Remember The Game? Retro Gaming Podcast
by Adam Blank
October 7, 2020 4:56 pm
Comedian Adam Blank and his guests reminisce about their favourite retro video games
Remember when Nintendo and Rare were the gaming tag team champions? Banjo-Kazooie, Goldeneye, Perfect Dark, and Conker’s Bad Fur Day…Good times. And in the case of Conker, hilarious times.
This game has some warts. The gameplay isn’t great, the camera sucks, the controls aren’t very good. But the sheer hilarity Bad Fur Day brings to the table neutralizes most of that. I would put this game right up alongside the two South Park RPGs as the funniest damned games I’ve ever played in my life.
FORMER ‘Remember The Game?’ Hall of Famer Mark McCue agrees with me. We spent a good hour getting angry at this game, and then laughing about the same stuff that pissed us off. If you like Conker’s Bad Fur Day, you’ll love this episode.
And before Mark and I talk about fighting giant piles of poo and watching pitchforks try to kill themselves, it’s the fabled ‘Remember The Game?’ intro! We talk about the movie Grandma’s Boy (ugh), the possibility of another Playstation Vita, have a great discussion about Playstation’s refusal to adopt a Gamepass style subscription service, and more!
We also have another fantastic edition of ‘Play One, Remake One, Erase One’. This week it’s ‘Konami/Playstation One games that haven’t already been remade’ edition, starring Silent Hill, Metal Gear Solid, and Castlevania: Symphony of the Night.
If you want to skip to something specific, here’s where to go:
0:00 – 8:25 Initial self-indulgent rambling
8:26 – 24:45 ‘Blowing In The Cartridge’ (Listener comments & questions, and Letter Time!)
24:46 – 34:22 ‘Play One. Remake One. Erase One.’ – Silent Hill, Metal Gear Solid, Castlevania: SOTN.
34:23 – 35:46 NHL 94 Rewind is kinda neat
35:47 – 37:55 What have I been playing?
37:56 – 40:35 Listener’s Conker’s Bad Fur Day Memories
40:36+ Conker Talk!
Enjoy the podcast!
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