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SPB Episode 72: Retro Gaming on Nintendo Switch

Over the last two years, the Nintendo Switch has slowly become the go-to source for retro gaming on modern console hardware. Gone are the days of waiting patiently for Virtual Console updates that rarely came. In it’s place is a steady stream of arcade gems, an on-demand NES library, and plenty of retro gaming anthologies and compilations. That’s right, we’re leaving the comfy confines of our decades old legacy hardware to play some vintage games on modern technology!…

SPB Episode 71: 2018 Year End Special

While 2018 wasn’t our most active year, we still have plenty of gaming memories to look back on. Sometimes it was a newly discovered game, and other times we were falling in love with old favorites all over again. For Tim, it was a questionable 80’s movie tie-in, while Andy finally understood why a classic Nintendo franchise is so universally beloved. Come along and join us for our fifth annual end of the year special! Top Ten Results:DNQ: Porky’s (Atari 2600)DNQ: Moonstone (Amiga)10. Greatest Nine 98 (Saturn)9. Energy Breaker (SNES)8. Computer War (TI-99/4A)7. Cybernator (SNES)6. Knight’s Lore (Amstrad CPC)5. Dragon Breed (Arcade)4. Captain Commando (Arcade)3. Alien Brigade (Atari 7800)2. Full Throttle (PC)1. Metroid: Zero Mission (GBA)…

SPB Episode 70: Top 70 Video Game Cover Art

In gaming’s early days, sometimes the only information you could find on a game was it’s packaging. The internet wasn’t in our pockets with highly analytical reviews just a few button presses away. No, we’d often take a blind leap of faith and hope that our hard-earned cash was going to good use with the latest purchases. Click here to view the gallery of cover art for this countdown.…

Every Super Podcast Bros. Countdown and List Ever!

Perhaps you’re too lazy to listen to the show, or maybe you just have better things to do with your time. Nevertheless, we’ve compiled every “top ten” list from each episode of Super Podcast Bros. so far! Take a quick look at our selections and then click the links to listen to hear the explanations for our picks. You can also find every episode of the show on iTunes and Stitcher. Stay classic! Episode 0: Top Ten NES Games CountdownTop Ten NES Games10. Werewolf: The Last Warrior9. Princess Tomato in the Salad Kingdom8. Monster In My Pocket7. Star Trek: 25th Anniversary6. Vice: Project Doom5. Faria: A World of Mystery and Danger4. Kickle Cubicle3. Tecmo Super Bowl2. Maniac Mansion1. Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!…
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The Minds Behind the Games
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Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
The 3D Platformer: How 1996 Witnessed the Birth of a Genre
Pokemon Nintendo Power
Nintendo Power Predicted a “Pokémon Trade War” in 1998