Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Passion for Pixels: Ep 7 - Classic Console Launches

Photo: Dimitri Robert / CC BY

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/passion-for-pixels-retro-gaming/id850407896?mt=2
On this episode of retro gaming podcast Passion for Pixels, we're talking classic console launches, starting with the launch of the Nintendo NES in the US in 1985. We talk about figures and facts from launches spanning the NES to the Sega Dreamcast, reminisce about our memories of the different launches and talk about how the advertising impacted us in different ways.


Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Passion for Pixels: Ep 6 - The Final Word on Final Fantasy VII


https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/passion-for-pixels-retro-gaming/id850407896?mt=2
Finally a full episode of retro gaming podcast Passion for Pixels dedicated to talking about one of the most well known games of all time - Final Fantasy VII. Stian and Danny discuss the impact this seminal title has had on the gaming industry, dissect the story and consider modern remakes.


Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Passion for Pixels: Ep 5 - Shigeru Miyamoto and Videogame Journalism



https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/passion-for-pixels-retro-gaming/id850407896?mt=2
On this episode of retro gaming podcast Passion for Pixels, Stian and Danny talk about the godfather of gaming Shigeru Miyamoto and his indelible impact on the industry. Did you know that Nintendo's programmers meant Miyamoto's ideas for the original Donkey Kong were impossible to recreate with the hardware they had available? We talk about this and much more regarding Shigeru Miyamoto's early career.