Jun 13, 2010
E3 is just around the bend, and Jordan, Jamie and Kyle are in to tackle what might hit the gaming world next week. The crew debate what reveals might come of the Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo's Pre-E3 Press Conferences, what they can't wait to see on the show floor, and generally what to expect from E3 2010.
Jun 8, 2010
Lauren is joined by Darryl in this episode of Kingdom Hearts Union, and they talk about the Birth by Sleep western release date, the announcement of new voice actors and Nomura's impending arrival at this year's E3. There's also some interesting questions answered, so be sure to check it out.
Jun 1, 2010
Yoichi Wada, President and CEO of Square Enix, teases Final Fantasy Versus XIII for Xbox 360, and Final Fantasy XIII tops 5 million in sales. Kyle and Jamie tackle the news for the first episode of FF Union with only two hosts, also ringing in the come back of 'Whatcha Been Doing', alongside listener questions ranging from Versus XIII player party members, and the music of Final Fantasy.
Jun 1, 2010
Insomniac Games are going multiplatform, and Killzone 3 has bust onto the scene! Jamie, Jordan and Kyle tear into Insomniac's plans and what it means for the company and their fans, and pick apart the leading new reveals Killzone 3's brought to town. Why would Insomniac go Xbox 360? And can Killzone 3 improve on its predecessor, in 3D? Opinions clash!
May 25, 2010
Kingdom Hearts news drought continued up to the recording of the latest episode, but KH Union make up once again by tackling way more listen questions than usual, turning them into full discussions! The full crew are in, debating Kingdom Hearts battle systems, favourite keyblades, reactions to secret endings, Sora as a permanent main character, and more.
May 11, 2010
Bungie and Activition have signed an exclusive 10 year deal, and as a result, the MiniGUP crew and the Gaming Union members have a lot to say! Along with discussing the new Bungie/Activision deal, Jamie, Jordan and Kyle aslo jump on discussion about the forthcoming Modnation Racers for the PS3.
May 4, 2010
The man that directed all the English voice actors of Final Fantasy XIII joins Final Fantasy Union, Jack Fletcher! Known for his Voice Directing and Voice Casting roles in the likes of Final Fantasy X, X-2, XII, Tactics, and films Princess Mononoke, Kiki's Delivery Service, Castle in the Sky, Animatrix, and more, Jack Fletcher answers all kinds of fan questions all about Final Fantasy XIII.
Apr 27, 2010
Kingdom Hearts is suffering a news drought, but KH Union is in to tackle the latest appearance of Tetsuya Nomura in the KH news universe, and answer an abundance of listener Questions. With Lauren and Fozzie away, Marina, Darryl and Kyle helm the show, debating KH main characters, the crew's favourite KH music, KH1 and KH2 being ported to the PS3, and KH3 on the Xbox 360. Lots of joking is had to make up for the lack of Kingdom Hearts news!
Apr 20, 2010
This episode gets some complex debate going over why or why not to buy the next Modern Warfare, and what games affect gamers emotionally, and their significance. Kyle, Jordan, Alex and Darryl dig into Gaming Union members' thoughts on both topics, and surprise, opinions are mixed again!
Apr 13, 2010
Final Fantasy XIII sales are in, and 'The 4 Warriors Of Light' is coming to the West! Kyle, Jamie and Darryl are in to discuss, and joke about, FFXIII Sales, The 4 Warriors Of Light, Final Fantasy IX coming to PSN, and an update on Final Fantasy Versus XIII. Listener questions get the crew going on grilling FFXIII and FFXII at the same time, and speculating about the next Final Fantasy movie.
Apr 9, 2010
The voice of Oerba Yun Fang joins Final Fantasy Union! In this episode of FF Union Kyle and David interview voice actress Rachel Robinson, the voice of Oerba Yun Fang in Final Fantasy XIII.
Apr 6, 2010
Kingdom Hearts series director Tetsuya Nomura, the crazy guy, is talking about three new KH games, and KH Union is on the story. The full crew of Lauren, Fozzie, Marina and Kyle are in, tackling one anothers conflicting opinions of the potential future of the KH series, all in good fun, as well as Birth by Sleep freebies, and double the listener questions! Did we mention the return of bloopers?
