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Episode 46: Gamescom 2012 Special Part 2 (and a bit more)

Gamescom 2012 has come and gone, and we podcasted about it. Well, half of it. A month has gone by and now Matt Bailey, Richard Pilot and Andrew Rouse are back with part two. They talk about more games they played in Cologne, including Guacamelee, Dishonored, SMITE, ArmA III and Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. As well as that, they discuss GRID 2 and Wii U launch title Nintendo Land from the Eurogamer Expo, and what they've been playing recently, including LittleBigPlanet PlayStation Vita and FTL: Faster Than Light.

29th September 2012

Episode 45: Gamescom 2012 Special Part 1

Gamescom 2012 has come and gone, and Matt Bailey, Richard Pilot and Andrew Rouse have just returned from Cologne to talk about all the games they saw including Rayman Legends, SimCity, Need for Speed: Most Wanted, Hitman Absolution, Assassin's Creed 3, Tomb Raider and Carrier Command. They also discuss the Sony Press Conference.

21st August 2012

Episode 44: E3 2012 Special

We mark our second anniversary of podcasting with another E3 discussion, this time covering from the 2012 event. Editor Matt Bailey is hosting and is joined by writers Andy Daniel and Richard Pilot to discuss the conferences from Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, EA and Ubisoft. Amongst the games discussed are Halo 4, Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Beyond: Two Souls, The Last of Us, Pikmin 3, Nintendoland, Watch Dogs, Assassin's Creed III and its Liberation Vita spin-off, and Need for Speed: Most Wanted.

12th June 2012

Episode 43: Long time, no see

The podcast has been gone for three months, but we're back with a bumper episode with Matt Bailey as host, and he's joined by Andy Daniel, Andrew Rouse and Richard Pilot. They discuss what they've been playing so far this year, including Fez, Tribes Ascend, Syndicate, Mass Effect 3 and Ridge Racer Unbounded. There's also a discussion on the PlayStation Vita and what our writers love and hate about the new handheld, alongside some big gaming news from recent months.

22nd April 2012

Episode 42 - Goodbye, Andy

Andy is leaving the podcast as the host! We may see him in the future, but in this episode, Andy Daniel chats to Editor Matt Bailey and writer Rich Pilot once more about a variety of games played over the festive period, like Modern Warfare 3, Forza 4, Skyward Sword and Deus Ex DLC. Next up is a look at our games of 2011, followed by a taste of recent gaming news items like Xbox House Party, Netflix in the UK, and Vita UK prices. All followed by a quick look at recent reviews on the site.

15th January 2012

Episode 41 - Matt finally gets Kinect

Matt finally gets Kinect! Andy Daniel chats to Editor Matt Bailey and writer Rich Pilot yet again about the recent gaming releases such as Kinect games, Skyward Sword, Skyrim and the Diablo III beta. Followed by a taste of recent gaming news items like the 3DS ambassador GBA game giveaway, the 3DS and Xbox 360 firmware updates and the VGA game announcements. All followed by a quick look at recent reviews on the site.

18th December 2011

Episode 40 - Karts, Origins and Wackiness

Andy Daniel chats to Editor Matt Bailey and writer Rich Pilot yet again about the recent gaming releases such as Mario Kart 7, Rayman Origins and Saints Row: The Third. Followed by a blast of recent gaming news items like the Nintendo's 3D Classic Kid Icarus givaway, Skyrim mods and the UK Vita launch line up. All followed by a quick look at recent reviews on the site.

4th December 2011

Episode 39 - You can never have too much Nolan North

Andy Daniel once again reprises the role of podcast host and in this episode he chats to Editor Matt Bailey and writer Rich Pilot about the recent gaming releases such as Assassin's Creed Revelations, Skyrim and Uncharted 3. Followed by a splattering of recent gaming news items like the Minecraft release, Vita preorder bonus and Modern Warfare 3's gigantic success. All followed by a quick look at recent reviews on the site.

20th November 2011

Episode 38 - Let the game fest begin!

Andy Daniel once again reprises the role of podcast host and in this episode he chats to Editor Matt Bailey and writer Rich Pilot about the recent gaming releases such as Battlefield 3, Uncharted 3 and Sonic Generations. Followed by a glimpse of recent gaming news around the recent GTA V announcement and the latest Playstation Home update.

6th November 2011

Episode 37 - We actually don't like a game!

Andy Daniel once again reprises the role of podcast host and in this episode he chats to Editor Matt Bailey and writer Rich Pilot about the recent gaming releases such as Rage, Rotastic, Orcs Must Die! and Rochard. Followed by a glimpse of recent gaming news around the upcoming 3DS firmware upgrade, Portal 2 in-game level editor and Vita UK launch plans.

23rd October 2011

Episode 36: Just, change the settings menu!

