This month we are joined by Cartridge Club pillars Mighty Q Dawg, Lo Burton and Pam. We played the Ubisoft action adventure title Beyond Good and Evil for September and it was definitely a different experience for some of us. Beautiful art style, incredible soundtrack and easy combat make for a mostly good time. Have you played this newly HD upgraded title?
Sony won't let us mod a 5 year old game, Nintendo won't talk about the NX and Oculus Rift hates Hillary! We give away some inside information about a possible CC iOS app and discuss the latest shows from Club members. Spotlight covers a long time friend who is the heart and soul of what makes this Club great. We get hyped for rants and then answer a bunch of questions from the usual suspects and a few new faces. It's a long one though clock in at just over an hour so buckle up!
We have a load of fun in a short time with this episode. A slow news week gives way to almost 20 minutes of Club updates. A long over due spotlight followed by a rant on delays and then we top it all off with some great Club member questions.
This week we tackle the Sony Experience press conference and the big reveal of PS4 Pro and official reveal of PS4 Slim. We discuss the happenings in the Club and some website changes as well as a spotlight of a great Club member. Lastly we wrap things up with some Q&A in the #CCAnswers portion of the show.
The CartridgeBros are joined by long time CartridgeClub members Yoshi Knuckles, Mrs Q Dawg and the LJN Defender to discus the August game of the month Shovel Knight. This indie platformer was designed by Yacht Club Games and is heavily inspired by the great platform titles of yore. After a successful Kickstarter the gang at YCG hit a home run with the Cerulean Champion.
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Track 1 - Jake Kaufman - Strike the Earth! Shovel Knight Arranged - 04 Shovel Knight Kickstarter Trailer
Track 2 - cap_colors - Strike the Earth! Shovel Knight Arranged - 10 Neon Cave Campfire
Track 3 - Manami Matsumae - Strike the Earth! Shovel Knight Arranged - 01 Flying Machine
Track 4 - Monomirror - Strike the Earth! Shovel Knight Arranged - 11 Greenwaves (Plains of Passage)
Track 5 - DJ Bouche - Strike the Earth! Shovel Knight Arranged - 18 Ultimate VICTORY
Sony doesn't announce the PS4 Slim, we talk about our biggest hopes and worst fears for the NX and we pick sides in the #StudToContinue hotness debate. As well we go over PS+ price increase and spotlight a long time Club member.
Final Fantasy delayed, Retro Fandango moving to a new home, spotlighting a great reviewer and cheese whiz from the jar. Combine that with a marry, fuck, kill of Birdo and Dixie Kong makes for a wild ride this week on CCWeekly.
Nintendo is a low-key bully, Richard is a PACMAN score tease and one of the Bros loves peanut butter iceream!
This week we cover some Sonic news as well as Nintendo Power being uploaded to archive.org. We talk about what's going on in the Club and have a discussion on physical versus digital games. In the most explosive #CCAnswers ever we talk about hard games, ripped t-shirts and favourite sandwiches... Do not miss this one!
The CartridgeClub's very own news show with hosts P1 and P2. This week we talk about PokemonGO, what's happening in the QDawg house and our thoughts on the STC road show.
We spotlight Bonus Barrel, one of our favourite podcasts and answer questions from the listeners. Which bro can take down a footlong? Who is confused as to how babies are made? Watch now to find out.
This month we were playing Nier and in this episode P2 is still without his better half but he is joined by four amazing guests including ‘The’ Donovan Viper, ItsRocketSauce, Super Robot Power Hour and Minotaur Zombie!
It's Christmas time again so you know what that means, time for a Run 'N Gun Genesis game! This month was played Gunstar Heroes, is it any good? Does everyone use the same the weapon? Find out here!
P1 returns for the November show and is joined by P2 as well as JRock, RyHo Magnifico and Chris Roberts. After a month of NES beat em up action what will the Club have to say? Is River City Ransom a smash hit, or does it fall flat on its face?
This month the club played the hard as nails, Super Ghouls 'N Ghosts. P1 is away fighting his own personal ghouls 'n ghosts so J-Rock steps up to the plate to co-host with P2. Will he be able to fill P1's shoes? Will everyone make it further than P1 would have? This month we are joined by Steven Eidher from CAPMAX Gaming, Brasel the Gamer from Retroholics and Ryan Gorman from Its Rocket Sauce. If you thought the end of Super Ghouls 'N Ghosts was frustrating, wait until the end of this episode!
Starting off Season 3 of the Cartridge Club with a bang!... Or a crash... Either way the club was in for an exciting first entry to the racing genre. Was Burnout 3 the right choice for their first racing game? Will Dean from Round2Gaming 100% the game within the first week of playing it? Or will Kevin and Ram Vox from Retro Fandango discover someone relieving themselves with their mic still on? Find out the answers to these questions and more in the first episode of the season 3 of the Cartridge Club!
This game sucks. Don't even bother listening to us bitch about it's terrible level design, camera controls or mechanics. This was the worst decision the Cartridge Club has ever made. I personally blame P2. Even the amazing guests of Enzzy, Nintendo Doctor, Game Time with Kyle and Bill from STC couldn't save this stinker of a game. I am so sorry.
