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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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Blizzcon 2019 Highlights - GoGCast 232

Blizzcon 2019 Highlights - GoGCast 232

November 9, 2019

Blizzcon happened, so let’s talk about it. We go over Blizzard’s lackluster apology and updates to the whole Blitzchung story, and discuss the announced games and expac including Diablo IV, World of Warcraft: Shadowlands and Overwatch 2. Plus, Ali shares her Extra Life experience which included taking a pie to the face.

What is Everyone Playing? (00:18:25)

  • Citadel: Forged with Fire first impressions (00:22:35)

This Week’s News (00:31:27)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:18:30)

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Halloween Themed Spooky Games - GoGCast 231

Halloween Themed Spooky Games - GoGCast 231

November 1, 2019

Why did no one want to write the sex scenes for The Witcher 3? Why is Death Stranding coming to PC causing such a stir? How long did Simon manage to play Outlast? We answer all these questions and wrap up our latest challenge in this episode of the GoGCast. Plus, we have first impressions of Afterparty and The Outer Worlds.

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

  • Afterparty first impressions (00:25:53)
  • The Outer Worlds first impressions (00:28:19)

This Week’s News (00:41:47)

This Week’s Topic: Halloween themed spooky games (00:56:10)

  • Outlast (00:56:10)
  • Undertale (01:00:10)
  • Costume Quest 2 (01:06:26)
  • Crypt of the Necrodancer (01:11:20)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:16:32)

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The Games of EGLX 2019 - GoGCast 230

The Games of EGLX 2019 - GoGCast 230

October 25, 2019

It’s a review packed episode of the GoGCast! Leah reports back on her trip to EGLX 2019, sharing highlights from the weekend at the event and chatting about the games she got to see including Foregone, Watch Dogs Legion and Luigi’s Mansion 3. We also have a review of Stranded Sail and first impressions of Eastshade.

Note: The episode was recorded before Ubisoft announced Watch Dogs Legion was delayed to an unspecified date.

What is Everyone Playing? (00:18:41)

  • Stranded Sails Review (00:20:07)
  • Eastshade first impressions (00:29:51)
  • Brew Breaker Agnes demo (00:34:42)
  • Foregone demo (00:36:53)
  • Watch Dogs Legion demo (00:40:08)
  • Luigi’s Mansion 3 demo (00:47:13)

This Week’s News (00:51:49) 

Outro and Wrap-up (01:10:22)

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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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