Flash Point 141: A Slew of Bitchers

We’re back post Pax Australia with lots of game talk and also an announcement about the future of the podcast!

– The future of Flash Point
– What we’ve been playing
– Ben’s Pax Australia round-up
– Red Dead Redemption 2 reviews
– iPad Pro – Apple’s new game console?
– Lenovo buys 2 year PSVR license
– PlayStation Classic game list announced
– Blizzcon 2018
– Netflix Castlevania Season 2
– Bohemian Rhapsody
– Daredevil Season 3
– 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 140: Idiot Boy in a Hailstorm

Spring is in the air down here and it turns our thoughts to… games!

– What we’ve been playing
– Telltale closing down (link)
– Telltale getting sued polygon article
– NeoGeo and Playstation mini consoles
– Playstation crossplay
– X-Men Dark Phoenix trailer
– The Orville S1 now on SBS Viceland article (trailer for Season 2 airs December 30, 2018 in the USA)
– Daredevil Season 3 trailer, Kingpin returns
– Brooklyn Nine Nine Season 5 is on Netflix
– Big Mouth Season 2 debuts on Oct 5th
– 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 139: Keyop and Voltron Never Forsaken

We’re drowning in games, but have a drought of time to play them. That doesn’t stop us talking about them though.

– Wow: Battle for Azeroth mini-review
– Red Dead Redemption 2 – Gameplay reveal (link)
Gamescom
– Nvidia RTX launch?
– Destiny: Forsaken – anyone excited? No, me neither. (Cayde’s Last Stand trailer link)
– What games we are looking forward to this summer (Aussie Summer)
– VOLTRON SEASON 7! And other TV recommendations
– 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 138: Moon Cake Tonal Dissonance

We talk the gamut from Google consoles to Spider-Man, and as always have some fun.

– Follow up from last episode, We Happy Few re-classified R18+ in Australia after being refused classification
– Spider-man PS4 Pro Console
– Uncharted fan film starring Nathan Fillion (link)
– Google rumoured to be developing a streaming based console.
– Microsoft Project Scarlett potentially 2 different consoles
– Microsoft unveiling new accessories and bundles at Gamescom
– WoW Battle for Azeroth launching 14th August
– ComiCon movie trailers.
– Numerous tv recommendations

– 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 137: Poop Club 7

We’re thrilled to be back after E3 to talk about that and lots lots more.

– E3 news roundup
– Alana Pierce leaves IGN
– Star Wars: Solo (non) review
– Bethesda suing Warner Brothers
– Trion Games acquires assets of Gazillion
– Disney successful bidder on Fox
– Leak: Disney boss, Iger holds conference call with LucasFilm about fixing the mess.
– A tribute to Seppy (YouTube channel)
– Voltron Season 6
– Other recommendations

– 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 136: Quarter-Arsed Lighthouses

What a well briefed mob we are, covering everything from the Hugo Awards to Lucasfilm machinations. What else would you want?

– What we’ve been playing
– Destiny 2: Warmind thoughts
– We Happy Few refused classification in Australia (link)
– New info coming on Anthem (link)
– Nintendo Switch Online details (link)
– Is Kathleen Kennedy about to leave Lucasfilm?
– Hugo Award nominees for dramatic presentation (long form) – thanks to listener Shaun for the suggestion! (link)
– other assorted TV recommendations

– 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 135: Alan Jones and the Doomed Xbox

From Nazis to Alan Jones, and Star Wars to The Avengers, we have it all on this podcast. There’s even some gaming talk!

– What we’ve been playing
– Very belated reviews: Black Panther and Thor: Ragnarok
– Destiny – Did Bungie’s Community get together make things better or worse?
– Belgium and The Netherlands are banning loot crates
– So how good is God of War?
– Discord and Xbox are partnering up
– The Xbox is doomed, according to some fanboys.
– The Nintendo Switch is hacked
– Campo Santo is acquired by Valve
– 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 134: Double Entendre Hell Show

It’s an Easter-driven gabfest, with talk on everything from games to movies and the usual immature discussion in-between. Warning: contains immature discussion of genitalia.

– The Captain and Tenille to get you in the mood (link)
– What we’re playing
– PS Plus no longer on PS3
– ESA meeting with President Trump (link)
– Division 2 Announced and will be at E3 (Discuss? Games as a platform)
– Next WoW expansion (link)
– EA announce all heroes unlocked and streamlined progression in Battlefront 2. Too little to late.
– CD Projekt Red to announce Cyberpunk at E3?
– Smash Bros for the Switch announced (also Mario Tennis and Luigis Mansion remaster)
– Secret World Legends goes to South Africa
– Ready Player One review
– Bill and Ted 3? (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 133: Feasting on Claptrap

Don’t be put off by the episode title, we talk abut plenty of gaming topics!

– What we’re playing
– PUBG Cheater ban was 99% chinese. 44% of PUBG Player base is in China
– GamePass to include all future Microsoft exclusives on day of release.
– Sea of Thieves was #1 on Twitch during first Beta
– RTX Sydney 2018
– U.S. Copyright Office considering exemption for abandoned online games (link)
– Kentucky Senator blames video games for Florida School shooting (link)
– Tesla vs Lovecraft – thanks to listener Shaun for the heads-up (link)
– David’s hugely belated No Man’s Sky review
– Voltron Season 5 Trailer
– New age definitions
– Pop culture recommendations
– 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 132: The Go Show

We’re back for 2018 and full of.. go!. We cover off some games news, some hardware stuff coming out of CES and lots of usual ridiculousness as well.

– What we’re playing
– David’s belated Destiny 2 Osiris expansion review
– Bungie announce roadmap for 2018 (link)
– CES reveals HTC Vive pro and wireless adaptor
– Seamus Blackly confirms new Duke controller will be out late March.
– Polygon publish convo between Amy Henning and Firewatch’s Sean Vanaman (link)
– Uptick in game pundits warning to be wary of Bioware’s upcoming game, Anthem.
– David’s belated Nintendo Switch review
– Pop culture recommendations
– 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 131: Jar Jar Jedi

It’s our last episode for 2017 and we jump into everything from Star Wars: The Last Jedi, to Bungie woes, a wrap-up of the year and lots of inane banter as you’d expect.

– What we’re playing
– Bungie can’t stop being awful.
– Game Awards. Stuff won. yay!
– 2017 highlights
– Spoiler-free Last Jedi discussion (and a proposed 2018 round table)
– Games or peripherals we want Santa to bring
– DC EU shake up at Warner Bros
– Trailers – Ready Player One, Pitch Perfect 3 etc

– 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 130: Hot Garbage Gushies

We welcome back David Carr AKA Casmas to talk everything from PAX Australia and Paris Games Week through to consoles and pop culture.

– What we’re playing
– PAX Australia roundup
– Paris Games week Highlights
– EA closes Visceral Games
– EA buys Respawn Entertainment
– EA Battlefront Loot crates follow up (link)
– Xbox One X (Xbox Unlocked Episode 320)
– Destiny 2 – Casmas “review”
– BlizzCon round up.
– New Star Wars trilogy
– Stranger Things 2
– Big Mouth
– Juicy Cupcake, Brief Battles Kickstarter (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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