IGN UK Podcast
Hear the magic that happens when all members of the IGN UK team run head first at each other to chat about video games, movies, TV shows and weird things they've put in their mouths.
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #470: Charlie Garlic's Job Tips 01/11/2019
IGN UK Podcast #470: Charlie Garlic's Job Tips Alex, Joe and Simon are up this week, discussing what they played and watched over the Christmas break, thinking about Overwatch Lego, and offering honestly actually serious tips for applying for a job at IGN. Plus, we trawl Google for this week's instalment of The Endless Search [working title].
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #469: The Big Ol' 2019 Preview 01/04/2019
IGN UK Podcast #469: The Big Ol' 2019 Preview Games. Movies. TV. All of these things will, barring disaster or sabotage, still exist in the coming year. So let's talk about what we're excited for, shall we? Allow Cardy, Dale and Joe to guide you through 2019's most exciting entertainment, only missing a few major entries along the way. Plus, find out how we're replacing Keyword Countdown in our first installment of The Endless Search [title not final]. And remember, if you want to get in touch with the podcast, please do: email@example.com
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #468: Goodbye to the Boys 12/28/2018
IGN UK Podcast #468: Goodbye to the Boys It's a sombre day in the IGN UK office. Krupa, Gav and Rory have announced they're leaving us, so we get them all in front of those podcast mics one last time. We talk about some of our favourite memories, play a quiz about their first podcasts and Gav hosts the LAST EVER Keyword Countdown. Bring your tissues, it's a tear jerker.
info_outline The Prestige Special 12/25/2018
The Prestige Special If you've been listening to The IGN UK Podcast at all in the last two years, you'll have noticed that we've accidentally become the only and therefore best podcast all about The Prestige. We celebrated this by holding a screening of The Prestige followed by a lovely live podcast in London. Thank you for indulging us, we had a lovely time.
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #467: Brian Blessed's Bumblebee 12/21/2018
IGN UK Podcast #467: Brian Blessed's Bumblebee It's the double bill you never asked for this week - Travis Knight joins us to talk about Bumblebee, Brian Blessed turns up for a CoD natter, and Joe is also there. Then we finish up with the most high-stakes game of Keyword Countdown yet seen. Strap in.
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #466: The Alternative Film Awards 2018 12/19/2018
IGN UK Podcast #466: The Alternative Film Awards 2018 IGN will shortly be revealing its movie of the year, along with all our other end of year awards, but they won't tell you the film that had the most on-the-nose song choice or the movie that used a baby like a bomb to great effect. You'll only find those answers on the IGN UK Podcast's Alternative Film Awards.
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #465: The Alternative Games Awards 2018 12/14/2018
IGN UK Podcast #465: The Alternative Games Awards 2018 As the end of the year approaches, we've become remarkably introspective, and retrospective, on this week's IGN UK Podcast. Yes, lots of people will be dishing out award over the coming month, including IGN's proper ones, but these right here are real awards. Don't worry no one will read this, so that's a little secret between us and you. Don't tell.
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #464: The Games Awards Got Got 12/07/2018
IGN UK Podcast #464: The Games Awards Got Got Anyone who's anyone in games media were at The Games Awards in LA this week. Except us. But fear not, we got in early this morning and watched all the trailers because we're professionals, and so we could go through them all on this week's podcast. We've also been playing a brilliant game called Don't Get Got, and there's a brief Coverwatch update, which let's face it – that's why you're here.
