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.

A hugely important video game, The Legend of Zelda, turns 35 years old this week, as the release of the original Famicom game celebrates it's birthday the night of our show. Zelda news was a big part of this week's Nintendo Direct as well, and we recap the news from the Nintendo Direct, as well as Blizzconline, another big virtual event that took place in gaming this week.

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Our very own Loki released a game on Steam and itch.io this week, Pixel Poops Number Two! Although Loki has been walking us through the development of his game for several episodes now, he talks a bit about the release of the product. We get into gaming news going on in the rest of the world too though, including a couple of big conventions - Not only is Blizzcon happening virtually this week after a delay, but E3 has announced that it will be an all digital event this year too. Could a digital event be a good long term strategy for these shows? We discuss this and much more in gaming news on another week of OLR!

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Google announces that it will be ceasing internal development of Stadia game and closing down internal studios. Does this mean the end for Stadia? Or are there other ways that Stadia will continue to live on in gaming? We discuss our thoughts on this as well as talk about the perceptions of gamers when it comes to Stadia. There's plenty more to talk about in gaming as well on another week of Orange Lounge Radio!

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The Gamestop Stonk news dominates news of the real world with the huge impact it's had on the stock market. Is this a story rooted in gaming culture? And what can we take from this issue that might have an effect on some of the things we read about with gaming companies? We discuss this news and so much more on another week of Orange Lounge Radio!

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Microsoft makes a huge announcement about the price of Xbox Live Gold, only to do an about face within 24 hours due to the huge negative backlash. What could have possibly motivated Microsoft to make a decision like this at this time? Have they shown their true colors to an extent where real damage has been done? We discuss this big story and much more gaming news from the week on an all new episode of Orange Lounge Radio!  

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Is Nintendo going too far with the cease and desist? Are they right to go after Youtube videos showing how to hack a game and watch? Or has something in Video Game History set a precedent that maybe they don't? Are they just shining a light on something many people may not have cared to look up? We discuss this hot topic and plenty more gaming news on another week of Orange Lounge Radio!  

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It's time to make some predictions in the gaming industry for 2021! Do we think a Switch Pro will really happen? What might that look like? How might social networks meet gaming more in 2021. What sequels do we think could be announced this year? We get into all of these kinds of predictions, as well as the strange and silly stuff too. Our gaming weeks and a trip thru the news cap off another week at the start of another year for Orange Lounge Radio!

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We take this first show of 2021 to look back on the mess of a year that was 2020. Although the world was a crazy place, there were many video games that helped us keep it together. Our hosts reflect on their favorite games of the year and what got them through these times, and why. We also look back on a couple of predictions for the year, and if they came true. Then we get into the news of the week, even if the holidays kept there from being any huge headlines. It's all topped off with a WTF classic game pick to start off the year with a bang.   Also in the News:   * Nintendo Theme Park Power Band * Final Secret in NieR: Automata discovered * New Inti Creates Games in Development * Gradius III comes to Arcade Archive   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

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The news hasn't stopped this holiday week as a new chapter unfolds in the Cyberpunk 2077 release drama with lawsuits having been filed. However these aren't angry gamers filing the lawsuits, they are someone else who is angry. We talk about what this all could mean and the implications it may have on the gaming industry in the future. We recap our gaming weeks during the holidays and get into even more news on the last episode of our show for 2020. See you next year!

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The news that Sony would stop selling digital copies of Cyberpunk 2077 sent shockwaves throughout the gaming industry this week. We discuss the issue and who might ultimately be to blame for the game's many refund requests on last gen consoles despite it running fine on more modern consoles and PCs. Is the issue as bad as social media makes it seem? Who might ultimately have to step down as a result? We talk about all this and more in a busy holiday week of gaming news!  

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