Cowboy Crunch

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast Steve and Antony take to the mics to discuss the latest news around Red Dead Redemption 2 and the comment from Dan Hauser during an interview regarding the Rockstar developers working 100 hour weeks to get Red Dead 2 finished and in our excited gaming hands.

Hands-on impression continue with the mighty Forza Horizon 4 as the guys take to the wintery cotswold roads and discuss another epic Lost Spark Car Club meet up. Also Steve gives us his take on Marvel’s Spider-Man and We Happy Few.

All this and a random reference to a classic British movie, Kes, Beer talk and, of course a recap on the emotional week in the Bake Off tent.

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James’ Cargo Run stream

New Spidey Suits

Overload Of New Shiny

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast Stuart and Antony kick off with some new tech talk. Fresh from AWE Europe expo Stuart chats about 8K screens, Sony’s new Master Series TVs and IMAX presentations at home, prepare for an overload of new shiny!

In the news section this week the guys talk about the next generation of gaming consoles with the announcement of Project xCloud from Microsoft and Sony going on record to say that the PS5 is necessary and currently in the works.

And, it’s finally happening, you will soon(ish) be able to change your PSN name!

Hands-on impressions this week include Super Mario Party, the new Surf ‘n’ Turf DLC for Overcooked 2 and of course the guys are still racing around the beautiful English countryside in Forza Horizon 4 but this time they have brought the Lost Spark Car Club with them, hear Stuart and Antony’s hands-on with the multiplayer mode.

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Project xCloud

Lost Spark Forzathon

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast Stuart and Antony’s engines are revved up and ready to talk about Forza Horizon 4, after spending many hours racing around the beautiful English countryside and destroying the picturesque Cotswolds they are ready for a lengthy hands-on discussion; what do they love, what do they like and what amazes them in the latest edition to the Forza series, listen to this week’s Lost Spark Podcast to find out.

In the news section Antony is beside himself with rumours of a new Justice League game from Rocksteady AND if that’s not all, footage has leaked from a new Harry Potter game from potentially Avalanche Games.  Click the link below to watch the leaked footage of the game and listen into episode 137 to hear the Sparks excited to runaround Hogwarts in this open-world RPG.

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Leaked Harry Potter footage

PS4 Cross Play Funtime Is Here!

On this week’s bumper edition of the Lost Spark Podcast James and Antony take to the mics to cover all the latest news from the world of gaming.  The guys cover the exciting news that PlayStation has finally joined in on all the cross play fun and are now live with a beta version running in Fortnite.  What game is next? Will we ever see AAA 3rd party titles offering cross platform? Listen in to this week’s podcast to hear the guy’s take on this important first step.

Fresh from EGX James and Antony recap all the great indie titles that they got to play at this years show.  In their quest to seek out awesome new indie games they found great games like ‘What the Golf”, ‘Sketch Showdown’, ‘Phogs’, ‘Sticky Cats’ and lots more.

In ‘What We’ve Been Playing’ James takes on the adventure-puzzle game ‘The Gardens Between’, Antony continues his time with Marvel’s Spider-Man, delving deeper into the story.  Also this week the guys have started playing the first episode of ‘Life is Strange 2’, does this sequel to a Spark favourite live up to the first game? Find out on this week’s Lost Spark Podcast.

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PlayStation Blog Post

Marvel’s Spider-Hyphen-Man

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast Steve, Stuart and Antony swing into action to talk about two amazing games that are truly kicking off gaming season.

First up we have the spectacular Marvel’s Spider-Man; listen to Stuart and Antony talk at length about Spider-Man in our non-spoilery discussion.  How does the swinging feel, how is the combat, why did Peter Parker leave all those backpacks around Manhattan, and photo mode, that delicious photo mode.

The second amazing and eye melting game to get the Sparks excited is the return of definitive racing game, Forza Horizon.  Hear Steve and Antony’s hands-on impression of Forza Horizon 4 as they race around the Cotswolds in glorious 4K HDR.

Other hands-on impressions include Far Cry Zombie DLC and more from Steve on the recently 4K’d Master Chief Collection.

In the news section we have Switch online news and the limited edition Pokemon Switch coming out later this year, Alan Wake is getting the TV treatment, and Bethesda are holding a charity concert in aid of War Child UK.

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iam8bit Viva Piñata Vinyl Soundtrack

Bethesda Charity Concert

Phil’s Wonder Console

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast Steve and Antony chat about Anthem’s single player footage that was shown at PAX, Call of Duty’s player count for their upcoming Battle Royale beta and Antony talks A LOT about the upcoming Spider-Man game including  a breakdown of the story based DLC swinging into Spider-Man this October.

