Borderlands 2 Giveaway!

As said in our October Expo coverage – the generous folks at 2K Entertainment and Gearbox Software given us a gorgeous basket of Borderlands 2 goodies to share with you fine listeners. We’ve got Top Trumps, Shirts, CL4P-TK toys, the Art & Design book and

Shining Hearts – Shiawase no Pan

“Quod Subigo Farinam” – Terry Pratchett (Feet of Clay, 1996) Once upon a time Sega were a powerhouse of the videogames world, but these days they appear to have lost much of their former glory – mainly because their most visible releases are little more

TGS – Downloads & Show News

Hey all, Rested and refreshed from this October’s London MCM Expo, we’ll be back on Sunday (new day!) with news, reviews, interviews and burdened with glorious prizes. We’ll be sharing experiences from the show floor, talking about the games we played, and bringing you interviews

Fate/Zero 2nd Season

“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely” – Lord John Dalberg-Acton, 1837. There are many types of power – financial, military, political, religious, etc – and at one time or another each has been used to further the goals of individuals, organisations, and

Isn’t Anyone Alive?

Sōgo Ishii or as he now known Gakuryū Ishii, is one of the many eccentric visualists of Japanese cinema, with films like Electric Dragon 80,000v. With his latest film, based on a stage play by Shirô Maeda, in isn’t anyone alive? The director has calmed

Petty Romance

Japan isn’t the only country in South-East Asia to have a large comic book and animation industry, South Korea does too. It’s that background what informs the meet cute of Kim Jung-Hoon’s romantic comedy, Petty Romance. Struggling manhwa (Korean comic) artist Jeong Bae (Lee Sun-Kyun) finds out

Kotoko

Kotoko is the latest film from Japanese auteur and grandmaster of the disturbing, Shin’ya Tsukamoto. In the film, Japanese folk musician Cocco stars as the titular character that sees many people twice, one good the other bad, unable to tell the difference between the imaginary

S05E09 – Superbyte & Chiptunes Special 3

Apologies for the rather long delay, and welcome to our third adventure into the creative world of Chiptunes! TGS – S05E09 – Superbyte & Chiptunes Special 3 Aside from our usual ramblings and bickering this wonderfully chippy episode also includes an interview with Greig “Theremin Hero”

TGS – S05E08 – Abunai Con 2012

On this episode Phil returns from his amazing adventures in the Netherlands where he had a whole lot of fun at Abunai 2012. Before we get into that though, what is Abunai Con? Well, it’s the Netherland’s largest residential anime, manga and Japanese culture convention,

S05E07 – Swing When You’re Winning

On this swashbuckling episode we take a stab at swords, swordplay, swordsmen, and things of a bladed nature. Join the four geeketeers as we look at the demise of fencing in Western cinema, ask if modern games are able to handle complex sword mechanics, and