The Hungry Gamers

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Two Australians talking about video games and culture in a way that is accessible to both the hardcore and casual audience, aiming to both inform and entertain. Join Ally and Brendan each week for a discussion filled with humor, thought provoking banter, honest unedited opinions, occasional curse words and banter aplenty.

Heroes in a Half Shell
#289
Last Sunday at 8:30 AM

Now fully recovered from the previous weeks assortment of showcases and seminars, Ally and Brendan jump back into the studio to unpack all the latest news and rumours doing the rounds this week inbetween kicking the butts of the Footclan.

You'll find that episode 289 is crammed full of the following tasty slices:

#TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles #ShreddersRevenge spoiler-free review & impressions#ExandriaUnlimitedCalamity spoiler-free impressionsThe Terminator is coming to #CODWarzone#TonyHawkProSkater 3+4 cancelled#DiabloImmortal printing money#Overwatch will become #Overwatch2 at launch#Bungie sues gamer for $7.6M USDPlus lots more gaming and culture related banter!

Let us fill your ears...


(Star)field of Dreams
#288
06/16/2022

What's this?! A second episode of THG in the same week?!

Ally and Brendan jump back into the studio again to unpack all the big announcements and reveals from the #GuerillaCollective, #Capcom Showcase and #Xbox + #Bethesda Showcases that aired earlier this week! Listen on for those famous THG opinions covering all the big gaming related hits and misses you've got to look forward to in the coming years.

Let us fill your ears and warm your heart.

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Summer Shame Fest
#287
06/12/2022

Fresh off a (cheaply) paid Cameo appearance, Ally and Brendan return to the studio to share their spoiler-free thoughts on Supermassive's latest horror hit, #TheQuarry. They also share their thoughts and score both #SummerGameFest and the #DevolverDigital Showcase.

You'll also find plenty of talk about #YourLieinApril, #EromangaSensei and #MetalHellsinger!!

Let us fill your ears and warm your heart.

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Intro/outro by Michael M From Reset: A Gaming Podcast


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Silt, Exorcists, Senpai and Other Stranger Things
#286
06/05/2022

Ally and Brendan return to the studio after hanging out at Professor Sada's labaratory (because, reasons) to tackle all the big reveals and announcements from the latest #StateofPlay and #Pokemon Scarlet and Violet events this past week.

You'll also find that episode 286 is crammed full of the following tasty slices:

#Silt spoiler-free impressions#DiabloImmortal spoiler-free impressions#JujutsuKaisen spoiler-free impressions#ToWeebOrNotToWeeb#StrangerThings season four spoiler-free impressionsMore casting news for #TwistedMetal#SummerGameFest attendees and what that might meanPlus lots more gaming and culture related banter!

Let us fill your ears and warm your heart.

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Twist and Shout
#285
05/29/2022

Deciding to press pause on yet another romantic comedy on #Crunchyroll, Brendan joins Ally in the ATEBIT Studio to talk about another wave of confirmed AAA Sony titles making their way to our screens in the future as well as provide a spoiler-free review of #SniperElite5.

You'll also find that episode 285 is crammed full of the following tasty slices:

#TheQuarry's multiplayer delayed until July#Sony announces another #StateofPlay for early June#Gamestop enters the #NFT realm#StarWarsJediSurvivor officially announcedThe top ten most played games in Q1 2022 are oldPlus lots more gaming and culture related banter!
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All Over In Mere Minutes
#284
05/22/2022

With Ally knocked out and Brendan barely hanging in there, The Hungry Gamers have brought in Australia's finest writer/podcast/genuine good guy in Jono Pech to talk Marvel's next entry into the video game world with #MarvelSnap as well as the seemingly leaked announcement that #DeathStranding2 is on the way.

You'll also find that episode 284 is crammed full of the following tasty slices:

#SabikuiBisco and #SkeletonKnightinAnotherWorld#Sony announces over 60 accessibility options for #GodofWarRagnarok#TheWitcher3 Complete Edition announced for Q4 2022Another wave of funky #PlayStation5 covers have been announcedPlus lots more gaming and culture related banter!<...


