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Xbox indie parity makes for second-class gamers - Game Buzz #93

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
News
Tags:
DriveClub, Game Buzz, Hatred, Indie Games, Microsoft, Podcast, PWNCAST, Xbox One Games

Xbox indie parity makes for second-class gamers - Game Buzz #93

This week, we deal with Driveclub's latest woes and ask how big games sites can justify early reviews for online games, we chat about Microsoft's continued defence of their indie parity clause, and we take a look at the announcement for the rather controversial Hatred.

Game Buzz | Episode 93 - Driveclub Is A Shambles. Recorded 17th October, 2014.

Parental Advisory: We've tried to keep it as conversational and informal as possible, and you should be warned that there may be some instances of strong language.

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Driveclub Is A Shambles - Game Buzz #92

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
News
Tags:
Assassin's Creed: Unity, DriveClub, Game Buzz, Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor, Podcast, PS4 games, PWNCAST, Ubisoft

Driveclub Is A Shambles - Game Buzz #92

This week, we talk about Driveclub's shambolic development period and release, we look further at the latest controversy surrounding Ubisoft and Assassin's Creed: Unity, and we discuss what makes a next-gen game.

Game Buzz | Episode 92 - Driveclub Is A Shambles. Recorded 10th October, 2014.

Parental Advisory: We've tried to keep it as conversational and informal as possible, and you should be warned that there may be some instances of strong language.

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We Need To Talk About #PS4NoParity and Assassin's Creed Unity

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
Features
Tags:
#PS4NoParity, Assassin's Creed: Unity, Framerate, Graphics, Podcast, PS4, Resolution, Ubisoft, Xbox One

We Need To Talk About #PS4NoParity and Assassin's Creed Unity

Another week, another Ubisoft story that has caused uproar and division, aided once again by statements from the publisher that only make things worse. This week, Sony fans are up in arms because Assassin's Creed: Unity will be released across Xbox One and PS4 running at 900p and 30fps.

For comparison's sake, Unity's predecessor -- Black Flag -- enjoyed a fairly equal release itself, but it wasn't long before the game was patched on PS4 to take advantage of that system's potential, and upgraded to 1080p/30fps with an additional free patch, with the Xbox One version stuck at the launch 900p/30fps.

There was disparity for Watch Dogs as well, running at 900p on PlayStation 4 and 792p on Xbox One.

Here, however, Ubisoft have opted for parity, apparently in order to "avoid all the debates and stuff," senior producer Vincent Pontbriand told VideoGamer in an interview. "Technically we're CPU-bound. The GPUs are really powerful, obviously the graphics look pretty good, but it's the CPU [that] has to process the AI, the number of NPCs we have on screen, all these systems running in parallel."

We Need To Talk About #PS4NoParity and Assassin's Creed Unity

Except it's done the complete opposite. A hashtag has emerged (all movements have hashtags these days) -- #PS4NoParity -- from fans accusing Ubisoft of dumbing the game down on Sony's platform to achieve console parity (Ubisoft have since refuted that notion). The ire from PS4 owners is somewhat understandable, consoles are an investment after all, and if you can only afford one, you want to try and make sure it's the best one, with the expectation that games will be optimised for the £300-400 machine you just bought. Of course, it's entirely possible that Ubisoft felt that this might be the correct move for the game -- trying to locate a graphical sweet spot that would please everybody while ensuring that all of Unity's systems could run smoothly and without compromise.

But we're not in the business of making excuses for publishing leviathans with triple-A titles coming out of their pores.

Click here to check out our discussion on #PS4NoParity >>

Has Kickstarter's Bubble Burst? - Game Buzz #91

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
News
Tags:
Bungie, Destiny, Early Access, Game Buzz, Kickstarter, Lennie James, Podcast, PWNCAST, Star Citizen

Has Kickstarter's Bubble Burst? - Game Buzz #91

This week, we ask if the Kickstarter bubble has finally burst, celebrate Star Citizen's latest benchmark, and ask just who is to blame for Destiny's awful voiceacting?

Game Buzz | Episode 91 - Has Kickstarter's Bubble Burst? Recorded 3rd October, 2014.

Parental Advisory: We've tried to keep it as conversational and informal as possible, and you should be warned that there may be some instances of strong language.

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Can Destiny Be Fixed, And WTF Is Up With Spacebase? - Game Buzz #90

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
News
Tags:
Blizzard, Bungie, Destiny, Double Fine, Game Buzz, Podcast, PWNCAST, Spacebase DF-9, Titan

Can Destiny Be Fixed, And WTF Is Up With Spacebase? - Game Buzz #90

Our Game Buzz podcast this week sees us lament the death of the loot cave and argue that nerfing it solves the symptom rather than one of Destiny's biggest problems, we take a look at the omnishambles that has been Spacebase DF-9, and also deal with the news that Project Titan has, after seven years mired in development hell, finally been axed by Blizzard.

