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For The Players is a show made by The PopCulturists that tackles all things PlayStation.
Whether it be reviews, previews, hands-on, or latest news, For The Players - The PopCulturists' PlayStation Podcast is the BEST place in Australia for your PS content.

Have a question PlayStation or gaming related you want Ryan and Josh to discuss? Head on over to www.thepopculturists.com/questions and submit away. You can always comment below too!

With over 40 years combined #PlayStation gaming and over 5 years in games coverage, Ryan and Josh felt that they would be perfect to throw their hats in the ring and join the greater PlayStation discussion. This weekly show will allow us to discuss the ins and outs of Sony’s hardware, software, and relationships.

Many thanks to PlayStation Australia, POEM Group, and the many other publishers and PR teams for their continued support of For The Players: The PopCulturists' PlayStation Podcast. Their support of the show allow us to get hands on with games, early access, event invites, and many things we require to make this the show that it is.

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For The Players - The PopCulturists' PlayStation Podcast The PopCulturists

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For The Players is a show made by The PopCulturists that tackles all things PlayStation.
Whether it be reviews, previews, hands-on, or latest news, For The Players - The PopCulturists' PlayStation Podcast is the BEST place in Australia for your PS content.

Have a question PlayStation or gaming related you want Ryan and Josh to discuss? Head on over to www.thepopculturists.com/questions and submit away. You can always comment below too!

With over 40 years combined #PlayStation gaming and over 5 years in games coverage, Ryan and Josh felt that they would be perfect to throw their hats in the ring and join the greater PlayStation discussion. This weekly show will allow us to discuss the ins and outs of Sony’s hardware, software, and relationships.

Many thanks to PlayStation Australia, POEM Group, and the many other publishers and PR teams for their continued support of For The Players: The PopCulturists' PlayStation Podcast. Their support of the show allow us to get hands on with games, early access, event invites, and many things we require to make this the show that it is.

Feel free to add the guys on PSN: Ryan - BETSON Josh - Microcuts88

Want to subscribe? - https://goo.gl/DoHVzr

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    Dreams First Impressions | For The Players – The PopCulturists’ PlayStation Podcast EP140

    Dreams First Impressions | For The Players – The PopCulturists’ PlayStation Podcast EP140

    Seven years after it’s PlayStation Meeting reveal, multiple beta delays, and appearances in State of Plays, Dreams is here.

    Thanks to PlayStation Australia, Ryan and Max have been spending time with the latest from Media Molecule and boy do they have some things to say.|

    With the scope and size on offer with Dreams the pair were simply not able to get a full review ready to go this week however they have their impressions locked and loaded.

    They also chat about the PS5 cost, PSVR2, E3 taking another hit, Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot impressions, and Ryan’s son breaks in to share a very important message.

    TIME STAMPS

    0:00 Intro Music

    0:18 Intro

    1:30 How have we been?

    3:02 What have we been playing?

    3:15 Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Impressions

    12:40 Ryan has returned to Patapon 2 Remastered

    14:03 James enters with an important message

    16:17 Inform the Players (This week in PlayStation news)

    16:29 PS4 sales are WORSE than PS3 in the year leading to next gen

    19:54 PSVR2 coming AFTER PS5 launch

    24:48 PS5 price still up in air due to component cost

    30:22 Prince of Persia returns in VR experience

    33:20 Disney wants to make more games after the success of Marvel’s Spider-Man

    37:39 E3 loses Geoff Keighley

    45:06 Sony is going HARD at PAX East 2020

    49:59 Quantic Dream wants to self publish

    54:49 DICE Award Winners

    57:59 QUICKBITS – Nintendo PlayStation up for auction, Limited run games to “save E3?”, Free TLOU Part II dynamic theme, TLOU Part II will “redefine AAA”, Nioh 2 goes gold, & Marvel’s Avengers has all the editions

    1:03:20 Chat to the Players – Dreams First Impressions

    1:17:02 Coming to the Players (New releases for Week of 18th Feb, 2020)

    1:21:14 Outro

    1:23:57 Outro Music

    1:24:15 Patreon Credits

    Have a question PlayStation or gaming related you want Ryan and Max to discuss? Head on over to www.thepopculturists.com/questions and submit away. You can always comment below too!

