Midlife Gamer Podcast (podcasts)
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 47 - 2 guys, 1 mic

The completion of inFamous and Fahrenheit, Xbox Live downtime and issues, Everybody’s Gold World Tour, Magic the Gathering, Sam and Max Save the World

News discussion - New standardised games rating system, Top Trumps going 3D and a tax on broadband users.

The retail round-up - Guitar Hero Greatest Hits, Fight Night 4 and Overlord 2 all out this week.

Direct download: MLG_047_-_2_guys_1_mic.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:24pm EST

Killzone 2 online with party system, further into inFamous, Midnight Club LA, more Fahrenheit, Wipeout HD and Vidzone.

News discussion - Valve respond to the Left4Dead2 boycott, Xbox Community games being rebranded, Americas Army 3 on Steam, Greenday coming to Rock Band, potential Neverwinter Nights MMO, EA talking smack about the 360, THQ smashing promotion for Red Faction and magazine Seventeen having its own online space.  

The retail round-up - The Sims 3 in at number 1!  Ghostbusters, Rock Band Unplugged and Hail to the Chimp coming this week.  All of your DLC and quiz needs.

Direct download: MLG_046_-_Steak_drapes.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:24am EST

Mortal Kombat, Tony Hawk Project 8, Bionic Commando, Flower, inFamous, Uncharted 2 beta and Fahrenheit.

News discussion - Left4Dead 2 boycott, Activision suing EA over Brutal Legend, Apple's next iPhone taking games to the next level, Metal Gear Solid dated for PSN, Nintendo finally painting the Wii, Top 10 buzz from E3, Sony Home allowing photo sharing and boy bands coming to Singstar.

The retail round-up - inFamous and Guitar Hero Metallica in the charts, prototype and Indiana Jones coming out this week.

Direct download: MLG_045_-_Boy_Band_Baby_Oil.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:24am EST

E3 2009 - Nintendo & Sony

Reaction of the Nintendo & Sony press briefing at E3 2009.

Nintendo -

New Super Mario Brothers, Wii Motion Plus, Wii Sports Resort, Tiger Woods, Grand Slam Tennis, Virtua Tennis, Red Steel 2, Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts, Golden Sun, Women’s Murder Club - Games of Passion, Style Savvy, DSi Ware, Facebook, Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks, Wii Vitality Sensor, Super Mario Galaxy 2, The Conduit, Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles, Dead Space Extraction and Metroid: Other M.

Sony -
inFamous, Uncharted 2 (Multiplayer Beta kick off), MAG, Hannah Montana PSP, PSP Go Launch details, Gran Turismo (PSP), Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker (PSP), Final Fantasy VII coming to PSN, new Home spaces, Rockstar's Agent, Assassins Creed 2, Final Fantasy 14, Motion Controller, Modnation Racers, The Last Guardian, Gran Turismo 5 and God of War 3

Direct download: MLG_E3_2009_Pt2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:12pm EST

E3 2009 - Microsoft

Immediate reaction of the Microsoft press briefing at E3 2009.

The games -

The Beatles Rock Band, Tony Hawk Ride, Modern Warfair 2, Final Fantasy XIII, Shadow Complex, Joyride, Crackdown 2, Left4Dead 2, Splintercell Conviction, Forza 3, Halo ODST, Halo Reach, Metal Gear Solid Rising and Alan Wake

The tech -

Sky TV, Zune Video Marketplace (1080p HD quality video), media content via party system, Facebook, Twitter and Project Natal (motion sensor)

Direct download: MLG_E3_2009_Pt1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:52pm EST

Guitar Hero Metallica, Shadow of the Colossus, DS love, Gears of War, Demon Souls, Free Realms and Rock Band.

News discussion - PSP Go is all systems go, The Matrix Online closing, PS Home getting Buzz, The Joker exclusive to PS3, Microsoft recruiting for big server changes, another reason to get Wolfenstein 3D, Sky TV on the 360 and hairy UFC fighters left out of the game.

The retail round-up - The Sims 3 and Red Faction coming out this week.  Wii Fit down to 4 in the charts!!!

Direct download: MLG_044_-_PSP_Go_is_erm...go.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:33pm EST

UFC 2009, Godfather 2, inFamous, Xmen Wolverine, Red Faction Multiplayer, Shadow of the colossus completion, Free Realms, Rhythm Paradise and Demon’s Souls.

News discussion – Fuel making its way into the Guinness book of records, Monkey Island coming back to consoles, new video content coming to Xbox Live, Fallout 3 DLC due to PS3, MS trying to make Tony Hawk 360 exclusive, new Heavy Rain footage, MW2 teaser and a bionic Heather Mills.

The retail round-up – Big releases with Guitar Hero Metallica and inFamous.

Direct download: MLG_043_-_Rusty_Ringstinger.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:17am EST

Desktop tower defence, Lord of the Rings Conquest, You’re in the Movies, Siren Blood Curse, Shadow of the Colossus and Zen Pinball.

News discussion – Tony Hawk: Ride peripheral, free MMORPG for the whole family, Guitar Hero 5 details and initial tracks, possible evidence of the new PS3 slim, ever increasing PC software piracy, video games changing the way we think and the 1 millionth word for the English Language.

The retail round-up – Bionic Commando, UFC and Punchout Wii due this week.

Direct download: MLG_042_-_Pinball_Wizard.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:15am EST

Episode 41 – Back sack and crack

Ratchet and Clank, Warhawk, completion of GTA Lost and the Damned, WOW, Halo 3, Fallout 3 Broken Steel, completion of Resistance 2, Folklore and Space Invaders Extreme.

News discussion – Apple looking at the gaming market, Broken Fallout 3 on the PC, Sony Home getting SceneSet, new gaming television program coming to the UK, Gears of War 2 Dark Corners DLC details, too many Guitar Heros, goodbye 3D Realms, new expansion coming to Ultima Online, Bioshock 2 multiplayer details, Guitar Hero Greatest Hits updates, Ghostbusters timed PS3 exclusive, Beatles Rock Band guitars, Capcom games coming to PSN and Eurogamer in trouble for reviews.

The retail round-up – Charts, DLC, Quiz… everything you love!

Direct download: MLG_041_-_Back_sack_and_crack.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:14am EST

Episode 40 – Reach Around

Halo 3, Halo Wars, Warhammer Battle March, Fallout 3, Fable 2, Outrun Arcade, Xmen: Wolverine, UFC, Bionic Commando, Buzz Quiz, Resistance 2 and Home.

News discussion – No new console cycle until 2013, Capcom titles coming to PC, Prince not digging Guitar Hero, more Guitar Hero Greatest Hits tracks, Fable 2 DLC date and price, Marvel V’s Capcom 2 download due, details of 1 V’s 100, another platform for Peggle, Mr T coming to a console near you and E3 hardware rumours.

The retail round-up – Wii Fit still at the top and Velvet Assassin coming this week.

Direct download: MLG_040_-_Reach_Around.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:13am EST