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Episode 123 – Drug-Fueled Spirit Journey

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:10:32 +0000

Matt and Lucas return for another podcast episode, although this one starts out a little more like Drop Bear Movies rather than Drop Bear Gaming. The guys discuss some recent video game related movies then move on to review of the co-op game A Way Out and a huge review of Far Cry 5. We […]

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Episode 122 – Ding Dong Delicious

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 11:28:42 +0000

We are back with another episode of the DBG Podcast and although Matt didn’t set up the recording equipment correctly it’s still a good show! Matt drops his review for the new JRPG Ni No Kuni 2, Lucas shares his thoughts on Immortal Redneck, and much more. Please enjoy the show, despite the poor audio […]

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Episode 121 – Not A Prime Number

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 11:07:19 +0000

Another episode of the Drop Bear Gaming podcast is here! Yay! I’m sorry to say this episode is NOT a prime number, however it does have some PRIME games mentioned on it. Lucas has of course been continuing his career as a professional baller on NBA2K18, while Matt continued his regular job of playing as […]

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Episode 120 – Happy New Feb!

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 11:20:58 +0000

The guys are back after a nice long Christmas (and the entirety of January) break and they have played some games!! They are also excited about new games in 2018 and so they decided to discuss some of them on this short episode. Enjoy the show!

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Episode 119 – GOTY 2017

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 05:46:14 +0000

It’s here! It’s the final DBG podcast episode for 2017, and it is of course the Game Of The Year special! Matt and Lucas were joined by a special guest on this episode, the one and only Karl from the Game Train podcast (aka The Lyrical) to share his picks for the year and to […]

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Episode 118 – Eating Up Their Bottom Lines

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:44:04 +0000

Matt and Lucas are back with the second last episode for 2017! To start the show they reflect upon the turn of events in the industry following the discussion of micro transactions on the last episode, which I’m sure we can all agree played a major part in getting the loot box discussion happening around […]

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Episode 117 – Egyptians, Nazis, Cars, and Rants

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 01:51:17 +0000

It’s the busiest time of year for gamers, so many games but such little time. On this episode of the podcast Lucas and Matt share their thoughts on Assassin’s Creed Origins, Wolfenstein 2, Gran Turismo Sport and more. They also have a chat about micro-transactions given their prevalence in games at the moment which leads […]

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Episode 116 – Games and Gaming Expos

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 02:20:52 +0000

So many games and so little time! The guys are back once again and they have pile of games to review including Knack 2, Project Cars 2, Morphite, Pinball FX 3, Everybody’s Golf, and of course more discussion about Destiny 2. Lucas and Matt also had the pleasure of going to EB Expo after it’s […]

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Episode 115 – Destiny Returns

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 04:21:54 +0000

Destiny has returned, at it is just as addictive as always. Join Matt and Lucas as they share their thoughts on Destiny 2, as well as Knack 2 and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy. If you are playing Destiny 2 on PS4 don’t forget to join the Drop Bear Gaming clan so you can play with […]

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Episode 114 – Just Cause

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 11:31:40 +0000

Matt and Lucas are back again, this time discussing Just Cause 3, Matterfall, and the pros and cons of Games With Gold and PlayStation Plus. The guys also share their thoughts on Gamescom 2017.

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Episode 113 – N-Sanity!

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 10:57:27 +0000

Matt and Lucas are finally back with another episode! After several weeks of illness and work commitments they have returned to bring you some good old fashioned game discussions. On this episode of the DBG podcast the guys discuss Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles, Mafia 3 DLC, Crash Bandicoot N-Sane Trilogy, and Masquerada: Songs and […]

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Episode 112 – E3 2017 Extravaganza

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 05:40:34 +0000

It’s that time of year again, so of course we had to our fellow Drop Bear Susie back on the show to join us for a discussion of everything we saw at E3 2017. The team talk about Battlefront 2, Beyond Good & Evil 2, and of course the Xbox One X as well as […]

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Episode 111 – Evolution

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 11:02:06 +0000

Matt and Lucas are back once again with plenty to discuss on this episode of the DBG podcast. The guys start by sharing their thoughts on AFL Evolution from Wicked Witch Software before moving on to Injustice 2, Prey, and more.

