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.

On our "lucky" 777th episode, we break down the recent Nintendo Direct highlighting Super Mario Maker 2 for the Switch. Are we more hyped about the game than before? We discuss live with our chatroom. Also, DarkSakura talks about her experiences at a local pinball festival and some of the rare machines she got to try. All this and more on another week of OLR!  

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Detective Pikachu has set some new standards when it comes to video game movies and how they can perform at the box office, what did our hosts think of the film? We discuss the film as well as the latest Pokemon news and rumors with our listeners. We also talk about other big gaming news stories of the week, which include the issue of loot boxes in the industry potentially coming before the US Senate. Is there anything that the industry can do to prevent government oversight? We discuss this and much more on another week of OLR!

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The trailer for the new Sonic the Hedgehog movie was released this week, which caused some strong internet response on social media. This response was so strong that the director of the film has promised changes to the character in a tweet. What is it about this day and age that we live in with social media and "fan backlash" not just for movies based on games, but in the games industry itself? We discuss this as well as other headlines of the week.

Podcast by - 5/6/2019 1:56 AM Comments (0)

Mortal Kombat 11 has released but not without some controversy around it's methods of unlocking cosmetic items in the game, and some of the extra currency that can be bought. We dig into the issue, as Rob explains how he has come close to purchasing the game but decided against it due to some of these reasons. We also tackle the controversy of crunch time in the industry, is it something that is helping or hurting the games that we enjoy?

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The Game Boy turns 30 years old on the day of our show, so we take a look back on this console and some of our favorite gaming memories from this long living Nintendo platform. Then we turn to the future of gaming and talk about the report that describes new details on the Playstation 5. What do we make of this early news and what directions does it indicate Sony may be going in? We discuss LIVE with our chatroom.

Podcast by - 4/22/2019 1:49 AM Comments (0)

Nintendo Labo VR was released this week, and LOKI brings his cardboard to the studio for our hosts to try out and give impressions live. We talk a little about this first Nintendo jump into the VR scene. We also talk about some controversial DLC that has made it's way into the remaster of Resident Evil 2, yet seems to be an ongoing trend in the industry. Why do pay-to-unlock keys keep coming out in the various online stores? We discuss, and get into the other big topics of the week.

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Final Fantasy VI turned 25 years old this week, and our hosts take a moment to reflect on some memories involving this classic title. Those memories turn to looking to the future as well, as we look to how to preserve gaming memories like this for future generations among an industry filled with remasters, remakes and re-releases. Then we move onto the gaming news of the week which involes a major exclusive agreement involving Borderlands 3's upcoming release that has some gamers so mad that they have taken to review bombing earlier entries in the game's franchise. Tune in for this and MORE on this week's show!

Podcast by - 4/8/2019 2:12 AM Comments (0)

Many changes within the game industry seem to be upon us. On last weeks episode, it was about the future of streaming games. However what about the way that we buy games? One major game companies decision to pull digital game redemption cards from stores (keeping monetary value cards) could shift one interesting change in retail. Was this something we used often? Our hosts and our live listeners definitely have some varying opinions. Tune in for this and MORE of the week's news!Also in the news:* Borderlands 3 Announced* Job Postings unveil a new Zelda is likely in the works* Sega Genesis Mini* Kaz Hirai to retire from SonyAll 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.comTwitter: @olrMailbag: participate (at) orangeloungeradio dot com

Podcast by - 4/1/2019 2:47 AM Comments (0)

Google unveiled Stadia this week at GDC, their upcoming gaming platform. It's not a console, but could this platform still be the future of gaming? We discuss in studio with our LIVE chatroom. After our gaming weeks, we get into the news of the week which includes a wrapup on Nintendo's "Nindies" presentation, which confirmed an earlier rumor of Cuphead coming out for the Switch. The presentation also served as a "surprise" launch for Blaster Master Zero 2, which we take an in depth look at on our show this week.

Podcast by - 3/25/2019 2:34 AM Comments (0)

It's St. Patricks Day on the day of our live taping, but we don't let any festivities get in the way of covering the gaming news of the week which starts with news that influcencers and big media personalities were paid quite a bit of money to play games on stream such as Apex Legends. Do we think this is way too much money for these sorts of personalities to be paid? Or do we think it's fair based on the size of these audiences? We discuss along with our LIVE chatters, then dive into what we've been playing this week as well as the week in gaming news!

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