The Start Cast 01 - So Vanilla - Games Of 2014

February 2, 2014

The Press Start Australia gang finally got together to record Episode 1 of The Start Cast. This week we discuss the weekly news, what we've been playing and our most anticipated games of 2014. 

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The Start Cast 02 - Far Fetched Dreams For The New Generation

February 10, 2014

This week on The Start Cast, we discuss our dream games of the new generation, Sonic Boom, Call of Duty's new developer, Xbox One's new firmware updates, Flappy Bird, Outlast, Loadout, MGS: Ground Zeroes short play-time, Lightning Returns, Tetris vs Puyo, Risk of Rain and Titanfall's delay.

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The Start Cast 03 - Does Your Titan Even Fall?

February 17, 2014

This week on The Start Cast, we discuss all facets of the Titanfall beta, the PS4 outselling the Xbox One in America, the newest ports coming to the Vita, John lays out the truth about Final Fantasy: Lightning Returns, all things from the latest Nintendo Direct, Virtua Tennis Vita, Batman Arkham Asylum, Kickstarter getting hacked and the end of Flappy Bird. 

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The Start Cast 04 - Do Minor Graphical Differences Matter?

February 24, 2014

This week on The Start Cast, we discuss the sadness of Irrational closing down, Sony's amazing PS4 sales, The Order's new trailer, Doom 4, the graphical differences between the Xbox One and PS4, Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze, Forza's great sales, Gunz 2: The Second Dual, APB: Reloaded and Rambo. 

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The Start Cast 05 - Most Anticipated Games Of March

March 3, 2014

This week on The Start Cast, we discuss our most anticipated games of March, Thief, Castlevania: Lord Of Shadows 2, Plants VS Zombies: Garden Warfare, Xbox One Titanfall bundle, MGS V: Ground Zeroes Price Drop, Arkham Origins DLC and Minecraft coming to the big screen. 

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The Start Cast 06 - Bring Back Crash Team Racing!

March 11, 2014

This week on The Start Cast, we discuss Jack Tretton's stepping down at Sony, Watch Dogs release date, Limited Edition Mario Kart 8 pack, Amy Hennig leaving Naughty Dog, The March Xbox One update, Batman Arkham Knight, Dark Souls, Epic Quest For Mighty Loot, Killzone: Shadow Fall and The Xbox One Media Remote 

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The Start Cast 07 - My Brother’s Sister Hates Bad Graphics

March 17, 2014

This week on The Start Cast we discuss Nintendo attending Comic-Con, local servers arriving for Titanfall, Watch Dogs upgraded R18+ rating, The Witcher 3's delay, Yoshi's New Island Twitch on Xbox One, what's happening to Driveclub, Stallion83's 1,000,000 Gamerscore, just how good is Titanfall?, Diego's Dark Souls frustrations and Project Spark.

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The Start Cast 08 - Is Console Exclusive Content Bad?

March 24, 2014

This week on The Start Cast we discuss console exclusive content, Infamous: Second Son, Metal Gear Sold: Ground Zeroes, Strife, Australian Diablo servers, Assassin's Creed Unity, Playstation Camera's success and Project Morpheus. 

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The Start Cast 09 - Welcome To The Port Generation

March 31, 2014

This week on The Start Cast we discuss ports invading next-gen consoles, inFAMOUS: Second Son, Goat Simulator, Mercenary Kings, Oculus Rift Buyout, Diablo: Reaper Of Souls, Far Cry 4, Uncharted 4 game director leaves Naughty Dog, Nintendo's GBA VC launch, Microsoft's E3 conference, Trine 2 and Batman Arkham Knight's new villain

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The Start Cast 10 - Our Dream April Fools Gags

April 7, 2014

This week on The Start Cast we discuss our dream April Fools Gags, Kinect Sports Rivals, FEZ, New Mario Kart 8 details, Metro Redux, Amazon Fire TV announced, Foxtel Play comes to PS3, New PS4 features, Hotline Miami and  Phil Spencer's new role

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The Start Cast 11 - Supanova & Murdered: Soul Suspect

April 14, 2014

This week on The Start Cast we discuss Supanova Goldcoast, Murdered Soul Suspect, Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, The Last Of Us Remastered, Marvel Invading Disney Infinity, the latest Super Smash Brothers news, Borderlands: Pre-sequel and H1Z1. 

Please Note: There was a slight audio issue which means that Kevin's audio is slightly lower quality than what it usually would be. 
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The Start Cast 12 - How Big Is Your Backlog?

