Tag Archives: Sea of Thieves

Sony Pulls The Cover Off The PlayStation 5

It’s episode 151 of the Lost Spark Podcast and this week James and Antony are in the pod-seats to discuss the official details that have been announced about the next PlayStation, all the games announced at Star Wars Celebration, as well as the trailer for ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ and James and Antony just can’t stop staring at the new console from Capcom.

James gives us an update on the Sea of Thieves anniversary content, coming 30th April and a bumper crop of games he played whilst away on holiday.  Games including Baba is You, Golf Peaks, Wandersong, Yoshi’s Crafted World and more.  Antony continues his hands on with Borderlands GotY edition and discovers a free-to-play Forza game, Forza Street.

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Wired’s interview with Mark Cerny

Capcom’s “awesome” classic console

Vader Immortal trailer

Orbs, Steaks and Wizards

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast James and Antony STEP UP THEIR BOOM! and go hunting for delicious delicious orbs as the guys take on Crackdown 3 on Xbox One.  Listen to their hands-on discussion of this latest addition to Xbox Game Pass; was it worth the wait, how is the orb collecting (spoiler: it’s amazing), just how much boom did they bring? Find out all of this and more on this week’s Lost Spark Podcast.

Other hands-on include the awesome Tetris 99, the new Battle Royale Tetris game exclusive to Nintendo Switch, Antony goes all anime with the ‘Jump Force’ the new Anime Smash game and ‘Defense Grid 2’ comes to Switch.

Also in this fun packed meaty episode, Antony recalls the delicious Tomahawk steaks he cooked for his birthday and James, the nicest pirate in all of the ‘Sea of Thieves’ loses it when Antony proclaims that “Fantastic Beast 2” wasn’t that bad.

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#SoTAndMe tweet from James 

Norwich’s Fortnite Festival

We Spark Joy

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast James and Antony are back on mic duties so naturally the topics wander from Marie Kondo, to Kitchen Aid mixers, Super Bowl and the wondrous Piñatas that James has been crocheting.

We do talk about games, eventually, with news of H.Bomberguy (Harry Brewis) charity stream of Donkey Kong 64 making £230K for the charity Mermaids with some surprise guests popping into the stream.  We have all the details of the Anthem demo that arrives this weekend and the strange news regarding the online MMO, Atlas.

In the hands-on section this week James updates on the games he has been playing since his last pod appearance.  We have tales from the seas with Sea of Thieves and Return of the Obra Dinn, Florence on mobile and hear as James takes on Smash Bros. for the first time since the N64.  Antony recounts his time with the Call of Duty Blackout trial, dabbles in Soul Calibur VI and has a blast with user created maps in Forza Horizon 4.

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Sea of Thieves Weekly Stream

Viva Piñata Crochet (via @BIGsheep)

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

A Hitman in Training

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast James and Antony are tackling all the fresh news from the world of gaming including the announcement that all of Red Dead Redemption 2’s cowboy goodness will ship on 2 discs.  We have all the news from ‘puddlegate’ and we chuckle along with Insomniac Games as they release puddle stickers in the latest update to Marvel’s Spider-Man, you can now add as many puddles as you want to all your in-game photos!

During his pods James has been busy gaming and we have hands-on impressions of ‘Return of the Obra Dinn’, ‘Curse of the Necrodancer’ on Switch, Mario Party 11, Overcooked 2  and it wouldn’t be a Lost Spark podcast if we haven’t played Sea of Thieves and Forza Horizon 4.

Also on the podcast this week James and Antony prepare for Hitman 2 and discuss the new addition to the game, Ghost Mode, where two players exist in the same world and race to take out the target first but with a Sparks twist this will allow James to teach Antony the ways of the Hitman.

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Kotaku’s Rockstar Article

Ram, Rub and Tickle: A Dead Cells Story

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast James and Antony talk about the latest game to grip the Sparks, Dead Cells, this run-based rougelike-metroidvania masterpiece has the guys in adoration, elation and desperation as they try and perfect their runs.  Hear James and Antony’s in-depth hands-on of Dead Cells and count how many times they collectively say how amazing this game is, is this an early contender for game of the year?

Even with all the Dead Cell-ing, the guys still had time for other games; James takes on Overcooked 2 and updates us on the latest in Sea of Thieves.  Antony has a less than impressive time with We Happy Few and starts the first episode of The Walking Dead: The Final Season.

In the news section we discuss the return of Timesplitters, Nintendo’s online offering is getting closer, and James is happy to announce LUIGI AIN’T DEAD!

All of this and some professional firkling from the master of the mini-fig firkle.

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Harry Potter mini-figs

Overcooked 2 guide to unlocking the Kevin levels

Get Your Aprons Ready

Put on your Aprons, get those first extinguishers at the ready and prepare to shout at friends and loved ones because Overcooked 2 is here!

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast Stuart and Antony are on mic duties to talk about all the latest games news.

This week the guys talk about Nintendo reaching an amazing 20 million sales figures for the Nintendo Switch, Sea of Thieves brand new content, Cursed Sails is now available and the news that made Antony smile the most, Elon Musk wants to put games into Teslas.

Hands-on impressions this week include Overcooked 2, the bonkers new ‘Lost on Mars’ DLC for Far Cry 5 and the guys take Forza Horizon 2 for another spin!

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Nathan Fillion’s Uncharted movie

Limited Edition Spider-Man PS4 Pro

Stuart’s SCUF Forza Elite Controller

Did E3 Start A Week Early?

This week it’s E3 predictions week on the Lost Spark Podcast and pulling up the mics we have James and Antony giving us their predictions, hopes, and dreams for the big event.  Join the guys as they discuss the latest news and all those pre-E3 leaks dropping before the show even begins on Saturday.

In a very exciting hands-on section James recalls his time with the Ghostbuster VOID VR experience in Toronto and tells us why he needed to be a Ghostbuster twice!  Also we have hands on with the superb ‘Yoku’s Island Express’, PixleJunk Monsters 2, and Pokemon Quest.

All of that and James tells about his latest ‘Sea of Thieves’ voyage where he took on not one but two sea monsters!

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Ghostbusters VOID Experience 

Let’s Go! Stevee

This week Steve and teams up with Antony to discuss the bumper week of news, with not 1 but 4 new Switch games announced by Nintendo and The Pokemon Company, listen as Steeve is over joyed with this news overload!

Also in the new section Bethesda revealed that Fallout 76 is coming and we’ll find out more at E3, Sea of Thieves gets a great update bring more cosmetic items and a MEGALODON! All that and we have the free games for Games with Gold and PS Plus for June

In what we’ve been playing Steve goes hands-on with State of Decay 2, The Sparks take to the Seas, and James tries to bring order to a chaotic crew, and Antony has been playing Sushi Striker and PixelJunk Monsters 2 on the Switch.

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Pokemon Let’s Go! Trailer

Sea of Thieves Hungering Deep 

Sea of Thieves Developer Update

Did Walmart Just Spoil The Big E3 Announcements?

This week on the Lost Spark Podcast Steve makes a triumphant return to chat with Antony about all the latest goings on in the world of gaming.

This week the guys chat about Nintendo’s online service, the end of the Virtual Console, and in a somewhat ham-fisted move, did Walmart Canada pull the trigger on their website update too soon and spoil big E3 surprises?

We have hands-on impressions of Far Cry 5, Firewatch and Max: Curse of Brotherhood from Steve and Antony discusses his latest obsession, Cities Skylines on Xbox Game Pass as well as hands-on with Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze on the Switch and a spooky add-on for Star Wars Battlefront 2.

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Points of Brew

Nitchi Gamer

Star Wars Orchestral Flash Mob