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Episode 149 – A Micro-transaction Too Far
Duration: 01:14:08 • Size: 33.95 MB

It’s that time of year again where the sports games start dropping their annual releases. On this episode of the DBG podcast Lucas gives his review of the micro-transaction heavy NBA2K20 while Matt let’s us know what’s new in FIFA 20. Matt also reviews Ni No Kuni: Wrath Of The White Witch Remastered, the guys review Borderlands 3, and finally they share their first impressions of Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint. We hope you enjoy the show 🙂 Read more…

NBA 2K20 (PS4)
This year's NBA2K must stand for Need Bank Account 2 Kontinue as parasitic micro-transaction systems ruin a great game. The Best part of this game is the addition of a very well rounded and perfectly executed WNBA game mode.
FIFA 20 (PS4)
Although the campaign mode after the end of the Hunter trilogy last year is noticeably missing, a fully fledged Volta Football mode does fill the gap. Some big changes on a gameplay level shake things up and new additions to FUT flesh out that game mode.
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Episode 118 – Eating Up Their Bottom Lines
Duration: 01:18:34 • Size: 35.97 MB

Matt and Lucas are back with the second last episode for 2017! To start the show they reflect upon the turn of events in the industry following the discussion of micro transactions on the last episode, which I’m sure we can all agree played a major part in getting the loot box discussion happening around the world (Hi to our listeners in the Belgian government!).

Next up Matt shares his thoughts on South Park: The Fractured But Whole and some PlayLink games, Lucas shares his review of NBA2K18, then Matt follows up with reviews of Ben 10, LA Noire remastered, and Need For Speed Payback. Enjoy the show and look out for our GOTY episode coming up later this month! Read more…

Episode 117 – Egyptians, Nazis, Cars, and Rants
Duration: 01:11:33 • Size: 32.77 MB

It’s the busiest time of year for gamers, so many games but such little time. On this episode of the podcast Lucas and Matt share their thoughts on Assassin’s Creed Origins, Wolfenstein 2, Gran Turismo Sport and more. They also have a chat about micro-transactions given their prevalence in games at the moment which leads to a classic Matt rant. Enjoy! Read more…

 
NBA 2K20 (PS4)
This year's NBA2K must stand for Need Bank Account 2 Kontinue as parasitic micro-transaction systems ruin a great game. The Best part of this game is the addition of a very well rounded and perfectly executed WNBA game mode.
FIFA 20 (PS4)
Although the campaign mode after the end of the Hunter trilogy last year is noticeably missing, a fully fledged Volta Football mode does fill the gap. Some big changes on a gameplay level shake things up and new additions to FUT flesh out that game mode.
Ni No Kuni Remastered (PS4)
Although this remaster is purely a graphical upgrade the game itself is still as charming and fun as ever. A magical fantasy world and a well written story make this game a pure delight to play even on the second time around.
Borderlands 3 (PS4)
A lackluster script which tries to be funny but falls flat at every turn combines with average shooting and repetitive level design to make Borderlands 3 a pale imitation of the games which came before it.
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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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