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Episode 110 – VR, Sniping, and Sandler

Thu, 04 May 2017 02:55:58 +0000

On this episode of the DBG Podcast Matt discusses VR games Tethered and Symphony Of The Machine, as well as a few VR movies which he checked out. Lucas shares his thoughts on the Avegant Glyph personal theatre headset, and his impressions of Sniper Ghost Warrior 3.

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Episode 109 – Boaring and Ranting

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 04:00:55 +0000

Matt and Lucas are back again and this time they have LOTS to talk about. They start off by breaking down the Xbox Scorpio technical details which were revealed last week, followed by reviews of Troll & I, PlayStation VR game Fated, and the first Battlefield 1 DLC pack. After a short sidetrack discussion about […]

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Episode 108 – Horizon Recon Wilddawn

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 11:48:50 +0000

The Nintendo Switch, Horizon Zero Dawn and Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands are the order of the day for this episode. Matt and Lucas have been pumping some hours into those games while Lucas had a chance to try out the Nintendo Switch. The guys have changed things up a little bit for this episode […]

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Episode 107 – Swords And Fly Kicks

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:50:50 +0000

Matt and Lucas return to discuss Gravity Rush 2, For Honor, and Nioh with a quick mention of the Ghost Recon Wildlands open beta.

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Episode 106 – Sh*t-back Bobble Head

Mon, 30 Jan 2017 11:46:20 +0000

Lucas and Matt are left to their own devices on this episode of the DBG podcast as they discuss Resident Evil 7, the For Honor beta, and share some thoughts on some new game announcements. This episode has some pretty low-brow humour involved (don’t they all?) so consider this fair warning! We hope you enjoy […]

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Episode 105 – The Old Switcheroonie

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 06:37:42 +0000

It’s the start of something new around here! Not everyone likes long-form podcasts, so to change things up a little bit we have decided to start doing shorter length episodes whenever something comes up which piques our interests. Luckily something has happened just in time for us to try it out: the Nintendo Switch press […]

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Episode 104 – GOTY 2016!

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:42:12 +0000

The team is back again after losing an episode and some unfortunate illness to reminisce on the year that was 2016. To start off this episode Matt shared his thoughts on Watch Dogs 2, then the Drop Bears jumped straight into their picks for game of the year. The episode finishes up with a bit […]

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Episode 103 – 1, 2, 3, 4!

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 05:36:39 +0000

The crew returns with a bit of sequential gaming for this episode of the Drop Bear Gaming podcast. The games up for discussion are Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2, Mafia 3, and Gears Of War 4. How convenient! Join Lucas, Matt, and Susie as they share their thoughts on another excellent episode of the DBG podcast!

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Episode 102 – It’s FIFA Time

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 06:15:32 +0000

It’s just Matt and Lucas for this episode as they discuss all the stuff they love and hate about FIFA 17. Lucas also shares his thoughts on Inside, and Matt reviews Bioshock: The Collection, and talks a little bit about his first impressions of Mafia 3.

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Episode 101 – Back At It

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 02:13:36 +0000

In the latest episode of the DBG podcast the crew get back on track with talking about games after the more conversational episode 100. Lucas and Matt begin the show by sharing their thoughts on the space exploration game No Man’s Sky. Next up is discussion about the Battlefield One open beta which Matt, Lucas, […]

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Episode 100 – We Made It Guys 2.0

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 08:21:24 +0000

Lucas, Matt, and Susie are finally back for episode 100!! After a 2 month hiatus (true to form) the team makes a triumphant return to hit their century episode after five and a half years of podcasting. To mark the momentous occasion they decided to just have a friendly chat rather than following any plan, […]

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Episode 99 – E3 2016 Extravaganza

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 09:36:04 +0000

Matt and Lucas are joined yet again by Susie to discuss all of their favourite bits from the 2016 Electronic Entertainment Expo! They discuss a whole bunch of stuff including Skyrim Remastered, Battlefield 1, their thoughts on all of the VR announcements and how they feel about VR in general, and a whole lot more! […]

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Episode 98 – Doin’ Hard Time

Fri, 10 Jun 2016 08:03:46 +0000

The guys are back for another episode of the podcast and they get their chance to have a spoilerific chat about Uncharted 4. Don’t despair if you haven’t play it yet, because they save that for the second half of the show and give plenty of warning ahead of it. In the first half of […]

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Episode 97 – Homely

Mon, 16 May 2016 01:41:26 +0000

Matt and Lucas are joined on this episode by our old Drop Bear comrade Susie. The team go on a journey of conversation ranging through from reviewing Uncharted 4, the announcements of Battlefield 1 and CoD: Infinite Warfare (and subsequently the Modern Warfare remaster), and how much it sucks to be a John. Matt also […]

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Episode 96 – A Stitch In Time

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 08:20:05 +0000

The guys keep it a bit shorter on this episode than the last episode as Matt talks about the free update on The Division and Lucas shares his review of Quantum Break on the Xbox One.