The Bros are joined by NESRomancer, Yoshi Knuckles and Darren from the Gaming Pilgrimage to discuss the only instalment ever from Squarest USA. Did they find this as hard to play as Secret of Mana or did their nostalgia hold up?
The Bros are joined by J Rock, Lo and Curtis of GFVS this month to talk about the Capcom smash hit Resident Evil 4. It is a split group of love and distaste this month which always makes for good discussion.
Do a barrel roll! That's right this month the Club tackles the N64 gem Star Fox 64. The Bros are back together and this time they're joined by 3 returning Clubbers, Super Robot Power Hour, Duke from Retro Nonsense and Nintendo Doctor! Did the game stand up to the test of time? Will P1 finally beat a Club game? Is P2 excited for next month's offering? All that and more await your ears.
The Bros gather a crack team of Super Heroes to tackle this month's game Viewtiful Joe! Will the Bros love the art style and unusual gameplay? Will Ram Vox admit his confusion over the protrudence in Captain Blue's pants? Will anyone know who Platinum Games is by the end of the show? There's only one way to find out... 3... 2... 1 - Henshin-A-Go-Go Baby!
The Club takes a stab at one of the most expensive RPG's on the SNES. Will EarthBound hold up to the cost? Will P1 find his way to Threed? Will P2 ever find out what to do with all dat honey?
The Bros start the year off with a kick... and a punch with the Genesis hit Streets of Rage 2 alongside two amazing guests, Joe Goes Retro and the LJN Defender himself. They are also blessed with a special phone in guest, tune in to see who it is!
Never much of a fan of the first person genre, the Bros went into this month a little skeptical. However after experiencing this amazing offering from Valve their tunes have changed. The Club got it's first taste of the G-Man and Gordon Freeman in Half Life 2 this Christmas. Did the Bros end up on the naughty list by the end of it?
The Club dives into it's first ever SEGA Genesis title with the awesome opossum Rocket Knight! The Bros are joined by amazing guests Ram Vox, James of Slightly Livid Gaming and the incomparable Duke of Retro Nonsense fame. The question on everyone's mind... Did P1 finish this colourful platformer? Listen and find out!
This halloween the Club decided to take a trip down insanity lane with the NGC sleeper hit, Eternal Darkness. This psychological thriller will have you questioning your own senses as you guide Alex Roivas through the pages of a possessed book that has been around since Roman times. The only question left to answer is, who is knocking at my door?
After their roasting of Secret of Mana on the September episode of the #CartridgeClub, the Bros caught some heat. So we've brought in 2 guests to act the role of Mana Knight in the defence of Secret of Mana.
The Club has reached one year of age this month! We are so happy to have made it a full season of the Club and we are ready to kick off Season 2 with a bang. The Bros are joined by 3 awesome guests for this month's action RPG Secret of Mana. This Squaresoft behemoth receives much love from fans of the genre but will it hold up today? Listen here to find out...
For the first time P1 is away sailing for the recording of the podcast and the Bros are forced to get a fill in. Luckily Kevin of Buried on Mars fame was willing to step up to the plate and he does a fantastic job. The Club played through Startropics and a few of the guests found out what NES Hard really means.
Would you kindly join us in this month's podcast as we delve into the depths of Rapture. In case you still haven't guessed the Club has selected Bioshock as this month's game and we assembled the most knowledgable trio of Splicers on the internet to dissect every aspect of this under water tale of woe.
This month the Club takes on the giant task of taking down 16 Colossi in the PS2 smash hit, Shadow of the Colossus. Which one of the Bros found the game to be frustrating? Which Clubber spent hours on end tracking down every upgrade? All that and more in this episode!
The Club takes on it's first NEW game this month when the Bros and company find out just how hollow they really are. Ever since Demon's Souls the Bros have been infatuated this franchise and they didn't want to wait to dive into Dark Souls 2 so it was pushed to the top of the Club's list.
The Bros and the Clubbers take a trip back to Zebes in one of the greatest games ever made this month. Come listen as we talk about our love affair with one of the finest pieces of software ever to grace the SNES, Super Metroid.
What's a Russian podcast doing on iTunes? The #CartridgeClub sneaks into the world of espionage with Solid Snake's first mission on the PS1, Metal Gear Solid. How well will this Konami classic hold up to today?
The #CartridgeClub decides to tackle the massive PS2 RPG Dragon Quest 8 in the shortest month of the year. Will anyone be able to get through this behemoth or will it be the first month to have no one complete it?
In the first Episode of 2014 the #CartridgeClub explores the PS1 behemoth Castlevania Symphony of the Night. Will the Bros get turned upside down in this Metroidvania classic or will they be able to fight their way through to Dracula.
On the first holiday show of the #CartridgeClub the Bros and guests had the pleasure of racing through the Capcom gem MegaMan X. Which guest had a had time with Chill Penguin? Did P1 topple the great Sigma? Find out the answer to those questions and more!
Being a huge fan of the RPG genre the Bros were eager to sink their teeth into this month's game. For the first RPG on the #CartridgeClub we are taken back to the SNES and one of the many brilliant SquareSoft entries, Super Mario RPG.