What we’re playing returns


As promised, this week we’re talking about the games we’re playing. No sports, no movies…just games. This weeks most popular titles? Seems like a good chunk of the team is devoting their time to Rock Band 2 and Warhammer Online, or both.

Here’s the rundown. Let us know what you’ll be playing…

John Pisano, QA: Warhammer Online, Rock Band 2, Warhammer Online, Spore, Warhammer Online, Condemned 2.

Michael Lattanzia, QA: Warhammer Online, SPORE!, Call of Duty 4, and maybe some actual tabletop games (read: Mordheim) this weekend.

Shannon Bailey, Programmer: Rock Band 2, Lost Odyssey DLC.

Matt Grandstaff, Community Manager: Metal Gear Solid 4, PixelJunk Eden, Wipeout HD, Too Human.

Erik J. Caponi, The Real Candidate for Change: Rock Band 2. Warhammer Online, the presidential debate drinking game.

Dan Lee, World Artist: Yakuza 2, Pokémon Emerald, and possibly Wipeout HD if I can get the PSN store to actually work for me.

Ryan Ashford, QA Engineer: GTAIV, Castle Crashers, Ico (if I hook up my PS2 again).

Nate Purkeypile, Splatter Analyst: Viva Pinata 2, Mercs 2 and TF2.

Megan Sawyer, Artist by Day, Crimefighter by Night: LEGO Batman, Rock Band 2.

Emil Pagliarulo: Warhammer Online, Mercenaries 2, Force Unleashed, Brothers in Arms 2

Joel Burgess: Playing Choke on my Woodchuck, YOU BASTARD ROBOTS, Mercenaries 2, Viva Pinata 2, Mount & Blade and maybe picking up Cave Story again.

Dane Olds, Artist: Spore, Stalker Clear Sky, Duke Nukem 3D

Brett Douville, Scrubber of the Wasteland’s Dark Underbelly: Playing Host! Family in town… thus likely board and card games suitable for the under-10 set.

Craig Lafferty, Producer: Pure, Civ IV Colonization, Wipeout HD, Rock Band 2.

Jeff Gardiner: Warhammer Online:  Age of Reckoning.

Jon Paul Duvall, Designer: Warhammer Online

Matt Killmon, Video Producer: More Spore. I JUST CAN’T STOP!

Aaron Mitschelen, QA: Tales of Vesperia, Battle Fantasia (Rabbits in wizard hats fighting priests in short shorts?  Sign me up!)

Tim “Visor” Lamb, Producer: Rock Band 2 and COD4.

Brent Krische, QA Tester: I’ve been all over this week.  Fallout (as in the first one,) Duke Nukem 3D for XBLA, Castle Crashers, Megaman 9 demo, Mr. Robot, and Strong Bad’s Cool Game for Attractive People Episode 2.

Dan Ross, QA: Wipeout HD, Spore, Dawn of War.

Daryl Brigner, Level Designer: Brothers in Arms: Hells Highway, Stalker: Clear Sky, Crysis Warhead, and Dwarf Fortress.

Ricardo Gonzalez, Feature Creator: Spore-ing it up with my Mr. Saturn race, all the live-long night.

Chris Esko, Gameplay Programmer: I’ve been playing King’s Bounty: The Legend. It’s a tactical RPG for the PC that’s based on the old Heroes of Might and Magic games. Also, Rock Band 2.

Orin Tresnjak, Graphics Programmer: Castle Crashers and messing around with XNA Game Studio Connect.

Reader Comments

  1. [Dane Olds, Artist: Duke Nukem 3D ]

    Dont kill the strippers! 😀

    Me am getting into a halloween october kind of mood with:

    Nosferatu Curse Of Malachi
    The Legacy
    Hellgate London
    Disciples 2 Dark Prophecy- playing the undead and demon races.

    And of course as always Morrowind and Oblivion.