Category Archives: Podcast

Celebrating 25 Years Of PlayStation

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast Stuart and Antony are celebrating 25 glorious years of the PlayStation with a look back over favourite consoles, first games and favourite PlayStation games of all time (we cheat just a little).

Hands-on reviews this week include a post-credit grumpy (because it’s over) review of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order from Stuart.  Antony talks about his time so far with Pokemon Sword and he has jumped back into Forza Horizon 4 to fill the Forza-less hole that’s in this year of gaming.

In the news this week Mario Maker 2 get a surprise update, Resident Evil 3 box art has been leaked and an iconic map returns to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.

All this and lots more in episode 170 of the Lost Spark Podcast – enjoy!

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James’ Viva Piñata Crochet for Special Effect

Mario Maker 2 Update Trailer

Tales From X019 And A Galaxy Far Far Away

Fresh from X019 and a galaxy far far away Stuart and Antony are here to talk about all things X019; the event, that controller, the cool swag and all of the great announcements coming to Xbox, Game Pass and Project xCloud this year and beyond.

In the hands-on section the guys talk about their time playing Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, in this no-spoiler hands-on Stuart and Antony talk about the journey of excitement, worry and finally elation when playing Jedi Fallen Order.

We also have hands-on with Call of Duty Modern Warfare, After Party and Pokemon Sword.

In the news section this week we have the latest on the Stadia launch, the Video Game nominees are in and we have the latest on Half Life: Alyx

All this and lots more in episode 169 of the Lost Spark Podcast – enjoy!

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James’ Viva Piñata Crochet on Etsy

Game Award Nominees

Half Life: Alyx

It’s The Lost Sparks Luigi Special

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast Luigi Super Fan James and Antony take to the mics to talk about all things Luigi’s Mansion 3.  Join the guys as they take you through an in-depth hands-on review of a must-have game for 2019.

As well as busting ghost James and Antony have taken on Death Stranding and have been pleasantly surprised by how amazing this game is to play.

Also in our hands-on section James somehow had time to also play Lonely Mountains: Downhill, Outer Worlds and Felix the Reaper.

In the news section this week we talk about the Stadia launch, which is less than a week away, Microsoft tease a surprise or 2 at the X019 event and Sonic the Movie is back and this time he actually looks like Sonic.

All this and lots more in episode 168 of the Lost Spark Podcast – enjoy!

Now available on iTunes apple.co/1FrZUFP, Spotify spoti.fi/2NpmIOU, YouTube bit.ly/2WUBiGM and all podcast services.

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James’ Viva Piñata Crochet on Etsy

Death Stranding Reviews Are In

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast Steve and Antony take to the mics to talk about games, beer and woodworking??  Join the guys as they talk about all the latest gaming news including the shake ups at Sony and what this means for the PlayStation 5, the top 20 downloads on the PlayStation store for October and those divisive Death Stranding reviews.  Is Death Stranding a work of art or just a walking sim, find out on the Lost Spark Podcast.

In the hands-on section this week Steven is taking a break from Borderlands 3 to jump into Outer Worlds, available now on PS4 and Xbox Game Pass.  Antony has been rolling credits on both Concrete Genie and Modern Warfare and started playing the amazing Luigi’s Mansion 3 but we’ll have more about that next week when the resident Luigi Super-Fan, James is here.

All this and lots more in episode 167 of the Lost Spark Podcast – enjoy!

Now available on iTunes apple.co/1FrZUFP, Spotify spoti.fi/2NpmIOU, YouTube bit.ly/2WUBiGM and all podcast services.

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Lego 1989 Batmobile

Hands-On With Marvel’s Avengers At EGX 2019

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast Stuart and Antony take to the mics to report on this year’s EGX and the awesome games they managed to see during the day.  We have hands-on with Marvel’s Avengers, Circuit Superstars, a great 4-player local and online racing game, Moving Out, a game that has Overcooked levels of craziness and the guys got to see the 45 minutes gameplay demo of Cyberpunk 2077.

Hands-on this week include Stuart wrapping up on the Gears 5 campaign and a game he discovered at EGX, Yooka Laylee and the Impossible Liar.  Antony continues his play through of Concrete Genie and a title that is fresh into Xbox Games Pass, Lonely Mountains: Downhill.

All this and lots more in episode 166 of the Lost Spark Podcast – enjoy!

Now available on iTunes apple.co/1FrZUFP, Spotify spoti.fi/2NpmIOU, YouTube bit.ly/2WUBiGM and all podcast services.

