The Computer Game Show presented by SPOnG.com

The Computer Game Show presented by SPOnG.com

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A regular look across the video game landscape
076: Becoming Apparent
Oct 18 • 144 min
The boys decide to keep it as a three man show again hoping that they’ll finally be able to keep things short. They fail. Again. David plays a game that he really shouldn’t be playing, Mat gets fully addicted to Stardew Valley and James wants to talk…
075: Acronyms
Oct 11 • 145 min
It’s a three man show this week and David decides to start things off with a game. James takes the news to new lows and Mat tries to defend himself over the problems with the TCGS Destiny 2 clan. Listen: Apple Podcasts Pocket Casts Overcast acast Stitcher…
074: Stealth Starter
Oct 4 • 165 min
Jon Denton joins David, James and Mat for the first podcast of the post-Sean era of TCGS. The boys talk about Epic vs Bluehole, front roll vs back roll, James v Mat and legit shame. Listen: Apple Podcasts Pocket Casts Overcast acast Stitcher SPOnG Watch:…
073: Bye Sean
Sep 20 • 135 min
The boys travel up to Leeds to meet up for Sean’s final episode of The Computer Game Show. That is until he gets bored of changing nappies and gets over the insane sleep deprivation. James has a surprise for David and David has a surprise for Sean.…
072: Gaming Showbiz
Sep 13 • 142 min
It’s a Destiny 2 special! David, Sean, Mat and James sit down to discuss if Destiny 2 is an improvement over the original and whether or not it will take over their lives. James gets a taste of the good life, Mat unsubscribes to someone on YouTube and…
071: Scottish Bingo
Sep 6 • 147 min
James is back to tell everyone how nice Scotland is, and to continue discussions about Sony building a PS4/TV combo and Flight vs Invisiblity. Everybody’s Golf and Life is Strange: Before The Storm are the big games discussed this week, before something…
070: Past Security
Aug 29 • 161 min
James is off to Scotland this week leaving David, Mat and Sean to call in their old pal Jon Denton who has a lot to say about the Invisibility vs Flight debate as well as if a PS4 pro should be stuffed into a 4K telly. David has a reason to jump back into…
069: Throw Up And A Pint
Aug 23 • 144 min
This week the boys talk about Gamescom and what it means for the launch of the Xbox One X. David returns to Rainbow Six Siege, Mat has opinions on arguments that don’t involve him and James tries to convince everyone that he’s not a deviant. Listen to the…
068: Whackanaccaled
Aug 16 • 125 min
Sonic is back and who better to cast their critical eye over it than our very own Dr Grumpy. Mat has an apology to make, Dave wonders who Agents of Mayhem is aimed at while Sean has returned to endless space. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube Pocket…
067: Smesh
Aug 9 • 123 min
There’s no end to the shocks and surprises this week. From the news that August’s Splatfest was RIGGED to satisfy the ketchup snowflakes, to the announcement of a partnership between two ABSOLUTE LEGENDS, it’s a lively one. The boys also talk about The…
066: 25 Times
Aug 2 • 183 min
James finally completes Heavy Rain so the boys run through what he liked and hated about it in a spoilery segment at the end of the show. Meanwhile David gets questioned over the amount of times he’s completed Banjo Kazooie and Sean has to explain what…
065: A Toin Coss
Jul 25 • 161 min
This week the boys spend a very long time talking about Splatoon 2 and Nintendo’s approach to online play. The app is out and James has a lot to say about it. Not even Sean can defend it. Meanwhile David is starting to get frustrated with Mats attempts to…
064: Coward
Jul 19 • 156 min
This week its all about the games. Well, mostly. James shows that he clearly doesnt care about the show anymore, Mat is blown away by Superhot VR, Sean still hasnt got an Xbox and David struggles with internet issues. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube…
063: You Be Twitch Man
Jul 11 • 145 min
After a week full of feedback James and David try clarify the points they made during the Titanfall argument. Mat keeps on doing the voice which nearly destroys a friendship and Sean’s dog needs to calm down a bit. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube…
062: Roflstomping
