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Sep 7, 2019
Welcome back to Seattle, ARGonauts! We return to PAX West to check out the latest and greatest in gaming, especially the ones that get our nostalgia bones rattling. This is a joint production with Alex McCumbers of Forever Classic Games, so be sure to check out his show for even more retro gaming content.
Unfortunately, David's interviews could not be added to the show, but Robert swoops to the rescue. He gets to speak with the folks behind PC gaming platform TurboPlay, and games such as The Dark Crystal, Dead Cells, Elder Scrolls Online, Hot Shot Burn, and more!
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Aug 30, 2019

No one can match the passion of Intellivision CEO/President Tommy Tallarico. And he's joined us for this super-sized ARGcast Mini to prove just that with the most convincing take on why the Amico console is not just another Ouya.

Candice Shane comes back on also to ask the questions she's had racking her brain all week. And you won't want to miss Tommy's promise to Candice that will make you shed a tear.

Tommy also talks to us a bit about the leaked (and now revealed) Aladdin / Lion King collection that brings back retro classics in a fun package. Enjoy!

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Aug 24, 2019

Watch out behind you, ARGonauts! We're talking about FMV games in history with Candice Shane. Prepare to click and/or shoot your way through games such as Night Trap, Sewer Shark, Dragon's Lair, and more in this one. And you're not even ready to take on Candice's affection for Tender Loving Care.

The news this week starts off with Sony buying Spider-Man and Ratchet & Clank developer Insomniac Games. That's followed by new information on the Intellivision Amico, Final Fantasy 8 coming to modern consoles, more Yakuza games headed our way, and the most metal N64 you've ever seen!

In the Stage of History, we reach for the sky in Mad Dog McCree and solve a mystery in The 7th Guest. Robert then gets in touch with his roots with shooter Astron Belt during Obscura. Be sure to grab hold of our game code giveaways, then stick around for another Random Select! Who could David be this time?

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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Aug 21, 2019

Fight for the championship, ARGonauts! Pink Gorilla Games owner Cody Spencer joins us to talk about Nintendo World Championships, as well as the 1990 NES cartridge that happened upon his store. Learn about how this super rare game traded hands for $13,000.

We also discuss Cody's store Pink Gorilla which he runs with MetalJesusRocks' Kelsey Lewin and their plans for PAX West. Plus we talk a bit about the fourth Nintendo World Championships which will soon air on television.

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Aug 17, 2019

Pick a license, any license, ARGonauts! We are joined by one of our patrons MegaDaffy for this special episode where he decided the topic - good licensed video games. There are the obvious and not so obvious ones covered here, plus plenty of responses from listeners like YOU! Also, be sure to check out our Patreon to see how you too can come on the show as a special guest.

This week's news covers the Sega Genesis 30th anniversary and SNES controllers possibly coming to Switch. That's followed by an NES cartridge selling for big money and hope for a new Power Stone from one of the game's designers.

The Stage of History preps us with quality licensed games Chip n' Dale Rescue Rangers and The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay. Robert makes bustin' feel good with the 2009 Ghostbusters game during Obscura. Be sure to grab our game code giveaways, then stick with us for another round of Random Select! Who could Robert be this time?

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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Aug 14, 2019

Take the arcade home with you, ARGonauts! Gaming author David Craddock joins David to talk about the good and bad home ports of classic arcade games. He also discusses his upcoming book Arcade Perfect which chronicles the stories behind how these ports were made.

Along with the arcade home port talk, we also get into some Nintendo Switch discussion. This is an ARGcast Mini that's got a little bit of everything for you! Be sure to pick up Arcade Perfect on September 13th.

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Aug 9, 2019

We're gonna take you for a ride, ARGoanuts! Join us for a look back at fighting games in history from Street Fighter to... Ranma 1/2? Ash Paulsen of GameXplain and Andre Tipton of Real Otaku Gamer come on board to share in our fandom. Plus we read responses from listeners like YOU!

This week's news is kicked off with everything revealed during EVO. Ash also gives his firsthand impressions attending the fighting game event. That's followed by President Trump (once again) scapegoating video games, Bully 2 rumors, Brawlhalla crossing over with WWE, and NES Kid Icarus selling for $9,000!

