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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Episodes

  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

    December 26th, 2017  |  1 hr 13 mins
  • Donkey Kong

    December 12th, 2017  |  1 hr 14 mins
  • ClayFighter

    November 28th, 2017  |  1 hr 8 mins
    snes, super nintendo

    An asteroid made entirely of clay has crashed on the circus and given superpowers to the performers and-- no I'm serious that's the plot of this game.

  • Uniracers

    November 14th, 2017  |  1 hr 5 mins
    snes, super nintendo

    Ubiquitous uniquely uniformed unicorn unicyclists in spaaaaaaaaaaace.

  • Zombies Ate My Neighbors

    October 31st, 2017  |  1 hr 20 mins
    snes, super nintendo

    Grab your squirt guns and soda cans, and join us in the bone chilling world in which we totally remembered this episode would release on Halloween and thoughtfully picked this game.

  • Zelda II: The Adventure of Link

    October 17th, 2017  |  1 hr 23 mins

    Zelda II is to Zelda as...

    a. Simon's Quest is to Castlevania
    b. 2012 is to Independence Day
    c. Mario is Missing is to Super Mario World
    d. all of the above

  • TomJam & Earl vs ToeJam & Earl Panic on Funkotron

    October 3rd, 2017  |  1 hr 13 mins

    The first ToeJam & Earl was awesome. Panic on Funkotron was a disappointing mess. We accidentally played both so now we'll see who is funkiest.

  • U.N. Squadron

    September 19th, 2017  |  1 hr 23 mins
    snes, super nintendo

    So are we like mercenaries because this is super not how the U.N. functions. Wait... is it?

  • ActRaiser

    September 5th, 2017  |  1 hr 35 mins
    snes, super nintendo

    Is it a platformer? It is a sim? Is it fighting a minotaur in space? It's all of those things; it's ActRaiser.

  • Castlevania

    August 22nd, 2017  |  1 hr 32 mins

    How to win at Castlevania: 1. whip all the walls 2. find all the chicken.

  • Nostalgia Goggles at the movies: Mortal Kombat II: Annihilation

    August 15th, 2017  |  1 hr 36 mins

    Remember how downright okay the first Mortal Kombat movie was? Well this super ain't that. Relive the dumpster fire that burned way way hotter than you remember.

  • Mike Tyson's Punch Out!!

    August 8th, 2017  |  1 hr 28 mins

    Before you even know what game this is Mike Tyson threatens you. Because that is how Mike Tyson rolls.

  • Yoshi's Island

    July 25th, 2017  |  1 hr 47 mins
    snes, super nintendo

    Don't call it Super Mario World 2 because literally no one anywhere has ever called it that ever.

  • Nostalgia Goggles at the movies: Mortal Kombat

    July 18th, 2017  |  1 hr 43 mins

    Mortal Kombat wasn't the first movie adapted from a video game but it's remembered as one of the few that wasn't a complete dumpster fire. There are some smoldering embers though.

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IV: Turtles in Time

    July 11th, 2017  |  1 hr 21 mins
    snes, super nintendo

    Remember when it was okay to use "shellshocked" as a cutesy euphemism for getting really hurt in combat? TMNT remembers.

  • Chrono Trigger

    June 27th, 2017  |  1 hr 56 mins
    snes, super nintendo

    Our first RPG, and largely regarded one of the greatest RPGs ever made. If you're going to play something for 20+ hours it should be that good.