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114: Nintendo Direct February 2021

We break in our publishing schedule to discuss the latest announcements from Nintendo. What looks great, and what looks kinda meh?

Sound-byte 072: Emergent Gameplay

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Sefran has been reuniting (remotely) with old friends playing Yu-Gi-Oh! and we discuss an emergent gameplay mechanic that's been...emerging...in Elite: Dangerous.

113: Animal Crossing Retrospective Part 1 ("Nooks Cranny")

In this first part of a two-parter we do another retrospective look back on a key video game series. Previously we've spoken about Borderlands back in episode 97. This time it's Animal Crossing.

Sound-byte 071: How Epic are Epic?!

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Epic Games have released some statistics about their online store in 2020 and we discuss them.

112: Game Club - The Red Strings Club

In Game Club, we pick a game to both play separately that we've never played before, and then come together on the show to discuss our thoughts. This time, we picked up The Red Strings Club.

We both played The Red Strings Club on PC via Steam.

Sound-byte 070: WhatsApp & your data

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. WhatsApp has been making headlines with its updated privacy policy. Jalada tells us a bit more about it, and what the future holds for privacy-focused communication.

111: Upcoming Games of 2021

Welcome to 2021. A new year, a new set of video games to look forward to. As is Octal FM tradition, in today's episode we give you a rundown of all the games we're looking forward to in 2021.

Games we discuss:
  • Elite Dangerous: Odyssey
  • Cyberpunk 2077 <trollface>
  • Back 4 Blood
  • Warhammer 40k: Darktide
  • Mass Effect Legendary Edition
  • Horizon Forbidden West
We also talk more generally about the state of video games, and touch on a few other games in the process.

Sound-byte 069: Tony Hawks Pro Remaker

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Jalada has been playing the new(ish) Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2 Remake. Here's what he thinks so far...

110: Games of 2020

In this episode we're joined by Toni to talk about the games we enjoyed playing in 2020.

We talked about a whole bunch of games:

Sound-byte 068: Reviewing our 2020 game predictions

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. We've been busy recording our 2020/21 episodes of Octal FM where we look back at our games of 2020, and games we're looking forward to next year. In this Sound-byte, we take a look back at what we thought about this time last year to see if any of it came true or not.

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