It was a week full of indie announcements, as Nintendo gave us another Nintendo World full of new indies (including some releasing NOW), and Microsoft giving us an ID@Xbox event. Are we playing indies, or the same ol' AAA games in our gaming week? Tune in and find out on another episode of Orange Lounge Radio!   (Sorry for the delay in posting this weeks show, there was a technical issue during the live broadcast we were able to edit around!)

Podcast by - 8/22/2021 2:23 AM Comments (0)

The Southern-Fried Gaming Expo is August 20-22 in Atlanta, and will be masks required with an additional ballroom allocated for vaccinated people only which is masks optional. Games Done Quick is currently hosting Flame Fatales, an all woman-presenting speedrunning marathon benefiting The Malala Fund. I won a Newegg Product Shuffle! It's only an RTX 3060 Ti and not an RTX 3080 like I wanted, but I'll take it for now. The Intellivision Amico was delayed but all preorders were offered a gift...that many of us might have already had. A bipartisan bill in the US Senate would force mobile phone makers to allow for competing app stores and sideloading, pleasing Epic Games and Spotify. Then we talk about Dragon Con as well as me being a master at repairing pinball.

Podcast by - 8/20/2021 12:12 AM Comments (0)

We pay homage to Fred Ladd, a pioneer in the anime industry and producer of Astro Boy. Also, Wizard World is no more, SaikouCon calls it quits, and Otakon's final numbers! Bleach one-shot leaves on a cliffhanger, and a new chapter of Berserk! Meanwhile in Japan... Goombas defeated at ユニバーサル・スタジオ・ジャパン / Universal Studios Japan (USJ), and a man is arrested for throwing money at bento shop, and a mayor forfeits 3 months' pay for biting athletes gold medal... --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 8/17/2021 8:49 PM Comments (0)

The Southern-Fried Gaming Expo is August 20-22 in Atlanta, and has published their Health & Safety Guidelines. Forza Motorsport 7 will be delisted in September - well before Forza Motorsport 8 is released. Activision Blizzard President J. Allen Brack has stepped down following the lawsuit brought on by the state of California. The Intellivision Amico has been delayed again - as announced in an email at Midnight on a Friday night. Blind gamer Stirlock calls in to talk about a new mod that allows blind people to play Hearthstone. Then we talk to Rob about Yakuza: Like a Dragon.

Podcast by - 8/15/2021 1:32 AM Comments (0)

We discuss Nan Desu Kan backpedaling on tonight's Hot Take! Also, Anime NYC requires masks for attendance, Funimation now owns Crunchyroll,and JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean gets a release date! Plus, Back To the Future gets a Japanese light novel, Good Smile Company (ENGLISH) announces their first US in person event, and the athletes at the Olympics love their anime, along with closing ceremonies with a ska version of Gurenge from Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba! Meanwhile in Japan, a food service payment company has 3 years of billing error now required lump payments to fix it, update on a slip and fall with pumpkin tempura, train otakus mad at a bicyclist, and 全家FamilyMart celebrates 40 years with eco-friendly onigiri packaging! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 8/10/2021 8:32 PM Comments (0)

We finally have an excuse to bring up Ariana Grande on the show thanks to her recent concert in Fortnite. However, when people think of concerts in games, they might not be thinking of what actually happened in this much talked about concert in Fortnite, which came off almost more like an interactive music video. We talk about what this might mean not just for Fortnite, but for gaming as an artform, as we tackle this and much more in gaming news on another week of Orange Lounge Radio.   Also in the News:   * Blizarrd CEO Departs Company * Pokemon GO Community Demands Changes, Niantic Responds * Amico Delayed Again * Nintendo & EA Financial Updates

Podcast by - 8/9/2021 1:50 AM Comments (0)

The Southern-Fried Gaming Expo is just outside of Atlanta on August 20-22, and VOG is a sponsor and will be moderating a few panels! If you feel safe attending, come by and say hi! Dragon Con is IN Atlanta on Labor Day Weekend, and have updated Health & Safety guidelines as mandated by the City. I got my first real pinball machine - The Mandalorian (Premium), just off of the production line. I also had to make my first pinball repair! I'm a real owner now... Then we talk to OLR about Yakuza: Like a Dragon and Microsoft Flight Simulator on Xbox Series X.

Podcast by - 8/8/2021 9:55 AM Comments (0)

Psychoville is a horror/comedy show with a wide variety of characters living in different parts of England. What connects them? What happened at the mysterious Ravenhill Hospital? Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us on the British Invaders Facebook Group. British Invaders […]

Podcast by - 8/8/2021 1:00 AM Comments (0)

What happened at Animanga, we'll get into it! Anime Expo® and Comiket has convention updates for us! Plus Kadokawa's President apologizes about his comment on manga, and what could have been in the Olympics opening ceremonies. Also, AKB48 cancels concerts and appearances, TikTok collabs with Rumic Festival, and manga sales skyrocket in France due to free money! Meanwhile in Japan, a country kimono project with designs for 200 countries, man repeatedly steals food from store with a pay chime, 13 year old becomes first women's Olympic gold medalist, and a Super Sentai cafe! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/animejamsession/support

Podcast by - 8/3/2021 9:27 PM Comments (0)

Employees of Activision-Blizzard staged a walkout this week, and it could be a sign of something much bigger to come not just for this company but for the entire industry. We talk about this, and also about one big manager mis-step to come out so far. Later in the show in our call in segments, we hear from a listener who wonders if the game industry unionizing could bring it's own set of problems. All these opinions and more on another week of the show where every gamer has a voice!   Also in the News:   * New PS5 System Software * Horizon Forbidden West Delayed * Final Fantasy 14 Job Icon Change * Netflix to Get Live Pokemon Show?

Podcast by - 8/2/2021 1:31 AM Comments (0)