Eight and a Half Bit
Episode 134 - Things We Cooked Up In The Lab

In this episode we discuss the hot new video games Jurassic World and Star Wars: The Force awakens.  We go off topic with some Tales from the Borderlands, Jackbox Party Pack, Strafe and Warframe for a while but then we get right back to blood donation.

Cheapskates Games Club: Warframe
Next Week: Digital: A Love Story

Crowd Funding Picks
James: Shooter's Den
Ben: Yes, Your Grace
Paul: Blood Sport

Direct download: Episode_134_-_Things_we_cooked_up_in_the_lab.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 3:54pm AEST

They're the video games you love but in your pocket! Or at least it'd be nice if they were in your pocket.  Like James! He fits in some pockets.

Next Week: Top 5 ways we'd give popular games a kick in the pants

Direct download: Top_5_-_Games_we_wish_were_mobile.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 5:00am AEST

Episode 133 - Holding Hands with Miss Swift

Taylor Swift makes us say WOW and commits a Grand Theft of the heart in today’s most pop culture embracing episode. Paul talks the most, James a bit less and Ben the least of all. We respect tradition here at the Eight and One Half Bits.

Cheapskate’s Games Club: Photobomb
Next Week: WarFrame (for real this time)

Crowd Funding Picks
James: Thimbleweed Park
Ben: Crossing Souls
Paul: To Azimuth

Direct download: Episode_133_-_Holding_Hands_with_Miss_Swift.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 4:41pm AEST

Top 5 - Self Improvement Games

I'm already pretty good but maybe I could be a little better.

Next Week: Top 5 Games we wish were mobile

Direct download: Top_5_-_Self_Improvement_Games.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 5:30am AEST

Mario Kart DLC, Endless Legend, Advanced Warfare, Binding of Isaac Rebirth and all your favourites. Also Ben!

Cheapskate’s Game Club: Neuronball
Next Week: Warframe (PC, PS4, XB1)

Crowd Funding Picks
James: That Dragon, Cancer
Ben and Paul: Scorn

Direct download: Episode_132_-_Metal_Horse.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 5:25pm AEST

Top 5 - FMV Games
What could make a video game better than the video being in full motion? The FMV future is here!

Next week: Top 5 Self Improvement Games

Direct download: Top_5_-_FMV_games.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 5:30am AEST

Episode 131 - Iterative Improvements

Long-time contributor Alex joins us as we discuss Blizzard's new IP Overwatch, first person GTAV, Shovel Knight, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Bayonetta 2, Splatoon and the greatness of Wales.

Cheapskate's Game Club: Tales of the Adventure Company
Next Week: Neuronball

Crowdfunding Picks
James and Alex: Gliese
Ben: Late to the Party
Paul: Override

Direct download: Episode_131_-_Iterative_Improvements.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 2:17pm AEST

Episode 130 - Paxy Pax Pax

James and Paul have been at PAXAus 2014 and have so many adventures to share. So open your ear holes and get listening.

Next week we return to your regular programming.

Direct download: Episode_130_-_Paxy_Pax_Pax.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 6:10pm AEST

The wonderful Ron Gilbert joins James and Paul once again for a wildly unfocussed conversation at this year's PAX Australia. How do we connect Halloween, Mars travel, Envirobear, hidden object games, PewDiePie and rum? We're not sure.

Direct download: Interview_-_Ron_Gilbert_PAXAus_2014.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 10:37pm AEST