Give Me Some Sugar Baby
#283
05/15/2022

After narrowly avoiding deadites, Scarlet Witches and next-gen scissors, paper, rock battles, Ally and Brendan return to the ATEBIT studio on Earth-616 to share their thoughts and reviews on two Sam Raimi related jaunts, Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, as well as Evil Dead: The Game.

You'll also find that episode 283 is crammed full of the following tasty slices:

Master Chief firing his first needlerSnap reactions to the 2 new #ResidentEvil trailers#DeadSpace has an offical release dateBoth #Starfield and #RedFall delayed until 2023#Slipknot are moshing their way into #SMITE#GothamKnights scrapped for previous gen...


The Sweet Embrace
#282
05/08/2022

After narrowly avoiding being acquired by Embracer Group (disputes over IP and branding), Ally and Brendan return to the studio to unpack all the latest news and rumors doing the rounds this week.

Episode 282 is chock full of tasty slices of the following:

#DemonSlayer Entertainment District#SummerGameFest is back on June 9/10#Rudeism smashing #EldenRing courtesy of Fisher Price#GunzillaGames debut game officially unveiled#Nvidia fined millions#SquareEnix selling off their western studiosPlus lots more gaming and culture related banter!

Let us fill your ears and warm your heart.

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Trek to Yomi (SPOILERCAST)
05/05/2022

Deciding to unsheathe their Audio-Technica microphones, budding podcast samurais Brendan and Jono pause their training to dive (or would it be slash?) deep on their time with Flying Wild Hog's latest release, Trek to Yomi.

The episode is spoiler-free for the first 42 minutes but after that NOTHING is off limits, you have been warned!

We did encounter some technical issues during our recording, and as such, had to pivot to our backup track recorded via Zoom. This track is lower in quality than what we usually release so we apologize for the inconsistences in the...


Cloaks and Ricochets
#281
05/01/2022

With the announcement of #DisneyDreamlightValley, Ally and Brendan are excited to sim their lives away next year with Mickey, Mando and an assortment of Night Thorns (ouch).

Also on this weeks episode you'll find tasty slices on the following:

#Fortnite no build updates#Twitch playing around with streamer revenue#Sony clamping down on PlayStation Plus subscribers#Activision coming up with new ways to catch hackers#CODModernWarfare2 reboot and logo Yuji Naka takes aim at #SquareEnixPlus lots more gaming and culture related banter!

Let us fill your ears and warm your heart.

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The Sweet Embrace
#282
05/01/2022

After narrowly avoiding being purchased by The Embracer Group due to disputes over IP, Ally and Brendan jump back into the studio to unpack the latest big industry acquisition.

Episode 282 also provides tasty slices on the following:

#DemonSlayer Entertainment District Arc review#SummerGameFest returns on June 9th/10th#Rudeism creates another crazy controller to help tackle #EldenRing#GunzillaGames debut game officially announced#Nvidia fined by the SECPlus lots more gaming and culture related banter!

Let us fill your ears and warm your heart.

We are also giving away a brand new Audio-Technica...


No Build, No Problem
#280
04/24/2022

Rolling into the studio with shiny crowns atop their heads, Ally and Brendan share their newfound love over the "no build" mode in #Fortnite while also determining whether the rumoured adverts coming to Sony and Microsoft free to play games get a Thumbs Up, or a Thumbs Down.

On this episode you'll also find tasty servings of the following:

S1 of #mydressupdarling#KimKardashian considering burning #Roblox to the ground#SonicOrigins announced#LostBoysInteractive acquired by #Gearbox#ItTakesTwo coming to #Amazon, with #TheRock potentially starring!#AmyHennig gets another shot at making a #StarWars gamePlus lots more gaming and...


Goofy Got Game
#279
04/15/2022

Returning to the studio after a quick trip to the cinema (where they were perfectly behaved mind you) Ally and Brendan return to discuss the record breaking #Sonic2 movie as well as the sexual prowess of Disney characters.

