Arguable the best 2D Arcade Platform, AFPH jumps into the storied history of Capcom’s CPS System.
It’s been 20 years since the Dreamcast launched and on this episode, the Autofire Power Hour revisits Sega’s little white box with fresh eyes.
Join the Power Hour for a look inside the origin of one of the most influential genres in video game history, Dungeon Crawlers!
We have come to the end of our Retro City Festival coverage/content. Time for us to put our stuff in a hanky at the end of a stick and hit the road.
As we begin to wind down our output from this year’s Retro City Festival, we have put together a “potpourri” of interviews with some really awesome people.
Join the Autofire Power Hour, LIVE! at the Retro City Festival, January 5-6th, 2019 at the Pomona Fairplex, in Southern California. Buy tickets now! Contact us if your interested in joining the Podcast, we would love to host you!
Arcade Racers have crashed n’ burned in today’s video game industry but there was a time when they ruled the track.
In 1993 Joe Lieberman was on a crusade to prosecute the video game industry. Night Trap was at the top of his target list.
On this episode of Auto Fire Power Hour, Brian and Ray discuss the recent flurry of retro releases and debate the most important of topics.
PACHINKO!!! And health clubs….those too.
Relax next to the fireplace with Brian for a late night session answering listener questions.
Triple combo. Hyper Combo. Super Combo! Brutal Combo! MASTER Combo! AWESOME Combo! KIIING COMBO! KILLER COMBO! ULTRAAAA COMBOOOOO!!!
Cool ones, bad ones, expensive ones, just barely functional ones… The controller is to the video game as milk is to cereal, eternally tied together.
LIGHT GUN GAMES!
In this very special edition of Autofire Power Hour (+48 Hours) we tackle the entire history of Nintendo’s Highs & Lows.
Journey with AFPH into the world of Taito’s Darius where we battle the onslaught of space fish in one of the best horizontal shooter series of all time.
Autofire Power Hour is taking it to the X-Treme!!!
On this extra special bonus edition of the AFPH, we lightly dabble in self-induced public shaming in an attempt to pull back the curtain a bit. Special appearance enthusiast Thor Becker joins once again as we discuss how we spent our Friday nights in high school establishing the “Sega-Nights” (not to be confused with Sega’s Nights).
AFPH attended the Retrocity Festival in Pomona, CA with great excellence and a vulgar display of leisure.
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.
Brian and Ray discuss Sega’s last “ode to joy,” the Dreamcast, and the legacy of some of it’s games.
In a special “field” episode of AutoFire Power Hour, Brian tracks down special guest Thor Becker, in an undisclosed location, to discuss the Clock Tower Series.
Many developers were making fighters in the 90’s, most have been completely forgotten. However one developer sticks out in the crowd of the discarded, Strata.
With the completion of our Sonic & Knuckles play through, Brian and Ray sit down and discuss the game itself, the controversy around how it was made and it’s place in gaming history.
In a very special episode of Autofire Power Hour, Brian and Ray discuss the infamous Sega add-on, the 32X.
Welcome back to AFPH’s heated discussion with Robbie around the Koei Executive Series classic, Aerobiz!
AFPH and Quan discuss one of our personal favorite puzzle games and all time classic, the Puzzle Bobble Series!
Join AFPH as we explore the legacy of arguably the all-time best Run n’ Guns ever made, Nazca’s Metal Slug!
Years in the making, AFPH sheds light on the Treasure 32-bit Era and some of the most beloved video games of the era.
THE TRIUMPHANT RETURN!
Ok not that triumphant, but a return nonetheless!
AFPH reviews the early years of one of their favorite developers, Treasure!
Brian and Ray discuss Altered Beast and it’s role in shaping the brawler genre and giving all of us the true Arcade experience in the home for the first time.