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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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United Kingdom

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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 15: Nintendo, Unity and Mac Miller

9/17/2018
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss the news from the recent Nintendo Direct, covering all things Final Fantasy, Animal Crossing and Online coming to the Switch. Topics covered include Spider-Man PS4, Yu-Gi-Oh! in Jump Force, Disney animating in Unity, the Henry Cavill speculation and Watch the Throne 2. Plus this episode wouldn't be complete without a tribute to the late, great Mac Miller and how he influenced the hosts. Credits: • Intro - https://soundcloud.com/producedbykrs/summer •...

Duration:01:53:16

Episode 14: Gamescom, Twitch and Cyberpunk 2077

9/3/2018
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss the news from Gamescom with a round up and the Cyberpunk 2077 game play reveal. Topics covered include Amazon's new game studio releasing games with Twitch integration, Nvidia's new GeForce cards, Amazon working with Sony, Nickelodeon getting into streaming and Danny Brown releasing an album via Twitch. As well as that some smaller things are covered such as Streets of Rage 4, PS+ and Games for Gold games and new animated streaming. Plus they give a...

Duration:01:29:51

Episode 13: ROMs, Nicki Minaj and Amazon

8/20/2018
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss the important news from over the last 2 weeks. Topics covered include Amazon's new game studio taking big steps, Nintendo's taking down ROM sites, the IGN plagiarism scandal, and Nicki Minaj's relevance after Queen flopped first week. As well as that some smaller things are covered such as Pokemon possibly getting a direct, Timesplitters might be back, Westworld season 3 and the ongoing James Gunn saga. Plus we give a run down on this weeks new music...

Duration:01:46:43

Episode 12: Astroworld, EA and Your Questions

8/6/2018
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss the questions you have been asking over the last 2 weeks. These cover everything from Next Gen Consoles, Nintendo, Pokemon, Rick and Morty, Childish Gambino and even FIFA vs PES. Other topics covered include EA's censorship of Colin Kaepernick's name on Madden 19, Castle Rock's series debut, Netflix's Castlevania animation and the new Venom trailer. Plus we give a run down on this weeks music news and discuss our first opinions on Astroworld from...

Duration:01:38:29

Episode 11: Akira, Dragon Ball and Spiderman

7/24/2018
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss their opinions on the new Spiderman story trailer. Other topics covered include Xbox’s new streaming console, Akira’s 30th Aniversary, Dragon Ball Super Broly, No Mans Sky NEXT, a new Godzilla movie trailer and R Kellys 19 minute track titled I Admit. Plus we give a run down on this weeks music news and discuss the one year anniversary of Flower Boy by Tyler, the Creator as well as WANGSAP which was annouced during the episode. Credits: • Intro -...

Duration:01:49:29

Episode 10: Scorpion, Funko and Gundam

7/10/2018
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss their opinions on Scorpion. Other topics covered include Sony's stance on crossplay, a new Left 4 Dead?, next gen consoles, Funko cereals, a live action Gundam movie and do we really need another 80s movie remake? Plus we give a run down on this weeks news and discuss the Jaden Smith album Syre: The Electric Album released hours before we recorded. Credits: • Intro - https://soundcloud.com/baeside843/secure-the-pacc-dip • Outro -...

Duration:01:37:46

Episode 9: E3, Crossplay and Westworld

6/25/2018
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss their best and worst from E3 2018. Other topics covered include the big crossplay debate and whether Sony should break the lock, the new Westworld game, Star Wars fandom, the new Drake album and the new animated Spiderman film coming this holiday season. Plus respects are paid to those lost within the hip hop industry within the last week.

Duration:01:35:51

E3 Reaction - Nintendo

6/12/2018
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Our reaction to all the announcements at Nintendo's E3 Direct.

Duration:00:59:55

E3 Reaction - Sony Playstation

6/11/2018
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Our reaction to Sony/Playstations show and all the games shown off.

Duration:01:26:07

E3 Reaction - Ubisoft

6/11/2018
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All our reaction to Ubisofts bumper show!

Duration:01:14:25

E3 Reaction - Square Enix

6/11/2018
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Our reaction to the Square Enix show, safe to say we are upset!

Duration:00:34:24

E3 Reaction - Our thoughts so far

6/11/2018
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Our thoughts on the announcements so far and all the new news.

Duration:00:27:05

E3 Reaction - Bethesda

6/10/2018
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We discuss all the news from Bethesdas show live.

Duration:00:48:42

E3 Reaction - Xbox

6/10/2018
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Our reaction to Xbox's E3 show and all the reveals!

Duration:01:07:01

E3 Reaction - EA Play

6/9/2018
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Our reactions to all the E3 content from EA Play!

Duration:00:54:19

Episode 8: E3, Star Wars and A$AP Rocky

5/28/2018
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss their E3 predictions and opinions. Covering everything from Sony to Nintendo they give a run down on what to expect. Other topics covered include Battlefield V, Drake vs Pusha T, the new A$AP Rocky album, Westworld and the new A Star Wars Story announcements. Plus what they think about the Brockhampton situation at the moment. The E3 streaming schedule is also discussed.

Duration:01:43:34

Episode 7: Leaks, Thanos and SR3MM

5/14/2018
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss their opinions on the Walmart leaks for E3, Avengers Infinity War as well as SR3MM and the other releases this week. Other topics covered include what the early release of Crash Bandicoot means, Thanos in Fortnite, PES 2019, the new Predator trailer and of course the new Gambino single. Plus what we give a run down of our weekly playlist.

Duration:01:36:52

Episode 6: Venom, Kanye and Loot Boxes

4/30/2018
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss their opinions on the loot box scandals, the new Venom trailer as well as the new Kanye songs and his current tweets regarding his albums among other things. Other topics covered include what Detroit: Become Human is like hands on, the return of Westworld, J. Cole vs Post Malone streaming records and the new Nintendo president. Plus what we give a run down of our weekly playlist.

Duration:01:37:42

Episode 5: Spyro, Ni No Kuni and Studio Ghibli

4/16/2018
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss their opinions on the new battle royale craze, the announcement of Spyro as well as the rumours surrounding Pokemon coming to the Switch and whether it can take from Ni No Kuni. Other topics covered include what Far Cry 5 is like hands on, the new Westworld teaser video, Spiderman on PS4 and the saddening news regarding Studio Ghibli. Plus what we give a run down of our weekly playlist.

Duration:01:36:05

Episode 4: Deadpool, Tyler and The Weeknd

4/2/2018
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In this episode Tom and Tairell discuss their opinions on the latest news, releases and rumors surrounding the games, music and film industries. From The Weeknd’s new EP My Dear, Melancholy to Tyler, The Creator’s new song OKRA and the surprise cancellation of the mature Deadpool animated series. Other topics covered include Pokemon coming to the Nintendo Switch, Ready Player One, A Way Out and the announcement of a new battle royale mode for Dying Light. Plus what we really think is...

Duration:01:31:20