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ARGcast - Another Retro Gaming Podcast

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Feb 8, 2020

Put those boots on the ground, ARGonauts! We're storming the Call of Duty franchise this week from its World War II beginnings to its rebirth in the modern age. Modern Warfare, Black Ops, handheld spinoffs - we cover them all, plus reading off memories playing these popular games from listeners like YOU!

This week's news kicks off with the surprise that Rockstar co-founder Dan Houser is leaving the company. That's followed by Platinum Games going to Kickstarter for The Wonderful 101, a Double Dragon / Kunio-kun bundle that has us hyped, and techno artist Remute putting his music on retro cartridges.

The Stage of History welcomes the mega-popular Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. Robert then takes war on the go with Call of Duty: Black Ops: Declassified during Obscura. And be sure to grab our game code giveaways for Black Paradox and One Finger Death Punch 2.

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Find episode clips on our YouTube playlist! 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.

Jan 31, 2020

Take out Jason once and for all, ARGonauts! 8-Bit Steve is our guest this week to talk about speedrunning and the community around it. He also tells us about his upcoming strategy guide series called The Easy Way that teaches you how to beat hard games no matter your skill level starting with the infamous NES title Friday the 13th.

This week's news starts with word that Atari is opening its own line of hotels for gamers. That's followed by returning favorites coming to Samurai Shodown and a long lost Super Famicom game sees the light of day.

The Stage of History has us battling the purple-clad Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th. Robert then goes swashbuckling in The Pirates of Dark Water during Obscura. And don't forget to grab our game code giveaways for Blazing Beaks and OMG Zombies!

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Find episode clips on our YouTube playlist! 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.

Jan 29, 2020

We got a bone to pick with you, ARGonauts! David sits down with Fabraz founder Fabian Rastorfer about Skellboy which is the next game being released under his company's umbrella. They also discuss the state of indie games on Nintendo Switch and in the foreseeable future.

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Listen to the episode to learn about this unique action RPG where you swap body parts and save the day as an unlikely hero. Check out the links below to learn more and preorder.

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Find episode clips on our YouTube playlist! 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.

Jan 24, 2020

Let's rock out, ARGonauts! We're joined by our good friend "StarSlay3r" Ciji Thornton to chat about the Guitar Hero franchise. Hear us chat about what made this series so great, how Clone Hero has kept the community going, and how Ciji got into the competitive scene.

The news this week kicks off with presidential candidate Joe Biden expressing his disdain for game developers. That's followed by a heartwarming tale of a father helping his disabled daughter play video games, a Mortal Kombat collection potentially leaked, and the Kunio-kun / River City franchise breaking into Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

The Stage of History has us raising our plastic instruments for the first time with the original Guitar Hero. Robert then lets his hair loose in Guitar Hero: Van Halen during Obscura. And don't forget to nab our game code giveaways for She Remembered Caterpillars and One Finger Death Punch.

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Find episode clips on our YouTube playlist! 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.

Jan 18, 2020

Take us on the go, ARGonauts! We're joined by Polygon and Kotaku founder Brian Crecente in this heavily informative episode on the history of handheld gaming. We talk about Nintendo (of course), but also shine a spotlight on the lesser-known consoles. Gizmondo? N-Gage? Cybiko? We cover them all!

This week's news is jam-packed starting with PlayStation skipping E3 (again) and new details on the Super Nintendo World theme park. That's followed by Awesome Games Done Quick shattering records, Limited Run releasing Streets of Rage 4, Super Mario Bros. running on an Intellivision II, and Rogue One writer Gary Whitta eyeing Star Fox.

The Stage of History shows some Neo Geo Pocket Color love with Sonic the Hedgehog Pocket Adventure. Robert then takes to the skies with After Burner: Black Falcon for PSP during Obscura. And if you're a PlayStation Vita fan, don't forget to grab our game codes for NightCry and Collar X Malice.

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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Jan 11, 2020

Our first recording of 2020 has us look back at one of the first CD-ROM systems in history, the 3DO! Tony Polanco, Emilio Lopez, and Adam Vale of The Throwdown Show join us to share their personal thoughts and history on the shortlived console that had big dreams but an even bigger price tag. Plus 3DO memories from listeners like YOU!

Our news this week covers what happened for retro gaming at CES starting with Arcade1up cabinets revealed for NBA Jam, Burgertime, Zen Studios pinball tables, and more. That's followed by Super Retro Champ making your SNES and Genesis carts portable, as well as Retron Jr. putting Game Boy games on your TV.