Andy Daniel once again reprises the role of podcast host and in this episode he chats to editor Matt Bailey and staff writer Rich Pilot about the recent gaming releases such as Rage, Battlefield 3 open beta and Mercury Hg. Followed by a glimpse of recent gaming news around Portal 2 DLC and the Xbox entertainment partnership announcement, and some discussion around recent site content.

9th October 2011

Episode 35: Cars, Puppets and Guns

Andy Daniel once again reprises the role of podcast host and in this episode he chats to Editor Matt Bailey and writer Rich Pilot about the recent gaming releases such as Formula 1 2011, Warhammer 40k Space Marine, Resistance 3 and OMG-Z. This is followed by the recent gaming news including Battlefield 3 beta, Homefront 2 development and the UK launch of OnLive.

25th September 2011

Episode 34: Back to normal

After our series of specials in Gamescom, the podcast returns to our normal schedule with host Andy Daniel chatting to Editor Matt Bailey and writer Rich Pilot about their top games of Gamescom and the recent gaming releases. Driver San Francisco, Deus Ex Human Revolution, Dead Island and El Shaddai take this centre stage of discussion, followed by the recent gaming news of new colourful console iterations, wifi-less console iterations, and additional circle-pad console iterations. You can find out which consoles these are in this weeks podcast.

11th September 2011

Gamescom Special 3

We are at the end of Gamescom now, and host Andy Daniel chats to Matt Bailey, Richard Pilot and Andrew Rouse about all the games seen on the show floor and more, in an epic round up. The team quickly rips through a big list of games including Rage, Prey 2, Dishonored, Smite, Salem, F1 online, Sonic Generations and more! We also apologise for some microphone troubles occasionally heard in this podcast!

24th August 2011

Gamescom Special 2

It's (still) Gamescom! We are in Cologne, Germany looking at upcoming game titles. In this special episode of the podcast, host Andy discusses the second day of Gamescom with Matt, Rich and Andrew. In this edition we discuss Darksiders II, Borderlands II, The Darkness II, Skullgirls, F1 2011 and Tribes Ascend.

19th August 2011

Gamescom Special 1

It's Gamescom! We are in Cologne, Germany looking at upcoming game titles. In this special episode of the podcast, host Andy discusses Gamescoms first day with Matt, Rich and Andrew.

18th August 2011

Episode 30: Before the trip to Cologne

Host Andy Daniel once again chats to Editor Matt Bailey and writers Rich Pilot and Andy Rouse in a pre-GamesCom discussion about recent games like Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet, VVVVVV, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit and Edge, alongside recent gaming news such as the 3DS price drop, PSN update and Steam Trading.

15th August 2011

Episode 29: Even the (lack of) internet won't stop us!

Internet issues plague host Andy Daniel once again and so a slightly abnormal podcast has come through the works. Again. Editor Matt Bailey and writer Richard Pilot return alongside special guest Andrew Rouse and discuss gaming treats such as Shift 2: Unleashed, Bastion, Castle Crashers and Frozen Synapse. Also mentioned is the upcoming 3DS price drop, Humble Indie Bundle 3 and the new Star Wars-themed Xbox 360.

31st July 2011

Episode 28: Better Late Than Ever

After an abnormal week long delay, host Andy Daniel returns with regulars Matt Bailey and Rich Pilot to discuss recent gaming playlists such as Journey Beta, Uncharted 3 Multiplayer Beta, Dungeon, Frozen Synapse and Dirt 3. Also discussed is the latest gaming news like Xbox Summer of Arcade, PSN Pass, 3DS Videos and the recent PopCap acquisition.

17th July 2011

Episode 27: Post-E3 calm

Captain Andy Daniel is joined by swashbucklers Matt, Rich and stowaway Andy Rouse for a regular edition of the fortnightly podcast. This time they discuss their recent play history including LA Noire, inFamous 2 and Dirt 3, alongside the news of Free to play on Steam and the Nintendo 3DS eShop.

26th June 2011

Episode 26: Anniversary E3 Special

Another giant podcast this time as host Andy is joined once again by Matt and Rich to discuss the latest in gaming which happens to be E3! Taking place over the previous week in Los Angeles, the crew reminisce over many recent gaming announcements and previews from Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo, including PSVita, Nintendo Wii U, and much more.

12th June 2011

Episode 25: The Brink of LA Dirt

It's a chunky episode this week as host Andy Daniel, along with Richard Pilot and Matt Bailey, discuss some of the recent big hitters including L.A. Noire, Brink, Dirt 3, The Witcher 2, and more. There's discussion of the recent reviews including Hector, Zoonies, Operation Flashpoint and Lume, and also a chat about our new look. And as always, there's some discussion of recent gaming news, including the continued downtime for the PlayStation Store, the Xbox dashboard update, the Modern Warfare 3 reveal, and the new Minecraft 1.6 patch.

