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Project: Mara, Cyberpunk 2077 and more - GoGCast 242

Project: Mara, Cyberpunk 2077 and more - GoGCast 242

January 24, 2020

Remember last episode when we talked about the many game delays? Uh huh? Well, we have more: Dying Light 2, Iron Man VR and, of course, Cyberpunk 2077. Plus, Ninja Theory announces horror game called Project: Mara, the State of California thinks the Riot settlement should be $400 million and a fan made the cutest Untitled Goose Game LEGO set.

Crew Check-In (00:02:35)

What is Everyone Playing? (00:11:32)

This Week’s News (00:30:15)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:00:05)

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Delayed Games, E3 2020, Pokémon DLC - GoGCast 241

Delayed Games, E3 2020, Pokémon DLC - GoGCast 241

January 17, 2020

GoGCast: Huh, doesn’t seem to be a lot of news this week…
Square Enix: Hold my materia.
Sony: Hold my DualShock.

We’re back to our regular programming folks, chatting about the games we played and the latest video game news. The Avengers and Final Fantasy VII Remake are delayed, Sony won’t be at E3 again this year, Game Freak announces a DLC for Pokémon Sword and Shield, and more. We also chat The Witcher 3 and Monster Hunter World: Iceborn. 

(Programming note: this episode was recorded prior to CD Projekt Red announcing that they were delaying Cyberpunk 2077 to September.)

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

  • Monster Hunter World: Iceborn first impressions (00:27:09)

This Week’s News (00:32:01)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:06:36)

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Our Games of the Decade - GoGCast 240

Our Games of the Decade - GoGCast 240

January 10, 2020

We picked our top 5 games of the last decade and this was harder than we care to admit. Do you know how many great games came out in the last ten years? A LOT! 😱 So listen to find out which were our favourite games on the 2010s.

Bonus round! Check out Ali’s blog post where she picks a game for every year of the decade: https://eightbitblonde.blog/2019/12/31/top-10-games-of-the-decade/

Share with us your favourite game of the 2010s on Twitter, Facebook, in our Discord server or in the comments below.

Crew Check-in (00:03:15)

What is Everyone Playing? (00:14:28)

  • Unravel 2 first impressions (00:16:25)

This Week’s Topic: Games of the Decade (00:30:23)

  • 5 Runner Ups (00:32:58)
  • 5 Top Games (01:02:53)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:27:19)

Game of the Year 2019 - GoGCast 239

Game of the Year 2019 - GoGCast 239

January 3, 2020

Before we look to 2020, we’re looking back to 2019 one last time to talk about our favourite games of the year! It’s time to count down our top 3 games of the year all the way up to our favourite. We also talk about which titles barely made the list, which ones we wish we played this year but didn’t get to and even discuss dipping into our gaming backlog.

Share with us your Game of the Year of 2019 on Twitter, Facebook, in our Discord server or in the comments below.

This Week’s Topic: Game of the Year 2019 (00:02:52)

  • 3rd Place  (00:03:31)
  • 2nd Place  (00:10:20)
  • Games that barely made the list (00:22:08)
  • Games we wished we got to play but didn’t (00:33:25)
  • Top backlog game we played this year (00:41:47)
  • 1st Place (00:49:22)

Outro and Wrap-up (00:57:56)

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2019 Year in Review - GoGCast 238

2019 Year in Review - GoGCast 238

December 27, 2019

Another year, another year in review! 🎉 We discuss what we thought were the biggest things that came out of gaming in 2019, including news stories, disappointments, surprises and overarching trends. We also share what we’re looking forward to in the next year as we’re about to kick off the new decade 🍾

Share with us what were your most memorable gaming moments of 2019 on Twitter, Facebook, in our Discord server or in the comments below.

Crew Check-In

  • The Mandalorian (00:13:26)
  • The Witcher TV show (00:14:38)

This Week’s Topic: 2019 Year in Review (00:22:18)

  • Biggest news stories of the year (00:23:00)
  • Biggest disappointments of the year (00:38:12)
  • Biggest surprises (00:51:20)
  • Overarching trends of 2019 (01:03:39)
  • Looking forward into 2020 (01:12:09)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:17:09)

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Game Night! Play Along With Us - GoGcast 237

Game Night! Play Along With Us - GoGcast 237

December 20, 2019

Welcome to the 2019 edition of the GoGCast Game Night! Play along with us and see if you can beat us at  Guess That Badly Described Video Game, Name That Video Game Sound and From Which Game Is This Food! We also quickly chat about The Game Awards and share our full review of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. Warning: this episode has a high amount of uncontrollable giggling.

