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This and That Gaming Ep 29 - X Marks the Spot

We are back for episode 29 of the This & That Gaming Podcast! Microsoft and the Xbox Series X are very much front and centre of this week’s episode, as we get a look at a slew of first party titles thanks to the recent Xbox Games Showcase along with several other newsworthy items! Plus, we also have news about Nintendo and it’s awesome Lego kits, more video games receiving the Hollywood & Netflix treatment, Bloodborne being adapted to a 2D & more!

Thank you for tuning in and we hope you enjoy the episode!

 

Show Notes:

Xbox Games Showcase: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjS3EHKWPxY&feature

Bomb Rush Cyberfunk: https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/07/22/bomb-rush-cyberfunk-sure-looks-like-the-jet-set-radio-revival-weve-wanted

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate will include xCloud streaming in September: https://www.engadget.com/project-xcloud-xbox-game-pass-ultimate-september-133054541.html

Google Shows Off A Handful Of Stadia Exclusives: https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/07/14/google-shows-off-a-handful-of-stadia-exclusives

Check out Lego’s Nintendo Entertainment System: https://www.lego.com/en-au/product/nintendo-entertainment-system-71374

Usagi Yojimbo getting an Netflix animated series: https://variety.com/2020/tv/news/usagi-jojimbo-animated-series-james-wan-netflix-1234707176/

So is Dragon’s Dogma!: https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/07/14/dragons-dogma-is-getting-an-anime-adaptation

Street Fighter 2: Remastered Edition on the Mega Drive/Genesis: www.indieretronews.com/2020/07/street-fighter-2-remastered-edition.html

Yarntown, a Zeldalike tribute to Bloodborne: https://maxatrillionator.itch.io/yarntown

This episodes outro track is the epic Halo Theme Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jXTBAGv9ZQ

 

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This and That Gaming Ep 28 - Lights! Camera! Action!

We are back for episode 28 This & That Gaming Podcast and our first live stream/podcast episode, so we hope you bear with us as we iron out the kinks!

Some of the topics of this week’s show include Sony’s investment into Epic Games, Sega’s announcement of a new Astro City mini arcade cabinet (which has us very excited!), Donkey Kong Country finally making its Switch Online debut, Xbox keeping developers in check and of course…the Atari VCS. This and a whole lot more, so as always, we thank you for tuning in and we hope you enjoy the episode!

 

Show Notes:

Sony invests $250 million in Epic Games to "further collaborate": https://www.kotaku.com.au/2020/07/sony-invests-us250m-in-epic-games-for-further-collaboration/

Ready Player 2 book will be out November!: https://www.pcgamer.com/ready-player-two-the-sequel-to-ready-player-one-will-be-out-in-november

Xbox encouraging publishers to do the right thing and not charge for next-gen upgrades: https://egmnow.com/xbox-is-putting-its-foot-down-with-publishers-charging-for-next-gen-upgrades-sort-of

Xbox document leak details possible lower specced Xbox Series S: https://www.kotaku.com.au/2020/06/documents-leak-teasing-a-cheaper-xbox-series-x

Donkey Kong Country will be available on the Switches Online July Update: https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/07/07/donkey-kong-country-headlines-nintendo-switch-onlines-july-update

Atari VCS release likely for October, at an eye watering price: https://www.kitguru.net/gaming/console-desktop-pc/matthew-wilson/atari-vcs-console-to-finally-begin-shipping-in-october/

Sega to release a new Astro City Micro-Console!: https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2020/07/segas_new_astro_city_micro-console_is_packed_with_36_arcade_gems

NBA2K21 will cost $70 USD (about $100 AUD) on PS5 and Xbox Series X: https://www.kotaku.com.au/2020/07/nba-2k21-will-cost-us70-101-on-ps5-and-xbox-series-x

Fallout is coming to TV!: https://bethesda.net/en/article/22Up6o4uyEqTY5S3SdWYqD/kilter-films-teams-with-amazon-studios-to-develop-series-based-on-fallout

Vic 20 to be released!: https://www.pocket-lint.com/games/news/152757-the-vic-20-is-another-commodore-computer-reimagined-for-retro-games-play

Sword of Ianna released on Amstrad CPC: http://www.indieretronews.com/2020/06/the-sword-of-ianna-incredible-game-is.html

 

This episode’s outro track is Golden Axe "Boss Theme" Remix: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7C2T68ZPQQ

 

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A big thank you to Erek from Retro Game Remix for our intro song: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfJaUtGYLqRuTOeetURoCrA/featured

 

This and That Gaming Ep 27 - Full of Surprises

Welcome to episode 27 of the This & That Gaming Podcast! On this weeks episode, we continue to make our way through all of the presentations and game demonstrations that have recently taken place and as we sure our thoughts on games such as Cyberpunk 2077, Pokemon Unite, Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2, Crash Bandicoot 4 and much, much more!

