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The SNES Podcast

Welcome to The SNES Podcast, brought to you bi-weekly by your hosts Greg (AKA SoulBlazer) and Alessandro Gaudiosi. This is a podcast dedicated to talking about the games of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Any feedback, comments, suggestions, etc. please post on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/thesnespodcast or e-mail us at thesnespodcast@yahoo.com
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Jul 2, 2016

In our special 50th episode of the SNES Podcast, Greg and George talk about three of the most popular and unique accessories for the SNES that were available outside Japan -- the Super Scope, the SNES Mouse, and the Super Game Boy.  Tune in to hear us talk about these add-on's and why they were so great....or not so great!  If you have any questions, comments, feedback, etc. please feel free to contact us on our FB page or send me a e-mail to the snespodcast@yahoo.com and thanks as always for listening!

 

Jun 17, 2016

In this episode Greg and George are joined by repeat guest host Andy to talk about one of the true classics of the SNES -- Starfox, which has spawned one of the most successful franchises for Nintendo.  Requiring a special chip on the game cart to allow for the polygon graphics, this on the rails space shooter was mind blowing when it came out.  How does it hold up today?  Tune in to find out!  Any questions, comments, suggestions, etc. can be left on our FB page or sent via e-mail to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com  Thanks for your support!

Jun 5, 2016

In this episode Greg looks at another classic arcade port on the SNES -- Space Invaders, which came out late in the SNES's life in November of 1997.  How does this port of the game compare to the classic arcade game and the other ports of the game?  Listen to find out!  Please check out our FB page and feel free to send comments, suggestions, feedback, etc. to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com  Thanks again for all your support!

May 21, 2016

In this episode Greg and George look at their first Japanese only game -- the ground breaking and huge seller Shin Megami Tensei from Atlus.  Available in the west either as a fan made translation patch for a ROM or on a recently ported Apple IOS game, this a deep and disturbing RPG with a very mature plot and horror elements that kept it from being released overseas for many years.  Come listen to us talk about these factors and how the game plays to westerners and the good and bad points about it!  Our next game is going to be Starfox.  If you have any questions, comments, game suggestions, etc. please feel free to leave feedback on our FB page or send e-mail to the SNES Podcast at thesnespodcast@yahoo.com  Thanks for your support!

May 7, 2016

In this very special episode Greg is joined by guest hosts Aaron of Retro Obscura and Genesis Gems and Joe of the Upper Memory Block and Star Wars Stacks podcasts as they geek out about the three Star Trek games published for the Super Nintendo -- one each based off the original show, Next Generation, and Deep Space Nine.  Come celebrate the upcoming 50th anniversary of Star Trek with us and what we think of these games and how they hold up today!  Any questions, comments, suggestions, etc. can be sent to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com or left on our FB page.  Thanks again for listening!

Apr 23, 2016

In this episode Greg looks at the last game to be released for the SNES in North America -- an upgraded version of the classic arcade game Frogger.  Released in November 1998, how is this port of the game and how does it fare being the last game released for the beloved console?  Tune in to find out!  Any comments, suggestions, feedback, etc. can be sent to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com or left on our FB page or ITunes.  Thanks for your support!

Apr 8, 2016

In this episode Greg and George again look at a port of a popular PC game to see how it translated to the SNES -- the classic game Civilization.  Celebrating it's 25th anniversary this year, we explore the highs and lows of the conversion of this great game.  Tune to find out what we thought of it!  Any commands, feedback, suggestions, etc. can be left on our Facebook page or sent via e-mail to the snespodcast@yahoo.com

Mar 27, 2016

In this episode Greg and George are joined by special guest host Nick to discuss one of the obscure and late SNES releases, the platformer Incantation from Titus.  Listen to the three of us discuss this game -- the latest game so far to be covered on the podcast -- and why it's so rare and if it's worth playing.  Thanks to everyone for your support!  If you have any questions, comments, etc. please feel free to send a e-mail to thensespodcast@yahoo.com.  Pease check out our sponsor's Jerry's media gaming center device at jri-rigg.com

Mar 12, 2016

In this episode Greg and George explore the SNES port of one of the most beloved computer games of all time -- Populous.  Considered to be the original 'god game', this game was a huge hit when it originaly came out.  How does the SNES version of this game fare?  Tune in to find out!  Thanks to everyone for your support!  If you have any questions, comments, etc. please feel free to send a e-mail to thensespodcast@yahoo.com.  Pease check out our sponsor's Jerry's media gaming center device at jri-rigg.com

Feb 28, 2016

In the longest episode of the SNES Podcast to date, listen to Greg and George make idiots of themselves as they are joined by special guest host Eli to discuss the game that started one of Nintendo's biggest franchises -- Super Mario Kart.  We talk about the history and development of the game, the characters and tracks, the powerups, and touch on the other games in the series.  Thanks to everyone for your support!  If you have any questions, comments, etc. please feel free to send a e-mail to thensespodcast@yahoo.com.  Pease check out our sponsor's Jerry's media gaming center device at jri-rigg.com

Feb 14, 2016

In this episode Greg and George talk about three classic (and one not so classic!) Mario games from the NES enhanced and ported over to the SNES -- Super Mario All Stars.  Featuring re-done versions of Mario 1, 2, and 3 along with the never before seen in the west Japanese version of SMB 2 (named Lost Levels), we debate the pros and cons of this collection and how the classic NES games translate over to the SNES.  If you have any questions, comments, etc. please feel free to send a e-mail to thensespodcast@yahoo.com.  Pease check out our sponsor's Jerry's media gaming center device at jri-rigg.com