Fortnite’s Ballsy Move

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast Steve and Antony discuss all the latest gaming news including Fortnite disappearing into a black hole, Outer Worlds causing some controversy with it’s enhanced mode and day one patch sizes, and with the launch of Google Stadia just around the corner we have new details on the launch date and some unexpected surprises.

Hands-on impressions this week include Borderlands 3 and Yoshi’s Crafted World from Steve and World War Z, GRID and Concrete Genie from Antony.  Also in the hands-on section Antony gives his first impressions of Project xCloud after taking Sea of Thieves and Gears 5 for a run on the new mobile streaming platform.

All this and lots more in episode 165 of the Lost Spark Podcast – enjoy!

Now available on iTunes apple.co/1FrZUFP, Spotify spoti.fi/2NpmIOU, YouTube bit.ly/2WUBiGM and all podcast services.

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Viva Piñata Crochet on Etsy

Points of Brew on Instagram

New PlayStation 5 Details Get Us Excited

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast James and Antony deep dive into the new PlayStation 5 details that have emerged from the Wired article and get excited about the new enhancements to the next-gen console and controller.  Along with name and console details Sony also announced the “Holiday 2020” release date for the PlayStation 5. So with just over a year to go the guys start to ponder what the launch line-up will look like.

Hands-on impression this week include the Untitled Gooooooooooooooooooooooose Game, Link’s Awakening, Creature in the Well and Enter the Gungeon.  James also takes Mario Kart Wold Tour for a spin and Antony jumps into Borderlands 3.

All this and lots more in episode 164 of the Lost Spark Podcast.

Now available on iTunes apple.co/1FrZUFP, Spotify spoti.fi/2NpmIOU, YouTube bit.ly/2WUBiGM and all podcast services.

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Press Y To Honk

This week Stuart and Antony are back on the mics to talk about all the latest news in the world of gaming.  We have a full recap of PlayStation’s State of Play and Inside Xbox discussing all the latest announcements from the Limited Edition Death Stranding console to the Project xCloud beta on Android.

Hands-on this week include Antony rolling credits on Gears, Stuart jumping into Control and in a bumper week for Nintendo Switch releases Antony goes wild for the Untitled Goose Game and Link’s Awakening.

We also have a deep dive on Apple Arcade and the wealth of great games that have been added to the new platform.  The guys take on Mini Motorways, WHAT THE GOLF!, Grindstone and many more on iOS13, iPadOS and tvOS.

Now available on iTunes apple.co/1FrZUFP, Spotify spoti.fi/2NpmIOU, YouTube bit.ly/2WUBiGM and all podcast services.

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PlayStation Blog about ‘Play for the Planet’

Hands-on With Gears 5

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast it’s time for the Gears 5 review with Stuart and Antony.  In our non-spoilery review the guys take you through the great new gameplay additions to Gears as well as incredible improvements to the visuals and the audio.  This time around Gears has added amazing immersive audio with Dolby Atmos and Stuart takes it for a spin in the Just Add Popcorn demo room.

We also we have a Sparks first as the guys do a live beer review of the new Bandit Brew IPA, a Beavertown collaboration with Borderlands 3.

In the hands-on section this week the guys are all about Gears 5 but Antony has found the time to roll-credits on Control.

Now available on iTunes apple.co/1FrZUFP, Spotify spoti.fi/2NpmIOU, YouTube bit.ly/2WUBiGM and all podcast services.

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Beavertown x Borderlands Bandit Brew Light IPA

Control DLC Plans

Controlled Excitement

It’s September and James and Antony are podding together, that can mean only one thing, it’s time for Gamers of the Lost Bake Off Tent!! The guys do finally get into the latest gaming news but first they breakdown the first two episodes from the latest season of The Great British Bake Off.

When James and Antony do finally get around to discussing what they have been playing they get very excited about the latest game from Remedy, Control.  Listen in as James and Antony are overjoyed and excited about just how good Control is.

Hands-on impression also include Dicey Dungeon, Pandemic, more Slay the Spire and we knew it had to happen, Antony has jumped back into Viva Piñata (again!).

In the news section the guys discuss Overcooked 2’s new DLC coming in a week’s time, new games coming to Game Pass and all the rumours for the upcoming Nintendo Direct.

Now available on iTunes apple.co/1FrZUFP, Spotify spoti.fi/2NpmIOU, YouTube bit.ly/2WUBiGM and all podcast services.

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Wavepoint Radio Podcast talk about the #MeToo movement in the Games Industry

Kotaku’s #MeToo article

Fast and the Furriest Trailer (James’ taskmaster trailer)