8 Bit News

8 Bit News

www.felphamfm.com/8bitnews
A weekly discussion covering the world of geek culture.
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.
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…
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…
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…
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.
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…
S17-E18E07
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…
S17-E18E06
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…
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…
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…
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…
S17-18E02
Nov 23, 2017 • 29 min
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,…
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…
#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…
#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!
#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.…
#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…
#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…
#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!
#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.
#14
Jan 23, 2017 • 43 min
In the first episode of the new year, we’ll be dishing out some reviews on games that we’ve been stockpiling for the last few months and letting Kieran get really angry about most of the known universe.
Christmas Special 2016
Dec 25, 2016 • 49 min
The 8 Bit News Christmas Special for 2016, this episode Kieran and Maisie take you through there End Of Year Awards for everything from Game Of The Year, Biggest Disappointment Of The Year and of course the all important Beard Of The Year!
#12
Dec 23, 2016 • 44 min
In this episode Kieran and Maisie discuss the games they have been playing over the past few weeks and the Black Friday deals they took advantage of. Plus they go back over some of the latest gaming news including Cross Platform play from Microsoft,…
#11
Dec 2, 2016 • 42 min
We interview Jack O’Neill, GT academy contestant, driver of fast carts, and brother of Maisie. We inquire about the show and how it was to actually drive the cars, his favorite games and his thoughts on gaming at the moment, and most importantly; his…
#10
Nov 25, 2016 • 37 min
Join Kieran and Maisie as they spend sometime discussing a range of different topics such as their favourite Star Wars Video Games, What makes a bad or good tie in game and why on earth do game producers insist on releasing games which obviously aren’t…
#9
Nov 19, 2016 • 45 min
Join Kieran as he welcomes new co-host Maisie to 8 Bit News, this week they discuss the latest gaming news including the annoucement of Red Dead Redemption 2 and the possibility of a brand new sonic game. They also discuss their favourite scary games and…
#8
Mar 21, 2016 • 39 min
Join Kieran and Ben for the latest episode of 8 Bit News as they discuss the latest in gaming and tech news. This episode they discuss Lionhead Studios closing, No Man’s Sky and the Division Open Beta; as well as FBI vs Apple and an AI playing Go. PLUS…
#7
Feb 22, 2016 • 45 min
Join Kieran and Ben for the latest episode of 8 Bit News as they discuss the latest in gaming and tech news. This episode they discuss the Division Open Beta, Lego Star Wars Episode 7 and Pokemon Go; as well as Lootcrate creating a new game crate and…
#6
Feb 18, 2016 • 43 min
Join Kieran and Ben for a new episode of 8 Bit News, this episode they discuss game studios in Pakistan striving for gender equality in their workforce, the Nintendo NX, a games console created especially for Dogs; as well as the latest tech news…
#5
Jan 26, 2016 • 33 min
Join Kieran and Tommy for the first episode of the new year, as always they tackle the latest gaming and tech news including HTC’s virtual reality headset, Volvo putting HD streaming into their cars and their thoughts on ReCore and ARK Survival Evolved.…
#4
Dec 24, 2015 • 26 min
Join Tommy and Kieran for the special christmas edition of 8 Bit News. They take you through the releases for the December, their wish list for next year, Best Christmas Games and the 8 Bit News Gaming Awards.
#3
Dec 23, 2015 • 45 min
Join Tommy and Kieran for the third episode of 8 Bit News. This week they discuss the latest game news, the Nintendo NX and the Hideo Kojima partnership with Sony. PLUS Kieran reviews Time Crisis 2, Fallout 4 and he does his best to reign in his anger…
#2
Dec 7, 2015 • 53 min
Join Tommy and Kieran, plus special guest Ben for the second episode of 8 Bit News. This week they discuss the release of Fallout 4, their thoughts on the impending release of Just Cause 3 and the latest news from the world of technology. PLUS Tommy gets…
#1
Oct 26, 2015 • 29 min
Join Tommy and Kieran, plus special guest Luke for the first ever episode of 8 Bit News, a bi-weekly show which will cover all of the tech and gaming news that you will ever need. This episode they discuss Project Morpheus, the release of the new Far Cry…