Jan 31, 2016

In this episode Greg and George are joined by Ferg, from the Atari 2600 Game by Game Podcast, to discuss one of the unique pinball games for the SNES -- Sueper Pinball: Behind the Mask.  This quirky, weird, three table pinball game is a interesting early console pinball game.  How did the guys like it and how does it hold up?  Tune in to find out!   If you have any questions, comments, suggestions, etc. please send us a message on FB or to the snespodcast@yahoo.com e-mail account and please check out Jerry's media gaming center device at jri-rigg.com

Jan 18, 2016

In this episode Greg and George are joined by Jerry who is sponsoring the podcast right now to talk about one of his favorite SNES games -- the obscure action platformer First Samurai from Kemco.  We discuss this game in depth and if it's a hidden gem or a dud.  If you have any questions, comments, suggestions, etc. please send us a message on FB or to the snespodcast@yahoo.com e-mail account and please check out Jerry's media gaming center device at jri-rigg.com

 

 

Jan 10, 2016

In this episode George and Greg discuss George's pick of a RPG that is infamous for being one of the most difficult RPG's and 16bit games of all time -- The 7th Saga from Enix.  Listen to them discuss this game, what makes it so hard, and if it's worth playing.  Please check out our sponsor at jri-rigg.com and if you have any questions, comments, suggestions, etc. please go to our FB page or send a e-mail to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com

 

 

Dec 30, 2015

In this episode I am joined by my new co-host, George, as we discuss a obscure FPS game for the SNES, Faceball 200 which has a rich and interesting history.  This is a product of it's times but how does it hold up today?  Tune in to find out!  Any questions, comments, questions etc. can be sent to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com and please check out our sponsor at http://jri-rigg.com/

Dec 19, 2015

In this episode Greg is joined by Phil, AKA the No Swear Gamer, host of the YouTube show of the same name and the Atari 7800 Game by Game podcast as they discuss their love of football and the three Tecmo Bowl games that were released on the SNES.  Any questions, comments, etc. can be let on the FB page or sent via e-mail to the snespodcast@yahoo.com 

Dec 19, 2015

In this episode Greg and Alessandro discuss the pack in game of the Super Nintendo, the wonderful platformer Super Mario World.  The hosts discuss some about the history of pack in games, the other Mario games, and what makes this one so great.  Any questions, comments, etc. can be left on the FB page or sent to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com  Thanks for your support!

Dec 19, 2015

In this episode Greg is joined by Ferg of the Atari 2600 Game by Game Podcast, once again returning to guest host on the SNES Podcast as they discuss a game about one of Ferg's life long interests -- Batman!  They look at the beat-em-up Batman Returns by Konami, based on the movie of the same name.  How does this game fare?  Tune in to find out!  Any comments, suggestions, etc can be sent to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com or left on the FB page.

Dec 12, 2015

In this episode Greg looks at one of his all time favorite SNES games, the Koei strategy/sim game P.T.O. II which places the player in command of either American or Japanese naval forces in the Pacific during WW2.  Find out why he loves this game so much and how the gameplay operates and if you might like it.  This is also the first episode with our new sponsor, JRI-RIGG, a full service media center and emulation device for many older computers and consoles.  Check them out at http://jri-rigg.com/. Any questions, comments, etc. can be left on the Facebook page or send via e-mail to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com

Dec 12, 2015

In this special episode of the SNES podcast, Alessandro and myself discuss our history of Disney and what we think the three best Disney games for the SNES are, and our reasons for including them.  These games can be fun with adults also!  Any questions, comments, etc. can be left on the Facebook page or send via e-mail to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com

Dec 5, 2015

In this episode Greg, Alessandro, and guest host George discuss one of the best side scrolling shoot-em-up's on the SNES -- Capcom's wonderful port of the arcade game UN Squadron.  Listen to them discuss why they love this game and the various planes, weapons, and tactics you can do in this game.  Any questions, comments, etc. can be directed to the FB Page or sent to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com

Nov 29, 2015

In this episode Greg again looks at a port of a classic arcade game onto the SNES, the most popular selling arcade game of all time, Ms. Pac Man!  This game was ported to a lot of systems but the SNES version is almost like a sequel, with the options of four difficulty levels, four sets of mazes, speed booster on and off, and either friendly or hostile co-op play.  Listen to this episode to find out if it's worth your time as well as the pros and cons.  All feedback, comments, suggestions, etc. can be left on the FB Page or send to thensespodcast@yahoo.com

Nov 15, 2015

In this episode we discuss one of the more obscure games for the SNES -- Super Valis IV, an action platformer game that came over to the SNES from the Genesis where the earlier titles were published.  Be prepared for some sharp splits in how we enjoy this game!  What do we think in the end?  Listen to find out!  Any comments, suggestions, comments, etc. can be sent to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com

Nov 15, 2015

In this episode Greg and Alesandro are joined by special guest host Andy as we discuss one of the classic and best Japanese RPG's -- Final Fantasy 4.  Some of us have played the game since it first came out, and others are playing it for the first time this show.  How does the game hold up and why do we love it so much?  Tune in to find out!  Any comments, questions, suggestions etc. can be sent to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com

Nov 1, 2015

In this episode I am joined by Will from the Intelivionaries Podcast to discuss the great Capcom platformer Demon's Crest, part of the Gargoyle Quest series.  This is a classic game that is fun and challenging and worth checking out.  Any feedback, questions, comments, etc. can be left on the FB page or sent via e-mail to thesnespodcast@yahoo.com

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