Game Bytes :: November 22, 2021 :: No Cinematic Camera for Me

Game Bytes :: November 22, 2021 :: No Cinematic Camera for Me

This week at least one of us observes the season of eating in-game, except it’s Ultima Online Outlands. The rest of us played Final Fantasy VII First Soldier, GTA5, LoL Wild Rift and Transformers Tactical Arena. We also cover the Game Awards nominees, more corporate opinions on the Activision Blizzard scandals, and the guys pick their Sega scents to hit the town. Plus, new releases and sales abound! Speed run news! You can bring the turkey leg with you, so come listen!

Intro: “Match Results” – Final Fantasy VII First Soldier
Outro: “It Begins (Early Game)” – League of Legends Wild Rift, by Brendon Williams

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Game Bytes :: November 15, 2021 :: Call Me Wizard

Game Bytes :: November 15, 2021 :: Call Me Wizard

Watch out everyone because we’re back with a full crew and a full spread of video game coolness to excite and entertain you. This week we get behind the wheel of Forza Horizon 5 and discuss the relative merits of festival culture. We roll the dice with Solasta: Crown of the Magister and investigate the ins and outs of live simulated tabletop gaming. We play Battlefield 2042 and talk about whether games should be released complete and functional! And FF14. Plus, PS5 and Xbox are a year old! Halo Infinite surprise multiplayer drop! Tomorrow Children comes back from the dead! Unity buys Weta Digital! Speedrun news, new releases, and more! Kick it with the GameBytes Show crew, dawg!

Intro: “Nocturna” – Forza 5 Horizon, by Camo & Krooked
Outro: “Heroes of Solasta” – Solasta: Crown of the Magister, by Maxime Herve

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Game Bytes :: November 7, 2021 :: Castlevania Dance of Sad Emotions

Game Bytes :: November 7, 2021 :: Castlevania Dance of Sad Emotions

This week we’re a man down but we are bringing all the classic GameBytes stuff you crave, such as: Castlevania Lords of Shadow game club, Hunt Showdown, Cyberpunk 2077, and more! Plus things you don’t like, such as: no Jerod, and Mario Party stuff. We kick it over to the news for Animal Crossing’s 2.0 update, Ubisoft’s 35th anniversary and conscientious objectors, NFTs, and more! New releases, news speedrun and TONS of charisma. It’s just how we are.

Intro: “Looking Ahead! (Mario Party 3)” – Mario Party Superstars
Outro: “Death is a Bird Flying” – Hunt Shodown Harvest event, by Port Sulphur

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Game Bytes :: November 1, 2021 :: Blockshame

Game Bytes :: November 1, 2021 :: Blockshame

On our newest podcast episode we discuss the mysterious shooty paradox of Deathloop, figure out whether we are living Swery65’s The Good Life, get lost in the Sands of Aura, and build more connective tissue in Final Fantasy XIV. We cover the new releases, freebies, and subscription spiffs, and we cover the news! Playstation PC, Ubisoft gets into the blockchain, and Nintendo has Bowser waterboarded by the FBI.

Intro: “Updaam Throwdown Extended” – Deathloop, by Tom Salta
Outro: “The Good Life Theme Song” – The Good Life, by The Bad Lives

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Game Bytes :: October 24, 2021 :: Heaven Yeah!

Game Bytes :: October 24, 2021 :: Heaven Yeah!

This week’s show deals with some comedy (The Procession to Calvary), some questionable comedy (Disco Elysium), a comedy of errors (Final Fantasy XIV registration), a comedy of Ultima Online Outlands is on the show again. We cover the performance of Xbox Game Pass on the company’s goals chart, Facebook’s rebranding, Uncharted gets a movie trailer, and a bunch more! Speed run news, freebies and other cool GameBytes stuff everywhere!

Intro: “The Stars and Stripes Forever” – John Philip Sousa, The Procession to Calvary
Outro: “End Credits” – Disco Elysium, by Sea Power

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Game Bytes :: October 17, 2021 :: Dad Weed Time

Game Bytes :: October 17, 2021 :: Dad Weed Time

This week video game life spills over into real life as we compare Blood Bowl 2 skills to peewee sports, we learn about heavy metal on the eve of Brutal Legend, and learn some lawn management to prepare for the Animal Crossing New Horizons update. We expect there will be practical applications for Back 4 Blood and Age of Darkness eventually. We also cover the new releases like Crysis Remastered Trilogy and Jackbox Party Pack 8, deals and freebies, and news! What’s up with Nintendo’s Switch Online expansion pack? How is Google countersuing in the style of Apple? Steam bans NFTs, and EA makes a big sports change.

Intro: “Ruins” – Brutal Legend, by Peter McConnell
Outro: “The Shelter” – A Plague Tale: Innocence

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Game Bytes :: October 11, 2021 :: Fun Time Run Time

Game Bytes :: October 11, 2021 :: Fun Time Run Time

We return this week to the New World, but is it still shiny? We take to the skies with Aeronautica Imperialis, and we delight in the art and music of Astria Ascending. The news of the video game world includes legal woes, company restructuring, a look at at the New Horizon in Animal Crossing, and more! New releases, freebies, and our news speedrun!

Intro: “Arena Theme” – Astria Ascending, by Hitoshi Sakimoto
Outro: “Everfall Settlement” – New World, by Ramin Djawadi

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Game Bytes :: October 3, 2021 :: A Complicated Relationship with Baby Giants

Game Bytes :: October 3, 2021 :: A Complicated Relationship with Baby Giants

This week we walk that fine line between fantasy maritime crafting and techno-anime as we navigate the games we played, and we bring you all the new releases you want to scope out! We discuss Amazon Games’ new MMO, New World. Scarlet Nexus is a game that stands on the shoulders of the Fabula Nova Crystalis series, but is it just another big dumb giant babies? Plus, we dig into news of game events going ahead or shutting down, more Activision Blizzard lawsuits, Capcom hearts PC, and the next Valve Index is possibly master of its own destiny. Speed run news, and more!

Intro: “Nagi Boss Battle” – Scarlet Nexus, by Hayata Takeda
Outro: “Everfall” – The New World, by Ramin Djawadi

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Game Bytes :: September 27, 2021 :: A Little Twee Sometimes

Game Bytes :: September 27, 2021 :: A Little Twee Sometimes

This week’s episode has surprises in store, with game impressions on Castlevania Grimoire of Souls, Diablo II Resurrected, Tainted Grail: Conquest, and Deltarune Chapter 2. We discuss the recent Nintendo Direct, the Super Mario movie voice casting announcements, freebies and speedrun news, and more! Check it out!

Intro: “Everybody Walk That Dinosaur” – Super Mario Bros, by Was (Not Was)
Outro: “A Cyber’s World” – Deltarune Ch 2, by Toby Fox

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Game Bytes :: September 19, 2021 :: The Two-China Bishonen Policy

Game Bytes :: September 19, 2021 :: The Two-China Bishonen Policy

This week’s syndicated episode is a WORLD EXCLUSIVE, so we’re glad you’re here! This week the guys have played The Artful Escape, completed Death Stranding, relived the Cold War in Twilight Struggle, and solved space zoning conflicts in No Man’s Sky. We discuss the two Chinas and their policies with pretty boys, and we hit you with a load of speed run news!

Intro: “F Maj Hyperion Wailzone Theme” – The Artful Escape, by Johnny Galvatron & Josh Abrahams
Outro: “Because We Have To” – Death Stranding, by Low Roar

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