Staring At Screens.



Here on Staring at Screens we look at the bright, pretty lights that make up our video games. Also, we like to talk about them from a critical, mature and often giggly perspective.


  • 3.5. Welcome to VHS

    23/10/2012 Duración: 06min

    Technical problems won't stop the team from giving you an SAS Episode, even though it's not really truly an SAS Episode! Welcome to our first ever Super Special Bloopers Bonus! (SSBB) (See what we did there?) As Dave struggles to host an episode while working in a dingy French hotel, the team finds itsself a first ever emergency bloopers bonus special. It's 6 mins 30 seconds of pure concentrated awkwardness as you hear the team screw up and laugh at each other mercilessly!  We'll be back with the full episode next week. We promise.

  • 3. All Singled Out

    15/10/2012 Duración: 58min

    This week, Eric, Joel and Dave indulge in more nerdy self-loathing as both Victoria and Lisa are away. Also, they talk about XCOM:Enemy Unknown, God of War Saga, and (about time) Borderlands 2. After the break, the guys discuss the resurgence of single player games in the industry, fueled by kickstarter and the independent scene. They also respond somewhat to Blizzard's Chief Creative Officer Rob Pardo's statement that single player games are an endangered species. Also cue memories of old multiplayer game experiences.  Not to be missed: see if you can pick out more singing by Joel, Eric talks about self-consciously playing God of War in his living room, and Dave's XCOM squaddies are named 'Adrian Pang' and 'Beyonce Knowles' Send questions and comments to! If we have enough coffee, we might read it out.

  • 2. Xboxes in Trolleys

    09/10/2012 Duración: 01h02min

    Hello World! In this episode, Staring at Screens talks about portable games, and how casual games have spawned from mobile devices of the past few years.  Also meet new podcast member Lisa who fills in for Eric while he's away. Lisa's our resident social media guru and handles all our twitter and facebook accounts so do say hi! And she's also our resident Kingdom Rush expert. Joel confesses his love for Cookie Dozer, Vick waxes lyrical about the Simpsons Tapped Out, Dave splurges in Pocket Planes, and Lisa breaks down how fun Bad Piggies is for us. Send questions and comments to! If we aren't too tired, we might read it out.

  • 1. Back To The Future

    29/09/2012 Duración: 01h08min

    Hello World! In our first episode, Staring at Screens answers the million dollar question: Just who the hell are we and why should you care? Apart from introductions, we delve into the future of Sony and the Playstation; combat mechanics of Assasin's Creed 3; narrative gaming, and how Guild Wars 2 is measuring up in its first few months. Also! Find out who dumped a kindergarten crush because of 'controller tugging', and who is very proud of his C3PO Xbox controller. Send questions and comments to! If it makes us happy, we might read it out.

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