Nostalgia Goggles

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

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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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  • Missile Command

    November 10th, 2020  |  1 hr 19 mins
    atari 2600

    A 100 missile salute for our 100th game!

  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

    October 27th, 2020  |  1 hr 9 mins
    nes, nintendo

    It's not broken; it's bad design. Here's why.

  • Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares

    October 13th, 2020  |  1 hr 22 mins

    Creative trait best trait don't @ us.

  • Crash Bandicoot

    September 29th, 2020  |  1 hr 17 mins
    playstation, ps1

    Apples, Mangos, or Wumpa, they all got accidentally spin-punched into oblivion.

  • Resident Evil 3: Nemesis

    September 15th, 2020  |  1 hr 32 mins
    playstation, ps1

    How is a monster grunting "STARS" the best voice acting in this game?

  • Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting

    September 1st, 2020  |  1 hr 24 mins
    snes, super nintendo

    In this episode we make several references to how annoying it is when Sagat says "hyper", when he is in fact saying "tiger." We regret the error.

  • The Simpsons: Bart's Nightmare

    August 18th, 2020  |  1 hr 14 mins
    snes, super nintendo

    The game is cursed... but it comes with a free frogurt!

  • Super Mario Bros. 3

    August 4th, 2020  |  1 hr 26 mins
    nes, nintendo

    The beginning of Mario's lifelong love of cosplay.

  • Jurassic Park

    July 21st, 2020  |  1 hr 21 mins
    genesis, sega

    Steven Spielberg and John Williams this ain't.

  • Mega Man X3

    July 7th, 2020  |  1 hr 21 mins
    snes, super nintendo

    Should be 3x better than Mega Man X... right?

  • NEWstalgia Goggles: Sonic Mania

    June 23rd, 2020  |  1 hr 34 mins
    pc, ps4, switch, xbox one

    The result of Sega realizing that outsourcing development of a Sonic game was probably the best thing they could do for the franchise.

  • Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

    June 9th, 2020  |  1 hr 35 mins
    snes, super nintendo

    The original Square-developed-licensed-IP game no one saw coming.

  • Interview with Matthew Martinez & Alex McCaskey for Vernal Edge

    June 2nd, 2020  |  43 mins 13 secs

    Matt and Alex talk all about their game, Vernal Edge, a "Character Action" Platformer featuring free-form exploration and lush, vibrant pixel art environments.

  • Ristar

    May 26th, 2020  |  1 hr 24 mins

    It may not be Sonic the Hedgehog but... um... uh-oh...

  • Doom II

    May 12th, 2020  |  1 hr 51 mins

    The game that inspired the hit movie starring Dwayne THE ROCK Johnson.

  • Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

    April 28th, 2020  |  1 hr 51 mins
    playstation 1, ps1

    The game that put the "vania" in "metroidvania".