The SNES Podcast #56 — WIng Commander

In this episode Greg and George take a look at another PC to SNES conversion, this time Chris Robert’s groundbreaking combat flight sim from 1990 Wing Commander! We discuss the differences in the port, a rough history of the series, how the game plays, and how it holds up today. If you have any questions, comments, suggestions, etc. please comment on our FB page or send a e-mail to the SNES Podcast at thesnespodcast@yahoo.com Thanks in advance.

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The SNES Podcast #55 — Super Mario RPG

In this episode Greg and George look at one of the classic RPG’s that came out on the SNES, the spiritual prequel to the Paper Mario and Mario and Luigi series — Super Mario RPG! A joint venture between Nintendo and Square, this RPG placed Mario and friends in new worlds facing new foes and new challenges all in a RPG setting. How does this game play and compare to later Mario RPG games and compare today? We talk about all this and more in this episode! If you have any questions, comments, suggestions, etc. please hit us on our FB page or send a e-mail to the snespodcast@yahoo.com Thank you again for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #54 — Gradius III

In this episode Greg and George discuss the SNES port of the arcade classic Gradius III. Introduced to home gamers on the NES, the Gradius series continued on the SNES as one of the launch titles. We talk about how this port compares to the arcade version, how it holds up today, and perhaps the correct way to pronounce the game title! Check out the other podcast George and I do together, PlayStation Power, for a companion episode on Gradius III and IV on that console. Any questions, comments, suggestions, feedback, etc. can be left on our FB page or sent via e-mail to the snespodcast@yahoo.com mailbox. Thanks as always for listening!

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The SNES Podcast #53 — WWF Royal Rumble

Are you ready to rumble? In this episode Greg and George take a look at a genre that George is a big fan off but not of this generation and Greg has very little experience with — a wrestling game! We look at the second ‘official’ wrestling game for the SNES and considered by many to be the best, WWF Royal Rumble. How does this game play, compare to other wrestling games, and hold up today? Listen to find out! Any questions, comments, feedback, etc. can be left on our FB page or e-mailed to the snespodcast@yahoo.com and thanks for your support!

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The SNES Podcast $52 — Arkanoid: Doh It Again

In this episode Greg and George cover the SNES exclusive game Akranoid: Doh it Again by Taito. A late SNES release that got missed by many people, this is the third game in the still active franchise and has a number of enhancements and new features over the original game from 11 years earlier. How does this game play and hold up today? Tune in to find out! Questions, comments, feedback, etc. can be left on our FB page or e-mailed to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com and thanks as always for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #51 — Shadowrun

In this episode Greg and George look at the first video game adaptation of the popular pen and paper RPG Shadowrun. An adventure style game that differs totally from the Genesis game of the same name, we explore the game in detail, analyze why the game was loved by critics but hated by players when it came out, and if it holds up today. Any questions, comments, feedback, etc. can either be left on our RB page or sent via e-mail to the snespodcast@yahoo.com As always, thanks for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #50 — Accessories

In our special 50th episode of the SNES Podcast, Greg and George talk about three of the most popular and unique accessories for the SNES that were available outside Japan — the Super Scope, the SNES Mouse, and the Super Game Boy. Tune in to hear us talk about these add-on’s and why they were so great….or not so great! If you have any questions, comments, feedback, etc. please feel free to contact us on our FB page or send me a e-mail to the snespodcast@yahoo.com and thanks as always for listening!

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The SNES Podcast #49 — StarFox

In this episode Greg and George are joined by repeat guest host Andy to talk about one of the true classics of the SNES — Starfox, which has spawned one of the most successful franchises for Nintendo. Requiring a special chip on the game cart to allow for the polygon graphics, this on the rails space shooter was mind blowing when it came out. How does it hold up today? Tune in to find out! Any questions, comments, suggestions, etc. can be left on our FB page or sent via e-mail to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com Thanks for your support!

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The SNES Podcast #48 — Space Invaders

In this episode Greg looks at another classic arcade port on the SNES — Space Invaders, which came out late in the SNES’s life in November of 1997. How does this port of the game compare to the classic arcade game and the other ports of the game? Listen to find out! Please check out our FB page and feel free to send comments, suggestions, feedback, etc. to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com Thanks again for all your support!

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The SNES Podcast #47 — Shin Megami Tensei

In this episode Greg and George look at their first Japanese only game — the ground breaking and huge seller Shin Megami Tensei from Atlus. Available in the west either as a fan made translation patch for a ROM or on a recently ported Apple IOS game, this a deep and disturbing RPG with a very mature plot and horror elements that kept it from being released overseas for many years. Come listen to us talk about these factors and how the game plays to westerners and the good and bad points about it! Our next game is going to be Starfox. If you have any questions, comments, game suggestions, etc. please feel free to leave feedback on our FB page or send e-mail to the SNES Podcast at thesnespodcast@yahoo.com Thanks for your support!

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