In our hands-on section Steve and Antony breakdown all the latest games that have been released onto Xbox Game Pass and spend a moment to applaud and praise this amazing service from Microsoft. With Game Pass and the newly announced Xbox All Access, a monthly payment scheme for an Xbox, Game Pass and Xbox Live; are we witnessing Microsoft testing how they will approach the next generation Xbox, or as the Sparks have named it, Phil’s Wonder Console (TM)!

Also in hands-on Antony talks about his time with Strange Brigade, a fun yet slightly frustrating take on ‘Left 4 Dead’.

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Spider-Man DLC trailer featuring Black Cat

Fan mock up of Henry Cavil as Geralt

Antony’s ’52 movies in 2018′ list in Letterboxd

Two Guys Talk A Lot About Forza (and Gamescom)

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast, GAMESCOM IS HERE! And with Gamescom comes a big ole bunch of gaming news.  Join Stuart and Antony as they breakdown all the latest news on some of the Spark’s favourite games; Forza Horizon 4 gets a Halo showcase, Sea of Thieves gets an explosive new update, and Battlefield V’s beta details are announced.

Also amongst the new release dates and updates was an announcement from Ubisoft that Assassin’s Creed will be taking a well deserved break in 2019, is this a great move for the franchise? Will the next Assassin’s Creed launch with the next gen hardware? Listen in as the Sparks debate all of this and more.

Hands-on impressions this week include more game time with Forza, Forza and more Forza, Stuart gets to grips with Dead Cells and Antony takes on an epic voyage in Sea of Thieves.  Plus Stuart dusts off his PSVR and gives Moss and Transference a whirl.

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Battlefield V Trailer

Herbert Museum Rare Exhibition

Ram, Rub and Tickle: A Dead Cells Story

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast James and Antony talk about the latest game to grip the Sparks, Dead Cells, this run-based rougelike-metroidvania masterpiece has the guys in adoration, elation and desperation as they try and perfect their runs.  Hear James and Antony’s in-depth hands-on of Dead Cells and count how many times they collectively say how amazing this game is, is this an early contender for game of the year?

Even with all the Dead Cell-ing, the guys still had time for other games; James takes on Overcooked 2 and updates us on the latest in Sea of Thieves.  Antony has a less than impressive time with We Happy Few and starts the first episode of The Walking Dead: The Final Season.

In the news section we discuss the return of Timesplitters, Nintendo’s online offering is getting closer, and James is happy to announce LUIGI AIN’T DEAD!

All of this and some professional firkling from the master of the mini-fig firkle.

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Harry Potter mini-figs

Overcooked 2 guide to unlocking the Kevin levels

Red Dead Redemption 2’s Gameplay Has Us Excited

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast Steve and Antony take mic duties to give you all the gaming news of the week and hands-on impressions of the latest games.

We’ve got a bumper crop of news this week including details from the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate direct from Nintendo, where everyone’s favourite brother, Luigi suffered a somewhat shocking moment.  Red Dead Redemption 2’s new gameplay trailer has the Sparks incredibly excited and rockets Red Dead to the most anticipated game of 2018 (if it wasn’t already!).

Hands-on this week include a lot more Overcooked 2 as Steve takes to the kitchen for the first time and Antony gives his final thoughts on another great addition to the Overcooked series.

Also in the hands-on section, Steve goes “retro” and fires up Oblivion on his Xbox 360 and Antony takes a punt on Madden 19.

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Red Dead Redemption 2: Everything we know so far (from Polygon)

Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay trailer

Get Your Aprons Ready

Put on your Aprons, get those first extinguishers at the ready and prepare to shout at friends and loved ones because Overcooked 2 is here!

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast Stuart and Antony are on mic duties to talk about all the latest games news.

This week the guys talk about Nintendo reaching an amazing 20 million sales figures for the Nintendo Switch, Sea of Thieves brand new content, Cursed Sails is now available and the news that made Antony smile the most, Elon Musk wants to put games into Teslas.

Hands-on impressions this week include Overcooked 2, the bonkers new ‘Lost on Mars’ DLC for Far Cry 5 and the guys take Forza Horizon 2 for another spin!

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Nathan Fillion’s Uncharted movie

Limited Edition Spider-Man PS4 Pro

Stuart’s SCUF Forza Elite Controller