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Welcome to The SNES Podcast, brought you bi-weekly by your hosts Greg (AKA SoulBlazer) and Alessandro. This is a podcast dedicated to talking about the games of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Any feedback, comments, suggestions, etc. please post on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/thesnespodcast or e-mail us at thesnespodcast@yahoo.com
 
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The Grand Theft Auto is a series I never was really able to get into. So I'm thankful James from the Know Geeks Allowed Podcast joined me for this weeks Summer of PlayStation 2 episode to talk all about it! We talk about some of the controversies surrounding the game and also share a few personal stories. End Song: Retroid Prime Artist: DJ-R Album:…
 
Hello everyone! In this special episode, Greg and Joe are joined by former podcast co-host George as he brings a game to the table for us to hash out -- Metal Max Returns! A SNES upgrade of the original Famicom game Metal Max, this was the first game of a currently long running franchise that has mostly stayed in Japan minus a couple games. An open…
 
This week Earl and Jurek take another look at Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island for the SNES! The guys played this game way back in episode 70, but Earl's Super Nintendo was acting up and not reading the game properly, which was causing the game to freak out! The guys thought they'd take another look at the game so they could play it properly thi…
 
This week I have a jam packed episode for you all. This week's Summer of PlayStation 2 episode is all about Final Fanyasy X! Joining me for this episode the gamer David himself, Game Dave. Dave and I break the FF10 down in depth and also tangent into aspects from the other Final Fantasy games. Do you miss RPG world maps? This is the episode for you…
 
The crack of the bat! The roar of the crowd! The boys of summer are back! This week Jurek and Earl take a swing (see what I did there?!) at Baseball on the NES! While not the first baseball video game to exist, this game was the first time baseball could be played in the style we all know and love! It's very primitive but does provide a pretty fun …
 
The Kingdom Hearts series has made it's triumphant return to the podcast! This week, first time guest, Dreahna and I talk about Kingdom Hearts 2! We talk about the ridiculous story of the Kingdom Hearts series, which worlds we like, which would we would like to see and more! End Song: Dearly Beloved (Kingdom Hearts) Artist: Coffee Date Album: N/A h…
 
In this episode Greg and Joe look at a platformer based off one of the most famous movie franchises of all time -- Back to the Future! This Japanese only game has you going through three time periods on a hoverboard as you attempt to defeat your rival. The game has a few unique quirks and we look at those and talk about the game in depth as well as…
 
This week Earl and Jurek take control of a tiny wizard as they play Solomon's Key on the NES! This game seems like it should be really fun but, like so many games of the time, the difficulty makes having fun almost impossible! The game looks and controls fine, but the music is a little lacking. The guys also field a very interesting discussion ques…
 
This week Jurek and Earl once again take to the virtual skies as they play Super Earth Defense Force on the Super Nintendo! The game turns out to be a fairly lackluster entry in the shoot em' up genre. It plays fine enough, but the difficulty is just too much! However, the guys take a little time to learn about Earth's actual defense force! They al…
 
This week we talk about all the new Super Mario 35th Anniversary goodies that Nintendo just dropped, The Game & Watch Super Mario Bros. edition get resurrected, Retro Studios hires industry veteran to get Metroid Prime 4 on track, This Month in Video Game History, & Jason reviews The Guardian Legend for the #NES. #Retrogaming Support us on Patreon:…
 
We're back, Revelers! After an accidental month long hiatus, Earl and Jurek are back playing River City Ransom on the NES! This game is pretty great and it could be argued that it's the best beat em' up on the NES! It's extraordinarily deep for a beat em' up, including many RPG elements not found in many games of the time! The music is also pretty …
 
This week's summer of PS2 is all about when Dungeons and Dragons meets the PlayStation 2! Baldur's Gate Dark Alliance is an action role playing game based in D&D 3rd edition rules and using the Forgotten Realms campaign setting. In layman's terms? Lots smashy smashy hits with swords. End Song: Spear of Justice Artist: Arcien Album: https://gamechop…
 
