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Luigi’s Mansion Arcade Love In

It’s Episode 119 of the Lost Spark Podcast and this week it’s the James and Antony show.

Join the guys as they chat about the latest in gaming news including DC Super Heroes invading Rocket League via the latest DC themed DLC.  Nintendo are in trouble with Norway about their refund policies and the biggest news of all, Burnout Paradise Remastered is a thing and it’s coming to Xbox One and PS4 in glorious 4K/60FPS.

Hands on impressions this week include Luigi’s Mansion Arcade, hear two grown men get over excited about their latest find in the arcades! We also go hands on with Monster Hunter on Xbox One and Fe on Nintendo Switch.

Plus, in what could be the ultimate hands on impressions, Antony recalls his time with a Tesla Model X.

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Rocket League’s DC DLC Trailer

Burnout Paradise Remastered Trailer

Games with Gold for March

Is Rocket League’s Xbox One Release Helped or Hindered by Being Ex PS-Plus?

In this week’s episode, Antony and Darren discuss the anticipated release of the acclaimed Rocket League on Xbox One and ponder over whether the fact that the game launched as a free PS Plus title would help it sell over on Microsoft’s platform due to the love furnished upon it at that time, or could this legacy make potential buyers hesitate to part with their cash in the hope that as it was free over on PS4 it won’t be long to become free on Xbox One… Is there an equation here? Desire vs Patience?

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PlayStation VR – Stick Men or Next Gen?

In a week dominated by news from both the Video Game Awards and the PlayStation Experience, the Sparks, along with plenty of bearded banter from guest Spark James Thomas (@BIGsheep) breakdown the new games announcements, gameplay trailers and VR news.

We got to see PSVR in action and that was fantastic but when you compare the live demo showing a Discs of Tron inspired vector game that didn’t truly look that impressive, to the likes of Eagles Flight, shown (but not played) from Ubisoft. It made the Sparks wonder what the true early VR experience will be, will it be breathtaking visuals and immersion, or will we get much more functional graphics at first with the immersion being the main hook?

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Does the Star Wars Battlefront Season Pass Signify No Escape from this Dark Side?

 

In this week’s Podcast we’re joined by special guest Spark James Thomas (@BIGsheep).

Darren and Antony are still hyper from the Star Wars Battlefront beta but as the dust settles on the battlegrounds of Hoth, things are not as rosy as they seem…

The Sparks discuss the post-beta Star Wars Battlefront news and debate Season Passes, feedback from the beta and how long the Battlefront excitement will last.

Darren despairs at the trend of the Season Pass, trembling at its inclusion in Star Wars is a true portent of the ultimate finality of the practice. It really does seem that no matter how load the disagreements are, in the end, its cash that counts and just like Destiny the money will roll in and the trend will continue… But is it really that bad? It is down to choice after all…

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Rising Resolutions – is Rise of the Tomb Raider leading a new 1080p renaissance for Xbox One?

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In this week’s podcast the Sparks are wowed at the news that Rise of the Tomb Raider (and some other upcoming gaming gems) will be in full 1080p and chat about how this could be the beginning of a new dawn for Xbox One.

Darren dips his toes into online Rocket League and is having a blast while Antony is still honing his skills offline.

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