Console Monster Podcast #2

cm_podcast.jpgHere is the 2nd Console Monster Podcast hosted by James Woodcock (yes that is me!). In this edition I decided to have a bit more fun with it and also created a new music theme for the show. The music is quite cheesy and has a happy spirit about it, but I really like it and hopefully the majority of listeners will as well! It was played live on a Yamaha Tyros 2 keyboard.

First of all we start with the Halo 3 Beta Competition [00:29] followed by an interview with Max Freiert [02:14] from the Compete Blog regarding the findings in his ‘Xbox 360 Launch 2.0‘ which compares how the Nintendo Wii, Sony PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 did at launch recently then finishing with a friendly debate [13:44] with Barrie Rogers and Steve Wysowski covering the following topics:

  • Steve’s Nintendo Wii first impressions
  • Graphics or artistic presentation?
  • Barrie finally comes to the HDTV world
  • James’s experience with the Xbox 360 HD DVD Drive
  • Is the Microsoft Xbox 360 coping with the launch of the Nintendo Wii and Sony PlayStation 3?
  • Xbox 360 one year later
  • Blue Dragon Rescues the Xbox 360 in Japan?
  • Barrie’s Phantasy Star Universe first impressions
  • Sonic the Hedgehog next generation disaster?
  • Barrie expresses his love for Viva Pinata
  • Is the Xbox 360 only a mature gamer console?
  • Halo 3 Trailer

James Woodcock

Freelance Journalist, Author, Blogger & Podcaster specialising in gaming and technology. Ever since he experienced the first controllable pixel movement on the television screen, he has been entranced by the possibilities and rewarding entertainment value generated from these metal and plastic boxes of delight. Writing hundreds of articles including commentary and reviews on various gaming platforms, while also interviewing well known industry figures for popular online publications.