GamesRadar UK Podcast 009 - CheeseRadar

What we've got here is a brand new episode of the GRUK Podcast. What does that mean exactly? It means three 'men' in a room 'talking' about games. Games like Journey and Street Fighter X Tekken and Syndicate. It means quality regulars like the side-splitting Towell Joke Factory, the ever-sexual Erection Section and the completely random Random Game Name Game. It means stupid. It means innuendo. It means cheese. It means lots of 80s references that may or may not be completely relevant and hilarious to everyone listening. It means stop reading words and put our mouth noises into your sound detectors immediately by clicking on that big black banner below that says 'Click to hear us now!'

This week's prize consists of two games. Not one game. TWO. The two games that can be won are: X-Men Destiny (360) and James Noir's Hollywood Crimes 3D (3DS). If you fancy winning them, listen out for the question at the start of the podcast and leave your answer in the comments on this very page. You've got to be in it etc.

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  • JasonStatham - March 15, 2012 3:48 a.m.

    Dave's basically essentially amazing section
  • ithurtstopoop - March 13, 2012 3:04 p.m.

    Hooters' new section should be "Explore the Lore" where he probes deep and hard (ooooh)into the complex and ridiculous stories behind our most favourite video game series. For example in the metal gear franchise he could explain what the hell happened, what would have happened had the alternate ending in metal gear solid one happened, why is there always one soldier with diarrohea? And how many points is "La Le Lu Le Lo" worth in scrabble? I'd love to hear Dave basically rip the often ridiculous and needless plots of games essentially apart with the precise analytical fury that only Hooters has. Its time the ridiculous were ridiculed.
  • SmashDB - March 13, 2012 1:51 a.m.

    'Dave's DEADLY PREMONITION' It involes Dave reviewing and rating a new release, based on less than an hour of playtime. If he gets the score within a point of the proper GR review, then Gaming monkey gets a banana. If he gets the score bang on, Then said monkey takes him out for a macdonalds in Bath.
  • el.waxa - March 11, 2012 5:09 p.m.

    I, like many others think that Dave needs to vent every week, then have a little cry and a hug. When he gets home he should light some candles, say a prayer, meditate, have a bath and listen to some Enya. "Hoot's Weekly Winge"
  • Mr Braindown - March 10, 2012 12:06 p.m.

    Hooters section should be called 'Hoots-man!' - based on the well known (and probably offensive) stereotypical scottish exclamation of surprise. The segment will basically consist of Dave telling us about little known gaming facts...perhaps revealing hidden easter eggs, or explaining strange connections between seemingly unrelated games - thus provoking the shouting of 'Hoots-man, I didn't know that!!!!' by the listener. It could be massive, I'd hope that it could have its own webpage section complete with a picture of Dave all resplendent in a photoshopped 'Tam-o-Shanter'. Marvelous stuff.
  • potpan0 - March 9, 2012 2:06 p.m.

    Dave's section should be 'Dave's Raves', where he rants about some random topic picked by Cundy and Justin, with some bass-tastic club tunes in the background (I'm basically just making up bollocks to fit the name I though of).
  • potpan0 - March 9, 2012 2:07 p.m.

    Or 'Dave's Rage' section, which would be very similar but without the necessity of tunes.
  • vigilant - March 9, 2012 9:25 a.m.

    Hooters' section: Dave has to rant for just 60 seconds without saying literally, basically, or any other -ally. I call it: Literally Nothing
  • ColinKapow - March 9, 2012 5:01 a.m.

    6 degrees of Hooters Like the kevin bacon game except Cundy and Towell give Dave a random celebrity and using his powers of going off on tangents about films and what not Dave must in 6 steps link them back to video games. Maybe even specify the video game if he turns out to be good at it. So for a loose example Harold Bishop (and his bloody bojangles) 1. Harold is played by Ian Smith not to be confused with Ian Duncan Smith. 2. Ian Duncan Smith was the leader of the conservatives. 3. Another famous conservative leader is Margaret Thatcher who was played by Meryl Streep. 4. Meryl Streep was in Lions to Lambs with Tom Cruise. 5. Tom Cruise was in Top Gun with Michael Ironside. 6. Michael Ironside is Sam Fisher in the Splinter Cell series.
  • ToyBoxGamer - March 9, 2012 4:40 a.m.

    Hoots' Howlers David 'Hoots' Houghton gets the chance to rant all he likes as he takes us through a terrible game decision.  Could be an entire game, a gimmick, a plot device, crowbarred on multiplayer. Anything that Hoots believes ruined a game. 
  • MrWrighty987 - March 8, 2012 2:41 p.m.

    Hooters Hooting Hooters, Dave is shown pictures of Video game characters boobs and he must guess who they belong too. Bit pointless for a podcast really.
  • Stream62 - March 8, 2012 8:39 a.m.

    Houghton's High Horse Dave gets 10 minutes to go off on one about whatever has bugged him in games/the gaming industry in the last couple of weeks. Let's face it there will be something.
  • boourns - March 8, 2012 7:48 a.m.

    First off, it is now Thursday afternoon and I have had "Pray" stuck in my head since yesterday. Thanks for that! Secondly, my suggestion, trite and obvious as it may be, is "Hooters Hooters" whereby Dave discusses notable owls/noses/boobs from the history of games. You are welcome
  • ConfidentSheep - March 8, 2012 7:25 a.m.

    "Houghton Agrees" Justin and Matt take it in turns to make statements e.g. Metacritic is fair, Singularity was a terrible game and for each one Dave has 1 minute to explain why he agrees. If he gives a convincing argument each time without sounding sarcastic then Dave wins and is allowed 1 minute for an uninterrupted mega rant and can take back everything he's said. If he fails he has to agree with everything Justin says for the rest of the podcast.
  • Y2Ken - March 8, 2012 7:41 a.m.

    I was going to come up with some sort of HOOTERS SMASH mega rant section as that seems the most obvious. But ConfidentSheep has essentially blown that out of the water. I need to hear this section happen - basically if it can exist without Dave's head literally exploding then you need to do it. Give that man a prize right now. =)
  • Rojoco - March 7, 2012 1:03 p.m.

    Dave's "Zippy working at a Game shop" impression is the funniest thing he's ever done! xD
  • soggysage - March 7, 2012 12:55 p.m.

    Great show as usual, but is there any chance you could drag Meiks back on to the show?
  • PistonTwister - March 7, 2012 12:05 p.m.

    Is there anyone else working there that can fill in for Nathan? Even if this person isnt a games journo, it doesnt matter. Anyone, cleaning lady even!
  • LEGOMatrix - March 7, 2012 10:24 a.m.

    Bah, who cares about Talkradar any more? I'm over it. The GRUK Podcast is good enough for the whole world anyway.
  • barniebo - March 7, 2012 8:33 a.m.

    Dave's new section... Hooters Hoots On Dave chooses a topic to talk about and then goes on about it until everyone agrees with him/falls asleep/goes on a rampage. It'd start as a wisdom imparting, beard stroking journey, and end in a full on Dave meltdown. Possibly with him arguing on the opposite side from which he started upon. Also, as I've not commented for a while, good luck Nathan, I miss you already; you were the cooling rods to Cundy's insanity reactor.

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