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NOT TO BE REPRODUCED WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION. http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/ en-gb Tue, 21 Aug 2018 15:28:13 GMT Copyright (c) 2018 Pocket Gamer Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 451 - Overcooked 2, Sneak Ops, RIP Luigi <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 451 - Overcooked 2, Sneak Ops, RIP Luigi" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> Ric and James jump behind the mics to mourn the loss of Nintendo's favourite green plumber after he was brutally murdered in a shocking snuff film released earlier in the week.<br><br>RIP Luigi xoxo<br><br>They also cover the Fortnite Android beta, and new releases like manic chef sim Overcooked 2, and psychedelic brain frazzler OLDTV.<br><br>In addition, James chats to the team behind the excellent stealth game Sneak Ops, which just appeared on app stores everywhere.<br><br><strong>Download episode 451:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep451.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong> <br><br> <br><br> <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=78360'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=78360 Fri, 10 Aug 2018 16:40:40 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 450 - Call of Duty, Pocket City <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 450 - Call of Duty, Pocket City" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> This week, James, Em, and Ric learn of not one, but two Call of Duty games coming to mobile in the near future.<br><br>Not only that, Ric has sneaked off to Nintendo HQ and got his hands on Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, allowing him to spill his preview beans all over his mic.<br><br>Finally, the team covers new releases including Pocket City, Math and Sorcery, and One More Button, and James chats to the developer of The Respawnables about the game's 5 year anniversary.<br><br><strong>Download episode 450:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep450.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong>  <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=78286'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=78286 Fri, 3 Aug 2018 18:33:58 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 449 - Asphalt 9: Legends, Shin Megami Tensei Liberation Dx2 <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 449 - Asphalt 9: Legends, Shin Megami Tensei Liberation Dx2" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> This week, James finds himself in the rare position of defending a Gameloft game, that game being arcade racer Asphalt 9: Legends.<br><br>Meanwhile, Ric has been serving coffee to cats in Furista Cat Cafe, and smashing tetrominoes out of existence in Arkanoid-inspired block-basher Holedown.<br><br>The pair also cover Nintendo's $100 million lawsuit against ROM sites, and the latest Nintendo LABO construction set.<br><br>Plus, James sits down to chat to the developer of Holedown about how to identify a 'core mechanic', and how to appease the artist within.<br><br><strong>Download episode 449:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep449.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong>  <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=78208'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=78208 Fri, 27 Jul 2018 16:40:50 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 448 - Motorsport Manager Mobile 3, Teen Titans GO Figure <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 448 - Motorsport Manager Mobile 3, Teen Titans GO Figure" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> This week, Em, James, and Ric prepare to bid farewell to Clementine with the first trailer for the last season of The Walking Dead.<br><br>They also take a look at the Sega Ages launch on Switch, which will bring the original Sonic to the portable console.<br><br>Chat then turns to managing a Formula 1 team with the release of Motorsport Manager Mobile 3, and DC characters fighting each other in the cutest way imaginable in Teen Titans GO Figure.<br><br><strong>Download episode 448:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep448.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong> <br><br> <br><br> <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=78140'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=78140 Fri, 20 Jul 2018 17:02:29 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 447 - Dead Island: Survivors, New Star Soccer Manager <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 447 - Dead Island: Survivors, New Star Soccer Manager" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> This week, James and Ric return from a tropical island to talk about a dead one - Dead Island: Survivors to be precise.<br><br>Meanwhile, Emily's been puzzling it up with Up Left Out, and New Star Soccer Manager has taken over the Pocket Gamer office. Mainly Harry's bit of the office. To be honest, he's around three transfers away from an intervention.<br><br>The team also chat about monochrome marvels Earth Atlantis and Fracter, and interview Team 17's Troy Horton about the things publishers are looking for in the games they sign.<br><br><strong>Download episode 447:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep447.