Fiona Bartholomaeus

News
Episode
114

ASSASSIN’S CREED SHADOWS is the ninja themed game you've been waiting for

May 19, 2024
News
Episode
113

Microsoft shuts down HI-FI RUSH and REDFALL studios

May 12, 2024
News
Episode
112

ESCAPE FROM TARKOV developer relents on PvE mode but not before making it worse

May 5, 2024
News
Episode
111

Gaming giant Embracer Group falls and splits into three companies

April 28, 2024
News
Episode
110

HADES II technical test gives us the first look at the new roguelite

April 21, 2024
News
Episode
109

Hold onto your fishing rod, DREDGE is getting a movie

April 14, 2024
News
Episode
108

Is HOLLOW KNIGHT SILKSONG almost here?

April 7, 2024
News
Episode
107

BORDERLANDS team moves to Take Two as Embracer Groups sells Gearbox

March 31, 2024
News
Episode
105

Developers panic after Warner Bros delist their games

March 17, 2024
News
Episode
104

Deckbuilding BALATRO pulled after being mistaken for gambling

March 10, 2024
News
Episode
103

Scammers fake HELLDIVERS 2 to lure unsuspecting players on Steam

March 3, 2024
News
Episode
102

Tarnished rejoice as ELDEN RING SHADOW OF THE ERDTREE gets a release date

February 25, 2024
News
Episode
101

Console game exclusivity is not the future of gaming says Microsoft Gaming boss

February 18, 2024
News
Episode
100

INDIANA JONES and STARFIELD might be coming to PlayStation near you

February 11, 2024
News
Episode
99

DEATH STRANDING 2 gameplay and new Kojima game revealed at PlayStation State of Play

February 4, 2024
News
Episode
98

Monster taming PALWORLD sells 7 million copies in a week

January 28, 2024
News
Episode
97

Grab your hat and whip for INDIANA JONES AND THE GREAT CIRCLE

January 21, 2024
Drop Rate
Episode
12

SIFTER's 2023 Games of the Year - ALAN WAKE 2, BALDUR'S GATE 3, THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: TEARS OF THE KINGDOM & more

December 22, 2023
News
Episode
95

Time to say goodbye as E3 closes its doors forever

December 17, 2023
News
Episode
93

The Game Awards cop heat for its indie finalist DAVE THE DIVER

December 3, 2023
News
Episode
92

FORTNITE developers backtrack on skin age restrictions

November 26, 2023
News
Episode
91

BALDUR'S GATE 3 and ALAN WAKE 2 lead nominations for The Game Awards

November 19, 2023
News
Episode
90

Hey listen! THE LEGEND OF ZELDA is getting a live-action movie

November 12, 2023
News
Episode
89

BlizzCon returns with massive announcements for WOW, OVERWATCH and DIABLO IV

November 5, 2023
Drop Rate
Episode
9

Swing back into action with MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN 2

October 30, 2023
News
Episode
88

FALLOUT 76 launch failed due to Bethesda’s hubris, says former designer

October 29, 2023
News
Episode
86

Microsoft now owns Activision Blizzard officially as sale closes

October 15, 2023
News
Episode
85

Mass layoffs across Telltale, Naughty Dog and Team17 studios

October 8, 2023
News
Episode
84

STAR WARS JEDI set to become a trilogy lead actor confirms

October 1, 2023
News
Episode
83

Microsoft Activision deal approved in the UK, future Xboxes leaked

September 24, 2023
News
Episode
82

Unity's controversial changes to terms charge developers each time a game is installed

September 17, 2023
News
Episode
81

Why video game actors might be next to join SAG-AFTRA strike

September 10, 2023
News
Episode
79

Microsoft sacrifices cloud streaming rights for Activision games to win UK buyout approval

