Mr. Driller – Episode 017

In this ground-breaking episode we dig into a family tree that spawned not one, but two NAMCO classics. We discuss Mr. Driller and use geological genealogy to trace his origins to Dig Dug. Along the way we start spilling some… Read more

By PastBlaster | 0

Hey Arnold – Vidjagame Apocalypse 367

This week’s news of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s return as Dutch Schaefer in Predator: Hunting Grounds has us just a little excited, so we roped in PNB’s Kayla Zumbaum for a look at five of the best games ever to let you… Read more

By Wikiparaz | 0

Mom Games – Vidjagame Apocalypse 366

Hang on, this episode isn’t about Candy Crush. With Mother’s Day imminent, we decided to flip genders on the concept of “dad games” – in which a father has to protect or rescue a child – and focus on moms… Read more

By Wikiparaz | 6

Laser Time #411 – Bottle Episodes

Since we’re all stuck at home and mostly away from work, let’s have a little chat at the emotional turmoil that can erupt when we’re all trapped in the same room, with the same people, with little to no hope… Read more

By C.Ant | 1

Puzzle Bobble – Episode 016

Bustin’ makes us feel good as we explore the origins of Taito’s Puzzle Bobble (or Bust a Move). We try to make sense of the Bubble Bobble family tree which includes a long, lost ancestor. Why was this MVS cart… Read more

By PastBlaster | 1
Laser Time

Shifting Seasons – Vidjagame Apocalypse 365

We’ve now officially done as many numbered episodes of this show as there are days in a (non-leap) year, so this week, we’re looking at five games whose stories and gameplay are affected by changing seasons over (at least) an… Read more

By Wikiparaz | 1

The Flintstones, Freddy Krueger, and Sideshow Bob Return

April 24-30: Martian invaders land on Halloween, British criminal twins, a digital-video experiment, Natalie Portman lives in a K-Mart, Stefon knows the best clubs, so many TV movie biopics, Brendan Fraser is attacked by animals, and our stomachs are attacked… Read more

By mrswikiparaz | 2

That Dog is Dead – Laser Time #410

No, we’re NOT talking about acts of animal cruelty, although we should warn the faint of heart, we will be talking about how entertainment uses the death of innocent animals to either tug on our hearts strings and/or the first… Read more

By C.Ant | 3

Marble Madness – Episode 015

  It’s all downhill from here as we roll with Marble Madness. We discuss the Doogie Howser of arcade games who at the age of 18 created a major arcade hit for Atari and went on to do a whole… Read more

By PastBlaster | 1

Evil Megacorps – Vidjagame Apocalypse 363

Megacorporations have been popular villains lately, what with being behind the events of three (or four, depending on your feelings toward Tom Nook) major games in as many weeks. So with help from TL Foster of PNB, let’s take a… Read more

By Wikiparaz | 8