29th May 2011

Episode 24: Return of the Internet

When we were recording the PlayStation Network was still down, but Matt's internet connection had returned, so all was well. Host Andy Daniel is joined by regulars Matt Bailey and Richard Pilot in this latest episode of our fortnightly podcast to discuss games such as Shift 2: Unleashed, Bulletstorm, Portal 2, Chime: Super Deluxe, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2, Operation Flashpoint: Red River and the Gears of War 3 Beta. In addition they look at the latest news, including the continuing PSN downtime, the Portal 2 development tools, and the new Assassin's Creed: Revelations.

15th May 2011

Episode 23: Bank holiday late special

Host Andy is joined by regulars Rich and Matt in the latest installment of the fortnightly podcast and discuss their latest gaming sessions such as Portal 2, Shift 2, Assassin's Creed Brotherhood DLC and Outlands. Also discussed is the latest gaming news; Nintendo's Wii successor, PSN outage and Need for Speed: The Run announcement.

2nd May 2011

Episode 22: The Three Dees

Host Andy is joined by regulars Rich and Matt in the latest installment of the fortnightly podcast and discuss their latest gaming sessions such as Pokemon Black/White, Swarm, Ridge Racer 3D and Assassin's Creed Brotherhood. Also discussed is the latest gaming-related news such as fresh details of Portal 2, Prey 2, Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D and Minecraft.

17th April 2011

Episode 21: Return of the three amigos

Andy returns as host again and is joined by writer Rich and editor Matt in the latest episode of our fortnightly podcast and discuss the latest games in our recent play history such as the Nintendo 3DS, Pilotwings Resort, Ridge Racer 3D and Crysis 2. Also discussed is the latest gaming-related news: Duke Nukem Forever's delay and Nintendo's attitude towards garage developers.

3rd April 2011

Episode 20: The Replacements

Amongst the games discussed include Bulletstorm, DC Universe: Online, Magicka (again!), and Atom Zombie Smasher. There's also discussion of some of the big news items recently including the recent video game BAFTAs and Kinect's record-breaking 10 million sales.

20th March 2011

Episode 19: Welcome Back, Matt

Andy is joined by writer Rich and editor Matt in the latest episode of our fortnightly podcast and discuss the latest games in our recent play history such as Hydrophobia: Pure, DC Universe, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit and Magicka. Also discussed is the latest gaming-related news: Steam Big Picture, Playstation Home 1.5 and the announcement of Mojang's Scrolls.

6th March 2011

Episode 18 - One out, One in

Andy, Rich and special guest Andy Rouse get together in the latest edition of our fortnightly podcast. We discuss the games we've been playing lately such as Magicka, Red Dead Redemption, Lego Harry Potter Years 1-4 and Dead Space. Also discussed is the latest big news announcement from Sony Ericsson: the worst kept secret, the Xperia Play.

21st February 2011

Episode 17: Just don't call it the PSP2. Yet

Andy, Matt, Rich and special guest Tom get together in the latest edition of our fortnightly podcast. We discuss the games we've been playing lately such as LittleBigPlanet 2, Magicka, James Bond: Blood Stone and DC Universe Online. Also discussed is the latest big news announcement from Sony: the reveal of the NGP.

6th February 2011

Episode 16 - Do we ever play anything new?

Andy, Matt and Rich return to the microphone once again and discuss their latest games such as Minecraft, Fable III, Assassins Creed II and Gran Turismo 5. Also discussed is the latest gaming news such as the Nintendo 3DS launch date and Portal 2 linking Playstation and Steam.

24th January 2011

Episode 15 - A new year, a new podcast regime

It's a new year so we made a new podcast! Andy Daniel takes the reigns as host and is joined by editor Matt Bailey and writer Richard Pilot and talk about their favourite games of 2010 including Mass Effect 2, Limbo and Minecraft. They also discuss the latest games they've been playing such as Gran Turismo 5 and Fable III.

9th January 2011

Episode 14: Christmas Goodies

As 2010 comes to an end we reach Episode 14 in our fortnightly gaming podcast. It features editor Matt Bailey and staff writers Andy Daniel and Richard Pilot talking about the likes of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, Gran Turismo 5, RUSH, Alien Breed: Descent and Greed Corp. And in addition to discussion of recent site content there's some chat regarding the VGA announcements: Uncharted 3, Mass Effect 3, Elder Scrolls V, SSX: Deadly Descents, Prototype 2, Resistance 3, InSane, and Forza Motorsport 4.

