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Hello the Internet! Welcome to the official show page for 80-Bit Podsmash. We are a weekly podcast smashing conversations about video games with topics that you care about. Please take time to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter with the links below. We are also on reddit at /r/80bitpodsmash; and Instagram, @80bitpodsmash.

Aug 27, 2018

Penguin & Termite take a deep dive into the wonderful world of Japanese culture by way of Japanese Role Playing Games. We discuss what differentiates them from their Western counterparts, their relationship to anime, and weigh some pros and cons. What do you like about JRPGs?

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Aug 20, 2018

Penguin & Termite kick off a new series of Developer Deep Dives. We take an in depth look at a specific developer. This time it's Naughty Dog. This studio has greatly matured from the days of Crash Bandicoot through the Last of Us Part 2. We discuss where they came from, what defines them and where they're...


Aug 13, 2018

Penguin & Termite take a deep dive into the world of VR. That is, Virtual Reality. What is the history of VR? Where is it going? What does it look like in the industry now? Are there implications outside of gaming in our culture? Come join us and find out!

Music:

Ozzed - Indiscriminate
http://ozzed.net


Aug 6, 2018

Inspired by Polygon's Backlog Week, Penguin & Termite discuss backlogs! Those sometimes shameful things are brought out of hiding and put front and center. We discuss what they are and a myriad of ways in which they're both built and reduced!

Music:
Ozzed - Super Secret Tune
http://ozzed.net