Bits and Flicks

Video Games

The podcast for gamers who love movies! In "Bits" we cover new and upcoming game releases, current game industry news and discuss any games we have been playing recently. Then in "Flicks" we go over any recent trailers, tv/film news and discuss any tv or movies we have been watching. Listen to both or just listen to one, either way we got you covered on all your entertainment needs.

Location:

United States

Description:

The podcast for gamers who love movies! In "Bits" we cover new and upcoming game releases, current game industry news and discuss any games we have been playing recently. Then in "Flicks" we go over any recent trailers, tv/film news and discuss any tv or movies we have been watching. Listen to both or just listen to one, either way we got you covered on all your entertainment needs.

Language:

English

Contact:

714-905-6341


Episodes

BITS #140: Pokemon Violet

1/25/2023
For this episode, how Deathstranding 2 was rewritten due to Covid, how third party publisher platforms continue to fail and Madcap's impressions of the Sonic the Hedgehog movie. I talk about some games I finished over the holidays such as Huntdown, Forgotton Anne and the sad console port of Cloudpunk while Madcap digs into Pokemon Violet and all the controversy surrounding it's poor condition. All that and more on this episode of Bits!

Duration:01:35:46

FLICKS #139: The Menu | Hollywood agenda revealed

12/22/2022
For this episode, we discuss the Writers Guild of America’s Zoom media invitation leak where Hollywood’s true agenda is revealed, my thoughts on why Hollywood can’t stop living in the 80’s and why the director of Wonder Woman quit the franchise. We also talk about some stuff we have watched recently such as the new thriller the Menu and the Guardian’s of the Galaxy Holiday special!

Duration:01:56:36

BITS #139: Stray | Golf Story

12/2/2022
[[:encoded, "For this episode, we go over the upcoming release of Playstation's PSVR 2 headset with it's official launch date, launch titles and price point set, a slew of new Silent Hill titles, the Sims 5 and the announcement of Control 2. I tap into my inner feline with the new game Stray while Madcap tees off with the RPG Golf Story. All that and more on this episode of Bits!"]]

Duration:01:19:54

FLICKS #138: Hocus Pocus 2 | Smile | Andor

11/18/2022

Duration:01:42:32

BITS #137: Tower Fantasy | Tokyo Dark

10/6/2022
[[:encoded, "For this episode, we discuss the PS5 price hike, the emminent release of Dead Island 2, split-screen co-op being cut from Halo Infinite and our ideas on how to handle disruptive players in multiplayer games. We also find time to talk about games we have been playing with me giving my final thoughts on The Evil Within and the kickstarter title Tokyo Dark while Madcap takes us on a journey to find his next Genshin fix with the game Tower Fantasy. All that and more on this episode...

Duration:01:24:42

FLICKS #137: Nope | Prey

9/29/2022
[[:encoded, "For this episode, we have a few of movies to cover including Jake’s reaction to the animated film Spider-man: Into the Spiderverse and my reviews for the recent Jordan Peele film Nope, the latest entry in Predator franchise with the Hulu exclusive Prey and a handful of Netflix movies. All that and more on this episode of Flicks!"]]

Duration:01:14:04

BITS #136: What are your top 10 games?

9/3/2022
[[:encoded, "For this episode, Madcap poses a simple question, \"What are your top 10 games?\" which turns out to not be so simple but also fairly revealing when it comes to what we consider to be titles that best represent the industry. We discuss the upcoming Resident Evil Village DLC, Valve clamping down on how games are marketed and whatever happened to the Atari VCS along with my thoughts on a few games I've been playing including The Evil Within and another Dark Pictures Anthology...

Duration:01:22:04

FLICKS #136: The Terminal List | The Orville New Horizons

9/3/2022
[[:encoded, "For this episode, we have some tv shows and movies to talk about, such as the new Amazon series The Terminal List, the return of the Orville and season 3 of The boys along with some older movies like the Elvis biopic and the Sony/marvel vampire flick Morbius. All that and much more on this episode of Flicks!"]]

Duration:01:14:56

FLICKS #135: Obi-wan Kenobi | Stranger Things 4

8/4/2022
[[:encoded, "For this episode, we have a lot of stuff to dig into with heavy hitters such as the Obi-wan series conclusion, Stranger Things S4, Jurassic World Dominion and Thor: Love and Thunder among many other things. Hopefully this won’t be end up being 3 hours long, but we will see."]]

Duration:02:01:14

BITS #135: Starfield Gameplay

7/29/2022
[[:encoded, "For this episode, we go over the remnants of what used to be the big E3 announcements such as the Xbox and Bethesday showcase where the big reveal for the highly anticipated Starfield occurred. We also go over a range of other random topics including Overwatch 2's unique approach for replacing Overwatch 1, Super Mario heading to Hollywood and the inevitable Resident Evil 4 remake that nobody asked for (but I will still play). All that and more on this episode of Bits!"]]