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Episode 95 – Matt Sucks At Games

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 08:13:07 +0000

Since the last episode of the DBG podcast Lucas hasn’t had much time for games but Matt has had PLENTY. He played a bunch of games over the past few weeks and he sucks at pretty much all of them. Sit back and relax while he reviews EA Sports UFC 2 and DiRT Rally, and […]

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Episode 94 – Primal Division

Sat, 19 Mar 2016 03:46:40 +0000

After a bit of a longer break than usual the guys are back to discuss Far Cry Primal and The Division!

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Episode 93 – Tabletside Chat

Thu, 25 Feb 2016 06:56:41 +0000

Matt and Lucas are back with another episode of the Drop Bear Gaming podcast and due to some difficulties with their equipment this episode is very professionally recorded using Matt’s tablet! Despite the slightly dodgy sound quality the guys had a really great chat about Unravel, Gravity Rush Remastered, Ark, The Division and much more. […]

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Episode 92 – Shooting The Breeze

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 10:19:16 +0000

It has been a slow start to 2016 with nothing really popping up on Matt & Lucas’ radars. On this episode they chat a bit more about The Witcher 3, Rainbow Six Siege, and Diablo 3 (digging into the backlog) and what upcoming games they are looking forward to in the next month. As always, […]

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Episode 91 – 5th Anniversary Extravaganza

Thu, 14 Jan 2016 09:08:59 +0000

On the 1st of January this year Drop Bear Gaming turned five. It’s been a great journey so far and so Matt and Lucas decided to celebrate the occasion by inviting some very special guest Drop Bears to the podcast. Our old friend and former DBG podcaster Susie has returned to the show after a […]

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Episode 90 – Game Of The Year 2015 Special!

Thu, 31 Dec 2015 04:02:35 +0000

2015 is almost over and done with, so of course it is time for the annual Drop Bear Gaming Game of the Year Podcast! As per usual Matt & Lucas go meandering down a twisting and turning path of discussion about the key moments of the year and their favourite things that happened in the […]

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Episode 89 – Explosions!

Wed, 16 Dec 2015 08:14:54 +0000

Matt and Lucas are back for the second last time for 2015 to discuss games and the like! Since the last episode Matt has been playing Just Cause 3, while Lucas honed his tactical skills in Rainbow Six Siege and they are here to share their thoughts on those games. They also discuss PlayStation Experience […]

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Episode 88 – Apocalypse and Space

Sat, 28 Nov 2015 05:15:02 +0000

Fallout 4 and Star Wars Battlefront. Need I say more? The latest episode of the DBG podcast is all about running around a post-apocalyptic Boston, and epic space battles. Both games are clearly up there in the Game Of The Year stakes as far as Matt and Lucas are concerned, and if you listen to […]

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Episode 87 – Waiting For Fallout 4

Mon, 09 Nov 2015 07:19:04 +0000

Matt is back in Brisbane and he has joined Lucas to record an episode of the DBG podcast while they wait for Fallout 4 to come out. On this show they talk about Assassin’s Creed, Call Of Duty Black Ops 3, Need For Speed, and a few other games the guys have been playing. Matt […]

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Episode 86 – PAX Aus 2015 Extravaganza

Mon, 02 Nov 2015 07:02:09 +0000

PAX Australia is all over for 2015 and boy oh boy was it an amazing event. Matt made his way down to Melbourne to the convention and he got together with some friends for a chat about their highlights of the show. He is joined by previous DBG Podcast alumni Chad (owner of Game Truck […]

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Episode 85 – Rock Out With Your Drop Bear Out

Mon, 26 Oct 2015 08:46:46 +0000

The drought has broken and a new Guitar Hero game is finally here! Guitar Hero Live came out last week and Matt picked it up on day one and immediately switched into rocking mode. On this episode of the DBG podcast he gives his review of the game and breaks down the changes which have […]

