Phranchize Buys Games
By Phranchize Buys Games
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With absolutely no previous games journalism experience, a shoddy past in reviewing and a failed YouTube career in the bank, join Old Phranchize on his quest to become... "The worlds premier, half decent influencer!"
||ExplicitShadow Of The Tomb Raider||Recorded 06th October. Yet another giant open world, crammed full of ‘stuff’ and ‘things’, has been boxed off and given the #PBG treatment. Lend Old Influenza your ears while he boils the piss off the...||6 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSpiderman||Recorded 15th September. Old Influenza braves the stormy waters of a monster hangover to bring his signature rambling and some dangerous mind bullets to the community! On this episode your foul-mouthed neighbourhood Podcaster deep dives...||15 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitKicking the tyres on DayZ||Recorded 31 August. DayZ has arrived on the Xbox Game Preview, goading old Influenza into podcasting about his early thoughts on the game. Packed to the rafters with musings over the survival genre, the subsequent...||31 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Cure For ‘The Funk’||Recorded 27 August. With the well-storied technology failures behind him, Phranchize is back, banging on about games like only he can! More an evolution of PBG than a relaunch, Old Influenza lays out future plans...||27 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe PS4 PRO Conundrum||Recorded 21 July. Midway through the drought of the “Gaming Winter”, Old Influenza is back with a banger of a conundrum! With no new games to buy per-say, Phranchize enters a state of deep contemplation,...||21 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPhranchize Buys Games: State Of Decay 2||Recorded 21 June. Old Influenza is back, “dancin’ with the one that brung him”, doing what he does best, talking about games he’s been buying! Given how busy E3 week was, this episode of the...||21 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPhranchize Buys Games: E3 2018 Wrap-Up||Recorded 16 June. Thats a wrap on E3 2018! The hype has been engorged for a dangerously long stint and its time for Old Influenza to dish out his E3 Award for “Best In Show”....||16 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPhranchize Buys Games: Nintendo E3 2018||Recorded 12 June. With his 4th podcast in 24 hours, Old Influenza wraps up the final “big conference” of E3 2018, the Nintendo E3 direct; featuring several years worth of Super Smash Bros Ultimate gameplay...||12 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPhranchize Buys Games: Sony E3 2018||Recorded 12 June. Two down, who knows how many more to come?! For now, join Old Phranchize for the third time in 24 hours as he boils the piss off the Sony E3 2018 conference....||12 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPhranchize Buys Games: Bethesda E3 2018||Recorded 11 June. The E3 train keeps rollin’! Two in a day for Old Phranchize as he boils the piss clean off the Bethesda E3 conference. Expect talk aplenty in regards to Doom 2, Fallout...||11 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPhranchize Buys Games: Xbox E3 2018||Recorded 11 June. E3 2018 is under way and Old Influenza has a seriously bad case of engorged hype! Come join Phranchize as he runs downs all of the announcements at Xbox’s best E3 conference...||11 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPhranchize Buys Games: PrE3||Recorded 06 June. The hype is palpable at PBG HQ… Meaning that one 30-something year old man is sitting alone in a spare room converted into a studio, pissing his little knickers! Its the build...||6 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPhranchize Buys Games: Detroit Become Human||Recorded 03 June. Old Influenza is back after falling foul of multiple technology failures; serendipitously, to talk about a game based around multiple technology failures! Have story telling masters, raconteur supremos, ‘Quantic Dream’ managed to..||3 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPhranchize Buys Games: God Of War||Recorded 03 May. After a brief hiatus due to “adulting” and general mental anguish, Old Influenza is back with a rambling, nonsensical bang; bringing that Hotness on Sony Santa Monica “Game Of The Year” contender,...||3 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPhranchize Buys Games: Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice||Recorded 15th April. Phranchize is back with ‘The Hotness”… If “The Hotness” consists of scatterbrain thoughts and random tangents. Despite the tag team of The Universe and Technology (the mega powers?) conspiring against Old Influenza,...||15 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPhranchize Buys Games: Far Cry 5||Recorded 05th April. A little later than he’d like, Old Influenza is back after a short break “adulting” to spill his guts on Ubisoft’s latest open world, culty, shooty, wildlifey jaunt; Far Cry 5. Expect...||5 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPhranchize Buys Games: Sea Of Thieves||Recorded 24 March. Old Phranchize has been sailing them choppy waters, where servers allow, and has made land to bring you his thoughts on Rare’s new pirate romp, “Sea Of Thieves”. I promise, that’s it...||24 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPhranchize Buys Games: Burnout Paradise Remastered & The Darwin Project||Recorded 18 March. Two things Old Influenza does well are 1. Buy games… and 2. Talk incessantly. On this episode, expect both in spades. If you’d be so kind, allow Phranchize to thumb his opinions...||18 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPhranchize Buys Games: Operation Chimera||Recorded 14 March. On this episode of #PhranchizeBuysGames, in amongst the signature rambling, expect ‘The Hotness’ on topics including; Rainbow 6: Operation Chimera, chatting ad nauseam about limited time events, Valve getting back into Game...||14 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPhranchize Buys Games: Nintendo Direct 08th March||Recorded 08 March. Old Phranchize with the double drop! Less than 24 hours removed from the Bravo team episode, Influenza is back to break down the March 8th Nintendo Direct and all the Hotness that...||9 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPhranchize Buys Games: Bravo Team||Recorded 08 March. Phranchize is back with “The Hotness” and, true to the title of his Podcast, has been buying games. On this episode, old Influenza spills his scatterbrain thoughts on Supermassive’s new PSVR shooter...||8 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPhranchize Buys Games: Choice Cuts – 03 March||Recorded 03 March. What does Old Influenza do when a week goes by without him buying a game? Launch a new show theme, of course! From the mind of Old Phranchize, “Choice Cuts” is the...||3 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPhranchize Buys Games: Metal Gear Survive||Recorded 25th Feb. Phranchize is back with his “hot take” on Konami’s new Metal Gear cash grab, Metal Gear Survive: Spoilers – Despite the torrent of negativity, its not bad… at all. Old ‘Influenza’ touches...||25 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPhranchize Buys Games: Pilot||The “Last Guardian” of gaming podcasts, Old Phranchize has finally pulled the finger out long enough to get ball rolling on his latest venture. In this, the Pilot episode, Old Phranchize attempts to set the...||21 2 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
E3 rehab anyone?
This is my Hype dealer. He’s an enabler and often hilarious. Great for listening, and for my gaming addiction.
Bigger than the Yes movement
Old Phranchize back at it.
The best gaming podcast in all of the land. Period. A true consumer, gaming nerd and overall lover of stuff...meandering into your ear canal and serendipitously tempting you into the world of buying and playing every game under the sun. Tune in to get your fix of honest and reliable gaming opinion with a side order of reminiscent, anecdotal humour. A must listen.