Name of podcast:机核（jī hé）GADIO游戏电台（yóu xì diàn tái）
What topics are covered? It’s about video games.
Why is it good to listen to? This Chinese podcast is designed for gamers. If you’re fond of playing video games, then this podcast is for you. The podcasters are experienced gamers and people who work in video game companies. They have professional and detailed analysis on the latest game in many ways. Even if you’re not into video games, you can still enlarge your Chinese vocabulary and practise your listening skills. The more Chinese you have as an input, the more you can speak and communicate.
To listen or subscribe to the podcast, you can go to: http://www.lizhi.fm/29345/
How often are the podcasts updated? It’s updated 3 times a week.
Length of the podcast: It varies from 1 hour to 90 mins.
Description of the podcast: The title of this podcast literally means “Mechanical core game radio station”, the word “gadio” is a combination of “game” and “radio”. The podcasters are all male and they speak at a normal speed and have a clear accent. The podcast doesn’t have any background noise. If you like video games and want to learn Chinese using the podcasts related to it, then this podcast is worthwhile listening to. In terms of downsides, the length of this podcast is very long, it’s more than 1 hour generally. This podcast is suitable for both Chinese intermediate level learners and advanced level learners. Not much background information is needed in order to understand this podcast.
Summary: This Chinese podcast is designed for gamers, it’ll be very appealing to video game lovers. With this podcast you can learn about the latest Chinese games and what is happening in the Chinese gaming world. Chinese gaming is huge business and it’s great to know more about this and how to describe things.