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Episode 84 – Drake & Football

Thu, 08 Oct 2015 09:04:59 +0000

The first order of business on the latest episode of the Drop Bear Gaming podcast is of course The Uncharted Collection. Given how much love the guys have for the series it behooves them to make discussion about the remastered versions of the games a top priority on the show. Following the trend of talking […]

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Episode 83 – Dinky Di and Dinklebot

Sat, 26 Sep 2015 03:01:41 +0000

Mad Max, Dishonored Definitive Edition, and Destiny: The Taken King are the main topics of discussion on this episode of the Drop Bear Gaming Podcast. Matt lets us know how good it feels in Mad Max to blow up cars, while Lucas laments the price of the new Destiny DLC. We hope you enjoy the […]

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Episode 82 – Digital Revolution

Wed, 02 Sep 2015 07:37:54 +0000

The future is now! On the latest episode of the DBG podcast Lucas and Matt discuss digital downloads of games, specifically their thoughts on sticking with physical or going digital and what motivates their decisions on a game by game basis. Of course they also discuss the games they’ve been playing including a fateful return […]

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Episode 81 – The Ever-Growing Backlog

Sun, 23 Aug 2015 05:36:33 +0000

Games, games, games! Too many games and too little time means we inevitably end up with a bunch of great titles on our backlog list. On this episode of the DBG podcast we go into Matt & Lucas’ lists and see what games they need to get on their arse and play! We hope you […]

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Episode 80 – Swingin’ In The Breeze

Tue, 04 Aug 2015 10:39:25 +0000

On the latest episode of the DBG podcast Lucas and Matt return to discuss The Elder Scrolls Online, Batman Arkham Knight, God Of War 3 Remastered, followed by a big chat about the latest entry in EA’s golf franchise: EA Sports Rory McIlroy PGA Tour. Have a listen and see if we hit a hole-in-one […]

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Episode 79 – E3 2015 Spectacular!

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:17:40 +0000

The official Drop Bear Gaming E3 2015 breakdown episode is finally here! After a bit of a delay thanks to Matt’s ridiculous work schedule the guys are back to discuss their favourite bits from E3 2015. Have a listen and then let us know what games from the show excited you the most. We hope […]

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Episode 78 – Destiny, The Witcher, and Pre-E3

Sun, 14 Jun 2015 00:17:43 +0000

On this episode Matt and Lucas talk about the latest expansion for Destiny – The House Of Wolves, and share their thoughts so far on The Witcher 3. They also share their predictions and expectations for this years E3 press conferences. Have a listen and let us know what you want to see announced this […]

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Episode 77 – Bear-tality

Sat, 16 May 2015 01:59:42 +0000

After a few weeks break the guys are back for another episode. They haven’t played a great variety of games over the last few weeks, with Matt playing Mortal Kombat X exclusively for the past four weeks! Lucas shares his experience with Bloodborne (spoiler alert: he sucks at it), and they have a bit of […]

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Episode 76 – Mortal Kombat!!

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:42:30 +0000

This episode is dedicated to Mortal Kombat X in all it’s glory! If you don’t want to hear about horrific fatalities, stomach-churning x-ray moves, and all the other magnificence of NetherRealm Studios latest entry in the MK franchise then feel free to skip on by this episode. For the rest of you, GET OVER HERE!

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Episode 75 – Final Fantasy Battlefield

Wed, 08 Apr 2015 07:11:03 +0000

Only a short break between episodes this time as we got together again to discuss racing games, how much Matt sucks at Bloodborne, Borderlands The Handsome Collection and more. Also on this episode Matt shares his mini-review for Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae, and Lucas lets us know what he thinks about Battlefield Hardline so […]

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Episode 74 – Back From The Dead

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:46:26 +0000

Two months after our last podcast episode and we have finally returned! After moving house and work and audio file failures we are finally back in action. On this episode we have a lot to talk about as we catch up on all the games we’ve played since we recorded last. Some of the big […]

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Wed, 04 Mar 2015 09:25:06 +0000

Fighting on either side of Turtle Rock’s 4 vs. 1 multiplayer madness is both unique and extremely satisfying. Evolve pits a lone behemoth against a motley crew of 4 hunters, each with their own special abilities to help take down the powerful beast they are hunting. With a handful of game modes and maps, all […]

Episode 73 – It’s 2015!

