The SNES Podcast #87 — Battletoads and Double Dragon

In this episode Greg and George look at one of the strangest pairings in video game history (but don’t just take our word for it, several magazines agree!) — Battletoads and Double Dragon! First created by Rare for the NES the game got ported to the SNES, Genesis, and Game Boy and seeks to combine the best beat em up action from both franchises. Does it succeed? We discuss that and more in this episode! Any questions, comments, suggestions, etc. can be left on our FB page or e-mailed to the snespodcast@yahoo.com and as always we thank you for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #86 — NBA Jam

In this episode Greg and George look at the SNES conversion of one of the most popular casual sport arcade games — NBA Jam! A huge hit when the game came out and spawning a franchise, this over the top 2 on 2 basketball game featured real players and NBA teams with over the top gameplay inspired by Arch Rivals. We discuss the arcade game and it’s history, how the SNES version of the game fared, it’s pros and cons, and what we think of the game now. If you have any questions, comments, etc. please check out our FB page or send a e-mail to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #85 — Ogre Battle

In this episode Greg and George discuss the unique and ahead of it’s time tactical RPG game Ogre Battle! The start of the franchise, this is a very rare SNES game with only 25,000 copies printed but is more common in it’s latter PlayStation remake. We discuss the game and why it’s unique, what the game has going for it, and if it holds up today. Any questions, comments, suggestions, etc. can be left on our Facebook page or e-mailed to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #84 — Paperboy 2

In this episode Greg and George look at the obscure sequel to one of Atari’s biggest arcade games — Paperboy! Only released for home systems, Paperboy 2 is a expanded version of the classic arcade game, with three different maps, a lot more obstacles and challenges, and much worse music. We talk about the game and the impact it had, how it fares to compared to the original, and if it’s fun to play. Please leave any feedback, suggestions, etc. on our FB page or send a e-mail to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #83 — Earthbound

In this episode Greg and George discuss a RPG that didn’t get much love when it first came out but has since become a cult classic — the quirky, strange, and charming game Earthbound! A whimsical take on how the Japanese see American culture, we go into depth on this on the gameplay, graphics, what this game does right, and if it’s worth all the praise. Any questions, comments, feedback, etc. can be left on our Facebook page or sent via e-mail to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #82 — King of Dragons

In this episode Greg and George discuss the obscure port of the Capcom arcade game King of Dragons, one of many ‘hack and slash’ games that were in the arcades at the time. We discuss the gameplay and the unique things about it, the graphics and the music, how the game plays and why it’s so expensive! As always we welcome all questions, comments, feedback, etc. and you can contact us on our FB page or via e-mail to the snespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #81 — Doom

In this episode Greg and George look at the SNES port of one of the most famous (and infamous) video games of all time, the classic FPS game Doom! We discuss the hurdles that were jumped to get Doom onto 16 bit hardware, how the game plays compared to the original PC version, and what’s good and bad about it. Any questions, comments, feedback, 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 #80 — Live-a-Live

In this episode Greg and George are joined by Tim from the Super Podcast Bros podcast to discuss a Square RPG that never came out in the west — Live-A-Live! Tim picked this game for us and he explains why he loves it so much and why we really enjoyed it also, along with the game’s unique chapter based gameplay system, the great music, and the correct way to pronounce the game’s name! If you have any questions, comments, feedback, etc. please leave them on our Facebook game or e-mail to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com and as always thanks for your support!

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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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