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Gaming 29 - The Post-Pub Podcast

Posted on 17th Jul 2011 at 08:23 by Podcast with 14 comments

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Custom PC veteran Phil Hartup and PC Pro's Mike Jennings join Joe and Paul for a late-night, post-pint rant. This episode of the podcast, perhaps because it's sponsored by alcohol, stumbles along with vague coherency through topics such as BioShock Infinite and Just Cause 2.

Mass Effect 2 is obligatorily drawn into the discussion too, as is tradition.

Boozy fumes aren't enough to stop us tackling the thorny issues, however - Phil explains why he expects Battlefield 3 will be a shoddy console port, while Joe shoots down the defence that 64-player multiplayer is something to be proud of.

*hic*

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Gaming 23 - The Touch of Gordon

Posted on 21st Mar 2011 at 11:43 by Podcast with 10 comments

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This weeks gaming podcast sees Harry, Paul, Joe and Clive sit down to discuss some of the games we've been playing and reviewing lately. First up for the bit-tech treatment is the Crysis 2 demo which Harry has been playing. It's only a small part of the multiplayer portion of the game but it's an interesting window into what direction the rest of the game will take.

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Gaming 20 - From Inside The Gaming Sphere

Posted on 13th Jan 2011 at 12:33 by Podcast with 10 comments

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After a brief hiatus over the festive period, the podcast is back and better than ever. This week Paul, Clive and Joe sit down to discuss everything from what they think is going to be hot in 2011 through to what they're playing right now.

On the way we find the time to pass our peculiar brand of judgement on the recently announced Razer Switchblade before moving on to talk about the rumours surrounding the eagerly anticipated Thief 4.

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Gaming 19 - Come Knife With Me

Posted on 17th Dec 2010 at 15:08 by Podcast with 15 comments

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It's the end of another week and with it comes another podcast to help you fill the empty canvas that is the weekend. This week saw Harry, Joe, Paul and returning team member Ben Hardwidge sit down to discuss the latest goings on and happenings in the world of gaming.

First on the agenda was our thoughts on the results of the bit-gamer game of the year vote. Joe and Harry were both pretty happy with the game that nabbed the top spot but we also talk about some of the games that we thought would be higher but weren’t.

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Gaming Podcast 9 - AvP, Heavy Rain and Hellgate

Posted on 19th Jan 2010 at 16:05 by Podcast with 13 comments

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The colossus which is the bit-tech gaming podcast may be slow to wake after the excitement of new year, but when it gets going then there's little that will stop it!

Which is our lame way of saying that we're sorry the first podcast of 2010 is a bit late, but that we hope it's exciting enough to make up for it. It should be anyway, with discussion covering all the games we're looking forward to next year, the merits and flaws of Steam and a whole batch of reader mail.

There's also a story that Harry tells about Joe which is totally made up and which nobody should listen to or believe. Says Joe.

On top of that we've got the usual Guess The Screenshot competition - though it's not the only competition we have on bit-tech at the moment by a long way. Check out the Competitions Hub for more chances to win prizes.

Use the links below to listen to the podcast and be sure to subscribe in iTunes to make sure you don't miss any future casts! Oh, and let us know your thoughts in the forums.

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Series 3, Episode 7 - OnLive, Game Testing and Team Fortress 2

Posted on 7th Sep 2009 at 17:36 by Podcast with 15 comments

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In the third gaming-only CustomPC and bit-tech podcast we talk about the theory behind OnLive, Sony's new PlayStation 3 reality TV show 'The Tester' and the controversies that have broken out around Valve's new anti-cheat measures in Team Fortress 2.

Moving on from that we recap on what we've all been up to lately, from playing with the Novint Falcon to taking a look at the much-delayed Battlefield 2 patch.

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Episode 23 - More Intel Core i7 and loads of Left 4 Dead

Posted on 25th Nov 2008 at 13:08 by Podcast

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To cheer you up on a cold and frosty Tuesday, Episode 23 of the Custom PC podcast is out, guaranteed to be louder than ever before. Clive is joined by Staff Writers Antony Leather and Mark Mackay to discuss the price of Core i7 motherboards - is over £250 too much for a single-socket motherboard? Also up for discussion is how to spell Mark’s surname as well as other processor news.

The games chart springs a few surprises, as Lord of the Rings Online releases its Mines of Moria expansion pack at the same time as Wrath of the Litch King is released for World of Warcraft. Whatever the bizarre logic for this, the plan seems to have worked as both expansions are in the Top 10. Btw, how does one pronounce ‘Litch’? Also in the Top 10 are Football Manager 2009 and the horrible-sounding Call of Duty: World at War.

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Episode 21 - The GeForce that shall not be named and PC piracy nonsense

Posted on 3rd Oct 2008 at 16:56 by Podcast

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It’s Friday and Episode 21 of the Custom PC podcast is here. The team discuss Nvidia’s new 216 stream processor GTX 260, and why it doesn’t have a new name, along with idiotic PC game piracy comments from Epic. The games chart is full of new arrivals, so we get to grips with Crysis Warhead, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky, Spore and Warhammer Online. James also offers some useful tips on aeroplane design.

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Episode 19 - Larrabee, DirectX 11 and violent games

Posted on 17th Jul 2008 at 14:40 by Podcast

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The 19th episode of the Custom PC podcast features the panel reacting to the latest rumours about Larrabee, and how the Pentagon might be helping Intel design a GPU, and discussing Blizzard’s announcement of Diablo 3. The team also discuss instancing in MMOs and how it’s a problem for Conan, a first glimpse of DirectX 11 and whether it’s a good idea to revist Colonization. There’s also the guess the game music competition, with a bundle of Formula 1 related prizes to be won. Also, as you can see from the picture above, we’ve got a smart new logo!

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Episode 16 - HD-DVD is dead and GeForce 9 is here

Posted on 5th Mar 2008 at 18:59 by Podcast

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Issue 55 of Custom PC is out in the shops now and we’re back with another podcast. HD-DVD is dead but does that mean Blu-Ray has won? The team also debate the launch of the GeForce 9-series with the 9600 GT, what makes a good game, and Boffin News is back with the news that boffins are at work inventing super intense lasers.

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