Connected #2 – Kickstarter, Pokemon and the sound of Vice City
Written by Siren FM on 15th October 2012
Connected is a new show celebrating everything gaming, gadgets and geeky – from Hitmonlee to HTML. This week, we bring you the ‘Week in Geek’ news stories with the latest headlines and releases, try out the new Pokemon game and play our new Kickstarter game – as well as listen to the hits of Vice City.
You can listen to best bits of the show, find out more about what we’ve been talking about and get the full tracklisting here.
Kickstart or Kickstop?
Kickstarter is coming to the UK: and to celebrate we played a game, ‘Kickstart or Kickstop’ – are these real Kickstarter projects of just made up?
Pokemon Black and White 2
Pokemon Black and White 2 is the main topic this week, so Jonathan talks about the time he quoted Pokemon in a Cathedral and we ask Pokemon fans what they make of Black and White 2 – and can they remember the Pokerap?
- Airbrushed by Anamanaguchi
- Metal Gear Solid: Sons Of Liberty Theme by London Philharmonic Orchestra
- Billie Jean by Michael Jackson
- Want You Gone by Jonathan Coulton
- One More Time by Daft Punk
- Magical Trevor by Weebl’s Stuff
- Black Sheep by Metric
- I Will Wait by Mumford And Sons
- Pokemon Theme by Pokemon
- Kickstarts by Example
- Broken Wings by Mr Mister
- Atomic by Blondie
- 99 Red Balloons by Nena
- Cars by Gary Newman
This week’s links
- The fantastic Video Game Orchestra Album which gave us MGS this week
- The new Kindle Paperwhite
- Dishonored (Xbox 360)
- Pokemon Black 2 and Pokemon White 2
Next week, our gaming mix tape is Elite Beat Agents – please tweet @JonathanEx with your favourite song!