Episodes

  • Double Dragon – Episode 020

    A new miniseries kicks (and punches) off with twin brothers trying to rescue their one lover — Technos Japan’s Double Dragon. What 1970s film did Technos use for inspiration to […]

  • Arcade Obscura (Puzzlers) – Episode 019

    It’s time to put all the pieces together and finish the Puzzlers miniseries with our choices for the overlooked or obscure games in the genre. What virtual insanity leads us […]

  • Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo – Episode 018

    Capcom brings us the perfect mix of fisticuffs with gem debuffs – plus a heavy dose of chibi – with Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo. What is the connection between […]

  • Mr. Driller – Episode 017

    In this ground-breaking episode we dig into a family tree that spawned not one, but two NAMCO classics. We discuss Mr. Driller and use geological genealogy to trace his origins […]

  • Puzzle Bobble – Episode 016

    Bustin’ makes us feel good as we explore the origins of Taito’s Puzzle Bobble (or Bust a Move). We try to make sense of the Bubble Bobble family tree which […]

  • Marble Madness – Episode 015

    It’s all downhill from here as we roll with Marble Madness. We discuss the Doogie Howser of arcade games programmers who at the age of 18 created a major arcade […]

  • Q*bert – Episode 014

    Strap in for our most profane episode yet (or not, as we’ll explain). It’s time to talk about Gottlieb’s biggest arcade hit – Q*bert! Find out how this game by […]

  • Tetris – Episode 013

    The pieces have fallen into place for our new miniseries and we’re facing a Soviet invasion! Tetris breaks through the Iron Curtain to take hold of American and Japanese cultures, […]

  • Arcade Obscura (Invaders from Space) – Episode 012

    We’re bringing the Invaders from Space miniseries in for a landing as the co-hosts talk about their pick for underrated or obscure space shooter. Did Mr. SNK and PastBlaster switch […]

  • Sinistar – Episode 011

    Beware, I live! The untold (until now) history of Sinistar is explored with the help of the co-creators of the game: John Newcomer and Noah Falstein. Get the inside information […]