On this weeks episode you'll also find tasty servings on the following:

#Fortnite no build mode#LogHorizon#Bugsnax coming to Xbox with additional DLC#TheWitcher3 next-gen delayed indefinitely#Hasbro acquires the #DND digital tool set#Epic raises an additional $2b US for the metaverse#KingdomHearts4 officially announcedPlus lots more gaming and culture related banter!

Let us...


Knackin on Heaven's Door
#278
04/03/2022

Ally and Brendan return from a successful Bunkers & Badasses campaign to share their thoughts on #TinyTinasWonderlands as well as unpacking the "all-new PlayStation Plus announcement.

You'll also find tasty servings on the following:

Brendan's spoiler-free review of #MorbiusAlly's time with #ParadiseKillerThe upcoming #Fallout tv show confirms another lead#FastandtheFurious Crossroads has been shifted to EOS#HyperLightBreaker announced#Knack trademarked by Sony#E32022 officially cancelledPlus lots more gaming and culture related banter!

Let us fill your ears and warm your heart.

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Roll On With Our Heads Held High
#277
03/27/2022

The first two students from the School of the Lynx, Ally and Brendan, return to the studio to discuss what they want to see from the freshly announced #Witcher4 (working title) as well as discuss a couple of killer baking shows.

You'll also find tasty slices of the following in EP277:

Hair creates Chaos in #StrangerofParadise#PlayStation to officially announced #Spartacus#GTA+ dropping this week on console#SuicideSquadKillTheJusticeLeague officially delayed until 2023#Fortnite removes the building mechanicMassive #ApexLegends data leakPlus lots more gaming and culture banter!

For those wondering, this episode is indeed not cake.<...


Ghostwire: Tokyo (SPOILERCAST)
03/27/2022

Ethereal weaving their way into the studio, Australia's Jono Pech and Cooma's Brendan White come together to deep dive and review Tango Gameworks' 2022 action horror release, #GhostwireTokyo.

The episode is spoiler-free for the first 53 minutes but after that NOTHING is off limits, you have been warned!

**Thanks to Bethesda for providing us with 2x PlayStation 5 game keys for review purposes**

Gaming Harry's story explanation video can be watched HERE

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Skinny Dipping In The Quarry
#276
03/20/2022

Being unable to talk too much about [REDACTED], Brendan instead sits back and listens on as Ally shares her time with indie hit, #Tunic.

EP276 is also dishing up tasty hot servings on the following:

Reviewing #Upload Season 2#APlagueTale getting made for tvRecapping the #HogwartsLegacy #StateofPlayThe #HumbleGames Showcase roundupNetflix's #ResidentEvil live action series zombie shuffling onto screens in July#SuperMassive announces #TheQuarryRecapping the latest #IDatXbox eventPlus lots more gaming and culture related banter!

Let us fill your ears and warm your heart.

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Horizon Forbidden West (SPOILERCAST)
03/19/2022

Coming in hot on the back of rival sunwings, Australia's Jono Pech and Cooma's Brendan White settle in around the fast travel campfire to breakdown their time with Guerrilla's follow up to their 2017 smash hit, #HorizonForbidden West. Put the kettle on and get comfortable as this is our longest SPOILERCAST to date, clocking in at over 137 minutes of post-apocalyptic robo-battley goodness.

The episode is spoiler-free for the first 67 minutes but after that NOTHING is off limits, you have been warned!

Be sure to follow the boys on Twitter and continue the Spider-Man discussion via our...


Bah Gawd He's Broken in Half!
#275
03/14/2022

Hip thrusting Jeff Hardy style on their way to the microphone, Ally and Brendan return to the studio to share their thoughts and initial reviews on #WWE2K22.

EP275 is also dishing up tasty hot servings on the following:

Reviewing #TheBatmanUpdates on their #EldenRing playthroughsInitial impressions on #OurFlagMeansDeath and #TheGuardiansofJustice#GothamKnights arriving in OctoberA #Pokemon trading card purchase lands a man in gaolITCH.io doing their part to help Ukraine (and you can too right here)#GodofWar potentially coming to Prime videoRecapping the latest #StateofPlayPlus lots more gaming and culture related banter!