Game Buzz | Episode 90 - Can Destiny Be Fixed, And WTF Is Up With Spacebase? Recorded 26th September, 2014.

Parental Advisory: We've tried to keep it as conversational and informal as possible, and you should be warned that there may be some instances of strong language.

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Minecraft's Destiny - Game Buzz #89

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
News
Tags:
Bungie, Destiny, FPS games, Game Buzz, Microsoft, Minecraft, Mojang, Podcast, PWNCAST, Windows

Minecraft's Destiny - Game Buzz #89

This week's Game Buzz sees us chat about Microsoft's acquisition of Mojang and Minecraft, and what the future might hold for both the studio and its wildly popular IP under new management. Now that Jon's had a chance to get cracking in Destiny, we also have a natter about Carl's review and the ongoing mix of feelings that Destiny manages to provoke.

Game Buzz | Episode 89 - Minecraft's Destiny. Recorded 19th September, 2014.

Parental Advisory: We've tried to keep it as conversational and informal as possible, and you should be warned that there may be some instances of strong language.

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Pigeon Paramours, Console Confusion, and Carl's Big Choice - Game Buzz #88

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
News
Tags:
3DS, Batman: Arkham Knight, Bayonetta 2, Game Buzz, Hatoful Boyfriend, New 3DS, Nintendo, Podcast, PS4, PWNCAST, Xbox One

Pigeon Paramours, Console Confusion, and Carl's Big Choice - Game Buzz #88

This week's Game Buzz sees us take a gander at Nintendo's new new 3DS and attempt to understand its confusing branding and odd design choices, Jon explains in fowl detail how to chat up birds, I forget how to use words in describing Bayonetta 2's bonkers magnificence, we choose our favourite Batman film (and talk about Arkham Knight), and Carl might finally be about to buy a new-gen console.

Game Buzz | Episode 88 - Pigeon Paramours, Console Confusion, and Carl's Big Choice. Recorded 22nd August, 2014.

Parental Advisory: We've tried to keep it as conversational and informal as possible, and you should be warned that there may be some instances of strong language.

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The 2014 Gamescom Awards - Game Buzz #87

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
News
Tags:
Beards, Bedlam, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Dead Island 2, Game Buzz, Gamescom 2014, Hideo Kojima, Podcast, PS4, PWNCAST, Rise Of The Tomb Raider, Silent Hills, Wii U, Xbox One

The 2014 Gamescom Awards - Game Buzz #87

It's time for the Gamescom post-mortem, prepare yourselves for awards, arguments, and accolades as we get stuck into the best and the worst of this year's show.

And a discussion about beards.

Game Buzz | Episode 87 - The 2014 Gamescom Awards. Recorded 22nd August, 2014.

Parental Advisory: We've tried to keep it as conversational and informal as possible, and you should be warned that there may be some instances of strong language.

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Gamescom, Quantum Lake, and Kazoo Solos - Game Buzz #86

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
News
Tags:
Game Buzz, Gamescom 2014, Podcast, PS4, PWNCAST, Xbox One

Gamescom, Quantum Lake, and Kazoo Solos - Game Buzz #86

This week's podcast is all about getting ready for Gamescom. We take a look at some of our pre-show picks before everything goes slightly off of the rails and Carl whips out his kazoo.

Game Buzz | Episode 86 - Gamescom, Quantum Lake, and Kazoo Solos. Recorded 7th August, 2014.

Parental Advisory: We've tried to keep it as conversational and informal as possible, and you should be warned that there may be some instances of strong language.

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Sod The Console Wars, Let's Talk Zelda - Game Buzz #85

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
News
Tags:
EA Access, Game Buzz, Podcast, PS4, PWNCAST, SKEA, Sony Microsoft, The Legend of Zelda, Xbox One

Sod The Console Wars, Let's Talk Zelda - Game Buzz #85

This week on Game Buzz, we chat about the recent reports suggesting a 3-1 PlayStation lead over Xbox in the last quarter and ask what Microsoft can do to turn things around. We also have a natter about EA Access and the likelihood of other publishers coming out with subscription models. But all of that is fairly dry, so it's not long before we find an excuse to talk about how awesome the Zelda games are.

Additionally, there's a spot of further recruiting for My Little Dealspwny - the only Destiny clan you'll ever need.

Game Buzz | Episode 85 - Sod The Console Wars, Let's Talk Zelda. Recorded 2nd August, 2014.

