Introducing Video Gameography – A New Podcast From Recreation Informer!

Most gaming podcasts lately do the identical factor: spherical up the information and discuss in regards to the large releases of the week. There’s nothing fallacious 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 cherished one recreation first. We need to put the main target again on a few of our favourite franchises, discover how they modified through the years, and study why they left a mark on the trade.

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 recreation in that collection (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 trade franchises we hope to cowl: God of Conflict, Halo, Grand Theft Auto, Doom, The Legend of Zelda, Pokémon, and so on. Nevertheless, our first season zooms in on Nintendo’s iconic Metroid franchise. Do you know that Samus’ iconic large 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 recreation within the collection that may be accomplished with an merchandise assortment share 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 is going to be a wild trip. 

For extra Recreation Informer podcasts, you’ll want to take a look at the GI Present, which covers weekly information and all the main points on the large recreation releases, and All Issues Nintendo with host Brian Shea which deep dives into Nintendo’s library of video games each week. 

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