One Controller Port Podcast Episode 31: Switch Ramblings

This week I talk about my experience with the Switch portable configuration, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and a surprise appearance by Blue Stinger.

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One Controller Port Podcast – Episode 19: Stumbling Over SNES Classics

This week I stumble between talking about 20 or more games, as well as the SNES and NES classic. This is not how you plan a podcast.

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Battling the Inevitability of Nostalgia

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I’ve feared nostalgia for years. Recommending or highlighting something simply because I enjoyed it as a kid feels irresponsible. I usually want to talk about a game’s current day relevance. Yet as I frowned upon analyzing with rose-tinted glasses, I had a lingering sense of doubt. It seems like a silly question ask, but I started to wonder if I was being influenced by nostalgia when choosing what to play.

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Wut U Talkin Bout? Blue Stinger

Originally posted on TheSpeedGamers

Wut U Talkin Bout is a quick look at overlooked titles in gaming history, or a overlooked entry in a franchise.

When talking about a good game, often you hear about how responsive the controls are, how impressive the level design is, how they tightened up the graphics on level 3, etc. These games provideĀ  an excellent well polished gaming experience that usually can be enjoyed by many. Nowadays, these well polished games are a dime a dozen. But sometimes there are games that come along that have poor controls, visuals, and level design, but can be just as fun and enjoyable, or even more so, then most AAA titles out there. Blue Stinger is the first game that come to my mind when thinking about such a title.

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