The Stage of History brings the pain with Tekken 3 and Capcom vs. SNK 2. Robert then kicks some shell with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters during Obscura. Be sure to grab our game code giveaways, then stick with us for another round of Random Select. Who could David be this time?

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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Aug 7, 2019

Dive deep, ARGonauts! Join David as he chats with siblings Khalil and Ahmed on their upcoming title Swimsanity. Learn what makes this multiplayer shooter fun, the inspirations behind it, and how these brothers stumbled upon the right path towards game development.

You can check out Swimsanity at Play NYC on August 10th-11th. Khalil and Ahmed will even be holding a tournament there before the game's release on Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, and Steam.

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Aug 3, 2019

Let's team up, ARGonauts! Taylor Lyles comes back on the show to gush about the Jak and Daxter franchise and explain to us what made those games so great. Learn how the storytelling in these games paved the way for Naughty Dog to move on to the more modern Uncharted and The Last of Us series.

The news this week covers Bethesda flubbing their classic Doom ports on the Nintendo Switch. That's followed by the return of retro Star Wars titles, Street Fighter V adding some beloved characters, and Tencent investing into retro games.

The Stage of History warms up our main topic with Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy and Daxter. Robert then brings up the ire of Tay with Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier during Obscura. Be sure to grab our game code giveaways, then run, run, run, and jump for another round of Random Select! Who could Robert be this time?

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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Jul 26, 2019

Old school gaming meets old school television! David and Robert are joined by Andre Tipton of Real Otaku Gamer to discuss TV shows based on video games and gaming in general.

Our look back at video game TV shows has us check out old school cartoons featuring the likes of Mario, Link, Pac-Man, Mega Man, Donkey Kong, and more! There are also plenty of game shows and other live-action takes in the world of gaming that you won't want to miss.

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Jul 19, 2019

We welcome back on the show EON founders Justin Chou and Justin Scerbo to discuss their latest plug and play retro gaming device! They brought the GameCube to modern TVs with the GCHD. Now the Super 64 plans to do the same for the Nintendo 64! Not only that, but it promises to make your N64 games look better than ever.

There are loads of news to get to this week starting with how GameStop plans to keep itself relevant in the foreseeable future. We also learn more about the TurboGrafx-16 Mini, a custom device that brings Game Boy games to the big screen, and Yuzo Koshiro returning to the Streets of Rage franchise.

The Stage of History goes bananas with Donkey Kong 64 and folds after Paper Mario. Robert then revs up with Beetle Adventure Racing during Obscura. Be sure to grab our game code giveaways, then stick around for a blazing round of Random Select! Who could David be this time?

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Jul 13, 2019

Time for a check-up, ARGonauts! David and Robert take a close examination of the Dr. Mario series in light of the release of Dr. Mario World. We also give our impressions of the new mobile game and how it differs from the games of its namesake.

This week's news has us discuss the big reveal of the Nintendo Switch Lite and who it's really for. That's followed by the early release of Dr. Mario World, a Sega Dreamcast micro-series you gotta check out, and PlayStation having their own retro-themed sale.

The Stage of History has us celebrate the good doctor with Dr. Mario 64 and Dr. Mario Online Rx. Robert crosses over with Tetris & Dr. Mario during Obscura. Be sure to nab our game code giveaways also!

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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Jul 6, 2019

Join us along with mysterious special guest Zero Badguy as we dive deep into the complicated history that makes up the Xeno franchise. That includes the PS1 classic Xenogears, the Xenosaga trilogy, and the popular Xenoblade games.

This week's news has us investigating Nintendo possibly going beyond the NES in their Nintendo Switch Online service. That's followed by more news on the full-sized Commodore 64 retro console and the announcement of a new River City Ransom game where the girls are now kicking butt!

The Stage of History has us discussing Xenosaga Episode I and Episode II. Robert then goes more modern with Xenoblade Chronicles X during Obscura. Be sure to grab our game code giveaways, then stick with us for another round of Random Select! Who could Robert be this time?

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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Jun 28, 2019

Embrace death, ARGonauts! Andre Tipton of Real Otaku Gamer joins us to celebrate the Samurai Shodown series in celebration of the new game! We get into what made SNK's weapons-based fighter stand out, as well as favorite games and responses from listeners like you!

