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Girls on Games


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    Animal Crossing Nintendo Direct, Minecraft Live, DC Fandom and more - GoGCast 325

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 80:07

    Holy events and announcements, Batman! It's time to wrap-up the latest announcements from the Animal Crossing Nintendo Direct, Minecraft Live and DC Fandom. Plus, Ali has first impressions of Back4Blood and Leah has played more Far Cry 6. What is Everyone Playing? (00:28:50) Back4Blood (00:34:55) Far Cry 6 (00:46:17) This Week's News (00:52:08) Xbox fridge - Canada update (00:52:08) Animal Crossing Nintendo Direct wrap-up (00:54:35) Minecraft Live highlights (01:04:36) DC Fandom: Kill The Justice League Trailer and update on Gotham Knights (01:12:30) Outro and Wrap-up (01:15:45) -- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    Twitch Data Leak, EA and FIFA, 4 Day Work Week and more - GoGCast 324

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 81:45

    When a seemingly simple server configuration change causes a massive data leak

    More Acti-Blizz Lawsuits, Xbox and Accessibility, and more - GoGCast 323

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 82:26

    It's a giggly chit-chatty episode of the GoGCast because Simon's back! We catch up with what he's been doing during his break and his adventures as a new home owner. Plus, we chat about yet another lawsuit against Activision-Blizzard, Xbox's further commitment to accessibility, and more. What is Everyone Playing? (00:20:00) This Week's News (00:41:25) Activision-Blizzard settles one of their lawsuits for peanuts (00:41:25) Xbox commits to accessibility (00:45:34) PlayStation 5's First 8K 60fps game has arrived (00:59:39) Valve cancels The International IRL (01:11:37) Outro and Wrap-up (01:17:05) -- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    Kena: Bridge of Spirits, Sable, Nintendo Direct and more - GoGCast 322

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 79:35

    Grab your lunchbox and water bottle, we're going on an adventure! We have first impressions and reviews of great indie games for you on this week's GoGcast. Cat is going on a coming of age journey in Sable. Ali plans the ultimate tea party in Teacup, and goes adventuring and farming in Kitaria Fables. Leah befriends forest spirits in Kena: Bridge of Spirits. Finally, we check out the biggest announcements to come out of the latest Nintendo Direct. What is Everyone Playing? (00:14:20) Sable (00:14:20) Teacup (00:28:55) Kitaria Fables (00:33:20) Kena: Bridge of Spirits (00:45:51) This Week's News (00:58:44) Nintendo Direct Outro and Wrap-up (01:16:35) Leah's Youtube recommendations that she mentioned at the top of the show: The Most Overused Game Graphic You Never Noticed - Texture Archaeology YT channel Kid Leaves Stoop Cobble_stone.jpg Mario 64 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsCN0Yx2Vbs  The Pop Song That Nintendo Copied YT channel Thomas Game Docs Super Mario World Green Green https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8SNbCDXgaQ  -- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames  

    The Artful Escape, Ikea‘s Gaming Furniture, Online Harassment and more - GoGCast 321

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 64:44

    Rock out with your controller out! On this week's GoGCast, Ali and Leah review The Artful Escape, a colourful psychedelic journey of music and self-discovery. Plus, we chat about the rise in online harassment in gaming spaces, Ikea's upcoming gaming line, Activision-Blizzard's Chief Legal Officer leaving her post amidst lawsuits and more. What is Everyone Playing? (00:15:45) The Artful Escape  (00:20:47) This Week's News (00:34:50) Racist and sexist online harassment in gaming on the rise (00:34:50) Ikea's gaming furniture line coming in October (00:41:40) Everybody is leaving Blizzard, including their Chief Legal Officer (00:49:29) Don't, just don't name your kid ‘game pass' (00:53:30) This week's episode of “I didn't know that was possible”...gamer dislocates his shoulder while celebrating a win (00:57:16) Outro and Wrap-up (01:00:14) -- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    PlayStation 5 Showcase, Psychonauts 2, Monster Harvest and more - GoGCast 320

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 81:52

    We're back from our summer vacation and it's time to catch up! The crew chats about what they did during their break and the games they played, including Psychonauts 2, Monster Harvest and Hades. We also round-up some of the biggest recent gaming news stories: the latest PlayStation 5 showcase, Twitch going after hate raiders and the outcome of the Epic Games vs Apple lawsuit. What is Everyone Playing? (00:25:38) Psychonauts 2 (00:31:52) Monster Harvest (00:40:41) This Week's News (00:48:55) PlayStation 5 Showcase Round-Up (00:48:55) Minecraft Live Oct 16 - new mob vote. No news on any 1.18 updates, video doesn't say a whole lot (00:59:00) Twitch sues over hate rades against streamers (01:01:41) Apple and Epic both lost (01:10:18) Outro and Wrap-up (01:19:05)