As always, we thank you for tuning in and we hope you enjoy the episode!

 

Show Notes:

Cyberpunk 2077 – Night City Wire Ep1 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToWfeUEAeeQ&

Pokemon Unite announced: https://www.ign.com/articles/pokemon-unite-announced

Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2 is coming: https://www.nintendoenthusiast.com/bloodstained-curse-of-the-moon-2-revealed-and-it-looks-awesome/

Marvel’s Avengers next gen news: https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/06/22/marvels-avengers-is-a-ps5-and-xbox-series-x-launch-title-that-will-give-free-next-gen

Crash Bandicoot 4 reveal trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qF5JrciMnU&

Balders Gate 3 game play demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bS7PsSuwY3I&

Apex Legends is coming to Steam & Switch and includes crossplay: https://www.gameinformer.com/ea-play-2020/2020/06/18/apex-legends-is-coming-to-switch-and-steam-getting-crossplay

Pokemon Snap for Switch announced: https://www.gamespot.com/articles/a-new-pokemon-snap-is-coming-to-switch-and-it-look/1100-6478623/

This episode’s outro track is Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon OST - Moonlight Temptation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VqAdeLFx5h4

 

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This and That Gaming Ep 26 - All Stations Go!

We are back for episode 26 of the This & That Gaming Podcast. As you’d probably expect, our main focus for this weeks episode is the PS5. Yes, Sony has finally decided to take off the wraps. We share our thoughts on the console’s somewhat controversial design, the games that were shown and our personal highlights (and low lights!) of the presentation. That is just the tip of the iceberg though, so be sure to tune in and we hope you enjoy this episode!

 

Show Notes:

If you haven’t seen it already, you can check out Sony’s presentation here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RuLci-lSeCo

AT&T looking to sell Warner Bros Interactive: https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/06/12/report-att-looking-to-sell-warner-bros-interactive-entertainment

Sagat in Resident Evil 3: Remake? https://www.eurogamer.net/amp/2020-06-12-sagat-mod-for-resident-evil-3-remake-makes-nemesis-a-street-fighter

More account breaches at Nintendo: https://www.kotaku.com.au/2020/06/nintendo-confirms-another-140000-accounts-were-possibly-breached-in-april/

The Atari VCS ‘should’ be ready by June: https://www.engadget.com/atari-vcs-production-units-ready-by-june-015548693.html

Alex Kidd in Miracle World is getting a remake…and it looks great! https://www.kotaku.com.au/2020/06/segas-alex-kidd-is-making-a-comeback-next-year/

Lost game ‘Clockwork Aquario’ found after 27 years! https://www.gamesfreezer.co.uk/2020/06/clockwork-aquario-lost-arcade-gem-from.html

Sonic 3D Blast has been re-imagined in 2D: https://sotaknuck.itch.io/sonic3d2d

This week’s outro track is Command -&- Conquer OST - 15 - Mechanical Man (Target): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGuuOdD6iY4

 

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This and That Gaming Ep 25 - What Is Old Is New Again

Welcome to episode 25 of the This & That Gaming Podcast! We have big mixture of old and new again this week as we discuss the freshly announced Samurai Showdown Neo Geo Collection coming to various platforms, an upcoming Sega announcement that could potentially ‘rile up the industry’ according to a Japanese journalist who has the scoop, a sequel to the Sonic The Hedgehog move, yet even more remake rumors and more source code leaks, this time from Microsoft!

Thank you for tuning in and we hope you enjoy this episode!

 

Show Notes:

Samurai Showdown collection coming, free on Epic Game Store: https://www.snk-corp.co.jp/us/games/ssngc/

Huge Sega announcement potentially incoming?: https://www.express.co.uk/entertainment/gaming/1287702/SEGA-announcement-teased-rile-up-games-industry

Sonic The Hedgehog movie sequel in the works: https://variety.com/2020/film/news/sonic-the-hedgehog-sequel-1234619356/

90 Year Old Grandma is now a World Record Holder: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=261010841920851

New Phantasy Star English Patch Was 14 Years In The Making: https://www.kotaku.com.au/2020/05/new-phantasy-star-english-patch-was-14-years-in-the-making/

