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131: Year in Gaming; 1988

In this episode we continue our recurring segment where we discuss the most important and interesting games of a particular year. In episode 124 we covered 1987. This episode we take a look at the games of 1988.

Games discussed:
  • Mega Man 2
  • Altered Beast
  • Battle Chess (yes, really)
  • Ninja Gaiden
  • Super Mario Bros 3

Sound-byte 088: Star Wars Visions

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Sefran is pretty stoked that some of his favourite anime studios got given access to the Star Wars IP...

130: Game Club - Star Wars: Squadrons

In Game Club, we pick a game to both play separately that we've never played before, and then come together on the show to discuss our thoughts. This time, we picked out a game Jalada has been meaning to play for a while, so snuck it in to the game club list: Star Wars: Squadrons!

Sound-byte 087: Oedo Onsen Closure

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Sad news about one of our recommended tourist destinations in Tokyo...

129: Translation & Localisation; effects

In this episode we conclude the discussions from episode 128 and episode 116 by discussing the effects of translation & localisation on the games that we play. One game in particular, which inspired this whole series, is the discussion of this episode: Xenoblade Chronicles 2.

Sound-byte 086: YGO Master Duel

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Sefran is watching the details about Yu-gi-oh! Master Duel with a pessimistic eye...

128: Translation & Localisation; methods

In this episode we continue what we began in episode 116 looking at the world of translation & localisation, this time the various methods and approaches.

Sound-byte 085: Skyward Sword HD

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Our resident Zelda fanatic has been playing Skyward Sword HD on the Switch. But what does he think?

127: Games that define genres - JRPGs

In a new recurring segment we break down the games that we feel define a genre. This time, we tackle JRPGs which aren't our speciality, so we brought Toni on to assist us!

Sound-byte 084: Octal FM 0.84 + 1.01

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Sefran has watched the new Neon Genesis Evangelion film; Evangelion: 3.0+1.01 Thrice Upon a Time. But what did he think?

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