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong>  <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=78064'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=78064 Fri, 13 Jul 2018 17:58:37 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 446 - Westworld, Suzy Cubes <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 446 - Westworld, Suzy Cubes" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> With E3 over and done with, it's customary for all the devs who held back the launch of their games during the show to simultaneously release them onto the app stores.<br><br>And this is how you find James, Em, and Ric this week: pummelled beneath a digital tidal wave comprised of Westworld, Suzy Cubes, Splatoon 2 DLC, and loads more portable games.<br><br>But our buoyant hosts will not be sunk, not even by the Android launch of Gorogoa and a huge PUBG update. They will persist. Oh yes. Persist they will.<br><br><strong>Download episode 446:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep446.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong>  <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=77872'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=77872 Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:55:23 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 445 - Ark: Survival Evolved, Fortnite on Switch <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 445 - Ark: Survival Evolved, Fortnite on Switch" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> It's an island full of dinosaurs and you've got to survive.<br><br>No, it's not Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, and no, you are neither Chris Pratt nor Bryce Dallas Howard (condolences).<br><br>It's Ark: Survival Evolved, out on iOS and Android right now. James and Ric find out if it's any good, and try to work out why Sony hates Switch Fortnite players so much.<br><br><strong>Download episode 445:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep445.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong> <br><br> <br><br> <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=77822'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=77822 Fri, 15 Jun 2018 19:14:48 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 444 - WWDC 2018, Slickpoo: The Clown <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 444 - WWDC 2018, Slickpoo: The Clown" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> We've got all the big mobile announcements from WWDC 2018 this week, with Em, Ric, and James wagging their tongues about Apple's waggly tongue tracking software (we're not joking).<br><br>There's also coverage of new releases like Deep Space, Only When Howling, and the unfortunately named Slickpoo: The Clown.<br><br>Plus, James chats to Ubisoft about last week's Might & Magic: Elemental Guardians.<br><br><strong>Download episode 444:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep444.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong> <br><br> <br><br> <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=77736'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=77736 Fri, 8 Jun 2018 17:43:10 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 443 - Pokemon Quest, Might & Magic: Elemental Guardians <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 443 - Pokemon Quest, Might & Magic: Elemental Guardians" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> With Em battling Windows 10 and its mic driver gremlins, James and Ric are left to tackle the biggest week of Pokemon news since Pokemon Go appeared on app stores.<br><br>There's talk of new Switch RPG Pokemon Quest and the ethics of plastic pokeballs.<br><br>They also cover new releases including slick RPG Might & Magic: Elemental Guardians, Squeenix mobile port Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth, bolshy blaster Space Pioneer, and the Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection on Switch.<br><br><strong>Download episode 443:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep443.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong> <br><br>  <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=77681'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=77681 Fri, 1 Jun 2018 18:36:00 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 442 - Dragon Ball Legends, Disney Heroes: Battle Mode <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 442 - Dragon Ball Legends, Disney Heroes: Battle Mode" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> After 2 weeks of international travel and exotic adventure (he was mostly in a shopping mall in San Francisco looking sleepy) James reunites with Em and Ric to catch up on everything mobile.<br><br>Dragon Ball Legends is out on Android, Disney Heroes: Battle Mode is conquering mobile, and Resident Evil 7 is streaming to Switches all over Japan.<br><br>Let's DO THIS.<br><br><strong>Download episode 442:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep442.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong> <br><br> <br><br> <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=77624'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=77624 Fri, 25 May 2018 19:17:17 GMT Get prepped for Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido on Switch with a new demo <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-zvgoq/sushi.jpg" width="200" alt="Get prepped for Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido on Switch with a new demo" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> If you enjoy action puzzle games, here's a chance to try out the upcoming Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido on Switch.