FINAL RATING 5 PEWS