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From our gun barrels directly into your ear holes, Ultimate Audio Bang is Rock Paper Shotgun’s fortnightly online shooter podcast. Listen for news and chat on Call Of Duty: Warzone, Apex Legends, Valorant, Overwatch, PUBG and more!

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From our gun barrels directly into your ear holes, Ultimate Audio Bang is Rock Paper Shotgun’s fortnightly online shooter podcast. Listen for news and chat on Call Of Duty: Warzone, Apex Legends, Valorant, Overwatch, PUBG and more!

    Our Favourite FPS Game Modes

    Our Favourite FPS Game Modes

    On this week's episode of the Ultimate Audio Bang, we get all nostalgic as we pick our favourite FPS game modes over the years. It's mainly an excuse for me for me to bring up Gears Of War and it's long-forgotten Wingman mode, which I demand make a return to the series. I also learn that Hayden likes big games, big modes, and big comradery.
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    • 1 hr 21 min
    Have Shooters Become Too Demanding?

    Have Shooters Become Too Demanding?

    On this week's episode of the Ultimate Audio Bang, we turn our attention to shooters and their demands. They all want our undivided attention and for Hayden and I, it's fast becoming a bit much. Believe it or not, we're adults with clothes to fold and ovens to pre-heat! Daily quests and inane challenges aren't bringing us back, if anything, they're beginning to drive us away.
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    🐦 Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rockpapershot / https://twitter.com/FromEdward / https://twitter.com/immybeck
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Picking Apart Geoff's Fest

    Picking Apart Geoff's Fest

    The Ultimate Audio Bang is back! Yes, after a sad albeit festive farewell to Imogen (RPS in peace) I've since roped poor Hayden in to chat with me. As it's his first rodeo, we keep this episode fairly relaxed and get to know a bit more about our new pod bud, then follow it up with our Point Of Interest: Summer Geoff Fest. Namely, the shooters and shootery things that caught our eyes from its many showcases.
    We're still ironing out the structure of the pod, especially when it comes to our Point Of Interest and all the newsy bits. We may end up mixing the two together, or perhaps only picking out a couple of the most interesting stories of the last two weeks. The consensus, I think, is that the PoI will take precedence and we'll try our damndest to make it spicy for you all.
    🌐 Check out our lovely website: https://www.rockpapershotgun.com 
    🐦 Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rockpapershot / https://twitter.com/FromEdward / https://twitter.com/immybeck
    💬 Join the RPS Discord: https://discord.gg/rockpapershotgun
    🛒 Buy some RPS merch: https://store.reedpop.com/collections/rock-paper-shotgun 

    • 1 hr 12 min
    A Festive Farewell

    A Festive Farewell

    This week's episode of the Ultimate Audio Bang is both festive, but tinged with sadness. It's Imogen's final run of the pod and I'm very sad about it. But we (I) gather ourselves and chat FPS news, like how PUBG is going free to play, Overwatch actually has something new, and lots of Halo Infinite stuff. We also get one final update on Imogen's Apex Legends rank. I'd love to say it's positive, but it's actually quite crushing. Merry Christmas.
    Of course, it wouldn't be our podcast with doing a weekly theme - sorry, Point Of Interest. Yes, this week we're talking festive stuff. What are we doing to celebrate the hols? Any games lined up? Any backlogs being cleared? It also veers off FPS discussion a bit, but what the hell, it's Christmas so it's fine.
    And to finish, Imogen presents three strange player names she's encountered on her FPS travels. We learn a bit more about life even though we don't want to, as is always the case.
    🌐 Check out our lovely website: https://www.rockpapershotgun.com 
    🐦 Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rockpapershot / https://twitter.com/FromEdward / https://twitter.com/immybeck
    💬 Join the RPS Discord: https://discord.gg/rockpapershotgun
    🛒 Buy some RPS merch: https://store.reedpop.com/collections/rock-paper-shotgun 

    • 1 hr 24 min
    What Do We Make Of Halo Infinite's Multiplayer?

    What Do We Make Of Halo Infinite's Multiplayer?

    This week's episode of the Ultimate Audio Bang is, once again, all about the big releases. Battlefield 2042's in a bit of state, so we talk about the many patches scheduled to fix it up. Halo Infinite's multiplayer surprise launched and Outriders DLC appears out of nowhere too. Imogen rounds off the news with her Apex Legends ranked update. Has she reached the platinum dream?
    Imogen also pointed out that we've been doing a weekly theme, that isn't really a theme. Instead it's more a point of interest, so we've renamed it a Point Of Interest because that's vaguely FPSey. Anyway, we chat about Halo Infinite's multiplayer and how it makes me (a longtime fan) and Imogen (new to Chief) feel.
    And to round things off, I present three strange player names I've encountered on my FPS travels. This time we discuss piss and learn a naughty Scottish word.
    🌐 Check out our lovely website: https://www.rockpapershotgun.com 
    🐦 Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rockpapershot / https://twitter.com/FromEdward / https://twitter.com/immybeck
    💬 Join the RPS Discord: https://discord.gg/rockpapershotgun
    🛒 Buy some RPS merch: https://store.reedpop.com/collections/rock-paper-shotgun 

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Do FPS Games Still Need A Campaign?

    Do FPS Games Still Need A Campaign?

    This time, I've returned from a trip to Devon having spent too much time ignoring my friends and playing Hollow Knight instead. But what about FPSes? Well, I didn't play any of those. Thankfully Imogen has all of us covered on this week's episode of the Ultimate Audio Bang, with a news segment rammed with lots of exciting announcements. Namely, Apex Legends gets a new Legend and map, Halo Infinite sees a new trailer, and Call Of Duty's new anti-cheat Ricochet leaks early.
    I arrive at this episode of the Ultimate Audio Bang thoroughly shootered. Both big FPS releases of the month, Call Of Duty: Vanguard and Battlefield 2042 have been at my fingertips this week and I've got some thoughts. Of course, Imogen hits us with news too. Valorant has another new character coming out, Fortnite pulls Travis Scott, and Imogen gives us the lowdown on just how much she's enjoying Apex Legends' latest season.
    This week's theme is Call Of Duty: Vanguard flavoured, namely thanks to the campaign mode I reviewed early in the week. We question whether FPS games with a strong multiplayer focus need story modes anymore. What do you reckon?
    And to round things off, I look at a random site with suggested CoD names under different categories: funny, cool, and clan. Turns out they all don't quite fit into any of their categories and are, in fact, a bit naff.
    🌐 Check out our lovely website: https://www.rockpapershotgun.com 
    🐦 Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rockpapershot / https://twitter.com/FromEdward / https://twitter.com/immybeck
    💬 Join the RPS Discord: https://discord.gg/rockpapershotgun
    🛒 Buy some RPS merch: https://store.reedpop.com/collections/rock-paper-shotgun 

    • 1 hr

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