Gavin, Stephen and Sera share their childhood memories of gaming in Ireland in the 80s and 90s.
Gavin, Sera and Stephen look back at some of the video game mascots who tried to make a go of it over the years but never quite reached the dizzying heights of Sonic and Mario.
Gavin, Sera and Stephen discuss the Mother series of games, known as Earthbound outside of Japan.
We also talk about Satoru Iwata, who died tragically recently, and how instrumental he was in the development of Mother 2 and the important roll he played in Nintendo and gaming in general.
As a special episode in the run up to Halloween Gavin and Stephen look at the history of the use of blood in video games.
Gavin and Stephen inspired by recently playing the awful Batman: Dark Tomorrow have a look back some of the Batman video games that have been released over the years from the isometric spectrum title to the over the top contra inspired Megadrive game.
Gavin is joined by Stephen, Sera and Jean to look back at gaming in the year 1993.
Games covered include:
Legend of Zelda: Links Awakening
Secret of Mana
Mortal Kombat 2
Alien Breed 2
Day of the Tentacle
Rise of the Robots
1993 also saw the launch of the 3D0, CD32 and the Atari Jaguar.
Some of the games and and topics are covered in more detail in previous podcasts:
In the second part of our look back at the Sonic the Hedgehog games Gavin and Connla are joined by regular contributors Sera and Stephen.
This podcast covers Sonics often awkward transition to 3D platforming. We also discuss all things Sonic related in general, including the cartoon series and comics.
Gavin is joined by Connla to discuss the Sonic the Hedgehog games.
Part 1 deals with the bulk of the more classic 2D Sonic games, we’ll be looking at difficult transition to 3D games in Part 2.
(Note this podcast was recorded last year)
Gavin and Stephen look back over the Phantasy Star series of games, from the the early Master System and Mega Drive RPG titles up to the more action orientated online games on later consoles like the Dreamcast, Gamecube and Xbox360.