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SaladCast 128 (25th January 2015) – Infinidrive

Posted by Rob, January 25, 2015 9:32 pm

I don’t work in the manufacturing industry but if I did I would want everything to be made by robot arms, possibly robot arms making robot arms to make more robot arms. Perhaps this is the true singularity. It’s got nothing to do with AI, just a pile of robot arms that eventually engulfs the planet. Oh how I muse.

In this episode: Sunset Overdrive, Halo Nightfall, Infinifactory, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Factorio, Guild Wars 2, Hololens, Halo 5: Guardians and Transistor.

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Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Factorio, Guild Wars 2, Halo 5: Guardians, Halo Nightfall, Hololens, Infinifactory, Sunset Overdrive, Transistor, and more!

Gameplay – Transistor

Posted by Rob, January 18, 2015 4:03 pm

Given that we couldn’t really decide on a game of the year for 2014 properly this time over at happysalad.net, we thought we should at least give Zac’s pick a bit of a look. So here is Supergiant Games’ Transistor in full colour.

Gameplay – Final Fantasy VII, Part 28 – Go To Space

Posted by Rob, January 18, 2015 4:01 pm

SPAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA­ACE!

SaladCast 127 (10th January 2014) – Oversistor

Posted by Rob, January 11, 2015 12:46 pm

It’s official, January sucks. Trying to remember how you functioned before having a ton of time off to just lounge about and play video games is really hard, the gaming news dries up and it’s cold. Is “post-holiday-depression” a thing?

Help counter those January blues with an episode of the SaladCast! In our first podcast of 2015 we talk about a few films, DDoS attacks, Valkyria Chronicles, Guild Wars 2, Transistor, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Halo 5, Sunset Overdrive.

Internet routers suck too.

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Gameplay – Banished

Posted by Rob, December 30, 2014 1:49 pm

Zac and Rob make it to the B’s in their Steam A-Z thanks to Banished, a town management sim reminiscent of some of the ideas from the original Settlers. Zac instructs Rob how to live when all you have is a few highly skilled workers and nature.

SaladCast 126 (27th December 2014) – Game of The Year 2014

Posted by Rob, December 28, 2014 11:08 am

It’s time for the fifth SaladCast GOTY award show! Difficult year this one as the team have mostly played different games from one another which inevitably make comparisons hard but we give it a shot anyway because why not!

Discussed in this episode: Bayonetta 2, Elite: Dangerous, Guacamelee, Bravely Default, Mario Golf, Sonic Boom, Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Alien: Isolation, Child of Light, Guilty Gear Xrd, Destiny, Driveclub, Assassin’s Creed Unity, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Far Cry 4, Fifa 15, Infamous: Second Son, South Park: The Stick of Truth, Watchdogs, Grim Fandango, Luftrausers, Nidhogg, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Threes, Titanfall, Transistor, Towerfall: Ascension

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SaladCast 125 (15th December 2014) – The Smash Experience

Posted by Rob, December 17, 2014 5:52 pm

Running late but sounding great, it’s another episode of videogame podcast The SaladCast. December is a busy time for everyone as Dan entertains guests with mince pies missing out on the discussions including:

The Playstation Experience, The Game Awards, Uncharted 4, Zelda for Wii U, Steam auctions, the year of broken games, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Bayonetta 2, Street Fighter V, Final Fantasy VII, EVE Online, Torchlight 2, Guild Wars 2 and Valkyria Chronicles.

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Gameplay – Final Fantasy VII, Part 27 – The Tactical Episode

Posted by Rob, December 15, 2014 9:28 am

It’s time for another round of mopping up some side quests. We deal with a piano, a cave, a pagoda and a boat with plenty of room for a bit of head scratching.

Gameplay – Awesomenauts

Posted by Rob, December 15, 2014 8:59 am

Awwww yeah! It’s about time we did this! Rob finally gets to try and show Zac why he loves this game. “Awesome” is in the title so it’s gotta be good, right?

SaladCast 124 – Advanced Chroniclettas (29th November 2014)

Posted by Rob, November 30, 2014 10:48 am

Surprise! We’re all in Ipswich where two thirds of the team normally are! Not that surprising huh? Well it was to us and we enjoyed it. Trust me on this.

In this episode we discuss Star Wars VII, Interstellar, Assassin’s Creed Unity, Sunset Overdrive, Halo: Master Chief Collection, Bayonetta 2, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Overwatch, Valkyria Chronicles, EVE Online and Deus Ex: Human Revolution.

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GlacialSpoon – Saria’s Drop

Posted by Rob, November 29, 2014 1:02 pm

So Rob will ocassionally abuse the air in the form of making some music under the guise of “GlacialSpoon” but this is a first. His remix of The Lost Woods entitled “Saria’s Drop” made it onto OCRemix, the popular collection of fan made video game music remasters. You can check it out right here via youtube:

If you want a bit more you can visit the SoundCloud here.

(Yes, the OCRemix video got the artist name wrong)

Gameplay – Final Fantasy VII, Part 26 – Do A Submarine Roll

Posted by Rob, November 29, 2014 12:53 pm

It turns out that an airship can’t get you everywhere and Shinra are everywhere. In another slightly odd section of Final Fantasy VII Zac and Rob hunt for Huge Materia underwater… maybe?

SaladCast 123 (15th November 2014) – Advanced Boomonetta

Posted by Rob, November 16, 2014 10:50 pm

So it seems there are games now. 2014 was feeling a little empty for a bit huh?

In this episode: Bayonetta 2, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Freelancer, Assassin’s Creed Unity, Sonic Boom, Guild Wars 2, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, EVE Online, Space Engineers, Halo: Master Chief Collection

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Gameplay – Final Fantasy VII, Part 25 – Life Streaming

Posted by Rob, November 7, 2014 5:07 pm

Things get even more confusing as LOL (Cloud) and She Said (Tifa) try to figure out what really happened in Nibelheim. But first we go cactuar hunting.

SaladCast 122 (1st November 2014) – Bayolization

Posted by Rob, November 2, 2014 10:27 am

According to dispatch emails from Tesco Direct, games can now be shipped and have a chance to arrive BEFORE they were shipped. If there’s some secret time travel tech being used in large scale consumerism then local business is really going to struggle now. Does Amazon have secret teleporters? Does ASDA stock it’s shelves by ballistic cannon? Does Morrison’s have high speed underground mag-levs deploying pies across the nation? If any of this is true, the Pizza delivery business needs to invest now!

In this episode of the SaladCast: Bayonetta, Civilization: Beyond Earth, Titanfall, Awesomenauts, Theatrhythm: Curtain Call, Halo: Master Chief Collection, Super Smash Bros. For Wii U, Valkyria Chronicles, Toybox Turbos, Dying Light, Human Resources, PS4 firmware and mispronunciation.

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