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An independent voice in a crowded world of video game podcasts, Orange Lounge Radio is dedicated to giving a forum for every gamer to have their voice.
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An independent voice in a crowded world of video game podcasts, Orange Lounge Radio is dedicated to giving a forum for every gamer to have their voice.






Orange Lounge Radio Episode 752 - 11/11/18

The story of Final Fantasy XV is going to be cut short, as previously planned DLC is canceled. What could this mean for the future of the Final Fantasy franchise as a whole? We discuss what we think went right and wrong with this big title. Sadly the sad news continues as a major publisher of game strategy guides announced they will close their doors. We discuss all this and more on another episode of Orange Lounge Radio! Also in the News: * X018 Wrapup * Beat Saber PS4 * Capcom to do more...


Orange Lounge Radio Episode 751 - 11/4/18

Blizzcon happened this weekend, which brought with it the controversial announcement of Diablo Immortal, a new diablo game designed for mobile phones. The internet has had a negative reaction to the announcement, but is the problem with the game itself, or with the messaging? We get into our takes on how the news could have been presented. We are also joined with special guest Shane, from the old Pokestop Podcast, who stops by to talk about one of the newest games he's played this week...


Orange Lounge Radio Episode 750 - 10/28/18

We celebrate 750 episodes of our show by looking back at some of the stories from over the years, then jump right into the news for this week. We talk a bit about a new program to use Nintendo Labo in schools, which has us thinking back on educational games that really worked for us, and why they worked, and what educational games might try to do in the future. Also, we summarize the goings on at TwitchCon, which happened over the weekend. Also in the news: * New Religious Pokemon Go Clone...


Orange Lounge Radio Episode 749 - 10/21/18

We have official word that a brand new console is coming in 2020, but it's not the Playstation 5 or the Next Xbox just yet, it's a new offering from Intellevision! The Amico was announced at a retro gaming expo over the weekend, and we talk about the direction that this console is taking, and if it sounds like something we might want to own or not. Also in the News: * Red Dead Redemption 2 crunch time * Facebook Game Instant Groups * Diablo 3 Switch Bundle * NBA Playgrounds removed from...


Orange Lounge Radio Episode 748 - 10/14/18

The earlier rumors about Xbox game streaming are confirmed. What does this say about the potential future of games as more and more internet technology becomes available? Could streaming be the answer for other systems that aren't quite as powerful yet? We get into a discussion involving this, net neutrality's impact, and more! Then we get into the news of the week which includes more companies stances on Cross Play. Although it sounds like some rumored to have it games coming out soon may...


Orange Lounge Radio Episode 747 - 10/7/18

Hollywood suddenly wants to make a lot of movies about video games. Mega Man, Monster Hunter, heck even Dance Dance Revolution! We try to figure out WHY all these movie projects are suddenly moving along, and if we think any of them might have the potential of being a good video game movie. Our friend Delvin from the podcast Video Game Realness joins us live in studio to talk about the weeks news including this and much more! Also in the news: * New Switch Model in 2019? * Fortnite Content...


Orange Lounge Radio Episode 746 - 9/30/18

After many heated tweets and other feedback from gamers, Sony finally announces they will join Crossplay on Fortnite on the Playstation 4. Could this bring other crossplay games in the near future? We talk a bit about the games we predict we will see, and what we would like to see. And how will controllers vs. keyboard and mouse on these systems change as Microsoft looks to allow Keyboard/Mouse control on the Xbox One in the near future? Also in the news: * Minecraft Dungeons * Meltan the...


Orange Lounge Radio Episode 745 - 9/23/18

There's excitement in the industry this week as the Tokyo Game Show has occured bringing new announcements and game updates, but there is also sadness as two studios close suddenly, both Telltale and Capcom Vancouver. As we get into the gaming news, we talk about the recently announced Sony Playstation Classic, and if we think it will be worth the higher $99 asking price. Also in the news: * DDR 20th Anniversary to bring new Announcement * Playstation Vita to end production * Switch Online...


Orange Lounge Radio Episode 744 - 9/16/18

Nintendo had a big Direct this week addressing their upcoming online service as well as a surprise announcement of a new Animal Crossing happening next year! We discuss the recent direct as well as jump into other gaming news from the week such as a new television show project for a video game from the Xbox 360! After missing a week expectedly and then unexpectedly, Rob gives us the lowdown on some of what he observed at DragonCon as well. Also in the news: * Forza Streming on Xbox helping...


Orange Lounge Radio Episode 743 - 8/26/18

Our show begins with some reflection on the news out of Jacksonville and the horrible incident at the Madden 19 tournament that took place there. Some strong feelings are expressed, but we return to the topic of video game news for the week including increased rumblings that Microsoft may offer some sort of subsidized Xbox One for an agreement to participate in the Game Pass program. It seems more and more game services are tilting towards subscriptions, could this be where the industry is...


