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Please Fallout with GAME – No More Exclusives!

Fresh from Vault 111 Darren, Antony and guest Spark James (@BIGsheep) talk through their first day of wandering the lands of the Commonwealth in Fallout 4, don’t worry it’s completely spoiler free! The Sparks also discuss GAME’s seeming stranglehold on UK exclusives and beseech the powers that be to stop giving them the exclusives so we don’t have to face the endless excuses in light of yet another disappointing blunder!

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Duck These Microtransactions!

In this week’s podcast the Sparks break down all of the recent crazy microtransactions news: Have Konami out ‘horse-armoured’ Bethesda with their new Mother Base insurance policy!? Is Destiny about to open the floodgates with their newly introduced “Silver” currency? If only there was an insurance policy we could get that protected us all against against this seemingly unstoppable barrage of cash siphons, or are the gamers who dislike this practice really in the vocal minority?

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MGSV: When Single Player is this Good, a Broken Online Ain’t no Thang

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We’re back! ¬†After a week’s break, Gamers of the Lost Spark are back to dissect the week’s news and talk all things Metal Gear Solid 5 but don’t worry, we are totally spoiler free!

In between the unadulterated love that Antony and Darren can’t stop themselves from bestowing upon Kojima San’s masterpiece, the question of Phantom Pain getting a free pass regarding the broken online aspect of the game is surprising. Especially when such an unstable connection would draw plenty of flak were it any other game. Does the sheer magic of the single player excuse this?

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MGSV Pay to Win – are Microtransactions in Full Price Games Ever OK?

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Another great game drops and with it comes great controversy as the Spark’s discuss the news of microtransactions lurking within the most eagerly awaited title of the moment – Metal Gear Solid – The Phantom Pain. We suspected already but have Konami officially revealed that they are MGSV’s real Evil Boss? Antony and Darren debate if this can ever be acceptable and at what point have these cash siphoning ¬†(allegedly optional) transactions crossed the line to intrude upon the players enjoyment.

Questions are also asked regarding using the RockBand 4 legacy adapter to use 360 controllers on the Xbox One, a disk-less Nintendo NX being a good thing and Just how much time have we Wasted on Destiny.

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Release Collisions – Is there room on the road for Mad Max and MGSV?

 

By Darren Whitham (@dazwhitham) on 26th August 2015MSG5

Let’s get straight to the question at hand here, and that is:

Why is Mad Max being released on the same day as Metal Gear Solid V?

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