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May 25, 2020
“We make the world what it is by what we do. All of us.” Bikers vs Zombies may sound like a late night made-for-TV movie, but when it’s a premise that gets paired with a search for reasons to survive in post-apocalyptic Oregon, you might find that the result is a story that’s more engaging than it first appears. Is Days Gone just another zombie apocalypse tale, or is there more to discover in Bend Studio’s 2019 epic? In this issue, find out what Jay, Brian, Rich, and Leah have to say about their rides. http://media.blubrry.com/caneandrinse/caneandrinse.com/podcast/cane_and_rinse_issue_415.mp3 Music featured in this podcast:1. Main Theme by Nathan Whitehead2. Light One Candle by Nathan WhiteheadCane and Rinse 415 was edited by Jay TaylorDon’t forget, you can get an extended Cane and Rinse podcast a week early if you support our Patreon for just $2 a month! Do you have an opinion about a game we’re covering that you’d like read on the podcast? Then venture over to our forum and check out the list of upcoming games we’re covering. Whilst there you can join in the conversations with our friendly community in discussing all things relating to videogames, along with lots of other stuff too. Sound good? Then come and say hello at The Cane and Rinse forum
May 18, 2020
“Life. Afterlife. Real. Virtual. Dream. Nightmare. It’s a thin line.” Before the deluge of Metroidvania type games came Axiom Verge. Thomas Happ’s intriguing alternate reality began development in 2010, eventually surfacing in 2015 to acclaim and commercial success. Leon, James, Josh, Michiel and community contributors do their best to judge the game on its own merits, while still making some of the inevitable comparisons. http://media.blubrry.com/caneandrinse/caneandrinse.com/podcast/cane_and_rinse_issue_414.mp3 Music featured in this issue:1. Trace Rising by Thomas Happ2. Inexorable by Thomas HappCane and Rinse 414 was edited by Ryan HamannDon’t forget, you can get an extended Cane and Rinse podcast a week early if you support our Patreon for just $2 a month! Do you have an opinion about a game we’re covering that you’d like read on the podcast? Then venture over to our forum and check out the list of upcoming games we’re covering. Whilst there you can join in the conversations with our friendly community in discussing all things relating to videogames, along with lots of other stuff too. Sound good? Then come and say hello at The Cane and Rinse forum
May 11, 2020
“Yeah, I know.” After his work on Monument Valley, Ken Wong scaled the heights of creating his own studio, Mountains. With the publishing expertise of Annapurna Interactive behind them, this new Melbourne studio brought to life a story of new love’s highs and lows. James, Charlotte, Jacob and Leah have lots to say about the silent, pocket-sized visual novel – Florence http://media.blubrry.com/caneandrinse/caneandrinse.com/podcast/cane_and_rinse_issue_413.mp3 Music featured in this podcast: 1. Florence by Kevin Penkin2. Wake Up, Moving On by Kevin Penkin Cane and Rinse 413 was edited by Jay Taylor Don’t forget, you can get an extended Cane and Rinse podcast a week early if you support our Patreon for just $2 a month! Do you have an opinion about a game we’re covering that you’d like read on the podcast? Then venture over to our forum and check out the list of upcoming games we’re covering. Whilst there you can join in the conversations with our friendly community in discussing all things relating to videogames, along with lots of other stuff too. Sound good? Then come and say hello at The Cane and Rinse forum
May 4, 2020
“You come to us, like a snake in the grass, here… in a city of lies, you… are the biggest liar of all”  Techland’s five million selling spiritual successor to Dead Island merges Mirror’s Edge with Far Cry, Left 4 Dead and other hits to bring an ambitious, city spanning survival horror set in the Middle East. Leon, Brian, Jacob, Josh and some survivors from the community relive their time in locked down Harran, from fearful days among the roaming infected to the dreaded night pursued by the fearsome volatiles. Good night and good luck. http://media.blubrry.com/caneandrinse/caneandrinse.com/podcast/cane_and_rinse_issue_412.mp3 Music featured in this issue:1. Harran by Pawel Blaszczak2. Strife by Pawel BlaszczakCane and Rinse 412 was edited by Jay TaylorDon’t forget, you can get an extended Cane and Rinse podcast a week early if you support our Patreon for just $2 a month! Do you have an opinion about a game we’re covering that you’d like read on the podcast? Then venture over to our forum and check out the list of upcoming games we’re covering. Whilst there you can join in the conversations with our friendly community in discussing all things relating to videogames, along with lots of other stuff too. Sound good? Then come and say hello at The Cane and Rinse forum
April 29, 2020
In our latest single format special, Leon, Chris, James and Leah review "The Walkman of the 21st Century", Sony's PlayStation Portable. Even if the PSP didn't quite reach the iconic status of its pocket cassette player, the sleek little powerhouse did last for almost a decade and shifted around 80 million units. We remember its hardware pros and cons, as well as a decent cross-section of its 1300+ game strong library.