Parental Advisory: We've tried to keep it as conversational and informal as possible, and you should be warned that there may be some instances of strong language.

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Crowdfunding and Corruption - Game Buzz #84

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
News
Tags:
Corruption, Game Buzz, Podcast, PWNCAST, Star Citizen, Youtube

Crowdfunding and Corruption - Game Buzz #84

This week on Game Buzz, we turn our attention to some rather serious topics. First up, we chat about the misadventures of Yogventures, and the cool half million down the drain from the ill-fated Yogscast Kickstarter game. Then we have a rather length natter about the ethics of YouTubers taking money from developers and whether or not there really is all that much difference between reviewers and an opinionated Let's Play aficionado when it comes down to influencing an audience and the ethics of responsibility.

Also on this week's podcast, we chat about Microsoft's plans to dissolve Xbox Entertainment, and check in with Star Citizen as the funding push almost hits $50 million.

Game Buzz | Episode 84 - Crowdfunding and Corruption. Recorded 18th July, 2014.

Parental Advisory: We've tried to keep it as conversational and informal as possible, and you should be warned that there may be some instances of strong language.

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Best of the Rest: Most Anticipated Games for 2014 - Game Buzz #83

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
Features
Tags:
2014 Half Time, Broforce, Destiny, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Dreamfall Chapters, Game Buzz, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, LittleBigPlanet 3, Podcast, PWNCAST, Sunset Overdrive

Best of the Rest: Most Anticipated Games for 2014 - Game Buzz #83

Having cast our minds back across the past six months, we talk about the games still to come this year, and start to discuss who might come out on top this Christmas.

Game Buzz | Episode 83 - Best of the Rest: Most Anticipated Games for 2014. Recorded 4th July, 2014.

Parental Advisory: We've tried to keep it as conversational and informal as possible, and you should be warned that there may be some instances of strong language.

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Game Buzz | Episode 82 - Half Time: The Best Games Of 2014 So Far

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
News
Tags:
2014 Half Time, Danganrompa: Trigger Happy Havoc, Dark Souls II, Game Buzz, Podcast, PWNCAST, South Park: The Stick of Truth, Watch Dogs, WildStar

Game Buzz | Episode 82 - Half Time: The Best Games Of 2014 So Far

It's Half Time, folks. We've hit July, the dead month of the release schedule, and so what better time than now to reflect on the happenings of the past six months? This week's Game Buzz is all about taking a look over some of our highlights from the first half of 2014.

Game Buzz | Episode 82 - Half Time: The Best Games Of 2014 So Far. Recorded 4th July, 2014.

Parental Advisory: We've tried to keep it as conversational and informal as possible, and you should be warned that there may be some instances of strong language.

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Game Buzz | Episode 81 - Battlefail

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
News
Tags:
Assassin's Creed: Unity, Battlefield, Battlefield: Bad Company 2, DICE, Game Buzz, Podcast, PWNCAST, Razer, WildStar

Game Buzz | Episode 81 - Battlefail

On this week's Game Buzz we tell DICE exactly why people love the Bad Company games and stop just short of calling them idiots, we check in with WildStar now that the massive review is complete and try to determine if that subscription is justified, we wonder aloud why on Earth Razer are making an Android microconsole, and we applaud the introduction of a dedicated stealth button in Assassin's Creed: Unity.

Game Buzz | Episode 81 - Battlefail. Recorded 27th June, 2014.

Parental Advisory: We've tried to keep it as conversational and informal as possible, and you should be warned that there may be some instances of strong language.

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Game Buzz | Episode 80 - GTA Oh No

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
News
Tags:
Battlefield: Hardline, Destiny, Game Buzz, GTA Online, GTA V, Podcast, PWNCAST, The Last Of Us, WildStar

Game Buzz | Episode 80 - GTA Oh No

After a little break last weekend, Game Buzz is back! On this week's episode we rant about the mythical heists of GTA Online, chat about the GTA V and TLOU remasters that are coming this year, and discuss our impressions of Hardline, Destiny, and WildStar.

Game Buzz | Episode 80 - GTA Oh No Recorded 20th June, 2014.

Parental Advisory: We've tried to keep it as conversational and informal as possible, and you should be warned that there may be some instances of strong language.

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Who Won E3 2014? – The Press Conferences | Game Buzz Extra

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
Features
Tags:
E3 2014, EA, Game Buzz, Microsoft, Nintendo, Podcast, PS4, PWNCAST, Sony, Ubisoft, Wii U, Xbox One

Who Won E3 2014? – The Press Conferences | Game Buzz Extra

Well the press conferences (and one pre-recorded Nintendo Direct) have come and gone, and in this special edition of Game Buzz, we pick apart the showing from all five big cheeses at this year's E3, and give a little insight into some of our personal highlights of the show thus far.