19th December 2010

Episode 13: Our First Special Guest

We're up to Episode 13 in our fortnightly gaming podcast, and alongside editor Matt Bailey and staff writers Andy Daniel and Richard Pilot is a special guest, Tom Banks. He joins us to talk about his Final Fantasy XIV review, and also contributes to our discussions of many other games including Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit, Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, The Ball, ilomilo, Alien Breed: Descent, Gran Turismo 5, and - again - Minecraft. There's also some news items and discussion of recent site content.

5th December 2010

Episode 12: Mines, Ops and Kinect

Episode 12 in our fortnightly gaming podcast has arrived, featuring editor Matt Bailey as usual, alongside Andy Daniel and Richard Pilot. In this edition everyone talks about Minecraft, Rich talks about Xbox Kinect and the midnight launch, Andy talks about Call of Duty: Black Ops and praises Alien Breed: Assault, Matt explains why he enjoyed Fallout: New Vegas, and we also discuss many more games alongside recent news items. This is rounded off with recent content on the website.

21st November 2010

Episode 11: Addictions, Honor and Crusades

Yet more adventures from editor Matt and writers Andy and Rich in Episode 11 our fortnightly gaming podcast. This time Andy and Rich discuss their addictions to Halo Reach multiplayer and Civilization V, Matt talks about his enjoyment of Lionheart: King's Crusade, and we all have a few words about Medal of Honor, Super Meat Boy, and many more games alongside recent news items. This is rounded off with recent content on the website.

9th November 2010

Episode 10: 11 Years and Counting

It's our 11th Anniversary here on allaboutgames.co.uk, but that doesn't get in the way of editor Matt and writers Andy and Rich releasing Episode 10 in our fortnightly gaming podcast. There's a mention of the anniversary, but otherwise it's business as usual as we cover a range of games including Sonic 4, F1 2010, Halo Reach, Civilization V, Enslaved, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, and many more games alongside recent news items. This is rounded off with recent content on the website.

24th October 2010

Episode 9: On Budget, Behind Schedule

Editor Matt and writers Andy and Rich get together to release Episode 9 in our fortnightly (when not delayed...) podcast to discuss the wonderful world of gaming. In this episode we talk about F1 2010, Halo Reach, Civilization V, Minecraft, Frozen Synapse, and many more games alongside thoughts from the Eurogamer Expo, and recent news items. All this is topped off with recent content on the website.

16th October 2010

Episode 8: Moving and Reaching

Editor Matt and writers Andy and Rich get together to release Episode 8 in our fortnightly podcast to discuss the wonderful world of gaming. In this episode we talk about Alien Breed: Impact, PlayStation Move and its launch titles, Halo Reach, and many more games alongside recent news items such as announcements from the Tokyo Game Show. All this is topped off with recent content on the website.

26th September 2010

Episode 7: Back to normality

Editor Matt and writers Andy and Rich get together to release Episode 7 in our fortnightly Podcast to discuss the wonderful world of gaming. In this episode we talk about Max & the Magic Marker, Kane & Lynch 2, Dead Rising 2: Case Zero, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light and many more games alongside recent news items such as the new UK gaming TV channel GINX and Duke Nukem Forever. Topped off with recent reviews and a chance to win the new 'High Octane Supercar Vehicle Pack" DLC for Disney's Split/Second: Velocity!

12th September 2010

Episode 6: Gamescom Special

Richard and Matt went out to cover Gamescom in Cologne, Germany for the site, and bring back their findings for Andy who takes over hosting for this episode. In this edition of our fortnightly podcasts we discuss a variety of games we saw at the show, including LittleBigPlanet 2, Gran Turismo 5, Halo Reach, Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, Need for Speed: Most Wanted, Crysis 2, Enslaved, ilomilo and many more. And, of course, we took a look at Xbox 360's Kinect and PlayStation Move.

30th August 2010

Episode 5: In a Trilogy of Four

Episode 5 of our fortnightly podcasts is actually released on time this week. In this edition we discuss the Mafia 2 demo, StarCraft II, the Wii sales and various other news items, recent reviews and what we've been playing lately.

15th August 2010

Episode 4: Plan Z

We belatedly release Episode 4 of (what should be) fortnightly podcasts where we discuss the Xbox 360S article, recent reviews, the Kinect price and other recent news items, and what we've been playing.

7th August 2010

Episode 3: Revenge of the Podcast

We release Episode 3 of our fortnightly podcasts where we discuss what we've been playing, the Xbox Live Summer of Arcade, Dragon Age II, recent reviews, and more.

18th July 2010

Episode 2: New Beginnings

Our regular podcasts get into full swing with Episode 2 where we discuss what we've been playing, the iPhone 4, PlayStation Plus, recent reviews, and more.

4th July 2010

Episode 1: The E3 Special

We have another go at a podcast, this time covering the recent E3 conferences and some of the games on show at the LA-based event

24th June 2010

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