Hippie Hooray – Vidjagame Apocalypse 332

Everyone loves hippies! Right? Or at least enough to put a few of them in videogames. This week, PNB Podcast’s TL Foster returns for a look at some of the ways games have depicted counterculture dropouts, after which we’ll dig… Read more

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Animated by Disney – Vidjagame Apocalypse 331

Being a Disney animator used to mean you were among the world’s best creators of hand-drawn, 2D animation – an art form that’s lately fallen out of favor in Hollywood. Luckily, there have been a few times that Disney alums… Read more

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Lost in Translation – Vidjagame Apocalypse 330

Localization can be a touchy subject these days, but there was a time when it often meant turning a game into something completely different for foreign audiences. This week, we grab Greg Moore to talk about five classic games that… Read more

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Border Sharks – Vidjagame Apocalypse 327

We’re at the tail end of another Shark Week, so let’s capitalize on it by grabbing animal expert Cody Laveau, and taking a look at five games that use sharks to keep you from testing their waters. Then we’ll bite… Read more

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The Rule of 3 – Vidjagame Apocalypse 325

Some game series run out of ideas and/or steam by their third installment; others hit their stride and shine like never before. With help from GameXplain/IGN alum Micah Seff, we’ll explore that latter group, after which we’ll dig into Dragon… Read more

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Totally ’80s! – Vidjagame Apocalypse 324

Hey kids, remember the ’80s? These games sure as hell do, and they want you to know it. With help from MacWorld’s Leif Johnson, we dedicate this week to a look at five modern games that recaptured the neon spirit… Read more

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Start the Revolution – Vidjagame Apocalypse 323

As we head into another 4th of July weekend, we’re joined by veteran writer/editor/videogame person Carolyn Petit (formerly of GameSpot and Feminist Frequency) for a look at five of the greatest games that let you lead your own revolution. Then… Read more

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Gaming’s Hottest Dads – Vidjagame Apocalypse 321

We’re back with a full episode full of reactions to E3 news – but first, strap in for a supersubjective, Father’s Day-inspired rundown of some of gaming’s greatest DILFs, with special guest Alaina Yee. Then it’s on to Bloodstained: Ritual… Read more

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Shared Universes – Vidjagame Apocalypse 317

Games tend to live in their own conveniently isolated universes, where the rules are different and only one hero’s journey can unfold at a time – but sometimes hidden webs of connective tissue link seemingly separate franchises. With help from… Read more

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Water Worlds – Vidjagame Apocalypse 315

Underwater levels have a long history of being terrible, but underwater games? Those are something special. This week, we welcome special guest Cicero Holmes of Spawn On Me and Discovery Debrief as we dive into five of our favorite undersea… Read more

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