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...
Hitman 3 and AI in Chess
We review January's only big release Hitman 3, hear from Woman International Master (WIM) Natasha Regan why chess computers have become unbeatable, Alex Rhodes sees if he can handle a dog simulator, a gamer retires through thumb injury, we take the remastered Grim Fandango for a spin and, after watching too much Harry Potter... Leigh tries to become a witch. Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists
Christmas Special and Cyberpunk 2077
It's our Christmas Special episode, but there's no tinsel because Leigh thinks (incorrectly) that it's tacky. We review Cyberpunk 2077 aka Cyberbug 2077, Chris hears about a film that's being made entirely using the Unreal Engine, and Alex (mas tree) Rhodes plays Christmas Dentist. Seriously. With Chris (tmas) Berrow and Leigh (bells) Milner. And Bailey(s) the bunny. Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists
Is the Xbox Series X/S worth getting?
After the fiasco that was the PS5 launch, we got hold of an Xbox Series X. From unboxing to Xboxing, find out all you need to know about Microsoft's new consoles in one handy podcast. How long does it take to actually play a next generation game, developers who've optimised their games for the new system, and Alex (box) Rhodes attempts to play an Xbox game on a non-Xbox gaming system. With Leigh Milner, Chris Berrow and Bailey the rabbit. Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists
The next generation, and Mario Kart at home!
Chris Berrow and Leigh Milner return with a first look at the next generation of consoles - The PS5 and the Xbox Series X - and the games that you can play! There's Assassin's Creed Valhalla and Spider-Man: Miles Morales, alongside the latest Zelda game Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, and Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit. Hear from the author of the study linking gaming to happiness. We go old-school by looking at the Nintendo Game & Watch (which you can't wear on your wrist), and there's an interview with the founder of one of the biggest eSports teams in the world - Carlos "Ocelote"... Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists
Fly the X-Wing from Star Wars & horror games
Chris Berrow and Leigh Milner review a huge pile of new releases. They look at the best spooky games to play for Halloween, plus Alex Rhodes fights a zombie horde with his wit, charm... and a baseball bat with nails. For Jedi-enthusiasts there's the highly anticipated "Star Wars: Squadrons". Plus a game where you create your own species of animal, which is based on real genetics. Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists
Naked Gaming's Chris & Leigh interviewed!
Listen in to a special interview all about the Naked Gaming Podcast.Gene "Bean" Baxter from Podcast Radio (and Radio Hall of Famer!) chats to Leigh Milner and Chris Berrow about what its like being married to each other, and recording our gaming podcast.Topics include: how coronavirus has affected the gaming industry, what the best simulator of all time is, and whether Google Stadia is really worth buying. And Bean had to start off asking if Chris and Leigh were naked. Luckily they are used to fielding that question. And if you're wondering the answer was... no. They were wearing dressing... Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists