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FMVGames Episode 12 – The Dark Uncharted Soul of PAX Aus.. Also Fallout 4…

What a Pax Australia 2015 is was!  We walked outside the convention halls, ate some local food, discussed politics and other activities all that we will not discuss in today’s episode!  We will use episode time for things like Uncharted 4, Dark Souls 3, Unravel, Fallout 4, the Vive, The Division, Paris Games Week and of course Dragon’s Wake.

Pick of the Week

James: The Division

Paul: The Incredible Journey of You and I

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FMVGames – Episode 1 – Everybody’s Gone to Youtube

What a Glorious Day

The podcast is dead! Long live the podcast!

James and Paul settle in to their new studio digs with FMV Games! What has changed?  Not a lot except you don’t get to see the world greatest Splatoon commercial. Instead let’s focus on Everybody’s Gone To Rapture, The Swindle, Super Mutant Alien Assault, Dropsy and much much more!

James’ Pick of the Week: Retronator: Pixel Art Academy (Kickstarter)

Paul’s Pick of the Week: Super Mutant Alien Assault

Next Week’s Cheapskate’s Game Club: Sonic Dreams

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Episode 160 – Ninja Tactics

Ninja's love a quick restart

It’s time to revisit the Ninja action of Ronin (now in early access), get confused by board game descriptions, excite ourselves with confused robots and talk about all the heists that have happened this week in gaming!

Cheapskate’s Game Club: Pinball FX2
Next Week: Regular Human Basketball

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Episode 158 – Snowman Abomination

WHAT AM I?!

Let’s build snowmen! Actually let’s be more inclusive, snowpersons. We talk Ether One, Nintendo’s E3 plans, the evil plans of Konami, new assassin’s creed, Evoland getting it right, the successor to Castlevania and this week’s snowperson filled game club Lost Constellation!

Cheapskate’s Game Club: Lost Constellation
Next Week: Spooky House of Jump Scares

James Vs Paul snowperson fight!

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Episode 157 – 1, 2, 3, 4, I Declare a Paint War

Colour now in Early Access

It’s a week for trying new things! Splatoon, Magicka 2, Exanima, Treeker, Battlehandand even that brand new Zeldo title you’re all excited about.

Cheapskate’s Game Club: Battlehand
Next Week: Lost Constellation

Crowd Funding Picks
James: Power Drive 2000
Paul: Elsinore

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Episode 138 – 2014 Showdown

Here we go again!

End of the year!  In this episode we talk about everything.

Cheapskate’s Game Club: Gems of War
Next Week: Second Life

Crowdfunding Picks of the Year
James: Witchmarsh
Ben: The Flame in the Flood
Paul: Frog Fractions 2

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Can You Dig It? In Praise of Shovel Knight

Shovel-Knight

Shovel Knight owes a great deal to the early Mega Man games on the Nintendo Entertainment System, yet it’s ironic that while my experiences to date with those Mega Man games were about as much fun as undergoing dental surgery performed by Pennywise the clown, Shovel Knight is a game I adore. Why is this? Well, seeing as you asked, I’ll tell you.

The debut title – thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign – from developer and publisher Yacht Club Games, Shovel Knight is a 2D side-scrolling platform game available for PC, 3DS and Wii U, and it’s the Wii U version I’ll be discussing in this feature.

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