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #463: Star Wars vs. Rocky 11/30/2018
IGN UK Podcast #463: Star Wars vs. Rocky This week we settle the debate which has plagued pop culture nerds for years... Which film series is better: Star Wars or Rocky? By the end of this podcast not only will you have a definitive answer to that question but you will have also heard from Creed 2 director Steven Caple Jr. and the fantastic Tessa Thompson. Krupa, Dale and Gav also give you their predictions on where they think the series will go in Creed 3. There's still time to buy tickets to our Prestige screening and live podcast so get yours now. Remember, if you want to get in touch with the podcast, please do: firstname.lastname@example.org
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #462: Blobby in Scary Space 11/23/2018
IGN UK Podcast #462: Blobby in Scary Space After a brief chat about drying racks and disgusting toothpaste anecdote, Gav, Joe and Krupa get onto the big business of the week. We discuss the Lion King trailer, we give another shout-out to The Sinner Season 2 and we evangelise Mr. Blobby. And then, as an extra-special treat, we talk about our latest hands-on with official Most Exciting 2019 Game Observation, and have a nice little chat with its director. If you're coming along to our Prestige screening and live podcast alone, we have a new Facebook event page so that you can meet up with like-minded legends. Remember, if you want to get in touch with the podcast, please do: email@example.com
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #461: Pigs in Blankets 11/16/2018
IGN UK Podcast #461: Pigs in Blankets This week, Gav, Rory and Joe discuss the finer points of Sony's E3 no-show, and then somehow start discussing the madness that is Rory's (theoretical) house. That candy machine sure is loud. That's not to mention our chats about The Sinner season 2, Pokemon Let's Go's brilliant walking animations, and Smaug's anatomy. But is any of that as exciting as the fact that we are, finally, going to be showing The Prestige in a real cinema, and then recording a live special? No it bloody isn't - please come along! Remember, if you want to get in touch with the podcast, please do: firstname.lastname@example.org
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #460: That's Not My Chair... 11/09/2018
IGN UK Podcast #460: That's Not My Chair... Join Joe, Alex and Rory as they discuss Red Dead Online, Fallout 76, Overwatch's new character, Shrek, Snapchat filter failures and a chair may or may not be an arse. That got a bit out of hand. Remember, if you want to get in touch with the podcast, please do: email@example.com
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #459: Red Bean Redemption 11/02/2018
IGN UK Podcast #459: Red Bean Redemption This week we've got some lovely spoiler-free chat about our favourite moments (so far) in Red Dead Redemption 2 and Gav's been getting all chummy with Sean Bean for Hitman 2. We've also got the maddest link for Keyword Countdown ever and a BRAND NEW (sort of) feature - it's even got a jingle! Remember if you want to get in touch with the podcast, please do: firstname.lastname@example.org
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #458: The Halloween Special 10/26/2018
IGN UK Podcast #458: The Halloween Special We're big fans of Halloween at the IGN UK podcast so we thought we'd celebrate this week by bringing you a big ol' episode dedicated to it. We've done a nice rundown of all the spookiest goings on in the cinema, on Netflix and on regular people telly. There's also a full-on spoiler discussion about the new Halloween film and as if that wasn't enough we're joined by THREE special guests. You'll find lovely chats with Julius Avery and J.J. Abrams, the men responsible for bringing awesome new WW2 horror film Overlord to our cinemas, and we're also joined by the one and only Jamie Lee Curtis! We don't know how we've done it...I mean, we do - months of careful planning and loads of emails - but still, what a fantastic time YOU'RE about to have. Remember if you want to get in touch with the podcast, please do: email@example.com
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #457: Bad Times at the El Lordran 10/19/2018
IGN UK Podcast #457: Bad Times at the El Lordran Due to tangible demand, the IGN UK podcast is BACK! This week we've mostly been playing Dark Souls on Switch, getting the willies stuffed up us by The Haunting of Hill House and watching Nicolas Cage go berzerkoid. We also watched Bad Times at the El Royale which we didn't have any particularly strong feelings about either way but sometimes we come up with the title of the podcast before we record...so....yeah. Remember if you want to get in touch with the podcast, please do: firstname.lastname@example.org
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #456: Waluigi's Fallout Bunker 10/12/2018
IGN UK Podcast #456: Waluigi's Fallout Bunker It's a packed week on the podcast, as Gav, Dale and Joe convene to discuss why Fallout 76 is best when it's not being a Fallout game, why game maps are getting too big, what Observation is, and why Joe might be mentioned on Waluigi's Wikipedia page. Plus, obviously, there's Keyword Countdown - we know it's all you're here for.
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #454: Live(ish) From Tokyo! 09/28/2018
IGN UK Podcast #454: Live(ish) From Tokyo! This week Krupa and Gav are in Tokyo hanging out with the IGN Japan crew, Daniel and Esra, playing Devil May Cry and losing their minds over Astro Bot. There's also the first ever Keyword Countdown on Japanese soil. Enjoy! If you want to get in touch with the podcast, please do: email@example.com
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #453: Big Head Redemption 09/21/2018
IGN UK Podcast #453: Big Head Redemption You've probably heard enough of Alex and Joe banging on about Red Dead Redemption 2, but if not they talk more about Rockstar's upcoming Western - and answer your questions - on this week's episode. There's also chat about WWE 2K19 and its weirdest modes, plus the PSone games we'd like to see on the PlayStation Classic.
