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Cane and Rinse “essential” says Vice.com

Cane and Rinse “essential” says Vice.com

Vice.com has named the Cane and Rinse podcast as “one of the five gaming podcasts you need in your life” Journalist Jagger Gravning contacted our Leon a few weeks back to ask for a […]

Wolfenstein: The New Order – Cane and Rinse 176

Wolfenstein: The New Order – Cane and Rinse 176

“Yes, the Nazis rule the world now, they are everywhere. Everywhere.” Our four podcast series tracing the history of this particular franchise concludes with MachineGames‘ 2014 debut, Wolfenstein: The New Order. Leon, Tony and […]

Sound of Play: 15

Sound of Play: 15

Welcome to our podcast about our favourite videogame music – Sound of Play. For many of us, it’s hard to think of almost any videogame without our minds conjuring up the music that accompanied […]

Team Silent and their Silent Hill legacy

Team Silent and their Silent Hill legacy

Team Silent, the developer behind the first four Silent Hill games, were a major player in the survival horror genre in the early 2000s. Though their personnel changed substantially during the department’s five years, […]

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories – Cane and Rinse 175

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories – Cane and Rinse 175

“Our caller ID shows that you are calling from Silent Hill, I regret to inform you that you are beyond even our help.” The penultimate of Cane and Rinse’s eight Silent Hill podcasts sees […]

Five nights in Tokyo

Five nights in Tokyo

I wanted to go to Tokyo before I was married. Or dead. That sounds a bit harsh on the whole concept of marriage. Sorry about that. Well, now I’m 31, almost 32 (hopefully not […]

An hour with… Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary

An hour with… Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary

When I first played Halo: Combat Evolved on the original Xbox, I distinctly remember feeling as though it was the closest thing to a PC-inspired first person shooter on a home console. I couldn’t […]

Max Payne 3 – Cane and Rinse 174

Max Payne 3 – Cane and Rinse 174

“What was I really doing walking in there with my bad haircut and ridiculous shirt?” Max has a snazzy shirt and new employers as he leaves behind dark, dreary New York for sunny, scorching […]

The role nostalgia plays in appraising old games

The role nostalgia plays in appraising old games

We live in an age of gaming that repeatedly capitalises on the ‘retro’. Remakes, reimaginings, franchise reboots, re-releases and independently developed downloadable titles with 8 or 16-bit style pixel-art are rampant right now. If […]

Sound of Play: 14

Sound of Play: 14

Welcome to our podcast about our favourite videogame music – Sound of Play. For many of us, it’s hard to think of almost any videogame without our minds conjuring up the music that accompanied […]

Dark Souls: Duelling with Artorias

Dark Souls: Duelling with Artorias

Joshua takes a look at one of his favourite boss battles of all time, Artorias the Abysswalker, from Dark Souls. He’ll not only talk about how he feels that this fight succeeds mechanically, but […]