April 27, 2020
Can shadows die? Can they die twice? And what is a Loaded Spear actually useful for? James, Jacob, Jon and Josh try to answer these questions and more as they explore Sengoku-period Japan in FromSoftware’s action-focussed love letter to Japanese folklore and shinobi games like Tenchu and Otogi. This is Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.
April 20, 2020
“Let’s give DK our biggest Kong-congratulations!” In our latest show on Nintendo’s necktied primate, we swing back to the mid-2000s to go ape with Donkey Kong Jungle Beat. Leon, Brian, Darren, Michiel and community contributors beat a path through both the original bongo-controlled GameCube version, and the remixed Wii incarnation. http://media.blubrry.com/caneandrinse/caneandrinse.com/podcast/cane_and_rinse_issue_410.mp3 Music featured in this issue: 1. Credits by Mahito Yokota 2. Battle for Storm Hill by Mahito Yokota Cane and Rinse 410 was edited by Ryan Hamann Don’t forget, you can get an extended Cane and Rinse podcast a week early if you support our Patreon for just $2 a month! Do you have an opinion about a game we’re covering that you’d like read on the podcast? Then venture over to our forum and check out the list of upcoming games we’re covering. Whilst there you can join in the conversations with our friendly community in discussing all things relating to videogames, along with lots of other stuff too. Sound good? Then come and say hello at The Cane and Rinse forum
April 13, 2020
“He’s a… whatchacallit. A fisting artist.” As recommended by fans of the series, we begin our Japanese organised crime odyssey at its chronological beginning – Ry? ga Gotoku 0: Chikai no Basho aka Yakuza 0. Released in 2015 and Japan and from 2017 worldwide, this is the sixth mainline entry in SEGA’s long running series, and tells the origin stories of beloved characters Kiryu Kazama and Goro Majima. Leon, Charlotte, Leah, Richard and a gang of community contributors recall their wild lives ducking and diving in and around the Tokyo underworld of the late 80s. http://media.blubrry.com/caneandrinse/caneandrinse.com/podcast/cane_and_rinse_issue_409.mp3 Music featured in this podcast:1. Western version intro by Hidenori Shoji2. Heartbreak Mermaid (in-game) by Hidenori ShojiCane and Rinse 409 was edited by Jay TaylorDon’t forget, you can get an extended Cane and Rinse podcast a week early if you support our Patreon for just $2 a month! Do you have an opinion about a game we’re covering that you’d like read on the podcast? Then venture over to our forum and check out the list of upcoming games we’re covering. Whilst there you can join in the conversations with our friendly community in discussing all things relating to videogames, along with lots of other stuff too. Sound good? Then come and say hello at The Cane and Rinse forum
April 6, 2020
For this week's podcast, Jesse Fuchs makes his Cane and Rinse hosting debut with a discussion focused on Telltale Games' episodic point-and-click adventure title - Tales from the Borderlands. Joining him for this issue are Tom Quillfeldt and Joshua Garrity along with gainful contributions from the community.