We'll nominate our winners and losers of the show thus far, before dropping the answer to the biggest and most redundant question of them all -- who won E3 2014?

Who Won E3 2014? – The Press Conferences | Game Buzz Extra. Recorded 11th June, 2013.

Parental Advisory: We've tried to keep it as conversational and informal as possible, and you should be warned that there may be some instances of strong language.

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Game Buzz | Episode 79 - Who Will Win E3 2014?

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
News
Tags:
E3 2014, EA, Game Buzz, Microsoft, Nintendo, Podcast, PS4, PWNCAST, Sony, Ubisoft, Who Will Win E3?, Wii U, Xbox One

Game Buzz | Episode 79 - Who Will Win E3 2014?

E3 is almost upon us. Across Monday and Tuesday we'll be bombarded with sublime rhetoric and a dazzling array of shiny images as the biggest names in the business wheel out their biggest guns.

Naturally, we're asking the least most important question of all: Who's going to win?

That's right, folks. We weigh up the chances of Microsoft, EA, Ubisoft, Sony, and Nintendo and chat about what we reckon we'll be seeing from all five, and what each of them need to do to blow us away. Then we transform into tentacular psychic octopuses and whip out our crystal balls and shit gets real.

Let's do this!

Game Buzz | Episode 79 - Who Will Win E3 2014? Recorded 6th June, 2014.

Parental Advisory: We've tried to keep it as conversational and informal as possible, and you should be warned that there may be some instances of strong language.

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Game Buzz | Episode 78 - Battlefield Bad Boys

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
News
Tags:
Battlefield: Hardline, Challenge Carl, Game Buzz, Podcast, PWNCAST, Quantum Break, Steam Machines, The Order: 1886, Watch Dogs

Game Buzz | Episode 78 - Battlefield Bad Boys

This week's Game Buzz sees Jon give us the low down on Watch Dogs and why it's basically GTA Blues Brothers, we chat about Battlefield Bad Boys Hardline and what it could mean for the series going forwards, we ask what's in store for the rest of the year now that games keep getting pushed back into 2015, and we deliver Carl his most fiendish challenge yet.

Game Buzz | Episode 78 - Battlefield Bad Boys. Recorded 30th May, 2014.

Parental Advisory: We've tried to keep it as conversational and informal as possible, and you should be warned that there may be some instances of strong language.

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Game Buzz | Episode 77 - Half-Life 3 CONFIRMED! AGAIN!!

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
News
Tags:
Far Cry 4, Game Buzz, Half-Life 3, Halo 5: Guardians, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Podcast, PWNCAST

Game Buzz | Episode 77 - Half-Life 3 CONFIRMED! AGAIN!!

Get hyped peeps. Half-Life 3 is coming. It's been confirmed! Someone who used to work at Valve may have seen some concept art. True, it might have been a stick man with glasses and a beard next to a telling hashtag drawn by a sozzled Gabe Newell at the office party, but it could also be totes legit!

Why aren't you more HYPED?!

Anyway, with Carl away on business, things go a little bit awry. We do eventually get round to chatting about Halo 5 and Far Cry 4 and dishing out a Challenge for our Wolverhampton wonder, but things get weird rather quickly.

Game Buzz | Episode 77 - Half_Life 3 CONFIRMED! AGAIN!!. Recorded 23rd May, 2014.

Parental Advisory: We've tried to keep it as conversational and informal as possible, and you should be warned that there may be some instances of strong language.

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PS4 vs Xbox One: A Totally Scientific And Impartial Six-Month Showdown Podcast

Author:
Staff
Category:
Features
Tags:
2014 Half Time, Games consoles, Next-gen, Podcast, PS4, Xbox One

It's been six months since the PS4 and Xbox One launched, and it seems like a good point to take stock of the first half-year and see if it's worth buying a next-gen/new-gen console any more than it was back in November last year.

In many ways, it still feels right to call the PS4 and Xbox One "next-gen" consoles. After all, it doesn't exactly feel as though the new black boxes of gaming entertainment have quite hit their sides, nor that developers (especially third-party outfits) are giving the more powerful pieces of kit the attention that they perhaps deserve. But nonetheless, they have been flying off of the shelves since their winter launches, and there have been plenty of gamers delighted with their day one purchases.

But what of the rest of you? Still uncertain about making that leap? Don't know which console is actually the better proposition after six months of updates and new services, and key game releases? We fret not, because that's what we're here for. In the name of science, we've conducted a clinically impartial podcast of awesomeness to sort this out once and for all, and to inform you of the best possible choice you can make should you be thinking about buying a new console right now.

For science, then! And shits and giggles.