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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.

We generally have a weekly streaming schedule.

Our schedule consisted of two weekly streams - a half hour video game news show, and a video game live stream of a game we're digging.

However, due to life circumstances for both Penguin and Termite, we are putting that on hiatus until Dec 2021. Be sure to subscribe and follow along, so when we come back, you'll be ready

Jan 25, 2021

Have you noticed the mingling of Hollywood and the video game industry? Penguin & Termite have! We discuss the occurrences of and various ways that celebrities have made their way into video games. What, if there even is, value does this bring to the video games which their involved with?


Jan 18, 2021

Penguin & Termite tackle a discussion around criticizing video games. This is beyond reviewing, thinking about the reaction video games get from the fans vs actual critics. What makes a good critique? How is criticism an important part of any artistic ecosystem?

We discuss...


Jan 11, 2021

Penguin & Termite continue in the series where we take a deep dive in discussing specific video game consoles. This week, it's all about the Microsoft Xbox. We discuss the hardware, accessories, history, impact, and a definitive list of games for the console. The Xbox brings with it - the return of the West to video...

Jan 4, 2021

2020 is *finally* over! With lots of things looking up for the New Year, we take the time to reflect on 80 Bit Podsmash over the last year. We have our superlatives for DLC, we celebrate the year in gaming by discussing the industry in 2020 and finally, we look at some numbers and statistics regarding Penguin &...