The Stage of History celebrates 3DO platformer Gex. Robert then gets spooky with Doctor Hauzer during Obscura. And don't forget to nab our game code giveaways for Nogalious MSX and Freedom Finger.

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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Jan 4, 2020

It's the year 2000, ARGonauts! And we're only going forward from there as Ash Paulsen (GameXplain), Evan Bourgault (Boston Bastard Brigade) and Andre Tipton (Real Otaku Gamer) join us to chat about our favorite games from 2000 to 2009. Which year wins out in the end?

2020 has finally come upon us which means the 2000s are now officially retro (according to us at least)! Halo: Combat Evolved, Grand Theft Auto III, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, Minecraft, and more are discussed here in this super-sized ARGcast Mini. Happy New Year!

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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Dec 20, 2019

Yippee ki yay, ARGonauts! Join us with RetroZap podfather Joe Tavano as we look back at the Die Hard video games in history. John McClane would be proud of this one. Just watch out for the glass!

We look back to all the titles from the NES disasterpiece to a long lost N64 shooter that never saw the light of day. Enjoy our retrospective, and Happy Holidays!

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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Dec 14, 2019

It's the end of the year, ARGonauts! That means it's time to get a group of our buddies (and nuggies) together for a look back at what we loved and hated in 2019. It's not quite retro gaming, but plenty of games certainly gave us that nostalgic feel.

The news this week has us checking out big gaming announcements such as Resident Evil 3 Remake, Axiom Verge 2, and more. That's followed by Kojima and Konami possibly reconciling to make a new Silent Hill, Bayonetta and Vanquish coming back in a package deal, a Disney remake in the works, and Death Stranding gets the "demake" treatment.

In Stage of History, we celebrate gaming coming together with Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Robert then goes portable with the Game Boy Color title Resident Evil Gaiden during Obscura. And don't forget to grab our game code giveaways for Corporate America 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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Dec 7, 2019

Blow out the candles, ARGonauts! PlayStation is now 25 years old. And what better guests to have on than the king and queen of the brand HipHopGamer and REDinFamy? We discuss what makes PlayStation special, our first experiences, favorite games, and a "video game desert island" with the lineup of Sony's consoles. Plus we have responses from listeners like YOU!

Our news kicks off with more trouble for the Atari VCS console. That's followed by a leak for Resident Evil 3 Remake, Super Mario Maker 2 getting a LEGENDARY update, and Game Grumps discovering a long lost piece of gaming history.

The Stage of History inducts the legendary Lara Croft with Tomb Raider II. Robert then puts on his Phil Hartman impression with Blasto during Obscura. And don't forget to also check out our game code giveaways for Niffelheim and Mutant Football League.

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 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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Oct 30, 2019

Retrotainment Games' Tim Hartman makes history by releasing the first homebrew game on Nintendo Switch! Listen to us chat about Haunted Halloween '86, his upcoming release Full Quiet, how he's helping bring Earthworm Jim back, and having a band's album on an NES cart.

You can pick up Haunted Halloween '86 on Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Steam, or NES cartridge. Check out the links below for more information.

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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Oct 26, 2019

Happy Halloween, ARGonauts! We get spooky scary talking about the Castlevania franchise with whips fan Andrew Moretti. Join us for a talk on what makes this beloved Konami franchise so special and how it can be great again!

This week's news kicks off with a pricey but impressive handheld console by Analogue. That's followed by a dentist acquiring the most expensive retro gaming collection and WWE NXT champion Adam Cole sharing his favorite retro titles.

The Stage of History whips us into shape with Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse. Robert fast forwards to Castlevania: The Adventure ReBirth during Obscura. And don't forget to grab our game code giveaways for Rising Hell and Blazing Beaks. No tricks, only treats here!

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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Oct 18, 2019

We're getting deadly and sexy, ARGonauts! Patron MegaDaffy comes on the show again to chat about the Dead or Alive franchise with us. That includes the main fighting game series as well as the spinoff beach volleyball titles. Fan service, ahoy!

The news starts with a Galaga-like shooter which was temporarily added into Fortnite. That's followed by League of Legends expanding its horizons, Limited Run catering to Star Wars fans, and a rhythm fighting game with a gay pride theme (and pixelated Vladimir Putin?).

This week's Stage of History pregames our main topic with the first Dead or Alive. Robert then hits the sand with Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball for Obscura. And don't forget to nab our game code giveaways for Fantasy Strike and Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid!