Jul 4 • 151 min
Back to normality this week as the boys talk about what games they’ve been playing, what they think of the latest news from the world of gaming and how one of them has a secret talent for twitch streaming. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube Pocket Casts…
061: All The Feels
Jun 29 • 119 min
To complete the TCGS E3 coverage the boys review their pre-E3 predictions and find out who got the most right. The problem is, David is unwell, Sean is half asleep, Mat is exclusively confused and James is so disappointed that he has a breakdown. Listen…
060: E3 2017 Telling Farley
Jun 21 • 203 min
James has spent 12 days trying to avoid E3, leaving David, Sean and Mat to share the news from last week’s event. Obviously they consider taking advantage of their situation, but not before questioning whether he actually managed to avoid all gaming news…
059: E3 2017 Predictions
Jun 6 • 135 min
The normal format goes out of the window this week as Sean, Mat, Dave and James turn their focus on E3 2017 and put their necks on the line by listing what they predict will be announced. I mean none of what they say on this show will happen but it…
058: Fedde Got Fingered
May 31 • 146 min
David gets wrapped up into some internet drama, Mat’s mid-life crisis has hit a new low, James starts to get all sorry for himself and Sean is a sweaty mess at 2am. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube Pocket Casts Overcast acast Stitcher Contact the show:…
057: Old Men
May 24 • 145 min
James returns and is confronted with Type Rider opinions. Mat is insistent that Donkey Kong does a dab in Mario Kart 8, but the youth of England disagree. David is trying to settle back down to Earth after the best day of his life and Sean is editing the…
056: Dying Format
May 16 • 123 min
James is off sick this week so you’re treated to a three man show. David has been listening to Midnight Resistance, Mat has been unfollowing everyone on Twitter and Sean has been squirming in his seat like the little mug he is. We’ll be rid of him soon.…
055: Gary Gunman
May 9 • 121 min
The E3 show negotiations finally come to an end as Mat steps up to call Farlong’s bluff. David can’t get into a game about font, Sean struggles to fill his news segment with anything interesting and Peter Molyneux almost slips up and says something he…
054: In China
May 3 • 123 min
This week the boys have been playing Mario Kart and although they’re loving the game, they have a few bones to pick with how the switch works online. Sean announces his player of rate season for 2016/17 and negations regarding the E3 show continue to get…
053: Not Impossible
Apr 26 • 131 min
David and James return and they have a few things to straighten out from last week’s show to the upcoming E3 show. Dave does a heel turn on a game, Sean tries to talk his way out of his Metal Slug screen setting comments and Mat gets his WiiU back. Listen…
052: Yooka Failee
Apr 18 • 134 min
Dave’s watching Broadchurch, James is away with “work”, so Mat and Sean are left to pick up the pieces. Aided by Leon Cox and Darren Gargette - two people from some tin-pot podcast you’ve never heard of - the boys talk about Nintendo being weird,…
051: Dry Bants
Apr 12 • 121 min
Sean pulls a sickie this week, so stepping in is Gamespot UK Editor Tamoor Hussain. They talk Xbox Specs, Nintendo Directs and whether Zelda should be compared to Horizon Zero Dawn. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube Pocket Casts Overcast acast Stitcher…
050: Moving The TV
Apr 5 • 158 min
This weeks show starts with an explanation of what happened to delay episode 049, moves onto the right wing agenda and ends with advice on where to position your TV. Enjoy. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube Pocket Casts Overcast acast Stitcher Contact…
049: Joining The Club
Mar 30 • 153 min
Sean adds his own news to the news segment, the fans complain about the music on last night’s show and David tries to explain why he’s actually enjoying Mass Effect Andromeda Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube Pocket Casts Overcast acast Stitcher Contact…
048: 1 Planet
Mar 22 • 125 min
Mat returns this week and walks into an intergalactic argument. David isn’t happy and Sean gets the hump that people ask him what he’s been playing this week. Basically it’s a grumpy show. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube Pocket Casts Overcast acast…
