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Sep 07 2014
Aug 23 2015
“Is this what you want?” In the third of our four podcasts on CD Projekt Red‘s celebrated RPG series, we arrive at 2015’s legitimately epic The Witcher III: Wild Hunt. Leon, Jay, Josh, Leah – […]
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Oct 30 2017
Jun 26 2017
Dec 04 2016
“Listen!” In which a panel of Leon, Darren, Karl and Leah Haydu consider what the fifth The Legend of Zelda title brought to both the series and videogaming in general. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina […]
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Apr 17 2016
“Our descendants will decide who we were when they see what we’ve left behind.” In the second of four podcasts on CD Projekt Red’s fantasy RPG series, Leon, Jay, Josh and Sean turn their attentions […]
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Aug 28 2017
“You’ll cry, you’re gonna cry, you always cry. See? You’re crying.” Final Fantasy X heralded the series’ much anticipated debut on the the ‘next gen’ PlayStation 2. A large development team and budget afforded the […]
Jun 24 2019
Dec 31 2018
“Courage need not be remembered, for it is never forgotten.” Two years on from its release – and from the conclusion of our original epic run of Legend of Zelda podcasts – we return to […]
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Mar 25 2019
“May the way of the hero lead to the Triforce.” Released on the one year anniversary of the Super Famicom in Japan, The Legend of Zelda: Triforce of the Gods arrived in the USA and […]
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Feb 14 2016
“What’s next, Arkham County, Arkham Country, or even Arkham World?” We conclude our brief Caped Crusader series with in-depth analysis of Rocksteady‘s highly rated 2011 sequel, Batman: Arkham City. Leon, Jay, James and Darren Forman […]
Nov 24 2013
Sep 24 2018
“Goddess of Time, help us please! We need more time!” In our sixth podcast covering Nintendo’s fantasy series, we come to 2000’s The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask. Leon, Ryan, Michiel Kroder (as well as […]
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May 22 2016
“This news has just filled my heart with rainbows!” In our 14th of 15 podcasts covering The Legend of Zelda, we arrive at the most recent ‘big console’ game in the series (before 2017’s Breath […]
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Feb 26 2017
“Thank you Mario! But our princess is in another castle!” In the first of a six podcast series dedicated to the core games of the Super Mario canon Leon, Darren Gargette, James and Karl recollect […]
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Dec 22 2013
Jul 22 2013
Mar 02 2014
“Why are we still here? Just to suffer?” In very probably our last ever podcast on the venerable series, we finally give Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain the once-over. Leon, Charlotte, Rich and […]
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Nov 11 2019
Sep 18 2017
“Through recondite arts, the Alchemists had created Shardbinders.” The fruits of substantial crowdfunding and the labour of a supergroup of game devs were harvested in 2019 with the release of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. […]
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Jul 13 2020
“Well, would you look at that?” Wrapping up our Uncharted coverage, for now at least, we end up at standalone adjunct, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy. Leon, Brian, Jay and Josh find themselves in an India […]
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Jul 06 2020
“Shoot The Core!” The venerable side-scrolling space shoot ’em up series Gradius celebrates its 35th anniversary in 2020. Leon, Michiel, Ben Cartlidge and Dan Clark run the treacherous caverns of 1981’s Scramble through to the interstellar […]
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Jun 29 2020
Jun 22 2020
Chris O’Regan chats to Alex Kanaris-Sotureou and Tom Jones of Polygon Treehouse about the design and development of their adventure game, Röki Adventure games can be very difficult to develop as they are often stymied […]
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Jun 19 2020
Jun 15 2020
Jun 08 2020
“The invading Snowmads have locked Donkey Kong Island in a deep freeze, and it’s up to the Kongs to thaw things out!” Our run of podcasts on the games of Donkey Kong and his kin […]
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Jun 01 2020
May 25 2020
“Life. Afterlife. Real. Virtual. Dream. Nightmare. It’s a thin line.” Before the deluge of Metroidvania type games came Axiom Verge. Thomas Happ’s intriguing alternate reality began development in 2010, eventually surfacing in 2015 to acclaim […]
May 18 2020
“Yeah, I know.” After his work on Monument Valley, Ken Wong scaled the heights of creating his own studio, Mountains. With the publishing expertise of Annapurna Interactive behind them, this new Melbourne studio brought to […]
May 11 2020
May 04 2020
“Come out and play” In our latest single format special, Leon, Chris, James and Leah review “The Walkman of the 21st Century”, Sony’s PlayStation Portable. Even if the PSP didn’t quite reach the iconic status […]
Apr 29 2020
Apr 27 2020
“Let’s give DK our biggest Kong-gratulations!” In our latest show on Nintendo’s necktied primate, we swing back to the mid-2000s to go ape with Donkey Kong Jungle Beat. Leon, Brian, Darren, Michiel and community contributors […]
Apr 20 2020
Apr 13 2020
“I have the shiniest meat bicycle.” For this week’s podcast, Jesse Fuchs makes his Cane and Rinse hosting debut with a discussion focused on Telltale Games’ episodic point-and-click adventure title, Tales from the Borderlands. Joining […]
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Apr 06 2020
Mar 30 2020
“Raise thy sword by the light, and head to the place where the sword’s light gathers.” The Cane and Rinse podcast returns to The Forbidden Lands with a thorough examination of Bluepoint’s 2018 Shadow of […]
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Mar 23 2020
“Jungle Boogie!” Nintendo wanted in on the ‘BeMani’ action in the early-mid 2000s, and so roped in Taiko no Tatsujin producers Namco to reskin their drumming rhythm games with a Donkey Kong flavour. Three Donkey […]
Mar 16 2020