gaming

  • Perusing PlayStation Plus: Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

    Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy is a slick experience...
  • Out of Rupees – Pokémon Special

    This time on Out of Rupees, your hosts delve into the vast quantities of tall grass that is the Pokémon franchise. Francis, joined by Adam for the first time on the show, takes you on a journey from the heady days of the initial Poké-craze we fell in love...
  • Out of Rupees – Hello 2022!

    Recorded in a simpler time – when the end of the world felt a little further away than it does now – Francis & Lucy teamed up once more to give you the low down on all things Nintendo! Nintendo financials (exciting!), Pokemon Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl and Legends: Arceus...
  • Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires Review

    One of my main worries when picking up this game for review was how I would react to its graphics. I bounced off Dynasty Warriors 9 when it released a few years ago because it literally gave me a headache  looking at it. I had a few attempts but...
  • Out of Rupees – So Long 2021… Never Darken Our Doors Again

    Francis & Lucy see off their most productive year for Rupees episodes so far by asking themselves “But at what cost?” Did the Nintendo Indie Direct deliver anything of note? Will Babble Royale save 2022? Plus, of course, a review of the year that was for Nintendo and a...
  • A Decade Of Rebellion: Enemies Far & Near

    Oh, how times have changed. Time stands still for no one in the real world and that is equally true in Paradox Interactive’s Crusader Kings 3 – pause button notwithstanding. Last time I had left things on the cusp of a potentially bloody feud between me, the King of...
  • I Conquered My Son A Kingdom And Now He Hates My Guts

    As the recently crowned King of Bohemia I was presented with a golden opportunity; the sort that you don’t turn down. Not only did I have the means and manpower to conquer the neighbouring Kingdom of Hungary but the powerful allies I could call upon would ensure an overwhelming...
  • Out of Rupees – October 2021

    Catch-up with all the Nintendo news since the E3 podcast with Francis & Lucy.   Francis has experienced one riddle (or 14) too many, there’s plenty of Pokémon news, Kirby absorbs another dimension and plenty more besides. ~14:50 into the podcast you’ll hear a little bonus surprise.   Enjoy!...
  • Samurai Warriors 5 Review

    Koei Tecmo’s Samurai Warriors 5 is a hack ‘n’ slash experience that is easy to fall in love with. The latest game in the Musou series features beautiful art and character design. The action speaks for itself when you see it in full flow. However, there are a few...