Tag: atari

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Cruis’n USA – Episode 043

    Hop in and take a ride down Memory Lane as the Podouken crew tours the USA, world, and other exotic locations while exploring the Midway Games classic Cruis’n USA. How […]

  • Pong – Episode 034

    A new miniseries kicks off with “the dumbest, simplest game ever made” – Pong! You’ll want to sit in on this history lesson as we recount the origin of video […]

  • Ms. Pac-Man – Episode 030

    Honey, doncha you know, she’s more than Pac-Man with a bow! The Pac series continues with the ultimate genderbend – Ms. Pac-Man. We waka-waka-walka through the crazy origins of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • Asteroids – Episode 008

    My God, look at the size of that thing! Atari makes a cultural impact with Asteroids and introduces the masses to high scores. When did the golden age of video […]