The Girls on Games Podcast
The Games We’re Currently Playing - GoGCast 252

The Games We’re Currently Playing - GoGCast 252

April 4, 2020

In this episode, we talk about the games we’re currently playing because it’s what we’ve been doing: staying in and gaming. We chat a bit more about Animal Crossing: New Horizons but also dive into Jedi: Fallen Order, Control, Yakuza 0, Dragon’s Dogma and the latest Runescape update.

We hope all of you are safe and healthy and that we're able keep you company for a little while and brighten your day.

What is Everyone Playing? (00:16:03)

This Week’s News (00:42:29)

Outro and Wrap-up (00:55:18)

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Animal Crossing New Horizons and MLB The Show 20 - GoGcast 251

Animal Crossing New Horizons and MLB The Show 20 - GoGcast 251

March 27, 2020

As we stay home and safe, we find our happy place playing games. Pascal, our resident sports reviewer, joins us to review MLB The Show 20 and discuss the format of sports games in general. He and Leah also review one of the biggest games of the year and a definite source of warmth, calm and happiness in these uncertain times: Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Enjoy this week’s episode and we hope you are all healthy and safe.

What is Everyone Playing? (00:15:58)

  • Sleight of Spire 1st impressions (00:19:38)
  • MLB The Show 2020 Review (00:26:56)
  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons Review (00:44:54)

This Week’s News (01:04:52)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:16:50)

DISCLAIMER: MLB The Show 20 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.

Ask Us Anything Special Call-In Show - GoGCast 250

Ask Us Anything Special Call-In Show - GoGCast 250

March 20, 2020

You asked them, we answered them! To celebrate our 250th episode, we answer your burning questions about the show, about us, about video games and more! Thank you to everyone that submitted a question, recorded or through comments, Twitter or Discord. Plus, we break down the tech sheets of the Xbox One Series X and PlayStation 5, and discuss all the games we’re playing while we wait for Animal Crossing New Horizons.

250 episodes is quite the milestone for our little podcast and we’re stoked to have you with us on this journey, sharing our love for video games. Cheers, gamers! To 250 more! 🎉

What is Everyone Playing? (00:23:48)

  • Hidden Through Time 1st impressions (00:30:50)
  • Dungeon Drafters 1st impressions (00:35:30)
  • Call of Duty Warzones (00:37:13)

This Week’s News (00:42:11)

This Week’s Topic: Ask Us Anything (00:57:16)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:39:57)

Bless Unleashed, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, E3 cancelled - GoGCast 249

Bless Unleashed, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, E3 cancelled - GoGCast 249

March 13, 2020

2020 is not E3’s year, quite literally. After many hits to the event’s glamour, E3 2020 was officially cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns. Speaking of sink or swim, Gamestop is rethinking their stores and Reggie Fils-Aimé joins their board of directors. But it’s not all bad news bears: we also have game reviews! Ali tried Xbox exclusive MMO Bless Unleashed and Leah played Ori and the Will of the Wisps.

🚨 Announcement 🚨 We’re doing a special call-in show for episode 250! Visit speakpipe.com/girlsongames to record a question for us to answer. We'll play as many of your messages as we can in the next episode of the podcast!

What is Everyone Playing? (00:10:11)

  • Bless Unleashed first impressions (00:16:03)
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisp Review (00:26:02)

This Week’s News (00:35:52)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:03:24)

 

DISCLAIMER: Bless Unleashed and Ori and the Will of the Wisps review codes provided by Xbox. 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.

3 Years of Nintendo Switch - GoGCast 248

3 Years of Nintendo Switch - GoGCast 248

March 7, 2020

Happy birthday to the Nintendo Switch! 🥳 It was 3 years ago that codename Nintendo NX was announced as the Nintendo Switch: a console for home and on the go. We reminisce about our time with the console: what were our first impressions on announce, why we got it, what we like about, what we don’t and share our favourite games to play on the Switch. 