    Boyfriend Dungeon, Garden Story, Xbox and the Special Olympics - GoGCast 319

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 69:55

    This week's podcast is chock full of indie game goodness! Nintendo hosted an Indie World Direct announcing that seven games were available right away including two that were highly anticipated by the team: Boyfriend Dungeon and Garden Story. You know they were insta-buys as soon as they were available and we played them! Cat reviews the rogue-like dungeon crawler and dating simulator hybrid Boyfriend Dungeon that lets you date your weapons. Leah shares her first impression of Garden Story, a cute pixel RPG with farming mechanics.    What is Everyone Playing? (00:22:33) Boyfriend Dungeon Review  (00:22:43) Garden Story First Impressions  (00:43:10) This Week's News (00:49:21) Nintendo Indie World announces games that are available now and some that are coming soon (00:49:21) Xbox Partners with Special Olympics for the Inaugural Gaming for Inclusion Esports Tournament (00:56:03) Idris Elba to play Knuckles in Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (01:00:19) Outro and Wrap-up (01:05:30) Munchie Pooky: https://www.instagram.com/littlemunchiepooky/  -- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    Record Breaking Console Sales, Toxic Culture Tears Apart Indie Studio and more - GoGCast 318

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 86:31

    It's vacation season so Leah hosts a ‘Guys on Games' episode, featuring guest of the week Sean Capri! Sean tells us all about his podcasts ‘We The GamerCast', ‘The Xbox Drive' and ‘The Nintendo Drive', two of which are recorded while in the drive through getting a cup of joe ☕ While discussing what everyone is playing, Sean manages to convince Leah that picking up Skyward Sword is a good idea for her trip to NFLD, and to avoid Mario Golf. Simon is full into the Final Fantasy world, and Leah is still on that Minecraft grind.  News wise, they discuss the progress on video game console sales, the treatment of workers not just being a AAA company problem, weird sound bites coming from the zombies in the Back 4 Blood beta and that EA is pretty happy with the sales of the Mass Effect Legendary Edition.    To follow Sean and all the cool things he is working on, follow him on Twitter and check out his YouTube channel.   What is Everyone Playing? (00:25:54)   The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword (00:26:00) Mario Golf (00:31:41) Final Fantasy I and Final Fantasy XIV (00:39:43) Minecraft (00:46:50)   This Week's News (00:51:22)   PS5 is the fastest-selling PlayStation as it hits 10m sales milestone (00:51:22) Sony's $499 PS5 is no longer selling at a loss (00:54:14) Nintendo Switch sales slow year-on-year, as console nears 90m (00:57:50) Microsoft says Xbox Series X/S are its “fastest-selling consoles ever” (00:59:18) How the founder's toxic culture tore apart Fullbright, the studio behind Gone Home (01:01:12) Back 4 Blood Beta Players Think They Hear Zombies Yelling The N-Word [Update] (01:13:15) Mass Effect Legendary Edition Sales Were ‘Well Above' EA's Expectations (01:16:48)   Outro and Wrap-up (01:22:20) -- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames  

    Annapurna Interactive Showcase, Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster and more - GoGCast 317

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 70:25

    Although the stories about Activision-Blizzard are still evolving, we needed a mental health break on this week's GoGCast. We check out all the games announced at the first Annapurna Interactive. Spoiler alert: Cat is super hyped for Stray, a game where you play a cat with robot friends. Plus, Simon reviews the Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster and Leah shares her first impressions of Microsoft Flight Simulator on console. What is Everyone Playing? (00:20:10) Final Fantasy Pixel Remaster (00:23:17) Mini Motorways  (00:28:20) MS Flight Simulator (00:29:03) This Week's News (00:33:52) Annapurna Interactive showcase  (00:33:52) Horizon Forbidden West delayed to 2022  (00:43:15) EB Games getting rebranded in Canada to GameStop  (00:47:10) Followup on Nintendo not being part of the olympic opening ceremonies  (00:53:55) Outro and Wrap-up (01:03:00) Simon's plug of the week: https://www.taskrabbit.ca/ -- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    Activision-Blizzard Lawsuit, EA Play Live and more - GoGCast 316

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 82:14

    We have a hard conversation on this week's GoGCast as we discuss the State of California suing Activision-Blizzard for its toxic and discriminatory work culture. The stories coming from current and ex-employees are just as disgusting as the ones we've been hearing coming from other studios such as Riot and Ubisoft. Plus, we recap EA Play Live and geek out about the video game music at the Tokyo Olympics. What is Everyone Playing? (00:23:25) This Week's News (00:34:10) Activision Blizzard being sued for toxic and discriminatory work culture (00:34:10)The thread mentioned by Cat: https://twitter.com/javierabegazo/status/1418220415424491521  Skulls and Bones stuck in development hell (01:03:18) EA Play Live (01:08:29) Video game music at the Olympics (01:13:42) Outro and Wrap-up (01:18:02) Chef John https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRIZtPl9nb9RiXc9btSTQNw -- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    Steam Deck and the Actual Netflix of Gaming - GoGCast 315

