Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Passion for Pixels: Ep 42 - The Most Overrated Video Games




https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/passion-for-pixels-retro-gaming/id850407896?mt=2On this episode of Retro Gaming Podcast Passion for Pixels, we talk about games that history have treated too kindly. Even though we love Nintendo, they have released games that have been unduly praised, and we take a look at why titles like Goldeneye 007, Zelda: Ocarina of Time and Donkey Kong 64 need to be knocked down a few pegs. We also get into overrated PC games like Baldur's Gate, and we discuss whether Warcraft 3 is as innovative of an RTS as people seem to think.


Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Passion for Pixels: Ep 41 - The Best Looking 8-bit Games


https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/passion-for-pixels-retro-gaming/id850407896?mt=2The 8-bit era of videogames spawned many of gaming's greatest icons, like Mario, Link and Sonic. On this episode of Retro Gaming Podcast Passion for Pixels, we talk about why the simplicity of 8-bit graphics is still so dear to gamers, and why many think it has aged better than the more advanced pixel count of 16-bit graphics.

We also get into how the graphical limitations of the time forced game developers to think in creative ways that has since become obsolete, due to hardware improvements.