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It's St. Patricks Day on the day of our live taping, but we don't let any festivities get in the way of covering the gaming news of the week which starts with news that influcencers and big media personalities were paid quite a bit of money to play games on stream such as Apex Legends. Do we think …
This weeks show was taped on March 10th, or MAR10- MARIO Day! We talk a bit about Mario and his significance as a Nintendo mascot, and some memories of Mario and why we think he's been so successful. Also, do other companies need a mascot as strong as Mario? We discuss. Then we get into the gaming …
The Vita has officially been put out to pasture by Sony, and we take some time discussing the highs and the lows of this console. What did we enjoy about the system? What do we wish Sony had done better? We discuss along with the input of our LIVE viewers. Then we get into the gaming news for the w…
Our live show goes up against the Oscars, which is a coincidence of sorts when we start our show off talking about movies being sold on Steam, and how Valve plans to phase that out. It is an interesting parallel where music and movie industries have found themselves recently, and where the gaming i…
Nintendo put out a new Direct this week, which included teases for Super Mario Maker 2 as well as a re-imagining of an old Zelda game. We talk about our reactions to this Direct, as well as more topics of the week including some sad news involving layoffs at Activision-Blizzard. All this and MORE o…
Nintendo gave some interesting information in a policy briefing that was conducted earlier in the week, including news about 3DS sales slowing down, and promises to make the Switch Online better. What do we think Switch Online needs to be better? We discuss along with our live listeners, then get i…
When looking at the release date for Anthem, it seems the date changes based on several different access programs. Is this the new standard for game releases? We talk about our thoughts on this and how it compares to other entertainment industries on tonights show. LOKI also tells us a story about …
The games industry is a seriously large one, as some of the sales numbers for the year 2018, which came in this week, show. The industry gets covered in more and more "mainstream" entertainment places, but could we be near the peak of what the games industry is capable of? We discuss this week with…
We return with DarkSakura back in studio with us, to lend her predictions to 2019 in video games to join our predictions from last week. Allen Alchemy, filling in for LOKI who is off at the happiest broccoli farm on earth this week also lends his thoughts. Then we get into our gaming weeks, and som…
A year is a long time in gaming memories so we take a look inside our time capsule made one year ago to see who made the best predictions for 2018! Which ones came true, and which ones were so bad in retrospect that we gave a good laugh? We also make our 2019 predictions to open next year, and then…
Sadly a storm and subsequent power failure cut this episode of Orange Lounge Radio short, however in this salvaged audio from our Twitch stream, Rob and Loki sit down to discuss MAGFest, a new law in Japan about gaming modding, our gaming weeks, and a potential new gaming console. Jamie joins us in…
Fortnite is one of the biggest games out there right now, but it's made it a target for lawsuits including ones this week involving pop culture dances available for sale in the game. At what point are things parody, or creative works stolen for profits? Why is this being targeted now when games lik…
Many changes have happened at OLR Headquarters, including our move of the live show to Twitch.tv! We spend a bit talking about the move this week, then get into talking about some of the weeks news in gaming, which includes news of Discord promises of profit sharing to developers. And this comes ri…
The Game Awards were given out this week, but with that came the reveal of LOTS of new games and things to look forward to in the new year. What were our thoughts on these awards? We discuss the show and the previews for the games to come. We also get into the gaming news of the week which includes…
Fallout 76 continues to get negative feedback from folks on the internet this week, and this time a lot of the focus has to do with a bag promised in the collectors edition which changed materials from canvas to nylon. This didn't stop social media influencers from getting a canvas version of the b…
Rob missed doing a show last week as he was attending Final Fantasy XIV Fan Fest! This weeks show starts off with him talking about his experiences at the show and about the new expansion. However there's plenty of other games to talk about too, and some big news that came up while we were out, inc…
The story of Final Fantasy XV is going to be cut short, as previously planned DLC is canceled. What could this mean for the future of the Final Fantasy franchise as a whole? We discuss what we think went right and wrong with this big title. Sadly the sad news continues as a major publisher of game …
Blizzcon happened this weekend, which brought with it the controversial announcement of Diablo Immortal, a new diablo game designed for mobile phones. The internet has had a negative reaction to the announcement, but is the problem with the game itself, or with the messaging? We get into our takes …
We celebrate 750 episodes of our show by looking back at some of the stories from over the years, then jump right into the news for this week. We talk a bit about a new program to use Nintendo Labo in schools, which has us thinking back on educational games that really worked for us, and why they w…
We have official word that a brand new console is coming in 2020, but it's not the Playstation 5 or the Next Xbox just yet, it's a new offering from Intellevision! The Amico was announced at a retro gaming expo over the weekend, and we talk about the direction that this console is taking, and if it…
The earlier rumors about Xbox game streaming are confirmed. What does this say about the potential future of games as more and more internet technology becomes available? Could streaming be the answer for other systems that aren't quite as powerful yet? We get into a discussion involving this, net …
Hollywood suddenly wants to make a lot of movies about video games. Mega Man, Monster Hunter, heck even Dance Dance Revolution! We try to figure out WHY all these movie projects are suddenly moving along, and if we think any of them might have the potential of being a good video game movie. Our fri…
After many heated tweets and other feedback from gamers, Sony finally announces they will join Crossplay on Fortnite on the Playstation 4. Could this bring other crossplay games in the near future? We talk a bit about the games we predict we will see, and what we would like to see. And how will con…
There's excitement in the industry this week as the Tokyo Game Show has occured bringing new announcements and game updates, but there is also sadness as two studios close suddenly, both Telltale and Capcom Vancouver. As we get into the gaming news, we talk about the recently announced Sony Playsta…
Nintendo had a big Direct this week addressing their upcoming online service as well as a surprise announcement of a new Animal Crossing happening next year! We discuss the recent direct as well as jump into other gaming news from the week such as a new television show project for a video game from…
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Podcast Details
Started
Feb 6th, 2017
Latest Episode
Mar 18th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
109
Avg. Episode Length
About 3 hours

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