047: Nuanced
Mar 17 • 149 min
Mat is out again this week so stepping in his shoes is Gary Dooton. Along with the games they’ve played the talk about the tips they’ve learned for surviving the mean streets of their home towns. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube Pocket Casts Overcast…
046: The Switch Launch Special
Mar 8 • 178 min
Mat, Sean and James talk about the Nintendo Switch while Dave doesn’t. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube Pocket Casts Overcast acast Stitcher Contact the show: Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitch SPOnG Artwork by BigShimmeryWall Music by Nick Parton…
045: There Are Reasons
Mar 1 • 112 min
Mat is out this week watching the return of hit British dreams series Broadchurch. In his place is outsider Jon Denton. This week James asks his wife about buying a Switch, Sean’s defences are up and David talks about his bum hole. Listen to the show:…
044: A Deal Is A Deal
Feb 22 • 124 min
Mat turns up late and hasn’t done his job, David can’t wait to talk about a potential GOTY contender, Sean has been playing with lego and James as been dreaming. Another episode of TCGS for you, you lucky sods. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube Pocket…
043: Lost Balloon
Feb 15 • 134 min
James and David clash again, this time over whether or not predictions should be discussed at length. Mat is proud of his own bravery, while Sean struggles to answer a simple question. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube Pocket Casts Overcast acast…
042: Hugging Bastion
Feb 8 • 135 min
Sean shows off with his news section while Mat finds it hard to move off of the Switch chat. James confesses about his love for Animal Crossing characters and David tries to wrap his head around sales predictions. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube Pocket…
TCGS x Capone Adam: 41.1
Feb 3 • 165 min
Capone Adam is back. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube Pocket Casts Overcast acast Stitcher Contact the show: Twitter Instagram Facebook Twitch SPOnG Artwork by BigShimmeryWall Music by Nick Parton Running time: 02:45:26
041: Fear
Feb 1 • 150 min
James, David, Mat and Sean spend two and a half hours trying to fill time. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube Pocket Casts Overcast Stitcher Contact the show: Twitter Facebook Twitch Instagram SPOnG Artwork by BigShimmeryWall Music by Nick Parton Running…
040: Preorder
Jan 25 • 129 min
James, David and Sean are keen to hear what Mat thinks of the switch and David is interested in why James has still got his preorder. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube Pocket Casts Overcast Stitcher Contact the show: Twitter Facebook Twitch Instagram…
039: Switch Hands On
Jan 18 • 70 min
James, David and Sean are joined by Andrew Smith (Spilt Milk Studios), Joe Skrebels (IGN) and Mark Reay (Honourable Mentions) as they get a hands on with Nintendo’s new console, Switch. They talk games, expectations and what they think of the hardware…
038: Switchbound
Jan 11 • 148 min
NEW FOR 2017. The Computer Game Show is back and there’s some beef to settle. David, Mat, James and Sean talk about the GOTY show and read out the listener’s feedback. Leaks are discussed and Sean lies about what he’s used his Gear VR for. Listen to the…
037: GOTY 2016
Dec 22, 2016 • 144 min
This week the boys sit down to decide what their game of the year was by putting them up against each other. Only one game can be crowned TCGS GOTY 2016, but which one was it? Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube Pocket Casts Overcast Stitcher Contact the…
036: The Draft
Dec 14, 2016 • 111 min
In this weeks show the boys put together a GOTY contender list in preparation for next weeks show. 16 of the best games of the year. Which ones made it? Find out in the all new episode of the popular computer gaming podcast The Computer Game Show. Listen…
035: On Mute
Dec 6, 2016 • 150 min
Mat edited this one because I was at my office Christmas party. For some reason I have to write this bit. I’m insanely hungover and tired. We chat about games and that. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube Pocket Casts Overcast Stitcher Contact the show:…