August 27, 2023
News
Episode
78

BALDUR’S GATE 3 smashes into top ten all time player records on Steam

August 20, 2023
Impressions
Episode

JUMPLIGHT ODYSSEY feels like only just the start of a big journey

August 17, 2023
News
Episode
77

Dungeon-crawler DARK AND DARKER makes a surprising return

August 13, 2023
News
Episode
76

Next Nintendo console rumoured for 2024 release

August 6, 2023
News
Episode
75

Why there was never going to be a SONIC MANIA 2

July 30, 2023
News
Episode
74

Blizzard games are coming to Steam starting with OVERWATCH 2

July 23, 2023
News
Episode

Cosmonaut wobbling game HEAVENLY BODIES gets a big new expansion

July 22, 2023
News
Episode
73

FTC loses bid to stop Activision Blizzard purchase

July 16, 2023
News
Episode
72

THE LAST OF US PART II cost a massive $220 million US dollars to develop

July 9, 2023
News
Episode
71

PlayStation CEO says Xbox exclusivity isn’t ‘anti-competitive’

July 2, 2023
News
Episode
70

There's an elephant in the room and it's SUPER MARIO BROS. WONDER

June 25, 2023
News
Episode
69

Mass layoffs and studio shutdowns at Embracer Group

June 18, 2023
News
Episode
68

Catch-up on the big news from Summer Games Fest, Day of the Devs & more

June 11, 2023
News
Episode
67

Arkane was ‘perpetually understaffed’ while making REDFALL

June 4, 2023
News
Episode
66

Would you use a PlayStation Remote Play only handheld?

May 28, 2023
News
Episode
65

Highly anticipated PvE Campaign mode is cut from OVERWATCH 2

May 21, 2023
News
Episode
64

HOLLOW KNIGHT: SILKSONG is delayed

May 14, 2023
News
Episode
63

Xbox boss says REDFALL launch was disappointing

May 7, 2023
News
Episode
62

UK blocks Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard

April 30, 2023
News
Episode
61

Ex-dev says STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT 3 was almost done when cancelled

April 23, 2023
News
Episode
60

PORTAL writer Erik Wolpaw says another game unlikely

April 16, 2023
News
Episode
59

SEGA asks who killed Sonic the Hedgehog for April Fools

April 9, 2023
News
Episode
58

You can make a meat seeking arrow in THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: TEARS OF THE KINGDOM

April 2, 2023
News
Episode
57

COUNTER-STRIKE 2 is real and it’s coming this year

March 26, 2023
News
Episode
56

Epic hit with US$245million fine for FORTNITE store exploitation

March 19, 2023
News
Episode
55

STARFIELD delayed again, now launches September 6

March 12, 2023
Walkthrough
Episode
54

ELDEN RING expansion "Shadow of the Erdtree" announced

March 5, 2023
Walkthrough
Episode
53

SUICIDE SQUAD, STREET FIGHTER 6 and more from the State of Play event

February 26, 2023
Walkthrough
Episode
52

CD Project Red apologies for NSFW mods included in WITCHER 3

February 19, 2023
Walkthrough
Episode
51

METROID PRIME REMASTERED is out now & all the news from Nintendo Direct

February 12, 2023
Walkthrough
Episode
50

STAR WARS JEDI SURVIVOR delayed until April, APEX LEGENDS MOBILE to shut down

February 5, 2023
Walkthrough
Episode
49

THE LAST OF US jumps up the gaming charts off the back of the TV series

January 29, 2023
Walkthrough
Episode
48

Microsoft sacks HALO, GEARS OF WAR and Bethesda devs

January 22, 2023
Walkthrough
Episode
47

Pirate game SKULL & BONES is delayed again

January 15, 2023
Walkthrough
Episode
46

World of Warcraft players scramble after bug massively increases drop rate for rare mounts

December 18, 2022
Walkthrough
Episode
45

ELDEN RING wins Game of the Year at the Game Awards

December 11, 2022
Walkthrough
Episode
44

An Aussie politician wants to restrict all lootboxes

December 4, 2022
Walkthrough
Episode
43

Microsoft downplays THE ELDER SCROLLS VI as a "mid-size game" that may be console exclusive

