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We've released 15 episodes about Super Mario:

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.

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 080: Nintendo Direct E3 2021

Sound-bytes are our shorter episodes about what we’ve been up to recently. Like a lot of the video-gaming Interwebs, we were watching Nintendo's E3 livestream. What did we think?

117: Year in Gaming; 1986

In this episode we continue our recurring segment where we discuss the most important and interesting games of a particular year. In episode 106 we covered 1985. This episode we take a look at the games of 1986.

Games discussed:

  • All the Smash Bros characters
  • Dragon Quest
  • Castlevania
  • Space Quest
  • Out Run

114: Nintendo Direct February 2021

We break in our publishing schedule to discuss the latest announcements from Nintendo. What looks great, and what looks kinda meh?

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