Midlife Gamer Podcast
A mature and blatantly honest Podcast that's akin to going round your mates house and talking about the gaming world, but without the dancing girls and all that messy business with biscuits and beverages. Hosts Matt and Daren bring you an adult perspective, personal views and opinions of the gaming world. Regular features include, but not limited to, the weekly round-up of news, new releases, games played and even a quiz to test your knowlegde, all peppered with their unique brand of humour. So whether its PCs, consoles or those little things you put in your pocket.. get some of this in your ears and feel the love. No matter how old you are, it's okay to be a gamer... because thumbs last longer than hips!
Episode 22 – INXS of 2008!

Christmas gaming with Metal Gear Solid 4, Fallout 3, Rock Band, Castle Crashers, Peggle, Street Fighter 2 and some old school NES action with Zelda and N64 action with Golden Eye.

News discussion – Free Xbox Arcade game available, more country songs coming to Rock Band, Halo original download price cut, Zavvi going into administration and who’s going to pick up the slack, Hideo Kojima directing 2 new titles, PS3 costing less to manufacture, voice chat mostly back in Home and Steam cutting prices.

Our top games of 2008 and honorable mentions.

The retail round-up – Fifa being the final number one of the year and some extra Rock Band DLC.

Direct download: MLG_022_-_INXS_of_2008.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:18am EST

Matt gets himself Fallout 3 along with some tasty 360 accessories along with a faster ISP, pornography having its hand and fist in the need for extra bandwidth and further Home frustrations. Daren enjoys some Gears of War 2 gets free Gamer Points with Dash of Destruction, begins the descent into Peggle addiction and continues collecting in Banjo Kazooie

News discussion – Metallica Guitar Hero Trailer and further comparisons to Rock Band, EA titles coming to Steam, DS Pirate nabbed by the police in Cardiff, Top 10 downloaded PSN games of 2008, Metal Gear DLC for Little Big Planet along with more bits for your levels, no price drop for the PS3, worrying job cuts and studio closures while Take 2 and Capcom are flying high on the back of GTA4 and Street Fighter 2 HD, Fable 2 DLC delayed, Metal Gear Solid Touch and Outrun Online Arcade.

The retail round-up – Super amounts of DLC for Rock Band, Guitar Hero and Lips including more festiveness, more Foo Fighters, Jamiroquai, Haddaway and no sign of The Proclaimers

Direct download: MLG_021_-_Christmas_Special_2008.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:16am EST

Episode 20 – Auto Asphyxiation

Matt finishes off Uncharted and Dead Space as well as calling Epic out for a poor show with Gears 2 online issues and another fun weekend with World of Warcraft. Daren hits up the latest XBLA games, more old school Banjo Kazooie fun, the good lady trying Uno online and a good few hours on Quantum of Solace.

News discussion – Sony Home is available now!!! What do we think of Home and the future of Sony, free Sackboy Santa outfits, this months “Simply Knitting” magazine with a Sackboy pattern, Echocrome getting 1000 user generated levels, Scrabble on the DS contains swearing, Microsoft planning on showing all at the next E3, cheaper Foo Fighters Rockband pack, Katamari coming to iPhone, Peggle Extreme for free on Steam and thoughts on the upcoming XBLA Peggle.

The retail round-up – RPG’s back in the charts, Rockband country pack coming this week and free bonus content and an early glance at next year with Skate 2 and Lord of the Rings Conquest.

Direct download: MLG_020_-_Auto_Asphyxiation.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:14am EST

Episode 19 – Built in Fleshlight

Matt goes back to World of Warcraft as well as falling in love with Uncharted. Gears of War 2 Horde and its glitches. More Uno love from Daren along with Battlefield Bad Company, Banjo Kazooie and HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL!!!!!

News discussion – Amazon undercutting Apple with digital music, Activition pimping future guitar hero’s, Tony Hawks and a Bond racing game, the most pirated PC games of 2008, Lips controllers may work with Rock Band and upcoming Country Music DLC, Xbox Live members getting discounts in December, NXE Avatars Winter Pack, PS3 reading 16 layer Blue-ray discs, GTA4 issues on the PC, Fable 2 glitches and patches, possible DJ Hero and Metal Gear coming to the Xbox?

Community Content – Christmas is coming and brings a great excuse to muse over past gaming Christmas experiences

The retail round-up – As our presenters start the loose the plot COD5 still rides high and we get our full list of Rock Band, Guitar Hero and Lips DLC including No Doubt singles pack and too many Christmas songs! Finishing with our first MLG give away.

Direct download: MLG_019_-_Built_in_Fleshlight.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:13am EST

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