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On tonight's show, more shenanigans with Geek Roundtable! Also... Golgo 13 goes on hiatus, InuYasha spinoff series, Comic-Con International brings us "Comic-Con @ Home" virtual event, and Cells at Work helps fight COVID-19 with inspired artwork! Meanwhile in Japan: Golden Week Edition, Piko Taro discusses internet trolls, snack maker rewards customer for incorrect packaging, and cyborg and robotic avatars by 2050?

Podcast by - 5/12/2020 9:04 PM Comments (0)

We had our first big preview of the next generation of gaming this week with the Xbox Series X third party preview, but did it get us enthused about the next generation? What were the good things and the things that could have gone better? We discuss this news of generations future as well as generations past, with news about various older Nintendo system hardware documents such as the Wii leaking to the internet. Discussion on this news, our gaming weeks, and much more!

Podcast by - 5/11/2020 1:54 AM Comments (0)

We start off by following up on previous conversations regarding September events and the linearity of Final Fantasy games. The NCAA will soon allow student athletes to profit off of their Name, Image, and Likeness, but that doesn't mean that the NCAA Football video games are immediately coming back. The Last of Us Part II was leaked heavily but it didn't come from Naughty Dog or Sony. Then we take calls about EVO going online and the beauty of Xbox Game Pass.

Podcast by - 5/9/2020 11:12 AM Comments (2)

On tonight's show... Tons of Funimation news! A virtual con, NIS America, Inc. titles added to stream, and a home anime club with Kodansha Comics! Also, the Kyoto Animation - 京都アニメーション building is demolished, Shōnen Jump seeks its next manga star, Transformers prequel in the works, and an Asuka Langley themed guitar! Meanwhile in Japan, a university gives all students grant to offset cost of digital classes, swimsuit models hold online drinking parties to encourage fans to stay home, and a comedian invents machine to help get you out of unwanted video chats?!

Podcast by - 5/5/2020 9:16 PM Comments (0)

Spoilers for The Last Of Us 2 have hit the internet, and while obviously we are not going to help spread them, we talk about the possible impact this leak could have on the game's new release date, as well as the legal ramifications we expect to see for the individual(s) involved. We get into our gaming weeks as well, then dive into the week in gaming news, which includes a tease for a big Xbox event in the coming week where we expect to learn more about the Xbox Series X!

Podcast by - 5/4/2020 2:10 AM Comments (0)

Clangers was a children's series from the 1960s and 1970s. We follow a strange group of aliens on a distant planet in this BBC classic. 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 is an audio podcast that discusses television shows. We do not distribute the shows themselves.

Podcast by - 5/3/2020 1:00 AM Comments (0)

The TurboGrafx-16 Mini is "now available" in the US, however you can't actually order one, and those who already did won't see theirs shipped until 2021...Unless you order from Japan. Dragon Con and PAX both announced that their events on Labor Day weekend are proceeding as planned. I explain why that's their only option right now due to how event insurance and venue contracts are structured with respect to pandemics, as well as when and how they can safely cancel. 160,000 Nintendo Network ID's have been leaked, causing Nintendo to shut off the old login service and force everyone to a Nintendo Account, which now has two-factor authentication. Then we take calls about Final Fantasy VII Remake along with a spoiler-free tip on a part of the game that crashes and how it is very linear and corridor-heavy like Final Fantasy XIII.

Podcast by - 4/30/2020 10:18 PM Comments (1)

A LOT of Sailor Moon news! New trailer, a sneak peek of the original anime scripts, episodes on YouTube! Also, anime and gaming backgrounds for your conference calls... Kodansha Comics brings manga to Nintendo Switch, and One Punch Man goes to Hollywood! Meanwhile in Japan, Buddhist Monk covers Bob Marley, stay at home poop tour, and what's the incentive of a employee only capsule machine?

Podcast by - 4/29/2020 11:03 AM Comments (0)

A big concert happened in Fortnite, showing that video games are a big way people are coping with the current state of the world. We discuss some other ways that video games as an artform have helped people during this time, and explore other ways that we could forsee gaming helping people in the long term. We also discuss our gaming weeks, and get into the news of the week which includes a brand new "World" mode for Super Mario Maker 2!

Podcast by - 4/27/2020 1:31 AM Comments (0)

I was on the VR365 show talking about the beginning of consumer VR in 2016 on this four year anniversary of that event. Corona Relief Done Quick, an online-only speedrunning marathon, was this weekend raising money for Direct Relief. Viewer comments from previous episodes include VR talk as well as esports on TV talk. I've played both Persona 5 Royal and Final Fantasy VII Remake, two reimaginings of great JRPG's. Microsoft and Nvidia have put super duper graphics in Minecraft With RTX, now in beta for Nvidia RTX cards. The Nintendo Switch shortage is due to resellers using bots to buy all the stock so they can flip it on eBay. Then we take calls about PC racing wheels and if Animal Crossing: New Horizons is dumb and for babies.

Podcast by - 4/25/2020 1:07 AM Comments (1)