March 30, 2020
“A stranger you are… and strange looking at that!” Just before Square got into bed with Sony, their relationship with Nintendo seemed to be firing on all cylinders. The two Japanese giants teamed up in an attempt to hit big with a 16-bit RPG in the West and the result, was Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. Leon, Brian, Darren, Leah and community contributors jump into this strange interpretation of the Mushroom Kingdom and seek the seeds that were sown by Square and sprouted into two separate series’ on subsequent systems. http://media.blubrry.com/caneandrinse/caneandrinse.com/podcast/cane_and_rinse_issue_407.mp3 Music featured in this issue:1. Fight Against an Armed Boss by Yoko Shimomura2. Beware the Forest’s Mushrooms by Yoko ShimomuraCane and Rinse 407 was edited by Jay TaylorDon’t forget, you can get an extended Cane and Rinse podcast a week early if you support our Patreon for just $2 a month! Do you have an opinion about a game we’re covering that you’d like read on the podcast? Then venture over to our forum and check out the list of upcoming games we’re covering. Whilst there you can join in the conversations with our friendly community in discussing all things relating to videogames, along with lots of other stuff too. Sound good? Then come and say hello at The Cane and Rinse forum
March 23, 2020
“Raise thy sword by the light, and head to the place where the sword’s light gathers.” The Cane and Rinse podcast returns to The Forbidden Lands with a thorough examination of Bluepoint’s 2018 Shadow of the Colossus remake. Scale this colossal game with Ryan, Rich, Jacob, and Brian, along with contributions from the Cane and Rinse community. For more history and opinions about Shadow of the Colossus’ original release, you can trek all the way back to Cane and Rinse issue 4, where it was covered alongside Ico in a Team Ico double-feature. http://media.blubrry.com/caneandrinse/caneandrinse.com/podcast/cane_and_rinse_issue_406.mp3 Music featured in this issue:1. Prologue ~ To the Ancient Land ~ by Kow Otani2. Revived Power ~Battle Theme~ by Kow Otani Cane and Rinse 406 was edited by Ryan HamannDon’t forget, you can get an extended Cane and Rinse podcast a week early if you support our Patreon for just $2 a month! Do you have an opinion about a game we’re covering that you’d like read on the podcast? Then venture over to our forum and check out the list of upcoming games we’re covering. Whilst there you can join in the conversations with our friendly community in discussing all things relating to videogames, along with lots of other stuff too. Sound good? Then come and say hello at The Cane and Rinse forum
March 16, 2020
“Jungle Boogie!” Nintendo wanted in on the ‘BeMani’ action in the early-mid 2000s, and so roped in Taiko no Tatsujin producers Namco to reskin their drumming rhythm games with a Donkey Kong flavour. Three Donkey Konga games followed in quick succession, each featuring minimal changes to anything but the lineup of songs – an eclectic mix of pop covers, classical, latin, TV themes and game tunes for players to batter out beats to. Leon, Brian, Darren and Leah all have fond memories of bashing their barrels, as do a supergroup of keen percussionists from the Cane and Rinse community. http://media.blubrry.com/caneandrinse/caneandrinse.com/podcast/cane_and_rinse_issue_405.mp3 Music featured in this issue:1. Donkey Konga Theme by Junko Ozawa2. Banana Tengoku by ?Cane and Rinse 405 was edited by Jay TaylorDon’t forget, you can get an extended Cane and Rinse podcast a week early if you support our Patreon for just $2 a month! Do you have an opinion about a game we’re covering that you’d like read on the podcast? Then venture over to our forum and check out the list of upcoming games we’re covering. Whilst there you can join in the conversations with our friendly community in discussing all things relating to videogames, along with lots of other stuff too. Sound good? Then come and say hello at The Cane and Rinse forum
March 9, 2020
“I serve no one, and I fight for everyone.” In this issue, Karl, Brian, Jay and Rich travel back to Ancient Egypt to the origin of Assassin’s Creed, in Ubisoft’s biggest revamp of the franchise yet. Open worlds, lush vistas, vicious wildlife, the secrets of the Pyramids and more await our intrepid adventurers. As entrenched fans of the traditional formula, how did the panel feel with the radical changes away from tradition, and was the two year wait after Assassin’s Creed Syndicate really worth it?  Find out now, as the team and our community give their feedback, on Assassin’s Creed Origins. http://media.blubrry.com/caneandrinse/caneandrinse.com/podcast/cane_and_rinse_issue_404.mp3 Music featured in this podcast:1. Bayek of Siwa by Sarah Schachner2. The Hyena’s Fire by Sarah SchachnerCane and Rinse 404 was edited by Jay TaylorDon’t forget, you can get an extended Cane and Rinse podcast a week early if you support our Patreon for just $2 a month! Do you have an opinion about a game we’re covering that you’d like read on the podcast? Then venture over to our forum and check out the list of upcoming games we’re covering. Whilst there you can join in the conversations with our friendly community in discussing all things relating to videogames, along with lots of other stuff too. Sound good? Then come and say hello at The Cane and Rinse forum
March 2, 2020
After almost two decades of feverish speculation, Capcom finally brought us the remake of Resident Evil 2 that the fans craved in 2019.
