Mushihimesama – Episode 052

This episode we talk about the Cave shooter series that is almost as fun to say as it is to play – Mushihimesama. We are joined by Gameboy Guru, host of the Shoot the Core-cast, to pick up Rob’s slack… Read more

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Laser Time – RIP Norm Macdonald

Norm Macdonald 1950-1961. We lost one of our most gifted, inimitable comedians recently, and it’s difficult to deal with. But before Norm departed our mortal coil, he left us this wonderful audio journey through his whole dang career. Yes, this… Read more

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Radiant Silvergun / Ikaruga – Episode 051

Time to cover the complete arcade history of Treasure – the game developer that gave us Radiant Silvergun, Ikargua, and… that’s it! We explore these two fun SHMUPs that mix the shooter genre with a dash of puzzle mechanics. What… Read more

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Attention, Campers! – Vidjagame Apocalypse 435

With another summer more or less over, this week’s show takes a look at five games that used summer camp – a place alternately associated with freedom, fun, or terror, depending on the context – as a backdrop for adventure… Read more

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Agents of S.N.E.S. – Vidjagame Apocalypse 434

This week marks 30 years(!) since the North American launch of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System – by our measure, one of the best consoles ever. To celebrate, we invited Tony Wilson of Framework back on to talk about five… Read more

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ESP Ra.De. – Episode 050

Our 50th episode is ESPecially good as we explore Cave’s bullet hells with butterfly wings – ESP Ra.De., Espgaluda, and Espgaluda II. How do you pronounce these games? What does the Michael Bay masterpiece, and Ewan McGregor/Scarlett Johansson star vehicle,… Read more

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Laser Time

Road Trip! – Vidjagame Apocalypse 433

When it comes to crucibles that test the bonds of friendship or family, few burn hotter than the one where you lock yourselves into a moving vehicle for hours and hours and hours. As summer winds down, we’ve invited Tony… Read more

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Rats Off To Ya! – Vidjagame Apocalypse 432

This week has seen an unusual surge in rodent-related media, with star turns for rat swarms in both The Suicide Squad and Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. So this week, PNB‘s TL Foster joins us for a look at five games that… Read more

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DonPachi – Episode 049

Are you ready to get prosecuted to the full extent of the jam? If so, join us as we whack the beehive that is the DonPachi series by Cave – and others. Why was DonPachi considered a critical failure even… Read more

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Auteurs Unleashed – Vidjagame Apocalypse 431

Only a few big-name game developers are generally seen as “auteurs” — creators with authorial control over (and who get most of the credit for) the games they make. Every so often, one of them strikes out on their own… Read more

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