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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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Podcast audio produced by Jeremy Lamont
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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Podcast audio produced by Jeremy Lamont
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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Podcast audio produced by Jeremy Lamont
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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Podcast audio produced by Jeremy Lamont
Game Bytes :: September 12, 2021 :: Bustle No Bustle

Game Bytes :: September 12, 2021 :: Bustle No Bustle

This week’s episode is a man short but we pedal extra hard on our game-news-and-discussion multibike to get you everything you could want or need. This week we touch on Morrowind and what we really REALLY want from an open world game, we enjoy the progression in walking-to-motorcycle delivery game Death Stranding, and we compare and contrast the Amplitude Studios 4x game Humankind with the standard fare. Plus, Apple v Epic has come to and end, what happened?? And all sorts of other newsy things!

Intro: “Under Invasion” – Humankind, by Arnaud Roy
Outro: “Cargo High” – Death Stranding, by Ludwig Forssell

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Podcast audio produced by Jeremy Lamont
Game Bytes :: September 6, 2021 :: Bustle No Bustle

Game Bytes :: September 6, 2021 :: Bustle No Bustle

It’s a short week so we thought we’d extend the podcast calendar for you by a day and come in on a Monday… at least that’s our excuse. This week we’re playing some new stuff like Psychonauts 2, some new-to-us stuff like Death Stranding on PC, new seasons of pain and suffering in Blood Bowl II, and new updates in No Man’s Sky. We cover the cross-gen pricing debacle at Playstation, Chinese gaming restrictions, as well as a long-time Nintendo employee calling it quits and a lot more going on in our speed run news segment! Plus, Conan Dance Remix. Join in live or in this podcast feed for more game bytie stuff!

Intro: “Conan Dance Remix” – Youtube circa 2006
Outro: “I Can Smell The Universe” – Psychonauts 2, by Peter McConnell

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Game Bytes :: August 29, 2021 :: Dad is Disappointed in You

Game Bytes :: August 29, 2021 :: Dad is Disappointed in You

Our crew reunites to compare dadly feats and gaming treats in this week’s episode. We enjoy great games with bad titles (Aliens Fireteam Elite), play our once-a-decade sports simulation (MLB The Show 21), traverse new and old open worlds (Kingdom Come Deliverance, Morrowind), and explore the symbology of the cardinal virtues of Britannia while thumping ratmen with hammers (UO Outlands, Vermintide 2). Plus, we cover news and new releases, and discuss whether “tiny game” indies need protection from Steam’s return policy, plus more!

Intro: MLB The Show ’21 medley
Outro: “The Elder Scrolls Main Theme Remix” – DJ AG

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Podcast audio produced by Jeremy Lamont
Game Bytes :: August 8, 2021 :: 9rd Dollars

Game Bytes :: August 8, 2021 :: 9rd Dollars

This week’s episode hits hard with new and exciting games like Back 4 Blood, The Ascent, Pokemon Unite, and chill toys like The Ramp. We also check in with old standby Warhammer 40,000: Battlesector. In the news, we cover the continuing fallout at Blizzard as well as a look at Google Stadia’s licensing, Epic Games’ spend on their storefront, Steam Fet’s demo conversion rate and a little more about the Steam Deck. Plus, new releases and some freebies and deals!

Intro: “Remoat Stadium” – Pokemon Unite, by Junichi Masuda
Outro: “The Devil Inside” – Back 4 Blood, by Daniel Murphy

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Podcast audio produced by Jeremy Lamont
Game Bytes :: August 1, 2021 :: With the Proper Motivation You Can Do Terrible Things to Your Body

Game Bytes :: August 1, 2021 :: With the Proper Motivation You Can Do Terrible Things to Your Body

This week’s episode brings some new video games into your life, including Last Stop, Warhammer 40K Battlesector, and the Total War: Warhammer II DLC. And of course, Final Fantasy XIV. In the news we see a shakeup in PC deliveries to some states. PS5 allows expandable storage, but at what cost? Annapurna unveils a new batch. Valve responds to antitrust and Gabe reflects on VR. Musical revelations from the Olympics, and Bobby Kotick goes on record. Plus, a speculative time-travel game starring Busta Rhymes? (not really)

Intro: “Bretonnia Skirmish” – Total War: Warhammer 2, by Richard Wells
Outro: “End Credits” – Last Stop, by Lyndon Holland

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Podcast audio produced by Jeremy Lamont
Game Bytes :: July 25, 2021 :: Smoochy Cutscenes

Game Bytes :: July 25, 2021 :: Smoochy Cutscenes

This week, the guys played games like mobile witching simulator Witcher Monster Slayer and Amazon’s upcoming MMO A New World, as well as Guild Wars 2 Astralaria and The Horus Heresy Legions and Warhammer 40,000 Inquisitor: Martyr. We cover EA Play, Netflix gaming, Facebook gaming, and Zoom gaming, and the conduct allegations and lawsuit this week at Blizzard.

Intro: “Combat Suite” – The New World
Outro: “The Beginning of Something” – Haven, by Danger

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Podcast audio produced by Jeremy Lamont