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Keep up to date with life, technology & gaming from Devan (Devans Verse) Reed. Devan's Verse Podcast discusses interesting topics in the subjects of life, technology and gaming and gives his unique perspective while digging a little bit deeper to discover current trends, how they relate to us, oddities in topic and what's new on the cultural horizon.

Keep up to date with life, technology & gaming from Devan (Devans Verse) Reed. Devan's Verse Podcast discusses interesting topics in the subjects of life, technology and gaming and gives his unique perspective while digging a little bit deeper to discover current trends, how they relate to us, oddities in topic and what's new on the cultural horizon.
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Birmingham, AL

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Keep up to date with life, technology & gaming from Devan (Devans Verse) Reed. Devan's Verse Podcast discusses interesting topics in the subjects of life, technology and gaming and gives his unique perspective while digging a little bit deeper to discover current trends, how they relate to us, oddities in topic and what's new on the cultural horizon.

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@devansverse

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English

Contact:

205-577-8971


Episodes

I've Got 99 Problems, but Tetris 99 Ain't One

4/15/2019
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In this episode, Devan gives his impression on the Nintendo Online exclusive, Tetris 99. He goes in depth about his thoughts and experience with Tetris 99 and its unique and refreshing take on the battle royale genre. Check out my podcast and social media links. Let's connect! At First Play on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2tC69bl At First Play on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2urY5tc At First Play Podcast on Google Play: http://bit.ly/devgooglepodcast At First Play Podcast on Stitcher:...

Duration:00:11:29

Galaxy S10: The Feature Refresher

4/1/2019
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In this episode Devan briefly jumps back into the mobile tech world, just to refresh any Galaxy S series fans on the newest features of The Samsung Galaxy S10 phones. If you're looking into upgrading in the near future, check out this episode first! Check out my podcast and social media links. Let's connect! At First Play on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2tC69bl At First Play on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2urY5tc At First Play Podcast on Google Play: http://bit.ly/devgooglepodcast At First...

Duration:00:11:55

The First Tree: The Art of Narrative

3/25/2019
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This episode covers Devan's playthrough of the narrative acclaimed indie title; The First Tree. Devan gives his impression of the story, visuals, controls, and in-game systems of the Nintendo Switch version of "The First Tree". Narrated by David Wehle and his wife Elise Wehle. "From the creator of Home is Where One Starts… comes The First Tree, a third-person exploration game centered around two parallel stories: a fox trying to find her missing family, and a young couple dealing with a...

Duration:00:11:47

Crackdown 3: Without Game Pass Is It Worth It?

3/12/2019
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In this episode Devan gives his first impressions and recommendation on the long awaited Xbox exclusive title, Crackdown 3. It's visuals, controls, and in-game systems are the topics used to paint the best possible picture, analyzing his game play experience. What is this game? Crackdown 3 is an action-adventure video game exclusively developed for Microsoft Windows by Sumo Digital for the Xbox One. Sumo Digital is responsible for great titles like Dead Island 2, Hitman 2, Snake Pass, and...

Duration:00:13:54

Apex Legends Already Legendary

2/25/2019
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What is Apex Legends? Apex Legends is a three-player squad-based battle royale game. Just as any other game within the genre, the objective is to become the last team standing. With a total of 60 players, teams of three legendary competitors battle for glory, fame, and fortune on the fringes of the frontier In this episode, Devan talks about the sudden arrival of Respawn's hit battle royale title, Apex Legends. Devan also gives his thoughts on visuals, controls, characters (legends) and...

Duration:00:34:27

Anthem Game Betamo Days

2/11/2019
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What is Anthem? Anthem is an upcoming online multiplayer action role-playing game. Or some would call it a shared world shooter. It's scheduled for release February 22 on all platforms, namely PC, PS4, and Xbox. What's the plot? Upon an unfinished world, humanity struggles to survive in a savage environment full of diverse threats. Equipped with incredible Javelin exosuits, a faction known as the Freelancers seeks to trip the balance in mankind’s favor. On this episode, I talk about my...

Duration:00:35:01

Red Dead Redemption 2 [First Impression]

1/28/2019
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Welcome to the At First Play podcast where I provide you with my first impression review of some of the latest video games, gadgets and whatever else I find interesting. This episode covers a brief look into Rockstar's latest title, Red Dead Redemption 2. Initial impressions of story, graphics, controls, and deep systems are given from my point of view. Maybe your initial impression is similar. If it is or if it doesn't feel free to let me know. Check out my podcast and social media links....

Duration:00:29:41

At First Play Podcast: PSA

1/9/2019
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It's 2019 and Devan, host of the At First Play Podcast, previously known as the Devan's Verse Podcast, introduces the new show format, photo, title and discusses what you should expect from a more focused podcast moving forward. Check out my podcast and social media links. Let's connect! At First Play on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2tC69bl At First Play on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2urY5tc At First Play Podcast on Google Play: http://bit.ly/devgooglepodcast At First Play Podcast on...

Duration:00:05:00

The Future of Gaming is Cirrus

11/1/2018
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This episode covers the recent influx of news in regards to cloud gaming. Devan reaches back just a bit to identify where he first noticed cloud gaming as a serious venture in the gaming industry. Early Nvidia events are covered in detail to discover what they've been working on for several years. Nvidia's future in cloud gaming is apparent as they are preparing to move forward with GEFORCE Now. Devan also addresses Microsoft's Project xCloud, which news of the Azure backed initiative means...

