Monday, March 31, 2014

Episode 16 - Thank you sir, may I have another?

This week the we discuss game difficulty; what makes a game challenging vs. punishing, or rewarding vs. frustrating? Are popular titles like Dark Souls II, Binding of Issac, and Spelunky ushering in a new era of skill-based gaming? Also, Brett returns and updates us on his adventures in fatherhood.

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The film mentioned in this episode was Chasing Ghosts: Beyond the Arcade, sombre look at some of the personalities featured in 2007's surprise hit The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters.

Gyromite - Title Theme (Hirokazu Tanaka; Nintendo 1985)
Rusn'n'Attack - Game Over (Shinya Sakamoto, Iku Mizutani; Konami 1985)
Metroid - Item Discovery (Hirokazu Tanaka; Nintendo 1986)

Nelson plays: Broforce

Nelson dives into Freelives' Broforce, giving us a quick overview and his initial impressions of this awesome indie title. 

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Episode 15 - MOBA Fever Dreams

This week; Dan recovers from his bout of flu with a positive review of South Park Stick of Truth. Brian has a masochistic bout of Dark Souls. Nelson disagrees with Dan's assessment that MOBAs are the worst thing to happen to the game industry.

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Episode 14 - Opposite Ends

This week we get all nostalgic with our experience playing Super Mario World 3D on Danny's new Wii U. We talk Darksouls, Homeworld, and the latest Telltale adventure.

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

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