Flash Point 110: Machine Gun The Misdemeanours

flashpoint-podcast-300x300 copyBen is bake from overseas and there’s been some big game releases so there’s no shortage of talking points tonight.

Talking Points
– What we’ve been playing
– Tom Clancy’s The Division – our thoughts and assorted news
– PS4 VR
– Xbox wants to support cross-platform multi-player (link)
– Sony working on a Playstation 4.5? (link)
– Destiny update on the way in April
– Daredevil Season 2 thoughts
– Shout out for EXP! Bar (link)
– Shout outs for our Facebook page, Twitter account, Simon’s Twitter account  and Ben’s Twitter Account. – And don’t forget to buy an Oceanic Gamer T-Shirt or thirty!

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Flash Point 109: Fire Up The Moto-Catheter

flashpoint-podcast-300x300 copyOne of our crew is flouncing around North America so we have the brilliant Casmas join Simon and David this episode. Apologies for a couple of drop outs!

Talking Points
– What we’ve been playing
– Game of the year discussion: we have a winner!
– The Division beta
– Plumbing The Death Star podcast (link)
– Old games: emulation, online or console?
– Finding BoShek (link)
– Kotor being remade by fans (link)
– SWTOR Chapter 11 coming March 10th!
– Shout outs for our Facebook page, Twitter account, Simon’s Twitter account  and Ben’s Twitter Account. – And don’t forget to buy an Oceanic Gamer T-Shirt or thirty!

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Flash Point 108: Konami Fan Boys

flashpoint-podcast-300x300 copyWe’re back for 2016 pumped and ready to talk everything gaming.

Talking Points
– What we’ve been playing
– Fallout 4
– Game of the year discussion (post a comment here to go into the running to win Sunset Overdrive!)
– Konami and VGA’s
– New SWTOR Chapter – Chapter X Anarchy in Paradise
– Star Wars: Battlefront now the dust has settled
– Activison acquires MLG
– Oculus Rift Priced at $599 US
Oceanic Gamer forums
– The Force Awakens thoughts
– Star Wars Rebels Mid-Season 2 trailer

– Shout outs for our Facebook page, Twitter account, Simon’s Twitter account  and Ben’s Twitter Account. – And don’t forget to buy an Oceanic Gamer T-Shirt or thirty!

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Flash Point 107: Crackout Four!

flashpoint-podcast-300x300 copyIt’s our last episode for the year so we spend some time covering a lot of different games, with a focus first up on Fallout 4 and Star Wars: Battlefront.

Talking Points
– What we’ve been playing
– Fallout 4 roundtable (link to Fall Out 4 mod of the week on IGN)
– Star Wars: Battlefront impressions
– Blizzcon 2015
– PS4 backward compatability
– Xbox 360 turns 10
– The game sales are on!
– Games we want for Christmas
– Jessica Jones – we love it

– Shout outs for our Facebook page, Twitter account, Simon’s Twitter account  and Ben’s Twitter Account. – And don’t forget to buy an Oceanic Gamer T-Shirt or thirty!

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Flash Point 106: The Spector Keynote Special

flashpoint-podcast-300x300 copyThis episode is a special – thanks to Simon’s great work at Pax Oz we have a one hour keynote from Warren Spector titled ‘Storytime with Warren Spector’.

It’s a fascinating keynote so jump in and immerse yourself in much more substance than you usually get here!

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Flash Point 105: Pre-Chewed Light and Sound

flashpoint-podcast-300x300 copyThis episode we welcome a new regular co-host, Ben McJannett and we jump into some good gaming discussion and a little bit of other stuff to boot. A big thanks to David Carr for joining us again this episode.

Talking Points
– What we’ve been playing
– SWTOR: The Fallen Empire
– Destiny: Taken King – impressions a month in
– PAX Australia round up (link to Gaemz case; link to simulation using Valve HTC Vive; link to the Cuphead game)
– Sunset Overdrive competition announcement
– Xbox One new UI
– Kung Fury: WATCH IT! (link)
– No Man’s Sky release date announced (link)

– Shout outs for our Facebook page, Twitter account, Simon’s Twitter account  and Ben’s Twitter Account. – And don’t forget to buy an Oceanic Gamer T-Shirt or thirty!

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Flash Point 104: A Roundtable of Greatness

flashpoint-podcast-300x300 copyWho needs the United Nations when you have the Flash Point Podcast? We convene a roundtable on Destiny with David Carr and Ben McJannett, plus talk a bit about a few other things as well. Then we secure world peace.

