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108: Games that define genres - Platformers

We continue our recurring segment of breaking down the games that we feel define a genre. This time, we discuss a pretty chunky genre - platformers.

Games we talk about:

  • Prince of Persia (1989)
  • Banjo-Kazooie (1998)
  • Cave Story (2004)
  • Canabalt (2009)
  • Super Meat Boy (2010)

Sound-byte 066: Age of Calamity

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. We've got some thoughts on the new Hyrule Warriors game, Age of Calamity.

107: Video Conferencing

In this episode we discuss the past, present & future of video conferencing, including our hot-take (known to be pretty accurate in the past) on what we think the future holds for communicating in a world of 5G, augmented reality, virtual reality, and that ever increasing march of faster Internet connections.

Sound-byte 065: The Crown Tundra

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Jalada has been playing through the second piece of DLC in the Pokémon Sword & Shield Expansion Pass; The Crown Tundra.

106: Year in Gaming; 1985

In this episode we start a new recurring segment where we discuss the most important and interesting games of a particular year. This episode we take a look at the games of 1985.

Games discussed:

  • Super Mario Bros
  • Gradius
  • Ghosts 'n Goblins
  • Ultima IV
  • Space Harrier

Sound-byte 064: Genshin Impact Nova Drift

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Jalada has been playing the new F2P on the block Genshin Impact. Sefran has been playing Nova Drift.

105: Trigun: Humanoid Typhoon or Gentle Breeze?

We're continuing our anime-themed Octal FM series! Sefran has watched anime for most of his life, but Jalada has watched almost none. We're changing that. This time, Jalada has been watching the western-themed cult-classic Trigun.

Sound-byte 063: A JoJo's Reference <Ani-byte>

In this Sound-byte Sefran has the floor and continues his mini-series coinciding with his 'Anime Project 365', where he plans to watch an episode of anime every day for the whole of 2020 in an effort to catch up with shows that have passed him by.

This time, Sefran has been watching JoJo's Bizarre Adventure to try and work out what the hype and memes are all about.

104: Game Club - Metroid II: Return of Samus

In this Game Club we continue our exploration of the Metroid series, which we last covered in episode 68. This time, it's the Gameboy classic; Metroid II.

Sound-byte 062: Super Mario 3D All-Stars

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Jalada pre-ordered Super Mario 3D All-Stars and in this episode he gives us his hot take.

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