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Fragfest 360 Episodes

Retro podcast as we revisit our humble beginnings as podcasters, originally released between 2013-2015. It was a weekly gaming podcast, with later episodes being broadcast live and with video editing on the fly during conversation. (You can view the video versions on YouTube here.) We debated current issues and looked back through the history of gaming at our fondest memories. Quiz/trivia segments, chart rundowns, giveaways, and some special guests.

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Fragfest 360: Episode 22

  
Retro podcast as we revisit our humble beginnings as podcasters, originally released on June 13th 2013. Review of Mega Man X by Danyl, a look at the upcoming nvidia Shield handheld console courtesy of listener Christopher Pitt. There is also the weekly Fragfest 360 quiz, and a look back at games released historically in the month of June.

Fragfest 360: Episode 21

  
Retro podcast as we revisit our humble beginnings as podcasters, originally released on June 6th 2013. Review of Street Fighter X Tekken by Chris of CharityShopGamer, a debate rages on the age old question of PC vs Console gaming, and we look back through the years at past generations of consoles and discuss the winners and losers.

Fragfest 360 – Episode 20

  
Retro podcast as we revisit our humble beginnings as podcasters, originally released on May 30th 2013. We talk XBOX ONE, taking phone calls on the reaction to the reveal, and injecting our own opinions along the way. We also review Need For Speed Most Wanted on XBOX 360, and deliver another scintillating edition of the Fragfest 360 QUIZ!

Fragfest 360: Episode 19

  
Retro podcast as we revisit our humble beginnings as podcasters, originally released on May 23rd 2013. Special episode, with an extra long running time as we discuss the XBOX One reveal, previewing it with call ins, and then recapping the news and giving our views. We also have a competition on this episode of the podcast, with callers given the opportunity to win a Gears of War Judgment prize pack, by competing against each other in a Mario themed quiz. We are also pleased to present an exclusive developer interview with Utopian Sandwich, developers of XBOX 360 indy game Chompy…

Fragfest 360: Episode 18

  
Retro podcast as we revisit our humble beginnings as podcasters, originally released on May 16th 2013. A discussion about controllers, a game review of Streets of Rage 2 on the SEGA Mega Drive, the weekly Fragfest 360 quiz, and a look back at the games released throughout the years in the month of May.

Fragfest 360: Episode 17

  
Retro podcast as we revisit our humble beginnings as podcasters, originally released on May 9th 2013. We discuss the WORST consoles of all time. Also the weekly gaming quiz with John Taylor on the line, trying to help our panelists score points. Danyl reviews The Walking Dead games released by Telltale Games, and we talk about our next event on June 15th; including revealing a couple more games that we will be playing.

Fragfest 360: Episode 16

  
Retro podcast as we revisit our humble beginnings as podcasters, originally released on May 2nd 2013. Nintendo have announced that they will not be presenting information at the upcoming E3 event, we discuss the ramifications of this. Fragfest 360’s quiz is BACK, now a weekly affair. We are joined on the phone by Tom to help our podcast panellist score points. Chris reviews a Metal Gear Solid game on the PS Vita, and finally we discuss the price points and release date of the hotly anticipated XBOX console.

Fragfest 360: Episode 15

  
Retro podcast as we revisit our humble beginnings as podcasters, originally released on April 25th 2013. We discuss violence in video games. Also, whether it’s ethical to produce freemium games that utilise microtransactions within the game. There is also a quiz where we are joined on the line by our reigning Halo champion Josh, and a game review of Parking Mania which is available for Android devices.

Fragfest 360: Episode 14

  
Retro podcast as we revisit our humble beginnings as podcasters, originally released on April 18th 2013. This week we are joined on the phone by game developer Nicoll Hunt. We discuss his upcoming game for iOS, Android, Mac, and OUYA, called Fist Of Awesome. A side-scrolling beat em up, where you take control of a time travelling lumberjack with a manly beard who punches bears in the face. As fantastic as that sounds, it is just as fun to actually play it. We also have opportunity to dip into the mailbag and ask some questions about game development, and…

Fragfest 360: Episode 13

  
Retro podcast as we revisit our humble beginnings as podcasters, originally released on April 11th 2013. We discuss games released in April throughout the years, finish off the QUIZ without a single mathematical equation in sight, getting a caller on the phone line to help determine the winner. Shenanigans ensue. We also chat about Disney closing LucasArts, and we review Final Fantasy: Crisis Core on the PSP.

