The Ready Up Podcast – Season 3 Episode 21 – “The Great Hambino!”

Tony and Simon are joined by Ready Up staffer James “Hambino” Hamblin whose greatest achievement in gaming was a 9:1 thrashing of a FIFA rival who rage quit the living room in front of an audience of friends!


  • Simon is a little bit sore…
  • Football games show life reflects art (but only sometimes!
  • James has much love for Monument valley, which he got after Tony’s endorsement on the last podcast – which is nice!
  • Simon suffers second regrets as he struggles with Fez and is in throwback mode with Final Fantasy 7
  • Tony is motorbike crazy with Trials: Fusion and Trials: Frontier
  • The team collectible want to BUY games, but has business pushed ahead of entertainment in the industry. Freemium games rely on a minute percentage of players for funding; only 1.5% actually pay and half of the revenue comes from 0.15% – Source: Article on Re/code
  • James is enjoying the episodic Republique and is enjoying things, for the most part..


“The Crash Bandicoot Memorial Quiz” returns, after his defeat in the last episode can Tony redeem himself?

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Ready Up Podcast theme music courtesy of Tommy Tallarico.



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