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Passion for Pixels Retro Gaming Podcast

Danny and Stian share stories from a lifetime of playing videogames, with an emphasis on retro games and retro gaming. We talk Nintendo, Sega, PC, PlayStation and more, and how gaming has changed through the years.

Nov 5, 2014

What really counts as a violent game? Do we really need to worry about the children? What's really at stake? On this episode we tackle the nebulous issue of violence in video games and do our best to provide our answers to these questions and more!


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Oct 14, 2014

Did you know that the first computer game to have boss fights was a dungeon crawler called DnD, that ran on a computer called Illiac, owned by The University of Illinois? Boss fights have been a staple of video games ever since, so we decided to dedicate a whole episode to our favourite (and least favourite) boss...

Sep 30, 2014

From the ludicrous Jaguar pad to the sublime DualShock for the Sony Playstation, on this episode we dissect the evolution of controllers. Find out our thoughts on the best overall pad for retro gaming with a modern setup along with our feelings on the best and worst ergonomics. Also, did you know the...

Sep 2, 2014

Passion For Pixels is back from summer holidays! In this episode we catch up on what we’ve been playing the last couple of months, before we delve into our main topic: classic racing games.

The legacy of racing games goes back all the way to the early days of computer games, and we talk about how the genre has...

Jul 8, 2014

As the gaming industry took off in the mid 1990's, so did gaming trade shows. From E3 to Blizzcon, this episode covers the good, the bad, and the ugly of gaming trade shows. Are they really all they are cracked up to be or is it just useless hype?


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