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 70:23

    On this week's GoGCast, straight from the lackluster reveal of the Nintendo Switch OLED Reveal, Valve announces the Steam Deck: a hand-held PC gaming experience. Plus, after discussing the Netflix of video games so many times, Netflix announces they will add video gaming streaming to their platform. What is Everyone Playing? (00:26:30) This Week's News (00:36:19) Valve decided to make their own switch pro and Gabe wants other PC makers to make their own Steam Deck (00:36:19) Netflix to add video games on its service at no added cost in the next year  (00:57:35) Outro and Wrap-up (01:04:23) -- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    OLED Nintendo Switch, Witchercon, State of Play and more - GoGCast 314

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2021 61:43

    The gaming news cycle is picking up again! Nintendo announced the OLED Nintendo Switch model, the first Witchercon happened and PlayStation held yet another State of Play. What is Everyone Playing? (00:21:10) This Week's News (00:35:34) OLED Nintendo Switch model is not the switch pro we were hoping for (00:35:34) Witchercon (00:45:29) Playstation State of Play (00:52:11) Outro and Wrap-up (00:57:02) The SGDQ maimai Finale: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2ogX44s5Cs --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    Ghost of Tsushima, Microsoft Gift Card Fraud, Sonic Smut and more - GoGCast 313

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 53:05

    It's a bit of slow news week so we've got some weird and wacky stories for you. Like, did you know that the Stars Wars MMORPG was still online and getting updates? And that Trump started his own social media and it's getting taken over by Sonic smut? We didn't, we do now, and now so do you. Enjoy! What is Everyone Playing? (00:18:11) This Week's News (00:30:25) Ghost of Tsushima director's cut (00:30:25) TIL the Star Wars MMO still exists (00:33:15) Microsoft Gift Card Fraud (00:36:05) Sonic invading Trump's new social media (00:42:05) Outro and Wrap-up (00:50:18) --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    Cyberpunk 2077 Updates, AI Voice Acting and Pride Month - GoGCast 312

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 85:13

    We're celebrating Pride Month by sharing some of our favourite LGTBQ+ creators and inclusive games. We chat about Tell Me Why, A Summer's End: Hong Kong 1986, The Last of Us Part II and more. Plus, we chat about how CDPR is still working on Cyberpunk 2077, AI voice actors reaching the uncanny valley and more. What is Everyone Playing? (00:24:05) This Week's News (00:45:38) CDPR says Cyberpunk has reached a satisfactory level of stability (00:45:38) Voice AI is scary good now (00:49:37) Steam Summer Sale is now! (00:57:44) This Week's Topic: Pride Month (01:00:02) Outro and Wrap-up (01:21:40) --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    E3 2021 Wrap-up with Steve Saylor - GoGCast 311

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2021 94:51

    Our friend Steve is back on the #GoGCast to chat E3 2021! We discuss our favourite moments from this year's E3 as well as our biggest surprises, disappointments and gripes. Finally, we check who won the E3 Predictions game. What is Everyone Playing? (00:17:42) Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart (00:30:57) This Week's Topic: E3 2021 Wrap-Up (00:33:39) Outro and Wrap-up (01:30:20) The E3 recap site Simon mentionned: https://2021.e3recap.com/  Follow Steve: https://stevesaylor.carrd.co/ --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    E3 Schedule, Leaks, News and more - GoGCast 310

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2021 62:49

    It's a two woman show for this week's GoGCast as Simon is out enjoying his hot boi summer and Ali is out finding a unicorn, a.k.a house hunting. Leah and Cat go over the latest E3 news including the conference schedule, some leaks and game delays. What is Everyone Playing? (00:18:29) This Week's News (00:27:44) E3 Schedule, Nintendo confirms their usual Presents and Tree House  (00:27:44) Leaks are starting, including a possible Marvel x Xcom game  (00:43:29) God of War Ragnarakok Delayed  (00:45:35) Injustice's Tone Deaf Pride event  (00:51:11) Outro and Wrap-up (00:57:45) --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    E3 2021 Predictions Game - GoGCast 309

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2021 73:16

    E3 is back in a fully digital format! So, we're bringing back our E3 traditional episodes. We're starting off the ball with our predictions. Each crew member shares 5 things they think might happen during E3 2021: announcements, reveals, teases, celebrity cameos, etc. What is Everyone Playing? (00:14:53) This Week's Topic: E3 2021 Predictions (00:37:11) Outro and Wrap-up (01:08:37) Technology Connections: https://www.youtube.com/c/TechnologyConnections --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    Twitch Goes Swimming, Overwatch 2, Back4blood and more - GoGCast 308

