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Immortals Fenyx Rising and Spider-Man Miles Morales with guest Steve Saylor - GoGCast 284

Immortals Fenyx Rising and Spider-Man Miles Morales with guest Steve Saylor - GoGCast 284

November 30, 2020

Steve Saylor returns to the GoGCast! We catch up with Steve on what he’s been up to lately and which games he’s been playing. As a gaming accessibility advocate and consultant, we chat with him about some of the accessibility features in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. Leah and Steve also review Spider-Man: Miles Morales and Immortals Fenyx Rising. Plus we chat about Black Friday shopping and getting into the Holiday spirit.

What is Everyone Playing? (00:25:28)

  • Destiny 2: Beyond Light expansion (00:44:26)
  • Spider-Man: Miles Morales review (00:47:04)
  • Immortals Fenyx Rising review (00:51:32)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:16:09)

Leah’s appearance on the Top 100 Games podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-top-100-games-podcast/id1481801238

Steve’s most recent appearances and content:

Review Crew talk Demon’s Souls https://www.ign.com/videos/demons-souls-review-discussion-the-review-crew-ep-2 

New console accessibility review: https://www.ign.com/articles/playstation-5-the-accessibility-review 

Troy Baker podcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyYB4iM4mWM&feature=youtu.be

Spawn on me: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/steve-saylor-tells-us-why-accessibility-is-key/id804065256?i=1000500517555 

GameSpot accessibility video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hy2tOTCK1uo&feature=youtu.be

DISCLAIMER: Immortals Fenyx Rising review code provided by Ubisoft 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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The Game Awards 2020 Predictions - GoGCast 283

The Game Awards 2020 Predictions - GoGCast 283

November 23, 2020

The nominees are out for this year’s edition of The Game Awards. Like we do every year, we cherry picked a few categories and try to predict which game will win. So check out the nominees on thegameawards.com and play along with us as we try to predict who will win Game Of The Year, Best Art Direction, Games for Impact, Innovation in Accessibility, Best Action/Adventure, Best Ongoing Game, Best Community Support, Best Score and Music, Best Multiplayer and Best Narrative.

What is Everyone Playing? (00:20:10)

  • Bugsnax Review (00:43:18)

This Week’s Topic: Game Awards predictions (00:46:29)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:18:53)

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Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 launch -GoGCast 282

Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 launch -GoGCast 282

November 16, 2020

It’s here! The new generation of consoles are here! We share our stories of receiving, installing and playing our brand new Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5. We also chat about all the great games we’re playing on these shiny new consoles and more.

Crew Check-in (00:05:35)

What is Everyone Playing? (00:37:46)

  • PlayStation 5 review (00:57:40)

This Week’s News (01:05:47)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:26:51)

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, RTX 3080, Xbox Series X - GoGcast 281

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, RTX 3080, Xbox Series X - GoGcast 281

November 9, 2020

We have more reviews for you this week! Simon got his RTX 3080, Leah has her final review of the Xbox Series X and shares her first impressions of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. Plus, we chat Nintendo Switch lifetimes sales, Mass Effect trilogy remastered and more.

What is Everyone Playing? (00:07:58)

  • NVIDIA RTX 3080 first impressions (00:07:58)
  • Xbox Series X review (00:28:46)
  • Assassin’s Creed Valhalla first impressions (00:34:34)

This Week’s News (00:47:10)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:07:02)

DISCLAIMER: Assassin’s Creed Valhalla review code and Xbox Series X review unit provided by Ubisoft Canada and Microsoft Canada respectively. 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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Xbox Series X unboxing, Watch Dogs Legion Review and more - GoGCast280

Xbox Series X unboxing, Watch Dogs Legion Review and more - GoGCast280

November 2, 2020

This week’s episode is jam packed with sweet and crunchy gaming reviews and news! We chat in-game Halloween celebrations, Cyberpunk 2077 delayed again, new AMD GPUs and more. Finally, we get a glimpse into the next-gen of gaming with Leah as she details her experience going hands-on with the Xbox Series X and reviews Watch Dogs Legion.

Crew Check-in

What is Everyone Playing? (00:40:34)

  • Watch Dogs Legion Review (00:47:38)

This Week’s News (00:58:16)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:18:03)

DISCLAIMER: Watch Dogs Legion review code and Xbox Series X review unit provided by Ubisoft Canada and Microsoft Canada respectively. 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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Streaming and Licensing, Apple TV Console App, Uncharted Movie - GoGCast 269

Streaming and Licensing, Apple TV Console App, Uncharted Movie - GoGCast 269

October 26, 2020

On this week’s GoGCast, we take a deep dive into streaming services. Sony confirmed that an Apple TV app is coming to PlayStation, Xbox hints at a game streaming stick for Xcloud and finally, we unpack Alex Hutchinson’s comments about streaming and game licenses. You’ll want to stick to the end for that last one as Leah shares her insights and experience of working in the media and music industries and just how game makers and content creators are in a unique and privileged situation in comparison.

What is Everyone Playing? (00:19:20)

  • The Forest review (00:28:34)
  • NHL 21 review (00:30:20)

This Week’s News (00:38:38)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:19:04)

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High Score Documentary, Age of Empire III, Mass Effect Remaster - GoGCast 278

High Score Documentary, Age of Empire III, Mass Effect Remaster - GoGCast 278

October 19, 2020

How about some Netflix and chill? 👀 We chat about the High Score documentary series which explores gaming history and trends and Cat rants about product placements in shows. Leah also has a quick review of Age of Empire III Definitive Edition and tips for fellow newcomers to the series. Plus, we discuss the PlayStation 5 user interface and experience reveal how Phil Spencer said Bethesda games don’t need to be on PlayStation for the acquisition to make sense, and finally, a Mass Effect remaster showed up on a rating listing in South Korea.

Crew Check-in  (00:01:50)

What is Everyone Playing? (00:36:11)

This Week’s News (00:57:53)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:14:23)

Baldur’s Gate 3, PlayStation 5 Teardown and more - GoGCast 277

Baldur’s Gate 3, PlayStation 5 Teardown and more - GoGCast 277

October 12, 2020

We’re one month away from the next generation of consoles and Sony released more information about the PlayStation 5’s backwards compatibility and a complete teardown video. Plus, we chat about the Baldur's Gate 3 early access, Amazon Games giving up on Crucible and how XCloud might be coming to Apple devices after all.

What is Everyone Playing? (00:25:53)

  • Baldur’s Gate 3 Early Access (00:32:41)

This Week’s News (00:44:18)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:06:50)

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Genshin Impact, CDPR Crunching, Minecraft and more - GoGCast 276

Genshin Impact, CDPR Crunching, Minecraft and more - GoGCast 276

October 5, 2020

Strap in for a long episode, gamers! Simon was on vacation and played a lot of games including Final Fantasy XV, Hellblade Senua’s Sacrifice, and the new free to play action adventure RPG that is taking the world by storm, Genshin Impact. Plus, we unpack the comments by WBIE regarding JK Rowling’s anti-trans views, and the fact that despite saying they wouldn’t do so, CDPR is now crunching so they can meet Cyberpunk 2077’s release date. Finally, we chat about the latest Minecraft news including Steve coming to Super Smash Brothers Ultimate.

What is Everyone Playing? (00:26:31)

  • Genshin Impact first impressions (00:49:45)

This Week’s News (00:54:50)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:25:13)

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Microsoft, Bethesda, Hades, Amazon Luna - GoGCast 275

Microsoft, Bethesda, Hades, Amazon Luna - GoGCast 275

September 28, 2020

Nothing like announcing you’re doing the biggest studio acquisition in video game history just before your new console goes into pre-order, eh Microsoft? Wow! In case you missed it, Microsoft acquired Bethesda for a cool $7.5b USD. Yeah, you read that right. It seemed to have fanned interest in the Xbox Series X and S as the crew chats about the trials and tribulation of managing to pre-order the console. After all of that, Amazon figured it was the right time to announce their gaming streaming service named Luna.

Crew Check-in

  • Xbox Series X pre-order

What is Everyone Playing? (00:27:34)

  • Hades first impressions (00:31:34)

This Week’s News (00:33:37)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:03:27)

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