Retro Gaming Podcast – Episode 38: Good Old Games Releaseded!


This is the IMPLANTgames retro gaming podcast with Kris and Austin, the show where we talk about old school games, collecting, YouTube and more. This is Episode 38: Good Old Games Releaseded! In this episode we talk about:

  • Austin's "new" HD CRT television
  • Sega Dreamcast talk: VGA box rarity increasing, the Dreamcast's internal video output capabilities, and more.
  • Nintendo Wii-U
  • Nintendo 64 games played via the Wii's Virtual Console service and the enhancements provided therein
  • F-Zero X, Mario Kart 64, Wipeout 64, and Yoshi's Story (Nintendo 64)
  • Handheld Metal Slug games (Metal Slug Advance for GBA vs. Metal Slug 7 for Nintendo DS), as well as briefly reminiscing about the series in general.
  • Sony PSP video-out capabilities: What models do, and what models don't?
  • The PSP GO: Positives and Negatives
  • Digital Downloads: Movies, games, etc--Will we be able to download them in the future? And does one currently have the ability to play or view digitally downloaded/purchased products on multiple consoles, or are they locked?
  • Paranormal Activity horror movie series
  • Indie Game: The Movie--Current thoughts on the newly Netflix-released documentary.
  • Good Old Games ( Mac games now available!
  • The distinct look and feel of '90s PC-based shmups (Tyrian, Raptor, Stargunner, etc.)

Background music: “Pinball Spring” by Kevin MacLeod

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Throughout my life I have been an avid gamer. My early years in particular consisted of growing up with platforms like the Atari VCS/2600, NES, and Master System. Naturally, that led into platforms like the Sega Genesis, Super Nintendo, Sega CD/32X, Sega Saturn, Virtual Boy, etc. In the mid to late 1990's, I realized (as a fledgling teenager with little disposable income) that I could obtain those systems that I once thought were completely out of my reach as a child (Neo-Geo, Atari Jaguar, CD-i, 3DO, etc.), and it was from there that I went into a long-term phase of discovering, experiencing and collecting consoles--just about anything I could get my hands on. While I enjoy the occasional modern game, these days time is limited outside of my many hobbies, so I tend to hover towards quick pick-up-and-play types of games, via generations I truly grew up with: Shoot 'em ups, arcade style beat 'em ups, platformers, light gun shooters, and racing games. Not to mention pinball games, something new (to me) that has become a main focal point of interest. In addition to the podcast with Kris, I also create a variety of content on my own YouTube Channel, including video game reviews, Long Plays, and Let's Plays. Many of these you will be able to find here at IMPLANTgames!