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VGH #73: No Nolan North No

Are you proud to call yourself a gamer? On this week’s show, we’re talking about how Nintendo’s recent ads and Maine’s Republican Party both seem to think it’s something to be ashamed of.

We’ll also revisit The Great Gaming Debate (with provocative new questions from the VGH community!) and weigh in on Tokyo Jungle and Inversion.

Episode Timeline:
Intro: 0:00
Viewer Mail: 3:45
Hangover: 8:58
Gamer Pride: 33:50
Game Debate #2: 57:28
Last Call: 67:18
Outro: 72:15

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This Week’s Music:
Come Home” and “Courtesy” from Phonetic Symphony and the Super Hexagon EP, by Chipzel.

Manage your gaming backlog with The Backloggery.
VentureBeat on Nintendo’s new “I am not a gamer” commercial.
ArsTechnica on the Maine “WOW candidate” hubbub.
CNET on and “web porn for peace”.
Tokyo Jungle trailers –  US and Japan versions
FX4 by Jake Kaufman.

The actor who plays Kevin Butler is named Jerry Lambert, not Jerry Butler. Sorry ‘bout that.

Shameless self promotion:
Time is running out to nominate us for The 8th Annual Podcast Awards in the “Gaming” and “People’s Choice” categories. Thanks for your support!