April 21, 2014

This week on The Start Cast we discuss Titanfall DLC, latest Xbox One update, The Last Of Us Grounded DLC, Minecraft's physical PS3 release, Sly Cooper Trilogy, The Elder Scrolls Online, Warlock 2 and we discuss how big our gaming backlog is

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The Start Cast 13 - Games We Suck At But Love

April 28, 2014

This week on The Start Cast, we talk about games we are bad at but love anyway, Skylanders trap team, premium Mario Kart 8 bundle, Watch Dogs multiplayer modes, Mario Golf World Tour season pass, Playstattion Plus May offerings, Dark Souls II, Daylight, Octodad, Fifa 14, War of The Vikings and League of Legends.

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The Start Cast 14 - Dream Videogame Movies

May 5, 2014

This week on The Start Cast, we talk about videogame movies, Mario Kart 8 Nintendo Direct, Watch Dogs Season Pass Details, Atari's E.T Cartrigues, PS4 1.70 Update, Call of Duty Advance Warfare, Dark Souls II, Child of Light, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Mario Chess, Little Fighter 2.0 And for the first time, Diego is Hosting.

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The Start Cast 15 - Happy Mothers Day!

May 12, 2014

This week on The Start Cast we talk about videogames that we've played with our mums, Yrminsul, Mapple Story, Dark Souls II, Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn, Oculus and the Facebook MMO plans, Watch Dogs Australian midnight launch, New Unreal Tournament, Rumored Leaked E3 Conference Details: Uncharted ps4, new Morpheus game, Gran Turismo 7, inFamous DLC, Project Beast and The Last Guardian.

Happy mothers day!

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The Start Cast 16 - Too Much Information Before E3?

May 20, 2014

This week on The Start Cast we talk about companies releasing too much information before E3, Minecraft for the Vita, Microsoft removing Gold paywalls for certain services, the kinectless Xbox One, Final Fantasy XV, Kingdom Hearts III, Far Cry 4, Watch Dogs resolution wars, Halo 5 Guardians, Australian government abolishing game development fund, Dark Souls II, Demon Gaze, League of Legends, Destiny, Diablo III and Mirrors Edge.

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The Start Cast 17 - How Big Is E3 Today?

May 25, 2014

This week on The Start Cast we talk about the relevancy of E3, Assassin's Creed: Black Flag, Transistor, Wolfenstein: The New Order, APB: Reloaded, Assault Android Cactus, Singstar PS4, Watch Dogs, The Witcher III, Batman: Arkham Knight, Hidetaka Miyazaki of From Software, Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor, Dark Souls, World of Warcraft Final Fantasy XV and Rust.

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The Start Cast 18 - Some Predictions For E3

June 1, 2014

This week on The Start Cast we talk about general E3 predictions, Watch Dogs, APB: Reloaded, A Story About My Uncle, Xbox One, Left 4 Dead Japanese Arcade Edition, Call of Duty, Battlefield: Hardline, Snoop Dog, Fred Durst, The Evil Within, Evolve, Counter-Strike Global Offensive and The Order: 1886.


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The Start Cast 19 - Nervously Anticipating 2015’s Biggest Games

January 27, 2015

This week on the return of The Start Cast, we discuss the latest news - Nintendo Direct, Dying Light's delay, Borderlands: The Handsome Collection and the Windows 10 Event - and the games we are all excited for in 2015. 

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The Start Cast 20 - Our Grievances with Classification

February 8, 2015

This week on The Start Cast we discuss Dying Light, Saints Row IV getting recalled in Australia, the Xbox One tuner finally hitting Australia, Spotify joining PlayStation, Club Nintendo closing down, all things Jurassic Park, the next Call of Duty, Netflix creating Legend of Zelda and the ups-and-downs of the Australian classification board.

This week’s podcast includes Ewan, Shannon, Kevin, Daniel, Matt & Jake B.

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The Start Cast 21 - Game Length and the Fallout Guys

February 22, 2015

This week on The Start Cast we discuss more Amiibo news, issues surrounding limited edition 3DS pre orders, Bethesda's E3 press conference, the Darksiders 2: Definitive Edition, the Last Guardian's Development nightmare, The Order: 1886 and consequentially, the issues surrounding game length and the term 'cinematic'. 

This week’s podcast includes Jake B, Kevin, Daniel, Matt & Ewan.

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The Start Cast 22 - Will VR Become A Reality?

March 9, 2015

This week on The Start Cast we discuss GTA V PC delay, Forza's Fast and Furious expansion, Netflix in Australia, Unreal Engine 4, Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, The Phantom Pain's ridiculous Collector's Edition, Maxis' recent closure, Rock Band 4's announcement and our topic of the week, Virtual Reality! 

On the show this week: KevinDanielMatt Ewan.

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The Start Cast 23 - We Hold Out Hope for Nintendo

March 21, 2015

This week on The Start Cast we discuss Uncharted 4's delay, the PS4's 2.5 update, the God of War III remaster, MGS's new beginnings and Nintendo's expansion into the mobile market, as well as asking what we want from Nintendo's next console and refusing to talk about the Last Guardian anymore! 