Talking Points
– What we’ve been playing
– Destiny: The Taken King roundtable
– Star Wars: Battlefront beta impressions
– Star Citizen, The Escapist and WTF
– PS4 gets a price drop in the US 
Destiny dancers do Backstreet Boys link

– Shout outs for our Facebook page, Twitter account, Simon’s Twitter account  and ODS-1’s Twitter Account. – And don’t forget to buy an Oceanic Gamer T-Shirt or thirty!

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Flash Point 103: The Cromulent Kay Cottee

newpodcastlogo300x300After the turbulence of Australian politics over the past couple of days we provide some much needed stability and security. Or something.

Talking Points
– What we’ve been playing
– Destiny: The Taken King
– Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture (link and here’s who Kay Cottee is)
– Pokemon Go (link)
– Funcom announces The Park (link)
– Star Wars: Battlefront beta
– Apple enters the gaming arena (link)
– PS 2 games hitting the PS4 (link)

– Shout outs for our Facebook page, Twitter account, Simon’s Twitter account  and ODS-1’s Twitter Account. – And don’t forget to buy an Oceanic Gamer T-Shirt or thirty!

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Flash Point 102: The Narrow(tive) Corridor

newpodcastlogo300x300We devote lots of time to the announcement of WoW: Legion, Destiny: The Taken King and a nice Gamescom roundup from Simon.

Talking Points

A big thanks to our sponsor, ArcheAge
– What we’ve been playing
World of Warcraft: Legion overview
– Destiny: The Taken King and why we still won’t be buying it
– Simon’s stupendous Gamescom roundup (here’s the link to the We Happy Few trailer)
– The urban legend that is Polybius
– Playstation Plus: is it worth it?
– Shout outs for our Facebook page, Twitter account, Simon’s Twitter account  and ODS-1’s Twitter Account. – And don’t forget to buy an Oceanic Gamer T-Shirt or thirty!

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Flash Point 101: Catalyst of Destruction

newpodcastlogo300x300We start our new post-100 format with a guest co-host, Ben McJannett.

Talking Points

– What we’ve been playing (link for Hatfall)
– Shoutout for the Galactic Gamers Coalition podcast Ep 7
– Neverwinter coming to PS4? (link)
– Star Wars Comic-Con show reel
– Another take on the upcoming SWTOR expansion (link)
– Death of Nintendo’s Satoru Iwata (link)

– Shout outs for our Facebook page, Twitter account, Simon’s Twitter account  and ODS-1’s Twitter Account. – And don’t forget to buy an Oceanic Gamer T-Shirt or thirty!

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Flash Point 100: It’s An Applause Pause Centenary

flashpoint-podcastOne hundred episodes of our humble little podcast – who would have thought. We get a little retrospective in the first part of the show and then launch into our usual games coverage. A huge thanks to Kris for joining us for Episode 100 and a particular thanks to Flash Point’s original co-host Ed for jumping in as well!

Points of discussion:

– Looking back on 100 episodes

– A new format from Episode 101

1. MMO News

SWTOR: Knights of the Fallen Empire (link)

 

My Lore Is Stuck In Your Canon: back next episode!

 

2. General Gaming News

– Splatoon

– Final Fantasy XXIV

– Detailed E3 roundup

 

3. Pop Culture

– Star Wars: Rebels is Back

– Grace and Frankie

– Audio easter eggs after the podcast outro

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Flash Point 99: Dinklebot’s Gender Change

flashpoint-podcastAfter a longer than usual delay we’re back with a bog-load of SWTOR news and a whole bunch more.

Points of discussion:

– in the lead up to Episode 100, please give us feedback on what we should do with the podcasts in the future

1. MMO News

SWTOR: Galactic Straighter getting some love (link), Dev Livestream June 3 4-5pm CDT on SWTOR twitch channel, where they’ll be showcasing the new Yavin stronghold and the Togruta (new playable species), Torocast ends after 242 episodes (link), Bad Feeling Podcast discusses PvP changes with BioWare (link), Ootinicast drops Ootini War Room Deployment 6 (link), It’s a Trap Podcast (link), get a juvenile rancour pet if you buy a SWTOR gift card from Amazon etc (link), Temple Chair (Basic) to be available on the Cartel Market for 1 credit.

 

My Lore Is Stuck In Your Canon: Ziost

 

2. General Gaming News

– Wildstar goes free to play

– Halo ODST drops for qualifying Xbox players

– Smite beta key for Xbox owner

– a reminder to everyone to visit massivelyop.com

3. Pop Culture

– Bloodline on Netflix (link)

– David’s complete run of Dazzler

– Full Metal Alchemist recommendation

– Eurovision 2015

4. Tech Roundup

– Nil

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