Game/life Balance Australia



Were 2 Australian guys who talk about video games and life and everything inbetween! Each episode has a featured game we discuss, a video game-themed quiz, a bit of news and a lot of talk! Just dont take what we say too seriously


  • Episode 103 – Elsa is real

    12/01/2021 Duración: 01h20min

    It’s our long-overdue end of year episode, or should it be the start of the year episode?? In this illustrious episode the boys discuss Death Smiles, an arcadey shootery kind of game for the good ol’ Xbox 360. We also...Read more

  • Episode 102 – Mario’s 35 illegitimate children

    29/10/2020 Duración: 01h16min

    We’re back again to discuss games and life! On the Games side, the lads review Mario 35, the new kind-of-a-battle-royale Mario game from Nintendo, plus we discuss Spelunky 2, Hitman 2, and Rez Infinite. And on the Life side, Rob...Read more

  • Episode 101 – Microwave slurry: illegal onshore funds

    21/09/2020 Duración: 01h40min

    We’re back from the dead to talk video games and life! This week our featured game is Streets of Rage 4, and as avid fans of 80s/90s beat ’em ups you know we have strong opinions on this little piece...Read more

  • The 100th Episode Spectacularrrre

    25/05/2020 Duración: 03h38min

    It’s the 100th episode spectacularrrrrrre and to celebrate this auspicious occasion we have put together an extra-long bumper edition of the show! That’s right, strap yourself in because we have almost 4 hours of podcasting gold for you to enjoy!...Read more

  • Episode 99 – The Potato Masher

    25/03/2020 Duración: 01h31min

    For the penultimate episode of this run of the show we’re finally checking out Muramasa: Demon Blade, a beautiful action RPG gifted to us by friend of the show Andrew “L-Chan” Lynch. It’s all ninjas and swordplay and gorgeous 2D...Read more

  • Episode 98 – Ball room

    11/03/2020 Duración: 01h25min

    Ready? Fight! This week the lads dip their toes into the wide world of SNK fighting games — starting with the classic Fatal Fury Special and then moving on to Art of Fighting, and the hallowed King of Fighters series....Read more

  • Episode 97 – An iguana-shaped schlong

    25/02/2020 Duración: 01h28min

    We decided to do something different and cover a new game for once – so this week our featured game is Split or Steal, a weird but sort of popular free-to-play game based on the classic Prisoner’s Dillemma scenario. What...Read more

  • Episode 96 – A Man/Pig Hybrid

    11/02/2020 Duración: 01h37min

    We’re back, baby! After a two-month hiatus, we return to form by reviewing a video game for the Famicom Disk System based on the late 80s movie, Milo and Otis! It’s obscure as all heck and therefore very on-brand for...Read more

  • Episode 95 – The Games of the Decade

    02/01/2020 Duración: 01h28min

    As 2020 dawns upon us, AC and Rob take a look back over the past decade of gaming to highlight some of their favourite games from the era! Each host chose 5 games that came out during this eventful decade...Read more

  • Episode 94 – A bee guy whose back is full of bees

    17/12/2019 Duración: 01h21min

    This week AC and Rob review a Japanese import legend: Tetris Battle Gaiden! This game came out in 1993 for the Super Famicom (for the uninitiated, that’s the Japanese SNES), but was never released outside of Japan. Could this be...Read more