The Bit Effect

A gaming podcast that dives in to some new games in depth

About the show

The Bit Effect release two episodes a month focussing on new releases. We go in depth on mechanics and try to keep story spoilers fairly light. Any spoilers will be flagged!

If you are looking for our retro show check out nomoresages for a trip down memory lane!

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  • Episode 312: A Bit Effect Update

    September 13th, 2022  |  2 mins 5 secs

    You may have noticed we have not been posting in a while...

  • Episode 311: Dark Souls 2 - Part Three

    August 4th, 2022  |  1 hr 44 mins

    Last in the DS2 run, Craig and Dave go through the rest of the bosses and give our final thoughts!

  • Episode 310: Dark Souls 2 - Part Two

    July 21st, 2022  |  1 hr 51 mins

    In our mini weekly Dark Souls spree we get talking about the first half of the bosses, part three out next week!

  • Episode 309: Dark Souls 2 - Part One

    July 7th, 2022  |  1 hr 23 mins

    Craig and Dave dive in to Dark Souls 2, much maligned widely, but very much loved by Dave! :D

  • Episode 308: NIER Replicant

    June 23rd, 2022  |  1 hr 43 mins

    Craig and Dave play a remake of a classic, how does it hold up against the more modern Tales of Arise?

  • Episode 307: GOTHY 2022

    June 9th, 2022  |  1 hr 5 mins

    Dave, Craig and a bit of Luke discuss the year so far and 3 games a piece that COULD be game of the year so far.

  • Episode 306: Tales of Arise

    May 27th, 2022  |  2 hrs 4 mins

    Dave, Craig, and Luke throw the gauntlet down with ANOTHER Tales game. Craig is still moving house hence some delay between episode drops, sorry!

  • Episode 305: Agatha Christies Poirot - The ABC Murders

    May 6th, 2022  |  52 mins 17 secs

    Craig twiddles his moustace while Dave becomes a large donkey in the 2nd of our murder mystery whodoneit binge! A prize if you spot the purposeful mistake we made in editing!

  • Episode 304: Sherlock Holmes - Crimes and Punishments

    April 21st, 2022  |  1 hr 57 mins

    Guys, this episode is a week late you say? But Holmes is never late, nor is he early, he arrives precisely when he means to.

  • Episode 303: Alice: Madness Returns

    March 31st, 2022  |  1 hr 8 mins

    It's been a long time coming but Dave and Craig FINALLY return to the madness.

  • Episode 302: Lost in Random

    March 17th, 2022  |  48 mins 47 secs

    Craig, Luke, and Dave attempt to Even the Odds in this card based adventure game.

  • Episode 301: John Woo's Stranglehold

    March 3rd, 2022  |  52 mins

    Craig and Dave bit off more than they can chew with this "classic". Have a listen to hear two soulless husks of men talk about a terrible terrible game.

  • Episode 300: DEATHLOOP

    February 17th, 2022  |  1 hr 14 mins

    The gang go round and round and round talking about DEATHLOOP. Will they escape or is this recording still ongoing?

  • Episode 299: Kena: Bridge of Spirits

    February 3rd, 2022  |  1 hr 4 mins

    Craig, Luke, and Dave talk Kena. Spirits are high for this one!

  • Episode 298: Streets of Rage 4

    January 20th, 2022  |  58 mins 56 secs

    Dave, Craig, and Luke eat floor chicken in the fantastic Dotemu release, Streets of Rage 4.

  • Episode 297: Game of the Year 2021 - Part Two

    January 6th, 2022  |  1 hr 7 mins

    Dave, Luke, and Craig continue on with a round up of this years best games!