    With over 40 years combined PlayStation gaming and over 5 years in games coverage, Ryan and Josh felt that they would be perfect to throw their hats in the ring and join the greater PlayStation discussion. This new weekly show will allow us to discuss the ins and outs of Sony’s hardware, software, and relationships.

    Many thanks to PlayStation Australia, POEM Group, and the many other publishers and PR teams for their continued support of For The Players: The PopCulturists’ PlayStation Podcast. Their support of the show allow us to get hands on with games, early access, event invites, and many things we require to make this the show that it is.

    Feel free to add the guys on PSN:

    Ryan – BETSON

    Max – bepossesed101

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    #PlayStation #PlayStationPodcast #DreamsPS4

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Thrustmaster eSwap Pro Controller Review

    Thrustmaster eSwap Pro Controller Review

    Pro grade controllers are everywhere.

    Almost every brand has jumped in. Razer, Astro, Nacon and more. So when the market is this loaded how do you stand out?

    In comes Thrustmaster with the eSwap Pro.

    Taking inspiration from the company’s modular racing sim range, the new controller delivers a truly unique piece of tech.

    With interchangeable sticks, tactile face buttons, and additional pro back buttons, have they delivered a must buy for Pro level and casual gamers alike?

    With thanks to Double Jump Communication for providing the Thrustmaster eSwap Pro Controller for review.

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    #PlayStation #eswapreview #Thrustmaster

    • 19 min
    Remakes and Remasters: Will We See Them on PS5? | For The Players – The PopCulturists’ PlayStation Podcast EP139

    Remakes and Remasters: Will We See Them on PS5? | For The Players – The PopCulturists’ PlayStation Podcast EP139

    This week Activision and Electronic Arts announced that they have even more remakes, remasters, and re-imaginings planned for the coming years. Along with the ongoing rumours of Bluepoint Games working on Demon souls, with the alleged backwards compatibility of the PS% is this even necessary

    Ryan and Max sit down and discuss whether the next generation PlayStation will need these old reworked classics, why they may not be as bad for the industry, and what future projects they would like to see.

    TIME STAMPS

    0:00 Intro Music

    0:18 Intro

    1:41 The PlayStation Podcast competition just got harder

    2:32 How have we been?

    3:51 Ryan is nap groggy

    4:15 What have we been playing?

    9:39 Inform the Players (This week in PlayStation news)

    9:44 Dreams’ interesting marketing

    14:06 Sony shuts down Manchester studio

    17:49 Fairy Tail gets delayed

    21:56 Dan Houser leaves Rockstar Games

    29:35 Resident Evil is going medieval?

    34:45 Phil Spencer doesn’t see PlayStation as a competitor anymore

    43:06 Max gets mad at Bioshock

    44:21 Ubisoft games are STILL on their way

    48:44 QUICKBITS – Sony trademakes PS4 around the world, FFVIII will still be timed exclusive, TLOU actor learns archery for role, Platinum wants to self publish Bayonetta, PS5 could be effected by Coronavirus, and Ratchet and Clank possible PS5 launch title.

    53:21 Chat to the Players – Remakes and Remasters: Will We See Them on PS5?

    1:10:20 Coming to the Players (New releases for Feb 11, 2019)

    1:15:36 Outro

    1:18:43 Outro Music

    1:19:01 Patreon Credits

    Have a question PlayStation or gaming related you want Ryan and Josh to discuss? Head on over to www.thepopculturists.com/questions and submit away. You can always comment below too!

    With over 40 years combined PlayStation gaming and over 5 years in games coverage, Ryan and Josh felt that they would be perfect to throw their hats in the ring and join the greater PlayStation discussion. This new weekly show will allow us to discuss the ins and outs of Sony’s hardware, software, and relationships.

    Many thanks to PlayStation Australia, POEM Group, and the many other publishers and PR teams for their continued support of For The Players: The PopCulturists’ PlayStation Podcast. Their support of the show allow us to get hands on with games, early access, event invites, and many things we require to make this the show that it is.

    Feel free to add the guys on PSN:

    Ryan – BETSON

    Max – bepossesed101

    ALSO AVAILABLE AS AN AUDIO PODCAST ON iTUNES and Spotify:

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    #PlayStation #PlayStationPodcast #PS5

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Patapon 2 Remastered Review | For The Players – The PopCulturists’ PlayStation Podcast EP138

    Patapon 2 Remastered Review | For The Players – The PopCulturists’ PlayStation Podcast EP138

    Thanks to PlayStation Australia, Ryan and Max have been spending time with Patapon 2 remastered.

