Video Games

The Cartridge Club is an amazing community of gamers, collectors, and video game enthusiasts of all ages. You’ll find our flagship podcast, CCPrime, and its more handheld counterpart CCPortable, where hosts and fellow community members come together each and every month to play a game. From those nostalgic favorites of your childhood to the hottest modern titles that everyone’s talking about – this show, along with members of the community, covers it all!

Episodes

Welcome to a special MightyQBros podcast celebrating another 'Rick V. Day' anniversary! On July 18, 1997, Eric "MightyQDawg" and his brothers received a very special package in the mail containing a huge lot of SMS games.  It was a very exciting day for us, and one that stuck with us for the last two decades.  In this podcast, Eric and his brother, Gavin, discuss some notable games that were included in the Rick V. Day bundle! Enjoy the podcast!

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Episode #58 - Axiom Verge

Axiom Verge is a 2D retro-syled metroidvania action-adventure game inspired by such classics as Rygar, Contra, Castlevania, Bionic Commando, Blaster Master, and Metroid. It was created, developed, stylized and composed by Tom Happ. He worked during the day as a developer for Petroglyph Games but worked on his own game during his off hours.

Introductions

 

Panel  

Buried on Mars

Twitter: @Buried_On_Mars

 

Ram Vox

Twitter: @TheRamVox

 

Dean

Twitter: @Round_2_Gaming

 

Cartridge Club Intro/Outro Music

Ser Flash

Twitter: @Serraxor

 

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Will Pruitt

Twitter: @willopruitt

 

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Josh Leslie

Twitter: @FranticSociety

 

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P2(Mark) gives a quick overview of Kingdom Hearts and panel discusses their memories of the game and first impressions.

 

  • Developer: Tom Happ

 

    • Publisher: Tom Happ

 

  • Director: Tom Happ
  • Platform(s):
  • PlayStation 4, PS Vita, Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, Wii u, Xbox 1, Switch
  • Release Date:

 

    • March 31, 2015

 

Genre: Metroidvania

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Discuss story of the game:

A failed scientist is crippled in an accident, only to awaken in a mysterious, alien world. Where is he? How did he get here? And why do the fundamental laws of reality appear broken? Life. Afterlife. Real. Virtual. Dream. Nightmare. It's a thin line.

Characters

 

  • Trace
  • Athetos
  • Elsenova
  • Ophilia
  • Veruska

 

Discuss gameplay mechanics:

  • Exploration
  • Favourite weapons
  • Glitch mechanic
  • Difficulty
  • Tribute to Metroid

Discuss sound:

  • Music
  • Sound effects

Discuss graphics:

  • Beautiful graphics
  • H.R. Giger inspired

 

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Lasting Impressions, overall rating and final thoughts. Did this make you want to play it again and if not, what would need to be changed? Would you suggest it to friends?

 

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3 Word Review #CC3WR from Twitter first followed by panel

 

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Outro (thank panel and plug)

Announce the game for next month (Street Fighter 2)

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It's dangerous to go alone! Take NESComplex with you! That's exactly what Curtiss does this month as the two break down Link's first adventure on the original Game Boy! No Zelda? No Hyrule? No problem! Or... maybe lots of problems. Only one way to find out! 

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