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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

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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Borderlands 3 Trailer

Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium

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

Gamers of the Lost Spark GotY 2018 Celebration

As the credits roll on another spectacular year of gaming a lighter than normal gathering of the Sparks run through their personal gaming highs of 2018. Join Antony and Stuart as they talk about their top games of last year.

Also on this week’s Lost Spark Podcast Sony releases the latest sales figures for the PlayStation 4 and details of a solid ‘Holiday Season’ for both the console and their top titles such as Marvel’s Spider-Man, Stuart brings all the latest awesomeness from CES 2019 and we have details on the ‘1-shot’ demo coming for Resident Evil 2.

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True Achievements 

Xbox Game Pass – Year in review

BBC Gaming article

Resident Evil 2 “1-shot’ demo details

Uber Poncho – The Red Dead Redemption 2 Review

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast it’s all about Red Dead Redemption 2 as Steve and Antony hitch their horses and take to the mics to talk about their time so far in the Wild West.  Hear Steve and Antony talk about the Good, the amazing world and fantastic story, the Bad, the slow pace of the game so far, and the Ugly, Rockstars’ attempt at HDR.

But that’s not all, we have the full rundown of all the preloaded games for the new PlayStation Classic console, MediEvil’s remake trailer reactions and a run-through of the games coming to PS Plus, Games Pass, and Games with Gold for November.

We also found some time to play the new Story added to Forza Horizon 4’s latest update, hear Antony take on this romp through British racing history.

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MediEvil Remake Trailer

PlayStation Classic

Eurogamer’s Red Dead Redemption 2 HDR Article

USB Travel Charger via Amazon UK

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

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

Spidey Swings Into September

We’re back!  After a 3 week break the Lost Spark Podcast is back and this week we introduce another new Spark to the every growing podcast family; Stuart from JustAddPopcorn.

This week Stuart joins Antony to discuss the week’s gaming news including the PSVR price drop, the new games for April via Games with Gold and PS Plus, and Spider-Man finally gets a release date.  So listen in to this week’s Lost Spark Podcast for details of the game, the deluxe edition and those spidey costumes.

Also this week Antony and Stuart deep dive into Hope County, Montana and go hands-on with Far Cry 5 and Antony takes to the Sea of Thieves and enjoys every minutes of his piratey adventures.

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Alex Ross Artwork

Spider-Man Special Edition

Sea of Thieves Controller

Home Tech Gallery

The John Master Chief Memorial Episode

It’s episode 117 (One One Seven) of the Lost Spark Podcast; join James, Manny, and Antony as they discuss all the latest gaming news from the past 7 days.  This week we have a confirmed release date for God of War, Anthem unfortunately gets pushed back to 2019, and Ubisoft have released a strange Siri-like app.

Also in the news section we have the rundown of the Games with Gold for February on Xbox One and Xbox 360.

All that and our hands-on impressions this week include Full Metal Furies, the gorgeous Gorogoa, Oxenfree, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, Sea of Thieves and more.

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