    The PSP rhythm, god style, RPG-lite game has made it’s way to PS4 with a complete visual overhaul.

    Is this remaster worth your dollars? Will it have an appeal outside the PlayStation die-hards?

    The pair also discuss Cyberpunk 2077, Remote Play, Silent Hill, Resident Evil, and trophy stats.

    TIME STAMPS

    0:00 Intro Music

    0:18 Intro

    1:40 Ryan gets tricked by Twitter over the PS5

    5:56 How have we been?

    6:48 What have we been playing?

    11:12 Inform The Players (This week in PlayStation news)

    11:31 Cyberpunk 2077 address delay rumours

    13:55 The future of Remote Play

    18:45 True Trophies gives you all your trophy stats

    27:21 ESA confirms it’s E3 2020 plans

    30:26 Resident Evil news and rumours

    36:48 Not so Silent Hill

    39:05 EA announces 4 major games before end of 2021

    43:21 PS Plus games for Feb 2020

    43:57 QUICKBITS – Death Stranding and Days Gone updates, Bluepoint aims to set new benchmark, no microtransactions in Doom Eternal, and Pistol Whip coming to PSVR

    48:48 Chat to the Players – Patapon 2 Remastered Review

    1:04:41 Coming to the Players (New releases for week of 4th February, 2020)

    1:08:58 Outro

    1:10:23 Outro Music

    1:10:41 Patreon Credits

    Have a question PlayStation or gaming related you want Ryan and Josh to discuss? Head on over to www.thepopculturists.com/questions and submit away. You can always comment below too!

    With over 40 years combined PlayStation gaming and over 5 years in games coverage, Ryan and Josh felt that they would be perfect to throw their hats in the ring and join the greater PlayStation discussion. This new weekly show will allow us to discuss the ins and outs of Sony’s hardware, software, and relationships.

    Many thanks to PlayStation Australia, POEM Group, and the many other publishers and PR teams for their continued support of For The Players: The PopCulturists’ PlayStation Podcast. Their support of the show allow us to get hands on with games, early access, event invites, and many things we require to make this the show that it is.

    Feel free to add the guys on PSN:

    Ryan – BETSON

    Max – bepossesed101

    ALSO AVAILABLE AS AN AUDIO PODCAST ON iTUNES and Spotify:

    iTunes: https://apple.co/2lEQhng

    Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lDwqVA

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    #PlayStation #PlayStationPodcast #Patapon2

    • 1 hr 11 min
    GTA VI – Leaks, News, & Rumours | For The Players – The PopCulturists’ PlayStation Podcast EP137

    GTA VI – Leaks, News, & Rumours | For The Players – The PopCulturists’ PlayStation Podcast EP137

    Grand Theft Auto V is literally the biggest piece of entertainment EVER…. but when is the next one?

    As soon as GTA V dropped people were instantly clamouring for a sequel. So with any hyped and in demand title, everyone is scouring for any information they can.

    In this weeks episode Ryan and Max deep dive into the internet’s leaks, news, and rumours for GTA VI.

    TIME STAMPS

    0:00 Intro Music

    0:18 Intro

    1:57 How have we been?

    4:09 What have we been playing?

    11:00 Ryan returns to Resident Evil 2 Remake

    15:09 Inform The Players (This week in PlayStation news)

    15:19 Dying Light 2 delayed indefinitely

    19:17 Cyberpunk 2077 delay due to poor performance on PS4 and Xbox One

    25:57 More PS5 leaks!

    38:11 PSVR2 could be coming

    44:52 Silent Hill isn’t dead, says rumours

    49:10 Ubisoftifcation has hit its Break Point

    55:48 QUICKBITS – COD continues PS marketing deal, PlayStation fans the most loyal, DOOM Eternal is looking mint, Overcooked 2 free DLC, Ex Splinter Cell director returns to Ubisoft, and new job listing for Naughty Dog

    1:04:14 Chat to the Players – GTA VI Leaks, News, & Rumours

    1:35:42 Coming to the Players (New releases for 28th January, 2020)

    1:40:34 Outro

    1:42:44 Outro Music

    1:43:02 Patreon Credits

    Have a question PlayStation or gaming related you want Ryan and Josh to discuss? Head on over to www.thepopculturists.com/questions and submit away. You can always comment below too!

