This episode's all about Cameron Lam, a Melbourne-based composer, Artistic Director of Kammerklang, and the Art Music Specialist at APRA AMCOS. Cam's also the convenor of High Score, Australia's game audio conference which kicks off the Melbourne International Games Week.Help spread the word about Australia's amazing pool of creative talent by sharing the show with friends, family and other like-minded people! Keep up to date by subscribing on your favourite podcast platform, following the show on Facebook and Twitter, and getting in touch with me (@ManJell0 on Twitter) about who you'd like to hear from!
On this week's Vookcast, Angelo is joined by Ollie, Luke and Paul to discuss Nintendo’s worst-kept 2020 secret--Mario’s 35th anniversary--and break down the good, the bad and the pricey.With Super Mario 3D All-Stars, Pikmin 3 Deluxe, and Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity strategically lined up to cap off 2020, we ask ourselves: is this what Nintendo’s banking on carrying the Switch through the holiday shopping period, with two next-gen consoles on the horizon?What got you most excited out of the Super Mario 35th Anniversary Direct? Are you happy to drop $80 on another Super Mario Bros. re-release? Are you also hoping Tingle will be playable in the new Hyrule Warriors? Join the conversation in our new Vookcast channel at the Vooks Discord!Subscribe to us on your favourite listening platform. Also, please share and review - it really helps us out!Relevant articles:Super Mario Bros. 35 is a battle royale for classic Mario coming next monthMario Kart Live: Home Circuit is a Switch AR game using a real Mario Kart RC toySuper Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury coming February 2021 with online co-op and moreSuper Mario 3D All-Stars arrives on September 18thHyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity announced, out November 20thWeekly Aussie eShop Downloads & Deals (Week 36) Hot Shots!Follow us on Twitter:VooksAngelo ValdiviaChris ButtonLuke HendersonPaul RobertThis week's music is from 1993’s Super Mario All-Stars for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/vooksdotnet)
On this week's Vookcast, Angelo is joined by Paul and Chris to discuss exactly how broken Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition really is (hint: very broken), as well as the surprise Nintendo Mini Direct: Partner Showcase. Following the resurgence of rumours about a more powerful Switch model looming on the horizon (again), we put forward our wishlist of features we want to see if that announcement ever happens. Plus we give our current eShop recommendations and look towards this fortnight’s upcoming releases.Have you been affected by Crystal Chronicles’ broken online co-op? Are you looking forward to Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 as well? What’s on your New Nintendo Switch wishlist? HONK with us in the Vooks Discord!Subscribe to us on your favourite listening platform. Also, please share and review - it really helps us out!Relevant articles:It’s not just you, Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles’ online isn’t working for Aussies and KiwisEverything announced during the Nintendo Direct mini, Partner Showcase for August 2020Untitled Goose Game gets a two-player mode on September 23rdBloomberg: Nintendo Plans Upgraded Switch Console and Major Games for 2021Weekly Aussie eShop Downloads & Deals (Week 34) WooferFollow us on TwitterVooksAngelo ValdiviaChris ButtonPaul RobertsThis week's music is from 1987’s Final Fantasy for the Nintendo Entertainment System.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/vooksdotnet)
On this week's Vookcast, Angelo is joined by Ollie and Luke to look through Nintendo’s latest financial figures and discuss how big of a deal Animal Crossing has become, and whether or not it will overtake Mario Kart 8 Deluxe as the Switch’s best-seller. The crew also chat about the surprise Pikmin 3 Deluxe announcement, and how it might find new life on the Switch this October.Speaking of Mario Kart, we take a moment to indulge our thirst for a new entry to the series by sharing our thoughts on what we’d like to see in the inevitable Mario Kart 9. Capping off the show is what we’re playing, eShop recommendations, and the fortnight forecast (late August is a doozy!).Are you excited about Pikmin 3 finding new life on the Switch? What would you want out of a new Mario Kart? Did you tune into Animal Talking’s interview with Xbox head, Phil Spencer? Join the discussion in the Vooks Discord!Subscribe to us on your favourite listening platform. Also, please share and review - it really helps us out!Relevant articles:Nintendo Switch sales soar to 61.4m, Animal Crossing now up to 22.4m since launchWikipedia: List of best-selling game consolesPikmin 3 Deluxe coming to Nintendo Switch on October 30thWeekly Aussie eShop Downloads & Deals (Week 32) Holding PatternFollow us on Twitter:VooksAngelo ValdiviaOliver BrandtLuke HendersonThis week's music is from 1991’s Battletoads for the Nintendo Entertainment System.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/vooksdotnet)