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149: Pokémon Legends Arceus

We think you can probably guess what this episode is all about! Jalada tries to convince Sefran to dust off his Pokéballs one more time...

Sound-byte 106: Riot Game Pass

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Microsoft and Riot have announced a Game Pass partnership.

148: Year in Gaming; 1990

In this episode we continue our recurring segment where we discuss the most important and interesting games of a particular year. In episode 139 we covered 1989. This episode we take a look at the games of 1989.

Games we discuss:
  • Super Mario World & F-Zero, for the SNES launch
  • Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light
  • Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake
  • Wing Commander
  • Commander Keen

Sound-byte 105: Is this a VR podcast now?

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Some news from Sony's State of Play...

147: Blockchain tech explained

In this episode of Octal FM we do a bit of a 'bluffers guide' to blockchain. Cryptocurrency, NFTs, smart contracts, video games, and Octal FM hot takes. It's all here!

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Sound-byte 104: VR Discussion Time

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Jalada got a chance to try out a kitted out sim-racing setup in VR, and that got us thinking...

146: Game Club - Age of Empires IV

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 play the latest installment in a series very close to our hearts; Age of Empires IV.

Sound-byte 103: Rogue Legacy 2

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Sefran has picked up the sequel to the game that defined 'Rogue-lite'. But is Rogue Legacy 2 a worthy successor to the OG?

145: Defining a Genre; Racing

We continue our recurring segment of breaking down the games that we feel define a genre. This time it's another chunky genre; racing games. We even have to define what a racing game actually is.

Games we discuss include:

  • Out Run
  • F-Zero
  • Super Mario Kart
  • Gran Turismo
  • Need for Speed: Underground 2
  • Forza Horizon

Sound-byte 102: No Man's Sky Outlaws

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Jalada has been checking back in with No Man's Sky after the latest Outlaws update. What does he think?

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