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published Wednesday, Dec 17th

#021 — Pizza Scientists

Britain’s soon-to-be-favourite gaming podcast, The Gamebrit Podcast, turns 21!

With Chris and Leo away, it’s down to Mike and Colin to discuss Bayonetta’s magical hair, Hearthstone’s new rage-inducing cards, the possibility of a Mario animated film, retro bananas, and the wonderful world of fast food.

Games discussed this week include Bayonetta 2, Hearthstone Goblins vs Gnomes, Threes, Papers Please, Worms Battlegrounds, and our usual Master Chief Collection functionality check-in.


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published Tuesday, Dec 16th

UK Chart: FIFA 15 Firm In Fixed Top 5

The top five is static this week, with FIFA 15 (-21%) remaining in front.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (-27%) is at second and Grand Theft Auto V (-22%) is grounded at third.

Far Cry 4 (-13%) is at fourth despite fewer losses, ahead of  Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (-29%) at fifth.

Just Dance 2015 (+11%), a budget title, is up to sixth from eleventh, with 66% of the share on the Wii.

Minecraft: Xbox Edition and PlayStation Edition move up one place each to occupy seventh and ninth respectively.

Back in the top ten, Destiny (+29%) moves up seven places to ninth.

Assassin’s Creed: Unity drops three places to complete the top ten.


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published Wednesday, Dec 10th

UK Chart: FIFA 15 Finds First

FIFA 15 (-2%) takes the top spot by swapping places with Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (-34%) at second.

Grand Theft Auto V (-20%) and Far Cry 4 (-13%) sit still at third and fourth respectively.

Coming up to fifth with retailer promotions, Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (+99%) is ahead of new entry The Crew at sixth.

Assassin’s Creed: Unity (-29%) drops two places to seventh.

Between eighth and ninth, Minecraft: Xbox Edition (+4%) has a better week than the PlayStation Edition (+1%).

Driveclub (-30%) comes down from eighth to complete the top ten.

The only other new release this week is Kingdom Hearts HD II.5 Remix at thirty-first on the PlayStation 3.


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published Wednesday, Dec 10th

#020 — Defective Amiibos

Episode 20 of Britain’s soon-to-be-favourite gaming podcast, The Gamebrit Podcast, returns for another round of fresh videogame talk.

This week we talk about that Street Fighter V leak, the Zelda Wii U footage, new Hearthstone cards, dodgy Amiibo toys along with all the big PlayStation news from the PlayStation Experience event, including our first look at Uncharted 4. It’s a biggy.

Games discussed this week include Crossy Road, Far Cry 4, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. We also check to see if Halo: The Master Chief Collection is working yet.


Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare by
published Thursday, Dec 04th

UK Chart: Call of Duty Becomes Black Friday Best Seller

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (+110%) is back to the top of the UK chart thanks to Black Friday promotions. It is the most successful title for sales during a Black Friday week, as numbers are boosted particularly on the older formats (+67%), bringing it up from third.

FIFA 15 (+84%) is at second from fourth, besting Grand Theft Auto V (-64%) by around 1,500 copies as the latter falls to third.

Far Cry 4 (-54%) is down to fourth, just ahead of Assassin’s Creed: Unity (+24%) which is up to fifth following hardware bundle promotions.

New entries at sixth and seventh, Pokémon Omega Ruby beats Pokémon Alpha Sapphire by around 2400 copies. Combined they have had the most successful Pokémon launch to date.

Driveclub (+999%) races up to eighth and Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (+353%) to ninth thanks to promoted hardware bundles.

Minecraft: Xbox Edition (+184%) adds the Xbox One Edition to complete the top ten.

Other new releases include Super Smash Bros. (+560%) on the Wii U, taking it to thirteenth, and LittleBigPlanet 3 at eighteenth.


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published Wednesday, Nov 26th

#019 — Dominos, Feed Me

It’s Pizza time! Episode 19 of Britain’s soon-to-be-favourite gaming podcast, The Gamebrit Podcast, returns for another slice of videogame talk.

