GoGCast 151: Interview with Maja Moldenhauer of Studio MDHR

March 5, 2018

We dive back into Cuphead’s hand drawn cell shaded world this week as we interview Maja Moldenhauer, Artist and Producer at Studio MDHR. Maja painstakingly did all the inking for Cuphead; a true labour of love. Maja shares with us the trials and tribulations of creating Cuphead, what the project meant to her and her family and how it feels to see the game praised by the community and award commities but also the Prime Minister himself.

This week in news: Dreamhack Montreal is heading to the Olympic Stadium, Sony to drop PS3 and PS Vita from the PS Plus free games line-up and we have a trailer for Hogwarts Mystery.

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GoGCast 150: CEFORE - Interview with Pixelz Games

February 26, 2018

Recorded live from Montréal Joue, we chat with Raphaël Fortin and Louis-Philippe Desjardins of Pixelz Games, the indie studio behind the explosive puzzle game CEFORE. Raphaël and Louis-Philippe share with us how the game evolved since the start of the project, the ups and downs of crowdfunding, the challenges of combining puzzle solving with explosions and more. Since we were on stage at Montréal Joue, they took the time to answer a few questions from the audience.

This week in news: Phil Spencer addresses toxicity in the industry and in the gaming communities, Blizzard announces Warcraft III Invitational, Rainbow Six Siege announces Operation Outbreak and a quick Dragon Ball Fighterz review.

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GoGCast 149: Interview with Myriame Lachapelle of Sauropod Studio

February 19, 2018

This week, we chat with Myriame Lachapelle, Project and Communications Manager at Sauropod Studio, the independent studio behind the Kickstarted game Castle Story. Myriame shares what a day is like for her working for the indie studio and talks about what inspired her to start her side projects From Indies With Love and NASA Everyday.

This week in news: Twitch launches a Discord-like chat feature called Rooms, Steam purges games after finding out the dev manipulated the reviews, Ubisoft is opting for quality over quantity and Sea of Thieves opens the floodgates on DLC, microtransactions and more.

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GoGCast 148: Just The News

February 12, 2018

Due to a last minute scheduling conflict, this week’s show will be a bit shorter than usual. We still wanted to chat with you all about what’s happening in the video game world so this episode will be just what we’re currently playing and the latest news. Enjoy!

This week in news: Activision Blizzard generated more than half their revenue through microtransactions, Monster Hunter: World is Capcom’s fastest selling game and a My Little Pony Friendship is Magic inspired fighting game called Them’s Fightin’ Herds is coming out real soon.

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GoGCast 147: Far Cry 5 - Interview with Dan Hay

February 5, 2018

Join us in Hope County, Montana as we talk Far Cry 5 with Dan Hay, Executive Producer and Creative Director for Ubisoft Montreal. In Far Cry 5, you must build the resistance and take on Eden’s Gate, a cult that is forcefully taking over Hope County and its inhabitants. We chat with Dan about what we can expect from the upcoming release in the open world shooter franchise: the location, the music, the villain, the conflict, the protagonist and more.

This week in news: Mario Kart is coming to mobile, Anthem is delayed until 2019, Rockstar Game announces that Red Dead Redemption is coming out October 26th, 2018 and over 300,000 players took part in the latest Sea of Thieves closed beta.

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GoGCast 146: Heroic Portrait with Julian Stamboulieh

January 29, 2018

Julian Stamboulieh, Co-Creator and Director of LARPs the Series, joins us this week to talk about his latest brainchild: Heroic Portrait. Heroic Portrait is a cosbounding project where he and his co-host and co-creator Catherine Vincelli create a series of cosbounding photoshoots based on video game characters. Each step of the process - costume, makeup, photoshoot and photo editing - is documented and shared across various platforms such as Youtube, Instagram and Twitch. Julian talks us through the project itself, the first series of photos, what’s coming up next for Heroic Portrait and more.

Next round of Heroic Portrait starts on February 2nd, 2018 so make sure to follow Beanduck Productions on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Youtube.

This week in news: Xbox Game Pass announcement: how Microsoft is getting ready for life after consoles, Looking forward to Cyberpunk 2077 and R.I.P. Miitomo.

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GoGCast 145: PAX South with PixelPrincess80

January 22, 2018

We travel to Texas and back as some lucky members of our stream team attended PAX South, including PixelPrincess80. We chat with her about the event itself, playing The Darwin Project at the Mixer booth, meeting other streamers and more.

This week in news: Portkey Games’ first release is a Harry Potter RPG for mobile, Nintendo reveals Labo, Facebook is now the main streaming platform for ESL, AGDQ raised 2.3 million dollars and Twitch introduces Video Producer.

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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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