    With over 40 years combined PlayStation gaming and over 5 years in games coverage, Ryan and Josh felt that they would be perfect to throw their hats in the ring and join the greater PlayStation discussion. This new weekly show will allow us to discuss the ins and outs of Sony’s hardware, software, and relationships.

    Many thanks to PlayStation Australia, POEM Group, and the many other publishers and PR teams for their continued support of For The Players: The PopCulturists’ PlayStation Podcast. Their support of the show allow us to get hands on with games, early access, event invites, and many things we require to make this the show that it is.

    Feel free to add the guys on PSN:

    Ryan – BETSON

    Max – bepossesed101

    ALSO AVAILABLE AS AN AUDIO PODCAST ON iTUNES and Spotify:

    iTunes: https://apple.co/2lEQhng

    Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lDwqVA

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    Follow us:

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    #PlayStation #PlayStationPodcast #GTAVI

    • 1 hr 43 min
    Delay Season – Cyberpunk2077 & More | For The Players – The PopCulturists’ PlayStation Podcast EP136

    Delay Season – Cyberpunk2077 & More | For The Players – The PopCulturists’ PlayStation Podcast EP136

    It is with a heavy heart we have to share the news that a total of four games have been delayed.

    This week Ryan and Max chat about the delays of the big titles Cyberpunk 2077, Final Fantasy VII remake, a possible PS5 reveal event, PS4 exclusives coming to PC, and Why Sony will NOT be attending E3 2020.

    TIME STAMPS

    0:00 Intro Music

    0:18 Intro

    1:56 How have we been?

    2:46 Max’s baby updates

    3:03 How to toilet train a toddler

    4:35 What have we been playing?

    7:58 Ryan’s Need For Speed: Heat Impressions

    13:54 Quick chats about the Thrustmaster ESwap Pro Controller

    15:26 Inform The Players (This week in PlayStation news)

    15:38 Delay Season!

    15:50 Cyberpunk 2077 has been delayed

    18:06 Final Fantasy VII Remake has been delayed

    20:33 Marvel’s Avengers has been delayed

    22:45 Iron Man VR has been delayed

    25:25 PlayStation 5 will have traditional exclusives

    33:51 Possible PS5 reveal event in Feb 2020

    35:55 God of War 2 seems to be in production

    38:08 Quickbits – Horizon: Zero Dawn looks to be coming to PC, Dreams to PC, DualShock5 to work on PS4, PlayStation 209 Wrap Up, Rockstar advertise a job that ISN’T for a PS% game

    44:15 Ryan rants for an extended period of time

    46:50 Chat to the Players – Sony will NOT be returning to E3 in 2020

    1:08:03 Coming to the Players (new releases for week of Jan 21st, 2020)

    1:11:06 Outro

    1:13:19 Outro Music

    1:13:37 Patreon Credits

    Have a question PlayStation or gaming related you want Ryan and Josh to discuss? Head on over to www.thepopculturists.com/questions and submit away. You can always comment below too!

    With over 40 years combined PlayStation gaming and over 5 years in games coverage, Ryan and Josh felt that they would be perfect to throw their hats in the ring and join the greater PlayStation discussion. This new weekly show will allow us to discuss the ins and outs of Sony’s hardware, software, and relationships.

    Many thanks to PlayStation Australia, POEM Group, and the many other publishers and PR teams for their continued support of For The Players: The PopCulturists’ PlayStation Podcast. Their support of the show allow us to get hands on with games, early access, event invites, and many things we require to make this the show that it is.

    Feel free to add the guys on PSN:

    Ryan – BETSON

    Max – bepossesed101

    ALSO AVAILABLE AS AN AUDIO PODCAST ON iTUNES and Spotify:

    iTunes: https://apple.co/2lEQhng

    Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2lDwqVA

    Want to subscribe? – https://goo.gl/DoHVzr

    Follow us:

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    Twitch – twitch.tv/thepopculturists

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    #PlayStation #PlayStationPodcast #PlayStationAU

    • 1 hr 10 min

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