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8 Bit News Season 2018-19 Episode 02
Nov 21 • 41 min
As Halloween has been and gone, Ethan and James spend sometime discussing their favourite horror games including Outlast and Amnesia, before moving onto their most terrifying enemies in a horror game. Plus Ethan delivers some of the latest technology news.
Film Reel Season 2018-19 Episode 02
Nov 21 • 32 min
In the second episode of Film Reel this season, join Dan, Harvey and Jenson as they discuss upcoming films including Into the Spiderverse, Creed II and Overload; plus Harvey gives his review of Venom and then end up in a debate about Star Wars: The Last…
Pride Of Felpham Season 2018-19 Episode 03
Nov 19
Coming Out and Dysphoria - our theme for this week is coming out and gender dysphoria. James talks about what it means to have gender dysphoria and Amy gives her top tips on coming out.
Armasneddon Season 2018-19 Episode 02
Nov 19 • 33 min
Armasneddon returns withs episode 2, join Aisyah, Emily, Charlotte and Chloe as they discuss the universe (and everything that falls inside the universe)! It would be fair to say this episode goes a little deep, as they discuss heaven & hell, the…
Pride Of Felpham Season 2018-19 Episode 02
Nov 13 • 42 min
Pride Of Felpham returns with their second episode. This week James and Amy are discussing LGBT+ historical figures, from James I to the important characters in the Stonewall riots, history is queerer than you think.
Music Mania Season 2018-19 Episode 01
Nov 9 • 25 min
After being away last season, Music Mania returns with a new hosting team and a brand new purpose! Join new Felpham FM members Cameron and Issac as they educate you about a whole range of new music genres. For the pilot episode of the new season, they…
The Last Lap Season 2018-19 Episode 02
Nov 8 • 4 min
Bonus launch day episode! Charlie has been hard at work settling into his new role as a podcaster and has already recorded a few episodes ready for you all to listen to - so we’ve decided to give you a bonus episode. Charlie spends some time taking you…
Half Time Season 2018-19 Episode 02
Nov 8 • 29 min
Bonus launch day episode! In this episode, Freddie and Toby start off by discussing the McGregor fight, as well as upcoming fight between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder. They also discuss the Champions league and who they think will be triumphant this…
The Last Lap Season 2018-19 Episode 01
Nov 8 • 10 min
Welcome to our brand new podcast ‘The Last Lap’! In this pilot episode, one of newest KS3 members Charlie discusses his plans for the podcast and give an overview of the different motorsports he intends to cover from week to week plus he gives his…
Half Time Season 2018-19 Episode 01
Nov 8 • 34 min
Half Time returns for a whole new season! Join old host Freddie as he is joined by new Felpham FM member Toby as they discuss the Champions League; as well as spending sometime discussing their other sports interests and what their plans are for the…
Day In The Life of Felpham Season 2018-19 Episode 02
Nov 7 • 4 min
Bonus launch day episode! As Hollie and Emma, begin to settle into their new role as podcasters we decided to give you their second episode as well (we’re generous that way :)) - in this episode they talk about the charity work which is taking place at…
Day In The Life of Felpham Season 2018-19 Episode 01
Nov 7 • 10 min
Welcome to our brand new podcast ‘Day In The Life of Felpham’! In this pilot episode, our two new KS3 members Hollie and Emma, spend a little time talking about how they have found the start of the school year and some of their favourite aspects of school…
8 Bit News Season 2018-19 Episode 01
Nov 7 • 34 min
8 Bit News returns for the new Felpham FM season, join James with new host Ethan and special guest Aron. This episode James spends a little time introducing his new hosts to the listeners covering everything from their preferred games consoles to their…
Film Reel Season 2018-19 Episode 01
Nov 6 • 39 min
Film Reel returns with new hosts - Dan, Harvey and Jenson. In this opening episode, they spend time discussing their favourite films and the latest film news. Plus they discuss the recent Guardians of The Galaxy and James Gunn controversy; as well as…
Pride Of Felpham Season 2018-19 Episode 01
Nov 5 • 45 min
Welcome to the pilot episode of Pride of Felpham! Join Amy and James as they discuss LGBT People in Music and spend sometime introducing themselves to their new audience, along with some educational discussion on what being bisexual / pansexual means to…
Armasneddon Season 2018-19 Episode 01
Nov 5 • 39 min
Armasneddon is back! Meet new hosts Aisyah, Hannah, Emily and Charlotte as they discuss the spooky season - covering everything from costume choices, trick n’ treating and favourite films halloween/horror films they like to watch.