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #452: Beware the Boat People 09/14/2018
IGN UK Podcast #452: Beware the Boat People Don't go near the water. Sage advice, whether you live on an island surrounded by sharks or, worse still, live in Manhattan. Have you seen the freaks on the boats in Marvel's Spider-Man? It's enough to give anyone nightmares.
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #451: Jabba's Face is Well Expensive 09/07/2018
IGN UK Podcast #451: Jabba's Face is Well Expensive It's double quiz week on the UK podcast. Why? Because Cardy had already written Boss Keyword Countdown before we realised a massive prop auction might make good quiz content. You're welcome. Also: American Vandal, Hollow Knight, and all the celebrities you people live near and watch on the daily.
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #450: Getting Lost Again 08/31/2018
IGN UK Podcast #450: Getting Lost Again Look, we could talk about Shenmue, or Succession, or any of the new stuff we've been indulging in this week, but Gav's bang back into Lost and he's got a bone to pick with a temple. Plus, why flashbacks are bad film-making, if playing cards other than the Queen are female, and Keyword Countdown.
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #449: Gamescom 2018 Special 08/24/2018
IGN UK Podcast #449: Gamescom 2018 Special It's been a very long week, but three intrepid podcasters made it back to the office to do a little special podcast. Those brave boys are Krupa, Rory, and Simon, and they're here to tell you about their favourite games they've played this week, as well as what takeaway they're ordering a recovery treat, not to mention all the augments they'd riddle their bodies with given half the chance.
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #448: Yankee Doodle Dandies 08/17/2018
IGN UK Podcast #448: Yankee Doodle Dandies We stretch the truthfulness of our podcast's name this week, as Joe and Cardy are joined by Tina and Andrew from the IGN San Francisco office. We talk all things Gamescom, hear a lovely story about Final Fantasy X, and feel the looming jeopardy of our US bosses realising just what it is we're up to over here, before shutting this all down. Plus, a new and exciting all-American Boss Keyword Countdown!
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #447: Shawshank the Pig 08/10/2018
IGN UK Podcast #447: Shawshank the Pig Join us on a not-so dark tour of contemporary popular entertainment. Marvel at our informed discussion of Red Dead 2! Wonder at just how Castle Rock is squeezing so much of Stephen King's big-faced glory into one TV series! Gasp at the fact Cardy can't clap! Plus: Boss Keyword Countdown!
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #445: Mission: Impossible Special 07/27/2018
IGN UK Podcast #445: Mission: Impossible Special Mission: Impossible – Fallout is out this week. So we take a look back at the series so far, speak to Simon Pegg and Christopher McQuarrie about the new one, and do a little spoilercast too. **All spoilers are in the second half of the show.**
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #444: Jeff Goldblum's Massive Nips 07/20/2018
IGN UK Podcast #444: Jeff Goldblum's Massive Nips What do you get if you cross a rapper with a chicken that can poop bombs and a giant statue of Jeff Goldblum? Give up? It's this week's podcast, ya numpty! Krupa's been playing Bomb Chicken, Gav's been watching The Defiant Ones and everyone's been enjoying a giant Jurassic Park statue. Thanks to everyone that sponsored us for our 10k, it was HARD. You can still chuck in some pennies if you're up for that: http://bit.ly/RunIGN Also get in touch with us: firstname.lastname@example.org
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #443: Naughty Balloons 07/13/2018
IGN UK Podcast #443: Naughty Balloons On the surface, you'd think we'd gone all professional this week. We cover Fortnite Season 5, Captain Toad, We Happy Few and GLOW - classic fare. So how did Cardy, Joe and Rory get onto illicit 3DS photography, drugs and absolutely ruined jokes? We don't know, and we can only apologise. Please also sponsor us for running the British 10k this weekend. It's all going to the incredible Special Effect, so give as much as you can!
info_outline IGN UK Podcast #442: The Incredible Freak's Rubbish Puns 07/06/2018
IGN UK Podcast #442: The Incredible Freak's Rubbish Puns On this week's podcast Rory and Gav have just got back from acting like damn fools in Athens, Cardy's been watching The Incredibles 2 and we have a brand new (possibly reoccurring feature) "Michael Giacchino needs to calm the f**k down!" Please also sponsor us for running the British 10k next week. We're so close to our target now: http://bit.ly/RunIGN Get in touch with us: email@example.com