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Bits and Flicks

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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 #149: The Game Awards 2023

2/2/2024
For this episode, we talk about the Game Awards for 2023, the new title being released by the No Man's Sky development team Light No Fire and we discuss Fortnite as it's own platform. We also give our thoughts on the new Jurassic Park game, the new Lego game and the grand return of Sega supporting their legacy franchises. All that and more on this episode of Bits!

Duration:01:29:42

FLICKS #149: Looking back at 2023

2/2/2024
For this episode, it's the end of the year (sorta) and time to look back at 2023 and how the movie industry faired and dissecting any trends that began to surface.

Duration:01:20:11

BITS #150: Polymega console | Starfield

2/2/2024
For this episode, E3 is gone...again (for reals this time), we discuss what it really means to own a game now and how all the major publishers are prepping us for an all-streaming gaming world. Then Madcap gives his final thoughts on Starfield after he completed it and I give a detailed breakdown and analysis of the infamous retro game console Polymega. All that and more on this episode of Bits!

Duration:01:24:38

FLICKS #148: Fast X | Christmas Bloody Christmas

12/9/2023
For this episode, there is some bad news for fans of the latest Scream sequels, and the Legend of Zelda is getting a live action adaptation. We also have some movies and tv shows to discuss including the Boys spinoff Gen V and the latest Fast and Furious movie, Fast X!

Duration:01:25:25

BITS #148: Digital VS Physical | Starfield

12/9/2023
For this episode, we dig into the age old question of digital versus physical copies of games and all the pros and cons that come with either choice. Madcap gives us a full rundown of Starfield and I wrap up my thoughts on the last games from my Fall/Halloween game list. All that and more on this episode of Bits! Be sure to visit our Bits and Flicks youtube channel to watch our live streams. https://www.youtube.com/@BitsandFlicks-kh9de/streams

Duration:01:33:51

FLICKS #147: Zombie Town | Wednesday

11/16/2023
For this episode, we talk about the world of streaming versus the world of physical media, those crazy actors and writers are still striking, along with some things we have been watching including the new RL Stine movie Zombie Town and the "based on a true story" Cocaine Bear!

Duration:01:08:56

BITS #147: Starfield

10/2/2023
For this episode, we highlight some of the games that caught our eye during the latest Nintendo Direct such as Princess Peach: Showtime and the latest F-Zero title; then we talk about the long-delayed Final Fantasy 7 remake second part along with some other random titles from the Sony State of Play presentation. Then I talk about some of my Halloween-time titles I am playing such as House of Ashes and Gylt, while Madcap takes us on a deep dive of everything Starfield as he covers the good, the bad and the ugly. All that and more on this episode of Bits! If you want to see our livestream of this episode be sure to check us out on our new youtube channel "Bits and Flicks" with the following link: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PzlLdcMEkI]

Duration:01:36:31

FLICKS #146: Evil Dead Rise | Renfield

9/16/2023
For this episode, as Hollywood continues to be shut down and nobody notices, we are here talk about some things we have seen recently including Evil Dead Rise, Renfield and Jake's reaction to the latest Dungeons and Dragons movie!

Duration:01:21:14

BITS #146: Diablo 4 and Starfield prep

9/15/2023
For this episode, we talk about the lead up to Starfield's release, my initial experiences with Diablo 4 and Blizzard finally coming to Steam. All that and more on this episode of Bits!

Duration:01:13:40

BITS #145: Nintendo Direct

8/16/2023
For this episode, we cover the latest Nintendo Direct which was filled to the brim with new Super Mario titles (much to the despair of Madcap) and discuss some of the games we have been playing with more Zelda Tears of the Kingdom talk along with my take the 1990's adventure title Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis, and the new "feelings" genre that is taking hold of the industry with the title Lost Words: Beyond the Page. All that and more on this episode of Bits!

Duration:01:05:40

FLICKS #145: Barbie | Indiana Jones 5 | Sound of Freedom

8/16/2023
For this episode, we discuss the current writer and actor strike that has hit Hollywood and it's impact on the industry and then dive into some reviews for the new Indiana Jones movie, Sound of Freedom and movie sweeping the nation, Barbie!

Duration:01:18:38

FLICKS #144: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

7/21/2023
For this episode, we discuss my intentions to abandon all entertainment news outlets due to a number of factors that have only gotten worse over the years and a large discussion on AI and it's impact on entertainment as a whole. Then we have a lot of movies to talk about including Shazam: Fury of the Gods, Dungeons & Dragons, Antman Quantamania and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3!

Duration:01:50:40

BITS #144: Sunset Overdrive, Maneater, and more Zelda!

7/5/2023
For this episode, we talk about the recent decision by Blizzard to cut their long-awaited Single Player content and the reaction from the fanbase, a new Sonic 2D game and we try to unravel the new Sony PS5 Project Q by figuring out what exactly it is. Then I dig into some new games I started with Sunset Overdrive and Maneater while Madcap reveals that his worst fears have been realized with Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom...but it's not all bad. All that and more on this episode of Bits!

Duration:01:17:57

FLICKS #143: The current state of Star Wars

6/23/2023
For this episode, we discuss the Mandalorian season 3 along with the current state of the Star Wars franchise along with our outlook on its future and a host of other things if we get the time!

Duration:01:11:05

BITS #143: Zelda - Tears of the Kingdom

5/26/2023
For this episode, we discuss the remnants of E3, my transitioning to a PC gamer, Amercian McGee leaving the Alice franchise behind and a live reaction to a viewing of the new Resident Evil animated movie Death Island. Plus Madcap talks about his initial impressions of the new Zelda game while I dive into nostalgia with my replay of Super Mario Sunshine and then we both give a some additional thoughts on the Super Mario Movie. All that and more on this episode of Bits!

Duration:01:25:20

FLICKS #142: The Super Mario Bros Movie

5/26/2023
For this episode, we talk about Harry Potter going to TV, more Star Wars movies, John Wick Chapter 4, Scream 6 and the biggest movie of all time (maybe)…the Super Mario Bros movie! All that and much more on this episode of Flicks!

Duration:01:50:26

BITS #142: E3 cancelled...again

4/30/2023
For this episode, we discuss the life and death cycles of E3 as it is cancelled yet again, Counterstrike 2 being announced, Dead Island 2 finally getting released and the Nintendo 3DS and WiiU stores finally closing. All that and more on this episode of Bits!

Duration:01:24:02

FLICKS #141: The fall of the movie star

3/29/2023
For this episode, we talk about Black Panther Wakanda Forever, the Walking Dead series finale, Jake’s first 4DX experience and we finally discuss the fall of the movie star and its impact on the film industry as a whole.

Duration:01:27:04

BITS #141: Hogwarts Legacy | Goldeneye 64

3/6/2023
For this episode, we talk about Goldeneye 64 on Switch, the serenity of farming rice in Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin and Madcap's enrollment in Hogwart's Legacy where he breaks down whether it is a wizard's dream come true or just a false prophecy. All that and more on this episode of Bits!

Duration:01:38:54

FLICKS #140: Avatar 2 | Wednesday

2/25/2023
For this episode, we talk about Avatar 2, the latest Knives Out mystery Glass Onion, the Scream 6 trailer and the Netflix series Wednesday.

Duration:01:17:19