Super Nintendo World Japan is almost complete: https://www.ladbible.com/news/news-new-images-show-that-super-nintendo-world-japan-is-almost-complete-20200528

This week’s outro track is Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver OST - Ozar Midrashim: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNWSDvDqm9g

 

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A big thank you to Erek from Retro Game Remix for our intro song: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfJaUtGYLqRuTOeetURoCrA/featured

 

 

This and That Gaming Ep 24 - A New Chapter

We are back for episode 24 of the This & That Gaming Podcast! We are excited to have a bit of next gen coverage on this week’s show, with Microsoft showcasing the Xbox Series X via the recent Inside Xbox presentation and Epic Games showing off its impressive Unreal 5 tech demo, running on the PS5. Nintendo also catches our eye with its Paper Mario: The Origami King reveal, and Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 & 2 remaster gets us super excited!

Thank you for tuning in and we hope you enjoy this episode!

 

Show Notes:

Inside Xbox Recap: https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2020/05/07/inside-xbox-may-2020-episode-news-recap/

GTA 5 is free on the Epic Games Store: https://www.kotaku.com.au/2020/05/grand-theft-auto-v-is-going-to-be-free-on-pc

Check out the trailer for Paper Mario: The Origami King: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FX6DTLcWUdY

The Unreal 5 Tech Demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qC5KtatMcUw

Dino Crisis Fan Remaster Patch: http://appleofeden.de-doc.com/index.php/dino-crisis-classic-rebirth/

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 & 2 Remaster: https://www.facebook.com/TonyHawkTheGame/

Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath Expansion: https://gamerant.com/mortal-kombat-11-robocop-fujin-sheeva-dlc-aftermath/

Cyberpunk 2077 has some interesting customisation options: https://www.pcgamer.com/cyberpunk-2077-features-customizable-genitals

PS2 emulator PCSX2 has its first major release in 4 years: https://www.pcgamer.com/ps2-emualtor-pcsx2-puts-out-its-first-major-release-in-4-years-with-big-improvements/

The got Doom running on what now?!: https://press-start.com.au/news/2020/05/09/someone-got-doom-running-on-a-melbourne-myki-reader/

Fan releases a Super Mario 64 PC Port: https://www.polygon.com/2020/5/4/21246880/super-mario-64-dx12-4k-native-no-emulator-download-hidden

This episode's outro track is the Main Theme from Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-ZiCJnUYPA&feature=youtu.be

 

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A big thank you to Erek from Retro Game Remix for our intro song: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfJaUtGYLqRuTOeetURoCrA/featured

 

 

This and That Gaming Ep 23 - Goodbye

We are back for episode 23 of the This & That Gaming Podcast! Joining us this week to chat all manner of video games is feared Dragonborn and podcast host of Retro Domination & Geekdom United fame, Mr. Tim Arnold! We also say goodbye (and good riddance) to a couple of ‘unofficial’ members of our little podcast team as they move on to greener pastures.

Thank you for tuning in and we hope you enjoy this episode!

 

Show Notes:

EVO 2020 cancelled & moving to an online tournament: https://www.polygon.com/2020/5/1/21244569/evo-2020-canceled-online-coronavirus-las-vegas

Cyberpunk 2077 gets an R18+ rating in Australia: https://www.kotaku.com.au/2020/05/cyberpunk-2077-rated-r18-australia

Nintendo breach confirmed: https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/04/24/nintendo-confirms-breach-of-160000-nintendo-network-id-accounts

Possible Metroid Prime Trilogy leak for the Nintendo Switch: https://gamerant.com/metroid-prime-trilogy-nintendo-switch/?utm_medium=Social-Distribution&utm_source=GR-FB-P&utm_campaign=GR-FB-P

More info revealed on World Of Warcraft's Shadowlands endgame dungeon, Torghast: https://www.polygon.com/2020/4/20/21228552/world-warcraft-shadowlands-torghast-tower-damned-anima-powers-alpha-tarragrue

You can read more about Fix It Felix on the C64 here: http://www.indieretronews.com/2020/04/fix-it-felix-jr-for-c64-out-now.html

Teaser of Chaos Engine on the C64: http://www.indieretronews.com/2020/04/the-chaos-engine-64-8-bit-tribute-to.html

Amiga gets Raid Over Moscow: http://www.indieretronews.com/2020/04/raid-over-moscow-all-time-classic-has.html

Windows 3.11 on PS Classic? What is this sorcery?: https://youtu.be/njSavgx4GFg?fbclid=IwAR0mGsAlzD1nXPSutmQiudDY03HjDlGUXylT16jL-EoZhDNdBurfzbnwEl8

 

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A big thank you to Erek from Retro Game Remix for our intro song: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfJaUtGYLqRuTOeetURoCrA/featured

This and That Gaming Ep 22 - We Can Dream

Welcome to episode 22 of the This & That Gaming Podcast! Once again, we are joined another special guest as Peter Biu of Retro Domination & Console Domination, who joins us to talk about what has been keeping busy during isolation and shares his thoughts on some of this week’s news items!