Serial Thrillers S17-18E06
Jun 21 • 31 min
This episode Ethan and Dan spend some time discussing unnecessary prequels (yes, we are looking at you Young Sheldon), as well as talking about the controversy of pay differences between male and female actors. Alongside they also tackle Netflix’s The…
8 Bit News S17-18E11
Jun 21 • 29 min
In the deepest parts of the internet lie shadows. These shadows have names and they have struck fear, madness and mystery into the hearts of people just from mentioning them. These are the legends and the myths that have caused a number of concerns and…
Serial Thrillers S17-18E05
Jun 20 • 25 min
This episode Ethan and Dan are joined by special guest Issac to discuss all things Gravity falls, covering everything from their favourite episodes to their favourite characters and creatures.
8 Bit News S17-18E10
Jun 20 • 30 min
What is a fandom? Many philosophers have tried and failed to answer this mysterious phenomenon. Maisie and James are no philosophers, they’re just two idiots put in front of a microphone, but by gosh they’re going to try anyway. Enjoy discussion of…
Serial Thrillers S17-18E04
Jun 19 • 34 min
This episode Ethan and Dan discuss the upcoming shows for 2018 and spend sometime discussing Christmas specials - yep, we dug this out of the deep dark archive and fixed some audio problems!. So put on your Christmas jumpers and pretend its Christmas time…
8 Bit News S17-18E09
Jun 19 • 32 min
In this episode of 8 Bit News, James is joined by Ethan (of Serial Thrillers Fame) to discusses extra-terrestrial life and how aliens are often depicted in the media, before moving onto their biggest video games disappointments.
The Outer Planes S1718-E03
Apr 30 • 28 min
In the third episode of “the outer planes” Dan and Hallum continue the discussion on D&D classes. They talk about clerics and druids. Expect gameplay and roleplay debate plus Dan’s stories about Fredrik (his current character) as he explains to Hallum…
Hood - Chapter 25
Feb 8 • 29 min
Forced to return to his mother, Gabriel Sage and The Museum of Phantasmagoria, Robbie is left shattered by the consequences of the actions of others and considers a truly drastic course of action.
Hood - Chapter 24
Feb 7 • 39 min
Together, Isla and Robbie face a brutal assault on familiar territory but the encounter will come at a devastating cost.
Hood - Chapter 23
Feb 6 • 32 min
With the generous assistance of a new friend, Isla and Robbie enjoy their new existence, despite the physical hardships. However, the unforgiving past comes calling.
Hood - Chapter 22
Jan 31 • 32 min
Isla and Robbie settle into their unorthodox new lives, disturbed only by the curious but caring interventions of Eliza Marsh and her dog, Bertie. But a storm is brewing that threatens their lives, as well as opening new horizons for them.
Hood - Chapter 20
Jan 24 • 35 min
After several miserable winter nights sleeping rough, Isla and Robbie take advantage of the shelter afforded by empty boats in a marina. When forced to move on, Robbie’s guilt over their homeless situation, means his Christmas gift to Isla comes at a…
Hood - Chapter 17
Jan 16 • 26 min
Employing his unique coat, which gives up further valuable secrets, Robbie embarks on his dangerous new employment, whilst pretending to Isla he has finally found employment.
8 Bit News - Episode S17-18E08
Jan 12 • 27 min
In todays episode Maisie and James will be continuing their discussion of Star Wars with their thoughts on The Last Jedi! To avoid spoilers miss out this section; 2:43-5:30. They also talk about their experiences with the PlayStation VR and whether or not…
Serial Thrillers - Episode S17-18E03
Jan 9 • 34 min
Ethan and Dan return to discuss recently renewed shows and the shows which have been canceled PLUS Dan uses the opportunity to bring up shows he felt should never have been canceled in the first place! On a positive point they almost manage to go a whole…
Film Reel - Episode S17-18E06
Jan 9 • 36 min
Happy Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa/Yule/Festivus! It’s your most/least favourite podcast, Film Reel, with Mikey talking about A Christmas Prince, Hallum watched a Star Wars, Joe’s talking about cash grab Paddington 2, and Toby’s talking about Brick. More of…
8 Bit News - Episode S17-18E07
Jan 9 • 31 min
With The Last Jedi soon to be hot off the presses the hosts along with special guest Mr Manning with are revisiting the beloved franchise that is STAR WARS! (Yes we know they already did a SW centred episode but shhhhhhhhh). You can bet they’ll be some…
Hood - Chapter 15
Jan 9
Robbie is about to embark on running away from his family altogether, when he finds an unlikely travelling companion who proves to be both reckless and resourceful.
