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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.

Jan 28, 2019

Penguin & Termite discuss the depth of in game currencies within video games. We compare and contrast different types as well as touch on the history of it. Does your new game feel padded by endless loot grinding? Or does the currency feel worthless because you have so much?


Jan 21, 2019

Penguin & Termite are joined by the CEO of Game Over Videogames Inc, David Kaelin. Game Over Videogames is an independent chain of amazing retro-focused video game stores dedicated to the LOVE of classic video games, systems, and accessories from Atari to Xbox. We discuss the trials and rewards of operating, as well as...


Jan 14, 2019

Penguin & Termite discuss the video game industry's review scoring system. Metacritic seems to be at the center of it all. Should this be the case? Metacritic drives developer bonuses, publisher deals, and all sorts of business relationships with retailers and influencers.

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Jan 7, 2019

Join in on another Developer Profile series entry with Penguin & Termite! This time we discuss Rockstar Games. Rockstar is a publisher and they are many development studios. We discuss their history, talk about our favorites, and find innovations which they've brought to the video game industry.