Eight and a Half Bit

If I could turn back time
If I could find a way
I'd take back those games that'll hurt you when you play
Thanks Cher

Next Week: Top 5 Rural Video Games

Direct download: Top_5_-_Games_we_wish_we_had_never_played.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 10:16pm AEDT

Episode 155 - James' Idea Podcast

James has a number of ideas in this CONTROVERSIAL, ENTERTAINING and also INSIGHTFUL episode. Mods, Mad Max, Overlord, head transplants and sexually stimulating a car await your listening pleasure.

Cheapskate's Game Club: Stick Shift
Next Week: Terrordrome

Steam Opens the gates for paid mods

Marvel and Telltale team up


GTAV Mods rolling out

Minecraft Gallipoli

Battlefront Backlash

Is head transplant a MGSV stunt?

Mad Max

Overlord: Fellowship of Evil

Star Ocean 5



Lantern (Kickfinisher)

Hipsters vs Zombies

The Intergalactic Trashman



Direct download: Episode_155_-_James_Idea_Podcast.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 7:27pm AEDT

All your dreams are about to come true.

Don't forget to check out Ben's NSFW show art (https://eightandahalfbit.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/bens-showart.png)

Next Week: Top 5 games you wish you never played.

Direct download: Top_5_-_Games_with_Fairies.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 10:51pm AEDT

Episode 154 - Where Are The Ewoks

Is it alright to be hopeful about Star Wars again? Can Guitar Hero reinvent itself? Does Mortal Kombat X have some of the lamest DLC ever? The answers to these questions are “probably”, “maybe” and “Urgh I feel dirty just thinking about it”.

Cheapskate’s Game Club: Pokemon Rumble World
Next Week: Stick Shift

Crowd Funding Picks
James: Ultimate Chicken Horse
Paul: Dimension Drive

Grab the episode here or subscribe to us on iTunes.

Show notes after the jump


Star Wars BattlefrontDetails

Mortal Kombat X has the lamest DLC I’ve ever seen

Unity goes to 3DS though (or maybe just the Nintenfo)

Guitar Hero Live

2K Australia closed

Postal 2 Expansion.

Wildstar heading f2p?

Ryu might be coming to street fighter?

Trailer Diversions


World War Toons


Chip’s Challenge 2, 25 years in the making


Crowd Funding

Ultimate Chicken Horse

Outland 17 (Demo Available)

Little Devil Inside

Wildfire (Demo Available)


Epic Everything

Dimension Drive



Devils Bluff (Demo Available)

GTAV, Titan Souls, Albedo: Eyes from outer Space, Tower of Guns, Virtua Tennis 4, Puzzle and Dragon, Star Wars Battlefront, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Batman vs Superman, Mortal Kombat X, Guitar Hero Live, 2K Australia, Deus Ex: Humanity Divided, Postal 2, Wildstar, Super Smash Bros, Pokemon Rumble World, Kieru, World War Toons, Samarost3, Chip’s Challenge 2, Ultimate Chicken Horse, Outland 17, Little Devil Inside, Wildfire, Songbringer, Epic Everything, Dimension Drive, Deadwood, Devil’s Bluff

Direct download: Episode_154_-_Where_are_the_Ewoks.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 6:07pm AEDT

Top 5 - Video Game Character Pairings to Play the Roles of Mr Sheffield and Fran Drescher in a Reboot of The Nanny

Don't let this Top 5 put you out on your fanny.

Next Week: Top 5 Game with Fairies

Direct download: Top_5_-_The_Nanny.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 6:40am AEDT

April's Playstation Plus games are out and there are reactions to be had(Monsterbag, Tower of Guns, Killzone: Mercenary). We also give Titan Souls a whirl, Star Squad gets a bump and we speculate about the new Dues Ex, Tony Hawk and Black Ops.

Cheapskate's Game Club: SUPERQOT
Next Week:  Pokemon Rumble World

Show notes on www.eightandahalfbit.com

Direct download: Episode_153_-_Playstation_Doubleplusgood.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:24pm AEDT

I have no strong feelings one way or the other.

Next week: Top 5 game character pairings... *sigh* to play the roles of Mr Sheffield and Fran Drescher in a reboot of The Nanny.

Direct download: Top_5_-_Perfectly_Mediocre_Games.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 9:40pm AEDT

Episide 152 - Title Cards against Humanity

One day late but twice as good. Xenoblade Chronicles, Pillars of Eternity, Bloodborne  and Nintendo things!

Cheapskate's Game Club: Bardbarian


Crowdfunding Pick of the Week: Izle

Direct download: Episode_152_-_Title_Cards_against_Humanity_.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 12:07pm AEDT