Duration:01:13:24

FLICKS #134: Top Gun Maverick

6/30/2022
[[:encoded, "For this episode, we are gonna talk about Top Gun Maverick, the new Doctor Strange movie, tv shows, trailers and whatever else might come up, so stick around and see what surprises await you. All that and much more on this episode of Flicks!"]]

Duration:01:57:05

BITS #134: Phone games are a lie

6/17/2022
[[:encoded, "For this episode, we talk about some games we are playing including Assassin's Creed Origins and Madcap's exploration of the classic Elder Scrolls title Morrowind along with a few others. We also cover some additional hot topics such as Starfield getting delayed, our personal feelings on phone games and EA no longer using the Fifa license (as well as exploring what the heck Fifa is). All that and more on this episode of Bits!"]]

Duration:01:22:38

FLICKS #133: Streaming crash in our future?

6/2/2022
[[:encoded, "For this episode, we are changing things up a little bit and taking a que from our sister podcast Bits by adopting a more free flowing format instead of keeping everything regimented. We cover a range of topics from updates on Scream 6, the Obi-wan series, Netflix hitting some rough times and what that means for other streaming services. We talk about some movies we have seen such as The Lost City and a blast from the past with Big Hero 6. Hopefully you like this new format and...

Duration:01:10:24

BITS #133: Remakes versus Remasters

5/24/2022
[[:encoded, "For this episode, we dig into our feelings on remakes versus remasters, when \"new gen\" consoles will start to see exclusives, a new supermassive horror game coming out in June and why the heck the original Plants Vs Zombies has ads in it. I express my discontent with a whole batch of new bugs found in Dying Light 2 after finishing it and Madcap touches upon his early experiences with the new Lego Star Wars: Skywalker Saga release. All that and more on this episode of Bits!"]]

Duration:01:20:39

FLICKS #132: The Batman | The Adam Project

5/1/2022
[[:encoded, "For this episode, in news we are keeping it lean with two topics, Netflix kicking freeloaders to the curb and then a discussion on the Slap heard around the world! Then in what we’ve been watching Jake and I will be talking about a lot of movies, tv shows and whatever else comes to mind, and then I for reals, promise, cross my heart and hope to die, will give you my review for...The Batman. All that and much more on this episode of Flicks!"]]

Duration:01:52:59

BITS #132: Bugs, Disappointments and Moving On

4/19/2022
[[:encoded, "For this episode, we respond to a listener comment and question (stayed tuned until the end of the episode for that), talk about that new Harry Potter game and why Madcap is calling it quits with No Man's Sky. We also talk about what we have been playing including Madcap's final days of Plants Vs. Zombies 2 and my many many problems with Dying Light 2. All that and more on this episode of Bits!"]]

Duration:01:57:07

FLICKS #131: Scream (2022)

4/4/2022
[[:encoded, "For this episode, in news AMC Theaters and Disney+ look for ways to have you pay more while Russia looks for ways to not pay at all. Then in what we’ve been watching Jake and I discuss the latest Scream in great detail and how it fits into the overall legacy of the franchise. All that and much more on this episode of Flicks!\n\nNote: While I mention my review for “The Batman” would be in this episode it eventually did not happen, so stay tuned for the next episode for that...

Duration:01:41:12

BITS #131: Dying Light 2

3/17/2022
[[:encoded, "For this episode, we touch upon the latest Nintendo Direct but then spend a significant amount of time discussing Dying Light 2 and more updates on Madcap's adventures in No Man's Sky. All that and more on this episode of Bits!"]]

Duration:01:37:52

FLICKS #130: Catching up on 2021

3/5/2022
[[:encoded, "For this episode, in news Disney fights off pirates, Blockbuster video might be coming back and then we ask ourselves, how far is too far when it comes to fandom? Then in what we’ve been watching Jake opens the Book of Boba Fett while I give a rundown on all the movies I have seen over the past few months including my long awaited review for Spider-man: No Way Home. All that and much more on this episode of Flicks!"]]

Duration:01:53:00

BITS #130: Microsft buys Activision

2/15/2022
[[:encoded, "For this episode, we dig into what we have been playing recently where Madcap outlines his strategy for finishing Plants Versus Zombies 2 without paying a cent before taking some time to condemn the atrocity that is Plants V Zombies 3 while I talk about my new games including the Unstoppable Gorg and Assassin's Creed Origins. Then we take a deep breath when diving into the murky waters of Microsoft buying Activision, Sony buying Bungie and what this all means for the gaming...

Duration:01:26:08