Sat, 31 Jan 2015 04:14:29 +0000

It’s 2015 and there is a multitude of excellent games due for release this year. On this episode of the Drop Bear Gaming podcast Matt and Lucas look at some of their most anticipated games for 2015 and share what they are most looking forward to. Happy New Year and we hope you all enjoy […]

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Assassin’s Creed Unity

Fri, 09 Jan 2015 11:05:02 +0000

A lot of changes have been made in Assassin’s Creed Unity to make way for some new and interesting additions. The new free flowing co-op missions replace the PvP multiplayer from previous titles, the crafting system disappears for a more extensive character customization and they finally return to the roots from the earlier games with […]

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!

Fri, 09 Jan 2015 07:48:05 +0000

Borderlands The Pre-Sequel delivers us a lot of the same Borderlands we have grown to love during the first two iterations with just a bit of low-gravity and Australia chucked in for good measure. After the 20 hours that I have spent going through this game I have blown away more enemies than I can […]

Episode 72 – GOTY 2014

Wed, 31 Dec 2014 02:42:57 +0000

2014 is coming to an end and as per usual we have compiled our thoughts on the events in the game industry and the game releases of the year. Come on a trip down memory lane with Lucas and Matt as they discuss their favourite titles of the year and decide on their game of […]

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Episode 71 – Broken Games!

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:19:34 +0000

On this episode of the podcast the guys discuss a bunch of games including Far Cry 4, Assassin’s Creed Unity, Middle Earth: Shadow Of Mordor, Dragon Age Inquisition and more. Matt also shares his opinion (read: rant) about games being released as buggy messes and how it’s becoming the accepted norm. Have a listen and […]

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Episode 70 – So Many Games!

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:29:48 +0000

Matt and Lucas are back finally after a solid month of Destiny. That’s not all they’ve been playing though with Matt checking out Driveclub & Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition, and Lucas playing a bit of NBA2K15 & NHL 15, and both of them getting into FIFA 15. They discuss all this and more on this […]

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Metro: Redux

Sat, 04 Oct 2014 05:02:49 +0000

In the dark corners of the Moscow underground the remnants of mankind remain, cowering away from the horrors that dwell on the surface. A place that we once conquered, now transformed into a desolate shell of a city after a distant nuclear war. What’s left of the city is littered with mutant beasts that would […]

Episode 69 – Destiny

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 01:16:37 +0000

As the episode title suggests Matt and Lucas had a big discussion about Destiny on this episode after it’s release two weeks ago. Of course they couldn’t get away with making an entire episode about Destiny though so they also discuss Microsoft’s acquisition of Mojang, inFamous: First Light, Velocity 2X, and Valiant Hearts: The Great […]

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Review – InFAMOUS: First Light

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:36:12 +0000

inFAMOUS: First Light is the standalone DLC for Sucker Punch’s inFAMOUS: Second Son. It focuses around the character Fetch and her story leading up to the beginning of Second Son. In my opinion, Fetch is one of the best characters and most interesting part of the main story in Second Son, so I was excited […]

Episode 68 – Cannot Kinect

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 07:25:01 +0000

On the latest episode of the DBG podcast the guys discuss Diablo 3, Don Bradman Cricket, The Crew, Dragon Age Inquisition, Rise Of The Tomb Raider’s “exclusivity”, and changes to the laws surrounding classifications in Australia. They then get carried away discussing Kinect and the Xbox One on the back of the standalone Kinect being […]

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Episode 67 – Gamescom 2014

Sat, 16 Aug 2014 00:03:18 +0000

Lucas and Matt are finally back recording once again after almost six weeks of not being able to find the time to get together. It’s perfect timing though since it is the week of Gamescom over in Cologne in Germany so there has been plenty of stuff to talk about. The guys open the show […]

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Episode 66 – Valiant Hearts

Wed, 09 Jul 2014 08:03:48 +0000

On this short but sweet episode Matt and Lucas are back once again discussing UFC, FIFA World Cup 2014, Valiant Hearts: The Great War. After that they have a quick chat about what games are coming out soon which they are looking forward to and discuss some great bargains that are out there at the […]

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Episode 65 – Matt’s Destiny

Mon, 16 Jun 2014 10:43:28 +0000

The guys are back once again to discuss their favourite bits from the stuff which came out of E3 last week including LittleBigPlanet 3, Battlefield Hardline, Far Cry 4 and much more. They then delve into Matt’s experience with the “First Look Alpha” for Destiny on the PS4 which he then proceeds to gush about. […]

