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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

Mar 25, 2019

Penguin & Termite address the growing outcry in the video game industry to unionize! We debate and discuss the merit of unions as well as the pros and cons of how it could play out in the world of workers in video games.

Mar 18, 2019

Penguin & Termite's latest entry in our Developer Profile series of topics. This time we talk all about Capcom! Did you know they weren't doing so well for awhile until about 3 years ago? What happened? Why are they so good!? Devil May Cry 5, Resident Evil 2 Remake, Monster Hunter Worlds, Mega Man 11, and Resident Evil...

Mar 11, 2019

Penguin and Termite discuss the state of Games as a Service GaaS or live service games in 2019. How is the new business model working as we wrap up the decade? Termite things it's unsustainable in its current state.


Mar 4, 2019

Penguin & Termite's second entry in the series of topics analyzing the different decades in gaming history. This time we visit the Aughts, 2000-2009, the entry of the "HD era" of gaming. Some say it's the emo, dark, grungy teenager decade of video games. We analyze the culture of the time, video game business during...