Mar 30, 2010
With the abrupt announcement of the Nintendo 3DS, and Sony's full reveal of the PlayStation Move, the GUP crew can't help but tackle both topics. Kyle, Jordan, Jamie and Darryl dig into Gaming Union members' thoughts on the 3DS and Move, and opinions are very mixed!
Mar 26, 2010
The voice of Snow joins Final Fantasy Union! In this episode of FF Union Kyle and Jamie interview voice actor Troy Baker, the voice of Snow in Final Fantasy XIII. Troy answers lots of fan questions, and gives a behind-the-scenes look at voice acting in Final Fantasy XIII, and games in general. You might be surprised by how big of a gamer he is!
Mar 23, 2010
The speculated release window for Birth by Sleep has actually been confirmed! Fozzie, Marina and Kyle discuss this, while also talking about the future of Kingdom Hearts Coded, Kingdom Hearts 3. As always, there's always time for some listener questions, and a talk about the series' composer, Yoko Shimomura.
Mar 19, 2010
The voice of Lightning joins Final Fantasy Union! In this episode of FF Union Kyle and Jamie interview voice actress Ali HIllis, the voice of Lightning in Final Fantasy XIII. Ali answers lots of fan questions, and gives a behind-the-scenes look at voice acting in Final Fantasy XIII.
Mar 16, 2010
Final Fantasy XIII has finally released, and the FF Union crew are in with their first impressions of the game. As part of this special episode, the show is over one hour long, covering impressions, news of the future of Final Fantasy XIII, and a very special music segment. Fans have been asking for it, so we also included background music!
Mar 14, 2010
The voice of Larxene joins Kingdom Hearts Union! In this episode of KH Union Kyle and Fozzie interview voice actress Shanelle Gray, the voice of Larxene in Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories, and Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days.
Mar 9, 2010
This episode is all about the PlayStation Network vs. Xbox Live. First up, Kyle, Jordan and Adam tackle the March 1st crashing of PSN, and then discuss the chance of a payed premium PSN service.
Mar 2, 2010
It's our last episode before Final Fantasy XIII's release, and it's been a long time coming! Kyle, Lauren, David, and Darryl hit up news of an FFXIII Xbox 360 bundle and a collectors edition, Square Enix once again dropping downloadable content for FFXIII, word of Final Fantasy XV from Square Enix, and more! As always the crew tackle listen questions, this time hammering a familiar target, Final Fantasy XII.
Feb 23, 2010
KH: Birth by Sleep actually has a release window! Lauren, Marina, Fozzie and Kyle discuss the possible release dates in this episode of Kingdom Hearts Union, as well as new info from Tetsuya Nomura on the history of Sora, and Birth by Sleep's development. All that and more, plus listener questions.
Feb 16, 2010
The culture of determining review scores of games, and favourite video game worlds are up for discussion this episode. Kyle, Jamie, Adam and Darryl are in to jump on the forum discussions, and generally grill one another's thoughts.
Feb 9, 2010
Final Fantasy XIII development, XIV rumours, VII remake, and the rumoured Fortress game news are up for discussion this episode. Kyle, Jamie, David and Darryl also tackle listen questions about the old Lost Cutscenes, and Final Fantasy character growth systems.
Feb 3, 2010
KH: Birth by Sleep is off to some great sales numbers in Japan, and Lauren, Fozzie and Kyle are in to discuss! The crew cover other news from January, including KH: Coded, and in interview with series creator Tetsuya Nomura about the future of Kingdom Hearts. Also disucced are ever more listener questions, including why the show avoids spoilers.
Jan 25, 2010
3D gaming and Uncharted 3 had lots of discussion going on the Gaming Union Forums. Kyle, Fozzie and Darryl are in to pick apart the forum discussions, and give there two cents in this episode of MiniGUP. Also announced is January's Member of the Month.