The Explosive Alan Podcast (gaming)
Join Dan, Ash, Gareth and Simon as they jabber through the games they're playing, tear through the week's most interesting news stories, attempt to outdo each other in weekly challenges, and invite the community to share their opinions on heavyweight gaming issues.

Are you ready for the sexiest episode yet of the Explosive Alan Podcast yet? Episode 69 is here for your sexy aural pleasure, and boy is it a good one. Sexy Dan and Simon are here to bring you up to speed on all this week’s sexy gaming nonsense, from thieving copies of sexy Uncharted 4 to sexier Zelda delays, we have it all. Sex.

Kickstarter Watch:

What Makes You Happy:
Jake and Amir: Lonely and Horny
Friends of Nintendo Humble Bundle:

Direct download: ExAl_Ep69_ThisTimeNXYear.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 12:00am UTC

Did we just hit ten episodes in as many weeks? I believe we only bloody well went and did. To celebrate, we thought we'd take our new (cheap) 360-degree camera for a test run, only it all seemed to go horribly wrong and right now we have literally no idea if you'll ever see the footage we shot or the clever things we did with it. We guess that's the price you pay for being podcasting pioneers. In our rush to meet the strict 45-minute limit of our unreliable new purchase, we hare through all manner of features and games, including the returning 60-Second News Gong, Dark Souls: The Board Game, Shakespeare Lyrics, Quantum Break, Dark Souls 3 and a Great Debate about sequel frequency. Sequency.

Kickstarter Watch Link:

Direct download: ExAl_Ep68_OhNeoYouDidnt.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 12:00am UTC

NINE WEEKS IN A ROW! Come on, double digits. We can do this! Anyway, welcome to this week's Explosive Alan podcast. It's a podcast first this week as Simon and Dan attempt their first Skype episode from their respective houses. Does it work? Can you tell? Do let us know! This week we have much chatter about Dark Souls 3, Zelda and Miitomo. Actually, we have a whole load of Nintendo chat over all because THOSE TWO aren't here to stop us! MAD WITH POWER, WE ARE!

Kickstarter Watch:
Still Kickin by Kurtis Stinson -

What Makes You Happy:
Doctor Strange Trailer -
Deftones 'Gore' -

Direct download: ExAl_Ep67_ChickenSoupForTheDarkSoul.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 12:00am UTC

Episode 66 is here! IT REALLY IS! Only 34 episodes until episode 100, will we make it? Who knows. Future us knows, but that’s some Quantum Break type stuff, right there. GOOD SEGWAY! Because this week we chat all things Quantum Break as well as the usual getting to know us nonsense, a lovely musical challenge and a debate about TV in gaming. Stick around, it’s worth it, we promise.*

*Not a guarantee.

What Makes Us Happy Links

The Alanimatrix:
Rogue One Trailer:

Direct download: ExAl_Ep66_QuantumBleak.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 11:20pm UTC

He’s back! The wanderer returns! Dan Maher makes his triumphant paternity return in the 65th episode of The Explosive Alan Podcast. Join the fab 4 as this week we discuss all things VR, Pokken, and how DC can save their film franchises (or whether they even should!) INTREST PIQUED? Well, check it out, it’s free after all.

What Makes You Happy Links

Slow Mo Guys

Batman: Bad Blood

The Lobster:

Batman V Superman Fails Article

Direct download: ExAl_Ep65_StopSayingJesusWept.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 12:00am UTC

Happy Easter weekend! For those of you who had your Friday yesterday, enjoy yourself a relaxing lay in with this week’s fresh off the presses Explosive Alan Podcast. This week we have two very special guests in the form of Double Jump and YouTube’s very own Cam and Seb! Join Simon and Gareth as we navigate this week’s world of gaming with some chat about what we’ve been playing, some Googly Boogly, and a lovely debate about modular consoles. Enjoy, and have yourself a very lazy weekend. You’ve earned it!

Kickstarter Watch:
The Pride Vol. 1 Hardover Collection

Direct download: ExAl_Ep64_ExplosiveMcAlanface.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 12:00am UTC

Do you know the score? You’d don’t? Then you probably don’t know the truth! This week we have a very special guest in the form of The Miller Report’s Simon Miller, and he does NOT suffer chuffsters lightly. Join us as we chat games from Hitman to the Division, and have a right old debate about the possibility of episodic games on a broader scale. Welcome, friends!



Adore Delano - Hello, I Love You


Address is Approximate


Video Copilot Saber


The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness


WOOOOO! Nation with Ric Flair!-nation-with-ric-flair/id991930026?mt=2

Direct download: ExAl_Ep63_AllMillerNoFiller.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 12:16am UTC

Back once again with the renegade master! Well, maybe not the renegade master as such, but you’ve got three quarters of the Explosive Alan Podcast team at least. This week, it’s lights, camera, ACTION as we ditch everything we’ve done for the last 61 episodes and do a film centric show. We’ve got all your recent films covered, the return of the challenge segment as well as a debate on reboots vs originals. We hope you enjoy it, friends! CUT!

The Katering Show:
Real Life Hitman:  
Watchtower of Turkey:  

Direct download: ExAl_Ep62_ExplodingGarethTheWeekAfterTheExplodingChair.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 12:06pm UTC

Happy Friday, everyone! You made it through another week, and as a present, here’s a SUPERHOT 61st episode of The Explosive Alan Podcast for your ears! Ash, Simon and Gareth are here to guide you through this week’s gaming nonsense including SUPERHOT, XCOM 2, Pinstripe and the delays to Uncharted 4. Also a chair incident. Enjoy!



Multitimbral FM Synthesizer Shield:




Wintergatan - Marble Machine:

Holi S**t:

Direct download: ExAlEp61_ViveAndKicking.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 1:51pm UTC

Last week we were one, this week we are two! Join us, as Simon and Gareth round up the week’s nonsense in our 60th episode of The Explosive Alan Podcast. We’ve got sandwich chat, music talk, space travel and whether crumpets are a worthwhile breakfast. All the things you’d expect from an award winning games podcast. Welcome aboard, friends!

Direct download: ExAl_Ep60_Player2Joined.mp3
Category:Gaming -- posted at: 6:27pm UTC