Thank you for tuning in and we hope you enjoy this episode!

 

Show Notes:

Sony unveils the PS5 DualSense controller: https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/04/07/a-first-look-at-the-playstation-5-dualsense-controller

(Rumour) Xbox & Sega potential announcement on June 14th: https://www.altchar.com/game-news/rumour-sega-and-microsoft-are-preparing-a-joint-announcement-a1TZy7x5DT5a

Streets of Rage 4 release date now confirmed: https://www.gamesradar.com/au/streets-of-rage-4-release-date-finally-confirmed-after-25-years-of-waiting/

China bans the sale of Animal Crossing: http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2020/04/china_bans_sales_of_animal_crossing_new_horizons_in_suspected_censorship_scuffle

No Man’s Sky Exo Mech Update: https://www.ign.com/videos/no-mans-sky-exo-mech-update-official-reveal-trailer

New XCOM game coming April 24th: https://www.polygon.com/2020/4/14/21219644/xcom-chimera-squad-release-date-price-pc

This outro track for this episode is ‘Jet Set Radio Future - Concept of Love’: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4V4IEV8l-gA

 

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A big thank you to Erek from Retro Game Remix for our intro song: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfJaUtGYLqRuTOeetURoCrA/featured

 

 

This and That Gaming Ep 21 - Keeping Occupied

We are back for episode 21 of the This & That Gaming Podcast! This week we are joined by the effervescent Matt Cawley of Retro Domination fame, who joins us to chat about what we’ve been up to during this time of isolation, our games of choice and what games we would recommend during these uncertain times.

Thank you for tuning in and we hope you enjoy this episode!

 

Show Notes:

Everything announced during Nintendo’s ‘Mini Direct’: https://au.ign.com/articles/everything-in-todays-nintendo-direct-mini-broadcast

(Rumour) Several 3D Mario Games Are Apparently Getting Remastered For Nintendo Switch: https://press-start.com.au/news/nintendo/2020/03/31/several-3d-mario-games-are-apparently-getting-remastered-for-nintendo-switch/

Sony indefinitely delays The Last of Us II & Iron Man VR: https://www.engadget.com/2020-04-02-the-last-of-us-part-ii-delay-iron-man-vr-playstation-4-sony.html

This outro track for this episode is ‘Animal Crossing - Bubblegum K.K. [Remix]’: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nomS1pYeZ0

 

Shameless Plugs:

You can find us on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/thisandthatgaming/

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You can find Mark on Twitch here: https://www.twitch.tv/rylosgaming

A big thank you to Erek from Retro Game Remix for our intro song: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfJaUtGYLqRuTOeetURoCrA/featured

 

 

This and That Gaming Ep 20 - Blast Processing

It is time for episode 20 of the This & That Gaming Podcast! Yes, we are back for the 2nd week in a row! On this week’s show, Dave takes us through the official specs that dropped this week for both the PS5 and the Xbox Series X, lets us know what they mean and which console may have the performance edge in the upcoming console war.

Some of the other topics covered in this week's show include rumours of Sony buying three much loved franchises from Konami, Nintendo’s latest Indie World, Overwatch’s newest hero and more! Thank you for tuning in to this week’s episode and we hope that we will see you for the next one!

 

Show Notes:

Check out the specs of the PS5 & the Xbox Series X here: https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/03/18/comparing-the-technical-specs-of-playstation-5-and-xbox-series-x

Watch Nintendo’s latest ‘Indie World’ here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHUIV8DYptQ

Overwatch unveils hero 32 Echo: https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/18/21185346/overwatch-echo-new-hero-blizzcon-artificial-intelligence-lore

Sony looking to buy what Metal Gear/Silent Hill/Castlevania: https://gamerant.com/sony-buy-metal-gear-silent-hill-castlevania-konami/

This outro track for this episode is ‘Silent Hill Theme’: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2cK8mOG4Q8

 

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A big thank you to Erek from Retro Game Remix for our intro song: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfJaUtGYLqRuTOeetURoCrA/featured