Orange Lounge Radio Episode 742 - 8/19/18

Diablo III is finally confirmed for the Nintendo Switch after months and months of rumors, but some of the ways that the game has been chosen to be revealed have our hosts wearing tin foil hats wondering if there is more afoot. Someone has asked Blizzard what the odds are if there could be more afoot for Overwatch and Starcraft. For one game, the odds aren't so good, but for the other, as one move once said "So you're telling me... there's a chance?" All this news and much more on another...


Orange Lounge Radio Episode 741 - 8/12/18

A very controversial issue regarding used games hit the internet this week after a lawsuit went very public. We get into some heated opinions regarding the sealed "new" game issue then dive into the other stories of the week which include a Smash Bros direct that took place this week. Which new character(s) are we really hyped about? All this and more on another week of Orange Lounge Radio! Also in the news: * Diablo projects in the work * Another ROM site shuts down, but as a preventative...


Orange Lounge Radio Episode 740 - 8/5/18

Fighting games are the talk of the community this weekend as EVO takes place in Las Vegas. Some late breaking news before the show includes an interesting new character for Tekken 7. We take some time to talk about some of our fighting games, and react live to some of the news and results coming out of the contest. There's also plenty of time to talk about our gaming weeks and news, including a messy app allowed on steam that secretly mined for bitcoin. Sounds like Steam might need to...


Orange Lounge Radio Episode 739 - 7/29/18

We start off this week's show by talking about the impact of gaming on what we see in the "mainstream" media on big channels and big shows on nationwide networks. Do we like to see gaming represented in mainstreaming culture or do we not like the way that sometimes it is represented? We discuss in studio and with our LIVE participants in chat. After our gaming weeks, we also get into a discussion about Nintendo coming after major ROM websites. It sure seems like a random time for something...


Orange Lounge Radio Episode 738 - 7/22/18

After an unexpected week off, we are back to talk about the games we have been playing and the news from the gaming week. No Man's Sky is set for a big patch this week which many are approaching as an all new game. Do we think this was time well spent by the developers, or are we surprised they didn't move on to a new project? We discuss with our LIVE listeners. Also in the news: * Mario Kart Hot Wheels * Tingle Horror Game was cancelled * Neopets returns * Gearbox pokes fun at their own...


Orange Lounge Radio Episode 737 - 7/8/18

On a shorter news week due to the holiday, we start with a not so serious topic about games we might be a little embarassed to admit we've played before. Okay so maybe we don't get embarassed about the games we play but still, there's gotta be something we can't believe we actually spend time playing! Then we change topics and get into the news from the week which include a pair of anime deals on netflix to bring us another season of Castlevania, as well as an anime based on Ingress! Also...


Orange Lounge Radio Episode 736 - 7/1/18

After a week off we take an opportunity to recap some of the big headlines for the week that we missed including the fact that Gamestop is changing yet again, getting into the comic book business as well as looking for a new buyer. We then dive into the news from this week with our live chatters after talking about our gaming weeks, with stories that include Pokemon Go levels being at the highest they've been since the original hysteria surrounding the launch. Sounds like lots of people...


Orange Lounge Radio Episode 735 - 6/17/18

It's our sweet sixteenth birthday! And what a week to have a birthday on, as we still have to wrap up the rest of what we saw at E3. We go over Sony, Ubisoft and Nintendo announcements and give some of our honest feedback with our live chatters. The news doesn't end at E3 though as we cover not just some of the non-press conference news from the show, but some of the events that have happened afterwards as well. Thank you OLRmy for helping us achieve this sixteen year milestone! Also in...


Orange Lounge Radio Episode 734 - 6/10/18

On this special episode of Orange Lounge Radio, E3 week is already underway as we broadcast live on Sunday Night. Our hosts recap the EA and Microsoft press conferences with thoughts and reactions, and then we pause the show to watch what Bethesda has to say together. Once we return, we talk about this and other news throughout the week including thoughts on what we hope to see from Sony and Nintendo in the coming days. Look to the VOGNetwork Discord and our social media channels for the...


Orange Lounge Radio Episode 733 - 6/3/18

E3 begins in just a week, and already we are starting to get a trickle of announcements, be they leaks that had to be confirmed, or pre-planned early information. One of the biggest and most talked about is the Pokemon universe information we got regarding new free to play Pokemon Quest as well as Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee as well as a teaser on Gen 8! Our hosts talk about how excited they are (or aren't) for the Let's Go series, and talk about other ideas for Pokemon's future as well....