034: James Is Sorry
Nov 30, 2016 • 126 min
After a lot of feedback from the listeners James is faced with the reality of his behaviour over the past few weeks. Mat has a bone to pick with David and after they all spend the week with Virginia, they’re all up for talking about it in a spoiler way.…
033: Mighty Ducks
Nov 23, 2016 • 119 min
Sean and Mat are out this week leaving no choice but to call back Gary Dooton and he has some beef with David. Turns out that he didn’t quite agree with his thoughts on Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture and wanted to try and convince him not to give up yet.…
032: Pro
Nov 16, 2016 • 143 min
This week we find out what Mat thinks of his new PS4 Pro and whether he thinks it’s worth getting one. David tries to play down his love for Titanfall 2 and James gives his view on the latest CoD. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube Pocket Casts Overcast…
031: The Dominant Arm Should Be Your News
Nov 9, 2016 • 124 min
David and James are both away for the week celebrating their birthdays, so it’s left for Sean to take up hosting duties, Mat to talk about VR games, and this week’s special guests Gary Dooton and Tamoor Hussain to talk about Hitman, Overwatch, and…
030: Your Podcast is Ready
Nov 2, 2016 • 113 min
Mat sits out this week and now regular host Jon Denton joins us to talk Titanfall and his experiences with PSVR. James tries and fails to justify his mistakes again and also offers a news story that isn’t worth mentioning here. Basically, he’s on thin…
029: Switch
Oct 26, 2016 • 158 min
It’s been a busy week in gaming this week and David, Sean, Mat and James focus the majority of the show talking about announcements rather than the games they’ve played. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube Pocket Casts Overcast Stitcher Contact the show:…
028: PSVR Special
Oct 19, 2016 • 141 min
The boys sit down for a live episode streamed on YouTube. After a weekend of playing with the PSVR they talk about their first impressions of the headset, games and where the future of VR stands for gaming. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube Pocket Casts…
027: Questions
Oct 11, 2016 • 123 min
This week it’s Sean’s turn to put his feet up. Honestly I don’t know why I bother. I’m the only one that’s been on every episode now. Everyone else seems to just turn up when they want. The disrespect for the listeners is disgusting. Oh Leon Cox is on…
026: Agenda
Oct 5, 2016 • 109 min
James returns and wants to talk about a certain news story that’s been on his mind all week. Mat wants to chair a meeting for the big PSVR launch weekend and David gets his knickers in a twist yet again. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube Pocket Casts…
025: Forever The Tip
Sep 28, 2016 • 126 min
James is out, Andrew from Spilt Milk Studios is in to give us insight into what it’s like to host a Developer Session at EGX. All the after show party gossip and what was in his goody bag. They then all go on and on about the games they’ve been playing…
024: Smough
Sep 21, 2016 • 136 min
Things calm down a bit this week as the boys get into the news about Sony v Sean Murray and how PSVR is shaping up. They also have to mention the little GMA slip up in the week and how it destroyed their lives. They talk about what games they’ve been…
023: Forgotten Chocolate
Sep 14, 2016 • 107 min
After a week of reflecting on what they have done, Mat and James get a chance to read what our listeners thought of their disgusting attitude. I think they came around to David’s way of thinking. Well Mat did anyway. James will never admit he’s wrong. He…
022: Full of Stars
Sep 6, 2016 • 133 min
David needs to pull rank on James and Mat as they try everything they can to destroy everything he’s worked so hard to achieve not only for himself but for everyone associated with the show. The editing, the jokes, the opinions. Nonstop late nights making…
021: Refunded
Aug 31, 2016 • 105 min
James takes a week off at the worst possible time but the lads are joined by a returning special guest Jon Denton. They look at the new Galaxy Style 3DS, whether getting refunds on No Man’s Sky is as bad as people are making out and talk about the games…
020: Do You Say Super?
