Sunday
Jan292017

QCF: The Walking Dead Season 3: A New Frontier

f there’s one thing that Telltale has proven as a game developer in recent years it’s that they can offer an experience that’s close to the chest for any given property and its respective fandom. Among all of the licenses they’ve tackled however, there’s one particular adaption that truly represents the pedigree of the studio more than any of the other games they’ve helmed, and that’s the Walking Dead.

The third season picks up years from where we left off from the last time we saw Clementine, and while returning players are presumably breathing a collective sigh of relief to see her face grace the screen once more, Season Three’s “A New Frontier” isn’t centered on the steadfast teenager’s struggles in the post-apocalyptic world—we have a new player on the field.

More importantly, the first two episodes are quick to build upon a theme that effectively instills a growing sense of tension in each and every turning point crossed; legacies are bullshit, and nothing is sacred to those who want to survive.

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Sunday
Jan292017

QCF: Final Fantasy XV

he passage of time can sure be weird; it only seems like yesterday that we were talking about the Final Fantasy Versus XIII on the first episode of Press Pause Radio, an episode that was first recorded in 2009, where we talked about a game that was initially revealed at E3 in the year 2006…

Let’s think about that for a minute. We currently live in a generation where we’re treated to annual releases of upcoming titles, and triple AAA games that don’t take any more than three years at most for production. Yet here we are, the long-sought appearance of Final Fantasy XII Versus is here, only as Final Fantasy XV, an upgrade from spin-off to a main entry to the series.

Now this is the part where I tell you whether or not I think it was worth the wait, and well, to sum it up in a manner of words, yes—it was truly worth each and every year of the wait in a surprising turn of events.

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Friday
Jan272017

Bullet Heaven, Episode 164 - Dariusburst CS 8ing DLC (PC/PS4/Vita)

Dariusburst is STILL trucking along with great DLC In wave four, we take a look at three new ships and new stages based on incredible darcade games by Raizing, now under the 8ing banner! How does it stack up?

Get the Dariusburst CS 8ing packs on STEAM or PSN!!

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Friday
Jan272017

Bullet Heaven, Episode 163 - Aero Blasters/Air Buster (TG16/GEN)

Air Buster isn't exactly a household name when it comes to shooters, but if we're talking Turbografx-16, Aero Blasters is a name that should perk up at least a few ears. It's finally time to take a look at Aero Blasters and Air Buster on Bullet Heaven... so how do they stack up?  

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Friday
Jan272017

Crate Dae! [#020] - Crinkle, Crinkle, Five (Yume Twins January)

Hi Hi Everyone! It's Crate Dae again! Another crate so soon!! In this episode we take a second look at the Yume Twins January Crate! But what's this? The box has been switched up a bit... What's inside?

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Friday
Jan272017

Crate Dae! [#019] - Mock Bockin' Reats (Akibento December)

Hi Hi Everyone! It's Crate Dae again! In this episode we take a look at the December Akibento Subscription Crate! Neat! What's inside?  

 

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Wednesday
Jan182017

PPR Presents The Golden Zonkies: Class of 2016

e’re not going to sparse words here guys, 2016 sucked; for a lot of reasons. Despite the fact that it wasn’t the best year for a lot of reasons, it sure did have a lot of good going for it in terms of video games. VR officially launched across both PC and console, mobile games made their presence know more than any other time before it, and Nintendo finally spilled the goods on their upcoming console with the reveal of the Nintendo Switch.

So, while we all happily say good bye and welcome 2017 with open arms, remember that there were some cool games and releases that made our little hobby pretty rad; and we’re going to celebrate that with this episode!

That’s right, you guessed it, it’s Press Pause Radio’s annual awards show—The Golden Zonkies!

We’ve recorded a special mega cast where we give our prestigious mark of excellence, a Golden Zonkey, to the game deserving of recognition towards that respective recognition.

Everything from games to events that saw the light of day in 2016, across fourteen different categories, and we have that very list for you here now. We’ll be plowing through a incredible catalog of choices, debating with one another from beginning to end in this epic podcast, each voicing our vote for the winner of its corresponding category.

The only stipulation in the Golden Zonkies, is that any point, a wild card can be suggested by one of the hosts if majority vote dictates that another nomination is more deserving of the award instead of the choices presently casted.

So without further ado, we present to you all Press Pause Radio’s Golden Zonkies, class of 2016! Enjoy the show!

Mail us at our new email Mailbag@presspauseradio.com, leave a voicemail at 469-PPR-TALK, and be sure to stop by at our Forums if you haven’t already registered and post your thoughts about the show. Finally, make sure to rate and subscribe to us on iTunes and YouTube, follow us on Twitch page and Twitter, and finally take part in our Facebook and Steam group!

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Wednesday
Jan042017

Bullet Heaven, Episode 162 - Dariusburst CS CAVE DLC Pack

Dariusburst is STILL trucking along with great DLC!! In wave three, we take a look at three new ships and new stages based on bullet hell shooters from the legendary Cave! How does it stack up?   

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