Crawling In My Games – Vidjagame Apocalypse 342

This week, Jorge Albor of Experience Points Podcast returns as we take a look at five examples of a strange modern gaming trend: semi-interactive sequences that make you stagger, stumble, or crawl helplessly while dramatic things happen around you. We… Read more

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Horror Harvest – Vidjagame Apocalypse 340

This week straddles the line between October and November, between Halloween and harvest season – and so does our show, with a look at five games that combine elements of farming and horror. Then it’s onward to Outer Worlds and… Read more

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Rise As A Zombie – Vidjagame Apocalypse 338

Zombie hordes are a dime a dozen; chances to actually join them, less so. This week, GameXplain/IGN alum Micah Seff rejoins us to talk about games where a hero’s demise turns them into flesh-hungry cannibals (at which point other heroes… Read more

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Coulrophobia – Vidjagame Apocalypse 337

Once-beloved children’s entertainers become blazing nightmare fuel in videogames, where white makeup and red noses are all but synonymous with sadism and murder. While this week’s Laser Time explores evil clowns in wider pop-culture, we’re drilling down to find five… Read more

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Haunted Arcade – Vidjagame Apocalypse 336

It’s our first show of October, and tradition dictates spooky content. So join us in welcoming Podouken cohost Adam, who’ll help us navigate through some of the most memorably fun horror-themed games ever to hit arcades. Then it’s on to… Read more

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Full-Motion Audio – Vidjagame Apocalypse 335

Whether you think of them as “full-motion video,” “FMV,” or “a regrettable trend in game design,” cheesy interactive movies once seemed poised to take over the game industry – and with the help of MacWorld’s Leif Johnson, we brave stilted… Read more

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Far From Hyrule – Vidjagame Apocalypse 334

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening makes its adorable comeback this week, so with the help of not one, but two towering guests – Chris Baker and Brett Elston – we dig into five of the best Zelda games that… Read more

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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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