The RaT Project 58: Jumping for Advent

On this week’s show, some Doctor Who, Video Game, and miscellany news.

The RaT Project 58
Stardate 091204.2009

News Items:

Doctor Who News:
Doctor Who Magazine 416 due out soon, largest issue yet
Will focus mainly on the end of David Tennant’s run as the Doctor
DWM 416 announces that the 1996 Doctor Who TV Movie, starring Paul McGann, is to be rereleased on DVD in 2010
–Will be part of the Revisitations box set, consisting of:
—-New Editions of stories that were previously released in early days of DVD range
–Will include a documentary called “The Seven Year Hitch”
—-Looks at producer Philip segal’s quest to get the project into production
No confirmed release date for the Box Set, and no word on if it will be released in North America
MIssing Episodes Documentary on BBC Radio 4
–Saturday, 26 December, Radio 4 will air one-hour documentary “Doctor Who: The Lost Episodes”, part of its Archive on 4 strand
–Will look at how 108 episodes from classic Who ended up missing from the show archives
—-and fan efforts at reconstructions

Video Game News: running an Advent Calendar
–Calendar is mostly a variety of wallpapers, avatars, crossword puzzles, wordsearches
–This advent calendar actually has a calendar image with scattered, numbered windows
—Unlike the BBC’s Doctor Who Adventure Calendar
Rumors of a Wii Firmware update coming soon
–Nothing solid among the rumors, so keep this in the background
The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks released in North America
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 censored in Japan, Germany
–Killing civilians leads to immediate Game Over

Miscellany News:
Google releases Chromium beta version for Mac and Linux

Podcasting News:
Cultdom Collective (TalkShoe ID) to cover Sarah Jane Adventures Series 3 this Sunday (131201.2009 @ 1500hrs EST)
Professor How Episode 4b, Christmas special “The Guesser Who Stole Christmas”. 101205.2009 @ 1300hrs EST (TalkShoe ID 59601)

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