Top Down Perspective

Top Down Perspective header image 1

Top Down Perspective 31/07/14

Finishing up his third convention recently, Jon talks about his time away Shovel Knight and Tappingo. Paul continues with the new Hearthstone expansions (Sean takes a crack at them too) as well as trying out EVE Online. Sean plays through episode four of The Walking Dead's second season.

The PS+ games for August are announced, there is a Firefly MMO coming and the Last of Us movie is green lit.
Listen Now:


Top Down Perspective 24/07/14

We find one Jon Wheeler around town and invite him on the show this week before he leaves again for San Diego. He discusses his last couple weeks of travelling as well as Tomodachi Life. Paul has been playing that new Hearthstone expansion as well as Divinity: Original Sin. Sean is almost done Golden Sun 3 and starts up South Park.

Google seems to have bought Twitch, some release dates are also brought up and we discuss settlement stuff from Sony in this week's news section.
Listen Now:


Top Down Perspective 17/07/14

We tried to get Jon on this episode but he continues his convention traveling with stop number two. In the mean time both Sean and Paul finish Shovel Knight. Paul also dips back into WoW and doesn't like Unturned. Sean finises Monument Valley, Murdered: Soul Suspect and starts up Strider.

In the News section we bring up how Microsoft created the largest layoff in history, EVO, Destiny pre-order information, digital sales at retail and how Dota is being shown on TV.
Listen Now:


Top Down Perspective 10/07/14

Jon is travelling to another convention this week so Sean and Paul get deeper into Murdered: Soul Suspect and Shovel Knight. Sean also plays through the final episode of The Wolf Among Us and Rayman Fiesta Run. Paul is only playing Payday 2.

Cliffy B returns to the game industry starting up BossKey Studios. We also talk about the announcement of Battleborn, the iOS App Store turning 6 and pricing information for the single player portion of Hearthstone.
Listen Now:


Top Down Perspective 03/07/14

It's all about Goosebumps on this episode. Choose. Your. Own. Adventure. We've all been playing Shovel Knight. Jon continues to prepare for his upcoming tournaments, Paul dislikes the end of Murdered and Sean LOVED the end of Super Time Force.

The Ouya is still a thing in the news and we talk about women in eSports for a while.
Listen Now:


Top Down Perspective 26/06/14

A new era begins as we welcome Paul Fleck onto the show as the new third seat. He talks about Murded: Soul Suspect, Shovel Knight and Nosgoth. Jon is still playing Tomodachi Life for some reason, Nidhogg and Killer Instinct. Sean finishes InFamous Second Son and is playing Super Time Force and Max the Curse of Brotherhood.

We also discuss Phil Fish's brief and controversial return to twitter, something about Warcraft and how Games with Gold is still kind of a bummer.
Listen Now:


Top Down Perspective - E3 2014 Edition

We're all back and running down what happened at the big event. We discuss all the major press conferences and everything that was shown within. Jon also tells many a tale of his time at the convention and we end off on a bit of a sad note.

Listen Now:


Top Down Perspective 08/06/14

It's the day before E3 and we assemble to make our predictions! We also discuss more Mario Kart 8, Transistor and Jon dives into Tomadachi Life.

News has rumors of Mario Maker, possible Last Guardian cancellations, the WiiU gets its first DS Virtual Console release in Japan and Gaijin Games changes its name.
Listen Now:


Top Down Perspective 02/06/14

Nathan is busy movie this week so Jon and Sean run down what they have been up to in the last two weeks. Mario Kart 8, Mario Golf, Triple Deluxe, the new Walking Dead and Wolf Among Us episodes are discussed and more!

News is packed as we discuss a crazy Japanese Mario Kart 8 commercial, more lawsuit business for Oculus, a couple games getting announced and some studios closing and laying people off.
Listen Now:


Top Down Perspective 19/05/14

Sean is back and has many a game to talk about, including the latest Kirby, Mario Kart and Mario Golf installments. Nathan meanwhile is one again enamored by the devious redundancy of Work Time Fun and is apparently not rhythmic enough to enjoy Parappa the Rapper. Maybe he's just gotta believe?

Newswise, Microsoft is changing up a bunch of things with Xbox Live, Halo is coming back in a big way and that new Amplitude will include music by Anamanaguichi and Freezepop...if it gets funded.
Then its questions, which you can send us @tdppodcast, our facebook page or topdownperspective@gmail.com (forgot to mention that). 
And hey, first time recording in the same room for years, so the sound quality may be...different. Enjoy. 
Listen Now: