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The show that bridges the gap between music and gaming, seasoned with pop culture. 808s and Joysticks brings together the creators love of music, gaming and films. An honest, opinionated and sometimes mature look at the world of pop culture. Topics covered include the latest news, releases and favorites of Tom and Tairell. A podcast that feels very different from the rest with something for music, gaming and film fanatics alike. Give it a try and see if this is for you!

The show that bridges the gap between music and gaming, seasoned with pop culture. 808s and Joysticks brings together the creators love of music, gaming and films. An honest, opinionated and sometimes mature look at the world of pop culture. Topics covered include the latest news, releases and favorites of Tom and Tairell. A podcast that feels very different from the rest with something for music, gaming and film fanatics alike. Give it a try and see if this is for you!
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The show that bridges the gap between music and gaming, seasoned with pop culture. 808s and Joysticks brings together the creators love of music, gaming and films. An honest, opinionated and sometimes mature look at the world of pop culture. Topics covered include the latest news, releases and favorites of Tom and Tairell. A podcast that feels very different from the rest with something for music, gaming and film fanatics alike. Give it a try and see if this is for you!

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English


Episodes

Episode 34: E3 Roundup, Netflix and DJ Khaled

6/13/2019
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss the recent gaming, music and film news, covering all things from E3 this week, including Sony's omission and of course the DJ Khaled tantrum regarding Tyler the Creator's IGOR finishing at number one. They also discuss Google Stadia, Death Stranding, Planet Zoo, Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey, Netflix's big presence at E3 and all the other E3 news not discussed in any of the individual specials. Other topics covered include a run down of this week's...

Duration:01:46:51

E3 2019: Nintendo Direct

6/12/2019
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In this E3 special Tom and Tairell discuss all the information and announcements from Nintendo's Direct. Covering all things from Luigi's Mansion 3 to Animal Crossing: New Horizons and the newly announced sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild which is in development. This special runs over the key announcements and gives their opinions on all the game content announced including Astral Chain, Banjo-Kazooie and Dragon Quest Super Smash Bros DLC, Contra, Daemon X Machina, Dark...

Duration:00:56:58

E3 2019: Square Enix Conference

6/12/2019
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In this E3 special Tom and Tairell discuss all the information and announcements from Square Enix's Conference. Covering all things from Final Fantasy VII Remake to Marvel's Avengers. This special runs over the key announcements and gives their opinions on all the game content announced including Final Fantasy (lots of Final Fantasy), Outriders, Romancing Saga 3, Dying Light 2, Circuit Superstars, Dragon Quest XI S, Octopath Traveler and all the Final Fantasy remakes, remasters and mobile...

Duration:00:45:05

E3 2019: Ubisoft Conference

6/12/2019
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In this E3 special Tom and Tairell discuss all the information and announcements from Ubisoft's Conference. Covering all things from Watch Dogs: Legion to Ghost Recon Breakpoint. This special runs over the key announcements and gives their opinions on all the game content announced including Roller Champions, Assassin's Creed Odyssey's story creator, Rainbow Six Quarantine, The Division Movie, Gods And Monsters, Just Dance 2020 and the new Uplay+ subscription service. They also cover the...

Duration:00:40:34

E3 2019: Bethesda BE3 Conference

6/12/2019
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In this E3 special Tom and Tairell discuss all the information and announcements from Bethesda's BE3 Conference. Covering all things from Fallout 76 to Doom Eternal and the new intriguing project Ghostwire Tokyo. This special runs over the key announcements and gives their opinions on all the game content announced including Commander Keen, Elder Scrolls Online, Elder Scrolls Blades, Deathloop, Rage 2, Wolfenstein: Young Blood and the new Orion streaming tech. They also cover the notable...

Duration:00:40:05

E3 2019: Microsoft Xbox Conference

6/12/2019
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In this E3 special Tom and Tairell discuss all the information and announcements from Microsoft Xbox's Conference. Covering all things from Cyberpunk 2077 to Halo Infinite and the new Xbox Project Scarlet. This special runs over the key announcements and gives their opinions on all the game content announced including Gears of War 5, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, Elden Ring, The Outer Worlds, Blair Witch, Forza X Lego DLC, Lego Star Wars, Minecraft Dungeons, Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot, Bleeding...

Duration:01:23:40

E3 2019: EA Play

6/11/2019
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In this E3 special Tom and Tairell discuss all the information and announcements from EA Play. Covering all things from Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order to FIFA 20. This special runs over the key announcements and gives their opinions on all the game content announced including Madden 20, The Sims 4 and Apex Legends.

Duration:00:39:39

Episode 33: Next Gen, E3 and New Coke

5/28/2019
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss the recent gaming, music and film news, covering all things from Sony's Report regarding the future of playstation, Epic's mega sale and we finally get to give our thoughts and opinions on Tyler's 6th Album IGOR. Sony and Microsoft announce a new partnership, Stranger Things 3 takes us back to 1985 with New Coke, the confirmed and why a new switch model will not be announced at E3 and the end of an era (the last GOT episode) Other topics covered...

Duration:01:59:49

Episode 32: Oddworld, Final Fantasy VII and IGOR

5/14/2019
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss the recent gaming, music and film news, covering all things from Oddworld: Soulstorm, the Final Fantasy VII remake and of course Tyler the Creators incoming album IGOR. They also discuss Playstation’s second State of Play, Detective Pikachu’s opening weekend, the confirmed and rumoured games at this years E3 and the new film about Ted Bundy, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile. Other topics covered include a run down of this week's music...

