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Australian video games critics and journalists James Swinbanks (GameSpot, Player2.net.au), Hope Corrigan (IGN, Player2.net.au) and Patrick Lum (The Guardian, Hyper) guide you through the murky waters of video games.

Video Game Small Talk - VGST Videogamist

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Australian video games critics and journalists James Swinbanks (GameSpot, Player2.net.au), Hope Corrigan (IGN, Player2.net.au) and Patrick Lum (The Guardian, Hyper) guide you through the murky waters of video games.

    Episode #16 - AI: The Somnium Files, The Division 2, Gears 5

    Episode #16 - AI: The Somnium Files, The Division 2, Gears 5

    Happy New Year! It's our first show back for 2020 and thankfully video games have been taking a break, so we've been catching up on a few of the games we didn't get to from last year. Patrick takes us through AI: The Somnium Files and They Are Billions, James looks at The Division 2 and Judgment and Hope rekindled her love of trashing polygons in Geometry Wars 2 as well as tells us about her final thoughts on Gears 5. Plus news and other things. It's Video Game Small Talk!

    Email us! vgst@videogamist.com

    • 1 hr 41 min
    Episode #15 - 2019 Games of the Year

    Episode #15 - 2019 Games of the Year

    In their final show for 2019, Team VGST runs down their favourite games of the year, including: Metro Exodus, Apex Legends, Baba Is You, Outer Wilds, Luigi's Mansion 3, Death Stranding, Untitled Goose Game, Borderlands 3, Disco Elysium, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Control, Pokemon Sword and Shield, Gris, Manifold Garden and much more!

    Have a safe and happy holiday/christmas and we'll see you in 2020 for more Video Game Small Talk

    • 1 hr 39 min
    Barcast Live #2: Ame Searle (Double Jump PR)

    Barcast Live #2: Ame Searle (Double Jump PR)

    If you've ever wanted to know how to get into the PR side of things in games, join Hope as she chats with Ame Searle from Double Jump PR to answer some of those questions. It also diverts into the Overwatch League and what we love about it as well as Ame's thoughts on Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. Recorded Live @ Bar SK in Melbourne.

    • 49 min
    Episode #14 - Pokemon Sword & Shield, Luigi's Mansion 3, Ring Fit Adventure

    Episode #14 - Pokemon Sword & Shield, Luigi's Mansion 3, Ring Fit Adventure

    It's December! Summer! Christmas! Ahhh! We're polishing off the last of the games on our list before we think about Game of the Year stuff. James tells us about his trip to a spooky hotel in Luigi's Mansion 3, Patrick finally played Outer Wilds so we catch his thoughts on that, and both Hope and Patrick have been embedded deep in both Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield and discuss their time in it while James naps. Also, Valve announced a video game!? And more.

    Email us! vgst@videogamist.com

    • 1 hr 46 min
    Episode #13 - The Outer Worlds, Death Stranding, Minecraft: Earth...

    Episode #13 - The Outer Worlds, Death Stranding, Minecraft: Earth...

    Since James's PC died a few weeks ago, the team have been hunkering down and playing all the games they can until the day of their prophesized return - today!

    James, Patrick & Hope tell us about their time with The Outer Worlds before Hope shares her time with Pokemon Sword (& Shield), James does his best to connect the dots in Death Stranding and Patrick builds new everything in Minecraft: Earth. We also talk about Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, Gears 5, Planet Zoo and more of Patrick game dev adventures in Game Maker 2. We also touch on some of X019 announcements and more!

    Email us! vgst@videogamist.com

    • 1 hr 53 min
    Barcast Live #1: Twice Different (Ring of Pain)

    Barcast Live #1: Twice Different (Ring of Pain)

    Join Hope as she takes Simon Boxer, Belinda Coomes, and Jess McNally from studio Twice Different down to Bar SK in Melbourne for a chat on the couch about developing their upcoming card-based dungeon crawler, Ring of Pain.

    • 1 hr 26 min

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