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.

There is a serious problem in the gaming industry that needs to be fixed, and his name is Bobby Kotick. We kick off tonight's show by taking on the latest show of horrors coming out of Activision-Blizzard-King and the decades of toxic culture now known to be set by the person at the very top. What is taking so long for his resignation to be given? We discuss this, and more. Thankfully we have plenty of positives such as the great games we have been playing this week, and a fun new announcement from our favorite indie dev, yyr. All this and much more on a special thanksgiving week episode of the worlds longest running video game podcast, Orange Lounge Radio!   Also in the news:   * GTA Trilogy Updates from Take Two * Panda to Launch Official Smash Bros Tournaments * Streamlabs vs. Social Media * XBOX Classic Games Emulation   All this and more on the show where EVERY gamer has a voice-- Orange Lounge Radio! LIVE on the VOG Network, Sunday nights at 6 Pacific, 9 Eastern www.vognetwork.com Twitter: @olr Mailbag: participate (at) orangeloungeradio dot com

Podcast by - 11/23/2021 12:16 AM Comments (0)

The Remastered Editions of Grand Theft Auto from the Playstation 2 era landed this week on PC and next gen consoles and boy has the release been messy. From crazy rain to hidden coding to misspellings and much more, it's very clear shortcuts were taken to get these games released on time. Who might be to blame for these issues? How do we think they will impact the sales of the game? Why does this trend seem to show up every year and big companies haven't seemed to learn? We discuss all of this and much more on another episode of the world's longest running gaming podcast, Orange Lounge Radio!

Podcast by - 11/15/2021 3:25 AM Comments (4)

Niantic and Portkey Games will be shutting down Wizards Unite, an AR game in the Harry Potter Universe that was hoping to match the success of Pokemon Go. What could be blamed for the games failure? High licensing fees? Social Media Antics by Harry Potter's Author? The Pandemic? Some sort of combination of all of it? We discuss this, Rob has played a lot of GPS games and certianly has an opinion! We share our opinions, and yours, on much more gaming news as well on another week of the longest running gaming podcast on the internet, Orange Lounge Radio!

Podcast by - 11/8/2021 3:37 AM Comments (0)

We return this week after a week off on Halloween night, to recap all the news from last week and this week. It looks like Virtual Blizzcon 2022 will not be held, is this a result of the recent troubles that have come to light at Activision/Blizzard, or could it be the team looking at a new creative direction for future games? We discuss this and so much more on another week of the longest running video game podcast, Orange Lounge Radio!

Podcast by - 11/1/2021 1:30 AM Comments (0)

Steam has decided to ban Virtual Currency driven games from it's marketplace, causing Epic to open the door and say perhaps they would allow it in certain circumstances. Do we think these sorts of newer kinds of currency have a place in games? Or are we reminded a bit much of Diablo 3's auction house, which brought down the reception of that game until it was taken out. We discuss all this and much more in the news, even after a late start to our recording due to the power outage. Come join us for a lucky episode of the longest running video game podcast, Orange Lounge Radio!

Podcast by - 10/18/2021 2:37 AM Comments (0)

It was revealed this week that Sora is the last character to be revealed for Smash Bros. How do we feel about this reveal, and some of the other announcements that came along with it such as Kingdom Hearts coming to the Switch via cloud delivery? We talk about all this and much more in gaming, and perhaps go on some Bemani Boomer rants as well, on another episode of the longest running video game podcast, Orange Lounge Radio!

Podcast by - 10/11/2021 3:03 AM Comments (2)

Twitch has implemented some additional changes in response to hate raid, and we talk about if this is enough or if there are additional steps that we wish they would take. Also being implemented is a controversial "pay to win" feature called boosting. Will it be worth it for your viewers to buy you ads on the main page of the site? We discuss this and much more in gaming news for this week on another episode of the longest running video game podcast, Orange Lounge Radio!

Podcast by - 10/4/2021 2:18 AM Comments (0)

A Nintendo Direct was released this week, with many unexpected surprises. Although we thought we had all the holiday releases figured out, we had no idea certain games would be stealth released. This includes one franchise Rob never thought he'd see another game in, Actraiser but is Actraiser Renaissance a great release, or does it have some drawbacks? We talk about this and much more not just in the Nintendo Direct but around the gaming world.Also in the News:* Bobby Kotick is Subpoenaed* UK to crack down on Microtransactions and In-Game Ads* Twitch and Music Industry Reach a "deal"* Xbox New Edge Browser can run Stadia All this and more on the show where EVERY gamer has a voice-- Orange Lounge Radio! LIVE on the VOG Network, Sunday nights at 6 Pacific, 9 Eastern www.vognetwork.com Twitter: @olr Mailbag: participate (at) orangeloungeradio dot com

Podcast by - 9/27/2021 2:58 AM Comments (0)

A Nintendo Direct was released this week, with many unexpected surprises. Although we thought we had all the holiday releases figured out, we had no idea certain games would be stealth released. This includes one franchise Rob never thought he'd see another game in, Actraiser but is Actraiser Renaissance a great release, or does it have some drawbacks? We talk about this and much more not just in the Nintendo Direct but around the gaming world.

Podcast by - 9/27/2021 1:58 AM Comments (0)

In a surprise move against attacks this week, the servers for some Littlebigplanet title were shut down with no warning. Although Littlebigplanet 3 on PS4 can still play all previously made levels, this still comes as a sad reminder that nothing in the digital age can truly be forever. We talk a little bit about this state in gaming and how it might effect our decisions on what we contribute to. That's certianly not the only headline as we jump into another week of the longest running video game podcast full of gaming news on the show where every gamer has a voice- Orange Lounge Radio!   Also in the News: * Gran Turismo 7 Not Much without Internet * Nintendo Brings Bluetooth Audio to Switch * Twitch Close to Music Deal? * Catan World Explorers Closes before it Fully Opens   All this and more on the show where EVERY gamer has a voice-- Orange Lounge Radio! LIVE on the VOG Network, Sunday nights at 6 Pacific, 9 Eastern www.vognetwork.com Twitter: @olr Mailbag: participate (at) orangeloungeradio dot com

Podcast by - 9/20/2021 1:48 AM Comments (0)