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2021 67:28

    20 Years of Xbox, Mass Effect Legendary Edition, Resident Evil Village and more - GoGcast 307

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2021 61:22

    Join us for a trip down memory lane on this week's GoGCast! We look back at 20 years of Xbox and rediscover the Mass Effect trilogy with the Legendary Edition. Plus, we chat about PlayStation 5 shortages and the latest E3 announcements.   What is Everyone Playing? (00:13:55) Mass Effect Legendary Edition (00:13:55) Resident Evil Village (00:25:25) Subnautica Below Zero (00:28:31) This Week's News (00:31:53)  Celebrating 20 years of Xbox and Halo (00:31:53) PlayStation 5 will continue to be impossible to get, even in 2022 (00:42:56) Wholesome Direct will be at E3 and feature 75 games! (00:47:00) E3 is getting an app so people can follow along (00:49:38) Outro and Wrap-up (00:54:43) The webcomic Simon recommends: https://theycantalk.com/  Cat's interview with Écran Partagé: https://ecranpartage.ca/interview-catherine-artist-ui/?lang=en --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    Epic vs Apple, PlayStation x Discord, and more - GoGcast 306

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2021 67:18

    The Epic vs Apple court case is on-going and did they open a pandora's box! One thing's for sure, the courts were not ready for the video game industry's obsessive secrecy as court documents spilled the beans on trade well kept and not so well kept secrets. We chat about all this court drama but also discuss PlayStation's new partnership with Discord, The Division Heartland and more. What is Everyone Playing? (00:19:00) This Week's News (00:29:55) Epic vs. Apple Shows the Courts Were Not Prepared for the Games Industry's Obsessive Secrecy (00:29:55) Xbox never turned a profit on consoles (00:36:15) Epic Games is trying to get Sony/Nintendo/Microsoft first party games on the Epic Game Store according to document from the Epic vs Apple court case (00:43:57) PlayStation announces partnership with Discord (00:47:00) The Division Heartland announced (00:57:55) Sledgehammer games is opening a studio here in Toronto! (01:00:30) Outro and Wrap-up (01:02:05) https://www.youtube.com/c/internetshaquille --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    New Pokémon Snap, Monster Hunter Movie, Microsoft PC Store and more - GoGCast 305

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2021 72:23

    We're out to snap them all on this week's GoGCast! Leah shares her first impressions of the much awaited New Pokémon Snap, now out for Nintendo Switch. Plus, Cat gets out of her gaming funk thanks to Control and Simon gets into Warzone. Finally, Microsoft is making news this week including with announcements about their PC gaming store and their upcoming accessibility summit. Crew Check-in Monster Hunter Movie (00:10:40) What is Everyone Playing? (00:15:24) New Pokémon Snap (00:39:31) This Week's News (00:46:09) Halo Master Chief Collection has more than 10m players on PC (00:46:09) Microsoft lowers its cut from 30 to 12% in effort to bring more games to its PC storefront (00:53:13) There is a video game accessibility summit happening this week, and the keynote is Phil Spencer and our buddy Steve Saylor! (01:00:32) E3 announces hosts Greg Miller, Jacki Jing and Alex ‘Goldenboy' Mendez for the digital edition (01:04:18) Outro and Wrap-up (01:08:12) The Grand Dames: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheGrandDames --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    MLB The Show 21, Mortal Kombat movie, Days Gone and more - GoGcast304

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2021 77:02

    Play ball! ⚾ On this week's GoGCast, we talk about MLB The Show 21, a PlayStation Studio game, making its debut on Xbox and Game Pass. Plus, Leah reviews the new Mortal Kombat movie and we reminisce about how bland of a game Days Gone was. Crew Check-in (00:03:00) Mortal Kombat movie (00:18:43) What is Everyone Playing? (00:29:40) MLB The Show 21 (00:32:50) This Week's News (00:55:34) Days Gone game director's puts his foot in his mouth saying Days Gone didn't get a sequel because gamers didn't support it on launch and says the game maybe should've been more politically correct to “satisfy social justice warriors” (00:55:34)Our opinion: Days Gone didn't get a sequel because it wasn't a memorable game. PS Vita and PS3 store will continue operations (01:05:28) Jeff Kaplan leaves Overwatch (01:07:59) E3 2021 announces participating companies (01:09:37) Outro and Wrap-up (01:12:52) Girl with the dogs: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUFnGWHIQvybwmR7XDh7-9A/

    Lost Words: Beyond the Page, Animal Crossing x H&M and more - GoGCast 303

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2021 74:41

    We're going on magical adventures through the power of games on this week's GoGCast. Ali and Cat review Lost Words: Beyond the Page, a beautiful side-scrolling adventure game featuring fun puzzles and a touching story of grief and growth. Leah went on her own adventure and got to play Animal Crossing with none other than Maisie Williams thanks to H&M. She chats sustainable fashion with Blarla, the content creator who designed Looop Isle, and Laran of Liquid Crimson. What is Everyone Playing? (00:22:32) Lost Words: Beyond the Page review  (00:22:32) It Takes Two first impressions (00:45:00) This Week's Topic: Loop Isle with H&M and Maisie Williams (00:50:11) Outro and Wrap-up (01:09:55) PastaGrannies: https://www.youtube.com/user/pastagrannies  DISCLAIMER: Lost Words: Beyond the Page review code provided by Sketchbook Games. 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.