Let us...


A Day Late, A Buck Short
#274
03/06/2022

After playing dead in order to escape The Lands Between, Ally and Brendan creep their way back into the studio for episode two seventy four to share their experiences (and many deaths) with #FromSoftware's latest, massive release, #EldenRing.

You'll also find tasty talk on the following topics:

Rapid reviews on #TheTexasChainsawMassacre, #Scream and #1883More #Cuphead on the wayCapcom bringing next gen upgrades to #RE2Remake, #RE3 and #RE7#Epic buys #BandcampThe 2022 #DiceAwards winners#PokemonScarletViolet announcedPlus lots more gaming and culture related banter!

Let us fill your ears and warm your heart.

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Is That A Hadouken In Your Pocket?
#273
02/27/2022

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After fighting off Savathûn's forces Ally and Brendan dive back into the studio to share their thoughts on Bungie's latest #Destiny2 expansion, #TheWitchQueen.

Also on this weeks episode you'll find tasting servings on the following:

Brendan's continued love affair with #HorizonForbiddenWestAlly embracing fighters courtesy of #KingofFighters#PlayStationPlus March titles#ApexLegends coming to mobile#LEGO working on new gaming titles#Nintendo acquires SRD C...


Forest for the Trees
#272
02/21/2022

Cruising in via his trusty sunwing, Brendan reunites with Ally at the podcast campfire to share his spoiler-free thoughts on #HorizonForbiddenWest (spoilers - he absolutely loves it!!).

You'll also find tasty discussion shaped servings on the following:

#TheLegendofVoxMachina on Amazon#MyDressUpDarling is Brendan's favourite new anime#Roblox making bank#LostArk number 2 all time for concurrent players#Dj2 and Amazon partnering up to bring more games to the screen#Sony planting trees thanks to Horizon Forbidden West#Ubisoft potentially up for salePlus lots more gaming and culture banter!

Let us fill your ears and warm...


Poppin' Stiffys
#271
02/13/2022

Hot off scoring a header in penalty time (yay sportsball!) Ally and Brendan slide tackle their way into the student to unpack all the juicy details from this past weeks #NintendoDirect.

You'll also find tasty discussion shaped servings on the following:

#OlliOlliWorld#Sifu#Worldle officially moves to The New York Times#PlayStation's indie showcase#GaryBowser guilty and in a lot of debtPlus lots more gaming and culture banter!

Let us fill your ears and warm your heart.


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Bungie Jumping Into Bed With Sony
#270
02/06/2022

After narrowly surviving the acquisition shaped bombs dropped in January, Ally and Brendan return to the studio to unpack the latest shot heard across the industry that saw #Bungie acquired by #Sony.

Also on this episodes menu are tasty slices of banter on the following:

Brendan's Weeb of the Week - #DateALive#DarkPictures adding another 5 titles to their long-term plans#GhostwireTokyo's showcase and imminent release#GranTurismo7 #StateofPlayPlus lots, lots more!

Let us fill your ears and warm your heart.


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That's Nice
#269
01/26/2022

Returning to the studio for the first time in 2022, Ally and Brendan decide to reflect on the past, present and future.

In episode 269 you'll find "nice" and tasty servings of the following:

Ally's indie Game Pass discoveriesBrendan's Final Fantasy VII Remake + INTERmission rapid reviewPeacemaker being freakin' awesomeYellowstone, Succession and Yellowjackets rapid reviewsRespawn making 3 new Star Wars gamesMicrosoft purchasing Activision Blizzard KingA few things coming out this year that we think will be "nice"Plus lots more gaming and culture related banter!

Let us fill your ears and warm your heart.


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Our Favourite Things of 2021
#268
12/23/2021

It's finally here ATEBIT Nation, our final episode for 2021 and it is a doozy. THG268 sees Ally and Brendan sit down and share their favourite things they experienced for the first time in 2021.

