Bethesda’s surprising review stance announcement that they have made the decision to delay supplying review code of their games to media outlets until one day before release (see official statement here), has certainly caused a stir in the gaming world and rightly so. A change in gaming tradition that has been a standard practice within gaming culture since practically the start of the past-time we all know and love is sure to spark discussion across the community.
The first ever Lost Spark Game of the Year podcast is here! Games have been played (and played) and the votes are in. 2015 was a fantastic year for games but which titles got Antony and Darren excited this year?
In this week’s news section The Sparks chat about Uncharted 4’s slip to April 2016 and speculate on what could be causing the delay – a final polish after seeing Rise of the Tomb Raider in action or perhaps even some kind of VR mode? Yes, we can dream!
Also, Radio 1 finally acknowledges gaming and PlayStation release their PS Plus games for January 2016.
In this week’s exciting edition of the Lost Spark Podcast we talk all things Sony with some great announcements about Paris Games Week and The PlayStation Experience and try and predict what they have in store for us. Should we temper our excitement to avoid disappointment or will Sony blow us away!
We also dissect the news about the interesting competitor to Kickstarter, Project Fig and look at the key differences between the two and get nerdy about the re-release of an old classic.
Darren starts his journey in to Metal Gear Solid 5 at Ground Zero(s), buys an Ewok and shares just how amazing it feels to hold the Worlds Second Place in Rare Replay’s Jetpac Snapshot Challenge.
In this week’s podcast the Sparks give you their hands-on impression from the first few hours of the Playstation exclusive ‘Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture‘. We celebrate Rare Replay hitting the top spot in the UK all formats chart, Rare’s first number 1 since 1998. We also discuss pre-owned games and a digital future, ask if promotion campaigns are too long and debate the Xbox Cloud finally flexing its muscles in Crackdown 3. Plus Darren hangs up his boots as he finally conquers Witcher 3, hear his final (non-spoiler) report. Continue reading