February 24, 2020
“Keep your expectations low boy, and you’ll never be disappointed.” A serious assessment of Sony Santa Monica’s soft reboot of the successful but stagnating God of War series. Leon, Brian, Josh and a pantheon of community contributors offer their opinions and experiences, running the gamut from blasphemy to worship. http://media.blubrry.com/caneandrinse/caneandrinse.com/podcast/cane_and_rinse_issue_402.mp3 Music featured in this issue:1. Ashes by Bear McCreary2. God of War by Bear McCrearyCane and Rinse issue 402 was edited by Jay TaylorDon’t forget, you can get an extended Cane and Rinse podcast a week early if you support our Patreon for just $2 a month! Do you have an opinion about a game we’re covering that you’d like read on the podcast? Then venture over to our forum and check out the list of upcoming games we’re covering. Whilst there you can join in the conversations with our friendly community in discussing all things relating to videogames, along with lots of other stuff too. Sound good? Then come and say hello at The Cane and Rinse forum
February 17, 2020
Welcome home, pardners. The Cane and Rinse videogame podcast returns for its ninth year with an expansive examination of Red Dead Redemption II. Camp out under the stars with Leon, Jacob, Jay, Josh, Rich and sundry passers-by as they sing paeans about the good times and share horror stories about the tragic times at the end of the old Wild West. Music featured in this podcast: 1. Honor, Amongst Thieves by Woody Jackson 2. That’s the way it is by Daniel Lanois Cane and Rinse 401 edited by Jay Taylor
January 14, 2020
The latest of our single platform podcast specials focuses on SEGA's final console, the Dreamcast. Leon, Karl and guests Ben Cartlidge (One Credit Classics) and John Linneman (Digital Foundry Retro) unpick the magic from the smoke and mirrors in an attempt to understand how and why the most powerful console ever (circa 1998/1999) failed to win the hearts and minds of the general public. Passionate prose from the community and a swift(ish) rundown of the machine's diverse and colourful library round out the show.
December 30, 2019
In our final issue of volume 8, Josh, Leah, Charlotte, and Tom discuss Square Enix's 2016 JRPG release, Final Fantasy XV.
December 30, 2019
In Part 5, join Ryan and Chris as they talk about many of the games released in 2019.
December 29, 2019
In Part 4, join Leon, Leah, and James as they talk about many of the games released in 2019.
December 28, 2019
In Part 3, join Josh, Michiel, Jon, Ryan, and Jacob as they talk about many of the games released in 2019.
December 27, 2019
In Part 2, join Leah, Ryan Quintal, Brian, and Karl as they talk about many of the games released in 2019.
December 26, 2019
In Part 1, join Ryan, Thomas, Jesse, and Brian as they talk about many of the games released in 2019, including everything released on Apple Arcade to that point in time.
December 23, 2019
In our latest podcast on the bequiffed ape, we land late in the Wii era with Donkey Kong Country Returns.
December 16, 2019
A rare foray into the world of the Western CRPG for us, but 1999's Planescape: Torment ticks a lot of boxes.
December 9, 2019
Marking its 40th birthday, we celebrate one of Atari's most iconic, influential and successful arcade games from the so-called 'golden age': Asteroids.
December 2, 2019
Leon, Jacob, Leah and Michiel sneak around Union until their knees give out with The Evil Within 2
November 25, 2019
Darren, Brian, Ryan and guest Joey Bagi to see just what they think of the N64 platformer Donkey Kong 64, so big, Nintendo had to include an expansion pak just to fit it all in!
