GoGCast 144: Interview with Camille aka thisiscamco

January 15, 2018

We’re back from our brief Holiday vacation! This week, we talk with Camille aka thisiscamco, host for Northern Arena and correspondent for Heads Up Daily TV. Camille shares with us how her dad played a big part in her love of games and her career in gaming, how she got into covering the esport scene, what can be done to promote diversity in esport competitions and more.

This week in news: Nintendo drops a surprise Nintendo Direct Mini announcing upcoming titles coming to the switch and Cyberpunk 2077 official accounts sends out its first tweet in 4 years.

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GoGCast 143: Game of the Year 2017

January 1, 2018

Hello 2018! For our very first GoGCast of the year, we take a look at the games that marked 2017 with our Game of the Year episode! Leah, Cat, Simon and Ali share their top 3 games as well as the ones that they didn’t get a chance to play but plan to catch up on in the new year. Of course, we share what was the Game of the Year as voted by you via our poll on girlsongames.ca.

Let us know what are your top 3 games of 2017 by tagging @thegirlsongames on Twitter and Facebook.

The GoGCast will be taking a short break to work on future episodes but fear not, we’ll be back mid-January. Happy New Year and happy gaming!

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GoGCast 142: 2017 Year in Review

December 25, 2017

2017 has been quite a year for video games: loot boxes, PUBG, the Nintendo Switch, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Destiny 2, EA being EA… We take a look back at what was one of the biggest year in video games and share our biggest news stories, disappointments and surprises of 2017. We close out the show by talking about what we look forward to in 2018.

Share with us your biggest stories, surprises and let downs of 2017 by tagging @thegirlsongames on Twitter and Facebook.

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GoGCast 141: Floor Kids - interview with Phil Rostaing

December 18, 2017

While attending MIGS 17, we caught up with Phil Rostaing, game designer for the recently released beat game Floor Kids! Phil shares with us the development and creative process behind this b-boy inspired beat game as well as what’s coming up in the near future.

This week in news: An open world Adventure Time game is coming to all platforms in Spring 2018, Valve is about to cash in on the Battle Royale craze and The Culling is officially dead in the water with no future updates planned.

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GoGCast 140: Northern Arena

December 11, 2017

Carl-Edwin Michel, CEO of Northern Arena, is with us this week and he fills us in on what the organisation has been up to since we last spoke, what they are working on and what we can expect from the Injustice 2 Elite League and the Call of Duty World War II Showdown happening December 16 and 17 in Montreal.

This week in news: Rumours of Dark Souls 1 Remaster for consoles, Megaman 11 is coming to all platforms in 2018, 12 Days of Minecraft and Google did a doodle to teach kids the basics of coding.

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GoGCast 139: Holiday Gaming Plans

December 4, 2017

It’s December and it’s time to plan what we’re gonna play during the Holiday break. We discuss which backlog games to play, which games we pull out every year to play with the friends and fam and our Holiday gaming traditions.

Share with us your Holiday gaming plans and traditions by tweeting us @thegirlsongames!

This week in news: My Hero Academia game coming to PS4 and SwitchSuper Mario Cereal is a thingCyberpunk 2077 game engine is done and PUBG is heading to mobile to conquer the Chinese market.

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GoGCast 138: interview with Samantha Blackmon of Not Your Mama’s Gamer

November 27, 2017

This week, we sit down with Samantha Blackmon. Samantha is an associate professor at Purdue University and co-founder of Not Your Mama’s Gamer, a blog and podcast that looks at gaming and other bits of pop culture through a scholarly lens and a via feminist perspective. She shares with us resources for gamers who want to start looking at games and game design more critically, how video games tie in with her work at Purdue, what she thinks for the video game landscape of 2017, what she thinks we can expect for 2018, her GOTY and more.

This week in news: Leah and Cat attended the first edition of MEGA, a new Bloodborne boss was discovered 3 years after the game's release, Bungie re-thinks the Destiny 2 XP systems and a new ARK expansion is coming and it’s called Aberration.

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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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