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Arcade Couch is the Explosion Network’s premiere video games podcast featuring discussions on the latest releases, tech, industry news and more, available every Saturday at 6 AM AEST
||ExplicitEpisode 20 - Stadia: I Can't Believe It's Not A Console!||Google have finally revealed how they are entering the gaming space: Stadia, a gaming platform that allows you to stream games on anything with Chrome. Can a service that requires a good, constant internet connection succeed? Also on the show: Epic’s new partnership Nindies Showcase The Division 2 Devil May Cry 5 Hosts: Ashley Hobley: https://twitter.com/ashleyhobley Ciaran Marchant: https://twitter.com/YaboyRingo Dylan Blight: https://twitter.com/vivaladil Resources: What We Know And Don't Know About Google's New Gaming Platform Stadia Bethesda’s E3 Press Conference Announcement Looks To Be Hinting At Starfield Apex Legends Battle Pass Release Date, Details Confirmed Epic Game Store Titles Coming to Humble Store, With Exclusives 18 Games Highlighted in the March 20 Nintendo Switch Nindies Showcase Music by: Dylan Blight —INTRO— 00:10 - On The Couch —NEWS— 01:42 - Google reveal Stadia 24:38 - Bethesda is going to E3 29:00 - Apex Legends releases its Battle Pass and new Legend 35:41 - Epic Games Store titles coming to Humble Store —WHAT WE'VE BEEN PLAYING— 41:58 - The Division 2 50:43 - Devil May Cry 5 —MAIN TOPIC— 57:44 - Nintendo Switch March 2019 Nindies Showcase —OUTRO— 01:01:16 - Wrap-Up All Episodes: https://explosionnetwork.com/arcade-c... Web: http://bit.ly/ArcadeCouchWeb Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2PSvACR Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2OWbu5f Casts: https://pca.st/yERE Stitcher: http://bit.ly/ACStitcher PlayerFM: http://bit.ly/FMArcadeCouch Arcade Couch is the Explosion Network’s premiere video games podcast featuring discussions on the latest releases, tech, industry news and more, available every Saturday at 6 AM AEST||22 3 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 19 - Remedy's Control||What is Remedy's Control? The new game from Alan Wake, Max Payne and Quantum Break developers will be out in 2019, but it isn't getting much attention. With Game Informer dropping a bunch of information and coverage about the game this month though, Dyl||15 3 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 18 - Steam Is Bad||(Content Warning for rape this week as our main topic discusses the 'rape simulator' game recently deleted from Steam)||8 3 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 17 - The Galar Region||Brand new Pokemon games are on their way in the form of Pokemon Sword & Pokemon Shield. Both were announced in a Pokemon Direct from Nintendo early Thursday morning and Dylan, Ashley and Cherie break down the new games and starter Pokemon.||1 3 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 16 - What Game Is Nintendo Resurrecting?||Prior to last week’s Nintendo Direct, Game Informer senior editor Imran Khan said that there is a “game that’s thought to be dead that Nintendo’s reviving”. Ashley, Ciaran and Nick speculate what that game could be and whether reviving a cancelled game is a good move for Nintendo at all. Also on the show: - An In-depth look at Game Pass - Google’s future in Gaming - Tetris 99 Hosts: Ashley Hobley: https://twitter.com/ashleyhobley Ciaran Marchant: https://twitter.com/YaboyRingo Nicholas Prior: https://twitter.com/LordNPrior Resources: How Xbox's 'Netflix for games' is expanding players' horizons Google Unveiling Their Gaming Plans Next Month VR Game Sees Huge Increase In Sales As Players Confuse It For Apex Legends Fortnite 'Festival' Ends In Predictable Shambles Rumor: Pokemon Switch Titles are called Pokemon King and Queen Report: Scalebound resurrected as a Nintendo Switch Exclusive Some Of The Cancelled Games Nintendo Could Revive Music by: Dylan Blight Game Pass, Xbox, Google, Apex Construct, Apex Legends, Fortnite, Epic Games, Fortnite Live, Fortnite Festival, Pokemon, Pokemon King, Pokemon Queen, Game Freak, Nintendo, Switch, Scalebound, Metroid Dread, Project H.A.M.M.E.R, Super Mario Spikers, F-Zero, Mother 3, Earthbound, Fantasy Live Online, Wii Sports, Project Giant Robot, —INTRO— 00:10 - On The Couch —NEWS— 01:05 - The Game Pass “Propaganda” Article 17:14 - Google Is Going To Be At GDC 25:25 - Apex Construct Gets a Huge Boost Because Gamers Can’t Read 27:41 - “Fortnite Live” Is More Like Junk Junction Than Paradise Palms 31:07 - How Did Fans Figure Out the New Pokemon Game’s Name? —WHAT WE'VE BEEN PLAYING— 34:55 - Tetris 99 —MAIN TOPIC— 42:55 - Nintendo Reviving a Cancelled Game —OUTRO— 01:01:16 - Wrap-Up All Episodes:https://explosionnetwork.com/arcade-c...Web:http://bit.ly/ArcadeCouchWebApple Podcasts:https://apple.co/2PSvACRSpotify:https://spoti.fi/2OWbu5fCasts:https://pca.st/yEREStitcher:http://bit.ly/ACStitcherPlayerFM:http://bit.ly/FMArcadeCouchArcade Couch is the Explosion Network’s premiere video games podcast featuring discussions on the latest releases, tech, industry news and more, available every Saturday at 6 AM AEST||22 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 15 - Nintendo's Awakening of 2019||Nintendo has shown their first Direct for the year of 2019 and with it came lots of announcements including, a remake of a Zelda game. Dylan, Ashley and Cherie discuss all the things shown in the Direct and what stood out the most to them.