What is Everyone Playing? (00:16:05)

  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order review (00:16:05)

This Week’s News (00:37:58)

  • The Game Awards round-up and highlights (00:37:58)

This Week’s Topic: Game Night (00:54:32)

  • Guess That Badly Described Video Game (00:54:32)
  • Name That Video Game Sound (01:04:10)
  • From Which Game Is This Food (01:13:12)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:18:58)

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25 Years of PlayStation, Black Friday and more, with guest Ben Bertoli - GoGCast 236

25 Years of PlayStation, Black Friday and more, with guest Ben Bertoli - GoGCast 236

December 6, 2019

Ben Bertoli is back on the GoGCast to chat about his new podcast called Memory Card. Subscribe for bite size episodes about interesting bizarre stories from video game history. Plus, we share our gaming Black Friday purchases. We also discuss Riot’s settlement with female employees and how one guy created an entire PlayStation spot by plagiarizing other animators. Finally, we celebrate 25 years of PlayStation by sharing our games and memories.

Crew Check-in (00:03:57)

  • Introducing Ben Bertoli and Memory Card Podcast (00:03:57)
  • Philips Hue Light Strip Plus Review (00:28:00)

What is Everyone Playing? (00:31:33)

  • Ape Out Review (00:38:40)
  • Subnautica Review (00:41:27)

This Week’s News (00:43:09)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:05:36)

DISCLAIMER: Philips Hue Light Strip Plus review unit provided by Philips 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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Game Reviews: Afterparty, Human: Fall Flat, Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order - GoGCast 235

Game Reviews: Afterparty, Human: Fall Flat, Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order - GoGCast 235

November 29, 2019

You know what we’re thankful for? Video games! Well… we’re thankful for many things but definitely for video games. We have many video game reviews for you this week! We caught a drink with Satan himself in Afterparty, fell flat while solving puzzles in Human: Fall Flat and became a Jedi in Star Wars Jedi Faller Order. Plus, we discuss the Half-Life: Alyx reveal and the nominations for the next instalment of The Video Game awards.

What is Everyone Playing? (00:10:57)

  • Afterparty Review (00:11:05)
  • Human: Fall Flat Review (00:15:40) 
  • Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order First Impressions (00:18:54)

This Week’s News (00:36:08)

Outro and Wrap-up (00:59:51)

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The Outer Worlds: Interview with Kate Dollarhyde of Obsidian Entertainment - GoGCast 234

The Outer Worlds: Interview with Kate Dollarhyde of Obsidian Entertainment - GoGCast 234

November 22, 2019

Kate Dollarhyde of Obsidian Entertainment joins us for this episode of the GoGCast. She talks about her career, her work games, the importance of bringing marginalised identities to mainstream games, and how she approached writing Parvati, a darling character in The Outer Worlds

Also, Cat attended MEGA 2019 in Montreal and discovered news games, and Ali reports back from GeekGirlCon. Plus, Leah and Simon review Pokémon Sword and Shield and Ali shares her first impressions of Sparklite.

 

Crew Check-in

 

What is Everyone Playing? (00:29:03)

  • Pokémon Sword and Shield Review (00:29:03)
  • Sparklite First Impressions (00:41:50)

This Week’s News (00:45:27)

This Week’s Topic: Interview with Kate Dollarhyde (00:57:36)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:20:35)

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Stardew Valley, Stadia, Pokémon Sword and Shield, Sonic Movie - GoGCast 233

Stardew Valley, Stadia, Pokémon Sword and Shield, Sonic Movie - GoGCast 233

November 15, 2019

Sound on for another episode of the GoGCast as we talk Stardew Valley, Pokémon Sword and Shield, Stadia and Sonic! Plus, Ali has first impressions of Yaga, an RPG with roguelike mechanics, and Simon tested the latest Rainbow Six Siege operation.

And, if for some reason, you need to re-listen to the song Ali shared at the top of the show, you can do so here: https://twitter.com/mstrpotatohead/status/1193890235760951297?s=21 

What is Everyone Playing? (00:21:09)

  • Yaga first impression (00:26:50)
  • Rainbow Six Siege Operation Shifting Tides first impressions (00:32:36)

This Week’s News (00:42:32)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:10:44)

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