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Arcade Couch is the Explosion Network’s premiere video games podcast featuring discussions on the latest releases, industry news and more. Available every Monday.

    What Does An Eli Roth Borderlands Movie Look Like? - Episode 66

    What Does An Eli Roth Borderlands Movie Look Like? - Episode 66

    Eli Roth has been announced as the director of the upcoming Borderlands film. But what exactly does a Borderlands movie look like? And what does one look like with the primarily horror director, Eli Roth, at the helm?

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Nintendo & Embargos - Episode 65

    Nintendo & Embargos - Episode 65

    Nintendo has smacked down hard on an outlet that broken an embargo for Pokemon Sword/Shield, but did they deserve it? And who does breaking embargos affects the most? We discuss.

    Also on the show:

    Bleeding Edge Beta

    Outriders Gameplay Reveal

    The DICE Awards 2020

    Hosts:
    Dylan Blight: https://twitter.com/vivaladil
    Ashley Hobley: https://twitter.com/ashleyhobley
    Ciaran Marchant: https://twitter.com/YaboyRingo

    Episode Timecodes

    INTRO
    00:10 - Hello
    00:55 - This Week On The Show
    THE NEWS
    01:05 - IEM Melbourne Is A Go
    08:20 - What Games Will Activision Remake Next?
    11:20 - Geoff Keighley Skips E3
    16:00 - Half-Life: Alyx Gets Official Release Date; Dylan’s Index Alternatives
    23:25 - Outriders Gameplay Impressions
    30:15 - The D.I.C.E Awards 2020
    WHAT WE’VE BEEN PLAYING
    42:10 - Bleeding Edge Beta
    MAIN TOPIC
    57:35 - Nintendo Black-lists In Public
    01:01:50 - General Embargo Discussion
    OUTRO
    01:09:10 - Question Of The Show
    01:09:30 - Goodbye
    01:50:00 - Wrap-Up

    Resources:

    ESL Gaming
    ’Intel Extreme Masters Headlines Melbourne Esports Open In 2020’
    GamesIndustry.Biz
    ’Geoff Keighley Will Not Participate in E3 2020’
    IGN
    ’Activision Planning To Release Several Remaster In 2020’
    ’Nintendo Publicly Cuts Ties With Game Publication After Pokemon Sword and Shield Leaks’
    ’Surprising Winners Take Home Big Awards At D.I.C.E 2020’
    Kotaku
    ’Don’t Expect The Valve Index To Come To Australia’
    PC Gamer
    ’Outriders Mixes Superpowers, Shooting, and Destiny’

    Arcade Couch Credits:
    Music by: Dylan Blight
    Art by: Cherie Henriques

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    https://explosionnetwork.com/arcade-couch/

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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Dan Houser Leaves Rockstar Games - Episode 64

    Dan Houser Leaves Rockstar Games - Episode 64

    In a rather shocking announcement last week Dan Houser, co-founder of Rockstar Games (sorta) announced he would be leaving the company in March. We discuss what that could be for the future of Rockstar’s games and what else Houser could be planning.

    Also on the show:

    IEM Australia Won’t Be At Sydney

    ESA Promises To “Shake Things Up” At E3 2020

    Apex S4 Impressions

    Dylan’s Ring-Fit Thoughts

    Hosts:
    Dylan Blight: https://twitter.com/vivaladil
    Ashley Hobley: https://twitter.com/ashleyhobley
    Ciaran Marchant: https://twitter.com/YaboyRingo

    Episode Timecodes

    INTRO
    00:10 - Hello
    01:00 - On The Show This Week
    THE NEWS
    01:35 - IEM Won’t Be Returning To Sydney
    07:35 - ESA Shaking Things Up For E3
    15:45 - New Mafia Game Announcement Rumoured For Soon
    23:20 - New Call of Duty Details
    33:00 - Platinum Games Teasing Bunch Of Stuff
    WHAT WE’VE BEEN PLAYING
    38:35 - Apex Legends S4
    48:10 - Ring Fit Adventure
    53:20 - MTG: Mana Strike
    55:55 - Pokemon Go PVP
    MAIN TOPIC
    59:45 - Dan Houser Leaves Rockstar Games
    OUTRO
    01:09:20 - Andy Samberg
    01:10:50 - Question Of The Show
    01:11:20 - Wrap-Up

    Resources:

