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League of Legends announcements and Fortnite Chapter 2 - GoGCast 229

League of Legends announcements and Fortnite Chapter 2 - GoGCast 229

October 18, 2019

What a week it has been and we recap it all on this week’s GoGCast! Fortnite imploded only to be reborn as Fortnite Chapter 2. Riot Games celebrates 10 years of League of Legends by announcing new projects including mobile adaption of the game, an animated series, a card game and more. Plus, we announce this month’s GoG Challenge.

Crew check in: Ali discovers A Winter’s Daydream (04:55)

What is Everyone Playing? (00:18:43)

  • More Apple Arcade recommendations (00:35:23)

This Week’s News (00:41:57)

October’s GoG Challenge (01:13:16)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:17:28)

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Revisiting Childhood Educational Games - GoGCast 228

Revisiting Childhood Educational Games - GoGCast 228

October 12, 2019

We’ve got a hefty episode of the GoGCast for you guys this week! We wrap-up our first challenge: revisiting our favourite childhood education games to see if they still hold up and spoiler alert, a lot of them do! Plus, Simon reviews Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint and Leah shares the Apple Arcade games she’s currently playing.

What is Everyone Playing? (00:09:55)

  • Apple Arcade game recommendations (00:19:50)
  • Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint first impressions (00:24:40)

This Week’s News (00:41:12)

This Week’s Topic: Revisiting Childhood Educational Games (00:54:34)

  • Ali: Zoombinis (00:55:39)
  • Cat: Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing (01:01:38)
  • Leah: Winnie the Pooh and the Hundred Acre Wood (01:06:18)
  • Simon: The Incredible Machine (01:11:16)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:18:43)

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PlayStation News and More - GoGCast 227

PlayStation News and More - GoGCast 227

October 4, 2019

Let’s go demon hunting, shall we, because Cat has her final review of Devil May Cry 5 in this episode of the GoGCast. Plus, we discuss the latest PlayStation news: PS Now receiving a significant price drop and Shawn Layden quietly leaves his post of Head of PlayStation Studios Worldwide.

What is Everyone Playing? (00:05:00)

  • Devil May Cry 5 review (00:05:00)

This Week’s News (00:28:51)

Outro and Wrap-up (00:56:42)

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Untitled Goose Game, Link’s Awakening, I Love You Colonel Sanders - GoGCast 226

Untitled Goose Game, Link’s Awakening, I Love You Colonel Sanders - GoGCast 226

September 27, 2019

We’ve got more game reviews for you guys! We honk our way through a village in Untitled Goose Game, earn Colonel Sanders’ affection in I Love You Colonel Sanders, and learn to play the Ballad of the Wind Fish in The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening. Plus we chat about the latest news in gaming including Google Play Pass, green initiatives in gaming and The Last of Us II.

What is Everyone Playing? (00:12:50)

  • Untitled Goose Game (00:14:20)
  • I Love You Colonel Sanders (00:20:00)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (00:34:24)

This Week’s News (00:48:22)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:07:19)

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Greedfall Review - GoGCast 225

Greedfall Review - GoGCast 225

September 20, 2019

Ali is here to review GreedFall, an open world RPG set on a remote island full of riches and magic. Rumoured to be a mix of Dragon Age Inquisition, Witcher 3 and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, this game has piqued our interest so let’s see if it lived up to our expectations! Plus, we discuss KFC’s upcoming dating sim, how Playstation says it’s the cross button, not the X button and E3’s planned overhaul.

What is Everyone Playing? (00:13:55)

  • Creature in the Well first impressions (00:18:38)

This Week’s News (00:29:22)

This Week’s Topic: GreedFall Review (00:52:00)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:21:53)

DISCLAIMER: GreedFall review code provided for review purposes. The opinions expressed in the article above have not been affected by, dictated or edited in any way by the provider. For more information please see Girls on Games’ Code of Journalistic Ethics.

