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The computer gaming "what's hot and what's not", featuring reviews of recent releases, interviews with industry insiders, and a "retro revival" - games re-released from your youth...

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    • 3.3 • 7 Ratings

The computer gaming "what's hot and what's not", featuring reviews of recent releases, interviews with industry insiders, and a "retro revival" - games re-released from your youth...

    Happy Halo-days

    Happy Halo-days

    Imagine if gaming could make you a better footballer? Well Norwich City FC have invested in technology that is supposed to improve their players' performance, called SoccerBot 360. We review Halo Infinite, Artful Escape, Skyrim Anniversary Edition, Jurassic World 2 Evolution, and Pokemon Shining Pearl and Brilliant Diamond. Plus Alex "red pill" Rhodes ventures into the Matrix. Presented by Chris Berrow and Leigh Milner. Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists

    • 32 min
    Should you switch Switch?

    Should you switch Switch?

    Chris Berrow and Leigh Milner review the new Nintendo Switch OLED, and also try to play their first ever Netflix game. It doesn't go well. Plus our reporter Alex "the road to victory" Rhodes reviews Battlefield 2042, and we get our hands on Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy and Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy - the Definitive Edition. Spoiler alert, it isn't definitive. And if you've heard of the Metaverse, you'll want to listen in to our discussion about what it is exactly, and how it all works. Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists

    • 26 min
    Audio-Only Games

    Audio-Only Games

    Audio-only games... how do they work, and are they fun? We talk to the man behind one called The Vale: Shadow of the Crown. There are finally lots of new games for next generation consoles: Deathloop, FIFA 22, Far Cry 6, Back 4 Blood to name just a few. Oh and the Switch has Metroid Dread, which is pretty darn good. Retro Revival this month examines Alan Wake Remastered and Castlevania Advance Collection. Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists

    • 36 min
    Monkey Island Discs: Kerry Allen

    Monkey Island Discs: Kerry Allen

    Chris Berrow here with another episode in our series Monkey Island Discs where we talk to someone about their favourite games, characters, consoles and the game they would snap in half and never play again! Our guest this time is Kerry Allen who's the BBC's China Media Analyst. It turns out she also absolutely loves gaming, saying she spends just as much time chasing the intricacies of Beijing's political system as cruising on the beaches of Miami in GTA Vice City! Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists

    • 20 min
    GAME OVER for young gamers in China, but why?

    GAME OVER for young gamers in China, but why?

    Chris Berrow and Leigh Milner discuss China's new regulations for gaming, aimed at stopping young people playing for more than an hour on certain days. We're bringing you reviews of the best new games: Back 4 Blood, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, Pokemon Unite, Death's Door and Mario Golf: Super Rush. Reporting from Alex Rhodes, who takes his plague simulator experience a little bit too far! Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists

    • 30 min
    Re-Re-Re-Release: Are they taking the PC?

    Re-Re-Re-Release: Are they taking the PC?

    Chris Berrow and Leigh Milner have moved house and are recording in their new dusty living room! In this episode, why video games companies keep re-releasing old games rather than focusing their attention on new ones. And Riley Constantine tells us how character creation in games made her realise a few things about herself. Also Netflix makes a foray into gaming: what might this mean for the future of the company? Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists

    • 20 min

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