Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Passion for Pixels: Ep 11 - The Cool Winds of Blizzard

Few companies have dominated the gaming scene as Blizzard Entertainment has for over 20 years, and their logo has become synonymous with top-notch innovative games that are unquestionably worth your money.

Blizzard, known as Silicon & Synapse in the early 1990's, are today known for franchises like WarCraft, StarCraft and Diablo, but on this episode of retro gaming podcast Passion for Pixels, we also take a look at their older classics, like Lost Vikings, Rock n' Roll Racing and Blackthorne.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Passion for Pixels: Ep 10 - Point and Click Adventure Games

Point and click adventure games like Lucas Arts' Monkey Island and Revolution Software's Broken Sword had their heyday in the mid '90's. After having been more or less dead for the last 15 years the genre is now seeing a small resurgence, with among others, Tim Schafer getting back to making adventure games with his new studio Double Fine.

In celebration of the return of the adventure game genre, retro gaming podcast Passion for Pixels get into our favorites of the golden age of adventure gaming, and it turns out that Stian and Danny don't have the same games at the top of their lists.