Achievement Junkie - Nelson and Natalie News
Summary: Nelson and Natalie make fun of themselves, reach out to their listeners and talk about whatever they feel like talking about. Videogames come up a lot. The show's casual side is powered by Nelson and Natalie's golden hearts. The show's news is powered by thin air.
Is This The End? The end of the new beginning. Nelson and Natalie discuss the last few months, and the future. Also fathers and Pacman CE DX.
Loss and Love. When games, and life, make you cry. Nelson and Natalie discuss a game that actually triggered some tears and how it relates to real life. Also a nude scene and secret episodes.
Everybody's A Critic. One of the two Ns is sick of critiquing everything. Nelson and Natalie discuss critic syndrome and coming to terms with Microsoft. Also Salma Hayek and crossing intersections.
You've Got Nerd On You. Why you should be careful about who you let touch you at conventions. Nelson and Natalie discuss PAX 2010 and disease. Also PC game Firefall, PSP game Valkyria Chronicles and pants.
Pax, Lies and Poptarts. Would you buy a product from a bunch of liars? Nelson and Natalie discuss what happens when PR people tell tall tales. Also Mafia II, Pax and other stuff.
Ego Growing Pains. What's It Like to Look Like Kirk Cameron? Nelson and Natalie discuss what makes a podcaster tick, PC Gaming and foot assault. Also a decision is made about Pax.
Pens, Nerds, Danger. How many conventions can one man go to? Nelson and Natalie discuss the convention craze and whether or not to attend Pax 2010. They also mostly don't talk about video games again, but do discuss tanning lotion.
Love Hate Relationships. Are fanboys good for us all? Nelson and Natalie discuss the possible upside of having rabid fanboys in an industry. They also discuss USDA beef.
Viral Secrets Revealed? How do we know when we're being marketed to or not? Nelson and Natalie think they've uncovered a secrect viral marketing stunt, hidden in plain sight. Also, perverted game design.
What Did You Expect? How what we think we're gonna get usually taints the real thing. When playing Borderlands, do you sometimes expect it to be Fallout? Should London be more like a fantasy roleplaying game? Also Jessica Biel.
Tell Your Friends. The value of seeing for yourself, versus hearing about games and products from others. With E3 behind us, did you miss anything by not being there? Also Riddick, Shadow Complex and lenses.
Make Me. The ups and downs of letting users create things. User generated content, listener mail, bikini briefs and we also don't talk about Chronicles of Riddick.
Steal This Podcast. Take it, don't pay for it, and share it with other people. We talk about piracy, Batman and suntan lotion. Also, listener mail.
Why are some games so hard? We finally have a clue. We also talk about stuff.
Why don't more games rip your heart out? What is an Angry Jones? What does Natalie think of Gears of War 3? How does Nelson deal with so much fan mail? Answers inside.