Fishin' With Dan

Catch up with the latest gaming news and get involved with discussions about the industry, set to the backdrop of various fishing games!

Love games? Love fishing? We'll be covering both in Fishin' With Dan! This weekly stream will take a look at the latest news in gaming, as well as broad industry topics, all whilst shooting the breeze in a fishing game!

We want to kick back and chat with you, hear what you think about the latest gaming news, and get involved with broad industry discussions.

Tune in for Fishin' With Dan Live every Friday 2 p.m. AEST / 3 a.m. GMT / Thursday 9 p.m. PST.

Watch live video from gamespot's channel on www.twitch.tv

Missed an episode? Catch up with the archives!

Episode 1
On the first episode we chat about Wii U announcements, the THQ sale, League of Legends professional player bannings, violent video game bills, and more! Over one hundred kilograms' worth of fish were caught.

Episode 2
Episode two saw the team discuss the possibilities behind Sony's big PlayStation announcement, a possible Resident Evil reboot, delayed GTAV release, and more! Set to the backdrop of Big Catch Bass Fishing 2 for the Wii, which proved to be a little less generous with its fish!

Episode 3
On the third episode of Fishin' With Dan, the team picks up Rapala Fishing Frenzy 2009 on the 360 and takes on some new fishing challenges. Next-gen Xbox rumours, Skylanders Swap Force, the next Mass Effect game, and much more is discussed!

Episode 4
Flailing arms and body movements ensue on the fourth episode of Fishin' With Dan as the GameSpot AU team takes on Rapala for the Kinect. Topics for the episode include MOBA games, more next-gen console rumours, The Last of Us release date delay, and more!

Episode 5
On episode five the GameSpot AU team brave the waters in Pro Fishing: Catch the Big One. Not a single fish was caught in this challenging game! Up for discussion was the newly released SimCity, mobile games, The Walking Dead and more!

Episode 6
Episode six sees the GameSpot AU team pick up Ridiculous Fishing - A Tale of Redemption for the iPad. Fish are not the only things that are caught in this episode, as narwhals, jellyfish, and other unique species are snagged. Topics discussed include the Fox engine, NVIDIA FaceWorks, Beyond's gun box art controversy, Star Wars: The Old Republic and more! Tune in!

Episode 7
The team return to the classic SEGA Bass Fishing on the Dreamcast in this episode! More Xbox discussion, lack of new Nintendo IP, Metal Gear, Capcom's current direction and more is explored. Catch up with the archive!

Episode 8
Looks like the next-gen Xbox rumours will continue until the console has been officially announced! Ed shares his views on the new "Ed-cam" as we talk about the PS4, MMO subscription accepted on Steam, and others!

Episode 9
Dan coins the term "Moly-news" (Molyneux news) in this episode of Fishin'. Cross generation Call of Duty, Cyberpunk 2077, Sega and Gearbox Software being sued, Nintendo's attitude to innovation and Havok's stance on destructible environments are just some of the news topics discussed. Catch up with the twitch replay!

Would you like us to discuss a particular hot topic in gaming? Leave us a message in the comments below, or hit us up on Twitter or Facebook with your requests!

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18 comments
Ravi Pathak
Ravi Pathak

Any one remember KUNIO KUN NO NIKKETSU soccer league on nes?

Debbie Kearns
Debbie Kearns

It seems that all of the GameSpot forums and their boards are down! When will they be back up? :(

Dan Power
Dan Power

I should pick up a fishing game some time.

Goran Fischer
Goran Fischer

Whats the name of the game in picture, please?

Ben Colvin
Ben Colvin

I've always wanted to pretend to be doing the most boring thing on planet earth! now I can!

GameSpot
GameSpot

Robin Maximilian Furthersbe - Yes. Dead serious.

Dylan Maloney
Dylan Maloney

it's a sad day when you realise there is fishing computer games

registradus
registradus

Tried to watch Fishin With Dan. but just shows the live stream instead...

superbuuman
superbuuman

Can't believe you talk about WiiU, but didn't mention "X" its the final game footage shown on WiiU Direct. It looked awesome!

tgwolf
tgwolf

I love games and that's WHY I hate games like this, because I would much rather fish in the flesh, but just like you can't bring your gear to play while fishing, I wouldn't want to play a fishing game because it doesn't compare with the real thing!

Zorine
Zorine moderator staffmoderator

@registradus I am confused by your comment. Fishin' with Dan IS a live stream show!

registradus
registradus

@Zorine I read in the forums that this was a replacement for the Ozspot, which I used to really enjoy.

registradus
registradus

@Zorine yeah sorry. wanted to watch the latest episode of Fishin With Dan. but it showed the live stream instead (not of Fishin With Dan). does that make sense?

Zorine
Zorine moderator staffmoderator

Ah, I see what you mean now! The live player is embedded in this page so you can watch the show here when we go live, but you can find previous episodes listed below as well to catch up on!