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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.

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Apr 27, 2020

Penguin & Termite discuss the convoluted, ambiguous nature of video game genres. What is the purpose of a genre categorization for a video game? Should it be prescriptive or descriptive and what's the difference?

Discord:
https://discord.gg/t5hEgKt

Music:
Ozzed - It's Not My Ship
http://ozzed.net


Apr 20, 2020

Penguin & Termite celebrate the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise, in light of of the movie's early release. We go through our favorite games as well as talk about the influence that Sonic has brought in the gaming industry over the years. We also address the elephant in the room... Why are these Sonic games so...


Apr 13, 2020

Penguin & Termite discuss backwards compatibility. Not just now, but across all console generations. When has it worked out? How is it profitable? Do you enjoy being able to play your existing library on new hardware?

Discord:
https://discord.gg/t5hEgKt

Music:
Ozzed - It's Not My Ship
http://ozzed.net


Apr 6, 2020

Penguin & Termite, while social distancing, continue to provide you all with great content. To that end, we are discussing all things regarding the title of a video game. How do they get named? What's the implications of a good or bad title?

Discord:
https://discord.gg/t5hEgKt

Music:
Ozzed - It's Not My...