GoGCast 137: The (Re)Updated Sitch on the Nintendo Switch

November 20, 2017

Everybody and their mother recently got a Nintendo Switch, including Cat, Simon and Ali. What finally convinced them to get the system? (Spoiler Alert: Super Mario Odyssey played a big part). We chat about what we like about the system, what we don’t, and the games we’re looking forward to playing.

This week in news: The Game Awards nominees are outStardew Valley creator teases new content and Rocket League is cross platform except on PS4 just because Sony said so.

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GoGCast 136: Super Lucky’s Tale & 8-Bit Bazaar

November 13, 2017

This week’s episode is jam packed as we have 2 interviews! First off, we chat with Shawn Ketcherside, Senior Producer of Super’s Lucky’s Tale (36:20). He gives us the ins and out of this Microsoft exclusive playground platformer: mechanics, characters, and more. Secondly, while at GeekFest, we met Paul Mayer, self-proclaimed “retromancer” and creator of the 8-Bit Bazaar (45:30). He shares how his retro gaming service came to be and how he built this massive collection of retro games and consoles that he brings into events and even private parties.

This week in news: Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is to be released under new label Portkey GamesRazer unveiled their gaming phone and we explore what the numbers on the Xbox One X Scorpio means.

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GoGCast 135: Game Reviews Live from GeekFest

November 6, 2017

We’re live and IRL for this episode of the GoGCast. Recorded at GeekFest Montreal, Leah, Cat, Kelsey and Bianca sink their teeth into the latest game releases. We review Super Mario Odyssey, Cuphead, Mortician’s Tale, Assassin’s Creed Origins and we have first impressions of Star Wars Battlefront II. We close the show with our impressions on the Xbox One X and by sharing what upcoming games we’re looking forward to play.

SPOILER WARNING: minor ACO spoiler at the 26 min mark

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GoGCast 134: Interview with Andrea Rene

October 30, 2017

This week on the GoGCast, we catch up with host, writer and producer Andrea Rene! Co-host of What’s Good Games and Kinda Funny Games Daily, she previously worked with GameStop TV, Yahoo Esports and Game Trailers. Andrea chats about her career, how she got into the gaming industry and gives her advice to newcomers.

This week in news: The Kinect is officially discontinuedAnimal Crossing is coming to mobile and no, Bungie is not banning PC players who stream using overlays.

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GoGCast 133: Assassin’s Creed: Origins

October 26, 2017

We travel to Ancient Egypt and witness the very beginning of the Brotherhood in this week’s GoGCast as Jeyson Acevedo of Ubisoft Canada joins us to talk about the upcoming Assassin’s Creed: Origins. We talk about Bayek, the setting, the changes made various systems including combat and character progression.

This week in news: Mixer’s Xbox fall updateHow Activision uses matchmaking tricks to sell in-game items, seems Pokémon Ultra Moon and Ultra Sun to be final mainline 3DS gamesVisceral’s closure and Amy Hennig's Star Wars project is now in the hands of EA Vancouverwhat was Nostalrius became Elysium which is now… dead and Switch and its new update is giving us half of what we want.

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GoGCast 132: Interview with Joey Noelle of Kinda Funny

October 16, 2017

Joey Noelle, Social and Community Manager for Kinda Funny, joins us for this week’s GoGCast! She talks about which games she’s currently playing, what she played growing up, how she got the gig at Kinda Funny and what her days are like there.

This week in news: MEGA, a new vg event, is happening in Montreal this November, Facebook announced the Occulus Go and the Rift gets a permanent price drop and the ESRB don’t think Lootboxes qualify as gambling.

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GoGCast 131: 101 Video Games To Play Before You Grow Up

October 9, 2017

Working on your video game bucket list? Looking for the best game to play with your kids? Well, you’re in luck! This week, we talk with Ben Bertoli, author of 101 Video Games to Play Before You Grow Up: The unofficial must-play video game list for kids. In this interview, we chat with Ben about how he managed to build this list and how his background as a teacher and video game journalist came into play. Plus, Catherine gives her first impressions of Forza Motorsport 7 and Ali is back and has thoughts on Destiny 2 and Cuphead.

This week in news: 8th Annual Canadian Videogame Awards cancelled, MS backtracks on VIP rewards in Forza Motorsport 7, Team Sailor Scouts raises 1200 for the Breast Cancer Foundation, Cup Head has sold over 300k copies on Steam and Fortnite Battle Royale Introduces Duos & Supplies.

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GoGCast 130: The Music of Cuphead - Interview with Kristofer Maddigan

October 2, 2017

This week, we get jazzy with Kristofer Maddigan, composer of the Cuphead soundtrack. We talk about his collaboration with Studio MDHR, the creative process behind the soundtrack, the challenges of composing for video games and more. Plus, Leah shares her review of Pokken Tournament DX.

This week in news: Minister of Canadian Heritage, Melanie Joly, announces the launch of Creative Canada: what does it mean for the video game industry, New trailer and a release date for Red Dead Redemption 2 and Ubisoft announced Discovery Tour mode in Assassin’s Creed: Origins.

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GoGCast 129: Xbox One X Showcase 2017

September 25, 2017

Steph had the chance to attend the Xbox One X Showcase in NYC and saw the new console up close and personal, and had the chance to play some of the incredible upcoming release. She shares with us what’s coming to Xbox this fall and what she’s most excited about. Plus, Simon and Leah share their first impression of Destiny 2 and Cat talks Overwatch, specifically the changes to Mercy and the new payload map Junkertown.

This week in news: Steam implements histograms to identify review bombing, the latest Pewdiepie incident spurs a debate about online toxicity, Latest iOS updates officially kills Flappy Bird and Nintendo takes down Mario 64 online and its Patreon.

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GoGCast 128: The Games of Fan Expo 2017

September 18, 2017

Stephy and Bianca attended Fan Expo and got to play a lot of games! This week, we have quick reviews of Moss, Monsters in the Deep: Final Fantasy XV, Call of Duty: World War II, Cuphead, Assassin’s Creed: Origins, and more. Plus, they give us their highlights of the expo and talk about how Pax West being on the same weekend affected this year’s edition.

This week in news: Nintendo holds Direct and announces that Doom and Wolfenstein are coming to the Switch and that Minecraft is now on 3DS, Okami HD is coming to Xbox One, PS4 and PC, Overwatch’s upcoming update includes the new payload map Junkertown and changes to characters, Jeff finally addresses the toxicity in Overwatch, GSP invests in esports and co-founds Montreal Esports and a battle royale mode is coming to Fortnite.

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