||15 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 14 - Xbox Game Pass on Nintendo Switch?||Microsoft is bringing Xbox Live to iOS, Android and the Nintendo Switch platforms. The news comes from Eurogamer who spotted the information on Microsoft’s own schedule for GDC 2019, which is taking place next month.||8 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 13 - Acknowledgement and Transparency In Game||Nintendo offered fans of the upcoming Metroid 4 Prime a straight-cut piece of news via a video this week where they announced that the game will be restarted at Retro Studios.||1 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 12 - Destiny Leaves Orbit||Bungie has certainly found a wizard on their moon and with it decided to jump ship from Activision. Is this good news for Destiny fans in the long run? And how will Activision do with one-less big tent-pole franchise under their umbrella?||25 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 11 - Our Personal Top 10 Games of 2018||Dylan, Ciaran and Ashley each list their Top 10 Games of 2018 lists and explain each pick in this special episode of Arcade Couch, apart of our Best of 2018 content.||18 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 10 - Checking Out 2019||It’s time to get prepared for the year that is 2019. Dylan, Ashley, Ciaran and Cherie dive into a list of upcoming games in 2019 and go over which ones they're most excited about including everything from hardcore shooters, too cute and fun indie titl||4 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 09 - 2018: The Year That Was||What were some of the biggest news stories of the year? Particularly, what were some of the biggest controversies in gaming? Using the list from WatchMojo Dylan goes over some of these stories with Ashley, Cherie and Ciaran before wrapping up a look bac||28 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 08 - The Australian Game Awards||The Australian Game awards aired this past week around a lot of criticism and after their initial thoughts on the show, Dylan and Ashley go over the final show and its winners. Is the show receiving just criticism, or are people just being negative and||21 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 07 - Epic Game Takeover||The Epic Game Store had a huge push at The Game Awards and with several publishers and developers now choosing to pull their games from Steam in favour of the Epic Store, it's time to wonder if 2019 could see a big shift in the PC gaming store-front.||14 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 06 - Game Awards & Kinda Funny Showcase 2018 Hype!||Dylan, Ash and Ciaran discuss all the winners from The Game Awards 2018 and find out who won their predictions, they also break down all the trailers and announcements from the show. Dylan and Ash then go through all of the games shown at the Kinda Funn||8 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 05 - Fallout 76 Impressions & More Game Awards Predictions||A whole lot more of Game Awards stuff from all directions of Earth this week as The Australian Game Awards have released their nominees' list and Dylan, Ash and Ciaran try and predict the announcements coming out of Geoff Keighley’s Game Awards.||30 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 04 - The All-Digital Future||Microsoft is reportedly working on two new Xbox One models to release in 2019 and one of them would contain no disc-drive. With this news to kick off the discussion, Dylan, Ashley, Ciaran and Nick discuss the all-digital future; what it looks like and w||23 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 03 - The Game Awards 2018 Predictions||The Game Awards are returning for another year and it wouldn't be an awards season without the Explosion Network trying to predict the winners. So Dylan, Ash, Cherie and Ciaran all put their bettin' hats on as they try to guess who will win each and eve||16 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 02 - A Strong Blizzard||Blizzard has received massive backlash to announcing Diablo: Immortal, a mobile Diablo game at Blizzcon this past week. Dylan, Ash & Ciaran discuss the outrage that has ensued and what that represents for gaming culture.||9 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 01 - PAX 2018||Live from the PAX AUS show floor, it's the premiere of Arcade Couch with Dylan, Ashley, Cherie and Ciaran to discuss all the games they've played, news that's broken and their overall thoughts on the event this year.||30 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 0 - Theme Song||explosionnetwork.com||21 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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If you are looking for something relaxing but still want all of your gaming news and opinions then this is the one for you. This Explosion Network show brings together many individuals who show passion and knowledge in their love of video games. Drag out a couch and put this show on play - you’ll be chilled out before you know it!