Eight and a Half Bit

The Apple Arcade is open and we're stuffed full of fruity goodness but we're saving room for an Untitled Goose with our friend Link... in a Borderland? These summaries are tough.

All this AND MORE™!

Games discussed: Link’s Awakening, Untitled Goose Game, Borderlands 3, RingFit Adventure, What the Golf, Frogger in Toy Town, Cricket Through the Ages, Overland, Word Laces, Pinball Wizard, Bleak Sword, Mutazione, Contra Rogue Corps, Humanity, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Arise, Stardust Odyssey, MediEvil, Assemble with Care, Sayonara Wild Hearts,  Patterned, Chu Chu Rocket Universe, The Enchanted World

 

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Sam: @Methrend

Direct download: Episode_265.fixed.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 12:34pm AEDT

Curse your god’s name, throw out your magical beast from another dimension and stand in the corner because we played Blasphemous, Astral chain and Blair Witch!

Warning we lost the audio and then fixed it. The mysterious bad audio segment can be found at the end of the episode.

All this AND MORE™!

Games discussed: Astral Chain, Blair Witch, Creature in the Well, Gears 5, Super Kirby Clash, Control, Blasphemous, Daemon X Machina, Smash Bros, Super Nintendo Entertainment System Nintendo Switch Online, Second Galaxy, Elite Dangerous, TF2, Death Stranding,Control, Overwatch, Deadly Premonition 2, Xenoblade Chronicles, Exit the Gungeon

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Direct download: Episode_264.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 6:15am AEDT

The games are here so get ready for the smash hit Witch Eye! Our boys get handsy with Heave Ho and we toss in a little indie game called Control.

All this AND MORE™!

Games discussed: Rad, Control, Witch eye, Hotline Miami Collection, Heave Ho, pinstripe, Super Smash Bros Ultimate, FFXIV, No Man’s Sky, Rebel Galaxy Outlaw, Rock of ages 3, the Eternal Cylinder, DARQ, The Touryst, Ori and the Blind Forest, Borderlands 3, Gears 5, Kerbal Space Program 2, Death Stranding


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Direct download: Episode_263.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 11:04pm AEDT

A week for Indie heavyweights to battle! Terry Cavanagh (Dicey Dungeons) and Zachtronics (Eliza) will fight to the death. There will be no survivors! Except for the winner. And also the loser will survive. Surprise! 3D Realms is here with the fine maiden Bombshell in Ion Fury.

 

All this AND MORE™!

 

Games discussed: Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot, Metal Wolf Chaos XD, Dicey Dungeons, Eliza, Rogue Singularity, FF14 Realm Reborn, Ion Fury, DQB2

 

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Direct download: Episode_262.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 9:28pm AEDT

If killin’ Nazis is wrong I don’t wanna be right. Other than enjoying the bond of Nazi slaying sisterhood in Wolfenstein: Youngblood we head back to school with the new Fire Emblem: Three Houses and learn to fly with the crowd in thatgamecompany’s follow-up to Journey, Sky: Children of light.

 

All this AND MORE™!

 

Games discussed: Wolfenstein: Youngblood, Sky: Children of Light, Warioware Gold!, Gears 5, OniNaki, Dragon Quest Builders 2, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Gears 5, Final Fantasy 14, Switch Lite, Ion Fury, DOOM, Overwatch, A World In My Attic, Stadia

 

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Direct download: Episode_261.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 8:58pm AEDT

After decades of obscurity Mario Mario is finally getting his turn in the spotlight in two exciting new projects! This time you can make your own game or prescribe drugs. He's not in Bloodstained: Ritual of the night however. Now that's an episode description! [Please take another pass before publishing - Mario]

 

All this AND MORE™!

 

Games discussed: Mario Maker 2, Bloodstained: Ritual of the night, Luna, Stranger Things 3, Dragon Quest Builders 2, Dandy Dungeon, Leaving Lyndow, Dr Mario World, Eastshade, Turok: Escape from lost Valley

 

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Direct download: Episode_260.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 3:49pm AEDT

James is back from being married and he's brought all sorts of things with him while avoiding quarantine. We get musical with Cadence of Hyrule, avoid the Void Bastards and Underlords exists I guess!

 

All this AND MORE™!

 

Games discussed: Cadence of Hyrule, Kids, American Fugitive, My Friend Pedro, Reventure, Code Vein, Trover Saves the Universe, FFX HD, Void Bastards, Dota Underlords, CoD Mobile, SoulCalibur 6, Avengers, Phantom Brigade, Microsoft Flight Simulator, Witcher 3, Mewgentics, John Wick Hex

 

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Direct download: Episode_259.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 7:01pm AEDT

Outer Wilds time! Also... everything from E3...

All this AND MORE™!

Games discussed: Outer WIlds, Devolver Bootleg, Kingsway, Luigi's mansion 3, 12 Minutes, Deathloop, Lucifer Within Us, Elden Ring, Watch Dogs Legion, Astral Chain, Uplay+, Freedom Finger, Rawmen, Trials of Mana, Empire of Sin, Ikumi Nakamura, Deamon X Machina, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Contra Rogue Corps, Baldur’s Gate 3, Stadia, Death Stranding, The Outer Worlds, Bleeding Edge, Cyberpunk 2077, Blair Witch, LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, Ghostwire Tokyo, Commander Keen, Enter the gungeon: House of the Gundead, Tales of Arise, Gods & Monsters, A Duel Hand Disaster: Trackher, Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics, Panzer Dragoon, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order,
Animal Crossing New Horizons, Pokémon Sword and Shield


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Direct download: Episode_258_1.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 6:10pm AEDT

James is dead. Or married or something I don't know, I'm not a doctor. Sam is here to fill his shoes and we've got a show absolutely packed with only the best video games! Cats in mech suits, unsure AI, monsters galore and even a touch of gentlemanly sports!

 

All this AND MORE™!

 

Games discussed: Darkwood, Gato Roboto, Everybody’s golf VR, Torn, Dauntless, VA-11 HALL-A, Sekiro, FF7, Dead Cells, Observation, Playdate, Pokemon Sleep, Detective Pikachu, Pokemon Masters

 

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Direct download: Episode_257.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 4:11pm AEDT

The most important thing to happen this weekend is finally here. KNACK 2!

 

All this AND MORE™!

 

Games discussed: Rage 2, Knack 2, Shakedown Hawaii, Steamworld Quest, Swords of Ditto, Burning Daylight, Predator: Hunting Grounds, MediEvil, Final Fantasy VII Remake, Away: The Survival Series,  Riverbond, Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, Borderlands 3, Outer Wilds, Oddworld: Soulstorm, John Wick Hex, Ghost Recon Breakpoint

 

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Direct download: Episode_256_1.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 8:24am AEDT

Paul does! James does too! At the end we do a gameclub on Photographs: Puzzle Stories!

 

NOW YOU CAN TOO!

 

All this AND MORE™!

 

Games discussed: A Fisherman’s Tale, The Swords of Ditto: Mormo’s Curse, Homo Machina, Box Boy + Box Girl, Cuphead, Ghost Giant, Space Junkies, Guard Duty, Photographs: Puzzle Stories, Mortal Kombat XI, Persona 5 Scramble, Borderlands 3, Star Citizen, Subverse

 

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Direct download: Episode_255.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 6:55pm AEDT

Get ready for some of the ol ultra violence with Katana Zero, some of the ol cloning AI security system with Echo and some of the ol puzzles integrated with sad stories with Photographs: Puzzle Stories.

Also Photographs is a game club for next episode! So play it before then and join in for a spoiler filled discussion!

All this AND MORE™!

Games discussed: Echo, Anno 1800, Beneath a Steel Sky, Where is Joan, Falcon age, Feather, Katana Zero, Photographs: Puzzle Stories, The Room 3, Gears Pop, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Super Smash Bros Ultimate

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Direct download: Episode_254.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 9:00am AEDT

We rediscover our childhoods with arts and crafts, robots and flailing around without a sense of dignity.

 

All this AND MORE™!

 

Games discussed: Yoshi’s crafted World, Mechstermination Force, The Miskatonic, Division 2, Lenovo Explorer, Beat Saber, Sekiro, Apple Arcade, Cadence of hyrule, Borderlands 3, No man's sky, Valve index, Vampire masquerade bloodlines 2

 

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Direct download: Episode_253_1.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 5:28pm AEDT

Before the streaming future destroys us all there's still time to play video games. Such as Baba is You and Hypnospace Outlaw! And whatever James played! Enjoy this podcast exclusive to Epic Games.

All this AND MORE™!

Games discussed: Baba is you, Hypnospace outlaw, Beat Saber, Golf Peaks, Assault Android Cactus, Wargroove, Pixel Ripped 1989, James: Apex Legends Battle Pass, Division 2, RE6, Google Stadia, Halo Master Chief Collection, Castle Crashers, Phoenix Point, Back 4 Blood

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Direct download: Episode_252.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:39pm AEDT

James' favourite game TOE AND EARL is back! James loves it so much but Paul brings us back to earth with a well reasoned and wise opinion on the topic. Once James calms down from his undying love of Toejam and Earl he manages to discuss other things like The Division 2 and for some reason Companions of Xanth. Lose your mind and join us on another adventure of THE PJ VIDEOCAST EXPERIENCE!

All this AND MORE™!

Games discussed: Toejam and Earl: Back in the Groove, Ape Out, Downwell, Eagle Flight, Dragalia Lost,The Division 2, Cultist Simulator, Companions of Xanth, Torment: Tide of Numenera, Apex Legends, Pokemon Shield/Sword, Flip Grip

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Direct download: Episode_251.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:28pm AEDT

This week we delve into the new Nintendo direct with new Mario maker, Zelda and the surprising Astral Chain. Plus we chuck in some Wargroove, Far Cry New Dawn and Anthem before we get the Ape Out of here! 

All this AND MORE™!

Games discussed: Wargroove, Ape Out, Apex Legends, Far Cry New Dawn, Anthem, Tetris99, Daemon X Machina, Astral Chain, Hollow Knight: Silksong, Super Mario Maker 2, Zelda: Link's Awakening, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, BoyBoy! + BoxGirl!, Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice, Yoshi's Crafted World, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, Deltarune, Unravel Two

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Direct download: Episode_250.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 10:53am AEDT

After recording half the episode the boys discover they didn't record half the episode so enjoy an action pack second half with all your favourite games about shooting people in the face and raising goats!

All this AND MORE™!

Games discussed: Apex Legends, The Stillness of the Wind, Pikuniku, Adventures of Captain spirit, Resident Evil 2, Anthem, Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Dreams, Stellaris, Metro Exodus

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Direct download: Episode_249.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 9:28pm AEDT

What excitement will 2019 bring? One step closer to the heat death of the universe for sure but in relation to video games there are some more immediate things to look forward to.

All this AND MORE™!

Games discussed: Dreams, Beat Saber, Meditations, Feudal Alloy, Grab Lab, Resident Evil 2, The Messenger, Tetris Effect, After Party, Anthem, Atlas, Atomic Heart, OOblets, Phoenix Point, Far Cry: New Dawn, The Outer Wilds, The Outer Worlds, The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe

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Direct download: Episode_248.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 9:06am AEDT

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