Nostalgia Goggles

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

103 episodes of Nostalgia Goggles since the first episode, which aired on January 24th, 2017.

  • 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.

  • Jumping Flash!

    May 14th, 2019  |  1 hr 18 mins
    playstation, ps1

    A. B. J. Always. Be. Jumping.

  • Sonic Spinball

    April 30th, 2019  |  1 hr 20 mins
    genesis, sega genesis

    Sonic Spinball, not to be confused with Sonic The Hedgehog Spinball which you will never convince us is what this game is actually called, is a Sonic The Hedgehog game about Spinball.

  • Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards

    April 16th, 2019  |  1 hr 53 mins
    n64, nintendo 64

    Thematically one of the darkest Kirby games, it also has no between world dancing which makes us quesiton it's validity as a Kirby game at all.

  • NEWstalgia Goggles: Shovel Knight

    April 2nd, 2019  |  1 hr 29 mins
    nintendo switch, pc, playstation 3, playstation 4, ps3, ps4

    Moderator's note: This summary has been locked to prevent anymore "can you dig it" references.

  • Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening

    March 19th, 2019  |  1 hr 31 mins
    gameboy, gb

    Because Zelda wasn't a popular enough franchise on its own, apparently, this one crams in tons of characters and mechanics from Super Mario Bros.

  • Pokémon Snap

    March 5th, 2019  |  1 hr 38 mins
    n64, nintendo 64

    Pokémon Snap: Great on rails shooter, or the greatest on rails shooter?

  • Final Fantasy Tactics

    February 19th, 2019  |  2 hrs 25 mins
    playstation, ps1

    For many strategy RPG fans Final Fantasy Tactics is a classic, but is it the gateway to the wider world of SRPGs? Maybe not...

  • Tetris

    February 5th, 2019  |  1 hr 2 mins
    nes, nintendo

    Korobeiniki. The name of "the tetris song" is Korobeiniki. It's the one that's now stuck in you head. 😏

  • Star Fox 64

    January 22nd, 2019  |  1 hr 27 mins
    n64, nintendo 64

    Quit flapping your lips and fly! Seriously, please stop doing whatever you're doing with your face.

  • Super Smash Bros.

    January 8th, 2019  |  1 hr 30 mins
    n64, nintendo 64

    Turns out that game every little kid plays of smashing their toys together is actually a multi billion dollar franchise idea.

  • Battletoads

    December 25th, 2018  |  1 hr 5 mins

    If you've never heard how hard Battletoads is let us assure you; it's all lies. Easiest game ever made.