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Episode 64 – Ultimate Dog Fighting

Fri, 06 Jun 2014 07:06:07 +0000

Matt and Lucas are back once again and get carried away in another chat about Watch_Dogs before gushing about the EA Sports UFC demo, then Matt shares his first impressions with Borderlands 2 on Vita. They close out the show talking about some of the games that have been announced recently in anticipation of E3 […]

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Review – Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends

Tue, 03 Jun 2014 07:26:22 +0000

I first stumbled upon the Dynasty Warriors series way back in the early 2000s with Dynasty Warriors 2, a chaotic hack-n-slash title, which told the epic tale about a battle between three Chinese Kingdoms during the Han Dynasty period based on the fourteenth Century novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Sadly not much has changed […]

Episode 63 – Watchin’ Dogs

Mon, 02 Jun 2014 06:57:46 +0000

Lucas and Matt are back with another episode and this time around they discuss Watch_Dogs, Bound By Flame, Child Of Light, Trials Fusion and much more. Enjoy the show!

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Episode 62 – Bon Voyage

Mon, 28 Apr 2014 10:32:34 +0000

We say goodbye to our co-host Susie on this episode as she is moving to America for a new chapter in her life. We don’t talk much about video games in this episode as we thought it would be fitting to just record one of our rambling off-topic conversations instead. We hope you enjoy the […]

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The History Of The Atlanta Hawks And Boston Celtics Jerseys

Sun, 13 Apr 2014 08:35:34 +0000

Players from as far back as the 1930’s are required to attend and go ahead and take field in celebration of the stadium’s rich history and tradition along with the listeners. Parlays permit you to bet on three or more baseball picks as a single wager. You see it all the time a trainee tries […]

Episode 61 – The One With The Swears

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 08:01:20 +0000

This week the crew talked about a bunch of games including Pro Evolution Soccer 14, Titanfall, Final Fantasy X HD, Infamous Second Son’s Paper Trail DLC and Borderlands 2 coming to the Vita then they ran out of topics. This led to an impromptu google topic search, leading to intense discussion about EB Games, the […]

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Review – Dark Souls II

Fri, 04 Apr 2014 05:41:15 +0000

Five minutes after I made my character and was released into the open world of Dark Souls II I was slain by an overpowered giant ogre. A trophy popped in the top corner of the screen called ‘This is Dark Souls’. It was a friendly reminder that over the next 50-plus hours, Death and I […]

Episode 60 – The Return of Susie!

Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:04:31 +0000

Susie is back in Australia and has rejoined the crew for this episode of the podcast. In between random conversation twists and turns Matt, Susie and Lucas discus Titanfall, Infamous Second Son, Plants Vs Zombies: Garden Warfare, Steamworld Dig, and a bunch of other bits and pieces. We hope you enjoy the show! The list […]

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Review – South Park: The Stick Of Truth

Tue, 25 Mar 2014 07:13:34 +0000

South Park is definitely not for everyone. In the 17 years it has been on the air it has probably offended more people than any other TV show. Its crude humour ranges from Tom Cruise being locked in a closet and not wanting to come out to Kanye West being a gay fish and everything […]

Episode 59 – Dracula’s Trigger Happy Behind

Sat, 15 Mar 2014 06:49:15 +0000

Matt and Lucas are holding the fort on this episode while Susie is still on holiday, and surprisingly enough Lucas has been playing some games! They discuss Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, Velocity Ultra, Surge Deluxe, Move The Box, and the recent announcement of Arkham Knight. The guys then have a […]

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Review – Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2

Thu, 06 Mar 2014 08:01:13 +0000

Throughout the 28-year history of the Castlevania franchise the player has always been tasked with defeating Dracula. Now with the latest game in the series, developer MercurySteam has decided that it’s time for a change. They have returned to complete their Lords of Shadow series with the first ever Castlevania game to have you play […]

Episode 58 – Crying Koalas

Sat, 08 Feb 2014 03:01:29 +0000

The team are back once again and this happens to be the last time Susie will be on the show for a month while she goes on holiday to the USA. We stumble along on a show without any set agenda and end up having some great discussions. Matt lists a bunch of games he’s […]

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Review – Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition

Fri, 31 Jan 2014 03:25:46 +0000

In the last couple of years of the PS3 and Xbox 360, for better or worse, HD remakes were storming the gaming marketplace. It wasn’t the biggest leap of the imagination to think that the same trend would continue on in the new generation of systems, and lo and behold it has. In the current […]

Episode 57 – Argument Now!