November 18, 2019
What do Darren, Ryan returning guest Joey Bagi think of the first Banjo-Kazooie game under Microsoft's wing - Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts?
November 11, 2019
In very probably our last ever podcast on the venerable series, we finally give Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain the once-over.
November 4, 2019
Join Leah, Josh, James, and Jacob as they investigate Batman: Arkham Origins.
October 28, 2019
In this week's podcast we look back when Shinji Mikami brought back some of the survival and all of the horror with 2014's The Evil Within.
October 21, 2019
As the first game released on the seventh generation of consoles, Final Fantasy XIII is a significant one, for better or worse.
October 14, 2019
There's a rumble in the jungle as Ryan, Darren, Michiel, and Brian barrel their way through a trilogy consisting of 13 game releases.
October 7, 2019
We recall the thrill of swooping alien robo-moths and - tracing the Galaxian series along - the power-fantasy fulfilment of double ship and even triple ship play in Galaga and Galaga '88.
October 6, 2019
For the first time in our series of single format special podcasts, we reminisce about a computer, the 16, later 32-bit Commodore Amiga.
September 30, 2019
Cane and Rinse embody their inner Daft Punk as we review 2009’s DJ Hero and 2010’s DJ Hero 2.
September 29, 2019
In this special recording, Ryan and Chris chat about the experience they had at PAX West 2019 and the games they saw there.
September 23, 2019
Back aboard Ubisoft's franchise for a return journey to the heady times when the new generation was on the horizon with Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
September 16, 2019
Karl, Jon and James are surprised to find themselves the Prey of Arkane Studios and Bethesda Softworks.
September 13, 2019
Leon speaks to David L. Craddock about his new book Arcade Perfect: How Pac-Man, Mortal Kombat, and Other Coin-Op Classics Invaded the Living Room. David is the bestselling author of Stay Awhile and Listen: How Two Blizzards Unleashed Diablo and Forged a Video-Game Empire – Book I, and Heritage: Book One of the Gairden Chronicles, an epic fantasy series for young adults. Please follow along with him on his website/blog at DavidLCraddock.com. http://media.blubrry.com/caneandrinse/caneandrinse.com/podcast/arcade_perfect_interview.mp3
September 9, 2019
The team discuss Superhot Team's first-person shooter SUPERHOT
September 7, 2019
In this Interview Extra episode, Charlotte Cutts chats to Benn Powell about the ins and outs of designing randomisers for REmake Remastered and the remake of Resident Evil 2.
September 2, 2019
Almost seven years on from our last Metal Gear Solid podcast, we pick up the slack with 2014's Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes.
August 26, 2019
Leon, Brian, Josh, Leah, and the Cane and Rinse community elaborate upon what struck a chord with them, and what hit a nerve with Final Fantasy XII
August 19, 2019
Leon, Jacob, Jon and Tony investigate first-person cyberpunk noir police procedural stealth survival horror walking simulator Observer ('>observer_')
August 12, 2019
Leon and Darren talk Birdman, Meca Hawk, Gyrocopters and Jumble Hoppers - as well as the series' follow-ups and legacy.
August 5, 2019
Tony, Darren and a returning Sean O'Brien peer into the tunnel of Shawn McGrath's 2012 PSN curio, Dyad
July 29, 2019
As the dark, eerie follow-up to Playdead's dark, eerie platformer LIMBO, 2016's INSIDE was exactly what one might expect - or was it?
July 22, 2019
Before Duke Nukem Forever... in fact, before Duke Nukem 3D, an ambitious first-person shooter called Prey was conceived.
July 15, 2019
This week, we're talking about Capcom's Panic Horror, 1999's Dino Crisis.
July 9, 2019
In the fourth of our single format console special podcasts, we look back at Microsoft's big fat toe in the water, the 'OG' Xbox.
July 8, 2019
In the first of a series of podcasts about Nintendo's iconic simian, Leon, Darren and Michiel find out who among them is the king of Donkey Kong.
July 1, 2019
Jacob, Charlotte, Michiel, and James discuss the furiously difficult Furi.