<br><br>The empire has stolen all the sushi, and it's your job to get it back through battles where you'll team up with a shushi sprite.<br><br>You'll attack foes by eating tons of sushi, and using the leftover plates as your weapon, which sounds like both a ridiculous and awesome way to defeat your foes.<br><br>If the trailer has your mouth watering, head on over <a href="https://www.nintendo.co.uk/Games/Nintendo-Switch/Sushi-Striker-The-Way-of-Sushido-1347617.html">to the Nintendo eStore </a>to get your free demo and try it out for yourself. The full game will launch on June 8 for both Switch and 3DS. <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Sushi+Striker/news.asp?c=77598'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Sushi+Striker/news.asp?c=77598 Thu, 24 May 2018 12:21:37 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 441 - Dungeon Hunter Champions, Paladins Strike <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 441 - Dungeon Hunter Champions, Paladins Strike" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> Nintendo reckons it hasn't cracked the mobile market yet, so James, Em, and Ric discuss the implications of <em>Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp</em>'s under-performance.<br><br>There's also chat about <em>Fortnite</em> Season 4, and yet another lawsuit against the Switch.<br><br>Meanwhile in the new releases section, Ric explains why <em>Paladins Strike</em> is a 'bit fiddly', and James shares his experience with all-things-to-all-people action RPG MOBA tower defence monstrosity <em>Dungeon Hunter Champions</em>.<br><br>Em's been playing <em>Agent Wonky</em>, and has found a neat puzzler tucked away in the corner of the App Store...<br><br><strong>Download episode 441:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep441.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play) <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=77414'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=77414 Fri, 4 May 2018 17:50:45 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 440 - Harry Potter: Hogwart's Mystery, Night Trap <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 440 - Harry Potter: Hogwart's Mystery, Night Trap" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> "You're a wizard, Harry! But only for 5 minutes, because you've just run out of energy and you need to wait an hour and a half for it to recharge."<br><br>Yes, it's fair to say that <em>Harry Potter: Hogwart's Mystery</em> isn't everything we were hoping for. James, Em, and Ric cover the strengths and failings of the new RPG adventure, which falls prey to next-level free to play shenanigans.<br><br>Still, the team discover <em>Supertype</em> is actually pretty great, and that we can all look forward to feeling awkward on public transport while playing the re-release of <em>Night Trap</em> on our Switches. So that's good.<br><br><strong>Download episode 440:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep440.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play) <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=77349'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=77349 Fri, 27 Apr 2018 17:38:43 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 439 - Labo, Oddmar <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 439 - Labo, Oddmar" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> It's Labo Day (for everyone except Switch owners in the UK).<br><br>To celebrate, Ric tells James and Em all about how he built a remote control bug out of cardboard at Nintendo HQ, and also how he broke a robot's shoe and had to have it fixed.<br><br>In addition there's chat about the excellent new platformer <em>Oddmar</em>, mysterious adventure <em>The Mooseman</em>, and Platinum Games's upcoming mobile debut <em>World of Demons</em>.<br><br><strong>Download episode 439:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep439.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong> <br><br> <br><br> <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=77276'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=77276 Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:00:59 GMT Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 437 - GDC 2018 Preview Special <img src="http://images.pocketgamer.co.uk/artwork/imgthumbs/na-jmah/pg_podcast_450.jpg" width="200" alt="Pocket Gamer Podcast: Episode 437 - GDC 2018 Preview Special" border="0" align="left" style="margin:5px 10px 10px 0px;"> After last week's wedding-related hiatus, James is back with Ric to cover the most exciting games to emerge from GDC 2018.<br><br>Fresh from San Francisco, Ric flags up graffiti-inspired puzzler <em>Vandal</em>, one-handed brawler <em>Dragon Ball Legends</em>, and the incoming <em>Westworld</em> tie-in.<br><br>There's also chat about PUBG Corp suing Netease, and new releases including <em>Fortnite</em>, <em>Trick Shot 2</em>, and <em>The Pillars of the Earth</em>.<br><br><strong>Download episode 437:</strong><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/media/pgtv/pgtv.iphone.ep437.mp3">MP3</a> </strong>(right click to save-as, left click to play)<br><br><strong><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/pocket-gamer-iphone-podcast/id300280568?i=87169637">iTunes</a></strong> <br><br> <br><br> <br><br><strong><a href='http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=77147'>[read more]</a></strong> http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/3DS/Pocket+Gamer+Podcast/news.asp?c=77147 Fri, 6 Apr 2018 16:37:33 GMT