Crew check-in (00:03:15)

  • Assassin’s Creed Gold first impression (00:06:42)
  • Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet (00:10:21)

What is Everyone Playing? (00:17:47)

  • The Division 2: Warlords of New York 1st Impressions (00:24:45)
  • FF7R Demo (00:27:00)
  • Garden Story demo (00:33:18)
  • Bloodroots first impressions (00:36:35)

This Week’s News (00:41:11)

This Week’s Topic: 3 Years of Nintendo Switch (00:54:21)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:19:50)

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Two Point Hospital, Xbox Series X and more Animal Crossing: New Horizons - GoGCast 247

Two Point Hospital, Xbox Series X and more Animal Crossing: New Horizons - GoGCast 247

February 28, 2020

Gather around villagers and would-be travellers, Ali excitedly discusses everything announced in the Animal Crossing: New Horizon direct during this week’s episode of the GoGCast. We also discuss the latest news about the Xbox Series X and mourn the loss of the creator of the Konami Code. Leah and Ali also share their first impressions of management sim game Two Point Hospital.

Crew Check-in (00:02:28)

What is Everyone Playing? (00:23:10)

  • Two Point Hospital first impressions (00:28:50)

This Week’s News (00:43:08)

Outro and Wrap-up (1:16:12)

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Darskiders Genesis, Persona 5 Royal, Animal Crossing and more  - GoGCast 246

Darskiders Genesis, Persona 5 Royal, Animal Crossing and more - GoGCast 246

February 21, 2020

We’ve got another episode of news and reviews for you guys on this week’s episode of the GoGCast. Leah takes on hordes of demons and shares her first impressions of Darksiders Genesis. We also discuss Persona The Royal changing some questionable scenes for the western release and PlayStation pulling out of PAX East due to concerns regarding COVID-19. Finally, we get hyped for the return of Animal Crossing and Cooking Mama!

Crew Check-in (00:02:05)

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

  • Darksiders Genesis first impressions (00:36:42)

This Week’s News (00:41:40)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:07:37)

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Tiny Games Hypecast - GoGCast 245

Tiny Games Hypecast - GoGCast 245

February 14, 2020

Happy Valentine’s Day, gamers! We’re celebrating by sharing the love and hyping up smaller games that we’re excited to play and think that deserve a bit of a signal boost. These are games made by smaller teams; diamonds in the rough that we expect to become hidden gems of game stores and, there we say it, some may even reach cult favourite status? So, sit back, pour yourself a glass of wine, maybe some chocolate, cozy up and enjoy our tiny games hypecast.

What is Everyone Playing? (00:12:37)

  • Dreams first impressions (00:18:34)

This Week’s News (00:26:08)

This Week’s Topic: Tiny Game Hypecast (00:50:04)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:22:48)

DISCLAIMER: Dreams 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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Jedi Fallen Order, Rockstar Games, Warcraft III Reforged and more - GoGCast 244

Jedi Fallen Order, Rockstar Games, Warcraft III Reforged and more - GoGCast 244

February 8, 2020

We do a quick news round-up for this week’s episode of the GoGCast. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order proves to EA that single player games aren’t dead by selling 8 million copies. Rockstar Games co-founder Dan Houser announced that he will leave the company as of March. Nvidia’s joins the streaming wars as GeForce Now leaves beta. Finally, we discuss why Warcraft III Reforged was renamed “WarCraft III Refund” by disgruntled players.

What is Everyone Playing? (00:04:54)

This Week’s News (00:19:25)

Outro and Wrap-up (00:54:51)

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Journey to the Savage Planet and Temtem - GoGCast 243

Journey to the Savage Planet and Temtem - GoGCast 243

January 31, 2020

Join us for a very colourful voyage across distant lands populated by wondrous creatures in this week’s GoGCast. 🚀🪐 We have 2 game reviews for you guys in this episode: Ali takes an adventure to the planet ARY-26 in Journey to the Savage Planet and Simon played the Pokémon-inspired creature collection MMORPG Temtem!

What is Everyone Playing? (00:10:23)

This Week’s News (00:23:40)

This Week’s Topic: Game Reviews (00:42:19)

  • Journey to the Savage Planet (00:42:19)
  • Temtem (00:55:30)

Outro and Wrap-up (01:10:18)

DISCLAIMER: Journey To The Savage Planet review code provided by Typhoon Studiosa. 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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