June 25, 2019
In this interview extra podcast, Charlotte Cutts interviews Metako, a speedrunner who regularly bashes through 80+ hour marathons of the Final Fantasy series
June 24, 2019
Leon, Brian, Josh and Leah are joined on by generous contributors their pilgrimage to find whether their faith was justified or misplaced in Final Fantasy X.
June 18, 2019
Leon speaks to actor, writer, voice artist, musician and black belt karateka Tod Fennell (and his Siberian Husky, Havok) about his work in videogames and the wider craft. Tod is the talent behind a wide variety of roles in major series' such as Assassin's Creed, The Division, Far Cry, Deux Ex, Rainbow Six and Ghost Recon, alongside other diverse projects including sci-fi thriller Transference and fitness workout Shape Up.
June 17, 2019
Leon, Michiel, and Jesse are joined by NYU Game Center tutor and QWOP creator Bennett Foddy to delve deep into the circuits of Paradroid to discover what gives the legendary top-down tactical shoot 'em up its spark.
June 10, 2019
Having left Guybrush hanging for over three years since our 2015 show on The Secret of Monkey Island, we finally pick up where we left off and open up the creaky crypt to Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge.
June 4, 2019
In this interview extra podcast, Charlotte Cutts interviews Edenal, chief organiser of the European Speedrunner Assembly
June 3, 2019
We revel in two decades of recapturing rampant primates by casting our net over the original Ape Escape (aka Saru! Getchu!).
May 29, 2019
For our 200th Sound of Play, members of the Cane and Rinse team have assembled to share some of the tracks from all throughout videogame history that have meant the most to them. Come celebrate 200 episodes of Sound of Play with a cracking selection of tunes!
May 27, 2019
Separate licensing deals meant that both of the major 16-bit consoles received a bespoke game to tie-in with Disney’s 1992 animated feature, Aladdin. Leon, Brian, Leah, Tony and a company of correspondents compare and contrast the two different, yet curiously similar approaches.
May 20, 2019
In this issue, Josh, Leah, Charlotte and Cane and Rinse newcomer Jesse uncover the treasures and dark desires of the fifth entry in Atlus and P-Studio’s Shin Megami Tensei offshoot JRPG series.
May 13, 2019
Three years on from the release of id Software’s sequel-cum-soft-reboot we ask just how DOOM is DOOM (2016)?
May 6, 2019
Obviously, it's a simple game about breeding and dressing up cute ponies. Or is it?
April 29, 2019
We conclude the PlayStation one era Final Fantasy triptych with our Final Fantasy IX podcast.
April 22, 2019
For the first of two podcasts on this lesser-known Nintendo IP, we swoop on Super Famicom showpiece title, Pilotwings.
April 15, 2019
In which we are joined by War Child Gaming's Wayne Emanuel, for a fascinating look at the heavy and bleak survival strategy game, This War of Mine.
April 8, 2019
It's time for Nazi punks to GTFO as Tony, Jon, Karl, and Jacob discuss MachineGames' 2017 title Wolfenstein: The New Colossus.
April 2, 2019
In the third of our series of single format console special podcasts, Leon, James and Leah stock up on AA batteries and fire up their Nintendo Game Boy handhelds for one last T-spin around the Tetris block. Along with contributions from similarly nostalgic members of the Cane and Rinse community, we explore the strengths and weaknesses of both the hardware itself and the machine's huge software library, as well as picking up a few fun facts and figures along the way.
April 1, 2019
Jacob, James, Jon and Josh delve into the darkest catacombs of Carthus to discover whether such quick cycles of iteration are a recipe for sequel success or franchise failure.
March 25, 2019
Two years on from its release - and from the conclusion of our original epic run of Legend of Zelda podcasts - we return to Hyrule for reflection upon The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
March 23, 2019
With the community push behind Def Jam: Fight for NY growing ever stronger, Michiel speaks with one of the key, driving figures in the scene and top competitor Joseph Bagi a.k.a. Joey Bag O’ Donuts, tieing in with 2018’s issue 337 of the podcast on the game.
March 18, 2019
After a few months' respite we throw ourselves back into the maw of Capcom's legendarily cruel series. Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts
March 11, 2019
In 2014 Nintendo decided to spin off Super Mario 3D World's jumpless puzzling minigame into it own, full-blown title, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker.
