Category Archives: Podcasts

S06E19 – Service with a Smile

How do you make fans happy? It’s a question that plagued the entertainment industry for decades until some bright spark had the brilliant idea that catering to the fan’s libido was the quickest and most cost-effective method. After all, sex sells – right? Join us as

S06E18 – Animate the World

On this episode we explore the wonderful – and sometimes weird – world of animation in our quest to find out why the medium has become so popular, whether games really need cutscenes, and why Eastern and Western animation are so different. This week’s news

S06E17 – Everything’s Super

Super-powers have long been amongst the top five things on the average geek’s Christmas list, but what actually constitutes a “super-power” and where does magic fit in? Join us as we explore the rise of mainstream super-powered media. This week’s news thinks spandex is the height

S06E16 – Eerie Everywhere

On this week’s episode we decide to explore those strange little realities that are just a little bit off-normal. Join us as we take a journey into a pocket universe (that’s not a euphemism!), where people are strange even when you’re not a stranger. This

S06E15 – Me & My Giant Robot

When it comes to robots, does bigger mean better or are we simply fascinated by giant weapons? On this episode we decided to take a closer look at giant robots, so join us as we find out which robot would make the best friend and

S06E14 – GemuCon 2013 Special

On this episode the lovely Phil hosted a live show at this year’s GemuCon, and joining him behind the mics were some well-known (or notorious – the choice is yours), guest presenters. Join them as they discuss their earliest gaming memories, Sonic and Mario, cloud

S06E13 – Monsters!

On this week’s episode we take a look at the weird and wonderful world of monsters  – and although we try to avoid the usual vampires, werewolves and zombies they do turn up in the midst of the giant lizards/reptiles/squids/sharks/spiders/snakes/scorpions/apes, things from outer space or

S06E12 – Parodies & Stereotypes

Apologies for the lack of news this time around. We were hit by a bad case of Gremlin (only the one), and our technology decided to take five for a while. Oscar Wilde once wrote that “Life imitates art far more than art imitates life”, and

S06E11 – SunnyCon 2013 Special

Once again we ventured to Sunderland to attend the marvellous event organised by Tucky and his fantastic team – and aside from transport issues on the Sunday we can honestly say that SunnyCon 2 was fabulous – in every sense of the word. Unfortunately the

S06E10 – From The New World

On this week’s episode we take a look at the idea of exploration in media, decide which TV character would make the best partner on a journey of discovery, and wonder if survival exploration really is a new sub-genre in games. This week’s news went