Half Time - Episode S17-18E07
Jan 8 • 23 min
Harvey and Freddie return to discuss Alan Pardew becoming the new manager of West Brom, Chris Eubank Jr facing George Groves and much much more!
Film Reel - Episode S17-18E05
Jan 8 • 16 min
Well hello there and welcome to a slightly smaller Film Reel episode, because Mickey’s not here. Toby’s talking about Dr Strangelove , Hallum is possibly talking about Matilda and Joe’s talking about Paterson. Toby edit: The Wassily and Cesca chairs were…
8 Bit News - Episode S17-18E06
Jan 8 • 26 min
This week’s episode is sure to be an interesting one, with regular host Maisie being joined by Robbie Born and Megan Clark, Felpham FM members making their debut podcast appearance! Enjoy Maisie’s regular interview format that she refuses to change due to…
The Outer Planes - Episode S17-18E02
Jan 7 • 28 min
In the second episode of “the outer planes” Dan and Hallum start the discussion on D&D classes. They explain what a class is and talk about the first two; barbarian and bard. Expect gameplay and roleplay debate plus the personal stories the hosts have…
Film Reel - Episode S17-18E04
Jan 7 • 32 min
Another day, another Reel. In clearly our most artsy episode yet, Hallum is talking about the ‘Justice League’ film (well, we hope ‘film’ cause… you know…), and Joe watched ‘Transformers 4’ which is unfortunately Shia – less. Also, Mikey is talking about…
Film Reel - Episode S17-18E03
Jan 7 • 29 min
And Film Reel is back again, after last week, and after practically years Joe is back on the podcast, talking about the Orient Express, Hallum is talking about the TV show Rome (apparently it’s also a film) and Toby’s talking about spring breakers. Who…
8 Bit News - Episode S17-18E05
Jan 7 • 29 min
Get excited ladies and gents, as we have a special guest on today’s episode of 8 Bit News. None other than Ethan Haig of Serial Thrillers…fame? Sure lets go with that. Discussion will range from favourites, least favourites, and I’m sure Maisie will make…
Hood - Chapter 14
Jan 3 • 22 min
Once again, Gabriel Sage devises a cruel new punishment for Robbie. However, once again, Robbie’s mother turns against her son, causing him to take drastic action.
Hood - Chapter 13
Jan 2 • 36 min
Irked by Robbie’s running away, his soon-to-be-stepfather finds a new way to punish him. But Robbie proves to be more than a match for the task.
Hood - Chapter 12
Dec 27, 2017 • 30 min
Ashamed of certain people’s actions and disorientated by the night’s events, Robbie demands answers that are so troubling and so shocking, he decides to abandon any contact with anyone connected to the Mona Lisas whatsoever.
Hood - Chapter 10
Dec 20, 2017
Still dumbfounded by his discoveries that evening, Robbie eventually manages to resist the powerful influence of The Fortune-teller and finds himself embarking on a trip that will change his life.
Hood - Chapter 09
Dec 19, 2017 • 38 min
Finally, Robbie is introduced to the immensely influential criminal network called The Criminal Mona Lisas, who include The Fortune-teller and The Scientist. The group is at a crucial turning point and heading into new, unchartered, dangerous territory.
Hood - Chapter 08
Dec 13, 2017 • 27 min
Robbie’s oldest friend, a wheelchair-bound man named Ivor Noon, proves to have some astonishing abilities and demonstrates them to devastating effect.
Hood - Chapter 07
Dec 12, 2017 • 29 min
After his mother takes Gabriel Sage’s side in a dispute, rather than her son’s, Robbie resolves to runaway to Bristol and back to his grandmother. However, he is certainly not expecting the threat that confronts him there.