March 4, 2019
So, are you four ready for your first mission? It’s to evaluate the 1999 entry in a popular JRPG series. Operation Code Name, Final Fantasy VIII.
February 25, 2019
We turn our attention to one of 2017's most talked about sexy androids smash up robots named after philosophers with floating swords games, NieR:Automata.
February 19, 2019
To tie in with issue 355 of the podcast, Cane and Rinse's own Michiel speaks with old school competitor, fighting game analyst, extra prolific commentator and all around fighting game community (FGC) figurehead James Chen about Street Fighter IV.
February 18, 2019
Don't call it a comeback. Nearly a decade on from Street Fighter III's swansong, Capcom once again bust out the roman numerals and landed a blow with Street Fighter IV.
February 11, 2019
Join Josh, Brian, Jon, and James as they discuss 2016’s HITMAN.
February 4, 2019
Join Charlotte, Jay, James, and Leah as they discuss whether the high-flying of Gravity Rush 2 is worth the path you need to tread (soar?) to get there.
January 28, 2019
Will Variable State’s Virginia stand up to close scrutiny, or fold under questioning?
January 21, 2019
Cane and Rinse returns for its eighth year with by following up on Volume 7's Resogun show with our Nex Machina podcast.
January 7, 2019
Leon is joined by Jay, Karl and Tony for the second of our single format console special podcasts. Sony entered the videogames hardware market in the mid-1990s and made a massive splash with its debut system, the PlayStation. The panel shares their memories of this heady time when massive CD storage, 'real' audio, CG via FMV and thousands of textured polygons moving at hitherto unprecedented lick became available - and affordable - in the home. We also delve into the machine's massive library of classics (and stinkers), as well as airing some fond recollections provided by the Cane and Rinse community.
December 31, 2018
Appropriately - for the earth-shattering conclusion to our seventh year - we celebrate the coming of age of Square's Final Fantasy VII.
December 24, 2018
And so after a year's worth of zombies, spooky mansions, scary laboratories, definitely not zombies, horrific scripts and shocking performances, we reach the end of our Resident Evil series of podcasts.
December 17, 2018
We follow up Issue 322's Zone of the Enders podcast with a show all about the sequel, Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner (aka Anubis: Zone of the Enders).
December 14, 2018
In this interview extra, Darren Gargette talks to the two brainboxes behind Gory Detail. They discuss games past (Conker), present (Rusty Pup) and future (‘Project3’).
December 10, 2018
In this issue, we cover Fumito Ueda's third game and genDESIGN's first, the 2016 release The Last Guardian.
December 3, 2018
We speculate on what internal and external machinations led Resident Evil 6 to turn out the way that it did, as well as doing our best to articulate why this game seemingly disappointed so many players.
November 26, 2018
Marking its 30th anniversary, Leon, Karl, Michiel and Ben Cartlidge from One Credit Classics embark once again on that most treacherous of journeys from the Great Demon World Village of Ghouls 'n Ghosts.
November 19, 2018
Leon, Brian, Darren and Michiel pair up for a frantic session of the fourth game in Nintendo's cartoon racer series, Mario Kart: Double Dash!!
November 12, 2018
We turn our attention to Guerrilla's post-post-apocalyptic metallic monster hunt, Horizon Zero Dawn.
November 5, 2018
We continue our journey through the Final Fantasy series with the Super Nintendo Entertainment System's final entry as we cover Square's 1994 release, Final Fantasy VI.
October 29, 2018
For the eighth of our ten podcasts on the mainline Resident Evil games, we return to Kijuju for potentially the most controversial and divisive entry in the series.
October 22, 2018
In this issue, Josh, Sean, Michiel and Jacob take a bus to the small town of Innsmouth to investigate the fishy goings-on in 2005's Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth.
October 15, 2018
Darren and James buddy up to tackle the notoriously-hostile Far Cry 2.
October 14, 2018
In the first of our extra-length single-platform specials, Leon is joined by Mega Drive enthusiast and expert Dan Clark as well as retro collector and technical guru, Digital Foundry’s John Linneman.
October 8, 2018
The Cane and Rinse team turns their attention to Ninja Theory's most recent offering to the gaming gods - Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice.
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