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For the 15th episode, we're diving into one of the most beloved RPGs of all time. Earthbound! Did we give Giygas a run for his money and eat fuzzy pickles on our burgers? Listen and find out! Follow our Linktree if you'd like to be a part of our growing retro gaming community on Twitter, Instagram, or Discord! https://linktr.ee/RetroBlastPodcast Ou…
 
Guilty pleasure games...you know the ones...the ones you don't talk to others about. Maybe you like to pretend to cook, or be a rock star, or Strawberry Shortcake. Don't be ashamed, join THE BRENT and Amigo Aaron as well pull those Guilty Pleasure Games into the light of day for the world to see! Marvel as we play Port Man from the arcades, and Car…
 
Welcome to BIG Episode 175 of ARG Presents...the first time Amigo Aaron and THE BRENT have recorded LIVE in the SAME ROOM for nearly 2 years! You know it's gonna be crazy when the boys take a look at Games with Superheroes. First, Amigo Aaron goes OLD school with Spider-Man for the Atari 2600, and then THE BRENT picks a real winner with Comix Zone …
 
Shh....don't tell your mom...but ARG this week features games that your parents HATE! You know the ones...too violent...too loud...nudity...games that set bad examples..you know..the good stuff! Join Amigo Aaron and THE BRENT for two such games, as we wake up the neighbors with Donkey Konga, and then we glorify bloody destruction in SPLATTERHOUSE! …
 
They say brevity is the soul of wit, but this week, it's the soul of two half-wits here on ARG PRESENTS! Yes, it's Games With One World Titles this week on the show, and we've scoured the globe for the finest games that fit that description! Then, after finding these games, we tossed those aside and played Zorro for the Atari Computers and Premiere…
 
Lawyer up, my friends, it's all about Illegal Games this week on ARG Presents. If it pleases the court, ace prosecutor THE BRENT will get the truth out of K.C. Munchkin!, while that good ol' country defender Amigo Aaron has a crack at My Little Pony - Fighting is Magic! Please be seated! Court is now in session! --- Support this podcast: https://an…
 
Welcome to a MODERN-based ARG Presents this week! We're doing modern games for 8-bit systems this week, so these are games that were released in the last few years for machines released almost 40 years ago! Join Amigo Aaron and THE BRENT for a look at H.P. Lovecraft inspired The Shadow Over Hawksmill for the C64, and The Abduction of Oscar Z for th…
 
The King...has returned! Is The Lion King game released in 1994 really a king? Or is it one of the hardest most frustrating 16 bit era games ever made? Let's find out! Follow our Linktree if you'd like to be a part of our growing retro gaming community on Twitter, Instagram, or Discord! https://linktr.ee/RetroBlastPodcast…
 
This week on ARG Presents 169, we take a look at the underdog console of the 70's, the Bally Astrocade! THE BRENT takes us on a DEEP dive into the history of the troubled console, and then it's game time! Join us as we tackle THE INCREDIBLE WIZARD aka Wizard of WOR and Artillery Duel! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/arg-presents/support…
 
Welcome to a thought provoking episode of ARG Presents! This time out, it's Last Games of a Trilogy, and it was NOT an easy one to brainstorm! First out of the gate, we discuss a few entries and give some honorable mentions, and then we're off and running! First, has THE BRENT done it again and mined another gem from DEEEP beneath the earth with "N…
 
Welcome to a wild and wooly edition of ARG Presents! This time out, we let our instincts take over as we dig into the land of Animal Protagonists! Thrill to a mole on the run from the law in Monty on the Run, and then sit back, relax, and RIP APART A ZEBRA in the educational and VIOLENT game for Dos and Windows 95, LION! --- Support this podcast: h…
 
Get your resume ready for ARG PRESENTS 166! This time out, we look at NON-SPORTS Management Games! Be your own boss and hire and fire employees at will! Set salaries, open and close stores...BE THE MAN! Sit back and enjoy our look as we tackle "FRANCHISE!" on the Tandy Coco and AeroBiz on the SNES! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/arg-pr…
 
Time to go down to the ol' Fishin' hole this week on ARG PRESENTS! Join THE BRENT and Amigo Aaron as we take a look at Fishing Video Games! Everything from the TRS-80 Model III all the way up to the Sega Dreamcast and Nintendo Wii has had more then a few games about fishing, and it's our job to pick a few and give them a go! This time out, we will …
 
Greetings and welcome to ARG Presents 163. This time around, we pay homage to the POKEY Chip made famous by the brilliant folks at Atari. We talk about what the chip is, where it came from, and where you could find it. Then we pick a few games from the vast library of POKEY Chip classic, both with a bit of a Russian slant. Relive the tension of the…
 
Pokemon is a series we've grown to appreciate over the years, so join us as we dive into the game that got us both started into the world of Pokemon back in 1999, Pokemon Snap! Follow our Linktree if you'd like to be a part of our growing retro gaming community on Twitter, Instagram, or Discord! https://linktr.ee/RetroBlastPodcast…
 
Quick! Ninja run your way past the guards and join us for this weeks ARG Presents on Stealth Game! Ninja master Aaron and his plucky pal THE BRENT examine this surprisingly new genre, including a look at the VERY FIRST STEALTH GAME. Then it's on to the targets..and we've got two big ones. Enjoy Tenchu: Stealth Assassins for the Playstation, then ex…
 
Greetings everyone and welcome to ARG 161! This time out, we dust off our keyboards and do some coding...well sorta! It's TYPE-IN GAMES this week! That means Amigo Aaron and THE BRENT are typing games into a computer and playing them..it's that simple! Join us on a trip back in time, with the help of Rainbow Magazine, and type and play 'Gopher' It!…
 
