Posts tagged retro gaming
LoR: BioShock

In this week's episode of The Legend of Retro podcast, TheGlitch and Xander are joined by their first ever call-in guest, BMC, to take a deep dive into Bioshock. Would you kindly sit back and listen to us reminisce about the game that took all of us by surprise and injected itself into our hearts and memories forever. Plus, find out if Bo knows two sports and get an update on our character theme bracket.

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LoR: U.N. Squadron

What happens when you cross and anime with a shoot ‘em up game and the most humanitarian entity on the planet? A flying army of mercenary’s knows as the U.N. Squadron! Craig and Chops go deep into the history of this game and its plausibility of actually happening in the real world, along with their retro relapse which seems like a faint dream….Oh and don’t forget to vote on this weeks Character Theme Music Bracket!

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LoR: Sonic 3D Blast

Sonic is back again to stop Dr. Robotnik from taking over all of reality with the Chaos gems but this time…he’s in 3D?…Chops and Craig debate what level of “3D” this installment in the Sonic series is as well as get into a their retro relapse that is nothing like the title of the game. Also they’ll bring you the latest in the Character Theme Music Bracket for this season.

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LoR: Batman: The Video Game

What’s that I see in the shadows of the night? A caped crusader of sorts? Why it’s Chops being stalked by the murderous Craig WK. Today, the two chat about ‘Batman: The Video Game’ for the NES. They cover the unique stages, the amazing music, Joker’s mysterious lighting ability, and the vast enemies in the game; like the Deadly Roomba with a knife duct taped to it. In the Retro Relapse, the team is relieved to finally play a game they enjoyed. Then, opposites attract as the first round of our Character Theme Music Bracket continues. All this and more on this weeks episode of the Legend of Retro.

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LoR: Metal Slug

Hit the dirt and take cover, because this week Craig WK and the Glitch are talking about Metal Slug: Super Vehicle-001. The guys discuss their first experiences with the game, reveal the team that created the series, and breakdown the 2 VASTLY different endings. Next, our retro relapse has us running from ghosts and the Character Theme Music Bracket continues. So, save all the prisoners you can, it’s time for The Legend of Retro.

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LoR: Kirby's Adventure

This week, Craig_WK and the Glitch fulfill their mighty appetite as they chat about Kirby’s Adventure on the NES. The guys go over the origin of Kirby, list off the possible powers in his new copy ability, and question the way German’s view Kirby. For the retro relapse, Craig fills us in on some retro gaming news he gathered from PAX West. Then, the first round of our Character Theme Music Bracket continues as an electric guitar battles the classical styles or an organ piano. Checking out this weeks episode is the best thing you can waddle doo.

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LoR: Street Fighter Alpha 3

Get ready and go for broke in this week’s Legend of Retro as Craig WK and Xander discuss one of the games that built their relationship. Find out what makes this game so special for our hosts and why you should give it a shot if you haven’t already. Join the club in retro relapse and find out how the character theme bracket is going. All this and more on The Legend of Retro!

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LoR: Animal Crossing

On this week’s episode of The Legend of Retro, Craig WK and Xander hop on a train to their new lives. Listen in as the guys can’t stop talking about one of the most simple games on the GameCube. Learn about the heartbreak as residents skip town where the grass isn’t necessarily greener, why squirrels hate Xander tons, and who woke up early to go fishing. Get lost on a short tour in Retro Relapse and get updated on the character theme bracket.

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LoR: Grandia

Discovery and adventure await you on this weeks episode! Craig W.K. and Chops talk about the amazing game that is Grandia. With a digital remaster on its way, they will go into the story, game-play and the amazing score that accompanies one of the best RPG’s on the PlayStation. They’ll also get into this weeks tough match-up on the Character Theme music bracket and talk about today’s Retro Relapse.

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LoR: Tecmo Bowl

Do you know about Tecmo Bowl? Well, Bo knows. Unfortunately, due to scheduling issues, Bo Jackson was unable to join Craig_WK and the Glitch as they chat about this superb sports game on the NES. They discuss the game mechanics, the teams that are best to play as, and the surprisingly outstanding music. Next, things go ‘downhill’ in the retro relapse. Then, the guys finish up the show with two new entries into the Character Theme Music Bracket. All this and more, on this episode of the Legend of Retro!

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LoR: Super Mario Land

30 years ago today, North America was introduced to one of the greatest handheld games ever made, Super Mario Land on the Nintendo GameBoy. Chops, Craig_WK, and the Glitch sit down and chat about how this game came to be without the help of Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto and the bizarre creatures that “explode” out of this game. The Mario adventure continues into our Retro Relapse. Then, our Character Theme Bracket gets mellow as two new contenders duke it out. All this and more, and this weeks Legend of Retro.

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