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Character Unlock: E3 2017 Part Four – Ubisoft

As day three of E3 starts up and the guys have managed to get a few hours kip… it’s time for the Ubisoft conference.

As tiredness and hay fever appear to be getting the better of the boys, join them in going through the developer’s advert-fest for 2017.

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Character Unlock: E3 2017 Part Two – Xbox

The E3 Hype train continues today as Microsoft’s Xbox Showcase rolls into town.

Join the lads as they pull apart what could be the most important conference of the week as Microsoft formally announce the name of what we’ve all come to know as Project Scorpio.

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Character Unlock: E3 2017 Part One – EA Play

E3 is finally here. That means late nights, early mornings and far more caffeine than is healthy.

Let us begin this year’s festivities with EA Play. The first show of the conference gets underway with a flurry of old favourites and ends with a very anticipated title.

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Character Unlock: Pre-E3 2017

It’s almost here! E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the start of the next 12 months of marketing is finally upon us for 2017.

Hosts John Miller and Andrew Brooker will be spending a couple of hours talking all things E3, just like every other video game podcast, website, foghorn, whatever, right now. They cover everything in this preview episode, including what they would like to see at each show, the rituals they might or might not do every year for E3 and even throwing a few far out ideas that could (but absolutely won’t ever) happen.

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Character Unlock: A Bitter (Virtual) Reality

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It’s Valentine’s Day!

OK, it was Valentine’s day when we recorded…

What better way to spend your time than with the consoles that you love so much and the games that make you feel good about yourself? How about spending a couple of hours talking about those things with your mates? Welcome to this week’s Character Unlock podcast.

Fresh off the back of the last jam packed episode, hosts John Miller and Andrew Brooker spend a bit of time digging into the news from the last week or so. From Call of Duty going back to its roots and what that might mean for the series, to the insanity that is selling public access tickets for E3; the lads kill a bit of time wondering about the point of it all before heading to a marathon session talking about the games they’ve been playing.

As John continues his mission to finish the Mass Effect series for the 132nd time in preparation for the new game, Brooker has to justify spending a small fortune on a PlayStation VR completely on a whim by playing almost everything made for the thing in a very short space of time. What was worth playing? What made him so sick that it completely ruined his day? All that and more as a featureless episode ends with the guys talking nonsense for more than may be healthy as the bitter pair let everything off their chest.

Come back and join us for more of the same in the next episode in a couple of weeks. If you want more from us in the mean time, come find us on Twitter, on Facebook, and guesting on the recent Resident Evil based Failed Critics film podcast.

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