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Lost Spark E3 Spectacular 2019

WOAH! It’s time for the Lost Spark E3 spectacular!  Join Stuart and Antony as they take on the mammoth task of running through the highs and lows of this year’s E3.

Join the guys as they talk about the amazing Cyberpunk 2077 and that Keanu cameo and appearance on stage that stole E3, the new Elite Series 2 controller, gameplay for Luigi’s Mansion 3, finally seeing Animal Crossing and of course it wouldn’t be a Lost Spark Podcast without the guys nerding out over Star Wars and Marvel Comics, in this case it’s Jedi: Fallen Order gameplay and Marvel’s Avengers.

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Xbox wire breakdown of the announcements 

The Chef Show on Netflix

Nintendo trailers

Get Ready For A Radical Summer

This week it’s the Lost Spark Podcast Pre-E3 spectacular!  Join Stuart and Antony as they take to the mics and get excited for the biggest gaming event of the year and have a little fun with some wild speculations and predictions for the E3 conferences.  Antony, of course wants Viva Piñata and Batman to make an appearance and Stuart is banking on the xCloud beta going live during the Microsoft conference.  Listen in as the guys talk about what’s getting them excited, what they hope to see and those crazy predictions.

In the news section the Sparks breakdown the pricing and announcements from the Google Stadia event and get ready to try this streaming gaming platform when it launches in November.  What do you think of Stadia, are you ready to jump in and try a games streaming platform, let us know by emailing feedback@gamersofthelostspark.com.

In hands-on Antony and Stuart have been playing the awesome Beat Saber and Antony jumps into a quick look for Void Bastards, a new Xbox title added to Game Pass this month.

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Stadia Founders Edition

Rocket League’s Radical Summer

Oculus Quest and E3 Leaks-a-plenty

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast James and Antony chat about all the latest leaks that have started to appear as we gear up for E3 2019.  We have news about the next Call of Duty, lots of Ubisoft news, including the rumour regarding “Ubisoft Pass Premium”, an all you can eat Ubisoft subscription service and news of the Nintendo direct for Pokemon Sword and Shield coming next week.

Antony talks about his experience with the Oculus Quest, Beat Sabre and Team Sonic Racing on the Switch.  James reports in from Halopalooza and has been diving back into some Rare classics with Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts and Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise.  Both of which spark memories for the guys as they recall their first time playing these amazing games.

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Palette Swap Ninja – Halo (all I play-oh!)

Days Gone Review

This week Stuart and Antony are hosting the Lost Spark Podcast so expect some tech updates before they jump into this week’s gaming news and reviews.  This week the guys talk about Epic buying Rocket League creators Psyonix, Borderlands 3 gameplay reveal event and Microsoft’s xCloud has hit a major milestone.

Hands-on include BoxBoy + BoxGirl, Overcooked 2’s awesome new Campfire DLC, Dangerous Driving, and Days Gone, the new PS4 exclusive survival game from Sony. Listen in to hear Stuart and Antony’s take on Days Gone and hear them ponder why so many reviews have been negative towards this game.

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IGN’S Borderlands 3 Article

Steele Series Artics 9X Headphones

SwitchFix – Switch holder

Sony Pulls The Cover Off The PlayStation 5

It’s episode 151 of the Lost Spark Podcast and this week James and Antony are in the pod-seats to discuss the official details that have been announced about the next PlayStation, all the games announced at Star Wars Celebration, as well as the trailer for ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ and James and Antony just can’t stop staring at the new console from Capcom.

James gives us an update on the Sea of Thieves anniversary content, coming 30th April and a bumper crop of games he played whilst away on holiday.  Games including Baba is You, Golf Peaks, Wandersong, Yoshi’s Crafted World and more.  Antony continues his hands on with Borderlands GotY edition and discovers a free-to-play Forza game, Forza Street.

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Wired’s interview with Mark Cerny

Capcom’s “awesome” classic console

Vader Immortal trailer

The Return Of The Star Wars Excitement

This week Steve Carter, the Sparks “King of the North” is back with Antony to enjoy the hype and anticipation for the big reveal of the new Star Wars game from Respawn, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.  We also have news on the PSN name change that is now live on PlayStation 4, Xbox Game Pass games that are coming and going  and, of course with Steve on mic duties you can expect a full run down of the latest craft beers and his epic quest to find the one Tesco that stocks the latest craft beer crossovers; a story you won’t want to miss!