The news this week has us check out the classic characters revealed for the Samurai Shodown season pass. That's followed by a full-sized C64 Mini announced, an N64 adapter to play on your modern TVs, and new handheld arcade cabinets by our friends at Numskull.

The Stage of History gets bloody with Samurai Shodown III and Samurai Shodown V Special. Robert then adds a bit of lore with Samurai Shodown RPG during Obscura. Be sure to grab our game code giveaways, then stick around for another Random Select! Who could David be this time?

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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Jun 22, 2019

Saddle up and fly, ARGonauts! Our friends Tony and Chris from The Throwdown Show and Andre from Real Otaku Gamer join us to gush about the Panzer Dragoon series. After the remake hype from the Nintendo E3 Direct, they tell us exactly why this Sega franchise is so beloved. Plus responses from listeners like you!

The news this week covers updates to the Konami game collections, secrets about Yoshi's anatomy revealed, and the return of an old school Blade Runner game. The Stage of History has us mounting dragons in both Panzer Dragoon II Zwei and Panzer Dragoon Orta. Then Robert goes portable during Obscura with Panzer Dragoon Mini. Be sure to nab our game code giveaways, then stick around for another round of Random Select! Can you guess who Robert is this time?

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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Jun 14, 2019

Another year, another E3 in the books. But it's not every year when a new Contra game gets announced! Artist Emilio Lopez discusses his involvement with the recently revealed Contra: Rogue Corps, what fans can expect, and how it ties into the SNES game.

The news this week has us first tackling everything retro gaming related that was shown during E3. That's followed by a Dragon Quest Slime shaped controller for Nintendo Switch, Arcade1up revealing more of their classic arcade cabinets, and the TurboGrafx-16 Mini joining the micro-console competition.

The Stage of History welcomes beloved rail shooter Panzer Dragoon and the last bear/bird combo release Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts. Robert continues the animal love with Banjo-Kazooie: Grunty's Revenge during Obscura. Be sure to nab our game codes (including one for Slay the Spire on Switch!), then stick around for a gooey round of Random Select. No, it ain't Gooigi, but nice try!

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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Jun 12, 2019

The future is now, ARGonauts! Longtime friend Ben Herman joins David in this very special ARGcast Mini. Discussion includes talk about the upcoming Samurai Shodown line of NEOGEO Mini consoles, what SNK has in store for the future, and Ben's own run-ins with former Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime. You don't want to miss those!

David gets into the trenches with Ben asking about what was learned from the original NEOGEO Mini as well as what he would do if he ran SNK. Be sure to check out more information on the console using the links below.

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Jun 8, 2019

It's that time of year again, ARGonauts! E3 2019 is upon us, and we got plenty to say before the big show. We're also joined by the most guests we've ever had on at once. Guests include Parris Lilly of Gamertag Radio, Tony Polanco of Geek.com and The Throwdown Show, Jakejames Lugo of The Koalition, Andre Tipton of Real Otaku Gamer, and Evan Bourgault of Boston Bastard Brigade.

With all the guests we have on, this isn't your standard episode. Think of it as a bigger ARGcast Mini devoted to E3 2019. And trust us, there's plenty to say regarding the reveal of new consoles, which games we expect to be showcased, where the Intellivision Amico fits in the market, what the future of E3 looks like, and more.

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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May 25, 2019

Time to explore, ARGonauts! Jeremy Parish of Retronauts graces us with his presence to chat about (what else?) Metroidvania games! Hear how he helped the term enter the gaming lexicon and what his favorite games are in the genre.

The news this week has us cover the third batch of games that will be in the Sega Genesis Mini as well as a fanmade GameCube Classic we found. That's followed by the return of the Game Boy Color (as a watch), Resident Evil 2 Remake well on its way to outselling the original, and the John Wick NES game we wish were real.

This week's Stage of History celebrates all things great about Metroidvania with Metroid: Zero Mission and Cave Story. Robert then gets more modern with Shadow Complex during Obscura. Be sure to nab our themed game code giveaways, then stick around for another round of Random Select! Who could Robert be this time?

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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May 17, 2019

Feel the power of X, ARGonauts! Twitch streamer KateitaK joins the show to talk about the more obscure titles on the original Xbox. Very few things come between her and her love for Breakdown!