Aug 24, 2016 • 130 min
Sean is off this week and with a guest unable to make recording we’re down to a three man show. New territory. Dave talks about No Man’s Sky, James talks about yet another Metroid game and as usual the questions turn into utter madness. Listen to the…
019: Hi James
Aug 17, 2016 • 146 min
This week the boys discuss No Man’s Sky to death from initial impressions to the chat that’s been going on around it. David Interview Shaz Yousaf from Honey Tribe Studios about their upcoming game BFF or Die and James says ‘Yes’ in a weird way. Listen to…
018: Forty Quid
Aug 10, 2016 • 108 min
Sean finally gets the internet, James spend the evening in the laundry room and the boys talk about the possibility of sponsorship. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube Pocket Casts Overcast Stitcher Contact the show: Twitter Facebook Twitch Instagram SPOnG…
017: Fireworks
Aug 3, 2016 • 119 min
Sean is still without the internet, James is sitting in the middle of Swiss National Day and old friend Chet Roivas joins the guys to talk Gal Gun, The NX and the leaked No Man’s Sky info. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube Pocket Casts Overcast Stitcher…
016: Unsubbed
Jul 26, 2016 • 111 min
Sean is busy moving house so Chris Bratt steps in to talk all things VR Porn and Sonic before everyone talks about the games they’ve played. Mat goes into spoiler territory after completing Life is Strange and the questions section gets over shadowed by…
015: Simon’s Quest
Jul 19, 2016 • 116 min
James is out this week due to internet troubles so instead David, Mat and Sean are joined by newly appointed UK Editor of Gamespot and Chat Very Good presenter Tamoor Hussain as they talk about Youtube comments, the games they’ve played and answer…
014: The Pit
Jul 13, 2016 • 124 min
David needs to clear something up before everyone considers the future of Microsoft and Sony. They talk about Pokemon Go, to James’ delight and go over everything they’ve played. This one comes to a crashing halt. Sorry about that. Listen to the show:…
013: Rumours
Jul 6, 2016 • 131 min
As another slow news week in the gaming world hits, Sean turns to the facts that he found about the NX. Genuine facts from someone he trusts on this stuff. After the other listen to these facts that are all true they then talk in a spoiler free way about…
012: This Is England
Jun 29, 2016 • 92 min
Everyone is in low spirits this week but attempt to try and cheer up by talking about the games they’ve played this week before turning to the most depressing listeners in the world and answering their depressing questions. Listen to the show: iTunes…
011: Salty Dave
Jun 23, 2016 • 119 min
The boys go over the E3 show last week and David has a few words to say about the lies he was told. They then go over their predictions and see how wrong they were before talking about the games they’ve played that week. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube…
010: Telling Turner
Jun 15, 2016 • 162 min
David avoids all E3 news and leaves it to Mat, Sean and James to run him through everything that happened. Will David be impressed? Will the others take an opportunity to drop a few fibs in? Find out… NOW. Listen to the show: iTunes YouTube Pocket Casts…
009: Predictions
Jun 8, 2016 • 98 min
James and Mat return just in time to join the predictions show. This week the boys go over E3 2016 and off up their predictions on what will be announced. Some play it safe, while others go for broke. They then look into the predictions offered up by the…
008: Peaked
May 31, 2016 • 107 min
This week is a three man show. Sean and David are joined by Jon Denton of Chet and Jon fame. They discuss the No Man’s Sky delay as well as the soon to be launched Last Guardian. Overwatch is discussed along with INKS and more Dark Souls chat. Listen to…
007: Egg
May 24, 2016 • 89 min
Mat is out this week due to the crime rate in Leeds so the boys turn to an old friend to fill his boots. James questions what Rockstar have for us next and then gets angry, David plays the sequel to one of his favourite games of all time and Egg talks…
006: Out of Ten
May 17, 2016 • 93 min
This week the boys talk about Lionhead, review scores and what games they’ve been playing before getting stuck into Uncharted 4 and Doom. Then turning to questions raises the subject of how games are valued and what should be conceded when looking at the…
005: Hitting Record
May 10, 2016 • 96 min
Incredibly James managed to hit record this week which means you get to hear the boys talk about the Call of Duty Infinite and Battlefield 1 announcements along with James’ latest rumours and the games they’ve played this week. Listen to the show: iTunes…
004: A New Fan
Apr 26, 2016 • 97 min
This week the boys look back on the Xbox 360’s life after the announcement that it’s being discontinued then look to the future and discuss the rumours of the updated current-gen consoles. David talks about his time with Sega Rally while Mat experiences…
003: Too Tired to Dad
Apr 19, 2016 • 88 min
Mat completes Uncharted and moves onto Uncharted 2, giving his opinions on the dated classic while discussing his new venture into streaming. Sean and Dave discuss Dark Souls 3 and whether or not it maintains the high standard of the Souls games series…
The Computer Game Show 002: The Challenge
Apr 12, 2016 • 96 min
Mat takes on a challenge that he might soon regret, the twitch channel is launched and the boys discuss rumours on the new Zelda game. They also talk about what games they’ve been playing while Mat discusses his experience with the HTC Vive… if that’s how…
The Computer Game Show 001
Apr 4, 2016 • 72 min
The Computer Game Show is a podcast about Computer Games. This week David, Sean, Mat and James talk about the games they’ve been playing since the New Year, including The Division, Fallout 4, Trackmania Turbo, Far Cry Primal and Miitomo, along with…