Orange Lounge Radio

Orange Lounge Radio is a Video Game podcast dedicated to what gamers really want to know, and the gamer lifestyle. An independent voice in a crowded world of video game podcasts, Orange Lounge Radio is dedicated to giving a forum for every gamer to have their voice. Hosted live weekly for the past nine years by DarkSakura, skie and LOKI, Orange Lounge Radio gives listeners the opportunity to interact directly with the show and give their feedback on the hot topics in the gaming industry thru live call-ins, a chatroom, e-mail, twitter and more. Winner of a Podcast Award for Best Gaming Podcast. Nominated for three Best of Live 365 awards. Tapes live on Sunday nights on the VOG Network.

The story of Final Fantasy XV is going to be cut short, as previously planned DLC is canceled. What could this mean for the future of the Final Fantasy franchise as a whole? We discuss what we think went right and wrong with this big title. Sadly the sad news continues as a major publisher of game strategy guides announced they will close their doors. We discuss all this and more on another episode of Orange Lounge Radio!

Podcast by - 11/12/2018 3:34 AM Comments (0)

Blizzcon happened this weekend, which brought with it the controversial announcement of Diablo Immortal, a new diablo game designed for mobile phones. The internet has had a negative reaction to the announcement, but is the problem with the game itself, or with the messaging? We get into our takes on how the news could have been presented. We are also joined with special guest Shane, from the old Pokestop Podcast, who stops by to talk about one of the newest games he's played this week which turns out it one of the worst he has EVER played.

Podcast by - 11/5/2018 2:38 AM Comments (1)

We celebrate 750 episodes of our show by looking back at some of the stories from over the years, then jump right into the news for this week. We talk a bit about a new program to use Nintendo Labo in schools, which has us thinking back on educational games that really worked for us, and why they worked, and what educational games might try to do in the future. Also, we summarize the goings on at TwitchCon, which happened over the weekend.

Podcast by - 10/29/2018 1:51 AM Comments (0)

We have official word that a brand new console is coming in 2020, but it's not the Playstation 5 or the Next Xbox just yet, it's a new offering from Intellivision! The Amico was announced at a retro gaming expo over the weekend, and we talk about the direction that this console is taking, and if it sounds like something we might want to own or not.

Podcast by - 10/22/2018 1:27 AM Comments (0)

The earlier rumors about Xbox game streaming are confirmed. What does this say about the potential future of games as more and more internet technology becomes available? Could streaming be the answer for other systems that aren't quite as powerful yet? We get into a discussion involving this, net neutrality's impact, and more! Then we get into the news of the week which includes more companies stances on Cross Play. Although it sounds like some rumored to have it games coming out soon may not actually have it, it's something at least one third party is hopeful for for the future!

Podcast by - 10/15/2018 2:22 AM Comments (0)

Hollywood suddenly wants to make a lot of movies about video games. Mega Man, Monster Hunter, heck even Dance Dance Revolution! We try to figure out WHY all these movie projects are suddenly moving along, and if we think any of them might have the potential of being a good video game movie. Our friend Delvin from the podcast Video Game Realness joins us live in studio to talk about the weeks news including this and much more!

Podcast by - 10/8/2018 4:46 AM Comments (0)

After many heated tweets and other feedback from gamers, Sony finally announces they will join Crossplay on Fortnite on the Playstation 4. Could this bring other crossplay games in the near future? We talk a bit about the games we predict we will see, and what we would like to see. And how will controllers vs. keyboard and mouse on these systems change as Microsoft looks to allow Keyboard/Mouse control on the Xbox One in the near future?

Podcast by - 10/1/2018 2:35 AM Comments (0)

There's excitement in the industry this week as the Tokyo Game Show has occurred bringing new announcements and game updates, but there is also sadness as two studios close suddenly, both Telltale and Capcom Vancouver. As we get into the gaming news, we talk about the recently announced Sony Playstation Classic, and if we think it will be worth the higher $99 asking price.  

Podcast by - 9/24/2018 2:05 AM Comments (0)

Nintendo had a big Direct this week addressing their upcoming online service as well as a surprise announcement of a new Animal Crossing happening next year! We discuss the recent direct as well as jump into other gaming news from the week such as a new television show project for a video game from the Xbox 360! After missing a week expectedly and then unexpectedly, Rob gives us the lowdown on some of what he observed at DragonCon as well.

Podcast by - 9/17/2018 2:10 AM Comments (0)

Our show begins with some reflection on the news out of Jacksonville and the horrible incident at the Madden 19 tournament that took place there. Some strong feelings are expressed, but we return to the topic of video game news for the week including increased rumblings that Microsoft may offer some sort of subsidized Xbox One for an agreement to participate in the Game Pass program. It seems more and more game services are tilting towards subscriptions, could this be where the industry is headed? We discuss.

Podcast by - 8/27/2018 2:14 AM Comments (0)