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We've released 12 episodes about Video game history:

148: Year in Gaming; 1990

In this episode we continue our recurring segment where we discuss the most important and interesting games of a particular year. In episode 139 we covered 1989. This episode we take a look at the games of 1989.

Games we discuss:
  • Super Mario World & F-Zero, for the SNES launch
  • Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light
  • Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake
  • Wing Commander
  • Commander Keen

139: Year in Gaming; 1989

In this episode we continue our recurring segment where we discuss the most important and interesting games of a particular year. In episode 131 we covered 1988. This episode we take a look at the games of 1989.

Key games we discuss:
  • Populous
  • Sim City
  • Sweet Home
  • Super Mario Land
  • DuckTales

Honorable mentions go to Tetris, Strider, Alex Kidd, Mother, Prince of Persia (we've talked a lot about this before), Herzog Zwei, The Wizard.

134: World of Warcraft Retrospective Part 2

We're concluding our multi-part retrospective this episode with part two of our look back at the behemoth that is World of Wacraft.

133: World of Warcraft Retrospective Part 1

We're starting a multi-part retrospective this episode with a look back at the behemoth that is World of Wacraft.

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!

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