The SNES Podcast #79 — Yoshi’s Safari

In this episode Greg and George are joined by Will as we discuss a game Will brought to the podcast….Yoshi’s Safari! One of the few Super Scope games for the SNES, this strange but charming game feels out of place coming from Nintendo as you battle King Koopa and company while riding on the back of Yoshi. We discuss how the game plays, if it holds up today, and other how weird it is that Nintendo made this game! Any questions, comments, etc. can be left on our FB page or e-mailed to the snespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #78 — Game Shows

In this episode Greg and George are joined once again by the amazing Podfather, Ferg! We discuss the SNES versions of three game shows that were popular at the time and still are popular today — Jeopardy, Family Feud, and Wheel of Fortune. The three of us talk about the gameplay, graphics, voices and music, and how the game compared to the game show itself and if it’s still fun today. If you have any questions, comments, suggestions, etc. please leave them on our FB page or send an e-mail to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #77 — Brain Lord

In this episode, Greg and George are joined special guest Aaron as we talk about an obscure action RPG that Aaron brought to the table — Brain Lord from Enix. This short game is packed with puzzles and challenging boss fights, a really good sound track, and offers gameplay with elements of Zelda and Soul Blazer mixed into it. The three of us discuss the game, how it plays, and if it’s worth checking out. Any questions, comments, feedback, etc. can be left on our FB page or you can e-mail me at thesnespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

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The Super NES Podcast #76 — Pinball Dreams

In this special episode of the SNES Podcast we are one again joined by Nick Baldridge as we discuss one of only a few pinball games to come out on the SNES — Pinball Dreams! A port of the very popular Amiga pinball game (and DICE’s first video game ever), Nick brings his vast knowledge and in depth love of pinball to the podcast as we discuss the game’s four tables, how the physics operate, and how the game plays and holds up today. Any questions, comments, suggestions, etc. can be left on our FB page or e-mailed to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #75 — Pac-Attack

In this episode Greg and George kick off our ‘summer of guests’ as we welcome back Willie to the podcast! It’s been a long time since Willie joined us and he brings a unique puzzle game called Pac-Attack for us to play. A re-skinning of a Japanese only arcade game with Pac-Man elements, we discuss the history and gameplay of the game, the three modes it has, and if the game is fun and holds up today. Any questions, comments, feedback, etc. for the podcast please post on our FB page or e-mail thesnespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #74 — Operation Thunderbolt

In this episode Greg and George look at the little known sequel to the popular game Operation Wolf, Operation Thunderbolt! The second game from the Wolf Triliogy (the last one never got a home release), this game plays much like Operation Wolf only the game moves up and down as opposed to side to side. The SNES version came out a full six years after the arcade game and we discuss the major differences the SNES version has, how the game is and if it’s fun to play today. Any questions, comments, suggestions, etc. can be left on our FB page or e-mail sent to the snespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #73 — Pit Fighter

In this episode Greg and George look at the SNES port of one of the first arcade games to use digitalized pictures — the fighting game Pit Fighter by Atari. A groundbreaking game when it came out, we look at the history of the game, how the SNES port fares, and if fighting game fans would enjoy this today. If you have any questions, comments, etc. please leave them on our FB page or send me a e-mail to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #72 — Nobunaga’s Ambition

In this episode Greg and George look at one of Greg’s favorite games from his childhood, the strategy/simulation game Nobunaga’s Ambition from Koei. Set during the Warring States Period of 16th century Japan, run your fief and engage in tactical battles as you try to unify the country. We discuss the history of the game and the franchise, how it plays, and if it’s worth checking out today. For any questions, comments, feedback, etc. please visit our FB page or send a e-mail to the snespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #71 — Phalanx

In this episode Greg and George discuss one of the few side scrolling space shooters on the SNES – Phalanx. Best known for having one of the most infamous box covers in video game history, the game itself is a well built space shooter on a system not known for them. We discuss the strange and weird history of this game, how it plays, if it stands up today, and if it’s enjoyable! Any questions, comments, suggestions, etc. can be left either on our FB page or e-mailed to me at thesnsespodcast@yahoo.com. Thanks again for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #70 — Board Games

In this special episode of the SNES Podcast Greg and George are joined by Ferg from the Atari 2600 Game by Game podcast to discuss the board game conversions that were on the SNES. We discuss three games — Monopoly, Clue, and Super Battleship. Some history of the games is gone over, followed by how the games were ported to the SNES and how they play, and if they are worthwhile. Thank you again for your support! If you have any questions, comments, suggestions, etc. please check us out on our FB page or you can e-mail me at thesnespodcast@yahoo.com

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