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Dreamhack Montreal 2019 - GoGCast 224

Dreamhack Montreal 2019 - GoGCast 224

September 13, 2019

We’re in it to win in this week’s GoGCast! We have a Of Buffs And Nerfs reunion for an esport filled special episode. Simon, Marie (@akviko), Alban (@Albinouze) and Max (@MIG_MaxBeaulieu) chat about this year’s edition of Dreamhack Montreal: the games, the competition, the hype, the prizes, and more. Plus we have first impressions of Control and Astral Chain.

What is Everyone Playing? (00:10:55)

  • Control first impressions (00:12:20)
  • Astral Chain first impressions (00:14:15)

This Week’s Topic: Dreamhack Montreal 2019 (00:31:22)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:11:30)

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The Games of PAX West 2019 - GoGCast 223

The Games of PAX West 2019 - GoGCast 223

September 6, 2019

Ali went to PAX West and played some games! She shares her top 5 favourite games that she got to play on the PAX West showfloor. Plus, we talk about the latest Nintendo Direct and Leah has first impressions of Gears 5. All this and more in this jam-packed episode of the GoGCast.

What is Everyone Playing? (00:17:17)

  • Gears 5 first impressions (00:26:42)
  • Pokémon Masters first impressions (00:28:23)

September’s GoG Challenge: childhood edutainment games (00:30:38)

This Week’s News (00:39:40)

This Week’s Topic: The Games of PAX West 2019 (00:51:55)

  • Project Witchstone, Spearhead Games (00:54:00)
  • Spiritfarer, Thunder Lotus Games (00:57:08)
  • Roundguard, Wonderbelly Studios (01:01:36)
  • Stranded Sails: Explorers of the Cursed Islands, Lemonbomb Entertainment (01:03:37)
  • Best Friends Forever, Starcolt Studios (01:06:55)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:13:04)

DISCLAIMER: Gears 5 review code provided by Xbox Canada. The opinions expressed in the article above have not been affected by, dictated or edited in any way by the provider. For more information please see Girls on Games’ Code of Journalistic Ethics.

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Erica Review, Gaming Grandpas and Minecraft Bees - GoGCast 222

Erica Review, Gaming Grandpas and Minecraft Bees - GoGCast 222

August 30, 2019

It’s been a week in the video game industry as many women and allies are coming forward with allegations of abuse and predatory behaviour from colleagues, some even considered as industry legends. We touch on this developing story but also discuss how Telltale seems to be making a comeback, how bees are coming to Minecraft and how grandpas are getting into gaming. Plus, Cat reviews Erica, an interactive live-action thriller.

What is Everyone Playing? (00:02:43)

  • Erica Review (00:02:43)

This Week’s News (00:25:48)

Outro and Wrap-up (00:51:05)

DISCLAIMER: Erica review code provided by PlayStation Canada. The opinions expressed in the article above have not been affected by, dictated or edited in any way by the provider. For more information please see Girls on Games’ Code of Journalistic Ethics.

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Gamescom 2019 Highlights - GoGCast 221

Gamescom 2019 Highlights - GoGCast 221

August 23, 2019

Gamescom happened a lot was showcased beyond uncanny valley Norman Reedus taking a piss in the latest Death Stranding gameplay teaser. We share our highlights from Gamescom: what has peaked our interests, what left wanting for more and if we’ve had enough Hideo Kojima for a while (spoiler: we did).

What is Everyone Playing? (00:07:53)

This Week’s News (00:32:31)

This Week’s Topic: Gamescom 2019 Highlights (00:40:50)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:14:38)

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Women’s Careers in Games, Minecraft, Game Revolution Exhibit - GoGCast 220

Women’s Careers in Games, Minecraft, Game Revolution Exhibit - GoGCast 220

August 17, 2019

This week, we discuss the struggles of mid-career women in the video game industry including wage gaps, the infamous glass ceiling and the struggles of work-life balance especially as a parent. We also have some Minecraft news and Ali went to the Game Revolution exhibit at MoPOP. Plus, we review some games! Cat finished her first playthrough of Fire Emblem: Three Houses and Ali tried a new survival RPG called Smoke and Sacrifice.

What is Everyone Playing? (00:08:30)

  • Fire Emblem: Three Houses Review (00:08:30)
  • Smoke and Sacrifice Review (00:23:45)

This Week’s News (00:39:32)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:05:14)

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