Today on AFPH; Predatory cats, so many buttons, and some number fudging that gets us to 64-bits. The Atari Jaguar was the last home console made by the former video game juggernaut and against all convention, it still has a loyal fanbase. And Ray gets to (justifiably) mock Brian for being among that fanbase!
The boys are back from holiday madness to discuss some recent game time. And to announce our first appearance as a podcast at the Retro City Festival in Pomona CA, January 20 and 21. Check out retrocityfestival.com for more info!
We discuss 3 high-profile designers who, at a time, had a level of celebrity attained from massively successful video games that helped shape entire genres. Then it all went south.
What happens when one of the best fighter franchises in gaming history is capitalized beyond it’s original intent? Turns out that means puzzle games and mediocre 3D fighters (Brian’s edit: “Fuck you, they’re good!”)…go figure.
This time around the fellas journey into dreams with one of Yuji Naka’s most original and cherished (not shitty) creations.
Before Mortal Kombat. Before Night Trap (but after Splatterhouse), Razorsoft was trail blazing the exploitation of kick-butt violence long before decapitations became standard fair in video games.
In this smooth episode we smoothly discuss the Road Rash series in terms of its smoothness.
Join us and witness the major successes and the glorious failures of crowd funded video games.