This week we talk about the Xbox One’s first birthday, 10 years of World of Warcraft and the new Game of Thrones game from Telltale Games. Colin also tells us about the latest in Pizza innovation — buying dinner via his Xbox.

Games discussed this week include Far Cry 4, WWE 2K15, Space Age, Halo, Heroes of the Storm GTA: V and Mario Kart 8.

You can subscribe to The Gamebrit Podcast via RSSon Stitcher or in iTunes — it’s the best way to make sure you never miss an episode.

We’d love to answer any questions or read your thoughts on the show, so if you like being awesome get in touch via TwitterFacebook or by email at podcast@gamebrit.com.

We hope you enjoy the show!


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published Tuesday, Nov 25th

UK Chart: Grand Theft Auto V Becomes UK All-Time Best Selling

Grand Theft Auto V races back to the top of the chart with the release of Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions. Before this week it was the highest grossing title in the UK, but new versions means it has now sold the most copies of any game in the UK.

Far Cry 4 launched on Tuesday to the most successful starting week of the series so far, marking second place.

Despite further loss of sales, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (-41%) is at third, but is ahead of FIFA 15 (+25%), which sticks at fourth.

Dragon Age: Inquisition is another new release at fifth. It closely follows the launch sales of the last instalment Dragon Age II in 2011.

Assassin’s Creed: Unity drops four places to sixth.

Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions give WWE 2K15 (+554%) a massive boost of sales which propels it’s chart position to seventh.

LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham and Minecraft PlayStation Edition fall to eighth and ninth respectively.

Halo: The Master Chief Collection falls from third to tenth, ahead of Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor (+204%), which is back up to tenth thanks to new Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions.


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published Thursday, Nov 20th

#018 — Valued Email

The Gamebrit Podcast turns 18, as Episode 18 of Britain’s soon-to-be-favourite gaming podcast is here.

This week we talk about the return of GTA:V — first person mode included, Blizzcon, the Just Cause 3 reveal, how Assassin’s Creed Unity has been received and the latest from Nintendo, including that Majora’s Mask remake .

Games discussed this week include Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Heroes of the Storm, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Spelunky, Quiz Up and more.

Be sure to subscribe to The Gamebrit Podcast via RSSon Stitcher or in iTunes to make sure you never miss an episode.

As always, we’d love to answer any questions or read your thoughts on the show, so get in touch via TwitterFacebook or by email at podcast@gamebrit.com – you wouldn’t be the first. Enjoy the show!


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published Tuesday, Nov 18th

UK Chart: Call of Duty Clings To Top

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (-77%) is top of the chart for a second week, despite taking a substantial hit in sales.

It comes within 16,000 units of new release Assassin’s Creed: Unity on the PlayStation 4 (52%), Xbox One (46%) and PC (2%), which outsells last year’s Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag.

New entry Assassin’s Creed: Rogue, a Black Flag sequel, arrives at sixth on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Halo: The Master Chief Collection, as the seventh biggest launch of any Xbox One title, arrives ahead of FIFA 15 (+2%) despite a small increase in sales from the latter.

LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham is another new release at fifth, in contrast last year’s LEGO Batman 2 achieved top spot at launch.

Releasing on PlayStation Vita, Minecraft: PlayStation Edition (+79%) has much improved sales, yet it drops one place to seventh. The title has its biggest launch on a PlayStation console with the Vita, and takes third best launch on the handheld behind Uncharted: Golden Abyss and FIFA Football.

Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 and World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor are new releases at eighth and ninth respectively.

Destiny (-11%) drops five places to complete the top ten.


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published Tuesday, Nov 18th

Here’s What You Can Do In GTA V’s First Person Mode

Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto: V arrived on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this week, bringing with it a new first-person mode.

The added perspective allows you to see all the sights of Los Santos a little more true-to-life. Whether it’s fighting in the streets, driving or simply having a beer, GTA’s new first-person mode is a neat addition.

Here’s a brief, and by no means extensive, round-up of what you can expect to see and do whilst playing in first-person.

GTA V’s first person mode: