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.

Nintendo put out a 30 minute direct focused on Splatoon 3 this week. We talk about our reactions to this direct, including some of the new twists on the Splatfest format, such as three splatfest teams, and phases on a pincer style attack map. In addition to the weeks news, we also talk about the games we have been playing this week such as runaway twitch hit Cult of the Lamb. Is this game really rooted in Animal Crossing, or does it feel like other familiar ground? We discuss all this and much more in another week of the longest running video game podcast, Orange Lounge Radio!

Podcast by - 8/15/2022 2:13 AM Comments (0)

A much anticipated arcade opened locally, which speaks to the music game roots our show is based in. Loki tells us about his adventures at the newest Round 1 arcade in Roseville, California. We then get into the weeks gaming news which includes a new cloud gaming handheld from Logitech and Tencent. However, is there room in the industry for a device like this? Hear why we think this device might be too early in some ways, and too late in others. All this and much more discussion round out another week of the longest running video game podcast, Orange Lounge Radio!

Podcast by - 8/8/2022 1:31 AM Comments (0)

TikTok looks to be taking further steps to embed games within the platform. This comes after recent acquisitions for the parent company. What might be the long term vision for TikTok? Could this potentially include cloud gaming in the future? Why does social media try so hard to inject gaming into it anyway? We dive into all this and much more, including some reflections from DarkSakura on the recent California Extreme expo that took place over the weekend. All this and much more on another week of the longest running video game podcast, Orange Lounge Radio!

Podcast by - 8/1/2022 1:53 AM Comments (0)

After missing a week unexpectedly last week, we jump into the why, as well as the news that we missed last week. Bayonetta 3 finally has a date! Nintendo has purchased a movie making company that has many people talking, but we talk about what this purchase might really be about, and why Hollywood will probably keep making the features. We have plenty of time for this weeks news too, it's two weeks worth of gaming on an all new episode of the longest running video game podcast, Orange Lounge Radio!  

Podcast by - 7/25/2022 1:47 AM Comments (0)

It has been announced that E3 is coming back in 2023, with some new creative minds at the helm. However, do we think this will be the E3 of it's heyday many years ago, or is something else in store for this show? We discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly about what this news might mean. We get into our gaming weeks and much more news on another week of the longest running video game podcast where every gamer has a voice- Orange Lounge Radio!

Podcast by - 7/11/2022 1:52 AM Comments (0)

A Nintendo Direct happened this last week, and while the focus was on third parties (so nothing new on Breath of the Wild 2, Sorry!) there still was a strong amount of announcements of games thru the holiday season. We talk about some of the highlights and games we are looking forward to. We tackle much more gaming news from the week, as well as continue some comments on our twenty year milestone celebrated last week. All this and much more as we begin our twenty FIRST year talking about video games, gaming culture, and the gamer lifestyle on Orange Lounge Radio!  

Podcast by - 7/4/2022 4:34 PM Comments (0)

On a very special episode of Orange Lounge Radio celebrating TWENTY years of doing our podcast weekly, we table the usual news format to take many questions. The questions are about not just our history, but about our observations on gaming and gaming culture over the last twenty years. Faces from the past and present join us in chat to mark this historic night in our show's run.

Podcast by - 6/27/2022 3:08 AM Comments (1)

Some announcements all about Final Fantasy VII were announced this week, including the next chapter of the game, Final Fantasy VII: Rebirth. Our hosts talk about why this is a good name (Please note some spoilers for Final Fantasy VII Remake though we try to only disclose what's necessary) and their hopes for the next installment. All this, our gaming weeks, and all the tangents you would expect round out another episode of the longest running video game podcast, Orange Lounge Radio!

Podcast by - 6/20/2022 8:54 PM Comments (0)

With a big showcase today, Microsoft showed many new games coming out for the next 12 months on the xbox platform and PC as well. In a bit of a surprise, they went as far to already incorporate Blizzard games into the showcase as well, when the acquisition still isn't complete. We talk about our reactions to the showcase and what we thought of the announcements, as well as what this might mean for Microsoft's future. It all doesn't end there though with plenty more announcements this week, even though something was missing from the LA Convention Center this week. All this news, our gaming weeks and MORE on another week of the longest running video game podcast, Orange Lounge Radio!

Podcast by - 6/13/2022 5:34 AM Comments (0)

The Playstation State of Play event happened this week. In a year without E3, did this feel like an E3-level event? Or was it perhaps a taste of even more to come throughout the summer? What did we think of some of the announcements including a Resident Evil 4 remake, and a new trailer for Final Fantasy XIV? We discuss all this and much more in another week of gaming news on this new episode of the longest running video game podcast, Orange Lounge Radio!

Podcast by - 6/6/2022 1:46 AM Comments (0)