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.

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)

Diablo III is finally confirmed for the Nintendo Switch after months and months of rumors, but some of the ways that the game has been chosen to be revealed have our hosts wearing tin foil hats wondering if there is more afoot. Someone has asked Blizzard what the odds are if there could be more afoot for Overwatch and Starcraft. For one game, the odds aren't so good, but for the other, as one move once said "So you're telling me... there's a chance?"

Podcast by - 8/20/2018 4:24 AM Comments (1)

A very controversial issue regarding used games hit the internet this week after a lawsuit went very public. We get into some heated opinions regarding the sealed "new" game issue then dive into the other stories of the week which include a Smash Bros direct that took place this week. Which new character(s) are we really hyped about? All this and more on another week of Orange Lounge Radio!

Podcast by - 8/13/2018 3:28 AM Comments (2)