Duration:01:22:23

Episode 31: Kojima, Epic CEO & Arizona Baby

4/30/2019
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss the recent gaming, music and film news, covering all things from Hideo Kojima and Norman Reedus’s talk at Tribeca Film Fest, the average ps4 exclusive days gone, a utopia remake starring John Cusack and Avengers Endgame’s impressive box office numbers. They also Overwatch’s brand new game mode that will allow users to create custom game modes, Epic CEO tim sweeney and his promises to stop exclusivity poaching, Brand new Dune Reboot and how hard this...

Duration:01:54:15

Episode 30: Star Wars, Disney+ and Childish Gambino

4/16/2019
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss the recent gaming, music and film news, covering all things from Respawn’s Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order game, new details about Disney+ and of course Childish Gambino’s surprise new film with Rihanna, Guava Island. They also discuss BioWare’s mismanagement of Anthem and how its affect the game post launch, Epic Games poaching the co-founder of Respawn, the new Star Wars: Rise of the Skywalker trailer and a quick rant about Game of Thrones first episode...

Duration:01:51:29

Episode 29: Borderlands, Game Of Thrones and Billie Eilish

4/2/2019
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss the recent gaming, music and film news, covering all things from Borderlands 3, Game of Thrones imminent release and Billie Eilish’s new album WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP WHERE DO WE GO. They also discuss SEGA bringing back Mario and Sonic for the Tokyo Olympics, James Gunn going back to Disney, the Stranger Things 3 trailer and Apple TV+. Other topics covered include a run down of this week's music releases and their thoughts on the Apple vs Spotify...

Duration:01:56:06

Episode 28: Epic Games Store, Love, Death & Robots and Google's Stadia

3/24/2019
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss the recent gaming, music and film news, covering all things from Google’s Stadia, Love, Death and Robots release and the Epic Games launcher controversy. They also discuss No Man's Sky getting a new update and what that means for the games future success, Halo coming to PC finally, the Disney Fox merger and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. Other topics covered include a run down of this week's music releases and their thoughts on sports personalities...

Duration:01:50:32

Episode 27: Pokemon, Metal Gear Solid and Industry Cuts

3/5/2019
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss the recent gaming, music and film news, covering all things from Pokemon Sword and Shield, even more industry cuts and Oscar Isaac wanting to be Snake in the Metal Gear Solid movie. They also discuss Anthem’s poor release, Drake’s secret record label, the potential outlook for DC movies and some exciting new news about Death Stranding. Other topics covered include a run down of this week's music releases and their thoughts on the future of music...

Duration:01:46:35

Episode 26: Grammys, Chucky and Jump Force

2/19/2019
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss the recent gaming, music and film news, covering all things from Jump Force’s release, the new Child's Play trailer and the 2019 Grammy winners. They also discuss Crackdown 3 finally being released after all its delays, the recent Nintendo Direct, the new Frozen 2 and Aladdin trailers and Chance the Rapper releasing a new album in July. Other topics covered include a run down of this week's music releases and their thoughts on the future of Apex...

Duration:01:50:48

Episode 25: Anthem, Titans and Queen Radio

2/5/2019
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss the recent gaming, music and film news, covering all things from DC and Netflix’s Titans series, getting hands on with EAs new Destiny style game Anthem and Nicki Minaj making a comeback. They also discuss Metro Exodus’ Epic Game store exclusivity and how that will affect PC gaming, Playstation filing back patent for backwards compatibility on the PS5, the Fast and Furious spin off Hobbs and Shaw and Netflix’s newly announced Space Force from the...

Duration:01:46:51

Episode 24: Netflix, Glass and RCA Records

1/22/2019
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss the recent gaming, music and film news, covering all things from Netflix taking on Fortnite, the ethical issues surrounding RCA/Sony dropping R Kelly and Tom gives an honest review after watching Glass. They also discuss EA cancelling another Star Wars game, the removal of emotes in certain games sparking the debate is it theft or fair use, Soulja Boy wildn’ on The Breakfast Club and a new Power Rangers game coming soon. Other topics covered include a...

Duration:01:44:21

Episode 23: Soulja, Marvel and Bandersnatch

1/8/2019
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss the recent gaming, music and film news, covering all things from Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, Soulja Boy’s attempt at the games industry and ex Blizzard devs working on a new Marvel game. They also discuss game modding being made illegal in Japan, the January Nintendo Direct rumours, Marvel and Netflix’s current relationship and all the issues around Surviving R Kelly. Other topics covered include a progress update on Yandhi, a new Alien mobile game on...

Duration:01:51:11

Episode 22: Christmas Special 2018

12/24/2018
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In this Christmas special 2018 episode Tom and Tairell discuss games, music and films that made the year. They give a run down of their best games from 2018 and provide context as to why these games made the list, as well covering what to look forward to in gaming in 2019 and what surprises we may see. They also talk briefly about the gaming flops of 2018. More topics include the best films and albums of 2018, what to look forward to in music and movies in 2019, the best Christmas films and...

Duration:01:54:49

Episode 21: VGAs, Avengers: End Game and Number 1 Album

12/10/2018
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss the recent gaming, music and film news, covering all the winners and announcements from the Video Game Awards, the reveal of the new Avengers: End Game trailer and the number 1 album recount involving 6IX9INE and Travis Scott. They also discuss the new Captain Marvel trailer and what the Disney Fox merger means for the future of the MCU. Other topics covered include a new Ghost in the Shell anime coming to Netflix, thoughts on the current state of the...

Duration:01:39:25