Half Time - Episode S17-18E06
Dec 11, 2017 • 26 min
This episode, Freddy and Harvey return to talk about the postponed Haye and Bellew fight, the Ashes 2017, Tony Pulis being sacked as manager of West Brom and much much more.
Half Time - Episode S17-18E05
Dec 11, 2017 • 14 min
Olly returns with another episode of Half Time, taking you through the games for the weekend just gone as well as the week ahead.
Half Time - Episode S17-18E04
Dec 11, 2017 • 24 min
This episode, Harvey and Freddie spend sometime discussing the Haye and Bellow rematch, David Moyes replacing Billic as West Ham boss, as well the continuing success of Lewis Hamilton as he secures his 4th Formula One title.
Hood - Chapter 06
Dec 6, 2017 • 29 min
Deciding to put the new coat’s extraordinary functions to productive use, Robbie begins to spy on the less than legal exploits of his soon-to-be-stepfather, only to find himself trapped in a place of nightmares.
Hood - Chapter 05
Dec 5, 2017 • 21 min
When fifteen-year-old Robbie Ash unintentionally puts a fellow student in hospital, he knows his pregnant mother will decide it is time to move on yet again. The Museum of Phantasmagoria awaits him: a place that stuffs and poses dead animals to enact…
Half Time - Episode S17-18E03
Dec 1, 2017 • 13 min
Olly returns with another episode of Half Time, taking you through the upcoming games for the week ahead.
Film Reel - Episode S17-18E02
Dec 1, 2017 • 26 min
The Film Reel team return for another episode! This episode they discuss the new Star Trek series - Star Trek Discovery, Benny and the We Were Soldiers staring Mel Gibson. PLUS they take sometime to discuss modern cinema audiences.
8 Bit News - Episode S17-18E04
Dec 1, 2017 • 28 min
It’s time to put down your copy of the Quibbler as 8 Bit News school of Witchcraft, Wizardry and Randomness invites you to our Harry Potter special! Discussion of houses, patronuses, and tie-in video games awaits you. Also look forward to Maisie giving…
Serial Thrillers - Episode S17-18E02
Dec 1, 2017 • 38 min
This episode Ethan and Dan are joined by co-host of 8 Bit News - Maisie, who it turns out has never watched Games Of Thrones - so naturally they decide to get her to take part in a Quiz! For the rest of the episode, they focus on their love of Gotham.
The Outer Planes - Episode S17-18E01
Dec 1, 2017 • 24 min
Welcome to a brand new podcast on Felpham FM - The Outer Planes hosted by Daniel and Hallum. In this first episode, our intrepid team of hosts introduce the podcast and we speak about the biggest tabletop RPG, Dungeons and Dragons; beginning their walk…
Hood - Chapter 04
Nov 28, 2017 • 20 min
When fifteen-year-old Robbie Ash unintentionally puts a fellow student in hospital, he knows his pregnant mother will decide it is time to move on yet again. The Museum of Phantasmagoria awaits him: a place that stuffs and poses dead animals to enact…
8 Bit News - Episode S17-18E03
Nov 23, 2017 • 29 min
Happy Halloween! (oh, errr, we’re a bit late on this one aren’t we…) Happy November everybody! Join Maisie and James for this totally not holiday themed special about all things spooky. Look forward to discussion of horror games, stupid things that scared…
8 Bit News - Episode S17-18E02
Nov 23, 2017
Na na na na na na na na na 8 Bit News! Strap on your utility belt and grab you’re batarangs because we’re swinging into Gotham city. Join Maisie and James for their Batman special, covering all things linked to everyone’s favourite caped crusader,…
Hood - Chapter 03
Nov 21, 2017 • 25 min
When fifteen-year-old Robbie Ash unintentionally puts a fellow student in hospital, he knows his pregnant mother will decide it is time to move on yet again. The Museum of Phantasmagoria awaits him: a place that stuffs and poses dead animals to enact…
Hood - Chapter 02
Nov 16, 2017 • 21 min
When fifteen-year-old Robbie Ash unintentionally puts a fellow student in hospital, he knows his pregnant mother will decide it is time to move on yet again. The Museum of Phantasmagoria awaits him: a place that stuffs and poses dead animals to enact…
Film Reel - Episode S17-18E01
Nov 10, 2017 • 34 min
The Film Reel boyz are back! Join Hallum, Toby and Joe (Mikey is still on a break) as they discuss the Emoji movie, Blade Runner 2049 and have a spoiler filled discussion about Kill Bill PLUS they decide to talk about what is wrong with Hollywood, who…
Half Time - Episode S17-18E02
Nov 8, 2017 • 10 min
Newest KS3 member of the journalism team Olly introduces his new Half Time episode, every week Olly will take you through the most recent football results and the upcoming games. (Editors Note: This pilot episode was recorded in early October)
Half Time - Episode S17-18E01
Nov 8, 2017 • 23 min
Half Term returns with a brand new team of hosts - in their pilot episode Harvey and Freddie introduce themselves and the new show format, discuss their views on the England team and introduce new segment ’Talking point of the week’.