This week, the Polymega looks to be an awesome retro console, Nintendo might release and upgraded Switch in 2021, Puma releasing Mario 35th Anniversary sneakers, & Derek reviews Wario land: Super Mario Land 3 for the GameBoy. #Retrogames Support us on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/nerdcaveretro Email us at NerdCaveRetro@Gmail.com…
 
This week's Summer of PlayStation 2 is episode is all about another PS2 classic, God of War. Josh has his friend Greg come onto the podcast to talk about one of his favorite games. They also talk about whether they prefer gameplay or story in video games, the merits of both and how God of War meets both of those preferences. Check out Greg's movie!…
 
Welcome to the SNES Podcast! In this episode Greg and Joe look at one of the most infamous 'finished but not released' games, Starfox 2! The follow up to the very popular and groundbreaking Starfox, this game was planned for a 1996 release but never came out back then due to the upcoming N64. It finally got a release on the SNES Mini and the Switch…
 
NINJAS! This episode for the Summer of PS2 is all about Shinobi by Sega. Kade from the Gaming Memories podcast joins Josh to talk about the first 3D entry in the classic Sega series. They talk all about the game and even find time to reminisce on the 3 ninjas movies. End Song: Mystic Cave Artist: Dj CUTMAN Album: Spindash 3 https://gamechops.com/sp…
 
It's another fighting game for this week's episode for the Summer of PlayStation 2! This episodes dives into Soulcalibur 2 and all it's glory. Josh invites his friend Jay on to discuss the game, the ins and outs of competitive fighting games and more! End Song: Fighting Artist: Mykah Album: Triple Triad https://gamechops.com/triple-triad/ Check out…
 
Welcome to the SNES Podcast! In this episode Greg and Joe take a look at the 'inspired by' sequel to the classic arcade game Chase HQ! Called Super Chase HQ in the west, this driving game follows the same formula as the original, where you have to chase down and defeat a bad guy in his car in yours before time runs out. We discuss the graphics of t…
 
KAMEHAMEHA! This episode is all about Dragon Ball Z Budokai! Josh invite's his friend Blaine onto the podcast to talk about one of his favorite PS2 games. Besides talking about the game they have also dive into the logistics of crab core music. How does it relate to Dragon Ball? It doesn't. But you should still listen to this episode anyway. End So…
 
This week Jurek and Earl once again enter the virtual squared circle as they face off in Natsume Championship Wrestling for the Super Nintendo! The game turns out to be the true definition of a button masher! At one point Earl is literally just slapping his controller trying to make his wrestler do something! While the controls leave something to b…
 
DEVIL MAY CRY. This week Josh invites his friend Cody on to discuss the game that launched the series! They talk about game mechanics, story, the setting and most importantly, how cool Dante is. End Song: Hallway to Hell Artist: Joshua Morse Album: VLAD II https://gamechops.com/vlad2/ Check out the Bit by Bit Foundation! https://www.bitbybitfoundat…
 
This week Earl and Jurek strap on their wings and grab their virtual bows as they play Kid Icarus on the NES! The guys end up having some fun with the game, but it's pretty hard to have too much fun when the game is so frustratingly difficult! This game is an oddball in the NES library, as it's one of a few games that actually gets easier as you pr…
 
Welcome back to the SNES Podcast! In this episode Greg introduces his new co-host Joe and we cover a listener request -- the SNES version of Dragon's Lair! One of the most famous arcade games of all time, the game was undergoing a re-discovery in the mid 90's and the decision was made to make a platformer of the game. We talk about how the game tur…
 
For this week's Summer of PlayStation 2 episode Josh invites his friend Brenna on to talk about the game Okami! Download the episode and learn about this stunning game and it's amazing art style. End Song: Scumbag Alley VIP Artist: Mykah Album: BASStion https://mykah.bandcamp.com/album/basstion Check out the Bit by Bit Foundation! https://www.bitby…
 
This week Jurek and Earl once again take control of a couple of cavemen as they play Joe and Mac 2: Lost in the Tropics on the SNES! The guys actually have a lot of fun with this game! There is a ton of different stuff to do in the game, even though it appears to be a basic platformer. The game features really vivid colors, which makes it look grea…
 