    Cozy Grove First Impressions and more - GoGCast 302

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2021 82:39

    Cozy up to a nice warm campfire with us for this week's GoGCast as Ali and Leah share their first impressions of Cozy Grove: a life-sim game about exploring a haunted island and soothing its ghostly inhabitants. Plus, we chat about Twitch's new community guidelines, The Last of Us remake and E3 2021. What is Everyone Playing? (00:20:52) Cozy Grove First Impressions (00:25:33) This Week's News (00:44:17) Twitch to block perpetrators who harass community members on and off the platform (00:44:17) Report: Naughty Dog working on a Last of Us remake (00:54:56) E3 2021 is officially happening (01:12:40) Outro and Wrap-up (01:19:42)

    PS3, PSP and Vita online stores closing, MLB The Show 21 coming to Game Pass, and more - GoGCast 301

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2021 63:36

    It's the Easter long week-end so we keep it chill and relaxed in this episode of the GoGCast. The crew chats about the latest Sony news: the PS3, PSP and Vita online stores are closing and MLB The Show 21, a historically PlayStation exclusive game, is coming to Xbox Game Pass day one. We also chat Xcloud, CD Projekt Red's new strategy and more. What is Everyone Playing? (00:23:07) This Week's News (00:32:45) CDPR to make more AAA games and acquires Vancouver studio Digital Scapes (00:32:45) MLB the Show 21 coming to game pass on launch (00:40:40) Sony is going to close the PS3, PSP and PS Vita stores... But apparently didn't tell developers, while Xbox brings classic games to Xcloud (00:50:29) Super Mario Bros sealed copy sold for 660k on auction (00:55:26) Outro and Wrap-up (00:58:15) For desk inspiration: https://www.reddit.com/r/battlestations/  So What Else Do You Do? The podcast that interviews game devs about things that aren't gaming: https://wedyd.podbean.com/ --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    Our Favourite GoGCast Memories - GoGCast 300

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2021 112:59

    We're celebrating our 300th episode of the GoGCast this week and almost 10 years of Girls on Games!

    Bark Magic, Video Game History and More with Ben Bertoli - GoGCast 299

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2021 73:53

    Ben Bertoli is back! He joins us to chat about his kickstarter for a card tabletop game about dog wizards called Bark Magic: Ruins of Dhogoon. Plus, he teases the next season of his video game history podcast titled Memory Card. Finally, we discuss the latest news including Activision-Blizzard CEO getting a huge bonus while laying off employees, PlayStation opening a studio in Montreal, the Square-Enix digital event and more. Crew Check-In (00:03:40) Bark Magic Kickstarter (00:03:40) What is Everyone Playing? (00:37:17) This Week's News (00:49:20) The whole Activision-Blizzard lay-offs but CEO gets $200m debacle (00:49:20) Jade Raymod to head Haven, new Montreal studio by PlayStation (00:53:33) The Square-Enix event that happened on Thursday  (00:57:00) New Playstation VR controllers revealed  (01:03:41) Outro and Wrap-up (01:08:25) The soulsborne Youtuber Simon likes: https://www.youtube.com/user/VaatiVidya Stop Asian Hate: https://stopasianhate.carrd.co/ --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames    

    Bethesda, Game Pass, Rust data loss and more - GoGCast 298

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2021 69:11

    We're getting ready for spring on this week's GoGCast: Cat updates us on her fitness goals and Leah is still deep into cleaning and organizing her video game collection. Plus, we discuss the latest news about Bethesda joining Microsoft, and Rust losing data in a catastrophic data centre fire inspires Simon to share a lesson in IT. What is Everyone Playing? (00:33:45) This Week's News (00:46:04) Microsoft confirms that some future Bethesda games to be Xbox exclusives (00:46:04) An IT Lesson from Simon re: Rust hit by data loss after fire destroys data centre (00:58:45) Outro and Wrap-up (01:03:59) --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    Fall Guys, Ghost of Tsushima, Elden Ring - GoGCast 297

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2021 70:07

    Enjoy a chill episode of the GoGCast where we chat spring cleaning, Aunty Donna, cooking and of course, the games we're currently playing including Nier: Automata, Horizon Zero Dawn and Mario 3D World. We also chat about the latest news: Epic acquires Fall Guys studio, Ghost of Tsushima devs to be made ambassadors of the real island of Tsushima, looking forward to a new Nintendo Switch model, and review the latest Elden Ring rumours.  What is Everyone Playing? (00:16:50) This Week's News (00:43:17) Epic acquires Fall Guys studio (00:43:17) Ghost of Tsushima devs to be made permanent ambassadors of the real island (00:46:50) Switch new model coming soon (00:54:40) A leaked Elden Ring trailer is being circulated online (00:58:40) Outro and Wrap-up (01:04:20) --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    Outriders, Pokémon Direct, PlayStation State of play and more - GoGCast 296

