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published Friday, Jan 09th

#023 — The 2014 Game of The Year Special

It’s 2015! Why not make it your new year’s resolution to listen to Britain’s soon-to-be-favourite gaming podcast, The Gamebrit Podcast right now!

Episode 23 looks back at 2014 in videogaming.

This week we have a bumper show where we discuss what happened in 2014 and argue over our favourites games of the past twelve months. Spoiler alert: Hearthstone gets mentioned.

We talk about a load of 2014’s biggest games including Mario Kart 8, Wolfenstein The New Order, Shadow of Mordor, Monument Valley, Titanfall, South Park: The Stick of Truth and more. It’s a big one.


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published Wednesday, Sep 10th

#011 — Going Dutch

Episode 11 of Netherlands Britain’s soon-to-be favourite gaming podcast is here.

This week we talk about the Destiny launch, Amiibo pricing, The Sims 4’s blurred lines, Mercedes Benz DLC and what games are worth playing on planes.

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Oh, and by the way: Leo went to Amsterdam. 


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published Thursday, Aug 28th

#010 — Bum Bag Dogs

Sound the double digit klaxon! Britain’s soon-to-be favourite gaming podcast has reached episode ten.

This week we talk about loot dropping dogs, the upcoming Mario Kart 8 DLC, and Amazon buying Twitch. Oh, and the P.T demo returns for a second round of fright.

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published Wednesday, Aug 27th

Mario Kart 8 DLC Delivers, Fails On Price Parity

An untimely listing spotted on the Nintendo UK website Tuesday let slip details of planned downloadable content (DLC) for Wii U hit Mario Kart 8.

The webpage details how classic Nintendo character Link from The Legend of Zelda series will surprisingly be made available as a racer in one of two upcoming DLC packs. A range of new tracks, characters and karts were also revealed ahead of schedule, with plenty of callbacks to other well known Nintendo franchises such as Animal Crossing, Excitebike and F-Zero.

However, it wasn’t only the content that got spotted early — both the release schedule and pricing for the DLC was also erroneously on show. 


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published Monday, Jun 30th

#002 — Free Hitler DLC

Britain’s soon-to-be favourite gaming podcast returns — It’s episode two of The Gamebrit Podcast!

Here for a second attempt to talk videogames, this week we discuss the Nintendo 64 turning 18 years old, how next-gen has truly arrived with the arrival of Sniper Elite 3’s testicle shooting and which games have made us cry.

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published Tuesday, Jun 10th

UK Chart: Watch Dogs Dominates

Watch Dogs (-81%) stays at number one, despite huge losses against its first week.

Mario Kart 8 parks at second, as new entry Murdered: Soul Suspect follows in third by only 400 copies.

Sticking in the top five, Wolfenstein: The New Order (-51%) and FIFA 14 (-25%) drop one spot each.

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (-10%) does enough to stay at sixth, ahead of Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition (-37%).

Call of Duty: Ghosts (-11%) moves up against Titanfall (-22%), which drops two places to ninth, with just 200 copies splitting them.

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (-27%) is at tenth, having never fallen out of the top ten.

There are other new entries just outside of the top ten, with MMO Wildstar and 3DS Simulator Tomodachi Life filling fourteenth and fifteenth respectively.


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published Tuesday, Jun 03rd

UK Chart: Watch Dogs Winning

Watch Dogs releases to become Ubisoft’s best launch product in the UK to date. The new franchise marks seventeenth in a list of best new entries, behind established series such as Grand Theft Auto, Call of Duty, FIFA and Battlefield. Watch Dogs sales are strongest on PS4 — with exclusive content and a hardware bundle having improved the consoles sales by 94%.

Mario Kart 8 saw an impressive launch landing in at second, managing the best sales for any title on the Wii U after its own launch. Bundled with the console, it helps take Wii U sales up by 666%.

Falling to third, Wolfenstein: The New Order (-65%), ahead of FIFA 14 (+46%) and Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition (+20%).

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil drops one place to sixth, but Titanfall falls three to seventh, ahead of Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition.

Call of Duty: Ghosts lands at ninth from sixth, as The LEGO Movie Videogame.

Back in the Top 40, Borderlands 2 is at eighteenth thanks to a release on PS Vita.


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published Saturday, May 24th

Mario Kart Comes To TV, Race Highlights To Be Shown On E4

Nintendo and UK broadcaster Channel 4 announced plans Friday to show in-game race highlights from upcoming Wii U racer Mario Kart 8 on Freeview channel E4.

Due for release on Friday, May 30th, Mario Kart 8 allows players to share highlight footage from their races, no doubt featuring plenty of amusing banana-peel slip moments, directly via YouTube and Nintendo’s own MiiVerse social network.

The partnership between Nintendo and Channel 4’s E4 will see chosen ‘Mario Kart TV’ clips shown on television each evening over the course of a week.