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Episode 12 – Fashionably Late
Duration: 00:55:20 • Size: 37.99 MB

Episode 12 is a little bit late coming out so we apologise (blame Matt!).

On this episode we discuss the PSN breach and outage, the Call of Duty Black Ops Escalation map pack, and our quickfire news. Lucas and SiouxsieKate then take over for the second half of the show as Matt goes back to relaxing on his holiday and they discuss AFL Live, the Gears of War 3 Beta, answer a few community questions and give some shoutouts. Sorry about the lateness, but we hope you enjoy the show! Read more…

EB Games Is Playing With Us

EB Games is playing games with people with it’s latest email and gimmick. If you are a subscriber to their emails you would have received one today with a notice that they are releasing some news tomorrow Live on the site. Its the EB Games ‘What, Where, When’ announcement.  Read more…

EA Buy Firemint

Today iOS heavy weight Firemint was bought by gaming heavy weight champion EA. In a press statement released on the Firemint website, the Firemint CEO Rob Murray stated “I just wanted to drop everyone a quick note about the planned acquisition of Firemint by EA. This is a pretty exciting move for us and for EA”.

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Games That Make You Feel – Mirror’s Edge

There are many things that have been said about Mirror’s Edge, both good and bad. It’s a game that has polarised many gamers. But it must be noted that it tried to bring something new to the table, with its focus on movement, environment and traversal. And in doing so, it elicits an emotion that is so often neglected in many games: Exhilaration. Read more…

Runes of Magic Competition Update

Our friends over at n3v games have given us a few disc copies of the free to play MMO Runes of Magic. The disc comes with the full downloadable game plus over $10 of in game items. We are giving these away to listeners of the podcast.  Read more…

AFL Live Tipping Comp Round 5 Winner

It’s round 5 which marks the first of our random AFL Live giveaways. This week we are giving a copy of the AFL Live game to a tipper that has been nothing but consistent, someone that has held down a spot for multiple rounds. Read more…

Episode 11 – Big Macka Tells It On Time
Duration: 01:16:23 • Size: 34.98 MB

We have slightly changed up the format again this week on our road to perfection, so please feel free to email us at or hit us up on Twitter (@DropBearGaming) to let us know what you think of it! On this episode we discuss Matt’s World Of Warcraft relapse, new DLC for Raskulls, Fruit Ninja’s nomination for a Webby award, the new Battlefield Play4Free game, Geohot’s settlement with Sony, and more. SiouxsieKate also gives us her thoughts on Michael Jackson: The Experience, and Lucas interviews Max MacKinnon aka Eso from Bliss N Eso to talk about putting their song in Fight Night Round 4, Black Ops, and much more! Read more…

Train Conductor Updated and offered as Free Easter Treat

Our good friends over at The Voxel Agents have been hard at work, updating the Train Conductor series to HD. Not only does this now class both the Australian and United States versions of the games as universal for the iOS, it also means you only need to purchase once and the game is available on any of the your iOS devises, ie. iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad.
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AFL Live Breaks Street Date

Retail Store Game confirmed less than 2 hours ago the AFL Live had broken street date and was looking for confirmation from distribution company Tru Blu to start shelfing the title.  Many Western Australian stores started selling the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions over the weekend and once Game found out tweeted “AFL LIVE! CONFIRMED! If our stores have stock – they are able to sell you AFL Live on PS3 or Xbox360.” Read more…

Episode 10 – 2 Guys, a Girl, and a Podcast
Duration: 01:32:00 • Size: 21.06 MB

In episode 10 the Drop Bear crew bring a new format, a new guest interview and a brand new host. That’s right, a new member of the DBG family, SiouxsieKate drops a dollar in the co-op machine and comes along for the journey. The team discuss Killzone 3 and Crysis 2 as part of a new segment thats brought to you by Civic Video Darra, Brisbane. The news of the week is bounced around with updates from Firemint, the 18+ topic hits the headlines again and more layoffs in some of the big studios discussed. We sit with Melbourne developer Craig Peebles ( to discuss his change in career, his role within the IGDA Melbourne and the game that’s been a long time coming (CosmosTest). After the interview they discuss the Brisbane Supanova Pop Culture Expo and what went down at the Queensland Nintendo 3DS launch. Stick around to hear how you can score a new PC game with exclusive in game items. Drop us an email ( and tell us what you think of the new format, say congrats to our newest member or pose a question for us to discuss on the next exciting episode of the Drop Bear Gaming podcast. Read more…

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.
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.

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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