Thu, 16 Jan 2014 05:49:20 +0000

It’s the first Drop Bear Gaming podcast episode of 2014 and it is also the Susie birthday episode! The show begins with some friendly catching up, then Matt breaks down why he thinks Knack is one of the most under-rated games on the new generation of consoles. What follows is perhaps one of the biggest […]

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2013 – Reflections By A Drop Bear

Tue, 31 Dec 2013 07:28:01 +0000

It’s December 31st once again, and of course that means it’s time to look back on the year. 2013 has been a huge year for gaming in Australia and given that it is about to end, I thought I’d do some reminiscing about the more influential and controversial moments of the year. My journey down […]

Episode 56 – Game of the Year 2013

Tue, 31 Dec 2013 04:12:58 +0000

Lucas, Susie and Matt are back together once again for this final episode for 2013! It begins as most episodes do with a discussion about what games they’ve been playing lately including Battlefield 4, Tearaway, and Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition. During the second part of the show the team discuss the games which […]

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Episode 55 – New Generation

Mon, 09 Dec 2013 07:07:12 +0000

The Xbox One and PS4 have arrived and Susie and Matt have convened an episode of the podcast specifically to discuss these magnificent pieces of machinery. Join them as they discuss the new user interfaces in detail, talk about Kinect 2.0 and the PlayStation Camera, Xbox SmartGlass and the PlayStation app for mobile devices and […]

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Episode 54 – Trade N Save

Thu, 21 Nov 2013 09:19:53 +0000

It’s just Susie and Matt again for this episode as Matt discusses Beyond: Two Souls and the Bioshock Infinite DLC Burial At Sea Episode; followed by Susie discussing Call Of Duty Ghosts and sharing her unfortunate trading and saving experience while organising her Xbox One preorder. They then shared a bit of a disussion about […]

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Review – Beyond: Two Souls

Mon, 18 Nov 2013 07:06:35 +0000

The subject of video games as an art has been debated since the late 1980’s, and it has been picking up steam over the past ten years. French developer Quantic Dream have positioned themselves firmly on one side of the debate, with their games Fahrenheit and Heavy Rain being largely considered “interactive films”. It is […]

Episode 53 – Two Point Oh!

Sat, 09 Nov 2013 04:27:15 +0000

After horrendous audio issues with the first recording of this episode Susie and Matt decided to trash it and record a fresh new episode to replace it! On this episode they go into detail discussing Battlefield 4, Batman: Arkham Origins, Call Of Duty: Ghosts, and Beyond: Two Souls, as well as a large amount of […]

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Review: PixelJunk Monsters Ultimate HD

Sun, 03 Nov 2013 00:37:47 +0000

Since the launch of the PlayStation Vita there has been a plethora of fantastic games released which are perfect for the system. Platformers, shooters and action-adventure games have all made an appearance but there is a genre which suits the handheld like a glove but has been neglected: Tower Defense. Luckily the wait is over […]

Review: Skylanders SWAP Force

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 07:38:26 +0000

Seeing this review hit the rack here at DBG, you may be wondering what’s going on here? Why is DBG doing a review on what is seemingly a kids game? I could give you a diatribe about the future of gaming, mixing kick-ass figurines into our adult games and the like – but really that’d […]

Episode 52 – Grand Theft Audio

Mon, 07 Oct 2013 11:44:51 +0000

On this episode Susie, Lucas and Matt discuss all things Grand Theft Auto 5. They give their own personal thoughts on the game, discuss the GTA Online launch and share some of their favourite moments. Feel free to share your favourite moments in the comments below!