Duration:00:31:00

I Want Apple Products...For Other Reasons

9/27/2018
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In this episode, I'll be taking a less conventional approach in discussing Apple's most recent press event where they announced the new Apple Watch Series 4, iPhone XS and XS Max & XR. Most media outlets, podcast's, etc. have already dived deep into these products technological characteristics. For this episode, I wanted to do something a little different and offer a deeper perspective and reason for why I'm considering living the iOS life for a while. Note that this is coming from a guy...

Duration:00:26:39

Gaming Wish List For The Remainder of 2018

8/27/2018
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In this episode, I cover my gaming wishlist, discussing titles still set to release before the end of 2018. Games such as Bethesda's Fallout 76, Hitman 2, Spider-man, Red Dead Redemption 2, Call of Duty Black Ops 4 and a few more are discussed, providing reasons for my level of excitement for each title. Release dates for these upcoming titles are also provided. What gaming titles are you interested in that are releasing before the year? At First Play on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2tC69bl At...

Duration:00:29:51

Madden 19 Review [First Impression]

8/8/2018
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I take a quick look at what's new in Madden 19 this year. From gameplay to Madden Ultimate Team there have been some nice updates worthy of any football fan wondering if they should take part this year. EA Sports is promising "Real Player Motion" for a more fluid control experience, a new end zone celebration control system, updates to Franchise Mode, and MUT. My review is coming by way of the PC version. All footage was recorded using Nvidia GeForce Experience, and early access to the Hall...

Duration:00:07:11

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2018 Leaks & Predictions

7/29/2018
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In this episode, Devan discusses recent rumors and leaks surrounding Samsung's Unpacked event scheduled for August 9th, 2018. The event is said to offer the newest addition to the Galaxy Note line of phablets, the s-pen-wielding Galaxy Note 9. What new features could be coming to the newest phablet by Samsung? Will rumored new s-pen features be the star of the show? Listen for free now and find out! At First Play on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2tC69bl At First Play on Apple Podcasts:...

Duration:00:22:41

iPhone X Plus Leak Season Is Already Here

7/11/2018
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During this episode, Devan discusses the recent leaks regarding the new set of iPhones that could be announced as early as September. Apple may be bringing in a budget-friendly iPhone that looks just as good as the X, and may also reveal a few more surprises. Listen and get the latest on the recent leaks! At First Play on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2tC69bl At First Play on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2urY5tc At First Play Podcast on Google Play: http://bit.ly/devgooglepodcast At First...

Duration:00:21:22

Podcasting Is For Everyone

6/25/2018
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During his personal milestone 10th episode, Devan discusses his recent podcast rebranding, other changes and future plans for the Devan's Verse Podcast. He also addresses ways to build your podcast identity, approaching your public speaking fears, choosing basic equipment and getting your podcast distributed worldwide. At First Play on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2tC69bl At First Play on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2urY5tc At First Play Podcast on Google Play:...

Duration:00:33:27

I Think Microsoft Came Hard This Year...Sorta (E3 2018 Edition)

6/14/2018
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Devan continues his E3 2018 coverage bringing you just about everything you need to know about what went at Microsoft's E3 2018 press conference. Halo, Gears of War, Sekiro, and Ori, are all mentioned here, and plenty more. Devan, as usual, gives his thoughts on how Microsoft did present this year and what he thinks is coming for the future of Xbox. At First Play on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2tC69bl At First Play on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2urY5tc At First Play Podcast on Google...

Duration:01:01:10

EA Don't Play With Me (E3 2018 Edition)

6/9/2018
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E3 2018 is in full effect and Saturday, June 9, 2018, the day of this recording. EA kicks off E3 2018 with some news and discussion on Anthem, the future of gaming, a new pay tier for Origin Access and many other titles, some known and some unknown. In this episode, Devan covers the hour and twenty-minute long showcase giving you his thoughts and perspective on what EA is bringing to the table this year and into 2019. Battlefield 5: 0:35 – 5:25. FIFA: 5:30 – 9:14. EA CEO Andrew Wilson...

Duration:00:52:00

E3 2018 News & Predictions

5/29/2018
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Devan takes part in the E3 2018 hype bringing you the latest news and predictions of what we might see at the biggest gaming conference of the year. Will Sony play it safe this year with the PlayStation 4, hoping to maintain hype on exclusives games? Will Microsoft blow us away with a crazy announcement during their two-hour show? Will Nintendo announce a new Pokemon game coming this year? Devan has some predictions for these questions so TUNE IN! At First Play on Spotify:...

Duration:00:38:33

Merging at 5G for Neutrality

5/15/2018
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In this episode, Devan gives his perspective on the newly announced Sprint / T-Mobile merger and expresses his concerns in regards to its impact on the consumer. He also covers other related topics such as the implementation of 5G networks and a new vote on Net Neutrality. At First Play on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2tC69bl At First Play on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2urY5tc At First Play Podcast on Google Play: http://bit.ly/devgooglepodcast At First Play Podcast on Stitcher:...

Duration:00:15:30

My Top 10 Biggest Moments in Music (April 2018 Edition)

5/1/2018
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To round out the month of April. Devan discusses his top ten biggest music moments of the month. He speaks on the biggest headlines ranging from Jay-Z, Spotify stock, Cardi B, Meek Mill, etc. April 2018 was one of the most active months in music this year. At First Play on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2tC69bl At First Play on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2urY5tc At First Play Podcast on Google Play: http://bit.ly/devgooglepodcast At First Play Podcast on Stitcher: http://bit.ly/devansstitch...

Duration:00:16:28