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Episode 157 – Decade In Review Part 4
Duration: 01:33:25 • Size: 42.77 MB

Our trip in the way-back machine has come to an end with this final episode in our Decade In Review series. On this episode Lucas and Matt finish off their look back at the last ten years in gaming with discussions about 2018 & 2019, the rise of cloud gaming, and the interesting stories of Double Fine and Insomniac Games. They close out the episode with their favourite games of the decade.

We hope you enjoyed listening to this look back at the past ten years as much as we enjoyed making it. We will be back to our regularly scheduled programming on the next episode. Read more…

Episode 156 – Decade In Review Part 3
Duration: 01:34:35 • Size: 43.3 MB

It’s time for the third part of our Decade in Review mini-series of podcasts as we edge closer to the end of our discussion about the 2010’s. On this episode Matt & Lucas share their highlights of 2016 and 2017, have a chat about the cultural phenomenon that was Pokemon GO, and discuss the introduction of the Battle Royale genre. We hope you enjoy the show! Read more…

Episode 155 – Decade in Review Part 2
Duration: 01:46:51 • Size: 48.92 MB

Our journey in the way-back machine continues in part two of our Decade in Review podcast series. On this episode Matt & Lucas share their highlights and favourite games from 2013-2015, as well as discuss Obsidian Entertainment’s journey from imminent closure to Kickstarter success to acquisition by Microsoft, the decade of Assassin’s Creed, and much more. We hope you enjoy the show!

P.S. Sorry if the episode is a little bit disjointed, we recorded it in two parts. We hope you like it anyway! Read more…

Episode 154 – Decade in Review Part 1
Duration: 01:28:15 • Size: 40.41 MB

Happy New Decade everyone! Jeez it seems like we haven’t had a post for you guys since a decade ago! Okay now that we’ve got the terrible Dad jokes out of the way it’s time to look back at the past ten years in gaming, take stock, remember the good times fondly, and prepare for a new era in gaming. This episode of the DBG podcast is part 1 of our four part Decade in Review series. Four parts? Yeah well it’s hard to compress ten years of amazing video games into a single podcast episode so we decided to indulge ourselves.

On part 1 of our mini-series Matt & Lucas discuss their favourite moments from 2010-2012 as well as having a bit of a chat about some interesting highlights or stories from the past ten years. They discuss the rise of mobile gaming, the life of the PlayStation Vita, the roller-coaster of success, bankruptcy, and then resurrection that was Telltale Games. We hope you enjoy listening as much as we enjoyed making this episode and we are looking forward to sharing part 2 with you soon! Read more…

 
Lucas
The Podfather/Convo Controller
Super salesman by day, Batdad and Gamersutra by night. As a self-confessed technology pacifist, he prefers to sit on the console-war fence and play games on his PC.
Matt
PlayStation Fanboy/Motormouth
Electrician by trade and yet also highly skilled at finding time to game around work and family commitments. A PlayStation fanboy with a platinum count and obvious podcast bias to prove it. Thinks DC is clearly superior to Marvel. Has been known to rant.
ABOUT DBG

Started in January 2011 by brothers Lucas and Matt, Drop Bear Gaming has been operating for over 7 years offering a fresh and relaxed perspective on the video game industry. The website is a passion project more than anything and it is our distinct pleasure to continue bringing entertainment to our listeners and viewers.

The guys release a podcast episode every two to three weeks and over the years they have welcomed guests from developers, publishers, and other gaming outlets onto the show.

Disclaimer: From time to time Drop Bear Gaming receives copies of games for review in either physical or digital format from publishers or their associated PR companies. All reviews are based on the merits of each game on their own. Whether or not we were supplied the copy is not taken into account when compiling our reviews.

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