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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…

Episode 153 – GOTY 2019 Extravaganza!
Duration: 01:37:34 • Size: 44.67 MB

It’s that time of the year again: sleigh bells are jingling, halls are being decked, and of course lists are getting checked twice. Lists of the best and worst games of this year that is!

The annual DBG game of the year EXTRAVAGANZA episode is here although this has been a kind of slow year in gaming Matt and Lucas found plenty to talk about. The show kicks off with discussions about some of the biggest things in gaming news from 2019 before the guys break down the biggest releases of the year and share their favourite games and their biggest disappointments for the year. We hope you enjoy the show and wish you all a very Merry Christmas and of course we remind you all to stay vigilant and stay safe these holidays as Drop Bear season is in full swing! Happy listening 🙂 Read more…

Episode 137 – GOTY 2018 Extravaganza
Duration: 01:19:38 • Size: 36.46 MB

It’s that time of year again! Christmas is only hours away so before we gorge ourselves on delicious food and celebrate consumerism we thought this would be the perfect time to share our thoughts on gaming in 2018. With arguably some of the best games of all time coming out this year it has been an absolutely fantastic year (apart from a couple of post-apocalyptic stinkers) and it is our distinct pleasure to bring you our picks for Game Of The Year 2018. We hope you enjoy this final episode for the year, and we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Read more…

Episode 128 – E3 2018 Extravaganza!
Duration: 01:25:27 • Size: 39.12 MB

Ahh yes, the craziness of E3 has come and gone for another year and it has left us with a whole bunch of great games to look forward to and some pretty excellent talking points. On this episode of the podcast Matt and Lucas go through some of their highlights from the week, and share which games they are most looking forward to. Read more…

E3 2018 – PlayStation Press Conference

The award for most bizarre E3 press conference of the year goes to PlayStation! Yes I know, Nintendo haven’t done theirs yet but I think PlayStation have taken the cake already. If you look past the ridiculously long “intermission” in the middle of the show they actually had some really quality stuff to show including a whole bunch of gameplay Read more…

E3 2018 – Ubisoft Press Conference

Ubisoft opened a packed press conference in their usual style with a live performance for Just Dance 2019. Once they got that out of their system it was time for a non-stop flow of new trailers and gameplay footage for some of the best looking and most anticipated upcoming games. Read more…

E3 2018 – Square Enix Video Conference

Square Enix decided to throw their hat into the ring this year for the first time since 2015 with an E3 “video conference” showing off some of their upcoming games. There was some cool announcements, some glaring absences, and a bit more information about some of their bigger franchises. 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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