Tasty topics covered on the episode are as follows:

Favourite Things They've EatenFavourite Things They've ReadFavourite Things They've WatchedFavourite Things They've Played

A big thank you must also go out to everyone who has showed us some love, listened or interacted with us in 2021, it's been a tough year but your support and kind words help keep us moving forward and...


Spider-Man: No Way Home (SPOILERCAST)
12/21/2021

Not content with with simply just enjoying the biggest movie of 2021, Brendan and Jono dive into the ATEBIT Studio to share their thoughts on Sony and Marvel's smash hit, Spider-Man: No Way Home. Put the kettle on and get comfortable as there's over 80 minutes of discussion of arachnid oriented discussion coming your way.

The episode is spoiler-free for the first 23 minutes but after that NOTHING is off limits, you have been warned!

Be sure to follow the boys on Twitter and continue the Spider-Man discussion via our Discord and socials:

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The 2021 BITTIES
#267
12/14/2021

As we move closer to 2022, we figure that now is the perfect time to look back and reflect upon on the past 12 months with the ATEBIT Nation. The 2021 BITTIES are ATEBIT’s official awards and are entirely determined by our fantastic community.

Categories in the BITTIES are as follows:

Indie Darling of the YearMovie of the YearTV Show of the YearCharacter of the YearMost Anticipated of 2022Game of the Year

*A big thank you to everyone who entered, shared their thoughts on nominees and helped shape the episode; however due to the runtime of th...


Arcane (SPOILERCAST)
12/06/2021

Fresh after escaping The Undercity and nailing a few pentakills, Brendan and Nato dive into the ATEBIT Studio to share their thoughts on Riot and Netflix's November smash hit, Arcane. Put the kettle on and get comfortable as there's over 80 minutes of discussion of raven oriented discussion coming your way

The episode is spoiler-free for the first 34 minutes but after that NOTHING is off limits, you have been warned!

Be sure to follow the boys on Twitter and continue the Arcane discussion via our Discord and socials:

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Festivus 2021
#266
12/05/2021

It's that time of year again ATEBIT Nation, where we all come together to air our video game related grievances that we've experienced and lived through in 2021.

As is tradition, Ally, Brendan and the ATEBIT Nation will be sharing grievances on the following categories:

Biggest video game grievance of 2021?Biggest grievance about the gaming industry?What was something you experienced that was so bad it was actually good?Biggest grievance about ATEBIT/The Hungry Gamers?What are you not looking forward to in gaming in 2022?

A big heartfelt thank you also goes out to...


Death's Door (SPOILERCAST)
12/01/2021

Australia's Jono Pech is joined by Player2's Paul James to recap their times reaping souls and slaying beasts in Acid Nerve's 2021 hit, Death's Door. Put the kettle on and get comfortable as there's over xxx minutes of discussion of raven oriented discussion coming your way

The episode is spoiler-free for the first 46 minutes but after that NOTHING is off limits, you have been warned!

Be sure to follow The Gamers on Twitter and continue the Death's Door discussion discussion:

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Dancing Queens & Energy Swords
#265
11/28/2021

After finishing up a few rounds at the fiesta Ally and Brendan return to the studio to bring you the last regular episode of THG for 2021.

On this weeks episode you'll find tasty servings on the following:

More #HaloInfinite multiplayer loveBrendan's initial review of #JurassicWorldEvolution2Brendan's review of #VenomLetThereBeCarnage#Cricket22 getting delayed due to a sex scandal#EpicGames acquires #Harmonix#Pokemon and #Converse merch collab#Kojima branching into other forms of media#MassEffect potentially coming to Amazon+ lots more gaming and culture related banter!

Let us fill your ears and warm your heart.

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Video Game Book Club | Alan Wake
11/27/2021

The next episode of Video Game Book Club series is here! This episode sees Australia’s Jono Pech and New Zealand’S Jared Trail tackle Remedy’s atmospheric horror classic, Alan Wake.

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VGBC is a show that revisits classic titles from previous generations, replaying and discussing/re-reviewing them to see if they're still just as special today as they were when they were first released.

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Keep turning those pages.

A big thank you also goes out to Edelman for providing review copies of Alan Wake Remastered on PlaySt...