On the show this week: DanielShannonJames Ewan.

You can download the podcast HERE or subscribe to the podcast on iTunes HERE.

 

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The Start Cast 24 - Game Delays and Other News We Care Little For

April 8, 2015

This week on the Start Cast, we discuss Mortal Kombat, Devil May Cry (or at least attempt to), Arkham Knight, the EB Expo, Spotify on the PS4, Nintendo 64 and DS games on the Wii U, Amiibos (again), Halo 5: Guardians and the topic of the week, dreaded game delays! 

On the cast his week: EwanDanielMatt and Jake
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The Start Cast 25 - The Force is Strong with this Episode

April 20, 2015

This week on the Start Cast the team discusses Ratchet and Clank: The Movie, Black Op 3, LEGO Dimensions, The Witcher 3, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, the latest Halo News, the House of Wolves Expansion, Guitar Hero Live and Star Wars, Star Wars, STAR WARS!! 

Starring JakeShannonEwan and Daniel
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The Start Cast 26 - What’s up Konami?

May 10, 2015

On the Start Cast this week, we discuss Halo ODST, Splatoon, Steam modding, Black Ops 3, more Arkham Knight, Silent Hills' cancellation and Avalanches upcoming games.

Starring EwanKevin and James.

You can download the podcast HERE or subscribe to the podcast on iTunes HERE.

 

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The Start Cast 27 - Assassin’s Creed: Mulan & eSports

May 17, 2015

On the Start Cast this week, we discuss Yooka-Laylee, Far Cry 4 Complete Edition, Disney Infinity 3.0, the latest on LEGO Dimensions, Assassin's Creed: Syndicate and our Topic of the Fortnight, eSports.

Starring JakeEwanMatt and Medhi.

You can download the podcast HERE or subscribe to the podcast on iTunes HERE.

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The Start Cast 28 - E3 2015 Predictions: Bethesda, Microsoft & EA

June 3, 2015

On this special episode of the Start Cast, we discuss our predictions for what Bethesda, Microsoft and EA will showcase during their E3 2015 press conferences. 

 
Starring Ewan, Jake, Matt and Kevin!
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The Start Cast 29 - E3 2015 Predictions: Ubisoft, Sony, Nintendo & Square Enix

June 14, 2015

On this special episode of the Start Cast, we discuss our predictions for what Ubisoft, Sony, Nintendo and Square Enix will showcase during their E3 2015 press conferences.
Recorded Sunday 14th at around 5pm AEST. 

Starring EwanKevinShannon and Daniel!

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The Start Cast 30 - The Post-E3 Show

June 23, 2015

On an extended edition of the Start Cast, the team discuss the week that was E3 2015. We individually assess each conference and the announcements before going through out highs and lows of the show. (Hey, that rhymes!)

Starring EwanJakeDaniel and Medhi
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The Start Cast 31 - The Bat Cast

July 8, 2015

On another especial episode of the Start Cast, the team discusses in detail Batman: Arkham Knight. They switch to detective mode and dig through Poison Ivy's weeds as Mehdi unpacks his Batman: Arkham Knight review, with insight from Kevin and Ewan, in an attempt to persuade skeptic Jake to pick up the game. Spoilers are kept to a minimum too, for everyone to enjoy! 

 Starring JakeMehdiKevin and Ewan

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The Start Cast 32 - Our Perfect Batman V Superman Game + Rocket League

July 28, 2015

On this episode of the Start Cast, Matt, Jake and Ewan discuss Rocket League, Rise of the Tomb Raider's timed exclusivity, Konami V Kojima (again) and of course, Batman V Superman. It's an episode of head to heads clearly! 

Starring Matt, Jake and Ewan! 
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The Start Cast 33 - Speaking of Terrible Performances…

August 12, 2015

On this episode of the Start Cast, Ewan, Jake, Mehdi and Matt discuss Gamescom, Peter Dinklage's performance as the Ghost in Destiny, Fantastic Four's box-office bomb and the best limited edition consoles. 

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The Start Cast 34 - All Hail Pixar!

August 25, 2015

On this episode of the Start Cast, Jake, Ewan and Medhi discuss the difficulties of writing game reviews, discuss what will likely be the game of the year, divulge their gaming lineage and voice their concerns about Toy Story 4.

Starring EwanJake and Medhi.

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The Start Cast 35 - Pokemon Go And The Perfect Horror Game

September 15, 2015
On this episode of the Start Cast, Jake, Ewan and Kevin discuss the brand, spanking new Apple TV. Will it kill consoles? Also Destiny: The Taken King, Until Dawn, the perfect horror game and our first ever listener topic!
Starring Jake, Ewan and Kevin!
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The Start Cast 36 - LEGO Dimensions & Stuff-Ups

October 1, 2015

On this episode of the Start Cast, Ewan and Kevin discuss LEGO Dimensions, Metal Gear Sold V, The Taken King, Black Ops 3 and a bunch of listener topics!

