Most gaming podcasts lately do the identical factor: spherical up the information and discuss in regards to the massive releases of the week. There may be nothing unsuitable with that, however our love of video games is not tied to a launch schedule. Whether or not you are a hardcore fan or an off-the-cuff participant who solely has time for a choose variety of video games a yr, the rationale you fell in love with this medium is that you just beloved one sport first. We wish to put the main focus again on a few of our favourite franchises, discover how they modified over time, and study why they left a mark on the business.
Video Gameography is a serialized podcast. Every season we’ll discover a brand new franchise and why it is important. In each episode, we’ll study one sport in that sequence (beginning with the primary entry), discuss its lore, manufacturing historical past, and the affect it left on those that performed it.
There is not any scarcity of nice business franchises we hope to cowl: God of Struggle, Halo, Grand Theft Auto, Doom, The Legend of Zelda, Pokémon, and many others. Nonetheless, our first season zooms in on Nintendo’s iconic Metroid franchise. Do you know that Samus’ iconic massive shoulder design was a results of the constraints of the Recreation Boy? Or that she was initially named after the legendary Soccer/Soccer legend Pele? Or that Metroid Fusion is the one sport within the sequence that may be accomplished with an merchandise assortment proportion of zero?
Be a part of hosts Ben Reeves, Marcus Stewart, and a set of rotating company as we study your favourite gaming franchises. New episodes drop each Saturday, beginning on October 16. It may be a wild journey.
For extra Recreation Informer podcasts, you’ll want to try the GI Present, which covers weekly information and all the main points on the massive sport releases, and All Issues Nintendo with host Brian Shea which deep dives into Nintendo’s library of video games each week.