Excessive Chip Residue
#264
11/21/2021

After a successful flag capture Ally and Brendan return to the podcast arena to share their experiences with #HaloInfinite after it was released out of nowhere this past week on the back of the Xbox 20th Anniversary celebrations.

Also on this weeks episode you will find tasty servings on the following:

#Dune review#Arcane preliminary impressions#TheWitcher potentially running for 7 seasons#SaintsRow gets delayed#Multiversus officially announcedAll the latest surrounding #ActivisionBlizzard (extended info here)+ lots more gaming and culture related banter!

Let us fill your ears and warm your heart.


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Bomfunk Yourself
#263
11/14/2021

Resident B-Boy and Fly Girl, Brendan and Ally freestyle their way through another episode of video game and culture greatness.

On this weeks episode you will find tasty servings of content covering:

#ForzaHorizon5 impressions and successes#MidnightMass#ApexLegendsSeason11The #Steamdeck is delayed#FarCry6 DLC#Unity acquiring #Weta#ThunderfulWord+ lots more gaming and culture banter!

Let us fill your ears and warm your heart.


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Pretty Flarkin' Good
#262
11/07/2021

After recovering from a hangover during their time on Nowhere, Ally and Brendan gingerly enter the studio to dive deep on Brendan's time with Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy.

Also on this weeks menu are tasty slices of the following:

Ally's review of #UnpackingImpressions on the latest #AnimalCrossing contentBrendan's thoughts on #AntlersLots more gaming delaysTake-Two cancelling a game $53 million into development#PAXSouth being shelved indefinitely+ lots more gaming and culture related goodness!

Let us fill your ears and warm your heart.

Also be sure to get your answers in for the 2021 Bittys...


Creepy and Kooky
#261
10/31/2021

Fresh off of a very successful evening of pumpkin carving and trick or treating, Ally and Brendan return to the studio to talk all things spooky, answering horror themed questions sent in by members of the ATEBIT Nation. You'll hear about childhood fears, fantasy casting of their biopic horror film/game, why the ocean is bad news bears as well as the logic behind marrying Pinhead and not Leatherface.

All this and much more on this special 261st episode of The Hungry Gamers!!


Let us yell into your ears and eat your...


Considerably Less Ugly
#260
10/24/2021

Deciding to take a break from his new found love affair with #FinalFantasyXIV, Brendan joins Ally in the ATEBIT Studio to breakdown the latest news and rumors doing the rounds.

E260 is serving up tasty slices on the following:

#Back4Blood impressions/reviewAnother wave of delays#Xbox Series S|X expansion costing more than the console itselfThe first official #Uncharted movie trailer has been released#Dbrand vs #Sony#GTATrilogy announced and dated+ lots more gaming and culture related goodness!

Let us fill your ears and warm your heart.

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Johnny Tango Goes To The Shops
#259
10/18/2021

After narrowly escaping from a horde of Ridden, Ally and Brendan seek refuge in the ATEBIT Studio to share their respective zombie survival war stories from their time with #Back4Blood.

You'll also find tasting servings on the following on this weeks episode:

Brendan's continued love affair with anime continues, this time with #SwordArtOnline and #Konasuba#FallGuys bringing back red light green light#Sony giving PS Plus users free #PSVR games#MetroidDroid and broader gaming issues with lack of acknowledgement to devs#ResetEra gets purchased#AnimalCrossingHappyHomeParadise announcedA #Fortnite movie is in the works+ lots more gaming...


Far Cry 6 (SPOILERCAST)
10/17/2021

Thanks to Ubisoft, Brendan and Jono return to the SPOILERCAST Studio to share their thoughts about their time with the latest addition to the Far Cry universe, Far Cry 6. Did the guys manage to overthrow El Presidente and bring positive change to Yara? Strap on your Supremo, take a seat and get comfortable as there's over 100 minutes of discussion around everything to do and experience in Far Cry 6 coming your way.

The episode is spoiler-free for the first 57 minutes but after that NOTHING is off limits, you have been warned!

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