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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Nintendo is awesome! Tetris is brilliant! Open worlds are meh (Digitally Uploaded 2019, Episode #6)


Last week Nintendo held its most impressive Nintendo Direct Web show ever, so we talk about all the awesome announcements that were made there (including Tetris!)

We also have a good chat about open world games, given two very high-profile ones released this week: Metro and Far Cry. Is the open world genre perfect for every game? Why is it the most popular going around at the moment? This we discuss.

Finally we chat about character mascots - why are they so popular in Japan, and why don't western developers put quite the same effort into their mascots (also Matt gets to talk about Hatsune Miku a bit, which made him very happy.

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The podcast is completely free, and there are a couple of ways that you can listen in:

1) Download the free Podbean application, and subscribe to the Digitally Uploaded podcast there (Just search "Digitally Uploaded"). Alternatively you can find us through our Feed RSS, here: http://digitallydownloaded.podbean.com/feed/

2) Simply head on over to the Digitally Uploaded mini-website and follow us there. You'll be able to download episodes that way too to listen to them offline: http://digitallydownloaded.podbean.com/

3) Simply click on the player below to tune in as you browse DDNet!

4) We're also on iTunes podcast, so you can search for us under "Digitally Uploaded" there, too.

Enjoy, and as always, please do let us know if you've got any feedback or would like for us to discuss a particular topic on an upcoming show.



Nintendo is awesome! Tetris is brilliant! Open worlds are meh (Digitally Uploaded 2019, Episode #6)
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