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2021 68:41

    We chat more digital online events yet again as we're still living that pandemic life. We celebrated Pokémon Day by watching the Post Malone concert and the latest Direct during which two new games were announced: the Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl remake, and a brand new instalment called Pokémon Legends: Arceus. We also share our favourite highlights from the latest PlayStation State of Play. Plus, Simon and Ali played the Outriders demo and Catherine watched a cute web series about gamers falling in love online during the COVID-19 pandemic. Crew Check-in (00:03:13) Gameboys web series What is Everyone Playing? (00:11:40) Outriders Demo Review (00:13:30) This Week's News (00:42:19) Anthem Next officially cancelled (00:42:19) E3'S 2021 Live Event has Been Cancelled, LA City Documents Claim (00:47:34) Playstation State of Play (00:51:57) Pokémon Direct: Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Remake and Pokémon Legends: Arceus coming to Switch (00:57:49) Outro and Wrap-up (01:05:29) --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    Lemon Cake Review, Nintendo Direct and Blizzcon 2021 - GoGCast 295

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2021 65:42

    We're opening a cozy bakery with the help of a ghost in this week's GoGCast! Leah and Ali review the cute management game called Lemon Cake. Plus, we share the highlights from the latest Nintendo Direct and from this year's Blizzcon.   What is Everyone Playing? (00:24:45) Lemon Cake Review (00:27:25) This Week's News (00:44:47) Nintendo Direct (00:44:47) Blizzcon 2021  (00:52:51) Outro and Wrap-up (01:03:05)   Links to help Texans: https://www.texasmonthly.com/news/how-to-help-texans-recover-from-the-winter-disaster/ https://www.elle.com/culture/career-politics/a35524096/how-to-help-texas-winter-storm-crisis/ --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    Mario 3D World, CDPR Hacked, Pokémon Day and more - GoGCast 294

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 15, 2021 81:50

    We have a bit of a rambly episode for you this week where we chat cooking, MCU movies and of course, the games we've been playing, including Mario 3D World. There was also a lot of news to discuss: EA acquired Glu Mobile, Terraria won't come to Stadia because the dev's Google account was locked, CD Projekt Red was hacked, Pokémon Day is coming and more. What is Everyone Playing? (00:26:27) Mario 3D World (00:36:20) This Week's News (00:54:39) EA Acquires Glu Mobile, one of the biggest acquisition in gaming (00:54:39) Terraria on Stadia cancelled after developer's Google account gets locked (01:01:02) CDPR Hacked (01:05:03) Pokémon day is coming: Post Malone show and more news incoming (01:07:45) Meta-Human in Unreal Engine 5 (01:10:38) Outro and Wrap-up (01:13:50) Check if your data was leaked: https://cybernews.com/personal-data-leak-check/ and https://haveibeenpwned.com/  The ultimate neutral video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ussCHoQttyQ The Old Meme Archive: https://twitter.com/OldMemeArchive --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    Mario Trivia, Google Stadia Studios, Mass Effect Legendary Edition and more - GoGCast 293

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2021 82:14

    On this week's GoGCast, Ali and Leah share their final review of the Medium and Nintendo Canada puts us to the test by asking us Mario Bros trivia. In news, Google closes its studios while Amazon re-iterates their commitment to making games, Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2 are not coming this year, and Mass Effect Legendary Edition will be available in May. Crew check-in (00:02:32) A Very Mario Trivia Experience (00:26:28) What is Everyone Playing? (00:34:15) The Medium final review  (00:40:21) This Week's News (01:01:45) Google shuts down its 2 game studios while Amazon's Next CEO Says He's Committed to Making Video Games (01:01:45) No Diablo 4 or Overwatch 2 in 2021 (01:09:34) Mass Effect Legendary Edition coming in May 2021 (01:12:14) Outro and Wrap-up (01:19:18) The YouTube channels mentioned in this week's episode: Internet's Nathan: https://www.youtube.com/user/NathanForAll  The Punk Rock MBA: https://www.youtube.com/c/ThePunkRockMBA Rick Beato: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJquYOG5EL82sKTfH9aMA9Q  The Twitter thread detailing Prince's Super Bowl performance: https://twitter.com/anildash/status/1357503689007779840?s=21 --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    The Medium, Hitman 3, GameStop Stocks and more - GoGCast 292

