Category Archives: Gamers

WWE 2k14 writer Brian Shields

King Jordan Radio talks to Brian Shields, writer for the new wrestling video game WWE 2k14. Shields, having worked with WWE video games since the mid-eighties, calls it the best of the franchise yet in terms of the depth of its roster and variety of game modes. He calls Hulk Hogan and “Macho Man” Randy Savage among his favorite characters in the game.

Shields also talks about his work on the game, writing the script for the in-game announcers. He calls the work “a lot of fun.” Guest JJ praises Shields’ script, saying that it “really recreates” the WWE matches.

Listen to the full episode here.

BlogTalkRadio Recent Show Highlights

Russell Fischer of Jersey BoysThe Halli Casser-Jayne Show is off to Broadway. Meeting us there is Russell Fischer star of Jersey Boys, Oscar Hammerstein II’s grandson, author and painter, Oscar Andrew Hammerstein, President & Executive Director of Rodgers & Hammerstein, Ted Chapin and more. Tune in here.

The Big Bang Theory showDavid Goetsch and Maria Ferarri, writers on the show The Big Bang Theory, will be chatting with the geeks at Geekerati about the show and about their own geeky interests. Tune in here.

Interview with Presentation Designer for Madden NFL Video GameThe Broad Street Line welcomes Patrick Bellanca, Lead Presentation Designer for Madden NFL 13. The Madden series is the top-selling video game franchise of all time.  Last year’s edition sold more than 4.6 million copies. Tune in here.

Movie Geeks United revisits some of their best interviews past in their special series titled: Best of MGU.  Past guests highlighted in the series include David Cronenburg, Robert Duvall, Jennifer Lawrence, Ellen Burstyn and more!   Tune in here.

Iconic filmmaker Spike Lee will be joins PDC Live to discuss his latest film Red Hook Summer, a venture back to the universe he created originally in Do The Right Thing. Tune in here.

Actor, Billy Bob ThorntonBuffalo welcomes Oscar winning actor, director, writer and musician Billy Bob Thornton to discuss movies, music an life. We also welcome members of the band Royal Southern Brotherhood. Tune in here.

Singer, Angie StoneHost Joy Keys welcomes singer, Angie Stone to talk her new album Rich Girl. Rich Girl is a triumphant return to what Stone does best, writing deeply soulful and intimate songs, then delivering them with a voice so powerful and pure. Tune in here.

Sharon Harris, the owner of Napa Valley's Rarecat WinesSmart Companies Radio interviews Sharon Harris, the owner of Napa Valley’s Rarecat Wines.  Sharon turned her life’s passion into a thriving business, and she’s committed to helping other women entrepreneurs be successful.  She formed a group called Wine Entre Femmes comprised of some of the most remarkable women in wine. Tune in here.

Tips on Back to SchoolHost Monica will discuss the stresses for both parent and student, Nursery School thru College, when beginning the school year again. Listen in for Monica’s helpful hints on how to deal. Tune in here.

 

Video Game Jocks Live GDC Wrap-Up

If you are a gamer, you won’t want to miss this news and commentary special. BlogTalkRadio hosts a special live version of the Video Game Jocks podcast today.

GDC Today at 6pm ET the Video Game Jocks will provide a live wrap-up of the Game Developers Conference 2008 (GDC).

They’ll discuss all the news from the 2008 Game Developers Conference as well as take phone calls from the listeners.

Comic and Nerd André Meadows on Gamer Girls Radio

Andre Meadows is a gamer, comedian, actor, voiceover talent and self-described “black nerd.” BlogTalkRadio is happy to have him join Gamer Girls Radio today.

Meadows Meadows will join Gamer Girls Radio today at 1pm ET. As detailed on the GGR host page:

As a “black nerd,” stand-up comedian André Meadows lives a thug-less, pimp-less lifestyle. Misunderstood by both blacks and whites for not fitting into their stereotypes, he delivers a unique and very humorous perspective on racism exuded from both sides in society, the workplace, entertainment, science-fiction, political correctness, and his own personal life. He has been labeled a “loveable powerhouse” and “like Oliver Wendell Jones live onstage.”

Meadows blogs, posts videos, tour dates and biographical information at Black Nerd Comedy. His website features additional information and his work has been featured on Yahoo’s The 9 as well as this hilarious YouTube video.

Comic and Nerd André Meadows on Gamer Girls Radio

Andre Meadows is a gamer, comedian, actor, voiceover talent and self-described “black nerd.” BlogTalkRadio is happy to have him join Gamer Girls Radio today.

Meadows Meadows will join Gamer Girls Radio today at 1pm ET. As detailed on the GGR host page:

As a “black nerd,” stand-up comedian André Meadows lives a thug-less, pimp-less lifestyle. Misunderstood by both blacks and whites for not fitting into their stereotypes, he delivers a unique and very humorous perspective on racism exuded from both sides in society, the workplace, entertainment, science-fiction, political correctness, and his own personal life. He has been labeled a “loveable powerhouse” and “like Oliver Wendell Jones live onstage.”

Meadows blogs, posts videos, tour dates and biographical information at Black Nerd Comedy. His website features additional information and his work has been featured on Yahoo’s The 9 as well as this hilarious YouTube video.

The Ladies Take Saturday Again

Unscripted 360 Live kicks us off with Microsoft’s GamerchiX program and then we take a virtual walk to raise funds for stage IV breast cancer patients. It’s an virtual action-packed Saturday on the network. So fire it up and join us LIVE.

ghx250_poster.jpgUnscripted 360 starts us at 2pm ET with GamerchiX. Don’t know what GamerchiX are? Excerpts from the XGX Manifesto will give you a good idea.

If you play games, you’re a gamer chick. Whether you’re an Xbox Halo 2 champ, play RPGs on the PC, or Mah Jong Tiles on MSN Games, you’re a gamer chick.

Xbox GamerchiX don’t talk trash about other women. Ever. When women stop hating on each other … we will rule the world!

Wanna join Xbox GamerchiX? All you need are two X chromosomes!

Join Christa Phillips, Microsoft’s Community Editor and a few other ladies from the program to learn more.

And then at 5pm ET, Mommy’s Getaway host Tamara will have Design-her Gal, Jeanne Fitzmaurice. Jeanne will discuss her virtual walk program to fight stage IV breast cancer. Visit the Gal to Gal Virtual Walk 2007 site and listen to today’s show to learn more about how (and why) you can virtually walk with your favorite celebrities from Boston to San Francisco to raise funds for stage IV breast cancer patients.