Fragfest 360: Episode 12

  
Retro podcast as we revisit our humble beginnings as podcasters, originally released on April 4th 2013. OUYA chat this week, as we discuss the features of this brand new console which exists through funding on Kickstarter. A review of Zelda on the Game Boy Advance, and a round of the FRAGFEST 360 quiz! This week it is themed as a MATHS QUIZ~! We end the podcast by asking for YOU, the listener, to get involved with the podcasts. We invite you to share your views.

Fragfest 360: Episode 11

  
Retro podcast as we revisit our humble beginnings as podcasters, originally released on March 28th 2013. A discussion about Kickstarter, game review of Renegade Ops, whether remastering games is a good thing, and a discussion about the biggest gaming failures in history.

Fragfest 360: Episode 10

  
Retro podcast as we revisit our humble beginnings as podcasters, originally released on March 21st 2013. DRM issues, new and improved QUIZ segment, game review of Rollercoaster Tycoon, and a look at the winners and losers at the BAFTA Game Awards 2013.

Fragfest 360: Episode 9

  
Retro podcast as we revisit our humble beginnings as podcasters, originally released on February 28th 2013. We have a guest caller offer a game review this week, as Christopher Pitt reviews Chompy Chomp Chomp, which is an excellent indy game for Xbox 360 which we discovered at the GEEK (Game Expo East Kent) event in Margate. We also discuss the news coming out of the PS4 conference in New York, discuss our favourite Mario games and give out details on what people can expect from our upcoming event in Ashford Kent on Saturday March 9th. Not long to go now! If…

Fragfest 360: Episode 8

  
Retro podcast as we revisit our humble beginnings as podcasters, originally released on February 21st 2013. Super Meat Boy is reviewed, we have another edition of the Fragfest 360 quiz which is themed around cheats in games, and we ask the question: are developers focusing too much on the casual game market? Family friendly games are very popular right now, but is it promoting the release of substandard games?

Fragfest 360: Episode 7

  
Retro podcast as we revisit our humble beginnings as podcasters, originally released on February 14th 2013. Handheld consoles are struggling to reach sales expectations, we discuss why we think this might be. Also, we are back on a desert island this week. The twist? We are all on the same island! We each have to pick a multiplayer game to take with us that we would enjoy playing together. Chris reviews Super Mario World on the SNES. Finally we discuss a “What If?” scenario as we ponder on how gaming would have changed, if at all, had Microsoft decided to buy…

Fragfest 360: Episode 6

  
Retro podcast as we revisit our humble beginnings as podcasters, originally released on February 6th 2013. Breaking news is discussed as we ponder the reports from Edge that Microsoft’s new Xbox will block the resale of used games and require a persistent Internet connection in order to function. We also have a quiz, a discussion on our favourite 3 consoles of all time, and a game review of WWE 13.

Fragfest 360: Episode 5

  
Retro podcast as we revisit our humble beginnings as podcasters, originally released on January 31st 2013. What games would we take with us to a desert island? The death of Atari, HMV, Blockbuster (etc) and a discussion on why we think retailers and developers are struggling. PLUS! Why does every big game release seem to be a sequel these days? We are joined this week by a very special guest, Danyl from the XpressGames store in Ashford.

Fragfest 360: Episode 4

  
Retro podcast as we revisit our humble beginnings as podcasters, originally released on January 24th 2013. Episode 4 features a review of Super Mario 3D Land on the 3DS, a look at gaming moving forward as we look at the IllumiRoom and discuss other audacious attempts to change the way we play games, a QUIZ~! segment, and a discussion on our favourite memories of the PlayStation 1.

Fragfest 360: Episode 3

  
Retro podcast as we revisit our humble beginnings as podcasters, originally released on January 17th 2013. Episode 3 takes a look back at the N64, which has been discontinued for 10 years. We also review The Walking Dead Episode 1, and discuss the news of Sony patenting technology that could be used to block used game sales on their next console. Retro fans will also enjoy listening as we take a trip down memory lane, remembering some of the more iconic gaming music of yesteryear.

Fragfest 360: Episode 2

  
Retro podcast as we revisit our humble beginnings as podcasters, originally released on January 10th 2013. We are going to repost these classic episodes from the archive, one a week. Episode 2 showcases the launch of many new features for the podcast. We begin a weekly game review segment with ‘A Boy and His Blob’, there is a quiz segment which you can play along with at home, and discussion on retro side scrolling beat em ups, nVidia’s newly announced handheld console, Xi3’s Piston and the Steam Box, and the merits of mobile gaming.

Fragfest 360: Episode 1

  
Retro podcast as we revisit our humble beginnings as podcasters, originally released on January 3rd 2013. We are going to repost these classic episodes from the archive, one a week. This week we chime in with our opinions on whether Sony are losing their momentum, our favourite Sonic games from yesteryear, and our least favourite gaming peripheral.