ARGcast #21: No Man’s Sky Refunds and Deep Cuts with Andre Tipton

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The Real Otaku Gamer himself Andre Tipton joins us for some No Man’s Sky drama, Nintendo one hit wonders, and more retro gaming!

Andre Tipton of Real Otaku Gamer chats with the boys about the drama unfolding around No Man’s Sky, Nintendo games you may have never heard of, and the painstaking way Sega designed their games back in their heyday!


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ARGcast #21: No Man’s Sky Refunds and Deep Cuts with Andre Tipton

Does No Man’s Sky developer Hello Games owe gamers refunds and an apology? Are today’s gamers simply too entitled? These are the questions we answer and more over this latest bit of industry shenanigans.

We bring the primary focus back to what we know best (retro gaming!) with one hit wonders by the Big N. Do these Nintendo deep cuts deserve followups? Which ones could have been successful given the proper marketing?

GIVEAWAY

We have TWO physical copies of Worms WMD for you lucky ARGonauts out there! Just let us know your favorite one hit wonder along with your console of choice (PS4 or Xbox One) on Twitter or Facebook for a chance to win. Winners announced on September 9th. The show wraps up with a quick discussion over how Sega used their own custom made machines to create some of their most beloved classics. Don’t miss this if you are a fan of history and how games were made back in the 80s and 90s!

The Stage of History this week includes the near Tarzan knockoff Jungle Hunt, the RTS that put the genre on the map Command & Conquer, and “a Hideo Kojima game” Metal Gear Solid. Along with our big giveaway mentioned earlier, we also have game codes sprinkled throughout the show, so be sure to pick those up!


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Nintendo’s best and most underrated one-hit wonders
Sega’s video-game artists had to draw pixels by hand on crazy, custom machines in the 1980s and 90s

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About Another Retro Gaming Podcast

From the ashes, David Giltinan and Robert Workman return to invade your ears with (what else?) Another Retro Gaming Podcast! Join us for gaming talk with a retro bend. We’ll have topics to discuss, old school titles to celebrate, guests to entertain, and even games to give away! It’s a whole new era here on ARGcast.

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