This week on ARG Presents, we take a look at cartridge games for the Commodore 64! Who knew there were HUNDREDS of not only game carts, but utilities, hardware, and more!? We'll lament the rise and fall of cartridge slots on home computers, and the we dive right in with our picks. This week, Amigo Aaron tries out Activision's Pastfinder and THE BRE…
 
Hideo Kojima dropped this cyberpunk text adventure game originally back in 1988, but we had to wait until 1994 to get it on the Sega CD with updated graphics and voice acting. This game goes for a mighty high price point these days. Is it worth it? Let's found out... Follow our Linktree if you'd like to be a part of our growing retro gaming communi…
 
Welcome to BIG episode 159! This time out..it's madness...ROBOT MADNESS! The ARG gang is playing games with a robot theme this week, and MARVEL as they AGREE ON THINGS! Yes, that happened! Enjoy our look at Atari's arcade standout Cyberball 2072 and the Atari Computer game Mr. Robot and His Robot Factory! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm…
 
Welcome to an interesting edition of ARG Presents! This time out, we've landed on the Fairchild F8 processor, the brains of the Grandstand Video Computer and Channel F II, among other consoles. We learn a bit about the processor itself, including a DIRECT connection to the founding of INTEL! Then it's game time, as we tackle BOWLING and Galactic Sp…
 
Get ready for a showdown this week on ARG Presents! Just in time for the 40th Anniversary of the ZX81, THE BRENT and Amigo Aaron are playing games on the ZX81's American cousin, the TIMEX SINCLAIR 1000! First, we have a look at a maze program known simply as GULP, and then we play a game tantalizingly titled FORTRESS OF ZORLAC! THEN the fighting be…
 
It's GAMATE TIME, ya'll! YES, you demanded MORE coverage of the mysterious GameBoy knockoff from Taiwan, and here it is! It's all about the Gamate this week on ARG Presents! First learn the colorful history of the Gamate AKA the Super Child Prodigy. Then Amigo Aaron and THE BRENT play two games from this vast Gamate library, Bao Qing Tian and PUNK …
 
ARG 155 is going to the birds, LITERALLY! It's Games with Birds week, and we're lining our nests here with two great(ish) bird related titles! First, check out the quirky hummingbird simulator on the Sega 32X with Kolibri, then it's straight to Duckberg with Disney's DuckTales for the Nintendo NES! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/arg-pr…
 
Are you ready to laugh?! Well, that might be a problem, but we give it a shot this week on ARG Presents when we look at FUNNY GAMES. These are games designed to tickle the ol' funny bone! Sometimes they pull it off and sometimes they lay a big comedy egg! We'll be checking out two such games, as we look at Gex on the 3DO and Battle Chess on the Com…
 
When Metroid Prime was announced, many felt that moving a beloved series in 1st person perspective would ruin the franchise. Did it? Join us and find out. Follow our Linktree if you'd like to be a part of our growing retro gaming community on Twitter, Instagram, or Discord! https://linktr.ee/RetroBlastPodcast…
 
Welcome to ARG Presents, this week presented in MONOCHROME 3D! That's right, it's time for a trip to the red tinted world of the Nintendo Virtual Boy! Join Amigo Aaron and THE BRENT as we discuss the highs and lows of the system, and find out THE BRENT's preferred playing position...that'll pack 'em in! Then it's game time, and game we do as we tes…
 
This week on ARG Presents, join Amigo Aaron and THE BRENT as we delve into the realm of games with driving controls..of some sort. YES, it's STEERING WHEEL GAMES week on ARG, and this week we have two games that are SO different it boggles the mind. First, pay homage to one of the granddaddies of racing games...brought home...it's Sega's Turbo on t…
 
Welcome to the 150th edition of ARG Presents! To celebrate this momentous occasion, not only will THE BRENT announce an awesome new contest, but we will also be having our FIRST look at the Sony Playstation! It's All Japan this week game-wise as we check out the game based on the HIGHLY successful manga, TV, and film franchise Ghost in the Shell, a…
 
It's BIG episode 149 of ARG Presents, and we're back to the SUPER Nintendo for this one. When you think SNES titles, two games stand out as MUST PLAYS, and so, to be popular, we cover the MOST POPULAR games! So, with that in mind, sit back and relax as we discuss Archer MacLean's Super Dropzone and the timeless Michael Jordan - Chaos in the Windy C…
 
Whadda you get when Taiwan makes a British microcomputer!? BAM, it's the Tatung Einstein, the subject of ARG 148! This time out we take a look at this capable but obscure machine and learn about what made it a powerful component of the golden age of British computing...BEHIND THE SCENES! Then we dive into some wacky games, as we try out Escape from…
 
Goldeneye 007 for N64. Whoooo boy we had a lot to say! Be sure to follow us on our various social media platforms and let us know what you think about this game today. Has it aged well? Follow our Linktree if you'd like to be a part of our growing retro gaming community on Twitter, Instagram, or Discord! https://linktr.ee/RetroBlastPodcast…
 
It's High Score Week here on ARG Presents! Join Amigo Aaron and THE BRENT as we discuss speed runs and high scores, and then settle in for some game that were made for High Score Challenges! First it's the outstanding Atari 2600 port of the arcade shooter Gyruss, then it's cartoon time with the exceptional Nintendo arcade game Popeye! --- Support t…
 
As we all know, there's no better way to spend the holidays then alone, in a dive bar, playing grungy games with the barflies and boozers. "But how can we do that when the bars are all closed?", I hear you ask! Fear not, for ARG 146 is here to answer that question! We have two bar substitutes here to help you through this difficult period! First, T…
 
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