Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Passion for Pixels: Ep 25 - Finally Returning to Final Fantasy VII

Is this the scene we all want in HD?

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/passion-for-pixels/id850407896?mt=2We're hot off the heels of Square Enix' announcement at E3 2015 that they are remaking Final Fantasy VII, and in this episode of retro gaming podcast Passion for Pixels, we get into what we expect, hope and dread regarding the new version of one of the most beloved games of all time.

How will the Honeybee Inn sequence play in HD, will Cloud still fight a jumping house and ride a dolphin and how will the combat system look? This and much more in this spoiler filled episode of Passion for Pixels (and clunky polygons).

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Passion for Pixels: Ep 24 - Winning is not an option

Photo: Jason Devaun / CC BY

Some games just can't be beat. No matter how frantically you try to clear the lines, those Tetris blocks WILL fill your screen. Your Sim City city will be struck by an earthquake. And your Lawnmover simulator... well, listen and find out.

On this episode of retro gaming podcast Passion for Pixels, Danny, Tyma and Stian talk about games with no end, games that can't be won and the nature of what makes a game a game. Is playing the lottery a game? At least one of our hosts think so (and one absolutely disagrees)!