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The Start Cast 37 - Battlefront, Season Passes & Far Cry in Space

October 14, 2015

On this episode of the Start Cast, Ewan and Matt discuss the Battlefront Beta, criticism of season passe, the future of the Far Cry franchise post-Primal and more! 

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The Start Cast 38 - The Halo 5 Cast

October 26, 2015

On this episode of the Start Cast, MehdiEwan and Matt discuss everything Halo 5: Guardians, as well as discovering how to fix movie video games, hatching a plan to save Kojima from Konami and getting all excited for Peanuts: Snoopy's Grand Adventure on the Wii and Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth on PS Vita. 

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The Start Cast 39 - Fallout 4, Tomb Raider & Black Ops 3

November 9, 2015

On this episode of the Start Cast, ShannonKevinMatt and Ewan discuss the Tomb Raider review, our experiences with Black Ops 3 and Assassin's Creed Syndicate, franchises in general and finally, of course, FALLOUT 4! 

If you want to contribute to the discussion, tweet @PressStartAU or @EwanTRoxburgh your questions! 
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The Start Cast 40 - Imitation, Emulation and Nuclear Annihilation

November 25, 2015

On this episode of the Start Cast, MattKevin and Ewan talk about Fallout 4 (as well as the controversy surrounding its bugs and graphics), imitation in the gaming industry and the potential of PlayStation 2 Emulation on the PS4. 

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The Start Cast 41 - PSX, Nintendo, Telltale & Multiplayer-Only Games

December 9, 2015

On this episode of the Start Cast, EwanJake and Mehdi discuss PlayStation's future post-PSX, multiplayer-only games, Battlefront, Telltale's new Batman game, Nintendo's NX console and heaps more! 

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The Start Cast 42 - The Game of the Year Special: 2015 Edition

December 31, 2015

On this special episode of the Start Cast, EwanMattKevin and Jake discuss their personal favourite (and least favourite) games of the year.

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The Start Cast 43 - Anticipating 2016, Open-World Fatigue and Assassin’s Creed

January 20, 2016

EwanJakeMehdi and podcast new-comer, Julian, discussing some listener topics regarding the latest Assassin's Creed rumors, open-world fatigue and the games they're most excited for in 2016. 

Join the discussion each fortnight by tweeting questions or topics to @EwanTRoxburgh or @PressStartAU! 

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The Start Cast 44 - The Division, XCOM 2 & Early E3 Predictions

February 3, 2016

On this episode of the Start Cast, JakeEwanKevin and Julian discuss XCOM 2 and game difficulty; The Division and game betas; and the recent conference announcements for E3. 

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The Start Cast 45 - Interactive Experiences vs. Video Games

February 13, 2016

On this episode of the Start Cast, EwanMehdi and podcast-newbie, Sarah, discuss interactive experiences in comparison to more traditional video games, the closure of Gametrailers and Far Cry Primal. 

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The Start Cast 46 - Uncharted 4, Nintendo NX & Season Passes

March 2, 2016

On this episode of the Start Cast, EwanJakeMehdi and Matt discuss Season Passes, Dark Souls, Fallout, Uncharted 4, PS VR, the latest Pokemon announcements and heaps more!

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The Start Cast 47 - The Division & Cross-Platform Multiplayer

March 17, 2016

On this episode of the Start Cast, EwanKevin and Mehdi discuss The Division, the rise of betas, Microsoft's interesting new announcements and annoying DRM issues, as well as some listener topics. 

Join the conversation by tweeting either @PressStartAU or @EwanTRoxburgh

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The Start Cast 48 - The Rumor Cast with Batman & Superman

March 30, 2016

On this episode of the Start Cast, EwanJake and Matt discuss the PlayStation VR, all these PlayStation 4.5 rumors, more rumors about COD, GTA and the Nintendo NX, and of course, Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice! 

Why not subscribe to us on iTunes of the podcast service of your choice? Tweet us your topics on Twitter @PressStartAU or @EwanTRoxburgh
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The Start Cast 49 - What The Hell Is Miitomo?

April 14, 2016

On the show this episode, Ewan, Jake and Kevin discuss video game movies, Miitomo, God of War, the Last of Us 2, and the PlayStation 2 (heaps of 2s) and a listener topic.


Join the conversation by tweeting @EwanTRoxburgh or @PressStartAU! 

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The Start Cast 50 - Oh Nintendo, what have you done?!

May 3, 2016

Celebrating our 50th episode, Ewan, Jake, Shannon and Matt discuss the Nintendo NX, the PlayStation NEO, the Xbox One 2, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Final Fantasy XV and heaps, heaps more! 

Tweet us your topic suggestions, your questions or your game recommendations for our new podcast quiz! 
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