Hood - Chapter 01
Nov 7, 2017 • 26 min
When fifteen-year-old Robbie Ash unintentionally puts a fellow student in hospital, he knows his pregnant mother will decide it is time to move on yet again. The Museum of Phantasmagoria awaits him: a place that stuffs and poses dead animals to enact…
Serial Thrillers - Episode S17-18E01
Nov 7, 2017 • 40 min
Welcome to a brand new podcast on Felpham FM - Serial Thrillers hosted by Dan and Ethan. Every episode they will be taking your through the latest TV series covering everything from Games of Thrones, Walking Dead, Gotham to Rick and Morty. During this…
8 Bit News - Episode S17-18E01
Nov 7, 2017 • 30 min
8 Bit News is back! With a brand new format and a new co-host. This episode returning host Maisie welcomes new co-host James to the podcast. Of course there is only one thing Maisie can do, ask him a list of strange and wonderful questions in order to…
Felpham FM Mhz Special - Frank Turner Interview
Jun 23, 2017 • 13 min
Welcome to a MHz special and it is safe to say this really is a special episode for us - an interview with Musician and Calm Ambassador Frank Turner! Hallum from Film Reel takes hosting duties to conduct our first ever telephone interview, during the…
The Big Question - MHz Special: Depression
Jun 16, 2017 • 37 min
Mr Manning, Kieran and Jasmin discuss the topic of depression. In this episode they try to dispel some of the myths surrounding Depression and explain just how it can impact upon the daily lives of the individual but also friends and family; as well as…
The Big Question - MHz Special: Eating Disorders
Jun 14, 2017 • 27 min
Continuing this special season of the Big Question in support of MHz - Alex and Maisie discuss and provide information on eating disorders, specifically anorexia including symptoms, treatments and support.
The Big Question - MHz Special: Bullying
Jun 12, 2017 • 21 min
Rob and Alex from Year 13/14 discuss the topic of Bullying and the impact it can have on a person. Along the way, they discuss some of their personal experiences; just what the word ‘Banter’ means and some of the mistakes they made when trying to deal…
Half Time #14
Jun 8, 2017 • 55 min
After a few months away Alfie and Ed return to discuss the results from the premiere league and give their thoughts on how the teams did during the past season.
Armasneddon #8
Jun 5, 2017 • 51 min
Inde welcomes new permanent co-host Alex to the Armasneddon podcast, they spend time discussing Alex’s childhood in Greece; Mr Manning finally lets them discuss our upcoming event MHz openly (we had do some serious editing over the past few months - Mr M)…
Film Reel #43
Jun 5, 2017 • 42 min
So it’s been a little while since I last wrote one of these things. And it’ll probably be another month until write the next one, so enjoy it. The films we will be talking about on this episode are guardians of the galaxy possibly the second one but…
8 Bit News #21
Jun 5, 2017 • 37 min
In this episode of 8 Bit News, Maisie is joined by Alex from Armasneddon and Music Mania to discuss both music, video games and how they come together. PLUS they somehow end up talking about Lord Of The Rings and deaths at Disneyland. So just another…
Film Reel #42
Apr 27, 2017 • 26 min
On this episode of your (least) favourite podcast Joe will be talking about the first episode of the new season of Rick and Morty and Toby will be talking about the documentary Lo and Behold.
8 Bit News #20
Apr 21, 2017 • 42 min
In this weeks episode Maisie and Kieran, bring you their thoughts on the recently released Mass Effect Andromeda, Halo Wars 2 and the latest Walking Dead from Tell Tale games PLUS Kieran excitedly talks about his latest pre-order - Destiny 2!
