Episode 396 – Too Different or Too Similar

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How many obscure systems was Final Fantasy 4 ported to? When is collision detection unneeded in Sega games? Why should anyone buy an Ataribox? Some of these questions will be answered in this podcast, but many mysteries will remain. We’ve got breaking news, game-related odors and atari-branded products that we actually would like to buy. There’s speedrunning for a good cause and the new Castlevania tv series reviewed in this week’s show.

This Week in Gaming History

July 19, 1991 – Final Fantasy 2 (aka IV) was first released for the Super Famicom

Hot Topics

Fire Pro Wrestling World is now in Early Access!

Noah’s Ark for NES and Genesis

Virtually Retro

Switchblade (Jaguar)

Fatal Fury Special (Nintendo Switch eShop)

Lode Runner Legacy (Steam)


Summer Games Done Quick closes with another record

SNK Teases “New Classic NEO GEO Project” To Be Revealed During EVO 2017

Full Details On AtGames Atari Flashback 8 Coming Fall 2017

Caveat Gamer

GamePi Entertainment Systems

Smells for Games

Random Links

Castlevania Season 1 (Netflix series review)

Games of The Week

Mad Motor (Arcade)

Mega Man 4 (NES)

Freeloader Game of the Month

Jet-Paco, Hyper Special Space Agent!



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