This week's news has our very fresh reactions to the leak/troll of a new Splinter Cell game. That's followed by our thoughts on the ProJared situation, Final Fantasy VII Remake reminding us it's still alive, and Tetris 99 gets offline DLC.

The Stage of History kicks off our Xbox love with Blinx: The Time Sweeper and Brute Force. Robert then lays waste with Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath for Obscura. Be sure to grab our game code giveaways, then stay for an intense round of Random Select! Who could David be this time?

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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May 14, 2019

We're back at it with more Sega Saturn! Special guest and friend of the show Tony Polanco joins us in celebration of the console's 24th anniversary.

Before you bring it up, yes, we did recently have a Sega Saturn episode with "The Immortal" John Hancock. Think of this as an abridged version of that show, but instead with our buddy Tony showing some love. We talk about the rocky start, even rougher end, and the games that helped define the console.

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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May 11, 2019

Join the jamboree, ARGonauts! We're talking Disney retro games with special guest The Mista J. And boy howdy are there a lot of them! We discuss the titles we grew up with, the ones we almost forgot about, and listener responses telling us your favorites.

The news this week first has us bring up insider information David received on upcoming SNK and Samurai Shodown related products any retro gaming fan will appreciate. That's followed by Paramount's decision to redesign Sonic in the upcoming movie. Then talk on a hacker making original Xbox software work on Nintendo Switch and a retro streaming service that sounds promising.

We go full-blown Disney in the Stage of History with Capcom's Darkwing Duck and the surprisingly difficult Mickey Mania. Robert then grinds it out with Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure during Obscura. Be sure to nab our game code giveaways, then stick around for a magical round of Random Select! Who could Robert be this time?

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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May 4, 2019

Figure it out, ARGonauts! We welcome on the show NES homebrew game developer and fellow podcaster Kevin Hanley to chat about his game NEScape. Learn about how his love for escape rooms and old school gaming come together in this passion project coming to a Kickstarter near you.

This week's news has us start off with our impressions of the Sonic the Hedgehog trailer. That's followed by the return of Earthworm Jim and Star Wars games landing on Discord.

The Stage of History welcomes other escape room-like titles Solomon's Key and Adventures of Lolo. Robert comes in with the block talking about Pengo during Obscura. Be sure to grab our game code giveaways, then stick around for another round of Random Select!

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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Apr 27, 2019

We get our hands bloody talking about the good, bad, and good again of the Mortal Kombat franchise with friends of the show David Craddock and Andre Tipton.

Get over here, ARGonauts! We talk about all things Mortal Kombat in this episode commemorating the bloody fighting game franchise. Friends of the show David Craddock and Andre Tipton join us for a trip down memory lane full of fatalities and trips to the printer for monetary gain.

Our news this week kicks us off with game reveals for Sega Genesis Mini and Castlevania Anniversary Collection. There's also Nintendo at it again shutting down a fanmade project and Retro-Bit showing some N64 love. There's also the release of Virtua Racing for Switch and the fanciest game emulator you will ever see.

The Stage of History has us screaming to the high heavens with Mortal Kombat Trilogy and Deadly Alliance. Robert goes covert with Mortal Kombat: Special Forces in Obscura. Don't forget to grab our game code giveaways, then stick around for another Random Select. Who could Robert be this time?

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Apr 20, 2019

Jakejames Lugo of The Koalition comes back on the show to discuss how Capcom helped define the arcade scene, our favorite titles, and more retro gaming!

We're gonna take you for a ride, ARGonauts! Jakejames Lugo of The Koalition and Gamers With Gains comes back on the show to discuss Capcom arcade classics. That includes everything from Street Fighter II to Vulgas. Learn how an arcade generation was defined by this esteemed studio.

This week's news has us scratching our heads with the reveal of Capcom Home Arcade, fanning out over Persona love in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and SNK making consoles again. That's followed by news on cartridge reissues for a couple of old school titles.

The Stage of History has us battle it out in Alien vs. Predator and Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo. Robert then shoots 'em up in Mars Matrix during Obscura. Don't forget to grab our game code giveaways, including one for an Assassin's Creed title. Then stick around for an intense round of Random Select.

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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