Nostalgia Goggles

Are the games of our childhood as good as we remember or do we just have Nostalgia Goggles?

About the show

Are the games of our childhood as good as we remember or do we just have Nostalgia Goggles? Lyons and George take another look at classic games to see if they still hold up.

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  • Banjo-Kazooie

    December 10th, 2019  |  1 hr 44 mins
    n64, nintendo 64

    This episode is 99.9% weird N64 "voice acting" free.

  • #NotAllSmartphoneGames

    December 3rd, 2019  |  45 mins 58 secs
    android, ios, mobile, smartphone

    Some broad and sweeping generalizations were made about mobile games, so Lyons tries to expand his horizons and share the results of his experiment.

  • Bubble Bobble

    November 26th, 2019  |  1 hr 35 mins
    nes, nintendo

    Lyons and George just love to podcast, alright? And they got their Nostalgia Goggles on tight.

  • EarthBound

    November 12th, 2019  |  1 hr 51 mins
    snes, super nintendo

    Delightfully weird. Just like us. 🤖

  • Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts

    October 29th, 2019  |  1 hr 33 mins
    snes, super nintendo

    Super Simon 'n The Quest To Memorize an Entire Game

  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2

    October 15th, 2019  |  1 hr 32 mins
    playstation, ps1

    COMING THIS SUMMER: Quentin Tarantino's Pro Skater 2, featuring a soundtrack by George Carlin.

  • Aladdin

    October 1st, 2019  |  1 hr 27 mins
    genesis, sega

    In which we play the Genesis Aladdin and George accidentally designs the SNES version with his suggestions.

  • Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3

    September 17th, 2019  |  1 hr 26 mins
    gameboy, gb

    If we learned one thing from Wario Land it is that squares are good and triangles are bad.

  • NEWstalgia Goggles: Dead Cells

    September 3rd, 2019  |  1 hr 37 mins
    pc, ps4, switch, xbox1
  • Metal Gear Solid

    August 20th, 2019  |  1 hr 47 mins
    playstation, ps1

    Snake? Snake?! Snaaaaaaaaake?!!!

  • Metal Gear

    August 6th, 2019  |  1 hr 28 mins
    msx, nes, nintendo

    The NES port of the original Metal Gear may not have included Metal Gear, but this episode about Metal Gear is almost all Metal Gear.

  • Math Blaster!

    July 23rd, 2019  |  1 hr 30 mins
    mac, pc

    In 20XX, only one person can save the world; you are the Math Blaster!!! What? Oh it's a game to teach kids arithmetic? Oh... ok.

  • Soul Blazer

    July 9th, 2019  |  1 hr 51 mins
    snes, super nintendo

    An action RPG where shop keepers give you healing items for free because of course they should you're trying to save the world!

  • Bushido Blade

    June 25th, 2019  |  1 hr 29 mins
    playstation, ps1

    An innovative take on fighting games. But does it execute on its novel ideas or can Bushido Blade just not cut it?

  • Legend of Zelda

    June 11th, 2019  |  1 hr 45 mins
    nes, nintendo

    Remember how they fostered a sense of exploration by not telling you a damn thing? Yeah it turns out they tell you nearly everything... it's just in the manual. RTFM, Link.

  • NEWstalgia Goggles: Enter the Gungeon

    May 28th, 2019  |  1 hr 36 mins
    nintendo switch, pc, playstation 4, ps4, xbox one

    This game is made entirely of guns, and gun relating things: the graphics are all guns, the music was played on guns, the code is just holes shot into punch cards. And it. is. glorious.