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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Oct 12, 2019

You're surrounded, ARGonauts! Rose City Games founder Will Lewis joins us to chat about his upcoming twin-stick shooter Cat Lady as well as the history of the genre. Get ready hold onto those sticks and never let go!

The news this week starts off with the major announcement that PlayStation 5 is releasing on holiday 2020. That's followed by the Nintendo PlayStation prototype going on sale, the Atari VCS architect quitting, Bully 2 canceled, and how a teenager got Doom working on a McDonald's cash register.

This week's Stage of History has us blasting robots in Robotron: 2084. Then Robert goes over the top with Total Carnage in Obscura. And don't forget to also grab our game code giveaways for Big Drunk Satanic Massacre and Assault Android Cactus.

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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Oct 5, 2019

Feeling nostalgic, ARGonauts? You're in the right place! We welcome our friends and past guests Jakejames Lugo, Taylor Lyles, and Ash Paulsen of GameXplain to share our earliest gaming memories. Get ready to feel old with this one if you remember these titles! Also, JJ and Tay tell us about their new gaming podcast BootUp.

The news this week starts with the Atari VCS getting thousands of games through Antstream. That's followed by a retro racer by Honda, the prototype N64 controller discovered, The House of The Dead coming back, and more Aladdin retro gaming than we bargained for!

This week's Stage of History has us on the chase with Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? Robert then takes up a construction job with Hard Hat Mack during Obscura. And don't forget to also grab our game code giveaways for Captain Cat and Freedom Finger.

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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Oct 2, 2019

Get ready to BARF some coins, ARGonauts! David sits down with the game directors of River City Girls in this ARGcast Mini. Adam Tierney and Bannon Rudis of WayForward chat about what went into creating a whole new game in the longrunning Kunio-kun franchise. They also share what made the series successful and loved for over 33 years.

Be sure to check out more information on River City Girls using the link below.

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Sep 28, 2019

Ready those Koopa shells, ARGonauts! GameXplain head honcho Andre Segers power slides his way onto the show to talk about Nintendo's beloved racing franchise Mario Kart. We also give our impressions of the just-released mobile title Mario Kart Tour and also read your responses on favorite Mario Kart games.

This week's news kicks off with the announcement of games included in the NEOGEO Arcade Stick Pro. That's followed by Bandai-Namco suing over Ms. Pac-Man, the frontman of Korn professing his love for gaming, an 89-year-old grandma doing the same, and the discovered origins of the Punch-Out theme!

The Stage of History offers double the fun with the GameCube hit Mario Kart: Double Dash. Robert then gets kooky with Konami Krazy Racers during Obscura. And don't forget to nab our game code giveaways for Contra: Rogue Corps and Renzo Racer.

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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Sep 26, 2019

Ready that spread shot, ARGonauts! Robert dives in with an all-new Contra in this special Mini episode. He speaks with friends of the show Tony Polanco and Emilio Lopez at the event held by Konami. There's even a word in with esteemed series director Nobuya Nakazato about the new game, his previous work with Contra III: The Alien Wars, and more!

You can find more information on Contra: Rogue Corps using the link below.

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Sep 21, 2019

We are joined by none other than MetalJesusRocks himself Jason Lindsey to chat about all things Sierra! The company that was near and dear to his heart was at the top of the PC gaming industry back when he worked there, and so he chats with us about its history, stories, and library of games released. 

The news this week starts off with early word on what to expect from the format of E3 2020. That's followed by a leaked video of GameStop's new redesign, remasters of Splatterhouse and Klonoa possibly coming our way, and Analogue giving new life to your CRT TVs.

This week's Stage of History welcomes Sierra's crown jewel Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers. Robert then squishes some "cockaroaches" in Scarface: The World is Yours during Obscura. And don't forget to grab our game code giveaways for The Thin Silence 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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Sep 14, 2019

Candice Shane officially joins us as the third head of the ARGcast hydra celebrating 20 years of the Sega Dreamcast! We talk about what made the console ahead of its time, what modern gaming still takes from it to this day, and our favorite games. Plus we read comments from listeners like YOU!

We catch up with the news this week starting with SNES games landing on Nintendo Switch Online. That's followed by SNK's latest NEOGEO hardware, a new ChuChu Rocket coming to Apple Arcade, Colonel Sanders getting sexy in a KFC dating sim.

The Stage of History welcomes in the unique online multiplayer game ChuChu Rocket. Robert rushes into battle with Alien Front Online during Obscura. Be sure to grab our game code giveaways, then stick with us for the FINAL (for now) round of Random Select! Who could Candice be?

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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