Hands-on this week include Kingdom Hearts 3 as Steve starts this long awaited sequel and after last week’s excitement Antony jumps into Borderlands: GotY Edition to check out how crisp Borderlands is in 4K and HDR.

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Points of Brew on Twitter

If By Magic Borderlands 3 Appears

This week Stuart and Antony are here to talk about the awesome news that Borderlands is back and now in 4K Ultra HD.  In a rather strange and bizarre way Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford announced an Ultra HD patch for the Handsome Jack Collection, the original Borderlands remastered and showed the first trailer for Borderlands 3.  Listen in to this week’s podcast and hear all the exciting Borderlands news. But that’s not all Stuart and Antony have much more gaming news for you too.

Hands-on impressions this week include lots more Division 2, as the Sparks are slowly saving Washington DC.  Antony jumps into Yoshi’s Crafted World and Stuart enjoys Shadow of the Tomb Raider.  In a little twist to  ‘What We’ve Been Playing’ the guys talk about Xbox Quests, a great way to find new Game Pass games, unlock some ‘cheevos and earn money off your next digital purchase.

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Twitch Prime Offer Page 

Borderlands 3 Trailer

Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium

Hands-on with The Division 2

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast Stuart and Antony are on mic duty to give you their hands-on impressions of Tom Clancy’s The Division 2. Listen as the take on the early parts of the Division 2 and star-jump their way around DC.

We also have hands-on impressions of Crackdown 3 from Stuart.  Antony gives us his thoughts on Captain Marvel, the latest edition to the MCU.

In the news section with all the latest from March’s Inside Xbox, with the Master Chief Collection coming to Steam and Xbox Store, a first live glimpse of Project xCloud and Dolby Atmos becomes part of the ‘Xbox Enhanced’ feature set.  There is also news about the Battle Royale add-on for Battlefield V and Jade Raymond, of Assassin’s Creed fame joins Google as they prepare for the launch of their new gaming service.

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Full Bafta Nominations

Battlefield V Trailer

Inside Xbox News Rundown

Avengers Endgame Trailer

Anthem Is Getting Off To A Rough Start

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast Stuart and Antony are back together to discuss all the latest news in the world of gaming and of course when these two get together they always end up talking about cool AV tech and cinemas.  This week is no exception but don’t worry the guys do dive into the news about Borderlands 3, Anthem crashing PS4s and the excitement builds for the announcement of Respawn’s Star Wars game, which is due at Star Wars Celebration Chicago in April.

In the hands-on section this week Stuart has been wandering the apocalyptic wastelands of Hope County in Far Cry: New Dawn and testing his skills with Trials Rising.  Antony’s hands-on this week include completing the somewhat clunky Crackdown 3, jumping into the 10 hour trial of Anthem and trying out the new sci-fi metroidvania game from Double Fine, Headlander, now available on Xbox via Game Pass.

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Overlord

Orbs, Steaks and Wizards

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast James and Antony STEP UP THEIR BOOM! and go hunting for delicious delicious orbs as the guys take on Crackdown 3 on Xbox One.  Listen to their hands-on discussion of this latest addition to Xbox Game Pass; was it worth the wait, how is the orb collecting (spoiler: it’s amazing), just how much boom did they bring? Find out all of this and more on this week’s Lost Spark Podcast.

Other hands-on include the awesome Tetris 99, the new Battle Royale Tetris game exclusive to Nintendo Switch, Antony goes all anime with the ‘Jump Force’ the new Anime Smash game and ‘Defense Grid 2’ comes to Switch.

Also in this fun packed meaty episode, Antony recalls the delicious Tomahawk steaks he cooked for his birthday and James, the nicest pirate in all of the ‘Sea of Thieves’ loses it when Antony proclaims that “Fantastic Beast 2” wasn’t that bad.

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#SoTAndMe tweet from James 

Norwich’s Fortnite Festival