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Cheap Soccer Jerseys – Where To Obtain Them

Wed, 25 Sep 2013 03:03:30 +0000

Remember when bicycling on the roads stick to the rules of the queue. Whenever they have stickers those end up being perfect using. Add Marv Albert and Steve Kerr providing authentic play-by-play and color commentary along with the sound cannot get any better. One of the best body parts in cycling are the legs. A […]

Episode 51 – Engravement

Fri, 20 Sep 2013 23:32:57 +0000

Episode 51 of the Drop Bear Gaming podcast is here and we talk about a bunch of games despite the fact that Matt’s microphone sucks. We discuss Killer Is Dead, Killzone Mercenary, AFL Live 2 and some other games then we discuss next generation consoles and things. Listen and enjoy 🙂

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10 Things Every Amateur Football Team Will Need

Mon, 16 Sep 2013 23:04:24 +0000

Analysis: The Eagles needed a big back to push Mike Bell. College though the pastries are fine to make sure. Perhaps you can hold it in the local football field. When in season stick to a large bowl of watermelon and cantaloupe pieces. cheap soccer jerseys If you’ve always wanted dog clothes for puppy but […]

Episode 50 – We Made It Guys

Sun, 18 Aug 2013 05:51:26 +0000

We’ve finally made it to episode 50! Can you believe it? We can’t haha. Anyway on this show we are joined by Al Caynes from The Geek Next Door ( as we discuss what we hope to see in gaming world in the future, fight sticks, Xbox One and the PS4, and of course what […]

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Episode 49 – Interviews and Derailment

Tue, 06 Aug 2013 11:55:43 +0000

Episode 49 is here and it includes the many interviews which Susie and Matt did at PAX, as well as discussions on game pricing in Australia, Steam sales, the new Humble Bundle and much much more! Here is a breakdown of links to the various companies we interviewed throughout the show. The games will link […]

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Susie’s PAX Diary – Day One

Fri, 02 Aug 2013 08:28:19 +0000

PAX Australia, as known as the Penny Arcade Exhibition, finally hit Down Under on Friday July 19th, 2013, in not so sunny Melbourne.  Filled with exhibitors, Q&A panels, demonstrations, and anything you can think of that is gaming and anime related.  For us proud nerds and gamers alike, it is almost like Christmas in July.  […]

Episode 48 – PAX Australia 2013 Live

Sun, 28 Jul 2013 05:14:01 +0000

Last weekend Susie and Matt went to the inaugural PAX Australia in Melbourne and while there they sat down with Chad Habel to discuss what they had seen and what were their highlights at the show. Chad has written articles on a number of websites and now has his own site where you can check […]

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Episode 47 – The Resurrection

Tue, 16 Jul 2013 11:20:19 +0000

We are back! After a bit of a hiatus while Susie was in a terrible condition in hospital thanks to a nasty illness we have returned to fill your ear holes with our goodness. On this episode we talk about a great assortment of topics including the new GTA 5 gameplay trailer, the amazing PS3 […]

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Episode 46 – E3 2013

Thu, 20 Jun 2013 09:34:46 +0000

E3 2013 has come and gone, but it has left a storm in it’s wake thanks to fanboys warring over Sony’s decisive blow against Microsoft. Susie and Matt discuss that and much much more on this episode of the Drop Bear Gaming podcast. Oh and by the way this was recorded before Microsoft’s backflip on […]

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Xbox One Lost The Battle, Has Playstation 4 Won The War?

Thu, 13 Jun 2013 13:24:32 +0000

Over the past twenty four hours or so, I have seen increasing numbers of tweets, Facebook updates, memes and articles showing a growth spurt in supporting the Playstation 4 being the next gen console of choice – even from folks I have  known to be the Xbox faithful’s in my inner gaming circle.  While I […]

Episode 45 – Xbox One

Sat, 25 May 2013 02:37:12 +0000

Susie and Matt break down what we know so far about Microsoft’s upcoming All-In-One entertainment system. We compare it to what we know about the PS4 and then share our thoughts on what might be revealed at E3. Oh and there’s another game giveaway! Yay!

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Do s Don ts When Attending A Cleveland Cavaliers Home Game

Wed, 22 May 2013 23:16:59 +0000

The Buffalos had posted convincing wins over Wisconsin, Texas A&M and Oklahoma but a recent loss to Kansas enjoy CU itching to prove themselves against their designated nemesis. Which will take the pressure off the balls for the feet and spreads it across the whole bottom belonging to the shoe. Over the years that was […]

Xbox One And A New Generation

Tue, 21 May 2013 19:32:18 +0000

It’s 4:30am and Microsoft’s reveal of their new system “Xbox One” finished not too long ago. While I sit here letting the tidal wave that is Twitter flood in front of my eyes I find myself still just as clueless about how the next generation is going to play out as I was when I […]