Students of Gaming History
E3 is wrapping up for another year, and has once again covered ground in showing us all the future, both near and far, of gaming. But here at BNBGAMING, some of the team just can’t be bothered with newfangled progress, and would rather spend time dwelling in the Dark Ages of the video game industry. Well, ok, that’s not quite true, but get a couple of “retro” gamers like Pascal and Jeff together, and lots of talk of old-school gaming is sure to commence.
In the process of chatting the day away, we somehow manage to address many of life’s pressing questions: What’s considered “retro”? What made Other M the worst Metroid title of them all? And why – oh why – are none of us skilled enough as gamers to have ever experienced any success with Nintendo’s classic stable of games? Join us for an all-new episode of PodBytes; we’re short our usual host, short the usual suspects, and just generally a few fries short of a Happy Meal.
PodBytes – Episode 18: FF, E3, and Other Ms stars Pascal Tekaia and, for the first time, Jeff Trewin. Originally recorded on Saturday, June 2, 2012. Full run time: 59 mins.
- 0:00 Introductions
- 2:30 Final Fantasy: Oh God! Subtitle Hell!
- 17:10 Samus’ Worst Moment
- 33:30 Max Payne, and an Old Man in a Young Man’s Multiplayer Match
- 40:00 E3 and the Industry
- 57:00 Sign-Off and Closing
Theme Song: Anamanaguchi – Jetpack Blues – Download their album on iTunes, it’s awesome!
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