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Episode 160 - Ninja Tactics

It's time to revisit the Ninja action of Ronin (now in early access), get confused by board game descriptions, excite ourselves with confused robots and talk about all the heists that have happened this week in gaming!

Cheapskate's Game Club: Pinball FX2
Next Week: Regular Human Basketball

Show Notes

Driveclub PS+ edition actually coming?

Konami not dropping console and pc development

Splatoon heist!

Star citizen caper!

Gog not selling hatred

Twitch changes policy to avoid streaming hatred

New xbox one controller

Nintendo humble bundle

There’s a dumb rumour re Silent Hills



Resident evil 0


Crowd funding





Pixel starships

StarCrafts mod


Ronin, Lords of Waterdeep, Witcher 3, Driveclub, Konami, Splatoon, Star Citizen, Hatred, Twitch, Xbone, Nintendo, Humble Bundle, Silent Hills, Wild Star, Watta, SOMA, Resident Evil 0, Pinball FX2, Kickstarter, indiegogo, Perception, Squad, Defragmented, Luman, Pixel Starships, Starcrafts Mod

Direct download: Episode_160_-_Ninja_Tactics.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 5:43pm AEST

The Witcher 3 is out!  Other content also included...

Cheapskate's Game Club: Spooky's House of Jump Scares
Next Week: Pinball FX2

James' Game: Memory Warning

Show Notes

DooM 4 escapes a COD’ish fate

Hellraid put “on hold”

Bloodborne expansion in development

ARK: Survival Evolved out soon on Early Access

Warcraft movie


Need for Speed

Torment: Tides of Numenera


Arizona Sunshine

Pacman 256


Crowd Funding

RUMP! (Demo Available)



Combat Core

The Aquatic Adventure of the Last Human

Dimension Drive


The Witcher 3, Steam Cards, MRA, Memory Warning, Dark Souls 2, Destiny, DooM4, Hellraid, Bloodborne, ARK: Survival Evolved, Warcraft, DooM, Need For Speed, Torment: Tides of Numenera, Moonrise, Arizona Sunshine, Pacman 256, Spooky’s house of Jump Scares, RUNMP!, HotterKeys, Bloxels, Combat Core, The Aquatic Adventures of the Last Human, Voxelnauts, Dimension Drive, Rivalry, Mad Max: Fury Road



Direct download: Episode_159_-_The_Witcher_3.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 8:31pm AEST

Top 5 - Video Game Characters You Would Skin To Make a Suit

If you're going to murder you may as well look good.

Next week: Top 5 Chilly/Chili/Chile Games

Direct download: Top_5_-_video_game_characters_you_would_skin_to_make_a_suit.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 9:20pm AEST

Let's build snowmen! Actually let's be more inclusive, snowpersons. We talk Ether One, Nintendo's E3 plans, the evil plans of Konami, new assassin's creed, Evoland getting it right, the successor to Castlevania and this week's snowperson filled game club Lost Constellation!

Cheapskate's Game Club: Lost Constellation
Next Week: Spooky House of Jump Scares

James Vs Paul snowperson fight!

Show Notes:

Nintendo’s E3 Plans

Microsoft’s E3 Plans

Konami’s Evil Plan Revealed

The Division delayed until 2016

Candy Crush comes pre-installed on Windows 10. Some people care for some reason.

AllSplatooncommercials are Art

Ubisoft officially drops 360 and ps3 development

ARK: Survival Evolved

Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate

Evoland 2




Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night


Tokyo Dark

Through The Woods

Oak Island

Das Tal

Nightfall: Escape

Hero U

Direct download: Episode_158_-_Snowman_Abomination.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 11:13am AEST

Sometimes things don't go as planned so you must improvise your way out!

Direct download: An_Improvised_Show1.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 9:03pm AEST

Episode 157 - 1, 2, 3, 4, I Declare a Paint War

It's a week for trying new things! Splatoon, Magicka 2, Exanima, Treeker, Battlehandand even that brand new Zeldo title you're all excited about.

Cheapskate's Game Club: Battlehand
Next Week: Lost Constellation

Crowd Funding Picks
James: Power Drive 2000
Paul: Elsinore

Nintendo Profitable again

Nintendo entering theme park business

Myst TV maybe coming to Hulu

Oculus to release Q1 2016

The Human Centipede 3

MediEvil PS4? It was an amazing fake!

Mirror’s Edge 2 and new Plants vs Zombies slated for  2016 (Quarters relate to financial year)

Threes removed from Android Marketplace

Google Feud

Helldivers dlc

Tony Hawk 5

Goat Simulator GoatZ

Rock Band 4 Details

Towerfall Dark World

Another amazing Magicka 2 trailer


Crowd Funding


Light Fall

Starfighter Inc

Loud on PLanet X

Power Drive 2000

Galactic Escape

CCTV Nation

Mystic Searches

Time of Dragons

Exanima, Splatoon, Magicka 2, The Legend of Zeldo: Lonk’s Awkening, Treeker, Dark Souls 2, Witcher 2, Nintendo, Myst, Oculus Rift, The Human Centipede 3, MediEvil, Mirror’s Edge 2, Threes, 2048, Google Feud, Helldivers, Tony Hawk 5, Got Simulator, GoatZ, Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, Rock Band 4m Towerfall Dark World, Battlehand, Elsinore, Light Fall, Starfighter Inc, Loud on Planet X, Power Drive 2000


Direct download: Episode_157_-_1_2_3_4_I_declare_a_paint_war.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 6:24pm AEST

Those city folk don't know what they're missing!

Next week: Top 5 videogame characters you would skin to make a suit.

Direct download: Top_5_-_Rural_Based_Games.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 10:27pm AEST

Episode 156 - Getting the Team Back Together

Ben pokes his head in for our 3 year anniversary which we celebrate with some Broken Age, Silent Hills, COD and even a little Hololens.

Cheapskate's Game Club: Terrordrome
Next Week: Battlehand

Broken Age, Bloodborne, Darkest Dungeon, GTAV, Silent Hills, D4, Hatred, Steam, Valve, Skyrim, Mods, E3, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, Just Cause 3, Hololens, Terrordrome, Yooka Laylee, Formula Fusion

Direct download: Episode_156_-_Getting_the_team_back_together.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 6:07pm AEST