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2021 72:47

    This week on the GoGCast, we look at the Gamestop stock troll the market, discuss more abuse allegations in the video game industry and how things are looking up for IO Interactive thanks to Hitman 3.   Note from Cat: I mentioned Spearhead Games made Story of Seasons but what I meant was they made Stories: The Path of Destiny.   What is Everyone Playing? (00:18:03) The Medium first impressions (00:23:32) This Week's News (00:47:42) Montreal's Scavenger Studios suspends co-founder amidst abuse allegations (00:47:42) Crystal Dymanics will be “merging” Tomb Raider universes (00:58:35) Hitman 3 tops UK Chart, recoups project cost in the first week and IOI doubling staff for Bond game (10:01:05) Outro and Wrap-up (01:07:40) --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    Resident Evil Village, Donut County, Xbox Live Gold and more - GoGCast 291

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2021 74:15

    Leah travelled to a scary remote village in Eastern Europe and met the mysterious Lady Dimitrescu as she played the Resident Evil Village demo on PlayStation 5. She and Ali also went to Donut County to meet a friendly racoon and collect all the things. Plus, we chat about Xbox Live Gold pricing, Valve actually making games, Vicarious Visions merging into Blizzard Entertainment and Apple working on a VR headset. What is Everyone Playing? (00:21:30) Donut County Review (00:26:57) Faeria Review (00:32:18) Resident Evil Village Demo (00:35:38) This Week's News (00:40:25) Microsoft ups the Xbox Live Gold pricing then quickly backpedaled (00:40:25) Valve has more games in development than ever (00:49:13) Vicarious Visions merged into Blizzard (00:54:54) Apple launching VR headset next year (00:59:23) Outro and Wrap-up (01:06:53) --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    LucasArts Games comeback, Cyberpunk 2077 apology and more - GoGCast 290

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2021 78:51

    News is starting to pick up again and we round-up the biggest recent stories in gaming. Nintendo made their first studio acquisition in 14 years and announced the Pokémon Snap release date. LucasArts Games is back and announces partnerships with Ubisoft and Bethesda. Finally, CD Projekt Red apologises for the rocky Cyberpunk 2077 launch. What is Everyone Playing? (00:20:15) This Week's News (00:31:59) Nintendo makes a rare studio acquisition (00:31:29) Pokémon Snap coming in April (00:33:58) LucasArts Games is back and announces an upcoming Star Wars game with Ubisoft and Indiana Jones one with Bethesda (00:35:10) Video Game spending up 27% in 2020 (00:51:58) CD Projekt Red issues apology for Cyberpunk 2077 bugs (00:55:44)Jason Schrier posted an article to Bloomberg CD Projekt Red Studio Head makes a comment Jason Schrier responds Outro and Wrap-up (01:13:54) --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    Game of the Year 2020 - GoGCast 289

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2021 93:06

    We're back from our Holiday break and are ready to talk about our favourite games of 2020. This year was a weird one, especially because of the on-going pandemic: games were delayed and confinement changed our gaming habits. So, we're mixing up the format of this episode by not limiting it to games released in 2020 but to all the games we played this year instead, regardless of when they came out. We discuss which games brought us the most joy, which were one let us down, which ones surprised us and which ones we wished we had time to play but didn't get to. We close out the show by picking our Game of the Year 2020. What is Everyone Playing? (00:28:52) This Week's Topic: Game of the Year 2020 (00:41:20) Outro and Wrap-up (01:28:25) --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    2020 Year in Review - GoGCast 288

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2020 100:17

    2020 is *finally* coming to an end and what a year it has been. We discuss the biggest news stories, surprises and disappointments in gaming from the past year. More importantly, we explore how major world events, such as the COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement, affected our lives and how it inevitably changed the gaming community and industry. What is Everyone Playing? (00:15:20) This Week's Topic: 2020 Year in Review (00:24:04) Outro and Wrap-up (01:32:54) --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    Special Holiday Game Night! - GoGCast 287

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2020 85:47

    Welcome to our yearly game night which is our version of a Holiday Party. This year, we organised a Video Game Secret Santa where each cast member got assigned a person to recommend a game to, giving three reasons why they think their gift receiver would like to play it. We then have to guess who was our Secret Santa based on said recommendation. Secondly, Cat brought back Guess That Badly Video Game which is pretty self-explanatory. Finally, we play Video Game Theme Trivia where we listen to 20 seconds of a theme song and we have to say from which game it is. So sit back, grab some seasonal snacks and a drink and play along with us!   Crew Check-in (00:04:56) What is Everyone Playing? (00:20:43) This Week's Topic: Game Night (00:35:00) Video Game Secret Santa (00:35:00) Guess The Badly Described Video Game (00:47:37) Video Game Theme Trivia (00:54:27) Outro and Wrap-up (01:20:46) --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    Cyberpunk 2077 First Impressions and Game Awards 2020 Highlights - GoGCast 286