November 27, 2022
Gameplay
Episode

We're dressed up for FROG DETECTIVE 3: CORRUPTION AT COWBOY COUNTY and are ready to solve the case

November 21, 2022
Walkthrough
Episode
42

POKÉMON SCARLET & VIOLET are plagued by graphical bugs and slowdowns

November 20, 2022
Walkthrough
Episode
40

Playstation VR 2 price and release date revealed

November 6, 2022
Walkthrough
Episode
39

CALL OF DUTY MODERN WARFARE II disc has just 70mb of data on it, locked crossplay

October 30, 2022
Walkthrough
Episode
37

Valve accidentally shows off Nintendo Switch emulator in Steam Deck promo

October 16, 2022
Walkthrough
Episode
36

DISCO ELYSIUM's core creative team allegedly forced out of studio

October 9, 2022
Walkthrough
Episode
34

A massive GRAND THEFT AUTO 6 hack reveals details of the upcoming game

September 25, 2022
Walkthrough
Episode
33

TEARS OF THE KINGDOM is the next ZELDA game and here is the release date

September 18, 2022
Walkthrough
Episode
31

Phantom Liberty is the first and last CYBERPUNK 2077 expansion & more news

September 11, 2022
Walkthrough
Episode
27

Microsoft alleges Sony pays to block games from Xbox Game Pass, Adelaide studio Mighty Kingdom might be in trouble

August 14, 2022
Walkthrough
Episode
18

Summer Games Fest & Day of the Devs announcements, Square Enix abandons blockchain investment

June 12, 2022
Walkthrough
Episode
16

Raven Software employees vote to unionise, indie game V RISING sells 1 million copies in a week

May 29, 2022
Lightmap
Episode
197

TUNIC is a "Zelda-like" adventure that's packed with secrets

May 26, 2022
Mainstream
Episode
46

NINTENDO SWITCH SPORTS is a stylish and fun multiplayer game, but online progression for cosmetics is a chore

May 10, 2022
Walkthrough
Episode
11

AMONG US VR announced, FINAL FANTASY 14 bug causes housing crisis, RIMWORLD reclassified in Australia

April 24, 2022
Mainstream
Episode
43

Get absorbed in KIRBY AND THE FORGOTTEN LAND an enjoyable addictive platformer

April 20, 2022
Gameplay
Episode

Mitch and Fiona take on the Wrath-a-Thon in our playthrough of CONAN CHOP CHOP

March 18, 2022
Gameplay
Episode
2

Taming the Rapidash of our dreams in POKÉMON LEGENDS: ARCEUS

February 16, 2022
Gameplay
Episode
1

Zoomies across Hisui with Mitch & Fi in POKÉMON LEGENDS ARCEUS

February 10, 2022
Gameplay
Episode
2

Swinging back into action in our WEBBED playthrough part two

January 17, 2022
Mainstream
Episode
34

Games of the Year 2021 Part 1 - MUNDAUN, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY & UNPACKING

December 31, 2021
Gameplay
Episode

TRIGGER WITCH: A fantasy shooter where guns have replaced magic

August 24, 2021
Gameplay
Episode

Can we rebuild the world in non-violent strategy game BEFORE WE LEAVE

June 14, 2021
Gameplay
Episode
2

We head back into the beehive in HIVE TIME

May 31, 2021
Lightmap
Episode
164

Henry Mosse and the Wormhole Conspiracy (Ezra Artman)

February 23, 2021
Gameplay
Episode

Pixel Sift Plays: Frog Detective 2: The Case of the Invisible Wizard

December 17, 2019
Episode

Who are the players? DA20 challenges the stereotypical idea of the "gamer"

August 21, 2019

Fiona Bartholomaeus

Fiona is a multi award winning radio producer and podcaster, who's inquisitive and fun style is a massive component of what makes SIFTER great. She's also the very best at games out of all of us, so if we can't win, we hand the controller to Fi to show us how it's done.

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