Film Reel #41
Apr 20, 2017 • 22 min
When the dog bites, when a bee stings or however that song goes anyway this week we are talking about our favourite films (although not really just films we enjoy, so what’s even the point?)
Music Mania #32
Apr 19, 2017 • 34 min
This week Alex and Jasmin are joined by fellow network member Maddie to discuss their favourite musicals including Mss Saigon, Mamma Mia and the phenomenon that is Hamilton.
Film Reel #40
Apr 16, 2017 • 32 min
This episode we will be joined by Jordan (turns out the bottom of the barrel is oak). Other than giving him the now famous quiz he will also be talking about the Last Samurai (watch out Toby). Joe will be talking about Seven Psychopaths because why not.…
Film Reel #39
Apr 15, 2017 • 45 min
That’s the way aha aha its Film Reel, That’s the way aha aha its Film Reel, Adam Sandler is a man, An actor, Possible magician … But most importantly is being discussed on this episode of Film Reel. We will all be looking at a different Adam Sandler film.
8 Bit News #19
Mar 31, 2017 • 48 min
In this weeks episode Maisie and Kieran go through the latest video games news, Kieran offers some thoughts on the new Nintendo Switch and to follow on from Music Mania’s discussion of video game music, they both share their favourite video game music.…
8 Bit News #18
Mar 24, 2017 • 41 min
This week Maisie takes control of the show following the previous episode (see Episode 17) to discuss one of her favourite topics - Video Game Conspiracy Theories! These theories include some interesting theories from Portal, Overwatch and Bioshock…
Music Mania #31
Mar 15, 2017 • 16 min
This week Alex and Jasmin interview fellow Felpham FM member Rob about music in video games and the impact that it can have on the player. PLUS Jasmin does her best to avoid any potential conflict with 8 Bit News by doing her very best to keep Alex and…
8 Bit News #17
Mar 14, 2017 • 23 min
Well here it is the episode you have been waiting for … Kieran goes head-to-head with Mr Manning to try and resolve Kieran’s hatred of The Division; whilst trying to come to some kind of resolution they also take some time to discuss their love of the…
Film Reel #38
Mar 14, 2017 • 23 min
Did I ever tell you the story of Darth film reel the wise, probably not it’s a Sith legend. Anyway that’s a story for another time. Today we are interrogating Mr Manning about his favourite and least favourite films (reels); he will also be taking part in…
8 Bit News #16
Mar 3, 2017 • 49 min
In this episode Kieran and Maisie discuss the release of the new Nintendo Switch, Pokemon Duel, the cancellation of Scalebound plus they dive further into movies being made into video games and games being made into movies!
Film Reel #37
Mar 2, 2017 • 37 min
The film boizzzzz are back at it again with a new podcast, this one is fantasy themed (I know, didn’t think we could get any nerdier) so Toby is gonna be tastingely (that’s a word now) trekking through the film Paprika. Hallum is going to be talking about…
Music Mania #30
Mar 1, 2017 • 35 min
Meet new hosts Alex and Jasmin as they take over Music Mania! This episode they take a few minutes to introduce themselves and they discuss the price of Concert tickets and where exactly the money goes. PLUS Dive a little deeper into some of the artists…
Armasneddon #7
Feb 28, 2017 • 64 min
The Armasneddon podcast featuring Hallum! This episode Inde asks Hallum to delve deeper into his love of films and his opinions of the current state of the film industry in general.
Half Time - Episode 13
Feb 27, 2017 • 29 min
In this special edition of Half Time! Special guests Matt and Flynn who previously hosted Half Time! are interviewed on their current lives and on-goings. Alfie and Ed ask them how life, past Felpham, (if that even exists) is. We then go on to talk about…
Armasneddon #6
Feb 7, 2017 • 54 min
The Armasneddon podcast featuring Alex! This episode Inde and Alex discuss comic book movies, as well as music and some other topics, can you tell that these episodes aren’t planned very well?
8 Bit News #15
Feb 3, 2017 • 36 min
In this episode Maisie flies solo and decides it time to make peace with the Film Reel podcast; so offers an olive branch to Joe who joins her to discuss videos games and answer a few questions which have been especially prepared for him.