This week on the podcast Josh and his friend Brian are talking Katamari Damacy! The Katamari series is one of the most unique and strange series in gaming and this episode dives deep into the first installment in the series. End Song: Katamari on the Rocks Artist: Dj Jo Album: Katamari Dance With Me https://gamechops.com/katamari/ Check out the Bit…
 
This week Earl and Jurek take to the skies with Fox, Falco, and the gang as they play Star Fox 2 on the Super Nintendo! This is the most recently released SNES game, as it was officially released in 2017! We're still counting it as a retro game because it was developed in the mid 90s! The game turns out to be just ok. Perhaps with a little more tim…
 
This week, Sony files patent to allow emulation via streaming, Nintendo NES LEGO console coming, a sealed copy of SMB sells for $114,000, This Month in Video Game History, & Jason reviews Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2 for the Nintendo Switch. Support us on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/nerdcaveretro Email us at NerdCaveRetro@Gmail.com…
 
The Summer of PS2 continues to roll along and this week's episode is devoted to discussing Metal Gear Solid 2! Joining Josh this week is Erika Gwynn, host of the Apex and the Abyss podcast and co-host of the Monster Madness podcast! They dive into the game and talk about the development of the game and their personal experiences in it. Download the…
 
This week Jurek and Earl do something a little different on the show! Instead of playing a game like normal, the guys will each be listing and discussing their personal top 10 video games of all time! Should be a lively discussion! Come have a drink with us! Cheers!NOTE: This episode was recorded on Friday June 26, 2020. We took a week off for the …
 
It's a BONUS episode of Still Loading! This week Josh interviews composer Gareth Coker about his work on Ori and the Will of the Wisps as well as his work on Minecraft and Ark: Survival Evolved! They dive into Gareth's gaming memories, some of his musical pet peeves and more! End Song: Main Theme Album: Ori and the Will of the Wisps (Original Sound…
 
The third week of the Summer of PlayStation 2 is here! This week Josh invites his friend Ben on to talk about the 3rd series of the major PS2 platformers, Sly Cooper. Download the episode and listen to this deep dive into the first game of the series, Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus. End Song: Asgore (Undertale Remix) Artist: dj-jo Album: N/A…
 
Week 2 of the Summer of PS2 is here! On this episode Josh invites Tristan on to take a deep dive into the original Ratchet & Clank game from 2002! Does this game still hold up to modern standards? What is a R.Y.N.O. !? Download and find out! End Song: Breakfast with K.K. [ 7 AM ] Artist: Ben Briggs & ectogemia Album: Animal Cross - K.K. and Friends…
 
This week Earl and Jurek are revisiting the very first Mario game they played on the show! They will be playing Super Mario Bros. 2 on the NES! They last played this game exactly 200 episodes ago, so the guys thought they'd look at it again, now that they have a little more podcasting experience! As it turns out, this game is still one of the all t…
 
This week, a TON of news: LEGO Super Mario sets revealed, Billy Mitchell's World Records reinstated at Guinness WR, Crash Bandicoot 4 announcedd, & so much more! Also, This Month in Video Game History & Derek reviews Super Mario Sunshine for the GameCube. #Retrogaming Support us on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/nerdcaveretro Email us at NerdCaveR…
 
The summer of PlayStation 2 is here! All throughout this summer (and a little into the fall) we are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the PS2! To kick it all off we are talking about the FIRST game in the Jak and Daxter series, Jak and Daxter the Precursor Legacy. End Song: Bright and Early [ Wild World Main Theme ] Artist: Ben Briggs & ectogemia…
 
This week Jurek and Earl play two classic games on the NES! First up is Donkey Kong Jr.! This game is a must-play! The port to the NES was very well done, unlike the Atari 2600 port, which is a hot mess! Seriously, go watch some video of that port... it's barely recognizable as DK Jr.! The guys then try out the much less loved Donkey Kong 3! This g…
 
This week Josh talks about the Sega Pico. One of Sega's lesser known and lesser loved consoles. But he still loves it all the same. End Song: Dopamine Road Artist: RobKTA Album: Ridge Racer Forever https://gamechops.com/ridge-racer-forever/ Check out the Bit by Bit Foundation! https://www.bitbybitfoundation.org/ Support the Podcast! https://www.pat…
 
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