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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

May 31, 2021

E3 2021 is happening! Despite the digital format of the biggest video game event of the year, join us for our hype, speculation and anticipation. What's going on in the gaming industry? We run through all confirmed appearances, giving our own "get hype" moments. 


Ozzed - Super...

May 24, 2021

Penguin & Termite get together over a beer to talk about the weather... systems in video games! Nothing is free in video game development. Everything is a crafted thing, including something that doesn't get a lot of attention, the weather. There are many, diverse weather systems that affect video games in various...

May 17, 2021

Video games continue into the HD era, Leveraging new technology to tell stories in new ways, as Penguin & Termite push through Wikipedia's Best Video Games of All Time list. We walk through the years 2005 through 2006 of this curated list, while offering our perspective of the games themselves and the state of the...

May 10, 2021

Penguin & Termite explore neurodiversity and its place in the video game industry. What is neurodiversity, why are we talking about it? Neurodiversity is used to describe people of diverse neurotypes (types of brains) and explore human rights, dignity, and representation for everyone. It's a relatively new way to...

May 3, 2021

Penguin & Termite are kicking off a new series called "Gaming What Ifs." In each episode, we'll ask the question "what if.." something was drastically different, and explore that alternate reality.
In this inaugural episode, we ask the question, "What if Sony's exclusives flopped?" What would the video game industry...