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SaladCast 171 (24th September 2016) – BrEGXit

Posted by Rob, September 25, 2016 5:33 pm

EGX 2016 is has been occurring and with it came long car journeys. As new regulations will inevitably be brought in to enforce the use of podcasts to keep boredom at bay on such journeys, the SaladCast remains ahead of the curve by providing this car-friendly episode. What makes it car-friendly you say? That’ll be the marketing.

In this episode there’s more upcoming game hope discussion, Recore, TGS, Project Highrise, Call of Duty, Factorio, PSVR, Battlezone, Overwatch, Battlefield 1, Aaero, Civilization VI, Redout, Shadow of Mordor, Sonic Mania, Grand Theft Auto V, Rocket League and death by train.

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Sonic Heroes, Part 6 – Phewaa!

Posted by Rob, September 25, 2016 5:08 pm

Whilst making his way through more awkward versions of the same places Team Sonic are travelling through… somehow… Shadow discovers his identity via timely, unexplained prop placement and then kinda denies it for a bit. Team Dark continue their mostly pointless journey.

SaladCast 170 (8th September 2016) – Rocket Field Pro

Posted by Rob, September 9, 2016 3:15 pm

I might as well be talking from my stomach. It’s way louder than my voice right now. Late night McDonanald’s has repercussions.

In a twist of planning the SaladCast is coming out early and hot on the heels of the Playstation Meeting. We can be “Pro” when we need to be, we just mostly choose not to be, get off our case!

In this ‘cast: PS4 Pro, Airbuds?, Battlefield 1 Beta, Super Mario 1, EVE Online, Tricky Towers, Mass Effect Andromeda, Overcooked, Dara O’Brien’s Go 8-bit, Overwatch, Metal Gear Solid V, Planet Coaster, Roller Coaster Tycoon and some brief hype shouts.

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Gameplay – Contraption Maker

Posted by Rob, September 8, 2016 11:10 pm

The makers of The Incredible Machine have used their Rube Goldberg powers to build a device that inevitably created a better version of itself. Zac and Rob welcome the singularity.

SaladCast 169 (27th August 2016) – No Etrian Theft

Posted by Rob, August 28, 2016 7:18 pm

What happens when food colouring, car repair, doorbells and video games combine? The SaladCast emerges in a spontaneous burst of foliage! Also in this episode: No Man’s Sky, interior design, Grand Theft Auto V, PS4 Slim, Titanfall 2, Olympic coverage, Star Citizen, sexy consoles and the general hype status of 2016.

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Gameplay – Sonic Heroes, Part 5 – Team Dark, but why?

Posted by Rob, August 23, 2016 8:56 am

Zac and Rob make a start on Team Dark’s travels to find they are much the same the Team Sonic’s. The only major difference is the mystery of why Shadow, Rouge and Omega are even bothering. We just don’t know.

Saladcast 168 (14th August 2016) – No Man’s Doom

Posted by Rob, August 15, 2016 11:21 am

It’s time for the Salad Games 2016. For the first event we must embrace the new tradition of there being at least one interruption Rob has to deal with per episode. We refer to an classic problem maker, the doorbell. How long into the episode do we make it before it rings? The winner is the closest guess and will win a golden delicious apple they must purchase themselves.

This episode contains fridges, No Man’s Sky, DOOM, keyboards and mice, Factorio, XCOM 2, Nano Assault EX, headphones, Overwatch and the aforementioned interruption.

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Gameplay – Mirror’s Edge Catalyst

Posted by Rob, August 15, 2016 10:38 am

Whilst playing the opening hour of Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Zac and Rob attempt to piece together how it is a prequel to the first game without accurately remembering how the first game went. This should be informative then.

SaladCast 167 (31st July 2016) – Doombound

Posted by Rob, August 1, 2016 6:15 pm

There’s Sonic news! There’s Sonic news! For Zac and Rob this is a big deal so let’s chat about the possibilities and the probability of them being crap.
There’s a tiny bit of other news, DOOM, escape rooms, Starbound, house grouse, Factorio, Metal Gear Solid V, honey shoes, Rocket League and XCOM 2.

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Gameplay – Coin Crypt

Posted by Rob, July 30, 2016 12:14 pm

What if money was your weapon? Zac and Rob find out how that works by means of the Rogue-like Coin Crypt.

Episode 166 (16th July 2016) – Day of the Rise of the Pokémon

Posted by Rob, July 17, 2016 10:05 am

Rob often gets a bit of a ribbing from his cohorts about what he considers newsworthy for the cast but this week fate leaves Zac in charge of Rob’s list… so some stuff may get a bit ignored.

This week we have new PC’s, XCOM 2, maintenance, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Day of the Tentacle: Remastered, steering wheel updates, Pokémon GO and gums.

CS:GO gambling is shady. Everyone’s on the take.

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Gameplay – Cyril Cyberpunk

Posted by Rob, July 10, 2016 11:20 am

Zac reckons this was the first game he ever bought so we simply have to go back and see what caused him to part ways with his dosh. Cyril Cyberpunk hovers his way to save the planet from mutated teddy bears… Zac has interesting taste.

SaladCast 165 (3rd July 2016) – Rise of the Mirror Guard

Posted by Rob, July 3, 2016 10:58 pm

The E3 ship has sailed and taken most of news with it so let’s catch up on some game!

This episode serves up some Starfox Guard, MGS, Zelda, Factorio, Quantum Break, Tomb Raider and Mirror’s Edge Catalyst.

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SaladCast 163 (11th June 2016) – Mirror’s Break

Posted by Rob, June 12, 2016 10:27 am

Get hype! E3 is only a couple of days away so it’s time to mop up all the leaks before we bathe in the convention goodness. Everyone is spilling their drinks from Sony to Nintendo, Microsoft Ubisoft… I think everybody’s drunk before the party has begun.

Also this week: Quantum Break, football, Overwatch, Minecraft, Watchdogs 2, Mirror’s Edge Catalyst, Speedrunners, Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, hot tubs and a good helping of speculation.

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Sonic Heroes, Part 4 – Take This

Posted by Rob, June 11, 2016 3:27 pm

Perseverance is definitely a requirement to success in this game. Having been beaten by the Final Fortress before Zac and Rob have another stab at finishing the Team Sonic story in Sonic Heroes on the PC. Now presented in 60FPS.

SaladCast 162 (29th May 2016) – Witnesswatch

Posted by Rob, May 30, 2016 10:38 am

Rob is back from Japan and now forced to live in the here and now again. Fortunately the Saladcast is here and a little bit now, so come and live with us in it.

This weeks there’s Japan, Disney Infinity, Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, old EA news that sucks, new EA news that might not suck, Factorio, Rocket League, Overwatch, Doom, MGS, The Witness, and fight sticks!

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Gameplay – Cavestory+

Posted by Rob, May 30, 2016 9:37 am

Retro side scrolling platform shooter that tells a story in a cave with some added plus things. Cavestory+ is a pretty good name as it turns out.

SaladCast 161 (7th May 2016) – Overfox

Posted by Rob, May 8, 2016 10:15 am

Something something something podcast. Something something hurray!

In this podcast: Zac gets a large mug and new kettle, Rob figures out what he wants from Starfox, Dan Gears on, the point of Early Access is debated, Overwatch is judged, Call of Duty and Battlefield announce new games with bad names, Pizza is mentioned, more of The Witness gets witnessed and Rocket League gets the jam.

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