In Zed Games this week, Maylee and Jango fight through the music and mayhem of the 4ZZZ studio with the Top 10 Tracks of 2021. While Paul pops in to give us his take on Supraland: Six Inches Under.
This week Zahra and Hazel talk news, Guest Reviewer Caroline reviews Binding of Isaac and Zahra runs us through Bright Memory: Infinite.
For the final show of 2021, Ezie and Elliott talk Game of The Year and discuss Halo Infinite after chatting about this weeks exciting Gaming News.
HO HO HO, and a MERRY CHRISTMAS … podcast that is … This week Zahra and Paul talk news, reviews and some special games to play with family over the Christmas holidays.
This week Maylee, Jango and Hazel keep us perched on the edge of our seat chatting the current gaming news and a review from Jango of No Longer Home that cuts too close to the bone and Zahra flies in with a review of the hide and seek game Witch It.
Australian Video Games Industry gets a Union… Finally.
Game Workers Unite Australia also known as GWUA mostly known for its advisory and support of video game workers is now planning to transition into a full-on union. GWUA intends on becoming Game Workers Australia in 2022 with Professionals Australia which is a larger union that encompasses more than just games industry workers ranging from engineers to scientists. This new found union with GWUA will mean that all games industry employees can join the same union and be afforded all the XP and buffs that joining a union involves plus the added bonus of benefits being specifically tailored towards games businesses. Game Workers Australia will launch in the new year but you can register your interest by clicking here.
Ubisoft bring NFTs to Ghost Recon Breakpoint.
Ubisoft are taking to the unique virtual cosmetic NFTs this week by implementing them as an “experiment.” Digits as they are called, will be the first non-fungible tokens to ever be introduced to a playable triple A game. These NFTs will be brought to Breakpoint’s Windows version of the game through the Ubisoft Connect platform. Ubisoft said in a statement, “Each Digit is a unique collectible that features its own serial number for others to see in-game, also keeping track of its current and previous owners for years to come, making players an integral part of the game’s history.” Ubisoft went on to say that NFTs will, “provide players the ability to personalize their experience and complete their missions with style.” Ubisoft said that Digit drops will happen on Dec 9th, Dec 12th, and Dec 15th.
Tesla will let you play video games potentially while you drive.
A new feature has been introduced to Tesla vehicles that the company didn’t advertise called video-games-on-the-go according to Motor Trend the games currently installed are Polytopia and Stardew Valley as well as some classics such as Asteroid and Centipede. We are still unclear about whether you can actually play these titles while the car is in motion. So, if any Tesla drivers out there would like to message us in on the Zed Games FB Page to let us know that would be great.
The week in games releases:
- December 9th Breakwaters and KEO come to PC
- December 14th Among Us launches on all platforms [PS5, XSX, PS4, XBO]
- Clockwork Aquario [PS4, Switch]
- Firegirl: Hack ‘n Splash Rescue [PC]
- Greak: Memories of Azur [PS4, XBO]
- One Hand Clapping [PS4, XBO, Switch]
- December 15th Rogue Invader [PC]
Come celebrate with us for out 600th episode as well as our 12th year coming to you live. To mark this occasion we invited one of the founding members, Razor Ray. So head to the bathroom, light some candles and say Zed Games three times into the foggy mirror, then click download to join us in our celebrations.
In this weeks podcast Zahra takes control guiding us through this weeks gaming news, reviews and interviews with Paul’s interview with Unpacking developers Tim Dawson and Wren Brier, and Tobi’s walk through the audiovisual delight of Book of Travels.
Zed Games Crew covers Brisbane’s Game On Festival GO423 and talks the breakaway hit Unpacking.
This weeks Zed Games comes for your brains in a Zombie filled episode. The team discuss the latest in gaming news, while Maylee reviews Back 4 Blood and Zahra takes us outdoors with a review on Zombies, Run!