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Now displaying: November, 2019
Nov 30, 2019

Better brush up on your Simlish, ARGonauts! MeToo Kit co-founder Madison Campbell joins us to talk about why The Sims games are not only fun but important also. We get into the spark that started its mega-popular reign, our favorite moments, and listener responses.

This week's news starts off with word that Amazon is coming out with its own streaming console a la Google Stadia. That's followed by rumors of Metroid titles for Switch, as well as a couple of Pokemon fan projects for old school fans of the franchise.

The Stage of History takes us into the neighborhood with The Sims 2. Robert then goes undercover with MySims Agents during Obscura. And don't forget to grab our game code giveaways for Evergarden and ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove.

Got a question, comment, or suggestion for the show? Email us or send a tweet! Check out our Patreon to help support the show and get cool perks along the way. Also, join our Discord room to chat all things retro gaming. See you there!

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Nov 23, 2019

Get revenge and collect those capsule toys, ARGonauts! Game developer Matt Conn comes back on the show to look back at the 20-year-old Shenmue series in celebration of the long-awaited third title's release. Why was the original game so important? How was Yu Suzuki keeping the franchise alive despite inadequate sales? What makes Shenmue III feel like no time has passed? We get into all that plus responses from listeners like YOU!

Our news this week starts with a new Half-Life game announced... but for VR. That's followed by N64 sales soaring, R.O.B. making a comeback, and Chrono Cross gets the orchestral treatment. Robert also brings up a late-breaking story on a new Crash Bandicoot possibly in the works.

The Stage of History takes us to Hong Kong in Shenmue II. Robert then jumps into his forklift in Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing during Obscura. And don't forget to grab our game code giveaways for Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles and ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove.

Got a question, comment, or suggestion for the show? Email us or send a tweet! Check out our Patreon to help support the show and get cool perks along the way. Also, join our Discord room to chat all things retro gaming. See you there!

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Nov 16, 2019

Are you OK, ARGonauts? BUSTAH WOLF! Andre Tipton of Real Otaku Gamer joins us late for our in-depth discussion on the Fatal Fury franchise in celebration of Terry Bogard being added in the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate roster. We get into the Game Gear game as well as responses from listeners like YOU! Just beware of any high-rise buildings.

Robert kicks off our news roundup with his fresh takes on Xbox announcements from XO19. That's followed by reactions of the new Sonic the Hedgehog movie trailer, the #GameFreakLied controversy surrounding Pokemon, and 8BitDo releasing a mouse for NES fans.

The Stage of History has us talking about the now 20-year-old Garou: Mark of the Wolves. Robert then lets it all loose with Fatal Fury: Wild Ambition during Obscura. And don't forget to grab our game code giveaways for One Finger Death Punch 2 and 3000th Duel.

Got a question, comment, or suggestion for the show? Email us or send a tweet! Check out our Patreon to help support the show and get cool perks along the way. Also, join our Discord room to chat all things retro gaming. See you there!

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Nov 9, 2019

From Metal Gear Solid to Boktai, we look back at the career of esteemed game developer Hideo Kojima. Tony and Emilio of The Throwdown join us to decipher what makes a Kojima game special, our personal favorites, and responses from listeners like YOU!

This week's news has us catching up with what happened at BlizzCon 2019.  That's followed by Terry Bogard officially landing in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and a Pac-Man maze you can experience in real life.

The Stage of History looks back at the beloved and controversial Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty. Robert then praises the sun with Boktai: The Sun is in Your Hand during Obscura. Don't forget to also grab our game code giveaways for The Spectrum Retreat and Zone of the Enders.

Got a question, comment, or suggestion for the show? Email us or send a tweet! Check out our Patreon to help support the show and get cool perks along the way. Also, join our Discord room to chat all things retro gaming. See you there!

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Nov 2, 2019

Do you fight for the Alliance or the Horde, ARGonauts? Twitch streamer AbsoluteKaty chats with us about her favorite moments and memories from the hugely popular World of Warcraft 15 years since its launch. We also talk about the much-maligned movie and read responses from listeners like YOU!

The news this week starts with the leaks from BlizzCon 2019 before the event's start including Overwatch 2 and the next WoW expansion. That's followed by the Fatal Frame producer wanting to bring his series to Nintendo Switch, and also a mini arcade cabinet of Dragon's Lair hitting Kickstarter.

The Stage of History appropriately enough dives into World of Warcraft before Robert goes back to its roots with Warcraft: Orcs & Humans during Obscura. Don't forget to also grab our game code giveaways for One Finger Death Punch and Ash of Gods.

Got a question, comment, or suggestion for the show? Email us or send a tweet! Check out our Patreon to help support the show and get cool perks along the way. Also, join our Discord room to chat all things retro gaming. See you there!

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