    GamesIndustry.Biz
    ’Dan Houser Departs Rockstar Games’
    ’ESA Promises “To Shake Things Up” For E3’
    ’Take-Two Stock Slumps Following Dan Houser’s Departure From Rockstar’
    IGN
    ’Activision Confirms New Call of Duty In 2020, But Not The Developer’
    ’Platinum Games Is Teasing A New Game’
    Press-Start
    ’IEM Woi’t Be Returning To Sydney In 2020’
    Push Square
    ’Hangar 13’s Nex Mafia Game Is Likely To Be Revealed In The Coming Months’

    Arcade Couch Credits:
    Music by: Dylan Blight
    Art by: Cherie Henriques

    All Episodes:
    https://explosionnetwork.com/arcade-couch/

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    • 1 hr 11 min
    The Next 5 Years of Star Wars Games - Episode 63

    The Next 5 Years of Star Wars Games - Episode 63

    There are rumours circulating that EA has a Knights of The Old Republic remake in works, but could that game be remade to fit in Star Wars canon? And what do the next 5 years of Star Wars games look like?

    Also on the show:

    Journey To The Savage Planet Review

    Legends of Runeterra Gushing

    Pokemon Home Confusion

    Hosts:
    Dylan Blight: https://twitter.com/vivaladil
    Ashley Hobley: https://twitter.com/ashleyhobley
    Ciaran Marchant: https://twitter.com/YaboyRingo

    Episode Timecodes

    INTRO
    00:10 - Hello
    00:40 - Today On The Show
    THE NEWS
    00:53 - Blitzchung Follow Up
    03:20 - Apex Announces New Legend, Kills Them
    09:30 - Pokemon Home Details Confuse Us
    20:15 - Resident Evil 8 Leaks
    WHAT WE'VE BEEN PLAYING
    25:10 - Journey To The Savage Planet Review
    35:45 - Dylan & Ciaran Are In Love With Legends of Runeterra
    MAIN TOPIC
    53:45 - Could Knights Of The Old Republic Fit Into Star Wars Now?
    01:02:30 - What Else Do We Want/Expect To See In Star Wars Games Over The Next 5 Years
    OUTRO
    01:13:00 - Wrap-Up

    Resources:
    Explosion Network
    ’RIP Forge, Go Loot His Death Box’
    GamesIndustry.Biz
    ’Blitzchung On Hong Kong Protest: “Even If I Had A Chance To Go Back, I Would Still Do It”’
    IGN
    ’Star Wars: Knights of The Old Republic Remake Rumoured To Be In Development At EA’
    Press-Start
    ’Resident Evil 8 Will Apparently Be First Person And Feature Wolves’
    Nintendo Life
    ’Pokemon Home Details Revealed: Free And Premium Plans, National Pokedex And More’

    Arcade Couch Credits:
    Music by: Dylan Blight
    Art by: Cherie Henriques

    All Episodes:
    https://explosionnetwork.com/arcade-couch/

    Support Us:
    http://www.ko-fi.com/explosion

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Is Delaying Games A Good Thing? - Episode 62

    Is Delaying Games A Good Thing? - Episode 62

    With all the talk about game delays being good for less crunch culture
    development time for devs, Dylan, Ash and Ciaran discuss the truth in that,
    if there are any.

    What We Played On Break - Episode 61

    What We Played On Break - Episode 61

    Explosion Network is back for 2020 so we play catch-up on some recent news — mostly delays — and talk about what games we played over the break.

    Hosts:
    Dylan Blight: https://twitter.com/vivaladil
    Ashley Hobley: https://twitter.com/ashleyhobley
    Ciaran Marchant: https://twitter.com/YaboyRingo

    Episode Timecodes

    INTRO
    00:10 - Hello
    THE NEWS
    03:15 - Pokemon Is Getting Expansions
    12:15 - ALl The Delays
    23:10 - Xbox Games Will Be Coming To Both Consoles
    MAIN TOPIC
    32:00 - What We've Played On Holidays
    OUTRO
    01:13:30 - Wrap-Up

    Resources:
    IGN
    'Pokemon Sword and Shield’s Expansion DLC Is Bringing The Franchise Into The Modern Era’
    'Marvel’s Avengers Has Been Delayed’
    ’Cyberpunk 2077 Release Date Delayed To September, Needs More Time for Polish’
    ’Final Fantasy 7 Remake Gets Delayed By a Month’
    Press-Start
    ’Xbox Series X Games Will Release On Xbox One In The Early Stages’

    Arcade Couch Credits:
    Music by: Dylan Blight
    Art by: Cherie Henriques

    All Episodes:
    https://explosionnetwork.com/arcade-couch/

    Support Us:
    http://www.ko-fi.com/explosion

    • 1 hr 14 min

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