What game would you save if you could pick just one? Which character would you choose to protect you in the apocalypse? These are the big questions in life, and each week we’ll invite a different guest into our apocalypse bunker and dissect their life through gaming. Why? Because it’s the end of the world, and what else is there but gaming?
Jane Douglas: Role Playing Games, World of Warcraft and tricking her mum to get her dad a PS1 for Father’s Day
Professional Gamer, presenter and Co-Editor and founder of Outside XBOX, Jane Douglas, pays our Jack of all games, Tom Deacon a visit in the bunker this week. They chat World of Warcraft, Role Playing Games and persuading her mum to buy her dad a PlayStation for Fathers’ Day.
David Meyler: Pro footballer, pro Fifa player?
Former Hull, Sunderland and Republic of Ireland midfielder David Meyler explains how he is making the transition from professional footballer to top-level Fifa player. He explains how he managed to fit in serious Fifa playing around actual top flight games, tells us which other footballers are actually any good, and explains how his knowledge of professional football helps him play the game.
Matt Gallagher: Making a career from gaming
YouTube personality and gaming presenter Matt Gallagher from WTF1 joins Tom Deacon to explain how he turned a passion for gaming and Formula 1 into a successful career, from convincing his parents it was a good idea to being thrown in the deep end to interview Lewis Hamilton.
John Newman: Getting your song on FIFA, making music on PlayStation, and Colin McRae’s Dirt Rally
Chart-topping singer John Newman visits Tom Deacon in the bunker this week. John shares what it feels like to be on a FIFA soundtrack, losing his job at a pub for giving away a free pint, and why Dirt Rally is the game he’d choose to be locked away with come the end of the world
Michael Dapaah: How Big Shaq would survive the apocalypse, mobile gaming, and why Snake is best game of all time
YouTube sensation Michael Dapaah joins Tom Deacon in the bunker this week to chat about his love of gaming. Michael and Tom talk about who is the best gamer in the Dapaah household, why Snake is the best of all time, if Big Shaq would survive in the apocalypse, and why Temple Run would be his game for the end of the world
Chris Stark: FIFA punishments, Call of Duty and THAT Mila Kunis interview
Chris Stark from BBC Radio 1s Scott Mills Show and That Peter Crouch Podcast joins Tom Deacon in the bunker to chat about his life in gaming. Chris and Tom discuss FIFA punishments at university, the dark side of The Sims, how THAT Mila Kunis interview came about, and why the Call of Duty franchise would be the games he would play until the end of time.
Blake is a legend. Very, very funny
Loved the first episode, great first guest! Can’t wait to hear more from the series!
Hilarious old school gaming chat!