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2020 84:32

    Join us for a drive around Night City for this week's GoGCast as Leah shares her first impressions of Cyberpunk 2077. It's really buggy on console as of recording this so we might have to revisit this game later on after a few updates. Simon also shares his impressions of Shadowlands, the latest World of Warcraft expansion. The Game Awards 2020 came and went so we review who won our predictions game and share our highlights from the show. Also, enjoy some very giggly random stories about Harrison Ford, BTS and dating hot-lines.   Crew Check-in (00:02:35) PSVR adapter for PS5 (00:25:15) What is Everyone Playing? (00:32:42) World of Warcraft Shadowlands (00:37:12) Cyberpunk 2077 first impressions (00:45:00) This Week's Topic: The Game Awards recap (01:00:08) Outro and Wrap-up (01:19:07) --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    River City Girls, Metal Gear Solid Movie and more - GoGCast 285

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2020 67:40

    It's a bit of a slow week news-wise so we mostly chat about the games we're currently playing. Ali's back and we catch up with her on her experience playing Assassin's Creed Odyssey and Immortals Fenyx Rising. Cat reviews River City Girls which is a fun beat ‘em-up with a good couch co-op. Plus, we quickly discuss Bioware losing more senior staff and about how Oscar Isaac will incarnate Solid Snake in the upcoming Metal Gear Solid Movie. What is Everyone Playing? (00:21:22) River City Girls review (00:23:47) This Week's News (00:50:11) Bioware/DA4 loses two senior staff (00:50:11) Mortal Kombat skins based on the movie (00:56:15) Oscar Isaac in Metal Gear Solid Movie as Solid Snake (00:58:54) Outro and Wrap-up (01:03:55) --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

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

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2020 81:34

    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. --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    The Game Awards 2020 Predictions - GoGCast 283

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2020 83:05

    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) --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

    Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 launch -GoGCast 282

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2020 90:57

    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) The video of the smoking Xbox Series X was fake, but not the ones about the disc drive issue  (01:05:47) Phil Spencer says it was the largest launch in Xbox history, PLAYED A BIT OF ELDEN RING  (01:09:44)  Ubisoft Montreal swatting scare (01:11:18) Outro and Wrap-up (01:26:51)

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

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2020 70:31

    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) Switch has officially surpassed the NES in lifetime sales, might surpasse the 3DS (00:47:10) Mass Effect remastered confirmed (00:53:56) Square Enix lost 63 million dollars following Avengers game flop (01:01:04) 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. --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

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

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2020 82:30

    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 Ali's ESO in-game Halloween Costume (00:03:47) Animal Crossing Treat or Treating (00:05:25) Simon manages to order a RTX 3080 (00:19:27) Xbox Series X unboxing (00:27:39) What is Everyone Playing? (00:40:34) Watch Dogs Legion Review (00:47:38) This Week's News (00:58:16) Halo Infinite director steps down (00:58:16) Cyberpunk 2077 delayed again (01:00:16) New AMD RX 6000 GPU series (01:05:50) 1UP is a video game sit-com that includes GamerGate (01:07:30) 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. --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

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

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2020 84:56


    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) Apple TV coming to PlayStation (00:38:38) Xbox hints at a game streaming stick for xCloud (00:44:57) News from on the Uncharted Movie set (00:48:10) Alex Hutchinson's bad take about streaming and royalties (00:51:55) Outro and Wrap-up (01:19:04) --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames


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

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2020 78:06

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

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2020 69:45

    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) PlayStation 5 Backwards compatibility detailed (00:44:18) PlayStation 5 Teardown (00:49:50) Amazon is Giving up on Crucible, Offering Full Refunds (00:57:42) XCloud coming to Apple via web (01:03:13) Outro and Wrap-up (01:06:50) --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

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

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2020 90:36


    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) WB adresses JK Rowling's problematic views (00:54:50) CDPR enforcing 6 days work week ahead of Cyberpunk 2077 release (01:10:06) Steve and Alex from Minecraft joins SSBU (01:19:40) Minecraft Live (01:21:31) Outro and Wrap-up (01:25:13) --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames


    Microsoft, Bethesda, Hades, Amazon Luna - GoGCast 275

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2020 67:21

    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) Microsoft buys Bethesda for a cool $7.5b USD and says they will honour current console exclusives (00:33:37) French consumer group UFC-Que suing nintendo over planned obsolescence for JoyCons (00:45:10) Among Us reaching 388k players on Steam, Among Us 2 canceled, dev will work on Amon Us 1 instead (00:48:32) Amazon announces gaming streaming service named Luna (00:52:26) Outro and Wrap-up (01:03:27) --- Thanks for listening! The GoGCast comes out weekly so make sure to subscribe and you won't miss an episode. For more about us, Girls on Games, check out girlsongames.ca. Find our Merch at http://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/GirlsOnGames/ Buy us a Ko-Fi at https://ko-fi.com/girlsongames

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